Famous People Who Died Today

Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997)

Poet [ American ]

Sam Walton (1918-1992)

Businessman [ American ]

Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964)

[ American ]

Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

Singer, Songwriter [ American ]

Layne Staley (1967-2002)

[ American ]

Abe Fortas (1910-1982)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice [ American ]

Edward Young (1683-1765)

Poet [ British ]

Howard Hughes (1905-1976)

Entrepreneur, Investor [ American ]

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Chiang Kai-shek (1887-1975)

President of the Republic of China [ Chinese ]

Saul Bellow (1915-2005)

Novelist [ American ]

Charlton Heston (1923-2008)

Actor [ American ]

Baruch Samuel Blumberg (1925-2011)

Physician, Geneticist [ American ]

Georges Danton (1759-1794)

Revolutionary [ French ]

Gene Pitney (1940-2006)

Singer-songwriter [ American ]

Monika Dannemann (1945-1996)

Girlfriend of Jimi Hendrix [ German ]

Nigel Gresley (1876-1941)

Engineer [ British ]

Lee Petty (1914-2000)

Racecar driver [ American ]

Robert Maillart (1872-1940)

Swiss civil engineer [ Swiss ]

Charles XI of Sweden (1655-1697)

King of Sweden [ Swedish ]

George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon (1866-1923)

[ British ]

Bingu wa Mutharika (1934-2012)

Former President of Malawi [ Malawian ]

RĂ³mulo Gallegos (1884-1969)

Novelist [ Venezuelan ]

John Pinette (1964-2014)

Actor [ American ]

Debralee Scott (1953-2005)

Actress [ American ]

Saul Bass (1920-1996)

Graphic designer [ American ]

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