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13 April Deaths

Published : 13 Apr 2017, 10:35

Jagoroniya Desk

 

April 13 is the 103rd day of the year (104th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 262 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Monday, Wednesday or Friday (58 in 400 years each) than on Saturday or Sunday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Tuesday or Thursday (56).

Deaths

548 – Lý Nam Đế, Vietnamese emperor (b. 503)
585 – Hermenegild, Visigothic prince
799 – Paul the Deacon, Italian monk and historian (b. 720)
814 – Krum, Bulgarian ruler
862 – Donald I, Scottish king (b. 812)
1093 – Vsevolod I of Kiev (b. 1030)
1113 – Ida of Lorraine, saint and noblewoman (b. c. 1040)
1138 – Simon I, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1076)
1213 – Guy of Thouars, regent of Brittany
1275 – Eleanor of England (b. 1215)
1592 – Bartolomeo Ammannati, Italian architect and sculptor (b. 1511)
1612 – Sasaki Kojirō, Japanese samurai (b. 1585)
1635 – Fakhr-al-Din II, Ottoman prince (b. 1572)
1638 – Henri, Duke of Rohan (b. 1579)
1641 – Richard Montagu, English bishop (b. 1577)
1695 – Jean de La Fontaine, French author and poet (b. 1621)
1716 – Arthur Herbert, 1st Earl of Torrington, English admiral and politician (b. 1648)
1722 – Charles Leslie, Irish priest and theologian (b. 1650)
1793 – Pierre Gaspard Chaumette, French botanist, lawyer, and politician (b. 1763)
1794 – Nicolas Chamfort, French playwright and poet (b. 1741)
1826 – Franz Danzi, German cellist, composer, and conductor (b. 1763)
1853 – Leopold Gmelin, German chemist and academic (b. 1788)
1853 – James Iredell, Jr., American lawyer and politician, 23rd Governor of North Carolina (b. 1788)
1855 – Henry De la Beche, English geologist and palaeontologist (b. 1796)
1868 – Tewodros II of Ethiopia (b. 1818)
1880 – Robert Fortune, Scottish botanist and author (b. 1813)
1882 – Bruno Bauer, German historian and philosopher (b. 1809)
1886 – John Humphrey Noyes, American religious leader, founded the Oneida Community (b. 1811)
1890 – Samuel J. Randall, American captain, lawyer, and politician, 33rd Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (b. 1828)
1909 – Whitley Stokes, Anglo-Irish lawyer and scholar (b. 1830)
1910 – William Quiller Orchardson, Scottish-English painter and educator (b. 1835)
1911 – John McLane, Scottish-American politician, 50th Governor of New Hampshire (b. 1852)
1911 – George Washington Glick, American lawyer and politician, 9th Governor of Kansas (b. 1827)
1912 – Takuboku Ishikawa, Japanese poet and author (b. 1886)
1918 – Lavr Kornilov, Russian general (b. 1870)
1927 – Georg Voigt, German politician, Mayor of Frankfurt (b. 1866)
1936 – Konstantinos Demertzis, Greek politician 129th Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1876)
1938 – Grey Owl, English-Canadian environmentalist and author (b. 1888)
1941 – Annie Jump Cannon, American astronomer and academic (b. 1863)
1941 – William Twaits, Canadian soccer player (b. 1879)
1942 – Henk Sneevliet, Dutch politician (b. 1883)
1942 – Anton Uesson, Estonian engineer and politician, 17th Mayor of Tallinn (b. 1879)
1944 – Cécile Chaminade, French pianist and composer (b. 1857)
1945 – Ernst Cassirer, Polish-American philosopher and academic (b. 1874)
1954 – Samuel Jones, American high jumper (b. 1880)
1954 – Angus Lewis Macdonald, Canadian lawyer and politician, 12th Premier of Nova Scotia (b. 1890)
1956 – Emil Nolde, Danish-German painter and educator (b. 1867)
1959 – Eduard van Beinum, Dutch pianist, violinist, and conductor (b. 1901)
1961 – John A. Bennett, American soldier (b. 1935)
1962 – Culbert Olson, American lawyer and politician, 29th Governor of California (b. 1876)
1966 – Abdul Salam Arif, Iraqi colonel and politician, 2nd President of Iraq (b. 1921)
1966 – Carlo Carrà, Italian painter (b. 1881)
1966 – Georges Duhamel, French soldier and author (b. 1884)
1967 – Nicole Berger, French actress (b. 1934)
1969 – Alfred Karindi, Estonian pianist and composer (b. 1901)
1971 – Michel Brière, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1949)
1971 – Juhan Smuul, Estonian author, poet, and screenwriter (b. 1921)
1975 – Larry Parks, American actor and singer (b. 1914)
1975 – François Tombalbaye, Chadian soldier, academic, and politician, 1st President of Chad (b. 1918)
1978 – Jack Chambers, Canadian painter and director (b. 1931)
1980 – Markus Höttinger, Austrian race car driver (b. 1956)
1983 – Gerry Hitchens, English footballer (b. 1934)
1983 – Theodore Stephanides, Greek physician, author, and poet (b. 1896)
1984 – Ralph Kirkpatrick, American harp player and musicologist (b. 1911)
1988 – Jean Gascon, Canadian actor and director (b. 1920)
1992 – Maurice Sauvé, Canadian economist and politician (b. 1923)
1992 – Feza Gürsey, Turkish mathematician and physicist (b. 1921)
1993 – Wallace Stegner, American novelist, short story writer, and essayist (b. 1909)
1996 – Leila Mackinlay, English author and educator (b. 1910)
1997 – Bryant Bowles, American soldier and activist, founded the National Association for the Advancement of White People (b. 1920)
1997 – Alan Cooley, Australian public servant (b. 1920)
1997 – Dorothy Frooks, American author and actress (b. 1896)
1998 – Patrick de Gayardon, French skydiver and base jumper (b. 1960)
1999 – Ortvin Sarapu, Estonian-New Zealand chess player and author (b. 1924)
1999 – Willi Stoph, German engineer and politician, 2nd Prime Minister of East Germany (b. 1914)
2000 – Giorgio Bassani, Italian author and poet (b. 1916)
2000 – Frenchy Bordagaray, American baseball player and manager (b. 1910)
2002 – Desmond Titterington, Northern Irish race car driver (b. 1928)
2004 – Caron Keating, Northern Irish television host (b. 1962)
2005 – Don Blasingame, American baseball player, coach, and manager (b. 1932)
2005 – Johnnie Johnson, American pianist and songwriter (b. 1924)
2005 – Phillip Pavia, American painter and sculptor (b. 1912)
2005 – Philippe Volter, Belgian actor and director (b. 1959)
2006 – Bill Baker, American baseball player, coach, and umpire (b. 1911)
2006 – Muriel Spark, Scottish novelist, poet, and critic (b. 1918)
2008 – John Archibald Wheeler, American physicist and academic (b. 1911)
2009 – Mark Fidrych, American baseball player (b. 1954)
2009 – Bruce Snyder, American football player and coach (b. 1940)
2012 – William B. Buffum, American soldier and diplomat, United States Ambassador to Lebanon (b. 1921)
2012 – Cecil Chaudhry, Pakistani pilot, academic, and activist (b. 1941)
2012 – Shūichi Higurashi, Japanese illustrator (b. 1936)
2012 – David S. Smith, American diplomat, United States Ambassador to Sweden (b. 1918)
2012 – Robert Wigmore, Cook Islander politician, 14th Deputy Prime Minister of the Cook Islands (b. 1949)
2013 – Chi Cheng, American bass player (b. 1970)
2013 – Stephen Dodgson, English composer and educator (b. 1924)
2013 – Dean Drummond, American composer and conductor (b. 1949)
2013 – Vincent Montana, Jr., American drummer and composer (b. 1928)
2013 – Lin Yang-kang, Taiwanese politician, 29th Vice Premier of the Republic of China (b. 1927)
2014 – Fred Enke, American football player (b. 1924)
2014 – Ernesto Laclau, Argentinian-Spanish philosopher and theorist (b. 1935)
2014 – Michael Ruppert, American journalist and author (b. 1951)
2014 – Rafał Sznajder, Polish fencer (b. 1972)
2015 – Gerald Calabrese, American basketball player and politician (b. 1925)
2015 – Ronnie Carroll, Irish singer and politician (b. 1934)
2015 – Thelma Coyne Long, Australian tennis player and captain (b. 1918)
2015 – Eduardo Galeano, Uruguayan journalist and author (b. 1940)
2015 – Günter Grass, German novelist, poet, playwright, and illustrator, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1927)
2015 – Herb Trimpe, American author and illustrator (b. 1939)
2016 – Nera White, American basketball player (b. 1935)

Source: wikipedia

 

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