Commemoratives of Famous Women for 26 January 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 10 days of death are related to today's date.

birthdays 26 January 2012

140. birthday: Julia Morgan
American architect
* 26 January 1872 in San Francisco
† 2 February 1957 in San Francisco

215. birthday: Talvj = Therese Albertine Luise von Jacob von Jacob / Talvj
German writer, ethnologist, historian
* 26 January 1797 in Halle
† 13 April 1870 in Hamburg

105. birthday: Marie Jahoda
Austrian sociologist
* 26 January 1907 in Wien
† 29 April 2001 in Sussex


Fembiography of Marie Jahoda (German)

208. birthday: Delphine de Girardin
French writer
* 26 January 1804 in Aachen
† 29 June 1855 in Paris

201. birthday: KAROLINE FLIEDNER geb. BERTHEAU
German deaconess
* 26 January 1811 in Hamburg
† 15 April 1892

186. birthday: Leocadie Gerlach
singer
* 26 January 1826 in Stockholm
† 13 September 1919 in Frederiksborg b. Kopenhagen

186. birthday: Julia Dent Grant
American
* 26 January 1826 in St. Louis bei
† 14 December 1902 in Washington, DC

181. birthday: Mary Elizabeth Dodge
American writer
* 26 January 1831 in New York
† 21 August 1905 in Tannersville

179. birthday: Elisabet Ney
German-American sculptor
* 26 January 1833 in Münster /Westf.
† 29 June 1907 in Austin, TX


Fembiography of Elisabet Ney (German)

173. birthday: Anna Eliza Hardy
American
* 26 January 1839 in Bangor, Maine
† 15 December 1934 in Jamaica Plain, MA

127. birthday: Gräfin Amalia Ferreira Matarazzo
Brasilian social worker
* 26 January 1885 in Braganca (Sao Paolo)
† 22 December 1958 in Sao Paolo

116. birthday: Maria Ossowska
Polish
* 26 January 1896
† 13 August 1974

114. birthday: Katarzyna Kobro
Polish sculptor
* 26 January 1898 in Riga
† 26 February 1951 in Lodz

114. birthday: Hildegard Domizlaff
German sculptor
* 26 January 1898 in Erfurt
† 22 February 1987

113. birthday: May Sullivan Miller
American writer
* 26 January 1899

112. birthday: GERHART ELLERT
Austrian writer
* 26 January 1900 in Wolfsberg/ Kärnten
† 7 May 1975 in ebd.

107. birthday: Maria Baronin von Trapp
Austrian-American mother of the Trapp family
* 26 January 1905
† 28 March 1987 in Morrisville, Vt.

102. birthday: ELISABETH EPP
German actress
* 26 January 1910 in Köln
† 29 October 2000 in Wien

97. birthday: Rani Gaidinliu
Indian freedom fighter, composer, weaver
* 26 January 1915
† 17 February 1993

84. birthday: Eartha Kitt
American singer, dancer, actress
* 26 January 1928 in North, SC
† 25 December 2008 in Connecticut

69. birthday: Susan Griffin
American writer, feminist
* 26 January 1943 in Los Angeles, CA

68. birthday: Angela Davis
US-American civil rights activist, philosopher
* 26 January 1944 in Birmingham, AL


Fembiography of Angela Davis
Fembiography of Angela Davis (German)

67. birthday: Jacqueline du Pré
English cellist
* 26 January 1945 in Oxford (Purley)
† 19 October 1987 in London


Fembiography of Jacqueline du Pré (German)

54. birthday: Ellen DeGeneres

* 26 January 1958 in Metairie, LA

top

days of death 26.01.2012

30. day of death: Leni Marenbach
German actress
* 20 December 1907 in Essen
† 26 January 1984 in Berlin

135. day of death: Julia Margaret Cameron
English pioneer of photograpy
* 11 June 1815 in Kalkutta/Calcutta, Indien/India
† 26 January 1879 in Kalutara, Ceylon

15. day of death: Jeanne-Marie Darré
French
* 30 July 1905 in Givet, Ardennen
† 26 January 1999 in Paris

154. day of death: Wilhelmine Schröder-Devrient
German singer (soprano); actress.
* 6 December 1804 in Hamburg
† 26 January 1860 in Coburg

141. day of death: Amelia Augusta de Braganca, Kaiserin v. Brasilien
Brazilian philanthropist
* 31 July 1812 in München
† 26 January 1873 in Lissabon

88. day of death: Rosa von Milde
German singer (soprano)
* 25 June 1827 in Weimar
† 26 January 1926 in ebd.

79. day of death: Hilda Gustafva Sachs
Swedish
* 13 March 1857 in Norrköping
† 26 January 1935 in Stockholm

67. day of death: Grace Moore
American
* 5 December 1898 in Jellico, TN
† 26 January 1947 in Kopenhagen bei

33. day of death: Constance M. K. Applebee
English
* 4 June 1873 in Chigivall o. Chigwell, Essex
† 26 January 1981 in Burley, Hampshire, England,

18. day of death: Ruth Berghaus
German director, choreographer, legislator
* 2 July 1927 in Dresden
† 26 January 1996 in Zeuthen

Share Tweet Mail

back to top

Hedwig Dohm