Famous Deaths on August 15, Who Died on August 15

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Date Name
1022 Nikephoros Phokas Barytrachelos, Byzantine rebel
1038 Stephen I, Hungarian king (b. 975)
1057 Macbeth, King of Scotland
1118 Alexios I Komnenos, Byzantine emperor (b. 1048)
1196 Conrad II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1173)
1224 Marie of France, Duchess of Brabant (b. 1198)
1257 Saint Hyacinth of Poland
1274 Robert de Sorbon, French theologian and educator, founded the College of Sorbonne (b. 1201)
1275 Lorenzo Tiepolo, Doge of Venice
1328 Yesün Temür, emperor of the Yuan Dynasty (b. 1293)
1369 Philippa of Hainault, Queen consort of Edward III of England (b. 1314)
1388 Adalbertus Ranconis de Ericinio, Bohemian theologian and rector of the University of Paris (b. circa 1320)
1399 Ide Pedersdatter Falk, Danish noblewoman (b. 1358)
1496 Infanta Isabella of Portugal, Queen of Castile and León (b. 1428)
1506 Alexander Agricola, Flemish composer (b. c. 1445)
1507 John V, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg (b. 1439)
1528 Odet of Foix, Viscount of Lautrec, French general (b. 1485)
1552 Hermann of Wied, German archbishop (b. 1477)
1594 Thomas Kyd, English playwright (b. 1558)
1621 John Barclay, Scottish poet and author (b. 1582)
1666 Johann Adam Schall von Bell, German missionary and astronomer (b. 1591)
1714 Constantin Brâncoveanu, Romanian prince (b. 1654)
1728 Marin Marais, French viol player and composer (b. 1656)
1758 Pierre Bouguer, French mathematician, geophysicist, and astronomer (b. 1698)
1799 Giuseppe Parini, Italian poet and author (b. 1729)
1852 Johan Gadolin, Finnish chemist, physicist, and mineralogist (b. 1760)
1859 Nathaniel Claiborne, American farmer and politician (b. 1777)
1907 Joseph Joachim, Hungarian violinist, composer, and conductor (b. 1831)
1909 Euclides da Cunha, Brazilian sociologist and journalist (b. 1866)
1917 Thomas J. Higgins, American sergeant, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1831)
1925 Konrad Mägi, Estonian painter and educator (b. 1878)
1928 Anatole von Hügel, Italian ethnologist and academic, co-founded St Edmund's College, Cambridge (b. 1854)
1935 Wiley Post, American pilot (b. 1898)
1935 Will Rogers, American actor, comedian, and screenwriter (b. 1879)
1935 Paul Signac, French painter and author (b. 1863)
1936 Grazia Deledda, Italian novelist and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1871)
1942 Mahadev Desai, Indian activist and author (b. 1892)
1945 Korechika Anami, Japanese general and politician, 54th Japanese Minister of the Army (b. 1887)
1945 Fred Hockley, English lieutenant and pilot (b. 1923)
1951 Artur Schnabel, Polish pianist and composer (b. 1882)
1953 Ludwig Prandtl, German physicist and engineer (b. 1875)
1962 Lei Feng, Chinese soldier (b. 1940)
1967 René Magritte, Belgian painter (b. 1898)
1971 Paul Lukas, Hungarian-American actor (b. 1887)
1975 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Bengali politician, 1st President of Bangladesh (b. 1920)
1975 Clay Shaw, American businessman (b. 1913)
1975 Harun Karadeniz, Turkish political activist and author (b. 1942)
1981 Carol Ryrie Brink, American author (b. 1895)
1981 Jørgen Løvset, Norwegian gynaecologist and academic (b. 1896)
1982 Ernie Bushmiller, American cartoonist (b. 1905)
1982 Jock Taylor, Scottish motorcycle sidecar racer (b. 1954)
1982 Hugo Theorell, Swedish biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1903)
1989 Minoru Genda, Japanese general, pilot, and politician (b. 1904)
1989 Thrasyvoulos Tsakalotos, Greek general and diplomat (b. 1897)
1990 Viktor Tsoi, Russian musician and actor (b. 1962)
1992 Linda Laubenstein, American physician and academic (b. 1947)
1994 Wout Wagtmans, Dutch cyclist (b. 1929)
1995 John Cameron Swayze, American journalist and actor (b. 1906)
1997 Ida Gerhardt, Dutch poet and educator (b. 1905)
1999 Hugh Casson, English architect and interior designer (b. 1910)
2001 Yavuz ÿetin, Turkish singer-songwriter (b. 1970)
2001 Richard Chelimo, Kenyan runner (b. 1972)
2001 Kateryna Yushchenko, Ukrainian computer scientist and academic (b. 1919)
2004 Sune Bergström, Swedish biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1916)
2004 Amarsinh Chaudhary, Indian politician, 8th Chief Minister of Gujarat (b. 1941)
2005 Bendapudi Venkata Satyanarayana, Indian dermatologist and academic (b. 1927)
2006 Te Atairangikaahu, New Zealand queen (b. 1931)
2006 Rick Bourke, Australian rugby league player (b. 1955)
2006 Coenraad Bron, Dutch computer scientist and academic (b. 1937)
2006 Faas Wilkes, Dutch footballer and manager (b. 1923)
2007 Richard Bradshaw, English conductor and director (b. 1944)
2007 John Gofman, American biologist, chemist, and physicist (b. 1918)
2007 Geoffrey Orbell, New Zealand physician (b. 1908)
2007 Sam Pollock, Canadian businessman (b. 1925)
2008 Vic Toweel, South African-Australian boxer (b. 1929)
2008 Jerry Wexler, American journalist and producer (b. 1917)
2011 Rick Rypien, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1984)
2012 Bob Birch, American bass player and saxophonist (b. 1956)
2012 Altamiro Carrilho, Brazilian flute player and composer (b. 1924)
2012 Harry Harrison, American author and illustrator (b. 1925)
2013 Rosalía Mera, Spanish businesswoman, co-founded Inditex and Zara (b. 1944)
2013 Sſawomir Mrożek, Polish-French author and playwright (b. 1930)
2013 Marich Man Singh Shrestha, Nepali politician, 28th Prime Minister of Nepal (b. 1942)
2014 Licia Albanese, Italian-American soprano and actress (b. 1909)
2015 Julian Bond, American academic and politician (b. 1940)
2015 Hamid Gul, Pakistani general (b. 1936)
2017 Gunnar Birkerts, Latvian-American architect (b. 1925)
398 Lan Han, official of the Xianbei state Lan Yan
423 Honorius, Roman emperor (b. 384)
465 Libius Severus, Roman emperor (b. 420)
767 Abu Hanifa, Iraqi scholar and educator (b. 699)
778 Roland, Frankish military leader
873 Yi Zong, Chinese emperor (b. 833)
874 Altfrid, bishop of Hildesheim
912 Han Jian, Chinese warlord (b. 855)
932 Ma Xisheng, Chinese governor and king (b. 899)
978 Li Yu, ruler ('king') of Southern Tang
986 Minnborinus, Irish missionary and abbot