Famous Deaths in 1945 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 223 of 223

  • Nov 16th Kaarlo Sarkia, Finnish poet (Kohtalon Vaaka), dies at 43
  • Nov 20th Francis William Aston, British chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1877)
  • Nov 21st Robert Benchley, US humorist (My 10 years in a quandary), dies at 56
  • Nov 28th Dwight Davis, donator of tennis' Davis Cup, dies
  • Dec 1st Harvey Bartlett Gaul, composer, dies at 64
  • Dec 4th Thomas Hunt Morgan, American geneticist, Nobel laureate (b. 1866)
  • Dec 10th Theodor Dannecker, SS officer (b. 1913)
  • Dec 11th Charles Fabry, French physicist (b. 1867)
  • Dec 13th Robert van Genechten, Dutch Nazi (NSB), commits suicide
  • Dec 13th Vittorio Mario Vanzo, composer, dies at 83
  • Dec 13th Elisabeth Volkenrath, supervisor at concentration camps (b. 1919)
  • Dec 14th Constantino Gaito, composer, dies at 67
  • Dec 14th Forrester Harvey, actor (Tarzan & Mate, Chump at Oxford), dies at 61
  • Dec 14th Henry van Goudoever, Dutch lawyer/judge, dies on his 69th birthday
  • Dec 14th Josef Kramer, known as "beast of Belsen," & 10 others, hanged
  • Dec 16th Fumimaro Konu, Japanese prince/PM (1937-39, 40-41), commits harakiri
  • Dec 20th Charles Eady, cricketer (Tasmanian player for Aust 1896-1901), dies

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Dec 21st George S Patton, US General (Sicily/Normandy), dies of congestive heart failure at 60

US General George S. Patton
US General
George S. Patton
  • Dec 22nd Otto Neurath, Austrian/British philosopher, dies at 63
  • Dec 23rd Mogens Klitgaard, Danish author (Brunkul), dies at 39
  • Dec 24th Francisco Pujol, composer, dies at 67
  • Dec 28th Theodore Dreiser, novelist (An American Tragedy), dies at 74
  • Dec 31st Donald Douglas II, dies at 40