Famous Deaths in 1925

  • Jan 12 Oskar Brefeld, German botanist, dies at 85
  • Jan 14 Willem Devout, self employed (V & Dreesmann), dies
  • Jan 25 Ivan Vucetic, Croatian anthropologist (b. 1858)
  • Jan 30 Jakab Gyula Major, composer, dies at 66
  • Jan 30 John F Mellaerts, Flemish social founder (Boerenbond), dies at 79
  • Feb 2 Antti Aarne, Finnish sociologist, dies at 57

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Feb 2 Jaap Eden, Dutch world champion cyclist and speed skater, dies at 51

Cyclist and Speed Skater Jaap Eden
Cyclist and Speed Skater
Jaap Eden
  • Feb 18 James Lane Allen, US writer (Choir Invisible), dies at 75
  • Feb 21 Alfred Baldwin Sloan, composer, dies at 52
  • Feb 22 Georges/Joris Helleputte, Belgian Catholic minister, dies at 72
  • Feb 22 Nina David, [Mrs Radcliffe N Salomon], poet/author, dies
  • Feb 22 Thomas C Allbutt, English physiologist, dies at 88
  • Feb 24 Hjalmar Branting, Prime Minister of Sweden, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1860)
  • Feb 25 Pedro Miguel Marques y Garcia, composer, dies at 81
  • Feb 28 Friedrich Ebert, soc-dem president Germany, dies
  • Mar 4 Moritz Moszkowski, Polish/German composer, dies at 70
  • Mar 4 James Ward, English psychologist and philosopher (b. 1843)
  • Mar 4 John Montgomery Ward, American baseball player (b. 1860)
  • Mar 10 John Fillmore Hayford, American Geodesist (theory of isostasy, geodesy science), dies at 56
  • Mar 11 Andreas Hallen, composer, dies at 78

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Mar 12 Sun Yat-sen, Chinese revolutionary and father of modern China, dies of liver cancer at 58

Father of Modern of China Sun Yat-sen
Father of Modern of China
Sun Yat-sen
  • Mar 13 Lucille Ricksen, American actress (b. 1909)
  • Mar 14 Walter Camp, father of American football, dies at 65
  • Mar 20 George N Curzon, British Foreign minister (1919-22), dies at 66
  • Mar 23 Aleksei Kuropatkin, Russian general/minister of War, dies at 76
  • Mar 27 Carl G Neumann, German mathematician/physicist, dies at 92
  • Mar 30 Rudolf Steiner, Austrian philosopher (anthroposophy), dies at 64
  • Apr 1 Francis William Davenport, composer, dies at 77
  • Apr 14 Pieter D van Essen, Dutch artillery officer, dies at 54
  • Apr 15 John Singer Sargent, US portrait painter, dies at 69
  • Apr 18 Charles Ebbets, Pres (Dodgers), dies
  • Apr 22 Andre Caplet, composer, dies at 46
  • Apr 23 Andre Caplet, French composer (Le miroir de Jesus), dies at 45
  • Apr 25 George Stephanescu, composer, dies at 81
  • Apr 28 Louis F J Bouwmeester, actor (Shakespeare), dies
  • May 7 William Hesketh Lever, First Viscount Leverhulme (b. 1851)
  • May 12 Alfred Milner, British governor (Cape Colony)/minister, dies at 71
  • May 12 Amy Lowell, writer, dies at 51
  • May 12 Artur Napoleao dos Santos, composer, dies at 82
  • May 12 Amy Lowell, American poet (b. 1874)
  • May 13 Boris V Savinkov, Russian writer/terrorist, dies
  • May 14 Henry Rider Haggard, English writer (Dawn, She), dies
  • May 22 John [Denton Pinkstone] French, British field marshall (WWI), dies at 72
  • May 27 Ed McKeever, pres (Bkln Dodgers), dies of pneumonia
  • May 30 Arthur Moeller van den Bruck, German historian (b. 1876)
  • Jun 4 Gheorghe Dima, composer, dies at 77
  • Jun 4 Pierre Louys, [PF Louis], French writer (Aphrodite), dies
  • Jun 16 Chittaranjan Das, Indian patriot and freedom fighter (b. 1870)
  • Jun 16 Emmett Hardy, American musician (b. 1903)
  • Jun 20 Wilhelm Posse, composer, dies at 72
  • Jun 20 Josef Breuer, Austrian psychologist (b. 1842)
  • Jun 21 Jan H Leopold, poet/classical (translated Omar Khayyam), dies at 60
  • Jun 22 Felix Klein, German mathematician (b. 1849)
  • Jul 1 Erik Satie, French composer (Dreamy Fish), dies at 59
  • Jul 1 Jan P Veth, Dutch painter/lithographer/art historian, dies at 61
  • Jul 5 Hjalmar Borgstrom, composer, dies at 61
  • Jul 7 Clarence Hudson White American photographer (b.. 1871)
  • Jul 13 Gerben Postma [Ids], Fries writer (Lytse Fryske Spraekleare), dies
  • Jul 14 Pancho Villa, Filipino world boxing champion (b. 1901)
  • Jul 18 Louis Nazaire Bégin, Roman Catholic cardinal and Archbishop of Quebec (b. 1840)

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Jul 26 William Jennings Bryan, American orator and statesman known as "The Great Commoner", dies at 65

US Politician William Jennings Bryan
US Politician
William Jennings Bryan
  • Jul 26 Antonio Ascari, Italian racing driver (b. 1888)
  • Jul 26 Gottlob Frege, German Mathematician, dies at 76
  • Aug 1 John Pieter Veth, painter/lithographer/etcher/writer, dies at 61
  • Aug 3 William Bruce, cricketer (drowns 14 Tests for Australia 1885-95), dies
  • Aug 4 Alfons Van de Perre, Flemish physician, dies
  • Aug 5 Jennie Lee (actor), American actress (b. 1848)
  • Aug 15 Konrad Mägi, Estonian artist (b. 1878)
  • Aug 17 Ioan Slavici, Transylvanian writer of Romanian origin (b. 1848)
  • Aug 25 Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf, Austro-Hungarian field marshal (b. 1852)
  • Sep 7 John Wesley Work Jr., 1st African-American collector of folk songs and spirituals, dies at 52 or 54
  • Sep 7 René [Raphael] Viviani, French premier (1914-15), dies at 61
  • Sep 16 Leo Fall, Austria operetta composer (That Pink von Stambul), dies at 52
  • Sep 16 Alexander Alexandrovich Friedman, Russian physicist (b. 1888)
  • Sep 29 E Runar Schildt, Finnish writer (Galgmannen), dies at 36
  • Sep 29 Leon VA Bourgeois, French premier (1895-96, Nobel 1920), dies at 74
  • Sep 30 Philip Hutchinson, cricketer (2 Tests for South Africa 1889), dies
  • Oct 7 Hubert Main, American hymn composer, dies at 86
  • Oct 7 Christy Mathewson, American baseball player (b. 1880)
  • Oct 8 Abraham PC of Karnebeek, liberal foreign minister (1918-27), dies
  • Oct 11 Karl M Lybeck, Fin/Swedish language poet (Samlade Arbeten), dies at 71
  • Oct 23 Vyacheslav Gavrilovich Karatigin, composer, dies at 50
  • Oct 24 Jindrich S Baar, Czech pastor/writer (Lusy), dies at 56
  • Oct 27 Wilhelm Gericke, composer, dies at 80
  • Oct 31 Max Linder, actor (Man in the Silk Hat), dies at 41
  • Nov 2 Antonius J Derkinderen, Dutch painter/etcher, dies at 65
  • Nov 6 Khải Định, Emperor of Vietnam
  • Nov 9 Daniel Josephus Jitta, lawyer/Dutch state advisor, dies at 71
  • Nov 12 Roman Statkowski, composer, dies at 65
  • Nov 14 Agnes Marie Jacobina Zimmermann, composer, dies at 78
  • Nov 20 Alexandra, Danish princess/Queen of Great Britain, dies at 80
  • Nov 26 Johannes Haarklou, composer, dies at 78
  • Nov 27 Roger de la Fresnaye, French sculptor/painter, dies
  • Nov 29 Karl Flodin, Finnish composer, dies at 67
  • Dec 1 Vicente Arregui Garay, composer, dies at 54
  • Dec 2 Julio Garreta, composer, dies at 50
  • Dec 5 Wilhelmina E Drucker, [Lensing], Dutch feminist, dies at 78
  • Dec 6 Dat So la Lee "Dabuda" or Louise Keyser, Native American (Washoe) basket weaver dies aged about 96
  • Dec 9 Eugene Gigout, composer, dies at 81
  • Dec 17 A N "Monkey" Hornby, cricketer (England capt at Oval 1882), dies
  • Dec 19 Jose Ignacio Quinton, composer, dies at 44
  • Dec 23 A S C Wallis, [Adele von Antal-Opzoomer], writer (Vorstengunst), dies
  • Dec 25 Sergei Jessenin, writer, dies at 30
  • Dec 25 Karl Abraham, German psychoanalyst (b. 1877)
  • Dec 27 Louis Dosfel, Flemish lawyer/literary (Assault!), dies at 44
  • Dec 27 Sergei Yesenin, Russian poet (b. 1895)
  • Dec 29 Félix E Vallotton, Swiss painter/writer (Chaste Susanne), dies at 60