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History Deaths on August 13

Ahilyabai Holkar
Ahilyabai Holkar, Queen of Indore (b. 1725)


Johnny Pesky
Johnny Pesky, American baseball player and manager (b. 1919)


Ignaz Semmelweis
Ignaz Semmelweis, Hungarian physician and obstetrician (b. 1818)


Jeremy Taylor
Jeremy Taylor, Irish bishop and saint (b. 1613)


David Lange
David Lange, New Zealand lawyer and politician, 32nd Prime Minister of New Zealand (b. 1942)


Henri Cartan
Henri Cartan, French mathematician and academic (b. 1904)


Lonnie Mayne
Lonnie Mayne, American wrestler (b. 1944)


Nino Ferrer
Nino Ferrer, Italian-French singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1934)


Helen Gurley Brown
Helen Gurley Brown, American journalist and author (b. 1922)


Irene of Hungary
Irene of Hungary, Byzantine empress (b. 1088)


Emperor Wen of Sui
Wen, emperor of the Sui Dynasty (b. 541)


Radegund, Frankish princess and saint (b. 520)


Edwin Newman
Edwin Newman, American journalist and author (b. 1919)


Phil Rizzuto
Phil Rizzuto, American baseball player and sportscaster (b. 1917)


Jim Hughes (1950s pitcher)
Jim Hughes, American baseball player and manager (b. 1923)


Mary Hunter Austin
Mary Hunter Austin, American author and playwright (b. 1868)


Eugène Delacroix
Eugène Delacroix, French painter and lithographer (b. 1798)


Frans Brüggen
Frans Brüggen, Dutch flute player and conductor (b. 1934)


Sigizmund Levanevsky
Sigizmund Levanevsky, Soviet aircraft pilot of Polish origin (b. 1902)


Louis Maimbourg
Louis Maimbourg, French priest and historian (b. 1610)


Miguel Arraes
Miguel Arraes, Brazilian lawyer and politician (b. 1916)


Larkin I. Smith
Larkin I. Smith, American police officer and politician (b. 1944)


Gerard David
Gerard David, Flemish painter (b. 1460)


Pietro Gradenigo
Pietro Gradenigo, doge of Venice


Eduardo Campos
Eduardo Campos, Brazilian politician, 14th Brazilian Minister of Science and Technology (b. 1965)


Lothar Bisky
Lothar Bisky, German politician (b. 1941)


Ignatz Bubis
Ignatz Bubis, German Jewish religious leader (b. 1927)


Filippo Maria Visconti
Filippo Maria Visconti, duke of Milan (b. 1392)


René Laennec
René Laennec, French physician, invented the stethoscope (b. 1781)


Bob Fillion
Bob Fillion, Canadian ice hockey player and manager (b. 1920)


Zwentibold, king of Lotharingia (b. 870)


Mishuk Munier
Mishuk Munier, Bangladeshi journalist and cinematographer (b. 1959)


Mickey Mantle
Mickey Mantle, American baseball player and sportscaster (b. 1931)


Jean Vincent
Jean Vincent, French footballer and manager (b. 1930)


Jules Massenet
Jules Massenet, French composer (b. 1842)


Andrew Dasburg
Andrew Dasburg, American painter and sculptor (b. 1887)


Süleyman Seba
Süleyman Seba, Turkish footballer and manager (b. 1926)


Maximus the Confessor
Maximus the Confessor, Byzantine theologian


Jan K?esadlo
Jan K?esadlo, Czech-English psychologist and author (b. 1926)


Johann Jakob Grynaeus
Johann Jakob Grynaeus, Swiss clergyman and theologian (b. 1540)


H. G. Wells
H. G. Wells, English novelist, historian, and critic (b. 1866)


James Roosevelt
James Roosevelt, American general and politician (b. 1907)


Tareque Masud
Tareque Masud, Bangladeshi director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1957)


Murilo Mendes
Murilo Mendes, Brazilian poet and telegrapher (b. 1901)


Julien Green
Julien Green, American author (b. 1900)


Lance Cade
Lance Cade, American wrestler (b. 1981)


Jon Nödtveidt
Jon Nödtveidt, Swedish musician (b. 1975)


Eleanor of Aragon, Queen of Castile
Eleanor of Aragon, queen of Castile (b. 1358)


Al-Muktafi, Abbasid caliph


Tigran Petrosian
Tigran Petrosian, Georgian-Armenian chess player (b. 1929)


Demetrius Constantine Dounis
Demetrius Constantine Dounis, Greek violinist and mandolin player (b. 1886)


Tim Richmond
Tim Richmond, American race car driver (b. 1955)


Eduard Buchner
Eduard Buchner, German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1860)


Giambologna, Italian sculptor (b. 1529)


Jim Neidhart
Jim Neidhart, American wrestler (b. 1955)


Hayato Ikeda
Hayato Ikeda, Japanese lawyer and politician, 58th Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1899)


Kenny Baker (English actor)
Kenny Baker, English actor and musician (b. 1934)


Margaret Fownes-Luttrell
Margaret Fownes-Luttrell, English painter (b. 1726)


Pramukh Swami Maharaj
Pramukh Swami Maharaj, Indian Hindu leader (b. 1921)


Alison Hargreaves
Alison Hargreaves, English mountaineer (b. 1963)


Florence Nightingale
Florence Nightingale, Italian-English nurse and theologian (b. 1820)


Julia Child
Julia Child, American chef, author, and television host (b. 1912)


António de Spínola
António de Spínola, Portuguese general and politician, 14th President of Portugal (b. 1910)


Om Prakash Munjal, Indian businessman and philanthropist, co-founded Hero Cycles (b. 1928)
Watban Ibrahim al-Tikriti, Iraqi politician, Iraqi Minister of Interior (b. 1952)
Martino Finotto, Italian race car driver (b. 1933)
Aaron Selber, Jr., American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1927)
Joan Roberts, American actress and singer (b. 1917)
Ray Jordon, Australian cricketer and coach (b. 1937)
Hugo Adam Bedau, American philosopher and academic (b. 1926)
Panagiotis Bachramis, Greek footballer (b. 1976)
Lavelle Felton, American basketball player (b. 1980)
Jack Weil, American businessman (b. 1901)
Bill Gwatney, American politician (b. 1959)
Brooke Astor, American philanthropist and socialite (b. 1902)
Brian Adams, American wrestler (b. 1964)
Tony Jay, English actor and singer (b. 1933)
Ed Townsend, American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1929)
Otto Stuppacher, Austrian race car driver (b. 1947)
Nazia Hassan, Pakistani singer-songwriter (b. 1965)
Jaime Garzón, Colombian journalist and lawyer (b. 1960)
Rafael Robles, Dominican-American baseball player (b. 1947)
Edward Ginzton, Ukrainian-American physicist and academic (b. 1915)
Helen Mack, American actress (b. 1913)
Willy Rey, Dutch-Canadian model (b. 1949)
W. O. Bentley, English race car driver and engineer, founded Bentley Motors Limited (b. 1888)
Louis Bastien, French cyclist and fencer (b. 1881)
Francis J. McCormick, American football, basketball player, and coach (b. 1903)
Johann Elias Schlegel, German poet and critic (b. 1719)
John Cruger, Danish-American businessman and politician, 39th Mayor of New York City (b. 1678)
Jacques Lelong, French priest and author (b. 1665)
Nawr?z, Mongol emir
Gyeongjong, king of Goryeo (Korea) (b. 955)
Takechi, Japanese prince
Fabia Eudokia, Byzantine empress (b. 580)