Famous Deaths on 6th April

Deaths 1 - 110 of 110

885 - Methodius, Greek apostle of the slaves/archbishop of Sirmium, dies
912 - Nottker "the Stamelaar", benedictine monk/poet, dies at about 71
1147 - Frederick II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1090)
1199 - Richard I, the Lion-hearted, King of England (1189-99), dies at 41
1199 - Pierre Basile, French soldier
1252 - Peter of Verona, [Peter Martyr], Italian inquisitor/st, dies at 45
1348 - Petrarch's Laura, dies of plague
1362 - Jacques de Bourbon, count of Marche, killed in battle
1472 - Pieter Bladelin, Belgium, land owner (Middelburg castle), dies
1489 - Hans Waldmann, Swiss military/mayor (Zurich), beheaded
1490 - Matthias Corvinus, king of Hungary, dies
1520 - Raphael [Sanzio], artist (Sistine Madonna), dies on his 37th birthday
Italian painter and architect RaphaelItalian painter and architect Raphael (1520) 1528 - Albrecht Durer, German painter/graphic artist, dies in Germany at 56
1551 - Joachim Vadianus, Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen, dies at 66
1571 - John Hamilton, Scottish prelate and politician
1590 - Francis Walsingham, English secretary of state, dies at about 57
1593 - Henry Barrow, English puritian/Congressionalist, hanged
1593 - John Greenwood, English Congressionalist, hanged
1605 - John Stow, British historian, dies
1655 - David Blondel, French Protestant clergyman (b. 1591)
1686 - Arthur Annesley, 1st Earl of Anglesey, English royalist statesman (b. 1614)
1707 - Willem Van de Velde, the Young, Dutch seascape painter, dies a 73
1755 - Richard Rawlinson, English minister and antiquarian (b. 1690)
1779 - Tommaso MFS Traetta, Italian opera composer (Farnace), dies at 52
1782 - Rynoldus Popma van Oevering, composer, dies at 90
1805 - Lorenz Justinian Ott, composer, dies at 56
1817 - Bonaventura Furlanetto, composer, dies at 78
1822 - Franz Xaver Partsch, composer, dies at 62
1825 - Vladimir Borovikovsky, Russian painter (b. 1757)
1829 - Niels H Able, Norwegian mathematician (infinite series), dies at 26
1833 - Adamantios Korais, Greek humanist scholar (b. 1748)
1838 - Jose B de Andrada e Silva, premier of Brazil (1822-23), dies at 74
1854 - William Strickland, US architect, dies
1862 - Adley Hogan Gladden, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 51
1862 - Albert Sidney Johnston, US Confederate general, dies in battle at 59
1865 - John Austin Wharton, US Confederate general-major, dies at 36
1865 - Reuben B Boston, US Confederate cavalery colonel, dies in battle
1883 - Benjamin Wright Raymond, American politician (b. 1801)
1884 - Emanuel Geibel, writer, dies at 68
1906 - Alexander L Kielland, Norwegian writer (Working People), dies at 57
1913 - Jose Marraco y Ferrer, composer, dies on 78th birthday
1919 - Stefan Surzynski, composer, dies at 63
1926 - Giovanni Amendola, antifascist/editor-in-chief (Il Mondo), dies at 43
1931 - Giuseppi Radiciotti, composer, dies at 73
1933 - Elizabeth Bacon Custer, wife of George Armstrong Custer (b. 1842)
1935 - Edward Arlington Robinson, US poet, dies
1939 - Robert Courtneidge, British theater producer, dies
1940 - Andres Isasi, composer, dies at 49
1945 - Benjamin M Telders, president (Dutch Liberal States Party), dies at 42
1947 - Vaclav Kapral, composer, dies at 58
1947 - Herbert Backe, German Nazi politician (b. 1896)
1949 - Stanley Christopherson, cricketer (1884, MCC Pres during WWII), dies
1951 - Halfdan Cleve, composer, dies at 71
1953 - Idris Davies, Welsh poet (b. 1905)
1961 - Jules J B V Bordet, Belgian bacteriologist (Nobel 1919), dies at 90
1962 - J C Heldring, Dutch businessman, dies at 74
1963 - Otto Struve, Russian-born astronomer (b. 1897)
1966 - Julia Faye, actress (10 Commandments. Samson & Delilah), dies at 73
1968 - Bobby Hutton, US Black Panther leader, shot to death
1970 - Sam Sheppard, American accused murderer (b. 1923)
1970 - Maurice Stokes, American basketball player (b. 1933)
Composer Igor StravinskyComposer Igor Stravinsky (1971) 1971 - Igor Stravinsky, Russian composer (Le Sacre du Printemps), dies of pneumonia at 88
1974 - Willem Dudok, Dutch architect (Hilversum Town Hall), dies at 89
1974 - Hudson Fysh, Australian aviator and businessman (b.1895)
1975 - Chiang Kai-Shek, Nationalist Chinese leader, dies at 87
1976 - Ruth P Thomson, writer, dies
1976 - Sidney Franklin, American bullfighter (b. 1903)
1978 - Nicolas Nabokov, composer (Holy Devil), dies at 74
1978 - Reinoud Anders, Dutch actor (Unrest of Grave), dies at 65
1979 - M Marie Widlow, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1957), dies at 61
1979 - Milton Ager, US composer, dies at 85
1983 - Ana Maria, Salvador guerilla leader, murdered
1984 - Jimmy Kenndy, British songwriter (South of the Border), dies
1984 - Ral Donner, singer/narrator, dies at 41
1990 - Nancy Hawkes, (1946 best dress woman), dies at 73
1990 - Ronald E Evans, astronaut (Apollo 17), dies of a heart attack at 57
1991 - Bill Ponsford, cricketer (Test avg 48 22, 1st-class avg 65 18), dies
Author, Biochemistry Professor Isaac AsimovAuthor, Biochemistry Professor Isaac Asimov (1992) 1992 - Isaac Asimov, Sci-Fi author (I Robot), dies from kidney failure at 72
1992 - Molly Picon, Yiddish actress (Milk & Honey), dies of Alzheimers at 94
1993 - Divya Bharati, "Baby Doll" Indian Bollywood actress (Diwana), dies at 19 by mysteriously falling from her husband's apartment
1993 - Hedi Amira Nouira, PM of Tunisia (1970-80), dies
1994 - Agatha Uwilingiyimana, Rwanda/1st female PM in Africa, assassinated
1994 - Cyprian Niayamira, president of Burundi (1993-94), assassinated
1994 - Dick Cary, jazz musician, dies at 77
1994 - Patricia Louise Dalton, chair (Sherlock Holmes Society), dies at 75
1994 - Theo Bosch, humanist/architect (Amsterdam), dies at 54
1994 - Cyprien Ntaryamira, Burundian politician (b. 1956)
1995 - Vieno J Sukselainen, PM of Finland (1959-61), dies
1996 - Greer Garson, actress (Goodbye Mr Chips), dies at 92
1997 - Jack Kent Cooke, NFL owner (Wash Redskins), dies at 84
Country singer Tammy WynetteCountry singer Tammy Wynette (1998) 1998 - Tammy Wynette, American country singer, dies at 55
1998 - Wendy O. Williams, American singer (Plasmatics) (b. 1949)
1999 - Red Norvo, American jazz vibraphonist (b. 1908)
2000 - Habib Bourguiba, Tunisian politician (b. 1903)
2001 - Charles Pettigrew, American singer (b. 1963)
2003 - David Bloom, American reporter (b. 1963)
2003 - Babatunde Olatunji, Nigerian drummer (b. 1927)
2003 - Gerald Emmett Cardinal Carter, Canadian religious figure (b. 1912)
2004 - Larisa Bogoraz, Soviet dissident (b. 1929)
2004 - Niki Sullivan, American guitarist (The Crickets) (b. 1937)
2005 - Rainier III, Prince of Monaco (1949-2005), dies at 81
2006 - Maggie Dixon, American college basketball coach (b. 1977)
2006 - Francis L. Kellogg, U.S. diplomat and prominent socialite (b. 1917)
2007 - Luigi Comencini, Italian film director (b. 1916)
2009 - Shawn Mackay, Brumbies rugby player (b. 1982)
2010 - Wilma Mankiller, Native-American activist, chief of the Cherokee Nation (b. 1945)
2010 - Corin Redgrave, British actor and political activist (b. 1939)
2012 - Fang Lizhi, Chinese astrophysicist/dissident, dies at 76
2012 - Bingu wa Mutharika, President of Malawi, dies from heart attack at 78
2012 - Thomas Kinkade, American artist, dies from acute intoxication at 54

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