On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1952

  • Apr 2 Bernard F Lyot, Fren astronomer (chronograph, Lyot-filter), dies at 55
  • Apr 3 Miina Sillanp√§√§, Finnish first female minister and a key figure in the workers' movement, dies at 85
  • Apr 5 Henri Vandeputte, Belgian writer (L'Autre Vie), dies at 75
  • Apr 5 Charles Collett, Chief Mechanical Engineer of the Great Western Railway (1922-41), dies at 80
  • Apr 11 Wadih Sabra, Lebanese composer (Kulluna lil Watan), dies at 76
  • Apr 13 [Rosalie] Julia Cuypers, Flemish actress (Adelaarsjong), dies at 79
  • Apr 21 Leslie Banks, actor (Henry V, 21 Days, Eye Witness), dies at 61
  • Apr 21 Stafford Cripps, British Labour politician, dies at 62
  • Apr 23 Elisabeth Schumann, singer, dies
  • Apr 23 Minus van Looi [Benjamin van der Voort], Flemish writer, dies at 60
  • Apr 23 Julius Freed, American inventor & banker, dies at 64
  • Apr 24 Hans [Hendrik A] Kramers, physicist (quantum mechanics), dies at 57
  • Apr 24 Jules Poncelet, Belgian minister of State, dies at 82
  • Apr 27 Guido Castelnuovo, Italian mathematician, dies at 86
  • Apr 30 Charles Radoux-Rogier, Belgian composer, dies at 74