Deaths in History in January 2001

  • Jan 2 William P. Rogers, American Republican politician and US secretary of state (1969-73) dies at 87
  • Jan 9 Maurice Prather, American photographer (b. 1926)
  • Jan 11 Sir Denys Lasdun, English architect (b. 1914)

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Jan 12 William Hewlett, American engineer and businessman (co-founder Hewlett-Packard), dies of a heart attack at 87

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  • Jan 14 Burkhard Heim, German physicist (b. 1925)
  • Jan 16 Laurent-Désiré Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (b. 1939)
  • Jan 16 Auberon Waugh, British author and journalist (b. 1939)
  • Jan 17 Gregory Corso, American poet, dies of prostate cancer at 70
  • Jan 21 Byron de la Beckwith, American white supremacist, dies at 80
  • Jan 22 Roy Brown, American clown (b. 1932)
  • Jan 30 Johnnie Johnson, British fighter pilot (b. 1915)
  • Jan 30 Joseph Ransohoff, the father of modern neurosurgery (b. 1915)
  • Jan 31 Gordon R. Dickson, Canadian writer (b. 1923)