Famous People Who Died Today

Rumi (1207-1273)

Great Poet [ Afghan ]

Lord Kelvin (1824-1907)

Physicist, Mathematician [ British ]

Simon Bolivar (1783-1830)

Revolutionary & Military Leader [ Venezuelan ]

Charles Greeley Abbot (1872-1973)

Astrophysicist [ American ]

Harold Holt (1908-1967)

Former Prime Minister of Australia [ Australian ]

Kim Jong-il (1941-2011)

Former Supreme Leader of North Korea [ North Korean ]

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (1836-1917)

Mayor of Aldeburgh [ British ]

William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin (1824-1907)

Physicist [ British ]

Leopold II of Belgium (1835-1909)

Founder of Congo Free State [ Belgian ]

Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma (1791-1847)

[ Austrian ]

Victor Francis Hess (1883-1964)

Discoverer of Cosmic Rays [ American ]

Jennifer Jones (1919-2009)

Actress [ American ]

Queen Nzinga (1583-1663)

17th Century Queen of Angola [ Angolan ]