Famous Deaths in 1913

  • Jan 2 Leon P Teisserenc de Bort, Fr meteorologist (stratosphere), dies at 57
  • Jan 4 Alfred von Schlieffen, Prussian general-field marshal, dies at 79
  • Jan 6 Frederick Hitch, English Victoria Cross Winner (b. 1856)
  • Jan 7 Jack Boyle, American baseball player (b. 1866)
  • Jan 13 Thomas P Krag, Norw author/novelist (Jon Graeff, Ulf Ran), dies at 44
  • Jan 17 Carl Baermann, composer, dies at 73
  • Jan 18 Edmond R H Regout, Dutch industrialist/politician, dies at 49
  • Jan 19 David Emlyn Evans, composer, dies at 69
  • Jan 22 Ferdinand van der Haeghen, Flemish librarian/bibliographer, dies at 82
  • Jan 23 Nazim Pasha, Turkey's PM, assassinated
  • Jan 24 Gustav Luders, composer, dies at 47
  • Feb 22 Ferdinand Mongin de Saussure, Swiss linguist, dies at 55
  • Feb 22 Francisco Indalecio Madero, Mex pres, assassinated in milt coup at 39
  • Feb 22 Suarez, Mexican vice pres, assassinated in a miltary coup
  • Feb 23 Jimmy Sinclair, cricketer (3 centuries in 25 Test South African career), dies
  • Feb 26 Felix Draeseke, composer, dies at 77
  • Feb 27 Adam Sedgwick, English zoologist (Peripatus), dies at 58
  • Feb 28 Elephant seal, 6.8-m, 4000-kg, killed in S Georgia (South Atlantic)
  • Mar 7 Emily Pauline Johnson, Native Canadian poet
  • Mar 9 Eberhard Nestle, German biblical scholar, dies at 61

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Mar 10 Harriet Tubman, abolitionist, conductor on Underground RR, dies in NY at about 93

Abolitionist Harriet Tubman
Abolitionist
Harriet Tubman
  • Mar 12 Joseph Bayer, composer, dies at 61
  • Mar 18 George I, king of Greece (1861-1913), assassinated by Schinas at 67
  • Mar 19 John Thomas, Welsh composer and harpist, dies at 87
  • Mar 20 Christian Barnekow, composer, dies at 75
  • Mar 20 Song Jiao-ren, leader Chinese Guomindang-Party, dies
  • Mar 22 Sung Chiao-jen, Chinese Nationalist (b. 1882)
  • Mar 31 John Pierpont Morgan, US banker/CEO (US Steel Corp), dies at 75
  • Apr 6 Jose Marraco y Ferrer, composer, dies on 78th birthday
  • Apr 14 Karl Hagenbeck, German animal trainer (Von Tieren), dies at 68
  • May 1 John Barclay Armstrong, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal (b. 1850)
  • May 16 Louis Perrier, member of the Swiss Federal Council (b. 1849)
  • May 18 Otto Reubke, German composer and brother of Julius Reubke, dies at 70
  • May 28 Lord Avebury, [John Lubbock], British banker/politician, dies
  • Jun 3 Josef Richard Rozkosny, composer, dies at 79
  • Jun 5 Chris von der Ahe, baseball pioneer (b. 1851)
  • Jun 8 Emily Wilding Davison, suffragette, trampled to death by a horse
  • Jun 11 Machmud Shevket Pasha, Turks grand vizier, murdered
  • Jun 21 Stefan O Iosif, Romanian poet (Beautiful Irine), dies at 37
  • Jun 24 Frank Lynes, American composer, dies at 55
  • Jun 28 Manoel Ferraz de Campos Salles, President of Brazil (b. 1841)
  • Jul 5 Alfred Lyttelton, cricketer (Eng wk 1880-84 demon lob bowler), dies
  • Jul 7 Edward Burd Grubb, American Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General (b.1841)
  • Jul 8 Louis Hémon, French-born writer (b. 1880)
  • Jul 19 Clímaco Calderón, President of Colombia (b. 1852)
  • Jul 29 Tobias MC Asser, lawyer (Nobel 1911), dies
  • Jul 31 John Milne, British Geologist, Seismologist, and Anthropologist who developed the first modern seismograph, dies of Bright's disease at 62
  • Aug 7 David Popper, composer, dies at 70
  • Aug 13 F August Bebel, German social-democrat, dies
  • Sep 9 Count Paul J Smet de Naeyer, Belgian politician, dies
  • Sep 12 Major R B Stewart, cricketer (scored 4 & 9 in S Afr's 1st Test), dies
  • Sep 13 Alfred R. Gaul, English composer, dies at 76
  • Sep 29 Rudolph C K Diesel, German constructer (Diesel Motor), dies at 55
  • Oct 1 Eugene O'Keefe, Canadian businessman and philanthropist (b. 1827)
  • Oct 5 Hans von Bartels, German painter (b. 1856)
  • Oct 10 Katsura Taro, Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1848)
  • Oct 10 Adolphus Busch, American brewer (Anheuser-Busch) (b. 1839)
  • Oct 20 Leander Schlegel, composer, dies at 69
  • Oct 23 Edwin Klebs, German physician and bacteriologist (bacterial theory of infection, diphtheria bacillus), dies at 79
  • Oct 31 William Evans-Gordon, British politician (b. 1857)
  • Nov 3 Hans Bronsart von Schellendorf, composer, dies at 83

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Nov 7 Alfred Russel Wallace, British naturalist and biologist (b. 1823)

Naturalist, biologist, and explorer Alfred Russel Wallace
Naturalist, biologist, and explorer
Alfred Russel Wallace
  • Nov 25 Robert S Ball, Irish mathematician/astronomer (Ball Screw), dies
  • Dec 7 Luigi Oreglia di Santo Stefano, Italian Catholic churchman and last surviving cardinal of Pius IX (b. 1828)
  • Dec 12 Emperor Menelek II of Ethiopia (b. 1844)
  • Dec 17 Stefano Gobatti, composer, dies at 61
  • Dec 22 Menelik II, King of Ethiopia (1896-1913), dies at 69
  • Dec 23 James Middleton, cricketer (24 wkt of lefty pace S Af 1895-1903), dies