February 1734 in history

Born in February 1734

Feb 13 Yves-Joseph de Kerguelen-Trémarec a Breton explorer and French naval officer.
Feb 15 William Stacy an officer of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and a pioneer to the Ohio Country. Published histories describe Colonel William Stacy's involvement in a variety of events during the war, such as rallying the militia on a village common in Massachusetts, participating in the Battle of Bunker Hill, being captured by Loyalists and American Indians at the Cherry Valley massacre, narrowly escaping a death by burning at the stake, General George Washington's efforts to obtain Stacy's release from captivity, and Washington's gift of a gold snuff box to Stacy at the end of the war
Feb 18 Jean-Marie Roland vicomte de la Platière a French manufacturer in Lyon and became a leader of the Girondist faction in the French Revolution, largely influenced in this direction by his wife, Marie-Jeanne "Manon" Roland de la Platiere. He served as a minister of the interior in King Louis XVI's government in 1792
Feb 27 Karol Stanisław "Panie Kochanku" Radziwiłł a Polish–Lithuanian szlachcic, voivod of Vilnius and starosta of Lwów. He is frequently referred to by his idiolect "Panie Kochanku" to distinguish him from his earlier namesake
Feb 28 Ivan Dmitrevsky generally regarded as the most influential actor of Russian Neoclassicism and "Russia's first great tragedian".

Died in February 1734

Feb 1 John Floyer (physician) an English physician and author.