Famous Deaths in March 1983

  • Mar 1 Arthur Koestler, Hungarian-British writer (Darkness at Noon), commits suicide at 77

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Mar 3 Hergé [Georges Prosper Remi], Belgian comic book creator (The Adventures of Tintin), dies at 75

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  • Mar 6 Thelma Pelish, actress (Pajama Game), dies at 55
  • Mar 7 Igor Markevich, composer, dies at 70
  • Mar 7 Robert Bray, actor (Corey-Lassie, Simon-Stagecoach West), dies at 65
  • Mar 8 William T Walton, English composer (Belhazzar's feast), dies at 80
  • Mar 9 Faye Emerson, American actress (I've Got a Secret), dies of cancer at 65
  • Mar 9 Ulf von Euler, Swedish physiologist famous for his work on neurotransmitters (Nobel 1970), dies at 78
  • Mar 12 Jevsei G Liberman, Ukraine economist (Plan, profit, bonus), dies at 85
  • Mar 13 Louison Bobet, French cyclist (Tour de France 1953-55), dies at 58
  • Mar 13 Paul R Citroen, Dutch sculptor, dies at 86
  • Mar 14 Maurice Ronet, actor (Circle of Love, Frantic, Sphinx), dies at 55
  • Mar 15 Jose Luis Sert, Spanish-US architect/urban developer, dies at 80
  • Mar 15 Rebecca West, English writer (b. 1892)
  • Mar 16 Arthur Godfrey, TV host (Arthur Godrey Show), dies at 79
  • Mar 16 Fred Rose, Canadian politician (b. 1907)
  • Mar 17 Haldan Keffer Hartline, American physiologist, Nobel laureate (b. 1903)
  • Mar 18 Umberto of Piemonte, King Umberto II of Italy (1946) and Italy's last king dies in exile aged 78
  • Mar 18 Kenneth E. Boulding, English economist (b. 1910)
  • Mar 20 Ivan Matveyevich Vinogradov, Russian mathematician (b. 1891)
  • Mar 23 Barney Clark, 1st artifical heart recipient, dies after 112 days at 62
  • Mar 23 David Wynne, Welsh composer (Owain ab Urien), dies at 82
  • Mar 25 Martha Sleeper, actress (Spitfire), dies of a heart attack at 72
  • Mar 25 Bob Waterfield, American football player (b. 1920)
  • Mar 26 Anthony F Blunt, British art historian/spy for USSR, dies at 75
  • Mar 27 James Hayter, actor (Pickwick Papers, Trio, Great Game), dies at 75
  • Mar 27 Janis Ivanovs, Latvian composer, dies at 76
  • Mar 28 Ank [Anna M] van der Moer, actress (Verkade, Dutch Comedy), dies at 71
  • Mar 28 Martinus A. Jansen, Bishop of Rotterdam (1956-70), dies at 77
  • Mar 31 Stephen Murray, English actor (Guilty, Silent Dust, Master Spy), dies at 70
  • Mar 31 Christina Stead, Australian writer (b. 1902)