Deaths in History in January 1914

  • Jan 4 Silas Weir Mitchell, American physician (discovered causalgia, erythromelalgia) and author (Roland Blake, Hugh Wynne), dies at 84

Person of interestAmbrose Bierce

Jan 11 Ambrose Bierce, American writer and satirist, dies at 71

Writer & Satirist Ambrose Bierce
Writer & Satirist
Ambrose Bierce
  • Jan 11 Carl Jacobsen, Danish brewer and patron of the arts after whom the Carlsberg brewery was named (b. 1842)
  • Jan 13 Bernardus Hermanus Heldt, Dutch trade union leader and politician, dies at 72
  • Jan 21 Theodor Kittelsen, Norwegian artist (b. 1857)