Famous People Who Died Today

Gustavus Theodore von Holst (1874-1934)

Composer [ British ]

Seymour Kety (1915-2000)

Neuroscientist [ American ]

Pope Gregory VII (1020-1085)

Religious Leader [ Italian ]

Alberto Korda (1928-2001)

Photographer [ Cuban ]

Robert Capa (1913-1954)

Photographer [ Hungarian ]

Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937)

[ American ]

William Pitt (Architect) (1855-1918)

Architect [ Australian ]

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Maksim Bahdanovič (1891-1917)

Poet [ Belarusian ]

Madam C. J. Walker (1867-1919)

Entrepreneur [ American ]

Leonora Carrington (1917-2011)

Mexican Artist & Surrealist Painter [ Mexican ]

Wojciech Jaruzelski (1923-2014)

Politician [ Polish ]

Sonny Boy Williamson II (1912-1965)

Singer [ American ]

Witold Pilecki (1901-1948)

Nazi-era Polish Army Officer [ Polish ]

Yang Jiang (1911-2016)

Playwright [ Chinese ]

Pat Coombs (1926-2002)

Actor, Film actor [ British ]

Lyubov Popova (1889-1924)

painter, university teacher, graphic artist [ Russian ]

Marcel Petiot (1897-1946)

Serial Killer [ French ]

Nancy Dow (1936-2016)

Actress [ American ]

Mieszko I of Poland (0930-0992)

Ruler [ Polish ]

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Gustav Holst (1874-1934)

Composer [ British ]

Abd Al-Rahman Al Sufi (0903-0986)

Persian astronomer [ Iranian ]

Charles Nelson Reilly (1931-2007)

Actor [ American ]

Philip Neri (1515-1595)

Saint [ Italian ]

Idris I of Libya (1889-1983)

Political leader [ Egyptian ]

Symon Petlura (1879-1926)

Politician, Journalist [ Ukrainian ]

Georg von Küchler (1881-1968)

Military commander [ German ]

Ferdinand von Wrangel (1797-1870)

Explorer [ Russian ]

Peter III of Portugal (1717-1786)

King [ Portuguese ]

Vic Tayback (1930-1990)

Actor [ American ]

Bradley Nowell (1968-1996)

Musician [ American ]

Sunil Dutt (1930-2005)

Actor [ British Indian Ocean Territory ]

Rudolf Dreikurs (1897-1972)

Psychiatrist [ Austrian ]

Sloan Wilson (1920-2003)

Writer [ American ]

Johann Nestroy (1801-1862)

Singer [ Austrian ]

Thomas Eisner (1929-2011)

Ecologist and entomologist [ German ]