Scholars in History (Part 3)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 215 of 215

  • 1943-08-11 Krzysztof Meyer, Polish pianist, composer, and music scholar, born in Krak√≥w, Poland
  • 1944-11-24 Ibrahim Gambari, Nigerian scholar
  • 1945-01-30 Michael Dorris, American novelist & scholar, born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1997)
  • 1945-02-12 David D Friedman, American economist, physicist, legal scholar, and libertarian theorist (The Machinery of Freedom), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-05-24 Jeremy Treglown, English scholar and editor (TLS)
  • 1951-02-19 Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri (Db), Pakistani Islamic Sufi Scholar
  • 1951-09-24 Douglas Kmiec, American legal scholar and ambassador
  • 1951-12-28 Ian Buruma, Anglo-Dutch scholar and writer on Japan and the Far East.
  • 1952-09-25 Bell Hooks [Gloria Jean Watkins], American author, feminist, scholar and social activist, born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky
  • 1952-11-05 Vandana Shiva, Indian scholar and environmental activist, born in Dehradun, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • 1953-10-05 John Stachniewski, scholar/teacher
  • 1962-08-26 Tariq Ramadan, Islamic scholar, born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1967-03-10 Omer Tarin [Omer Salim Khan], Pakistani poet, scholar and activist, born in Peshawar, Pakistan
  • 1968-11-23 Hamid Hassani, Iranian scholar and lexicographer, born in Saqqez, Iran
  • 1973-01-01 Anwar Mansoor Mangrio, Sindhi poet & research scholar.

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths

Deaths 201 - 242 of 242

  • 1994-12-30 Lloyd James Austin, Australian linguist and literary scholar, dies at 79
  • 1995-01-04 Robert Clifford Latham, pepys Scholar, dies at 82
  • 1995-01-28 Barrie Wilson, British religious scholar (How Jesus Became Christian), dies at 59
  • 1995-02-03 John Pinsent, English classical scholar (Greek mythology), dies at 72
  • 1995-02-20 John Humphreys Whitfield, British scholar of Italian language & literature, dies at 88
  • 1995-03-03 Gilbert Gadoffre, French scholar, dies at 84
  • 1995-03-10 Alexander Hyatt King, Mozart scholar, dies at 84
  • 1995-05-30 Philip Owen A Sherrard, scholar theologian poet/translator, dies at 72
  • 1995-07-04 Jacques Berque, French Islamic scholar, dies at 85
  • 1995-07-11 John Cruickshank, French scholar, dies at 70
  • 1995-07-30 Charles James Dunn, japanese scholar, dies at 80
  • 1995-10-09 Kukrit Pramoj, Thai politician (13th Prime Minister of Thailand) and scholar, dies at 84
  • 1997-02-03 Anthony Cuthbert Baines, English music scholar, dies at 84
  • 1997-05-09 Willy Hess, Swiss musicologist, composer and famous Beethoven scholar, dies at 90
  • 1998-01-13 Andrew Rutherford, Scottish scholar and Vice-Chancellor of the University of London (1994-97), dies at 68
  • 1998-07-16 John Henrik Clarke, American historian and scholar (b. 1915)
  • 1998-10-17 Hakim Mohammed Said, Pakistani scholar and philanthropist
  • 1999-08-10 Padma Bhushan Acharya Baldev Upadhyaya, Eminent Sanskrit Scholar in India (b. 1899)
  • 2000-05-18 Maulana Yousuf Ludhianvi, Muslim scholar, dies at 68
  • 2002-11-08 Jaun Elia, Pakistani scholar, poet and philosopher, dies at 70
  • 2005-01-04 Guy Davenport, American author, artist, and scholar (b. 1927)
  • 2005-05-12 Martin Lings, English Islamic scholar (b. 1909)
  • 2005-08-08 Ahmed Deedat, Islamic scholar (b. 1918)
  • 2005-10-24 Immanuel C.Y. Hsu, scholar of modern Chinese intellectual and diplomatic history (b. 1923)
  • 2005-12-14 Trevanian [Rodney William Whitaker], American film scholar & author, dies at 74
  • 2006-01-19 Aoun Al-Sharif Qasim, Sudanese writer and Islamic scholar (b. 1933)
  • 2006-02-24 Denis Twitchett, Cambridge scholar, and Chinese historian (b. 1925)
  • 2006-10-24 William Montgomery Watt, Islamic studies scholar, orientalist and historian (b. 1909)
  • 2007-01-02 Robert C. Solomon, American scholar of continental philosophy, dies at 64
  • 2009-01-11 Vivian Ridler, British scholar and printer (Oxford University), dies at 95
  • 2009-10-13 Stephen Barnett, American legal scholar who opposed the Newspaper Preservation Act of 1970 (b. 1935)
  • 2010-01-03 Mary Daly, American theologian and feminist scholar (b. 1928)
  • 2010-05-15 Moshe Greenberg, American-Israeli Bible scholar, dies at 81
  • 2010-08-18 Benjamin Kaplan, American copyright scholar, dies at 99
  • 2010-11-20 Chalmers Johnson, American political scholar and author (b. 1931)
  • 2010-12-18 Jacqueline de Romilly, French philologist and classical scholar (b. 1913)
  • 2011-05-26 Arisen Ahubudu, Sri Lankan scholar, author and playwright (b. 1920)
  • 2011-10-05 Derrick Bell, American legal scholar and civil rights advocate (b. 1930)
  • 2012-12-19 Robert Bork, American legal scholar/jurist, dies from heart disease at 85
  • 2013-08-03 Farman Fatehpuri [Syed Dildar Ali], Urdu scholar, linguist, critic and author, dies of natural causes at 87
  • 2017-01-14 Zhou Youguang [Zhou Yaoping], Chinese language scholar (father of pinyin), dies at 111
  • 2018-05-07 Isyaku Rabiu, Nigerian businessman and Islamic scholar, dies at 92