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In the year 1872

367 Notable birthdays

Calvin Coolidge

President of the united states from 1923 to 1929.

Born July 4th, 1872 in Plymouth Notch. [ref]

Died January 5th, 1933 at 60 years old in Northampton (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Bertrand Russell

British philosopher (1872–1970).

Born May 18th, 1872 in Trellech. [ref]

Died February 2nd, 1970 at 97 years old in Plas Penrhyn, Penrhyndeudraeth (influenza). [ref]

Alexandra Feodorovna

Wife and consort of nicholas ii of russia.

Born June 6th, 1872 in Darmstadt.

Died July 17th, 1918 at 46 years old in Yekaterinburg (ballistic trauma).

Piet Mondrian

Dutch painter (1872–1944).

Born March 7th, 1872 in Amersfoort. [ref]

Died February 1st, 1944 at 71 years old in New York City (pneumonia). [ref]

Roald Amundsen

Norwegian explorer; first person to reach the south pole.

Born July 16th, 1872 in Borge.

Died June 18th, 1928 at 55 years old in Barents Sea (aviation accident). [ref]

Aurobindo Ghosh

Indian nationalist, freedom fighter, philosopher, yogi, guru and poet (1872-1950).

Born August 15th, 1872 in Sri Aurobindo Bhawan.

Died December 5th, 1950 at 78 years old in Pondicherry.

Emily Davison

British activist who fought for women's suffrage.

Born October 11th, 1872 in London.

Died June 8th, 1913 at 40 years old in Epsom.

Haakon VII of Norway

King of norway from 1905 to 1957 (1872-1957).

Born August 3rd, 1872 in Charlottenlund Palace. [ref]

Died September 21st, 1957 at 85 years old in Royal Palace, Oslo (dementia). [ref]

Ralph Vaughan Williams

English composer.

Born October 12th, 1872 in Down Ampney. [ref]

Died August 26th, 1958 at 85 years old in London. [ref]

Alexander Scriabin

Russian pianist and composer.

Born January 6th, 1872 in Moscow. [ref]

Died April 27th, 1915 at 43 years old in Moscow (sepsis). [ref]

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