Famous Deaths on February 23, Who Died on February 23

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Date Name
00 1900
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)
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)
1620 Nicholas Fuller, English politician (b. 1543)
1704 Georg Muffat, French organist and composer (b. 1653)
1766 Stanisław Leszczyński, Polish king (b. 1677)
1781 George Taylor, Founding Father of the United States (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 Krasiński, Polish poet and playwright (b. 1812)
1871 Amanda Cajander, Finnish medical reformer (b. 1827)
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)
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)
2003 Howie Epstein, American bass player, songwriter, and producer (b. 1955)
2004 Vijay Anand, Indian director, producer, screenwriter, and actor (b. 1934)
2006 Muhammad Shamsul Huq, Bangladeshi academic and former Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1912)
2007 John Ritchie, English footballer (b. 1941)
2008 Janez Drnovšek, Slovenian economist and politician, 2nd President of Slovenia (b. 1950)
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)
2013 Eugene Bookhammer, American soldier and politician, 18th Lieutenant Governor of Delaware (b. 1918)
2014 Alice Herz-Sommer, Czech-English Holocaust survivor, pianist and educator (b. 1903)
2015 James Aldridge, Australian-English journalist and author (b. 1918)
2016 Peter Lustig, German television host and author (b. 1937)
2019 Katherine Helmond, American actress (b. 1929)
2021 Ahmed Zaki Yamani, Saudi Arabian politician (b. 1930)
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)