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Notable Deaths - 1914

1914George Westinghouse, US engineer (Westinghouse Electric), dies at 67

1914Frederic Mistral, French poet (Nobel-1904), dies at 83

1914Ambrose Bierce, American writer and satirist, dies at 71

1914Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria is assassinated in Sarajevo by young Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip, led to declarations of war in WWI

1914 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 3
Stephane Raoul Pugno, composer, dies at 62 
Jan 4
Silas Weir Mitchell, US physician/author (Free Quaker), dies at 84 
Jan 6
Julius Freund, Durchlaucht Radieschen 
Jan 11
Ambrose Bierce, American writer and satirist, dies at 71 
Jan 11
Carl Jacobsen, Danish brewer and patron of the arts after whom the Carlsberg brewery was named (b. 1842) 
Jan 13
Bernardus H Heldt, Dutch MP, dies at 72 
Jan 13
Valentin de Zubiaurre y Unionbarrenechea, composer, dies 76 
Jan 20
Emil Liebling, composer, dies at 62 
Jan 20
Henry Southwick Perkins, composer, dies at 80 
Jan 21
Theodor Kittelsen, Norwegian artist (b. 1857) 
Jan 22
Frederik Rung, composer, dies at 60 
Jan 30
Wordsworth Donisthorpe, London's Trafalgar Square 
Feb 6
J Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Hague School), dies at 69 
Feb 9
Frederick Bond, The She Devil 
Feb 22
Valliamma Mudaliar, took part in Indian passive resistance, dies of a fever contracted in prison 
Feb 24
Joshua Chamberlain, Civil War hero for the Union on Little Round Top at the Battle of Gettysburg 
Feb 25
John Tenniel, British illustrator (Alice in Wonderland), dies at 93 
Feb 25
John Tenniel, Alice Through the Looking-Glass: Queen Alice 
Feb 26
Pierre Souvestre, Fantomas 
Mar 1
Tor Bernhard Vilhelm Aulin, composer, dies at 47 
Mar 1
Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto (b. 1845) 
Mar 1
Gilbert John Minto, Lord and Lady Minto with Party, Fording the Rushing Waters of the Klondike on Horseback 
Mar 12
George Westinghouse, US engineer (Westinghouse Electric), dies at 67 
Mar 16
Gaston Calmette, editor (Le Figaro), killed by Mme Caillaux at 55 
Mar 16
John Murray, piloted HMS Challenger to Christmas Island, dies 
Mar 16
Charles Albert Gobat, Swiss politician, recipient of the 1902 Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1843) 
Mar 17
McKee Rankin, The Runaway Wife 
Mar 19
Giuseppe Mercalli, Italian volcanologist (b. 1850) 
Mar 23
Teunis Stoel, actor, dies at 62 
Mar 23
Rafqa Pietra Choboq Ar-Rayès (Saint Rebecca) Lebanese saint (b. 1832) 
Mar 25
Frederic Mistral, French poet (Nobel-1904), dies at 83 
Mar 25
Frédéric Mistral, Mireille's Sincere Love 
Mar 28
Hanus Trnecek, composer, dies at 55 
Mar 28
Randolph McCoy, Vendettas 
Mar 31
Ch Morgenstern, writer, dies at 42 
Mar 31
Hubert von Herkomer, The Old Wood Carver 
Mar 31
Christian Morgenstern, Peer Gynt 
Apr 1
Rube Waddell, baseballer, dies at 37 of TB 
Apr 1
Rube Waddell, Game of Base Ball 
Apr 2
Paul von Heyse, German writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1830) 
Apr 2
Paul Heyse, The Fury 
Apr 8
Jakub Arbes, Stedrý den bratrí Mánesu 
Apr 12
Josef Nesvera, composer, dies at 71 
Apr 14
Paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist, dies at 58 
Apr 14
Hubert Bland, English co-founder of the Fabian Society (b. 1855) 
Apr 16
George W Hill, US astronomer (moon orbit), dies at 76 
Apr 19
Charles Pierce, philosopher/scientist, dies 
Apr 27
Abundio Martínez, A Quixote Without La Mancha 
May 7
Edward Mollenhauer, composer, dies at 87 
May 9
C.W. Post, American food manufacturer (b. 1854) 
May 13
R E Foster, only dual England captain at cricket & soccer, dies 
May 17
Peter Leyten, bishop of Breda (1885-1914), dies at 79 
May 17
Antonio Grisanti, The Last Days of Pompeii 
May 25
Paolo Giorza, composer, dies at 81 
May 27
Joseph Wilson Swan, physicist/chemist, dies 
May 28
Adolf Gustaw Sonnenfeld, composer, dies at 76 
Jun 6
Walter T Watts-Dunton, England, lawyer/poet/writer (Aylwin), dies 
Jun 11
Adolf Friedrich V, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1848) 
Jun 15
A G Steel, cricketer (13 Tests, 29 wkts, Eng capt 1886), dies 
Jun 15
Carlotta Addison, The Blue Bird 
Jun 19
Brandon Thomas, Hello, I'm Your Aunt! 
Jun 21
Glauco Velasquez, composer, dies at 30 
Jun 21
Bertha von Suttner, Austrian writer and pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1843) 
Jun 21
Glauco Velasquez, A Missa do Galo 
Jun 21
Bertha von Suttner, Down with Weapons 
Jun 24
Leo Tscherning, Kommandørens døtre 
Jun 28
Sophie, Princess of Austria, assassinated 
Jun 28
Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria is assassinated in Sarajevo by young Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip, led to declarations of war in WWI 
Jun 28
Camillo Boito, Senso 
Jun 28
Archduke Franz Ferdinand,  
Jun 28
Duchess Sophie von Hohenberg,  
Jun 30
Bai Long, [White Wolf], Chinese Robin Hood/crowd leader, dies 
Jul 2
Joseph Chamberlain, British minister to Germany, dies at 78 
Jul 2
Joseph Chamberlain, Mr. Chamberlain at Blenheim 
Jul 4
Sydney Grundy, Sowing the Wind 
Jul 6
Delmira Augustini, Uruguayan poet, murdered at 27 
Jul 11
Julius Rodenberg, [Levy], German writer (Die Deutsche Rundschau), dies 
Jul 13
Sofus Wolder, Hægt mig i Ryggen 
Jul 14
Alice Charbonnet Kellerman, Venus of the South Seas 
Jul 19
Alexander Conze, German archaeologist, dies at 82 
Jul 20
Leo van Gheluwe, composer, dies at 76 
Jul 30
Albert Trott, cricketer (3 Tests for Aus, 2 for Eng), commits suicide 
Jul 30
Jean Jaurès, leading socialist, assassinated in Paris 
Jul 31
A J Jean Jaurès, French socialist (L'Humanité/Les Preuves), murdered= 
Jul 31
Jean Jaurès,  
Aug 2
Gabriel Edouard Xavier Dupont, composer, dies at 36 
Aug 4
Jules Lemaître, French critic and dramatist (b. 1853) 
Aug 6
Ellen Axson Wilson, US 1st Lady (1913-14), dies during Woodrow Wilson's 1st term of Bright's Disease at 54 
Aug 7
B B (Bransby) Cooper, cricketer (Test for Australia), dies 
Aug 7
Boleslaw Dembinski, composer, dies at 81 
Aug 12
John Philip Holland, submarine designer, dies at 74 
Aug 12
John M. Snyder, As Ye Sow 
Aug 15
Anatol K Liadov, Russian composer (Baba yaga), dies at 59 [NS=Aug 28] 
Aug 17
James Grierson, British general 
Aug 17
Harry Steinfeldt, World Series Baseball Game 
Aug 17
Robert Drouet, The Two Fathers 
Aug 19
Franz Xavier Wernz, German Superior General of the Society of Jesus (b. 1844) 
Aug 20
Pius X, [Giuseppe M Sarto], Pope (1903-14), dies 
Aug 20
Pope Pius X, His Holiness, the Late Pope Pius X, and the Vatican 
Aug 22
Raffenel, French general (3rd Colonial Div, WW I), dies in battle 
Aug 22
Rondoney, French general (3rd Colonial Div, WW I), dies in battle 
Aug 22
Giacomo Radini-Tedeschi Italian religious figure 
Aug 23
Felix Fivet, Belgian baby, executed by German troops at 3 weeks 
Aug 23
George A Pogson, British consul in Puerto Rico, dies 
Aug 27
John Weiss, German new testament, dies 
Aug 28
Anatol Konstantinovich Lyadov, composer (Baba Yaga), dies at 59 [NS] 
Aug 28
Anatoli Liadov, composer, dies at 59 
Aug 28
Anatol Liadov, The Invisible Boy 
Aug 29
... Machagovsky, Russian general (Tannenberg), dies in battle 
Aug 30
Adrian H Stewart, British lieutenant, dies in battle in Cameroon at 26 
Aug 30
Aleksandr Samsonov, Russian general, commits suicide 
Sep 1
Martha, last known passenger pigeon, dies at Cincinnati Zoo 
Sep 3
Ferdinand AR Cabrera, Spanish/German of emperor Wilhelm II, dies at 58 
Sep 3
Lucien-Denis-Gabriel-Alberic Magnard, composer, dies at 49 
Sep 5
Charles Péguy, French poet, essayist and editor (b. 1873) 
Sep 7
Lord O'Brien, British nobleman, dies at 73 
Sep 8
William E Darwin, British son of Charles Darwin, dies at 74 
Sep 15
Jacobus Herculas de la Rey, [Uncle Chose], Boer general, dies at 66 
Sep 21
Flora Foster, David Copperfield 
Sep 22
Alain-Fournier, French writer (Grand Meaulnes), dies in battle at 27 
Sep 22
Alain-Fournier, The Wanderer 
Sep 25
A Lichtenstein, writer, dies at 25 
Sep 25
Jan B Stobbaerts, Flemish painter, dies at 76 
Sep 26
Hermann Löns, Wenn die Heide blüht 
Sep 28
Stevan Mokranjac, composer, dies at 58 
Sep 28
Richard Sears, businessman (Sears, Roebuck and Company) (b. 1863) 
Sep 29
Jean Bouin, French marathoner (Olympic-silver-1912), dies in battle 
Sep 29
Stevan Stojanovic Mokranjac, Opelo za Bobija Fisera 
Oct 8
Johann Schwarzer, The Vain Housemaid 
Oct 10
Gijsbert van Tienhoven, mayor (Amsterdam)/foreign minister, dies at 73 
Oct 10
Karol I, Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, King of Romania (1881-1914), dies 
Oct 15
Aleksander Rozycki, composer, dies at 69 
Oct 16
Victor Arnold, The Perfect Thirty-Six 
Oct 24
Gustav Wied, Sort høst 
Oct 28
Richard Heuberger, composer, dies at 64 
Oct 28
Richard Heuberger, Opernball 
Oct 30
Ernst Stadler, writer, dies at 31 
Nov 1
Christopher "Kit" Cradock, English admiral, dies in battle 
Nov 1
Adna R. Chaffee, The War in China 
Nov 3
Georg Trakl, Austria poet (Totentag, Cocaine Overdose), dies at 27 
Nov 3
Georg Trakl, Poem: I Set My Foot Upon the Air and It Carried Me 
Nov 4
Georg Trakl, writer, dies at 27 
Nov 4
Tom Gallon, The Great Gay Road 
Nov 6
Allessandro d'Ancona, Italian philologist (Dante), dies at 79 
Nov 10
Cecil Raleigh, The Whip 
Nov 12
Augusto Dos Anjos, Di Cavalcanti 
Nov 14
Frederick Sleigh "Bobs" Roberts, governor of Natal, dies at 82 
Nov 14
Vengayil Kunhiraman Nayanar, Malayalin journalist (b. 1861) 
Nov 14
Frederick Sleigh Roberts, England's King at Liverpool 
Nov 14
Stellan Rye, The Student of Prague 
Nov 16
Shunrô Oshikawa, Atragon 
Nov 23
Elbrige Gerry, VP (of Gerrymander fame), dies at 70 
Nov 24
Louis de Raet, Belgian economist/Flemish People Party, dies 
Nov 25
Davorin Jenko, composer, dies at 79 
Dec 2
Väinö Kataja, Noidan kirot 
Dec 6
Eduard Jacobs, Dutch cabaret artist, dies at 47 
Dec 8
Maximilian von Spee, German naval officer (b. 1861) 
Dec 12
Watkins Lewis, black man, lynched in Shrevport, Louisiana 
Dec 14
Giovanni Sgambati, composer, dies at 73 
Dec 16
Ivan Zajc, composer, dies at 82 
Dec 19
Johann F Ritter von Schulte, German catholic lawyer, dies at 87 
Dec 21
A O Jones, cricketer (12 Tests for England 1899-1909), dies 
Dec 24
John Muir, British naturalist (b. 1838) 
Dec 27
Charles Martin Hall, American chemist and inventor (b. 1863) 
Dec 29
Robert Henry Hall, Funeral of Major-General Henry W. Lawton 
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