Famous Deaths on March 12, Who Died on March 12

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Date Name
1022 Symeon the New Theologian, Byzantine monk (b. 949)
1289 Demetrius II, king of Georgia (b. 1259)
1316 Stefan Dragutin, king of Serbia (b. 1253)
1374 Go-Kōgon, Japanese emperor (b. 1338)
1496 Johann Heynlin, German humanist scholar (b. c. 1425)
1507 Cesare Borgia, Italian cardinal (b. 1475)
1539 Thomas Boleyn, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English diplomat and politician (b.1477)
1608 Kōriki Kiyonaga, Japanese daimyō (b. 1530)
1628 John Bull, English organist and composer (b. 1562)
1648 Tirso de Molina, Spanish monk and poet (b. 1571)
1681 Frans van Mieris the Elder, Dutch painter (b. 1635)
1699 Peder Griffenfeld, Danish politician (b. 1635)
1703 Aubrey de Vere, 20th Earl of Oxford, English jurist and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Essex (b. 1627)
1731 Ernest August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (b. 1660)
1790 András Hadik, Hungarian field marshal (b. 1710)
1820 Alexander Mackenzie, Scottish explorer and politician (b. 1764)
1832 Friedrich Kuhlau, German-Danish pianist and composer (b. 1786)
1858 William James Blacklock, English-Scottish painter (b. 1816)
1872 Zeng Guofan, Chinese general and politician, Viceroy of Liangjiang (b. 1811)
1894 Illarion Pryanishnikov, Russian painter (b. 1840)
1898 Zachris Topelius, Finnish-Swedish journalist, historian, and author (b. 1818)
1909 Joseph Petrosino, American police officer (b. 1860)
1914 George Westinghouse, American engineer and businessman (b. 1846)
1916 Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, Austrian author (b. 1830)
1925 Sun Yat-sen, Chinese physician and politician, 1st President of the Republic of China (b. 1866)
1929 Asa Griggs Candler, American businessman and politician, 44th Mayor of Atlanta (b. 1851)
1929 William Turner Dannat, American painter (b. 1853)
1930 William George Barker, Canadian colonel and pilot, Victoria Cross recipient (b. 1894)
1930 Alois Jirásek, Czech author and playwright (b. 1851)
1935 Mihajlo Pupin, Serbian-American physicist and chemist (b. 1858)
1937 Jenſ Hubay, Hungarian violinist and composer (b. 1858)
1937 Charles-Marie Widor, French organist and composer (b. 1844)
1942 Robert Bosch, German engineer and businessman, founded Robert Bosch GmbH (b. 1861)
1942 William Henry Bragg, English physicist, chemist, and mathematician, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1862)
1943 Gustav Vigeland, Norwegian sculptor (b. 1869)
1945 Friedrich Fromm, German general (b. 1888)
1946 Ferenc Szálasi, Hungarian soldier and politician, Head of State of Hungary (b. 1897)
1947 Winston Churchill, American author and playwright (b. 1871)
1949 Wilhelm Steinkopf, German chemist (b. 1879)
1954 Marianne Weber, German sociologist and suffragist (b. 1870)
1955 Charlie Parker, American saxophonist and composer (b. 1920)
1955 Theodor Plievier, German author best known for his anti-war novel (b. 1892)
1956 Bolesſaw Bierut, Polish Communist leader (b. 1892)
1957 Josephine Hull, American actress (b. 1877)
1960 Kshitimohan Sen, Indian historian, author, and academic (b. 1880)
1963 Arthur Grimsdell, English footballer and cricketer (b. 1894)
1964 Abbās al-Aqqād, Egyptian journalist, poet and literary critic (b. 1889)
1971 Eugene Lindsay Opie, American physician and pathologist (b. 1873)
1973 Frankie Frisch, American baseball player and manager (b. 1898)
1974 George D. Sax, American banker and businessman (b. 1904)
1979 Nader Jahanbani, Iranian general and pilot (b. 1928)
1984 Arnold Ridley, English actor and playwright (b. 1896)
1985 Eugene Ormandy, Hungarian-American violinist and conductor (b. 1899)
1987 Woody Hayes, American football player and coach (b. 1913)
1989 Maurice Evans, English-American actor (b. 1901)
1989 Jakob Gimpel, Polish concert pianist and educator (b. 1906)
1991 Ragnar Granit, Finnish-Swedish neuroscientist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1900)
1991 William Heinesen, Faroese author, poet, and author (b. 1900)
1992 Hans G. Kresse, Dutch cartoonist (b. 1921)
1992 Lucy M. Lewis, American potter (b. 1890)
1998 Beatrice Wood, American painter and potter (b. 1893)
1999 Yehudi Menuhin, American-Swiss violinist and conductor (b. 1916)
2000 Aleksandar NikoliĿ, Yugoslav basketball coach (b. 1924)
2001 Morton Downey Jr., American singer-songwriter, actor, and talk show host (b. 1933)
2001 Robert Ludlum, American author (b. 1927)
2001 Victor Westhoff, Dutch botanist and academic (b. 1916)
2002 Spyros Kyprianou, Cypriot lawyer and politician, 2nd President of Cyprus (b. 1932)
2002 Jean-Paul Riopelle, Canadian painter and sculptor (b. 1923)
2003 Zoran ĐinĿiĿ, Serbian philosopher and politician, 6th Prime Minister of Serbia (b. 1952)
2003 Howard Fast, American novelist and screenwriter (b. 1914)
2003 Lynne Thigpen, American actress and singer (b. 1948)
2004 Milton Resnick, Russian-American painter (b. 1917)
2005 Bill Cameron, Canadian journalist and producer (b. 1943)
2005 Stavros Kouyioumtzis, Greek composer (b. 1932)
2006 Victor Sokolov, Russian-American priest and journalist (b. 1947)
2007 Arnold Drake, American author and screenwriter (b. 1924)
2008 Jorge Guinzburg, Argentinian journalist and producer (b. 1949)
2008 Lazare Ponticelli, Italian-French soldier and supercentenarian (b. 1897)
2010 Miguel Delibes, Spanish journalist and author (b. 1920)
2011 Olive Dickason, Canadian historian and journalist (b. 1920)
2011 Nilla Pizzi, Italian singer (b. 1919)
2012 Samuel Glazer, American businessman, co-founded Mr. Coffee (b. 1923)
2012 Dick Harter, American basketball player and coach (b. 1930)
2012 Michael Hossack, American drummer (b. 1946)
2012 Friedhelm Konietzka, German-Swiss footballer and manager (b. 1938)
2013 George Burditt, American lawyer and politician (b. 1921)
2013 Clive Burr, English drummer and songwriter (b. 1957)
2013 Michael Grigsby, English director and producer (b. 1936)
2013 Ganesh Pyne, Indian painter and illustrator (b. 1937)
2014 VĿra Chytilová, Czech actress, director, and screenwriter (b. 1929)
2014 George Donaldson, Scottish singer-songwriter (b. 1968)
2014 Paul C. Donnelly, American scientist and engineer (b. 1923)
2014 Ola L. Mize, American colonel, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1931)
2014 José Policarpo, Portuguese cardinal (b. 1936)
2015 Willie Barrow, American minister and activist (b. 1924)
2015 Michael Graves, American architect and academic, designed the Portland Building and the Humana Building (b. 1934)
2015 Ada Jafri, Pakistani poet and author (b. 1924)
2015 Terry Pratchett, English journalist, author, and screenwriter (b. 1948)
2016 Rafiq Azad, Bangladeshi poet and author (b. 1942)
2016 Felix Ibru, Nigerian architect and politician, Governor of Delta State (b. 1935)
2016 Lloyd Shapley, American mathematician and economist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1923)
417 Innocent I, pope of the Catholic Church
604 Gregory I, pope of the Catholic Church (b. 540)
951 ÿlfheah the Bald, bishop of Winchester
969 Mu Zong, emperor of the Liao Dynasty (b. 931)