Famous Deaths in 1910

  • Jan 4 Leon Delagrange, French aviation pioneer, dies
  • Jan 17 Wilhelm F Kohlrausch, Germ physicist (Additiviteitsregel), dies at 69
  • Jan 25 Leon Walras, French economist (School of Lausanne), dies at 75
  • Jan 27 Thomas Crapper, English plumber and inventor (ballcock), dies at 73
  • Jan 28 Jose Garcia Robles, composer, dies at 74
  • Jan 29 Edouard Rod, French/Swiss writer (Mishel' Tes'e), dies at 52
  • Feb 1 Otto Julius Bierbaum, German writer (Irrgarten Der Liebe), dies at 44
  • Feb 6 Alfonso Maria Fusco. Beatified Italian Roman Catholic priest and founder (b.1839)
  • Feb 8 Hans Jæger, Norwegian writer and political activist (b. 1854)
  • Feb 15 Albert Fuchs, composer, dies at 51
  • Feb 16 Albert Heinrich Zabel, composer, dies at 75
  • Feb 20 Boutros Ghali, Prime Minister of Egypt (1908-1910), assassinated by a nationalist at 64
  • Mar 4 Knut Ångström, Swedish physicist (b. 1857)
  • Mar 10 Carl Heinrich Carsten Reinecke, composer, dies at 85
  • Mar 10 Karl Lueger, Austrian anti-semite/mayor of Vienna, dies at 65
  • Mar 17 Joaquin Valverde, composer, dies at 64
  • Mar 20 Félix Tournachon, [Nadar], French writer/photographer, dies at 89
  • Mar 26 Auguste Charlois, French astronomer (b. 1864)
  • Mar 26 An Jung-geun, Korean assassin of Ito Hirobumi (executed) (b. 1879)
  • Mar 27 Alexander E Agassiz, US businessman/biologist/geologist, dies at 74
  • Mar 27 David Duffle Wood, composer, dies at 72
  • Mar 28 Edouard [Judas] Colonne, French violinist/conductor, dies
  • Mar 28 David Josiah Brewer, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (b. 1837)
  • Apr 1 Andreas Aschenbach, German painter/engraver, dies at 94
  • Apr 2 Boyd Alexander, English explorer (Niger to the Nile), murdered at 37
  • Apr 2 Friedrich von Bodelschwingh, German theologist, dies at 79
  • Apr 12 William G Sumner, US sociologist/politicologist (Folkways), dies at 69
  • Apr 13 William Orchardson, British painter, dies
  • Apr 14 Mikhail Vrubel, Russian painter (b. 1856)

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Apr 21 Mark Twain [Samuel Clemens], American author (Adventures of Huckleberry Finn), dies at 74

Author Mark Twain
Author
Mark Twain
  • Apr 26 Bjornstjerne Bjornson, Norwegian writer (Mary, Nobel 1903), dies at 77
  • May 6 Edward VII, King of England (1901-10), dies at 68
  • May 10 Stanislao Cannizzaro, Italian chemist, dies at 85
  • May 10 William Huggins, discoverer of stellar nature of Andromeda, dies
  • May 16 Henri E Cross [Delacroix], French painter, dies at 53
  • May 18 Flor van Duyse, composer, dies at 66
  • May 18 Eliza Orzeszkowa, Polish novelist (b.1841)
  • May 20 Jean-Baptiste Theodore Weckerlin, composer, dies at 88
  • May 22 Jules Renard, French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46

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May 27 Robert Koch, German pioneering bacteriologist (TB, Cholera, Nobel Prize 1905), dies at 66

Microbiologist Robert Koch
Microbiologist
Robert Koch
  • May 29 Mili Alexeyevich Balakirev, Russian composer (Islamej), dies at 73

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May 31 Elizabeth Blackwell, English-American physician who was the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States, dies at 89

  • Jun 1 Francis Seymour Haden, English surgeon and etcher, dies at 91
  • Jun 5 O. Henry, American author (b. 1862)
  • Jun 16 Wendelin Weissheimer, composer, dies at 72
  • Jun 22 Marie, Princess of Wied/Orange Nassau, dies
  • Jun 28 Gustave Leon Huberti, composer, dies at 67
  • Jul 1 Marius Petipa, Fren ballet dancer/choreographer (Casse-noisette), dies
  • Jul 3 Julius Slabbe, Belgian writer, dies
  • Jul 3 Mordecai Sherwin, English cricket wicketkeeper (Aust 1886-88), dies
  • Jul 4 Giovanni V Schiaparelli, Italian astronomer (Mars), dies at 75
  • Jul 4 Louis Bourgault-Ducoudray, composer, dies at 70
  • Jul 4 Melville Fuller, American 8th Chief Justice of the United States, dies at 77
  • Jul 10 Johann G Galle, German discoverer of Neptune by telescope, dies
  • Jul 12 Charles Stewart Rolls, British engineer and aviator (b. 1887)
  • Jul 15 Daniel Kinet, auto racer/1st Belgian flyer, dies
  • Jul 21 Johan Peter Selmer, composer, dies at 66
  • Jul 24 Arkhip Kuindzhi, Russian painter (b. 1841)
  • Jul 26 Philipus J Hoedemaker, theologist, dies at 71
  • Aug 3 Nicolas Kinet, Belgian pilot, dies
  • Aug 5 Wojciech Gawronski, composer, dies at 42

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Aug 13 Florence Nightingale, English nurse, dies at 90

  • Aug 16 Charles Ferdinand Lenepveu, composer, dies at 69
  • Aug 20 Arthur Coquard, composer, dies at 64
  • Aug 22 George Palmer, cricketer (17 Tests for Aust 1880-86, 78 wickets), dies

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Aug 26 William James, American psychologist and philosopher (Pragmatism), dies at 68

Father of American psychology William James
Father of American psychology
William James
  • Aug 27 Clement of Maasdijk, 1st Dutch aircraft death
  • Aug 29 Allen Hill, cricket bowler (England, 2 Tests), dies
  • Aug 29 Johann O Backlund, Swedish astronomer, dies at 64
  • Aug 29 John YWJ Eilerts de Cock, sea officer (Suriname), dies at 44
  • Aug 30 Albert Vandal, French earl/historian (Napoleon), dies at 57
  • Aug 31 Emils Darzins, composer, dies at 34
  • Sep 2 Henri Rousseau, French post-impressionist painter (The Dream, The Hungry Lion Throws Itself on the Antelope), dies of a blood clot at 66
  • Sep 5 Franz Xaver Haberl, German priest/musicologist, dies at 70
  • Sep 5 Julian Edwards, composer, dies at 54
  • Sep 7 William Holman Hunt, English painter, dies at 83
  • Sep 14 Huo Yuan Jia, Chinese martial artist
  • Sep 23 H J H "Tup" Scott, cricketer (Australian Test captain 1886), dies
  • Sep 24 Rudolf Dellinger, composer, dies at 53
  • Sep 29 Winslow Homer, painter (Prout's Neck), dies
  • Sep 30 Maurice Lévy, French engineer (b. 1838)
  • Oct 4 Sergey Muromtsev, Russian lawyer and politician, and President of the First Imperial Duma (b. 1850)
  • Oct 10 Willem Maris, painter (Hague School), dies at 66
  • Oct 15 Stanley Ketchel [The Michigan Assassin], Polish-American heavyweight boxing champion (1908-10), murdered at a ranch in Missouri at 24
  • Oct 17 Julia Ward Howe, composer (Battle Hymn of Republic), dies at 91
  • Oct 17 William V Moody, US poet (Sabine Woman, Great Divide), dies
  • Oct 20 David B. Hill, Governor of New York (b. 1843)
  • Oct 23 Chulalongkorn, King of Thailand (b. 1853)
  • Oct 30 J Henri Dunant, Swiss writer/founder (Red Cross, YMCA), dies
  • Nov 15 Wilhelm Raabe [Jakob Corvinus], German author, dies at 79
  • Nov 19 Wilhelm Rudolf Fittig, German Chemist (synthesizing organic compounds), dies at 74

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Nov 20 Leo Tolstoy [Lev Nikolayevich], Russian novelist (Anna Karenina, War & Peace), dies of pneumonia at 82

Novelist Leo Tolstoy
Novelist
Leo Tolstoy
  • Nov 23 Hawley H Crippen, doctor/murderer, executed

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Dec 3 Mary Baker Eddy, founder (Christian Science (Monitor)), dies at 89

Christian Science Founder Mary Baker Eddy
Christian Science Founder
Mary Baker Eddy
  • Dec 10 Pablo Hernandez Salces, composer, dies at 76
  • Dec 31 John Moisant, American aviator (b. 1868)
  • Dec 31 Arch Hoxsey, American aviator (b. 1884)