Famous Deaths on August 12, Who Died on August 12

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Date Name
0030 Cleopatra, Egyptian queen (b. 69 BC)
1222 Vladislaus III, duke of Bohemia
1295 Charles Martel, king of Hungary (b. 1271)
1315 Guy de Beauchamp, 10th Earl of Warwick, English nobleman
1319 Rudolf I, duke of Bavaria (b. 1274)
1335 Prince Moriyoshi, Japanese shōgun (b. 1308)
1399 Demetrius I Starshy, Prince of Trubczewsk (in battle) (b. 1327)
1424 Yongle, emperor of the Ming Empire (b. 1360)
1484 Sixtus IV, pope of the Catholic Church (b. 1414)
1546 Francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theologian (b. 1492)
1577 Thomas Smith, English scholar and diplomat (b. 1513)
1588 Alfonso Ferrabosco the elder, Italian-English composer (b. 1543)
1612 Giovanni Gabrieli, Italian organist and composer (b. 1557)
1638 Johannes Althusius, German jurist and philosopher (b. 1557)
1674 Philippe de Champaigne, Belgian-French painter and educator (b. 1602)
1689 Pope Innocent XI (b. 1611)
1778 Peregrine Bertie, 3rd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, English general and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire (b. 1714)
1809 Mikhail Kamensky, Russian field marshal (b. 1738)
1810 Étienne Louis Geoffroy, French pharmacist and entomologist (b. 1725)
1822 Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh, Irish-English politician, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (b. 1769)
1827 William Blake, English poet and painter (b. 1757)
1829 Charles Sapinaud de La Rairie, French general (b. 1760)
1848 George Stephenson, English engineer and academic (b. 1781)
1849 Albert Gallatin, Swiss-American ethnologist, linguist, and politician, 4th United States Secretary of the Treasury (b. 1761)
1861 Eliphalet Remington, American inventor and businessman, founded Remington Arms (b. 1793)
1864 Sakuma Shōzan, Japanese scholar and politician (b. 1811)
1865 William Jackson Hooker, English botanist and academic (b. 1785)
1891 James Russell Lowell, American poet and critic (b. 1819)
1896 Thomas Chamberlain, American colonel (b. 1841)
1900 Wilhelm Steinitz, Austrian chess player and theoretician (b. 1836)
1901 Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld, Finnish-Swedish botanist, geologist, mineralogist, and explorer (b. 1832)
1904 William Renshaw, English tennis player (b. 1861)
1914 John Philip Holland, Irish engineer, designed HMS Holland 1 (b. 1840)
1918 William Thompson, American archer (b. 1848)
1921 Pyotr Boborykin, Russian playwright and journalist (b. 1836)
1922 Arthur Griffith, Irish journalist and politician, 3rd President of Dáil Éireann (b. 1871)
1924 Sándor Bródy, Hungarian journalist and author (b. 1863)
1928 Leoš Janáček, Czech composer and educator (b. 1854)
1934 Hendrik Petrus Berlage, Dutch architect, designed the Beurs van Berlage (b. 1856)
1935 Friedrich Schottky, German mathematician and academic (b. 1851)
1940 Nikolai Triik, Estonian painter, illustrator, and academic (b. 1884)
1941 Freeman Freeman-Thomas, 1st Marquess of Willingdon, English soldier and politician, 56th Governor General of Canada (b. 1866)
1943 Vittorio Sella, Italian photographer and mountaineer (b. 1859)
1944 Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., American lieutenant and pilot (b. 1915)
1952 David Bergelson, Ukrainian author and playwright (b. 1884)
1955 Thomas Mann, German author and critic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1875)
1964 Ian Fleming, English spy, journalist, and author (b. 1908)
1966 Artur Alliksaar, Estonian poet and author (b. 1923)
1967 Esther Forbes, American historian and author (b. 1891)
1973 Walter Rudolf Hess, Swiss physiologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1881)
1976 Tom Driberg, British politician/journalist (b. 1905)
1978 John Williams, English motorcycle racer (b. 1946)
1979 Ernst Boris Chain, German-Irish biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1906)
1982 Henry Fonda, American actor (b. 1905)
1983 Theodor Burchardi, German admiral (b. 1892)
1984 Ladi Kwali, Nigerian potter (b. 1925)
1985 Kyu Sakamoto, Japanese singer-songwriter (b. 1941)
1986 Evaline Ness, American author and illustrator (b. 1911)
1988 Jean-Michel Basquiat, American painter (b. 1960)
1989 Aimo Koivunen, Finnish soldier and corporal (b. 1917)
1990 Dorothy Mackaill, English-American actress (b. 1903)
1992 John Cage, American composer and theorist (b. 1912)
1996 Victor Ambartsumian, Georgian-Armenian astrophysicist and academic (b. 1908)
1997 Jack Delano, American photographer and composer (b. 1914)
1999 Jean Drapeau, Canadian lawyer and politician, 37th Mayor of Montreal (b. 1916)
2000 Gennady Lyachin, Russian captain (b. 1955)
2002 Enos Slaughter, American baseball player and manager (b. 1916)
2004 Godfrey Hounsfield, English biophysicist and engineer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1919)
2005 John Loder, English sound engineer and producer, founded Southern Studios (b. 1946)
2006 Victoria Gray Adams, American civil rights activist (b. 1926)
2007 Merv Griffin, American actor, singer, and producer, created Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune (b. 1925)
2008 Christie Allen, English-Australian singer (b. 1954)
2009 Les Paul, American guitarist and songwriter (b. 1915)
2010 Isaac Bonewits, American Druid, author, and activist; founded Ár nDraíocht Féin (b. 1949)
2011 Robert Robinson, English journalist and author (b. 1927)
2012 Jimmy Carr, American football player and coach (b. 1933)
2013 Tereza de Arriaga, Portuguese painter (b. 1915)
2014 Lauren Bacall, American model, actress, and singer (b. 1924)
2015 Jaakko Hintikka, Finnish philosopher and academic (b. 1929)
2016 Juan Pedro de Miguel, Spanish handball player (b. 1958)
2017 Bryan Murray, Canadian ice hockey coach (b. 1942)
2019 DJ Arafat, Ivorian DJ and singer (b. 1986)
2020 Bill Yeoman, American college football player and coach (b. 1927)
2021 Una Stubbs, English actress, TV personality, and dancer (b. 1937)
792 Jænberht, archbishop of Canterbury
875 Louis II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 825)
960 Li Gu, chancellor of Later Zhou (b. 903)
961 Yuan Zong, emperor of Southern Tang (b. 916)