On This Day

Famous People Born in March 1822

  • Mar 1 Albin Francisco Schoepf, Polish-American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Podgórze, Kraków, Poland (d. 1886)
  • Mar 1 Charles Champion Gilbert, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Zanesville, Ohio (d. 1903)
  • Mar 4 Jules Antoine Lissajous, French mathematician (d. 1880)
  • Mar 7 Victor Masse, French composer, born in Lorient, France (d. 1884)

Ignacy Łukasiewicz

Mar 8 Ignacy Łukasiewicz, Polish engineer, businessman and inventor who built the 1st modern oil refinery and invented the kerosene lamp, born in Zaduszniki, Mielec, Austrian Empire (d. 1882)

  • Mar 10 Willem Roelofs, Dutch painter and lithographer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1897)
  • Mar 11 Allison Nelson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1862)
  • Mar 13 Moritz von Strachwitz, German poet, born in Peterwitz, Silesia (d. 1847)
  • Mar 14 Teresa of the Two Sicilies, Empress of Brazil (1843-89), born in Naples, Two Sicilies (d. 1889)
  • Mar 16 John Pope, American Major General (Union Army), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1892)
  • Mar 16 Marie-Rosalie "Rosa" Bonheur, French animalière painter (The Horse Fair; Buffalo Bill), and sculptor, born in Bordeaux, France (d. 1899)
  • Mar 22 Ahmed Djevdet Pasha, Turkish minister of Education and Justice
  • Mar 22 Isaac D. Fransen van de Putte, Dutch premier (1866)
  • Mar 22 Seth Williams, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Augusta, Maine (d. 1866)
  • Mar 29 Joseph Quinaux, Belgian painter (landscape paintings), born in Namen, Belgium (d. 1895)
  • Mar 31 Rafael Hernando, Spanish composer of zarzuelas, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1888)