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10 January Deaths

Published : 10 Jan 2019, 10:55

Jagoroniya Desk

January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar.

Deaths

259 – Polyeuctus, Roman saint
314 – Miltiades, pope of the Catholic Church
681 – Agatho, pope of the Catholic Church
976 – John I Tzimiskes, Byzantine emperor (b. 925)
987 – Pietro I Orseolo, doge of Venice (b. 928)
1055 – Bretislav I, duke of Bohemia
1094 – Al-Mustansir Billah, Egyptian caliph (b. 1029)
1218 – Hugh I, king of Cyprus
1276 – Gregory X, pope of the Catholic Church (b. 1210)
1322 – Petrus Aureolus, scholastic philosopher
1358 – Abu Inan Faris, Marinid ruler of Morocco (b. 1329)
1552 – Johann Cochlaeus, German humanist and controversialist (b. 1479)
1645 – William Laud, English archbishop and academic (b. 1573)
1654 – Nicholas Culpeper, English botanist, physician, and astrologer (b. 1616)
1698 – Louis-Sébastien Le Nain de Tillemont, French priest and historian (b. 1637)
1754 – Edward Cave, English publisher, founded The Gentleman's Magazine (b. 1691)
1761 – Edward Boscawen, English admiral and politician (b. 1711)
1778 – Carl Linnaeus, Swedish botanist and physician (b. 1707)
1794 – Georg Forster, German-Polish ethnologist and journalist (b. 1754)
1811 – Joseph Chénier, French poet, playwright, and politician (b. 1764)
1824 – Victor Emmanuel I, duke of Savoy and king of Sardinia (b. 1759)
1828 – François de Neufchâteau, French poet, academic, and politician, French Minister of the Interior (b. 1750)
1829 – Gregorio Funes, Argentinian clergyman, historian, and educator (b. 1749)
1833 – Adrien-Marie Legendre, French mathematician and theorist (b. 1752)
1843 – Dimitrie Macedonski, Greek-Romanian captain and politician (b. 1780)
1851 – Karl Freiherr von Müffling, Prussian field marshal (b. 1775)
1855 – Mary Russell Mitford, English author and playwright (b. 1787)
1862 – Samuel Colt, American engineer and businessman, founded Colt's Manufacturing Company (b. 1814)
1863 – Lyman Beecher, American minister and activist, co-founded the American Temperance Society (b. 1775)
1895 – Eli Whitney Blake, Jr., American chemist, physicist, and academic (b. 1836)
1895 – Benjamin Godard, French violinist and composer (b. 1849)
1901 – James Robert Dickson, English-Australian businessman and politician, 1st Australian Minister for Defence (b. 1832)
1904 – Jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (b. 1824)
1905 – Kārlis Baumanis, Latvian composer (b. 1835)
1917 – Buffalo Bill, American soldier and hunter (b. 1846)
1917 – Feliks Leparsky, Russian fencer and captain (b. 1875)
1920 – Sali Nivica, Albanian journalist and politician (b. 1890)
1922 – Frank Tudor, Australian politician, 6th Australian Minister for Trade and Investment (b. 1866)
1926 – Eino Leino, Finnish poet and journalist (b. 1878)
1935 – Edwin Flack, Australian tennis player and runner (b. 1873)
1935 – Charlie McGahey, English cricketer and footballer (b. 1871)
1941 – Frank Bridge, English viola player and composer (b. 1879)
1941 – John Lavery, Irish painter and academic (b. 1856)
1941 – Joe Penner, Hungarian-American actor (b. 1904)
1941 – Issai Schur, Belarusian-German mathematician and academic (b. 1875)
1949 – Erich von Drygalski, German geographer and geophysicist (b. 1865)
1951 – Sinclair Lewis, American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1885)
1951 – Yoshio Nishina, Japanese physicist and academic (b. 1890)
1954 – Chester Wilmot, American journalist and historian (b. 1911)
1957 – Gabriela Mistral, Chilean poet and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1889)
1959 – Şükrü Kaya, Turkish jurist and politician, Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1883)
1960 – Jack Laviolette, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and manager (b. 1879)
1961 – Dashiell Hammett, American detective novelist and screenwriter (b. 1894)
1967 – Charles E. Burchfield, American painter (b. 1893)
1968 – Ali Fuat Cebesoy, Turkish general and politician, 6th Speaker of the Parliament of Turkey (b. 1882)
1969 – Sampurnanand, Indian educator and politician, 2nd Governor of Rajasthan (b. 1891)
1970 – Pavel Belyayev, Russian pilot and astronaut (b. 1925)
1971 – Coco Chanel, French fashion designer, founded Chanel (b. 1883)
1971 – Ignazio Giunti, Italian race car driver (b. 1941)
1972 – Aksel Larsen, Danish lawyer and politician (b. 1897)
1976 – Howlin' Wolf, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1910)
1978 – Pedro Joaquín Chamorro Cardenal, Nicaraguan journalist and author (b. 1924)
1978 – Don Gillis, American composer and conductor (b. 1912)
1978 – Hannah Gluckstein, British painter (b. 1895)
1980 – Hughie Critz, American baseball player and scout (b. 1900)
1980 – George Meany, American plumber and trade union leader (b. 1894)
1980 – Bo Rein, American football player and coach (b. 1945)
1981 – Fawn M. Brodie, American historian and author (b. 1915)
1984 – Souvanna Phouma, Laotian politician, 8th Prime Minister of Laos (b. 1901)
1986 – Jaroslav Seifert, Czech journalist and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1901)
1987 – Marion Hutton, American singer (b. 1919)
1987 – David Robinson, English businessman and philanthropist (b. 1904)
1989 – Herbert Morrison, American journalist and producer (b. 1905)
1990 – Tochinishiki Kiyotaka, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 44th Yokozuna (b. 1925)
1992 – Roberto Bonomi, Argentinian race car driver (b. 1919)
1995 – Kathleen Tynan, Canadian-English journalist, author, and screenwriter (b. 1937)
1997 – Elspeth Huxley, Kenyan-English journalist and author (b. 1907)
1997 – Sheldon Leonard, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1907)
1997 – Alexander R. Todd, Baron Todd, Scottish-English biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1907)
1999 – Edward Williams, Australian lieutenant, pilot, and judge (b. 1921)
2000 – Sam Jaffe, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1901)
2004 – Spalding Gray, American actor and screenwriter (b. 1941)
2005 – Wasyly, Ukrainian-Canadian bishop (b. 1909)
2005 – Jack Horner, American journalist (b. 1912)
2005 – Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium (b. 1927)
2007 – Carlo Ponti, Italian film producer (b. 1912)
2007 – Bradford Washburn, American explorer, photographer, and cartographer (b. 1910)
2008 – Christopher Bowman, American figure skater and actor (b. 1967)
2008 – Maila Nurmi, Finnish-American actress, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1922)
2010 – Patcha Ramachandra Rao, Indian metallurgist, educator and administrator (b. 1942)
2011 – Margaret Whiting, American singer (b. 1924)
2012 – Jean Pigott, Canadian businesswoman and politician (b. 1924)
2012 – Gevork Vartanian, Russian intelligence agent (b. 1924)
2013 – George Gruntz, Swiss pianist and composer (b. 1932)
2013 – Claude Nobs, Swiss businessman, founded the Montreux Jazz Festival (b. 1936)
2014 – Petr Hlaváček, Czech shoemaker and academic (b. 1950)
2014 – Zbigniew Messner, Polish economist and politician, 9th Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland (b. 1929)
2014 – Larry Speakes, American journalist, 16th White House Press Secretary (b. 1939)
2015 – Junior Malanda, Belgian footballer (b. 1994)
2015 – Taylor Negron, American actor, playwright, and painter (b. 1957)
2015 – Francesco Rosi, Italian director and screenwriter (b. 1922)
2015 – Robert Stone, American novelist and short story writer (b. 1937)
2016 – Wim Bleijenberg, Dutch footballer and manager (b. 1930)
2016 – David Bowie, English singer-songwriter, producer, and actor (b. 1947)
2016 – George Jonas, Hungarian-Canadian journalist, author, and poet (b. 1935)
2017 – Buddy Greco, American jazz and pop singer and pianist (b. 1926)
2017 – Clare Hollingworth, English journalist (b. 1911)

Source: wikipedia

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