Famous Deaths on 22nd February

Deaths 1 - 147 of 147

606 - Sabinian, Italian Pope (604-06), dies
965 - Odo, Duke of Burgundy (b. 944)
1071 - Arnulf III, earl of Flanders/Hainault (Arnulf I), dies in battle
1076 - Godfried III, with the Hump, duke of Lower Lorraine, murdered [or Feb 26]
1078 - Johannes van Fecamp, Italian mystic writer, dies
1111 - Roger Borsa, King of Sicily
1213 - Wibert of Gembloers, benediction/writer/abbot of Gembloers, dies
1371 - David II Bruce, King of Scots (1331..71), dies at 46
1478 - Hendrik Herp (Herpius/Harphius), writer (Spieghel volcomenheit), dies
1512 - Amerigo Vespucci, Italian explorer (America), dies at 60
1627 - Olivier van Noort, Dutch navigator (b. 1558)
1674 - John Wilson, composer, dies at 78
1674 - Jean Chapelain, French writer (b. 1595)
1680 - Catherine Monvoisin, French sorceress (b. c.1640)
1690 - Charles Le Brun, classical painter (Academie de Peinture), dies at 70
1727 - Francesco Gasparini, composer, dies at 58
1731 - Frederik Ruysch, Dutch anatomist, dies at 92
1732 - Francis Atterbury, English bishop and man of letters (b. 1663)
1742 - Charles Rivington, English publisher (b. 1688)
1750 - Pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer, dies at 71
1770 - Christopher Snider, 11, Boston, becomes 1st martyr of US Revolution
1788 - Franz Joseph Oehlschlagel, composer, dies at 63
1797 - Karl Friedrich Hieronymus Freiherr von Münchhausen, German officer and adventurer (b. 1720)
1799 - Heshen, infamous Qing Dynasty Chinese official at court (b. 1750)
1816 - Adam Ferguson, Scottish sociologist/historian, dies at 92
1822 - Johann Ignaz Walter, composer, dies at 66
1824 - John Davy, composer, dies at 60
1829 - Adam A earl von Neipperg, Austrian general, dies at 53
Social Philosopher Johann Wolfgang von GoetheSocial Philosopher Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1832) 1832 - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German writer, dies at 82
1836 - John Clarke-Whitfeld, composer, dies at 65
1838 - Friedrich Johann Eck, composer, dies at 70
1846 - Carolus Antonius Fodor, composer, dies at 77
1846 - Nikoli A Poveloi, Russian writer/publisher, dies at 49 [OS]
1849 - Alexander Ernst Fesca, composer, dies at 28
1875 - Charles Lyell, British geologist (Elements of Geology), dies at 77
1875 - Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, French painter (b. 1796)
1878 - Franz Hunten, composer, dies at 84
1890 - John Jacob Astor III, American businessman (b. 1822)
1890 - Carl Heinrich Bloch, Danish painter (b. 1834)
1892 - Herman Koeckemann, German Catholic prelate (b. 1828)
Geologist Charles LyellGeologist Charles Lyell (1875) 1896 - Thomas Hughes, politican/author of Tom Brown's Schooldays, Brighton
1903 - Frederick William Farrar, writer/dean (Canterbury 1895-1903), dies
1903 - Hugo Filipp Jakob Wolf, Austrian composer (Corregidor), dies at 42
1904 - Leslie Stephen, English writer and critic (b. 1832)
1912 - Richard Andree, German geographer (Andree's Handatlas), dies at 76
1913 - Ferdinand Mongin de Saussure, Swiss linguist, dies at 55
1913 - Francisco Indalecio Madero, Mex pres, assassinated in milt coup at 39
1913 - Suarez, Mexican vice pres, assassinated in a miltary coup
1914 - Valliamma Mudaliar, took part in Indian passive resistance, dies of a fever contracted in prison
1921 - Salim Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait (b. 1864)
1925 - Georges/Joris Helleputte, Belgian Catholic minister, dies at 72
1925 - Nina David, [Mrs Radcliffe N Salomon], poet/author, dies
1925 - Thomas C Allbutt, English physiologist, dies at 88
1930 - Godfried CE van Daalen, Dutch general/governor of Atjeh, dies at 66
1934 - Willem Kes, violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 78
1936 - Johan M Skjoldborg, Danish writer (Dynaes Digte), dies at 74
1939 - Antonio Machado, Spanish poet (b. 1875)
1943 - Christoph Probst, German resistance fighter (That Weisse Rose), dies
1943 - Hans Scholl, German resistance fighter (White Rose), beheaded at 24
1943 - Sophie Scholl, German resistance fighter (Die Weisse Rose), beheaded
1944 - Kasturba Gandhi, wife of Mohandas Gandhi (b. 1869)
1945 - Osip Brik, Russian writer (b. 1888)
1949 - Russell Porter, actor (Betsy, Hanna's War, British Empire), dies
1957 - Harry Sothern, actor (Dr Huer-Buck Rogers), dies at 72
1958 - Michael Todd, film magnate, killed in an New Mexico air crash
1959 - Helen Parrish, actress (Hour Glass), dies of cancer at 36
1960 - Hubert Cuypers, composer/choir conductor (Missa Populi), dies at 86
1960 - Paul-Émile Borduas, Quebec painter (b. 1905)
1961 - George de las Cuevas Bustillo y Teheran, Chilean marquis, dies at 75
1961 - Nick LaRocca, American jazz musician (b. 1889)
1964 - Edie Martin, actor (Titfield Thunderbolt), dies at 84
1965 - Felix Frankfurter, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (b. 1882)
1966 - Paul de Keyser, Flemish philologist/folklorist, dies at 74
1967 - Fritz Erler, German politician (SDP), dies at 53
1967 - Joe Forte, actor (Horwitz-Life With Luigi), dies at 70
1968 - Omer CFL Tulippe, Belgian geographer, dies at 71
1968 - Peter Arno, American cartoonist (b. 1904)
1971 - Barry Macollum, actor (On the Waterfront), dies at 81
1971 - Matt McHugh, actor (Taxi, Freaks, Barbary Coast), dies at 77
1971 - Rudolf Mauersberger, composer, dies at 82
1972 - Walter Sande, actor (Adventures of Tugboat Annie), dies at 65
1973 - Elizabeth Bowen, Anglo-Irish novelist (Cat Jumps), dies in Lond at 73
1973 - Katina Paxinou, actress (For Whom the Bell Tolls, Zita), dies at 72
1973 - Winthrop Rockefeller, US governor (Arkansas), dies at 60
1973 - Jean-Jacques Bertrand, Quebec politician, Premier of Quebec (b. 1916)
1974 - Samuel Byck, American attempted assassin of Richard Nixon (b. 1930)
1976 - Angela Baddeley, actress (Speckled Band), dies at 71
1976 - Florence Ballard, rocker (Supremes), dies of a heart attack at 32
1976 - Michael Polany, Hungarians/English chemist/sociologist, dies at 84
1977 - Edith Barrett, actress (Molly & Me, Ghost Ship), dies at 64
1977 - Jack O'Connor, cricketer (batted in 4 Tests for England 1929-30), dies
1978 - Ilka Chase, actress (Masquerade Party, Trials of O'Brien), dies at 74
1978 - Phyllis McGinley, US poetess (Pulitzer 1961), dies at 72
1980 - Alfred Andersch, German writer (Red Head), dies at 66
1980 - Oskar Kokoschka, Austria/British painter/graphic artist, dies at 93
1980 - Richard Kallman, actor (Verboten, Hell Canyon Outlaws), dies at 46
1982 - Josh Malihabadi, Urdu poet of India and Pakistan (b. 1898)
1983 - Christina E "Christine" Auwen, singer/wife of John Kelly, dies at 75
1983 - Romain Maes, Belgian bicyclist (Tour de France 1935), dies at 70
1984 - David, spent most of his life in a plastic bubble, dies at 12
1984 - Jessamyn West, American writer (b. 1902)
1985 - Alexander Scourby, actor (Victory at Sea, Ransom), dies at 71
1985 - Efrem A Zimbalist, Russian/US composer/violinist, dies at 95
1985 - Salvador Espriu, Spanish poet (b. 1913)
Pop Artist Andy WarholPop Artist Andy Warhol (1987) 1987 - Andy Warhol, pop artist, dies of a heart attack at 58
1987 - David Susskind, TV host (Open End, David Susskind Show), dies at 66
1987 - Glenway Wescott, US writer (Apartment in Athens), dies at 85
1989 - Joan Woodbury, actress (Super Sleuth, Northwest Trail), dies
1990 - Stephen Burns, actor (Casey's Shadow), dies
1992 - Richard Sheldon, dies at 59
1993 - Jean Lecanuet, French UDF-presidential candidate, dies at 72
1993 - Pieter A H Bos, Dutch lawyer/procureur-general (Aruba), dies at 63
1994 - "Papa" John Creach, US jazz musician (Papa Blues), dies at 76
1995 - Ed Flanders, actor (Dr Westphall-St Elsewhere), commits suicide at 60
1995 - Elfi Althoff-Jacobi, Austrian circus director, dies at 80
1995 - Lembarek Boumaarafi, Algerian murderer of Pres Boudiaf, dies
1996 - Helmut Schoen, soccer coach, dies at 80
1996 - Niall MacDermott, lawyer/politician, dies at 79
1997 - Austin Andrew Wright, sculptor, dies at 85
1997 - Frank Launder, director/scriptwriter, dies at 91
1997 - Joseph Aiuppa, American gangster (b. 1907)
1998 - Grandpa [Louis Marshall] Jones, country singer (Hee Haw), dies at 84
1998 - Jose Maria de Areilza, Sp minister of foreign affairs (1975-76), dies
1998 - Sandy Hume, correspondent (Fox News), commits suicide at 28
1998 - Abraham Ribicoff, American politician (b. 1910)
1999 - Menno Oosting, Dutch tennis player (b. 1964)
2000 - Fernando Buesa, Spanish politician (b. 1946)
2002 - Chuck Jones, American cartoonist (b. 1912)
2002 - Jonas Savimbi, Angolan rebel leader (b. 1934)
2002 - Roden Cutler, Australian diplomat and war hero (b. 1916)
2002 - Daniel Pearl, American journalist (b. 1963)
2003 - Daniel Taradash, American screenwriter (b. 1913)
2004 - Andy Seminick, American baseball player (b. 1920)
2004 - Roque Máspoli, Uruguayan footballer (b. 1917)
2005 - Zdzisław Beksiński, Polish artist (b. 1929)
2005 - Simone Simon, French actress (b. 1910)
2005 - Lee Eun Ju, Korean actress (b. 1980)
2006 - Anthony Burger, American musician and singer (b. 1961)
2007 - Dennis Johnson, American basketball player (b. 1954)
2007 - Howard Verne Ramsey, oldest U.S. veteran of WWI (b. 1898)
2007 - Samuel Hinga Norman, Sierra Leonean alleged war criminal (b. 1940)
2007 - George Jellicoe, Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Lords & Special Boat Service veteran (b. 1918)
2011 - Nicholas Courtney, British actor (b. 1929)
2012 - Billy Strange, American singer-songwriter, dies at 81
2013 - Wolfgang Sawallisch, German conductor and pianist dies aged 89
2013 - Atje Keulen-Deelstra, Dutch speed skater, dies at 74
2014 - Leo Vroman, Dutch-American hematologist & Poet, dies at 98

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