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History Deaths on April 04


Claude Miller
Claude Miller, French director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1942)

#Claude_Miller

André Masséna
André Masséna, French general (b. 1758)

#André_Masséna

Kumba Ialá
Kumba Ialá, Bissau-Guinean soldier and politician, President of Guinea-Bissau (b. 1953)

#Kumba_Ialá

Briek Schotte
Briek Schotte, Belgian cyclist and coach (b. 1919)

#Briek_Schotte

Solomon Sibley
Solomon Sibley, American lawyer and politician, 1st Mayor of Detroit (b. 1769)

#Solomon_Sibley

Bengt Blomgren
Bengt Blomgren, Swedish actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1923)

#Bengt_Blomgren

George Albert Smith
George Albert Smith, American religious leader, 8th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1870)

#George_Albert_Smith

E. Herbert Norman
E. Herbert Norman, Canadian historian and diplomat (b. 1909)

#E._Herbert_Norman

Liisi Oterma
Liisi Oterma, Finnish astronomer (b. 1915)

#Liisi_Oterma

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Pakistani lawyer and politician, 4th President of Pakistan (b. 1928)

#Zulfikar_Ali_Bhutto

Charles Brantley Aycock
Charles Brantley Aycock, American lawyer and politician, 50th Governor of North Carolina (b. 1859)

#Charles_Brantley_Aycock

Peter Cooper
Peter Cooper, American businessman and philanthropist, founded Cooper Union (b. 1791)

#Peter_Cooper

André Michelin
André Michelin, French businessman, co-founded the Michelin Tyre Company (b. 1853)

#André_Michelin

John Venn
John Venn, English mathematician and philosopher, created the Venn diagram (b. 1834)

#John_Venn

Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr., American minister and activist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1929)

#Martin_Luther_King_Jr.

Anne Karin Elstad
Anne Karin Elstad, Norwegian author and educator (b. 1938)

#Anne_Karin_Elstad

Elizabeth Bacon Custer
Elizabeth Bacon Custer, American author and educator (b. 1842)

#Elizabeth_Bacon_Custer

Simion Stoilow
Simion Stoilow, Romanian mathematician and academic (b. 1873)

#Simion_Stoilow

Robert III of Scotland
Robert III, king of Scotland (b.1337)

#Robert_III_of_Scotland

Frederick II of Denmark
Frederick II, king of Denmark and Norway (b. 1534)

#Frederick_II_of_Denmark

Karen Spärck Jones
Karen Spärck Jones, English computer scientist and academic (b. 1935)

#Karen_Spärck_Jones

Elmer Lach
Elmer Lach, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1918)

#Elmer_Lach

Charles Ernest Beulé
Charles Ernest Beulé, French archaeologist and politician (b. 1826)

#Charles_Ernest_Beulé

Heinrich Wilhelm Dove
Heinrich Wilhelm Dove, German physicist and meteorologist (b. 1803)

#Heinrich_Wilhelm_Dove

William Henry Harrison
William Henry Harrison, American general and politician, 9th President of the United States (b. 1773)

#William_Henry_Harrison

Priscilla Lane
Priscilla Lane, American actress (b. 1915)

#Priscilla_Lane

Isaac K. Funk
Isaac K. Funk, American minister, lexicographer, and publisher, co-founded Funk & Wagnalls (b. 1839)

#Isaac_K._Funk

Abu Firas al-Hamdani
Abu Firas al-Hamdani, Arab prince and poet (b. 932)

#Abu_Firas_al-Hamdani

John McLean
John McLean, American jurist and politician, 6th United States Postmaster General (b. 1785)

#John_McLean

Juliano Mer-Khamis
Juliano Mer-Khamis, Israeli actor, director, and activist (b. 1958)

#Juliano_Mer-Khamis

Leo Picard
Leo Picard, German-Israeli geologist and academic (b. 1900)

#Leo_Picard

Alexander Leslie, 1st Earl of Leven
Alexander Leslie, 1st Earl of Leven, Scottish field marshal (b. 1580)

#Alexander_Leslie,_1st_Earl_of_Leven

Simon Episcopius
Simon Episcopius, Dutch theologian and academic (b. 1583)

#Simon_Episcopius

Anthony Caruso (actor)
Anthony Caruso, American actor (b. 1916)

#Anthony_Caruso_(actor)

Joseph Pitty Couthouy
Joseph Pitty Couthouy, American commander and paleontologist (b. 1808)

#Joseph_Pitty_Couthouy

Karl Mauch
Karl Mauch, German geographer and explorer (b. 1837)

#Karl_Mauch

Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau
Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau, Canadian lawyer and politician, 1st Premier of Quebec (b. 1820)

#Pierre-Joseph-Olivier_Chauveau

Bernard Vukas
Bernard Vukas, Croatian football player, played for 1953 FIFA's "Rest of the World" team against England at Wembley (b. 1927)

#Bernard_Vukas

Edmond Hébert
Edmond Hébert, French geologist and academic (b. 1812)

#Edmond_Hébert

Roberto Rexach Benítez
Roberto Rexach Benítez, American-Puerto Rican academic and politician, 10th President of the Senate of Puerto Rico (b. 1929)

#Roberto_Rexach_Benítez

Ludwig Emil Grimm
Ludwig Emil Grimm, German painter and engraver (b. 1790)

#Ludwig_Emil_Grimm

Chögyam Trungpa
Chögyam Trungpa, Tibetan guru, poet, and scholar (b. 1939)

#Chögyam_Trungpa

Heinrich Gustav Magnus
Heinrich Gustav Magnus, German chemist and physicist (b. 1802)

#Heinrich_Gustav_Magnus

Ambrose
Ambrose, Roman archbishop and saint (b. 338)

#Ambrose

Jérôme Lalande
Jérôme Lalande, French astronomer and academic (b. 1732)

#Jérôme_Lalande

Héctor Scarone
Héctor Scarone, Uruguayan footballer and manager (b. 1898)

#Héctor_Scarone

Pope Formosus
Formosus, pope of the Catholic Church (b. 816)

#Pope_Formosus

Scott Columbus
Scott Columbus, American drummer (b. 1956)

#Scott_Columbus

Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach
Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (b. 1460)

#Frederick_I,_Margrave_of_Brandenburg-Ansbach

Oleg Antonov (aircraft designer)
Oleg Antonov, Russian-Ukrainian engineer and businessman, founded Antonov (b. 1906)

#Oleg_Antonov_(aircraft_designer)

Barney Ewell
Barney Ewell, American runner and long jumper (b. 1918)

#Barney_Ewell

Roger Ebert
Roger Ebert, American journalist, critic, and screenwriter (b. 1942)

#Roger_Ebert

Henry Bourchier, 1st Earl of Essex
Henry Bourchier, 1st Earl of Essex (b. c. 1405)

#Henry_Bourchier,_1st_Earl_of_Essex

Daniel Neal
Daniel Neal, English historian and author (b. 1678)

#Daniel_Neal

Gloria Swanson
Gloria Swanson, American actress (b. 1899)

#Gloria_Swanson

Carol II of Romania
Carol II of Romania (b. 1893)

#Carol_II_of_Romania

Richard M. Brewer
Richard M. Brewer, American criminal (b. 1850)

#Richard_M._Brewer

Elena Glinskaya
Elena Glinskaya, Grand Princess and regent of Russia

#Elena_Glinskaya

Max Frisch
Max Frisch, Swiss playwright and novelist (b. 1911)

#Max_Frisch

Andrey Dikiy
Andrey Dikiy, Ukrainian-American journalist, historian, and politician (b. 1893)

#Andrey_Dikiy

Margo MacDonald
Margo MacDonald, Scottish journalist and politician (b. 1943)

#Margo_MacDonald

Jamaluddin Jarjis
Jamaluddin Jarjis, Malaysian engineer and politician (b. 1951)

#Jamaluddin_Jarjis

Alfonso X of Castile
Alfonso X, king of Castile and León (b. 1221)

#Alfonso_X_of_Castile

Early Wynn
Early Wynn, American baseball player and sportscaster (b. 1920)

#Early_Wynn

Ed Roth
Ed Roth, American illustrator and engineer (b. 1932)

#Ed_Roth

Boone Guyton
Boone Guyton, American lieutenant and pilot (b. 1913)

#Boone_Guyton

Oliver Goldsmith
Oliver Goldsmith, Irish novelist, playwright and poet (b. 1728)

#Oliver_Goldsmith

William Crookes
William Crookes, English chemist and physicist (b. 1832)

#William_Crookes

Wilhelm Ostwald
Wilhelm Ostwald, Latvian-German chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1853)

#Wilhelm_Ostwald

Edgar Buchanan
Edgar Buchanan, American actor (b. 1903)

#Edgar_Buchanan

Pope Nicholas IV
Nicholas IV, pope of the Catholic Church (b. 1227)

#Pope_Nicholas_IV

Klaus Rifbjerg
Klaus Rifbjerg, Danish author and poet (b. 1931)

#Klaus_Rifbjerg

John Napier
John Napier, Scottish mathematician, physicist, and astronomer (b. 1550)

#John_Napier

Isidore of Seville
Isidore of Seville, Spanish archbishop and saint (b. 560)

#Isidore_of_Seville

Carmine Infantino
Carmine Infantino, American illustrator (b. 1925)

#Carmine_Infantino

Carolus Clusius
Carolus Clusius, Flemish botanist, mycologist, and academic (b. 1526)

#Carolus_Clusius

Donald N. Levine
Donald N. Levine, American sociologist and academic (b. 1931)

#Donald_N._Levine

Chus Lampreave, Spanish actress (b. 1930)
Muhammad Qutb, Egyptian author and academic (b. 1919)
Curtis Bill Pepper, American journalist and author (b. 1917)
Wayne Henderson, American trombonist and producer (b. 1939)
?smet Atl?, Turkish wrestler and trainer (b. 1931)
Noboru Yamaguchi, Japanese author (b. 1972)
Ian Walsh, Australian rugby player and coach (b. 1933)
Tommy Tycho, Hungarian-Australian pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1928)
Dubravko Pavli?i?, Croatian footballer (b. 1967)
A. Dean Byrd, American psychologist and academic (b. 1948)
Maxine Cooper, American actress, activist and photographer (b. 1924)
Francis Tucker, South African race car driver (b. 1923)
Bob Clark, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1941)
Edward Bronfman, Canadian businessman and philanthropist (b. 1924)
Maury Van Vliet, American-Canadian academic (b. 1913)
Lucille Lortel, American actress, artistic director and producer (b. 1900)
Alparslan Türke?, Turkish colonel and politician, 39th Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey (b. 1917)
Kenny Everett, English radio and television host (b. 1944)
Douglas Leopold, Canadian radio and television host (b. 1947)
Alfred Mosher Butts, American game designer, invented Scrabble (b. 1899)
Arthur Russell, American singer-songwriter and cellist (b. 1951)
Jack Hamilton, Australian footballer (b. 1928)
Yvette Brind'Amour, Canadian actress and director (b. 1918)
Graham Ingels, American illustrator (b. 1915)
H. John Heinz III, American soldier and politician (b. 1938)
Edmund Adamkiewicz, German footballer (b. 1920)
Sachchidananda Vatsyayan, Indian journalist and author (b. 1911)
C. L. Moore, American author and academic (b. 1911)
Kate Roberts, Welsh author and activist (b. 1891)
Red Sovine, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1917)
Harry Nyquist, Swedish engineer and theorist (b. 1889)
Stefan Wolpe, German-American composer and academic (b. 1902)
Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., American pastor and politician (b. 1908)
Al Lewis, American songwriter (b. 1901)
Harald Riipalu, Estonian military commander (b. 1912)
Johnny Stompanato, American soldier and bodyguard (b. 1925)
Emine Nazikedâ Kad?nefendi, the first wife and chief consort of Sultan Mehmed VI (b. 1866)
Karl Benz, German engineer and businessman, founded Mercedes-Benz (b. 1844)
Francisco Marto, Portuguese saint (b. 1908)
James Sykes, American lawyer and politician (b. 1725)
John Taylor, English librarian and scholar (b. 1704)
Théodore Gardelle, Swiss painter (b. 1722)
Philip II, Duke of Brunswick-Grubenhagen (b. 1533)
Reginold, bishop of Eichstätt
Kong Xun, Chinese official and governor (b. 884)
Liu Yin, Chinese warlord and governor (b. 874)
Plato of Sakkoudion, Byzantine monk and saint (b. 735)