Famous people died in 1923

Gustave Eiffel

Gustave Eiffel

Alexandre Gustave Eiffel was a French civil engineer and architect who built the famous Eiffel Tower

FrenchDecember 15, 1832171 views

John Venn

John Venn was a British mathematician, philosopher and logician

BritishAugust 4, 1834147 views

Wilhelm Rontgen

Wilhelm Rontgen was an eminent German physicist who won the first Nobel Prize in Physics, for the discovery of X-rays

GermanMarch 27, 1845145 views

Andrew Bonar Law

Andrew Bonar Law was a British Conservative Party statesman and Prime Minister, often referred to as the ‘Unknown Prime Minister’

BritishSeptember 16, 1858163 views

Johannes van der Waals

Johannes Diderik van der Waals was a Dutch scientist and theoretical physicist who won a Nobel Prize in physics

DutchNovember 23, 1837158 views

Sarah Bernhardt

Popular as ‘Divine Sarah’, Sarah Bernhardt was one of the most excellent actors of the 19th century France

FrenchOctober 22, 1844128 views

Pancho Villa

Pancho Villa is one of the most renowned names of the ‘Mexican Revolution’ who was also the Governor of Chihuahua

MexicanJune 5, 1878349 views

Katherine Mansfield

Katherine Mansfield was a well-known 19th century modernist writer