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
1962 - Erich Tschermak von Seysenegg, Austrian Botanist who was one of three scientists to independently rediscovered Gregor Mendel's work on the laws of genetics, dies at 90
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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