Deaths in History in September 1973

  • Sep 7 Hans Lorbeer, German writer and politician, dies at 72

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Sep 11 Salvador Allende, President of Chile (1970-73) and the 1st Marxist to become president of a Latin American country through an open election, commits suspected suicide by shooting himself during a military coup at 65

Marxist and President of Chile Salvador Allende
Marxist and President of Chile
Salvador Allende
  • Sep 11 Neem Karoli Baba, Indian guru
  • Sep 12 Marjorie Post, US philanthropic/multi-millionaire ($200m), dies at 86
  • Sep 15 Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden (b. 1882)
  • Sep 16 Leonard Carmichael, American Psychologist and secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (1953-64), dies at 74
  • Sep 21 William CF Plomer, South African libretto writer (Curlew River), dies at 69
  • Sep 23 A S Neill, British headmaster, dies at 89

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Sep 23 Pablo Neruda, Chilean poet (Residence on Earth-Nobel 1971), dies at 69

  • Sep 26 Anton Schnack, German writer and poet, dies at 81
  • Sep 28 Wystan H Auden, British/US writer (Spain/Platonic Blow), dies at 66
  • Sep 29 W H Auden, Vienna poet, dies
  • Sep 30 Peter Pitseolak, Inuit photographer and author (b. 1902)