Famous Deaths on August 20, Who Died on August 20

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Date Name
1153 Bernard of Clairvaux, French theologian and saint (b. 1090)
1158 Rögnvald Kali Kolsson (b. 1100), Earl of Orkney and Saint
1297 William Fraser, bishop and Guardian of Scotland
1348 Laurence Hastings, 1st Earl of Pembroke (b. 1319)
1384 Geert Groote, Dutch preacher, founded the Brethren of the Common Life (b. 1340)
1386 Bo Jonsson, royal marshal of Sweden
14 Agrippa Postumus, Roman son of Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa (b. 12 BC)
1471 Borso d'Este, Duke of Ferrara (b. 1413)
1528 Georg von Frundsberg, German knight and landowner (b. 1473)
1572 Miguel López de Legazpi, Spanish navigator and politician, 1st Governor-General of the Philippines (b. 1502)
1580 Jerónimo Osório, Portuguese historian and author (b. 1506)
1611 Tomás Luis de Victoria, Spanish priest and composer (b. 1548)
1639 Martin Opitz, German poet and hymnwriter (b. 1597)
1648 Edward Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury, English soldier and diplomat (b. 1583)
1651 Jeremi Wiſniowiecki, Polish nobleman (b. 1612)
1672 Cornelis de Witt, Dutch lawyer and politician (b. 1623)
1672 Johan de Witt, Dutch mathematician and politician (b. 1625)
1680 William Bedloe, English spy (b. 1650)
1701 Sir Charles Sedley, 5th Baronet, English playwright and politician, Speaker of the British House of Commons (b. 1639)
1707 Nicolas Gigault, French organist and composer (b. 1627)
1773 Enrique Flórez, Spanish historian and author (b. 1701)
1785 Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor (b. 1714)
1823 Pope Pius VII (b. 1740)
1825 William Waldegrave, 1st Baron Radstock, English admiral and politician, Governor of Newfoundland (b. 1753)
1835 Agnes Bulmer, English merchant and poet (b. 1775)
1854 Shiranui Dakuemon, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 8th Yokozuna (b. 1801)
1859 Juan Bautista Ceballos, President of Mexico (1853) (b. 1811)
1882 James Whyte, Scottish-Australian politician, 6th Premier of Tasmania (b. 1820)
1887 Jules Laforgue, French poet and author (b. 1860)
1893 Alexander Wassilko von Serecki, Austrian lawyer and politician (b. 1827)
1897 Charles Lilley, English-Australian politician, 4th Premier of Queensland (b. 1827)
1912 William Booth, English preacher, co-founded The Salvation Army (b. 1829)
1914 Pope Pius X (b. 1835)
1915 Paul Ehrlich, German physician and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1854)
1917 Adolf von Baeyer, German chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1835)
1919 Greg MacGregor, Scottish cricketer and rugby player (b. 1869)
1930 Charles Bannerman, Australian cricketer and umpire (b. 1851)
1936 Edward Weston, English-American chemist (b. 1850)
1939 Agnes Giberne, Indian-English astronomer and author (b. 1845)
1942 István Horthy, Hungarian admiral and pilot (b. 1904)
1943 William Irvine, Irish-Australian politician, 21st Premier of Victoria (b. 1858)
1951 İzzettin ÿalıſlar, Turkish general (b. 1882)
1961 Percy Williams Bridgman, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1882)
1963 Joan Voûte, Dutch astronomer (b. 1879)
1965 Jonathan Daniels, American seminarian and civil rights activist (b. 1939)
1971 Rashid Minhas, Pakistani lieutenant and pilot (b. 1951)
1979 Christian Dotremont, Belgian painter and poet (b. 1922)
1980 Joe Dassin, American-French singer-songwriter (b. 1938)
1982 Ulla Jacobsson, Swedish actress (b. 1929)
1985 Donald O. Hebb, Canadian psychologist and academic (b. 1904)
1985 Wilhelm Meendsen-Bohlken, German admiral (b. 1897)
1986 Milton Acorn, Canadian poet and playwright (b. 1923)
1987 Walenty Kſyszejko, Estonian⿿Polish basketball player and coach (b. 1909)
1993 Bernard Delfgaauw, Dutch philosopher and academic (b. 1912)
1995 Hugo Pratt, Italian author and illustrator (b. 1927)
1996 Rio Reiser, German singer-songwriter (b. 1950)
1997 Norris Bradbury, American soldier, physicist, and academic (b. 1909)
1997 Léon Dion, Canadian political scientist and academic (b. 1922)
2001 Fred Hoyle, English astronomer and author (b. 1915)
2001 Kim Stanley, American actress (b. 1925)
2005 Thomas Herrion, American football player (b. 1981)
2005 Krzysztof Raczkowski, Polish drummer and songwriter (b. 1970)
2006 Bryan Budd, Northern Ireland-born English soldier, Victoria Cross recipient (b. 1977)
2006 Joe Rosenthal, American photographer and journalist (b. 1911)
2006 S. Sivamaharajah, Sri Lankan Tamil newspaper publisher and politician (b. 1938)
2007 Leona Helmsley, American businesswoman (b. 1920)
2008 Ed Freeman, American soldier and pilot, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1927)
2008 Hua Guofeng, Chinese politician, 2nd Premier of the People's Republic of China (b. 1921)
2008 Stephanie Tubbs Jones, American lawyer and politician (b. 1949)
2008 Gene Upshaw, American football player (b. 1945)
2009 Larry Knechtel, American keyboardist and bass player (b. 1940)
2009 Karla Kuskin, American author and illustrator (b. 1932)
2010 Đặng Phong, Vietnamese economist and historian (b. 1937)
2011 Ram Sharan Sharma, Indian historian and academic (b. 1919)
2012 Phyllis Diller, American actress and comedian (b. 1917)
2012 Daryl Hine, Canadian-American poet and academic (b. 1936)
2012 Dom Mintoff, Maltese journalist and politician, 8th Prime Minister of Malta (b. 1916)
2012 Len Quested, English footballer and manager (b. 1925)
2012 Mika Yamamoto, Japanese journalist (b. 1967)
2012 Meles Zenawi, Ethiopian soldier and politician, Prime Minister of Ethiopia (b. 1955)
2013 Sathima Bea Benjamin, South African singer-songwriter (b. 1936)
2013 Narendra Dabholkar, Indian author and activist (b. 1945)
2013 Don Hassler, American saxophonist and composer (b. 1929)
2013 Elmore Leonard, American novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter (b. 1925)
2013 Marian McPartland, English-American pianist and composer (b. 1918)
2013 John W. Morris, American general (b. 1921)
2013 Ted Post, American director and screenwriter (b. 1918)
2014 Anton Buslov, Russian astrophysicist and journalist (b. 1983)
2014 Lois Mai Chan, Taiwanese-American librarian, author, and academic (b. 1934)
2014 Boris Dubin, Russian sociologist and academic (b. 1946)
2014 B. K. S. Iyengar, Indian yoga instructor and author, founded Iyengar Yoga (b. 1918)
2014 Buddy MacMaster, Canadian singer-songwriter and fiddler (b. 1924)
2014 Sava Stojkov, Serbian painter and educator (b. 1925)
2014 Edmund Szoka, American cardinal (b. 1927)
2015 Egon Bahr, German journalist and politician, Federal Minister for Special Affairs of Germany (b. 1922)
2015 Paul Kibblewhite, New Zealand chemist and engineer (b. 1941)
2015 Frank Wilkes, Australian soldier and politician (b. 1922)
2017 Jerry Lewis, American actor and comedian (b. 1926)
2018 Uri Avnery, Israeli writer, politician and peace activist
535 Mochta, Irish missionary and saint
651 Oswine of Deira
768 Eadberht of Northumbria
917 Constantine Lips, Byzantine admiral
984 Pope John XIV