Deaths in History in April 1948

  • Apr 2 Sabahattin Ali, Turkish poet, author and journalist (Esirler, Içimizdeki Şeytan), killed at 41
  • Apr 8 Josef Kjellgren, Swedish writer (Guldkedjan), dies at 40
  • Apr 9 George Carpenter, Australian Salvation Army general (b. 1872)
  • Apr 9 Jorge Eliécer Gaitán, Colombian politician (b. 1903)
  • Apr 15 Radola Gajda, Czech military commander and politician, dies at 56

Person of interestManuel Roxas

Apr 15 Manuel Roxas, 5th President of the Philippines (1946-48), dies of heart attack at 56

5th President of the Philippines Manuel Roxas
5th President of the Philippines
Manuel Roxas
  • Apr 17 Johan P earl of Limburg Stirum, diplomat, dies at 75