Famous People Who Died in April 1918

  • Apr 1 Karl Valentin, Swedish composer, dies at 64
  • Apr 5 Paul Vidal de la Blanche, French geographer, dies at 73
  • Apr 6 John Q. A. Brackett, American politician, 36th Governor of Massachusetts (1890-91), dies at 75
  • Apr 11 Arthur Ochse, cricketer (WW I played for South Africa in 1889 aged 19), dies
  • Apr 13 Lavr Georgevich Kornilov, Russian military officer, dies at 47
  • Apr 20 Karl Ferdinand Braun, German inventor, co-developed wireless telegraphy (Nobel 1909), dies at 67
  • Apr 20 Reginald Harry Mybirgh Hands, cricketer (1 Test for SA), dies

The Red BaronThe Red Baron (1892-1918)

Apr 21 German World War I Fighter Ace, dies at 25 after his plane is shot down

Gavrilo PrincipGavrilo Princip (1894-1918)

Apr 28 Bosnian-Serb assassin of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, dies of tuberculosis at 23