Famous People Who Died in February 1912

  • Feb 10 Joseph Lister, British surgeon (pioneer of antiseptic surgery), dies at 84
  • Feb 12 Armauer Hansen, Norwegian physician (1st to identify leprosy as bacteria), dies at 70 [1]
  • Feb 16 St. Nikolai of Japan, Eastern Orthodox priest (b. 1836)
  • Feb 17 Alois Lexa von Aehrenthal, Austrian diplomat (Foreign Minister of Austria-Hungary 1906-12), dies at 57
  • Feb 17 Edgar Evans, Welsh explorer (part of Robert Scott's Terra Nova Expedition to Antarctica), dies attempting to return from the Pole at 35
  • Feb 22 Richard Andree, German geographer (Andree's Handatlas), dies at 76
  • Feb 25 Guillaume IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1905-12), dies at 59
  • Feb 28 Bill Storer, English cricket wicket-keeper (6 Tests 1897-99), dies