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...
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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Deborah Lifchitz
Deborah Lifchitz was a French Jewish expert on Semitic languages of Ethiopia, who worked at the Musée de l'Homme in Paris and took part in the Mission Dakar Djibouti in 1932-3. The Nazis imprisoned he...
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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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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William Laird Smith
William Henry Laird Smith (15 September 1869 – 21 October 1942), Australian politician and Minister for the Navy.Smith was born in Westbury, Tasmania and educated in state schools in Victoria and Tasm...
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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,...
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.
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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William B. Ault
William Bowen Ault (6 October 1898 – 8 May 1942 in Enterprise, Oregon) was a commander in the United States Navy during World War II and a posthumous recipient of the Navy Cross.
Ault served brief...
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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August von Gödrich
August von Gödrich (25 September 1859 in Gerlsdorf-Fulnek – 16 March 1942 in Fulnek) was a German racing cyclist. He competed at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens.Gödrich competed in the road ...
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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...
Henry J. Mikell
Henry Judah Mikell (1866 - 1942) was the second bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta.
Henry Judah Mikell, served as Bishop for the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta from 1917 - 1942. During this...
Boško Palkovljević Pinki
Boško Palkovljević "Pinki" (Serbian Cyrillic: Бошко Палковљевић „Пинки"; 1920–1942) was a prominent Partisan fighter during World War II in Yugoslavia and a People's Hero of Yugoslavia.
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Hasan Masurica
Mulla Hasan Masurica (22 January 1869 – 1942), Old Style) was an architect, scientist, engineer, inventor and muezzin who is considered to be one of the leading innovators and prominent science figur...
Stacy Woodard
Stacy Robert Woodard (born June 11, 1902 Salt Lake City, Utah, died January 27, 1942 New York City, age 39) was a producer, cinematographer, and editor of nature films, who with his brother Horace Woo...
Javad Malik-Yeganov
Javad Irzabey oglu Malik-Yeganov (Azerbaijani: Cavad Məlik-Yeqanov) (1878, Tuğ – 1942, Karelia) was an Azerbaijani politician and Governor-General of Lankaran during Azerbaijan's independence in 1...
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Jan Ankerman
Jan Geert Ankerman (March 2, 1906 in Wommels, Littenseradiel – December 27, 1942 in Rangoon, Burma) was a Dutch field hockey player who competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics.He was a member of the Dutc...