Wednesday, 26 May 2010

May 26 - Deaths

May 26th Details:
May 26th Deaths:
604 – Augustine of Canterbury - Archbishop of Canterbury
818 – Ali ar-Rida - Shia Imam (b. 766)
946 – King Edmund I of England (b. 921)
1055 – Margrave Adalbert of Austria
1421 – Mehmed I - Ottoman Sultan (b. 1389)
1512 – Bayezid II - Ottoman Sultan
1536 – Francesco Berni - Italian poet
1595 – Philip Neri - Italian churchman (b. 1515)
1647 – Alse Young - American "witch"
1648 – Vincent Voiture - French poet (b. 1597)
1651 – Jeane Gardiner - British woman executed for witchcraft
1653 – Robert Filmer - English writer (b. 1588)
1679 – Ferdinand Maria - Elector of Bavaria (b. 1636)
1685 – Karl II - Elector Palatine (b. 1651)
1703 – Samuel Pepys - English civil servant and diarist (b. 1633)
1742 – Pylyp Orlyk - Ukrainian Zaporozhian Cossack starshina, diplomat (b. 1672)
1762 – Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten - German philosopher (b. 1714)
1799 – James Burnett - Lord Monboddo, Scottish judge (b. 1714)
1818 – Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly - Russian military commander (b. 1761)
1818 – Manuel Rodríguez - Chilean lawyer and guerrilla leader, considered one of the founders of independent Chile. (b. 1785)
1824 – Capel Lofft - English writer (b. 1751)
1831 – Ciro Menotti - Italian patriot (b. 1798)
1840 – Sidney Smith - British admiral (b. 1764)
1881 – Jakob Bernays - German philologist (b. 1824)
1883 – Abd al-Qadir - Algerian political and military leader (b. 1808)
1883 – Edward Sabine - Irish astronomer (b. 1788)
1902 – Almon Strowger - American inventor (b. 1839)
1904 – Georges Gilles de la Tourette - French neurologist (b. 1857)
1907 – Ida McKinley - First Lady of the United States (b. 1847)
1908 – Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - founder of the Ahmadiyya movement in Islam (b. 1835)
1914 – Jacob Riis - Danish-American journalist, photographer, and social reformer (b. 1849)
1924 – Victor Herbert - Irish composer (b. 1859)
1933 – Horatio Bottomley - British financier and politician (b. 1860)
1933 – Jimmie Rodgers - American singer (b. 1897)
1939 – Charles Horace Mayo - American medical practitioner (Mayo Clinic) (b. 1865)
1943 – Edsel Ford - American automobile executive (b. 1893)
1943 – Alice Tegnér - Swedish composer and organist (b. 1864)
1944 – Christian Wirth - commandant of Belzec extermination camp (b. 1885)
1948 – Theodore Morell - Hitler's personal physician (b. 1886)
1951 – Lincoln Ellsworth - American scientist (b. 1880)
1954 – Lionel Conacher - Canadian athlete (b. 1900)
1955 – Alberto Ascari - Italian race car driver and two-time F1 world champion (b. 1918)
1968 – Little Willie John - American singer (b. 1937)
1969 – Paul Hawkins - Australian racing driver (b. 1937)
1969 – Allan H. Loughead - American aviation pioneer (Lockheed Corporation (b. 1889)
1974 – Silvio Moser - Swiss racing driver (b. 1941)
1976 – Martin Heidegger - German philosopher (b. 1889)
1976 – Juan Maino - Chilean leader of MAPU, "disappeared"
1977 – William Powell - American singer (The O'Jays) (b. 1942)
1978 – Cybele - Greek actress (b. 1887)
1979 – George Brent - British actor (b. 1899)
1989 – Don Revie - Former footballer and England and Leeds United Manager (b. 1927)
1999 – Paul Sacher - Swiss conductor (b. 1906)
1999 – Waldo Semon - American inventor (b. 1898)
2001 – Vittorio Brambilla - Italian racing driver (b. 1937)
2001 – Anne Haney - American actress (b. 1934)
2001 – Moven Enock Mahachi - Defence Minister of Zimbabwe (b. 1952)
2002 – Mamo Wolde - Ethiopian runner (b. 1932)
2003 – Kathleen Winsor - American writer (b. 1919)
2004 – Nikolai Stepanovich Chernykh - Russian astronomer (b. 1931)
2004 – Dullah Omar - South African lawyer (b. 1934)
2005 – Eddie Albert - American actor (b. 1906)
2005 – Chico Carrasquel - Venezuelan baseball player (b. 1928)
2006 – Édouard Michelin - CEO of Michelin (b. 1963)
2006 – Kevin O'Flanagan - Irish athlete and physician (b. 1919)
2007 – J Edward Oliver - cartoonist and composer (b. 1942)
2008 – Sydney Pollack - American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1934)
2008 – Zita Urbonaitė - Lithuanian road cyclist (b. 1973)
2009 – Stanley Chapman - British architect, designer, translator and writer (b. 1925)
2009 – Mihalis Papagiannakis - Greek politician (b. 1941)
2009 – Peter Zezel - Canadian professional hockey player (b. 1965)
2010 – Jean Constantin - Romanian actor (b. 1928)
2010 – Michael H. Jordan - Businessman and former CEO PepsiCo and CBS Corporation (B 1936)
2010 – Art Linkletter - Canadian-American radio and television personality (b. 1912)
2010 – Kieran Phelan - Irish senator (b. 1949)
2010 – Jarvis Williams - American football player for 7 seasons in 7National Football League (NFL) (b. 1965)

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