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1904Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi, designer of the Statue of Liberty, dies of tuberculosis at 70

1904James Longstreet, Confederate general, dies at 82

1904 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 2
James Longstreet, Confederate general, dies at 82 
Jan 5
Karl A von Zittel, German geologist/paleontologist (Libya), dies at 64 
Jan 5
George Francis Train, Train vs. Donovan 
Jan 9
Alfred Richard, cricketer (6 & 0 in only Test for S Af 1895-96), dies 
Jan 10
Jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (b. 1824) 
Jan 10
Jean-Léon Gérôme, The Slave Market 
Jan 15
Eduard Lassen, composer, dies at 73 
Jan 15
Asa S. Bushnell, Governor of Ohio and Staff 
Jan 24
Franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77 
Jan 26
John P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64 
Jan 26
Whitaker Wright, English mining tycoon (b. 1846) 
Jan 27
Adam Minchejmer, composer, dies at 73 
Jan 28
Karl Emil Franzos, The President 
Jan 30
George A. Minor, Just Cause 
Feb 1
Peter PM Alberdingk Thijm, Dutch historian/writer, dies at 76 
Feb 2
William C. Whitney, American financier (b. 1841) 
Feb 7
Emil Rosenow, Kater Lampe 
Feb 10
John A. Roche, Mayor of Chicago (b. 1844) 
Feb 15
Marcus Hanna, President McKinley Taking the Oath 
Feb 20
Gustav Adolf Heinze, composer, dies at 83 
Feb 22
Leslie Stephen, English writer and critic (b. 1832) 
Feb 22
Leslie Stephen, Secrets from the Asylum 
Feb 26
Edward Marshall, The Gay Retreat 
Mar 5
Alfred von Waldersee, Prussian field marshal/chief-staff, dies at 71 
Mar 5
Alfred von Waldersee, Field-Marshal Count von Waldersee 
Mar 7
Ferdinand André Fouqué, French geologist (b. 1828) 
Mar 17
Prince George, Duke of Cambridge at the Richmond Horse Show 
Apr 9
Isabella II, Queen of Spain (1833-68), dies at 73 
Apr 13
Vasili Vereshtshagin, Russian painter (War & Peace), dies 
Apr 16
Maximilian Kronberger, German poet (b. 1888) 
Apr 16
Samuel Smiles, Scottish writer and reformer (b. 1812) 
Apr 24
Friedrich Siemens, German industrial, dies at 77 
Apr 24
William Pittenger, The General 
May 1
AntonínDvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62 
May 1
Antonín Dvořák, Czech composer (b. 1841) 
May 1
Antonín Dvorák, The Departed 
May 5
Mór Jókai, Szaffi 
May 6
Franz von Lenbach, German painter, dies at 67 
May 7
Peter Hille, writer, dies 
May 8
Eadweard Muybridge, English photographer (horse trot), dies 
May 8
Eadweard Muybridge, Sallie Gardner at a Gallop 
May 10
Henry Morton Stanley, Welsh journalist and African explorer (discovered source of the Nile), dies aged 63 
May 10
Henry Morton Stanley, Stanley & Livingstone 
May 13
Jan Boissevain, ship owner/politician, dies 
May 14
Richard Hol, Dutch composer/organist/conductor, dies at 78 
May 15
Étienne-Jules Marey, Falling Cat 
May 16
N I Bobrikov, Russian governor-general in Finland, dies 
May 19
Auguste Molinier, French historian (b. 1851) 
May 26
Georges Gilles de la Tourette, French neurologist (b. 1857) 
Jun 1
George Frederic Watts, Hope 
Jun 3
Vincent Tancred, cricket (Bernard & Louis bro, Test for S A), suicide 
Jun 12
Camille de Renesse, Belgian Count (b. 1836) 
Jun 13
Nikiphoros Lytras, Greek painter (b. 1832) 
Jun 14
Jovan Jovanovic-Zmaj, Nesrecna Kafina 
Jun 28
Daniel Decatur Emmett, The Lone Ranger 
Jun 30
Thomas Emmett, cricketer (English Test bowler of the sostenuter), dies 
Jul 3
Theodor Herzl, Austrian journalist/Zionist, dies 
Jul 3
Edouard Beaupré, Canadian giant and strongman (b. 1881) 
Jul 5
Abai Kunanbaiuli, Kazakh poet (b. 1845) 
Jul 14
President Paul Kruger, the face of Boer resistance against the British during the South African or Second Boer War (1899—1902), heart failure at 78 
Jul 14
Paul Krüger, Kruger and Body Guard Leaving the Volksraad 
Jul 15
Anton Chekhov, Russian writer (Uncle Vanya), dies at 44 
Jul 15
Anton Chekhov, Winter Sleep 
Jul 19
Herbert Campbell, Burlesque Attack on a Settler's Cabin 
Jul 22
Wilson Barrett, English actor (b. 1846) 
Jul 22
Wilson Barrett, The Sign of the Cross 
Jul 23
John Simon, public health pioneer, dies 
Jul 28
Plehve, Russian foreign minister (bomb under carriage), dies 
Aug 4
Arnold Krug, composer, dies at 54 
Aug 6
Eduard Hanslick, Austrian music critic (b. 1825) 
Aug 9
Friedrich Ratzel, German social-geographer (Lebensraum), dies at 59 
Aug 10
Pierre M Waldeck-Rousseau, French foreign minister (Dreyfus), dies 
Aug 22
Kate Chopin, Grand Isle 
Aug 25
William Hall, Canadian Royal Naval sailor (b. 1827) 
Aug 29
Murad V, sultan of Turkey (1876), dies 
Aug 30
Kate Fanny Loder, composer, dies at 79 
Sep 4
Gustav Esmann, Den kære familie 
Sep 13
Raden Ayu Kartini, Indonesian national heroine (b. 1879) 
Sep 16
Per Sivle, Berre ein hund 
Sep 18
Herbert von Bismarck, German politician/son of Otto, dies 
Sep 21
Chief Joseph, US indian chief (Nez Perces), dies 
Sep 24
Niels R. Finsen, Niels R. Finsen 
Sep 26
Lafcadio Hearn, author (Soul of the Great Ball), dies at 54 
Sep 26
John F. Stairs, Canadian businessman and statesman (b. 1848) 
Sep 26
Lafcadio Hearn, Kwaidan 
Sep 29
Niels Ryberg Finnen, Danish physician (Nobel 1903), dies 
Sep 30
Sigurd Lie, composer, dies at 33 
Oct 1
William GGVV Harcourt, historian/English Sect of State, dies at 76 
Oct 4
Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi, designer of the Statue of Liberty, dies of tuberculosis at 70 
Oct 4
Frederic Auguste Bertholdi, French sculptor (Statue of Liberty), dies 
Oct 4
Karl Bayer, Austrian chemist (b. 1847) 
Oct 4
Lawrence Hope, The Indian Love Lyrics 
Oct 8
Gustav Ratzenhofer, Austria sociologist/philosopher, dies at 62 
Oct 13
Pavlos Melas, Greek officer who organized and participated in the Greek Struggle for Macedonia (b. 1870) 
Oct 17
Nikolai Amani, composer, dies at 32 
Oct 18
Charles Morton, Good Night 
Oct 20
Henry Hiles, composer, dies at 77 
Oct 21
Isabelle Eberhardt, Swiss explorer and writer (b. 1877) 
Oct 21
Isabelle Eberhardt, Eden miseria 
Oct 25
Teresa Milanollo, composer, dies at 77 
Oct 31
Dan Leno, An Obstinate Cork 
Nov 3
Gaston Henri Charles Antoine Serpette, composer, dies at 57 
Nov 4
Jack Brown, cricketer (8 Tests for England 1894-99), dies 
Nov 18
Justus van Maurik, cigar manufacturer/author/head of Red Guard, dies 
Nov 18
Justus van Maurik, Krates 
Nov 22
Theophile E A de Bock, painter/etcher, dies 
Nov 30
Aldine Sillman Kieffer, composer, dies at 64 
Dec 10
James Cranston, cricketer (scored 16 & 15 in Test for England), dies 
Dec 24
Juliaan Dillens, Flemish sculptor, dies at 55 
Dec 25
Per Jonas Fredrik Vilhelm Svedbom, composer, dies at 61 
Dec 25
Frantisek Ferdinand Samberk, Jedenácté prikázání 
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