Hector Guimard Art Nouveau Architect in Paris France
Hector Guimard is well known in Paris as the designer of the beautiful Art Nouveau metro station entrances seen around the city. He was also
Alfred Hertz
Overture My favorite version, really spritely and light. Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, (February 3, 1809 -- November 4, 1847 Alfred Hertz (July 1...
Édouard Nanny
Édouard Nanny (March 24, 1872, Saint-Germain-en-Laye – October 12, 1942, Paris) was an important French double bass player, teacher, and composer. He was a longtime professor of double bass at t...
Fyodor Shcherbatskoy
Fyodor Ippolitovich Shcherbatskoy or Stcherbatsky (Фёдор Ипполи́тович Щербатско́й) (1 October 1866 – 18 March 1942), often referred to in the literature as F. Th. Stcherbatsky, was a Russian Indologis...
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Byrd Spilman Dewey
Byrd "Birdie" Spilman Dewey (February 16, 1856 – April 1, 1942) was an American author, land investor, and co-founder of the Town of Boynton. She lived in Florida from 1881 until her death in 1942. H...
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Germaine Dulac
Germaine Dulac ([dylak]; born Charlotte Elisabeth Germaine Saisset-Schneider; 17 November 1882 – 20 July 1942) was a French filmmaker, film theorist, journalist and critic. She was born in Amien...
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Gustav Schrader
Gustav Schrader (1852, Missolonghi, Greece – 1942 Alexandria, Egypt) was a German ornithologist.Gustav Schrader, the son of a taxidermist was a bird collector and natural history dealer in Port Said. ...
Adolf Beck (physiologist)
Adolf Beck (1 January 1863, Kraków – 1942, Lwów) was a Polish Jew, physician of and professor of physiology at the University of Lwów.He was born on 1 January 1863, in Kraków, Galicia, into a fa...
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Otto Ritter von Dandl
Otto Ritter von Dandl (13 May 1868 in Straubing – 20 May 1942) was the last Minister-President of the Kingdom of Bavaria.
Otto Ritter von Dandl was born in Straubing, Lower Bavaria, in 1868,...
Thomas Dowdall
Thomas Dowdall (1870 – 7 April 1942) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician and company director. He was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD) for the Cork Borough constituency...
Charles Kleinsmith
Charles Kleinsmith (September 28, 1904 – June 4, 1942) was a petty officer in the United States Navy who was missing and presumed dead in action during the Battle of Midway in World War II.
Charle...
Otto Herschmann
Dr. Otto Herschmann (4 January 1877 – 14 June 1942) was a Jewish Austrian swimmer, fencer, lawyer, and sports official.Herschmann won a silver medal at the initial modern Olympic Games, the 1896 Summe...
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Charlie Jaeger
Charles Thomas Jaeger (1875–1942) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Detroit Tigers during the 1904 Detroit Tigers season.
Seymour de Ricci
Seymour de Ricci (1881-1942) was a bibliographer and historian, who was born in England and raised and became a citizen of France.
Seymour Montefiore Robert Rosso de Ricci was born in 1881 in Twic...
Ali Abdulla Al-Ubaydli
Ali Abdulla Al-Ubaydli (Arabic: علي عبدالله العبيدلي) was a merchant, philanthropist and pioneer in Bahrain. At the turn of the 20th century, he was behind building the first modern port in Bahrain wh...
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Graham McNamee
Graham McNamee (July 10, 1888 – May 9, 1942) was a pioneering broadcaster in American radio, the medium's most recognized national personality in its first international decade.
Graham McNam...
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Herbert Thomas Johnson
Brigadier General Herbert Thomas Johnson (January 27, 1872 – November 4, 1942) was a military officer who served as Adjutant General of the Vermont National Guard.
Herbert T. Johnson was born in B...
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Satō Tetsutarō
Satō Tetsutarō (佐藤 鉄太郎, 22 August 1866 – 4 March 1942) was a Japanese military theorist and an admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy.
Born in the Tsuruoka domain, Dewa Province (present day Ts...
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Charley Bassett
Charles Edwin Bassett (February 9, 1863 in Central Falls, Rhode Island – May 28, 1942 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island), was a Major League Baseball infielder. He played all or part of nine seasons in the m...
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Valentine Adler
Valentine Adler (also known as Vali Adler) (May 5, 1898 – July 6, 1942) was an Austrian writer and activist.
Valentine Adler was born in 1898 in Vienna, Austria. Her father was Alfred Adler and he...
Charles Strong
Charles Strong (26 September 1844 – 12 February 1942) was a Scottish-born Australian preacher and first minister of the Australian Church.
Strong was the third son of the Rev. David Strong and Mar...
Sir Edward Ruggles-Brise, 1st Baronet
Lieutenant Colonel Sir Edward Archibald Ruggles-Brise, 1st Baronet, MC, DL (19 September 1882 – 12 May 1942) was a British Conservative Party politician.
He was magistrate and a Deputy Lieut...
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Olena Teliha
Olena Ivanivna Teliha (Ukrainian: Олена Іванівна Теліга, July 21, 1906 – February 21, 1942) was a Ukrainian poet and Ukrainian activist of Ukrainian and Belarusian ethnicity.
Olena Teliha was ...
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Arthur Housman
Arthur Housman (October 10, 1889 – April 8, 1942) was an American actor in films during both the silent film era and the Golden Age of Hollywood.
Initially as a leading man, Housman later became k...
Vadim Shershenevich
Vadim Gabrielevich Shershenevich (Russian: Вадим Габриэлевич Шершеневич) (1893–1942) was a Russian poet.
Shershenevich was born in Kazan, Russia on 25 January 1893 . He was the son of professo...
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William Murdoch (pianist)
William David Murdoch (10 February 1888 – 9 September 1942) was an Australian pianist, composer and author.
Murdoch was born at Sandhurst (now Bendigo, Victoria), the son of Andrew ...
William E. Andrews
William Ezekiel Andrews (December 17, 1854 – January 19, 1942) was a Nebraska Republican politician, and a United States Representative.
Andrews was born near Oskaloosa, Iowa on December 17, 1854...
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Henry Eichheim
Henry Eichheim (January 3, 1870 – August 22, 1942) was an American composer, conductor, violinist, organologist, and ethnomusicologist. He is best known as one of the first American composers to combi...
Niels Thorshaug
Niels Thorshaug (1875 – 1942) was a Norwegian veterinarian.He was born in Løiten. He was hired as district veterinary there in 1903, then became a consultant of the state in 1919. From 1926 to 1941 he...
Evans Woollen
Evans Woollen (November 28, 1864 – May 20, 1942) was a lawyer, banker, political figure, and American football coach. Woollen graduated from Yale University in 1886 with a bachelor's degree and...