Deaths in History in February 1948

  • Feb 2 Thomas W. Lamont, American banker; father or Corliss Lamont; great-grandfather of Ned Lamont (b. 1870)
  • Feb 5 Johann Blaskowitz, German gen (surrendered at Wageningen), dies at 64
  • Feb 6 Robert Brasillach, French author/nazi collaborator, dies at 38
  • Feb 9 Karl Valentin, German comic/writer, dies at 65
  • Feb 11 Sergei Eisenstein, Russian director (Battleship Potemkin), dies at 50
  • Feb 23 John Robert Gregg, Irish-born publisher and inventor (b. 1866)