Famous Deaths in July 1906

  • Jul 5 Paul Karl Ludwig Drude, German physicist (optics), committed suicide at 42
  • Jul 12 Henrique Alves de Mesquita, composer, dies at 70
  • Jul 15 William Painter, American inventor (crown cork bottle cap and opener), dies at 67
  • Jul 19 Ferdinand Brunetière, French writer and critic, dies at 57
  • Jul 29 Alexandre Luigini, French composer, dies at 56