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Celebrity Deaths 1900-1919

Paying tribute to the famous people we've lost from 1900-1919 – in memoriam
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Last updated: November 20, 2021
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Irish author of The Importance of Being Earnest
1900
Oscar Wilde
German who said "God is dead"
1900
Friedrich Nietzsche
President of the United States from 1889 to 1893
1901
Benjamin Harrison
The queen who ruled the British Empire for 63+ years
1901
Queen Victoria
President of the United States from 1897 to 1901
1901
William McKinley
Creator of famous denim jeans
1902
Levi Strauss
French novelist and the author of J'Accuse
1902
Emile Zola
Post-Impressionist painter of Tahitian girls
1903
Paul Gaugin
Russian writer and the author of The Cherry Orchard
1904
Anton Chekhov
Explorer of Africa who searched for David Livingstone
1904
Henry Morton Stanley
The Confederate Civil War general blamed for the Gettysburg loss
1904
James Longstreet
Author of Around the World in Eighty Days
1905
Jules Verne
The women's rights activist on the one-dollar coin
1906
Susan B. Anthony
Chemist who created the periodic table of elements
1907
Dmitri Mendeleev
Outlaws of the old American west
1907
Butch Cassidy
1907
The Sundance Kid
The 22nd and the 24th president of the United States
1908
Grover Cleveland
The author of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn
1910
Mark Twain
Author of War and Peace and Anna Karenina
1910
Leo Tolstoy
British nursing hero of the Crimean War
1910
Florence Nightingale
Newspaperman who started the prize named after him
1911
Joseph Pulitzer
Irish author who wrote Dracula
1912
Bram Stoker
Early 20th century financier who formed U.S. Steel
1913
J.P. Morgan
The most famous conductor on the 'Underground Railroad'
1913
Harriet Tubman
The man whose killing sparked WWI
1914
Franz Ferdinand
Wild-eyed court mystic of Czarist Russia
1916
Grigori Rasputin
The Viennese painter of 1908's The Kiss
1918
Gustav Klimt
The last emperor of Russia
1918
Nicholas II
President of the United States from 1901 to 1909
1919
Theodore Roosevelt
The great peasant hero of the Mexican Revolution
1919
Emiliano Zapata
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Nov 23, 2021
Spent a while wondering why Chekov wasn't working. Turns out there is an H in there.