Commemoratives of Famous Women for 11 April 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.


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

birthdays 11 April 2012

100. birthday: Gusti Wolf
Austrian actress
* 11 April 1912 in Wien / Vienna
† 5 May 2007 in Wien / Vienna

520. birthday: Margarete Margarete von Navarra
French queen, poet, diplomat
* 11 April 1492 in Angoulême
† 21 December 1549 in Schloss Odos b./n. Tarbes


Fembiography of Margarete Margarete von Navarra (German)

390. birthday: Prinzessin Luise Hollandine
German princess; painter, etcher
* 11 April 1622 in Holland
† 11 February 1709 in Maubuisson

110. birthday: Lilli Darvas
actress
* 11 April 1902 in Budapest
† 22 July 1974 in Vineyard Haven, MA

299. birthday: Luise Adelgunde Gottsched
German writer
* 11 April 1713 in Danzig
† 26 June 1762 in Leipzig


Fembiography of Luise Adelgunde Gottsched (German)

263. birthday: Adélaïde Labille-Guiard
French painter
* 11 April 1749 in Paris
† 24 April 1803 in Paris

233. birthday: Luise Reichardt
German composer, singer, music teacher
* 11 April 1779 in Berlin
† 17 November 1826 in Hamburg

197. birthday: Clara Fey
German
* 11 April 1815 in Aachen
† 8 May 1894 in Simpelveld/ Holland

188. birthday: Johanna von Bismarck
German
* 11 April 1824 in Viartlum/ Hinterpommern
† 27 November 1894 in Varzin

181. birthday: Euphrosine Beermaert
Belgian
* 11 April 1831 in Ostende
† 6 July 1901 in Brüssel

148. birthday: JOHANNA ELBERSKIRCHEN
German writer, physician, activist for women"s rights and gay rights
* 11 April 1864 in Bonn
† 17 May 1943 in Rüdersdorf bei Berlin


Fembiography of JOHANNA ELBERSKIRCHEN (German)

127. birthday: Tilly Wedekind
Austrian actress; wife of Frank Wedekind, mother of Pamela and Kadidja Wedekind; Mistress of Gottfried Benn
* 11 April 1885 in Graz
† 20 April 1970 in München

124. birthday: Francesca Bertini
Italian actress
* 11 April 1888 in Florenz / Florence
† 13 October 1985 in Rom / Rome

123. birthday: Maria Schwauß
German
* 11 April 1889 in Bautzen
† 24 January 1987 in Dresden

122. birthday: Elfriede Kaiser-Nebgen
German
* 11 April 1890 in Hildesheim
† 22 October 1983

102. birthday: Margaret Clapp
American
* 11 April 1910 in East Orange, NJ
† 3 May 1974 in Tyringham, MA

101. birthday: Stella Walsh (Stanislawa Waslasiewicz)
Polish-American athlete
* 11 April 1911 in Wierzchowinia
† 4 December 1980 in Cleveland

92. birthday: Marlen Haushofer
Austrian writer
* 11 April 1920 in Frauenstein/Oberöstr.
† 21 March 1970 in Wien/Vienna

87. birthday: Erna Spoorenberg
singer
* 11 April 1925 in Jokjakarta, Java

71. birthday: Ellen Holtz Goodman
American writer, columnist
* 11 April 1941 in Newton, MA

63. birthday: Dorothy Allison
American writer
* 11 April 1949 in Greenville, SC


Fembiography of Dorothy Allison
Fembiography of Dorothy Allison (German)

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days of death 11.04.2012

10. day of death: Joan Williams
American writer
* 26 September 1928
† 11 April 2004

149. day of death: Auguste Crelinger (geb. Düring, gesch. Stich)
German actress
* 1795 in Berlin
† 11 April 1865 in ebd.

102. day of death: Wera Konstantinowna Romanowa, Großfürstin von Russland, Herzogin von Württemberg
Russian-German philanthropist
* 16 February 1854 in St. Petersburg
† 11 April 1912 in Stuttgart


Fembiography of Wera Konstantinowna Romanowa, Großfürstin von Russland, Herzogin von Württemberg (German)

93. day of death: Auguste Viktoria von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg
German empress
* 22 October 1858 in Dolzig, Krs Sorau, Niederlausitz
† 11 April 1921 in Schloß Doorn/ Niederlande


Fembiography of Auguste Viktoria von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (German)

93. day of death: Ida Brag
Swedish
* 18 April 1866 in Angered
† 11 April 1921 in Stockholm

91. day of death: Helene von Mühlau
German writer
* 7 August 1874 in Köln
† 11 April 1923 in Berlin

87. day of death: Anna Hartmann Schönheyder

* 1877 in ""
† 11 April 1927 in ""

79. day of death: Anna Green
American writer
* 11 November 1846 in Brooklyn, NJ
† 11 April 1935 in Buffalo

66. day of death: Else Züblin-Spiller
Swiss
* 1 October 1881 in Seen b. Winterthur
† 11 April 1948 in Zürich

38. day of death: Luise, genannt Lou Scheper geb. Berkenkamp
German painter
* 15 May 1901 in Wesel
† 11 April 1976 in Berlin

33. day of death: Caroline Gordon
American writer
* 6 October 1895 in Merry Mount Farm, KY
† 11 April 1981

31. day of death: Dolores Del Río
actress
* 3 August 1905 in Durango, Mexico
† 11 April 1983 in Newport Beach

22. day of death: Eve Merriam, geb. Moskovitz
American writer
* 19 July 1916 in Philadelphia
† 11 April 1992 in Manhattan

3. day of death: Brigitte Matschinsky-Denninghoff
German sculptor
* 2 June 1923 in Berlin
† 11 April 2011 in Berlin

1. day of death: Maria Tallchief
US-American dancer and dance teacher
* 24 January 1925 in Fairfax, OK
† 11 April 2013 in Chicago, IL

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