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Notable Deaths - 1901

1901Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of the United States (1889-93), dies in Indianapolis at 67

1901Hiram R. Revels, dies at 73

1901Pres William McKinley, dies in Buffalo, after being shot 8 days earlier by anarchist, Leon Czolgosz

1901Giuseppe Verdi, Italian composer, dies at 77

1901 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 1
Ignatius Donnelly, US attorney/lt-governor (Minnesota), dies at 69 
Jan 8
John Barry, Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross (b. 1873) 
Jan 9
Richard Copley Christie, English scholar (b. 1830) 
Jan 10
Sir James Dickson, Premier of Queensland, Australian Minister for Defence (b. 1832) 
Jan 11
Vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov, composer, dies at 34 
Jan 13
Carlo Angeloni, composer, dies at 66 
Jan 14
Charles Hermite, French mathematician (e is transcendent), dies at 78 
Jan 14
Mandell Creighton, English bishop/historian, dies at 57 
Jan 14
Victor Balaguer, Catalaans historian/politician/author, dies at 76 
Jan 16
Hiram R. Revels, dies at 73 
Jan 16
Jules Barbier, French opera librettist (b. 1825) 
Jan 16
Arnold Böcklin, Swiss painter (b. 1827) 
Jan 16
Arnold Böcklin, The Isle of the Dead 
Jan 16
Jules Barbier, The Tales of Hoffmann 
Jan 17
Jacob G Agarah, Swedish algologist, dies at 87 
Jan 20
Zénobe Gramme, Belgian engineer (b. 1826) 
Jan 21
Elisha Gray, American inventor (b. 1835) 
Jan 22
Victoria, [Alexandrine], Britain's Queen (1837-1901), dies at 81 
Jan 22
Queen Victoria, Her Majesty, Queen Victoria 
Jan 24
Simon Hassler, composer, dies at 68 
Jan 27
Giuseppe Verdi, Italian composer, dies at 77 
Jan 27
Giuseppe Verdi, Django Unchained 
Feb 6
Emilio De Marchi, Episode #1.5 
Feb 7
Benjamin Edward Woolf, composer, dies at 64 
Feb 11
Milan I, king of Serbia, dies at 56 
Feb 12
Ramon de Campoamor bon Campoosorio, Spanish poet (Colon), dies at 83 
Feb 14
Edward John Hopkins, composer, dies at 82 
Feb 17
Ethelbert Woodbridge Nevin, composer, dies at 38 
Feb 17
Ethelbert Nevin, Smile 
Feb 21
George Francis FitzGerald, Irish mathematician (b. 1851) 
Feb 25
Jose Rogel, composer, dies at 71 
Feb 26
Chi-hsui, during Boxer Rebellion in China, beheaded 
Feb 26
Hsu Cheng-yu, during Boxer Rebellion in China, beheaded 
Mar 8
Karl Freiherr von Stumm-Halberg, German politician, dies at 64 
Mar 8
Peter Benoit, Flemish composer/conductor (High Mass), dies at 66 
Mar 10
Vasily Georgiyevich Wrangell, composer, dies at 38 
Mar 13
Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of the United States (1889-93), dies in Indianapolis at 67 
Mar 13
Benjamin Harrison,  
Mar 17
Franz Melde, German physicist (Melde Test), dies at 69 
Mar 19
Philippe Gille, True Romance 
Mar 31
John Stainer, composer, dies at 60 
Apr 1
Francois M Raoult, Fren physicist/chemist (Law of Raoult), dies at 70 
Apr 3
Richard D'Oyly Carte, promotor (Gilbert & Sullivan operas), dies 
Apr 11
Ivar Christian Hallstrom, composer, dies at 74 
Apr 19
Alfred Horatio Belo, American newswriter and businessman (b. 1839) 
Apr 22
William Stubbs, historian/bishop, dies 
Apr 27
Richard Redhead, composer, dies at 81 
May 4
John Jones Ross, Canadian politician (b. 1831) 
May 13
Leopoldo Alas y Ureña, a.k.a. "Clarín", Spanish novelist and literary critic (b. 1851) 
May 19
Marthinus Wessels Pretorius, 1st pres Rep South-Africa, dies at 81 
May 30
Victor D'Hondt, Belgian mathematician (b. 1841) 
Jun 2
James A Herne, [J Aherne], US playwright (Margaret Fleming), dies 
Jun 2
George Leslie Mackay, Canadian missionary (b. 1844) 
Jun 2
James A. Herne, Hearts of Oak 
Jun 9
Walter Besant, novelist/philanthropist, dies 
Jun 9
Walter Besant, All Sorts and Conditions of Men 
Jun 10
Robert Williams Buchanan, British dramatist (b. 1841) 
Jun 10
Robert Buchanan, Matt 
Jun 13
Leopoldo Alas 'Clarín', La regenta 
Jun 16
Hermann Grimm, German writer/poet/historian, dies 
Jun 23
Charles Kensington Salaman, composer, dies at 87 
Jul 4
John Fiske, [Edmund Fisk Green], US historian/philosopher, dies 
Jul 6
Prince Chlodwig zu Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1819) 
Jul 7
Johanna Spyri, Swiss author children's classic "Heidi"(b. 1827) 
Jul 7
Johanna Spyri, Heidi 
Jul 17
John Farmer, composer, dies at 64 
Jul 17
Daniel Butterfield, Zombieland 
Jul 18
Alfredo Carlo Piatti, composer, dies at 79 
Jul 20
William Cosmo Monkhouse, English poet and critic (b. 1840) 
Aug 5
Victoria, Emperor of Germany/Queen of Prussia, dies at 60 
Aug 11
Francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier, dies at about 82 
Aug 12
Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld, Finnish-Swedish explorer (b. 1832) 
Aug 15
Karl Weinhold, Germany, sociologist, dies at 77 
Aug 17
Edmond Audran, composer, dies at 61 
Aug 17
Edmond Audran, La mascotte 
Aug 18
Richard Kleinmichel, composer, dies at 54 
Aug 22
Gunnar Wennerberg, composer, dies at 83 
Aug 24
Gunnar Wennerberg, Swedish Portraits 
Aug 25
Clara Maass, army nurse sacrificied her life at 25 to prove that the mosquito carries yellow fever 
Aug 30
Eduardo Prado, Edu, Coração de Ouro 
Sep 5
Ignacij Klemenčič, Slovenian physicist (b. 1853) 
Sep 9
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, French painter, dies at 36 
Sep 9
Willem baron of Goltstein of Oldenaller, minister of Cologne dies 
Sep 14
Pres William McKinley, dies in Buffalo, after being shot 8 days earlier by anarchist, Leon Czolgosz 
Sep 14
William McKinley, President McKinley Taking the Oath 
Sep 25
Arthur Fremantle, British general and American Civil War observer (b. 1835) 
Oct 1
Abdur Rahman Khan, Emir of Afghanistan 
Oct 10
Lorenzo Snow, fifth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1814) 
Oct 17
Michal Balucki, For Crimes Not Theirs 
Oct 19
Carl Frederik Tietgen, Danish financier and industrialist (b. 1829) 
Oct 23
Georg von Siemens, founder (Deutsche Bank), dies 
Oct 24
Paul Henrion, composer, dies at 82 
Oct 24
Edward M. Alfriend, The Great Diamond Robbery 
Oct 29
Leon Czolcosz, assassin of President McKinley, is electrocuted 
Oct 29
Leon Czolgosz,  
Oct 30
... Opperman, South African Boer general (Spy), killed in battle 
Oct 30
U Benson, British lt-col (Magers' fountain), killed in battle 
Nov 6
Bohdan Borkowski, composer, dies at 48 
Nov 6
Kate Greenaway, English children book illustrater, dies at 55 
Nov 6
Kate Greenaway, The Sweet Hereafter 
Nov 7
Li Hung-Tshang, Chinese rebel leader/viceroy of Tsheli, dies 
Nov 7
Hung-chang Li, Li Hung Chang, 5th Avenue & 55th Street, N.Y. 
Nov 11
Antonio Zamara, composer, dies at 72 
Nov 22
Aleksandr Kovalevsky, Russian Biologist (founded comparative embryology and experimental histology), dies at 61 
Nov 25
Josef Gabriel Rheinberger, German composer/music theorist, dies at 62 
Nov 27
Clement Studebaker, American automobile manufacturer (b. 1831) 
Nov 30
Edward J Eyre, British explorer/governor (Jamaica), dies at 86 
Dec 1
George Lohmann, cricketer (in South Africa 18 Tests, 112 wickets), dies 
Dec 11
Lev Ivanov, The Turning Point 
Dec 15
Elias Alvares Lobo, composer, dies at 67 
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