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Notable Deaths - 1919

1919Madame C. J. Walker, wealthy cosmetics manufacturer, dies at 51

1919Pierre A Renoir, French painter/sculptor, dies at 78

1919Andrew Carnegie, US steel industrialist/philanthropist, dies of bronchial pneumonia at 83

1919Hermann Emil Fischer, German chemist and Nobel Prize laureate, commits suicide at 66

1919John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, English physicist and discoverer of argon (Nobel Prize 1904), dies at 76

1919Henry John Heinz, founder of the H. J. Heinz Company, dies at 74

1919 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 1
William W Campbell, Canadian poet (Ian of the Orcades), dies at 60 
Jan 1
Mikhail Drozdovsky, Russian general (b. 1881) 
Jan 1
R.G. Knowles, R.G. Knowles the Comedian Making Progress Up Pyramid 
Jan 2
Luray Huntley, Cards 
Jan 4
Georg von Hertling, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1843) 
Jan 5
Sumako Matsui, Katyusha no uta 
Jan 6
Theodore Roosevelt, 26th Pres (1901-09), dies in NY at 60 
Jan 6
Max Heindel, Danish astrologer and mystic (b. 1865) 
Jan 6
Theodore Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt 
Jan 7
Captain Bates, Freaks Uncensored! 
Jan 8
Peter Altenberg, writer, dies at 59 
Jan 8
J. Franklin Bell, Brigadier-General Franklin Bell and Staff 
Jan 10
Stanley Murphy, Spring Fever 
Jan 10
Heinrich Lautensack, Zweimal gelebt 
Jan 12
John Mason, Moral Suicide 
Jan 12
Charles Wyndham, David Garrick 
Jan 14
Shelly Hull, Sapho 
Jan 15
Karl Liebknecht, Marxist revolutionary, murdered at 47 
Jan 15
Rosa Luxemburg, Marxist revolutionary, murdered 
Jan 15
Karl Liebknecht,  
Jan 15
Rosa Luxemburg, Valitsen rohkeuden 
Jan 16
Jaroslav Jeremias, composer, dies at 19 
Jan 16
Francisco de Paula Rodrigues Alves, President of Brazil (b. 1848) 
Jan 18
John C F, son of English king George V, dies at 13 
Jan 20
Herman Whitaker, 3 Bad Men 
Jan 21
Gojong of Joseon, Emperor of Korea (b. 1852) 
Jan 27
Endre Ady, Hungarian poet (b. 1877) 
Jan 27
Endre Ady, A bor lelke 
Jan 27
Charles McCarron, Blue Jasmine 
Jan 30
Ermete Novelli, Re Lear 
Jan 31
Paul Lindau, German playwright/critic (Estimate), dies at 79 
Jan 31
Nat C. Goodwin, Oliver Twist 
Jan 31
Paul Lindau, Der Andere 
Feb 2
Xavier Henry Napoleon Leroux, composer, dies at 55 
Feb 5
Vasili V Rozanov, Russian philosopher/writer, dies at 62 
Feb 6
Friedrich W Mengelberg, German sculptor/painter, dies at 81 
Feb 7
William Halford, American naval officer and Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1841) 
Feb 11
Kathryn Browne-Decker, The Beloved Vagabond 
Feb 15
Pieter K Pel, Dutch internist (Pel-Ebstein fever), dies at 66 
Feb 16
Vera Kholodnaya, Russian film star (b. 1893) 
Feb 17
Wilfrid Laurier, Sir Wilfrid Laurier and the New South Wales Lancers 
Feb 17
Vera Kholodnaya, Her Sister's Rival 
Feb 21
Giovanni Bolzoni, composer, dies at 77 
Feb 21
Habib Ullah Chan, emir of Afghanistam (1901-19), murdered at 46 
Feb 21
Karl von Hohenzollern, Prince of Belgium, dies 
Feb 21
Kurt Eisner, premier Bayern (soc), murdered at 51 
Feb 21
Mary Edwards Walker, American surgeon and feminist, only woman awarded Medal of Honor (US Civil War) dies aged 86 
Feb 21
Elfriede Heisler, Das Buch Esther 
Feb 21
Kurt Eisner,  
Feb 24
Josephine McGill, composer, dies at 41 
Feb 25
Josef Christiaens, Belgian racing driver (b. 1879) 
Mar 2
Melchora Aquino, Filipino revolutionary hero (b. 1812) 
Mar 2
Charles E. van Loan, Buck Parvin in the Movies 
Mar 5
Jozef Surzynski, composer, dies at 67 
Mar 8
Auguste Tolbecque, composer, dies at 88 
Mar 11
Harald Fryklof, composer, dies at 36 
Mar 13
Harry Wilson Lyon, The Weavers of Life 
Mar 16
Sigurd von Koch, composer, dies at 39 
Mar 16
Sigurd Von Koch, Minlotsen 
Mar 16
Gerald Griffin, A Pair of Cupids 
Mar 17
Constance Crawley, Just Her Luck 
Mar 23
Jean HL Bossard, actor/impresario (2 Orphans), dies at 45 
Mar 23
Henry Martyn Blossom, The Red Mill 
Mar 28
Heinrich Vollrath Schumacher, Lady Hamilton 
Apr 3
Paul Geisler, composer, dies at 62 
Apr 4
William Crookes, English chemist/physicist (Crookes-pipe), dies at 86 
Apr 6
Stefan Surzynski, composer, dies at 63 
Apr 8
Loránd Eötvös, Hungarian physicist (b. 1848) 
Apr 9
Sidney Drew, A Florida Enchantment 
Apr 10
Emiliano Zapata, Mexican leader, murdered at 39 
Apr 10
Emiliano Zapata,  
Apr 17
Svetozar Corovic, Stojan Mutikasa 
Apr 18
Enny Vrede, [Maria M Muller], Dutch actress, drowns at 35 
Apr 21
Jules Védrines, Max dans les airs 
Apr 24
Nella Bergen, The Summer Girl 
Apr 30
Henry Wood, England cricket wicket keeper (in 4 Tests 1888-92), dies 
May 2
Gustav Landauer, German socialist, dies 
May 2
George Gebhardt, An Awful Moment 
May 3
Daniel Gilfether, Zollenstein 
May 4
Milan Rastislav Štefánik, Slovak politician, French general and astronomer (b. 1880) 
May 6
Frank Lyman Baum, author (Wizard of Oz), dies at 62 
May 6
L. Frank Baum, The Wizard of Oz 
May 14
Henry John Heinz, founder of the H. J. Heinz Company, dies at 74 
May 17
Bohumil Pazdirek, composer, dies at 80 
May 17
Guido von List, German occult author (b. 1848) 
May 20
Jacob Verdam, philosopher, dies 
May 21
Victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French ship's doctor/writer, dies 
May 21
Yevgraf Fyodorov, Russian mathematician (b. 1853) 
May 21
Lamar Johnstone, The Return of James Jerome 
May 24
Amado Nervo, [Juan C Ruiz de Nervo], Mexican poet, dies at 48 
May 25
Madame C. J. Walker, wealthy cosmetics manufacturer, dies at 51 
May 26
Pál Gozsdu, Köd 
May 27
Kandukuri Veeresalingam, Indian social activist (b. 1848) 
May 28
Dan Albert, No Place Like Jail 
May 29
Robert Bacon, American politician (b. 1860) 
May 31
Péter Andorffy, Casanova 
Jun 1
Manuel Klein, The Jungle 
Jun 8
Jacob Fabricius, composer, dies at 78 
Jun 8
James Lackaye, An Old Man's Love Story 
Jun 11
John C. Spooner, President McKinley Taking the Oath 
Jun 14
Weedon Grossmith, The Diary of a Nobody: The Domestic Jottings of a City Clerk 
Jun 23
Amy G C A Bonet-Maury, French reformed theologist, dies 
Jun 27
K.E. Ståhlberg, Margaretaa ajetaan takaa 
Jun 29
José Gregorio Hernández Venezuelan physician (b. 1864) 
Jun 30
John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, English physicist and discoverer of argon (Nobel Prize 1904), dies at 76 
Jul 1
Stella Lind, The Flying Circus 
Jul 2
Anna Howard Shaw, Your Girl and Mine: A Woman Suffrage Play 
Jul 7
Paul Deusen, German philosopher/CEO (Schopenhauer-Gesellschaft), dies 
Jul 8
John Fox Jr., The Trail of the Lonesome Pine 
Jul 10
Edward Abeles, Brewster's Millions 
Jul 12
Charles Rock, A Christmas Carol 
Jul 15
Hermann Emil Fischer, German chemist and Nobel Prize laureate, commits suicide at 66 
Jul 21
James B. Orman, Christian Endeavor Greeting 
Jul 25
Nat Gould, The Rank Outsider 
Jul 25
Otto Conradsen, The Isle of the Dead 
Jul 26
Sir Edward Poynter, British painter (b. 1836) 
Jul 31
R G Barlow, cricketer (591 runs/34 wickets/17 Tests for England), dies 
Aug 4
D[ave] W Gregory, cricketer (brother of Ned, uncle of Syd), dies 
Aug 7
William Nathaniel Harben, Love Never Dies 
Aug 9
Ernst Haeckel, German philosopher (Social Darwinism), dies at 85 
Aug 9
Ruggero Leoncavallo, Italian composer (Pagliacci), dies at 62 
Aug 9
Ruggero Leoncavallo, The Untouchables 
Aug 9
Ernst Haeckel, Messengers 
Aug 11
Andrew Carnegie, US steel industrialist/philanthropist, dies of bronchial pneumonia at 83 
Aug 11
Andrew Carnegie, Andrew Carnegie 
Aug 18
Joseph E. Seagram, Canadian distillery founder (b. 1841) 
Aug 20
Gregor MacGregor, English cricket wicketkeeper (8 Tests 1890-93), dies 
Aug 20
Greg MacGregor, England cricketer (b. 1869) 
Aug 24
Amado Nervo, Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz entre el cielo y la razón 
Aug 25
Gustav Schönwald, Das Karnickel 
Aug 27
Louis Botha, South African soldier/statesman, dies at 56 
Aug 30
Johann Sigurjonsson, Icelandic writer (Dr Rung), dies 
Sep 2
Dee Lampton, Skinny's False Alarm 
Sep 6
Worm Pander, sculptor 
Sep 11
Géza Csáth, Opium: Diary of a Madwoman 
Sep 12
Leonid N Andrejev, Russ journalist/writer (Seven Hangs), dies at 48 
Sep 12
Leonid Andreyev, He Who Gets Slapped 
Sep 23
Ignjat Borstnik, Brisem i sudim 
Sep 24
Frank Laver, cricketer (15 Tests for Aust 1899-1909), dies 
Sep 27
Adelina [Adela JM] Patti, Italian soprano (Lucio), dies at 76 
Sep 27
Robert Gleeson, cricketer (one Test for South Africa 1895-96), dies 
Sep 28
William Parsons, He Did and He Didn't 
Oct 2
Ernest Halliwell, cricketer (South African wicketkeeper 1892-1904), dies 
Oct 3
Daniel Brink Towner, composer, dies at 69 
Oct 5
Jean Louis Nicode, composer, dies at 66 
Oct 7
Alfred Deakin, second Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1856) 
Oct 8
Eugene Demolder, Belgian writer (Sous la Robe), dies 
Oct 11
Karl Gjellerup, Kvarnen 
Oct 13
Karl Adolph Gjellerup, Danish writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1857) 
Oct 14
Wilhelm von Siemens, German industrial/son of Werner, dies 
Oct 14
Angel Gregorio Villoldo, Scent of a Woman 
Oct 16
Charles Harford Lloyd, composer, dies on 70th birthday 
Oct 17
H.B. Irving, The Lyons Mail 
Oct 21
Sven August Korling, composer, dies at 77 
Oct 22
Bruce F Cummings, English author (Enjoying Life), dies at 30 
Oct 27
John Harry, cricket wicketkeeper (Aust one Test 1895, one catch), dies 
Oct 27
Theodoor H de Meester, premier (1905-08), dies 
Oct 28
Ted Wainwright, cricketer (Yorks stalwart, 5 Tests 1893-98), dies 
Oct 29
Soen Shaku, Zen abbot of Engakuji monastery in Kamakura, dies at 60 
Oct 29
A. B. Simpson, Canadian preacher (b. 1843) 
Oct 30
Ella Wheeler Wilcox, The Belle of the Season 
Nov 1
Cajus Bruun, The Gambler's Penalty 
Nov 4
Giacinta Pezzana, Teresa Raquin 
Nov 6
Martin Dessau, Direktør Ivar Knudsen til prøvesejlads om bord paa et dieselskib, omgivet af repræsentanter for handel og industri, hvoriblandt admiral A. de Richelieu, etatsraad Martin Dessau, gehejmeetatsraad Julius Larsen, baron Blixen-Finecke og flere 
Nov 7
Hugo Haase, German MP (SPD), murdered at 56 
Nov 9
Eduard Müller, member of the Swiss Federal Council (b. 1848) 
Nov 15
Alfred Werner, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1913), dies 
Nov 15
Mohammad Farid, an influential Egyptian political figure. 
Nov 18
Ferdinand Domela Newenhouse, anarchist (free socialist), dies 
Nov 21
Georg Queri, Mattheis bricht's Eis 
Nov 22
Francisco Moreno, Argentine explorer (b. 1852) 
Nov 24
William Stowell, Fighting Mad 
Nov 25
Lavinia Warren, The Lilliputians' Courtship 
Nov 29
Christian Hansen, Peder Tordenskjold 
Dec 2
Henry Clay Frick, built largest coke & steel operation, dies at 69 
Dec 3
Pierre A Renoir, French painter/sculptor, dies at 78 
Dec 3
Auguste Renoir, Escalier C 
Dec 11
Mrs. E.M. Kimball, The Feast of Life 
Dec 13
Amintore Galli, composer, dies at 74 
Dec 13
Woldemar Voigt, German physicist (b. 1850) 
Dec 16
Luigi Illica, Quantum of Solace 
Dec 18
Horatio William Parker, composer, dies at 56 
Dec 18
John Alcock, pilot (1st non-stop over Atlantic), dies in crash at 27 
Dec 27
Achilles Alferaki, composer, dies at 73 
Dec 27
Theodoor H de Meester, Dutch lib premier (1905-08), dies at 68 
Dec 28
Johannes Rydberg, Swedish physicist (b. 1854) 
Dec 29
Pauline Hall, The Governor's Boss 
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