Famous people died in 1914

    Henry Gannett

    Henry Gannett

    Henry Gannett was an American geographer often called "the Father of American map-making." This biography of Henry Gannett provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.

    AmericanAugust 24, 1846153 views

    Bertha von Suttner

    Baroness Bertha Felicie Sophie von Suttner was a Czech-Austrian pacifist who became the first woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize

    AustrianJune 9, 1843211 views

    Ambrose Bierce

    Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was an American journalist, satirist and writer of sardonic short stories

    AmericanJune 24, 1842120 views

    George Washington Vanderbilt II

    George Washington Vanderbilt was an art collector primarily known for the lavish Biltmore Estate he built in North Carolina

    Peyo Yavorov

    Peyo Yavorov was a Bulgarian romantic poet

    Archduke Franz Ferdinand

    Franz Ferdinand was an Archduke of Austria-Este whose assassination sparked the First World War

    AustrianDecember 18, 1863164 views

    Allen Allensworth

    Allen Allensworth was a Baptist minister who became the first black man to reach the rank of a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S

    AmericanApril 7, 1842126 views

    Joshua Chamberlain

    Joshua Chamberlain was an American college professor, war hero and Governor of Maine

    Jacob Riis

    Jacob Riis was a significant Danish American social reformer who helped the downtrodden of New York City

    AmericanMay 3, 1849151 views

    Adlai Stevenson I

    Adlai Stevenson I was the 23rd Vice President of the United States

    AmericanOctober 23, 1835129 views