Famous Deaths on February 29, Who Died on February 29

Here is a list who died on February 29. Famous deaths for the 1st of February. See which celebrities, musicians, actors, historical figures, scientists and other famous people were died on February 29. Also you can find some answers for the following questions;
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Date Name
1212 Hōnen, Japanese monk, founded Jōdo-shū (b. 1133)
1460 Albert III, Duke of Bavaria-Munich (b. 1401)
1528 Patrick Hamilton, Scottish Protestant reformer and martyr (b. 1504)
1592 Alessandro Striggio, Italian composer and diplomat (b. 1540)
1600 Caspar Hennenberger, German pastor, historian and cartographer (b. 1529)
1604 John Whitgift, English archbishop and academic (b. 1530)
1740 Pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667)
1744 John Theophilus Desaguliers, French-English physicist and philosopher (b. 1683)
1792 Johann Andreas Stein, German piano builder (b. 1728)
1820 Johann Joachim Eschenburg, German historian and critic (b. 1743)
1848 Louis-François Lejeune, French general, painter and lithographer (b. 1775)
1852 Matsudaira Katataka, Japanese daimyō (b. 1806)
1868 Ludwig I of Bavaria (b. 1786)
1880 James Milne Wilson, Scottish-Australian soldier and politician, 8th Premier of Tasmania (b. 29 February 1812)
1908 Pat Garrett, American sheriff (b. 1850)
1908 John Hope, 1st Marquess of Linlithgow, Scottish-Australian politician, 1st Governor-General of Australia (b. 1860)
1920 Ernie Courtney, American baseball player (b. 1875)
1928 Adolphe Appia, Swiss architect and theorist (b. 1862)
1928 Ina Coolbrith, American poet and librarian (b. 1841)
1940 E. F. Benson, English archaeologist and author (b. 1867)
1944 Pehr Evind Svinhufvud, Finnish lawyer, judge and politician, 3rd President of Finland (b. 1861)
1948 Robert Barrington-Ward, English lawyer and journalist (b. 1891)
1948 Rebel Oakes, American baseball player and manager (b. 1883)
1952 Quo Tai-chi, Chinese politician and diplomat, Permanent Representative of China to the United Nations (b. 1888)
1956 Elpidio Quirino, Filipino lawyer and politician, 6th President of the Philippines (b. 1890)
1960 Melvin Purvis, American police officer and FBI agent (b. 1903)
1960 Walter Yust, American journalist and author (b. 1894)
1964 Frank Albertson, American actor and singer (b. 1909)
1968 Lena Blackburne, American baseball player, coach and manager (b. 1886)
1968 Tore ÿrjasæter, Norwegian poet and educator (b. 1886)
1972 Tom Davies, American football player and coach (b. 1896)
1976 Florence P. Dwyer, American politician (b. 1902)
1980 Yigal Allon, Israeli general and politician, Prime Minister of Israel (b. 1918)
1980 Gil Elvgren, American painter and illustrator (b. 1914)
1984 Ludwik Starski, Polish screenwriter and songwriter (b. 1903)
1988 Sidney Harmon, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1907)
1992 Ruth Pitter, English poet and author (b. 1897)
1996 Wes Farrell, American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1939)
1996 Ralph Rowe, American baseball player, coach and manager (b. 1924)
2000 Dennis Danell, American guitarist (b. 1961)
2004 Kagamisato Kiyoji, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 42nd Yokozuna (b. 1923)
2004 Jerome Lawrence, American playwright and author (b. 1915)
2004 Harold Bernard St. John, Barbadian lawyer and politician, 3rd Prime Minister of Barbados (b. 1931)
2004 Lorrie Wilmot, South African cricketer (b. 1943)
2008 Janet Kagan, American author (b. 1946)
2008 Erik Ortvad, Danish painter and illustrator (b. 1917)
2008 Akira Yamada, Japanese scholar and philosopher (b. 1922)
2012 Roland Bautista, American guitarist (b. 1951)
2012 Davy Jones, English singer, guitarist and actor (b. 1945)
2012 Sheldon Moldoff, American illustrator (b. 1920)
2012 P. K. Narayana Panicker, Indian social leader (b. 1930)
2016 Wenn V. Deramas, Filipino director and screenwriter (b. 1966)
2016 Gil Hill, American police officer, actor and politician (b. 1931)
2016 Josefin Nilsson, Swedish singer (b. 1969)
2016 Louise Rennison, English author (b. 1951)
468 Pope Hilarius
992 Oswald of Worcester, French archbishop and saint (b. 925)