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Famous February Birthdays

The following 6,310 famous people including celebrities were born in the month of February. A random sample was chosen for each day. Click the    after the name to explore the birth date info. You might also want to browse the filtered celebrity birthdays in February.

Zodiac signs for February are Aquarius and Pisces . The modern birthstone for February is Amethyst while the mystical gemstone (based on Tibetan origin) is Bloodstone.

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February 1

  • 1462
    Johannes Trithemius, German lexicographer, historian, and cryptographer (d. 1516)
  • 1873
    Joseph Allard, Canadian fiddler and composer (d. 1947)
  • 1924
    Emmanuel Scheffer, German-Israeli footballer, coach, and manager (d. 2012)  
  • 1946
    Elisabeth Sladen, English actress (d. 2011)  
  • 1981
    Graeme Smith, South African cricketer  

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February 2

  • 1924
    Elfi von Dassanowsky, Austrian-American singer, pianist, producer (d. 2007)  
  • 1929
    George Band, English engineer and mountaineer (d. 2011)  
  • 1975
    Donald Driver, American football player  
  • 1978
    Eden Espinosa, American actress and singer  
  • 1995
    Aleksander Jagiełło, Polish footballer  

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February 3

  • 1795
    Antonio José de Sucre, Venezuelan general and politician, 2nd President of Bolivia (d. 1830)
  • 1924
    E. P. Thompson, English historian and author (d. 1993)  
  • 1926
    Shelley Berman, American actor and producer  
  • 1932
    Stuart Hall, Jamaican-English sociologist and theorist (d. 2014)  
  • 1963
    Raghuram Rajan, Indian economist and academic  

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February 4

  • 1848
    Jean Aicard, French poet, author, and playwright (d. 1921)
  • 1938
    Birju Maharaj, Indian dancer and choreographer  
  • 1957
    Don Davis, American composer and conductor  
  • 1962
    Alfred Twardecki, Polish historian and curator  
  • 1982
    Kimberly Wyatt, American singer-songwriter and dancer (The Pussycat Dolls and Her Majesty & the Wolves)  

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February 5

  • 1594
    Biagio Marini, Italian violinist and composer (d. 1663)
  • 1866
    Domhnall Ua Buachalla, Irish politician, 3rd and last Governor-General of the Irish Free State (d. 1963)
  • 1944
    Al Kooper, American singer-songwriter and producer (Blues Project and Blood, Sweat & Tears)  
  • 1966
    Dean Nalder, Australian footballer and politician  
  • 1986
    Roger Kluge, German cyclist  

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February 6

  • 1838
    Henry Irving, English actor and manager (d. 1905)
  • 1852
    C. Lloyd Morgan, English zoologist and psychologist (d. 1936)
  • 1859
    Wilhelm Cohn, German chess player (d. 1913)
  • 1931
    Ricardo Vidal, Filipino cardinal  
  • 1980
    Luke Ravenstahl, American politician, 58th Mayor of Pittsburgh  

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February 7

  • 1842
    Alexandre Ribot, French academic and politician, Prime Minister of France (d. 1923)
  • 1937
    Juan Pizarro, Puerto Rican baseball player  
  • 1956
    Mark St. John, American guitarist (Kiss and White Tiger) (d. 2007)  
  • 1974
    Steve Nash, South African-Canadian basketball player  
  • 1983
    Christian Klien, Austrian race car driver  

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February 8

  • 1405
    Constantine XI Palaiologos, Byzantine emperor (d. 1453)
  • 1929
    Claude Rich, French actor and screenwriter  
  • 1933
    Elly Ameling, Dutch soprano  
  • 1944
    Barbro Hedvall  
  • 1965
    Miguel Pardeza, Spanish footballer  

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February 9

  • 1747
    Sir John Duckworth, 1st Baronet, English admiral and politician, Commodore Governor of Newfoundland (d. 1817)
  • 1792
    Thomas Cooke, Canadian bishop and missionary (d. 1870)
  • 1867
    Natsume Sōseki, Japanese author and poet (d. 1916)
  • 1909
    Dean Rusk, American colonel and politician, 54th United States Secretary of State (d. 1994)  
  • 1947
    Joe Ely, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Flatlanders and Los Super Seven)  

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February 10

  • 1499
    Thomas Platter, Swiss author and scholar (d. 1582)
  • 1606
    Christine Marie of France (d. 1663)
  • 1922
    Árpád Göncz, Hungarian author, playwright, and politician, 1st President of Hungary (d. 2015)  
  • 1935
    Theodore Antoniou, Greek composer and conductor  
  • 1974
    Ivri Lider, Israeli singer-songwriter and producer (The Young Professionals)  

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February 11

  • 1812
    Alexander H. Stephens, American lawyer and politician, Vice President of the Confederate States of America (d. 1883)
  • 1917
    Sidney Sheldon, American author and screenwriter (d. 2007)  
  • 1938
    Bobby Pickett, American singer-songwriter (d. 2007)  
  • 1953
    Philip Anglim, American actor  
  • 1962
    Sheryl Crow, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actress  

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February 12

  • 1941
    Dominguinhos, Brazilian singer-songwriter and accordion player (d. 2013)  
  • 1950
    Angelo Branduardi, Italian singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1967
    N. Ravikiran, Indian singer-songwriter  
  • 1978
    Silver Meikar, Estonian journalist and politician  
  • 1988
    Mike Posner, American singer-songwriter and producer  

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February 13

  • 1938
    Larry Cunningham, Irish singer (d. 2012)  
  • 1945
    Keith Nichols, English pianist, trombonist, and accordion player  
  • 1954
    Donnie Moore, American baseball player (d. 1989)  
  • 1985
    Hedwiges Maduro, Dutch footballer  
  • 1995
    Ayame Koike, Japanese actress  

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February 14

  • 1942
    Michael Bloomberg, American businessman and politician, 108th Mayor of New York City  
  • 1945
    Martin Sorrell, English businessman  
  • 1947
    Tim Buckley, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1975)  
  • 1972
    Jaan Tallinn, Estonian computer programmer, co-developed Skype  
  • 1981
    Brad Halsey, American baseball player (d. 2014)  

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February 15

  • 1377
    Ladislaus of Naples (d. 1414)
  • 1920
    Endicott Peabody, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 62nd Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1997)  
  • 1946
    Esko Seppänen, Finnish journalist and politician  
  • 1969
    Josh Marshall, American journalist, founded the ''Talking Points Memo''  
  • 1983
    Philipp Degen, Swiss footballer  

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February 16

  • 1920
    Anna Mae Hays, American general  
  • 1950
    Kazuki Tomokawa, Japanese singer  
  • 1951
    Yumi Takigawa, Japanese actress and singer  
  • 1977
    Ian Clarke, Irish-American computer scientist, founded Freenet  
  • 1982
    Paulo Jorge Sousa Vieira, Portuguese footballer  

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February 17

  • 1914
    Arthur Kennedy, American actor (d. 1990)  
  • 1916
    Alexander Obolensky, Russian rugby player (d. 1940)  
  • 1947
    Helge Jordal, Norwegian actor and singer  
  • 1981
    Pontus Segerström, Swedish footballer (d. 2014)  
  • 1993
    Jannes Vansteenkiste, Belgian footballer  

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February 18

  • 1855
    Jean Jules Jusserand, French historian, author, and diplomat (d. 1932)
  • 1937
    Ulvi Voog, Estonian freestyle swimmer  
  • 1955
    Miles Tredinnick, English singer-songwriter and playwright (London)  
  • 1980
    Aivar Anniste, Estonian footballer  
  • 1985
    Anton Ferdinand, English footballer  

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February 19

  • 1917
    Carson McCullers, American novelist, short story writer, playwright, essayist, and poet (d. 1967)  
  • 1945
    Yuri Antonov, Uzbek-Russian singer-songwriter  
  • 1952
    Rodolfo Neri Vela, Mexican engineer and astronaut  
  • 1965
    Jon Fishman, American drummer (Phish, Pork Tornado, and Surrender to the Air)  
  • 1986
    Henri Karjalainen, Finnish race car driver  

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February 20

  • 1899
    Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, American businessman (d. 1992)
  • 1925
    Tochinishiki Kiyotaka, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 44th Yokozuna (d. 1990)  
  • 1960
    Joel Hodgson, American comedian, actor, and screenwriter  
  • 1981
    Fred Jackson, American football player  
  • 1991
    Antonio Pedroza, English-Mexican footballer  

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February 21

  • 1880
    Waldemar Bonsels, German author (d. 1952)
  • 1903
    Anaïs Nin, French-American author (d. 1977)  
  • 1937
    Jilly Cooper, English journalist and author  
  • 1937
    Ron Clarke, Australian runner and politician (d. 2015)  
  • 1955
    Kelsey Grammer, American actor, singer, director, and producer  

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February 22

  • 1900
    James Sisnett, Barbadian super-centenarian (d. 2013)
  • 1907
    Robert Young, American actor, singer, and producer (d. 1998)  
  • 1926
    Kenneth Williams, English actor and screenwriter (d. 1988)  
  • 1928
    Paul Dooley, American actor, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1953
    Nigel Planer, English actor and screenwriter  

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February 23

  • 1918
    Richard Girnt Butler, American engineer, founded the Aryan Nations (d. 2004)  
  • 1924
    Allan McLeod Cormack, South-African-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1998)  
  • 1945
    Svetlana Gerasimenko, Soviet Ukrainian and Tajikistani astronomer.  
  • 1959
    Clayton Anderson, American engineer and astronaut  
  • 1975
    Michael Cornacchia, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter  

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February 24

  • 1593
    Henry de Vere, 18th Earl of Oxford, English aristocrat, courtier and soldier (d. 1625)
  • 1874
    Honus Wagner, American baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 1955)
  • 1949
    John Lever, English cricketer  
  • 1966
    Ben Miller, English comedian, actor, and director  
  • 1981
    Mohammad Sami, Pakistani cricketer  

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February 25

  • 1692
    Karl Ludwig von Pöllnitz, German author and adventurer (d. 1775)
  • 1889
    Homer S. Ferguson, American lawyer, politician, and diplomat, United States Ambassador to the Philippines (d. 1982)
  • 1950
    Emitt Rhodes, American singer-songwriter (The Merry-Go-Round)  
  • 1951
    James Brown, American journalist and sportscaster  
  • 1978
    Maian Kärmas, Estonian singer-songwriter and journalist  

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February 26

  • 1852
    John Harvey Kellogg, American surgeon, co-created Corn flakes (d. 1943)
  • 1928
    Monique Leyrac, Canadian singer and actress  
  • 1931
    Robert Novak, American journalist and author (d. 2009)  
  • 1955
    Andreas Maislinger, Austrian historian, founded the Austrian Holocaust Memorial Service  
  • 1968
    J. T. Snow, American baseball player and sportscaster  

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February 27

  • 1878
    Alvan T. Fuller, American politician, 50th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1958)
  • 1902
    John Steinbeck, American author, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1968)  
  • 1939
    Peter Revson, American race car driver (d. 1974)  
  • 1988
    Dustin Jeffrey, Canadian ice hockey player  
  • 1992
    Callum Wilson, English footballer  

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February 28

  • 1912
    Clara Petacci, Italian mistress of Benito Mussolini (d. 1945)  
  • 1966
    Archbishop Jovan VI of Ohrid  
  • 1968
    Stéphan Lebeau, Canadian ice hockey player  
  • 1980
    Pascal Bosschaart, Dutch footballer  
  • 1990
    Naomi Broady, English tennis player  

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February 29

  • 1892
    Augusta Savage, American sculptor (d. 1962)
  • 1948
    Gérard Darmon, French-Moroccan actor and singer  
  • 1948
    Ken Foree, American actor and producer  
  • 1980
    Rubén Plaza, Spanish cyclist  
  • 1988
    Scott Golbourne, English footballer  

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