Famous Deaths on 11th October

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732 - Abd ar-Rahman, Yemenite general strategist (Bordeaux occupier), dies
965 - Bruno I, archbishop of Cologne/duke of Lutheran, dies at about 40
1188 - Robert I of Dreux, son of Louis VI of France
1303 - Boniface VIII, [Benedetto Gaetani], lawyer/pope (1294-1303), dies
1347 - Louis IV, Duke of Bayern/Romania-Germany King/emperor, dies
1424 - Jan Zizka, Czech (army)leader (Hussieten), dies of plague at 46
1531 - Huldrych Zwingli, Swiss church reformer (Zwinglianen), dies
1598 - Joachim Camerarius, German botanist (horticulture catalog), dies
1617 - Franchois Vranck, economist/writer (Deduction), dies at about 62
1666 - Henry de Fleury dee Coulan, mister of Buat/ritmeester, dies
1705 - Guillaume Amontons, French physicist, dies at 42
1708 - Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, German mathematician (b. 1651)
1721 - Edward Colston, English merchant and philanthropist (b. 1636)
1725 - Hans Herr, Swiss-born Mennonite bishop (b. 1639)
1779 - Casimir Pułaski, Polish born fighter for American independence (b. 1745) dies in Battle of Savannah
Soldier/Public Administrator Meriwether LewisSoldier/Public Administrator Meriwether Lewis (1809) 1809 - Meriwether Lewis, (Lewis & Clark Expedition), commits suicide at 35
1811 - Johann Conrad Ammann, Swiss physician and naturalist (b. 1724)
1812 - Jurriaan F de Frederici, Dutch governor-gen (Suriname), dies at 60
1821 - John Ross Key, American judge and lawyer (b. 1754)
1837 - Samuel Wesley, composer (Exultate Deo), dies at 71
1839 - Leonor de Almeida marquesa de Alorna, Portuguese poet, dies at 88
1850 - Louisa Maria, queen of Belgium (1832-50)/wife of Leopold I, dies at 38
1852 - Ferdinand Eisenstein, German mathematician (b. 1823)
1889 - James Prescott Joule, English physicist (b. 1818)
1891 - Charles Stewart Parnells remains buried in Ireland
1896 - Anton Bruckner, Austrian composer (Te Deum, Wagner Symphony), dies at 72
1896 - Edward White Benson, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1829)
1897 - Leon Boelmann, French organist/composer (Suite Gothique), dies at 35
1917 - Harry Trott, cricketer (Aust capt played 24 Tests 1888-1898), dies
1925 - Karl M Lybeck, Fin/Swedish language poet (Samlade Arbeten), dies at 71
1933 - Josef Hofmiller, writer, dies
1935 - Frank Mitchell, cricketer (2 Tests for Eng then 3 for South Africa), dies
1935 - Steele Rudd, Australian author (b. 1868)
1940 - Lluís Companys, President of Generalitat of Catalonia (shot) (b. 1882)
1940 - Vito Volterra, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1860)
1942 - Leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, composer, dies at 64
1958 - J R Becher, writer, dies at 67
1959 - Bert Bell, NFL hall of famer, dies at 64
1960 - Richard Cromwell, actor (Jezebel, Riot Squad), dies of cancer at 50
1961 - Leonard "Chico" Marx, comedian (Marx Brothers), dies at 74
Singer Edith PiafSinger Edith Piaf (1963) 1963 - Edith Piaf, French singer (No, I don't regret anything), dies at 47
1963 - Jean Cocteau, French author (La Voie Humaine), dies at 73
1965 - Dorothea Lange, American photographer (b. 1895)
1965 - Walther Stampfli, member of the Swiss Federal Council (b. 1884)
1970 - Anis Fuleihan, composer, dies at 69
1971 - Chester Conklin, actor (Greed, Modern Times), dies at 83
1971 - Chesty Puller, the most decorated Marine in history (b. 1898)
1976 - Connie Boswell, actress (Artists & Models), dies at 68
1976 - Alfredo Bracchi, Italian author (b. 1897)
1977 - Mason Gross, professor (Think Fast, 2 for the Money), dies at 66
1977 - MacKinlay Kantor, American author (b. 1904)
1978 - Nancy Spungen, killed by boyfriend Six Vicious in NYC
1984 - Khanderao M Rangnekar, cricketer (33 runs at 5 50 for India), dies
1984 - Sid Carroll, cricketer (prolific NSW opener 1945-59 avg 39 59), dies
1985 - Tex Williams, country-western singer, dies at 68 of cancer
1986 - Norm Cash, 1st baseman (Detroit Tigers), dies at 51
1988 - Bonita Granville, actress (Lone Ranger, Hitler's Children), dies at 55
1988 - Morgan Farley, actor (Open Secret), dies of natural causes at 90
1988 - Wayland Flowers, ventriloquist (Madame), dies of AIDS at 48
1989 - Paul Shenar, actor (Deadly Force, Dream Lover), dies at 53
1989 - M. King Hubbert, American geophysicist (b. 1904)
1990 - Douglas Edwards, WW II correspondent, dies of cancer at 73
1990 - Robert Tessier, actor (Nightwish, Future Force), dies at 56
1991 - Steven Jesse Bernstein, American underground poet (suicide) (b. 1950)
1992 - Theo Wolvencamp, painter (Cobra), dies
1992 - Willem RJ Wittkampf, journalist/writer (Liner, Cannon), dies
1993 - Jess Thomas, American tenor (b. 1927)
1994 - Maja Bulgakova, Ukranian actress (Krylja), dies in auto-accident at 62
1994 - Nic Jonk, sculptor/painter (Nereus on Zeepaard), dies at 66
1996 - Arthur Walter Lucas, picture restorer, dies at 80
1996 - Edith Tilton Penrose, economist, dies at 81
1996 - Johnny Costa, jazz pianist (Mr Rogers), dies at 74
1996 - Keith Boyce, cricketer (West Indies all-rounder 1969-76), dies of chronic cirrhosis of the liver at 53
1996 - Terry Patchett, politician, dies at 56
1996 - William Vickrey, economist, dies at 82
1996 - Lars Ahlfors, Finnish mathematician (b. 1907)
1998 - Richard Denning, American actor (b. 1914)
2000 - Donald Dewar, First Minister of Scotland (b. 1937)
2002 - Dina Pathak, Indian Actress (b. 1922)
2003 - Franklyn Perring, English Botanist, dies of cancer at 76
2004 - Keith Miller, Australian sportsman (b. 1919)
2005 - Edward Szczepanik, Polish economist and Prime Minister in exile (b. 1915)
2005 - Shan-ul-Haq Haqqee, Linguist, and writer of Pakistan (b. 1917)
2006 - Cory Lidle, American baseball pitcher (b. 1972)
2006 - Howard Kerzner, Chief Executive Officer of Kerzner International (b. 1964)
2006 - Benito Martínez, Cuban who claimed to be the oldest person, died mildly ironically. Family didn't mourn - mostly dead also. (b. ?1880)
2007 - Werner von Trapp, member of the Trapp Family Singers (b. 1915)
2007 - David Lee "Tex" Hill, World War Two fighter pilot, flying ace, 1st American Volunteer Group (b. 1915)
2008 - Jörg Haider, Austrian far-right politician (b. 1950)
2009 - Veronika Neugebauer, German actress and voice actress (b. 1969)
2012 - John Junior "Champ" Summers, American MLB player, dies from kidney cancer at 66

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