Deaths in History in July 1954

  • Jul 3 Siegfried Handloser, German physician (b. 1895)
  • Jul 10 Calogero Vizzini, Sicilian Mafia boss, dies at 76
  • Jul 13 Irving Pichel, dies at 63

Person of interestFrida Kahlo

Jul 13 Frida Kahlo, Mexican painter who explored questions of identity, postcolonialism, gender and race in Mexican society, dies of a pulmonary embolism at 47

Painter Frida Kahlo
Painter
Frida Kahlo
  • Jul 14 Jacinto Benavente y Martinez, Spanish playwright, dies at 87
  • Jul 17 Dirk B Nanninga, painter, dies at 85
  • Jul 20 Blair Moody, (Sen-Mich), dies at 52
  • Jul 24 Mary Church Terrell, educator/civil rights leader, dies at 90
  • Jul 26 Hans Lodeizen, [Johan Frederik], poet (Travel to Congo), dies at 26