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History Deaths on August 13


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

#Ahilyabai_Holkar

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

#Johnny_Pesky

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

#Ignaz_Semmelweis

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

#Jeremy_Taylor

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

#David_Lange

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

#Henri_Cartan

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

#Lonnie_Mayne

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

#Nino_Ferrer

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

#Helen_Gurley_Brown

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

#Irene_of_Hungary

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

#Emperor_Wen_of_Sui

Radegund
Radegund, Frankish princess and saint (b. 520)

#Radegund

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

#Edwin_Newman

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

#Phil_Rizzuto

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

#Jim_Hughes_(1950s_pitcher)

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

#Mary_Hunter_Austin

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

#Eugène_Delacroix

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

#Frans_Brüggen

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

#Sigizmund_Levanevsky

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

#Louis_Maimbourg

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

#Miguel_Arraes

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

#Larkin_I._Smith

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

#Gerard_David

Pietro Gradenigo
Pietro Gradenigo, doge of Venice

#Pietro_Gradenigo

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

#Eduardo_Campos

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

#Lothar_Bisky

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

#Ignatz_Bubis

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

#Filippo_Maria_Visconti

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

#René_Laennec

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

#Bob_Fillion

Zwentibold
Zwentibold, king of Lotharingia (b. 870)

#Zwentibold

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

#Mishuk_Munier

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

#Mickey_Mantle

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

#Jean_Vincent

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

#Jules_Massenet

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

#Andrew_Dasburg

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

#Süleyman_Seba

Maximus the Confessor
Maximus the Confessor, Byzantine theologian

#Maximus_the_Confessor

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

#Jan_K?esadlo

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

#Johann_Jakob_Grynaeus

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

#H._G._Wells

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

#James_Roosevelt

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

#Tareque_Masud

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

#Murilo_Mendes

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

#Julien_Green

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

#Lance_Cade

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

#Jon_Nödtveidt

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

#Eleanor_of_Aragon,_Queen_of_Castile

Al-Muktafi
Al-Muktafi, Abbasid caliph

#Al-Muktafi

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

#Tigran_Petrosian

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

#Demetrius_Constantine_Dounis

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

#Tim_Richmond

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

#Eduard_Buchner

Giambologna
Giambologna, Italian sculptor (b. 1529)

#Giambologna

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

#Jim_Neidhart

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

#Hayato_Ikeda

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

#Kenny_Baker_(English_actor)

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

#Margaret_Fownes-Luttrell

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

#Pramukh_Swami_Maharaj

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

#Alison_Hargreaves

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

#Florence_Nightingale

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

#Julia_Child

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

#António_de_Spínola

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)