Famous Deaths in January 1922

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 5 Ernest Shackleton, British-Irish polar explorer (Endurance, Antarctica), dies of a heart attack at 47

Polar Explorer Ernest Shackleton
Polar Explorer
Ernest Shackleton
  • Jan 6 Jakob Rosanes, German mathematician (b. 1842)
  • Jan 7 Antonio Scontrino, composer, dies at 71
  • Jan 8 Charles R Young, colonel, dies at 58, in Lagos Nigeria
  • Jan 10 Frank Tudor, Australian Labor Opposition leader (b. 1866)
  • Jan 15 John Kirk Barry, Dr/explorer David Livingstone's companion, dies at 89
  • Jan 22 Benedict XV, [Giacomo Markies D Chiesa], pope (1914-22), dies at 67
  • Jan 23 Arthur Nikisch, Hungarian conductor (b. 1855)
  • Jan 26 Luigi Denza, Italian composer (Funicul√¨, Funicul√†), dies at 77
  • Jan 27 Giovanni Verga, Italian writer (I Mala Voglia), dies at 81
  • Jan 31 Heinrich Reinhardt, composer, dies at 56