Famous Deaths on 13th June

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1036 - Ali az-Zahir, caliph (b. 1005)
1142 - Godfried II, duke of Brabant/Neth-Lotharingen, dies
1231 - Anthony of Padua, Portuguese saint (b. 1195)
1256 - Tankei, Japanese sculptor (b. 1173)
1371 - Jan V of Virneburg, bishop of Utrecht (Pledge Vollenhove), dies
1550 - Johann Spangenberg, composer, dies at 66
1550 - Veronica Gambara, Italian poet, dies at 64
1612 - Charles van Croij, prince of Chimay/Duke of Aarschot, dies at 51
1636 - George Gordon, 1st Marquess of Huntly, Scottish politician (b. 1562)
1645 - Miyamoto Musashi, Japanese swordsman
1665 - Auke Stellingwerf, lt-admiral of Friesland, dies in battle at about 29
1665 - Egbert Meussen Kortenaer, vice-admiral, dies in battle at about 29
1665 - Jacob van Wassenaer, [Foggy Obdam], lt-admiral, dies in battle at 55
1713 - Arcangelo Corelli, Italian violinist/composer, dies at about 49
1749 - Jan F van Bloemen, [Orizonte], Flemish painter, dies at 87
1784 - Henry Middleton, American president of the Continental Congress (b. 1717)
1810 - J G Seume, writer, dies at 47
1821 - [Izaak J] Alexander Gogel, minister of finance/patriot, dies at 55
1825 - Johan Peter Melchior, German sculptor, dies at 82
1839 - Martin-Pierre Dalvimare, composer, dies at 66
Magician Jean Eugène Robert-HoudinMagician Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin (1861) 1861 - Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin, French magician and father of modern magic, dies of pneumonia at 65
1865 - Cleaveland J Campbell, Union brig-general, dies at about 29
1873 - Angelo Maurizio Gaspare Mariani, composer, dies at 51
1881 - Josef Skoda, Czech physician (b. 1805)
1898 - Joseph-Adolphe Chapleau, Canadian lawyer and politician (b. 1840)
1904 - Nikiphoros Lytras, Greek painter (b. 1832)
1905 - Theodoros Delyannis, premier Greece, murdered
1905 - Tippo-Tip, [Hamed ben Mohammed], Zanzibar merchant, dies at about 67
1920 - Essad Pasja, Albanian military man/minister, murdered at peace confer
1927 - Henry CK "Clan" Petty-Fitzmaurice, gov of India (1888-94), dies at 82
1928 - Damaso Ledesma, composer, dies at 60
1930 - Henry Segrave, British racing driver who held land speed records and the water speed record (b. 1896)
1931 - Shibasaburo Kitasato, Japanese physician (b. 1851)
1939 - Arthur Coningham, cricketer (one Test for Australia 1894), dies
1939 - Volter A Kilpi, Finnish writer (Suljetuilla Porteilla), dies at 64
1943 - Kočo Racin, Macedonian poet (b. 1908)
1944 - Christopher Heseltine, cricketer (2 Tests for England 1895-96), dies
1946 - Edward Bowes, radio host (Major Bowes Amateur Hour), dies at 71
1952 - Max Pulver, writer, dies
1954 - Nikolai Obouhov, composer, dies at 62
1958 - Edwin Keppel Bennett, British writer (b. 1887)
1961 - Ben Jones, Missouri, horse trainer (Citation, Whirlaway), dies at 79
1962 - Eugene Goossens, British composer (Perseus), dies at 69
1965 - Martin Buber, German/Israel philosopher/zionist/theologist, dies at 87
1965 - David Drummond, Australian politician (b. 1890)
1972 - Clyde L Mcphatter, US singer (Drifters-Without Love), dies at 39
1972 - Dündar Taşer, Turkish nationalist (b. 1925)
1973 - Alvin Derold Etler, composer, dies at 60
1973 - Frantisek Suchy, composer, dies at 82
1976 - Don Bolles, US journalist (against Arizona), dies
1977 - Tom C Clark, former Supreme Court Justice (1949-67), dies in NY at 77
1977 - Matthew Garber, British child actor (Mary Poppins) (b. 1956)
1979 - Darla Hood, actress (Our Gang 1935-45), dies at 47
1982 - Abdul Aziz Khaled, King of Saudi-Arabia, dies at 69
1982 - Ken "Slasher" Mackay, cricketer (Aussie all-rounder 1956-63), dies
1982 - Peter Maivia, wrestler (b. 1935)
1984 - Marinus de Jong, Dutch composer, dies at 92
1986 - Benny Goodman, clarinetist/bandleader (King of Swing), dies at 77
1987 - Geraldine Page, actress (Blue & Gray), dies at 62
1989 - Fran Allison, actress (Kukla, Fran & Ollie), dies at 81
1993 - Donald "Deke" K Slayton, US major/astronaut (Apollo 18), dies at 69
1993 - Gérard Côté, Canadian runner (b. 1913)
1994 - Anne Aitken, student of Zen, dies at 83
1994 - Igor Youskevitch, dancer, dies at 82
1994 - James Pollack, US room designer, dies at 55
1994 - Nadia Gray, actress (Naked Runner, Maniac, Candide), dies at 71
1995 - David Parry, guitarist, dies 53
1996 - David Nicholls, priest/theologian/political theorist, dies at 60
1998 - Birger Ruud, Norwegian athlete (b. 1911)
2002 - John Hope, American meteorologist (b. 1919)
2003 - Malik Meraj Khalid, Former caretaker Prime Minister of Pakistan (b. 1916)
2004 - Dick Durrance, American skier (b. 1914)
2004 - Ralph Wiley, American journalist and writer (b. 1952)
2005 - Jonathan Adams, English actor (b. 1931)
2005 - Álvaro Cunhal, Portuguese politician and writer (b. 1913)
2005 - David Diamond, American composer (b. 1915)
2005 - Lane Smith, American actor (b. 1936)
2006 - Charles Haughey, Taoiseach (b. 1925)
2007 - Walid Eido, Lebanese MP (b. 1942)
Television Journalist Tim RussertTelevision Journalist Tim Russert (2008) 2008 - Tim Russert, American television host, NBC News Meet the Press moderator, dies at 58
2008 - Gertrude Fröhlich-Sandner, Austrian politician (b. 1926)
2009 - Mitsuharu Misawa, Japanese professional wrestler (b. 1962)
2009 - Fathi Yakan, Lebanese leader and Muslim cleric (b. 1933)
2012 - William S. Knowles, American chemist and Nobel laureate, dies from complications from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis at 95

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