Date of Death between 1912-01-01 and 1912-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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), ...
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 ...
Helen Lorraine Allison was born on June 9, 1909 in Canada. She died on April 15, 1912.
27. E.H. Hotchkiss
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.