Famous People Who Died in February 1920

  • Feb 7 Alexander Vasilevich Kolchak, Russian Imperial Navy Admiral, polar explorer, and anti-communist leader, dies at 45
  • Feb 8 Richard Dehmel, German poet and writer, dies at 56
  • Feb 12 Émile Sauret, French violinist and composer, dies at 67
  • Feb 12 Jean Allemane, French socialist/communard (allemanisten), dies at 77
  • Feb 12 Ottalee Baker, Frank "Home Run" Baker's wife, dies at 31

Robert PearyRobert Peary (1856-1920)

Feb 20 American arctic explorer who claimed to have 1st reached geographic North Pole (Apr 6 1909), dies at 63

  • Feb 21 Jacinta Marto, Portuguese saint and witness of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Fátima, dies in the flu epidemic at 9
  • Feb 23 Alexander Alexandrovich Il'yinsky, composer, dies at 61
  • Feb 25 Prince Louis of Liechtenstein, Liechtenstein nobleman and politician, dies at 73
  • Feb 26 Ludwig Rubiner, German poet and essayist, dies at 38
  • Feb 27 Alexandru D Xenopol, Romanian historian, dies at 72