Hugo Bernatzik (1897, 26 March - 1953, 9 March) died - Austria, Vienna. Enlisted in the Austro-Hungarian army at 18 and was sent to Albania in 1915. He took up medical studies but abandoned it to take up photography and ethnology. In 1927 he went to Egypt, Sudan and Somalia with Prof. Bernhard Struck of the Dresden More...
Robert Mapplethorpe (1946, 4 November - 1989, 9 March) died. American photographer who experimented with Polaroid images sometimes doing portraits of his close friend Patti Smith. In the 1970s he switched to large and medium format shots to take homo-erotic, fetish and sado-masochistic images. His series on More...
A.H. Stoiber (1853, 24 September - 1916, 9 March) died - Switzerland, Lausanne.
George Washington Wilson (1823, 7 February - 1893, 9 March) died. George Washington Wilson (1823-1893) was born in Alvah, Banffshire, the son of a crofter. He began work as a joiner in his native parish, but went on to train as a miniaturist in Edinburgh and at the Royal Academy School in London. In 1848 he More...