Deaths in History in 1910

  • Jan 4 Leon Delagrange, French aviation pioneer, dies
  • Jan 17 Wilhelm F Kohlrausch, German physicist (Additiviteitsregel), dies at 69
  • Jan 25 Leon Walras, French economist (School of Lausanne), dies at 75
  • Jan 27 Thomas Crapper, English plumber and inventor (ballcock), dies at 73
  • Jan 29 Edouard Rod, French/Swiss writer (Mishel' Tes'e), dies at 52
  • Feb 1 Otto Julius Bierbaum, German writer (Irrgarten Der Liebe), dies at 44
  • Feb 6 Alfonso Maria Fusco. Beatified Italian Roman Catholic priest and founder (b.1839)
  • Feb 8 Hans Jæger, Norwegian writer and political activist (b. 1854)
  • Feb 20 Boutros Ghali, Prime Minister of Egypt (1908-1910), assassinated by a nationalist at 64
  • Mar 4 Knut Ångström, Swedish physicist (b. 1857)
  • Mar 10 Karl Lueger, Austrian anti-semite/mayor of Vienna, dies at 65
  • Mar 20 Nadar [Félix Tournachon], French photographer, dies at 89
  • Mar 26 Auguste Charlois, French astronomer (b. 1864)
  • Mar 26 An Jung-geun, Korean assassin of Ito Hirobumi (executed) (b. 1879)
  • Mar 27 Alexander E Agassiz, US businessman/biologist/geologist, dies at 74
  • Mar 28 David Josiah Brewer, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (b. 1837)
  • Mar 28 William Paul Roberts, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 68
  • Apr 1 Andreas Aschenbach, German painter/engraver, dies at 94
  • Apr 2 Boyd Alexander, English explorer (Niger to the Nile), murdered at 37
  • Apr 2 Friedrich von Bodelschwingh, German theologist, dies at 79
  • Apr 12 William G Sumner, US sociologist, politicologist (Folkways), dies at 69
  • Apr 13 William Orchardson, British painter, dies
  • Apr 14 Mikhail Vrubel, Russian painter (b. 1856)
  • Apr 17 Ignacio Mariscal, Mexican lawyer and diplomat (Secretary of Foreign Affairs), dies at 80

Person of interestMark Twain

Apr 21 Mark Twain [Samuel Clemens], American author (Adventures of Huckleberry Finn), dies at 74

Author Mark Twain
Author
Mark Twain
  • Apr 26 Bjornstjerne Bjornson, Norwegian writer (Mary, Nobel 1903), dies at 77
  • May 3 Howard T Ricketts, American pathologist (studied typhus fever), dies of typhus at 39
  • May 6 Edward VII, King of England (1901-10), dies at 68
  • May 10 Stanislao Cannizzaro, Italian chemist, dies at 85
  • May 10 William Huggins, discoverer of stellar nature of Andromeda, dies
  • May 16 Henri E Cross [Delacroix], French painter, dies at 53
  • May 18 Eliza Orzeszkowa, Polish novelist (Dziurdziowie), dies at 68
  • May 22 Jules Renard, French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46

Person of interestRobert Koch

May 27 Robert Koch, German pioneering bacteriologist (TB, Cholera, Nobel Prize 1905), dies at 66

Microbiologist Robert Koch
Microbiologist
Robert Koch

Person of interestElizabeth Blackwell

May 31 Elizabeth Blackwell, English-American physician who was the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States, dies at 89

  • Jun 1 Francis Seymour Haden, English surgeon and etcher, dies at 91
  • Jun 5 O. Henry [William Sydney Porter], American short story writer (Cabbages and Kings), dies at 47
  • Jun 22 Marie, Princess of Wied/Orange Nassau, dies
  • Jun 22 Marie of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange Nassau, dies at 69
  • Jul 3 Julius Slabbe, Belgian writer, dies
  • Jul 4 Giovanni Schiaparelli, Italian astronomer (discovered canals of Mars), dies at 75
  • Jul 4 Melville Fuller, American 8th Chief Justice of the United States, dies at 77
  • Jul 10 Johann G Galle, German discoverer of Neptune by telescope, dies
  • Jul 12 Charles Stewart Rolls, British auto manufacturer (Rolls-Royce Ltd), dies at 32
  • Jul 24 Arkhip Kuindzhi, Russian painter (b. 1841)
  • Jul 26 Philippus Jacobus Hoedemaker, Dutch theologist, dies at 71
  • Aug 3 Nicolas Kinet, Belgian pilot, dies

Person of interestFlorence Nightingale

Aug 13 Florence Nightingale, British nurse (Crimean War), dies at 90

Person of interestWilliam James

Aug 26 William James, American psychologist and philosopher (Pragmatism), dies at 68

Father of American psychology William James
Father of American psychology
William James
  • Aug 27 Clement of Maasdijk, 1st Dutch aircraft death
  • Aug 28 Paolo Mantegazza, Italian neurologist and anthropologist, dies at 78

  • Aug 29 Johann Oskar Backlund, Swedish-Russian astronomer (planets/asteroids), dies at 64
  • Aug 29 John YWJ Eilerts de Cock, sea officer (Suriname), dies at 44
  • Aug 30 Albert Vandal, French earl/historian (Napoleon), dies at 57
  • Sep 2 Henri Rousseau, French post-impressionist painter (The Dream, The Hungry Lion Throws Itself on the Antelope), dies of a blood clot at 66
  • Sep 7 William Holman Hunt, English painter (Light of the World), dies at 83
  • Sep 14 Huo Yuan Jia, Chinese martial artist
  • Sep 29 Winslow Homer, painter (Prout's Neck), dies
  • Sep 30 Maurice Lévy, French engineer (b. 1838)
  • Oct 4 Sergey Muromtsev, Russian lawyer and politician, and President of the First Imperial Duma (b. 1850)
  • Oct 10 Willem Maris, painter (Hague School), dies at 66
  • Oct 17 William V Moody, US poet (Sabine Woman, Great Divide), dies
  • Oct 17 Julie Ward Howe, American poet and author, dies of pneumonia at 91
  • Oct 20 David B. Hill, American politician and Governor of New York (1885-91), dies at 67
  • Oct 23 Rama V [Chulalongkorn], King of Thailand (1868-1910), dies at 57
  • Oct 23 Chulalongkorn, King of Thailand (b. 1853)
  • Oct 30 Henri Dunant, Swiss humanitarian, Founder of Red Cross (Nobel 1901), dies at 82
  • Nov 6 Giuseppe Cesare Abba, Italian patriot and writer, dies at 72
  • Nov 15 Wilhelm Raabe [Jakob Corvinus], German author (Der Hungerpastor), dies at 79
  • Nov 19 Wilhelm Rudolf Fittig, German Chemist (synthesizing organic compounds), dies at 74

Person of interestLeo Tolstoy

Nov 20 Leo Tolstoy [Lev Nikolayevich], Russian novelist (Anna Karenina, War & Peace), dies of pneumonia at 82

Novelist Leo Tolstoy
Novelist
Leo Tolstoy
  • Nov 23 Hawley Harvey Crippen [Dr Crippen], American homeopath and first killer to be caught with the aid of wireless telegraphy, dies by hanging at 48

Person of interestMary Baker Eddy

Dec 3 Mary Baker Eddy, founder (Christian Science (Monitor)), dies at 89

Christian Science Founder Mary Baker Eddy
Christian Science Founder
Mary Baker Eddy
  • Dec 31 John Moisant, American aviator (b. 1868)
  • Dec 31 Arch Hoxsey, American aviator (b. 1884)
  • Dec 31 John Bevins Moisant, American pioneer aviator, first to cross English Channel with passenger and a cat, killed in New Orleans whose present day airport was originally name for him, dies at 42