Deaths in History in 1929

  • Jan 2 Erich Wichman[n], Dutch fascist painter/sculptor, dies at 38
  • Jan 6 Nicolas Nikolayevitch, grand-duke of Russia, dies at 72
  • Jan 7 Henry Arthur Jones, English playwright (Silver King), dies at 77
  • Jan 9 Heiner Muller, writer, dies
  • Jan 11 Julio Antonio Mella, Cuban revolutionary, murdered at about 28

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Jan 13 Wyatt Earp, US marshall (OK Corral), dies at 80

OK Corral Sheriff Wyatt Earp
OK Corral Sheriff
Wyatt Earp
  • Jan 13 H. B. Higgins, Australian politician and judge (b. 1851)
  • Jan 14 Cornelis W Lely, Dutch Governor of Suriname (1902-05), dies at 74
  • Jan 19 Liang Qichao, Chinese scholar (b. 1873)
  • Jan 24 Willem Royaards, theater directeor (Adam in Ballingschap), dies
  • Feb 3 Agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist (b. 1878)
  • Feb 8 Maria Christina of Austria, queen of Spain, dies at 71
  • Feb 12 Freiherr Albert von Schrenk-Notzing, Ger para-psychologist, dies at 66
  • Feb 28 Clemens Freiherr von Pirquet, Austrian artist (React of P), dies at 54
  • Mar 1 Royal H. Weller, American politician (b. 1881)
  • Mar 5 David Dunbar Buick, Scottish-born American automobile pioneer (b. 1854)
  • Mar 12 Asa Griggs Candler, American businessman (b. 1851)
  • Mar 20 Ferdinand Foch, Marshal of France (WWI), dies at 77
  • Mar 26 Katharine Lee Bates, American poet (b. 1859)
  • Mar 27 Samuil Shatunovsky, Ukrainian mathematician, dies at 70
  • Mar 28 Lomer Gouin, Quebec politician (b. 1861)

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Apr 4 Karl Benz, German inventor, engine designer and automobile manufacturer (Mercedes-Benz), dies of bronchial inflammation at 84

Automobile Engineer and Inventor Karl Benz
Automobile Engineer and Inventor
Karl Benz
  • Apr 10 Edmond Thieffry, Belgian WW I pilot, dies at 36
  • Apr 16 Abraham van Stolk Jzn, art collector, dies at 57
  • Apr 22 Henry Lerolle, French painter (b. 1848)
  • Apr 23 Rudolf W Nilsen, Norwegian poet (Hverdagen), dies at 28
  • May 7 Albert Anselmi, US gangster, murdered by Al Capone
  • May 7 John Scalise, US gangster, murdered by Al Capone
  • May 7 Joseph "Top Toad" Giunta, US gangster, murdered by Al Capone
  • May 11 Jozef Murgaš, Slovak inventor (b. 1864)

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May 21 Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery, British Prime Minister (Liberal: 1894-95), dies at 82

British Prime Minister Archibald Primrose
British Prime Minister
Archibald Primrose
  • Jun 8 Bliss Carman, Canadian poet, dies at 68
  • Jun 11 Gyula Andressy Jr, Hungarian minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 68
  • Jun 16 Bramwell Booth, the 2nd General of The Salvation Army (b. 1856)
  • Jun 25 Georges Courteline [Moineaux], French playwright, dies
  • Jun 28 Edward Carpenter, English poet and philosopher (Civilisation, Its Cause and Cure), dies at 84
  • Jul 5 Henry Lincoln Johnson, Member of 369th regiment (aka Harlem Hell Fighters), first American to receive the Croix de guerre (b. 1897)
  • Jul 12 Robert Henri, US painter (The Eight), dies at 63
  • Jul 15 Hugo Von Hofmannsthal, playwright/poet, dies
  • Jul 22 Edouard baron Empain, Belgian builder (Heliopolis), dies at 76
  • Jul 27 Raoul Pictet, Swiss physicist who invented liquid nitrogen and was a pioneer of cryogenics, dies at 83
  • Aug 3 Thorstein Veblen, American economist (b. 1857)
  • Aug 3 Emil Berliner, German-born telephone and recording pioneer (b. 1851)
  • Aug 5 Millicent Fawcett, British suffragist (b. 1847)
  • Aug 9 Heinrich Zille, German cartoonist (Simplicissimus), dies at 71
  • Aug 10 Aletta Henriette Jacobs, 1st Dutch female doctor and feminist, dies at 75
  • Aug 10 Pierre Fatou, French mathematician (b. 1878)
  • Aug 22 Otto Liman von Sanders, German general in Turkey (WWI), dies at 74
  • Aug 23 Charles Van de Woestijne, Flemish writer/poet (God on Sea), dies
  • Aug 27 Herman Potočnik Noordung, Slovenian rocket scientist (b. 1892)
  • Sep 12 Rainis, Latvian poet and playwright (b. 1865)
  • Sep 23 Richard A Zsigmondy, Austria chemist (Nobel 1925), dies at 64
  • Sep 29 Giitji Tanaka, Japanese baron/general/premier (1927-29), dies at 66
  • Sep 30 Charles E Bonin, French explorer/diplomat (China), dies
  • Oct 1 Antoine Bourdelle, French sculptor (b. 1861)
  • Oct 3 Gustav Stresemann, German chancellor (Nobel 1926), dies at 51
  • Oct 4 John Metzelaar, Dutch/US writer (Report on the Fishes), dies at 37

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Oct 10 Elijah McCoy, Canadian-American inventor (57 patents), dies at 86

Inventor Elijah McCoy
Inventor
Elijah McCoy
  • Oct 12 Max Ettlinger, German philosopher/theorist, dies at 52
  • Oct 20 Rudolf Kittel, German theologist, dies at 76
  • Oct 23 Thomas F Tout, historian (Manch school of historiography), dies at 74
  • Oct 24 Peter J Blok, Dutch historian, dies at 74
  • Oct 26 Arno Holz, German writer (Phantasus), dies at 66
  • Oct 28 Hermann Ungar, Moravian writer, dies at 36
  • Oct 28 Bernhard von Bülow, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1849)
  • Oct 31 António José de Almeida, Portuguese politician and 6th President of Portugal (b. 1866)
  • Nov 3 Olav Aukrust, Norwegian poet (b. 1883)
  • Nov 6 Max von Bathe, German prince/Chancellor (1910-11, 18), dies at 62
  • Nov 17 Herman Hollerith, German/US statistician (punch card), dies at 69
  • Nov 18 Henricus Van de Wetering, archbishop Utrecht (1895-1929), dies at 78

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Nov 24 Georges Clémenceau, Prime Minister of France (Radical-Socialist Party: 1906-09, 1917-20) who defended Dreyfuss, dies at 88

Prime Minister of France Georges Clémenceau
Prime Minister of France
Georges Clémenceau
  • Dec 12 Charles Goodnight, American cattle baron (b. 1836)
  • Dec 20 Emile Loubet, French premier (1892)/president (1899-1906), dies at 90
  • Dec 29 Wilhelm Maybach, German automobile designer (b. 1846)