Famous Deaths on 25th October

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304 - Marcellinus, bishop of Rome, dies
625 - Boniface V, Italian Pope (619-25), dies
1047 - Magnus I Godhi, king of Norway/Denmark (1035-47), dies
1154 - Stefanus van Blois, king of England (1135-54), dies
1400 - Geofrey Chaucer, author (Canterbury Tales), dies in London
1415 - Anton van Bourgondie, French son of Philip the Stout/duke, dies at 31
1415 - Eduard, duke of York, dies at 45
1415 - Philip of Nevers, French earl, dies in battle
1415 - Robert of Bar, French knight, dies in battle
1495 - John II, the Perfect/Consummate, King of Portugal (1481-95), dies
1510 - Il Giorgione, [Giorgio del Castelfranco], Italian painter, dies at 32
1604 - Claude de la Tremoille, French duke of Thouars/huguenot, dies
1676 - Justus G Schottel [Schottelius], German linguistic/poet, dies at 64
1760 - George II (August), king of Great Britain (1727-60), dies at 76
1833 - Abbas Mirza, Persian governor/heir to the throne, dies at 44
1845 - Carel H Verhuell, Dutch/French vice-admiral, dies at 81
1855 - Willem F earl van Bylandt, military, dies at 84
1861 - Friedrich C von Savigny, German lawyer, dies at 82
1878 - Ludwig Wilhelm Maurer, composer, dies at 89
1892 - Caroline Lavinia Scott Harrison, 1st lady (1889-1892), dies at 60
1895 - Charles Halle, British pianist, dies
1902 - Frank Norris, writer, dies at 32
1902 - [B] Frank[lin] Norris, US writer (Pit), dies at 32
1904 - Teresa Milanollo, composer, dies at 77
1907 - Edmund Hart Turpin, composer, dies at 72
1920 - Alexander, king of Greece (1917-20), dies after ape bite at 27
1926 - Frederick Jr Zech, composer, dies at 68
1929 - James Lillywhite Jr, cricketer (two Tests for England 1877), dies
1933 - Lillian Hall-Davies actress (Farmer's Wife, Ring), dies at 36
1936 - Jaime de Magalhes Lima, Portuguese author/poet, dies at 76
1939 - Cornelis JK van Aalst, president Dutch Business Society, dies at 73
1942 - Ted Arnold, cricketer (160 runs & 31 wkts in 10 Tests for Eng), dies
1943 - H van Zanten, guerrilla leader on North Sumatra, executed
1944 - Fake Krist, nazi collaborator, killed
1952 - Sergei Bortkiewicz, composer, dies at 75
1956 - Risto Ryti, Finnish minister/premier/president, dies at 67
1957 - Henry C van de Velde, Flemish painter/architect, dies at 94
1957 - Lord Dunsany, [Edward J M D Plunkett], author (Jorkens), dies at 79
1957 - Maria "Mary" Beekman, actress (Modern Landhaaien), dies at 73
1957 - Umberto "Albert" Anastasia, US gangster (Murder Inc), dies at 55
1959 - Bob Murphy, TV host (RFD America), dies at 42
1960 - José Padilla, Spanish composer and pianist (La Violetera - City Lights, Ça c'est Paris - Moulin Rouge), dies at 71
1961 - Peter Jensen, co-inventer (loud speaker), dies at 75
1963 - Abu-Bakr Khairat, composer, dies at 53
1964 - Belle Montrose, actress (Mrs Harrison-Hathaways), dies at 78
1968 - Jean Schlumberger, French writer (Passions), dies
1969 - Rudolf Forster, actor (Threepenny Opera, Tonio Kroeger), dies at 84
1971 - Albertus W "Albert" van Dalsum, actor/director (King Lear), dies at 82
1972 - Norman Norell [Levinson], US fashion designer, dies at 72
1973 - Abebe Bikila, Ethiopian marathon runner (Olympic-gold 1960, 64), dies at 41
1973 - G Paul H Schuitema, graphically designer/photographer, dies
1975 - Frank Puglia actor (Black Orchid, Jungle Book), dies at 83
1976 - Raymond Queneau, [M Presle], French writer (Last Days), dies at 73
1981 - Ariel Durant, US author (Story of Civilization), dies at 83
1983 - Hermann Ambrosius, composer, dies at 86
1984 - Pascale Ogier, actress (Ghost Dance), dies of heart attack at 24
1985 - Elsa Moranet, writer, dies at 67
1985 - Morton Downey, singer (Star of the Family), dies at 83
1986 - Forrest Tucker, actor (O'Rourke-F Troop, Dusty Trail), dies at 67
1987 - Cecil Brown, news correspondent (CBS), dies at 80
1988 - Bill Cody, actor (Blazing Justice, Ghost City), dies at 75
1989 - Gerard Walschap, Flemish writer (Men of Goods), dies
1989 - Mary McCarthy, author (Group), dies, at 77
1991 - Bill Graham, rock concert promoter (Filmore, Dylan), dies at 60
1991 - Khigh Dhiegh, actor (Forbidden Nights), dies of heat failure at 75
1992 - Adelino Da Palma Carlos, PM of Portugal (1974), dies
Country Singer Roger MillerCountry Singer Roger Miller (1992) 1992 - Roger Miller, country singer (King of the Road), dies at 56
1993 - Francisco Velis, El Salvador guerilla leader (FMLN), murdered
1993 - Mary C Lawton, jurist (CIA's Agency Seal Medallion), dies at 58
1993 - Philip P Cohen, Doctor (Nobel), dies at 85
1993 - Vincent Price, actor (Raven, Fly), dies of lung cancer at 82
1993 - Vladimir Yevgenyevich Preobrazhensky, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 54
1994 - Anthony David Machell Cox, medievalist, dies at 81
1994 - Mildred Natwick, US actress (Barefoot in Park), dies at 89
1995 - Bobby Riggs, tennis star, dies of prostate cancer at 77
1995 - David Healy, actor (Supergirl, Doomsday Gun, Patton), dies at 64
1995 - Kenneth Kweku Sinaman Dadzie, diplomat, dies at 65
1995 - Robert Grieve, civil Servant, dies at 84
1995 - Robert Lorimer Riggs, tennis Player, dies at 77
1995 - Viveca Lindfors, actress (Stargate, Luba, Misplaced), dies at 74
1996 - Eugene Polyakov, dancer, dies at 95
Actor and Singer Richard HarrisActor and Singer Richard Harris (2002) 2002 - Richard Harris, Irish actor (A Man Called Horse, This Sporting Life) and singer (MacArthur Park) dies of Hodgkin's disease at 72
2004 - John Peel, English DJ and Broadcaster dies of a heart attack aged 65
2008 - Anne Pressly, American news anchor (b. 1982)
2010 - Gregory Isaacs, Jamaican musician (b. 1951)
2010 - Vesna Parun, Croatian poet (b. 1922)
2010 - Lisa Blount, American actress and producer (b. 1957)
2012 - Jacques Barzun, French author, dies at 104
2012 - John Connelly, English footballer, dies from cancer at 74
2013 - Marcia Wallace, American actress, dies from pneumonia at 70
2013 - Hal Needham, American stuntman, dies from cancer at 82
2013 - Bill Sharman, American basketball player, dies from complications from a stroke at 87
2013 - Nigel Davenport, English actor, dies at 85

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