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1959Frank Lloyd Wright, US architect (Guggenheim Museum NY), dies at 89

1626Francis Bacon, English statesman and philosopher, dies from pneumonia at 65

April 9th Deaths
Date Event
93
Yuan An, Minister over the Masses of the Han dynasty 
491
Zeno, Byzantine Emperor 
715
Constantine I, Greek/Syrian Pope (708-15), dies 
1024
Benedict VIII, [Theophylactus van Tusculum], Pope (1012-24), dies 
1137
William X, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 1099) 
1483
Edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83) (b.1442) 
1484
Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales (b. 1473), son of Richard III King of England 
1492
Lorenzo de' Medici (the Magnificent), leading Florentine statesman and patron of the arts during Florentine Renaissance, dies aged 43 
1553
Francois Rabelais, French author (Gargantua/Pantagruel), dies at 49 
1553
Francois Rabelais, A bor lelke 
1557
Michael Agricola, Finnish theologist/church reformer/bishop, dies 
1626
Francis Bacon, English statesman and philosopher, dies from pneumonia at 65 
1654
Matei Basarab, Prince of Wallachia (b. 1588) 
1681
Alfonso Marsh, composer, dies at 54 
1693
Roger de Rabutin, Comte de Bussy, French writer (b. 1618) 
1747
Simon Fraser, 12th baron Lovat Jacobite, last man beheaded in England 
1754
Christian von Wolff, German philosopher, dies at 75 
1761
William Law, British minister and theologian (b. 1686) 
1765
Maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel, princess of Orange-Nassau, dies at 77 
1793
Ernestus Weinrauch, composer, dies at 62 
1804
Jacques Necker, fiancier/statesman, dies 
1806
William V of Orange, Stadtholder of the Dutch Republic dies at 58 
1807
John Opie, Engl painter/illustrator: Shakespeare gallery, dies at 45 
1820
Angelo Anelli, L'italiana in Algeri 
1821
Felix Maximo Lopez, composer, dies at 78 
1850
William Prout, physician/chemist, dies 
1851
Antoine-Charles Glachant, composer, dies at 80 
1852
John Howard Payne, actor/playwright (Fair Warning), dies 
1862
George W Johnson, US planter/Confederate (gov-Ky), dies at about 50 
1865
Thomas Alfred Smyth, Irish/US Union general-major, dies at 32 
1872
Erastus Corning, American businessman and politician (b. 1794) 
1876
Charles Goodyear, American politician (b. 1804) 
1879
Ernst Friedrich Richter, composer, dies at 70 
1882
Dante Gabriel Rossetti, English Pre-Raphaelite poet and painter, dies at 53 
1886
Joseph V von Scheffel, German writer (Ekkehard), dies at 60 
1889
Michel Eugène Chevreul, French chemist (b. 1786) 
1893
Disma Fumagalli, composer, dies at 66 
1904
Isabella II, Queen of Spain (1833-68), dies at 73 
1905
Susan Coolidge, What Katy Did 
1907
Owen Hall, Marquis 
1909
Charles Conder, artist, dies 
1909
Helena Modrzejewska, Polish-American actress (b. 1840) 
1909
Francis Marion Crawford, The White Sister 
1915
Gaston Méliès, Under the Stars and Bars 
1916
Vicente Goicoechea Errasti, composer, dies at 62 
1917
Edward Thomas, poet, killed in WW I 
1917
James Hope Moulton, British scholar of Classical Greek (b. 1863) 
1919
Sidney Drew, A Florida Enchantment 
1923
Mauritius H Binger, director/producer (Living Ladder), dies 
1923
Maurits Binger, A Carmen of the North 
1925
Pierre Bressol, Loin du foyer 
1931
Paul Antonin Vidal, composer, dies at 67 
1931
Alfred Hickman, The Enchanted Cottage 
1931
Tom Santschi, The Abyss 
1931
Gyula Stella, Stars of Eger 
1933
Sigfrid Karg-Elert, composer, dies at 55 
1936
Ferdinand Tönnies, German sociologist (b. 1855) 
1936
Francisco Villaespesa, The Lioness of Castille 
1939
Emilio Serrano y Ruiz, composer, dies at 89 
1939
György Pálffy, Csak egy kislány van a világon 
1940
Mrs Patrick Campbell, English actress (Outcast Lady, Riptide), dies 
1940
Pauline de Palla, The Midnight Girl 
1940
William Foster, The Railroad Porter 
1940
Albert Taylor, College Scandal 
1941
William Worthington, The Grail 
1942
Arthur Ray, Lady Luck 
1943
George Whittemore, 42nd Street 
1944
Boleslaw Wallek-Walewski, composer, dies at 59 
1944
Evgeniya Rudneva, Russian World War II heroine (b. 1920) 
1945
Dietrich Bonhoeffer, German theologist/antifascist, hanged 
1945
Hans Oster, German major-general/spy, "July 20th plot", hanged 
1945
Hans von Dohnanyi, "July 20th plotter", hanged 
1945
Wilhelm Canaris, Admiral/headed Germany Abwehr, hanged 
1945
Georg Elser, failed assassin of Hitler (b. 1903) 
1945
Auguste van Pels,  
1945
Ida Orloff, Atlantis 
1945
Wilhelm Canaris,  
1946
Edward Benshoff, The Love Light 
1946
Theodor Berge, Vi som går kjøkkenveien 
1947
Konrad Friedrich Noetel, composer, dies at 43 
1947
Donna Wood, Pot o' Gold 
1948
George Carpenter, Australian Salvation Army general (b. 1872) 
1948
Jorge Eliécer Gaitán, Colombian politician (b. 1903) 
1948
George Dromgold, Hold 'Em Yale 
1948
Buster Brodie, There It Is 
1949
Ladislav Hemmer, Duchácek to zarídí 
1950
Max E. Hayes, Singapore Sue 
1951
Sadiq Hidajat, Persian writer (Hadji Aga), dies 
1951
Vilhelm F K Bjerknes, Norwegian/US physicist/meteorology, dies at 89 
1951
Karl Kyser, Rendezvous im Salzkammergut 
1952
Shiro Otsuji, Sancho no ishibumi 
1954
Philip Greeley Clapp, composer, dies at 65 
1954
Kaj Rasmussen, Gøngehøvdingen 
1956
Jack Little, Revolutionary Road 
1956
Vladimir Savelyev, The Fall of Berlin 
1957
Arlette Accart, Coupable? 
1958
Sol M. Wurtzel, 7th Heaven 
1959
Frank Lloyd Wright, US architect (Guggenheim Museum NY), dies at 89 
1959
Henri-Pierre Roché, Jules and Jim 
1959
Charles Borel-Clerc, The Devil's Backbone 
1959
Frank Lloyd Wright, Frank Lloyd Wright 
1961
Zog I, [Ahmed Zogu], King of Albania (1925-39), dies at 65 
1961
Oliver Onions, The Beckoning Fair One 
1962
Juan Belmonte, famed bullfighter, dies at 70 
1962
Edmund Heuberger, Aféra v grandhotelu 
1962
Cpl. Roman Ducksworth Jr.,  
1962
Leonid Solovyov, The Overcoat 
1963
Edwin B. Edwards, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 
1963
Vernon Stallings, Dumbo 
1966
Sutan Sjahrir, premier of Indonesia (1945-47), dies at 57 
1970
Gustaf Tenggren, Swedish illustrator (b. 1896) 
1976
Akio Yashiro, composer, dies at 46 
1976
Phil Ochs, singer (Draft Dodger Rag), commits suicide at 35 
1976
Saneatsu Mushakoji, Episode #1.313 
1976
Saneatsu Mushanokôji, Gendai nihon bungaku junrei 
1978
Clough Williams-Ellis, Welsh architect (b.1883) 
1978
Clough Williams-Ellis, Fall Out 
1979
Staats Cotsworth, dies at 71 
1979
Väinö Tulosmaa, Gas, Inspector Palmu! 
1979
Staats Cotsworth, As the World Turns 
1980
Kathleen Burke, dies 
1980
Howard Harpster, Maybe It's Love 
1980
Lise Wolst, Sønnen 
1981
Josef Krikava, Don't You Know of an Unoccupied Flat? 
1981
Siegfried Tisch, Waarom lieg je, chérie? 
1982
Robert H G Havemann, German chemist/dissident, dies 
1982
Wilfred Pelletier, symph conductor (Voice of Firestone), dies at 85 
1982
Jussi Jurkka, The Unknown Soldier 
1982
Robert Havemann,  
1983
Isamu Kosugi, Tsuchi 
1983
Homer Carson,  
1984
Basil Henry Blackwell, British publisher, dies 
1984
Masashi Amenomori, Tensai Bakabon 
1984
Polina Chernega, Tiger Girl 
1984
Jean-Pierre Kérien, Muriel, or The Time of Return 
1984
Paul Ivano, Queen Kelly 
1984
Eino Katajavuori, Levoton veri 
1985
Karl Neumann, Gesine 
1985
Bob Bach, What's My Line? 
1985
Susan Vickery, Tough Girl 
1986
Jean Mogin, Belgian poet, dies at 64 
1986
Yuri Zhdanov, Romeo & Juliet 
1986
Andrzej Nowicki, Zezowate szczescie 
1986
Heinz Conrads, Die Bekehrung des Ferdys Pistora 
1986
Rande DeLuca, The Right Stuff 
1986
Stig Johanson, Åsa-Nisse och den stora kalabaliken 
1986
Pamela Wedekind, Yvette 
1986
Eta Szilágyi, Utolsó elötti ítélet 
1987
Elga Bassøe, The Lodgers of the seventh heaven 
1987
James Bush, Hangmen Also Die! 
1987
Enrico Caruso Jr., El cantante de Napoles 
1988
Brook Benton, singer (Just a Matter of Time), dies at 56 of meningitis 
1988
Dave Prater, rocker (Sam & Dave), dies in a car crash at 50 
1988
Jerry Harvey, China 9, Liberty 37 
1988
Sylvia Thalberg, Now and Forever 
1988
Georgy Vsevolodov, Sluchay na fabrike No. 6 
1988
Brook Benton, Boogie Nights 
1988
Janusz Mazanek, Szatan z siódmej klasy 
1988
Dave Prater Jr., One-Trick Pony 
1989
Hildegard Distelmann, Mazurka der Liebe 
1989
Karl Brenk, Die Nichte des Herzogs 
1990
Mikio Narita, Zatoichi and the Chess Expert 
1990
Astrid Sommer, Episode #1.17 
1990
John Henry Faulk, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre 
1990
Tage Vandsted, Don Olsen kommer til byen 
1991
Maurice Binder, title designer (James Bond Movies), dies at 73 
1991
Martin Hannett, record producer (b. 1948) 
1991
Elizabeth Shaw, Trip West 
1991
Maurice Binder, Dr. No 
1991
William Mims, The Children's Hour 
1991
Forrest Towns, Olympia Part One: Festival of the Nations 
1992
Gale McGee, senator (Wyoming, 1959-77), dies at 77 
1992
Ruth Hammond, dies in her sleep at 96 
1992
Cornelia Wilbur, Narcosynthesis 
1992
Erik Werba, Kotsch 
1992
Curtis Mick, Darling Lili 
1992
Edward R. Morse, Eaten Alive 
1993
Wouter Perquin, journalist/Dutch MP (KVP), dies at 74 
1993
Jess Yates, Episode dated 4 December 1973 
1993
Wim de Meijer, Soldier of Orange 
1993
Erik Holm, Secrets of the Nazi Criminals 
1994
Cornelis N "Cor" van Dis Jr, Dutch MP (1971-94), dies at 71 
1994
Keith Watson, British comic strip artist (Dan Dare), dies at 59 
1994
Marcel Ichac, French alpinist/director (Karakoram), dies at 87 
1994
Raouf Khayrat, Egyptian general-major, murdered 
1994
Marcel Ichac, Stars at Noon 
1994
Blanche Ebert Seaver, Un capitan de Cosacos 
1994
Elaine Coyne, Missing Parents 
1994
Lewis Billups, Super Bowl XXIII 
1995
James Bullock, colliery manager, dies at 92 
1995
Oscar Heiler, Das Kurtheater 
1995
Galina Nekhayevskaya, Motrya 
1995
John Isaac, Empire of Ash III 
1995
Bob Allison, Willie Mays vs. Bob Allison 
1995
Paola Borboni, Roman Holiday 
1996
James William Rouse, US builder (shopping malls), dies at 81 
1996
Maisie Fitter, editor/conservationist, dies at 83 
1996
Richard Thomas Condon, author, dies at 81 
1996
Sandy Becker, NYC Kiddie TV Show host (Sandy Becker Show), dies at 74 
1996
Paul Leder, Ape 
1996
Robert Soderberg, Guiding Light 
1996
Sandy Becker, Go Go Gophers 
1996
Klavdiya Pugachyova, Ostrov sokrovishch 
1996
Richard Condon, Prizzi's Honor 
1996
Carlos Daniel, The Curse of Marialva 
1996
Clint Kimbrough, Bloody Mama 
1997
Helene Hanff, author (84 Charing Cross Road), dies at 80 
1997
Johnny Hicks, Free, White and 21 
1997
William Roberts, Lady in the Lake 
1997
Jank Rachell, Nothing But the Blues: Blues Scene 
1997
Helene Hanff, 84 Charing Cross Road 
1997
Mae Boren Axton, Cast Away 
1997
Galina Kalinovskaya, Den za dnyom 
1997
Eugene L. Eubank, Bombardier 
1998
Tom Cora, American cellist and composer (b. 1953) 
1998
Charles Baxter, Another World 
1999
Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara, Niger politician and general (b. 1949) 
1999
Colin Manley, Episode #1.8 
1999
Albert Popwell, Sudden Impact 
1999
Géza Hegedüs, Napóleon 
1999
Jean Lanier, Last Year at Marienbad 
2000
Barbara Felker, King of the Stallions 
2000
Kay Marvis, Copacabana 
2000
Robert Komer, The Ten Thousand Day War 
2000
Will Gaffney, Proof of Life 
2001
Willie Stargell, American baseball player (b. 1940) 
2001
Patricia Hooker, A Season in Hell 
2001
Graziella Sciutti, La scala di seta 
2001
Gunnar Hahn, För katten 
2001
Jean-Gabriel Albicocco, The Wanderer 
2001
Doris Fesette, Edge of Fury 
2001
Willie Stargell, Catch the Fever Promotional Campaign 
2001
Adam Kilgour, Quiz Show 
2002
Leopold Vietoris, Austrian mathematician (b. 1891) 
2002
Pat Flaherty, American racecar driver (b. 1926) 
2002
Dorothy Love Coates, Ghost 
2002
Jürgen Hart, Annahme verweigert 
2002
Pimm Jal de la Parra, How to Survive a Broken Heart 
2002
Johnny Maxfield, The Dresser 
2002
Anton von Stralen, Wild Youth 
2003
Jorge Oteiza, Operación H 
2003
Imre Szász, Legato 
2003
Abraham Zabludovsky, La gran aventura del vino 
2003
G.F. Rowe, Rollercoaster 
2003
Rod Navarro, Dahil sa isang bulaklak 
2003
Vera Zorina, Louisiana Purchase 
2004
Jirí Weiss, Martha et moi 
2004
Hannelore Valencak, Summer Window 
2004
Janice Mars, Up the Down Staircase 
2004
Gerald E. Howorth, Never Too Late 
2004
Mary Yankovic, 'Weird Al' Yankovic Live! 
2004
Daria Trafankowska, Zdjecia próbne 
2004
Nick Yankovic, 'Weird Al' Yankovic Live! 
2004
Harry Babbitt, Stage Door Canteen 
2004
Martin Rickelt, Bautzen 
2005
Mary Olga, The Happy Hooker 
2005
George Salverson, Marie Ann 
2005
Elsbeth Janda, Tot oder lebendig 
2005
Andrea Dworkin, Larry Flynt: The Right to Be Left Alone 
2005
William A. Pancake Jr., The Rock 
2005
Jerzy Grzegorzewski, Kraków 1874 
2005
Franklin Hubbell, Easy Living 
2005
Anton Heyboer, Mathilde Willink superpoes 
2005
Jacques Ferrière, The Sucker 
2005
Jerrel Wilson, Super Bowl IV 
2006
Billy Hitchcock, American baseball player, coach, and official (b. 1916) 
2006
Vilgot Sjöman, Swedish writer and film director (b. 1924) 
2006
Robin Wiley, NSync: Bigger Than Live 
2006
Frank Gibney, War in Korea 
2006
Jim Hillgartner, The Stepford Husbands 
2006
Gordon Terry, Honkytonk Man 
2006
Vilgot Sjöman, I Am Curious (Blue) 
2007
Egon Bondy, Czech philosopher and writer (b. 1930) 
2007
AJ Carothers, The Secret of My Succe$s 
2007
Egon Bondy, Tmár a jeho rod aneb Slzavé údolí pyramid 
2007
Richard E. Reilly, They Called Her Delilah 
2007
Lucy Brightman, Mrs. Stevens Hears the Mermaids Singing 
2007
Harry Rasky, Homage to Chagall: The Colours of Love 
2007
Hassen Khalsi, Wanderers of the Desert 
2008
Jacques Morel, The Twelve Tasks of Asterix 
2008
Burt Glinn, No Direction Home: Bob Dylan 
2008
Erkki Junkkarinen, Restless 
2008
John Bradford Goodman, Poker #2 
2008
Ninni Löfberg, Jolanta - den gäckande suggan 
2008
Simon MacKenzie, The Shieling of the One Night 
2009
Nick Adenhart, MLB pitcher (b. 1986) 
2009
Duke D'Mond, The Barron Knights Show 
2009
Velimir Chytil, Winnetou: The Red Gentleman 
2009
Dale Swann, Gremlins 2: The New Batch 
2009
Elfriede Gerstl, Prater 
2009
Shakti Samanta, Aradhana 
2009
Michael Harbour, Pandaemonium 
2010
Zoltán Varga, Hungarian Footballer (b. 1945) 
2010
Aladár Kovácsi, Hungarian modern pentathlon olimpic champion (1952, Helsinki) (b. 1932) 
2010
Gisela Karau, Der lange Ritt zur Schule 
2010
Lucky Hayes, The Truth About Jane 
2010
Juan Trigo, Shanty Tramp 
2010
Kenneth McKellar, Episode #4.2 
2010
Alan Jefferson, D-Day Remembered 
2010
Bob Franks, Mr. Smithereen Goes to Washington 
2010
Hisashi Inoue, Final Take: The Golden Age of Movies 
2010
Ottó Ádám, Csillag a máglyán 
2010
Kerstin Thorvall, Maria 
2010
Hans-Jürgen Moll, Episode #1.188 
2010
Greg Valtierra, Just Before Dawn 
2010
Milan Klásek, Panelstory aneb Jak se rodí sídliste 
2010
Meinhardt Raabe, Memories of Oz 
2011
Sidney Lumet, American film director (b. 1924) 
2011
Donald Akes, Meet the Spartans 
2011
César Gattegno, Pickpocket 
2011
Yolande Palfrey, Dragonslayer 
2011
Sidney Lumet, 12 Angry Men 
2011
Orrin Tucker, Queen of the Stardust Ballroom 
2011
Zdenek Smíd, Poslední plavba 
2011
Joe Hoover, The Astro-Zombies 
2011
Jacques-Gérard Cornu, Saturnin Belloir 
2011
Daniel Catán, Il Postino 
2012
Mark Lenzi, American Olympic Diver, dies from hypertension at 43 
2012
Barry Cahill, Coffy 
2012
Ivan Nagel, Fritz Kortner 
2012
José Guardiola, Episode #5.10 
2012
Meral Okay, Magnificent Century 
2012
Takeshi Aono, Metropolis 
2012
Tony Marsh, Ridin' High: The Video 
2012
Carol Adams, Bad Man of Deadwood 
2012
Cleo Morgan, Lucy Meets the Burtons 
2012
Fouad Khalil, El-Keif 
2012
John Golding, Les Demoiselles d'Avignon 
2012
Miriam Mafai, Sabato domenica lunedì 
2012
Giuseppe Taffarel, Un alpino della settima 
2013
David Hayes, American sculptor, dies from leukemia at 82 
2013
Paolo Soleri, The 11th Hour 
2013
Wolf-Dieter Panse, Nora oder Ein Puppenheim 
2013
Gary Lycan, Macabre Theatre 
2013
Pamela Parsons, Project: Kill 
2013
Roman Gadek, Miki Mol i straszne plaszczydlo 
2013
Emilio Pericoli, Nurse Betty 
2013
Don Reid, Moulin Rouge! 
2014
Fernando Terruzzi, Um eine Nasenlänge 
2014
Saverio Strati, Noi lazzaroni 
2014
Gérard Kawczynski, Life Is a Long Quiet River 
2014
Gil Askey, Lady Sings the Blues 
2014
Svetlana Velmar Jankovic, Knez Mihailo 
2015
Rogvold Sukhoverko, Kot v sapogakh 
2015
Vera Pap, Angi Vera 
2015
Margaret Rule, The Year They Raised the Rose 
2015
Ivan Doig, Simple Things 
2015
Nina Companeez, The Horseman on the Roof 
2015
Paul Almond, Seven Up! 
2015
Miki Sanjô, The Quiet Duel 
2015
Tut Taylor, Episode #2.24 
2015
Xavier Vinader, Episode dated 17 February 2015 
2015
Stanley R. Hochman, Thrilla in Manila 
2015
Vanda Barra, Harrison Carter, Male Nurse 
2016
Hugh Hefner's younger brother Keith dies aged 87 after battle with cancer 
2016
Essence's Daisy Lewellyn dies aged 36 after battling rare cancer 
2016
Tunbridge Wells great-grandmother Bella Hallett dies aged 100 
2016
Father of artificial intelligence Marvin Minsky dies aged 88 
2016
Louis Latour dies aged 83 
2016
Musician Andy Newman dies aged 73 
2016
Renowned entertainment lawyer Seymour Lazar dies aged 88 
2017
Toy Story and Casino legend Don Rickles dies aged 90 
2017
E Street actress Chelsea Brown dies aged 74 in Chicago 
2018
Former Bears and White Sox announcer Joe McConnell dies at 79 
2018
Chuck McCann Dead - TV Personality & Comedian Dies at 83 
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