Famous People Born in March 1819

  • Mar 4 Charles Oberthur, German composer and harpist, born in Munich (d. 1895)
  • Mar 11 Henry Tate, English sugar producer (established Tate Gallery in London), born near Chorley, England (d. 1899)
  • Mar 11 Marius Petipa, French ballet dancer and choreographer (Don Quiotte), born in Marseille, France (d. 1910)
  • Mar 19 David Henry Williams, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania (d. 1891)
  • Mar 22 William Wirt Adams, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1888)
  • Mar 26 Francisco Eduardo da Costa, Portuguese composer, born in Lamego, Portugal (d. 1855)
  • Mar 26 Louise Otto-Peters, German suffragist, women's rights movement activist and author (The Wandering Star), born in Meissen, Germany (d. 1895)
  • Mar 28 Sir Joseph Bazalgette, English civil engineer (London's Metropolitan Board of Works), born in Clay Hill, Enfield, London (d. 1891)
  • Mar 29 Edwin Drake, American businessman who drilled 1st productive US oil well, born in Greenville, New York (d. 1881)
  • Mar 29 Isaac Mayer Wise, American rabbi and founder (American Hebrew Congregations), born in Steingrub, Bohemia, Austrian Empire (d. 1900)
  • Mar 31 Prince Chlodwig zu Hohenlohe-Schillingsf├╝rst, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1901)