Deaths in History in 1996 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 400 of 775

  • Mar 30 Ryoei Saito, businessman, dies at 79
  • Mar 31 Dante Giacosa, engineer/designer, dies at 91
  • Mar 31 Dario Bellezza, Italian poet, dies of AIDS at 51
  • Mar 31 Julius Young, fast food entrepreneur, dies at 73
  • Apr 1 Alfredo Nobre Coast, PM of Portugal (1978), dies
  • Apr 1 John Alwyne Kitching, zoologist, dies at 87
  • Apr 1 John McSheery, dies of heart attack while umpiring a game, at 51
  • Apr 1 Florence Buchsbaum, French theater director (b. 1926)
  • Apr 3 Carl Stokes, 1st African American mayor of a major US city (Cleve), dies
  • Apr 3 Christopher John Seward, aid worker, dies at 45
  • Apr 3 Ron Brown, American Secretary of Commerce, dies in an air accident aged 54
  • Apr 3 Ronald Harmon Brown, politician, dies at 54
  • Apr 4 David Whitton, campaigner, dies at 44
  • Apr 4 Frederick Denison Maurice Hocking, pathologist, dies at 97
  • Apr 4 Seamas NacNeill, Classical physicist and piper, dies at 79
  • Apr 5 Peter Nailor, civil servant/historian, dies at 67
  • Apr 7 Ian Spurling, ballet designer, dies at 59
  • Apr 7 John Evan "Jasper" Weston-Davies [pen name Berkley Mather], English writer, dies at 87
  • Apr 8 Basil Hembry, farmer/campaigner, dies at 80
  • Apr 9 James William Rouse, US builder (shopping malls), dies at 81
  • Apr 9 Maisie Fitter, editor/conservationist, dies at 83
  • Apr 9 Richard Thomas Condon, author, dies at 81
  • Apr 9 Sandy Becker, NYC Kiddie TV Show host (Sandy Becker Show), dies at 74
  • Apr 10 Jessica Dubroff, attempting to be youngest pilot, dies in crash at 7
  • Apr 11 Daniel Wolf, journalist, dies at 80
  • Apr 11 Edwin Clarke, historian/neurologist, dies at 76
  • Apr 11 Jessica Dubroff, hoped to be youngest to fly across US, crashed at 7
  • Apr 11 Louis Osman, artist/goldsmith/craftsman, dies at 82
  • Apr 11 Marcel Bleustein-Blanchet, French advertising magnate and Founder of Publicis Groupe, dies at 89
  • Apr 12 Marthe Robert, essayist/translator, dies at 82
  • Apr 12 Nancy Sheehan, writer, dies at 69
  • Apr 12 William Wilkinson, businessman/conservationist, dies at 63
  • Apr 13 Denis Sargan, econometrician, dies at 71
  • Apr 13 George Mackey Brown, poet, dies at 74
  • Apr 13 James "Jimmy the Gent" Burke, criminal, dies at 64
  • Apr 14 Benjamin "Zik" Azikiwe Nnamdi, politician, dies at 91
  • Apr 14 Mervyn Levy, artist/critic, dies at 81
  • Apr 16 Madeleine Bourdouxhe, writer, dies at 89
  • Apr 16 Stavros Spyros Niarchos, Greek shipowner, dies at 86
  • Apr 17 Eva Jones, poet/novelist, dies at 82
  • Apr 17 Jose Luis Lopez Aranguren, philosopher, dies at 86
  • Apr 18 Kalim Siddiqui, islamic campaigner, dies at 62
  • Apr 18 Piet Hein, architect/poet/mathematician/inventor, dies at 80
  • Apr 18 Robert William Paine, architect, dies at 88
  • Apr 19 Bernard Edwards, bass player, dies at 44
  • Apr 19 Peg Ridge, peace campaigner, dies at 72
  • Apr 20 Christopher Robin Milne, bookseller, dies at 75
  • Apr 20 Tran Van Tra, soldier, dies at 77
  • Apr 21 Dzhokhar Dudayev, separatist leader and President of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria (1991), dies at 52
  • Apr 21 Robert Hersant, press baron, dies at 76
  • Apr 21 Rodney Meredith Thomas, architect/painter, dies at 93

  • Apr 21 Zora Arkus-Duntov, engineer, dies at 86
  • Apr 22 Hiteshwar Saikia, PM of Indian state of Assam (1991-96), dies
  • Apr 23 Pamela Lyndon Travers, writer (Mary Poppins), dies at 96
  • Apr 23 Jean-Victor Allard, Canadian military officer (b. 1913)
  • Apr 25 John Eustace Theodore Brancker, lawyer/parliamentarian, dies at 87
  • Apr 25 John Lorne Campbell, folklorist, dies at 90
  • Apr 26 Burton Stein, historian, dies at 69
  • Apr 26 John Norrie McArthur, malariologist/microscopist, dies at 94
  • Apr 27 William Egan Colby, cIA Director, dies at 76
  • Apr 28 Henry Clarke, fashion photographer, dies at 75
  • Apr 28 Julio Cesar Mendez Montenegro, politician, dies at 80
  • Apr 28 William E Colby, director of CIA (1973-76), dies
  • Apr 29 Jaime Garcia Terre, poet/essayist, dies at 71
  • Apr 29 Siti Hartinah Suharto, wife of President Suharto of Indonesia, dies at 72
  • Apr 29 Tony Hymphris, political activist, dies at 45
  • Apr 30 David Michael Ifshin, British political campaign organiser, dies at 46
  • Apr 30 Frank Henry Copplestone, TV executive, dies at 71
  • Apr 30 Helene Cordet, entertainer/nightclub owner, dies at 78
  • Apr 30 Julio Cesar Mendez Montenegro, President of Guatemala (1966-70), dies
  • May 1 Asher Wallfish, journalist, dies at 67
  • May 2 Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, civil servant, dies at 97
  • May 2 Emile Habibi, Palestinian Israeli writer (The Secret Life of Saeed the Pessoptimist), dies at 73
  • May 2 Peter John Swales, football club chairman, dies at 63
  • May 4 Jean Crepin, soldier/industrialist, dies at 87
  • May 4 Stanley William Reed, cineaste, dies at 85
  • May 5 Ai Qing, Chinese poet, dies at 86
  • May 6 Frank Hercules, writer, dies at 85
  • May 6 Geoffrey Dawes, physiologist, dies at 78
  • May 6 Geoffrey Hodges, bomb disposal expert, dies at 87
  • May 6 Joseph Stone, lawyer, dies at 79
  • May 6 Leon Joseph Suenens, cardinal, dies at 91
  • May 6 Michael Gerzon, mathematician, dies at 50
  • May 7 Albert Meltzer, anarchist, dies at 76
  • May 7 Henry Diamond, Irish Nationalist MP, dies at 87
  • May 7 Howard Frank Trayton Smith, diplomat/head of MI5, dies at 76
  • May 8 Jane Cowan, cello teacher, dies at 80
  • May 8 Luis Miguel Domiguin, bullfighter, dies at 69
  • May 8 Serge Chermayeff, Russian-British architect and designer, dies at 95
  • May 8 Garth Williams, American illustrator (b. 1912)
  • May 11 Joan Thirkettle, journalist, dies at 48
  • May 11 Malcolm MacEwen, writer, dies at 84
  • May 11 Nnamdi Azikiwe, President of Nigeria (1963-66), dies
  • May 12 Hubert William Dean, air armaments specialist, dies at 84
  • May 12 Robert Edwin Hall, mountaineer/businessman, dies at 35
  • May 13 John "Jack" Baines, mountaineering publisher, dies at 57
  • May 14 Edward John Gurney, American politician, US senator (1969-74), dies at 82
  • May 14 Qazaleh Alizadeh, writer, dies at 48
  • May 14 Vera Chapman, English writer and Tolkien Society founder, dies at 98
  • May 15 Charles B. Fulton, American jurist (b. 1910)
  • May 15 Claus Bremer, German dramatist, dies at 71
  • May 16 Edward McInnes, German scholar, dies at 60
  • May 16 Mike Jeremy Boorda, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) commits suicide at 57
  • May 16 Pierre Debizet, resistance fighter/special agent, dies at 72
  • May 18 Dermot O'Callaghan Grubb, prison governor, dies at 76
  • May 20 George Malcolm Thomson, journalist, dies at 96
  • May 20 Janaki Ramachandran, PM of Indian state of Tamil Nadu (1988), dies
  • May 20 Julius Marmur, biochemist/geneticist, dies at 70
  • May 20 Lewis B Combs, naval commander/civil engineer, dies at 101
  • May 21 Bobby Tulloch, ornithologist, dies at 67
  • May 21 Eric Stuart Woord, archaeologist, dies at 83
  • May 21 Laurence Dowdall, lawyer, dies at 91
  • May 21 Mary Perot Nichols, journalist, dies at 79
  • May 22 Duncan Montgomery Stewart, academic, dies at 66
  • May 22 Rex Collings, writer/publisher, dies at 70
  • May 23 Kronid Arkadyevich Lyubarsky, human rights activist, dies at 61
  • May 23 Rob Hall, New Zealand high altitude climber, dies of exposure on Mount Everest at 35
  • May 23 Scott Fischer, American high altitude climber, dies of exposure on Mount Everest at 40
  • May 24 Alexander Langsdorf, physicist, dies at 83
  • May 24 Harry Campion, statistician, dies at 91
  • May 24 Jack McCarthy, kiddie show host (Popeye), dies of cancer at 81
  • May 24 Joseph Mitchell, writer, dies at 87
  • May 25 Bernard Charles Sendall, deputy director general of ITA, dies at 83
  • May 25 Buck, dog (Married with Children), dies at 13
  • May 25 David W Howe, test pilot, dies at 77
  • May 25 Enid Kathleen Hutchinson, adult educationalist, dies at 86
  • May 25 John Morrison, politician/landowner, dies at 89
  • May 25 Laurence Marks, journalist, dies at 67
  • May 25 Renzo de Felice, historian, dies at 67
  • May 26 Halka Grossman, resistance fighter/politician, dies at 76
  • May 27 Ivan Sutton, concert Promotoer, dies at 82
  • May 27 Jack Massey, groundsman, dies at 85
  • May 28 John "Jack" Layden, local politician, dies at 70
  • May 28 Sidney Greenbaum, grammarian, dies at 66
  • May 30 John Cameron, Scottish judge, dies at 96
  • May 30 Leon-Etienne Duval, French prelate and cardinal of the Catholic Church in Algeria, dies at 92
  • May 31 Paul Peter Piech, artist, dies at 76
  • May 31 Peter Gordon Dorrell, archaeologist/photographer, dies at 68
  • May 31 Timothy Francis Leary, Harvard prof/LSD guru, dues of cancer at 75
  • Jun 1 Sanjiva Reddy, Indian politician, sixth President of India (1977-82), dies at 83
  • Jun 1 Fernand Schokweiler, judge, dies at 60
  • Jun 1 Robert Arthur Hughes, missionary/surgeon, dies at 85
  • Jun 1 Stephen Jones, art historian, dies at 41
  • Jun 2 John Alton, cinematographer, dies at 94
  • Jun 2 Leon Garield, writer, dies at 74
  • Jun 2 Peter Bird, ocean rower, dies at 49
  • Jun 2 Amos Tversky, Israeli psychologist (b. 1937)
  • Jun 3 Len Creed, bookmaker, dies at 79
  • Jun 3 Tito Okello, Ugandan general, dies at 81
  • Jun 4 Tito Okello, president of Uganda (1985-86), dies
  • Jun 4 Kudirat Abiola, wife of Moshood Abiola, is assassinated
  • Jun 5 Baldev Singh Chahal, campaigner, dies at 59
  • Jun 6 George Snell, genetecist, dies at 92
  • Jun 6 Jean Sinclair, teacher/campaigner, dies at 88
  • Jun 7 Jose Maria Valverde, philosopher poet/translator, dies at 70
  • Jun 7 Noel Walton Bott, engineer, dies at 88
  • Jun 7 [Francis] Max Factor Jr, makeup inventor, dies at 91
  • Jun 7 Percy Edwards, English entertainer (known for his animal impressions), dies at 88
  • Jun 8 Phyllis Stedman, politician, dies at 79
  • Jun 9 Edward Morris Bernstein, economist, dies at 91
  • Jun 9 Robert Kidd, marine geoscientist, dies at 48
  • Jun 10 Hugh Burnton Mitchell, US senator, dies at 89
  • Jun 10 Marie-Louise von Motesiczky, painter, dies at 89
  • Jun 10 Norman Lambert, British restaurateur, dies at 63 (b. 1933)
  • Jun 10 Uno Chiyo, Japanese writer (Confessions of Love), dies at 98
  • Jun 11 Kevin Meadows, gay rights activist, dies at 21
  • Jun 12 MacKenzie John, pipe major, dies at 83
  • Jun 13 David Nicholls, priest/theologian/political theorist, dies at 60
  • Jun 14 Ted Nightingale, former colonial governor, dies at 91
  • Jun 15 Jean Gimpel, author/iconoclast, dies at 77
  • Jun 16 David Mourao-Ferreira, poet/politician, dies at 69
  • Jun 17 Thomas Kuhn, American philosopher of science (b. 1922)
  • Jun 18 Maitland Mackie, farmer, dies at 84
  • Jun 19 David Schine, businessman, dies at 70
  • Jun 19 Harold William Woolhouse, plant scientist, dies at 63
  • Jun 19 Henry Ralph Carr, soldier, dies at 82
  • Jun 20 Irving Krick, meteorologist, dies at 89
  • Jun 20 Michel Lebrun, crime writer, dies at 65
  • Jun 20 Walter Guevara Arze, provisional president of Bolivia (1979), dies
  • Jun 22 James Leander "Leo" Nichols, honorary consul, dies at 65
  • Jun 22 Tertius Metcalf, businessman, dies at 63
  • Jun 23 George Papandreou, Prime Minister of Greece (1981-89, 1993-96), dies at 76
  • Jun 23 Angelo John Novarese, record company founder, dies at 72
  • Jun 23 Elbert Parr Tuttle, lawyer/judge, dies at 98
  • Jun 23 Pasqualino de Santis, cinematographer, dies at 69
  • Jun 23 William Walsh, academic, dies at 80
  • Jun 24 Quinton Hazell, businessman, dies at 76
  • Jun 25 Nicholas John, dramaturge, dies at 43
  • Jun 25 Ray Howard-Jones, artist, dies at 93
  • Jun 25 Sir Arthur Snelling, British Ambassador (b. 1914)
  • Jun 26 Veronica Guerin, journalist, dies at 36
  • Jun 27 Roy James Alfred Kaulback, soldier, dies at 85
  • Jun 28 George Ghita Ionescu, academic, dies at 83
  • Jun 28 Michael Wishart, artist, dies at 68
  • Jun 28 Piers Gray, critic/writer, dies at 49
  • Jun 28 Ronald George Woodman, pilot, dies at 82
  • Jun 29 Alexander George Ogston, biochemist, dies at 85
  • Jun 30 Hugh Henry Home Popham, aviator/writer/poet, dies at 76
  • Jun 30 Michael Parkin, journalist, dies at 74
  • Jun 30 Norman Aldridge, biochemical toxicologist, dies at 76