Date of Death between 1905-01-01 and 1905-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


28 names.


1. Jules Verne

Writer | Journey to the Center of the Earth

Jules Gabriel Verne (1828-1905) was one of the most famous French novelists of all time. His major work is the "Extraordinary Journeys", a series of more than sixty adventure novels including "Journey to the Center of the Earth", "20.000 Leagues under the Seas", "Around the World in 80 Days" and "...

2. Lew Wallace

Writer | Ben-Hur

The son of the governor of Indiana, Lew Wallace lived in Indianapolis as a young boy. He served in the Mexican War, and afterwards became a lawyer and was elected to the state Senate. He served again in the Union army during the Civil War, reaching the rank of major general. He was noted for ...

3. Joseph Jefferson

Writer | The Shadows of a Great City

Joseph Jefferson was born on February 20, 1829 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The Shadows of a Great City (1915), Rip Van Winkle (1914) and Rip Van Winkle (1921). He was married to Sarah Warren and Margaret Clements Lockyer. He died on April 23, 1905 in ...

4. George MacDonald

Writer | The Lost Princess

His book "The Princess and the Goblin" has been shortened and spoofed on several television shows including Fractured Fairy Tales on "The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle" (1959) and "Shirley Temple's Storybook" (1958).

6. Henry Irving

Writer | The Bells

Father of actors H.B. Irving and Laurence Irving (b.1872), and grandfather of designer Laurence Irving and actress Elizabeth Irving.

7. Guy Boothby

Writer | The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes

Australian writer, member of the Rogue school of mysteries which featured clever thieves and swindlers, popular with Late Victorian readers. Guy Boothby was born in Adelaide, Australia, at a 16-acre property named "The Glen", which was purchased in 1855 by Mr. Justice Boothby, his uncle, who ...

12. Linda Niko

Self | A táncz

Linda Niko was born on April 10, 1853 in Kunszentmiklós, Hungary. She died on July 26, 1905 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary.

13. Norman Warne

Was the third son of publisher Frederick Warne, and joined his father's firm Frederick Warne & Co as an editor. In 1900, the company rejected Beatrix Potter's The Tale of Peter Rabbit, but eventually reconsidered and in October 1902, published the book to great success. Norman Warne became Potter's...

14. Máximo Gómez

Self | Crucible of Empire: The Spanish American War

Máximo Gómez was born on October 18, 1836 in Bani, Dominican Republic as Máximo Gómez y Báez. He died on June 17, 1905 in Havana, Cuba.

21. Fitzhugh Lee

Self | Gen. Fitzhugh Lee and Staff

Fitzhugh Lee was born on November 19, 1835 in Fairfax County, Virginia, USA. He died on April 28, 1905 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

23. Alphonse Allais

Writer | L'affaire Blaireau

French writer.

26. Kirk La Shelle

Writer | The Virginian

Journalist, playwright and theatrical manager.


28 names.