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History Deaths on January 28

Anastasios Metaxas
Anastasios Metaxas, Greek architect and target shooter (b. 1862)


Dervorguilla of Galloway
Dervorguilla of Galloway, Scottish noble, mother of king John Balliol of Scotland (b. c. 1210)


John Hart (South Australian colonist)
John Hart, English-Australian politician, 10th Premier of South Australia (b. 1809)


Bob Tizard
Bob Tizard, New Zealand lawyer and politician, 6th Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand (b. 1924)


F. J. Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich
F. J. Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1782)


Hans Aumeier
Hans Aumeier, German SS officer (b. 1906)


Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville
Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville, French geographer and cartographer (b. 1697)


William II of Holland
William II, Count of Holland, King of Germany (b. 1227)


Harry Gamble
Harry Gamble, American football player, coach, and manager (b. 1930)


Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov
Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov, Russian composer and conductor (b. 1859)


Tich Freeman
Tich Freeman, English cricketer (b. 1888)


John Dynham, 1st Baron Dynham
John Dynham, 1st Baron Dynham, English baron and Lord High Treasurer (b. 1433)


Frank Forde
Frank Forde, Australian educator and politician, 15th Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1890)


Gustaaf Deloor
Gustaaf Deloor, Belgian cyclist and soldier (b. 1913)


Zora Neale Hurston
Zora Neale Hurston, American novelist, short story writer, and folklorist (b. 1891)


Geoff Nicholls
Geoff Nicholls, British musician (b. 1948)


Thomas Bodley
Thomas Bodley, English diplomat and scholar, founded the Bodleian Library (b. 1545)


Suraj Abdurrahman
Suraj Abdurrahman, Nigerian general, architect, and engineer (b. 1954)


Roman Juszkiewicz
Roman Juszkiewicz, Polish astronomer and astrophysicist (b. 1952)


Spytihn?v II, Duke of Bohemia
Spytihn?v II, Duke of Bohemia (b. 1031)


Choekyi Gyaltsen, 10th Panchen Lama
Choekyi Gyaltsen, 10th Panchen Lama (b. 1938)


Pope Paul V
Pope Paul V (b. 1550)


Roza Shanina
Roza Shanina, Russian sergeant and sniper (b. 1924)


Hattie N. Harrison
Hattie N. Harrison, American educator and politician (b. 1928)


Guntram, French king (b. 532)


Marcel Broodthaers
Marcel Broodthaers, Belgian painter and poet (b. 1924)


Paul Kantner
Paul Kantner, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1941)


John Banner
John Banner, Austrian actor (b. 1910)


Burne Hogarth
Burne Hogarth, American cartoonist and author (b. 1911)


Lionel Gilbert
Lionel Gilbert, Australian historian, author, and academic (b. 1924)


Robert Drinan
Robert Drinan, American priest, lawyer, and politician (b. 1920)


Jean-Pierre Wimille
Jean-Pierre Wimille, French race car driver (b. 1908)


Neyzen Tevfik
Neyzen Tevfik, Turkish philosopher and poet (b. 1879)


Old?ich Kulhánek
Old?ich Kulhánek, Czech painter, illustrator, and stage designer (b. 1940)


Maxime Weygand
Maxime Weygand, Belgian-French general (b. 1867)


Klaus Fuchs
Klaus Fuchs, German physicist and politician (b. 1911)


Pepe Smith
Pepe Smith, Filipino rock musician (b. 1947)


Lloyd M. Bucher
Lloyd M. Bucher, American captain (b. 1927)


Ferdinand Verbiest
Ferdinand Verbiest, Flemish Jesuit missionary in China (b. 1623)


Helen Sawyer Hogg
Helen Sawyer Hogg, Canadian astronomer and academic (b. 1905)


W. B. Yeats
W. B. Yeats, Irish poet and playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1865)


Jorge Obeid
Jorge Obeid, Argentinian engineer and politician, Governor of Santa Fe (b. 1947)


James Scullin
James Scullin, Australian journalist and politician, 9th Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1876)


Reynaldo Hahn
Reynaldo Hahn, Venezuelan-French composer, conductor, and critic (b. 1875)


Carlo Clerici
Carlo Clerici, Swiss cyclist (b. 1929)


Billy Fury
Billy Fury. English pop star (b. 1940)


Charlemagne, Holy Roman emperor (pleurisy; b. 742)


Jerry Siegel
Jerry Siegel, American author and illustrator, co-created Superman (b. 1914)


Gustave de Molinari
Gustave de Molinari, Belgian economist and theorist (b. 1819)


Shotaro Ishinomori
Shotaro Ishinomori, Japanese author and illustrator (b. 1938)


Donald Winnicott
Donald Winnicott, English paediatrician and psychoanalyst (b. 1896)


John McCrae
John McCrae, Canadian soldier, physician, and author (b. 1872)


Signe Toly Anderson
Signe Toly Anderson, American singer (b. 1941)


John Cacavas
John Cacavas, American composer and conductor (b. 1930)


Ludvig Holberg
Ludvig Holberg, Norwegian-Danish historian and philosopher (b. 1684)


Bernd Rosemeyer
Bernd Rosemeyer, German race car driver (b. 1909)


Nikolai Luzin
Nikolai Luzin, Russian mathematician and academic (b. 1883)


Pierre Séguier
Pierre Séguier, French politician, Lord Chancellor of France (b. 1588)


Gustave Garrigou
Gustave Garrigou, French cyclist (b. 1884)


Buddy Cianci
Buddy Cianci, American lawyer and politician, 32nd Mayor of Providence (b. 1941)


Dwight Gustafson
Dwight Gustafson, American composer and conductor (b. 1930)


Space Shuttle Challenger
Space Shuttle Challenger crew Gregory Jarvis, American captain, engineer, and astronaut (b. 1944) Christa McAuliffe, American educator and astronaut (b. 1948) Ronald McNair, American physicist and astronaut (b. 1950) Ellison Onizuka, American engineer and astronaut (b. 1946) Judith Resnik, American colonel, engineer, and astronaut (b. 1949) Dick Scobee, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut (b. 1939) Michael J. Smith, American captain, pilot, and astronaut (b. 1945)


Yelena Romanova
Yelena Romanova, Russian runner (b. 1963)


Isabella of Aragon, Queen of France
Isabella of Aragon, Queen of France (b. 1247)


Richard Allestree
Richard Allestree, English priest and academic (b. 1619)


Yves Chauvin
Yves Chauvin, French chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1930)


Emmy Destinn
Emmy Destinn, Czech soprano and poet (b. 1878)


Billy Powell
Billy Powell, American keyboard player and songwriter (b. 1952)


Augustin Daniel Belliard
Augustin Daniel Belliard, French general (b. 1769)


Astrid Lindgren
Astrid Lindgren, Swedish author and screenwriter (b. 1907)


Johannes Hevelius
Johannes Hevelius, Polish astronomer and politician (b. 1611)


Joseph Brodsky
Joseph Brodsky, Russian-American poet and essayist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1940)


Augusta Holmès
Augusta Holmès, French pianist and composer (b. 1847)


Alexander Chancellor, British journalist (b. 1940)
Franklin Gene Bissell, American football player and coach (b. 1926)
Nigel Jenkins, Welsh poet, journalist, and geographer (b. 1949)
Florentino Fernández, Cuban-American boxer and coach (b. 1936)
Don Starkell, Canadian adventurer and author (b. 1932)
Karel Svoboda, Czech composer (b. 1938)
Jim Capaldi, English singer-songwriter and drummer (b. 1944)
Mel Pritchard, English drummer (b. 1948)
Mieke Pullen, Dutch runner (b. 1957)
Ay?e Nur Zarakolu, Turkish author and activist (b. 1946)
Ranko Marinkovi?, Croatian author and playwright (b. 1913)
Valery Gavrilin, Russian composer (b. 1939)
Ward Moore, American author (b. 1903)
Walter Beall, American baseball player (b. 1899)
Edward Siegler, American gymnast and triathlete (b. 1881)
Mustafa Suphi, Turkish journalist and politician (b. 1883)
Émile Clapeyron, French physicist and engineer (b. 1799)
Sir John Fenwick, 3rd Baronet, English general and politician (b. 1645)
Tommaso Dingli, Maltese architect and sculptor (b. 1591)
Henry VIII, king of England (b. 1491)
Robert le Maçon, French diplomat (b. 1365)
Jing Yanguang, Chinese general (b. 892)
Gao Jixing, founder of Chinese Jingnan (b. 858)
Zhou Dewei, Chinese general