Famous Deaths on May 20, Who Died on May 20

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Date Name
1062 Bao Zheng, Chinese magistrate and mayor of Kaifeng (b. 999)
1277 Pope John XXI (b. 1215)
1285 John I of Cyprus (b. 1259)
1291 Sufi Saint Sayyid Jalaluddin Surkh-Posh Bukhari
1366 Maria of Calabria, Empress of Constantinople (b. 1329)
1444 Bernardino of Siena, Italian-Spanish missionary and saint (b. 1380)
1449 Álvaro Vaz de Almada, 1st Count of Avranches
1501 Columba of Rieti, Italian Dominican tertiary Religious Sister (b. 1467)
1506 Christopher Columbus, Italian explorer, early European explorer of the Americas (b. 1451)
1550 Ashikaga Yoshiharu, Japanese shōgun (b. 1510)
1579 Isabella Markham, English courtier (b. 1527)
1622 Osman II, Ottoman sultan (b. 1604)
1645 Shi Kefa, Chinese general and calligrapher (b. 1601)
1648 Władysław IV Vasa, Polish son of Sigismund III Vasa (b. 1595)
1677 George Digby, 2nd Earl of Bristol, Spanish-English politician, English Secretary of State (b. 1612)
1713 Thomas Sprat, English bishop (b. 1635)
1717 John Trevor, Welsh lawyer and politician, 102nd Speaker of the House of Commons (b. 1637)
1722 Sébastien Vaillant, French botanist and mycologist (b. 1669)
1732 Thomas Boston, Scottish author and educator (b. 1676)
1782 William Emerson, English mathematician and academic (b. 1701)
1793 Charles Bonnet, Swiss botanist and biologist (b. 1720)
1812 Count Hieronymus von Colloredo, Austrian archbishop (b. 1732)
1834 Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, French general (b. 1757)
1841 Joseph Blanco White, Spanish poet and theologian (b. 1775)
1864 John Clare, English poet (b. 1793)
1873 George-Étienne Cartier, Canadian soldier, lawyer, and politician, 9th Premier of East Canada (b. 1814)
1880 Ana Néri, Brazilian nurse and philanthropist (b. 1814)
1896 Clara Schumann, German pianist and composer (b. 1819)
1909 Ernest Hogan, American actor and composer (b. 1859)
1917 Valentine Fleming, Scottish soldier and politician (b. 1887)
1924 Bogd Khan, Mongolian ruler (c. 1869)
1925 Joseph Howard, Maltese politician, 1st Prime Minister of Malta (b. 1862)
1931 Ernest Noel, Scottish businessman and politician (b. 1831)
1940 Verner von Heidenstam, Swedish author and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1859)
1942 Hector Guimard, French Architect (b. 1867)
1946 Jacob Ellehammer, Danish pilot and engineer (b. 1871)
1947 Philipp Lenard, Slovak-German physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1862)
1949 Damaskinos of Athens, Greek archbishop and politician, 137th Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1891)
1956 Max Beerbohm, English essayist, parodist, and caricaturist (b. 1872)
1961 Josef Priller, German colonel and pilot (b. 1915)
1964 Rudy Lewis, American singer (b. 1936)
1971 Waldo Williams, Welsh poet and academic (b. 1904)
1973 Renzo Pasolini, Italian motorcycle racer (b. 1938)
1975 Barbara Hepworth, English sculptor and lithographer (b. 1903)
1976 Syd Howe, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1911)
1989 John Hicks, English economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1904)
1995 Les Cowie, Australian rugby league player (b. 1925)
1996 Jon Pertwee, English actor, portrayed the Third Doctor (b. 1919)
1998 Robert Normann, Norwegian guitarist (b. 1916)
2000 Jean-Pierre Rampal, French flute player (b. 1922)
2001 Renato Carosone, Italian singer-songwriter and pianist (b. 1920)
2002 Stephen Jay Gould, American paleontologist, biologist, and academic (b. 1941)
2005 Paul Ricœur, French philosopher and academic (b. 1913)
2007 Norman Von Nida, Australian golfer (b. 1914)
2008 Hamilton Jordan, American politician, 8th White House Chief of Staff (b. 1944)
2009 Arthur Erickson, Canadian architect and urban planner, designed Roy Thomson Hall (b. 1924)
2011 Randy Savage, American wrestler and actor (b. 1952)
2012 Leela Dube, Indian anthropologist and scholar (b. 1923)
2013 Flavio Costantini, Italian painter and illustrator (b. 1926)
2014 Sandra Bem, American psychologist and academic (b. 1944)
2015 Bob Belden, American saxophonist, composer, and producer (b. 1956)
2016 Kho Jabing, Malaysian convicted murderer who was executed by hanging in Singapore (b. 1984)
2019 Niki Lauda, Austrian race car driver (b. 1949)
2022 Roger Angell, American sportswriter and author (b. 1920)
685 Ecgfrith of Northumbria (b. 645)
794 Æthelberht II, king of East Anglia
965 Gero the Great, Saxon ruler (b.c. 900)