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authors who died in 1942

  • The authors that 1942 is the date of death of include Franz Boas, Janusz Korczak, Tina Modotti, Eric Ravilious and George Kirchwey.
  • Franz Boas
    Franz Boas

    Franz Boas (July 9, 1858 - December 21, 1942), the German-American anthropologist and a pioneer of modern anthropology who has been called the "Father of American Anthropology"

  • Janusz Korczak
    Janusz Korczak

    Janusz Korczak, the pen name of Henryk Goldszmit (July 22, 1878 or 1879 - August, 1942), the Polish-Jewish children's author, pediatrician, and child pedagogist, known as Stary Doktor (Old Doctor)

  • Tina Modotti
    Tina Modotti

    Tina Modotti (August 16 (or 17) 1896 - January 5, 1942), the Italian photographer, model, silent film actress, and leftist who once playfully described her profession as "men"

  • Eric Ravilious
    Eric Ravilious

    Eric Ravilious (22 July 1903 - November 1942), the English painter, designer, book illustrator and wood engraver

  • Ilf and Petrov
    Ilf and Petrov

    Ilya Ilf (Ilya Arnoldovich Faynzilberg, 1897-1937) and Evgeny or Yevgeny Petrov (Yevgeniy Petrovich Kataev or Katayev, 1903-1942), the two Soviet prose authors of the 1920s and 1930s

  • Roberto Arlt
    Roberto Arlt

    Roberto Arlt (Buenos Aires, April 2, 1900 - July 26, 1942), the Argentine short-story writer, novelist, and playwright

  • Edward Irenaeus Prime-Stevenson
    Edward Irenaeus Prime-Stevenson
    Edward Irenaeus Prime-Stevenson

    Edward Irenaeus Prime-Stevenson, the American author

  • Konstantin Balmont
    Konstantin Balmont
    Konstantin Balmont

    Konstantin Dmitrievich Balmont (June 15, 1867—December 24, 1942), the Russian symbolist poet, translator, one of the major figures of the Silver Age of Russian Poetry

  • Jakob van Hoddis
    Jakob van Hoddis
    Jakob van Hoddis

    Jakob van Hoddis (born May 16 1887 in Berlin; died 1942 in Sobibór), the pen name of a German-Jewish expressionist poet Hans Davidsohn, of which name "Van Hoddis" is an anagram

  • Ramaprasad Chanda
    Ramaprasad Chanda
    Ramaprasad Chanda

    Ramaprasad Chanda, the Indian historian and archaeologist from Bengal

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