Deaths in History on September 13

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81 Titus Flavius Vespasianus, emperor of Rome (69-81), dies of a fever at about 42

Roman Emperor Titus
Roman Emperor
Titus
  • 1506 Andrea Mantegna, Italian painter
  • 1557 John Cheke, English classical scholar and statesman (b. 1514)
  • 1592 Michel de Montaigne, French writer (b. 1533)
  • 1596 Pieter D Keyzer/Keyser, astronomer/navigator (Java)

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1598 Philip II, King of Spain (1556-98), dies at 71

King of Spain Philip II
King of Spain
Philip II
  • 1632 Leopold V, Archduke of Austria, dies at 45
  • 1650 Ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik/archbishop, dies at 72
  • 1657 Jacob van Campen, painter/architect (Amsterdam Townhall), dies at 62

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1759 James Wolfe, British Army officer who defeated the French in Canada and captured Quebec, dies in battle at 32

British Army Officer James Wolfe
British Army Officer
James Wolfe
  • 1766 Benjamin Heath, English classical scholar (b. 1704)
  • 1803 John Barry, 1st American commodore, dies
  • 1806 Charles James Fox, English politician (b. 1749)
  • 1808 Saverio Bettinelli, Italian writer (b. 1718)
  • 1813 Hezqeyas of Ethiopia, deposed Emperor of Ethiopia
  • 1847 Nicolas Oudinot, French marshal (b. 1767)
  • 1859 Cornelis J van Axes, lawyer, dies at 71
  • 1872 Ludwig A Feuerbach, German philosopher (Man what he eats), dies at 68

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1881 Ambrose Burnside, American soldier, politician and industrialist (Governor of Rhode Island, 1866-69), dies of a heart attack at 57

Union General, Politician and Industrialist Ambrose Burnside
Union General, Politician and Industrialist
Ambrose Burnside
  • 1904 Raden Ayu Kartini, Indonesian national heroine (b. 1879)
  • 1905 René Goblet, French politician (b. 1828)
  • 1912 Maresuke Nogi, Japanese general (b. 1849)
  • 1915 Andrew L. Harris, American Civil War hero and Governor of Ohio (b. 1835)
  • 1921 Italo Svevo, writer, dies at 59
  • 1921 Ludwig-Alexander von Battenberg [Mountbatten], adm (WWI), dies at 67
  • 1928 Italo Svevo, [Ettore Schmitz], Italian writer (Una Vita), dies at 66
  • 1932 Paul Gorguloff, murderer of French President Doumer, beheaded
  • 1938 Samuel Alexander, Engl philosopher (Space, time & deity), dies at 79
  • 1946 Eugene Lanceray, Russian artist, dies at 71

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1949 August Krogh, Danish zoophysiologist, dies at 75

Zoophysiologist and Nobel Laureate August Krogh
Zoophysiologist and Nobel Laureate
August Krogh
  • 1959 Gilbert Adrian, costume designer, dies of heart attack at 56
  • 1965 Jean B. Fletcher, American architect (b. 1915)
  • 1967 Russell L Rogers, USAF/astronaut (X-20), dies in explosion at 38
  • 1969 Charles Foulkes, Canada gen/honorary citizen of Wageningen, dies at 66
  • 1971 Lin Biao, Chinese Communist Marshal during the Civil War and party leader, dies in a plane crash at 63, possibly while fleeing from a botched coup against Mao
  • 1981 William Loeb, publisher of Manchester Union Leader, NH, dies at 75
  • 1989 Yamada Koun, Zen teacher Sanbo Kyodan line, dies at 82
  • 1991 Joe Pasternak, producer (Spinout, Big City), dies of Parkinson's at 73
  • 1992 Lou Jacobs, US clown (1966 US postage stamp), dies at 89
  • 1994 Kaleria Fadicheva, ballerina, dies at 58
  • 1995 Francesco Messina, sculptor, dies at 94
  • 1995 Walter Goetz, illustrator cartoonist/painter, dies at 83
  • 1996 Anthony Nicholas Maria Wahl, historian, dies at 68
  • 1996 Cesar Mendoza, general of Military junta of Chile (1973-85), dies

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1998 George Wallace, American politician (Gov-D-Ala) and presidential candidate, dies of septic shock at 79

Politician and Segregationist George Wallace
Politician and Segregationist
George Wallace
  • 1999 Benjamin Bloom, American educational theorist (b. 1913)
  • 2003 Frank O'Bannon, Governor of Indiana (b. 1930)
  • 2004 Luis E. Miramontes, Mexican chemist, co-inventor of the combined oral contraceptive pill (b. 1925)
  • 2005 Julio César Turbay Ayala, Colombian politician (b. 1916)
  • 2006 Ann Richards, 46th Governor of Texas (b. 1933)
  • 2007 Whakahuihui Vercoe, New Zealand clergyman (b. 1928)
  • 2011 Walter Bonatti, Italian climber (b. 1930)