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February 5 - Deaths

Calendar Date February 5th:
February 5th - Deaths:
995 – William IV - Duke of Aquitaine (b. 937)
1520 – Sten Sture the Younger - regent of Sweden (b. 1493)
1574 – Nicolaas Kruik - Dutch cartographer (b. 1678)
1578 – Giambattista Moroni - Italian painter (b. c.1520-24)
1705 – Philipp Jakob Spener - German theologian (b. 1635)
1766 – Leopold Josef Graf Daun - Austrian field marshal (b. 1705)
1775 – Eusebius Amort - German Catholic theologian (b. 1692)
1790 – William Cullen - Scottish physician & chemist (b. 1710)
1807 – Pasquale Paoli - Corsican patriot & military leader (b. 1725)
1843 – Theodoros Kolokotronis - Greek general in the Greek War of Independence (b. 1770)
1881 – Thomas Carlyle - Scottish writer & historian (b. 1795)
1892 – Emilie Flygare-Carlén - Swedish novelist (b. 1807)
1915 – Ross Barnes - baseball player (b. 1850)
1917 – Jaber II Al-Sabah - Emir of Kuwait (b. 1860)
1922 – Slavoljub Eduard Penkala - Croatian inventor (b. 1871)
1922 – Christiaan De Wet - South African general (b. 1854)
1927 – Inayat Khan - Indian sufi (b. 1882)
1933 – Josiah Thomas - Australian politician (b. 1863)
1937 – Lou Andreas-Salome - Russian-born writer (b. 1861)
1938 – Hans Litten - German jurist (b. 1903)
1941 – Banjo Paterson - Australian poet, author of "Walzing Matilda" (b. 1864)
1946 – George Arliss - English actor (b. 1868)
1948 – Johannes Blaskowitz - German general (b. 1883)
1957 – Sami Ibrahim Haddad - Lebanese surgeon (b. 1890)
1962 – Jacques Ibert - French composer (b. 1890)
1967 – Leon Leonwood Bean - American department store founder (b. 1872)
1969 – Thelma Ritter - American actress (b. 1905)
1970 – Rudy York - American baseball player (b. 1913)
1972 – Marianne Moore - American poet (b. 1887)
1976 – Rudy Pompilli - American musician (Bill Haley & His Comets) (b. 1926)
1977 – Oskar Klein - Swedish physicist (b. 1894)
1981 – Ella Grasso - Governor of Connecticut (b. 1919)
1984 – Rodolfo Guzmán Huerta - Mexican wrestler & film actor (b. 1917)
1985 – Georges-Émile Lapalme - Quebec politician (b. 1907)
1987 – William Collier - American film & stage actor (b. 1902)
1991 – Dean Jagger - American actor (b. 1903)
1992 – Miguel Rolando Covian - Brazilian physiologist (b. 1913)
1993 – Marcel Léger - Quebec politician (b. 1930)
1993 – Joseph L. Mankiewicz - American writer, producer, & director (b. 1909)
1993 – Tip Tipping - British actor & stuntman (parachuting accident) (b. 1958)
1993 – Séan Flanagan - senior Fianna Fáil politician & Gaelic footballer (b. 1922)
1995 – Doug McClure - American actor (b. 1935)
1997 – Pamela Harriman - English-born American diplomat (b. 1920)
1998 – Tim Kelly - American musician (b. 1963)
1999 – Wassily Leontief - Russian economist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1906)
2000 – Claude Autant-Lara - French film director (b. 1901)
2003 – Helge Boes - American Central Intelligence Agency officer (b. 1970)
2004 – John Hench - American animator (b. 1908)
2005 – Gnassingbe Eyadema - President of Togo (b. 1937)
2006 – Norma Candal - Puerto Rican actress & comedian (b. 1930)
2006 – Franklin Cover - American actor (b. 1928)
2007 – Alfred Worm - Austrian investigative journalist (b. 1945)
2007 – Leo T. McCarthy - American politician & 43rd Lieutenant Governor of California (1983–1995) (b. 1930)
2007 – Fred Ball - American movie studio executive, actor, & the brother of comedienne Lucille Ball (b. 1915)
2008 – Maharishi Mahesh Yogi - Indian guru, founder of Transcendental Meditation (b. c. 1917)


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