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Birthdays in History in March 1810

Person of interestLeo XIII

Mar 2 Leo XIII [Vincenzo G Pecci], 256th Pope (1878-1903), born in Carpineto, Papal States (d. 1903)

256th Pope Leo XIII
256th Pope
Leo XIII
  • Mar 10 John McCloskey, 1st American cardinal and Archbishop of New York, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1885)
  • Mar 10 Samuel Ferguson, Irish poet (d. 1886)
  • Mar 15 Aernout Drost, Dutch historical novelist (Hermingard van de Eikenterpen), born in Amsterdam, Kingdom of Holland (d. 1834)
  • Mar 27 Adolf Glassbrenner, German satirical writer, born in Berlin (d. 1876)
  • Mar 27 William Hepworth Thompson, English classical scholar and Master of Trinity College, Cambridge, born in York, England (d. 1886)