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History Deaths on August 08


Louise Brooks
Louise Brooks, American actress (b. 1906)

#Louise_Brooks

Juhani Aho
Juhani Aho, Finnish journalist and author (b. 1861)

#Juhani_Aho

Leonardo Legaspi
Leonardo Legaspi, Filipino archbishop (b. 1935)

#Leonardo_Legaspi

Konstantinas Sirvydas
Konstantinas Sirvydas, Lithuanian priest, lexicographer, and academic (b. 1579)

#Konstantinas_Sirvydas

Stjepan Radi?
Stjepan Radi?, Croatian politician (b. 1871)

#Stjepan_Radi?

Fernando Castro Pacheco
Fernando Castro Pacheco, Mexican painter, engraver, and illustrator (b. 1918)

#Fernando_Castro_Pacheco

Michael Wittmann
Michael Wittmann, German commander (b. 1914)

#Michael_Wittmann

Regina Resnik
Regina Resnik, American soprano and actress (b. 1922)

#Regina_Resnik

Félix Leclerc
Félix Leclerc, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1914)

#Félix_Leclerc

Francis Hutcheson (philosopher)
Francis Hutcheson, Irish philosopher (b. 1694)

#Francis_Hutcheson_(philosopher)

Alexander William Doniphan
Alexander William Doniphan, American colonel, lawyer, and politician (b. 1808)

#Alexander_William_Doniphan

Fergus McMaster
Fergus McMaster, Australian businessman, founded Qantas (b. 1879)

#Fergus_McMaster

William P. Frye
William P. Frye, American lawyer and politician (b. 1830)

#William_P._Frye

Cornelis Ketel
Cornelis Ketel, Dutch painter (b. 1548)

#Cornelis_Ketel

Jacob Burckhardt
Jacob Burckhardt, Swiss historian and academic (b. 1818)

#Jacob_Burckhardt

Oronce Finé
Oronce Finé, French mathematician and cartographer (b. 1494)

#Oronce_Finé

Christoph Ludwig Agricola
Christoph Ludwig Agricola, German painter (b. 1667)

#Christoph_Ludwig_Agricola

Sam S. Walker
Sam S. Walker, American general (b. 1925)

#Sam_S._Walker

Alonso Sánchez Coello
Alonso Sánchez Coello, Spanish painter (b. 1532)

#Alonso_Sánchez_Coello

Menahem Golan
Menahem Golan, Israeli director and producer (b. 1929)

#Menahem_Golan

Carl Peter Thunberg
Carl Peter Thunberg, Swedish botanist and psychologist (b. 1743)

#Carl_Peter_Thunberg

Vilhelm Moberg
Vilhelm Moberg, Swedish historian and author (b. 1898)

#Vilhelm_Moberg

Kurt Maetzig
Kurt Maetzig, German director and screenwriter (b. 1911)

#Kurt_Maetzig

George Canning
George Canning, English lawyer and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1770)

#George_Canning

Gus Mortson
Gus Mortson, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1925)

#Gus_Mortson

Lucas van Leyden
Lucas van Leyden, Dutch artist (b. 1494)

#Lucas_van_Leyden

Gene Mauch
Gene Mauch, American baseball player and manager (b. 1925)

#Gene_Mauch

Patricia Neal
Patricia Neal, American actress (b. 1926)

#Patricia_Neal

Johannes Bluyssen
Johannes Bluyssen, Dutch bishop (b. 1926)

#Johannes_Bluyssen

Paul Triquet
Paul Triquet, Canadian general, Victoria Cross recipient (b. 1910)

#Paul_Triquet

Almanzor
Almanzor, chief minister and de facto ruler of Córdoba

#Almanzor

Nicholas Bett
Nicholas Bett, Kenyan track and field athlete (b. 1990)

#Nicholas_Bett

Abu al-Qasim al-Khoei
Abu al-Qasim al-Khoei, Iranian religious leader and scholar (b. 1899)

#Abu_al-Qasim_al-Khoei

Igor Kurnosov
Igor Kurnosov, Russian chess player (b. 1985)

#Igor_Kurnosov

Sean Price
Sean Price, American rapper (b. 1972)

#Sean_Price

George Booth, 1st Baron Delamer
George Booth, 1st Baron Delamer, English politician (b. 1622)

#George_Booth,_1st_Baron_Delamer

Erwin von Witzleben
Erwin von Witzleben, German field marshal (b. 1881)

#Erwin_von_Witzleben

Fay Wray
Fay Wray, Canadian-American actress (b. 1907)

#Fay_Wray

Henry of Blois
Henry of Blois, bishop of Winchester (b. 1111)

#Henry_of_Blois

Carl Heinrich Graun
Carl Heinrich Graun, German tenor and composer (b. 1704)

#Carl_Heinrich_Graun

Trajan
Trajan, Roman emperor (b. 53)

#Trajan

Albert Namatjira
Albert Namatjira, Australian painter (b. 1902)

#Albert_Namatjira

Red Wilson
Red Wilson, American football and baseball player (b. 1929)

#Red_Wilson

Angus MacAskill
Angus MacAskill, Scottish-Canadian giant (b. 1825)

#Angus_MacAskill

Cannonball Adderley
Cannonball Adderley, American saxophonist (b. 1928)

#Cannonball_Adderley

James Tissot
James Tissot, French painter and illustrator (b. 1836)

#James_Tissot

Barbara Bel Geddes
Barbara Bel Geddes, American actress (b. 1922)

#Barbara_Bel_Geddes

Mary MacKillop
Mary MacKillop, Australian nun and saint, co-founded the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart (b. 1842)

#Mary_MacKillop

James Irwin
James Irwin, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut (b. 1930)

#James_Irwin

Nicholas Monsarrat
Nicholas Monsarrat, English lieutenant and author (b. 1910)

#Nicholas_Monsarrat

Alan Napier
Alan Napier, English actor (b. 1903)

#Alan_Napier

Madeleine de Verchères
Madeleine de Verchères, Canadian raid leader (b. 1678)

#Madeleine_de_Verchères

Daniel Jarque
Daniel Jarque, Spanish footballer (b. 1983)

#Daniel_Jarque

Anton Denikin
Anton Denikin, Russian general (b. 1872)

#Anton_Denikin

Lothair II
Lothair II, Frankish king (b. 835)

#Lothair_II

Fay Ajzenberg-Selove
Fay Ajzenberg-Selove, German-American physicist and academic (b. 1926)

#Fay_Ajzenberg-Selove

Ruth Etchells
Ruth Etchells, English poet and academic (b. 1931)

#Ruth_Etchells

Eugène Boudin
Eugène Boudin, French painter (b. 1824)

#Eugène_Boudin

Immanuel Hermann Fichte
Immanuel Hermann Fichte, German philosopher and academic (b. 1797)

#Immanuel_Hermann_Fichte

Wilbert Robinson
Wilbert Robinson, American baseball player, coach, and manager (b. 1863)

#Wilbert_Robinson

Glen Campbell
Glen Campbell, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (b. 1936)

#Glen_Campbell

Henry of Castile the Senator
Henry of Castile the Senator, Spanish nobleman (b. 1230)

#Henry_of_Castile_the_Senator

John Henry Twachtman
John Henry Twachtman, American painter and academic (b. 1853)

#John_Henry_Twachtman

Karen Black
Karen Black, American actress (b. 1939)

#Karen_Black

Launceston Elliot
Launceston Elliot, Scottish wrestler and weightlifter (b. 1874)

#Launceston_Elliot

Richard Deacon (actor)
Richard Deacon, American actor (b. 1921)

#Richard_Deacon_(actor)

Christopher Marshall, English physician and biologist (b. 1948)
Peter Sculthorpe, Australian composer and conductor (b. 1929)
Charles Keating, English-American actor (b. 1941)
Surya Lesmana, Indonesian footballer and manager (b. 1944)
Orville Moody, American golfer (b. 1933)
Melville Shavelson, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1917)
Ma Lik, Chinese journalist and politician (b. 1952)
Monica Sjöö, Swedish-English painter (b. 1938)
Dean Rockwell, American commander, wrestler, and coach (b. 1912)
John H. Johnson, American publisher, founded the Johnson Publishing Company (b. 1918)
Ahmed Deedat, South African missionary and author (b. 1918)
Leon Golub, American painter and academic (b. 1922)
Falaba Issa Traoré, Malian director and playwright (b. 1930)
Dirk Hoogendam, Dutch-German SS officer (b. 1922)
Mahmoud Saremi, Iranian journalist (b. 1968)
Jüri Randviir, Estonian chess player and journalist (b. 1927)
Nevill Francis Mott, English physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1905)
Danilo Blanuša, Croatian mathematician and physicist (b. 1903)
Ellen Raskin, American author and illustrator (b. 1928)
Eric Brandon, English racing driver and businessman (b. 1920)
Thomas McElwee, Irish republican and PIRA volunteer (b. 1957)
Elisabeth Abegg, German anti-Nazi resistance fighter (b. 1882)
Freddie Spencer Chapman, English lieutenant (b. 1907)
Otmar Freiherr von Verschuer, German biologist and eugenicist (b. 1896)
Shirley Jackson, American novelist and short story writer (b. 1916)
Johnny Dodds, American clarinet player and saxophonist (b. 1892)
Jimmie Guthrie, Scottish motorcycle racer (b. 1897)
Marie-Claire Heureuse Félicité Bonheur, Haitian Empress (b. 1758)
Horio Tadauji, Japanese daimy? (b. 1578)
Seo Hui, Korean politician and diplomat (b. 942)
Hildegar, bishop of Cologne