Famous Deaths on February 23, Who Died on February 23

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Date Name
1011 Willigis, German archbishop (b. 940)
1100 Emperor Zhezong of Song (b. 1076)
1270 Isabel of France (b. 1225)
1447 Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester (b. 1390)
1447 Pope Eugene IV (b. 1383)
1464 Emperor Yingzong of Ming (b. 1427)
1473 Arnold, Duke of Gelderland (b. 1410)
1526 Diego Colón, Spanish Viceroy of the Indies (b. c. 1479)
1554 Henry Grey, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire (b. 1515)
1603 Andrea Cesalpino, Italian philosopher, physician, and botanist (b. 1519)
1603 Franciscus Vieta, French mathematician (b. 1540)
1620 Nicholas Fuller, English politician (b. 1543)
1704 Georg Muffat, French organist and composer (b. 1653)
1766 Stanisſaw Leszczyſski, Polish king (b. 1677)
1781 George Taylor, Irish-American blacksmith and politician (b. 1716)
1792 Joshua Reynolds, English painter and academic (b. 1723)
1821 John Keats, English poet (b. 1795)
1848 John Quincy Adams, American politician, 6th President of the United States (b. 1767)
1855 Carl Friedrich Gauss, German mathematician, astronomer, and physicist (b. 1777)
1859 Zygmunt Krasiſski, Polish poet and playwright (b. 1812)
1879 Albrecht von Roon, Prussian soldier and politician, 10th Minister President of Prussia (b. 1803)
1897 Woldemar Bargiel, German composer and educator (b. 1828)
1900 Ernest Dowson, English poet, novelist, and short story writer (b. 1867)
1908 Friedrich von Esmarch, German surgeon and academic (b. 1823)
1918 Adolphus Frederick VI, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1882)
1930 Horst Wessel, German SA officer (b. 1907)
1931 Nellie Melba, Australian soprano and actress (b. 1861)
1934 Edward Elgar, English composer and academic (b. 1857)
1944 Leo Baekeland, Belgian-American chemist and engineer (b. 1863)
1946 Tomoyuki Yamashita, Japanese general (b. 1885)
1948 John Robert Gregg, Irish-American publisher and educator (b. 1866)
1955 Paul Claudel, French poet and playwright (b. 1868)
1965 Stan Laurel, English actor and comedian (b. 1890)
1969 Madhubala, Indian actress and producer (b. 1933)
1969 Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, 2nd King of Saudi Arabia (b. 1902)
1973 Dickinson W. Richards, American physician and physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1895)
1974 Harry Ruby, American composer and screenwriter (b. 1895)
1976 L. S. Lowry, English painter (b. 1887)
1979 W. A. C. Bennett, Canadian businessman and politician, 25th Premier of British Columbia (b. 1900)
1983 Herbert Howells, English organist and composer (b. 1892)
1990 José Napoleón Duarte, Salvadoran engineer and politician, President of El Salvador (b. 1925)
1995 James Herriot, English veterinarian and author (b. 1916)
1997 Tony Williams, American drummer, composer, and producer (b. 1945)
1998 Philip Abbott, American actor and director (b. 1924)
1999 The Renegade, American wrestler (b. 1965)
2000 Ofra Haza, Israeli singer-songwriter and actress (b. 1957)
2000 Stanley Matthews, English footballer and manager (b. 1915)
2003 Howie Epstein, American bass player, songwriter, and producer (b. 1955)
2003 Robert K. Merton, American sociologist and academic (b. 1910)
2004 Vijay Anand, Indian director, producer, screenwriter, and actor (b. 1934)
2004 Sikander Bakht, Indian politician, Indian Minister of External Affairs (b. 1918)
2006 Telmo Zarra, Spanish footballer (b. 1921)
2007 John Ritchie, English footballer (b. 1941)
2008 Janez Drnovšek, Slovenian economist and politician, 2nd President of Slovenia (b. 1950)
2008 Paul Frère, Belgian race car driver and journalist (b. 1917)
2010 Orlando Zapata, Cuban plumber and activist (b. 1967)
2011 Nirmala Srivastava, Indian religious leader, founded Sahaja Yoga (b. 1923)
2012 William Raggio, American lawyer and politician (b. 1926)
2012 David Sayre, American physicist and mathematician (b. 1924)
2012 Kazimierz Żygulski, Polish sociologist and activist (b. 1919)
2013 Eugene Bookhammer, American soldier and politician, 18th Lieutenant Governor of Delaware (b. 1918)
2013 Julien Ries, Belgian cardinal (b. 1920)
2013 Lotika Sarkar, Indian lawyer and academic (b. 1945)
2014 Alice Herz-Sommer, Czech-English Holocaust survivor, pianist and educator (b. 1903)
2014 Roger Hilsman, American soldier, academic, and politician (b. 1919)
2015 James Aldridge, Australian-English journalist and author (b. 1918)
2015 Rana Bhagwandas, Pakistani lawyer and judge, Chief Justice of Pakistan (b. 1942)
2015 W. E. "Bill" Dykes, American soldier and politician (b. 1925)
2016 Peter Lustig, German television host and author (b. 1937)
2016 Jacqueline Mattson, American baseball player (b. 1928)
2019 Katherine Helmond, American actress (b. 1929)
715 Al-Walid I, Umayyad caliph (b. 668)
908 Li Keyong, Shatuo military governor during the Tang Dynasty in China (b. 856)
943 Herbert II, Count of Vermandois, (b. 884)
943 David I, prince of Tao-Klarjeti (Georgia)