Famous People Born in March 1806

Elizabeth Barrett BrowningElizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861)

Mar 6 English poet ("Sonnets from the Portuguese"), born in Kelloe, Durham

  • Mar 9 Edwin Forrest, American actor and philanthropist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1872)
  • Mar 12 Jane Appleton Pierce, American 1st lady (1853-57) and wife of Franklin Pierce, born in Hampton, New Hampshire (d. 1863)
  • Mar 17 Norbert Rillieux, American chemical engineer and inventor (sugar refiner), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1894)
  • Mar 21 Benito Ju├írez, Mexican politician (1st indigenous President of Mexico 1858-72), born in San Pablo Guelatao, Oaxaca, Mexico (d. 1872)
  • Mar 26 Josef Slavik, Czech composer, born in Jince, Czech Republic (d. 1833)
  • Mar 28 Ludolph Anne Jan Wilt Sloet van de Beele, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (1861-66), born in Voorst, Batavian Republic (d. 1890)
  • Mar 28 Thomas Hare, English barrister and political reformer, born in England (d. 1891)