Famous Deaths in January 1920

  • Jan 1 Paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57
  • Jan 4 Benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (b. 1843)
  • Jan 7 Edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849)
  • Jan 14 John Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (b. 1864)
  • Jan 16 Reginald De Koven, composer, dies at 60
  • Jan 20 Georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876)
  • Jan 25 Amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35
  • Jan 26 Matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered