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About Margaret Brown
Margaret Brown, also known by the nickname “The Unsinkable Molly Brown”, was an American socialite and activist famed for surviving the tragic sinking of the RMS Titanic in 1912 and for helping other occupants of the sinking ship board lifeboats.
She was born to Johanna Collins and John Tobin. She got married to mining engineer and inventor James Joseph “J.J.” Brown in 1886. She and J.J. had two children together before separating in 1909.
She got her famous nickname “The Unsinkable Molly Brown” posthumously after her life was dramatized in the famous 1960 Broadway musical The Unsinkable Molly Brown and its 1964 film adaptation of the same title.
She died in her sleep about 20 years after surviving the sinking of the Titanic.
She was portrayed by actress Kathy Bates in the 1997 award-winning film Titanic.
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Margaret Brown's Popularity
Margaret Brown was a famous American philanthropist and activist, who was born on July 18, 1867. As a person born on this date, Margaret Brown is listed in our database as the 1st most popular celebrity for the day (July 18) and the 6th most popular for the year (1867).
People born on July 18 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Margaret Brown is the 1007th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Margaret Brown's birthday, Margaret Brown is the 5610th most famous American and ranks 1st in famous people born in Hannibal, Missouri, U.S.
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