Famous Deaths on 13th February

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858 - Kenneth I of Scotland
1130 - Honorius II, [Lamberto], Pope (1124-30), dies
1141 - Béla II of Hungary (b. 1110)
1199 - Stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies
1219 - Minamoto no Sanetomo, Japanese shogun (b. 1192)
1237 - Jordanus of Saxon, 2nd general of Dominicans, drowns
1315 - Jean I of Chalon-Arlay, mayor of Neuchôtel, dies
1332 - Andronicus II Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1282-1328)/monk, dies
1539 - Isabella d'Este, Marquise of Mantua (b. 1474)
1542 - Catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded
1585 - Alfonso Salmeron, Spanish Jesuit biblical scholar (b. 1515)
1592 - Jacopo Bassano, Italian painter
1600 - Gian Paolo Lomazzo, Italian painter (b. 1538)
1602 - Alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies
1608 - Konstanty Wasyl Ostrogski, Lithuanian prince (b. 1526)
1624 - Stephen Gosson, English satirist (b. 1554)
1629 - Girolamo Giacobbi, composer, dies at 61
1635 - Georg R Weckerlin, German poet, dies at 50
1660 - Charles X Gustaaf, king of Sweden (1654-60), dies at 37
1662 - Elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I, dies at 65
1693 - Johann Kaspar von Kerll, German composer, dies at 65
1724 - Francisco Jose Coutinho, composer, dies at 43
1727 - William Wotton, English scholar (b. 1666)
1728 - Cotton Mather, American Puritan minister (b. 1663)
1732 - Charles-René d'Hozier, French historian (b. 1640)
1741 - Johann Joseph Fux, Austrian composer/music theorist, dies at about 80
1784 - Charles Gravier, French earl of Vergennes/min of For affairs, dies
1787 - Ruđer Bošković, Croatian scientist and diplomat (b. 1711)
1787 - Charles Gravier, comte de Vergennes, French statesman and diplomat (b. 1717)
1798 - Wilhelm H Wackenroder, German writer (Fantasies of Art), dies at 24
1813 - Samuel Ashe, Governor of North Carolina (b. 1725)
1814 - Augustin Holler, composer, dies at 69
1818 - George Rogers Clark, American military leader (b. 1752)
1826 - Petr Alekseevich Pahlen, Russian general (b. 1745)
1837 - Mariano José de Larra, Spanish journalist and writer (b. 1809
1841 - Thomas Ainsworth, English/Dutch industrialist, dies at 45
1845 - Henrik Steffens, Norwegian-German philosopher (b. 1773)
1849 - Christian Rummel, composer, dies at 61
1873 - Petrus AS van Limburg Brouwer, [Abraham van Luik], literary, dies
1882 - Henry Highland Garnet, diplomat, dies in Monrovia Liberia at 66
1883 - Pavel Melnikov, [Petsjerski], Russian historian, dies at 64
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1888 - Jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)
1889 - João Maurício Wanderley, Brazilian magistrate and politician (b. 1885)
1891 - David Dixon Porter, US rear admiral (Union), dies at 77
1893 - Ignacio M Altamirano, Mexican author (El Zarco), dies at 58
1894 - Franjo Racki, Croatian historian/politician, dies at 65
1896 - Karl Reinthaler, composer, dies at 73
1905 - Konstantin Savitsky, Russian painter (b. 1844)
1906 - Albert Gottschalk, Danish painter (b. 1866)
1907 - Marcel Bertrand, French mine engineer, dies at 59
1917 - Joel Angel, Russian musicologist/composer, dies at 48
1921 - Willem P C Knuttel, Dutch bibliography/librarian, dies at 67
1927 - Brooks Adams, US philosopher (New Empire), dies at 78
1935 - Violet Paget, British author (Gospels of Anarchy), dies at 78
1937 - C A Bernoulli, writer, dies
1942 - Epitácio Pessoa, Brazilian president (b. 1865)
1943 - William Walraven, journalist/writer (Neglected Grouser), dies at 55
1945 - George Studd, cricketer (4 Tests with brother v Aus 1882-83), dies
1950 - Rafael Sabatini, Italian author (b. 1875)
1951 - Lloyd C. Douglas, American author (b. 1877)
1952 - Alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist, dies at 71
1952 - Josephine Tey, English author (b. 1896)
1958 - Georges Rouault, French painter (Christ aux outrages), dies at 86
1958 - Dame Christabel Pankhurst, a leading suffragette (English) "Queen of the mob" (b.1880)
1959 - William L Axt, composer, dies at 70
1960 - Delmar G Roos, designer of jeep, dies at 79
1963 - Harry Steers, bowling hall of famer, dies
1964 - Ken Hubbs, 2nd baseman (Chicago Cubs), dies in plane crash at 22
1964 - Werner Heyde, German psyhiatrist (b. 1902)
1965 - Jerry Burke, pianist (Lawrence Welk Show), dies
1965 - William H Kilpatrick, US mathematician/philosopher, dies at 93
1966 - Elio Vittorini, writer, dies
1968 - Ildebrando Pizzetti, Italian composer, dies at 87
1968 - Mae Marsh, actress (Birth of a Nation, Intolerance), dies at 72
1970 - Herbert Strudwick, cricketer (28 Tests for England, ct 60 stp 12), dies
1975 - Dagmar Godowsky, actress (Common Law, Red Lights), dies at 78
1975 - Eric Harding Thiman, composer, dies at 74
1975 - Henry P Van Dusen, US protestant theologist, dies at 77
1976 - General Murtala Mohammed, head of Nigeria, killed during a coup
1976 - Lily Pons, French/US soprano/opera diva (Met Opera), dies at 71
1977 - Jack Gardner, actor (Wild Bill Hickok, 3 Russian Girls), dies at 77
1979 - Jean Renoir, actor/director (Rules of the Game), dies at 84
1980 - David Janssen, [Meyer], actor (Fugitive, Harry O), dies at 49
1982 - Zeng Jinlian, Hunan China, grew to 8'1" (tallest woman), dies at 17
1983 - Marian Nixon, actress (Dr Bull, Sweepstakes), dies of cancer at 78
1984 - Andre Stander, South African police captain and bank robber (b. 1946)
1987 - M L "Curly" Page, cricketer (NZ Test capt 1933), dies
1989 - Wayne Hays, American politician (b. 1911)
1990 - Ken Lynch, actor (Paratroop Command, Legend of Tom Dooley), dies at 79
1991 - Bernard Sauer, Yiddish actor, dies of heart attack at 67
1991 - Eddie Bartell, actor (Every Night at Eight), dies at 83
1992 - Bob den Uyl, Dutch journalist/writer (Restless Travel), dies at 61
1992 - Nikolay Bogolyubov, Russian mathematician (b. 1909)
1993 - Agatha Hagtingius-Seger, Dutch author (Sparkles Chain), dies at 91
1994 - Michael Francis Morris Lindsay, orientalist, dies at 84
1994 - Theo Bitter, Dutch painter/set designer, dies at 79
1995 - Abdelhafid Said, Algerian student leader, murdered
1995 - Alberto Burri, Ital's physician/sculptor/painter), dies at 79
1995 - Azeddine Medjoubi, head Algerian nationally theater, murdered at 49
1995 - Joan A C Ramsey nee Hamilton, lady Ramsey of Canterbury, dies at 84
1995 - Wilton "Bogey" Gaynair, saxophonist, dies at 68
1996 - Daniel K Womack, singer/guitarist, dies at 91
1996 - Martin Balsam, actor (Archie's Place), dies at 76
1997 - Mark Krasnosel'skii, Russian-Ukrainian mathematician (b. 1920),Jessica Browne,singer and dancer
1998 - Jo Clayton, author, Cancer Died, Drums of Chaos, dies at 58
2000 - James Cooke Brown, American author and inventor (b. 1921)
2002 - Waylon Jennings, American musician (b. 1937)
2003 - Kid Gavilan, Cuban boxer (b. 1926)
2003 - Axel Jensen, Norwegian author (b. 1932)
2003 - Walt Rostow, U.S. government official (b. 1916)
2004 - Zelimkhan Yandarbiyev, Chechen leader (b. 1952)
2005 - Nelson Briles, baseball player (b. 1943)
2005 - Lúcia Santos, Carmelite nun and Fatima visionary (b. 1907)
2005 - Maurice Trintignant, French race car driver (b. 1917)
2005 - Dick Weber, American professional bowler (b. 1929)
2005 - Emilios T. Harlaftis, Greek astrophysicist (b. 1965)
2006 - Andreas Katsulas, Greek-American actor (b. 1946)
2006 - Peter Frederick Strawson, British philosopher (b. 1919)
2007 - Elizabeth Jolley, Australian writer (b. 1923)
2007 - Charlie Norwood, American politician (b. 1941)
2007 - Richard Gordon Wakeford, Air Marshal, Royal Air Force (b. 1922)
2007 - Johanna Sällström, Swedish actress (b. 1974)
2008 - Roger Voisin, Trumpet player, Boston Symphony (b. 1918)
2010 - John Reed, British singer of Gilbert & Sullivan (b. 1916)
2012 - Freddie Solomon, American football wide receiver, dies from colon and liver cancer at 59
2012 - Mohamed Lamari, Chief of Staff of the Algerian Army, dies from a heart attack at 72
2012 - Lillian Bassman, American photographer and painter, dies at 94

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