Deaths in History in February 1982

  • Feb 2 Stringfellow Barr, US educationalist (100 Great Books), dies at 85
  • Feb 2 Paul Desruisseaux, French Canadian lawyer, businessman and politician (b 1905)
  • Feb 4 Georg Konrad Morgen, German judge (b. 1909)
  • Feb 5 Neil Aggett, South African worker's union leader, commits suicide
  • Feb 5 Wies [Aloisius CA] Moens, Flemish writer/nazi, dies at 84
  • Feb 6 Ben Nicholson, England, painter/sculptor (Circle), dies at 87
  • Feb 8 John Hay Whitney, US newspaper magnate, dies at 76
  • Feb 12 Cornelis Rijnsdorp, Dutch writer (Culprit), dies at 87
  • Feb 13 Zeng Jinlian, Hunan China, grew to 8'1" (tallest woman), dies at 17
  • Feb 18 Edith Ngaio Marsh, NZ detective writer/producer, dies at 82
  • Feb 22 Josh Malihabadi, Urdu poet of India and Pakistan (b. 1898)