On This Day

Famous People Born in March 1847

Person of interestAlexander Graham Bell

Mar 3 Alexander Graham Bell, Scottish-born British-American inventor (telephone), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1922)

  • Mar 4 Karl Bayer, Austrian chemist (d. 1904)
  • Mar 8 Carl von Bach, German mechanical engineer, born in Stollberg / Erzgeb (d. 1931)

Person of interestKate Sheppard

Mar 10 Kate Sheppard, New Zealand suffragette and the most prominent member of New Zealand's women's suffrage movement, born in Liverpool, England (d. 1934)

Suffragette Kate Sheppard
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Kate Sheppard
  • Mar 14 Antonio de Castro Alves, Brazilian poet (Espumas Flutuantes), born in Muritiba, Brazil (d. 1871)
  • Mar 19 Constantin Dimitrescu, Romanian composer (Dans ţănănesc), born in Blejoi, Romania (d. 1928)
  • Mar 23 Alexandru D Xenopol, Romania, historian
  • Mar 27 Otto Wallach, German chemist (Nobel 1910), born in Königsberg, Germany (d. 1931)
  • Mar 31 Jarolslaw Zielinski, composer
  • Mar 31 Yegor Ivanovich Zolotarev, Russian mathematician (d. 1878)