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Deaths in History in August 1946

  • Aug 1 Andrei Vlasov, Russian general (Red Army, Wehrmacht) executed at 45
  • Aug 5 Wilhelm Marx, German politician, Chancellor of Germany (1923-25, 1926-28), dies at 83

Person of interestH. G. Wells

Aug 13 H. G. Wells, English sci-fi author (The War of the Worlds, Time Machine), dies at 79

Author H. G. Wells
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H. G. Wells
  • Aug 16 Herman Harrell Horne, American philosopher (idealism), dies at 71
  • Aug 29 J E Feenstra, Nazi military police commandant, executed
  • Aug 30 Grigory Semyonov, Russian counter-revolutionary (executed) (b. 1890)
  • Aug 31 Harley Granville-Barker, English dramatist, producer (The Voysey Inheritance) and critic, dies at 68