Famous People Born in March 1856

  • Mar 1 Florimond Fonteyne, Flemish priest/politician (Volkseeuw)
  • Mar 4 Alfred William Rich, English painter (d. 1921)
  • Mar 4 Toru Dutt, English and French poet and author (d. 1877)
  • Mar 7 Matilde Serao [Tuffolina], Italian writer (Land of Cockayne)
  • Mar 8 Bramwell Booth, 2nd General of The Salvation Army, born in Halifax, England (d. 1929)
  • Mar 8 Tom Roberts, British-Australian artist (Shearing the Rams), born in Dorchester, Dorset, England (d. 1931)
  • Mar 9 Eddie Foy Sr. [Edwin Fitzgerald], Irish-American actor, singer and dancer (A Favorite Fool), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 1928)
  • Mar 16 NapolĂ©on IV, Prince Imperial, Head of the House of Bonaparte (1873-79), born in Paris, French Empire (d. 1879)
  • Mar 17 Mikhail Vrubel, Russian painter (d. 1910)

Frederick Winslow TaylorFrederick Winslow Taylor (1856-1915)

Mar 20 American mechanical engineer and the father of scientific management, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Mar 20 Sir John Lavery, Irish artist (d. 1941)

Henry Ossian FlipperHenry Ossian Flipper (1856-1940)

Mar 21 American soldier, former slave and first African American to graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1877, born in Thomasville, Georgia

  • Mar 26 David Alfred Thomas, 1st Viscount Rhondda, Welsh coal-mining entrepreneur, born in Ysgyborwen, Wales (d. 1918)