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February Birthdays
February 1, 2016

I’ll be adding to this list as I find more birthdays. Note: many birth dates, especially as you look further back in time, were not recorded. Comment below if you know of a birthday that should be added to this list!

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Happy birthday to…

  • February 2 – Nell Gwyn (1650), Ayn Rand (1905)
  • February 3 Norman Rockwell (1894), Pretty Boy Floyd (1904)
  • February 4 – Rosa Parks (1913), Betty Friedan (1921)
  • February 5 – William S. Burroughs (1914)
  • February 6 – Anne, Queen of Great Britain (1665), Babe Ruth (1895), Eva Braun (1912)
  • February 7 – Empress Matilda (1102), Thomas More (1478), Charles Dickens (1812), Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867)
  • February 8  Jules Verne (1828)
  • February 11 Elizabeth of York (1466)
  • February 12 – Charles Darwin (1809), Abraham Lincoln (1809)
  • February 15 – Galileo Galilei (1564), Louis XV (1710), Susan B. Anthony (1820)
  • February 18 – Mary I (1516)
  • February 20 – Eliza Courtney (1792)
  • February 21 – Peter III of Russia (1728), Nina Simon (1933), Rue McClanahan (1934) (Yes. I included one of the Golden Girls in this list. Deal with it.)
  • February 22 George Washington (1732)
  • February 23 Victor Fleming (1889)
  • February 24 – Charles V (1500)
  • February 26 – Victor Hugo (1802)
  • February 27 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807)

Jillianne Hamilton is a history enthusiast and the author of The Spirited Mrs. Pringle (historical fiction), The Hobby Shop on Barnaby Street (historical romance), and The Lazy Historian’s Guide to the Wives of Henry VIII (non-fiction). Jill launched The Lazy Historian in 2015. She lives in Charlottetown on Canada’s beautiful east coast. Learn more.

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Hi, I'm Jillianne.

I'm a historical fiction writer, a lover of history, and a hoarder of books. I'm the author of The Spirited Mrs. Pringle, The Hobby Shop on Barnaby Street, and The Lazy Historian's Guide to the Wives of Henry VIII.

The Lazy Historian is a history blog featuring stories from the past with sass. With a focus on Western European and women's history, I delve into anything fascinating. Learn more.

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