Famous Deaths for Year 1923

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Deaths 1 - 72 of 72

Jan 2nd - Sam Carter, black resident of Rosewood Florida, lynched by KKK
Jan 3rd - Jaroslav Hasek, Czech writer (Good Soldier Schweyk), dies at 39
Jan 9th - Katherine Mansfield, New Zealand short story writer (Dove's Nest), dies of tuberculosis at 34
Jan 11th - Constantine I, king of Greece (1913-17, 20-22), dies at 54
Jan 14th - Zübeyde Hanım, Mother of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (b. 1857)
Jan 18th - Wallace Reid, actor (Birth of a Nation), dies at 31
Jan 23rd - Max Nordau, Austrian author, philosopher, and Zionist leader (b. 1849)
Feb 6th - Edward E Barnard, US astronomer (5th moon Jupiter), dies at 65
Feb 10th - Wilhelm Rontgen, German physicist (Nobel 1901), dies at 77
Feb 11th - Wilhelm Killing, German mathematician (b. 1847)
Feb 15th - Josephine B Willson Bruce, US black theorist, dies at 69
Feb 19th - Jeronimo Gimenez y Bellido, composer, dies at 68
Feb 27th - Charles Francis Abdy Williams, composer, dies at 67
Mar 8th - Johannes van der Waals, Dutch physicist (Nobel 1910), dies at 85
Mar 8th - Krišjānis Barons, Latvian writer (b. 1835)
Mar 22nd - Theophile Delcasse, French statesman, dies at 71
Mar 26th - Sarah Bernhardt, [Henriette], actress (Queen Elizabeth), dies at 77
Mar 27th - Sir James Dewar, Scottish chemist (b. 1842)
Apr 4th - L Martov, [Joulij O Tsederbaum], Russ revolutionary, dies at 49
Physicist/Nobel Laureate Johannes van der WaalsPhysicist/Nobel Laureate Johannes van der Waals (Mar 8th) Apr 4th - John Venn, British mathematician (b. 1834)
Apr 5th - George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, English financier (b. 1866)
Apr 9th - Mauritius H Binger, director/producer (Living Ladder), dies
Apr 19th - Thomas Paine Westendorf, composer, dies at 75
Apr 25th - Louis-Olivier Taillon, Quebec politician (b. 1840)
May 10th - Vaslav Vorovsky, Russian delegate, assassinated
May 14th - Charles de Freycinet, French prime minister (b. 1828)
May 20th - Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist, dies
May 30th - Camille Chevillard, composer, dies at 63
May 30th - Charles Fichardt, cricketer (S Afr batsman in 2 Tests 1892-96), dies
Jun 5th - George H Breitner, impressionist painter, dies at 65
Jun 10th - Pierre Loti, [Julien Viaud], French sea officer/writer, dies
Jun 15th - Alexander Stamboeliski, premier Bulgaria (1919-23), dies
Jun 20th - Joseph Leopold Rockel, composer, dies at 85
Jun 26th - Edward Rae, cricketer (introduced cricket into Russian Lapland), dies
Jun 29th - Fritz Mauthner, German author/philosopher (skepticism), dies at 73
Jun 29th - Gustave Adolph Kerker, composer, dies at 66
Jun 29th - J C Gomez, General/Venezuela's 1st VP, assassinated
Jun 30th - Claude Antoine Terrasse, composer, dies at 56
Jul 4th - Florimond Fonteyne, Flemish priest/politician (Volkseeuw), dies at 67
Jul 13th - Asger Hamerik [Hammerich], German(?) composer, dies at 80
Jul 14th - Louis Ganne, composer, dies at 61
Jul 16th - Louis M A Couperus, poet/writer (Books of Small Soles), dies at 60
Jul 20th - Pancho Villa, [Doroteo Arango], Mexican rebel, murdered at 55
Aug 2nd - Warren Harding, 29th Pres (1921-23), dies at Palace Hotel SF at 57
Aug 5th - Vatroslav Jagić, Croatian slavist (b. 1835)
Aug 7th - Hendrik Pierson, Dutch theologist (H Pierson Foundation), dies at 89
Aug 14th - Jacob T Cremer, pres (Dutch Handel-Mij), dies at 76
Aug 19th - Vilfredo Pareto, Italian sociologist and economist (b. 1845)
Aug 24th - Kate Douglas Wiggin, author (US kindergarten movement), dies at 66
Sep 12th - Jules Violle, French physicist and inventor (b. 1841)
Sep 15th - Sayed Darwish, composer, dies at 31
Sep 22nd - Marquess of Ripon, game hunter, dies, after shooting 52nd grouse
Oct 12th - A P "Bunny" Lucas, cricketer (five Tests for England 1879-82), dies
Oct 14th - George Elbridge Whiting, composer, dies at 83
Oct 14th - Marcellus Emants, writer/poet (Refrained from Confession), dies
Oct 30th - Andrew Bonar Law, English PM (C), dies at 64
Nov 5th - Jacques d'Adelswärd-Fersen, French novelist (b. 1880)
Nov 19th - French Netscher, author/journalist (In 3rd Chamber), dies at 59
Nov 23rd - Urmuz, Romanian writer (b. 1883)
Nov 24th - Michel de Klerk, architect (Amsterdam School), dies at 39
Nov 25th - Ernst Debes, German cartographer (Moon Atlas), dies at 83
Nov 25th - Syd Callaway, cricket all-round (3 Tests for Australia 1891-95), dies
Nov 26th - Alexander V Amfiteatrov, Russian/French/Italian writer, dies at 60
Dec 1st - Virginie Loveling, Belgian writer and poet (b. 1836)
Dec 2nd - Tomas Breton y Hernandez, composer, dies at 72
Dec 8th - Dom Joseph Pothier, French Benedictine/musicologist, dies at 88
Dec 12th - Raymond Radiguet, French journalist/writer (Ball du Comte), dies at 20
Dec 14th - Giuseppi Gallignani, composer, dies at 72
Dec 16th - Pongrac Kacsoh, composer, dies at 50
Dec 22nd - Arthur H Bird, composer, dies at 67
Dec 26th - Dietrich Eckart, German Nazi politician (b. 1868)
French Engineer Gustave EiffelFrench Engineer Gustave Eiffel (Dec 27th) Dec 27th - Gustave Eiffel [Alexandre], engineer (Eiffel Tower), dies at 91

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