Famous Deaths on 25th June

Deaths 1 - 104 of 104

635 - Emperor Gaozu, first emperor of the Chinese Tang Dynasty (b. 566)
1134 - King Niels of Denmark
1142 - Gulielmus of Vercelli, Italian hermit/monastery founder/saint, dies
1218 - Simon de Montfort the elder, 5th Earl of Leicester, French crusader dies in the siege of Toulouse
1423 - Reinald IV, duke of Gelre & Gulik (Reinoud I), dies
1483 - Edward V, king of England (Apr 9-Jun 25, 1483), murdered
1483 - Anthony Woodville, 2nd Earl Rivers, English writer
1514 - Berta Jacobsdr, [Suster Bertken], Dutch hermit, dies at 87
1522 - Franchinus Gaffurius, composer, dies at 71
1533 - Mary Tudor, queen consort of Louis XII of France (b. 1496)
1579 - Hatano Hideharu, Japanese warlord and samurai (b. 1541)
1593 - Michele Mercati, Italian physician and gardener (b. 1541)
1634 - John Marston, English playwright (b. 1576)
1665 - Archduke Sigismund Francis of Austria (b. 1630)
1669 - François de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (b. 1616)
1671 - Giovanni Battista Riccioli, Italian astronomer (b. 1598)
1673 - Charles de Batz-Castelmore, Comte d'Artagnan, Captain of the Musketeers under Louis XIV of France (b. 1611)
1686 - Simon Ushakov, Russian painter (b. 1626)
1710 - Antonius Matthaeus, Dutch lawyer/historian, dies at 74
1715 - Jean du Casse, French admiral (b. 1646)
1767 - Georg Philipp Telemann, German late-barok composer, dies at 86
1785 - Pierre Talon, composer, dies at 63
1785 - Pieter Kintsius, VOC-supercarga/chief on Macau, dies at 53
1792 - Thomas Peters, Early Sierra Leonean founder (b. 1738)
1798 - Thomas Sandby, English architect (b. 1721)
1822 - Ernst T Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer, dies at 46
1838 - François Nicolas Benoît, Baron Haxo, French general (b. 1774)
1840 - Leopold count of Limburg Stirum, Dutch general/politician, dies at 82
1860 - Pōtatau Te Wherowhero, The Māori King, Waikato, New Zealand
1861 - Abd-ul-Mejid, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1823)
1866 - Alexander von Nordmann, Finnish zoologist (b. 1803)
1868 - Carlo Matteucci, Italian physicist (b. 1811)
1875 - Antoine-Louis Barye, French sculptor (b. 1796)
1876 - Boston Custer, brother of George Custer, dies at Little Bighorn
Union General George Armstrong CusterUnion General George Armstrong Custer (1876) 1876 - George Armstrong Custer, US General, dies at the Battle of Little Bighorn aged 36
1876 - John Patton, trumpeter, dies at Little Bighorn
1876 - Lame White Man, Cheyenne, dies at Little Bighorn
1876 - Myles Keogh, US officer, dies at Little Bighorn
1876 - Thomas W Custer, brother of George Custer, dies at Little Bighorn
1882 - François Jouffroy, French sculptor (b. 1806)
1884 - Hans Rott, composer, dies at 25
1896 - Emile AH Seipgens, Dutch priest/beer brewer/man of letters, dies at 58
1898 - Ferdinand J Cohn, German botanist/publicist, dies at 70
1906 - Stanford White, Architect, shot dead atop Madison Square Garden which he designed by Harry Thaw jealous husband of Evelyn Nesbit
1912 - Louis Antoine, Belgian miner/sect leader, dies at about 65
1916 - Thomas Eakins, American artist (b. 1844)
1918 - Jake Beckley, baseball player (b. 1867)
1926 - Symon Petljoera, pres Ukraine (pogroms), murdered in Paris
1929 - Georges Courteline [Moineaux], French playwright, dies
1937 - Colin Clive, actor (Bride of Frankenstein, Jane Eyre), dies at 39
1942 - Hans Lietzman, German theologist/church historian, dies at 67
1943 - Spencer Charters, actor (Big Town Girl, St Louis Kid), dies at 68
1944 - Lucha Reyes, Mexican singer (b. 1906)
1948 - William C. Lee, U.S. general (b. 1895)
1949 - Buck Freeman, baseball player (b. 1871)
1953 - Algy Gehrs, cricketer (6 Tests for Australia 1904-11), dies
1954 - Eduard M Meijers, Dutch lawyer (Civil Code), dies at 74
1956 - Ernest J King, US fleet admiral/Chief of Naval Operations, dies at 77
1959 - Charles Starkweather, spree killer (b. 1938)
1960 - WH Walter Baade, German/US astronomer (Andromeda), dies at 67
1962 - Ephraim Lisitsky, Hebrew poet, dies
1964 - Gerrit T Rietveld, Dutch architect (Sonsbeekpaviljoen), dies at 76
Comedian Tony HancockComedian Tony Hancock (1968) 1968 - Tony Hancock, actor/writer (Call Me Genius, Rebel), dies at 43
1971 - Charles Vildrac, Paris France, poet/playwright, dies at 88
1971 - John Boyd Orr, Scottish physician, Nobel laureate (b. 1880)
1974 - Cornelius Lanczos, Hungarian mathematician (b. 1893)
1976 - Johnny Mercer, US songwriter (That old Black Magic), dies at 66
1977 - Endre Szervanszky, composer, dies at 65
1977 - Petko Staynov, composer, dies at 80
1978 - Hussein al-Ghasjmi, president of North-Yemen, murdered
1979 - Philippe Halsman, American photographer (b. 1906)
Songwriter Johnny MercerSongwriter Johnny Mercer (1976) 1983 - Alberto Evaristo Ginastera, Argentine composer (Panambi), dies at 67
1984 - Michel Foucault, philosoph (History of Sexuality), dies of AIDs at 57
1985 - Morris Mason, American murderer (b. 1954)
1986 - Gery Florizoone, Flemish poet, dies at 63
1987 - Boudleaux Bryant, song writer (for Everly Bros), dies at 67
1988 - Axis Sally, [Mildred E Gillars], US nazi propagandist (WW II), dies
1988 - Hillel Slovak, Israeli-born musician (Anthym/What Is This?, Red Hot Chili Peppers) (b. 1962)
1990 - Peggy Glanville-Hicks, Australian composer (Triad), dies at 77
1992 - James Stirling, Scottish D-Day parachutist/architect, dies
1992 - Jerome Brown, defensive tackle (Phila Eagle), dies in car crash at 27
1992 - William E Harris, entertainer, dies
1994 - Louis-Robert Casterman, Belgian publisher (Kuifje), dies at 74
1994 - Robert Millar, journalist, dies at 72
1995 - Warren Earl Burger, Supreme Court Justice, dies of heart failure at 78
1996 - Nicholas John, dramaturge, dies at 43
1996 - Ray Howard-Jones, artist, dies at 93
1996 - Sir Arthur Snelling, British Ambassador (b. 1914)
Oceanographer, Explorer and Scientist Jacques CousteauOceanographer, Explorer and Scientist Jacques Cousteau (1997) 1997 - Jacques Cousteau, French oceanographer, dies of heart attack at 87
1997 - William Lyle Woratzeck, convicted killer, executed in Ariz at 51
1998 - Lounès Matoub, a famous Berber Kabyle singer (b. 1956)
1999 - Fred Feast, English actor (b. 1929)
2002 - Jean Corbeil, Canadian politician (b. 1934)
2003 - Lester Maddox, American businessman, one-time segregationist and Governor of Georgia (b. 1915)
2005 - John Fiedler, American Actor (b. 1925)
2006 - Jaap Penraat, Dutch architect (b. 1918)
2007 - Mahasti, Persian singer (b. 1946)
2007 - J. Fred Duckett, American sports announcer and teacher (b. 1933)
2009 - Michael Jackson, American recording artist, entertainer and King of Pop music (The Jackson 5, Thriller, Dangerous) dies of cardiac arrest at 50
Actress Farrah FawcettActress Farrah Fawcett (2009) 2009 - Farrah Fawcett, American actress and pop culture figure (b.1947)
2010 - Alan Plater, English playwright (b. 1935)
2010 - Richard B. Sellars, American business executive (b. 1915)
2011 - Margaret Tyzack, English actress (b. 1931)
2011 - Goff Richards, British brass band music composer/arranger

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