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Deaths

371 - St Eusebius of Vercelli, Italian bishop

1137 - King Louis VI of France (b. 1081)

1227 - Shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1179)

1402 - Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b. 1341)

1457 - Lorenzo Valla, Italian humanist

1464 - Cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1386)

1541 - Simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493)

1546 - Peter Faber, French Jesuit theologian (b. 1506)

1557 - Olaus Magnus, Swedish writer (b. 1490)

1580 - Albrecht Giese IV, German politician and diplomat (b. 1524)

1589 - Jacques Clément, French assassin of Henry III of France (b. 1567)

1598 - Abraham Ortelius, Belgian cartographer (b. 1527)

1714 - Queen Anne of Great Britain (b. 1665)

 
 

1787 - Alphonsus Liguori, Italian founder of the Redemptionist order (b. 1696)

1796 - Robert Pigot, British army officer (b. 1720)

1798 - François-Paul Brueys D'Aigalliers, French admiral (killed in battle) (b. 1753)

1812 - Yakov Kulnev, Russian general (killed in battle) (b. 1763)

1851 - William Joseph Behr, German writer (b. 1775)

1866 - John Ross (Cherokee chief), Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation (b. 1790)

1917 - Frank Little, American labor organizer (lynched) (b. 1879)

1918 - John Riley Banister, American cowboy and Texas Ranger (b. 1854)

1920 - Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Indian nationalist leader (b. 1856)

1964 - Johnny Burnette, American singer (b. 1934)

1967 - Richard Kuhn, Austrian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1900)

1970 - Frances Farmer, American actress (b. 1913)

1970 - Otto Heinrich Warburg, German physician and physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1883)

 
 

1973 - Gian Francesco Malipiero, Italian composer (b. 1882)

1977 - Gary Powers, American spy plane pilot (b. 1929)

1981 - Paddy Chayefsky, American writer (b. 1923)

1989 - John Ogdon, English pianist (b. 1937)

1990 - Norbert Elias, German sociologist (b. 1897)

1990 - Graham Young, British serial killer (b. 1947)

1996 - Frida Boccara, French singer (b. 1940)

1996 - Tadeus Reichstein, Polish chemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1897)

1997 - Sviatoslav Richter, Ukrainian pianist (b. 1915)

1999 - Nirad C. Chaudhuri, Indian-born writer (b. 1897)

2001 - Korey Stringer, American football player (b. 1974)

2003 - Guy Thys, Belgian football coach (b. 1922)

2003 - Marie Trintignant, French actress (b. 1962)

2004 - Philip Hauge Abelson American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1913)

2005 - Al Aronowitz, American music journalist (b. 1928)

2005 - King Fahd of Saudi Arabia (b. 1923)

2005 - Constant Nieuwenhuys, Dutch painter (b. 1920)

2005 - Wibo, Dutch cartoonist (b. 1918)

 

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