March 1846 in history

Top 7 most famous people born in March 1846

Mar 1 Vasily Dokuchaev credited with laying the foundations of soil science.
Mar 16 Gösta Mittag-Leffler a Swedish mathematician. His mathematical contributions are connected chiefly with the theory of functions
Mar 17 Kate Greenaway an English children's book illustrator and writer.
Mar 20 Giulio Bizzozero an Italian doctor and medical researcher.
Mar 22 Randolph Caldecott a British artist and illustrator, born in Chester. The Caldecott Medal was named in his honour. He exercised his art chiefly in book illustrations. His abilities as an artist were promptly and generously recognised by the Royal Academy. Caldecott greatly influenced illustration of children's books during the nineteenth century. Two books illustrated by him, priced at a shilling each, were published every Christmas for eight years
Mar 24 Karl von Bülow a German Field Marshal commanding the German 2nd Army during World War I from 1914 to 1915.
Mar 25 Michael Davitt an Irish republican, nationalist, and Georgist agrarian agitator, an inspirer of Mahatma Gandhi, a social campaigner, labour leader, journalist, Home Rule constitutional politician and Member of Parliament , who founded the Irish National Land League.

Died in March 1846

Mar 17 Friedrich Bessel a German astronomer, mathematician. He was the first astronomer to determine the distance from the sun to another star by the method of parallax
Mar 30 Yevdokim Zyablovskiy a Russian geographer and statistician.