On This Day

Deaths in History in August 1932

  • Aug 5 Israël Querido, Dutch writer (Jordan), dies at 59
  • Aug 9 John Charles Fields, Canadian mathematician and founder of the Fields Medal, dies after a three-month illness at 69
  • Aug 20 Paul Keller, German writer (Vergrabenes Gut), dies at 59
  • Aug 30 Willem Marinus van Rossum, Dutch cardinal and prefect of Propaganda Fide, dies at 77