Famous People Who Died In 1915

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1915. This list includes people like Booker T. Washington, Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Frank James, Paul Ehrlich, Rupert Brooke and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, composers and spiritual & religious leaders who died in 1915. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Russia & India and many more countries.
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 1 
Booker T. Washington
(American Educator Who was the Dominant Leader of the African-American Community Between 1890 and 1915)
Booker T. Washington
24
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 5, 1856
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Westlake Corner, Virginia, United States
Died: November 14
 2 
Ellen G White
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 26, 1827
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gorham, Maine, United States
Died: July 16
 3 
Frank James
(Outlaw)
Frank James
6
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 10, 1843
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Clay County, Missouri, USA
Died: February 18
 4 
Paul Ehrlich
(Scientist)
Paul Ehrlich
2
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: March 14, 1854
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Strzelin, Poland
Died: August 20
 5 
Henry Moseley
(Physicist)
Henry Moseley
7
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 23, 1887
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Weymouth, Dorset, England
Died: August 10
 6 
Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(Indian Political Leader and a Social Reformer During the Indian Independence Movement)
Gopal Krishna Gokhale
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 9, 1866
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kothluk, Ratnagiri, Maharashtra
Died: February 19
 7 
Leo Frank
(Criminal)
Leo Frank
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 17, 1884
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cuero, Texas, United States
Died: August 17
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 8 
Rupert Brooke
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 3, 1887
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rugby
Died: April 23
 9 
Robert Smalls
(Politician)
Robert Smalls
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 5, 1839
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
Died: February 23
 10 
Anna Leonowens
(British Travel Writer, Educator, and Social Activist)
Anna Leonowens
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 5, 1834
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ahmednagar, India
Died: January 19
 11 
Alois Alzheimer
(Psychiatrist, Neuropathologist)
Alois Alzheimer
7
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: June 14, 1864
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Marktbreit
Died: December 19
 12 
Frederick Winslow Taylor
(American Mechanical Engineer Known for His Methods to Improve Industrial Efficiency)
Frederick Winslow Taylor
2
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: March 20, 1856
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 21
 13 
Aleksandr Scriabin
(One of the Most Controversial Composer-Pianists of the Early 20th Century)
Aleksandr Scriabin
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 25, 1871
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: April 14
 14 
Edith Cavell
(British Nurse Who Saved the Lives of Soldiers from Both Sides During the First World War)
Edith Cavell
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 4, 1865
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Swardeston, Norfolk, England
Died: October 12
 15 
James Murray
(Lexicographer)
James Murray
3
Birthdate: February 7, 1837
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Denholm, Scotland
Died: July 26
 16 
Sandford Fleming
(Scottish Canadian Engineer and Inventor of 'Worldwide Standard Time')
Sandford Fleming
0
Birthdate: January 7, 1827
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kirkcaldy, Scotland
Died: July 22
 17 
Joe Hill
(Songwriter, Trade unionist)
Joe Hill
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 7, 1879
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gävle
Died: November 19
 18 
Fanny Crosby
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 24, 1820
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brewster, New York, United States
Died: February 12
 19 
Susan La Flesche Picotte
(American doctor)
Susan La Flesche Picotte
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: June 17, 1865
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Omaha Reservation, Nebraska, United States
Died: September 18
 20 
Nathan Rothschild, 1st Baron Rothschild
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 8, 1840
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London
Died: March 31
 21 
William Gilbert Grace
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 18, 1848
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Downend, England
Died: October 23
 22 
Kartar Singh Sarabha
(Revolutionary)
Kartar Singh Sarabha
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 24, 1896
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Punjab, India
Died: November 16
 23 
Clara Immerwahr
(German Chemist)
Clara Immerwahr
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 21, 1870
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wojczyce, Poland
Died: May 2
 24 
Lawrence Hargrave
(Inventor & Explorer)
Lawrence Hargrave
1
Birthdate: January 29, 1850
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Greenwich
Died: July 14
 25 
Fannie Farmer
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 23, 1857
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 15
 26 
Elbert Hubbard
1
Birthdate: June 19, 1856
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bloomington, Illinois, United States
Died: May 7
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 27 
Albert Spalding
(American Baseball Pitcher, Manager and Co-founder of 'A.G. Spalding' Sporting Goods Company)
Albert Spalding
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 2, 1849
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Illinois, United States
Died: September 9
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 28 
Sergei Witte
(1st Prime Minister of Russia)
Sergei Witte
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 29, 1849
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: March 13
 29 
Anthony Comstock
(Political writer)
Anthony Comstock
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 7, 1844
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New Canaan
Died: September 21
 30 
Vazha-Pshavela
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 26, 1861
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tiflis Governorate, Russian Empire, now Georgia
Died: July 10
 31 
Amanda Smith
(American Methodist Preacher and Former Slave Who Opened an Orphanage for African-American Girls)
Amanda Smith
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 23, 1837
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Long Green, Maryland, United States
Died: February 24
 32 
Grand Duke Constantine Constantinovich of Russia
(Grandson of Emperor Nicholas I of Russia, and a poet)
Grand Duke Constantine Constantinovich of Russia
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 22, 1858
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Strelna, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: June 15
 33 
Solomon Schechter
(American Rabbi, Scholar and Founder of the 'United Synagogue of America')
Solomon Schechter
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 7, 1847
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Focșani
Died: November 19
 34 
Carlos Finlay
(Epidemiologist)
Carlos Finlay
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: December 3, 1833
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Camagüey, Cuba
Died: August 20
 35 
Theodor Leschetizky
(Polish Pianist Known for Composing Over a Hundred Characteristic Piano Pieces)
Theodor Leschetizky
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 22, 1830
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lancut, Poland
Died: November 14
 36 
Konstantin Makovsky
1
Birthdate: June 20, 1839
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: September 17
 37 
Bagha Jatin
(Philosopher)
Bagha Jatin
1
Birthdate: December 7, 1879
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kushtia District
Died: September 10
 38 
Walter Crane
(Painter, Illustrator)
Walter Crane
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 15, 1845
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Liverpool
Died: March 14
 39 
Yane Sandanski
(National Hero in Bulgaria)
Yane Sandanski
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 18, 1872
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ottoman Empire
Died: April 22
 40 
Jean-Henri Fabre
(French Entomologist Who is Widely Regarded as the Father of Modern Entomology)
Jean-Henri Fabre
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 21, 1823
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint-Leons, France
Died: October 11
 41 
Akaki Tsereteli
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 9, 1840
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Skhvitori, Imereti
Died: January 26
 42 
Keir Hardie
(Former Leader of the Labour Party of the United Kingdom (1906 - 1908))
Keir Hardie
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 15, 1856
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Newhouse, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Died: September 26
 43 
John Chilembwe
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1871
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chiradzulu, Malawi
Died: February 3
 44 
Charles Frohman
(Theatrical producer)
Charles Frohman
0
Birthdate: July 15, 1856
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sandusky, Ohio, United States
Died: May 7
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 45 
William Willett
(British Builder and a Promoter of 'British Summer Time')
William Willett
0
Birthdate: August 10, 1856
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Farnham, Surrey, England
Died: March 4
 46 
Victor Trumper
(Cricketer)
Victor Trumper
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 2, 1877
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Darlinghurst, Australia
Died: June 28
 47 
Porfirio Díaz
(33rd President of Mexico)
Porfirio Díaz
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 15, 1830
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Oaxaca, Mexico
Died: July 2
 48 
I. L. Peretz
(Author)
I. L. Peretz
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 18, 1852
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Zamosc, Poland
Died: April 3
 49 
Hugh Lane
(Art dealer)
Hugh Lane
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 9, 1875
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: May 7
 50 
Laura Spelman Rockefeller
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 9, 1839
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wadsworth, Ohio, United States
Died: March 12