On This Day

Famous People Who Died in February 1936

  • Feb 1 Georgios Kondylis, Prime Minister of Greece & general of the Greek army, dies at 56
  • Feb 2 Owen Seaman, British poet and editor (Punch), dies at 74
  • Feb 3 Sophie of Schönburg-Waldenburg, consort of William of Wied, Prince of Albania (b.1885)
  • Feb 4 Wilhelm Gustloff, German leader of the Swiss Nazi party (b. 1895)

Charles Curtis

Feb 8 Charles Curtis, American Republican Senator (Kansas: 1907-13, 1915-29) and 31st US Vice President (1929-33) who was the first Native American to become a Senator and Vice President, dies of a heart attack at 76

  • Feb 9 Jacques Bainville, French historian/essayist/journalist, dies at 57
  • Feb 16 Tommy Ward, South African cricket wicket-keeper (23 Tests), electrocuted at 48
  • Feb 16 James Harvey Robinson, American historian (Ordeal of Civilization), dies at 72
  • Feb 17 Erich Schaeder, German theologist (Theozentrische), dies at 74
  • Feb 19 Charles Harding Firth, British historian (b. 1857)
  • Feb 20 Max Schreck, German actor (Nosferatu - "Count Orlok"), dies of a heart attack at 56
  • Feb 22 John Hope, American educator (President of Atlanta Baptist/Morehouse College,1906-36 and Atlanta University, 1929-36), dies at 67
  • Feb 22 Johan Skjoldborg, Danish writer (Dynaes Digte), dies at 74

Ivan Pavlov

Feb 27 Ivan Pavlov, Russian physiologist and pioneer in psychology (Nobel Prize 1904), dies at 86

  • Feb 27 Joshua W. Alexander, U.S. Secretary of Commerce under Woodrow Wilson (b. 1852)
  • Feb 28 Pedro Munoz Seca, La Caraba/La oca, dies at 55
  • Feb 28 Charles Nicolle, French bacteriologist (Nobel Prize in Medicine 1928), dies at 69