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February 12 - Deaths

Calendar Date February 12th:
February 12th - Deaths:
1538 – Albrecht Altdorfer - German painter
1554 – Lord Guilford Dudley - consort of Lady Jane Grey (b. 1536)
1554 – Lady Jane Grey - claimant to the English throne (b. 1537)
1571 – Nicholas Throckmorton - English diplomat & politician (b. 1515)
1590 – François Hotman - French lawyer & writer (b. 1524)
1595 – Archduke Ernest of Austria - Governor of the Spanish Netherlands (b. 1553)
1612 – Christopher Clavius - German astronomer (b. 1538)
1624 – George Heriot - Scottish goldsmith & philanthropist (b. 1563)
1630 – Fynes Moryson - English traveler & writer (b. 1566)
1700 – Aleksei Shein - Russian general & statesman (b. 1662)
1724 – Elkanah Settle - English writer (b. 1648)
1728 – Agostino Steffani - Italian diplomat & composer (b. 1653)
1762 – Laurent Belissen - French composer (b. 1693)
1763 – Pierre de Marivaux - French writer (b. 1688)
1771 – King Adolf Frederick of Sweden (b. 1710)
1789 – Ethan Allen - American patriot (b. 1738)
1799 – Lazzaro Spallanzani - Italian biologist (b. 1729)
1804 – Immanuel Kant - German philosopher (b. 1724)
1834 – Friedrich Schleiermacher - German philosopher (b. 1768)
1894 – Hans von Bülow - German pianist & composer (b. 1830)
1896 – Ambroise Thomas - French opera composer (b. 1811)
1903 – Gaspar Núñez de Arce - Spanish dramatist & statesman (b. 1834)
1915 – Émile Waldteufel - French composer (b. 1837)
1916 – Richard Dedekind - German mathematician (b. 1831)
1929 – Lillie Langtry - British singer & actress (b. 1853)
1931 – Samedbey Mehmandarov - Russian general (b. 1855)
1933 – Henri Duparc - French composer (b. 1848)
1935 – Auguste Escoffier - French chef (b. 1846)
1942 – Grant Wood - American painter (b.1891)
1945 – Antonio Villa-Real - Filipino jurist (b. 1880)
1949 – Hassan al Banna - Egyptian founder of the Muslim Brotherhood (b. 1906)
1951 – Choudhary Rehmat Ali - Pakistani nationalist (b. 1897)
1954 – Dziga Vertov - Russian filmmaker (b. 1896)
1957 – Eric Alfred Knudsen - American folklorist (b. 1872)
1958 – Douglas Hartree - English mathematical physicist (b. 1897)
1969 – Paltiel Daykan - Russian-born Israeli jurist (b. 1885)
1970 – Ishman Bracey - American blues musician (b. 1901)
1971 – James C. Penney - American department store founder (b. 1875)
1976 – Sal Mineo - American actor (b. 1939)
1979 – Jean Renoir - French director (b. 1894)
1980 – Muriel Rukeyser - American poet (b. 1913)
1982 – Victor Jory - Canadian actor (b. 1902)
1983 – Eubie Blake - American musician & songwriter (b. 1887)
1984 – Anna Anderson - claimant to the throne of Russia (b. 1896)
1984 – Julio Cortázar - Argentine writer (b. 1914)
1985 – Nicholas Colasanto - American actor (b. 1924)
1989 – Thomas Bernhard - Austrian playwright & novelist (b. 1931)
1991 – Roger Patterson - American death metal bass player (b. 1968)
1992 – Bep van Klaveren - Dutch boxer (b. 1907)
1993 – James Bulger - English murder victim (b. 1990)
1994 – Sue Rodriguez - Canadian assisted suicide advocate (b. 1950)
1995 – Robert Bolt - English writer (b. 1924)
1995 – Philip Taylor Kramer - American musician (Iron Butterfly) (b. 1952)
1996 – Bob Shaw - Northern Irish novelist (b. 1931)
1998 – Hugh Gardner Ackley - American economist (b.1915)
2000 – Screamin' Jay Hawkins - American musician (b. 1929)
2000 – Tom Landry - American football coach (b. 1924)
2000 – Andy Lewis - Australian musician (b. 1967)
2000 – Charles M. Schulz - American comics author (b. 1922)
2000 – Oliver - American pop singer (b. 1945)
2001 – Kristina Söderbaum - German actress (b. 1912)
2001 – Tiberio Mitri - Italian boxer (b. 1926)
2003 – Vali Myers - Australian painter (b. 1930)
2005 – Rafael Vidal - Venezuelan athlete (b. 1964)
2005 – Sammi Smith - American country music singer (b. 1943)
2005 – Dorothy Stang - Brazilian nun (b. 1931)
2007 – Peggy Gilbert - American jazz saxophonist & bandleader (b. 1905)
2007 – Randy Stone - American actor & casting director (b. 1958)
2008 – Oscar Brodney - American screenwriter (b. 1907)
2009 – Alison Des Forges - American investigator, expert of Rwanda genocide (b. 1942)
2009 – Beverly Eckert - American co-chair of the 9/11 Family Steering Committee (b. 1951)
2009 – Gerry Niewood - American musician (b. 1943)
2009 – Coleman Mellett - American musician (b. 1974)
2010 – Nodar Kumaritashvili - Georgian luger (b. 1988)


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