Famous Deaths on this Day in History

Deaths in History for Wednesday 26th November 2014

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399 - Pope Staint Siricius, reigned 384-99
666 - Yeon Gaesomun dictator of Goguryeo (other sources indicate death date as 664 or 665)
1126 - Al-Borsoki, emir of Aleppo-Mosoel, assassinated
1240 - Edmund Van Abingdon, archbishop of Canterbury/saint, dies
1252 - Blanche of Castile, Queen of Louis VIII of France (b. 1188)
1267 - Gozzolini Silvester, Italian hermit/saint, dies
1326 - Hugh the younger Despenser, English knight (b. 1286)
1504 - Queen Isabella I of Castile (b. 1451)
1621 - Radulph Agas, English surveyor (C. 1540)
1639 - John Spottiswoode, Scottish historian (b. 1565)
1651 - Henry Ireton, English gen/parliament leader (Marston Moor), dies at 40
1653 - Maximilian Teellinck, vicar, dies at about 51
1688 - Philippe Quinault, French playwright (L'amant Indiscreet), dies at 53
1689 - Marquard Gude, German archaeologist (b. February 1, 1635)
1717 - Daniel Purcell, British composer (b. 1664)
1719 - John Hudson, British classical scholar (b. 1662)
1776 - Dov Baer of Mezhirech, hassidic rabbi, dies
1778 - Jean-Noel Hamal, composer, dies at 68
1780 - James Denham Steuart, 4th Baronet, British economist (b. 1712)
1809 - Nicolas-Marie Dalayrac, composer, dies at 56
1810 - Nicolas Etienne Framery, composer, dies at 65
1821 - Friedrich Heine, composer, dies at 57
1822 - Johann Baptist Henneberg, composer, dies at 53
1836 - John MacAdam, British road builder (b. 1756)
1851 - Nicolas Jean de Dieu Soult, French marshal (b. 1769)
1854 - Matthijs Siegenbeek, literature (Defeated German Spelling), dies
1855 - Adam B Mickiewicz, Polish poet (Polish Legion), dies at 56
1857 - Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff, German poet (That Freier), dies at 69
1866 - Adrien Francois Servais, composer, dies at 59
1866 - Carl Jonas Love Almquist, composer, dies at 72
1880 - Guilherme Antonio Cossoul, composer, dies at 52
1882 - Otto T Freiherr von Manteuffel, premier of Prussia, dies
Abolitionist and Women's Rights Advocate Sojourner TruthAbolitionist and Women's Rights Advocate Sojourner Truth (1883) 1883 - Sojourner Truth, US abolitionist/women's rights advocate, dies at 96
1885 - Thomas Andrews, Irish physicist/chemist (ozone), dies at 71
1892 - Charles Lavigerie, French Catholic cardinal (b. 1825)
1896 - Emil du Bois-Reymond, German physician (b. 1818)
1896 - Coventry Patmore, British poet (b. 1823)
1918 - Charlie McLeod, cricketer (all-rounder for Australia 1894-1905), dies
1923 - Alexander V Amfiteatrov, Russian/French/Italian writer, dies at 60
1925 - Johannes Haarklou, composer, dies at 78
1926 - John M Brown, US weapons constructer, dies
1927 - Jean-Louis Pisuisse, Dutch performer (governess), assassinated at 47
1928 - Reinhard Scheer, German admiral (WW I), dies at 65
1929 - Michele Esposito, composer, dies at 74
1933 - Edward Julius Biedermann, composer, dies at 84
1934 - Mykhailo Hrushevsky, Ukrainian historian and statesman (b.1866)
1938 - Henry Schultz, US farm commune, dies
1941 - Niels Hansen Jacobsen, Danish sculptor and ceramist (b. 1861)
1941 - Ernest Lapointe, French-Canadian politician (b. 1876)
1943 - Edward H "Butch" O'hare, US pilot/lt-comdr, dies in battle
1950 - Hedwig Courts-Mahler, German author, dies at 83
1952 - Sven Hedin, Swedish explorer (b. 1865)
1954 - Bill Doak, former Major League Baseball pitcher (b. 1891)
1956 - Tommy Dorsey, big bandleader, dies at 51
1957 - Aleksei M Remizov, Russian author (Iveren), dies
1957 - Billy Bevan, actor (White Sin), dies at 70
1959 - Albert William Ketelby, composer, dies at 84
1959 - Albert Ketèlbey, British composer (b. 1875)
1961 - Alexander Borisovich Goldenweiser, composer, dies at 86
1962 - Albert P Sarraut, Indo-China premier (1933, 36), dies at 90
1963 - Amelita Galli-Curci, Italian soprano, dies
1965 - Wild Bill Elliott, cowboy actor (49'ers), dies of cancer at 60
1966 - Harold Burrage, US singer/pianist (Got to Find a Way), dies at 35
1966 - Siegfried Kracauer, writer, dies at 77
1968 - Arnold Zweig, German antifascist/author (Junge frau 1914), dies at 81
1970 - B O Davis Sr, 1st black general, dies at 93 in Chicago
1971 - Joe Adonis, US crime-syndicate boss in NY & NJ, dies at 68
1973 - John Rostill, rocker, dies at 31
1974 - Cyril Connolly, English intellectual (b. September 10, 1903)
1980 - Rachael Roberts, actress (This Sporting Life), dies at age 53
1981 - Machgielis "Max" Euwe, world chess champion (1935-37), dies at 80
1982 - Dan Tobin, actor (I Married Joan, My Favorite Martian), dies at 73
1982 - Juhan Aavic, composer, dies at 98
1982 - Robert Coote, actor (Timmy-Rogues, Theodore-Nero Wolfe), dies at 73
1985 - Ransom Sherman, comedian (Father of Bride), dies at 87
1986 - Betico Croes, Arubian politician, dies in an accident at 48
1986 - Scatman Crothers, singer/actor (Shining, Chico & The Man), dies at 76
1987 - Emmanuel Bondeville, composer, dies at 89
1987 - Thomas G Lanphier Jr, US WW II pilot, dies at 71
1989 - Ahmed Abdallah, president of Comores, dies
1990 - David White, actor (Bewitched), dies of heart attack at 74
1991 - Bob Johnson, US hockey coach (Pittsburgh Penguins), dies at 60
1991 - Dehl Berti, actor (Bullies), dies of heart attack at 70
1991 - Francois Billetdoux, French author (Word Awake), dies in Phila
1991 - Ed Heinemann, American aircraft designer (Douglas Aircraft; b. 1908)
1992 - Stephen Burks, actor (Kiss of a Killer), dies at 36
1993 - Imad Aqal, Palestinian Izz-Danish al-Qassem-leader, shot to death
1993 - Mart Kempers, sculptor, dies at 69
1994 - Arturo Rivera Damas, archbishop of El Salvador (1980-94), dies at 71
1994 - David Bache, designer, dies at 69
1994 - Nimrod Workman, folksinger, dies at 99
1994 - Joey Stefano, American actor (b. 1968)
1995 - Charles Warrell, big Chief I-Spy writer/teacher, dies at 106
1995 - David Briggs, record producer, dies at 51
1995 - Max Fernandez, businessman/politician, dies at 52
1995 - Sydney Dawson Bailey, pacifist/campaigner, dies at 79
1995 - Terri Jewell, writer, dies at 40
1996 - Euphemia MacDonald May Moxon, dance producer, dies at 91
1996 - Hans Klein, politician, dies at 65
1996 - Joan Hammond, singer, dies at 84
1996 - Michael Bentine, Brit author/comedian (Reluctant Jester), dies at 74
1996 - Paul Rand, graphic designer, dies at 82
1997 - Francis Paudras, designer/jazz fan, dies at 62
1998 - Jonathan Kwitny, American reporter (b. 1941)
2001 - Nils-Aslak Valkeapää, Finnish writer (b. 1943)
2002 - Verne Winchell, American doughnut entrepreneur (b. 1915)
2002 - Polo Montañez, Cuban singer and songwriter (b. 1955)
2003 - Stefan Wul, French writer (b. 1922)
2003 - Soulja Slim, American rapper (b. 1978)
Film Director Philippe de BrocaFilm Director Philippe de Broca (2004) 2004 - Philippe de Broca, French film director (Le Bossu) dies aged 71
2005 - Stan Berenstain, children's author, (d. 2005)
2006 - Mário Cesariny, Portuguese painter and writer (b. 1923)
2006 - Raúl Velasco, Mexican television host (b. 1933)
2006 - Dave Cockrum, American comic book artist (b. 1943)
2006 - Stephen Heywood, American builder (b. 1969)
2006 - Isaac Gálvez, Spanish procyclist (b. 1975)
2007 - Silvestre Herrera, Mexican-born American soldier, Medal of Honor recipient. (b. 1917)
2007 - Mel Tolkin, television comedy writer (b. 1913)
2007 - Steve Fossett, American Aviator (b. 1944)
2007 - Sean Taylor, American Football Player (b. 1983)
2008 - Edna Parker, American supercentenarian (b. 1893)
2008 - De'Angelo Wilson, American actor (b. 1979)
2010 - Palle Huld, Danish actor (b. 1912)
2012 - Joseph Murray, English plastic surgeon, dies from a hemorrhagic stroke at 93
2013 - Tony Musante, American actor, dies from complications following surgery at 77

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