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History Deaths on June 16


Wilhelm Martin Leberecht de Wette
Wilhelm Martin Leberecht de Wette, German theologian and scholar (b. 1780)

#Wilhelm_Martin_Leberecht_de_Wette

Chittaranjan Das
Chittaranjan Das, Indian lawyer and politician (b. 1870)

#Chittaranjan_Das

Crawford Long
Crawford Long, American surgeon and pharmacist (b. 1815)

#Crawford_Long

Elmer Ambrose Sperry
Elmer Ambrose Sperry, American inventor, co-invented the gyrocompass (b. 1860)

#Elmer_Ambrose_Sperry

Ernst Schröder
Ernst Schröder, German mathematician and academic (b. 1841)

#Ernst_Schröder

DuBose Heyward
DuBose Heyward, American author (b. 1885)

#DuBose_Heyward

Josiah Mason
Josiah Mason, English businessman and philanthropist (b. 1795)

#Josiah_Mason

Hidenoyama Raigor?
Hidenoyama Raigor?, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 9th Yokozuna (b. 1808)

#Hidenoyama_Raigor?

Maureen Forrester
Maureen Forrester, Canadian singer and academic (b. 1930)

#Maureen_Forrester

Marcel Junod
Marcel Junod, Swiss physician and anesthesiologist (b. 1904)

#Marcel_Junod

John Snow
John Snow, English epidemiologist and physician (b. 1813)

#John_Snow

Ezra Fitch
Ezra Fitch, American lawyer and businessman, co-founded Abercrombie & Fitch (b. 1866)

#Ezra_Fitch

George Reeves
George Reeves, American actor and director (b. 1914)

#George_Reeves

Georg Henrik von Wright
Georg Henrik von Wright, Finnish-Swedish philosopher and author (b. 1916)

#Georg_Henrik_von_Wright

Adam de Brome
Adam de Brome, founder of Oriel College, Oxford

#Adam_de_Brome

Hugh the Great
Hugh the Great, Frankish nobleman (b. 898)

#Hugh_the_Great

Norman Macleod (1812-1872)
Norman MacLeod, Scottish minister and author (b. 1812)

#Norman_Macleod_(1812-1872)

Konrad von Thüngen
Konrad von Thüngen, German nobleman (b. c. 1466)

#Konrad_von_Thüngen

Mel Allen
Mel Allen, American sportscaster and game show host (b. 1913)

#Mel_Allen

Marc Bazin
Marc Bazin, Haitian lawyer and politician, 49th President of Haiti (b. 1932)

#Marc_Bazin

Nils Karlsson
Nils Karlsson, Swedish skier (b. 1917)

#Nils_Karlsson

Anne Russell, Duchess of Bedford
Anne Russell, Countess of Jersey (formerly Duchess of Bedford) (b. c.1705)

#Anne_Russell,_Duchess_of_Bedford

Alexander Stuart (Australian politician)
Alexander Stuart, Scottish-Australian politician, 9th Premier of New South Wales (b. 1824)

#Alexander_Stuart_(Australian_politician)

Brian Piccolo
Brian Piccolo, American football player (b. 1943)

#Brian_Piccolo

Ozias Leduc
Ozias Leduc, Canadian painter (b. 1864)

#Ozias_Leduc

Sydney Chapman (mathematician)
Sydney Chapman, English mathematician and geophysicist (b. 1888)

#Sydney_Chapman_(mathematician)

Hans Hass
Hans Hass, Austrian biologist and diver (b. 1919)

#Hans_Hass

Philip of Artois, Count of Eu
Philip of Artois, Count of Eu, French soldier (b. 1358)

#Philip_of_Artois,_Count_of_Eu

Ronald Neame
Ronald Neame, English director, producer, cinematographer, and screenwriter (b. 1911)

#Ronald_Neame

Hugh de Balsham
Hugh de Balsham, English bishop

#Hugh_de_Balsham

John Reith, 1st Baron Reith
John Reith, 1st Baron Reith, Scottish broadcaster, co-founded BBC (b. 1889)

#John_Reith,_1st_Baron_Reith

Margaret Bondfield
Margaret Bondfield, English politician, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (b. 1873)

#Margaret_Bondfield

Johann Adam Hiller
Johann Adam Hiller, German composer and conductor (b. 1728)

#Johann_Adam_Hiller

Lindsay Hassett
Lindsay Hassett, Australian cricketer and soldier (b. 1913)

#Lindsay_Hassett

Erni Krusten
Erni Krusten, Estonian author and poet (b. 1900)

#Erni_Krusten

Maurice Duruflé
Maurice Duruflé, French organist and composer (b. 1902)

#Maurice_Duruflé

Khondakar Ashraf Hossain
Khondakar Ashraf Hossain, Bangladesh poet and academic (b. 1950)

#Khondakar_Ashraf_Hossain

Charles Correa
Charles Correa, Indian architect and urban planner (b. 1930)

#Charles_Correa

Tony Gwynn
Tony Gwynn, American baseball player and coach (b. 1960)

#Tony_Gwynn

Ottmar Walter
Ottmar Walter, German footballer (b. 1924)

#Ottmar_Walter

Johannes Tauler
Johannes Tauler, German mystic theologian

#Johannes_Tauler

Charles Sturt
Charles Sturt, Indian-English botanist and explorer (b. 1795)

#Charles_Sturt

Joseph Butler
Joseph Butler, English bishop and philosopher (b. 1692)

#Joseph_Butler

Wernher von Braun
Wernher von Braun, German-American physicist and engineer (b. 1912)

#Wernher_von_Braun

James Honeyman-Scott
James Honeyman-Scott, English guitarist and songwriter (b. 1956)

#James_Honeyman-Scott

John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough
John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, English general and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Oxfordshire (b. 1650)

#John_Churchill,_1st_Duke_of_Marlborough

Bramwell Booth
Bramwell Booth, English 2nd General of The Salvation Army (b. 1856)

#Bramwell_Booth

Susan Tyrrell
Susan Tyrrell, American actress (b. 1945)

#Susan_Tyrrell

Pál Maléter
Pál Maléter, Hungarian general and politician, Minister of Defence of Hungary (b. 1917)

#Pál_Maléter

Alexander Seton, 1st Earl of Dunfermline
Alexander Seton, 1st Earl of Dunfermline, Scottish lawyer, judge, and politician, Lord Chancellor of Scotland (b. 1555)

#Alexander_Seton,_1st_Earl_of_Dunfermline

Mario Rigoni Stern
Mario Rigoni Stern, Italian soldier and author (b. 1921)

#Mario_Rigoni_Stern

Andrew Lawson
Andrew Lawson, Scottish-American geologist and academic (b. 1861)

#Andrew_Lawson

John de la Pole, 1st Earl of Lincoln
John de la Pole, 1st Earl of Lincoln (b. c. 1463)

#John_de_la_Pole,_1st_Earl_of_Lincoln

Jean-Baptiste-Louis Gresset
Jean-Baptiste-Louis Gresset, French poet and playwright (b. 1709)

#Jean-Baptiste-Louis_Gresset

Imre Nagy
Imre Nagy, Hungarian politician, 3rd Prime Minister of Hungary (b. 1895)

#Imre_Nagy

Kikuchi Y?sai
Kikuchi Y?sai, Japanese painter (b. 1781)

#Kikuchi_Y?sai

Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis
Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, English field marshal and politician, 17th Governor General of Canada (b. 1891)

#Harold_Alexander,_1st_Earl_Alexander_of_Tunis

Sir Francis Bernard, 1st Baronet
Sir Francis Bernard, 1st Baronet, English lawyer and politician, Governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay (b. 1712)

#Sir_Francis_Bernard,_1st_Baronet

S?awomir Petelicki
S?awomir Petelicki, Polish general (b. 1946)

#S?awomir_Petelicki

Sir Richard Fanshawe, 1st Baronet
Sir Richard Fanshawe, 1st Baronet, English poet and diplomat, English Ambassador to Spain (b. 1608)

#Sir_Richard_Fanshawe,_1st_Baronet

Jean Le Fèvre de Saint-Remy
Jean Le Fèvre de Saint-Remy, Burgundian historian and author (b. 1395)

#Jean_Le_Fèvre_de_Saint-Remy

William Lawson (explorer)
William Lawson, English-Australian explorer and politician (b. 1774)

#William_Lawson_(explorer)

Thanom Kittikachorn
Thanom Kittikachorn, Thai field marshal and politician, 10th Prime Minister of Thailand (b. 1911)

#Thanom_Kittikachorn

Marc Bloch
Marc Bloch, French historian and academic (b. 1886)

#Marc_Bloch

Screaming Lord Sutch
Screaming Lord Sutch, English singer and activist (b. 1940)

#Screaming_Lord_Sutch

Reginald Denny (actor)
Reginald Denny, English actor (b. 1891)

#Reginald_Denny_(actor)

Nicholas Ray
Nicholas Ray, American actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1911)

#Nicholas_Ray

Thomas Playford IV
Thomas Playford IV, Australian politician, 33rd Premier of South Australia (b. 1896)

#Thomas_Playford_IV

Vernon Louis Parrington
Vernon Louis Parrington, American historian and scholar (b. 1871)

#Vernon_Louis_Parrington

Wilhelm Camphausen
Wilhelm Camphausen, German painter and academic (b. 1818)

#Wilhelm_Camphausen

Helmut Kohl
Helmut Kohl, German politician, 6th Chancellor of Germany (b. 1930)

#Helmut_Kohl

Pierre Bourgault
Pierre Bourgault, Canadian journalist and politician (b. 1934)

#Pierre_Bourgault

Jo Cox, English political activist and MP (b. 1974)
Jean Vautrin, French director, screenwriter, and critic (b. 1933)
Cándido Muatetema Rivas, Equatoguinean politician and diplomat, Prime Minister of Equatorial Guinea (b. 1960)
Norman Ian MacKenzie, English journalist and author (b. 1921)
Sam Farber, American businessman, co-founded OXO (b. 1924)
Jorge Lankenau, Mexican banker and businessman (b. 1944)
Östen Mäkitalo, Swedish engineer and academic (b. 1938)
Enrique Laguerre, Puerto Rican-American author and critic (b. 1906)
Jacques Miquelon, Canadian lawyer and judge (b. 1911)
Fred Wacker, American race car driver and engineer (b. 1918)
Dal Stivens, Australian soldier and author (b. 1911)
Kristen Pfaff, American bass player and songwriter (b. 1967)
Miguel Piñero, Puerto Rican-American actor and playwright (b. 1946)
Marguerite de Angeli, American author and illustrator (b. 1889)
Lew Andreas, American football player and coach (b. 1895)
Ignatius Kutu Acheampong, Ghanaian general and politician, 6th Head of state of Ghana (b. 1931)
Amalie Sara Colquhoun, Australian landscape and portrait painter (b. 1894)
Gordon Brewster, Irish cartoonist (b 1889)
Aris Velouchiotis, Greek general (b. 1905)
Chick Webb, American drummer and bandleader (b. 1905)
Charles-François Lebrun, duc de Plaisance, French lawyer and politician (b. 1739)
Louise-Françoise de Bourbon, eldest daughter of King Louis XIV of France (b. 1673)
Christian, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg-Wolfenbüttel, German Protestant military leader (b. 1599)
Johannes Ambundii, archbishop of Riga
Richeza of Poland, queen of León (b. c. 1140)
Li Cunshen, general of Later Tang (b. 862)
Rorgon I, Frankish nobleman (or 839)