Famous Deaths on April 12, Who Died on April 12

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Date Name
1125 Vladislaus I, Duke of Bohemia (b. 1065)
1167 Charles VII, king of Sweden (b. c. 1130)
1212 Vsevolod the Big Nest, Grand Prince of Vladimir (b. 1154)
1256 Margaret of Bourbon, Queen of Navarre, regent of Navarre (b. c. 1217)
1443 Henry Chichele, English archbishop (b. 1364)
1500 Leonhard of Gorizia, Count of Gorz (b. 1440)
1530 Joanna La Beltraneja, Princess of Castile (b. 1462)
1550 Claude, Duke of Guise (b. 1496)
1555 Joanna of Castile (b. 1479)
1675 Richard Bennett, English politician, colonial Governor of Virginia (b. 1609)
1684 Nicola Amati, Italian instrument maker (b. 1596)
1687 Ambrose Dixon, English-American soldier (b. 1619)
1704 Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet, French bishop and theologian (b. 1627)
1748 William Kent, English architect, designed Holkham Hall and Chiswick House (b. 1685)
1782 Metastasio, Italian-Austrian poet and composer (b. 1698)
1788 Carlo Antonio Campioni, French-Italian composer (b. 1719)
1795 Johann Kaspar Basselet von La Rosée, Bavarian general (b. 1710)
1814 Charles Burney, English composer and historian (b. 1726)
1817 Charles Messier, French astronomer and academic (b. 1730)
1850 Adoniram Judson, American lexicographer and missionary (b. 1788)
1866 Peter Hesketh-Fleetwood, English politician, founded Fleetwood (b. 1801)
1872 Nikolaos Mantzaros, Greek composer and theorist (b. 1795)
1878 William M. Tweed, American lawyer and politician (b. 1823)
1879 Richard Taylor, American general (b. 1826)
1885 William Crowther, Dutch-Australian politician, 14th Premier of Tasmania (b. 1817)
1898 Elzéar-Alexandre Taschereau, Canadian cardinal (b. 1820)
1902 Marie Alfred Cornu, French physicist and academic (b. 1842)
1906 Mahesh Chandra Nyayratna Bhattacharyya, Indian scholar, academic, and philanthropist (b. 1836)
1912 Clara Barton, American nurse and humanitarian, founded the American Red Cross (b. 1821)
1933 Adelbert Ames, American general and politician, 30th Governor of Mississippi (b. 1835)
1937 Abdülhak Hâmid Tarhan, Turkish playwright and poet (b. 1852)
1938 Feodor Chaliapin, Russian opera singer (b. 1873)
1943 Viktor Puskar, Estonian colonel (b. 1889)
1945 Franklin D. Roosevelt, American lawyer and politician, 32nd President of the United States (b. 1882)
1953 Lionel Logue, Australian actor and therapist (b. 1880)
1962 Ron Flockhart, Scottish racing driver (b. 1923)
1966 Sydney Allard, English racing driver and founder of the Allard car company (b. 1910)
1968 Heinrich Nordhoff, German engineer (b. 1899)
1971 Ed Lafitte, American baseball player and dentist (b. 1886)
1973 Arthur Freed, American songwriter and producer (b. 1894)
1975 Josephine Baker, French actress, activist, and humanitarian (b. 1906)
1977 Philip K. Wrigley, American businessman, co-founded Lincoln Park Gun Club (b. 1894)
1980 William R. Tolbert, Jr., Liberian politician, 20th President of Liberia (b. 1913)
1981 Prince Yasuhiko Asaka of Japan (b. 1887)
1981 Joe Louis, American boxer and wrestler (b. 1914)
1983 Jørgen Juve, Norwegian football player and journalist (b. 1906)
1983 Carl Morton, American baseball player (b. 1944)
1984 Edwin T. Layton, American admiral and cryptanalyst (b. 1903)
1986 Valentin Kataev, Russian author and playwright (b. 1897)
1988 Colette Deréal, French singer and actress (b. 1927)
1988 Alan Paton, South African historian and author (b. 1903)
1989 Abbie Hoffman, American activist, co-founded Youth International Party (b. 1936)
1989 Sugar Ray Robinson, American boxer (b. 1921)
1992 Ilario Bandini, Italian racing driver and businessman (b. 1911)
1997 George Wald, American neurologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1906)
1998 Robert Ford, Canadian poet and diplomat (b. 1915)
1999 Boxcar Willie, American singer-songwriter (b. 1931)
2001 Harvey Ball, American illustrator, created the smiley (b. 1921)
2002 George Shevelov, Ukrainian-American linguist and philologist (b. 1908)
2004 Moran Campbell, Canadian physician and academic, invented the venturi mask (b. 1925)
2006 William Sloane Coffin, American minister and activist (b. 1924)
2007 Kevin Crease, Australian journalist (b. 1936)
2008 Cecilia Colledge, English-American figure skater and coach (b. 1920)
2008 Patrick Hillery, Irish physician and politician, 6th President of Ireland (b. 1923)
2008 Jerry Zucker, Israeli-American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1949)
2010 Michel Chartrand, Canadian trade union leader (b. 1916)
2010 Werner Schroeter, German director and screenwriter (b. 1945)
2011 Karim Fakhrawi, Bahraini journalist, co-founded Al-Wasat (b. 1962)
2012 Mohit Chattopadhyay, Indian poet and playwright (b. 1934)
2012 Rodgers Grant, American pianist and composer (b. 1935)
2013 Robert Byrne, American chess player and author (b. 1928)
2013 Johnny du Plooy, South African boxer (b. 1964)
2013 Michael France, American screenwriter (b. 1962)
2013 Brennan Manning, American priest and author (b. 1934)
2013 Annamária Szalai, Hungarian journalist and politician (b. 1961)
2013 William Y. Thompson, American historian and author (b. 1922)
2013 Ya'akov Yosef, Israeli rabbi and politician (b. 1946)
2014 Pierre Autin-Grenier, French author and poet (b. 1947)
2014 Pierre-Henri Menthéour, French cyclist (b. 1960)
2014 Maurício Alves Peruchi, Brazilian footballer (b. 1990)
2014 Hal Smith, American baseball player and coach (b. 1931)
2014 Billy Standridge, American race car driver (b. 1953)
2015 Paulo Brossard, Brazilian jurist and politician (b. 1924)
2015 Patrice Dominguez, Algerian-French tennis player and trainer (b. 1950)
2015 Alfred Eick, German commander (b. 1916)
2015 André Mba Obame, Gabonese politician (b. 1957)
2016 Anne Jackson, American actress (b. 1925)
2016 Mohammad Al Gaz, Emirati politician & diplomat (b. 1930)
2017 Charlie Murphy, American actor and comedian (b. 1959)
238 Gordian II, Roman emperor (b. 192; killed in battle)
352 Julius I, pope of the Catholic Church
434 Maximianus, archbishop of Constantinople
45 BC Gnaeus Pompeius, Roman general and politician (b. 75 BC)
901 Eudokia Baïana, Byzantine empress and wife of Leo VI