Commemoratives of Famous Women for 5 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.


20 birthdays and 22 days of death are related to today's date.

birthdays 5 March 2012

25. birthday: Marie-Elisabeth Hecker
German cellist
* 5 March 1987 in Zwickau

160. birthday: Lady Isabella Augusta Gregory
Irish writer, philanthropist
* 5 March 1852 in Roxborough, Cty Galway
† 23 May 1932 in Cort

120. birthday: Josephine Herbst
American writer, journalist
* 5 March 1892 in Sioux City, IO
† 28 January 1969 in New York City

115. birthday: Gunta Stölzl
German graphic artist, weaver
* 5 March 1897 in München
† 22 April 1983 in Zürich / Zurich

115. birthday: Meiling Song, verh. Chiang Kai-shek

* 5 March 1897 in Schanghai
† 23 October 2003

105. birthday: Rosemarie Clausen
German photographer
* 5 March 1907 in Groß-Ziethen bei Berlin
† 9 January 1990 in Hamburg

519. birthday: Anna Bijns
Dutch poet
* 5 March 1493 in Antwerpen / Antwerp
† 10 April 1575 in Antwerpen / Antwerp

202. birthday: Bertha von Marenholtz-Bülow
German kindergarden pioneer
* 5 March 1810 in Küblingen b. Braunschweig
† 9 January 1893 in Dresden

199. birthday: AUGUSTE ADAMI
German actress and singer
* 5 March 1813 in Berlin
† 3 February 1886 in ebd.

193. birthday: Anna Cora Mowatt (Ritchie)
American
* 5 March 1819 in Bordeaux (Fr.)
† 21 July 1870 in Tickerham (Engl.)

188. birthday: Lucy Larcom
American
* 5 March 1824 in Beverly, MA
† 17 April 1893 in Boston, MA

172. birthday: Constance Fenimore Woolson
American writer
* 5 March 1840 in Claremont, NH
† 24 January 1894 in Venedig

153. birthday: Ella Mensch

* 5 March 1859 in Lübben
† 5 May 1935 in Berlin

141. birthday: Rosa Luxemburg
German revolutionary, politician, socialist theorist, economist
* 5 March 1871 in Zamosc bei/near Lublin, (Russisch-)Polen/Poland
† 15 January 1919 in Berlin


Fembiography of Rosa Luxemburg (German)

123. birthday: Maria Lehel
Hungarian painter
* 5 March 1889 in Budapest
† 11 November 1972

116. birthday: Lotte H. Eisner
German journalist; film historian
* 5 March 1896 in Berlin
† 25 November 1983 in Paris


Fembiography of Lotte H. Eisner (German)

114. birthday: Antonie Möbis, geb. Schmidt
German resistance fighter, politician
* 5 March 1898 in Spremberg, Nieder lausitz
† 16 August 1976 in Hamburg

107. birthday: Brigitte Bermann Fischer
German-US-American publisher and author
* 5 March 1905 in Berlin-Grunewald
† 28 May 1991 in Toskana

92. birthday: Leontine T. C. Kelly
US-American bishop, theologian
* 5 March 1920 in Washington, DC
† 28 June 2012

61. birthday: Galina Gorelova
belarussian composer
* 5 March 1951 in Minsk


Fembiography of Galina Gorelova
Fembiography of Galina Gorelova (German)

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days of death 05.03.2012

90. day of death: Emma Payne Erskine
American writer
* 10 May 1854 in Racine
† 5 March 1924 in Tryon

185. day of death: THERESE VON STERNBACH
German
* 20 May 1775
† 5 March 1829 in Rizol/ Mühlau

165. day of death: Mary Mason Lyon
American pedagogue; founder of Mount Holyoke College
* 28 February 1797 in Buckland, MA
† 5 March 1849 in Mt. Holyoke

35. day of death: Dore Jacobs geb. Marcus
German education reformer; founder of the school for body building and rhythmic education in Essen, Germany
* 27 June 1894 in Essen
† 5 March 1979 in Essen


Fembiography of Dore Jacobs geb. Marcus (German)

306. day of death: Madeleine Richer

* 1668 um
† 5 March 1708 in Angers (begr.)

288. day of death: HENRIETTE KATHARINA VON GERSDORF
German
* 6 October 1648 in Sulzbach, Thür.
† 5 March 1726 in Großheenersdorf, Niederlausitz

224. day of death: Flora Macdonald
Scottish shero, nurse
* 1722 um in South Uist (Hebriden)
† 5 March 1790

166. day of death: Véronique Delphine Couturier
French model of Flaubert"s Madam Bovary
* 17 February 1822 in Ry, unweit von Rouen
† 5 March 1848 in Ry an der Lieurre

144. day of death: Regine Jolberg
German kindergarden pioneer
* 30 June 1800 in Frankfurt/M.
† 5 March 1870 in Nonnenweier

138. day of death: Marie Gräfin d' Agoult
French writer
* 31 December 1805 in Frankfurt/M.
† 5 March 1876 in Paris

123. day of death: Minna von Mädler
German writer
* 15 October 1807 in Hannover
† 5 March 1891 in Hannover

91. day of death: Dora Gräfin Pejacevic
Croatian composer
* 10 September 1885 in Bukarest
† 5 March 1923 in München

74. day of death: Maxine Elliott
American actress
* 5 February 1868 in Rockland, Maine
† 5 March 1940 in frz. Riviera (Begr. in Cannes)

69. day of death: Luise Reuss-Belce
Austrian singer
* 24 October 1863 in Wien
† 5 March 1945 in Aichach b. Augsburg

59. day of death: Hortensia Papadat-Bengescu

* 8 December 1876 in Ivesti/Tecuci, Rumänien
† 5 March 1955 in Bukarest

51. day of death: Patsy Cline
American country singer
* 8 September 1932 in Winchester, VA
† 5 March 1963 in bei/near Camden, TN


Fembiography of Patsy Cline (German)

48. day of death: Anna Achmatowa
Russian poet
* 23 June 1889 in bei/near Odessa
† 5 March 1966 in Domodedowo, Moskau/Moscow

34. day of death: Winifred Wagner
English-German director of the Bayreuth Festival 1930-1944
* 23 June 1897 in Hastings
† 5 March 1980 in Überlingen


Fembiography of Winifred Wagner (German)

28. day of death: Franziska Clausen
Danish
* 7 January 1899 in Apenrade
† 5 March 1986

27. day of death: Erna Pinner
German painter, graphic designer, writer
* 27 January 1893 in Frankfurt/M.
† 5 March 1987 in London

24. day of death: Erni Kniepert
Austrian
* 3 October 1911 in Reichenau an d. Rax
† 5 March 1990 in Wien

22. day of death: Karin Hardt
German actress
* 28 April 1910 in Hamburg
† 5 March 1992 in Hamburg

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