Maggie Brown - Most people will remember her from the Titanic movie, but according to our tour guide, she was quite as abrasive as Kathy Bates portrayed her. And she wasn't some backwater ignorant redneck. At the time of the Titanic sinking she spoke 6 languages and acted as a translator and advocate for the immigrant widows who survived the wreck.

Maggie Brown wasn't some backwater ignorant redneck. At the time of the Titanic sinking she spoke 6 languages and acted as a translator and advocate for the immigrant widows who survived the wreck.

“The Unsinkable Molly Brown & Captain John Smith at last night's #Titanic VIP Night. #hmnstitanic”

The Unsinkable Molly Brown & Captain John Smith on last night's Titanic VIP Night.

The Titanic sank early on April 15, 1912 after striking an iceberg the night before. Margaret helped others board the lifeboats but was finally convinced to leave the ship in Lifeboat No. 6. Molly Brown was dubbed "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" because she helped in the ship's evacuation, taking an oar herself in her lifeboat and protesting for the lifeboat to go back to try to save more people.

Margaret "Molly" Brown (July 1867 – October was an American socialite, philanthropist, and activist who became famous due to surviving the 1912 sinking of the RMS Titanic.

ROBERT HICHENS (Crew)  First Quartermaster Robert Hichens steered the Titanic into the iceberg. He later got into a fight in the lifeboat with 'The Unsinkable Molly Brown,' which brought her lifelong fame. Hichens continued to work aboard ships after the sinking.

ROBERT HICHENS (Crew) - Photos - Take a look at the faces of Titanic passengers & crew

First Quartermaster Robert Hichens steered the Titanic into the iceberg. He later got into a fight in the lifeboat with & Unsinkable Molly Brown,& which brought her lifelong fame. Hichens continued to work aboard ships after the sinking.

Margaret "Unsinkable Molly Brown" Brown  Humanitarian, philanthropist, suffragist, preservationist, politician, author, stage actress, singer, RMS Titanic survivor.

Margaret Unsinkable Molly Brown Brown - Cemetery of the Holy Rood, Westbury Nassau Cnty New York

The Unsinkable Molly Brown--- A woman before her time.

Titanic – Unsinkable Molly Brown

Margaret “Molly” Brown: philanthropist, women’s/human rights activist and survivor of the sinking of the RMS Titanic. This badass had to be forced into a lifeboat by three men after she kept giving up her seat for others.

The Unsinkable Molly Brown. She was not only a Titanic survivor, but a social activist as well.

The Unsinkable Molly Brown.When the Titanic hit an iceberg in passenger Molly Brown shouted to the…

The "unsinkable" Molly Brown, who survived the Titanic tragedy. Love the hat!

The "Unsinkable" Molly Brown

The "unsinkable" Margaret Brown, who survived the Titanic tragedy, and did a lot of advocacy work for the survivors. Love the hat! As an aside, Margaret Brown was never called Molly in her lifetime.

Post Card- Molly Brown's early family portrait taken in Leadville, CO reflects the happiest years of her life.

Post Card- Molly Brown's early family portrait taken in Leadville, CO reflects the happiest years of her life. She is remembered as "Unsinkable Molly Brown", Titanic survivor.

The Unsinkable Molly Brown - who survived the sinking of the Titanic (1912).  A remarkable woman who would later have a musical created about her life and times.

The Unsinkable Molly Brown - who survived the sinking of the Titanic A remarkable woman who would later have a musical created about her life and times.

Mrs. Margaret Brown, whose behavior in lifeboat No. 6 from the Titanic got her the name The Unsinkable Molly Brown

Margaret Brown, (Molly) an American socialite, philanthropist & activist whose behavior in lifeboat No. 6 from the Titanic got her the name The Unsinkable Molly Brown

Molly Brown

Molly Brown

The story of the Unsinkable Molly Brown, who kept looking for survivors after Titanic had sunk

The story of the Unsinkable Molly Brown, who kept looking for survivors after Titanic had sunk

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