Famous Deaths in 1996 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 400 of 1,164

  • Feb 25th Vehbi Koc, indistrialist/philanthropist, dies at 94
  • Feb 26th Audrey Angers, charity pioneer
  • Feb 26th Daniel John Chapman Cunningham, physiologist, dies at 76
  • Feb 27th Francois Chaumette, actor (They Never Slept, Christine), dies at 72
  • Feb 27th George Ian Murray, 10th Duke of Atholl, dies at 64
  • Feb 27th Pat Smythe, show jumper, dies at 67
  • Feb 27th Sylvia Williams, museum director/curator, dies at 60
  • Feb 28th Daniel Chipenda, Angolan politician and field commander, dies at 64
  • Feb 29th Duncan Stuart Wilson Fighter pilot-MacDonald, dies at 83
  • Feb 29th Joe Minogue, journalist, dies at 72
  • Feb 29th John Grant, rear-admiral, dies at 87
  • Feb 29th Wes Farrell, songwriter, dies at 56
  • Mar 1st Margaret McKay, politician, dies at 85
  • Mar 2nd Jacobo Majluta, president of Dominican Rep (1982), dies at 61
  • Mar 3rd David Bowman, trade unionist, dies at 82
  • Mar 3rd John Joseph Krol, cardinal, dies at 95
  • Mar 3rd Leo Malet, French crime novelist, dies at 86
  • Mar 3rd Ludwig Freiherr von Hammerstein-Equord, journalist, dies at 76
  • Mar 3rd Lyle Talbot, [Henderson], actor (Plan 9 From Outer Space), dies at 76
  • Mar 3rd Marguerite Duras, writer, dies at 81
  • Mar 3rd Meyer Schapiro, Lithuanian-born American art historian, dies at 91
  • Mar 4th Barbara Lewis, British obituarist, dies at 55
  • Mar 4th Minnie Pearl, country comedienne (Grand Ole Opry), dies at 84
  • Mar 5th Joshua Compston, art impressario, dies at 26
  • Mar 5th Khundaqar Mushtaq Amhed, president of Bangladesh (1975), dies
  • Mar 5th Nicolas Cotoner y Cotoner, spanish courtier, dies at 90
  • Mar 5th Whit Bissell, actor (Time Tunnel), dies at 86
  • Mar 6th Douglas Patrick Thomas Jay, politician, dies at 88
  • Mar 6th Herbert "Herb" Hall, clarinetist/saxophonist, dies at 88
  • Mar 6th Simon Cadell, actor (Enemy at the Door), dies at 45
  • Mar 7th Aled Eames, mAritime historian, dies at 74
  • Mar 8th Alison McCartney, pathologist/Breast Cancer campaigner, dies at 45
  • Mar 8th Jack Malcolm Thorpe Fleming Churchill, commando, dies at 89
  • Mar 8th Paul Lewis Harrhy, actor/opera singer (Intelligence Park), dies at 38
  • Mar 9th Alan Hugh Iliffe, psychologist, dies at 77
  • Mar 9th Elman Ali Ahmed, peace campaigner, dies at 42
  • Mar 9th Peter Mansfield, writer, dies at 67
  • Mar 9th George Burns, American actor and singer (b. 1896)
  • Mar 10th Lucius E Burch Jr, US civil rights leader, dies at 84
  • Mar 10th Ross Hunter, US producer (Airport, Madame X, Pillow Talk), dies at 75
  • Mar 11th Barry Appleby, cartoonist, dies at 86
  • Mar 11th Charles William Oatley, electrical engineer, dies at 92
  • Mar 11th Clifton Eugene Bancroft Robinson, public servant, dies at 70
  • Mar 11th John Henry Pyle Pafford, librarian, dies at 96
  • Mar 11th Vince Edwards, actor (Ben Casey), dies of cancer at 67
  • Mar 12th Charles Bruce Perry, professor of medicine, dies at 92
  • Mar 12th Gyula Kallai, PM of Hungry (1965-67), dies at 85
  • Mar 12th John Anthony Bowden Cuddon, writer/teacher, dies at 67
  • Mar 13th Brian Hulls, television news cameraman, dies at 48
  • Mar 13th Krzysztof Kieslowski, film director, dies of heart attack at 54
  • Mar 13th Lucio Fulci, filem director, dies at 68
  • Mar 13th Lucy Faithfull, children's campaigner, dies at 85
  • Mar 14th Dewi Lorwerth Ellis Bebb, rugby international/journalist, dies at 57
  • Mar 14th Nico Kiasashvii, professor of English Literature, dies at 69
  • Mar 14th Vic Marshall, chemist, dies at 74
  • Mar 15th Helen Chadwick, artist, dies at 42
  • Mar 15th Olga Rudge, violinist, dies at 100
  • Mar 15th Roswell Leavitt Gilpatric, lawyer/diplomat, dies at 89
  • Mar 16th Joseph Lee Pope, singer, dies at 62
  • Mar 16th Olive Netta Parsons, co-founder (Collet's bookshop), dies at 104
  • Mar 16th Peter Clemoes, Anglo-Saxon scholar, dies at 76
  • Mar 16th Charlie Barnett, American actor (b. 1954)
  • Mar 17th Bela Szigeti, theoretical physicist, dies at 83
  • Mar 17th Kenneth Jameson, art educationalist, dies at 83
  • Mar 17th Rene Clement, film director, dies at 83
  • Mar 17th Thomas Enders, diplomat, dies at 64
  • Mar 17th Terry Stafford, American singer (b. 1941)
  • Mar 18th Alepoude Odysseus Elytis llis, poet, dies at 84
  • Mar 18th Jacquetta Hawkes, English archaeologist, dies at 85
  • Mar 19th Christopher John Magenis Headington, musician, dies at 65
  • Mar 19th William Hutchinson Murray, mountaineer/author, dies at 83
  • Mar 20th Alan Ridout, composer, dies at 61
  • Mar 20th Claude Bourdet, human rights activist/journalist, dies at 86
  • Mar 20th Victor Zorza, journalist/Russian specialist, dies at 71
  • Mar 21st Frank Murray, police Officer, dies at 51
  • Mar 22nd Claude Mauriac, writer, dies at 81
  • Mar 22nd Robert Franklin Overmyer, astronaut (STS 5, STS 51-B), dies at 59
  • Mar 22nd Robert Mellors, gay activist, dies at 47
  • Mar 22nd Ronald George Hayward, political manager, dies at 78
  • Mar 22nd Don Murray, American musician (The Turtles) (b. 1945)
  • Mar 23rd Jay D. Miller, record producer, dies at 73
  • Mar 23rd Peter Baer, artost/printmaker, dies at 72
  • Mar 24th Maria Lucia Beltran Alcayaga, singer, dies at 66
  • Mar 25th John Derrick Mordaunt Snagge, news commentator (BBC), dies at 91
  • Mar 26th (Elizabeth Cissie) Charlton, football matriarch, dies at 83
  • Mar 26th David Packard, electronic engineer/businessman, dies at 83
  • Mar 26th Edmund S Muskie, vice pres candidate/(Gov-D-Maine), dies at 81
  • Mar 26th Thomas Wakefield, writer, dies at 60
  • Mar 28th Barbara McLean, film Editor, dies at 86
  • Mar 28th Charles Barnet "Roscoe" Harvey, soldier, dies at 95
  • Mar 28th David Band, British banker (BZW), dies at 53
  • Mar 28th Edith Fowke, folklorist, dies at 82
  • Mar 28th Hans Blumenberg, philosopher, dies at 75
  • Mar 28th James Herbert Lloyd Morrell, bishop, dies at 89
  • Mar 28th Ken Dibbs, actor (Suddenly, Party Girl, High Society), dies at 78
  • Mar 28th Shin Kanemaru, VP of Japan (1986-87), dies at 81
  • Mar 28th Simon Harcourt Nowell-Smith, British bibliophile, dies at 87
  • Mar 29th Maggie Donnelly, bag lady, dies at 46
  • Mar 29th Bill Goldsworthy, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1944)
  • Mar 30th Hugh Edward Lance Falkus, filmmaker/naturalist, dies at 78
  • Mar 30th Ryoei Saito, businessman, dies at 79
  • Mar 31st Dante Giacosa, engineer/designer, dies at 91
  • Mar 31st Dario Bellezza, Italian poet, dies of AIDS at 51
  • Mar 31st Jeffrey Lee Pierce, musician, dies at 37
  • Mar 31st Julius Young, fast food entrepreneur, dies at 73
  • Apr 1st Alfredo Nobre Coast, PM of Portugal (1978), dies
  • Apr 1st Edwin H "Buddy" Morris, music publisher, dies at 89
  • Apr 1st John Alwyne Kitching, zoologist, dies at 87
  • Apr 1st John McSheery, dies of heart attack while umpiring a game, at 51
  • Apr 1st Mario Viegas, actor (The Jew, Divine Comedy), dies at 47
  • Apr 1st Florence Buchsbaum, French theater director (b. 1926)
  • Apr 1st John McSherry, American baseball umpire (b. 1944)
  • Apr 3rd Carl Stokes, 1st African American mayor of a major US city (Cleve), dies
  • Apr 3rd Christopher John Seward, aid worker, dies at 45
  • Apr 3rd Ron Brown, American Secretary of Commerce, dies in an air accident aged 54
  • Apr 3rd Ronald Harmon Brown, politician, dies at 54
  • Apr 3rd Roosevelt "Booba" Barnes, bluesman, dies at 59
  • Apr 4th Carl Burton Stokes, politician, dies at 68
  • Apr 4th David Keylsey, actor/director, dies at 63
  • Apr 4th David Whitton, campaigner, dies at 44
  • Apr 4th Frederick Denison Maurice Hocking, pathologist, dies at 97
  • Apr 4th Joy Newton, dancer, dies at 82
  • Apr 4th Larry Laprise, songwriter, dies at 83
  • Apr 4th Seamas NacNeill, piper, dies at 79
  • Apr 4th Barney Ewell, American athlete (b. 1918)
  • Apr 5th Peter Nailor, civil servant/historian, dies at 67
  • Apr 6th Greer Garson, actress (Goodbye Mr Chips), dies at 92
  • Apr 7th Ian Spurling, ballet designer, dies at 59
  • Apr 8th Basil Hembry, farmer/campaigner, dies at 80
  • Apr 8th Ben Johnson, cowboy actor (Tex, Dillinger), dies of heart attack at 77
  • Apr 8th Charles Donald Adams, singer, dies at 67
  • Apr 8th Ben Johnson, American actor (b. 1918)
  • Apr 9th James William Rouse, US builder (shopping malls), dies at 81
  • Apr 9th Maisie Fitter, editor/conservationist, dies at 83
  • Apr 9th Richard Thomas Condon, author, dies at 81
  • Apr 9th Sandy Becker, NYC Kiddie TV Show host (Sandy Becker Show), dies at 74
  • Apr 10th Jessica Dubroff, attempting to be youngest pilot, dies in crash at 7
  • Apr 11th Daniel Wolf, journalist, dies at 80
  • Apr 11th Edwin Clarke, historian/neurologist, dies at 76
  • Apr 11th Jessica Dubroff, hoped to be youngest to fly across US, crashed at 7
  • Apr 11th Louis Osman, artist/goldsmith/craftsman, dies at 82
  • Apr 11th Marcel Bleustein-Blanchet, advertising magnate, dies at 89
  • Apr 12th Marthe Robert, essayist/translator, dies at 82
  • Apr 12th Nancy Sheehan, writer, dies at 69
  • Apr 12th William Wilkinson, businessman/conservationist, dies at 63
  • Apr 13th Denis Sargan, econometrician, dies at 71
  • Apr 13th George Mackey Brown, poet, dies at 74
  • Apr 13th James "Jimmy the Gent" Burke, criminal, dies at 64
  • Apr 14th Benjamin "Zik" Azikiwe Nnamdi, politician, dies at 91
  • Apr 14th Gaylord Birch, drummer (Pointer Sisters, Herbie Hancock), dies at 50
  • Apr 14th Manuel A "Manny" Greenhill, record producer, dies at 80
  • Apr 14th Mervyn Levy, artist/critic, dies at 81
  • Apr 14th William K Everson, film historian, dies at 67
  • Apr 16th Lucille Bremer, dancer/actress (Ziegfeld Follies), dies at 73
  • Apr 16th Madeleine Bourdouxhe, writer, dies at 89
  • Apr 16th Raymond Earl Hill, saxophonist, dies at 62
  • Apr 16th Stavros Spyros Niarchos, Greek shipowner, dies at 86
  • Apr 17th Eva Jones, poet/novelist, dies at 82
  • Apr 17th Jose Luis Lopez Aranguren, philosopher, dies at 86
  • Apr 17th Michele Carew, daughter of baseball great Rod, dies of Leukemia at 18
  • Apr 18th Kalim Siddiqui, islamic campaigner, dies at 62
  • Apr 18th Michael Leander Farr, record producer, dies at 55
  • Apr 18th Piet Hein, architect/poet/mathematician/inventor, dies at 80
  • Apr 18th Robert William Paine, architect, dies at 88
  • Apr 19th Bernard Edwards, bass player, dies at 44
  • Apr 19th Norman Oldfield, cricketer (scored 99 runs in Test for England), dies
  • Apr 19th Peg Ridge, peace campaigner, dies at 72
  • Apr 20th Cecilia Grace Hunt Reeves Gillie, bBC Executive, dies at 88
  • Apr 20th Christopher Robin Milne, bookseller, dies at 75
  • Apr 20th Tran Van Tra, soldier, dies at 77
  • Apr 21st A H Kardar, cricketer (3 Tests for India & 23 for Pak 1946-58), dies
  • Apr 21st Dzhokhar Dudayev, separatist leader and President of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria (1991), dies at 52
  • Apr 21st Jimmy "The Greek" Snyder, oddsmaker/sportscaster (CBS), dies at 76
  • Apr 21st Robert Hersant, press baron, dies at 76
  • Apr 21st Rodney Meredith Thomas, architect/painter, dies at 93
  • Apr 21st Zora Arkus-Duntov, engineer, dies at 86
  • Apr 22nd David Shipman, film historian, dies at 63
  • Apr 22nd Erma Bombeck, American humorist (The Grass is Greener over the Septic Tank), dies at 69
  • Apr 22nd Hiteshwar Saikia, PM of Indian state of Assam (1991-96), dies
  • Apr 22nd Harold "Jug" McSpaden, American professional golfer (b. 1908)
  • Apr 23rd Leonard Kuntstat, blues discographer, dies at 70
  • Apr 23rd Pamela Lyndon Travers, writer (Mary Poppins), dies at 96
  • Apr 23rd Jean-Victor Allard, Canadian military officer (b. 1913)
  • Apr 24th Donald Cammell, film director, dies at 62
  • Apr 24th Preston Lockwood, English actor (House of Windsor, Black Candle), dies at 83
  • Apr 25th John Eustace Theodore Brancker, lawyer/parliamentarian, dies at 87
  • Apr 25th John Lorne Campbell, folklorist, dies at 90
  • Apr 25th Saul Bass, American graphic designer of logos and film titles (Psycho), dies at 74
  • Apr 26th Burton Stein, historian, dies at 69
  • Apr 26th John Norrie McArthur, malariologist/microscopist, dies at 94
  • Apr 26th Stirling Silliphant, screenwriter, dies at 78
  • Apr 27th Joan Sterndale Bennett, actress (Elizabeth-Dark Shadows), dies at 86
  • Apr 27th William Egan Colby, cIA Director, dies at 76
  • Apr 28th Giles Grangier, film director, dies at 84
  • Apr 28th Henry Clarke, fashion photographer, dies at 75
  • Apr 28th Julio Cesar Mendez Montenegro, politician, dies at 80
  • Apr 28th William E Colby, director of CIA (1973-76), dies
  • Apr 29th David William Eric Davis, broadcaster, dies at 87
  • Apr 29th Jaime Garcia Terre, poet/essayist, dies at 71
  • Apr 29th Siti Hartinah Suharto, wife of President Suharto of Indonesia, dies at 72