Famous people died in 1928

Theodore William Richards

Theodore William Richards

Theodore William Richards was an American scientist who was awarded the 1914 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

AmericanJanuary 31, 1868122 views

Roald Amundsen

Roald Amundsen was the first explorer to reach the South Pole

NorwegianJuly 16, 1872115 views

Lala Lajpat Rai

Lala Lajpat Rai was a prominent Indian freedom fighter who actively participated in the Indian freedom struggle against the British rule

IndianJanuary 28, 1865108 views

Wilhelm Wien

Wilhelm Wien was a German physicist who won Nobel Prize in Physics for his groundbreaking work in thermal radiation

GermanJanuary 13, 1864192 views

Leos Janacek

Leos Janacek was a Czech musician who was considered as one of the nation’s great composers for the mature style of writing that he adopted

CzechJuly 3, 1854123 views

Emmeline Pankhurst

Emmeline Pankhurst was a leader of the British suffragette movement

BritishJuly 4, 1858160 views

Hendrik Lorentz

Hendrik Lorentz was a Nobel Prize winning physicist

DutchJuly 18, 1853207 views

H. H. Asquith

Herbert Henry Asquith was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1908 to 1916

BritishSeptember 12, 1852136 views

Arnold Rothstein

Arnold Rothstein was an American businessman, racketeer, and gambler, who became the kingpin of American organized crime scene in the 20s.

AmericanJanuary 17, 1882147 views

Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy was an English poet and novelist, who is mainly known for his contribution in the naturalist movement

BritishJune 2, 1840150 views