Commemoratives of Famous Women for 15 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 15 March 2012

100. birthday: ISABEL HAMER
German writer
* 15 March 1912 in Berlin

105. birthday: Zarah Leander
Swedish actress, singer
* 15 March 1907 in Karlstad
† 23 June 1981 in Stockholm


Fembiography of Zarah Leander (German)

95. birthday: Zuzanna Ginczanka
Polish writer
* 15 March 1917 in Kiew
† 1944, Wint in Krakau

95. birthday: Elfie Mayerhofer
Austrian-German singer, actress
* 15 March 1917 in Marburg a.d. Drau (=Maribor, Slowenien)
† 26 December 1992 in Maria-Enzersdorf, NÖ

85. birthday: Consuelo Rubio
Spanish singer
* 15 March 1927 in Madrid
† 1 March 1981 in ebd.

197. birthday: Mathilde Heine
French saleswoman; wife of Heinrich Heine
* 15 March 1815 in in Le Vinot de la Trétoire
† 17 February 1883 in Paris


Fembiography of Mathilde Heine (German)

178. birthday: Maria Piccolomini
Italian singer
* 15 March 1834 in Siena
† 23 December 1899 in Florenz

174. birthday: Alice Cunningham Fletcher
American anthropologist
* 15 March 1838 in Havanna
† 6 April 1923 in Washington, DC

163. birthday: Madge Roberts Kendal
English actress
* 15 March 1849 in Great Grimsby
† 14 September 1935

163. birthday: Louise Falkenberg
Swedish
* 15 March 1849 in Göteborg
† 16 May 1934 in Stockholm

161. birthday: Carolina Michaelis de Vasconcelos
German-Portuguese scholar of Romance languages
* 15 March 1851 in Berlin
† 16 November 1925 in Porto

144. birthday: Lida Gustava Heymann
German feminist, pacifist
* 15 March 1868 in Hamburg
† 31 July 1943 in Zürich/Zurich (Exil)


Fembiography of Lida Gustava Heymann (German)

133. birthday: Marie Juchacz
German politician, socialist
* 15 March 1879 in Landsberg, Warthe
† 28 January 1956 in Düsseldorf


Fembiography of Marie Juchacz (German)

126. birthday: Hattie Carnegie
American fashion designer, entrepreneur
* 15 March 1886 in Wien
† 22 February 1956 in New York

118. birthday: Miroslava Vorlová

* 15 March 1894 in Nachod
† 24 August 1973 in Prag

117. birthday: Martha Baird
American
* 15 March 1895 in Madera, CA
† 24 January 1971 in New York City

107. birthday: Margaret Webster
American
* 15 March 1905 in New York
† 13 November 1972 in London

99. birthday: Mané Bernardo
Argentinian painter, director and writer
* 15 March 1913 in Buenos Aires
† 6 October 1991 in ""

79. birthday: Ruth Bader Ginsburg
American supreme court justice
* 15 March 1933 in Brooklyn, NY
† Ê in  


Fembiography of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Fembiography of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (German)

68. birthday: Elisabeth Plessen
German writer
* 15 March 1944 in Schloß Sierhagen, Neustadt, Schleswig Holstein

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days of death 15.03.2012

40. day of death: Anita Corridori
Italian singer
* 1919 in Lecco, Comersee
† 15 March 1974 in Lecco, Comersee

1155. day of death: Lucretia (Leokritia)

* "" in ""
† 15 March 0859 in ""

85. day of death: Meta von Salis-Marschlins
Swiss writer
* 1 March 1855 in Schloß Marschlins (Graub.)
† 15 March 1929 in Basel

744. day of death: Helena von Ungarn
Hungarian mystic
* "" in ""
† 15 March 1270 in Kloster Veszprim

354. day of death: Louise de Marillac
French founder of a catholic order
* 12 August 1591 in Paris
† 15 March 1660 in ebd.

199. day of death: Emma Sophie Körner
German painter
* 20 April 1788 in Dresden
† 15 March 1815

152. day of death: Mother Benedicta Riepp
American
* 28 June 1825 in Waal, Bayern
† 15 March 1862 in St. Cloud

138. day of death: Margarethe Schurz
German-American kindergarten pioneer
* 27 August 1833 in Hamburg
† 15 March 1876 in New York

109. day of death: Amalie Skram
Norwegian writer
* 22 August 1846 in Bergen
† 15 March 1905 in Kopenhagen/Copenhagen

96. day of death: Lili Boulanger
French composer
* 21 August 1893 in Paris
† 15 March 1918 in Mézy bei/near Paris


Fembiography of Lili Boulanger (German)

88. day of death: Sofia Lazdynu Peléda
writer
* 16 September 1867 in Gutshof Paragiai bei Schaulen
† 15 March 1926 in ebd.

88. day of death: Aglaja Orgeni
Austrian singer
* 17 December 1843 in Tismenice (Galizien)
† 15 March 1926 in Wien

81. day of death: Ida von Scheele-Müller
German singer
* 14 April 1862 in Schladen b. Braunschweig
† 15 March 1933 in ""

72. day of death: Rachel Field
US-amerikanische writer
* 19 September 1894 in New York
† 15 March 1942 in Beverly Hills

64. day of death: Susanne Kerckhoff
German writer
* 5 February 1918 in Berlin
† 15 March 1950 in Berlin

48. day of death: Alex Wedding (eig. Grete Weiskopf)
German writer
* 11 May 1905 in Salzburg
† 15 March 1966 in Saalfeld

39. day of death: Hanna Nagel
German graphic artist, painter, illustrator
* 10 June 1907 in Heidelberg
† 15 March 1975 in Heidelberg


Fembiography of Hanna Nagel (German)

36. day of death: Valeska Gert
German dancer
* 11 January 1892 in Berlin
† 15 March 1978 in Kampen/ Sylt

31. day of death: Rebecca West
Anglo-Irish writer and journalist
* 25 December 1892 in Grafschaft Kerry (Irland)
† 15 March 1983 in London

23. day of death: Trude Herr
German actress and theater director
* 5 April 1927 in Köln
† 15 March 1991 in Lauris b. Aix-en-Provence

21. day of death: Mai Zetterling
Swedish actress, writer, director
* 24 May 1925 in Västeras
† 15 March 1993 in London

18. day of death: Helen Chadwick
English
* 1953
† 15 March 1996

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