Famous People Who Died in August 1905

  • Aug 4 Kinjikitile "Bokero" Ngwale, Tanzanian prophet and rebel leader, hanged for treason by German East African military
  • Aug 14 Mohammed Abdoe, Egyptian writing expert (Al'Oerwah al-Woethka), dies
  • Aug 14 Simeon Solomon, English Pre-Raphaelite painter, dies at 64

Jamie AndersonJamie Anderson (1842-1905)

Aug 16 Scottish golfer (British Open 1877-79), dies at 63

  • Aug 21 Jules Oppert, French-German Assyriologist (decodes characters), dies at 80