Famous Deaths in 1922

  • Jan 5th Ernest H Shackleton, Brit South pole explorer (Endurance), dies at 47
  • Jan 6th Jakob Rosanes, German mathematician (b. 1842)
  • Jan 7th Antonio Scontrino, composer, dies at 71
  • Jan 8th Charles R Young, colonel, dies at 58, in Lagos Nigeria
  • Jan 10th Frank Tudor, Australian Labor Opposition leader (b. 1866)
  • Jan 15th John Kirk Barry, Dr/explorer David Livingstone's companion, dies at 89
  • Jan 22nd Benedict XV, [Giacomo Markies D Chiesa], pope (1914-22), dies at 67
  • Jan 23rd Arthur Nikisch, Hungarian conductor (b. 1855)
  • Jan 26th Luigi Denza, composer, dies at 75
  • Jan 27th Giovanni Verga, Italian writer (I Mala Voglia), dies at 81
  • Jan 31st Heinrich Reinhardt, composer, dies at 56
  • Feb 1st William Desmond Taylor, director/actor (Broken Coin), dies at 49
  • Feb 3rd Christiaan R de Wet, South African Boer general, dies at 67
  • Feb 3rd John Butler Yeats, Northern Irish artist (b. 1839)
  • Feb 5th James William Tate, composer, dies at 46
  • Feb 5th Slavoljub Eduard Penkala, Croatian inventor (b. 1871)
  • Feb 11th Gerardus J P Bolland, Dutch philosopher (Bolland Society), dies at 67
  • Feb 14th Heikki Ritavuori, Finnish politician (assassinated) (b. 1880)
  • Feb 15th Clara [G Meijer-]Wichmann, German/Dutch anarchist/feminist, dies at 36
  • Feb 23rd Albert Victor Bäcklund, Swedish physicist (b. 1845)
  • Feb 24th Dmitri B Shostakovitch, father of Russian composer Dmitri D S, dies
  • Feb 25th Henri-Desire Landru, French sex murderer, guillotined at 52
  • Feb 28th Vicente Lleo, composer, dies at 51
  • Mar 1st Rafael Moreno Aranzadi, Spanish footballer (b. 1892)
  • Mar 4th Bert Williams, African American comedian and entertainer, dies at 46, in NYC
  • Mar 10th Arthur Hervey, composer, dies at 67
  • Mar 10th Horace Wadham Nicholl, composer, dies at 73
  • Mar 22nd Louis A Ranvier, French anatomist/historian, dies at 86
  • Mar 27th Nikolay Alexandrovich Sokolov, composer, dies at 63
  • Apr 1st Charles I, emperor (Austria)/King of Hungary (Charles IV), dies
  • Apr 2nd Hermann Rorschach, Swiss psychologist (b. 1884)
  • Apr 5th Charles F A Woeste, Belgian count/min of Justice, dies at 85
  • Apr 12th Frantisek Ondricek, composer, dies at 64
  • Apr 21st Alessandro Moreschi, Italian castrato (b. 1858)
  • Apr 24th Richard Batka, composer, dies at 53
  • Apr 26th Hans Sommer, composer, dies at 84
  • Apr 30th David M Chumaceiro, Curacaos poet, dies
  • May 4th Viktor Kingissepp, Estonian Bolshevik politician (b. 1888)
  • May 7th Max Wagenknecht, German composer (b. 1857)
  • May 18th Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, French physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1845)
  • May 19th Heinrich I Quincke, German internist (postural drainage), dies at 79
  • May 28th Carl Teike, composer, dies at 58
  • May 29th Jevgeni B Vachtangov, Armenian/Russian actor/director, dies at 39
  • May 30th David Mendes Chumaceiro, Curacaos poet (Adelfas), dies at 45
  • Jun 1st Frank Walters, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885, scored 7 & 5), dies
  • Jun 4th William Halse Rivers, British psychologist/anthropologist, dies
  • Jun 6th Lillian Russell, entertainer, dies at 60
  • Jun 9th Albert Baertsoen, Flemish painter/etcher, dies at 56
  • Jun 12th Wolfgang Kapp, German politician (Kapp putsch 1920), dies at 63
  • Jun 18th John C Kapteyn, astronomer, dies at 71
  • Jun 19th Johannes C Kapteyn, Dutch astronomer, dies at 71
  • Jun 20th Vittorio Monti, composer, dies at 54
  • Jun 22nd Henry H Wilson, Field Marshal, murdered in London
  • Jun 24th Walter Rathenau, German foreign minister, killed by anti-semites at 54
  • Jun 26th Albert H K, monarch of Monaco (1889-1922), dies at 73
  • Jun 28th Velimir Khlebnikov, Russian poet (b. 1885)
  • Jul 4th Lothar von Richthofen, German pilot (b. 1894)
  • Jul 6th Maria Theresa Ledochowska, Polish-Austrian Catholic nun (b. 1863)
  • Jul 7th Cathal Brugha, Chief of Staff of Irish Republican Army (b.1874)
  • Jul 13th Martin Dies, American politician (b. 1870)
  • Jul 17th Heinrich Rubens, German physicist, dies at 57
  • Jul 19th Cornelis A Pekelharing, Dutch histologist, dies on 74th birthday
  • Jul 20th Andrey Markov, Russian mathematician (b. 1856)
  • Jul 21st Djemal Pasha, dictator of Turkey, murdered
  • Jul 22nd Jokichi Takamine, Japanese chemist (b. 1854)
  • Jul 22nd John Motley Morehead III, American Chemist (commercial production of calcium carbide, important for welding), dies at 67
  • Jul 25th Jarolslaw Zielinski, composer, dies at 75
  • Jul 29th Edward Gailliard, Flemish language/archaeologist, dies at 81
  • Aug 1st Vaclav Juda Novotny, composer, dies at 72

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Aug 2nd Alexander Graham Bell, Scottish inventor (telephone), dies at 75

  • Aug 2nd [Wilhel]Mina JPR Kruseman, Dutch author/feminist, dies at 82
  • Aug 4th Enver Pasa, Turkish politician, dies at 40
  • Aug 12th Arthur Griffith, Irish nationalist/president (Sinn Fein), dies
  • Aug 14th Alfred CW Harmsworth, 1st viscount Northcliffe/newspaper magnate, dies
  • Aug 19th Felipe Pedrell, composer, dies at 81

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Aug 22nd Michael Collins, Irish nationalist leader, killed in ambush

Irish Nationalist Leader Michael Collins
Irish Nationalist Leader
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  • Aug 27th Carl Fuchs, composer, dies at 83
  • Aug 28th Louis PMFG of Orleans, earl of Eu/Brazil, dies at 80
  • Sep 4th Georges Sorel, French social philosopher, dies at 74
  • Sep 5th Georgette Agutte, French painter (b. 1867)
  • Sep 10th Arpad Szendy, composer, dies at 59
  • Sep 11th Louis Coerne, composer, dies at 52
  • Sep 21st Tom Armitage, cricketer (England lob bowler v Australia 1877), dies
  • Sep 28th Andrejs Jurjans, composer, dies at 65
  • Sep 30th Paul Barth, German philosopher/sociologist, dies at 64
  • Oct 12th Daisy M C Baers, Flemish philosophy/theory, dies at 33
  • Oct 24th George Cadbury, British chocolate and cocoa manufacturer (b. 1839)
  • Oct 28th Hugo Verriest, Flemish writer/poet (Flemish Motion), dies
  • Oct 29th George August Lumbye, composer, dies at 79
  • Nov 6th William Baines, composer, dies at 23
  • Nov 7th Sam Thompson, baseball player (b. 1860)
  • Nov 14th Carl Michael Ziehrer, composer, dies at 79
  • Nov 16th Max Abraham, German physicist (b. 1875)
  • Nov 17th Robert Comtesse, Swiss Federal Councillor (b. 1847)
  • Nov 18th Marcel Proust, French author (Recherche du Temps Perdu), dies at 51
  • Nov 21st Ricardo Flores Magón, Mexican anarchist (b. 1874).
  • Dec 5th Samuel Muller Fzn, Dutch historian/archivist, dies
  • Dec 13th Hannes Hafstein, Icelandic politician and poet (b. 1861)
  • Dec 16th Gabriel Narutowicz, 1st pres of Poland (Dec 7-16, 1922), assassinated
  • Dec 25th Alphonse Goovaerts, composer, dies at 75