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authors who died in 1942

  • The authors that 1942 is the date of death of include Stefan Zweig, Jacques Émile Blanche, Ilf and Petrov, George Kirchwey and Joseph Fielding Smith.
  • Stefan Zweig
    Stefan Zweig
    Stefan Zweig

    Stefan Zweig (November 28, 1881, Vienna, Austria - February 23, 1942, Petrópolis, Brazil), the Austrian novelist, playwright, journalist and biographer

  • Ilf and Petrov
    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

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

  • Guglielmo Ferrero
    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

  • Kazys Binkis
    Kazys Binkis
    Kazys Binkis

    Kazys Binkis (1893 - 1942) - Lithuanian poet, journalist, and playwright

  • Victor Margueritte
    Victor Margueritte
    Victor Margueritte

    Victor Margueritte (1866 -1942) and his brother Paul Margueritte,(1860-1918), French novelists, both born in Algeria, the the sons of General Jean Auguste Margueritte (1823-1870), who after an honorable career in Algeria

  • John Holland Rose
    John Holland Rose
    John Holland Rose

    John Holland Rose (1855-1942), the influential English historian who wrote a famous biography of French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte and also wrote a history of Europe, entitled The Development of the European Nations

  • Vadim Shershenevich
    Vadim Shershenevich
    Vadim Shershenevich

    Vadim Gabrielevich Shershenevich (1893–1942), the Russian poet