Commemoratives of Famous Women for 14 February 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.


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

birthdays 14 February 2012

150. birthday: Agnes Pockels
German chemist, physicist
* 14 February 1862 in Venedig / Venice
† 21 November 1935 in Braunschweig

75. birthday: Nicole Heesters
German actress
* 14 February 1937 in Potsdam

120. birthday: (eig. Marie Vorobjova) Marevna
Russian painter
* 14 February 1892 in Ceboksary
† 4 May 1984 in London


Fembiography of (eig. Marie Vorobjova) Marevna (German)

165. birthday: Anna Shaw
American
* 14 February 1847 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (Engl.)
† 2 July 1919 in Moylan

55. birthday: Soile Isokoski
singer
* 14 February 1957 in Posio

391. birthday: Sibylla Schwarz
German poet
* 14 February 1621 in Greifswald
† 31 July 1638 in Greifswald

277. birthday: Elizabeth Peck Perkins
American
* 14 February 1735 in Boston
† 24 May 1807 in Boston

151. birthday: Clara Sudermann, geb. Schulz, verw. Lauckner (Ps. C. Elzen)
German
* 14 February 1861 in Königsberg
† 17 October 1924 in Berlin

122. birthday: Jeanne Halbwachs
French socialist, pacifist
* 14 February 1890 in Paris
† 14 November 1980 in Fontainebleau

114. birthday: Angela Bambace
American
* 14 February 1898 in Santos, Bras.
† 3 April 1975 in Baltimore

107. birthday: Thelma Ritter
American actress
* 14 February 1905 in Brooklyn, NY
† 5 February 1969

91. birthday: Jeanne Demessieux
French organist, composer
* 14 February 1921 in Montpellier
† 11 November 1968 in Paris

73. birthday: Johanna Dohnal
Austrian politician, feminist
* 14 February 1939 in Wien / Vienna
† 20 February 2010 in Grabern, Weinviertel


Fembiography of Johanna Dohnal (German)

71. birthday: Donna Shalala
American politician (Dem), secretary of health in the Clinton administration
* 14 February 1941 in Cleveland, Ohio

53. birthday: Renée Fleming
American singer
* 14 February 1959 in Indiana, PN

52. birthday: Meg Tilley
American actress
* 14 February 1960 in Long Beach, CA

48. birthday: Sigrid Wolf
Austrian skier (Super G)
* 14 February 1964

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days of death 14.02.2012

175. day of death: Adelheid Reinbold, Ps. Franz Berthold
German writer
* 15 January 1800 in Hannover
† 14 February 1839 in Dresden


Fembiography of Adelheid Reinbold, Ps. Franz Berthold
Fembiography of Adelheid Reinbold, Ps. Franz Berthold (German)

120. day of death: Myra Bradwell
American lawyer; feminist
* 12 February 1831 in Manchester, Bennington County, Vt.
† 14 February 1894 in Chicago

20. day of death: Marta Astfalck- Vietz
German photographer, artist
* 21 July 1901 in Neudamm (heute: D bno/Polen)
† 14 February 1994 in Nienhagen b. Celle


Fembiography of Marta Astfalck- Vietz (German)

20. day of death: HERTHA Firnberg
Austrian politician, economist
* 18 September 1909 in Niederrußbach, Bez. Korneuburg / Wien
† 14 February 1994

85. day of death: Clementia Taylor
English
* 1 August 1834 in Leicester
† 14 February 1929

89. day of death: Signe Hebbe
Swedish
* 30 July 1837 in Näsbyholm
† 14 February 1925 in Stockholm

87. day of death: Lucy Maynard Salmon
American
* 27 July 1853 in Fulton, NY
† 14 February 1927 in Poughkeepsie

71. day of death: Alice Henry
US-American-Australian feminist journalist and union activist; labor reformer
* 21 March 1857 in Richmond, Austr.
† 14 February 1943 in Melbourne

67. day of death: Celestina Boninsegna
Italian singer
* 26 February 1877 in Reggio Emilia
† 14 February 1947 in Mailand

47. day of death: Furugh Farrochsad
Iranian writer, film director
* 5 January 1935 in Teheran
† 14 February 1967 in Teheran

38. day of death: Gertrud Dorka
German archeologist
* 19 March 1893 in Orlau, Kreis Neidenburg/Ostpr.)
† 14 February 1976 in Berlin

36. day of death: Martha May Eliot
American pediatrician
* 7 April 1891 in Dorchester, MA
† 14 February 1978 in Cambridge, MA

26. day of death: Nora Astorga
Nicaraguan revolutionary, politician
* 1948 ca in Managua
† 14 February 1988 in ebd.

19. day of death: Maria Andergast
Austrian actress, singer
* 4 June 1912 in Brunnthal, Bayern
† 14 February 1995 in Wien

12. day of death: Geneviève de de Gaulle-Anthonioz
French resistance fighter; philanthropist
* 25 October 1920
† 14 February 2002 in Paris

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