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History Deaths on March 01

Roger North (biographer)
Roger North, English lawyer and author (b. 1653)


Luigi Vanvitelli
Luigi Vanvitelli, Italian architect, designed the Palace of Caserta (b. 1700)


Peter Barlow (mathematician)
Peter Barlow, English mathematician and physicist (b. 1776)


Minnie Miñoso
Minnie Miñoso, Cuban-American baseball player and coach (b. 1922)


Andrew Breitbart
Andrew Breitbart, American journalist and publisher (b. 1969)


Rudesind, Galician bishop (b. 907)


Archie Goodwin (comics)
Archie Goodwin, American author and illustrator (b. 1937)


Bonnie Franklin
Bonnie Franklin, American actress, dancer, and singer (b. 1944)


Mustafa Barzani
Mustafa Barzani, Iraqi-Kurdistan politician (b. 1903)


Jackie Coogan
Jackie Coogan, American actor (b. 1914)


Mariano Azuela
Mariano Azuela, Mexican physician and author (b. 1873)


José María de Pereda
José María de Pereda, Spanish author (b. 1833)


Claude Victor-Perrin, Duc de Belluno
Claude Victor-Perrin, Duc de Belluno, French general and politician, French Minister of Defence (b. 1764)


Isaac Todhunter
Isaac Todhunter, English mathematician and academic (b. 1820)


Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff
Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff, Dutch-German chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1852)


Francesco Redi
Francesco Redi, Italian physician and poet (b. 1626)


Ayurbarwada Buyantu Khan
Ayurbarwada Buyantu Khan, Chinese emperor (b. 1286)


Kristian Digby
Kristian Digby, English television host and director (b. 1977)


Theodor Kullak
Theodor Kullak, German pianist, composer, and educator (b. 1818)


Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto
Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto, English soldier and politician, 8th Governor General of Canada (b. 1845)


Vasantdada Patil
Vasantdada Patil, Indian politician, 5th Chief Minister of Maharashtra (b. 1917)


Wilhelmina Cooper
Wilhelmina Cooper, Dutch-American model and businesswoman, founded Wilhelmina Models (b. 1940)


Mian Ghulam Jilani
Mian Ghulam Jilani, Pakistani general (b. 1914)


John H. Bankhead
John H. Bankhead, American lawyer and politician (b. 1842)


Francisco de Almeida
Francisco de Almeida, Portuguese soldier and explorer (b. 1450)


Richard Zouch
Richard Zouch, English judge and politician (b. 1590)


Thomas, Count of Savoy
Thomas, count of Savoy (b. 1178)


Alain Resnais
Alain Resnais, French director, cinematographer, and screenwriter (b. 1922)


Amadeus VI, Count of Savoy
Amadeus VI, count of Savoy (b. 1334)


Jack Wild
Jack Wild, Actor (b.1952)


Mikhail Kuzmin
Mikhail Kuzmin, Russian author and poet (b. 1871)


Alexandre Yersin
Alexandre Yersin, Swiss-French physician and bacteriologist (b. 1863)


George Wishart
George Wishart, Scottish minister and martyr (b. 1513)


Girolamo Frescobaldi
Girolamo Frescobaldi, Italian pianist and composer (b. 1583)


Ermesinde of Carcassonne
Ermesinde of Carcassonne, countess and regent of Barcelona (b. 972)


Hermann Samuel Reimarus
Hermann Samuel Reimarus, German philosopher and author (b. 1694)


Peter Osgood
Peter Osgood, English footballer (b. 1947)


Angelo Emo
Angelo Emo, Venetian admiral and statesman (b. 1731)


Gabriele D'Annunzio
Gabriele D'Annunzio, Italian journalist and politician (b. 1863)


Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor
Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1747)


Stephen II of Hungary
Stephen II, king of Hungary and Croatia (b. 1101)


Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler, Hungarian-English journalist and author (b. 1905)


Saint David
David, Welsh bishop and saint


George Herbert
George Herbert, English poet and orator (b. 1593)


George S. Rentz
George S. Rentz, American commander (b. 1882)


Mike Willesee, Australian journalist and producer (b. 1942)
María Rubio, Mexican television, film and stage actress (b. 1934)
Germano Mosconi, Italian journalist (b. 1932)
Georges J. F. Köhler, German biologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1946)
César Rodríguez Álvarez, Spanish footballer and manager (b. 1920)
Edwin H. Land, American scientist and businessman, co-founded the Polaroid Corporation (b. 1909)
Joe Besser, American comedian and actor (b. 1907)
Dixie Dean, English footballer (b. 1907)
Paul Scott, English author, poet, and playwright (b. 1920)
Jean Martinon, French conductor and composer (b. 1910)
Bobby Timmons, American pianist and composer (b. 1935)
Fritz Houtermans, Polish-German physicist and academic (b. 1903)
Anton Hansen Tammsaare, Estonian author (b. 1878)
Frank Teschemacher, American Jazz musician (b. 1906)
Rafael Moreno Aranzadi, Spanish footballer (b. 1892)
Tristan Corbière, French poet and educator (b. 1845)
Ecaterina Cercheza, princess consort of Moldavia (b. 1620)
Thomas Campion, English poet and composer (b. 1567)
Gruffydd ap Llywelyn Fawr, Welsh noble, son of Llywelyn the Great (b. 1200)
En'y?, Japanese emperor (b. 959)
Leo VIII, pope of the Catholic Church
Felix III, pope of the Catholic Church