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Margaret Brown

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Birthday
18, 1867
Birthplace
Hannibal, MO
Death Date
Oct 26, 1932 (65)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
18, 1867
Birthplace
Hannibal, MO
Death Date
Oct 26, 1932 (65)

About

One of the survivors of the sinking of the Titanic, she was also known as The Unsinkable Molly Brown. Her ordeal inspired a play and a movie. 

Before Fame

She came into money after her husband James Joseph Brown's engineering inventions became useful for ore productions.

Trivia

After setting off on Lifeboat No. 6 from the Titanic, she tried to persuade its occupants to return to the sink site in search of survivors. Whether they went back or found any was unclear.

Family Life

She grew up in Hannibal, Missouri with three siblings and two step-siblings. Her parents were immigrants from Ireland.

Associated With

Kathy Bates portrayed her in the 1997 film Titanic.