Famous Deaths in January 1903

  • Jan 3 Alois Hitler, father of Adolf Hitler (b. 1837)
  • Jan 4 Geo[rge J H] Poggenbeek, Dutch surrealist painter, dies at 49
  • Jan 4 W H M "Dicky" Richards, cricketer (score 4 & 0 in Test for S Af), dies
  • Jan 4 Gulstan Ropert, French Roman Catholic prelate, dies at 63
  • Jan 4 Topsy the elephant (b. circa 1875)
  • Jan 17 Ignaz Wechselmann, Hungarian architect and philanthropist (b. 1828)
  • Jan 21 Hermanus J A M Schaepman, Dutch clergyman/politician, dies at 58
  • Jan 28 Augusta Mary Anne Holmes, composer, dies at 55
  • Jan 28 Jean Robert Planquette, French composer (Bells of Corneville), dies at 54