Deaths in History in 1995

Deaths 1 - 200 of 629

  • Jan 1 Eugene Wigner, physicist (Nobel prize for physics-1963), dies at 92
  • Jan 1 Frederick West, Engl contractor/serial killer, commits suicide at 53
  • Jan 2 Manuel Rivera, Spanish painter/co-founder (El Paso), dies at 67
  • Jan 2 Siad Barre, general/president of Somalia (1969-91), dies at 84
  • Jan 3 Gerard W Taylor, South African/British surgeon, dies at 74
  • Jan 3 Robert Nesbitt, impresario, dies at 88
  • Jan 4 Jonathan Zeitlyn, artist, dies at 43
  • Jan 4 Robert Clifford Latham, pepys Scholar, dies at 82
  • Jan 4 Sol Tax, American anthropologist (b. 1907)
  • Jan 5 Mansour Satari, brig-gen/commandant (Iran Air Force), dies at 46
  • Jan 5 Yahya Ayyash, PLO bomb maker, booby trapped cellular phone at 28
  • Jan 5 Somerset de Chair, British writer, politician and poet, dies at 83
  • Jan 6 Edward Sutcliffe, judge (British Central Criminal Court), dies at 77
  • Jan 6 Joe Slovo, Latvian/South African attorney/sect-gen (SACR), dies at 68
  • Jan 7 Harry Golombek, chess Grandmaster, dies at 83
  • Jan 7 Larry Grayson, British entertainer (Generation Game), dies at 65 or 71
  • Jan 7 Viktor Vorobyov, Russian general-major, dies in battle
  • Jan 7 Murray Rothbard, American economist (b. 1926)
  • Jan 8 Joyce McCartan, peace campaigner, dies at 68
  • Jan 9 Souphanouvong, [Red Prince], president of Laos (1975-87), dies at 85
  • Jan 10 Elaine Greene, literary Agent, dies at 74
  • Jan 10 Halton Kathleen Tynan, writer, dies at 57
  • Jan 10 Souphanouvong, leader of Pathet Lao (1957), dies
  • Jan 11 Adrian J "Ad" Kaland, Dutch MP (CDA 1977-93), dies at 72
  • Jan 11 John AG Gere, English art historian (Raphael & his Circle), dies at 73
  • Jan 11 Onat Kutlar, Turkish screenplay/producer (Hazal), murdered at 59
  • Jan 12 George Price, cartoonist (New Yorker), dies at 93
  • Jan 12 Marion Herbst, German/Dutch jewelry designer, dies at 50
  • Jan 13 Arnold Smith, painter (Vigelius Prize 1935), dies at 89
  • Jan 13 Arthur Mervyn Stockwood, bishop, dies at 81
  • Jan 14 Mark Finch, film festival organizer, dies at 33
  • Jan 14 Stafford WIlliam Somerfield, newspaper editor, dies at 84
  • Jan 17 Isador Caplan, lawyer/Aldeburgh Festival pioneer, dies at 82
  • Jan 17 Urias Nooteboom, Dutch journalist/critic (The Time), dies at 54
  • Jan 18 Adolph F J Butenandt, German bio-chemist (Nobel 1939), dies at 91
  • Jan 18 Joseph Kagan, Lithuanian-British businessman (Gannex raincoats), dies at 79
  • Jan 19 Eugene Fuller, polymath/linguist, dies at 80
  • Jan 20 Mehdi Bazargan, director Iranian oil corp/premier (1979), dies at 86
  • Jan 20 Robert Shaw, town Planner, dies at 81
  • Jan 21 Flavio "Negao" Pires da Conceicao, drug Trafficker, dies at 25
  • Jan 21 John Halas, Hungarian-American cartoonist and animator (Animal Farm), dies at 82
  • Jan 22 Mahmoud Sayed Selim, Egyptian moslim leader, shot to death at 29
  • Jan 22 Margaret Barbara Lambert, British historian (Saar), dies at 88
  • Jan 22 Nico Adriaans, founder of Rotterdam Junkiebond, dies of AIDS at 37

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Jan 22 Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, mother of pres JFK, RFK, & Ted, dies at 104

Kennedy Family Matriarch Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
Kennedy Family Matriarch
Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
  • Jan 23 Harold Collett Dent, journalist/educationist, dies at 100
  • Jan 23 Michael Whalley Wickham, artist, dies at 91
  • Jan 23 Peter Ambrose Cyprian Luke, playwright, dies at 75
  • Jan 24 Ian Prestt, English ornithologist, dies at 65
  • Jan 24 Victor Reinganum, artist, dies at 87
  • Jan 24 Wim H Sinnige, Amsterdam PvdA alderman of Finance, dies at 60
  • Jan 25 Tom Brugman, Dutch puppeteer (Brave Dodo), dies at 62
  • Jan 26 Bernardo Leighton, Chilian politician (1964-70), dies
  • Jan 26 Geoffrey Penwill Parsons, piano accompnaist, dies at 65
  • Jan 26 Louis Heren, journalist, dies at 65
  • Jan 27 Halsey S Colchester, British SAS/MI6-spy/priest, dies at 76
  • Jan 27 Jean Tardieu, French dramatist, dies at 91
  • Jan 27 Willem R "Wim" van der Zee, gen-sec Council of Churches, dies at 64
  • Jan 28 Barrie Wilson, religious scholar (How Jesus Became Christian), dies at 59
  • Jan 28 George Woodcock, author, dies at 82
  • Jan 28 James P Grant, US director of UNICEF (1980-95), dies at 72
  • Jan 28 Jim Gilbert, British artist and criminal, dies at 61
  • Jan 28 Philip Burton, Welsh producer and Richard Burton's teacher, dies at 80
  • Jan 28 Walter Ernest Allen, writer/critic, dies at 83
  • Jan 29 Arthur Guy Clutton-Brock, English agronomist (Rhodesia), dies at 88
  • Jan 29 Chris de Marigny, painter/designer, dies at 52
  • Jan 29 Raymond Joseph Cecil, British architect, dies at 69
  • Jan 29 Richard Desborough Burnell, oarsman, dies at 77
  • Jan 30 Gerald M Durrell, British zoologist/author (Mockery Bird), dies at 70
  • Jan 31 James Johnson, English MP (Labour, 1950..83), dies at 86
  • Feb 1 George Abbot, director (Damn Yankees), dies at 107
  • Feb 1 Michael Caesar, pope of pot, dies of liver cancer at 52
  • Feb 2 Alexis d'Anjou de Bourbon-Condé, French prince/Russian, dies at 47
  • Feb 2 Andre Frossard, French publicist (Defense of Pope), dies at 80
  • Feb 2 David Kindersley, alphabet Designer/Cutter, dies at 79
  • Feb 2 Phillip Borsos, Tasmanian/Canadian director (Mean Season), dies
  • Feb 2 Robert L Haller, coon Dog Trainer, dies at 32
  • Feb 3 John Pinsent, classical scholar, dies at 72
  • Feb 4 Patricia Highsmith, [Mary Patricia Plangman], US/Swiss, dies at 74
  • Feb 5 Frederick Craig Riddle, violist, dies at 82
  • Feb 5 Judith Fluks, Amsterdam's activist, dies
  • Feb 5 Kimberley Leston, journalist, dies at 35
  • Feb 6 James Ingram Merrill, US poet (Braving the elements), dies at 68
  • Feb 7 Helen Wallis, cartographer/Librarian, dies at 70
  • Feb 7 Massimo Pallottino, Italian archaeologist (Etruscologia), dies at 86
  • Feb 8 B G Hooghoudt, radiotelescope build (Dwingeloo/Westerbork), dies at 70
  • Feb 8 Wilhelm J Soukop, Austrian/British sculptor, dies at 88
  • Feb 8 William Fulbright, US politician, dies
  • Feb 9 J William Fulbright, (Sen-D-Ark)/anti-Vietnam War, dies at 89
  • Feb 10 Kenton Kilmer, poet/translator, dies at 85
  • Feb 10 Louis Sen A Kaw, Suriname's great dam builder, dies at 75
  • Feb 10 Paul Monette, American writer, dies of AIDS at 49
  • Feb 10 S van der Linde, church historian, dies at 89
  • Feb 12 L Jansma, Fries publisher (Friese stamp), dies
  • Feb 12 Rachid Mimouni, Algerian author (L'Honneur de la Tribu), dies at 49
  • Feb 13 Abdelhafid Said, Algerian student leader, murdered
  • Feb 13 Alberto Burri, Ital's physician/sculptor/painter), dies at 79
  • Feb 13 Azeddine Medjoubi, head Algerian nationally theater, murdered at 49
  • Feb 13 Joan A C Ramsey nee Hamilton, lady Ramsey of Canterbury, dies at 84
  • Feb 14 Alberto Burri, Italian physician/sculptor/painter, dies at 79
  • Feb 14 Patricia Highsmith, writer, dies at 74
  • Feb 14 Roger de Grey, English chairman of Royal Academy (1984-93), dies at 76
  • Feb 14 Siem Suurhoff, TV-director (Behind the News, Sonja), dies at 58
  • Feb 14 U Nu, PM of Burma (1948-56, 57-58, 60-62), dies at 87
  • Feb 15 Francis Taylor, builder, dies at 90
  • Feb 15 Joseph Ortiz, French-Algerian extremist/rebel, dies at 77
  • Feb 15 Lord Taylor of Hadfield, British President of Taylor Woodrow Group, dies at 90
  • Feb 15 Nabila Diahnine, Algerian architect/feminist, murdered at 33
  • Feb 15 Sahnoun Jawhari, Tunisian Annahda-leader, dies at 40 in jail
  • Feb 15 Viscount Camrose, British large landowner/Conservative, dies
  • Feb 16 John Everett Allen, US businessman, dies at 91
  • Feb 16 Martin Soames, traveller, dies at 91
  • Feb 17 Thelma Hulbert, painter, dies at 81
  • Feb 17 Timothy Hugh Brown, theatre critic, dies at 52
  • Feb 19 Calder Willingham, American novelist and scriptwriter (End as a Man), dies at 72
  • Feb 19 Ian Ball, photographer, dies at 80
  • Feb 19 Shlomo Averbach, Israeli ultra-orthodox rabbi, dies at 84
  • Feb 20 John Humphreys Whitfield, italianist, dies at 88
  • Feb 20 Shlomo Averbach, Rabbi, buried in Jerusalem, 250,000 attend
  • Feb 21 Robert Bolt, British playwright (Doctor Zhivago, Bounty), dies at 70
  • Feb 22 Elfi Althoff-Jacobi, Austrian circus director, dies at 80
  • Feb 22 Lembarek Boumaarafi, Algerian murderer of Pres Boudiaf, dies
  • Feb 23 Art Kane, photographer, dies at 69

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Feb 23 James Herriot [Alfred Wight], Scottish author (All Creatures Great & Small), dies at 78

Novelist James Herriot
Novelist
James Herriot
  • Feb 23 Norman Hunter, English children's writer (Professor Branestawm), dies at 95
  • Feb 23 Peter Guy Wykeham Fighter Pilot-Barnes, dies at 79
  • Feb 25 Jack Clayton, British director (Great Gatsby), dies at 73
  • Feb 25 Oh Jin Woo, Korean minister of defense, dies
  • Feb 27 Bernard Cornfield, financier, dies at 67
  • Feb 27 Philip Sherrington, opus Dei Priest, dies at 51
  • Mar 1 Edmund Boyd Fisher, publisher, dies at 56
  • Mar 1 Vladislav Listyev, Russian TV-journalist, murdered at 38
  • Mar 2 Vladislav Listyev, TV journalist, dies at 48
  • Mar 3 Gilbert Gadoffre, French scholar, dies at 84
  • Mar 3 Howard Hunter, US leader of Mormon Church (1994-95), dies at 87
  • Mar 3 Howard Yanks, founder of the Philadelphia folk festival, dies at 65
  • Mar 3 Pierre Tisseyre, publisher (Circle du livre de France), dies at 85
  • Mar 5 Peter John Norton, naval diplomat/artist, dies at 82
  • Mar 5 Lord Benson, British accountant, dies at 85
  • Mar 6 David Beinhoff, mayor, dies at 24
  • Mar 6 Emile van Moerkerken, photographer (Ice Princess), dies at 78
  • Mar 6 Helene Weijel, author (In Two Worlds), dies at 44
  • Mar 7 Don Cook, British foreign correspondent, dies at 74
  • Mar 7 Jaap van den Hurk, TV-director (NCRV), dies
  • Mar 7 Jacques Lefebvre, Belgian air force gen, commits suicide at 64
  • Mar 7 Paul-Emile Victor, French pole explorer, dies at 87
  • Mar 7 Thijmen Kuijt, resistance fighter/co-found paper (Typhoon), dies at 82
  • Mar 8 Ota Adler, Czech/British fur trader (Jewish Aid Fund), dies at 83
  • Mar 8 Paul George Vincent O'Shaughnessy Horgan, novelist, dies at 91
  • Mar 9 Ian Ballantine, publisher, dies of heart attack at 79
  • Mar 10 Alexander Hyatt-King, Mozart scholar, dies at 84
  • Mar 10 Carel Birnie, ballet producer, dies at 69
  • Mar 10 Richard Baerlein, racing writer, dies at 84
  • Mar 11 Ernest Kabushemeye, Burundese minister of Mijnbouw, murdered
  • Mar 11 Frank Fidler, English artist, dies at 84
  • Mar 13 Abdul Ali Mazari, Afghan Shiite leader, shot to death
  • Mar 13 John Silverlight, journalist, dies at 75
  • Mar 13 Leo Kaplan, lawyer (ASCAP), dies at 89
  • Mar 13 P C J van Lierde, Dutch vicar-gen of Vatican (1951-91), dies at 87
  • Mar 14 Johan W "Jo" van Marle, CEO (KNVB, 1980-93), dies at 70
  • Mar 14 William A Fowler, US nuclear/astro physicist (Nobel 1983), dies at 83

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Mar 14 John Peters Humphrey, Canadian jurist and human rights advocate, dies at 89

  • Mar 15 Carlos Menem Jr, Son of Argentine President, dies at 26
  • Mar 16 Clan Fraser of Lovat, soldier/Landowner, dies at 83
  • Mar 16 Lord Lovat, [Shimi], Scottish landowner, dies at 83
  • Mar 17 Ahmad Khomeini, youngest son of Iran ayatollah Khomeini, dies at 48
  • Mar 17 Marcus Jan Adriani, biologist/director (Weevers' Duin), dies at 56
  • Mar 17 Ronnie Kray, English gangster (The Firm), dies at 61
  • Mar 18 Frederic Ramsey Jr, folklorist/author, dies at 80
  • Mar 19 Fernand Lodewick, literature historian (Literature), dies at 85
  • Mar 19 Gerard Tebroke, 5/10 km-dasher, dies at 45
  • Mar 20 Rachida Hammadi, Algerian TV journalist, murdered at 32
  • Mar 20 Sidney Kingsley, US playwright (Pulitzer prize 1934), dies at 88
  • Mar 21 Daan Wildschut, Dutch painter/author, dies at 81
  • Mar 21 Etienne Martin, French sculptor, dies at 82
  • Mar 22 Peter Woods, newsreader, dies at 64
  • Mar 23 Robert Turner, winner of 1st All-American Soap Box Derby, dies at 72
  • Mar 23 Russell Reading Braddon, author, dies at 74
  • Mar 24 Anthony Standerwick Heal, businessman, dies at 88
  • Mar 24 Trevor Oswald Ling, religious Studies Professor, dies at 75
  • Mar 25 James Gardner, designer, dies at 87
  • Mar 25 Peter Herbert Penwarden, priest, dies at 73
  • Mar 25 Warren E Burger, chief justice of US (1969-86), dies
  • Mar 25 James Coleman, American sociologist (b. 1926)
  • Mar 27 Albert Drach, Austrian-Jewish writer, dies at 92
  • Mar 27 Bernard Cornfeld, Romanian/US financier (Fund of Funds), dies at 67
  • Mar 28 Vivienne Byerley, publicist, dies at 88
  • Mar 29 Carl E Jefferson, record company owner, dies at 74
  • Mar 29 James Eric Storrar, fighter Pilot, dies at 74
  • Mar 29 John Elliott Terry, film financier, dies at 82
  • Apr 1 Lucie Rie, Austrian-born British potter, dies at 93
  • Apr 1 Richard Pool, naval Officer, dies at 75
  • Apr 1 Lucy Rie, American potter (b. 1902)
  • Apr 1 H. Adams Carter, American Alpine Club President, 10th Mountain Division trainer (b. 1914)
  • Apr 2 Hannes Alfven, physicist (Nobel prize), dies at 86
  • Apr 3 David Alexander Reginald Herbert, writer, dies at 86
  • Apr 4 Jo Sinclair [Ruth Seid], American writer (Wasteland), dies at 81
  • Apr 5 Christian Pineau, French politician, dies
  • Apr 6 Vieno J Sukselainen, PM of Finland (1959-61), dies
  • Apr 7 Philip Vincent Belloc Jebb, architect, dies at 68