Famous Deaths in 1959 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 214 of 214

  • Dec 11 Jim Bottomley, American baseball player (b. 1900)
  • Dec 12 Russell Simpson, actor (Abraham Lincoln), dies at 79
  • Dec 14 Maria EG "Lizzy" Ansingh, Dutch painter (Cast Off), dies at 84
  • Dec 18 Dorothy L Sayers, writer, dies at 66
  • Dec 19 Walter Williams, claimed to be last survivor of Civil War, dies at 117
  • Dec 21 Rosanjin, Japanese calligrapher, restaurateur and ceramicist (b. 1883)
  • Dec 22 Gilda Gray, actress (Piccadilly), dies of heart attack at 60
  • Dec 23 Edward FLW Halifax, English viscount/viceroy of India, dies at 78
  • Dec 23 Lester Lonergan Jr, actor (Growing Paynes), dies at 65
  • Dec 23 Lord Irwin, ambassador to US (1940-46), dies at 78
  • Dec 27 Alfonso Reyes, Mexican poet/historian/diplomat, dies at 70
  • Dec 28 Ante Pavelić, leader of Nazi Germany puppet Independent State of Croatia (b. 1889)
  • Dec 29 Robin Humphrey Milford, composer, dies at 56
  • Dec 30 Maria Baers, Flemish social female worker/senator, dies at 76