Famous Deaths in February 1952

  • Feb 2 Charles De Roche, actor (10 Commandments), dies at 72
  • Feb 2 Johann Babtist Thaller, composer, dies at 79
  • Feb 5 Reginald Allen, cricketer (uncle of Gubby, Test Aust v Eng 1887), dies

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Feb 6 George VI, King of the United Kingdom (1936-52), dies of a coronary thrombosis at 56

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  • Feb 9 Norman Douglas, essayist/novelist, dies
  • Feb 10 Henry Drysdale Dakin, British-American biochemist, known for the Dakin-West reaction (b. 1880)
  • Feb 13 Alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist, dies at 71
  • Feb 13 Josephine Tey, English author (b. 1896)
  • Feb 14 Maurice De Waele, Belgian cyclist (b. 1896)
  • Feb 16 Knut [Pedersen] Hamsun, Norwegian writer (Wanders, Nobel 1920), dies
  • Feb 19 Knut Hamsun, writer, dies at 92
  • Feb 19 Lawrence Grant, British actor (Bulldog Drummond), dies at 82
  • Feb 27 Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator 1926, dies at 74