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In the year 1870

305 Notable birthdays

Vladimir Lenin

Russian politician, communist theorist and the founder of the soviet union.

Born April 22nd, 1870 in Ulyanovsk. [ref]

Died January 21st, 1924 at 53 years old in Bolshiye Gorki (cerebral hemorrhage). [ref]

Albert Fish

American serial killer and cannibal.

Born May 19th, 1870 in Washington, D.C..

Died January 16th, 1936 at 65 years old in Sing Sing (electrocution). [ref]

Maria Montessori

Italian pedagogue, philosopher and physician.

Born August 31st, 1870 in Chiaravalle.

Died May 6th, 1952 at 81 years old in Noordwijk. [ref]

Dadasaheb Phalke

Indian film producer, director and screenwriter (1870–1944).

Born April 30th, 1870 in Nashik.

Died February 16th, 1944 at 73 years old in Nashik.

Alfred Adler

Austrian psychiatrist and psychotherapist.

Born February 7th, 1870 in Penzing, Rudolfsheim. [ref]

Died May 28th, 1937 at 67 years old in Aberdeen (acute myocardial infarction). [ref]

Lord Alfred Douglas

English poet, translator and prose writer (1870-1945).

Born October 22nd, 1870 in Worcestershire. [ref]

Died March 20th, 1945 at 74 years old in St Andrews. [ref]

Christian X of Denmark

King of denmark and iceland.

Born September 26th, 1870 in Charlottenlund Palace.

Died April 20th, 1947 at 76 years old in Amalienborg.

Jan Christiaan Smuts

South african statesman and military leader (1870–1950).

Born May 24th, 1870 in Cape Colony. [ref]

Died September 11th, 1950 at 80 years old in Irene. [ref]


British writer.

Born December 18th, 1870 in Sittwe.

Died November 13th, 1916 at 45 years old in Beaumont-Hamel.

Paul Emil von Lettow-Vorbeck

German army officer (1870-1964).

Born March 20th, 1870 in Saarlouis. [ref]

Died March 9th, 1964 at 93 years old in Hamburg. [ref]

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