Commemoratives of Famous Women for 1 March 2012

A list of famous women whose birthday or death occurred on this date. The information is drawn from the FemBio Database and is updated daily. If you would like to learn more about the individual women or about future commemoratives, please consult the Database.


25 birthdays and 13 days of death are related to today's date.

birthdays 1 March 2012

100. birthday: Olga Nikolajewa Anstei
Russian writer
* 1 March 1912 in Kiew
† 30 May 1985 in New York City

140. birthday: Bertha Haven Putnam
American
* 1 March 1872 in New York
† 26 February 1960 in South Hadley

195. birthday: Louise de Broglie, Comtesse d'Haussonville
French
* 1 March 1817
† 21 April 1882

115. birthday: Ise Gropius, geb. Frank
German-American journalist, 2nd wife of Walter Gropius
* 1 March 1897 in Wiesbaden
† 9 June 1987 in Lexington, MA

95. birthday: Fadwa Tukan / Tuqan
Palestinian poet
* 1 March 1917 in Nablus
† 12 December 2003 in Nablus

329. birthday: Karoline / Caroline Karoline von England (Karoline von Brandenburg-Ansbach)
English regent; wife of King George II.
* 1 March 1683 in Ansbach
† 20 November 1737 in London


Fembiography of Karoline / Caroline Karoline von England (Karoline von Brandenburg-Ansbach)
Fembiography of Karoline / Caroline Karoline von England (Karoline von Brandenburg-Ansbach) (German)

252. birthday: Katharina Jaquet, geb. Adamberger

* 1 March 1760 in Graz
† 30 January 1786 in Wien

211. birthday: Henriette Davidis
German writer
* 1 March 1801 in Wengern bei/near Wetter, Ruhr/ Westf.
† 3 April 1876 in Dortmund

196. birthday: Elizabeth Koning

* 1 March 1816 in Haarlem
† 18 March 1888 in Rotterdam

189. birthday: EMILIE HEINRICHS, Ps. E. v. Linden
German writer
* 1 March 1823 in Schlesig
† 19 February 1901 in Braunschweig

187. birthday: Gertrud Leupi
Swiss
* 1 March 1825 in Wikon
† 26 March 1904

178. birthday: Charlotte Wolter
German actress
* 1 March 1834 in Köln
† 14 June 1897 in Wien

168. birthday: Lilian Stevens
American
* 1 March 1844 in Dover
† 6 April 1914 in Portland

164. birthday: Charlotte Ida Popert
German
* 1 March 1848 in Hamburg
† 1912 nach

157. birthday: Meta von Salis-Marschlins
Swiss writer
* 1 March 1855 in Schloß Marschlins (Graub.)
† 15 March 1929 in Basel

152. birthday: Regine (Regina) Deutsch, geb. Lion
German politician, writer, feminist
* 1 March 1860 in Berlin

149. birthday: Katherine Elizabeth Dopp
American writer
* 1 March 1863 in Belmont, WI
† 14 May 1944 in Chicago

144. birthday: Sophie Gräfin Chotek
Austrian morganatic wife of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. Their assassination sparked World War I.
* 1 March 1868 in Stuttgart
† 28 June 1914 in Sarajewo

106. birthday: Camilla Spira
German actress
* 1 March 1906 in Hamburg
† 25 August 1997 in Berlin

99. birthday: Jiang Qing, (Tschiang Tsching; Chiang Ch'ing)
Chinese politician; wife of Mao Zedong
* 1 March 1913 in Zhucheng /Shantung
† 14 May 1991 in Shandong (Schantung) / Peking

98. birthday: Jolanda Rodio
Swiss-Danish singer
* 1 March 1914 in Zürich
† 1 November 2000 in Ribe, Dänemark

76. birthday: Luc Jochimsen
German journalist
* 1 March 1936

76. birthday: Ursula Gräfin von Brockdorf
German
* 1 March 1936
† 13 April 1989

72. birthday: Nuala O'Faolain
Irish writer, journalist, columnist, feminist
* 1 March 1940 in Dublin
† 9 May 2008 in Dublin

54. birthday: Katerina Jacob

* 1 March 1958 in München / Munich
† "" in ""

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days of death 01.03.2012

45. day of death: Blanche Ames
American artist, feminist
* 18 February 1878 in Lowell, MA
† 1 March 1969 in Borderland

35. day of death: Ilse Schunke
German
* 30 December 1892 in Dresden
† 1 March 1979 in Dresden

35. day of death: Dolores Costello
American actress
* 27 June 1905 in Pittsburgh
† 1 March 1979 in California

161. day of death: Therese Luise von Droste-Hülshoff
German
* 7 May 1772
† 1 March 1853

149. day of death: Anna Pawlowna
Dutch queen and philanthropist
* 7 January 1795 in Petersburg
† 1 March 1865 in den Haag

107. day of death: Rachel Harriette Busk
English
* 1831 in London
† 1 March 1907 in ebd.

88. day of death: Marietta Holley
US-American writer, humorist
* 16 July 1836 in Ellisburg
† 1 March 1926 in Pierrepont Manor

87. day of death: Clara Hampson Ueland

* 10 October 1860 in Akron, Ohio
† 1 March 1927 in Minneapolis

58. day of death: Henriette Renié
French
* 18 September 1875 in Hamburg
† 1 March 1956 in Paris

44. day of death: Franziska Baumgarten
Swiss
* 26 November 1883 in Lodz, Polen
† 1 March 1970 in ""

42. day of death: Violet Trefusis
English writer
* 6 June 1894
† 1 March 1972

33. day of death: Consuelo Rubio
Spanish singer
* 15 March 1927 in Madrid
† 1 March 1981 in ebd.

8. day of death: ANNETTE VON ARETIN (eig. MARIE ADELHAID KLEIN, geb. FREIIN VON ARETIN)
German TV personality
* 23 May 1920 in Bamberg
† 1 March 2006 in München

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