Famous Deaths in April 1930

  • Apr 1 Cosima Liszt, wife of Austrian composer Richard Wagner, dies at 92
  • Apr 1 Zawditu, 1st reigning female monarch of Ethiopia, dies
  • Apr 2 Empress Zauditu of Ethiopia (b. 1876)
  • Apr 3 Emma Albani, Canadian soprano (b. 1847)
  • Apr 4 Vladimir Majakovski, Russian poet, dies
  • Apr 14 Vladimir Mayakovsky, Russian poet (Ode to Revolution), dies at 36
  • Apr 16 José Carlos Mariátegui, Peruvian journalist, political philosopher and activist (b. 1894)
  • Apr 17 Alexander Golovin, Russian painter (b. 1863)
  • Apr 19 Georges-Casimir Dessaulles, Canadian senator (b. 1827)
  • Apr 21 Alex Smith, Scottish-American golfer (US Open 1906, 10), dies at 56
  • Apr 21 Robert Bridges, English poet (Testament of beauty) and British Poet Laureate (1913-30), dies at 85
  • Apr 21 Alex Smith, Scottish golfer (US Open 1906, 10), dies at 56
  • Apr 22 Jeppe Aakjaer, Danish poet (b. 1866)
  • Apr 24 Henry Ernest Dudeney, English mathematician and puzzle maker, dies at 73