Famous Deaths in September 1939

  • Sep 5 Cornelis J "Cor" van Ast, Dutch actor/director (Two Boys), dies at 67
  • Sep 6 Arthur Rackham, artist/illustrator (Grimm's Fairy Tales), dies at 71
  • Sep 7 Kyoka Izumi, Japanese novelist (b. 1873)
  • Sep 18 Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, Polish writer, painter, and photographer (b. 1885)
  • Sep 18 Gwen John, Welsh painter, dies at 63
  • Sep 20 Paul Bruchési, French Canadian Catholic archbishop of Montreal (b. 1855)
  • Sep 21 Armand Calinescu, premier of Romania, murdered

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Sep 23 Sigmund Freud, Austrian neurologist and creator of psychoanalysis, dies at 83

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  • Sep 24 Carl Laenmie, film producer, dies
  • Sep 28 Felicjan Szopski, composer, dies at 74
  • Sep 29 Dickstein, mathematician, dies