Commemoratives of Famous Women for 12 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.


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

birthdays 12 March 2012

100. birthday: Kylie Tennant
Australian writer
* 12 March 1912 in Manly, N.S.Wales, Austral.
† 28 February 1988 in Sydney


Fembiography of Kylie Tennant (German)

90. birthday: Helga Sophia Goetze
German artist, writer, political activist
* 12 March 1922 in Magdeburg
† 29 January 2008 in Winsen

80. birthday: Elma Karlowa
Croatian actress
* 12 March 1932 in Zagreb
† 31 December 1994 in München / Munich

155. birthday: Johanna Löwenherz
German philanthropist
* 12 March 1857 in Rheinbrohl
† 17 May 1937 in Rheinbrohl

135. birthday: Annette Abbott Adams
American lawyer, judge
* 12 March 1877 in Prattville, CA
† 26 October 1956 in Sacramento

45. birthday: Jenny Erpenbeck
German writer, director
* 12 March 1967 in Berlin

236. birthday: Lady Hester Stanhope
English traveler, adventurer
* 12 March 1776 in Chevening (Kent)
† 23 June 1839 in Dschun (Libanon)

206. birthday: Jane Means Appleton Pierce
American First Lady (1853-7)
* 12 March 1806 in Hampton, N.H.
† 2 December 1863 in Andover

186. birthday: Johanne Sophie Charlotte Cruvelli
German singer
* 12 March 1826 in Bielefeld
† 6 September 1907 in Monte Carlo

168. birthday: Anna Bauer
German writer
* 12 March 1844 in Kochem, Cochem?

148. birthday: Alice Tegnér
Swedish composer
* 12 March 1864 in Stockholm
† 26 May 1943 in ebd.

144. birthday: Mary Karadja
Swedish writer
* 12 March 1868 in Stockholm
† 7 September 1943 in Locarno

113. birthday: Paula Schlier
German writer
* 12 March 1899 in Neuburg/ Donau
† 28 May 1977 in Bad Heilbrunn

113. birthday: Gertrud Ilse Tilsen
German
* 12 March 1899 in Idstein/ Taunus

92. birthday: Françoise d"Eaubonne
French writer
* 12 March 1920 in Paris
† 3 August 2005 in Paris

89. birthday: Hanne Hiob
German
* 12 March 1923 in München

87. birthday: Helga Pilarczyk
German singer
* 12 March 1925 in Schöningen
† 15 September 2011 in Hamburg

66. birthday: Liza Minnelli
American singer, actress, entertainer
* 12 March 1946 in Hollywood

54. birthday: Kathrin Schmidt
German writer
* 12 March 1958 in Gotha

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days of death 12.03.2012

20. day of death: Sandra Paretti
German writer
* 5 February 1935 in Regensburg
† 12 March 1994 in Zürich / Zurich

105. day of death: Frieda von Bülow
German writer
* 12 October 1857 in Berlin
† 12 March 1909 in Jena


Fembiography of Frieda von Bülow (German)

342. day of death: Ludämilia Elisabeth Gräfin von Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt
German poet (hymns)
* 7 April 1640 in Schloß Heidecksburg bei Rudolstadt
† 12 March 1672 in Rudolstadt

137. day of death: Octavia Celeste Walton Le Vert
American writer
* 11 August 1811 in Bellevue, GA
† 12 March 1877 in ebd.

123. day of death: Fritzi Mikesch
Austrian
* 23 February 1853 in Wien / Vienna
† 12 March 1891 in Wien / Vienna

106. day of death: Clara Novello

* 10 January 1818 in London
† 12 March 1908 in Rom

98. day of death: Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
Austrian writer
* 13 September 1830 in Zdislawice, Mähren
† 12 March 1916 in Wien/Vienna

93. day of death: Lady Isabel Somerset
English
* 3 August 1851 in London
† 12 March 1921 in ebd.

86. day of death: Maria Nikolajewna Jermolowa
Russian actress
* 3 July 1853 in Moskau /Moscow
† 12 March 1928 in Moskau /Moscow

78. day of death: Katheryn Leone Wood
US-American painter and writer
* 25 July 1885 in Kalamazoo
† 12 March 1936 in Los Altos, CA

57. day of death: Josephine Sherwood Hull
US-American actress
* 3 January 1877 in Newtonville
† 12 March 1957 in New York City

53. day of death: Belinda Lee
English actress
* 15 June 1935 in Budleigh Salterton
† 12 March 1961 in San Bernardino, CA

47. day of death: Jane Anne Russell
American biochemist, endocrinologist
* 9 February 1911 in Los Angeles County
† 12 March 1967 in Atlanta

24. day of death: Rosamond Lehmann
English writer
* 3 February 1901 in London
† 12 March 1990 in London


Fembiography of Rosamond Lehmann (German)

24. day of death: Rose Renée Roth
German actress
* 12 December 1907 in Budapest
† 12 March 1990 in Wien / Vienna

23. day of death: Alice Herdan-Zuckmayer
Austrian writer
* 4 April 1901 in Wien/Vienna
† 12 March 1991 in Visp, Wallis


Fembiography of Alice Herdan-Zuckmayer (German)

18. day of death: Ré Soupault, eig. Meta Erna Niemeyer

* 1901 in Bublitz, Pommern
† 12 March 1996 in Paris

16. day of death: Beatrice Wood
American painter, ceramicist
* 3 March 1892 in San Francisco
† 12 March 1998 in Ojai, CA

9. day of death: Lisa Fittko geb. Ekstein
Hungarian-German-American resistance fighter, socialist, escape helper
* 23 August 1909 in Uzhorod, Rußland
† 12 March 2005 in Chicago

8. day of death: Anna Moffo
American singer
* 27 June 1932 in Wayne, PA
† 12 March 2006

4. day of death: Hanna-Renate LAURIEN
German politician
* 15 April 1928 in Danzig
† 12 March 2010 in Berlin

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