Famous Deaths on August 8, Who Died on August 8

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Date Name
1002 Almanzor, chief minister and de facto ruler of Córdoba
117 Trajan, Roman emperor (b. 53)
1171 Henry of Blois, bishop of Winchester (b. 1111)
1303 Henry of Castile the Senator, Spanish nobleman (b. 1230)
1533 Lucas van Leyden, Dutch artist (b. 1494)
1555 Oronce Finé, French mathematician and cartographer (b. 1494)
1588 Alonso Sánchez Coello, Spanish painter (b. 1532)
1604 Horio Tadauji, Japanese daimyō (b. 1578)
1616 Cornelis Ketel, Dutch painter (b. 1548)
1631 Konstantinas Sirvydas, Lithuanian priest, lexicographer, and academic (b. 1579)
1684 George Booth, 1st Baron Delamer, English politician (b. 1622)
1719 Christoph Ludwig Agricola, German painter (b. 1667)
1746 Francis Hutcheson, Irish philosopher (b. 1694)
1747 Madeleine de Verchères, Canadian raid leader (b. 1678)
1759 Carl Heinrich Graun, German tenor and composer (b. 1704)
1827 George Canning, English lawyer and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1770)
1828 Carl Peter Thunberg, Swedish botanist and psychologist (b. 1743)
1858 Marie-Claire Heureuse Félicité Bonheur, Haitian Empress (b. 1758)
1863 Angus MacAskill, Scottish-Canadian giant (b. 1825)
1879 Immanuel Hermann Fichte, German philosopher and academic (b. 1797)
1887 Alexander William Doniphan, American colonel, lawyer, and politician (b. 1808)
1897 Jacob Burckhardt, Swiss historian and academic (b. 1818)
1898 Eugène Boudin, French painter (b. 1824)
1902 James Tissot, French painter and illustrator (b. 1836)
1902 John Henry Twachtman, American painter and academic (b. 1853)
1909 Mary MacKillop, Australian nun and saint, co-founded the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart (b. 1842)
1911 William P. Frye, American lawyer and politician (b. 1830)
1921 Juhani Aho, Finnish journalist and author (b. 1861)
1928 Stjepan RadiĿ, Croatian politician (b. 1871)
1930 Launceston Elliot, Scottish wrestler and weightlifter (b. 1874)
1934 Wilbert Robinson, American baseball player, coach, and manager (b. 1863)
1937 Jimmie Guthrie, Scottish motorcycle racer (b. 1897)
1940 Johnny Dodds, American clarinet player and saxophonist (b. 1892)
1944 Erwin von Witzleben, German field marshal (b. 1881)
1944 Michael Wittmann, German commander (b. 1914)
1947 Anton Denikin, Russian general (b. 1872)
1950 Fergus McMaster, Australian businessman, founded Qantas (b. 1879)
1959 Albert Namatjira, Australian painter (b. 1902)
1965 Shirley Jackson, American novelist and short story writer (b. 1916)
1969 Otmar Freiherr von Verschuer, German biologist and eugenicist (b. 1896)
1971 Freddie Spencer Chapman, English lieutenant (b. 1907)
1973 Vilhelm Moberg, Swedish historian and author (b. 1898)
1974 Elisabeth Abegg, German anti-Nazi resistance fighter (b. 1882)
1975 Cannonball Adderley, American saxophonist (b. 1928)
1979 Nicholas Monsarrat, English lieutenant and author (b. 1910)
1980 Paul Triquet, Canadian general, Victoria Cross recipient (b. 1910)
1981 Thomas McElwee, Irish republican and PIRA volunteer (b. 1957)
1982 Eric Brandon, English racing driver and businessman (b. 1920)
1984 Richard Deacon, American actor (b. 1921)
1984 Ellen Raskin, American author and illustrator (b. 1928)
1985 Louise Brooks, American actress (b. 1906)
1987 Danilo Blanuša, Croatian mathematician and physicist (b. 1903)
1988 Félix Leclerc, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1914)
1988 Alan Napier, English actor (b. 1903)
1991 James Irwin, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut (b. 1930)
1992 Abu al-Qasim al-Khoei, Iranian religious leader and scholar (b. 1899)
1996 Nevill Francis Mott, English physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1905)
1996 Jüri Randviir, Estonian chess player and journalist (b. 1927)
1998 Mahmoud Saremi, Iranian journalist (b. 1968)
2003 Dirk Hoogendam, Dutch-German SS officer (b. 1922)
2003 Falaba Issa Traoré, Malian director and playwright (b. 1930)
2004 Leon Golub, American painter and academic (b. 1922)
2004 Fay Wray, Canadian-American actress (b. 1907)
2005 Barbara Bel Geddes, American actress (b. 1922)
2005 Ahmed Deedat, South African missionary and author (b. 1918)
2005 John H. Johnson, American publisher, founded the Johnson Publishing Company (b. 1918)
2005 Gene Mauch, American baseball player and manager (b. 1925)
2005 Dean Rockwell, American commander, wrestler, and coach (b. 1912)
2005 Monica Sjöö, Swedish-English painter (b. 1938)
2007 Ma Lik, Chinese journalist and politician (b. 1952)
2007 Melville Shavelson, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1917)
2008 Orville Moody, American golfer (b. 1933)
2009 Daniel Jarque, Spanish footballer (b. 1983)
2010 Patricia Neal, American actress (b. 1926)
2012 Fay Ajzenberg-Selove, German-American physicist and academic (b. 1926)
2012 Ruth Etchells, English poet and academic (b. 1931)
2012 Surya Lesmana, Indonesian footballer and manager (b. 1944)
2012 Kurt Maetzig, German director and screenwriter (b. 1911)
2013 Karen Black, American actress (b. 1939)
2013 Johannes Bluyssen, Dutch bishop (b. 1926)
2013 Fernando Castro Pacheco, Mexican painter, engraver, and illustrator (b. 1918)
2013 Igor Kurnosov, Russian chess player (b. 1985)
2013 Regina Resnik, American soprano and actress (b. 1922)
2014 Menahem Golan, Israeli director and producer (b. 1929)
2014 Charles Keating, English-American actor (b. 1941)
2014 Leonardo Legaspi, Filipino archbishop (b. 1935)
2014 Peter Sculthorpe, Australian composer and conductor (b. 1929)
2014 Red Wilson, American football and baseball player (b. 1929)
2015 Christopher Marshall, English physician and biologist (b. 1948)
2015 Sean Price, American rapper (b. 1972)
2015 Gus Mortson, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1925)
2015 Sam S. Walker, American general (b. 1925)
2017 Glen Campbell, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (b. 1936)
2018 Nicholas Bett, Kenyan track and field athlete (b. 1990)
753 Hildegar, bishop of Cologne
869 Lothair II, Frankish king (b. 835)
998 Seo Hui, Korean politician and diplomat (b. 942)