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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, Jacques Émile Blanche and Eric Ravilious.
  • 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

  • Roberto Arlt
    Roberto Arlt

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

  • 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

  • Alexander Beliaev
    Alexander Beliaev

    Alexander Beliaev (Алекса́ндр Рома́нович Беля́ев; 1884-1942), the Russian author of science fiction whose body of work from the 1920s and 1930s made him a highly regarded Russian author in that field

  • Yakov I. Perelman
    Yakov I. Perelman

    Yakov I. Perelman (Yakov Isidorovich Perelman) (1882-1942), the Russian author of many popular science books

  • Guglielmo Ferrero
    Guglielmo Ferrero

    Guglielmo Ferrero (July 21, 1871 — August 3, 1942), the Italian historian, journalist and novelist, author of the Greatness and Decline of Rome (6 vols., 1903-1908)

  • 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

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