Famous People Born in March 1853

  • Mar 5 Arthur Foote, American classical composer, and a member of the "Boston Six" (Suite for Strings in E), born in Salem, Massachusetts (d. 1937)
  • Mar 5 Howard Pyle, American illustrator, painter and author (King Stork), born in Wilmington, Delaware (d. 1911)
  • Mar 8 Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvels, Flemish composer (Parisina), born in Antwerp (d. 1916)
  • Mar 14 Ferdinand Hodler, Swiss painter, born in Bern, Switzerland (d. 1918)
  • Mar 20 George Godfrey, Canadian Black heavyweight boxer known as Old Chocolate, born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island (d. 1901)
  • Mar 28 Rudolf Kittel, German theologist (Psalms), born in Eningen, W├╝rttemberg, Germany (d. 1929)

Vincent van GoghVincent van Gogh (1853-1890)

Mar 30 Dutch artist, painter and pioneer of Expressionism (The Potato Eaters, Irises, Sunflowers), born in Groot-Zundert, Netherlands