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History Deaths on May 24


Old Tom Morris
Old Tom Morris, Scottish golfer and architect (b. 1821)

#Old_Tom_Morris

Harold Wilson
Harold Wilson, English academic and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1916)

#Harold_Wilson

Edward Mulhare
Edward Mulhare, Irish actor (b. 1923)

#Edward_Mulhare

Jacqueline Harpman
Jacqueline Harpman, Belgian psychoanalyst and author (b. 1929)

#Jacqueline_Harpman

Herbert Müller (racing driver)
Herbert Müller, Swiss race car driver (b. 1940)

#Herbert_Müller_(racing_driver)

Hugues de Payens
Hugues de Payens, first Grand Master of the Knights Templar (b. c. 1070)

#Hugues_de_Payens

Annette von Droste-Hülshoff
Annette von Droste-Hülshoff, German author and composer (b. 1797)

#Annette_von_Droste-Hülshoff

Elmer E. Ellsworth
Elmer E. Ellsworth, American colonel (b. 1837)

#Elmer_E._Ellsworth

Rachel Kempson
Rachel Kempson, English actress (b. 1910)

#Rachel_Kempson

Anneliese Rothenberger
Anneliese Rothenberger, German soprano and actress (b. 1926)

#Anneliese_Rothenberger

Juan Francisco Lombardo
Juan Francisco Lombardo, Argentinian footballer (b. 1925)

#Juan_Francisco_Lombardo

Robert Hues
Robert Hues, English mathematician and geographer (b. 1553)

#Robert_Hues

John Foster Dulles
John Foster Dulles, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 52nd United States Secretary of State (b. 1888)

#John_Foster_Dulles

Knowlton Nash
Knowlton Nash, Canadian journalist and author (b. 1927)

#Knowlton_Nash

George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney
George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney, English admiral and politician, 16th Governor of Newfoundland (b. 1718)

#George_Brydges_Rodney,_1st_Baron_Rodney

Gotthard Graubner
Gotthard Graubner, German painter (b. 1930)

#Gotthard_Graubner

TotalBiscuit
John Bain (TotalBiscuit), English gaming commentator and critic (b. 1984)

#TotalBiscuit

Paul Gray (American musician)
Paul Gray, American bass player and songwriter (b. 1972)

#Paul_Gray_(American_musician)

Georg Ernst Stahl
Georg Ernst Stahl, German physician and chemist (b. 1660)

#Georg_Ernst_Stahl

Amado Nervo
Amado Nervo, Mexican poet, journalist, and educator (b. 1870)

#Amado_Nervo

Nikolai von Meck
Nikolai von Meck, Russian engineer (b. 1863)

#Nikolai_von_Meck

William Lloyd Garrison
William Lloyd Garrison, American journalist and activist (b. 1805)

#William_Lloyd_Garrison

Pyotr Todorovsky
Pyotr Todorovsky, Ukrainian-Russian director and screenwriter (b. 1925)

#Pyotr_Todorovsky

Thomas N. Heffron
Thomas N. Heffron, American actor, director, screenwriter (b. 1872)

#Thomas_N._Heffron

David I of Scotland
David I of Scotland (b. 1083)

#David_I_of_Scotland

Denise Pelletier
Denise Pelletier, Canadian actress (b. 1923)

#Denise_Pelletier

Theobald III, Count of Champagne
Theobald III, Count of Champagne (b. 1179)

#Theobald_III,_Count_of_Champagne

Duke Ellington
Duke Ellington, American pianist and composer (b. 1899)

#Duke_Ellington

Gudrun Burwitz
Gudrun Burwitz, daughter of Margarete Himmler and Heinrich Himmler (b. 1929)

#Gudrun_Burwitz

Arthur Haulot
Arthur Haulot, Belgian journalist and poet (b. 1913)

#Arthur_Haulot

Henry Ries
Henry Ries, German-American photographer (b. 1917)

#Henry_Ries

Haynes Johnson
Haynes Johnson, American journalist and author (b. 1931)

#Haynes_Johnson

Jimmy McGriff
Jimmy McGriff, American organist and bandleader (b. 1936)

#Jimmy_McGriff

Klaas Carel Faber
Klaas Carel Faber, Dutch-German SS officer (b. 1922)

#Klaas_Carel_Faber

John Campbell, 5th Duke of Argyll
John Campbell, 5th Duke of Argyll, Scottish field marshal and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Argyllshire (b. 1723)

#John_Campbell,_5th_Duke_of_Argyll

John Vasconcellos
John Vasconcellos, American lieutenant, lawyer, and politician (b. 1932)

#John_Vasconcellos

Taejo of Joseon
Taejo of Joseon (b. 1335)

#Taejo_of_Joseon

Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld
Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld, German painter and illustrator (b. 1794)

#Julius_Schnorr_von_Carolsfeld

Majrooh Sultanpuri
Majrooh Sultanpuri, Indian poet and songwriter (b. 1919)

#Majrooh_Sultanpuri

Huguette Clark
Huguette Clark, American heiress, painter, and philanthropist (b. 1906)

#Huguette_Clark

Lancelot Holland
Lancelot Holland, English admiral (b. 1887)

#Lancelot_Holland

Lanfranc
Lanfranc, Archbishop of Canterbury

#Lanfranc

Dick Martin (comedian)
Dick Martin, American actor, comedian, and director (b. 1922)

#Dick_Martin_(comedian)

Samuel Palmer
Samuel Palmer, English painter and illustrator (b. 1805)

#Samuel_Palmer

Tanith Lee
Tanith Lee, English author (b. 1947)

#Tanith_Lee

Nicolaus Copernicus
Nicolaus Copernicus, Polish mathematician and astronomer (b. 1473)

#Nicolaus_Copernicus

Luis de Góngora
Luis de Góngora, Spanish poet and cleric (b. 1561)

#Luis_de_Góngora

Jay Bennett
Jay Bennett, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (b. 1963)

#Jay_Bennett

Abu al-Hasan Ali ibn Othman
Abu al-Hasan Ali ibn Othman, Moroccan sultan (b. 1297)

#Abu_al-Hasan_Ali_ibn_Othman

Sylvestre François Lacroix
Sylvestre François Lacroix, French mathematician and academic (b. 1765)

#Sylvestre_François_Lacroix

John Condon (British Army soldier)
John Condon, Irish-English soldier (b. 1896)

#John_Condon_(British_Army_soldier)

Petr Muk
Petr Muk, Czech singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1965)

#Petr_Muk

Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell
Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell, English field marshal and politician, 43rd Governor-General of India (b. 1883)

#Archibald_Wavell,_1st_Earl_Wavell

Claude Piéplu
Claude Piéplu, French actor (b. 1923)

#Claude_Piéplu

Robert Ritter von Greim
Robert Ritter von Greim, German field marshal and pilot (b. 1892)

#Robert_Ritter_von_Greim

Louis-Zéphirin Moreau
Louis-Zéphirin Moreau, Canadian bishop (b. 1824)

#Louis-Zéphirin_Moreau

Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury
Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, English politician, Lord High Treasurer (b. 1563)

#Robert_Cecil,_1st_Earl_of_Salisbury

Kenneth Jacobs, Australian lawyer and judge (b. 1917)
Dean Carroll, English rugby player (b. 1962)
Mahafarid Amir Khosravi, Iranian businessman (b. 1969)
Stormé DeLarverie, known as the "Rosa Parks of the lesbian community" (b. 1920)
David Allen, English cricketer (b. 1935)
Ron Davies, Welsh footballer (b. 1942)
Helmut Braunlich, German-American violinist and composer (b. 1929)
Lee Rich, American production manager and producer (b. 1918)
Kathi Kamen Goldmark, American journalist and author (b. 1948)
Hakim Ali Zardari, Indian-Pakistani businessman and politician (b. 1930)
Raymond V. Haysbert, American businessman and activist (b. 1920)
Ray Alan, English ventriloquist, actor, and screenwriter (b. 1930)
Micha? ?yczkowski, Polish technician and educator (b. 1930)
Henry Bumstead, American art director and production designer (b. 1915)
Guy Tardif, Canadian academic and politician (b. 1935)
Carl Amery, German activist and author (b. 1922)
Edward Wagenknecht, American critic and educator (b. 1900)
Milton Shulman, Canadian author and critic (b. 1913)
Wallace Markfield, American author (b. 1926)
Kurt Schork, American journalist and scholar (b. 1947)
Joseph Mitchell, American journalist and author (b. 1908)
Enrique Álvarez Félix, Mexican actor (b. 1934)
Hitoshi Ogawa, Japanese race car driver (b. 1956)
Gene Clark, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1944)
Arthur Villeneuve, Canadian painter (b. 1910)
Freddie Frith, English motorcycle road racer (b. 1909)
Vince McMahon Sr., American wrestling promoter and businessman, founded WWE (b. 1914)
Ernest Bullock, English organist, composer, and educator (b. 1890)
Sonny Boy Williamson II, American singer-songwriter and harmonica player (b. 1908)

#Sonny_Boy_Williamson_II

Elmore James, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1918)
Frank Rowe, Australian public servant (b. 1895)
Martha Annie Whiteley, English chemist and mathematician (b. 1866)
Alexey Shchusev, Russian architect, designed Lenin's Mausoleum and Moscow Kazanskaya railway station (b. 1873)
Jacques Feyder, Belgian actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1885)
Ambroise de Loré, French commander (b. 1396)
Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (b. 1362)
Ségéne, bishop of Armagh (b. c. 610)