February2Deaths

Posted on December 1, 2006, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

The following is a list of notable world figures who died on February 2.

  1. 1124 - Borivoj II of Bohemia
  2. 1218 - Konstantin of Rostov, Prince of Novgorod (b. 1186)
  3. 1250 - Eric XI of Sweden (b. 1216)
  4. 1461 - Owen Tudor, Welsh founder of the Tudor dynasty of England
  5. 1529 - Baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer (b. 1478)
  6. 1580 - Bessho Nagaharu, Japanese retainer (b. 1558)
  7. 1594 - Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Italian composer (b. 1525)
  8. 1648 - George Abbot, English writer
  9. 1660 - Govert Flinck, Dutch painter (b. 1615)
  10. 1660 - Gaston, Duke of Orléans, French politician (b. 1608)
  11. 1661 - Lucas Holstenius, German humanist (b. 1596)
  12. 1688 - Abraham Duquesne, French naval officer (b. 1610)
  13. 1704 - Guillaume François Antoine, Marquis de l'Hôpital, French mathematician (b. 1661)
  14. 1712 - Martin Lister, English naturalist and physician
  15. 1714 - John Sharp, English Archbishop of York (b. 1643)
  16. 1768 - Robert Smith, English mathematician (b. 1689)
  17. 1769 - Pope Clement XIII (b. 1693)
  18. 1802 - Welbore Ellis, 1st Baron Mendip, British statesman (b. 1713)
  19. 1895 - Archduke Albert, Austrian general (b. 1817)
  20. 1904 - William C. Whitney, American financier (b. 1841)
  21. 1907 - Dmitri Mendeleev, Russian chemist (b. 1834)
  22. 1922 - William Desmond Taylor, Irish film director (b. 1872)
  23. 1925 - Jaap Eden, Dutch skater and cyclist (b. 1873)
  24. 1926 - Vladimir Sukhomlinov, Russian general (b. 1848)
  25. 1932 - Agha Petros, Assyrian nationalist leader
  26. 1942 - Daniil Kharms, Russian playwright (b. 1906)
  27. 1945 - Carl Friedrich Goerdeler, German politician (b. 1884)
  28. 1948 - Bevil Rudd, South African athlete (b. 1894)
  29. 1948 - Thomas W. Lamont, American banker; father or Corliss Lamont; great-grandfather of Ned Lamont (b. 1870)
  30. 1950 - Constantin Carathéodory, Greek mathematician (b. 1873)
  31. 1956 - Charles Grapewin, American actor (b. 1869)
  32. 1956 - Pyotr Konchalovsky, Russian painter (b. 1876)
  33. 1957 - Grigory Landsberg, Russian physicist (b. 1890)
  34. 1969 - Boris Karloff, English actor (b. 1887)
  35. 1970 - Bertrand Russell, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1872)
  36. 1973 - Hendrik Elias, Belgain politician (b. 1902)
  37. 1979 - Sid Vicious, English musician (Sex Pistols) (b. 1957)
  38. 1980 - William Howard Stein, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1911)
  39. 1987 - Castilho, Brazilian footballer (b. 1927)
  40. 1987 - Alistair MacLean, Scottish novelist (b. 1922)
  41. 1992 - Bert Parks, American television host (b. 1914)
  42. 1995 - Donald Pleasence, English actor (b. 1919)
  43. 1996 - Gene Kelly, American dancer, actor, and director (b. 1912)
  44. 1997 - Sanford Meisner, American actor (b. 1904)
  45. 1997 - Erich Eliskases, Austrian chess player (b. 1913)
  46. 2002 - Paul Baloff, American vocalist (b. 1960)
  47. 2003 - Lou Harrison, American composer (b. 1917)
  48. 2004 - Bernard McEveety, American film director (b. 1924)
  49. 2005 - Max Schmeling, German boxer (b. 1905)

February2Deaths

Posted on December 1, 2006, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

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  1. The following is a list of notable world figures who died on February 2.

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