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Famous Deaths in March 1902

  • Mar 3 Isaac D France van de Putte, Dutch premier (1866), dies at 79
  • Mar 12 John Peter Altgeld, German/US governor of Illinois, dies at 54
  • Mar 14 Daniel H. Reynolds, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 69
  • Mar 17 George William Warren, composer, dies at 73

Person of interestCecil Rhodes

Mar 26 Cecil Rhodes, British businessman, diamond merchant and imperialist politician who was Prime Minister of the Cape Colony (1890-96), dies of heart failure at 48

British Businessman and Imperialist Politician Cecil Rhodes
British Businessman and Imperialist Politician
Cecil Rhodes