Ludwik Fleck
Ludwik Fleck (11 July 1896 – 5 June 1961) was a Polish and Israeli physician and biologist who did important work in epidemic typhus in Lwów, Poland, with Rudolf Weigl and in the 1930s developed...
Nellie Quander
Nellie Mae Quander (February 11, 1880 - September 24, 1961) was an incorporator and the first international president of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. As president for several years, she h...
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Edward C. Thiel
Dr. Edward C Thiel (1928–61), was a geologist from the University of Wisconsin and chief seismologist at Ellsworth Station Antarctica, 1956-58. He was leader of the traverse party that discovered the ...
H.D.
Hilda "H.D." Doolittle (September 10, 1886 – September 27, 1961) was an American poet, novelist, and memoirist known for her association with the early 20th century avant-garde Imagist group of p...
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Akira Kazami
Akira Kazami (風見 章, Kazami Akira) (1886–1961) was a Japanese politician. From no great prominence, he was made secretary-General of the first cabinet of Prince Konoe, in 1937. He had been part of Kono...
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Malcolm Svensson
Per Malcolm Svensson (October 25, 1885 – March 19, 1961) was a Swedish track and field athlete who competed in the 1920 Summer Olympics.In 1920 he finished fourth in the hammer throw competition...
Henry Horan
Rear-Admiral Henry Edward Horan CB DSC (12 August 1890–1961) was a Royal Navy officer who became Commander-in-Chief of the New Zealand Division.
Horan joined the Royal Navy in 1910 and served in W...
Julián Bautista
Julián Bautista (21 April 1901 – 8 July 1961) was a Spanish composer and conductor. He was a member of Generation of '27 and the Group of Eight, the latter of which also included composers Jesús Bal y...
Samuel Irwin
Samuel Thompson Irwin (3 July 1877 – 21 June 1961), often known as S. T. Irwin, was an Irish rugby player, surgeon and unionist politician.Born in Claudy, County Londonderry, Irwin studied at Fo...
Anton Kohler
Anton Kohler (c. 1907 – 7 September 1961) was a German chess player from Munich.In 1937 he shared 3rd in Stadtprozelten / Main, and took 12th in Bad Oeynhausen (4th GER-ch, Georg Kieninger won). In 19...
Douglas Ross (politician)
Douglas Gooderham Ross (December 15, 1883 – August 24, 1961) was a Canadian politician, who represented the riding of St. Paul's from 1935 to 1949. He was a member of the Conservatives, and later the ...
Joe Berry (catcher)
Joseph Howard Berry, Sr. (September 20, 1872 – March 13, 1961) was an American baseball player who appeared in one Major League Baseball game with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1902. He was a switch hi...
Robert Sharp (cricketer)
Robert Henry Sharp (June 11, 1893 - March 15, 1961) was an English cricketer. A right-arm fast-medium bowler and right-handed bat from Doncaster, Yorkshire, Sharp played first-class cricket for Essex,...
Olaf Broch
Olaf Broch (4 August 1867, Horten – 28 January 1961, Oslo) was a Norwegian linguist. He was born in Horten, and was a brother of children's writer Lagertha Broch, zoologist Hjalmar Broc...
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Charles Webster (historian)
Sir Charles Kingsley Webster KCMG (25 July 1886 – 1961) was a British historian and diplomat.He was educated at the Merchant Taylors' School, Crosby and King's College, Cambridge.
While Prof...
Jessie Redmon Fauset
Jessie Redmon Fauset (April 27, 1882 – April 30, 1961) was an American editor, poet, essayist and novelist.Fauset was the literary editor of the NAACP magazine The Crisis. She also was the edito...
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Joe Bean
Joseph William Bean (March 18, 1874 – February 15, 1961) was a shortstop in Major League Baseball. He played for the New York Giants in 1902.
Th. Valentin Aass
Thomas Valentin "Valla" Aass (28 April 1887 – 14 August 1961) was a Norwegian sailor and civil servant in the foreign service.He was born in Kristiania as a son of wholesaler Julius Aas (1832–1909) an...
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Sam Zemurray
Samuel Zemurray (nicknamed "Sam the Banana Man"; born January 18, 1877 in Kishinev, Bessarabia, Russian Empire, present-day Chişinău, Moldova; died November 30, 1961 in New Orleans, Louisiana) was a U...
Angus Cameron (Governor of Mongalla)
Angus Cameron(1871–1961) was a British military officer and colonial administrator, the first governor of Mongalla Province in the south of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan between 1906 and 1908 and later gov...
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Archibald Thomas Pechey
Archibald Thomas Pechey (26 September 1876 in West Ham, London – 29 November 1961 in Wells, Somerset, England) often credited simply as Valentine, was a British lyricist and novelist. The pen na...
Louis Bès
Louis Bès (25 December 1891 – 1 January 1961) was a French cyclist. He competed in two events at the 1912 Summer Olympics.
Alfred Seal
Alfred Seal (10 August 1875 – 13 February 1961) was an English cricketer. Seal's batting and bowling styles are unknown. He was born at Millbrook, Hampshire.Seal made two first-class appearanc...
Billy McGinty (cowboy)
William M. "Billy" McGinty (January 1, 1871 – May 21, 1961) was an Oklahoman cowboy.As a cowboy in Kansas and the Indian Territory, he became acquainted with fellow cowboy Bill Doolin and others...
Hermon Dexter
Hermon Walter Dexter (2 May 1877 – 31 January 1961) was an English cricketer. Dexter's batting style is unknown, though it is known he bowled right-arm fast-medium. He was born at Nottingham, ...
Edward Pakenham, 6th Earl of Longford
Edward Arthur Henry Pakenham, 6th Earl of Longford (29 December 1902 – 4 February 1961) was an Irish peer, politician, and littérateur.
Edward Longford was the elder son of Thomas Pakenham, 5th Ea...
Randhir Singh (Sikh)
Randhir Singh (1878–1961) was a Sikh leader who started the Gurdwara Sudhaar Movement, and founded the Akhand Kirtani Jatha.
Randhir Singh was born as Basant Singh in Narangwal, Ludhiana district,...
Domenico Tardini
Domenico Tardini (29 February 1888 – 30 July 1961) was a longtime aide to Pope Pius XII in the Secretariat of State. Pope John XXIII named him Cardinal Secretary of State and, in this position the mos...
John Preston Maxwell
John Preston Maxwell (5 December 1871 – 25 July 1961), son of James Laidlaw Maxwell, was a Presbyterian obstetric missionary to China.John Preston Maxwell was born on 5 December 1871 in Birmingh...