Famous Deaths in August 1905

  • Aug 10 Kinjikitile "Bokero" Ngwale, E African prophet/rebel leader, hanged
  • Aug 14 Mohammed Abdoe, Egyptian writing expert (Al'Oerwah al-Woethka), dies
  • Aug 14 Simeon Solomon, English Pre-Raphaelite painter, dies at 64
  • Aug 21 Jules Oppert, German Assyriologist (decodes characters), dies at 80