On This Day

Famous People Who Died in February 1718

  • Feb 1 Charles Talbot, 1st Duke of Shrewsbury, English politician (b. 1660)
  • Feb 18 Pierre Antoine Motteux, French-born English dramatist (b. 1663)
  • Feb 23 Francois Fagel, Dutch field marshal/mayor of Nimegen, dies at 63