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January 23 - Deaths

Calendar Date January 23rd:
January 23 - Deaths:
1002 – Otto III - Holy Roman Emperor (b. 980)
1199 – Yaqub - Almohad Caliph (b. 1160)
1548 – Bernardo Pisano - Italian composer (b. 1490)
1549 – Johannes Honter - Transylvanian Saxon humanist & theologian (b. 1498)
1567 – Jiajing - Emperor of China (b. 1507)
1570 – James Stewart - Earl of Moray, regent of Scotland (assassinated)
1622 – William Baffin - English explorer
1744 – Giambattista Vico - Italian philosopher & historian (b. 1668)
1785 – Matthew Stewart - Scottish mathematician (b. 1717)
1789 – Frances Brooke - English writer (b. 1724)
1789 – John Cleland - English novelist (b. 1709)
1800 – Edward Rutledge - American statesman (b. 1749)
1803 – Arthur Guinness - Irish brewer (b. 1725)
1805 – Claude Chappe - French telecommunications pioneer (b. 1763)
1806 – William Pitt the Younger - Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1759)
1810 – Johann Wilhelm Ritter - German chemist & physicist (b. 1776)
1812 – Robert Craufurd - British general (b. 1764)
1820 – Prince Edward Augustus - Duke of Kent & Strathearn (b. 1767)
1833 – Edward Pellew - 1st Viscount Exmouth, British admiral (b. 1757)
1837 – John Field - Irish composer (b. 1782)
1866 – Thomas Love Peacock - English satirist (b. 1785)
1875 – Charles Kingsley English writer (b. 1819)
1883 – Gustave Doré - French artist, engraver, & illustrator (b. 1832)
1893 – Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar - U.S. Supreme Court Justice (b. 1825)
1922 – Arthur Nikisch - Hungarian conductor (b. 1855)
1923 – Max Nordau - Austrian author, philosopher, & Zionist leader (b. 1849)
1931 – Anna Pavlova - Russian ballerina (b. 1881)
1937 – Orso Mario Corbino - Italian physicist (b. 1876)
1939 – Matthias Sindelar - Austrian footballer (b. 1903)
1943 – Alexander Woollcott - American actor, author, & bon vivant (b. 1887)
1944 – Edvard Munch - Norwegian painter (b. 1863)
1944 – Viktor Gusev - Russian poet (b. 1909)
1956 – Alexander Korda - Hungarian/British film director (b. 1893)
1958 – Nikolaos Georgantas - Greek discus thrower (b. 1880)
1971 – Fritz Feigl - Austria-born chemist (b. 1871)
1973 – Alexander Onassis - Greek heir of the Onassis family (b. 1948)
1973 – Kid Ory - American jazz trombonist (b. 1886)
1976 – Paul Dupuis - French Canadian film & television actor (b. 1913)
1976 – Paul Robeson - American actor, singer, & social activist (b. 1898)
1977 – Toots Shor - New York restaurateur (b. 1903)
1978 – Terry Kath - American musician (Chicago) (b. 1946)
1978 – Jack Oakie - American actor (b. 1903)
1978 – Vic Ames - American singer (Ames Brothers) (b. 1925)
1981 – Samuel Barber - American composer (b. 1910)
1983 – Fred Bakewell - English cricketer (b. 1908)
1984 – Mu'in Bseiso - Palestinian poet (b. 1926)
1986 – Joseph Beuys - German artist (b. 1921)
1988 – Charles Glen King - American biochemist (b. 1896)
1989 – Salvador Dalí - Catalan artist (b. 1904)
1990 – Allen Collins - American guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd) (b. 1952)
1991 – Northrop Frye - Canadian writer & critic (b. 1912)
1992 – Freddie Bartholomew - Irish actor (b. 1924)
1992 – Markos Vafiadis - leader of the Communist Party of Greece (b. 1906)
1993 – Thomas A. Dorsey - American singer (b. 1899)
1994 – Nikolai Ogarkov - Soviet field marshal (b. 1917)
1994 – Brian Redhead - English journalist & broadcaster (b. 1929)
1997 – Richard Berry - American composer & musician (b. 1935)
1999 – Jay Pritzker - American businessman (b. 1922)
1999 – Prince Lincoln Thompson - Jamaican musician (b. 1949)
2002 – Pierre Bourdieu - French sociologist (b. 1930)
2002 – Paul Aars - American racecar driver (b. 1934)
2002 – Robert Nozick - American philosopher (b. 1938)
2003 – Nell Carter - American singer & actress (b. 1948)
2004 – Bob Keeshan - American actor (b. 1927)
2004 – Helmut Newton - German-born photographer (b. 1920)
2005 – Morys George Lyndhurst Bruce - 4th Baron Aberdare, British politician (b. 1921)
2005 – Johnny Carson - American television host (b. 1925)
2006 – Chris McKinstry - Canadian scientist (b. 1967)
2007 – E. Howard Hunt - American Watergate figure (b. 1918)
2007 – Ryszard Kapuściński - Polish journalist & writer (b. 1932)
2007 – Syed Hussein Alatas - Malaysian Politician (b. 1928)
2009 – Robert W. Scott - American politician, governor of North Carolina (b. 1929)


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