Commemoratives of Famous Women for 29 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.


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

birthdays 29 April 2012

200. birthday: Sofia Emilia Högqvist
Swedish actress
* 29 April 1812 in Stockholm
† 18 December 1846 in Turin

75. birthday: MARGOT Schroeder
German writer
* 29 April 1937 in Hamburg

140. birthday: Marie Nörenberg
German
* 29 April 1872 in Gut Proßnitz, Rügen
† 1961

140. birthday: Adele Schreiber-Krieger
German
* 29 April 1872 in Wien
† 18 February 1957 in Zürich- Herrliberg

95. birthday: Maya Deren
American filmmaker, film theorist
* 29 April 1917 in Kiew/Kiev
† 13 October 1961 in Queens, NY

353. birthday: Sophia Elisabeth Brenner
Swedish
* 29 April 1659 in Stockholm
† 14 September 1730 in ebd.

149. birthday: Maria Theresia, Gräfin von Ledochowska
Austrian missionary
* 29 April 1863 in Loosdorf (Niederösterr.)
† 6 July 1922 in Rom

141. birthday: Gerda Sprinchorn
Swedish
* 29 April 1871 in Litselberga
† 21 March 1951

134. birthday: Lucie Lipman-Wulf
German
* 29 April 1878 in Berlin

119. birthday: Elisaveta Beltschewa Bagriana
Bulgarian poet
* 29 April 1893 in Sofia
† 24 March 1991 in ebd.

118. birthday: Marietta Blau
Austrian-US-American physicist
* 29 April 1894 in Wien
† 27 January 1970 in Lainz

104. birthday: Ludmila Cervinková
Czech singer
* 29 April 1908 in Prag
† 14 September 1980 in Prag

102. birthday: Dolly Haas
German-American actress, dancer
* 29 April 1910 in Hamburg
† 16 September 1994 in New York City

102. birthday: Eva Besnyö
Hungarian-Dutch photographer
* 29 April 1910 in Budapest
† 12 December 2003 in Laren, NL

101. birthday: Erika von Brockdorff
German employee, resistance fighter
* 29 April 1911 in Kolberg, Pommern
† 13 May 1943 in Berlin-Plötzensee


Fembiography of Erika von Brockdorff (German)

92. birthday: Mona Vangsaae
Danish
* 29 April 1920 in Kopenhagen
† 16 May 1983 in ebd.

76. birthday: Alejandra Pizarnik
Argentinian writer
* 29 April 1936 in Buenos Aires
† 25 September 1972 in Buenos Aires

71. birthday: Hanne Darboven
German
* 29 April 1941 in München

54. birthday: Michelle Pfeiffer
American actress
* 29 April 1958 in Santa Ana, CA

37. birthday: Melanie Brown
English singer
* 29 April 1975 in Yorksh.

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days of death 29.04.2012

90. day of death: ANNA ASTL- LEONHARD, geb. Vogel (Ps. ANNA VOGEL VOM SPIELBERG)

* 12 July 1860 in Brünn
† 29 April 1924 in Wien

205. day of death: Margarethe Louise Schick, geb. Hamel
German singer (soprano)
* 27 April 1768 in Mainz
† 29 April 1809 in Berlin

145. day of death: Marie-Amelie Cogniet
French
* 5 April 1798 in Paris
† 29 April 1869 in ebd.

35. day of death: Julia Amanda Perry
American
* 25 March 1924 in Lexington, KY
† 29 April 1979 in Akron, OH

634. day of death: Katharina / Caterina Katharina / Caterina von Siena
Italian saint, mystic, scholar, philosopher
* 25 March 1347 in Siena
† 29 April 1380 in Rom/Rome


Fembiography of Katharina / Caterina Katharina / Caterina von Siena (German)

212. day of death: Elisabeth Dorothea Schiller
German mother of Schiller
* 13 December 1732 in Marbach
† 29 April 1802 in Cleversulzbach

171. day of death: Caroline Tischbein
German painter
* 5 November 1783 in Arolsen
† 29 April 1843 in Berlin

154. day of death: Nanette Schechner-Waagen
German
* 1806 in München
† 29 April 1860 in ebd.

151. day of death: Auguste Charlotte Kielmannsegge

* 18 May 1777 in Schloß Harmsdorf b. Dresden
† 29 April 1863 in Reisewitz b. Dresden

114. day of death: Laura Askew Haygood
American
* 14 October 1845 in Watkinsville, GA
† 29 April 1900 in McTyeire, China

106. day of death: Auguste Götze, Ps. A. Weimar

* 24 February 1840 in Weimar
† 29 April 1908 in Leipzig

52. day of death: Armande de Polignac
French
* 8 January 1876 in Paris
† 29 April 1962 in Seine-et-oise

22. day of death: Mae Clarke
American actress
* 16 August 1910 in Philadelphia, PA
† 29 April 1992 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, CA

13. day of death: Marie Jahoda
Austrian sociologist
* 26 January 1907 in Wien
† 29 April 2001 in Sussex


Fembiography of Marie Jahoda (German)

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