Famous Deaths in 1923

  • Jan 2nd Sam Carter, African American resident of Rosewood Florida, lynched by KKK
  • Jan 3rd Jaroslav Hasek, Czech writer (Good Soldier Schweyk), dies at 39

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Jan 9th Katherine Mansfield, New Zealand short story writer (Dove's Nest), dies of tuberculosis at 34

Short story writer Katherine Mansfield
Short story writer
Katherine Mansfield
  • Jan 11th Constantine I, king of Greece (1913-17, 20-22), dies at 54
  • Jan 14th Zübeyde Hanım, Mother of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (b. 1857)
  • Jan 18th Wallace Reid, actor (Birth of a Nation), dies at 31
  • Jan 23rd Max Nordau, Austrian author, philosopher, and Zionist leader (b. 1849)
  • Feb 6th Edward E Barnard, US astronomer (5th moon Jupiter), dies at 65

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Feb 10th Wilhelm Röntgen, German physicist who discovered X-rays (Nobel 1901), dies of cancer at 77

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Wilhelm Röntgen
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Wilhelm Röntgen
  • Feb 11th Wilhelm Killing, German mathematician (b. 1847)
  • Feb 15th Josephine Beall Bruce, African American activist, dies at 69
  • Feb 19th Jeronimo Gimenez y Bellido, composer, dies at 68
  • Feb 27th Charles Francis Abdy Williams, composer, dies at 67

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Mar 8th Johannes van der Waals, Dutch physicist (Nobel 1910), dies at 85

Physicist/Nobel Laureate Johannes van der Waals
Physicist/Nobel Laureate
Johannes van der Waals
  • Mar 8th Krišjānis Barons, Latvian writer (b. 1835)
  • Mar 22nd Theophile Delcasse, French statesman, dies at 71
  • Mar 26th Sarah Bernhardt, [Henriette], actress (Queen Elizabeth), dies at 77
  • Mar 27th Sir James Dewar, Scottish chemist (b. 1842)
  • Apr 4th L Martov, [Joulij O Tsederbaum], Russ revolutionary, dies at 49
  • Apr 4th John Venn, British mathematician (b. 1834)
  • Apr 5th George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, English financier (b. 1866)
  • Apr 9th Mauritius H Binger, director/producer (Living Ladder), dies
  • Apr 19th Thomas Paine Westendorf, composer, dies at 75
  • Apr 25th Louis-Olivier Taillon, Quebec politician (b. 1840)
  • May 10th Vaslav Vorovsky, Russian delegate, assassinated
  • May 14th Charles de Freycinet, French prime minister (b. 1828)
  • May 20th Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist, dies
  • May 30th Camille Chevillard, composer, dies at 63
  • May 30th Charles Fichardt, cricketer (S Afr batsman in 2 Tests 1892-96), dies
  • Jun 5th George H Breitner, impressionist painter, dies at 65
  • Jun 10th Pierre Loti, [Julien Viaud], French sea officer/writer, dies
  • Jun 15th Alexander Stamboeliski, premier Bulgaria (1919-23), dies
  • Jun 20th Joseph Leopold Rockel, composer, dies at 85
  • Jun 26th Edward Rae, cricketer (introduced cricket into Russian Lapland), dies
  • Jun 29th Fritz Mauthner, German author/philosopher (skepticism), dies at 73
  • Jun 29th Gustave Adolph Kerker, composer, dies at 66
  • Jun 29th J C Gomez, General/Venezuela's 1st VP, assassinated
  • Jun 30th Claude Antoine Terrasse, composer, dies at 56
  • Jul 4th Florimond Fonteyne, Flemish priest/politician (Volkseeuw), dies at 67
  • Jul 13th Asger Hamerik [Hammerich], German(?) composer, dies at 80
  • Jul 14th Louis Ganne, composer, dies at 61
  • Jul 16th Louis M A Couperus, poet/writer (Books of Small Soles), dies at 60
  • Jul 20th Pancho Villa, [Doroteo Arango], Mexican rebel, murdered at 55

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Aug 2nd warren harding, 29th Pres (1921-23), dies at Palace Hotel SF at 57

29th US President Warren G. Harding
29th US President
Warren G. Harding
  • Aug 5th Vatroslav Jagić, Croatian slavist (b. 1835)
  • Aug 7th Hendrik Pierson, Dutch theologist (H Pierson Foundation), dies at 89
  • Aug 14th Jacob T Cremer, pres (Dutch Handel-Mij), dies at 76
  • Aug 19th Vilfredo Pareto, Italian sociologist and economist (b. 1845)
  • Aug 24th Kate Douglas Wiggin, author (US kindergarten movement), dies at 66
  • Sep 12th Jules Violle, French physicist and inventor (b. 1841)
  • Sep 15th Sayed Darwish, composer, dies at 31
  • Sep 22nd Marquess of Ripon, game hunter, dies, after shooting 52nd grouse
  • Oct 12th A P "Bunny" Lucas, cricketer (five Tests for England 1879-82), dies
  • Oct 14th George Elbridge Whiting, composer, dies at 83
  • Oct 14th Marcellus Emants, writer/poet (Refrained from Confession), dies
  • Oct 30th Andrew Bonar Law, English PM (C), dies at 64
  • Nov 5th Jacques d'Adelswärd-Fersen, French novelist (b. 1880)
  • Nov 19th French Netscher, author/journalist (In 3rd Chamber), dies at 59
  • Nov 23rd Urmuz, Romanian writer (b. 1883)
  • Nov 24th Michel de Klerk, architect (Amsterdam School), dies at 39
  • Nov 25th Ernst Debes, German cartographer (Moon Atlas), dies at 83
  • Nov 25th Syd Callaway, cricket all-round (3 Tests for Australia 1891-95), dies
  • Nov 26th Alexander V Amfiteatrov, Russian/French/Italian writer, dies at 60
  • Dec 1st Virginie Loveling, Belgian writer and poet (b. 1836)
  • Dec 2nd Tomas Breton y Hernandez, composer, dies at 72
  • Dec 8th Dom Joseph Pothier, French Benedictine/musicologist, dies at 88
  • Dec 12th Raymond Radiguet, French journalist/writer (Ball du Comte), dies at 20
  • Dec 14th Giuseppi Gallignani, composer, dies at 72
  • Dec 16th Pongrac Kacsoh, composer, dies at 50
  • Dec 22nd Arthur H Bird, composer, dies at 67
  • Dec 26th Dietrich Eckart, German Nazi politician (b. 1868)

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Dec 27th Gustave Eiffel [Alexandre], engineer (Eiffel Tower), dies at 91

Engineer and Achitect Gustave Eiffel
Engineer and Achitect
Gustave Eiffel