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History Deaths on June 25

Niels, King of Denmark
Niels, king of Denmark (b. 1065)


Thomas Custer
Thomas Custer, American officer, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1845)


Annie Easley
Annie Easley, American computer scientist and mathematician (b. 1933)


Georg Philipp Telemann
Georg Philipp Telemann, German composer and theorist (b. 1681)


Jan Matulka
Jan Matulka, Czech-American painter and illustrator (b. 1890)


Michele Mercati
Michele Mercati, Italian physician and archaeologist (b. 1541)


Richard Benjamin Harrison
Richard Benjamin Harrison, American businessman and reality television personality (b. 1941)


Michel Foucault
Michel Foucault, French historian and philosopher (b. 1926)


Alberto Ginastera
Alberto Ginastera, Argentinian pianist and composer (b. 1916)


Eleanor of Provence
Eleanor of Provence, queen of England (b. 1223)


Jean-Louis Beaudry
Jean-Louis Beaudry, Canadian businessman and politician, 11th Mayor of Montreal (b. 1809)


Jean-Baptiste du Casse
Jean-Baptiste du Casse, French admiral and politician (b. 1646)


Farrah Fawcett
Farrah Fawcett, American actress and producer (b. 1947)


Hans Rott
Hans Rott, Austrian organist and composer (b. 1858)


James Calhoun (soldier)
James Calhoun, American lieutenant (b. 1845)


Colin Clive
Colin Clive, British actor (b. 1900)


Myles Keogh
Myles Keogh, Irish-American officer (b. 1840)


Richard Seaman
Richard Seaman, English race car driver (b. 1913)


Géza Gyóni
Géza Gyóni, Hungarian soldier and poet (b. 1884)


Patrick Macnee
Patrick Macnee, English actor (b. 1922)


Dorothea of Montau
Dorothea of Montau, German hermitess (b. 1347)


Alexander von Nordmann
Alexander von Nordmann, Finnish biologist and paleontologist (b. 1803)


Lester Maddox
Lester Maddox, American businessman and politician, 75th Governor of Georgia (b. 1915)


Marie François Sadi Carnot
Marie François Sadi Carnot, French engineer and politician, 5th President of France (b. 1837)


Hatano Hideharu
Hatano Hideharu, Japanese warlord (b. 1541)


Thomas Eakins
Thomas Eakins, American painter, photographer, and sculptor (b. 1844)


Margaret Tyzack
Margaret Tyzack, English actress (b. 1931)


Dénes Berinkey
Dénes Berinkey, Hungarian jurist and politician, 18th Prime Minister of Hungary (b. 1871)


Anthony Woodville, 2nd Earl Rivers
Anthony Woodville, 2nd Earl Rivers, English courtier and translator (b. 1440)


Ernest Walton
Ernest Walton, Irish physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1903)


John Fiedler
John Fiedler, American actor and voice artist (b. 1925)


Olave Baden-Powell
Olave Baden-Powell, British Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting leader (b. 1889)


E. T. A. Hoffmann
E. T. A. Hoffmann, German composer, critic, and jurist (b. 1776)


William C. Lee
William C. Lee, American general (b. 1895)


Juan Pérez de Montalbán
Juan Pérez de Montalbán, Spanish author, poet, and playwright (b. 1602)


Giovanni Battista Riccioli
Giovanni Battista Riccioli, Italian priest and astronomer (b. 1598)


Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Dutch-British painter (b. 1836)


Catherine Gibson
Catherine Gibson, Scottish swimmer (b. 1931)


Boston Custer
Boston Custer, American civilian army contractor (b. 1848)


Hillel Slovak
Hillel Slovak, Israeli-American guitarist and songwriter (b. 1962)


Jacques Cousteau
Jacques Cousteau, French oceanographer and explorer (b. 1910)


Ebenezer Pemberton
Ebenezer Pemberton, American educator (b. 1746)


Simon de Montfort, 5th Earl of Leicester
Simon de Montfort, 5th Earl of Leicester, French politician, Lord High Steward (b. 1160)


Frederick III of Sicily
Frederick III, king of Sicily (b. 1272)


Ana María Matute
Ana María Matute, Spanish author and academic (b. 1925)


Stanford White
Stanford White, American architect, designed the Washington Square Arch (b. 1853)


Sigismund Francis, Archduke of Austria
Sigismund Francis, archduke of Austria (b. 1630)


Carlo Matteucci
Carlo Matteucci, Italian physicist and neurophysiologist (b. 1811)


Simon Ushakov
Simon Ushakov, Russian painter and educator (b. 1626)


George Armstrong Custer
George Armstrong Custer, American general (b. 1839)


Maurice O'Sullivan
Maurice O'Sullivan, Irish police officer and author (b. 1904)


Nerses Bedros XIX Tarmouni
Nerses Bedros XIX Tarmouni, Egyptian-Armenian patriarch (b. 1940)


François Jouffroy
François Jouffroy, French sculptor (b. 1806)


David Heaton
David Heaton, American lawyer and politician (b. 1823)


John Marston (poet)
John Marston, English poet and playwright (b. 1576)


Thomas Sandby
Thomas Sandby, English cartographer, painter, and architect (b. 1721)


Emperor Gaozu of Tang
Gao Zu, Chinese emperor (b. 566)


Antoine-Louis Barye
Antoine-Louis Barye, French sculptor (b. 1796)


Ivan Plyushch
Ivan Plyushch, Ukrainian agronomist and politician (b. 1941)


Jake Beckley
Jake Beckley, American baseball player and coach (b. 1867)


Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson, American singer-songwriter, producer, dancer, and actor (b. 1958)


Sky Saxon
Sky Saxon, American singer-songwriter (b. 1937)


François-Nicolas-Benoît Haxo
François-Nicolas-Benoît Haxo, French general and engineer (b. 1774)


Warren E. Burger
Warren E. Burger, Fifteenth Chief Justice of the United States (b. 1907)


Alfred Noyes
Alfred Noyes, English author, poet, and playwright (b. 1880)


Franchinus Gaffurius
Franchinus Gaffurius, Italian composer and theorist (b. 1451)


Mary Tudor, Queen of France
Mary Tudor, queen of France (b. 1496)


Nigel Calder, English journalist, author, and screenwriter (b. 1931)
Green Wix Unthank, American soldier and judge (b. 1923)
Mildred Ladner Thompson, American journalist (b. 1918)
Harry Parker, American rower and coach (b. 1935)
Robert E. Gilka, American photographer and journalist (b. 1916)
George Burditt, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1923)
Edgar Ross, American boxer (b. 1949)
Lucella MacLean, American baseball player (b. 1921)
George Randolph Hearst, Jr., American businessman (b. 1927)
Campbell Gillies, Scottish jockey (b. 1990)
Shigemitsu Dand?, Japanese academic and jurist (b. 1913)
Goff Richards, English composer and conductor (b. 1944)
Richard B. Sellars, American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1915)
Alan Plater, English playwright and screenwriter (b. 1935)
Lyall Watson, South African anthropologist and ethologist (b. 1939)
Jeeva, Indian director, cinematographer, and screenwriter (b. 1963)
J. Fred Duckett, American journalist and educator (b. 1933)
Jaap Penraat, Dutch-American humanitarian (b. 1918)
Kâz?m Koyuncu, Turkish singer-songwriter and activist (b. 1971)
Morton W. Coutts, New Zealand inventor (b. 1904)
Jean Corbeil, Canadian politician, 29th Canadian Minister of Labour (b. 1934)
Arthur Snelling, English civil servant and diplomat, British Ambassador to South Africa (b. 1914)
Jerome Brown, American football player (b. 1965)
Ronald Gene Simmons, American sergeant and murderer (b. 1940)
Felipe Cossío del Pomar, Peruvian painter and political activist (b. 1888)
Philippe Halsman, Latvian-American photographer (b. 1906)
Dave Fleischer, American animator, director, and producer (b. 1894)
Endre Szervánszky, Hungarian pianist and composer (b. 1911)
Johnny Mercer, American singer-songwriter, co-founded Capitol Records (b. 1909)
Cornelius Lanczos, Hungarian mathematician and physicist (b. 1893)
John Boyd Orr, 1st Baron Boyd-Orr, Scottish physician, biologist, and politician, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1880)
Tony Hancock, English comedian and actor (b. 1924)
Tommy Corcoran, American baseball player and manager (b. 1869)
Charles Starkweather, American spree killer (b. 1938)
James Steen, American water polo player (b. 1876)
Buck Freeman, American baseball player (b. 1871)
Jimmy Doyle, American boxer (b. 1924)
Lucha Reyes, Mexican singer and actress (b. 1906)
Arthur Goldstein, German Jewish left-wing activist (c. 1887)
Satyendranath Dutta, Indian poet and author (b. 1882)
Abdülmecid I, Ottoman sultan (b. 1823)
Charles de Batz-Castelmore d'Artagnan, French captain (b. 1611)
François de Vendôme, duke of Beaufort (b. 1616)
Richard Grey, half brother of Edward V of England (b. 1458)
Sheng Zong, Chinese emperor (b. 972)
Æthelstan Ætheling, son of Æthelred the Unready
An Chonghui, Chinese general
Sunderolt, German archbishop
Ricwin of Nantes, Frankish nobleman
Gerard of Auvergne, Frankish nobleman