Famous People Born in March 1779

  • Mar 1 Jacob Gottfried Weber, German composer, born in Freinsheim (d. 1839)
  • Mar 2 Joel Roberts Poinsett, American statesman and botanist (d. 1851)
  • Mar 6 Philipp Roth, German cellist, and composer, born at Tarnowitz in Prussian Silesia (now Tarnowskie Góry, Poland) (d. 1898)
  • Mar 13 Oliver Shaw, early American composer, born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 1848)

William Lamb (1779-1848)

Mar 15 2nd Viscount Melbourne, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (Whig: 1834, 1835-41), born in London

  • Mar 21 Alexis Garaudé, French composer and pedagogue, born in Nancy, France (d. 1852)
  • Mar 28 Angelo Maria Benincori, Italian composer, born in Brescia, Italy (d. 1821)