Deaths in History in July 1948

  • Jul 3 Adrien H Gerhard, Dutch SDAP-politician, dies at 90
  • Jul 4 Monteiro Lobato, Brazilian writer (b. 1882)
  • Jul 5 G Bernanos, writer, dies at 60
  • Jul 5 Peter JM Aalberse, Dutch minister of Labor, dies at 77
  • Jul 11 Gerhard Kittel, German anti-semite theologist, dies
  • Jul 14 Palmiro Togliatti, Italy's CPI chairman, assassinated

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Jul 15 John J. Pershing [Blackjack], American general and WWI commander, dies of coronary artery disease at 87

US WW1 Commander John J. Pershing
US WW1 Commander
John J. Pershing
  • Jul 18 Herman Gummerus, Finnish historian and politician (b. 1877)
  • Jul 21 Arshile Gorky, abstract expressionist, dies at 43