Deaths in History in February 2011

  • Feb 5 Brian Jacques, English author, author of the Redwall series (b. 1939)
  • Feb 12 Mato Damjanović, Croatian chess grandmaster (b. 1927)
  • Feb 16 Justinas Marcinkevičius, Lithuanian poet and playwright (b. 1930)
  • Feb 21 Bernard Nathanson, American abortionist turned pro-life activist (b. 1926)
  • Feb 24 Anant Pai, Indian educationalist and creator of comics (b. 1929)
  • Feb 26 Arnošt Lustig, Czech writer (b. 1926)
  • Feb 26 James A. McClure, American politician (b. 1924)
  • Feb 27 Frank Buckles, last surviving American World War I veteran (b. 1901)
  • Feb 28 Peter Gomes, Harvard University Chaplain (b. 1942)