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History Deaths on March 30

Martin Sandberger
Martin Sandberger, German SS officer (b. 1911)


Alistair Cooke
Alistair Cooke, English-American journalist and author (b. 1908)


James Cagney
James Cagney, American actor and dancer (b. 1899)


Rudolf Steiner
Rudolf Steiner, Austrian philosopher and author (b. 1861)


Jaime Escalante
Jaime Escalante, Bolivian-American educator (b. 1930)


Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld
Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld, Dutch astronomer and academic (b. 1921)


O. V. Vijayan
O. V. Vijayan, Indian author and illustrator (b. 1930)


Quirinus of Neuss
Quirinus of Neuss, Roman martyr and saint


Louis Schindelmeisser
Louis Schindelmeisser, German clarinet player, composer, and conductor (b. 1811)


Rudolf Kirchschläger
Rudolf Kirchschläger, Austrian judge and politician, 8th President of Austria (b. 1915)


Newbold Morris
Newbold Morris, American lawyer and politician (b. 1902)


Robert Creeley
Robert Creeley, American novelist, essayist, and poet (b. 1926)


Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother
Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother of the United Kingdom (b. 1900)


Pietro Locatelli
Pietro Locatelli, Italian violinist and composer (b. 1695)


Thomas Couture
Thomas Couture, French painter and educator (b. 1815)


Edgar Faure
Edgar Faure, French historian and politician, Prime Minister of France (b. 1908)


Erwin Piscator
Erwin Piscator, German director and producer (b. 1893)


Amadeus IX, Duke of Savoy
Amadeus IX, Duke of Savoy (b. 1435)


Harry Bridges
Harry Bridges, Australian-born American activist and trade union leader (b. 1901)


Nella Larsen
Nella Larsen, American nurse and author (b. 1891)


Victor-François, 2nd duc de Broglie
Victor-François, 2nd duc de Broglie, French general and politician, French Secretary of State for War (b. 1718)


William Hunter (anatomist)
William Hunter, Scottish anatomist and physician (b. 1718)


Harold Peary
Harold Peary, American actor and singer (b. 1908)


Karl Rahner
Karl Rahner, German-Austrian priest and theologian (b. 1904)


Maciej Aleksy Dawidowski
Maciej Aleksy Dawidowski, Polish sergeant; WWII resistance fighter (b. 1920)


Bénédict Morel
Bénédict Morel, Austrian-French psychiatrist and physician (b. 1809)


Heinrich Brüning
Heinrich Brüning, German economist and politician, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1885)


Conchita Supervía
Conchita Supervía, Spanish soprano and actress (b. 1895)


Jigme Wangchuck
Jigme Wangchuck, Bhutanese king (b. 1905)


Daniil Andreyev
Daniil Andreyev, Russian mystic and poet (b. 1906)


Dith Pran
Dith Pran, Cambodian-American photographer and journalist (b. 1942)


Charilaos Trikoupis
Charilaos Trikoupis, Greek politician, 55th Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1832)


Ray Ventura
Ray Ventura, French pianist and bandleader (b. 1908)


Lucien Bianchi
Lucien Bianchi, Belgian racing driver (b. 1934)


Beau Brummell
Beau Brummell, English-French fashion designer (b. 1778)


Sir John Gilmour, 2nd Baronet
Sir John Gilmour, 2nd Baronet Scottish soldier and politician, Secretary of State for Scotland (b. 1876)


Joachim of Fiore
Joachim of Fiore, Italian mystic and theologian (b. 1135)


Emperor Ai of Jin
Ai of Jin, emperor of the Jin Dynasty (b. 341)


S. M. Pandit
S. M. Pandit, Indian painter (b. 1916)


Jan Bytnar
Jan Bytnar, Polish lieutenant; WWII resistance fighter (b. 1921)


Ralph Sadler
Ralph Sadler, English politician, Secretary of State for England (b. 1507)


Michael Jeter
Michael Jeter, American actor (b. 1952)


Phil Ramone
Phil Ramone, South African-American songwriter and producer, co-founded A & R Recording (b. 1934)


Adam Ries
Adam Ries, German mathematician and academic (b. 1492)


Fred Korematsu
Fred Korematsu, American political activist (b. 1919)


Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire
Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire (b. 1757)


Al-Mustadi, Caliph (b. 1142)


David Leslie (racing driver)
David Leslie, Scottish racing driver (b. 1953)


Morris R. Jeppson
Morris R. Jeppson, American lieutenant and physicist (b. 1922)


Manolis Andronikos
Manolis Andronikos, Greek archaeologist and academic (b. 1919)


Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban
Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban, French general and engineer (b. 1633)


Kazimierz ?yszczy?ski
Kazimierz ?yszczy?ski, Polish atheist and philosopher (b. 1634)


Matthäus Lang von Wellenburg
Matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German cardinal (b. 1469)


Bob Turley
Bob Turley, American baseball player and coach (b. 1930)


Philip Showalter Hench
Philip Showalter Hench, American physician and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1896)


Isabella of Clermont
Isabella of Clermont, queen consort of Naples (b. c. 1424)


Joseph Haas
Joseph Haas, German composer and educator (b. 1879)


Louis I, Grand Duke of Baden
Louis I, Grand Duke of Baden (b. 1763)


Ray Hutchison
Ray Hutchison, American lawyer and politician (b. 1932)


Anand Bakshi
Anand Bakshi, Indian poet and lyricist (b. 1930)


Thomas Bourchier (cardinal)
Thomas Bourchier, English cardinal (b. 1404)


Maxfield Parrish
Maxfield Parrish, American painter and illustrator (b. 1870)


John McGahern
John McGahern, Irish author and educator (b. 1934)


Friedrich Bergius
Friedrich Bergius, German chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1884)


Timi Yuro
Timi Yuro, American singer and songwriter (b. 1940)


Karl May
Karl May, German author (b. 1842)


Joseph-Alfred Mousseau
Joseph-Alfred Mousseau, Canadian judge and politician, 6th Premier of Quebec (b. 1838)


Léon Blum
Léon Blum, French lawyer and politician, Prime Minister of France (b. 1872)


Bill Maynard, English actor (b. 1928)
Roger Slifer, American author, illustrator, screenwriter, and producer (b. 1954)
Helmut Dietl, German director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1944)
Kate O'Mara, English actress (b. 1939)
Edith Schaeffer, Chinese-Swiss religious leader and author, co-founded L'Abri (b. 1914)
Bobby Parks, American basketball player and coach (b. 1962)
Daniel Hoffman, American poet and academic (b. 1923)
Leonid Shebarshin, Russian KGB officer (b. 1935)
Granville Semmes, American businessman, founded 1-800-Flowers (b. 1928)
Francesco Mancini, Italian footballer and coach (b. 1968)
Aquila Berlas Kiani, Indian-Canadian sociologist and academic (b. 1921)
Janet Anderson Perkin, Canadian baseball player and curler (b. 1921)
Richard Lloyd, English racing driver (b. 1945)
Roland Fraïssé, French mathematical logician (b. 1920)
John Roberts, Canadian political scientist, academic, and politician, 46th Secretary of State for Canada (b. 1933)
Red Hickey, American football player and coach (b. 1917)
Mitch Hedberg, American stand-up comedian (b. 1968)
Milton Green, American hurdler and soldier (b. 1913)
Michael King, New Zealand historian and author (b. 1945)
Hubert Gregg, English actor and director (b. 1914)
Valentin Pavlov, Russian banker and politician, 11th Prime Minister of the Soviet Union (b. 1937)
Ryoei Saito, Japanese businessman (b. 1916)
Hugh Falkus, English pilot and author (b. 1917)
Paul A. Rothchild, American record producer (b. 1935)
Tony Lock, English-Australian cricketer and coach (b. 1929)
Rozelle Claxton, American pianist (b. 1913)
Richard Diebenkorn, American painter (b. 1922)
John Ciardi, American poet and etymologist (b. 1916)
DeWitt Wallace, American publisher, co-founded Reader's Digest (b. 1889)
Airey Neave, English colonel, lawyer, and politician, Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (b. 1916)
Memduh Ta?maç, Turkish general (b. 1904)
George Paine, English cricketer and coach (b. 1908)
Levko Revutsky, Ukrainian composer and educator (b. 1889)
Peter Bamm, German journalist and author (b. 1897)
Yves Giraud-Cabantous, French racing driver (b. 1904)
Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 14th Duke of Hamilton, Scottish pilot and politician (b. 1903)
Gabriel Heatter, American radio commentator (b. 1890)
Mahir Çayan, Turkish politician (b. 1946)
Jean Toomer, American poet and novelist (b. 1894)
Frank Thorpe, Australian public servant (b. 1885)
Aleksandr Gauk, Russian conductor and composer (b. 1893)
Philibert Jacques Melotte, English astronomer (b. 1880)
Riccardo Zanella, Italian politician (b. 1875)
John Auden, English solicitor, deputy coroner and a territorial soldier (b. 1894)
Edmund Clerihew Bentley, English author and poet (b. 1875)
Harl McDonald, American pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1899)
Dattaram Hindlekar, Indian cricketer (b. 1909)
Béla Balogh, Hungarian actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1885)
Romanos Melikian, Armenian composer (b. 1883)
Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, French painter (b. 1755)
François le Métel de Boisrobert, French poet and playwright (b. 1592)
Konrad Mutian, German humanist (b. 1471)
Arnulf II, Count of Flanders (b. 960)
Li Bian, emperor of Southern Tang (b. 889)