Deaths in History in February 1956

  • Feb 2 Pyotr Konchalovsky, Russian painter (b. 1876)
  • Feb 3 Émile Borel, French mathematician (b. 1871)
  • Feb 4 Leendert A Donker, Dutch soc dem party-minister of Justice, dies at 56
  • Feb 5 Savilly Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player, dies at 74
  • Feb 26 Herman Courtens, Belgian baron/painter, dies at 72
  • Feb 28 Emile Buisson, French murderer executed (b. 1902)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Feb 29 Elpidio Quirino, 6th President of Philippines (1949-53), dies at 65

6th President of the Philippines Elpidio Quirino
6th President of the Philippines
Elpidio Quirino