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Deaths in History in July 1934

  • Jul 3 Henry WAE, Prince of Netherlands/father of Queen Juliana, dies
  • Jul 3 Hendrik Vladimir Albrecht Ernst, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Prince consort of the Netherlands (1901-34), dies at 58
  • Jul 4 Hayyim Nahman Bialik, Jewish poet, dies at 61

Person of interestMarie Curie

Jul 4 Marie Curie, Polish-French scientist who discovered radium and the 1st woman to win a Nobel Prize (1903, 1911), dies at 66

Physicist Marie Curie
Physicist
Marie Curie
  • Jul 6 Edward Vermeulen, Flemish writer, dies at 73
  • Jul 8 Benjamin Baillaud, French astronomer, dies at 1934
  • Jul 12 Ole Evinrude, Norwegian-American industrialist and inventor (outboard marine engine), dies at 57

Person of interestKate Sheppard

Jul 13 Kate Sheppard, New Zealand suffragette and the most prominent member of New Zealand's women's suffrage movement, dies at 87

Suffragette Kate Sheppard
Suffragette
Kate Sheppard
  • Jul 15 Jules Renkin, Belgian politician (28th Prime Minister of Belgium 1931-32), dies at 71
  • Jul 16 Alaska P. Davidson, America's first female FBI agent, dies at 66

Person of interestJohn Dillinger

Jul 22 John Dillinger, Notorious American bank robber, shot dead at 31 by federal agents at the Biograph Theater in Chicago

Gangster John Dillinger
Gangster
John Dillinger
  • Jul 24 Hans Hahn, Austrian mathematician, dies at 54
  • Jul 25 Engelbert Dollfuss, Austrian Fascist chancellor, assassinated by Nazis at 41
  • Jul 25 François Coty, French perfume manufacturer, dies at 60
  • Jul 25 Nestor Makhno, Ukrainian anarchist Insurrectionary leader, dies at 45
  • Jul 26 Winsor McCay, American cartoonist (Little Nemo), dies at 63
  • Jul 27 Louis HG Lyautey, French minister of Defense (1916-17), dies at 79