On This Day

Famous People Who Died in February 1874

  • Feb 3 Lunalilo, Hawaiian monarch (b. 1835)
  • Feb 8 David F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66
  • Feb 9 Jules Michelet, French historian (History of France), dies at 75
  • Feb 17 Adolphe Quetelet, Belgian astronomer, mathematician and sociologist (body mass index scale), dies at 77
  • Feb 18 Louis Wigfall, American politician (Confederate States Senator from Texas 1862-85), dies at 57
  • Feb 24 Anselmo ClavĂ©, Spanish politician and composer, dies at 49
  • Feb 27 Carlos Manuel de CĂ©spedes, Cuban revolutionary hero, dies at 54