december 1942


Séraphine Louis, known as Séraphine de Senlis, was a French painter in the naïve style. Self-taught, she was inspired by her religious faith and by stained-glass church windows and other religious art.

Born: September 3, 1864, Arsy, France
Died: December 11, 1942, Clermont, France

If you haven’t seen the movie Séraphine - you should look it up.

Major General Dan Pienaar in Egypt, 1942. His 1 South African Division played a significant part in securing victory at El Alamein, and he was twice awarded the DSO. Sadly, he was killed on 19 December 1942 when his aircraft crashed into Lake Victoria at Kisumu while returning to South Africa.

Dark BSD thoughts

This is actually pretty dark and angsty and contains suicide.

So if you aren’t comfortable with this please stop reading right away.

Osamu Dazai has attempted suicide 4 times but failed before finally succeeding in his 5th attempt on June 13, 1948 at the age of 38.

Nakahara Chuuya died in October 1937 at the age of  30 of cerebral meningitis.

Nakajima Atsushi died in December 4, 1942 . After being tormented by severe asthma, he died later that year after contracting pneumonia at the age of  33.

Doppo Kunikida contracted tuberculosis in 1907 and  he died from the disease in 1908 at the age of 36.

Ryunosuke Akutagawa tried to take his own life In 1927  but failed. He finally succeeded in committing suicide on 24 July of the same year at the age of 35.