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History Deaths on May 26


Thomas Southerne
Thomas Southerne, Irish playwright (b. 1660)

#Thomas_Southerne

Peter I, Duke of Brittany
Peter I, duke of Brittany

#Peter_I,_Duke_of_Brittany

Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly
Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly, Russian field marshal and politician, Governor-General of Finland (b. 1761)

#Michael_Andreas_Barclay_de_Tolly

Ralph Horween
Ralph Horween, American football player and coach (b. 1896)

#Ralph_Horween

Georges Gilles de la Tourette
Georges Gilles de la Tourette, French physician and neurologist (b. 1857)

#Georges_Gilles_de_la_Tourette

Sre?ko Kosovel
Sre?ko Kosovel, Slovenian poet (b. 1904)

#Sre?ko_Kosovel

Charles II, Elector Palatine
Charles II, German elector palatine (b. 1651)

#Charles_II,_Elector_Palatine

Bayezid II
Bayezid II, Ottoman sultan (b. 1447)

#Bayezid_II

Vincent Voiture
Vincent Voiture, French poet and author (b. 1597)

#Vincent_Voiture

Louis I of Naples
Louis I, king of Naples (b. 1320)

#Louis_I_of_Naples

Ferdinand Maria, Elector of Bavaria
Ferdinand Maria, Elector of Bavaria (b. 1636)

#Ferdinand_Maria,_Elector_of_Bavaria

Berenguer Ramon I, Count of Barcelona
Berenguer Ramon I, Spanish nobleman (b. 1005)

#Berenguer_Ramon_I,_Count_of_Barcelona

Vittorio Brambilla
Vittorio Brambilla, Italian race car driver (b. 1937)

#Vittorio_Brambilla

Paul Sacher
Paul Sacher, Swiss conductor and philanthropist (b. 1906)

#Paul_Sacher

Art Linkletter
Art Linkletter, Canadian-American radio and television host (b. 1912)

#Art_Linkletter

Alberto Ascari
Alberto Ascari, Italian race car driver (b. 1918)

#Alberto_Ascari

Lionel Conacher
Lionel Conacher, Canadian football player and politician (b. 1900)

#Lionel_Conacher

Vicente Aranda
Vicente Aranda, Spanish director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1926)

#Vicente_Aranda

Silvio Moser
Silvio Moser, Swiss race car driver (b. 1941)

#Silvio_Moser

Ray Barnhart
Ray Barnhart, American businessman and politician (b. 1928)

#Ray_Barnhart

Miodrag Radulovacki
Miodrag Radulovacki, Serbian-American academic and neuropharmacologist (b. 1933)

#Miodrag_Radulovacki

Samuel Pepys
Samuel Pepys, English politician (b. 1633)

#Samuel_Pepys

Aldona of Lithuania
Aldona Ona, queen of Poland

#Aldona_of_Lithuania

Ali al-Ridha
Ali al-Ridha, Saudi Arabian 8th of The Twelve Imams

#Ali_al-Ridha

Almon Brown Strowger
Almon Brown Strowger, American soldier and inventor (b. 1839)

#Almon_Brown_Strowger

Charles Horace Mayo
Charles Horace Mayo, American physician, co-founded Mayo Clinic (b. 1865)

#Charles_Horace_Mayo

Sydney Pollack
Sydney Pollack, American actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1934)

#Sydney_Pollack

George Brent
George Brent, Irish-American actor (b. 1904)

#George_Brent

Zbigniew Brzezinski
Zbigniew Brzezinski, Polish-born American politician (b. 1928)

#Zbigniew_Brzezinski

Francesco Berni
Francesco Berni, Italian poet (b. 1498)

#Francesco_Berni

Horatio Bottomley
Horatio Bottomley, English financier, journalist, and politician (b. 1860)

#Horatio_Bottomley

Mirza Ghulam Ahmad
Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, Indian religious leader, founded the Ahmadiyya movement (b. 1835)

#Mirza_Ghulam_Ahmad

Les Johnson
Les Johnson, Australian politician and diplomat, Australian High Commissioner to New Zealand (b. 1924)

#Les_Johnson

Hooshang Seyhoun
Hooshang Seyhoun, Iranian-Canadian architect, sculptor, and painter (b. 1920)

#Hooshang_Seyhoun

Howard Porter (basketball)
Howard Porter, American basketball player (b. 1948)

#Howard_Porter_(basketball)

Chris Moran
Chris Moran, English air marshal and pilot (b. 1956)

#Chris_Moran

Manuel Rodríguez Erdoíza
Manuel Rodríguez Erdoíza, Chilean lawyer and guerrilla leader (b. 1785)

#Manuel_Rodríguez_Erdoíza

Hans Schmidt (wrestler)
Hans Schmidt, Canadian wrestler (b. 1925)

#Hans_Schmidt_(wrestler)

Christian Wirth
Christian Wirth, German SS officer (b. 1885)

#Christian_Wirth

Augustine of Canterbury
Augustine of Canterbury, Benedictine monk and archbishop

#Augustine_of_Canterbury

Mehmed I
Mehmed I, Ottoman sultan (b. 1389)

#Mehmed_I

Torsten Bergström
Torsten Bergström, Swedish actor and director (b. 1896)

#Torsten_Bergström

Adalbert, Margrave of Austria
Adalbert, margrave of Austria

#Adalbert,_Margrave_of_Austria

Pylyp Orlyk
Pylyp Orlyk, Ukrainian diplomat (b. 1672)

#Pylyp_Orlyk

Ruth Laredo
Ruth Laredo, American pianist and educator (b. 1937)

#Ruth_Laredo

Peter Zezel
Peter Zezel, Canadian ice hockey and soccer player (b. 1965)

#Peter_Zezel

Paul Hawkins (racing driver)
Paul Hawkins, Australian race car driver (b. 1937)

#Paul_Hawkins_(racing_driver)

Jacob Riis
Jacob August Riis, Danish-American journalist, photographer, and reformer (b. 1849)

#Jacob_Riis

Edsel Ford
Edsel Ford, American businessman (b. 1893)

#Edsel_Ford

Moven Mahachi
Moven Mahachi, Zimbabwean soldier and politician, Zimbabwean Minister of Defence (b. 1952)

#Moven_Mahachi

Al Simmons
Al Simmons, American baseball player and coach (b. 1902)

#Al_Simmons

Capel Lofft
Capel Lofft, English lawyer (b. 1751)

#Capel_Lofft

Chico Carrasquel
Chico Carrasquel, Venezuelan baseball player and manager (b. 1928)

#Chico_Carrasquel

Jack Vance
Jack Vance, American author (b. 1916)

#Jack_Vance

Mamo Wolde
Mamo Wolde, Ethiopian runner (b. 1932)

#Mamo_Wolde

Victor Herbert
Victor Herbert, Irish-American cellist, composer, and conductor, founded the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (b. 1859)

#Victor_Herbert

James Burnett, Lord Monboddo
James Burnett, Lord Monboddo, Scottish linguist, biologist, and judge (b. 1714)

#James_Burnett,_Lord_Monboddo

Hedy Epstein
Hedy Epstein, German-born American human rights activist and Holocaust survivor (b. 1924)

#Hedy_Epstein

Lincoln Ellsworth
Lincoln Ellsworth, American explorer (b. 1880)

#Lincoln_Ellsworth

Jimmie Rodgers (country singer)
Jimmie Rodgers, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1897)

#Jimmie_Rodgers_(country_singer)

Edmund I
Edmund I, king of England (b. 921)

#Edmund_I

Elizabeth Dilling
Elizabeth Dilling, American author and activist (b. 1894)

#Elizabeth_Dilling

Sidney Smith (Royal Navy officer)
Sidney Smith, English admiral and politician (b. 1764)

#Sidney_Smith_(Royal_Navy_officer)

Sebastian Münster
Sebastian Münster, German cartographer and cosmographer (b. 1488)

#Sebastian_Münster

Eddie Albert
Eddie Albert, American actor (b. 1906)

#Eddie_Albert

William R. Roy
William R. Roy, American physician, journalist, and politician (b. 1926)

#William_R._Roy

Robert Kraft (astronomer)
Robert Kraft, American astronomer and academic (b. 1927)

#Robert_Kraft_(astronomer)

Jack Edward Oliver
Jack Edward Oliver, English illustrator (b. 1942)

#Jack_Edward_Oliver

Arthur Decabooter
Arthur Decabooter, Belgian cyclist (b. 1936)

#Arthur_Decabooter

Martin Heidegger
Martin Heidegger, German philosopher and academic (b. 1889)

#Martin_Heidegger

Bede
Bede, English monk, historian, and theologian

#Bede

Dayton Waller, American soldier and politician (b. 1925)
João Lucas, Portuguese footballer (b. 1979)
Baselios Thoma Didymos I, Indian metropolitan (b. 1921)
Otto Muehl, Austrian painter (b. 1925)
Tom Lichtenberg, American football player and coach (b. 1940)
Roberto Civita, Italian-Brazilian businessman (b. 1936)
John Bierwirth, American lawyer and businessman (b. 1924)
Jim Unger, English-Canadian illustrator (b. 1937)
Hiroshi Miyazawa, Japanese politician (b. 1921)
Stephen Healey, Welsh captain and footballer (b. 1982)
Leo Dillon, American illustrator (b. 1933)
Arisen Ahubudu, Sri Lankan scholar, author, and playwright (b. 1920)
Kieran Phelan, Irish politician (b. 1949)
Mihalis Papagiannakis, Greek journalist and politician (b. 1941)
Zita Urbonait?, Lithuanian cyclist (b. 1973)
Kevin O'Flanagan, Irish footballer and physician (b. 1919)
Édouard Michelin, French businessman (b. 1963)
Leslie Smith, English businessman, co-founded Lesney Products (b. 1918)
Nikolai Chernykh, Russian astronomer (b. 1931)
Kathleen Winsor, American journalist and author (b. 1919)
Dona Massin, Canadian actress and choreographer (b. 1917)
Anne Haney, American actress (b. 1934)
Waldo Semon, American chemist and engineer (b. 1898)
Friz Freleng, American animator, director, and producer (b. 1906)
Sonny Sharrock, American guitarist (b. 1940)
Don Revie, English footballer and manager (b. 1927)
Elizabeth Peer, American journalist (b. 1936)
Cybele Andrianou, Greek actress (b. 1887)
Allan Haines Loughead, American engineer, co-founded the Lockheed Corporation (b. 1889)
Philip Kassel, American gymnast (b. 1876)
Alice Tegnér, Swedish organist, composer, and educator (b. 1864)
Abdelkader El Djezairi, Algerian ruler (b. 1808)
Jakob Bernays, German philologist and academic (b. 1824)
Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten, German philosopher and academic (b. 1714)
Robert Filmer, English theorist and author (b. 1588)
Yuan Xingqin, Chinese general and governor