Commemoratives of Famous Women for 25 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.


26 birthdays and 14 days of death are related to today's date.

birthdays 25 April 2012

110. birthday: Jo Mihaly
German dancer, writer
* 25 April 1902 in Schneidemühl/ Posen
† 29 March 1989 in Seeshaupt, Starnb. See / Ascona

70. birthday: Rubye Doris Smith Robinson
American civil rights activist
* 25 April 1942 in Atlanta
† 7 October 1967 in Atlanta

105. birthday: KIRSTEN HEIBERG
German actress
* 25 April 1907 in KragerÖ (Norwegen)
† 2 March 1976 in Oslo

95. birthday: Ella Fitzgerald
American jazz singer
* 25 April 1917 in Newport News, VA
† 15 June 1996 in Beverly Hills; CA


Fembiography of Ella Fitzgerald (German)

85. birthday: Rosemarie Fendel
German actress, writer; mother of Suzanne von Borsody
* 25 April 1927 in Metternich b. Koblenz

218. birthday: Charlotte Mangold
German
* 25 April 1794 in Darmstadt
† 6 April 1876 in Darmstadt

196. birthday: Eliza Daniel Stewart
American temperance leader
* 25 April 1816 in Piketon, OH
† 6 August 1908 in Hicksville

179. birthday: Laetitia-Marie (Studolmine) Bonaparte- Wyse
French writer
* 25 April 1833 in Waterford
† 5 February 1902 in Paris

171. birthday: Pauline Lucca
Austrian singer (soprano)
* 25 April 1841 in Wien
† 28 February 1908 in ebd.

169. birthday: Constance Cary Harrison
American writer
* 25 April 1843 in Vaucluse, VA
† 21 November 1920 in Washington, DC

169. birthday: Alice Alice von Hessen
German-English grand duchess, pioneer of the women"s movement
* 25 April 1843 in London, Buckingham Palace
† 14 December 1878 in Darmstadt

162. birthday: Louise Adolpha Le Beau
German composer, pianist, music teacher
* 25 April 1850 in Rastatt
† 17 July 1927 in Baden-Baden


Fembiography of Louise Adolpha Le Beau (German)

158. birthday: Hertha Ayrton
English
* 25 April 1854 in Portsea
† 26 August 1923 in North Lancing

137. birthday: Maria Ducia
Austrian politician, social democrat, feminist
* 25 April 1875 in Innsbruck
† 19 May 1959 in Innsbruck


Fembiography of Maria Ducia
Fembiography of Maria Ducia (German)

137. birthday: Tony (eigtl. Antonie oder Antoinette) Werntgen
German pioneer of aviation
* 25 April 1875 in Duisburg
† 5 January 1954 in Johannisberg (Rheingau)


Fembiography of Tony (eigtl. Antonie oder Antoinette) Werntgen (German)

128. birthday: Helena Forti
German singer
* 25 April 1884 in Berlin
† 11 May 1942 in Wien / Vienna

119. birthday: Olga Visentini
Italian writer
* 25 April 1893 in Nogara
† 1961 in Padova

114. birthday: Elisabeth Keimer
German
* 25 April 1898 in Haselünne, Emsland
† 23 July 1935 in Haselünne, Emsland

113. birthday: Theanolte Bähnisch
German womens' rights activist, lawyer
* 25 April 1899 in Beuthen
† 9 July 1973 in Hannover


Fembiography of Theanolte Bähnisch
Fembiography of Theanolte Bähnisch (German)

113. birthday: Grace Rasp-Nuri
writer
* 25 April 1899 in Famagusta, Zypern o. Täbris, Persien
† 8 May 1978 in München

109. birthday: Camilla Horn
German actress
* 25 April 1903 in Frankfurt/M.
† 14 August 1996 in Gilching

106. birthday: Sally Salminen
writer
* 25 April 1906 in Vardö
† 18 July 1976 in Kopenhagen

101. birthday: Rosel Schmid
German pianist
* 25 April 1911 in München
† 20 November 1978 in ebd.

94. birthday: Astrid Varnay
American-Swedish singer (soprano)
* 25 April 1918 in Stockholm

48. birthday: Fadela Amara
French feminist; activist againt islamist violence against women
* 25 April 1964 in Clermont-Ferrand

43. birthday: Renée Zellweger

* 25 April 1969 in Katy, Texas

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days of death 25.04.2012

5. day of death: Bea Arthur
American actress
* 13 May 1922 in New York City
† 25 April 2009

329. day of death: Gilberte Périer
French
* 7 January 1620 in Clermont-Ferrand
† 25 April 1685 in Paris

162. day of death: Wilhelmine von Zenge
German
* 20 August 1780 in Frankfurt/ Oder
† 25 April 1852 in Leipzig

129. day of death: Emma Emma, Königin von Hawaii

* 2 January 1836 in Honolulu ?
† 25 April 1885 in Honolulu

106. day of death: AUGUSTE VON DER Decken (Ps. A. von der Elbe), geb. Meyer
German writer
* 30 November 1827 in Bleckede
† 25 April 1908 in Hannover

99. day of death: Mary Louisa Palmlee Peebles, Ps. Lynde Palmer
US-American writer
* 10 December 1833 in Lansingburgh, Troy, New York
† 25 April 1915 in Lansingburgh, Troy, New York

89. day of death: Emma Hopkins
American
* 2 September 1853 in Killingly, CN
† 25 April 1925 in New York

88. day of death: Ellen Key
Swedish writer
* 11 December 1849 in Sundsholm
† 25 April 1926 in Strand b. Alvastra


Fembiography of Ellen Key (German)

51. day of death: Sonja Sekula
Swiss painter and writer
* 8 April 1918 in Luzern / Lucerne
† 25 April 1963

36. day of death: Zenta Maurina
writer
* 15 December 1897 in Lejasciems/Lettl.
† 25 April 1978 in Basel (Grab Bad Krozingen)

34. day of death: FRANZISKA KINZ
Austrian actress
* 21 February 1897 in Kufstein/Tirol
† 25 April 1980 in Meran

34. day of death: Katia Mann
German wife of Thoman Mann; mother of Erika, Klaus, Monika, Golo, Elisabeth and Michael Mann
* 24 July 1883 in München
† 25 April 1980 in Kilchberg b. Zürich


Fembiography of Katia Mann (German)

19. day of death: Ginger Rogers
US-American dancer, actress
* 16 July 1911 in Independence, MO
† 25 April 1995 in Rancho Mirage, CA


Fembiography of Ginger Rogers (German)

8. day of death: Heidi Pataki
Austrian writer
* 2 November 1940 in Wien / Vienna
† 25 April 2006 in Wien / Vienna

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