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1906Paul Cézanne, French Post-Impressionist painter (b. 1839)

1906Paul Laurence Dunbar, black dialect poet, dies at 33 in Dayton, Ohio

1906 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 1
Joseph Miroslav Weber, composer, dies at 51 
Jan 1
Sir Hugh Nelson, Premier of Queensland (b. 1835) 
Jan 5
Kathleen Kenyon, English Archaeologist who excavated Jericho (the oldest known continuously occupied human settlement that has been inhabited for the last 11,000 years), dies at 72 
Jan 8
Edouard Blau, Werther 
Jan 13
Alexander Stepanovich Popov, Russian physicist (b. 1859) 
Jan 16
Marshall Field, founder of Marshall Field and Company (b. 1834) 
Jan 18
Bartolomé Mitre, president of Argentina (1862-70), dies at 84 
Jan 25
Joseph Wheeler II, Confederate General, dies at 70 
Jan 25
Pierre L Goossens, Belgian archbishop of Malines/Cardinal, dies at 78 
Jan 25
Joseph Wheeler, General Wheeler and Secretary of War Alger at Camp Wikoff 
Jan 29
Christaan IX, King of Denmark (1893-1906), dies 
Jan 29
Christian IX, De kongelige skal fotograferes 
Jan 30
Paul Dresser, The Myth of Fingerprints 
Feb 9
Paul Laurence Dunbar, black dialect poet, dies at 33 in Dayton, Ohio 
Feb 9
Paul Laurence Dunbar, The Sport of the Gods 
Feb 10
Ezra Butler Eddy, Canadian businessman (E.B. Eddy Company) and politician (b. 1827) 
Feb 13
Albert Gottschalk, Danish painter (b. 1866) 
Feb 18
Willem Doorenbos, literary/critic, dies at 85 
Feb 18
John Batterson Stetson, American manufacturer (b. 1830) 
Feb 23
Johann Hoch, US murderer, executed 
Feb 25
Anton Stepanovich Arensky, Russian composer/conductor c t, dies at 44 
Feb 25
Anton Stepanovich Arenski, Peace One Day 
Feb 26
Manuel Fernandez Caballero, composer, dies at 70 
Feb 26
Manuel Fernández Caballero, El dúo de la africana 
Feb 27
Samuel Pierpont Langley, American astronomer and pioneer aviator, dies at 71 
Mar 1
José María de Pereda, Spanish novelist (b. 1833) 
Mar 4
John McAllister Schofield, former U.S. Secretary of War and Commanding General of the U.S. Army (b. 1831) 
Mar 10
Eugen Richter, German MP (Liberal), dies at 67 
Mar 13
Susan Brownell Anthony, American suffragist, dies at 85 
Mar 15
Alfred Gilpin Jones, lt-gov of Nova Scotia (1900-06), dies at 81 
Mar 17
Carlos Calvo, Argentina diplomat (Calvo Clause), dies at 82 
Mar 22
Martin Wegelius, Finnish musicologist/composer, dies at 59 
Mar 23
Victor Barton, cricketer (scored 23 in Test Eng v South Africa 1892), dies 
Mar 29
Slava Raskaj, Croatian painter (b. 1878) 
Mar 30
Betsy Perk, [Christina E], journalist/writer/feminist, dies at 73 
Apr 6
Alexander L Kielland, Norwegian writer (Working People), dies at 57 
Apr 6
Alexander Kielland, Jacobs stege 
Apr 8
Auguste D, First recorded Alzheimer's victim (b. 1950) 
Apr 11
Georgi Apollonovitch Gapon, Rus-orthodox clergyman/tsarist agent, dies 
Apr 11
James A Bailey, circus showman (Barnum & Bailey), dies at 58 
Apr 11
Francis Pharcellus Church, American editor and publisher (b. 1839) 
Apr 18
Luis Martín, Spanish Superior-General of the Society of Jesus (b. 1846) 
Apr 19
Pierre Curie, French physicist/chemist (Nobel 1903), dies 
Apr 19
Spencer Gore, British tennis player and cricketer (b. 1850) 
Apr 20
Australian wombat; oldest known marsupial, dies in London Zoo at 26 
Apr 25
John Knowles Paine, US composer, dies at 67 
Apr 26
Henry J.W. Dam, Her Silent Sacrifice 
May 14
Carl Schurz, German revolutionary and statesman (b. 1829) 
May 23
Henrik Johan Ibsen, Norwegian playwright (Doll House), dies at 78 
May 23
Henrik Ibsen, A Doll's House 
May 30
William Yeates Hurlstone, composer, dies at 30 
May 31
Hermann Schell, German theologist (Gott und Geist), dies at 56 
May 31
King Alfonso XIII, assassinated in Madrid 
May 31
Victoria von Battenberg, assassinated in Madrid 
Jun 5
Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann, German philosopher (b. 1842) 
Jun 7
Johan P Van de Kellen, stamp cutter/lithographer, dies at 74 
Jun 8
Christian Frederik Emil Horneman, composer, dies at 65 
Jun 9
Aranka Hegyi, A táncz 
Jun 10
Richard John Seddon, longest serving Prime Minister of New Zealand, 61 
Jun 11
Heinrich Hart, German writer (Das Lied der Menschheit), dies at 50 
Jun 17
Harry N Pillsbury, US chess player, dies 
Jun 17
William Dale, international legal consultant, dies 
Jun 20
John Clayton Adams, British landscape artist (b. 1840) 
Jun 22
Fritz Schaudinn, German animal scholar: examined amoebasis, dies at 34 
Jun 25
Stanford White, Architect, shot dead atop Madison Square Garden which he designed by Harry Thaw jealous husband of Evelyn Nesbit 
Jun 26
Alexander Muir, poet (Maple Leaf Forever), dies at 76 
Jul 12
Henrique Alves de Mesquita, composer, dies at 70 
Jul 19
Ferdinand Brunetière, French writer and critic (b. 1849) 
Jul 29
Alexandre Luigini, composer, dies at 56 
Aug 10
Arnaldo Gandolini, Policarpo 
Aug 12
Stevan Sremac, Zona Zamfirova 
Aug 24
Alfred Stevens, Belgian painter, dies 
Aug 26
Eugen Gura, Ein Fest auf Hederlevhuus. Drama in einem Vorspiel und vier Akten 
Aug 30
Hans Auer, Swiss architect (b. 1847) 
Sep 2
Guiseppe Giacosa, Ital screenwriter (libretti opera Puccini), dies 
Sep 2
Giuseppe Giacosa, Quantum of Solace 
Sep 5
Ludwig Boltzmann, Austrian physicist (b. 1844) 
Sep 13
Georg Jacobi, composer, dies at 66 
Sep 19
Maria Georgina Grey, British writer and founder of the Girls' Day School Trust (b. 1816) 
Sep 20
Robert R. Hitt, American politician (b. 1834) 
Sep 21
Samuel Arnold, Lincoln conspirator (b. 1838) 
Sep 23
Jan van Rijswijck, Flemish journalist/mayor of Antwerp, dies 
Sep 24
Mrs. J.H. Riddell, The Beckoning Shadow 
Oct 2
Raja Ravi Varma,  
Oct 7
Honoré Beaugrand, Canadian journalist and politician, mayor of Montreal (b. 1848) 
Oct 7
Domingos Olimpio, Luzia Homem 
Oct 9
Joseph F Glidden, inventor (barbed wire), dies 
Oct 20
William "Buck" Ewing, hall of fame catcher (NY Giants), dies at 67 
Oct 21
[Georgette A] Helena Amelung, actress (Small Lord), dies at 55 
Oct 22
Paul Cézanne, French Post-Impressionist painter (b. 1839) 
Oct 22
Paul Cézanne, Paul Cézanne 1839-1906 
Nov 4
John H. Ketcham, American politician (b. 1832) 
Nov 9
Leon Vanderkindere, Belgian historian/mayor of Ukkel, dies at 64 
Nov 12
William Rufus Shafter, Major General Shafter 
Nov 14
Hendrik J Schimmel, author/dramatist, dies 
Nov 22
Earnest Josephson, Swedish painter, dies 
Dec 7
Élie Ducommun, Swiss journalist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1833) 
Dec 10
Nikolai Garin-Mikhajlovsky, Detstvo Tyomy 
Dec 14
John A C Oudemans, Dutch geographer/astronomer, dies at 78 
Dec 21
Adalbert von Goldschmidt, composer, dies at 58 
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