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12 June Deaths

Published : 12 Jun 2019, 10:26

Jagoroniya Desk

June 12 is the 163rd day of the year (164th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar.

Deaths

796 – Hisham I, Muslim emir (b. 757)
816 – Pope Leo III (b. 750)
918 – Æthelflæd, Mercian daughter of Alfred the Great (b. 870)
1020 – Lyfing, English archbishop (b. 999)
1036 – Tedald, Italian bishop (b. 990)
1144 – Al-Zamakhshari, Persian theologian (b. 1075)
1152 – Henry of Scotland, 3rd Earl of Huntingdon (b. 1114)
1266 – Henry II, Prince of Anhalt-Aschersleben (b. 1215)
1294 – John I of Brienne, Count of Eu
1418 – Bernard VII, Count of Armagnac (b. 1360)
1435 – John FitzAlan, 14th Earl of Arundel, English commander (b. 1408)
1478 – Ludovico III Gonzaga, Marquis of Mantua (b. 1412)
1524 – Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar, Spanish conquistador (b. 1465)
1560 – Ii Naomori, Japanese warrior (b. 1506)
1560 – Imagawa Yoshimoto, Japanese daimyō (b. 1519)
1565 – Adrianus Turnebus, French philologist and scholar (b. 1512)
1567 – Richard Rich, 1st Baron Rich, English politician, Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1490)
1647 – Thomas Farnaby, English scholar and educator (b. 1575)
1668 – Charles Berkeley, 2nd Viscount Fitzhardinge, English politician (b. 1599)
1675 – Charles Emmanuel II, Duke of Savoy (b. 1634)
1734 – James FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick, French-English general and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire (b. 1670)
1758 – Prince Augustus William of Prussia (b. 1722)
1772 – Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (b. 1724)
1778 – Philip Livingston, American merchant and politician (b. 1716)
1816 – Pierre Augereau, French general (b. 1757)
1818 – Egwale Seyon, Ethiopian emperor
1841 – Konstantinos Nikolopoulos, Greek composer, archaeologist, and philologist (b. 1786)
1900 – Lucretia Peabody Hale, American journalist and author (b. 1820)
1904 – Camille of Renesse-Breidbach (b. 1836)
1912 – Frédéric Passy, French economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1822)
1917 – Teresa Carreño, Venezuelan-American singer-songwriter, pianist, and conductor (b. 1853)
1932 – Theo Heemskerk, Dutch lawyer and politician, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (b. 1852)
1937 – Mikhail Tukhachevsky, Russian general (b. 1893)
1944 – Erich Marcks, German general (b. 1891)
1946 – Médéric Martin, Canadian politician, mayor of Montreal (b. 1869)
1952 – Harry Lawson, Australian politician, 27th Premier of Victoria (b. 1875)
1957 – Jimmy Dorsey, American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader (The Dorsey Brothers and The California Ramblers) (b. 1904)
1962 – John Ireland, English composer and educator (b. 1879)
1963 – Medgar Evers, American soldier and activist (b. 1925)
1966 – Hermann Scherchen, German viola player and conductor (b. 1891)
1968 – Herbert Read, English poet and critic (b. 1893)
1969 – Aleksandr Deyneka, Ukrainian-Russian painter and sculptor (b. 1899)
1972 – Edmund Wilson, American critic, essayist, and editor (b. 1895)
1972 – Dinanath Gopal Tendulkar, Indian writer and documentary filmmaker (b. 1909)
1975 – Latife Uşşaki, Turkish jurist, 1st First Lady of Turkey (b. 1898)
1976 – Gopinath Kaviraj, Indian philosopher and scholar (b. 1887)
1978 – Guo Moruo, Chinese historian, author, and poet (b. 1892)
1978 – Georg Siimenson, Estonian footballer (b. 1912)
1980 – Billy Butlin, South African-English businessman, founded the Butlins Company (b. 1899)
1980 – Masayoshi Ōhira, Japanese politician, 68th Prime minister of Japan (b. 1910)
1980 – Milburn Stone, American actor (b. 1904)
1982 – Ian McKay, English sergeant, Victoria Cross recipient (b. 1953)
1982 – Karl von Frisch, Austrian-German ethologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1886)
1983 – Norma Shearer, Canadian-American actress (b. 1902)
1989 – Bruce Hamilton, Australian public servant (b. 1911)
1990 – Terence O'Neill, Baron O'Neill of the Maine, English captain and politician, 4th Prime Minister of Northern Ireland (b. 1914)
1994 – Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Russian-French rabbi and author (b. 1902)
1995 – Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Italian pianist (b. 1920)
1995 – Pierre Russell, American basketball player (b. 1949)
1997 – Bulat Okudzhava, Russian singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1924)
1998 – Leo Buscaglia, American author and educator (b. 1924)
1998 – Theresa Merritt, American actress and singer (b. 1922)
1999 – J. F. Powers, American novelist and short story writer (b. 1917)
2000 – Purushottam Laxman Deshpande, Indian actor, director, and producer (b. 1919)
2000 – Sandro Rosa do Nascimento, Brazilian criminal (b. 1978)
2002 – Bill Blass, American fashion designer, founded Bill Blass Limited (b. 1922)
2003 – Gregory Peck, American actor and political activist (b. 1916)
2005 – Scott Young, Canadian journalist and author (b. 1918)
2006 – Nicky Barr, Australian rugby player and fighter pilot (b. 1915)
2006 – György Ligeti, Romanian-Hungarian composer and educator (b. 1923)
2006 – Kenneth Thomson, 2nd Baron Thomson of Fleet, Canadian businessman and art collector (b. 1923)
2008 – Miroslav Dvořák, Czech ice hockey player (b. 1951)
2008 – Derek Tapscott, Welsh footballer and manager (b. 1932)
2010 – Al Williamson, American illustrator (b. 1931)
2011 – René Audet, Canadian bishop (b. 1920)
2011 – Carl Gardner, American singer (The Coasters) (b. 1928)
2012 – Hector Bianciotti, Argentinian-French journalist and author (b. 1930)
2012 – Henry Hill, American mobster (b. 1943)
2012 – Margarete Mitscherlich-Nielsen, Danish-German psychoanalyst and author (b. 1917)
2012 – Medin Zhega, Albanian footballer and manager (b. 1946)
2012 – Elinor Ostrom, American political scientist and economist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1933)
2012 – Pahiño, Spanish footballer (b. 1923)
2012 – Frank Walker, Australian judge and politician, 41st Attorney General of New South Wales (b. 1942)
2013 – Teresita Barajuen, Spanish nun (b. 1908)
2013 – The World's Oldest Man in recorded history, Jiroemon Kimura, died at the age of one-hundred and sixteen years old in Kyoto, Japan.
2013 – Jason Leffler, American race car driver (b. 1975)
2013 – Joseph A. Unanue, American sergeant and businessman (b. 1925)
2014 – Nabil Hemani, Algerian footballer (b. 1979)
2014 – Dan Jacobson, South African-English author and critic (b. 1929)
2014 – Frank Schirrmacher, German journalist (b. 1959)
2015 – Fernando Brant, Brazilian journalist, poet, and composer (b. 1946)
2015 – Frederick Pei Li, Chinese-American physician and academic (b. 1940)
2015 – Patrick Lennox Tierney, American historian and academic (b. 1914)
2016 – Omar Mateen, American mass murderer (b. 1986)
2016 – George Voinovich, American politician (b. 1936)
2016 – Janet Waldo, American actress and voice artist (b. 1920)

Source: wikipedia

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