Deaths in History in 2007 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 356 of 356

  • Jul 19 A. K. Faezul Huq, Lawyer, politician, and freelance journalist (b. 1945)
  • Jul 20 Tammy Faye Messner (Bakker), American televangelist (b. 1942)
  • Jul 22 Laszlo Kovacs, Hungarian-born cinematographer (b. 1933)
  • Jul 23 Mohammed Zahir Shah, King of Afghanistan (b. 1914)
  • Jul 23 George Tabori, Hungarian writer, dies at 93
  • Jul 24 Albert Ellis, American psychologist (b. 1913)
  • Jul 25 Bernd Jakubowski, German goalkeeper (b. 1952)
  • Jul 25 Jesse Marunde, American strongman competitor (b. 1979)
  • Jul 26 Lars Forssell, Swedish writer, member of the Swedish Academy (b. 1928)
  • Jul 28 Jim LeRoy, Airshow pilot (b. 1961)
  • Jul 29 Marvin Zindler, American television reporter (b. 1921)
  • Jul 30 Teoctist, Ex-Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church (b. 1915)
  • Aug 2 Chauncey Bailey, American journalist and editor (b. 1950)
  • Aug 2 Holden Roberto, Angolan founder and leader of the FNLA (b. 1923)
  • Aug 3 John Gardner, British author (b. 1926)
  • Aug 5 Florian Pittiş, Romanian artist (b. 1943)
  • Aug 5 Jean-Marie Lustiger, Cardinal of France
  • Aug 6 Heinz Barth, German convicted war criminal (SS) (b. 1920)
  • Aug 7 Hal Fishman, Los Angeles based local news anchor. (b. 1931)
  • Aug 7 Angus Tait, New Zealand electronics innovator and businessman (b. 1919)
  • Aug 8 Joybubbles, A notable phone phreak. (b. 1949)
  • Aug 8 Ma Lik, Chinese politician (b. 1952)
  • Aug 9 Joe O'Donnell, American documentary photographer, photojournalist (b. 1922)
  • Aug 9 Tetsuzo Akutsu, Japanese surgeon who built the first artificial heart, dies at 84
  • Aug 10 Henry Cabot Lodge Bohler, American member of Tuskegee Airmen and civil rights activist (b. 1925)
  • Aug 10 James E. Faust, Second Councilor of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (b. 1920)
  • Aug 12 Mike Wieringo, American comic book artist (b. 1963)
  • Aug 13 Brooke Astor, American philanthropist (b. 1902)
  • Aug 13 Yone Minagawa, Japanese woman, oldest person (114) (b. 1893)
  • Aug 15 John Gofman, American Manhattan Project scientist and advocate (b. 1918)
  • Aug 15 Geoffrey Orbell, New Zealand bush walker (b. 1908)
  • Aug 16 Bahaedin Adab, Iranian MP (b. 1945)
  • Aug 17 Bill Deedes, British journalist and politician (b. 1913)
  • Aug 18 Michael Deaver, Reagan Administration Deputy White House Chief of Staff (b. 1938)
  • Aug 20 Leona Helmsley, American hotel operator and real estate investor (b. 1920)
  • Aug 20 Larry Hartsell, American martial artist, bodyguard, trainer, student of Bruce Lee and Dan Inosanto, dies at 65
  • Aug 21 Siobhan Dowd, British/Irish writer (b. 1960)
  • Aug 21 Elizabeth P. Hoisington, American Brigadier General (b. 1918)
  • Aug 24 Andrée P. Boucher, Mayor of Quebec City (b. 1937)
  • Aug 26 Gaston Thorn, Luxembourger politician (b. 1928)
  • Aug 28 Arthur Jones, American inventor of the Nautilus exercise machines (b. 1926)
  • Aug 28 Paul B. MacCready, Jr., American aeronautical engineer (b. 1925)
  • Aug 28 Francisco Umbral, Spanish journalist, novelist, biographer and essayist (b. 1935)
  • Aug 28 Nikola Nobilo, New Zealand winemaker (b. 1913)
  • Aug 29 Pierre Messmer, French politician and Prime Minister (b. 1916)
  • Aug 29 Alfred Peet, Dutch-American entrepreneur and the founder of Peet's Coffee & Tea (b. 1920)
  • Aug 29 James Muir Cameron Fletcher, New Zealand industrialist (b. 1914)
  • Aug 30 Michael Jackson, British beer and whiskey author/expert. (b. 1942)
  • Aug 30 Charles Vanik, American politician (b. 1918)
  • Sep 1 Roy McKenzie, New Zealand philanthropist (b. 1922)
  • Sep 2 Max McNab, National Hockey League executive (b. 1924)

  • Sep 2 Franz-Benno Delonge, German game designer (b. 1957)
  • Sep 3 Jane Tomlinson, British charity fund raiser (b. 1964)
  • Sep 3 Syd Jackson, Māori activist and trade unionist (b. 1939)
  • Sep 3 Steve Fossett, American adventurer (1st person to fly solo nonstop around the world in a balloon,) disappears while flying at 63
  • Sep 5 Jennifer Dunn, American politician (b. 1941)
  • Sep 5 Paul Gillmor, American politician (b. 1939)
  • Sep 5 D. James Kennedy, American televangelist (b. 1930)
  • Sep 6 Madeleine L'Engle, American author (b. 1918)
  • Sep 6 Alex, African Grey parrot "student" of Dr. Irene Pepperberg (b. 1976)
  • Sep 8 Ramón Cardemil, Chilean huaso (b. 1917)
  • Sep 10 Anita Roddick, British businesswoman (b.1942)
  • Sep 10 Ted Stepien, former basketball team owner (b. 1925)
  • Sep 11 Ian Porterfield, Manager of Armenia National Football Club (b. 1946)
  • Sep 11 Gene Savoy, American author and cleric (b. 1927)
  • Sep 13 Whakahuihui Vercoe, New Zealand clergyman (b. 1928)
  • Sep 16 Robert Jordan, author of the Wheel of Time series (b. 1948)
  • Sep 21 Rex Humbard, American television evangelist (Cathedral of Tomorrow), dies at 88
  • Sep 22 Marcel Marceau, French mime artist (b. 1923)
  • Sep 25 Haidar Abdel-Shafi, Palestinian negotiator (b. 1919)
  • Sep 27 Kenji Nagai, Japanese photojournalist (b. 1957)
  • Sep 28 Wally Parks, Founder of the NHRA (b. 1913)
  • Oct 1 Chris Mainwaring, Australian rules footballer (b. 1965)
  • Oct 1 Harry Lee, Sheriff of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana (b. 1932)
  • Oct 2 Dan Keating, Irish politician (b. 1902)
  • Oct 2 Christopher Derrick, British writer (b. 1921)
  • Oct 3 M.N. Vijayan, Indian writer, orator, and academic
  • Oct 5 Justin Tuveri, Italian veteran of the First World War (b. 1898)
  • Oct 5 Walter Kempowski, German writer (German Chronicle), dies at 78
  • Oct 6 Bud Ekins, American stuntman (b. 1930)
  • Oct 7 George E. Sangmeister, American politician (b. 1931)
  • Oct 9 Enrico Banducci, American nightclub owner (b. 1922)
  • Oct 10 Mehmed Uzun, Contemporary Kurdish writer and novelist. (b. 1953)
  • Oct 11 David Lee "Tex" Hill, World War Two fighter pilot, flying ace, 1st American Volunteer Group (b. 1915)
  • Oct 12 Kisho Kurokawa, Japanese architect (b. 1934)
  • Oct 13 Bob Denard, French mercenary (b. 1929)
  • Oct 14 Frank Hauser, British theatrical director (Oxford Playhouse), dies at 85
  • Oct 16 Barbara West, Second to last living Titanic survivor.
  • Oct 17 Joey Bishop, American entertainer, member of the Rat Pack (b. 1918)
  • Oct 18 Alan Coren, English writer and satirist (b. 1938)
  • Oct 18 William J. Crowe, American admiral and ambassador (b. 1925)
  • Oct 18 Vincent DeDomenico, American entrepreneur (b. 1915)
  • Oct 19 Dr. Randall Forsberg, American nuclear freeze advocate (b. 1943)
  • Oct 19 Jan Wolkers, Dutch sculptor and novelist (Brief American), dies at 81
  • Oct 20 Paul Raven, British bass-player (Killing Joke, Ministry) (b. 1961)
  • Oct 22 Ève Curie French writer (b. 1904)
  • Oct 23 John Ilhan, Australian entrepreneur, Crazy John's mobile phones (b. 1965)
  • Oct 23 Lim Goh Tong, Founder of Genting Group (b. 1918)
  • Oct 24 Alisher Saipov, Kyrgyz journalist
  • Oct 24 Ian Middleton, New Zealand novelist (b. 1928)
  • Oct 26 Friedman Paul Erhardt (Chef Tell), German-born American TV chef (b. 1943)
  • Oct 26 Dr. Arthur Kornberg, American Nobel Prize laureate in 1959 for the discovery of DNA polymerase (b. 1918)
  • Oct 26 Khun Sa, Burmese warlord (b. 1934)
  • Oct 30 Washoe, chimpanzee trained in American Sign Language (b. 1965)
  • Nov 1 Paul Tibbets, US Air Force retired Brigadier General (b. 1915)
  • Nov 2 Charmaine Dragun, Australian journalist (b. 1978)
  • Nov 2 Igor Moiseyev, Russian choreographer (b. 1906)
  • Nov 3 Martin Meehan, Irish republican (b. 1945)
  • Nov 5 Nils Liedholm, Swedish football midfielder and coach (b. 1922)
  • Nov 6 Enzo Biagi, Italian journalist (b. 1920)
  • Nov 6 Sayed Mustafa Kazemi, Afghan politician (b. c1962)
  • Nov 6 George Osmond, Osmond family patriarch (b. 1917)
  • Nov 7 Earl Dodge, American politician (Prohibition Party) (b. 1932)
  • Nov 8 Dulce Saguisag, Filipino politician and former DSWD Secretary, dies at 64
  • Nov 8 Chad Varah, English founder of charity The Samaritans (b. 1911)
  • Nov 10 Augustus F. Hawkins, American politician (Rep-D-CA, 1963-75), dies at 100

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 10 Norman Mailer, American novelist, dies at 84

Novelist Norman Mailer
Novelist
Norman Mailer
  • Nov 12 Ira Levin, American novelist (b. 1929)
  • Nov 13 Wahab Akbar, Filipino politician and Congressman (b. 1960)
  • Nov 13 Monty Westmore, American make-up artist. (b. 1923)
  • Nov 16 Harold Alfond, American businessman and founder of Dexter Shoe Company , dies at 93
  • Nov 20 Ian Smith, Prime Minister of Rhodesia (b. 1919)
  • Nov 22 Maurice Béjart, Father of the Ballet Renewal(b. 1929)
  • Nov 26 Silvestre Herrera, Mexican-born American soldier, Medal of Honor recipient. (b. 1917)
  • Nov 27 Robert Cade, American doctor and inventor of Gatorade (b. 1927)
  • Nov 27 Bernie Banton, Australian asbestos campaigner (b. 1946)
  • Nov 28 Gudrun Wagner, co-director of the Bayreuth Festival (b. 1944)
  • Nov 29 Henry Hyde, American politician (b. 1924)
  • Nov 29 James Barber, Canadian chef and writer (b. 1923)
  • Nov 29 Roger Bonham Smith, Former chairman and CEO of General Motors (b. 1925)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 30 Evel Knievel, American motorcycle daredevil (Snake River Canyon), dies of pulmonary disease at 69

Motorcycle Daredevil Evel Knievel
Motorcycle Daredevil
Evel Knievel
  • Nov 30 Engin Arık, Turkish nuclear physicist (b. 1948)
  • Dec 4 Norval Morrisseau, Canadian artist (b. 1932)
  • Dec 4 Chip Reese, American professional poker player (b. 1951)
  • Dec 8 Gerardo García Pimentel, Mexican journalist
  • Dec 9 Thore Skogman, Swedish entertainer (b. 1931)
  • Dec 10 Aqsa Parvez, Canadian victim of an honor crime (b. 1991)
  • Dec 11 Grace Paley, American poet, political activist and teacher (1970 Arts & Letters Award), dies of breast cancer at 84
  • Dec 13 Mark Partridge, Rhodesian politician
  • Dec 15 Julia Carson, U.S. Congresswoman from Indiana (b. 1938)
  • Dec 18 Gerald Le Dain, Canadian Supreme Court judge (b. 1924)
  • Dec 18 Bill Strauss, American writer on generations, satirist, and founder of the Capitol Steps (b. 1947)
  • Dec 20 Nataline Sarkisyan, American medical patient (b. 1990)
  • Dec 21 Ken Hendricks, American businessman (b. 1941)
  • Dec 22 Adrian Cristobal, Filipino writer (b. 1932)
  • Dec 23 William Francis Ganong, American physiologist (b. 1924)
  • Dec 24 Nicholas Pumfrey, British judge (b. 1951)
  • Dec 24 Akbar Radi, Iranian dramatist and playwright (b. 1939)
  • Dec 26 John A. Garraty, American biographer (b. 1920)

MurderAssassination

Dec 27 Benazir Bhutto, former Prime Minister of Pakistan is assassinated at 54

Pakistani Politican Benazir Bhutto
Pakistani Politican
Benazir Bhutto
  • Dec 27 Jaan Kross, Estonian writer (b. 1920)
  • Dec 28 Aidin Nikkhah Bahrami, Iran national basketball team player (b. 1982)
  • Dec 29 Kevin Greening, British radio presenter (b. 1962)
  • Dec 31 Michael Goldberg, American painter (b. 1924)
  • Dec 31 Milton L. Klein, Canadian politician (b. 1910)
  • Dec 31 Ettore Sottsass, Italian architect and designer (b. 1917)