Deaths in History in August 1901

  • Aug 5 Victoria, Emperor of Germany/Queen of Prussia, dies at 60
  • Aug 11 Francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier, dies at about 82
  • Aug 12 Adolf Erik Nordenskiƶld, Finnish-Swedish explorer (b. 1832)
  • Aug 15 Karl Weinhold, German sociologist (founder of Journal of the Association of Folklore), dies at 77
  • Aug 25 Clara Maass, army nurse sacrificied her life at 25 to prove that the mosquito carries yellow fever