Commemoratives of Famous Women for 19 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.


24 birthdays and 13 days of death are related to today's date.

birthdays 19 February 2012

110. birthday: Kay Boyle
American writer
* 19 February 1902 in St. Paul, MN
† 27 December 1992 in Mill Valley, CA

60. birthday: Amy Tan
American writer
* 19 February 1952 in Oakland, CA
† Ê in  

145. birthday: Annie Nathan Meyer
American
* 19 February 1867 in New York
† 23 September 1951 in ebd.

135. birthday: Gabriele Münter
German painter, graphic artist
* 19 February 1877 in Berlin
† 19 May 1962 in Murnau


Fembiography of Gabriele Münter (German)

95. birthday: Carson McCullers
American writer
* 19 February 1917 in Columbus, GA
† 29 September 1967 in Nyack, NY


Fembiography of Carson McCullers (German)

281. birthday: Catharina Elisabeth Goethe, geb. Textor (Frau Aja; Frau Rat)
German mother of Goethe
* 19 February 1731 in Frankfurt/M.
† 13 September 1808 in Frankfurt/M.


Fembiography of Catharina Elisabeth Goethe, geb. Textor (Frau Aja; Frau Rat) (German)

231. birthday: Charlotte-Louise Gräfin von Boigne
French
* 19 February 1781 in Versailles
† 10 May 1866 in Paris

188. birthday: Nanny vom Hof
German writer
* 19 February 1824 in Hombressen bei Hofgeismar, Hessen
† 26 March 1896 in ebd.

182. birthday: Sara Agnes Rice Pryor
American writer
* 19 February 1830 in Halifax County, Va.
† 15 February 1912 in New York

171. birthday: Elfrida Andrée
Swedish composer
* 19 February 1841 in Visby
† 11 January 1929 in Göteborg

153. birthday: Louise Ahrweiler

* 19 February 1859 in Herford
† 9 March 1897 in München

147. birthday: Agnes Charlotte Dagmar Adler, geb. Hansen
Danish pianist
* 19 February 1865 in Kopenhagen
† 15 April 1950 in ebd.

138. birthday: Margarete Hamel, geb. Schubert (Ps. Ilse Hamel. Ilse Waltraun)
German writer
* 19 February 1874 in Hildesheim
† November 1943 in Berlin

134. birthday: Harriet Bosse
Swedish
* 19 February 1878 in Oslo (Kristiania)
† 2 November 1961 in Oslo

122. birthday: FANNY Wibmer-Pedit
Austrian writer
* 19 February 1890 in Innsbruck
† 27 October 1967 in Lienz/ Ost-Tirol

122. birthday: Elisabeth Busse-Wilson
German writer
* 19 February 1890 in Frauensee, Thür.
† 6 November 1974 in Bad Godesberg

121. birthday: Romola Nijinsky
Russian dancer
* 19 February 1891 in Budapest
† 8 June 1978 in Paris

117. birthday: ERNA BLAAS
Austrian writer
* 19 February 1895 in Kirchdorf/ Krems
† 1990

104. birthday: Meta Grube
German
* 19 February 1908 in Cuxhaven?
† 18 January 1988 in Cuxhaven

101. birthday: Merle Oberon
English actress
* 19 February 1911 in Bombay o. Tasmanien
† 23 November 1979 in Malibu, CA o. Los Angeles

99. birthday: Lucielle Browning
American singer
* 19 February 1913 in Jacksonville
† 8 August 2011

98. birthday: Feodora (Dolly) Schmidt
German aviator
* 19 February 1914 in Breslau
† 30 November 1997 in Bad Soden

71. birthday: Cass(andra) Elliot
American
* 19 February 1941 in Baltimore
† 29 July 1974 in London

26. birthday: Marta Vieira da Silva
Brasilian soccer player
* 19 February 1986 in Dois Riachos

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days of death 19.02.2012

85. day of death: Helene Stökl
Austrian writer
* 18 March 1845 in Brandenburg a.H.
† 19 February 1929 in Wien

209. day of death: Anna Barbara von Stetten
German
* 23 September 1754 in Augsburg
† 19 February 1805 in Augsburg

208. day of death: Elizabeth Carter
English poet, linguist, literary scholar
* 16 December 1717 in Deal
† 19 February 1806 in London

163. day of death: Elizabeth Elkins Sanders
American
* 12 August 1762 in Salem
† 19 February 1851 in ebd.

121. day of death: Anna Ella Carroll
American
* 29 August 1815 in Kingston Hall, My.
† 19 February 1893 in Washington, DC

113. day of death: EMILIE HEINRICHS, Ps. E. v. Linden
German writer
* 1 March 1823 in Schlesig
† 19 February 1901 in Braunschweig

91. day of death: Katherine Pearson Woods
American
* 28 January 1853 in Wheeling
† 19 February 1923 in Baltimore

64. day of death: Edyth Walker
American
* 27 March 1870 in New York
† 19 February 1950 in ebd.

49. day of death: Hilde Stieler, geb. Meyer, verh. Wilt (Ps. Hilde Herterich)
German writer and painter
* 28 March 1879 in Zürich
† 19 February 1965 in La Seyne, Frankreich


Fembiography of Hilde Stieler, geb. Meyer, verh. Wilt (Ps. Hilde Herterich) (German)

32. day of death: Dame Margery F. Perham
English
* 6 September 1895 in Bury
† 19 February 1982 in Burcot

28. day of death: Dorothea Olavia Wieck
German actress
* 3 January 1908 in Davos
† 19 February 1986 in Berlin


Fembiography of Dorothea Olavia Wieck (German)

26. day of death: Isabel Bishop
American painter
* 3 March 1902 in Cincinnati, OH
† 19 February 1988 in New York City


Fembiography of Isabel Bishop (German)

18. day of death: Dorothy Maynor
US-American singer
* 3 September 1910 in Norfolk, VA
† 19 February 1996 in West Chester, PA

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