Deaths in History in April 1966

  • Apr 1 Karl B Adam, German theologist (Jesus Christ), dies at 89
  • Apr 2 Cecil Scott Forester, English author (Horatio Hornblower), dies at 66
  • Apr 3 Russel Crouse, US stagewriter (Life with Father), dies at 73
  • Apr 3 Battista Farina, Italian automobile designer and founder of Pininfarina company, dies at 72
  • Apr 5 Svend Fleuron, Danish writer, dies at 91
  • Apr 8 George Creten, Belgian sculptor and painter, dies at 79
  • Apr 9 Sutan Sjahrir, premier of Indonesia (1945-47), dies at 57
  • Apr 10 Christian J Modeste, Dutch king of gypsies, dies at 71
  • Apr 10 Evelyn Waugh, British writer (Black Mischief), dies at 62
  • Apr 12 Sumokil, president of Republic South Moluccas, executed
  • Apr 13 Abdul Salam Arif, Iraqi politician and President of Iraq (1963-66), killed in a plane crash at 45
  • Apr 13 Georges Duhamel, French writer (b. 1884)
  • Apr 25 Maurice Roelants, Flemish novelist and poet (Komen en gaan, Prayer for a Good End), dies at 70