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In the year 1931

246 Notable deaths

Bhagat Singh

Indian revolutionary (1907–1931).

Born September 28th, 1907 in Banga.

Died March 23rd, 1931 at 23 years old in Lahore (hanging).

Lili Elbe

Danish painter and transgender woman (1882–1931).

Born December 28th, 1882 in Vejle. [ref]

Died September 13th, 1931 at 48 years old in Dresden (complication). [ref]

Chandra Shekhar Azad

Indian activist and socialist and revolutionary, freedom fighter and social reformer.

Born July 23rd, 1906 in Madhya Pradesh, British Raj, Jhabua district, Bhavra.

Died February 27th, 1931 at 24 years old in Uttar Pradesh, British Raj, Allahabad (ballistic trauma).

Ida B. Wells

African-american civil rights activist (1862–1931).

Born July 16th, 1862 in Holly Springs. [ref]

Died March 25th, 1931 at 68 years old in Chicago (uremia). [ref]

Kahlil Gibran

Lebanese-american writer, poet, and painter (1883–1931).

Born January 6th, 1883 in Bsharri. [ref]

Died April 10th, 1931 at 48 years old in New York City (tuberculosis, liver cirrhosis). [ref]

Motilal Nehru

Indian lawyer and politician (1861–1931).

Born May 6th, 1861 in Agra. [ref]

Died February 6th, 1931 at 69 years old in Lucknow. [ref]

Salvatore Maranzano

Organized crime figure from the town of castellammare del golfo, sicily.

Born July 31st, 1886 in Castellammare del Golfo.

Died September 10th, 1931 at 45 years old in New York City (ballistic trauma, stab wound).

Peter Kürten

German serial killer (1883-1931).

Born May 26th, 1883 in Mülheim.

Died July 2nd, 1931 at 48 years old in Cologne (guillotine).

Joe Masseria

Italian-born american gangster.

Born January 17th, 1886 in Menfi.

Died April 15th, 1931 at 45 years old in New York City (ballistic trauma).

Anna Pavlova

Russian ballet dancer.

Born February 16th, 1882 in Saint Petersburg. [ref]

Died January 23rd, 1931 at 48 years old in The Hague (pneumonia). [ref]

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