Famous People Who Died in February 1925

  • Feb 2 Antti Aarne, Finnish folklorist, dies at 57

Jaap EdenJaap Eden (1873-1925)

Feb 2 Dutch athlete (World Cycling C'ship gold 10k 1894, sprint 1895; World Speed Skating C'ship gold allround 1893, 95, 96), dies at 51

  • Feb 13 Floyd Collins, American cave owner and caver, dies a few days before rescuers can reach him trapped in Sand Cave, Kentucky at 37 (estimated) [1]
  • Feb 18 James Lane Allen, American writer (Choir Invisible), dies at 75
  • Feb 20 Marco Enrico Bossi, Italian concert organist, composer and teacher, dies aboard an ocean liner while returning from a concert tour of America at 54
  • Feb 21 Alfred Baldwin Sloan, American composer, dies at 52
  • Feb 22 Joris Helleputte, Belgian Catholic minister, dies at 72
  • Feb 22 Nina Salomon British Jewish poet, author and suffragette, dies of cancer at 47
  • Feb 22 Thomas Allbutt, English physiologist (Diseases of the Heart), dies at 88
  • Feb 24 Karl Hjalmar Branting, Swedish statesman, Prime Minister of Sweden, recipient of the 1921 Nobel Peace Prize, dies at 64
  • Feb 28 Friedrich Ebert, German politician, President of Germany 1919-25), dies at 54