Famous People Who Died in November 1916

Percival Lowell

Nov 12 Percival Lowell, American astronomer (predicted discovery of Pluto) and founder of Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, dies of a stroke at 61

  • Nov 13 Frederik Septimus Kelly, Australian-British composer and rower (Summer Olympic gold 1908), dies at 35
  • Nov 14 Henry George, Jr., American politician (b. 1862)
  • Nov 14 Saki, British writer (b. 1870)
  • Nov 15 Henryk Sienkiewicz, Polish author (Quo Vadis, Nobel 1905), dies at 70
  • Nov 15 Luis Muñoz Rivera, Puerto Rican journalist (founded Federalist Party), dies at 57

Franz Joseph I

Nov 21 Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria, King of Hungary, Croatia and Bohemia (1848-1916), dies of pneumonia at 86 after catching a cold taking a walk

  • Nov 22 Jack London, American activist and author (Call of the Wild), dies at 40
  • Nov 23 Eduard Napravnik, Czech conductor and composer, dies at 77
  • Nov 23 Leonard Moon, English cricketer (WW I 4 Tests for England 1905-06), dies
  • Nov 24 John Francis Barnett, British composer, dies at 79
  • Nov 24 Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim, American-born gunsmith (b. 1840)

Inez Milholland

Nov 25 Inez Milholland, American suffragist (National Woman's Party), labor lawyer and socialist, dies at 30 after suffering from pernicious anemia

  • Nov 27 James Cutler Dunn Parker, composer, dies at 88
  • Nov 28 Marthinus Theunis Steyn, South African politician and President of Orange-Free state (1896-1902), dies at 59