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History Deaths on September 23

Richard Adolf Zsigmondy
Richard Adolf Zsigmondy, Austrian-German chemist, physicist, and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1865)


Francisco León de la Barra
Francisco León de la Barra, Mexican politician and diplomat, interim president, 1911 (b. 1863)


Vincenzo Bellini
Vincenzo Bellini, Italian composer (b. 1801)


Aurelio Rodríguez
Aurelio Rodríguez, Mexican baseball player and manager (b. 1947)


Snorri Sturluson
Snorri Sturluson, Icelandic historian, poet, and politician (b. 1178)


Glendon Swarthout
Glendon Swarthout, American author and academic (b. 1918)


Cliff Arquette
Cliff Arquette, American actor and comedian (b. 1905)


Paul B. Fay
Paul B. Fay, American sailor and politician, United States Secretary of the Navy (b. 1918)


Al-Mutanabbi, Arab poet (b. 915)


James Van Fleet
James Van Fleet, American general (b. 1892)


Al Suomi
Al Suomi, American ice hockey player and referee (b. 1913)


Sam Barry
Sam Barry, American basketball player and coach (b. 1892)


Émilie Gamelin
Émilie Gamelin, Canadian nun, founded the Sisters of Providence (b. 1800)


Azai Hisamasa
Azai Hisamasa, Japanese warlord (b. 1524)


Louis-Joseph Papineau
Louis-Joseph Papineau, Canadian lawyer and politician (b. 1786)


Hale Holden
Hale Holden, American businessman (b. 1869)


Johan Ernst Gunnerus
Johan Ernst Gunnerus, Norwegian bishop and botanist (b. 1718)


Herman Boerhaave
Herman Boerhaave, Dutch botanist and physician (b. 1668)


Donato Álvarez
Donato Álvarez, Argentinian general (b. 1825)


Peter Leonard (journalist)
Peter Leonard, Australian journalist (b. 1942)


Jacob Nicol
Jacob Nicol, Canadian publisher, lawyer, and politician (b. 1876)


Dayananda Saraswati (Arsha Vidya)
Dayananda Saraswati, Indian monk and philosopher (b. 1930)


William Marsh Rice
William Marsh Rice, American businessman, founded Rice University (b. 1816)


Madeleine Renaud
Madeleine Renaud, French actress (b. 1900)


Catherine of Saxe-Lauenburg
Catherine of Saxe-Lauenburg (b. 1513)


John Jewel
John Jewel, English bishop (b. 1522)


Etta Baker
Etta Baker, American singer and guitarist (b. 1913)


Charles, Prince of Viana
Charles, Prince of Viana, King of Navarre (b. 1421)


Sigmund Freud
Sigmund Freud, Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist (b. 1856)


Ruth Patrick
Ruth Patrick, American botanist and immunologist (b. 1907)


John I, Duke of Lorraine
John I, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1346)


Adolph I, Duke of Cleves
Adolph I, Duke of Cleves (b. 1373)


Gary Kurtz
Gary Kurtz, American film producer (b. 1940)


Abdel Hamid al-Sarraj
Abdel Hamid al-Sarraj, Syrian colonel and politician (b. 1925)


Wilkie Collins
Wilkie Collins, English novelist, short story writer, and playwright (b. 1824)


Valentin Conrart
Valentin Conrart, French author, founded the Académie française (b. 1603)


José Gervasio Artigas
José Gervasio Artigas, Uruguayan general and politician (b. 1764)


Beatrice of Provence
Beatrice of Provence, countess regnant of Provence (b. 1234)


Stanislaus Zbyszko
Stanislaus Zbyszko, Polish wrestler and strongman (b. 1879)


Filiberto Ojeda Ríos
Filiberto Ojeda Ríos, Puerto Rican activist (b. 1933)


John Ainsworth Horrocks
John Ainsworth Horrocks, English-Australian explorer (b. 1818)


Jakob Schaffner
Jakob Schaffner, Swiss author and critic (b. 1875)


Pablo Neruda
Pablo Neruda, Chilean poet and diplomat, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1904)


Pavel Grachev
Pavel Grachev, Russian general and politician, 1st Minister of Defence for Russia (b. 1948)


Beatrice of Naples
Beatrice of Naples, queen consort of Hungary (b. 1457)


Bob Fosse
Bob Fosse, American actor, dancer, choreographer, and director (b. 1927)


Tibor Sekelj
Tibor Sekelj, Hungarian-Serbian explorer and author (b. 1912)


Robert Dodsley
Robert Dodsley, English poet and playwright (b. 1703)


Werner Voss
Werner Voss, German lieutenant and pilot (b. 1897)


Wenceslaus I of Bohemia
Wenceslaus I of Bohemia


Prosper Mérimée
Prosper Mérimée, French archaeologist and historian (b. 1803)


Billy Reay
Billy Reay, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach (b. 1918)


Christian Thomasius
Christian Thomasius, German jurist and philosopher (b. 1655)


Yuri Senkevich
Yuri Senkevich, Russian physician and journalist (b. 1937)


Urbain Le Verrier
Urbain Le Verrier, French mathematician and astronomer (b. 1811)


Robert Bloch
Robert Bloch, American author and screenwriter (b. 1917)


Ælfwald I of Northumbria
Ælfwald I, king of Northumbria


Jane Fortune, American author, journalist, and philanthropist (b.1942)
Charles Kuen Kao, Hong Kong-American-British electrical engineer and physicist (b. 1933)
Don Manoukian, American football player and wrestler (b. 1934)
Irven DeVore, American anthropologist and biologist (b. 1934)
A. W. Davis, American basketball player and coach (b. 1943)
Gil Dozier, American captain, lawyer, and politician (b. 1934)
Sam Sniderman, Canadian businessman, founded Sam the Record Man (b. 1920)
Corrie Sanders, South African boxer (b. 1966)
Roberto Rodríguez, Venezuelan baseball player and coach (b. 1941)
Henry Champ, Canadian journalist and academic (b. 1937)
Malcolm Douglas, Australian hunter and television host (b. 1941)
Loren Pope, American journalist and author (b. 1910)
Malcolm Arnold, English trumpet player and composer (b. 1921)
Ron Hewitt, Welsh footballer (b. 1928)
Raoul Berger, American attorney and law professor (b. 1901)
Carl Rowan, American journalist and author (b. 1925)
Ivan Goff, Australian-American screenwriter and producer (b. 1910)
Mary Frann, American actress (b. 1943)
Ray Bowden, English footballer (b. 1909)
Natalie Savage Carlson, American author (b. 1906)
Jerry Barber, American golfer (b. 1916)
Ivar Ivask, Estonian poet and scholar (b. 1927)
Chief Dan George, Canadian actor, author, and poet (b. 1899)
Catherine Lacey, English actress (b. 1904)
Lyman Bostock, American baseball player (b. 1950)
Robbie McIntosh, Scottish drummer (b. 1950)
James Waddell Alexander II, American mathematician and topologist (b. 1888)
Pio of Pietrelcina, Italian priest and saint (b. 1887)
Elinor Glyn, English author, screenwriter, and producer (b. 1864)
Jean Chacornac, French astronomer (b. 1823)
John Rogers, American lawyer and politician (b. 1723)
Pontus de Tyard, French priest and poet (b. 1521)
Dan I of Wallachia
Robert de Sablé, French knight