Date of Death between 1912-01-01 and 1912-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Bram Stoker

Writer | Dracula

Bram Stoker was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1847, and gained fame for his novel "Dracula" about an aristocratic vampire in Transylvania. The sequel, "Dracula's Guest," was not published for 17 years after the publication of "Dracula," two years after Stoker's death. Stoker also wrote "The Mystery ...

2. August Strindberg

Writer | Synd

He started to study at the Uppsala University but dropped out to pursue an economically unstable career as a journalist. In 1872 he published the first of his many masterpieces, 'Mäster Olof'. In 1874 he got a position at the Royal Library in Stockholm, which enabled him to marry 'Siri von Essen'. ...

3. Karl May

Writer | Die Teufelsanbeter

Karl May was born on February 25, 1842 in Hohenstein-Ernstthal, Kingdom of Saxony as Karl Friedrich May. He was a writer, known for Die Teufelsanbeter (1920), Caravan of Death (1920) and Durch die Wüste (1936). He was married to Klara Plöhn and Emma Pollmer. He died on March 30, 1912 in ...

4. Jules Massenet

Soundtrack | Transamerica

A major composer of French opera in the late 19th century, author of the important works "Werther" and "Manon."

6. Ion Luca Caragiale

Writer | De ce trag clopotele, Mitica?

Born in a tiny village Haimanalele, next to Ploesti town in Romanian province of Muntenia (Valahia), in a family of actors (both parents and his two uncles - his father's brothers - were actors). He had no formal education, works at some newspapers, then as a clerk. At age of 20 start writing and ...

7. George Ober

Actor | As You Like It

George Ober was born in 1849. He was an actor, known for As You Like It (1912), The Blind Musician (1912) and The Staff of Age (1912). He was married to Adelaide Ober. He died on November 17, 1912 in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, USA.

8. Robert Falcon Scott

Self | The Great White Silence

English explorer who commanded two Antarctic expeditions, 1901-04 and 1910-12. Born to John and Hannah Scott. Born into a naval family he became a cadet at the age of 13 and entered the navy in 1882. He married famous English sculptor, Kathleen Bruce in 1908. His son Peter was born in 1909. In 1910...

9. Gilbert Domm

Self | Sallie Gardner at a Gallop

Gilbert Domm was born in 1844 in Ohio, USA. He died in 1912 in the USA.

10. Lawrence E.G. Oates

Self | 90° South

Lawrence E.G. Oates was born on March 17, 1880 in Putney, London, England as Lawrence Edward Grace Oates. He died on March 17, 1912 in Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica.

11. Mace Greenleaf

Actor | Falling Leaves

Mace Greenleaf began as a stage actor starring and supporting in many popular plays, perhaps his best known roles was as Herbert, the King's Forrester in 'The Prisoner of Zenda' in the 1890's and in 1898 played Mr. Hunston in Sir Arthur Wing Pinero's play 'Trelawny of the Wells' at the Lyceum ...

12. Daniel Marvin

Camera Department | RMS Titanic: The Story Biograph Told

Daniel Marvin was the son of the founder of Biograph Company, Harry Marvin. He was a fledgling photographer and given an assignment by his father to film the maiden voyage of the RMS Titanic. He married Miss Mary G. C. Farquharsen, then the newly married couple for their honeymoon embarked on the ...

13. Wilbur Wright

Self | The Wright Brothers Aeroplane

Wilbur Wright was born on April 16, 1867 in Indiana, USA. He died on May 30, 1912 in Dayton, Ohio, USA.

14. Harriet Quimby

Writer | Sunshine Through the Dark

Harriet Quimby was born in Arcadia, Michigan. She was an actress, model, magazine writer, screenwriter, and the first woman to ever cross the English Channel in 1912. She also was the first woman who gained a pilot license issued by "Aero Club of America" in 1911. Harriet Quimby had a great impact ...

15. Vedah Bertram

Actress | A Ranch Widower's Daughters

Vedah Bertram born Adele Buck in Massachusetts into a prominent Boston family, her father Jerome Buck, a wealthy newspaper publisher. Film cowboy star G.M. Anderson saw her photograph in a Boston society column, he decided to contact her and asked her to be his co-star in his Broncho Billy western ...

16. Clara Barton

She was inducted in the 2007 New Jersey Hall of Fame for her services to nursing in New Jersey.

17. Boleslaw Prus

Writer | Dusze w niewoli

Boleslaw Prus (real name Aleksander Glowacki), 1847-1912, writer and journalist; played critical role in modernizing the Polish novel; co-creator of Polish Realism; humoresques, novellas, short stories: Klopoty babuni (Grandmother's Troubles, 1874), Powracajaca fala (The Returning Wave, 1880), ...

18. Pierre Berton

Writer | Zaza

Actor turned playwright.

19. George Grossmith

Writer | Six

His father (also called George Grossmith) was editor of the Times of London. The fact that father, son, and grandson all have the same name has given rise to a certain amount of confusion.

20. Harry Cashman

Actor | The Old Florist

Harry Cashman born in America in 1870, became well-known in the theatre from the 1890's. tall, stocky wavy haired performer who starred and supported in many comedy and drama films for the Chicago based Essanay Film Company in 1911-12, often played Father's or Chief of Police often teamed with ...

22. Edmund Day

Writer | The Round Up

Playwright; active on Broadway from 1902-1909. Day's most famous work, "The Round Up" was revived unsuccessfully as late as 1932.

23. Isidor Straus

Isidor Straus was born on February 6, 1845 in Otterberg, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. He was married to Rosalie Ida Straus. He died on April 15, 1912.

25. Helen Lorraine Allison

Helen Lorraine Allison was born on June 9, 1909 in Canada. She died on April 15, 1912.

27. E.H. Hotchkiss

Actor | Lieutenant Daring, R.N. And the Plans of the Mine Fields

E.H. Hotchkiss was born on June 2, 1883 in Larden Grange, Shipton, Shropshire, England as Edward Hotchkiss. He was an actor, known for The International Spies (1912). He died on September 10, 1912 in Wolvercote, Oxfordshire, England.

28. Henry R. Bowers

Self | 90° South

Henry R. Bowers was born on July 29, 1883 in Greenock, Scotland as Henry Robertson Bowers. He died on March 29, 1912 in Antarctica.

30. Jacques Futrelle

Writer | The Diamond Queen

Writer/journalist Jacques Futrelle was born in Pike County, GA, in 1875. After graduating from high school, he held a variety of jobs--including theater manager--but finally secured a position in the editorial department of the Boston "American" newspaper. While there he wrote a series of short ...

31. John Jacob Astor

Self | Col. John Jacob Astor, Staff and Veterans of the Spanish-American War

John Jacob Astor was born on July 13, 1864 in Rhinebeck, New York, USA as John Jacob Astor IV. He was married to Madeleine Talmadge Force and Ava Willing. He died on April 15, 1912.

32. Ferruccio Garavaglia

Actor | Otello

Ferruccio Garavaglia was born on May 1, 1868 in San Zenone Po, Italy. He was an actor, known for Othello (1909), Rigoletto (1910) and Romeo and Juliet (1912). He was married to Adele Garavaglia. He died on April 29, 1912 in Naples, Italy.

33. Fitzroy Morgan

Actor | Tally Ho!

Fitzroy Morgan was born on February 11, 1862 in Kensington, London, England as Fitzroy John Morgan. He was an actor, known for Tally Ho! (1901). He died on October 23, 1912 in Bromley, Kent, England.

35. Frederick D. Grant

Self | The Battle of Mt. Ariat

Frederick D. Grant was born on May 30, 1850 as Frederick Dent Grant. He was married to Ida Marie Honore. He died on April 11, 1912 in New York City, New York, USA.

39. Louis Holstein-Ledreborg

Self | Dr. Cook, nordpolens opdager

Louis Holstein-Ledreborg was born on June 10, 1839 in Hocberg, Württemberg, Germany as Johan Ludvig Carl Christian Tido Holstein. He was married to Henriette Frederikke Alexandrine Ingeborg de Løvenørn. He died on March 1, 1912 in Ledreborg, Lejre, Denmark.

40. Gus Ruhlin

Self | Jeffries and Ruhlin Sparring Contest at San Francisco, Cal., November 15, 1901

Gus Ruhlin was born on January 8, 1872 in Canton, Ohio, USA. He died on February 13, 1912 in New York City, New York, USA.

41. Whitelaw Reid

Self | Pathé's Weekly, No. 48

Whitelaw Reid was born on October 27, 1837 in Xenia, Ohio, USA. He was married to Elisabeth Mills. He died on December 15, 1912 in London, England.

45. William Booth

Self | Pathé's Weekly, No. 40

William Booth was born on April 10, 1829 in Nottingham, England. He was married to Catherine Mumford. He died on August 20, 1912 in London, England.

46. E.J. Smith

E.J. Smith was born on January 27, 1850 in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England as Edward John Smith. He was married to Sarah Eleanor Smith. He died on April 15, 1912.

47. James Otis Kaler

Writer | Circus Days

Former newspaper writer and author of over 145 books for boys.

48. Benjamin P. Lamberton

Self | Officers of the 'Olympia'

Benjamin P. Lamberton was born on February 24, 1844 in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA. He died on June 9, 1912 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.


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