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2006Muriel Spark, Scottish author, dies at 88

1941Annie Jump Cannon, US astronomer (Henry Draper catalogues), dies at 77

April 13th Deaths
Date Event
799
Paul the Deacon / Paulus Diaconus Warnefred, Italian Benedictine monk and chronicler (born c. 720) 
814
Krum of Bulgaria 
1093
Prince Vsevolod I of Kiev (b. 1030) 
1279
Boleslaw the Pious, Polish duke 
1517
Tuman Bey, last Mamelukken sultan of Egypt, hanged 
1612
Sasaki Kojirō, Japanese samurai 
1635
Fakhr-al-Din II, Druze Prince of Lebanon (b. 1572) 
1641
Richard Montagu, English clergyman (b. 1577) 
1695
Jean de La Fontaine, poet, dies 
1695
Jean de La Fontaine, De Fabeltjeskrant 
1722
Charles Leslie, Irish controversialist, dies 
1728
Johann Christoph Schmidt, composer, dies at 63 
1742
Giovanni Veneziano, composer, dies at 59 
1756
Johann T Gottlieb Goldberg, German klavecinist/composer, dies at 29 
1793
Pierre Gaspard Chaumette, French revolutionary (b. 1763) 
1794
Nicolas Chamfort, French writer (b. 1741) 
1806
Jean-Jacques Bachelier, French painter, dies at about 82 
1822
Gaetano Valeri, composer, dies at 61 
1825
Josef Gelinek, composer, dies at 66 
1826
Franz Danzi, composer, dies at 62 
1831
Ferdinand Kauer, composer, dies at 80 
1853
Leopold Gmelin, German chemist (b. 1788) 
1853
James Iredell, Jr., American politician (b. 1788) 
1855
Henry De la Beche, English geologist (b. 1796) 
1864
Johann Schneider, composer, dies at 74 
1868
Tewodros II / Theodorus II, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1818) commits suicide 
1873
Carlo Coccia, composer, dies at 90 
1880
Robert Fortune, Scottish botanist (b. 1813) 
1882
Bruno Bauer, German theologian (b. 1809) 
1886
Karoly Thern, composer, dies at 68 
1890
Samuel J. Randall, American politician (b. 1828) 
1903
Derk J A Haspels, Dutch actor, dies at 65 
1904
Vasili Vereshtshagin, Russian painter (War & Peace), dies 
1908
Emil Gött, Zieht blank, Kavaliere! 
1909
Whitley Stokes, British lawyer (b. 1830) 
1910
William Orchardson, British painter, dies 
1911
George Washington Glick, American politician (b. 1827) 
1911
John McLane, American politician (b. 1852) 
1912
Ishikawa Takuboku, Japanese author (b. 1886) 
1918
Lavr Georgevich Kornilov, Russian general (b. 1870) 
1918
Lavr Kornilov,  
1925
Malcolm Cherry, A Member of Tattersall's 
1925
Frederik Buch, Hjertetyven 
1928
Luis Iruarrizaga Aguirre, composer, dies at 36 
1931
Bobby Dean, Barnum & Ringling, Inc. 
1931
Maurice Abrahams, 21 
1932
Johannes T de Visser, 1st Dutch Min of Education, dies at 75 [or 14th] 
1932
Pierre Batcheff, Un Chien Andalou 
1934
Kinsey Peile, The Vortex 
1936
Demertzis, Greek premier, dies 
1936
Milton Brown, American swing bandleader (b. 1903) 
1936
Howard Thurston, Twisted Souls 
1937
Ilya Ilf, The Twelve Chairs 
1938
Archibald Belaney, Canadian conservationist (b. 1888) 
1938
Grey Owl, The Trail: Men Against the Snow 
1941
Annie Jump Cannon, US astronomer (Henry Draper catalogues), dies at 77 
1942
Henk Sneevliet, leader of Dutch RSAP/Spartacus, executed at 58 
1943
Helene von Bolvary, Egy fiúnak a fele 
1944
Cecile Chaminade, composer, dies at 86 
1944
Paul Hazard, French literature historian, dies at 65 
1944
Cécile Chaminade, Goin' South 
1945
Ernst Cassirer, German philosopher (b. 1874) 
1946
William Henry Bell, composer, dies at 72 
1946
Frederic Hatton, Mister Antonio 
1946
Alec Lovejoy, Murder on Lenox Avenue 
1947
Jack J. Clark, Rory O'More 
1947
Hugh Sothern, The Oklahoma Kid 
1948
F.A. Dobson, Skyscrapers 
1949
C V France, dies at 80 
1949
C.V. France, The Skin Game 
1949
Albert Heine, Der Monte Christo von Prag 
1952
[Rosalie] Julia Cuypers, Flemish actress (Adelaarsjong), dies at 79 
1954
Angus Lewis Macdonald, Canadian politician (b. 1890) 
1955
Gennaro Curci, I'll Take Romance 
1955
José María Linares-Rivas, The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz 
1955
Sybille Schmitz, Vampyr 
1957
Valentina Frascaroli, Gribouillette fiancée d'une heure 
1959
Eduard A van Beinum, Dutch musician/conductor, dies at 57 
1959
Rigardus "Rijn" Rijnhout, Giant of Rotterdam (2.375m), dies at 38 
1959
Frank Maher, Gone with the Wind 
1959
Charles Hall, Suddenly 
1959
Giorgi Shavgulidze, Davit Guramishvili 
1959
Joe Bonner, Tornado Range 
1959
Joe Bonner, The Freshman 
1960
Charles Vissières, The Little World of Don Camillo 
1960
Beverly Kenney, Episode #3.34 
1960
Bud Wolfe, The Man Who Cheated Himself 
1961
John A. Bennett, American convicted rapist (b. 1935) 
1961
Francis Neilson, A Butterfly on the Wheel 
1962
Culbert Olson, American politician (b. 1876) 
1963
Howard Snyder, Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff 
1964
Veit Harlan, Jud Süß 
1965
Rex Comeaux, Thanatos Palace Hotel 
1965
Herman Rosse, King of Jazz 
1966
Abdul Salam Arif, Iraqi politician (b. 1921) 
1966
Georges Duhamel, French writer (b. 1884) 
1967
Luis Somoza Debayle, president of Nicaragua (1956-63), dies at 44 
1968
Albert Valentin, The Changing of the Guard 
1971
Michel Brière, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1949) 
1971
Juhan Smuul, Estonian author (b. 1921) 
1973
Alexandre A M Stols, publisher/typographer (Schoone Book), dies at 73 
1973
Balraj Sahni, Do Bigha Zamin 
1974
Stanley Smith, actor (Honey, King of Jazz, Soup to Nuts), dies at 71 
1975
Larry Parks, actor (Jazz Singer), dies at 60 
1975
N'garta Tombalbaye, president Chad, dies 
1975
Julia Anne Robinson, The King of Marvin Gardens 
1977
Daniil Ilchenko, And Quiet Flows the Don 
1977
Frank Hotaling, The Searchers 
1978
Paul McGrath, actor (Witness, No Time for Love), dies at 74 
1978
Jack Chambers, Canadian artist (b. 1931) 
1978
Jack Chambers, The Hart of London 
1978
Albert M. Pyke, Forever, Darling 
1978
Anthony Wilson, Planet of the Apes 
1979
Frank Kelleher, The Stratton Story 
1980
Markus Höttinger, Austrian racing driver (b. 1956) 
1980
Karl Stegger, Oh, to Be on the Bandwagon! 
1981
Prince Asaka Yasuhiko of Japan (b. 1887) 
1981
Jirí Schellinger, Waiter, Hater! 
1982
Cordy Clark, The Hills Have Eyes 
1983
Theodore Stephanides, Greek doctor and naturalist (b. 1896) 
1983
Gloria Marín, Twilight 
1983
Ganjirô Nakamura, Floating Weeds 
1983
Christmas Humphreys, The Case of Charles Peace 
1983
Mercè Rodoreda, La plaça del Diamant 
1983
Curt Eilers, The Last Ten Days 
1983
Allan Dowling, Hunters of the Deep 
1984
Christopher Wilder, FBI's "most wanted man," accidentally kills self 
1984
Ralph Kirkpatrick, American musician (b. 1911) 
1984
Dionyssis Papayannopoulos, Greek actor (b. 1912) 
1984
László Kanalas, Angi Vera 
1984
Antonio Castillo, Nicholas and Alexandra 
1984
Christopher Wilder,  
1984
George Shelley, Wild West Days 
1984
Mary Delgado, El crimen de la calle de Bordadores 
1984
Helen Shipman, A Little Girl in a Big City 
1985
Earle McVeigh, Scio, Ohio 
1985
Paul Whitcomb, The Searchers 
1986
Stephen Stucker, actor (Trading Places, Airplane), dies 
1986
Tamás Major, The Corporal and Others 
1986
Sulo Bärlund, Olympia Part One: Festival of the Nations 
1986
Dorothy Ashby, Human Highway 
1986
Stephen Stucker, Airplane! 
1987
Aleksandra Denisova, Chuzhaya rodnya 
1987
Ervin Nyiregyhazi, The Beast with Five Fingers 
1987
Francis M. Cockrell, Ordeal 
1988
Yin Wang, The Rain of Sorrow 
1988
Jack Russell, Ghost Town 
1988
Jean Gascon, A Man Called Horse 
1988
Lesley Wareing, The Switchback 
1988
Francesca Cappelano, The Vanderhoff Affair 
1989
Viktor Vesyolkin, Salyut, Mariya! 
1989
Milos Jeknic, We're Going Separate Ways 
1990
Luis Trenker, dies at 97 
1990
Ronald Ibbs, Irish actor, dies at 74 
1990
Connie Bulmer, The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell 
1990
Lauri Kantola, Tuntematon diplomaatti 
1990
Sundaram Balachander, Andha Naal 
1990
Esko Saha, Sisulla ja sydämellä 
1990
Luis Trenker, Der verlorene Sohn 
1991
William Roderick, Morning Departure 
1991
Elliot Arluck, A Yank in London 
1991
William Baskin, The Raven 
1992
Brian Oulton, dies at 84 
1992
Wallace Stegner, novelist (Pulitzer 1972), dies at 84 
1992
Walter Stuart Surridge, cricketeer (Capt of Surrey), dies at 74 
1992
Semyon Nagornyj, U tvoyego poroga 
1992
Hanno Coldam, Das Stacheltier - Träume sind Schäume 
1992
Maurice Buckmaster, Odette 
1992
Brian Oulton, Young Sherlock Holmes 
1992
Eddie Fontaine, Counter Gambit 
1993
Barry Karas, dies of leukemia at 49 
1993
Henny Budie, Dutch director/producer (Sterrenslag), dies 
1993
Max Tripels, Dutch attorney/MP, dies at 72 
1993
Grigori Abrikosov, Wedding in Malinovka 
1993
Wallace Stegner, The Donner Party 
1993
Barry Karas, One Crazy Summer 
1993
Hal Watkins, Shaft 
1993
Francisc Munteanu, Cerul începe la etajul III 
1993
Sten Ardenstam, 47:an Löken blåser på! 
1993
Peter Jamerson, Between Us Girls 
1993
Raaf Baldwin, Echoes 
1994
Donald Benjamin Harden, archaeologist, dies at 92 
1994
Nikolai Afanasyevich Kryuchkov, actor (Telegram), dies at 83 
1994
Nikolai Krjoetsjkov, Russian actor (Ballad of Soldatje), dies at 83 
1994
P J Engels, Dutch MP (KVP), dies at 70 
1994
Rudolf Hrusinsky, Czech actor (Short Cut, Golden Eels), dies at 72 
1994
Taleb Ali al-Suheil, Iran sheik, murdered in Lebanon at 64 
1994
Mary Sunde, Kid Galahad 
1994
Victoria Faust, Lady of Burlesque 
1994
Rudolf Hrusínský, The Cremator 
1994
Jørgen Buckhøj, Den rejsende 
1994
Nikolay Kryuchkov, Ballad of a Soldier 
1994
Frank Tauss, Raid on Entebbe 
1995
Edward Firth Henderson, arabist, dies at 77 
1995
Lawrence Allan Laurie Scott, script writer, dies at 87 
1995
Allan Scott, Top Hat 
1995
Hal Peck, Game 5 
1995
Scott H. Hall, Blood Feast 
1995
Allan Nixon, Mesa of Lost Women 
1995
Flip van der Schalie, Prikkebeen 
1995
Eberhard Müller-Elmau, Kaum zu glauben 
1995
Bill Thurman, Close Encounters of the Third Kind 
1995
Lyda Lobo, The Whipping Cream Hero 
1996
Denis Sargan, econometrician, dies at 71 
1996
George Mackey Brown, poet, dies at 74 
1996
James "Jimmy the Gent" Burke, criminal, dies at 64 
1996
Vjekoslav Kaleb, Trideset konja 
1996
George Mackay Brown, The Privilege 
1996
Marco Melani, Fuori orario. Cose (mai) viste 
1996
Lisabeth Field, Ed's New Shoes 
1997
Ann Craft, researcher/writer, dies at 53 
1997
Dorothy Frooks, American author and military figure (b. 1896) 
1997
Voldemar Väli, Estonian wrestler (b. 1903) 
1997
Frank L. Moss, You Never Had It So Good 
1997
David Holmes, Sudden Terror 
1997
Dorothy Frooks, Reds 
1997
William Mishkin, Fight for Your Life 
1998
Patrick de Gayardon, French skydiver and skysurfer (b. 1960) 
1998
Dumitru Furdui, Mina Tannenbaum 
1998
Pat Rainey, The Dreamer 
1998
Nyta Dover, Dov'è la libertà...? 
1998
William Griffis, All My Children 
1999
Ortvin Sarapu, New Zealand chess player (b. 1924) 
1999
Willi Stoph, German politician (b. 1914) 
1999
Ted Saizis, Black Fury 
1999
Don McGuire, Tootsie 
1999
Gene Ashley, The Lost Weekend 
1999
Masaji Kiyokawa, Olympia Part Two: Festival of Beauty 
1999
Willi Stoph, Strictly Propaganda 
1999
Meichô Soganoya, The Geisha 
2000
Giorgio Bassani, Italian writer (b. 1916) 
2000
Aleksandr Ryabov, Ermak 
2000
Jack Rogers, Journey's End 
2000
Peter Archer, Enter the Dragon 
2000
Gene Farmer, Fred Sanford, Legal Eagle 
2000
Giorgio Bassani, The Garden of the Finzi-Continis 
2000
Bogdan Mihailovic, Balkan ekspres 
2000
Mary Linn Beller, A Date with Judy 
2001
Robert Moon, American postal inspector (b. 1917) 
2001
Ken Weston, Gladiator 
2001
George Burrafato, What's Up, Doc? 
2001
Tsunematsu Kiyousuke, Chirorin mura to kurumi no ki 
2001
Walda Mansfield, Our Blushing Brides 
2001
Josephine Premice, The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman 
2001
Teodor Gendera, Zaczarowany rower 
2001
Billy Liebert, Runaway Nightmare 
2001
Sean Dever, The Fifth Element 
2001
James Logan, Episode #1.2 
2001
Mario David, The Revelation 
2002
Desmond Titterington, Northern Irish racecar driver (b. 1928) 
2002
Ivan Desny, The Marriage of Maria Braun 
2002
Wojciech Szawul, Klinika pod wyrwigroszem 
2002
Edmundo Eichelbaum, Martín Fierro 
2002
Oswaldo Sargentelli, Pensionato de Mulheres 
2002
Marjatta Pokela, Piis, piis, pikkulintu 
2003
Possum Bourne, New Zealand rally car driver (b. 1956 
2003
Balys Barauskas, Laiptai i dangu 
2003
Mircea Saucan, Meandre 
2004
Lou Berberet, American baseball player (b. 1929) 
2004
Caron Keating, British television presenter (b. 1962) 
2004
Hilda Fenemore, The Offence 
2004
Peggy Lindberg, Milly, Maria och jag 
2004
Ritchie Cordell, Shrek 
2004
Aarne Saarinen, Isänmaan vangit 
2004
Caron Keating, Episode #4.1 
2005
Don Blasingame, American baseball player (b. 1932) 
2005
Johnnie Johnson, American blues musician (b. 1924) 
2005
Johnny Loughrey, Irish singer (b. 1945) 
2005
Philippe Volter, Belgian actor (b. 1959) 
2005
Juan Zanotto, Yor, the Hunter from the Future 
2005
Philippe Volter, Three Colors: Blue 
2005
Ida Libby Dengrove, David Berkowitz: Son of Sam 
2005
Barbara Linau, Aus dem Alltag in der DDR - Zweiter Versuch einer Rekonstruktion nach Berichten und Dialogen 
2005
Philip Pavia, Painters Painting 
2005
Don Blasingame, Game 5 
2005
Bob Newkirk, Millionaire Katherine Boland 
2005
Salvador Camarata, Lejana como el viento 
2005
Camarata, A Symposium on Popular Songs 
2005
Johnnie Johnson, Chuck Berry Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll 
2005
Knut Pettersen, Fläskfarmen 
2006
Bill Baker, American baseball player (b. 1911) 
2006
Muriel Spark, Scottish author, dies at 88 
2006
Ed Corbett, Near Dark 
2006
Edward Corbett, God of Gamblers' Return 
2006
Lajos Mezey, Le dormeur 
2006
Marilyn Howard, Episode #10.8 
2006
Marilyn Mercer, Guns of Hate 
2006
Muriel Spark, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie 
2007
Don Selwyn, Māori actor and film director (b. circa 1936) 
2007
Roy Lazarus, Lucy's Night in Town 
2007
Dhulipala, Daana Veera Suura Karna 
2007
Andrzej Kurylewicz, Sublokator 
2007
Julian Ludwig, Unforgiven 
2007
Fritz Göhler, Kinder der Sonne 
2007
Hans Koningsberger, The Revolutionary 
2007
Raymond Marcillac, Melbourne Rendezvous 
2007
Peter Beil, Episode #1.8 
2007
Matthias Hinze, Episode #1.1 
2007
Birgitta Arman, Familjen Björck 
2007
Gail Ingram, National Velvet 
2008
John Wheeler, American physicist and educator (b. 1911) 
2008
Lori Schubeler, Lost in Yonkers 
2008
Hans Fretzer, Brautschau mit Hindernissen 
2008
Valentina Pugachyova, Vesna na Zarechnoy ulitse 
2008
John Wheeler, A Brief History of Time 
2008
Aleksandr Misharin, The Mirror 
2008
Ljubco Lazareski, Episode #1.3 
2008
Jerzy Krasowski, A Generation 
2008
Johan Venninen, Johan on Venninen 
2009
Harry Kalas, American sportscaster (b. 1936) 
2009
Bruce Snyder, American football coach (b. 1940) 
2009
Mark Fidrych, American baseball player (b. 1954) 
2009
Bill Breshears, On Location: George Carlin at Phoenix 
2009
Harry Kalas, 2003 New England Patriots: Super Bowl XXXVIII Champions 
2009
Rudolf Krátký, Days of Betrayal 
2009
Bruce Snyder, Episode dated 17 April 2008 
2009
Ernest Milano, Frankenweenie 
2009
Mark Fidrych, The Slugger's Wife 
2009
Teo Usuelli, The Big Lebowski 
2009
Abel Paz, Buenaventura Durruti, anarquista 
2009
Basil Tellou, Mrs. O'Malley and Mr. Malone 
2009
Lesley Taplin, Lemora: A Child's Tale of the Supernatural 
2009
Jack Hunter, The Blue Max 
2009
Stefan Becht, Werner - Volles Rooäää!!! 
2009
William Kozlov, Gde ty teper, Maksim? 
2009
Stefan Brecht,  
2010
Steve Reid, Stripped to Kill II: Live Girls 
2010
Manos Xydous, Loneliness Everywhere, Loneliness Nowhere 
2010
Niko Gomelauri, Kvelaferi kargad iqneba 
2010
Isabelle Caubère, Read My Lips 
2011
Ferruccio Casacci, Senza scrupoli 
2011
Norbert Ibero, Layret 
2011
Winston Moxam, Barbara James 
2011
Boris Nikiforov, Aktsiya 
2011
Buster Martin, How to Live Forever 
2012
Marilyn Lovell, The Return of Count Yorga 
2012
Margarita Lilova, La Gioconda 
2012
Zdenek Kozák, Greedy Guts 
2012
Heinz Holecek, Die Zauberflöte 
2012
Sledge Hammer, Sacred Sin 
2012
Jonathan Frid, Dark Shadows 
2012
Victor Arnold, Shaft 
2012
Charles Washburn, Sounder 
2013
Chi Cheng, American Bassist (Deftones), dies at 42 
2013
Marcel Vercoutere, The Exorcist 
2013
Stephen Dodgson, Depth Charge 
2013
Bruce Baron, Ninja Champion 
2013
Chi Cheng, This Is the End 
2013
Vince Montana, The Big Tease 
2013
Frank Bank, Leave It to Beaver 
2013
Toini Vuoristo, Episode dated 16 June 1981 
2014
Otto Petersen, Comedy's Dirtiest Dozen 
2014
Bert De Wildeman, Le dancing 
2014
John Bilyeu Jr., Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins 
2014
Frances Berrigan, Paris Was a Woman 
2014
Peter Heusch, Der Fall Kapitän Behrens. Fremdenlegionäre an Bord 
2014
Michael Ruppert, Zeitgeist: Moving Forward 
2015
Herb Trimpe, Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds 
2015
Sam Distefano, GLOW: Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling 
2015
Ronnie Carroll, Episode #6.3 
2015
Günter Grass, The Tin Drum 
2015
Claire Gordon, Konga 
2015
Elizabeth Brown, Andrew Napolitano 
2015
András Sipos, Az én kis növérem 
2015
Eduardo Galeano, With My Eyes Wide Open 
2016
David Gest, former husband of Liza Minnelli, dies aged 62 
2016
Former Blues rugby player Kurtis Haiu dies aged 31 
2016
Sir Arnold Wesker, British playwright, dies aged 83 
2017
Comedian Charlie Murphy dies from leukemia aged 57 
2017
Actor Munshi Venu Dies Aged 63 
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