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History Deaths on April 26


James Larkin White
James Larkin White, American miner, explorer, and park ranger (b. 1882)

#James_Larkin_White

Jayne Meadows
Jayne Meadows, American actress (b. 1919)

#Jayne_Meadows

Edward Arnold (actor)
Edward Arnold, American actor (b. 1890)

#Edward_Arnold_(actor)

Jean Fernel
Jean Fernel, French physician (b. 1497)

#Jean_Fernel

Carmine Coppola
Carmine Coppola, American composer and conductor (b. 1910)

#Carmine_Coppola

Armstrong Sperry
Armstrong Sperry, American author and illustrator (b. 1897)

#Armstrong_Sperry

Count Basie
Count Basie, American pianist, composer, and bandleader (b. 1904)

#Count_Basie

Jacqueline Brookes
Jacqueline Brookes, American actress and educator (b. 1930)

#Jacqueline_Brookes

Hans Holzer
Hans Holzer, Austrian-American paranormal investigator and author (b. 1920)

#Hans_Holzer

Mason Adams
Mason Adams, American actor (b. 1919)

#Mason_Adams

Lucille Ball
Lucille Ball, American model, actress, comedian, and producer (b. 1911)

#Lucille_Ball

Muawiyah I
Muawiyah I, Umayyad caliph (b. 602)

#Muawiyah_I

Emperor Go-Shirakawa
Emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (b. 1127)

#Emperor_Go-Shirakawa

Irene Ryan
Irene Ryan, American actress and philanthropist (b. 1902)

#Irene_Ryan

Morihei Ueshiba
Morihei Ueshiba, Japanese martial artist, founded aikido (b. 1883)

#Morihei_Ueshiba

Jim Davis (actor)
Jim Davis, American actor (b. 1909)

#Jim_Davis_(actor)

Violette Morris
Violette Morris, French footballer, shot putter, and discus thrower (b. 1893)

#Violette_Morris

Harry Wu
Harry Wu, Chinese human rights activist (b. 1937)

#Harry_Wu

Erik Bergman (Lutheran minister)
Erik Bergman, Swedish minister and author (b. 1886)

#Erik_Bergman_(Lutheran_minister)

Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Norwegian-French author, poet, and playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1832)

#Bjørnstjerne_Bjørnson

John Somers, 1st Baron Somers
John Somers, 1st Baron Somers, English jurist and politician, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain (b. 1651)

#John_Somers,_1st_Baron_Somers

Broderick Crawford
Broderick Crawford, American actor (b. 1911)

#Broderick_Crawford

Gypsy Rose Lee
Gypsy Rose Lee, American actress, striptease dancer, and writer (b. 1911)

#Gypsy_Rose_Lee

Cicely Courtneidge
Cicely Courtneidge, Australian-born British actress, comedian and singer (b. 1893)

#Cicely_Courtneidge

Augusto Roa Bastos
Augusto Roa Bastos, Paraguayan journalist, author, and academic (b. 1917)

#Augusto_Roa_Bastos

Mas Oyama
Masutatsu ?yama, Japanese martial artist, founded Kyokushin kaikan (b. 1923)

#Mas_Oyama

Sidney Franklin (bullfighter)
Sidney Franklin, American bullfighter (b. 1903)

#Sidney_Franklin_(bullfighter)

Jeong Mong-ju
Jeong Mong-ju, Korean civil minister, diplomat and scholar (b. 1338)

#Jeong_Mong-ju

Maria Schell
Maria Schell, Austrian-Swiss actress (b. 1926)

#Maria_Schell

Eric Stenbock
Eric Stenbock, Estonian-English author and poet (b. 1860)

#Eric_Stenbock

Magnus Gabriel De la Gardie
Magnus Gabriel De la Gardie, Swedish statesman and military man (b. 1622)

#Magnus_Gabriel_De_la_Gardie

Pavlo Skoropadskyi
Pavlo Skoropadskyi, German-Ukrainian general and politician, Hetman of Ukraine (b. 1871)

#Pavlo_Skoropadskyi

Emperor Xiaowen of Northern Wei
Emperor Xiaowen of Northern Wei (b. 467)

#Emperor_Xiaowen_of_Northern_Wei

George Murray Hulbert
George Murray Hulbert, American lawyer, judge, and politician (b. 1881)

#George_Murray_Hulbert

John Bunny
John Bunny, American actor (b. 1863)

#John_Bunny

Marcel Pronovost
Marcel Pronovost, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1930)

#Marcel_Pronovost

Ludwig Freiherr von und zu der Tann-Rathsamhausen
Ludwig Freiherr von und zu der Tann-Rathsamhausen, German general (b. 1815)

#Ludwig_Freiherr_von_und_zu_der_Tann-Rathsamhausen

Bill Lockwood (cricketer)
William Lockwood, English cricketer (b. 1868)

#Bill_Lockwood_(cricketer)

John Heartfield
John Heartfield, German illustrator and photographer (b. 1891)

#John_Heartfield

George Jones
George Jones, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1931)

#George_Jones

Robert Campin
Robert Campin, Flemish painter (b. 1378)

#Robert_Campin

Petr Ivanovich Panin
Petr Ivanovich Panin, Russian general (b. 1721)

#Petr_Ivanovich_Panin

Arnold Sommerfeld
Arnold Sommerfeld, German physicist and academic (b. 1868)

#Arnold_Sommerfeld

Leo Arnaud
Leo Arnaud, French-American composer and conductor (b. 1904)

#Leo_Arnaud

E. J. Pratt
E. J. Pratt, Canadian poet and author (b. 1882)

#E._J._Pratt

Jack Valenti
Jack Valenti, American businessman, created the MPAA film rating system (b. 1921)

#Jack_Valenti

Jonathan Demme
Jonathan Demme, American filmmaker, producer and screenwriter (b. 1944)

#Jonathan_Demme

Dechko Uzunov
Dechko Uzunov, Bulgarian painter (b. 1899)

#Dechko_Uzunov

Srinivasa Ramanujan
Srinivasa Ramanujan, Indian mathematician and theorist (b. 1887)

#Srinivasa_Ramanujan

Carl Bosch
Carl Bosch, German chemist and engineer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1874)

#Carl_Bosch

Bessie Love
Bessie Love, American actress (b. 1898)

#Bessie_Love

John Wilkes Booth
John Wilkes Booth, American actor, assassin of Abraham Lincoln (b. 1838)

#John_Wilkes_Booth

Nano Nagle
Nano Nagle, Irish nun and educator, founded the Presentation Sisters (b. 1718)

#Nano_Nagle

Giuliano de' Medici
Giuliano de' Medici, Italian ruler (b. 1453)

#Giuliano_de'_Medici

Gerald Guralnik
Gerald Guralnik, American physicist and academic (b. 1936)

#Gerald_Guralnik

Ashikaga Yoshihisa
Ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese sh?gun (b. 1465)

#Ashikaga_Yoshihisa

Paul Robeson, Jr., American historian and author (b. 1927)
Terence Spinks, English boxer and trainer (b. 1938)
Phoebe Snow, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1950)
Urs Felber, Swiss engineer and businessman (b. 1942)
Mariam A. Aleem, Egyptian graphic designer and academic (b. 1930)
Elisabeth Domitien, Prime Minister of the Central African Republic (b. 1925)
Hubert Selby, Jr., American author, poet, and screenwriter (b. 1928)
Edward Max Nicholson, Irish environmentalist, co-founded the World Wide Fund for Nature (b. 1904)
Yun Hyon-seok, South Korean poet and author (b. 1984)
Rosemary Brown, Jamaican-Canadian academic and politician (b. 1930)
Jill Dando, English journalist and television personality (b. 1961)
Adrian Borland, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (b. 1957)
Stirling Silliphant, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1918)
Richard Hatfield, Canadian lawyer and politician, 26th Premier of New Brunswick (b. 1931)
A. B. Guthrie, Jr., American novelist and historian, (b. 1901)
John Silkin, English lawyer and politician, Shadow Leader of the House of Commons (b. 1923)
Shankar, Indian composer and conductor (b. 1922)
Sid James, South African-English actor (b. 1913)
Gichin Funakoshi, Japanese martial artist, founded Shotokan (b. 1868)
Sigmund Rascher, German physician (b. 1909)
Arturs Alberings, Latvian politician, former Prime Minister of Latvia (b. 1876)
Simon Islip, Archbishop of Canterbury
Adalbero I, bishop of Metz
Chen Jingxuan, general of the Tang Dynasty
Pope Stephen II (b. 715)
Richarius, Frankish monk and saint (b. 560)