Commemoratives of Famous Women for 4 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.


28 birthdays and 15 days of death are related to today's date.

birthdays 4 March 2012

510. birthday: Elisabeth Elisabeth von Sachsen
German
* 4 March 1502 in Marburg
† 6 December 1557 in Schmalkalden

140. birthday: Anna DEMEL
Austrian entrepreneur
* 4 March 1872 in Wien
† 8 November 1956 in ebd.

80. birthday: Miriam Makeba
South African singer
* 4 March 1932 in bei Johannesburg
† 10 November 2008 in Castel Volturno, Italien


Fembiography of Miriam Makeba
Fembiography of Miriam Makeba (German)

265. birthday: Rose-Françoise Gonthier
French actress
* 4 March 1747 in Metz
† 7 December 1829 in Paris

165. birthday: Anna Elizabeth Broomall
American
* 4 March 1847 in Upper Chichester Township, Pa.
† 4 April 1931 in Chester, Pa.

65. birthday: Uschi Brüning
German jazz singer and song writer
* 4 March 1947 in Leipzig

243. birthday: Ellen Sharples (Sharpless)

* 4 March 1769 in Birmingham
† 14 March 1849 in Bristol

239. birthday: Frances Slocum
American captive of Native Americans
* 4 March 1773 in Warwick, RI
† 9 March 1847 in Indiana

231. birthday: Rebecca Gratz
American
* 4 March 1781 in Philadelphia
† 27 August 1869 in ebd.

209. birthday: Rosalie Marbach
German actress
* 4 March 1803 in Leipzig
† 12 October 1837

197. birthday: Myrtilla Miner
US-American educator and abolitionist; foundenda school for African Americans
* 4 March 1815 in New York, NY
† 17 December 1864 in Washington, DC

193. birthday: Narcyza, Ps. Gabryella Zmichowska
Polish poet, teacher and political activist
* 4 March 1819 in Warschau
† 25 December 1876 in ebd.


Fembiography of Narcyza, Ps. Gabryella Zmichowska (German)

191. birthday: Armgart von Arnim

* 4 March 1821 in Berlin
† 17 January 1880 in Karlsruhe

174. birthday: ELISE Bethge-Truhn
German actress, playwright
* 4 March 1838 in Berlin
† 12 January 1889 in Hannover

174. birthday: Emma Cons
English social reformer; craftswoman
* 4 March 1838 in London
† 24 July 1912 in Hever

164. birthday: Pietronella Peters
German painter
* 4 March 1848 in Stuttgart
† 1924 in Stuttgart-Sonnenberg b. Möhringen

137. birthday: Ellen G. Rand
American
* 4 March 1875 in San Francisco
† 18 December 1941 in New York

123. birthday: Pearl White
American actress
* 4 March 1889 in Green Ridge b. Sedalia, Mo.
† 4 August 1938 in Paris

119. birthday: Anne Marie Telmany
Danish painter
* 4 March 1893 in Kopenhagen
† 17 April 1983

118. birthday: Gabriele Tergit
German writer
* 4 March 1894 in Berlin
† 25 July 1982 in London


Fembiography of Gabriele Tergit
Fembiography of Gabriele Tergit (German)

117. birthday: LUISE BÜCHNER
German
* 4 March 1895 in Bamberg

107. birthday: Lili Kraus
Hungarian-US-American-New-Zealand pianist
* 4 March 1905 in Budapest
† 6 November 1986 in Asheville, NC

101. birthday: Doris Maase
German
* 4 March 1911 in Briesen, Mark Brandenburg
† 20 September 1979 in Dorfen, Bayern

91. birthday: Joan Greenwood
English actress
* 4 March 1921 in Chelsea
† 27 February 1987 in London

87. birthday: CHRISTA Meves
German writer and psychotherapist
* 4 March 1925 in Neumünster

66. birthday: Diane Broeckhoven
Belgian writer
* 4 March 1946 in Antwerpen

61. birthday: Edelgard Bulmahn
German politician
* 4 March 1951 in Petershagen bei Minden


Fembiography of Edelgard Bulmahn (German)

58. birthday: Irina Ratuschinskaja
Russian-US-American poet, dissident
* 4 March 1954 in Odessa

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days of death 04.03.2012

165. day of death: Henriette Hendel-Schütz
German actress
* 13 February 1772 in Döbeln
† 4 March 1849 in Köslin

404. day of death: Maddalena Acciaiuoli Salvetti
Italian poet
* 1557 in Florenz
† 4 March 1610 in ebd.

199. day of death: Frances Abington
British actress
* 1737 in London
† 4 March 1815 in ebd.

127. day of death: Eliza Maria (Mother Angela) Gillespie
American
* 21 February 1824 in West Brownsville
† 4 March 1887 in Notre Dame, IN

101. day of death: Phoebe Yates Levy Pember
American writer, hospitaladministrator
* 18 August 1823 in Charleston, SC
† 4 March 1913 in Pittsburgh, PA

97. day of death: Hermine Villinger
German writer
* 6 February 1849 in Freiburg
† 4 March 1917 in Karlsruhe

79. day of death: Silvia Andrea (eig. Johanna Garbald-Gredig)

* 22 March 1840 in Zuoz, Oberengadin
† 4 March 1935 in Castasegna/ Graubünden

71. day of death: Marianne Joachim
German
* 5 November 1921 in Berlin
† 4 March 1943

71. day of death: Ita Wegman

* 22 February 1876 in Parakanteroes (Java)
† 4 March 1943 in Arlesheim

69. day of death: Milena Balcarova
writer
* 25 October 1905
† 4 March 1945 in KZ Ravensbrück

63. day of death: Johanne Dybwad
Norwegian actress
* 2 August 1867 in Kristiania (heute Oslo)
† 4 March 1951 in Oslo

58. day of death: Ola Alsen
German
* 8 March 1880 in Bon
† 4 March 1956 in München

52. day of death: Maria Piedad Castillo de Levi
Ecuadorian poet
* 6 July 1888 in Guayaquil
† 4 March 1962 in Quito

18. day of death: Minnie Pearl
American entertainer, country singer
* 25 October 1912 in Centerville, TN
† 4 March 1996 in Nashville, TN

11. day of death: Fedora Barbieri
Italian singer
* 4 June 1920 in Triest
† 4 March 2003 in Florenz

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