Deaths in History in October 1959

  • Oct 6 Bernard Berenson, American art historian (b. 1865)
  • Oct 7 PM Kassem of Iraq, assassinated
  • Oct 10 Prince Friedrich Aloys Johannes Maria, Prince of Liechtenstein, Romania, dies at 88
  • Oct 12 Arnoldt Bronnen, writer, dies at 63
  • Oct 15 Lipót Fejér, Hungarian mathematician (b. 1880)

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Oct 16 George Marshall, US army general, dies at 78

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  • Oct 28 Camilo Cienfuegos, Cuban revolutionary (b. 1932)
  • Oct 30 Blonde Dolly [Sybille A J Niemans], Dutch prostitute, murdered at 33
  • Oct 31 Jean Cabannes, French physicist (b. 1885)