Famous Deaths List

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August 20 Famous Deaths list :
       List of Famous celebrity people who died Today. Famous Deaths Today in the history. Know the famous celebrity who died on this day.
YearPeople / Celebrity NamePeople / Celebrity ProfessionCountry
0535MochtaDisciple of St. Patrick United Kingdom(UK)
0984Pope John XIVPope Italy
1384Geert GrooteDutch preacher and founder of the Brethren of the Common Life Netherlands
1572Miguel Lopez de LegazpiBasque Spanish conquistador Spain
1580Jeronymo OsorioPortuguese historian Portugal
1639Martin Opitz von BoberfeldGerman poet Germany
1643Anne HutchinsonEnglish Puritan preacher United Kingdom(UK)
1648Edward Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert of CherburyEnglish diplomat, poet, and philosopher United Kingdom(UK)
1672Cornelis de WittDutch politician Netherlands
1672Johan de WittDutch politician Netherlands
1680William BedloeEnglish informer United Kingdom(UK)
1701Sir Charles Sedley, 5th BaronetEnglish wit dramatist and politician United Kingdom(UK)
1707Nicolas GigaultFrench Baroque organist and composer France
1762Shah WaliullahIslamic scholar and reformer India
1773Enrique FlorezSpanish historian Spain
1785Jean-Baptiste PigalleFrench sculptor France
1813Johann Baptist VanhalClassical music composer Czech Republic
1823Friedrich Arnold BrockhausGerman publisher Germany
1823Pope Pius VIIPope Italy
1825William Waldegrave, 1st Baron RadstockGovernor of Newfoundland and an Admiral in the Royal Navy United Kingdom(UK)
1854Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph SchellingGerman philosopher Germany
1854Shiranui DakuemonSumo wrestler Japan
1862Javiera CarreraChilean aristoctratic woman Chile
1872Dimitrie BolintineanuRomanian poet Italy
1887Jules LaforgueFrench poet France
1905David WarkCanadian politician Canada
1907Eduard HitzigGerman neurologist and neuropsychiatrist Germany
1912William BoothEnglish founder of the Salvation Army United Kingdom(UK)
1912Walter GoodmanBritish painter, illustrator and author United Kingdom(UK)
1914Pope Pius XPope Italy
1915Paul EhrlichGerman scientist, Nobel laureate Germany
1917Adolf von BaeyerGerman chemist, Nobel laureate Germany
1919Gregor MacGregorScottish cricketer and rugby union player United Kingdom(UK)
1930Charles BannermanAustralian cricketer Australia
1945Alexander Roda RodaAustrian writer Austria
1945Macpherson RobertsonAustralian philanthropist, entrepreneur and founder of confectionery company Australia
1947Albert Percy HendersonCanadian amateur football (soccer) player Canada
1959Alfred Leopold Isidor KubinAustrian printmaker, illustrator and occasional writer Austria
1961Percy Williams BridgmanAmerican physicist, Nobel laureate United States(USA)
1963Joan Voute Joan George ErardusDutch astronomer Netherlands
1964Avraham DroriIsraeli politician Israel
1965Jonathan DanielsEpiscopal seminarian United States(USA)
1965George Charles OliverAmerican golfer United States(USA)
1968Channing H. Cox49th Governor of Massachusetts United States(USA)
1971Rashid MinhasPilot Officer in the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Pakistan
1979Christian DotremontBelgian painter and poet Belgium
1980Joe DassinJewish American film noir director Jules Dassin and Beatrice Launer, a Hungarian virtuoso violinist United States(USA)
1982Ulla JacobssonSwedish actress Sweden
1986Milton AcornCanadian poet Canada
1987Walenty KlyszejkoEstonian–Polish basketball player and later a coach Russia
1989George AdamsonBritish wildlife conservationist and author United Kingdom(UK)
1993Bernard DelfgaauwDutch philosopher Netherlands
1994Revilo P. OliverAmerican professor United States(USA)
1995Hugo PrattItalian comic book creator Italy
1996Rio ReiserGerman rock musician and singer of the famous rock group Ton Steine Scherben Germany
1996Beverley WhitfieldAustralian breaststroke swimmer Australia
1997Leon DionQuebec political scientist Canada
1997Norris BradburyAmerican physicist United States(USA)
1998Raquel RastenniDanish singer Denmark
1999Bobby SheehanAmerican musician and songwriter United States(USA)
2001Kim StanleyAcademy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning American actress United States(USA)
2001Fred HoyleEnglish astronomer United Kingdom(UK)
2005Thomas HerrionAmerican football player United States(USA)
2005Krzysztof RaczkowskiPolish drummer Poland
2006Claude BlanchardQuebecois pop singer and actor Canada
2006Joe RosenthalAmerican photographer United States(USA)
2006Bryan BuddBritish soldier, Victoria Cross recipient United Kingdom(UK)
2007Berthold GrunfeldNorwegian psychiatrist, sexologist, and professor of social medicine at the University of Oslo Norway
2007Leona HelmsleyBillionaire New York City hotel operator and real estate investor United States(USA)
2007Roch La SalleCanadian politician Canada
2007Larry HartsellMartial arts teacher and author United States(USA)
2008Gene UpshawAmerican football player United States(USA)
2008Hua GuofengMao Zedongs designated successor as the paramount leader of the Communist Party of China China
2008Stephanie Tubbs JonesDemocratic politician and member of the United States House of Representatives United States(USA)
2008Ed FreemanUnited States Army helicopter pilot United States(USA)
2009Larry KnechtelAmerican keyboard player and bassist United States(USA)
2009Karla KuskinProlific author, illustrator and reviewer of children's literature United States(USA)
2011Fred FayLeader in disability rights movement United States(USA)
2012Wilfred Leonard QuestedEnglish footballer United Kingdom(UK)
2012Mika YamamotoJapanese journalist Japan
2013Narendra Achyut DabholkarIndian rationalist and author India

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