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History Deaths on August 07

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours
Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours, French economist and politician (b. 1739)


Anna Piaggi
Anna Piaggi, Italian journalist and author (b. 1931)


Li Xiucheng
Li Xiucheng, Chinese field marshal (b. 1823)


Thomas Fleming (judge)
Thomas Fleming, English judge and politician, Lord Chief Justice of England (b. 1544)


Luis Ángel Firpo
Luis Ángel Firpo, Argentine boxer (b. 1894)


Angus Tait
Angus Tait, New Zealand businessman, founded Tait Communications (b. 1919)


Margaret Pellegrini
Margaret Pellegrini, American actress and dancer (b. 1923)


Vincenzo Scamozzi
Vincenzo Scamozzi, Italian architect, designed Teatro Olimpico (b. 1548)


Mickey McDermott
Mickey McDermott, American baseball player and coach (b. 1929)


Jacob Maris
Jacob Maris, Dutch painter and educator (b. 1837)


Alfonso V of León
Alfonso V, king of León (b. 994)


Perry Moss
Perry Moss, American football player and coach (b. 1926)


Louise Suggs
Louise Suggs, American golfer, co-founded LPGA (b. 1923)


Edwin Harris Dunning
Edwin Harris Dunning, South African-English commander and pilot (b. 1891)


Robert de Vere, 19th Earl of Oxford
Robert de Vere, 19th Earl of Oxford, English soldier (b. 1575)


Majorian, Roman emperor (b. 420)


David Maslanka
David Maslanka, American composer (b. 1943)


Saint Cajetan
Cajetan, Italian priest and saint (b. 1480)


Abner Powell
Abner Powell, American baseball player and manager (b. 1860)


M. Karunanidhi
M. Karunanidhi, Indian politician, former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and prominent leader of Tamils (b. 1924)


Nancy Wake
Nancy Wake, New Zealand-English captain and spy (b. 1912)


Joan of Kent
Joan of Kent, mother of Richard II (b. 1328)


Peter Jennings
Peter Jennings, Canadian-American journalist and author (b. 1938)


Rabindranath Tagore
Rabindranath Tagore, Indian author, poet, and playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1861)


Jack Gregory (cricketer)
Jack Gregory, Australian cricketer (b. 1895)


Friedrich Spee
Friedrich Spee, German poet and academic (b. 1591)


Dušan Zbavitel
Dušan Zbavitel, Czech indologist and author (b. 1925)


Konstantin Stanislavski
Konstantin Stanislavski, Russian actor and director (b. 1863)


Mark Hatfield
Mark Hatfield, American soldier, academic, and politician, 29th Governor of Oregon (b. 1922)


Wilhelm Liebknecht
Wilhelm Liebknecht, German lawyer and politician (b. 1826)


Giovanni Bracco
Giovanni Bracco, Italian race car driver (b. 1908)


Frances Oldham Kelsey
Frances Oldham Kelsey, Canadian pharmacologist and physician (b. 1914)


Manuel Contreras
Manuel Contreras, Chilean general (b. 1929)


Don Baylor
Don Baylor, American baseball player (b. 1949)


Stan Mikita
Stan Mikita, Slovakian hockey player (b. 1940)


Mickey Leland
Mickey Leland, American lawyer and politician (b. 1944)


Red Adair
Red Adair, American firefighter (b. 1915)


Mike Seeger
Mike Seeger, American singer-songwriter (b. 1933)


Francis Blackburne (priest)
Francis Blackburne, English Anglican churchman and activist (b. 1705)


Bryan Clauson
Bryan Clauson, American racing driver (b. 1989)


Martin van den Hove
Martin van den Hove, Dutch astronomer and mathematician (b. 1605)


Alfredo Catalani
Alfredo Catalani, Italian composer and academic (b. 1854)


François-Alphonse Forel
François-Alphonse Forel, Swiss limnologist and academic (b. 1841)


Jöns Jacob Berzelius
Jöns Jacob Berzelius, Swedish chemist and academic (b. 1779)


Joseph Marie Jacquard
Joseph Marie Jacquard, French weaver and inventor, invented the Jacquard loom (b. 1752)


Camille Chamoun
Camille Chamoun, Lebanese lawyer and politician, 7th President of Lebanon (b. 1900)


Mariano Arista
Mariano Arista, Mexican general and politician, 19th President of Mexico (b. 1802)


Murtuz Alasgarov
Murtuz Alasgarov, Azerbaijani academic and politician, Speaker of the National Assembly of Azerbaijan (b. 1928)


Almir Kayumov
Almir Kayumov, Russian footballer (b. 1964)


Charles Bryant (actor)
Charles Bryant, English-American actor and director (b. 1879)


Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor
Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1050)


Henry Stone, American record producer (b. 1921)
Víctor Fayad, Argentine lawyer and politician (b. 1955)
Alexander Yagubkin, Russian boxer (b. 1961)
Meeli Truu, Estonian architect (d. 1946)
Anthony Pawson, English-Canadian biologist, chemist, and academic (b. 1952)
Samuel G. Armistead, American linguist, historian, and academic (b. 1927)
Mayer Zald, American sociologist and academic (b. 1931)
Vladimir Kobzev, Russian footballer and coach (b. 1959)
Judith Crist, American critic and academic (b. 1922)
John Nelder, English mathematician and statistician (b. 1924)
Louis E. Saavedra, American educator and politician, 48th Mayor of Albuquerque (b. 1933)
Andrea Pininfarina, Italian engineer and businessman (b. 1957)
Bernie Brillstein, American talent agent and producer (b. 1931)
Ernesto Alonso, Mexican actor, director, and producer (b. 1917)
Mary Anderson Bain, American lawyer and politician (b. 1911)
Colin Bibby, English ornithologist and academic (b. 1948)
K. D. Arulpragasam, Sri Lankan zoologist and academic (b. 1931)
Algirdas Laurit?nas, Lithuanian basketball player (b. 1932)
Brigid Brophy, English author and critic (b. 1929)
Larry Martyn, English actor (b. 1934)
Grayson Hall, American actress (b. 1922)
Gunnar Uusi, Estonian chess player (b. 1931)
Eddie Calvert, English trumpeter (b. 1922)
Sylvio Mantha, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1902)
Rosario Castellanos, Mexican poet and author (b. 1925)
Joi Lansing, American model, actress, and singer (b. 1929)
Jonathan P. Jackson, American bodyguard (b. 1953)
Harold Haley, American lawyer and judge (b. 1904)
Joseph Kosma, Hungarian-French composer (b. 1905)
Jean Bastien, French professional footballer (b. 1915)
Ramon Vila Capdevila, last of the Spanish Maquis, holding out after the end of the Spanish Civil War(b.1908)
Elizabeth Foreman Lewis, American author and educator (b. 1892)
Oliver Hardy, American actor, singer, and director (b. 1892)
Jin Shengtan, Chinese journalist and critic (b. 1608)
Alexander Stewart, duke of Albany (b. 1454)
Heinrich II von Rotteneck, prince-bishop of Regensburg
Richard Middleton, English Lord Chancellor
Hugh Foliot, bishop of Hereford (b. c. 1155)
Li Chongjun, Chinese prince