On This Day

Famous People Who Died in February 1908

  • Feb 1 Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by Republican sympathisers at 44
  • Feb 10 Mustafa Kamil Pasha, Egyptian lawyer, journalist, Nationalist and a founder of Egyptian National Party, dies at 33
  • Feb 14 Georges Jean Pfeiffer, French composer, dies at 72
  • Feb 21 Harriet Hosmer, American neoclassical sculptor, dies at 77
  • Feb 23 Johannes Friedrich August von Esmarch, German surgeon (b. 1823)
  • Feb 24 Anatol' Vakhnyanyn, Ukrainian composer, dies at 66
  • Feb 28 Pauline Lucca, Austrian operatic soprano, dies at 66
  • Feb 29 Pat Garrett, American Western lawman, dies at 57
  • Feb 29 John Hope, 1st Marquess of Linlithgow, first Governor-General of Australia (as Lord Hopetoun)