Famous Deaths on January 1, Who Died on January 1

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Date Name
1031 William of Volpiano, Italian abbot (b. 962)
1189 Henry of Marcy, Cistercian abbot (b. c. 1136)
1204 Haakon III, king of Norway (b. 1182)
138 Lucius Aelius, adopted son and intended successor of Hadrian (b. 101)
1387 Charles II, king of Navarre (b. 1332)
1496 Charles d'Orléans, count of Angoulême (b. 1459)
1515 Louis XII, king of France (b. 1462)
1559 Christian III, king of Denmark (b. 1503)
1560 Joachim du Bellay, French poet and critic (b. 1522)
1617 Hendrik Goltzius, Dutch painter and illustrator (b. 1558)
1697 Filippo Baldinucci, Florentine historian and author (b. 1625)
1716 William Wycherley, English playwright and poet (b. 1641)
1748 Johann Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician and academic (b. 1667)
1780 Johann Ludwig Krebs, German organist and composer (b. 1713)
1782 Johann Christian Bach, German composer (b. 1735)
1789 Fletcher Norton, 1st Baron Grantley, English lawyer and politician, British Speaker of the House of Commons (b. 1716)
1793 Francesco Guardi, Italian painter and educator (b. 1712)
1817 Martin Heinrich Klaproth, German chemist and academic (b. 1743)
1846 John Torrington, English sailor and explorer (b. 1825)
1853 Gregory Blaxland, Australian farmer and explorer (b. 1778)
1862 Mikhail Ostrogradsky, Ukrainian mathematician and physicist (b. 1801)
1881 Louis Auguste Blanqui, French activist (b. 1805)
1892 Roswell B. Mason, American lawyer and politician, 25th Mayor of Chicago (b. 1805)
1894 Heinrich Hertz, German physicist and academic (b. 1857)
1896 Alfred Ely Beach, American publisher and lawyer, created the Beach Pneumatic Transit (b. 1826)
1906 Hugh Nelson, Scottish-Australian farmer and politician, 11th Premier of Queensland (b. 1833)
1918 William Wilfred Campbell, Canadian poet and author (b. 1858)
1921 Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg, German lawyer and politician, 5th Chancellor of Germany (b. 1856)
1929 Mustafa Necati, Turkish civil servant and politician, Turkish Minister of Environment and Urban Planning (b. 1894)
1931 Martinus Beijerinck, Dutch microbiologist and botanist (b. 1851)
1937 Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati, Indian religious leader, founded the Gaudiya Math (b. 1874)
1940 Panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian author and educator (b. 1865)
1944 Edwin Lutyens, English architect, designed the Castle Drogo and Thiepval Memorial (b. 1869)
1944 Charles Turner, Australian cricketer (b. 1862)
1953 Hank Williams, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1923)
1954 Duff Cooper, English politician and diplomat, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (b. 1890)
1954 Leonard Bacon, American poet and critic (b. 1887)
1955 Arthur C. Parker, American archaeologist and historian (b. 1881)
1960 Margaret Sullavan, American actress (b. 1909)
1966 Vincent Auriol, French journalist and politician, 16th President of the French Republic (b. 1884)
1969 Barton MacLane, American actor, playwright and screenwriter (b. 1902)
1971 Amphilochius of Pochayiv, Ukrainian saint (b. 1894)
1972 Maurice Chevalier, French actor and singer (b. 1888)
1978 Carle Hessay, German-Canadian painter (b. 1911)
1980 Pietro Nenni, Italian journalist and politician, Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1891)
1981 Hephzibah Menuhin, American-Australian pianist (b. 1920)
1982 Victor Buono, American actor (b. 1938)
1984 Alexis Korner, French-English singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1928)
1992 Grace Hopper, American computer scientist and admiral, co-developed COBOL (b. 1906)
1994 Arthur Porritt, Baron Porritt, New Zealand physician and politician, 11th Governor-General of New Zealand (b. 1900)
1994 Cesar Romero, American actor (b. 1907)
1994 Edward Arthur Thompson, Irish historian and academic (b. 1914)
1995 Eugene Wigner, Hungarian-American physicist and mathematician, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1902)
1996 Arleigh Burke, American admiral (b. 1901)
1996 Arthur Rudolph, German-American engineer (b. 1906)
1997 Townes Van Zandt, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (b. 1944)
1998 Helen Wills, American tennis player and coach (b. 1905)
2000 Betty Archdale, English-Australian cricketer and educator (b. 1907)
2001 Ray Walston, American actor (b. 1914)
2002 Julia Phillips, American film producer and author (b. 1944)
2003 Joe Foss, American soldier, pilot, and politician, 20th Governor of South Dakota (b. 1915)
2005 Shirley Chisholm, American educator and politician (b. 1924)
2006 Harry Magdoff, American economist and journalist (b. 1913)
2007 Roland Levinsky, South African-English biochemist and academic (b. 1943)
2007 Tillie Olsen, American short story writer (b. 1912)
2008 Pratap Chandra Chunder, Indian educator and politician
2009 Claiborne Pell, American politician (b. 1918)
2010 Lhasa de Sela, American-Mexican singer-songwriter (b. 1972)
2012 Kiro Gligorov, Bulgarian-Macedonian lawyer and politician, 1st President of the Republic of Macedonia (b. 1917)
2012 Nay Win Maung, Burmese physician, businessman, and activist (b. 1962)
2012 Tommy Mont, American football player and coach (b. 1922)
2013 Christopher Martin-Jenkins, English journalist (b. 1945)
2013 Patti Page, American singer and actress (b. 1927)
2014 Higashifushimi Kunihide, Japanese monk and educator (b. 1910)
2014 Juanita Moore, American actress (b. 1914)
2014 William Mgimwa, Tanzanian banker and politician, 13th Tanzanian Minister of Finance (b. 1950)
2015 Boris Morukov, Russian physician and astronaut (b. 1950)
2015 Donna Douglas, American actress (b. 1932)
2015 Mario Cuomo, American lawyer and politician, 52nd Governor of New York (b. 1932)
2015 Omar Karami, Lebanese lawyer and politician, 58th Prime Minister of Lebanon (b. 1934)
2016 Dale Bumpers, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 38th Governor of Arkansas (b. 1925)
2016 Fazu Aliyeva, Russian poet and journalist (b. 1932)
2016 Vilmos Zsigmond, Hungarian-American cinematographer and producer (b. 1930)
2017 Derek Parfit, British philosopher (b. 1942)
2017 Tony Atkinson, British economist (b. 1944)
2017 Yvon Dupuis, Canadian politician (b. 1926)
2018 Robert Mann, American violinist (b. 1920)
2019 Pegi Young, American singer, songwriter, environmentalist, educator and philanthropist (b. 1952)
404 Telemachus, Christian monk and martyr
466 Qianfei, Chinese emperor of the Liu Song Dynasty (b. 449)
898 Odo I, Frankish king (b. 860)
951 Ramiro II, king of León and Galicia