Famous People Born in March 1844

  • Mar 2 Hermanus J A M Schaepman, clergyman/Dutch politician
  • Mar 4 Josip Jurcic, Slovenian writer (10th Brother)
  • Mar 7 Anthony Comstock, New Canaan Ct, anti-vice crusader/philatelist
  • Mar 10 Pablo Martin M de Sarasate y Navascuez, composer (Spanish Dancing)
  • Mar 14 King Umberto I, of Italy (1878-1900)
  • Mar 15 Bransby Cooper, cricketer (in Dhaka Batsman in Australia's 1st Test)
  • Mar 18 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Russian composer (Scheherazade), born in Tikhvin (d. 1908) (OS 6 Mar)
  • Mar 19 Minna Canth, Finland, playwright (The Pastor's Family) and social activist
  • Mar 23 Eugene Gigout, composer
  • Mar 27 Alophus Washington Greely, American Arctic explorer
  • Mar 30 Paul M Verlaine, French lyric poet (Sagesse Bonbeur)
  • Mar 31 Andrew Lang, Scottish poet, novelist, literary critic, and anthropologist (Andrew Lang's Fairy Books), born in Selkirk, Scottish Borders, Scotland (d. 1912)