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Deaths in History in 1995 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 400 of 616

  • Apr 7 Philip Vincent Belloc Jebb, architect, dies at 68
  • Apr 9 Jim Bullock, English colliery manager, unionist and reformist, dies at 92
  • Apr 10 Chen Yun, Chinese political leader during and after the Chinese Civil War, considered one of the Eight Elders of the Communist Party of China, dies at 89
  • Apr 10 Glyn Jones, Welsh writer, dies at 90
  • Apr 10 Gunter Guillaume, German politician, dies
  • Apr 10 Morarji Desai, Indian politician and activist, 4th Prime Minister of India (1977-79), dies at 99
  • Apr 10 Betty Askwith, British writer and biographer, dies at 85
  • Apr 13 Edward Henderson, British diplomat, dies at 77
  • Apr 14 Brian Coffey, Irish poet (Advent), dies at 89
  • Apr 14 Donald Keech, entrepreneur, dies at 74
  • Apr 14 Michael Scott Montague Fordham, English child psychiatrist and Jungian analyst, dies at 89
  • Apr 15 Harry Shoulberg, American expressionist painter, dies at 91
  • Apr 16 Cheyenne Brando, daughter of Marlon, commits suicide
  • Apr 16 Iqbal Masih, Pakistani child slave labourer, activist (b. 1982)
  • Apr 17 Nancy Mayhew Youngman, English painter and educationalist, dies at 88
  • Apr 17 Frank E. Resnik, American business executive (Philip Morris USA), dies at 66

  • Apr 18 Arturo Frondizi, 35th President of Argentina (1958-62), dies at 86
  • Apr 19 Igor Hajek, Czech translator and writer, dies at 64
  • Apr 19 J. Peter Grace, American businessman and industrialist,, dies from cancer at 81
  • Apr 19 Kenneth Burslam Gardner, librarian/Orientalist, dies at 70

Person of interestMilovan Djilas

Apr 20 Milovan Djilas, Yugoslavian politician and writer (The New Class), dies at 83

Politician and Writer Milovan Djilas
Politician and Writer
Milovan Djilas
  • Apr 20 Sunil Jayasinghe, Sri Lankan wicketkeeper (1979 World Cup), suicide
  • Apr 20 Tessie O'Shea, Welsh stage and screen entertainer, dies at 81
  • Apr 22 Maggie Kuhn, American activist & co-founder (Gray Panthers), dies at 89
  • Apr 23 Robert Selby Taylor, Anglican bishop, dies at 86
  • Apr 24 Douglas Gunsekera, banker, dies at 77
  • Apr 25 Art Fleming, game show host (Jeopardy), dies at 74
  • Apr 26 Hugh Morton, Baron Morton of Shuna, Scottish lawyer & judge, dies at 65
  • Apr 27 Willem Frederik Hermans, Dutch writer, dies at 73
  • Apr 28 Henry C. Rogers, American publicist, dies at 81
  • Apr 29 Robert Gibb, British zoo and theme park creator (Flamingo Land; Pleasure Island), dies in a car accident at 57
  • Apr 29 Angier Biddle Duke, American diplomat and the youngest American ambassador in history, dies at 79
  • Apr 30 Reinaldo de Carvalho, carnival king, dies at 34
  • May 4 Lewis T Preston, American banker (President of the World Bank 1991-95), dies at 68
  • May 5 Anthony Wagner, Officer of Arms at the College of Arms in London, dies at 86
  • May 5 Bernard Benjamin Gillis, judge, dies at 89

  • May 5 James Pack, naval officer museum curator, dies at 81
  • May 5 Lionel Alexander Bethune [Alastair] Pilkington, British engineer (float glass), dies at 75
  • May 6 Maria Pia de Braganca, Portuguese journalist and writer who claimed to be the bastard daughter of King Carlos I of Portugal, dies at 88
  • May 6 Hilda Toledano (b. 1907)
  • May 7 Ernest Harold Martin [Markowitz], American Broadway producer (Feuer & Martin in A Chorus Line), dies at 75
  • May 7 Lawrence Josset, British engraver, dies at 84
  • May 8 Jerry Zipkin, socialite, dies at 80
  • May 8 Prem Bhatia, journalist, dies at 83
  • May 9 Abha Gandhi, servant to Gandhi, dies at 68
  • May 9 Charles Montgomery Monteith, Irish publisher, dies at 74
  • May 10 Hilde Jarecki, educationist, dies at 83
  • May 11 David Avidan, Israeli poet, dies at 62
  • May 12 Giorgio Belladonna, Italian bridge player (16 x World C'ships; 10 x European C'ships, Italy open team-of-four), dies of lung cancer at 71
  • May 12 Reza Abdoh, theatre Director, dies at 32
  • May 14 Maezumi Hakuyu Taizan Koun, teacher (Zen Buddhism), dies at 64
  • May 14 Christian B. Anfinsen, American biochemist (Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1972 for ribonuclease,) dies at 79
  • May 16 Ragnhild Marie Hatton, Norwegian historian, dies at 82
  • May 17 Paul D. Stoop, American vice-admiral (WW II-Coral Sea), dies at 90
  • May 19 Robert S. Dietz, American geophysicist who proposed a theory of seafloor spreading in 1961, dies at 80
  • May 21 Kieron Walsh, academic, dies at 46
  • May 21 Les Aspin, American politician, (Rep-D-Wisc, 1971-93) US Secretary of Defense (1993-95), dies of stroke at 56
  • May 23 Patricia Ford, Lady Fisher, Irish politician and founder (British Women Caring Trust), dies at 74

Person of interestHarold Wilson

May 24 Harold Wilson, British Prime Minister (Labour: 1964-70, 74-76), dies of cancer at 79

British Prime Minister Harold Wilson
British Prime Minister
Harold Wilson
  • May 28 Jean Muir, British fashion designer, dies at 66
  • May 29 Margaret Chase Smith, American politician (U.S. Senator from Maine), dies at 97
  • May 30 Philip Owen A Sherrard, scholar theologian poet/translator, dies at 72
  • May 30 Thomas Dorrington Tomlinson, British national park warden, dies at 87
  • May 30 Lofty England, English automotive engineer and race team manager (b.1911)
  • Jun 1 Tony Clegg, English property trader (Montleigh), dies at 58
  • Jun 3 Alastair Webster Mackie, poet/teacher, dies at 69
  • Jun 3 Frank Waters, American writer, dies at 92
  • Jun 3 Jean-Patrick Manchette, French thriller writer (3 to Kill, The Prone Gunman), dies at 52
  • Jun 3 J. Presper Eckert, Jr., American engineer and co-inventor (1st electronic computer-ENIAC), dies at 76
  • Jun 4 Herta Ryder, literary agent, dies at 77
  • Jun 4 Paul WIlliams, climber, dies at 49
  • Jun 4 William J Law, sailor, dies at 84
  • Jun 6 James Anderson, writer, dies at 41
  • Jun 7 Hsuan Hua, influential Buddhist master in the United States (b. 1918)
  • Jun 7 Wijnie Jabaaij, Dutch politician (PvdA), dies at 56
  • Jun 8 Juan Carlos Ongania, President of Argentina (1966-70), dies
  • Jun 8 Lord Erskine of Rerrick, peer, dies at 69
  • Jun 8 Jürgen Rausch, German philosopher and author (End of the Playboys), dies at 85
  • Jun 9 Walter Landor, designer, dies at 81
  • Jun 10 Masaya Hanai, Japanese businessman, dies at 82
  • Jun 10 Ernest Flatt, American choreographer (The Carol Burnett Show), dies at 76
  • Jun 11 Luigi Innocenti, designer, dies at 71
  • Jun 14 Gesualdo Bufalino, novelist, dies at 74
  • Jun 14 Gordon Greig, journalist, dies at 63
  • Jun 14 Roger Joseph Zelazny, sci-fi writer, dies of cancer at 60
  • Jun 17 Claire Sterling, journalist, dies at 75
  • Jun 18 Charles Martin, cartoonist, dies at 85
  • Jun 19 Richard Bernard Pape, POW escaper/writer, dies at 79
  • Jun 19 Peter Townsend, RAF officer (b. 1914)
  • Jun 20 Al Hansen, American artist (Fluxus), found dead at 67
  • Jun 20 Emil Mihai Cioran, Romanina born writer and aphorist, dies at 84

  • Jun 20 Henry Iliffe Cozens, English Royal Air Force pilot, dies at 91
  • Jun 21 Tristan Jones, British sailor and author, dies at 71
  • Jun 21 Laurence McKinley Gould, American Geologist and Polar Explorer who was chief scientist and second-in-command on the first expedition to the interior of Antarctica in 1929, dies at 98
  • Jun 22 Georges Yves Marie Congar, Dominican theologian cardinal, dies at 91

Person of interestJonas Salk

Jun 23 Jonas Salk, American biologist who created the Polio vaccine, dies of heart failure at 80

Medical Researcher and Virologist Jonas Salk
Medical Researcher and Virologist
Jonas Salk
  • Jun 24 John Reginald "Nat" Allen, planning enforcement officer, dies at 66
  • Jun 25 Warren Earl Burger, Supreme Court Justice, dies of heart failure at 78
  • Jun 28 Donald Sinclair, vet, dies at 83
  • Jun 30 Georgy Beregovoy, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 3), dies at 74
  • Jun 30 Sicco Mansholt, pres Commission of Europe (1972-1973), dies
  • Jul 1 Ronald Farrow, radio producer and priest, dies at 49
  • Jul 1 Wolfman Jack [Robert Weston Smith], American disk jockey (Midnight Special), dies from a heart attack at 57
  • Jul 2 George Seldes, American investigative journalist, dies at 104
  • Jul 2 Gervase Jackson-Stops, British architectural adviser to the National Trust, dies at 48
  • Jul 3 Bert Hardy, English photographer (Picture Post), dies at 82
  • Jul 3 Gil Wolman, French artist, dies at 65
  • Jul 4 Jacques Berque, French Islamic scholar, dies at 85
  • Jul 5 Adrienne Keith Cohen, travel editor, dies at 69
  • Jul 6 Aziz Nesin, Turkish writer, dies at 79
  • Jul 6 Helene Johnson, American Harlem Renaissance poet, dies at 87
  • Jul 7 Gabor Ormai, viola Player, dies at 40
  • Jul 7 Geoffrey Freeman Allen, railway writer, dies at 73
  • Jul 8 Elizabeth Adams, madam, dies at 65
  • Jul 9 Jacques Molicard, translator and navigator, dies at 62
  • Jul 9 James Cameron Tudor, politician, dies at 66
  • Jul 9 John Eric Tieman, production Manager (The Guardian), dies at 67
  • Jul 9 Fenton Morley, British parish priest who chaired the Church of England Morley Commission, dies at 83
  • Jul 10 Hugh Dundas, fighter pilot/businessman, dies at 74
  • Jul 11 John Cruickshank, French scholar, dies at 70
  • Jul 13 Godtfred Kirk Christiansen, Danish toy manufacturer (Lego Group)

  • Jul 14 Michael Naylor, English insurance broker (Endsleigh Insurance), dies at 59
  • Jul 16 Eleanore "May" Sarton, Belgian-American writer (Land of Silence), dies at 83
  • Jul 16 Mordechai Gur, Israeli general, commits suicide at 65
  • Jul 16 Peter Francis de Sautoy, publisher, dies at 83
  • Jul 16 Stephen Spender, English poet and critic (Vienna, Edge of Darkness), dies at 86
  • Jul 17 Joe Hutton, Northumbrian piper and shepherd, dies at 71
  • Jul 19 Michael Andrews, painter, dies at 66
  • Jul 20 Helmut Gernsheim, German photographer, collector and historian, dies at 82
  • Jul 20 Ernest Mandel, Belgian philosopher and economist (Marxist), dies at 72
  • Jul 21 Elleston Trevor, author, dies
  • Jul 23 Bob Rundick, poet/DJ, dies at 52
  • Jul 24 Don Richard Carpenter, novelist, dies at 64
  • Jul 25 Janice Elliott, English novelist, dies at 63
  • Jul 26 George Romney, politician, dead Heart attack, dies at 88
  • Jul 26 Raymond Mailloux, Quebec politician (b. 1918)
  • Jul 27 Charles Hugh Shirley, publisher, dies at 56
  • Jul 30 Charles James Dunn, japanese scholar, dies at 80
  • Jul 30 Harry Shorto, British philologist and linguist (A Dictionary of the Mon Inscriptions), dies at 75
  • Aug 2 Colin Falkland Gray, New Zealand fighter ace of the Second World War, dies at 80
  • Aug 3 Marcus Chenault, killer of Martin Luther King Jr's mother, dies at 54
  • Aug 3 Edward Whittemore, American writer (b. 1933)
  • Aug 4 J. Howard Marshall [James Howard Marshall II], American businessman and husband of Anna Nicole Smith, dies at 90
  • Aug 5 Agha Hasan Abedi, banker, dies at 73
  • Aug 5 Anthony Barber Doncaster, bookseller, dies at 81
  • Aug 6 Paul James Nunn, mountaineer, dies at 52
  • Aug 7 Brigid Brophy, British novelist (Hackenfeller's Ape) and campaigner, dies at 66
  • Aug 7 Tom Scott, Scottish poet (Sea Dirge: A Mither's Keenin), dies at 77
  • Aug 9 Willem Noordhoek, Dutch photographer, dies at 78
  • Aug 10 Fay Honey Knopp, American activist (founded a Quaker ministry for men and women in prisons), dies of complications from ovarian cancer at 76
  • Aug 11 Douglas John Gorman, businessman, dies at 58

  • Aug 11 Kenneth Lo, cookery writer and restaurateur, dies at 81
  • Aug 11 Alonzo Church, American Mathematician whose work provided foundation for computer science, dies at 92
  • Aug 13 Alison Hargreaves, British mountaineer and 1st woman to climb Mount Everest alone without bottled oxygen (1995), dies in a storm on top of K2 summit, Pakistan at 33
  • Aug 13 Per-Jakez Helias, Writer/teacher, dies at 81
  • Aug 13 Jan Křesadlo, Czech-British psychologist and writer, dies at 68
  • Aug 14 Joseph Fattorini, businessman, dies at 82
  • Aug 15 Humphrey Sims Moore, British pacifist and journalist (founder of Peace News), dies at 86
  • Aug 15 Ismay Thomas, teacher, dies at 74
  • Aug 16 J. P. McCarthy, American radio personality (WJR Detroit), dies at 62
  • Aug 17 Marjorie Sykes, British peace campaigner in India, dies at 90
  • Aug 17 Ted Whitten, Australian rules footballer, dies at 62
  • Aug 18 Andrew Wilkinson, British pediatrician and the first Professor of Paediatric Surgery in the UK, dies at 81
  • Aug 20 Hugo Pratt, graphic artist, dies at 68
  • Aug 21 Hilda Beatritz Guevara, daughter of Che Guevara, dies at 39
  • Aug 21 Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, physicist (Nobel-1983), dies at 84
  • Aug 22 Jose Antonio Giron, Spanish politician, dies at 83
  • Aug 23 Alfred Eisenstaedt, German-American photojournalist (V-J Day in Times Square), dies at 96
  • Aug 23 Arthur Holt, politician, dies at 81
  • Aug 23 Hedda J. Garza, American writer and political activist, dies at 66
  • Aug 23 James Pilditch, designer, dies at 66
  • Aug 23 Gordon White, British business tycoon and co-founder of corporate raider Hanson Group, dies at 72
  • Aug 23 Adele Simpson, American fashion designer (Neiman-Marcus Award-1946), dies at 91
  • Aug 24 Erich Geiringer, general Practitioner campaigner, dies at 78
  • Aug 26 David James Moore, educationalist, dies at 62
  • Aug 26 Evelyn Wood, speed reading guru, dies at 86
  • Aug 26 John Costello, British military historian, dies at 52
  • Aug 26 Omukama Patrick D Matthew Olimi Kaboyo II, king of Toro, dies at 49
  • Aug 28 Carl Ronald Giles, British cartoonist (Daily Express), dies at 78
  • Aug 28 Michael Ende, German writer (The Neverending Story), dies at 65
  • Aug 28 Michael VerMeulen, American journalist and magazine editor (British GQ), dies at 38

  • Aug 28 Earl Bascom, American rodeo pioneer (b. 1906)
  • Aug 29 Harry Broadhurst, British Royal Air Force commander and flying ace of the Second World War, dies at 89
  • Aug 29 Jack Stoddart, designer/socialist, dies at 70
  • Aug 29 Thomas Strittmatter, German writer, dies at 33
  • Aug 30 Dame Pattie Maie Menzies, Australian, dies at 96
  • Aug 30 Fischer S Black Jr, American financial Theorist, dies at 57
  • Aug 31 Beant Singh, Prime Minister of Punjab province of India, assassinated at 73
  • Aug 31 David Richard Holloway, literary Editor, dies at 71
  • Aug 31 Hajime Miterai, industrialist, dies at 56
  • Aug 31 Horst Janssen, German graphic artist and printmaker, dies at 65
  • Aug 31 John Erik Jonsson, American businessman and Mayor of Dallas, dies at 93
  • Sep 1 Elizabeth Brown, minister healer and writer, dies at 32
  • Sep 1 Ernest Marke, Sierra Leonean seaman and club owner, dies at 93
  • Sep 3 Earle Birney, Canadian poet and novelist who twice won the Governor General's Award, dies at 91
  • Sep 3 Donald Cuthbert Coleman, British economic historian, dies at 75
  • Sep 3 Mary Adshead, muralist/painter, dies at 91
  • Sep 3 Roye England, creator and founder President of the Pendon Museum of Miniature Landscape and Transport, dies at 88
  • Sep 4 Edmond Jouhaud, French general, dies at 90
  • Sep 4 William Moses Kunstler, UCLA attorney (Chicago 7), dies at 78