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History Deaths on June 15


Wat Tyler
Wat Tyler, English rebel leader (b. 1341)

#Wat_Tyler

Evelyn Underhill
Evelyn Underhill, English mystic and author (b. 1875)

#Evelyn_Underhill

Kristian Birkeland
Kristian Birkeland, Norwegian physicist and academic (b. 1867)

#Kristian_Birkeland

Alfred Bruneau
Alfred Bruneau, French cellist and composer (b. 1857)

#Alfred_Bruneau

Murad I
Murad I, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1319)

#Murad_I

Tamás Bakócz
Tamás Bakócz, Hungarian cardinal (b. 1442)

#Tamás_Bakócz

James K. Polk
James K. Polk, American lawyer and politician, 11th President of the United States (b. 1795)

#James_K._Polk

Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald, American singer and actress (b. 1917)

#Ella_Fitzgerald

Robert I of France
Robert I of France (b. 866)

#Robert_I_of_France

Hume Cronyn
Hume Cronyn, Canadian-American actor (b. 1911)

#Hume_Cronyn

Heinz Flohe
Heinz Flohe, German footballer and manager (b. 1948)

#Heinz_Flohe

Sam Crawford
Sam Crawford, American baseball player, coach, and umpire (b. 1880)

#Sam_Crawford

Peyami Safa
Peyami Safa, Turkish journalist and author (b. 1899)

#Peyami_Safa

Otfrid Foerster
Otfrid Foerster, German neurologist and physician (b. 1873)

#Otfrid_Foerster

Casey Kasem
Casey Kasem, American radio host, producer, and voice actor, co-created American Top 40 (b. 1932)

#Casey_Kasem

Eadburh of Winchester
Eadburh of Winchester, English princess and saint

#Eadburh_of_Winchester

Miloš Obili?
Miloš Obili?, Serbian knight.

#Miloš_Obili?

James Short (mathematician)
James Short, Scottish mathematician and optician (b. 1710)

#James_Short_(mathematician)

Wes Montgomery
Wes Montgomery, American guitarist and songwriter (b. 1925)

#Wes_Montgomery

John VI Kantakouzenos
John VI Kantakouzenos, Byzantine emperor (b. 1292)

#John_VI_Kantakouzenos

Theophanu
Theophanu, Byzantine wife of Otto II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 960)

#Theophanu

Meredith Willson
Meredith Willson, American playwright, composer, and conductor (b. 1902)

#Meredith_Willson

Jimmy Dykes
Jimmy Dykes, American baseball player, coach, and manager (b. 1896)

#Jimmy_Dykes

Giulio Cabianca
Giulio Cabianca, Italian race car driver (b. 1923)

#Giulio_Cabianca

Ary Scheffer
Ary Scheffer, Dutch-French painter and academic (b. 1795)

#Ary_Scheffer

Ray Getliffe
Ray Getliffe, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1914)

#Ray_Getliffe

Franco Zeffirelli
Franco Zeffirelli, Italian film director (b. 1923)

#Franco_Zeffirelli

Barry MacKay
Barry MacKay, American tennis player and sportscaster (b. 1935)

#Barry_MacKay

James Hunt
James Hunt, English race car driver and sportscaster (b. 1947)

#James_Hunt

Frederick II, Duke of Austria
Frederick II, Duke of Austria (b. 1219)

#Frederick_II,_Duke_of_Austria

Lois Duncan
Lois Duncan, American author (b. 1934)

#Lois_Duncan

Tatu Kolehmainen
Tatu Kolehmainen, Finnish runner (b. 1885)

#Tatu_Kolehmainen

Brett Whiteley
Brett Whiteley, Australian painter (b. 1939)

#Brett_Whiteley

Henry Sacheverell
Henry Sacheverell, English minister and politician (b. 1674)

#Henry_Sacheverell

Minamoto no Yoshitsune
Minamoto no Yoshitsune, Japanese general (b. 1159)

#Minamoto_no_Yoshitsune

Andronikos III Palaiologos
Andronikos III Palaiologos, Byzantine emperor (b. 1297)

#Andronikos_III_Palaiologos

Matt
Matt "Guitar" Murphy, American Blues guitarist (The Blues Brothers) (b. 1929)

#Matt_"Guitar"_Murphy

Mihai Eminescu
Mihai Eminescu, Romanian journalist, author, and poet (b. 1850)

#Mihai_Eminescu

José Froilán González
José Froilán González, Argentinian race car driver (b. 1922)

#José_Froilán_González

Unry? Ky?kichi
Unry? Ky?kichi, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 10th Yokozuna (b. 1822)

#Unry?_Ky?kichi

Jules Roy
Jules Roy, French author, poet, and playwright (b. 1907)

#Jules_Roy

John Connally
John Connally, American commander, lawyer, and politician, 61st United States Secretary of the Treasury (b. 1917)

#John_Connally

Capitola Dickerson
Capitola Dickerson, American pianist and educator (b. 1913)

#Capitola_Dickerson

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, German painter and illustrator (b. 1880)

#Ernst_Ludwig_Kirchner

Emperor Go-Sanj?
Emperor Go-Sanj? of Japan (b. 1034)

#Emperor_Go-Sanj?

Alfred Cortot
Alfred Cortot, Swiss pianist and conductor (b. 1877)

#Alfred_Cortot

Lazar of Serbia
Lazar of Serbia (b. 1329)

#Lazar_of_Serbia

Adalbert, Bishop of Passau
Adalbert, bishop of Passau

#Adalbert,_Bishop_of_Passau

Jacques Bergerac
Jacques Bergerac, French actor and businessman (b. 1927)

#Jacques_Bergerac

Louis-Claude Daquin
Louis-Claude Daquin, French organist and composer (b. 1694)

#Louis-Claude_Daquin

Dennis O'Rourke
Dennis O'Rourke, Australian director and producer (b. 1945)

#Dennis_O'Rourke

Raymond Devos
Raymond Devos, Belgian-French comedian and clown (b. 1922)

#Raymond_Devos

Kirk Kerkorian
Kirk Kerkorian, American businessman, founded the Tracinda Corporation (b. 1917)

#Kirk_Kerkorian

Thomas Campbell (poet)
Thomas Campbell, Scottish poet and academic (b. 1777)

#Thomas_Campbell_(poet)

John, Duke of Berry
John, Duke of Berry (b. 1340)

#John,_Duke_of_Berry

Wendell Meredith Stanley
Wendell Meredith Stanley, American biochemist and virologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1904)

#Wendell_Meredith_Stanley

Henry Howard, 1st Earl of Northampton
Henry Howard, 1st Earl of Northampton, English courtier and politician, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports (b. 1540)

#Henry_Howard,_1st_Earl_of_Northampton

Happy Chandler
Happy Chandler, American businessman and politician, 49th Governor of Kentucky (b. 1898)

#Happy_Chandler

Frederick III, German Emperor
Frederick III, German Emperor (b. 1831)

#Frederick_III,_German_Emperor

Moise Safra, Brazilian businessman and philanthropist, co-founded Banco Safra (b. 1934)
Daniel Keyes, American short story writer and novelist (b. 1927)
Kenneth G. Wilson, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1936)
Jerry Tubbs, American football player and coach (b. 1935)
Israel Nogueda Otero, Mexican economist and politician, 10th Governor of Guerrero (b. 1935)
Phillip D. Cagan, American economist and author (b. 1927)
Bill Haast, American herpetologist and academic (b. 1910)
Herb Pearson, New Zealand cricketer (b. 1910)
Suzanne Flon, French actress (b. 1918)
Ahmet Piri?tina, Turkish politician and mayor of ?zmir (b. 1952)
Choi Hong Hi, South Korean general and martial artist, founded Taekwondo (b. 1918)
Henri Alekan, French cinematographer (b. 1909)
Omer Côté, Canadian lawyer and politician (b. 1906)
Dick Murdoch, American wrestler (b. 1946)
Sir Fitzroy Maclean, 1st Baronet, Scottish general and politician (b. 1911)
John Vincent Atanasoff, American physicist and inventor, invented the Atanasoff-Berry computer (b. 1903)
Manos Hatzidakis, Greek composer and theorist (b. 1925)
Chuck Menville, American animator, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1940)
Arthur Lewis, Saint Lucian economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1915)
Ray McAnally, Irish actor (b. 1926)
Maurice Bellemare, Canadian lawyer and politician (b. 1912)
Andy Stanfield, American sprinter (b. 1927)
Count Albert von Mensdorff-Pouilly-Dietrichstein, Austrian diplomat
Philip III, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1396)
Matthew Kantakouzenos, Byzantine emperor
John Cavendish, English lawyer and judge (b. 1346)
Angelo da Clareno, Italian Franciscan and leader of a group of Fraticelli (b. 1247)
Magnus Erlingsson, King of Norway (b. 1156)
Murong Yanchao, Chinese general
Romanos I Lekapenos, Byzantine Emperor (b. c. 870)