Famous Deaths on February 8, Who Died on February 8

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Date Name
1135 Elvira of Castile, Queen of Sicily (b.c. 1100)
1204 Alexios IV Angelos, Byzantine emperor (b. 1182)
1229 Ali ibn Hanzala, sixth Dāʿī al-Muṭlaq of Tayyibi Isma'ilism
1250 Robert I, Count of Artois (b. 1216)
1250 William II Longespée, English martyr (b. 1212)
1265 Hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217)
1285 Theodoric of Landsberg (b. 1242)
1296 Przemysſ II of Poland (b. 1257)
1314 Helen of Anjou, queen of Serbia (b. 1236)
1382 Blanche of France, Duchess of Orléans (b. 1328)
1537 Saint Gerolamo Emiliani, Italian humanitarian (b. 1481)
1587 Mary, Queen of Scots (b. 1542)
1599 Robert Rollock, Scottish theologian and academic (b. 1555)
1623 Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter, English soldier and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Northamptonshire (b. 1546)
1676 Alexis of Russia (b. 1629)
1696 Ivan V of Russia (b. 1666)
1709 Giuseppe Torelli, Italian violinist and composer (b. 1658)
1725 Peter the Great, Russian emperor (b. 1672)
1749 Jan van Huysum, Dutch painter (b. 1682)
1750 Aaron Hill, English playwright and poet (b. 1685)
1768 George Dance the Elder, English architect, designed St Leonard's and St Botolph's Aldgate (b. 1695)
1772 Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha (b. 1719)
1849 François Habeneck, French violinist and conductor (b. 1781)
1849 France Prešeren, Slovenian poet and lawyer (b. 1800)
1856 Agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist and academic (b. 1773)
1907 Hendrik Willem Bakhuis Roozeboom, Dutch chemist and academic (b. 1854)
1910 Hans Jæger, Norwegian philosopher and activist (b. 1854)
1914 Dayrolles Eveleigh-de-Moleyns, 4th Baron Ventry, Irish hereditary peer (b. 1828)
1915 François Langelier, Canadian journalist, lawyer, and politician, 10th Lieutenant Governor of Quebec (b. 1838)
1921 George Formby Sr, English actor and singer (b. 1876)
1921 Peter Kropotkin, Russian zoologist, geographer, and philologist (b. 1842)
1928 Theodor Curtius, German chemist (b. 1857)
1932 Yordan Milanov, Bulgarian architect, designed the Sveti Sedmochislenitsi Church (b. 1867)
1935 Eemil Nestor Setälä, Finnish linguist and politician, Finnish Minister for Foreign Affairs (b. 1864)
1936 Charles Curtis, American lawyer and politician, 31st Vice President of the United States (b. 1860)
1945 Italo Santelli, Italian fencer and coach (b. 1866)
1956 Connie Mack, American baseball player and manager (b. 1862)
1957 Walther Bothe, German physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1891)
1957 John von Neumann, Hungarian-American mathematician and physicist (b. 1903)
1959 William J. Donovan, American head of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) (b. 1883)
1960 J. L. Austin, English philosopher and academic (b. 1911)
1960 Giles Gilbert Scott, English architect and engineer, designed the Red telephone box and Liverpool Cathedral (b. 1880)
1963 George Dolenz, Italian-American actor (b. 1908)
1964 Ernst Kretschmer, German psychiatrist and author (b. 1888)
1968 Maurice Maillot, French actor (b. 1906)
1972 Markos Vamvakaris, Greek singer-songwriter and bouzouki player (b. 1905)
1975 Robert Robinson, English chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1886)
1977 Eivind Groven, Norwegian composer and theorist (b. 1901)
1979 Dennis Gabor, Hungarian-English physicist and engineer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1900)
1980 Nikos Xilouris, Greek singer-songwriter (b. 1936)
1982 John Hay Whitney, American financier and diplomat, United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom (b. 1904)
1985 William Lyons, English businessman, co-founded Swallow Sidecar Company (b. 1901)
1987 Harriet E. MacGibbon, American actress (b. 1905)
1990 Del Shannon, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1934)
1992 Stanley Armour Dunham, American sergeant (b. 1918)
1992 Denny Wright, British guitarist (b. 1924)
1994 Raymond Scott, American pianist and composer (b. 1908)
1996 Del Ennis, American baseball player (b. 1925)
1997 Corey Scott, American motorcycle stunt rider (b. 1968)
1998 Halldór Laxness, Icelandic author, poet, and playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1902)
1998 Enoch Powell, English soldier and politician, Secretary of State for Health (b. 1912)
1998 Julian Simon, American economist and author (b. 1932)
1999 Iris Murdoch, Irish-born British novelist and philosopher (b. 1919)
2000 Sid Abel, Canadian-American ice hockey player, coach, and sportscaster (b. 1918)
2000 Derrick Thomas, American football player (b. 1967)
2001 Ivo Caprino, Norwegian director and screenwriter (b. 1920)
2002 Ong Teng Cheong, Singaporean architect and politician, 5th President of Singapore (b. 1936)
2004 Julius Schwartz, American journalist and author (b. 1915)
2005 A. Chandranehru, Sri Lankan sailor and politician (b. 1944)
2006 Elton Dean, English saxophonist, songwriter, and producer (b. 1945)
2006 Thierry Fortineau, French actor (b. 1953)
2006 Akira Ifukube, Japanese composer (b. 1914)
2007 Anna Nicole Smith, American model and actress (b. 1967)
2007 Ian Stevenson, Canadian-American psychiatrist and academic (b. 1918)
2010 John Murtha, American colonel and politician (b. 1932)
2011 Tony Malinosky, American baseball player and soldier (b. 1909)
2012 Wando, Brazilian singer-songwriter (b. 1945)
2012 Gunther Plaut, German-Canadian rabbi and author (b. 1912)
2012 Luis Alberto Spinetta, Argentinian singer-songwriter (b. 1950)
2013 Giovanni Cheli, Italian cardinal (b. 1918)
2013 James DePreist, American conductor and educator (b. 1936)
2013 Maureen Dragone, American journalist and author (b. 1920)
2013 Nevin Scrimshaw, American scientist (b. 1918)
2014 Els Borst, Dutch physician and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of the Netherlands (b. 1932)
2014 Maicon Pereira de Oliveira, Brazilian footballer (b. 1988)
2014 Nancy Holt, American sculptor and painter (b. 1938)
2015 Rauni-Leena Luukanen-Kilde, Finnish physician and parapsychologist (b. 1939)
2016 Amelia Bence, Argentine actress (b. 1914)
2016 Nida Fazli, Indian poet and songwriter (b. 1938)
2016 Margaret Forster, English historian, author, and critic (b. 1938)
2016 Violette Verdy, French ballerina (b. 1933)
2017 Peter Mansfield, English physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1933)
2017 Rina Matsuno, Japanese idol singer (Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku) (b. 1998)
2017 Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, English socialite, television presenter, model, and charity patron (b. 1971)
2017 Alan Simpson, English scriptwriter (b. 1929)
538 Severus of Antioch, patriarch of Antioch