Famous Deaths on January 21, Who Died on January 21

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Date Name
1118 Pope Paschal II (b. 1050)
1203 Agnes II, Abbess of Quedlinburg (b. 1139)
1320 Árni Helgason, Icelandic bishop (b. c. 1260)
1527 Juan de Grijalva, Spanish explorer (b. 1489)
1546 Azai Sukemasa, Japanese daimyō (b. 1491)
1609 Joseph Justus Scaliger, French historian and scholar (b. 1540)
1638 Ignazio Donati, Italian composer (b. 1570)
1670 Claude Duval, French highwayman (b. 1643)
1683 Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury, English politician, Chancellor of the Exchequer (b. 1621)
1699 Obadiah Walker, English historian and academic (b. 1616)
1706 Adrien Baillet, French scholar and critic (b. 1649)
1710 Johann Georg Gichtel, German mystic and critic (b. 1638)
1722 Charles Paulet, 2nd Duke of Bolton, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (b. 1661)
1731 Ignjat Đurđević, Croatian poet and translator (b. 1675)
1773 Alexis Piron, French playwright and author (b. 1689)
1774 Mustafa III, Ottoman sultan (b. 1717)
1775 Yemelyan Pugachev, Russian rebel (b. 1742)
1793 Louis XVI of France (b. 1754)
1795 Samuel Wallis, English navigator and explorer (b. 1728)
1809 Josiah Hornblower, American engineer and politician (b. 1729)
1814 Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, French botanist and author (b. 1737)
1823 Cayetano José Rodríguez, Argentinian cleric, journalist, and poet (b. 1761)
1831 Ludwig Achim von Arnim, German poet and author (b. 1781)
1851 Albert Lortzing, German actor and composer (b. 1801)
1862 Božena Němcová, Austrian-Czech author and poet (b. 1820)
1870 Alexander Herzen, Russian philosopher and author (b. 1812)
1872 Franz Grillparzer, Austrian playwright and poet (b. 1791)
1881 Wilhelm Matthias Naeff, Swiss lawyer and politician (b. 1802)
1891 Calixa Lavallée, Canadian-American lieutenant and composer (b. 1842)
1901 Elisha Gray, American engineer, co-founded Western Electric (b. 1835)
1914 Theodor Kittelsen, Norwegian painter and illustrator (b. 1857)
1918 Jan Drozdowski, Polish pianist and music teacher (b. 1857)
1919 Gojong of Korea (b. 1852)
1924 Vladimir Lenin, Russian lawyer and politician (b. 1870)
1926 Camillo Golgi, Italian physician and pathologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1843)
1928 George Washington Goethals, American general and engineer (b. 1858)
1931 Felix Blumenfeld, Russian pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1863)
1932 Lytton Strachey, English writer and critic (b. 1880)
1933 George Moore, Irish author, poet, and critic (b. 1852)
1937 Marie Prevost, Canadian-American actress and singer (b. 1896)
1938 Georges Méliès, French actor, director, and producer (b. 1861)
1945 Rash Behari Bose, founder of the Indian National Army (b. 1886)
1948 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, Italian composer and educator (b. 1876)
1950 George Orwell, British novelist, essayist, and critic (b. 1903)
1955 Archie Hahn, German-American runner and coach (b. 1880)
1959 Cecil B. DeMille, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1881)
1961 Blaise Cendrars, Swiss author and poet (b. 1887)
1963 Acharya Shivpujan Sahay, Indian author, poet, and academic (b. 1893)
1967 Ann Sheridan, American actress (b. 1915)
1977 Sandro Penna, Italian poet and journalist (b. 1906)
1978 Freda Utley, English scholar and author (b. 1898)
1983 Lamar Williams, American bass player (b. 1949)
1984 Giannis Skarimpas, Greek playwright and poet (b. 1893)
1985 James Beard, American chef and author (b. 1903)
1987 Charles Goodell, American lieutenant, lawyer, and politician (b. 1926)
1988 Vincent Lingiari, Australian Aboriginal rights activist (b. 1919)
1989 Carl Furillo, American baseball player (b. 1922)
1993 Charlie Gehringer, American baseball player and manager (b. 1903)
1994 Bassel al-Assad, Son of the former President of the Syrian Arab Republic Hafez al-Assad (b. 1962)
1998 Jack Lord, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1920)
1999 Susan Strasberg, American actress (b. 1938)
2002 Peggy Lee, American singer (b. 1920)
2003 Paul Haines, American-Canadian poet and songwriter (b. 1933)
2004 Yordan Radichkov, Bulgarian author and playwright (b. 1929)
2005 Theun de Vries, Dutch author and poet (b. 1907)
2006 Ibrahim Rugova, Kosovo journalist and politician, 1st President of Kosovo (b. 1944)
2009 Krista Kilvet, Estonian journalist, politician and diplomat (b. 1946)
2010 Paul Quarrington, Canadian author, playwright, guitarist, and composer (b. 1953)
2011 Theoni V. Aldredge, Greek-American costume designer (b. 1922)
2013 Ahmet Mete Işıkara, Turkish geophysicist and academic (b. 1941)
2015 Marcus Borg, American scholar, theologian, and author (b. 1942)
2016 Bill Johnson, American skier (b. 1960)
2019 Kaye Ballard, American actress (b. 1925)
2020 Terry Jones, Welsh actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1942)
2022 Louie Anderson, American actor and comedian (b. 1953)
420 Yazdegerd I, king of the Sassanid Empire
496 Epiphanius of Pavia, Italian bishop and saint (b. 438)
917 Erchanger, Duke of Swabia (b. 880)
918 Liu Zhijun, Chinese general
939 Yang Pu, Chinese emperor (b. 900)
942 An Chongrong, Chinese general (Five Dynasties)
945 Yang Tan, Chinese general and governor