Died in 1932

Jan 1 Leonid Artamonov a Russian military engineer, adviser and general, geographer and traveler, explorer of Africa, writer, veteran of the First World War and the Russo-Japanese War.
Jan 2 Paul Pau a French General, a commander of an army at the beginning of World War I.
Jan 4 Jalil Mammadguluzadeh an Azerbaijani satirist and writer.
Jan 4 Moses Alexander the second elected Jewish governor of a US state, the first who actually practiced that religion. He served as the 11th Governor of Idaho from 1915 until 1919. He was Idaho's first and so far only Jewish Governor
Jan 7 André Maginot a French civil servant, soldier, and Member of Parliament. He is best known for his advocacy for the string of forts that would be known as the Maginot Line
Jan 8 Antoni Maria Alcover i Sureda a modernist Majorcan writer, who wrote on a wide range of subjects including the Catholic Church, folklore and linguistics. He is chiefly associated with efforts to revive interest in the Catalan language and its dialects. Among his works was a Catalan-Valencian-Balearic dictionary
Jan 8 Eurosia Fabris best known to Catholics as a model of holiness in the daily life of a Catholic family. She gained some attention outside of the Catholic community in 2005 when the Vatican started her on the process of canonization. Some people have quipped that she might even become the "patron saint of large families" because she had eleven children
Jan 10 Robert Sterl a German painter and graphic artist.
Jan 10 Christophorus III a Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia from 1927 until his death.
Jan 12 Daniël Noteboom a Dutch chess player.
Jan 13 Sophia of Prussia Queen of the Hellenes as the wife of King Constantine She was a younger sister of Wilhelm II, German Emperor, and a granddaughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom.
Jan 13 Ernest Mangnall the only man to date to have managed both clubs.
Jan 15 Georg Kerschensteiner a German professor and educational theorist. He was director of public schools in Munich from 1895 to 1919 and became a professor at the University of Munich in 1920. The author of Theorie der Bildungsorganisation , Kerschensteiner is primarily known for developing a pragmatic approach to education that included the integration of academic study with physical activity and the establishment of a network of vocational schools
Jan 17 Albert Jacka an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest decoration for gallantry "in the face of the enemy" that can be awarded to members of the British and Commonwealth armed forces. Jacka was the first Australian to be decorated with the VC during the First World War, receiving the medal for his actions during the Gallipoli Campaign. He later served on the Western Front and was twice further decorated for his bravery
Jan 18 Viktor Muyzhel a Russian writer and painter.
Jan 18 Evgeny Chirikov a Russian novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, and publicist.
Jan 21 Lytton Strachey a British writer and critic.
Jan 24 Herbert Norkus a Hitler Youth member who was murdered by German Communists. He became a role model and martyr for the Hitler Youth and was widely used in Nazi propaganda, most prominently as the subject of novel and film Hitler Youth Quex
Jan 24 Alfred Yarrow a British shipbuilder who started a shipbuilding dynasty, Yarrow Shipbuilders.
Jan 24 Paul Warburg a German-born American banker, and an early advocate of the U.S. Federal Reserve System
Jan 25 James Paterson (painter) a Scottish landscape and portrait painter associated with The Glasgow Boys movement of artists. He is best known for his landscape paintings of Dumfriesshire, where he lived, at Moniaive from 1885 to 1905
Jan 25 Pēteris Stučka the head of the Bolshevik government in Latvia during the Latvian War of Independence, one of the leaders of the New Current movement in the late 19th century, a prolific writer and translator, an editor of major Latvian and Russian socialist and communist newspapers and periodicals, a prominent jurist and educator, and the first president of the Supreme Court of the Soviet Union. Stučka's wife, Dora Pliekšāne , was the sister of the Latvian poet Rainis , with whom Stučka shared a room during their law studies at Petersburg University
Jan 26 William Wrigley Jr. a U.S. chewing gum industrialist. He was founder and eponym of the Wrigley Company in 1891. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Jan 27 Ed Appleton a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Brooklyn Robins in the 1915 and 1916 seasons.
Jan 28 Poldowski the professional pseudonym of a Belgian-born British composer and pianist born Régine Wieniawski , the daughter of the Polish violinist and composer Henryk Wieniawski. Some of her early works were published under the name Irène Wieniawska. She married Sir Aubrey Dean Paul, 5th Baronet , becoming Lady Dean Paul. Her name appears in a number of forms:
Feb 1 Farabundo Martí a Marxist-Leninist activist and a revolutionary leader in El Salvador during the 1932 Salvadoran peasant massacre.
Feb 2 Alexander Maunder a British sport shooter who competed at the 1908 Summer Olympics and the 1912 Summer Olympics.
Feb 2 Agha Petros an Assyrian military leader during World War I.
Feb 7 Augusto B. Leguía a Peruvian politician who twice served as President of Peru, from 1908 to 1912 and from 1919 to 1930.
Feb 8 Mad Dog Coll an Irish American mob hitman in the 1920s and early 1930s in New York City. Coll gained notoriety for the alleged accidental killing of a young child during a mob kidnap attempt
Feb 8 Yordan Milanov a Bulgarian architect, born in 1867, deceased in 1932.
Feb 9 Paul Neumann (swimmer) an Austrian swimmer and physician, who competed at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens and became the first Austrian gold medalist ever.
Feb 9 A.K. Golam Jilani K. Golam Jilani was a Bengali revolutionary of the Indian independence movement from the Nawabganj Upazila, Dhaka in present-day Bangladesh
Feb 10 Eugene de Blaas an Italian painter in the school known as Academic Classicism.
Feb 10 Edgar Wallace an English writer.
Feb 15 Minnie Maddern Fiske born as Marie Augusta Davey with some sources quoting December 19, 1864 as her date of birth, but often billed simply as Mrs. Fiske, was one of the leading American actresses of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. She also spearheaded the fight against the Theatrical Syndicate for the sake of artistic freedom. She was widely considered the most important actress on the American stage in the first quarter of the 20th century. Her performances in several Henrik Ibsen plays widely introduced American audiences to the Norwegian playwright
Feb 16 Edgar Speyer an American-born financier and philanthropist. He became a British subject in 1892 and was chairman of Speyer Brothers, the British branch of the Speyer family's international finance house, and a partner in the German and American branches. He was chairman of the Underground Electric Railways Company of London from 1906 to 1915, a period during which the company opened three underground railway lines, electrified a fourth and took over two more
Feb 16 Ferdinand Buisson a French academic, educational bureaucrat, pacifist and Radical-Socialist politician. He presided over the League of Education from 1902 to 1906 and the Human Rights League from 1914 to 1926. In 1927, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to him jointly with Ludwig Quidde. Philosopher and educator, he was Director of Primary Education. He was the author of a thesis on Sebastian Castellio, in whom he saw a "liberal Protestant" in his image. Ferdinand Buisson was the president of the National Association of Freethinkers. In 1905, he chaired the parliamentary committee to implement the separation of church and state. Famous for his fight for secular education through the League of Education, he coined the term laïcité
Feb 18 Frederick Augustus III of Saxony the last King of Saxony and a member of the House of Wettin.
Feb 18 Nureddin Pasha a Turkish military officer who served in the Ottoman Empire during World War I and in the Turkish army during the Eastern Front of the Turkish War of Independence. To distinguish him from namesakes, he was called Beard Nureddin because he was the only high-ranking Turkish officer during the Turkish War of Independence sporting a beard. He is known as one of the most important commanders of the War
Feb 27 William Southam a Canadian newspaper publisher.
Feb 28 Guillaume Bigourdan a French astronomer.
Feb 28 Zoltán Ambrus a Hungarian writer and translator. He completed gymnasium in Debrecen and Budapest and then studied law in Budapest. At the age of 18, his father died leaving him responsible for his family. He tutored and wrote theater criticism and articles for such publications as Pesti Napló, Fővárosi Lapok, and Budapesti Szemle. In 1885, he moved to Paris where he studied literature at the Collège de France and the Sorbonne. He became a contributor to A Hét upon his return to Pest and wrote a substantial quantity of short stories. In 1900, he became editor of Új Magyar Szemle, and wrote some pieces for Nyugat, as well as serving as director of the National Theater
Feb 29 George Claridge Druce an English botanist and a Mayor of Oxford.
Feb 29 Ramon Casas i Carbó a Catalan Spanish artist. Living through a turbulent time in the history of his native Barcelona, he was known as a portraitist, sketching and painting the intellectual, economic, and political elite of Barcelona, Paris, Madrid, and beyond; he was also known for his paintings of crowd scenes ranging from the audience at a bullfight to the assembly for an execution to rioters in the Barcelona streets. Also a graphic designer, his posters and postcards helped to define the Catalan art movement known as modernisme
Feb 29 Giuseppe Vitali an Italian mathematician who worked in several branches of mathematical analysis.
Mar 1 Frank Teschemacher an American jazz clarinetist and alto-saxophonist, associated with the "Austin High" gang. He was born in Kansas City, Missouri, but spent most of his career based in Chicago, Illinois, although gigs sometimes took him to New York City, around the U.S. Midwest, and he also took a job in Florida with Charlie Straight
Mar 1 Dino Campana an Italian visionary poet. His fame rests on his only published book of poetry, the Canti orfici , as well as his wild and erratic personality, including his ill-fated love affair with Sibilla Aleramo. He is often seen as an Italian example of a poète maudit
Mar 2 Angela of the Cross a founder of the Sisters of the Company of the Cross, , a Spanish Roman Catholic religious order dedicated to helping the poor and the ill. She was canonised in 2003 as Saint Angela of the Cross
Mar 2 David Jayne Hill Rev. David Jayne Hill was an American academic, diplomat and author