Date of Death between 1910-01-01 and 1910-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


47 names.


1. O. Henry

Writer | The O. Henry Playhouse

O. Henry was an American writer whose short stories are known for wit, wordplay and clever twist endings. He wrote nearly 600 stories about life in America.

He was born William Sidney Porter on September 11, 1862, in Greensboro, North Carolina. His father, Algernon Sidney Porter, was a medical ...

2. Mark Twain

Writer | Stranger

Mark Twain, born Samuel Langhorne Clemens in Florida, Missouri in 1835, grew up in Hannibal. He was a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River. Throughout his career, Twain served as a writer, lecturer, reporter, editor, printer, and prospector. Twain took his pen name from an alert cry used on his...

3. Leo Tolstoy

Writer | Anna Karenina

Count Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy was born on September 9, 1828, in his ancestral estate Yasnaya Polyana, South of Moscow, Russia. He was the fourth of five children in a wealthy family of Russian landed Gentry. His parents died when he was a child, and he was brought up by his elder brothers and ...

4. King Edward VII

Self | Prince of Wales Leaving Marlborough House to Attend an Investure

Prince Albert Edward Wettin Saxe-Coburg-Gotha was born on November 9, 1841 to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Great Britain. He was the second child and first son which meant that he would become King after his mother died. As he grew up he was compared unfavorably to his father and then his ...

5. Florence Nightingale

Biography of the Millennium: 100 People - 1000 Years

English nurse and hospital reformer. Florence Nightingale was named after the place of her birth in Italy. Educated at home by their wealthy, well-bred father, Nightingale and her older sister Parthenope studied history, philosophy, mathematics, and classics; they also wrote weekly compositions. ...

6. William Heise

Cinematographer | Men Boxing

William Heise was an engineer who was integral in the development of the kinetoscope for Thomas Edison, working with inventor William K.L. Dickson in the development of the device. He later became a cameraman, director and producer responsible for the creation of hundreds of short films.

In 1890, ...

7. Gilbert Saroni

Actor | The Old Maid's Lament

Gilbert Saroni was an actor, known for The Old Maid's Lament (1903), Old Maid's First Visit to a Theatre (1903) and The Old Maid in the Horsecar (1901). He died on December 15, 1910 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

8. Henri Rousseau

Writer | La vengeance d'une orpheline russe

Henri Rousseau (Le Douanier) was born on May 21, 1844, in Laval, Northern France. His father was a plumber. Young Rousseau finished the Lycee in Laval and started as a lawyer's clerk. From 1863-1868 he served in the French Army. From 1869-1893 Russeau worked in a toll booth on the edge of Paris, as...

9. Marius Petipa

The Turning Point

Considered the greatest ballet choreographer of the 19th century, and one of the greatest of all time. He choreographed the original productions of many ballets written by some of the world's greatest composers.

10. King Chulalongkorn

Self | Berne: Arrivée du roi de Siam

King Chulalongkorn was born on September 20, 1853 in Thailand. He died on October 23, 1910 in Thailand.

11. Pauline Viardot

Music Department | A Voice Out of the Cold: Vivica Genaux

Born into a celebrated family of Spanish performers, Pauline Garcia Viardot was initially lost in the shadow of her beautiful and talented sister, Maria. But Maria's sudden death forced the 15-year-old Pauline into the limelight, with astonishing results. She was hailed as a opera singer par ...

14. Melville W. Fuller

Self | McKinley Taking the Oath

Melville W. Fuller was born on February 11, 1833 in Augusta, Maine, USA as Melville Weston Fuller. He was married to Mary Ellen Coolbaugh and Calista O. Reynolds. He died on July 4, 1910 in Sorrento, Maine.

15. Julia Ward Howe

Soundtrack | Kick-Ass

She founded, with Lucy Stone and others, the New England Women's Club, (which later became the American Woman Suffrage Association).

16. William Vaughn Moody

Writer | Woman Hungry

William Vaughn Moody, was an American College professor, poet, author and playwright. Orphaned at an early age, Moody had to work his way through prep school and later Harvard. By 1895 he had earned a master's degree in English from Harvard. He went on to be an instructor at Harvard and Radcliffe ...

17. Joe Gans

Self | The Joe Gans-Battling Nelson Fight

Joe Gans was born on November 25, 1874 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Joseph Gaines. He died on August 10, 1910 in Baltimore.

18. Myra Kelly

Writer | Little Miss Smiles

Her only child died in infancy.

21. Compton Coutts

Actor | Little Dorrit

Compton Coutts was born in 1850 in England. He was an actor, known for Little Dorrit (1920), Black Cargoes of the South Seas (1928) and For the Term of His Natural Life (1927). He died on April 10, 1910 in London, England.

22. Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

Writer | Ett farligt frieri

Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson was born on December 8, 1832 in Kvikne, Norway as Bjørnstjerne Martinius Bjørnson. He was a writer, known for Ett farligt frieri (1919), Fairy of Solbakken (1919) and Wenn der junge Wein blüht (1943). He was married to Karoline Reimers. He died on April 26, 1910 in Paris,...

24. Creston Clarke

Actor | The Battle of Ballots

Creston Clarke was born on August 20, 1865 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for The Battle of Ballots (1915). He was married to Adelaide Prince. He died on March 21, 1910 in Asheville, North Carolina, USA.

26. Louise Forsslund

Writer | The Captain Is a Lady

The daughter of a Swedish-born Long Island innkeeper and storyteller who had panned for gold in California and gotten drunk with Mark Twain, Mary Louise Foster grew up listening to her father's stories, a number of which were turned into short stories and a number of well-received novels which were...

29. Henry Guy Carleton

Writer | A Gilded Fool

Carleton probably inherited his literary ambition from his father, General James H. Carleton, who wrote "The Battle of Buena Vista" (1848), based on his experience in the Mexican War. Earlier in life, James had wanted to be a novelist and sought the advice of Charles Dickens whose letter in reply ...

33. Hawes Craven

Set Decorator | King John

37. Maria Konopnicka

Writer | Marysia i krasnoludki

Maria Konopnicka was born on May 23, 1842 in Suwalki, Poland, Russian Empire as Maria Stanislawa Wasilowska. She was a writer, known for Marysia i krasnoludki (1961), Jak to ze lnem bylo (1958) and Twoja twarz brzmi znajomo (2014). She was married to Jaroslaw Konopnicki. She died on October 8, 1910...

39. Emanuel Tvede

Actor | Faldgruben

Emanuel Tvede was born on January 4, 1868 as Albert Frederik Emanuel Tvede. He was an actor and director, known for Faldgruben (1909) and The Apache Girl's Revenge (1909). He died on July 3, 1910.

40. George Newnes

Self | Antarctic Expedition: Sir George Newnes' Farewell to Officers and Crew

George Newnes was born on March 13, 1851 in the UK. He died on June 9, 1910 in London, England.

42. Stanley Ketchel

Self | The Johnson-Ketchel Fight

Stanley Ketchel died on October 15, 1910 in Missouri, USA.

43. David J. Brewer

David J. Brewer was born on June 20, 1837 in Smyrna, Asia Minor, Ottoman Empire as David Josiah Brewer. He was married to Louise R. Landon and Emma Minor Mott. He died on March 28, 1910 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

44. Josef Kainz

Josef Kainz was born on January 2, 1858 in Wieselburg, Austria-Hungary as Josef Gottfried Ignaz Kainz. He was married to Margarete Nansen and Sarah Hutzler. He died on September 20, 1910 in Vienna, Austria.


47 names.