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In the year 1941

390 Notable deaths

Rabindranath Tagore

Bengali poet, philosopher and polymath (1861–1941).

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

Died August 7th, 1941 at 80 years old in Kolkata. [ref]

Wilhelm II

German emperor and king of prussia (1859-1941).

Born January 27th, 1859 in Kronprinzenpalais. [ref]

Died June 4th, 1941 at 82 years old in Huis Doorn (cardiovascular disease). [ref]

Virginia Woolf

English modernist writer.

Born January 25th, 1882 in London. [ref]

Died March 28th, 1941 at 59 years old in Lewes. [ref]

Lou Gehrig

American baseball player.

Born June 19th, 1903 in Manhattan.

Died June 2nd, 1941 at 37 years old in Riverdale (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis).

James Joyce

Irish novelist and poet (1882–1941).

Born February 2nd, 1882 in Rathgar. [ref]

Died January 13th, 1941 at 58 years old in Zürich (peritonitis). [ref]

Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell

Lieutenant-general in the british army, writer, founder and chief scout of the scout movement (1857-1941).

Born February 22nd, 1857 in London. [ref]

Died January 8th, 1941 at 83 years old in Nyeri. [ref]

Frederick Banting

Canadian medical scientist and doctor (1891-1941).

Born November 14th, 1891 in Alliston.

Died February 21st, 1941 at 49 years old in Musgrave Harbour (aviation accident).

Maximilian Kolbe

Polish conventual franciscan friar (1894-1941).

Born January 8th, 1894 in Zduńska Wola.

Died August 14th, 1941 at 47 years old in Auschwitz (intoxication).

Amrita Sher-Gil

Hungarian indian artist (1913-1941).

Born January 30th, 1913 in Budapest. [ref]

Died December 5th, 1941 at 28 years old in Lahore. [ref]

Gutzon Borglum

American sculptor.

Born March 25th, 1867 in St. Charles. [ref]

Died March 6th, 1941 at 73 years old in Chicago. [ref]

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