Died in 1933

Jan 3 Jack Pickford a Canadian-born American actor, film director and producer. He was the younger brother of early film star Mary Pickford
Jan 3 Wilhelm Cuno a German politician who was the Chancellor of Germany from 1922 to 1923, for a total of 264 days. He was born in Suhl, Prussian Saxony. Cuno's government is best known for its passive resistance of the French occupation of the Ruhr Area. Cuno's government was also responsible for its poor handling of economic problems. In order to pay off the state's debts, the government under Cuno printed vast amounts of money, leading to hyperinflation which peaked in the summer of 1923. A wave of strikes began in August 1923 and on Cuno and his cabinet resigned on August 12, 1923
Jan 5 Zinaida Volkova a Russian Marxist. She was Leon Trotsky's first daughter by his first wife, Aleksandra Sokolovskaya. She and her younger sister Nina were raised by their paternal grandparents after their parents divorced
Jan 5 Arthur Borton an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Jan 5 Calvin Coolidge the 30th President of the United States. A Republican lawyer from Vermont, Coolidge worked his way up the ladder of Massachusetts state politics, eventually becoming governor of that state. His response to the Boston Police Strike of 1919 thrust him into the national spotlight and gave him a reputation as a man of decisive action. Soon after, he was elected as the 29th Vice President in 1920 and succeeded to the Presidency upon the sudden death of Warren Harding in 1923. Elected in his own right in 1924, he gained a reputation as a small-government conservative, and also as a man who said very little
Jan 6 Vladimir de Pachmann a pianist of Russian-German ethnicity, especially noted for performing the works of Chopin, and also for his eccentric on-stage style.
Jan 7 Margaret MacDonald (artist) a Scottish artist whose design work became one of the defining features of the "Glasgow Style" during the 1890s.
Jan 8 Prince Alfons of Bavaria a member of the Bavarian Royal House of Wittelsbach and a General of Cavalry.
Jan 9 Sergey Elpatyevsky a Russian writer and doctor.
Jan 10 Sergey Platonov a Russian historian who led the official St Petersburg school of imperial historiography before and after the Russian Revolution.
Jan 12 Václav Suk a Czech-born Russian violinist, conductor and composer.
Jan 14 Aenne Biermann a German photographer of Ashkenazi origin. She was one of the major proponents of New Objectivity, a significant art movement that developed in Germany in the 1920s
Jan 16 Artur Ivens Ferraz a Portuguese military officer and politician. He served in the Portuguese Expeditionary Force during the Portuguese participation in World War I, in France. He was later Governor-General of Portuguese Mozambique, and was Minister of Trade, Colonies and Finances. He also served as Prime Minister from 8 July 1929 to 21 January 1930. He later occupied the post of general administrator of the Army and head of the Armed Forces
Jan 16 Bekir Sami Kunduh a Turkish politician of Ossetian origin. He served as the first Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey. He was in office during 1920-1921
Jan 16 Willy Burmester a German violinist.
Jan 17 Louis Comfort Tiffany best known for his work in stained glass. He is the American artist most associated with the Art Nouveau and Aesthetic movements. Tiffany was affiliated with a prestigious collaborative of designers known as the Associated Artists, which included Lockwood de Forest, Candace Wheeler, and Samuel Colman. Tiffany designed stained glass windows and lamps, glass mosaics, blown glass, ceramics, jewelry, enamels and metalwork
Jan 17 Ruurd Leegstra a Dutch rower who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics.
Jan 17 Ormond Stone an astronomer, mathematician and educator. He was the director of Cincinnati Observatory and subsequently the first director of the McCormick Observatory at the University of Virginia, where he trained a significant number of scientists. He served as the editor of the Annals of Mathematics and towards the end of his life made donations which led to the founding of the Fairfax Public Library System
Jan 21 George Moore (novelist) an Irish novelist, short-story writer, poet, art critic, memoirist and dramatist. Moore came from a Roman Catholic landed family who lived at Moore Hall in Carra, County Mayo. He originally wanted to be a painter, and studied art in Paris during the 1870s. There, he befriended many of the leading French artists and writers of the day
Jan 21 Kazimierz Porębski a Polish career naval officer who rose to the position of admiral within the Imperial Russian Navy, and was subsequently the first commander-in-chief of the inter-war Polish Navy.
Jan 23 Apollinary Vasnetsov a Russian painter and graphic artist whose elder brother was the more famous Viktor Vasnetsov. He specialized in scenes from the medieval history of Moscow
Jan 25 Lewis J. Selznick an American producer in the early years of the film industry.
Jan 26 Alva Belmont a prominent multi-millionaire American socialite and a major figure in the women's suffrage movement. Known for having an aristocratic manner that antagonized many people, she was also noted for her energy, intelligence, strong opinions, and willingness to challenge convention. She was married first to William Kissam Vanderbilt, with whom she had three children, and secondly to Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont
Jan 29 Sara Teasdale an American lyric poet. She was born Sara Trevor Teasdale in Louis, Missouri, and used the name Sara Teasdale Filsinger after her marriage in 1914
Jan 31 Alfredo Salafia a Sicilian professor of chemistry, and also a noted embalmer and taxidermist of the 1900s.
Jan 31 John Galsworthy an English novelist and playwright. Notable works include The Forsyte Saga and its sequels, A Modern Comedy and End of the Chapter. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1932
Feb 1 Carl Georg Oscar Drude a German botanist.
Feb 2 Gerhard Janensch a German sculptor and medailleur.
Feb 4 Archibald Sayce The Rev. Archibald Henry Sayce , was a pioneer British Assyriologist and linguist, who held a chair as Professor of Assyriology at the University of Oxford from 1891 to 1919
Feb 4 Karl Woermann a German art historian and museum director. He was born in Hamburg, studied at various universities , and traveled widely. In 1871 Woermann participated in the so-called "Holbein convention" in Dresden, at which a number of prominent art historians convened to determine which of two versions of Hans Holbein the Younger's Meyer Madonna was the original work. He was called to the academy at Düsseldorf in 1874 as professor of the history of art and literature. In 1882 he became director of the picture gallery at Dresden, of which he wrote the first scientific catalogue. To the Geschichte der Malerei, begun by Alfred Woltmann, he contributed the part on antique painting, and after Woltmann's death completed the entire work. His work unites sound scholarship with sympathetic appreciation, and displays a generous attitude towards the research of others. He wrote, besides, several series of poems. His works include:
Feb 5 Josiah Thomas an Cornish Australian miner and politician.
Feb 5 Joseph Roffo a French rugby union player and tug of war competitor, who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics.
Feb 9 Andreas Frühwirth an Austrian friar of the Dominican Order. He was promoted to the rank of cardinal of the Catholic Church and served as the Major Penitentiary of Apostolic Penitentiary
Feb 12 Henri Duparc (composer) a French composer of the late Romantic period.
Feb 14 Carl Correns notable primarily for his independent discovery of the principles of heredity, and for his rediscovery of Gregor Mendel's earlier paper on that subject, which he achieved simultaneously but independently of the botanists Erich Tschermak von Seysenegg and Hugo de Vries, and the agronomist William Jasper Spillman.
Feb 15 Pat Sullivan (film producer) an Australian cartoonist, pioneer animator and film producer, best known for producing the first Felix the Cat silent cartoons.
Feb 16 Hubert von Rebeur-Paschwitz a German admiral. In 1899 he served as the German Naval attache to Washington and later in 1912 commanded a flotilla of German vessels that visited the United States. During World War I he was transferred to the Black Sea in order to command the Central Powers naval forces that had previously been under the command of Admiral Souchon who had been recalled to the High Seas Fleet in 1917. Rebeur-Paschwitz decided to launch an offensive into the Mediterranean Sea which ended in his defeat at the Battle of Imbros
Feb 16 Archie Jackson an Australian cricketer who played eight Test matches as a specialist batsman between 1929 and 1931. A teenage prodigy, he played first grade cricket at only 15 years of age and was selected for New South Wales at 17. In 1929, aged 19, Jackson made his Test debut against England, scoring 164 runs in the first innings to become the youngest player to score a Test century
Feb 17 Corinne Roosevelt Robinson an American poet, writer, lecturer, and public speaker. She was also the younger sister of former President of the United States Theodore Roosevelt and an aunt of former First Lady of the United States, Eleanor Roosevelt
Feb 17 Toktogul Satylganov the most famous of the Kyrgyz Akyns - improvising poets and singers.
Feb 17 Julien Torma a French writer, playwright and poet who was part of the Dadaist movement. He was born in Cambrai, France, and died in Tyrol
Feb 18 James J. Corbett an American professional boxer and a former World Heavyweight Champion, best known as the man who defeated the great John Sullivan. Despite a career spanning only 24 bouts, Corbett faced the best competition his era had to offer; squaring off with a total of nine fighters who would later be enshrined alongside himself in the International Boxing Hall of Fame
Feb 20 Takiji Kobayashi a Japanese author of proletarian literature. He is best known for his short novel Kanikōsen. The young writer apparently died due to violent torture after arrest by the Tokkō police two years later, at the age of 29
Feb 23 Pyotr Gannushkin a Russian psychiatrist who developed one of the first theories of psychopathies known today as personality disorders. He was a student of Sergei Korsakoff and Vladimir Serbsky. Not only did he manage to delineate certain organizational tasks of social psychiatry, but he also clearly formulated the main methodological aim of social psychiatrists - the combination of methods of individual clinical analysis with sociological research and generalization
Feb 23 David Horsley an English-born pioneer of the film industry who built the first film studio in Hollywood.
Feb 26 Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich of Russia a dynast of the Russian Empire, a naval officer, an author, explorer, the brother-in-law of Emperor Nicholas II and advisor to him.
Feb 26 Spottiswoode Aitken a Scottish actor of the silent era.
Feb 26 Antoni Nicolau a Catalan composer. He was a student of Juan Bautista Pujol
Feb 26 Princess Thyra of Denmark the youngest daughter of Christian IX of Denmark and Louise of Hesse-Kassel. In 1878 she married Ernest Augustus, the exiled heir to the Kingdom of Hanover. As the Kingdom of Hanover had been annexed by Prussia in 1866, she spent most of her life in exile with her husband in Austria
Feb 28 Lilla Cabot Perry an American artist who worked in the American Impressionist style, rendering portraits and landscapes in the free form manner of her mentor, Claude Monet. Perry was an early advocate of the French Impressionist style and contributed to its reception in the United States. Perry's early work was shaped by her exposure to the Boston school of artists and her travels in Europe and Japan. She was also greatly influenced by Ralph Waldo Emerson's philosophies and her friendship with Camille Pissarro. Although it was not until the age of thirty-six that Perry received formal training, her work with artists of the Impressionist, Realist, Symbolist, and German Social Realist movements greatly affected the style of her oeuvre