Deaths in History in March 1953

  • Mar 1 Anton GO Ridder Van Rappard, painter/lithographer/etcher, dies

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Mar 5 Joseph Stalin, Dictator and leader of the Soviet Union (1922-53), dies of a stroke at 73

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  • Mar 10 Charles Gordon Curtis, inventor of (Curtis-steam turbine), dies at 92
  • Mar 14 Klement Gottwald, premier/president of Czechoslovakia, dies at 56
  • Mar 20 Graciliano Ramos, Brazilian author (Vidas Secas), dies at 60
  • Mar 22 James Anderson II, (Jo-Northern Exposure), dies
  • Mar 23 Raoul Dufy, painter, Forcalquier, France
  • Mar 24 Mary, [Victoria Mary] of Teck, Queen of Great Britain and consort of George V, dies at 85
  • Mar 24 Felix M Abel, French dominican/biblical scholar, dies at 74
  • Mar 24 Mary, queen of Great-Britain/North-Ireland, dies at 85