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History Deaths on April 01

Robert Coldwell Wood
Robert Coldwell Wood, American political scientist and academic (b. 1923)


Helena Rubinstein
Helena Rubinstein, Polish-American businesswoman (b. 1870)


Floyer Sydenham
Floyer Sydenham, English scholar and academic (b. 1710)


Emperor Shenzong of Song
Shen Zong, Chinese emperor (b. 1048)


Zbigniew Ole?nicki (cardinal)
Zbigniew Ole?nicki, Polish cardinal and statesman (b. 1389)


Lonnie Brooks
Lonnie Brooks, American blues singer and guitarist (b. 1933)


Lionel Bowen
Lionel Bowen, Australian soldier, lawyer, and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1922)


Eleanor of Aquitaine
Eleanor of Aquitaine, queen of France and England (b. 1122)


Jaime Guzmán
Jaime Guzmán, Chilean lawyer and politician (b. 1946)


Yevgeny Yevtushenko
Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Soviet and Russian poet and writer (b. 1932)


Giorgio Chinaglia
Giorgio Chinaglia, Italian-American soccer player and radio host (b. 1947)


Charles Wells (brewer)
Charles Wells, English founder of Charles Wells Ltd (b. 1842)


Abaqa Khan
Abaqa Khan, ruler of the Mongol Ilkhanate (b. 1234)


Hugh of Châteauneuf
Hugh of Châteauneuf, French bishop (b. 1053)


Françoise d'Orléans-Longueville
Françoise d'Orléans-Longueville, French princess (b. 1549)


Simo Häyhä
Simo Häyhä, Finnish soldier and sniper (b. 1905)


Lloyd Hildebrand
Lloyd Hildebrand, English cyclist (b. 1870)


Recep Peker
Recep Peker, Turkish soldier and politician, 6th Prime Minister of Turkey (b. 1889)


Alexander Mozhaysky
Alexander Mozhaysky, Russian soldier, pilot, and engineer (b. 1825)


Nuno Álvares Pereira
Nuno Álvares Pereira, Portuguese general (b. 1360)


George II of Greece
George II, king of Greece (b. 1890)


Rube Waddell
Rube Waddell, American baseball player (b. 1876)


Steven Bochco
Steven Bochco, American television writer and producer (b. 1943)


Aimery of Cyprus
Amalric II, king of Cyprus and Jerusalem


Lucie Rie
Lucie Rie, Austrian-English potter (b. 1902)


Lev Landau
Lev Landau, Azerbaijani-Russian physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1908)


Marvin Gaye
Marvin Gaye, American singer-songwriter (b. 1939)


Henri Cochet
Henri Cochet, French tennis player (b. 1901)


Miguel de la Madrid
Miguel de la Madrid, Mexican banker, academic, and politician, 52nd President of Mexico, 1982-1988 (b. 1934)


John Forsythe
John Forsythe, American actor (b. 1918)


Charles R. Drew
Charles R. Drew, American physician and surgeon (b. 1904)


Francisco Moncion
Francisco Moncion, Dominican American ballet dancer, choreographer, charter member of the New York City Ballet (b. 1918)


Blanche I of Navarre
Blanche I, queen of Navarre and Sicily (b. 1387)


David Wilber
David Wilber, American politician (b. 1820)


Alan Kulwicki
Alan Kulwicki, American race car driver (b. 1954)


Paul Bomani
Paul Bomani, Tanzanian politician and diplomat, 1st Tanzanian Minister of Finance (b 1925)


Karen Muir
Karen Muir, South African swimmer and physician (b. 1952)


Giuditta Pasta
Giuditta Pasta, Italian soprano (b. 1797)


Benjamin Pierce (governor)
Benjamin Pierce, American soldier and politician, 11th Governor of New Hampshire (b. 1757)


H. Adams Carter
H. Adams Carter, American mountaineer, journalist, and educator (b. 1914)


Scott Joplin
Scott Joplin, American pianist and composer (b. 1868)


Frederick Denison Maurice
Frederick Denison Maurice, English theologian and academic (b. 1805)


Nicolae Rainea
Nicolae Rainea, Romanian footballer and referee (b. 1933)


Rozz Williams
Rozz Williams, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1963)


Martha Graham
Martha Graham, American dancer and choreographer (b. 1894)


Max Ernst
Max Ernst, German painter and sculptor (b. 1891)


Hermann Rorschach
Hermann Rorschach, Swiss psychologist and author (b. 1884)


Sigismund I the Old
Sigismund I, king of Poland (b. 1467)


Charles I of Austria
Charles I, emperor of Austria (b. 1887)


Erik Bruhn
Erik Bruhn, Danish actor, director, and choreographer (b. 1928)


Cristofano Allori
Cristofano Allori, Italian painter and educator (b. 1577)


Robert Doisneau
Robert Doisneau, French photographer (b. 1912)


Vonda N. McIntyre, American science fiction author (b. 1948)
Rolf Rendtorff, German theologian and academic (b. 1925)
Jacques Le Goff, French historian and author (b. 1924)
King Fleming, American pianist and bandleader (b. 1922)
Moses Blah, Liberian general and politician, 23rd President of Liberia (b. 1947)
Tzannis Tzannetakis, Greek soldier and politician, 175th Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1927)
In Tam, Cambodian general and politician, 26th Prime Minister of Cambodia (b. 1916)
Carrie Snodgress, American actress (b. 1945)
Ioannis Kyrastas, Greek footballer and manager (b. 1952)
Leslie Cheung, Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1956)
Tr?nh Công S?n, Vietnamese guitarist and composer (b. 1939)
Jesse Stone, American pianist, songwriter, and producer (b. 1901)
Makar Honcharenko, Ukrainian footballer and manager (b. 1912)
Michael Havers, Baron Havers, English lawyer and politician, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain (b. 1923)
Elizabeth Goudge, English author (b. 1900)
Eua Sunthornsanan, Thai singer-songwriter and bandleader (b. 1910)
Brian O'Nolan, Irish author (b. 1911)
Jussi Kekkonen, Finnish captain and businessman (b. 1910)
Noah Beery, Sr., American actor (b. 1882)
Stan Rowley, Australian sprinter (b. 1876)
Jacob Bolotin, American physician (b. 1888)
Walter Simon, German banker and philanthropist (b. 1857)
John C.W. Daly, English-Canadian soldier and politician (b. 1796)
Franz Egon of Fürstenberg, Bavarian bishop (b. 1625)
Alonso Mudarra, Spanish guitarist and composer (b. 1510)
Francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer (b. 1470)
John XV, pope of the Catholic Church