Famous People Born in March 1881

  • Mar 4 Richard C. Tolman, American mathematical physicist (d. 1948)
  • Mar 4 Thomas Sigismund Stribling, American writer (Pulitzer Prize 1933), born in Clifton, Tennessee (d. 1965)
  • Mar 4 Todor Aleksandrov, Bulgarian revolutionary, army officer, Macedonian freedom fighter, and teacher, born in Novo Selo, Ottoman Empire (now Štip< North Macedonia) (d. 1924)
  • Mar 9 Ernest Bevin, British Minister of Labour (1940-45) and Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (1945-51), born in Winsford, Sommerset (d. 1951)
  • Mar 10 Thomas Quinlan, British opera impresario, born in Bury, England (d. 1951)
  • Mar 12 Daniel Hoan, American politician (longest Socialist administration in the US as Mayor of Milwaukee 1916-40), born in Waukesha, Wisconsin (d. 1961)
  • Mar 12 Gunnar Nordström, Finnish physicist (d. 1923)
  • Mar 13 Balthazar Huibrecht Verhagen, Dutch dramatist and writer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1950)
  • Mar 17 Kristian Elster, Norwegian author (Less bror Harris), born in Trondheim, Norway (d. 1947)
  • Mar 17 Walter Rudolf Hess, Swiss physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1973)
  • Mar 18 Oliver Seibert, Canadian hall of fame hockey player (elected 1963), born in Berlin, Ontario (d. 1944)
  • Mar 18 Paul Le Flem, French composer and music critic, born in Radon, France (d. 1984)
  • Mar 20 Eugène Schueller, French chemist, founder of L'Oréal, born in Paris, France (d. 1957)
  • Mar 21 Hermann Sandby, Danish cellist and composer, born in Kundby, Denmark (d. 1965)
  • Mar 23 Egon Petri, Dutch classical pianist, born in Hanover, Germany (d. 1962)
  • Mar 23 Hermann Staudinger, German chemist and plastics researcher (Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1953 for polymers), born in Worms, Germany (d. 1962)
  • Mar 23 Roger Martin du Gard, French novelist (Les Thibault, 1937 Nobel Prize for Literature), born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France (d. 1958)

Béla BartokBéla Bartok (1881-1945)

Mar 25 Hungarian pianist, composer (Concerto for Orchestra), and ethno-musicologist, born in Nagyszentmiklós, Kingdom of Hungary, Austria-Hungary

  • Mar 25 Mary Webb, English writer (Gone to Earth), born in Leighton, England (d. 1927)
  • Mar 26 Guccio Gucci, Italian founder of Gucci fashion house, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1953)