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Notable Deaths - 1915

1915Charles Tupper, sixth Prime Minister of Canada, dies of heart failure at 94

1915Frederick Winslow Taylor, American inventor (b. 1856)

1915 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 2
Karl Goldmark, Austria-Hungarian composer (Queen of Saba), dies at 84 
Jan 3
James E Flecker, British diplomat/novelist (Hassan), dies at 30 
Jan 3
James Elroy Flecker, Don Juan 
Jan 6
Reginald Wood, cricketer (one Test England v Australia 1886), dies 
Jan 10
Marshall P. Wilder, The Widow's Might 
Jan 12
Andrew Sheridan Burt, 25th Infantry 
Jan 13
Mary Slessor, Scottish missionary (b. 1848) 
Jan 14
Richard Meux Benson, founder of Anglican religious order (b. 1824) 
Jan 15
Guillaume Couture, composer, dies at 63 
Jan 15
Fannie Farmer, American culinary figure and author dies aged 57 
Jan 15
Gaston Arman de Cavaillet, Ihana seikkailu 
Jan 19
Anna Leonowens, Anna and the King 
Jan 21
Hans Pagay, Die Herrin der Welt 1. Teil - Die Freundin des gelben Mannes 
Jan 22
Anna B. Warner, Phantoms 
Jan 26
Akaki Tsereteli, Bashi-Achuki 
Jan 28
Nikolay Umov, Russian physicist (b. 1846) 
Feb 4
Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Lady Audley's Secret 
Feb 5
Ross Barnes, baseball player (b. 1850) 
Feb 6
Lily Dampier, The Bushranger's Bride 
Feb 7
Wladyslaw Gorski, composer, dies at 68 
Feb 8
Takashi Nagatsuka, Tsuchi 
Feb 10
Albert J-BJ Thijs, Belgian Colonial pioneer (Congo), dies at 65 
Feb 12
Charles Emile Waldteufel, composer, dies at 77 
Feb 12
Emil Waldteufel, The Book Thief 
Feb 15
Oreste Calabresi, Amore senza stima 
Feb 16
Emil Waldteufel, [Charles Levy], French composer (Estudiantina), dies 
Feb 17
Antony Mars, Chaste Susan 
Feb 18
Frank James, The James Gang: Outlaw Brothers 
Feb 19
Gopal Krishna Gokhale, India's social reformer/politician, dies 
Feb 19
Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Gopal Krishna 
Feb 23
Robert Smalls, Reconstruction congressman, dies at 75 in SC 
Feb 25
George Mimot, physician (Nobel-1934), dies 
Feb 27
Rudolf Berger,  
Mar 4
William Willett, inventor of Daylight Saving Time (b. 1856) 
Mar 9
Guy du Maurier, Mad Men of Europe 
Mar 11
Thomas Alexander Browne, Australian writer (b. 1826) 
Mar 11
Rolf Boldrewood, Robbery Under Arms 
Mar 13
Sergei J Witte, Dutch count/premier of Russia, dies at 65 
Mar 14
Lincoln Beachey, Niagara Falls Celebration 
Mar 17
Walter Crane, English painter/cartoonist/illustrator, dies at 69 
Mar 21
Frederick Winslow Taylor, American inventor (b. 1856) 
Mar 24
Karol Olszewski, Polish scientist (b. 1846) 
Mar 24
Morgan Robertson, Masters of Men 
Mar 26
Carl Johan Lundkvist, Faldgruben 
Mar 29
W.W. Denslow, Oz: The American Fairyland 
Mar 31
Wyndham Halswelle, Scottish athlete (b. 1882) 
Apr 1
Johann Joseph Abert, composer, dies at 82 
Apr 1
William V. Ranous, King Lear 
Apr 3
Andrew Stoddart, cricketer (England capt at turn of century), suicide 
Apr 7
F. Hopkinson Smith, Desperate Youth 
Apr 7
Louis Pergaud, War of the Buttons 
Apr 9
Gaston Méliès, Under the Stars and Bars 
Apr 14
James Hutton Brew, Pioneer of West African Journalism, dies 
Apr 16
Nelson W. Aldrich, American politician (b. 1841) 
Apr 17
Johannes P Kelly, [Kellij], Dutch actor/operetta writer, dies at 60 
Apr 19
Károly Lovik, A leányvári boszorkány 
Apr 23
Rupert Chawner Brooke, English poet (Lithuania), dies at 27 
Apr 25
Nicola d' Arienzo, composer, dies at 72 
Apr 25
Frederick William Seward, United States Assistant Secretary of State (b. 1830) 
Apr 26
John Bunny, A Cure for Pokeritis 
Apr 27
Alexander N Skriabin, Russ pianist/composer (Prometheus), dies at 43 
Apr 27
Alexander Scriabin, Russian composer (b. 1872) 
Apr 27
Alexander Scriabin, Barfly 
Apr 30
Niko Lomouri, Qadjana 
May 7
Alfred G Vanderbilt, US millionaire, dies aboard Lusitania 
May 7
Alfred Scott Witherbee Jr, US Lusitania officer, dies 
May 7
Charles Frohman, dies aboard Lusitania 
May 7
Alfred G. Vanderbilt, Coaching for a Record 
May 7
Elbert Hubbard, A Message to Garcia 
May 7
Charles Frohman, Are You a Mason? 
May 7
Mary Plamondon,  
May 7
Charles Plamondon,  
May 7
Hugh Lane,  
May 7
Charles Klein, Furlough on Parole 
May 7
Justus Miles Forman, The Face Between 
May 8
Henry McNeal Turner, 1 US black army chaplain, dies at 82 
May 9
François Faber, Luxembourgish cyclist (b. 1887) 
May 10
Albert Weisgerber, German painter/graphic artist, dies in battle 
May 14
József Dezsö, Gazdag ember kabátja 
May 19
John Simpson Kirkpatrick stretcher bearer with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps at Gallipoli during World War I (b. 1892) 
May 21
Leonid Gobyato, Russian general (b. 1875) 
May 21
Walter Turszinsky, The Pride of the Firm 
Jun 4
William Charles Denis Browne, composer, dies at 26 
Jun 5
Brzeska, sculptor, dies 
Jun 5
John C. Rice, The Kiss 
Jun 7
Benjamin Lambord, composer, dies at 35 
Jun 10
Luis Coloma, Jeromín 
Jun 16
Elmer Booth, The Musketeers of Pig Alley 
Jun 18
Eufemio Zapata, brother to Mexican revolutionist Emiliano Zapata, killed by Sidronio Comancho 
Jun 18
James Tanner, The Broken Melody 
Jun 19
Sergey Ivanovich Taneyev, Russian composer (Oresteia), dies at 58 
Jun 20
Emil Rathenau, German industrialist (AEG), dies 
Jun 24
Georg Christensen, Udenfor loven 
Jun 28
Victor Trumper, cricketer (48 Tests for Australia, 3163 runs), dies 
Jul 2
Gen Porfirio [Jose de la Cruz] Diaz, president Mexico, dies 
Jul 2
Porfirio Díaz, Fiestas presidenciales en Mérida 
Jul 9
Terez Csillag, A fogadalom 
Jul 10
Hendrik W Mesdag, painter (Panorama Mesdag), dies 
Jul 10
Vaja-Pshavela, Vedreba 
Jul 15
Ludwik Grossman, composer, dies at 80 
Jul 16
Ellen White, American co-founder of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (b. 1827) 
Jul 17
Francesco Fanciulli, composer, dies on 62nd birthday 
Jul 18
George William Louis Marshall-Hall, composer, dies at 53 
Jul 22
Sir Sandford Fleming, Scottish-Canadian engineer and inventor (b. 1827) 
Jul 26
James Murray, philologist, dies 
Jul 28
Vilbrun G Sam, rebellion leader/president of Haiti, lynched 
Aug 1
James Berry, Richard III 
Aug 4
Richard Kiepert, German cartographer (Africa), dies at 68 
Aug 5
Melville Stewart, The Galloper 
Aug 9
Henry Longbottom, English lieutenant, dies in battle 
Aug 9
Jerzy Zulawski, On the Silver Globe 
Aug 9
George Fitch, Those Were the Days! 
Aug 10
Henry Moseley, English physicist (b. 1887) 
Aug 15
Albert Siegfried Bettelheim, Jew convicted of murder, lynched 
Aug 16
Sophus Bauditz, Historien om Hjortholm 
Aug 17
Leo Frank, American convict, hanged in 1915 by a lynch mob in Georgia 
Aug 17
Leo Frank,  
Aug 20
Paul Ehrlich, Germ geneologist (Chemotherapy, Nobel 1908), dies in 61 
Aug 20
William H. West, The Dream Seekers 
Aug 26
John Bunny American comedian (b. 1863) 
Aug 28
John Davis Long, Secretary Long and Captain Sigsbee 
Aug 30
Paul Armstrong, Salomy Jane 
Sep 2
August Stramm, writer, dies at 41 
Sep 6
Paul d'Ivoi, The Five Cents of Lavarede 
Sep 9
Albert Spalding, American baseball player and sporting goods manufacturer (b. 1850) 
Sep 10
Charles Boucher de Boucherville, Premier of Quebec (b. 1822) 
Sep 11
William Sprague IV, American politician (b. 1830) 
Sep 11
William Cornelius Van Horne, American railway executive (b. 1843) 
Sep 13
Andrew L. Harris, American Civil War hero and Governor of Ohio (b. 1835) 
Sep 15
Isidor Bajic, Cucuk Stana 
Sep 21
Anthony Comstock, anti-vice crusader, dies at 71 in NYC 
Sep 27
Conrad T van Deventer, Dutch jurist/MP (liberal), dies at 57 
Sep 27
Kaspar C E Ritter von Zumbusch, German/Austrian sculptor, dies at 84 
Sep 27
Remy de Gourmont, French poet (b. 1858) 
Sep 27
Remy de Gourmont, The Dentist 2 
Sep 28
Saitou Hajime, 3rd squad leader of the Shinsengumi died under name of Goro Fujita (b. 1844) 
Sep 29
Luther Orlando Emerson, composer, dies at 95 
Sep 29
Rudi Stephan, composer, dies at 28 
Oct 2
Russell Alexander, composer, dies at 38 
Oct 4
Karl Staaff, Johansson and Vestman 
Oct 5
Jose Maria Usandizaga, composer, dies at 28 
Oct 5
Otto Valdemar Malling, composer, dies at 67 
Oct 6
José María Usandizaga, Las golondrinas 
Oct 7
Samuel Prowse Warren, composer, dies at 74 
Oct 9
Constant A M Cap, Flemish poet/etcher, dies at 73 
Oct 12
Edith L Cavell, British nurse, executed by Germans in Belgium (WW II) 
Oct 15
Milutin Uskokovic, Dosljaci 
Oct 15
Paul Scheerbart, Power 
Oct 16
August Warberg, En av de många 
Oct 22
Andrew Noble, Scottish Physicist who was a founder of the science of ballistics, dies at 84 
Oct 23
W G Grace, British cricketer, dies 
Oct 23
W.G. Grace, English and Australian Cricketers at Crystal Palace 
Oct 24
Désiré Charnay, French archaeologist (b. 1828) 
Oct 25
Paul Hervieu, La course du flambeau 
Oct 30
Gervys Rignold Hazlitt, cricketer (9 Tests for Aust 1907-12), dies 
Oct 30
Charles Tupper, sixth Prime Minister of Canada, dies of heart failure at 94 
Oct 31
Blanche Walsh, Resurrection 
Nov 1
Lewis Waller, Henry, King of Navarre 
Nov 14
Booker T. Washington, educator/organizier, dies at 59 in Tuskegee Ala 
Nov 14
Theodor Leschetizky, composer, dies at 85 
Nov 14
Ede Ujházi, Gazdag ember kabátja 
Nov 14
Booker T. Washington, By Right of Birth 
Nov 19
Joe Hill, Labor leader/songwriter, executed for murder 
Nov 19
Solomon Schechter, theologist, dies at about 64 
Nov 27
Sigismund Vladislavovich Zaremba, composer, dies at 54 
Nov 28
Luigi Capuana, Sicilian author/critic (C'era una Volta), dies at 76 
Nov 28
Mubarak Al-Sabah "The Great", Emir of Kuwait (b. 1896) 
Nov 29
Luigi Capuana, Malìa 
Dec 2
Jan Malat, composer, dies at 72 
Dec 3
Lewis F. Muir, The Pirates! Band of Misfits 
Dec 4
Gustav Hollaender, composer, dies at 60 
Dec 10
David Jenkins, Distant Trumpet 
Dec 18
Henry Enfield Roscoe, English Chemist, dies at 82 
Dec 19
Alois Alzheimer, German psychiatrist/neurologist (Alzheimer Disease), dies at 51 
Dec 23
Roland Leighton, dies at 20 
Dec 28
Gerrit Jan van Heek, Dutch textile manufacturer/politician, dies at 78 
Dec 29
Charles Beach Hawley, composer, dies at 57 
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