Date of Death between 1901-01-01 and 1901-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


31 names.


1. Queen Victoria

Writer | En kongelig familie

Princess Alexandrina Victoria was born on May 24, 1819 to the Duke and Duchess of Kent. Victoria as she was called was the granddaughter of King George III. When she was less than a year old her father died leaving her mother broke and at the mercy of her brother Leopold, the King of Belgium. ...

2. Giuseppe Verdi

Soundtrack | Mad Max: Fury Road

Giuseppe Verdi was born Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi on October 10, 1813, in Le Roncole di Busseto, Parma, Italy. His parents were landowners and innkeepers. Young Verdi received his first organ lessons at the age of 7. He studied composition privately with Ferdinando Provesi in Busseto. At ...

3. William McKinley

Self | President McKinley at the Buffalo Exposition

William McKinley was born on January 29, 1843 in Niles, Ohio, USA as William McKinley Jr. He was an actor, known for President McKinley at the Buffalo Exposition (1901), President McKinley Reviewing the Troops (1899) and President McKinley (1899). He was married to Ida McKinley. He died on ...

4. Adolphe Le Prince

Self | Accordion Player

Adolphe Le Prince was born in 1872 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. He died in 1901 in Fire Island, New York, USA.

5. Johanna Spyri

Writer | Heidi

Wrote 31 books, 27 volumes of stories, and four brochures during her career.

7. Benjamin Harrison

Benjamin Harrison was the 23rd President of the US. He was born in North Bend, Ohio, on August 20, 1833. He came from a family which had a long history in politics--his grandfather William Henry Harrison was a former US President, his father was a Congressman and he had cousins who were congressmen...

8. Leon Czolgosz

Leon Czolgosz was an American anarchist of Polish extraction who shot President William McKinley while the president was attending the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York in September 1901.

Born in Michigan in May 1873, the 28-year-old Czolgosz was the son of ethnic Polish immigrants from ...

10. Victor Betzonich

Actor | Henrettelsen

Victor Betzonich was born on September 10, 1864 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was an actor, known for Capital Execution (1903). He died on November 29, 1901.

11. Jules Barbier

Soundtrack | La vita è bella

French librettist and playwright.

13. Eduardo Prado

Writer | Edu, Coração de Ouro

Eduardo Prado was born on February 27, 1860 in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil. He was a writer and actor, known for Edu, Coração de Ouro (1968), Balada Dos Infiéis (1970) and Todas as Mulheres do Mundo (1966). He died on August 30, 1901 in São Paulo.

14. Edmond Audran

Music Department | La poupée

Grandfather of dancer Edmond Audran

15. Ignatius Donnelly

Ignatius Donnelly was born on November 3, 1831 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Ignatius Loyola Donnelly. He died on January 1, 1901 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

16. Ethelbert Nevin

Soundtrack | Smile

Pictured on the 10¢ US postage stamp in the Famous Americans/Composers series, issued 10 June 1940.

17. Kate Greenaway

Art Department | The Sweet Hereafter

Her father was a well-known engraver and an architect.

18. Ramón de Campoamor

Writer | Novela

Poet and moralist, known for his witty observations in epigrams in verse which he called 'humoradas' and very concise poems expressing simple truths, which he called 'doloras'.

20. Edward M. Alfriend

Writer | The Great Diamond Robbery

Prior to the outbreak of American Civil War, Edward Morrison Alfriend was working as an insurance underwriter at his father's firm in Richmond, Virginian. On 10 June, 1861 he was commissioned a 1st lieutenant in Company E of the 44th Virginia Infantry Division. Less than a year later, on 1 May, ...

22. Hung-chang Li

Self | The Arrival of Li Hung Chang

Hung-chang Li was born on February 15, 1823 in Qunzhi, Anhui, China as Li Tongzhang. He died on November 7, 1901 in Beijing, China.

23. Hiram Revels

Hiram Revels was born on September 27, 1827 in Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA. He died on January 16, 1901 in Aberdeen, Mississippi, USA.

31. Peter Benoît

Composer | Peter Benoît

Benoît developed far-reaching plans for an integrated musical life with due consideration for his audience, amateur and professional musicians. Unable to fulfill all of his wishes, he nevertheless implemented ideas and structures which are still valid today with his 'Koninklijk Vlaams ...


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