Famous Deaths in 1913

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

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

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

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

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