Famous Deaths in 1996 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 400 of 1,166

  • Feb 25 Vehbi Koc, indistrialist/philanthropist, dies at 94
  • Feb 26 Audrey Angers, charity pioneer
  • Feb 26 Daniel John Chapman Cunningham, physiologist, dies at 76
  • Feb 27 Francois Chaumette, actor (They Never Slept, Christine), dies at 72
  • Feb 27 George Ian Murray, 10th Duke of Atholl, dies at 64
  • Feb 27 Pat Smythe, show jumper, dies at 67
  • Feb 27 Sylvia Williams, museum director/curator, dies at 60
  • Feb 28 Daniel Chipenda, Angolan politician and field commander, dies at 64
  • Feb 29 Duncan Stuart Wilson Fighter pilot-MacDonald, dies at 83
  • Feb 29 Joe Minogue, journalist, dies at 72
  • Feb 29 John Grant, rear-admiral, dies at 87
  • Feb 29 Wes Farrell, songwriter, dies at 56
  • Mar 1 Margaret McKay, politician, dies at 85
  • Mar 2 Jacobo Majluta, president of Dominican Rep (1982), dies at 61
  • Mar 3 David Bowman, trade unionist, dies at 82
  • Mar 3 John Joseph Krol, cardinal, dies at 95
  • Mar 3 Leo Malet, French crime novelist, dies at 86
  • Mar 3 Ludwig Freiherr von Hammerstein-Equord, journalist, dies at 76
  • Mar 3 Lyle Talbot, [Henderson], actor (Plan 9 From Outer Space), dies at 76
  • Mar 3 Marguerite Duras, writer, dies at 81
  • Mar 3 Meyer Schapiro, Lithuanian-born American art historian, dies at 91
  • Mar 4 Barbara Lewis, British obituarist, dies at 55
  • Mar 4 Minnie Pearl, country comedienne (Grand Ole Opry), dies at 84
  • Mar 5 Joshua Compston, art impressario, dies at 26
  • Mar 5 Khundaqar Mushtaq Amhed, president of Bangladesh (1975), dies
  • Mar 5 Nicolas Cotoner y Cotoner, spanish courtier, dies at 90
  • Mar 5 Whit Bissell, actor (Time Tunnel), dies at 86
  • Mar 6 Douglas Patrick Thomas Jay, politician, dies at 88
  • Mar 6 Herbert "Herb" Hall, clarinetist/saxophonist, dies at 88
  • Mar 6 Simon Cadell, actor (Enemy at the Door), dies at 45
  • Mar 7 Aled Eames, mAritime historian, dies at 74
  • Mar 8 Alison McCartney, pathologist/Breast Cancer campaigner, dies at 45
  • Mar 8 Jack Malcolm Thorpe Fleming Churchill, commando, dies at 89
  • Mar 8 Paul Lewis Harrhy, actor/opera singer (Intelligence Park), dies at 38
  • Mar 9 Alan Hugh Iliffe, psychologist, dies at 77
  • Mar 9 Elman Ali Ahmed, peace campaigner, dies at 42
  • Mar 9 Peter Mansfield, British political journalist and author, dies at 67
  • Mar 9 George Burns, American actor and singer (b. 1896)
  • Mar 10 Lucius E Burch Jr, US civil rights leader, dies at 84
  • Mar 10 Ross Hunter, US producer (Airport, Madame X, Pillow Talk), dies at 75
  • Mar 11 Barry Appleby, cartoonist, dies at 86
  • Mar 11 Charles William Oatley, electrical engineer, dies at 92
  • Mar 11 Clifton Eugene Bancroft Robinson, public servant, dies at 70
  • Mar 11 John Henry Pyle Pafford, librarian, dies at 96
  • Mar 11 Vince Edwards, actor (Ben Casey), dies of cancer at 67
  • Mar 12 Charles Bruce Perry, professor of medicine, dies at 92
  • Mar 12 Gyula Kallai, PM of Hungry (1965-67), dies at 85
  • Mar 12 John Anthony Bowden Cuddon, writer/teacher, dies at 67
  • Mar 13 Brian Hulls, television news cameraman, dies at 48
  • Mar 13 Krzysztof Kieslowski, film director, dies of heart attack at 54
  • Mar 13 Lucio Fulci, Italian film director "Godfather of Gore", dies at 68
  • Mar 13 Lucy Faithfull, children's campaigner, dies at 85
  • Mar 14 Dewi Lorwerth Ellis Bebb, rugby international/journalist, dies at 57
  • Mar 14 Nico Kiasashvii, professor of English Literature, dies at 69
  • Mar 14 Vic Marshall, chemist, dies at 74
  • Mar 15 Helen Chadwick, artist, dies at 42
  • Mar 15 Olga Rudge, American-born concert violinist, dies at 100
  • Mar 15 Roswell Leavitt Gilpatric, lawyer/diplomat, dies at 89
  • Mar 16 Joseph Lee Pope, singer, dies at 62
  • Mar 16 Olive Netta Parsons, co-founder (Collet's bookshop), dies at 104
  • Mar 16 Peter Clemoes, Anglo-Saxon scholar, dies at 76
  • Mar 16 Charlie Barnett, American actor (b. 1954)
  • Mar 17 Bela Szigeti, theoretical physicist, dies at 83
  • Mar 17 Kenneth Jameson, art educationalist, dies at 83
  • Mar 17 Rene Clement, film director, dies at 83
  • Mar 17 Thomas Enders, diplomat, dies at 64
  • Mar 17 Terry Stafford, American singer (b. 1941)
  • Mar 18 Alepoude Odysseus Elytis llis, poet, dies at 84
  • Mar 18 Jacquetta Hawkes, English archaeologist, dies at 85
  • Mar 19 Christopher John Magenis Headington, musician, dies at 65
  • Mar 19 William Hutchinson Murray, mountaineer/author, dies at 83
  • Mar 20 Alan Ridout, English composer, dies at 61
  • Mar 20 Claude Bourdet, human rights activist/journalist, dies at 86
  • Mar 20 Victor Zorza, journalist/Russian specialist, dies at 71
  • Mar 21 Frank Murray, police Officer, dies at 51
  • Mar 22 Claude Mauriac, writer, dies at 81
  • Mar 22 Robert Franklin Overmyer, astronaut (STS 5, STS 51-B), dies at 59
  • Mar 22 Robert Mellors, gay activist, dies at 47
  • Mar 22 Ronald George Hayward, political manager, dies at 78
  • Mar 22 Don Murray, American drummer (The Turtles), dies from post-operative complications at 50
  • Mar 23 Jay D. Miller, record producer, dies at 73
  • Mar 23 Peter Baer, artost/printmaker, dies at 72
  • Mar 24 Maria Lucia Beltran Alcayaga, singer, dies at 66
  • Mar 25 John Derrick Mordaunt Snagge, news commentator (BBC), dies at 91
  • Mar 26 (Elizabeth Cissie) Charlton, football matriarch, dies at 83
  • Mar 26 David Packard, electronic engineer/businessman, dies at 83
  • Mar 26 Edmund Muskie, American politician (Sen-D-Me) and US Secretary of State (1980-81), dies at 81
  • Mar 26 Thomas Wakefield, writer, dies at 60
  • Mar 28 Barbara McLean, film Editor, dies at 86
  • Mar 28 Charles Barnet "Roscoe" Harvey, soldier, dies at 95
  • Mar 28 David Band, British banker (BZW), dies at 53
  • Mar 28 Edith Fowke, folklorist, dies at 82
  • Mar 28 Hans Blumenberg, philosopher, dies at 75
  • Mar 28 James Herbert Lloyd Morrell, bishop, dies at 89
  • Mar 28 Ken Dibbs, actor (Suddenly, Party Girl, High Society), dies at 78
  • Mar 28 Shin Kanemaru, VP of Japan (1986-87), dies at 81
  • Mar 28 Simon Harcourt Nowell-Smith, British bibliophile, dies at 87
  • Mar 29 Maggie Donnelly, bag lady, dies at 46
  • Mar 29 Bill Goldsworthy, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1944)
  • Mar 30 Hugh Edward Lance Falkus, filmmaker/naturalist, dies at 78
  • Mar 30 Ryoei Saito, businessman, dies at 79
  • Mar 31 Dante Giacosa, engineer/designer, dies at 91
  • Mar 31 Dario Bellezza, Italian poet, dies of AIDS at 51
  • Mar 31 Jeffrey Lee Pierce, musician, dies at 37
  • Mar 31 Julius Young, fast food entrepreneur, dies at 73
  • Apr 1 Alfredo Nobre Coast, PM of Portugal (1978), dies
  • Apr 1 Edwin H "Buddy" Morris, music publisher, dies at 89
  • Apr 1 John Alwyne Kitching, zoologist, dies at 87
  • Apr 1 John McSheery, dies of heart attack while umpiring a game, at 51
  • Apr 1 Mario Viegas, actor (The Jew, Divine Comedy), dies at 47
  • Apr 1 Florence Buchsbaum, French theater director (b. 1926)
  • Apr 1 John McSherry, American baseball umpire (b. 1944)
  • Apr 3 Carl Stokes, 1st African American mayor of a major US city (Cleve), dies
  • Apr 3 Christopher John Seward, aid worker, dies at 45
  • Apr 3 Ron Brown, American Secretary of Commerce, dies in an air accident aged 54
  • Apr 3 Ronald Harmon Brown, politician, dies at 54
  • Apr 3 Roosevelt "Booba" Barnes, bluesman, dies at 59
  • Apr 4 Carl Burton Stokes, politician, dies at 68
  • Apr 4 David Keylsey, actor/director, dies at 63
  • Apr 4 David Whitton, campaigner, dies at 44
  • Apr 4 Frederick Denison Maurice Hocking, pathologist, dies at 97
  • Apr 4 Joy Newton, dancer, dies at 82
  • Apr 4 Larry Laprise, songwriter, dies at 83
  • Apr 4 Seamas NacNeill, piper, dies at 79
  • Apr 4 Barney Ewell, American athlete (b. 1918)
  • Apr 4 Paul Cooper, American composer, dies at 69
  • Apr 5 Peter Nailor, civil servant/historian, dies at 67
  • Apr 6 Greer Garson, British actress (Goodbye Mr Chips, Mrs Miniver), dies at 92
  • Apr 7 Ian Spurling, ballet designer, dies at 59
  • Apr 8 Basil Hembry, farmer/campaigner, dies at 80
  • Apr 8 Ben Johnson, cowboy actor (Tex, Dillinger), dies of heart attack at 77
  • Apr 8 Charles Donald Adams, singer, dies at 67
  • Apr 8 Ben Johnson, American actor (b. 1918)
  • Apr 9 James William Rouse, US builder (shopping malls), dies at 81
  • Apr 9 Maisie Fitter, editor/conservationist, dies at 83
  • Apr 9 Richard Thomas Condon, author, dies at 81
  • Apr 9 Sandy Becker, NYC Kiddie TV Show host (Sandy Becker Show), dies at 74
  • Apr 10 Jessica Dubroff, attempting to be youngest pilot, dies in crash at 7
  • Apr 11 Daniel Wolf, journalist, dies at 80
  • Apr 11 Edwin Clarke, historian/neurologist, dies at 76
  • Apr 11 Jessica Dubroff, hoped to be youngest to fly across US, crashed at 7
  • Apr 11 Louis Osman, artist/goldsmith/craftsman, dies at 82
  • Apr 11 Marcel Bleustein-Blanchet, advertising magnate, dies at 89
  • Apr 12 Marthe Robert, essayist/translator, dies at 82
  • Apr 12 Nancy Sheehan, writer, dies at 69
  • Apr 12 William Wilkinson, businessman/conservationist, dies at 63
  • Apr 13 Denis Sargan, econometrician, dies at 71
  • Apr 13 George Mackey Brown, poet, dies at 74
  • Apr 13 James "Jimmy the Gent" Burke, criminal, dies at 64
  • Apr 14 Benjamin "Zik" Azikiwe Nnamdi, politician, dies at 91
  • Apr 14 Gaylord Birch, drummer (Pointer Sisters, Herbie Hancock), dies at 50
  • Apr 14 Manuel A "Manny" Greenhill, record producer, dies at 80
  • Apr 14 Mervyn Levy, artist/critic, dies at 81
  • Apr 14 William K Everson, film historian, dies at 67
  • Apr 16 Lucille Bremer, dancer/actress (Ziegfeld Follies), dies at 73
  • Apr 16 Madeleine Bourdouxhe, writer, dies at 89
  • Apr 16 Raymond Earl Hill, saxophonist, dies at 62
  • Apr 16 Stavros Spyros Niarchos, Greek shipowner, dies at 86
  • Apr 17 Eva Jones, poet/novelist, dies at 82
  • Apr 17 Jose Luis Lopez Aranguren, philosopher, dies at 86
  • Apr 17 Michele Carew, daughter of baseball great Rod, dies of Leukemia at 18
  • Apr 18 Kalim Siddiqui, islamic campaigner, dies at 62
  • Apr 18 Michael Leander Farr, record producer, dies at 55
  • Apr 18 Piet Hein, architect/poet/mathematician/inventor, dies at 80
  • Apr 18 Robert William Paine, architect, dies at 88
  • Apr 19 Bernard Edwards, bass player, dies at 44
  • Apr 19 Norman Oldfield, cricketer (scored 99 runs in Test for England), dies
  • Apr 19 Peg Ridge, peace campaigner, dies at 72
  • Apr 20 Cecilia Grace Hunt Reeves Gillie, bBC Executive, dies at 88
  • Apr 20 Christopher Robin Milne, bookseller, dies at 75
  • Apr 20 Tran Van Tra, soldier, dies at 77
  • Apr 21 A H Kardar, cricketer (3 Tests for India & 23 for Pak 1946-58), dies
  • Apr 21 Dzhokhar Dudayev, separatist leader and President of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria (1991), dies at 52
  • Apr 21 Jimmy "The Greek" Snyder, oddsmaker/sportscaster (CBS), dies at 76
  • Apr 21 Robert Hersant, press baron, dies at 76
  • Apr 21 Rodney Meredith Thomas, architect/painter, dies at 93
  • Apr 21 Zora Arkus-Duntov, engineer, dies at 86
  • Apr 22 David Shipman, film historian, dies at 63
  • Apr 22 Erma Bombeck, American humorist (The Grass is Greener over the Septic Tank), dies at 69
  • Apr 22 Hiteshwar Saikia, PM of Indian state of Assam (1991-96), dies
  • Apr 22 Harold "Jug" McSpaden, American professional golfer (b. 1908)
  • Apr 23 Leonard Kuntstat, blues discographer, dies at 70
  • Apr 23 Pamela Lyndon Travers, writer (Mary Poppins), dies at 96
  • Apr 23 Jean-Victor Allard, Canadian military officer (b. 1913)
  • Apr 24 Donald Cammell, film director, dies at 62
  • Apr 24 Preston Lockwood, English actor (House of Windsor, Black Candle), dies at 83
  • Apr 25 John Eustace Theodore Brancker, lawyer/parliamentarian, dies at 87
  • Apr 25 John Lorne Campbell, folklorist, dies at 90
  • Apr 25 Saul Bass, American graphic designer of logos and film titles (Psycho), dies at 74
  • Apr 26 Burton Stein, historian, dies at 69
  • Apr 26 John Norrie McArthur, malariologist/microscopist, dies at 94
  • Apr 26 Stirling Silliphant, screenwriter, dies at 78
  • Apr 27 Joan Sterndale Bennett, actress (Elizabeth-Dark Shadows), dies at 86
  • Apr 27 William Egan Colby, cIA Director, dies at 76
  • Apr 28 Giles Grangier, film director, dies at 84
  • Apr 28 Henry Clarke, fashion photographer, dies at 75
  • Apr 28 Julio Cesar Mendez Montenegro, politician, dies at 80
  • Apr 28 William E Colby, director of CIA (1973-76), dies
  • Apr 29 David William Eric Davis, broadcaster, dies at 87
  • Apr 29 Jaime Garcia Terre, poet/essayist, dies at 71