Famous People Who Died in January 1924

  • Jan 2 Sabine Baring-Gould, English composer and novelist, dies at 89
  • Jan 4 Alfred Grünfeld, Austrian pianist, composer (b. 1852)
  • Jan 13 Georg Hermann Quincke, German physicist (Test of Quincke), dies at 89
  • Jan 14 Arne Garborg, Norwegian playwright (Mannfolk), dies at 72
  • Jan 15 Géza Zichy, Hungarian composer and one-armed pianist, dies at 74
  • Jan 16 Maurice de Plessys, French poet (Palace Occidental), dies at 59
  • Jan 16 Winifred Cochrane, Countess of Dundonald, philanthropist (b. 1859)

Vladimir LeninVladimir Lenin (1870-1924)

Jan 21 Russian Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader (1917-24), dies of a stroke at 53

  • Jan 24 Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, dies at 29
  • Jan 24 Thephilo Braga, Portuguese poet & politician, dies at 80
  • Jan 28 Simon Abramsz, Dutch teacher and writer (For the Young Ones), dies at 56