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1881Thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85

2005Gnassingbé Eyadéma, President of Togo (b. 1937)

February 5th Deaths
Date Event
995
William IV, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 937) 
1520
Sten Sture the Younger, regent of Sweden (b. 1493) 
1578
Giovanni B Moroni, Italian portrait painter, dies 
1591
Gerard de Jode, Flemish publisher, dies 
1658
Maria Margaretha van Angels, Dutch prioress at Oirschot, dies at 52 
1679
Joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91 
1705
Jean Gilles, composer, dies at 37 
1705
Philipp Jakob Spener, German theologian (b. 1635) 
1721
James Stanhope 1st earl of Stanhope, English general, dies at 47 
1738
Georg Reidel, German composer, dies at 61 
1745
Coelestin Praelisauer, composer, dies at 49 
1754
Nicolaas S Cruquius, hydraulic engineer, (Haarlemmermeer), dies at 75 
1758
Bernhard Christian Weber, composer, dies at 45 
1766
Leopold Josef Graf Daun, Austrian field marshal (b. 1705) 
1775
Eusebius Amort, German Catholic theologian (b. 1692) 
1790
William Cullen, Scottish physician and chemist (b. 1710) 
1807
Pasquale Paoli, Corsican freedom fighter, dies at 80 
1812
Franz Schneider, composer, dies at 74 
1822
Ali Pasha of Janina, (Napoleon, Lord Byron), dies at about 77 
1825
Pierre Gaveaux, composer, dies at 64 
1831
John CJ van Speijk, commits suicide at 29 
1838
Philippe Libon, composer, dies at 62 
1867
Salomon Munk, published Arabic edition of Maimounides, dies 
1881
Thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85 
1888
Anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49 
1892
Emilie Flygare-Carlén, Swedish novelist (b. 1807) 
1892
Emilie Flygare-Carlén, The Vultures of the Coast 
1897
Hoss Radbourn, pitcher won 60 games in 1884, dies at 42 
1907
Ludwig Thuille, composer, dies at 45 
1911
Petrus A Cronjé, Transvaal Boer general, dies 
1915
Ross Barnes, baseball player (b. 1850) 
1917
Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41 
1917
Jaber II Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait (b. 1860) 
1917
Paul Rubens, A Little of What You Fancy 
1919
Vasili V Rozanov, Russian philosopher/writer, dies at 62 
1922
James William Tate, composer, dies at 46 
1922
Slavoljub Eduard Penkala, Croatian inventor (b. 1871) 
1922
James W. Tate, Nursie! Nursie! 
1924
Alexis Hollander, composer, dies at 83 
1925
László Molnár, A Nagymama 
1926
Andre Gedalge, composer, dies at 69 
1927
Inayat Khan, Indian sufi 
1929
Siegfried Ochs, composer, dies at 70 
1929
Paula Eberty, Die Liebe der Maria Bonde 
1932
Leo Nomis, Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages 
1932
William Elliott, Comrade John 
1936
Charles Le Bargy, The Assassination of the Duke de Guise 
1937
Lou [Andreas-]Salome, Russian/German author (Eroticism), dies at 75 
1937
Sydney Booth, The Three Musketeers: Part 1 
1938
Hans Litten, German jurist (b. 1903) 
1939
Charles Schaeffer, The Winged Horseman 
1941
Banjo Paterson, Australian poet, author of "Walzing Matilda" (b. 1864) 
1941
A.B. 'Banjo' Paterson, Australia 
1943
Wim Gertenbach, Dutch resistance fighter (Slogan), shot by Nazis 
1943
A.S. 'Pop' Byron, Devil on Deck 
1943
W.S. Van Dyke, The Thin Man 
1944
Robert E Park, sociologist (human ecology, marginal man), dies at 79 
1944
Albert Ray, A Shriek in the Night 
1946
George Arliss, actor/writer (Dr Syn, Voltaire), dies at 77 
1946
George Arliss, Disraeli 
1947
Ganzefles, Dutch nazi spy/Jews hunter, executed 
1947
Hans Fallada, writer, dies at 53 
1947
Hans Fallada, Everyone Dies Alone 
1947
Salvatore Cardillo, Avanti! 
1947
Guglielmo Sinaz, Luciano Serra, Pilot 
1947
Bill Herwig, The Vanishing Private 
1948
Johann Blaskowitz, German gen (surrendered at Wageningen), dies at 64 
1948
Johannes Blaskowitz,  
1949
Juozas Tallat-Kelpsa, composer, dies at 50 
1949
Ethel Desmond, Polygamy 
1950
Earle S. Dewey, This Gun for Hire 
1951
Allen Lee, The Declaration of Independence 
1951
Alfred Halm, The Schimeck Family 
1952
Reginald Allen, cricketer (uncle of Gubby, Test Aust v Eng 1887), dies 
1953
Kenneth Hopkins, Cover Girl 
1954
Vittorio Gnecchi, composer, dies at 77 
1955
Ralph Kellard, The Precious Parcel 
1956
Savilly Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player, dies at 74 
1956
Alfredo Boccolini, Galaor contro Galaor 
1957
Sami Ibrahim Haddad, Lebanese surgeon (b. 1890) 
1957
Warren Yaple, A Star Is Born 
1957
George McIver, Furlough in New York 
1957
Ben Hardaway, The Woody Woodpecker Show 
1958
Henry M Tomlinson, British writer (Under red ensign), dies at 84 
1958
Gian Battista Mantegazzi, Bergführer Lorenz 
1958
Lili Berky, The Exile 
1958
Lew Brown, Pretty Woman 
1959
Gwili Andre, actress (No Other Woman, Roar of the Dragon), dies 
1959
Yelena Savitskaya, Six P.M. 
1959
Gwili Andre, Secrets of the French Police 
1960
Louis Stricker, cricketer (S Afr open bat in 13 Tests 1909-12), dies 
1960
Rudolf Nelson, composer, dies at 81 
1960
Rudolf Nelson, Nur Du 
1961
Anthony G de Rothschild, British philanthropist, dies at 73 
1961
Arthur Roberts, A Bill of Divorcement 
1962
Jacques Ibert, French composer (Escales), dies at 71 
1962
William S. Holman, Magic Town 
1962
F.R. Lyle Jr.,  
1962
Eugene P. Lyle Jr., The Americano 
1962
Ricardo Lamotte de Grignón, Juzgado permanente 
1963
Ödön Barsi, Isten rabjai 
1964
Kálmán Csathó, Az én lányom nem olyan 
1965
Irving Bacon, actor (Fort Ti, Petticoat Fever), dies at 71 
1967
Herman Teirlinck, Belgian writer (Jokaste against God), dies at 87 
1967
Leon Leonwood Bean, American department store founder (b. 1872) 
1967
Dirk Rambo, The Masked Bandits 
1968
Luckey Roberts, composer, dies at 80 
1969
Thelma Ritter, American actress (All About Eve, Pillow Talk), dies at 63 
1970
Rudy York, American baseball player (b. 1913) 
1971
Mátyás Rákosi, Hungarian premier (1952..56), dies at 78 
1972
Marianne Moore, US poetess (Pulitzer 1951), dies at 84 
1973
George Morrison, dies at 82 
1973
L C William Nolde, last US soldier killed in Vietnam, funeral 
1976
Roger Livesey, actor (Drum, Vice Versa, Col Blimp), dies at 69 
1976
Rudy Pompilli, American musician (Bill Haley and His Comets) (b. 1926) 
1976
Romaine Callender, Mademoiselle Fifi 
1976
Rudy Pompilli, The London Rock and Roll Show 
1977
Izaak Boleslavski, Russian chess player, dies at 67 
1977
Oskar Klein, Swedish physicist (b. 1894) 
1978
Annie [Anna HM] Romein-Verschoor, Dutch historian (Omzien), dies at 83 
1978
Frans van Immerseel, Belgian graphic artist, dies at 68 
1978
Freddie Mercer, The Great Gildersleeve 
1979
Eddie Paynter, cricketer (20 Tests for England, avg 59.23), dies 
1979
Mary Hinton, Gaslight 
1980
John Roche, The Fury 
1981
Barend Barendse, Dutch sportscaster, dies at 73 
1981
Kuda Bux, Indian mystic (I'd Like to See), dies at 75 
1981
Ella Grasso, Governor of Connecticut (b. 1919) 
1981
Pauline Drake, Willard 
1982
Dolores Moran, actress (Yankee Doodle Dandy), dies at 56 
1982
Neil Aggett, South African worker's union leader, commits suicide 
1982
Wies [Aloisius CA] Moens, Flemish writer/nazi, dies at 84 
1982
Dolores Moran, To Have and Have Not 
1982
Viliam Záborsky, Stvorylka 
1982
Klaus von Rautenfeld, Heidi 
1983
Derk Roemers, Dutch union leader/politician (soc dem), dies at 67 
1983
Hannjo Hasse, Der Fall Gleiwitz 
1983
Evangelus Berbas, Island of Lost Souls 
1984
Albert Wetzel, Sword Fishing 
1984
Manès Sperber, Une larme dans l'océan 
1985
Georges-Émile Lapalme, Quebec politician (b. 1907) 
1985
Johannes Maus, Die Geschichte vom kleinen Muck 
1985
Georges-Émile Lapalme,  
1987
Bessie Learn, The Lone Game 
1987
David Ensor, The Trials of Oscar Wilde 
1987
John Hiestand, Confetti 
1987
Scott Gourlay, Body Language 
1987
William Collier Jr., Little Caesar 
1987
Seymour Kern, Transfusion 
1988
Roy Bellas, Ramona 
1988
Bennie E. Dobbins, Star Trek 
1988
Zita Moulton, Sinners in the Sun 
1988
Emeric Pressburger, The Red Shoes 
1988
Derek Williams, Hundred to One 
1989
Joe Raposa, composer/songwriter (Sesame Street), dies at 51 
1989
Foun-Sen, Outpost in Indo-china 
1989
Percy Hoskins, The Blue Parrot 
1989
Joe Morrison, 1962 NFL Championship Game 
1989
Mary Cassidy, Dames 
1989
Wim Hogenkamp, Een mislukte foto 
1989
Joe Raposo, The Great Muppet Caper 
1989
'Killer' Joe Piro, Mad Monster Party? 
1989
Emrys James, Dragonslayer 
1990
Ingeborg Skov, En forbryders liv og levned 
1990
Mary Grabhorn, Her Marriage Vow 
1991
Dean Jagger, US actor (Mr Novak, Rawhide, Oscar), dies at about 87 
1991
Pedro Arrupe, Spanish priest/Jesuit, dies at 83 
1991
Jonathon Lucas, Episode #1.2 
1991
Jonathan Lucas, Trader Hornee 
1991
Carroll Carroll, The Johnny Carson Show 
1991
Dean Jagger, White Christmas 
1992
Donald Zimmerman, editor, dies 
1992
Laura Liddell, actress (Shakespeare Wallah), dies at 83 
1992
Miguel Rolando Covian, Brazilian physiologist (b. 1913) 
1992
Fred Slyter, Short Circuit 
1993
Jack Young, cricketer (8 Tests for England 1947-49, 17 wickets), dies 
1993
Joseph L Mankiewicz, US writer/director (All about Eve), dies at 83 
1993
Tip Tipping, [Tim], stuntman, dies in sky-diving accident at 34 
1993
Marcel Léger, Quebec politician (b. 1930) 
1993
Sidney Bernstein, Memory of the Camps 
1993
Roxanne Kernohan, Tango & Cash 
1993
Milt Bronson, Bank Holdup 
1993
Albert Russel Erskine, Volcano: An Inquiry Into the Life and Death of Malcolm Lowry 
1993
Tip Tipping, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade 
1993
Raeme Patterson, Wild Guitar 
1993
Joseph L. Mankiewicz, All About Eve 
1993
William McKeever Riley, They Were Expendable 
1993
Kevin Casselman, Fantasies 
1994
Fred de Bruyne, Flemish cyclist/gang leader (Paris-Nice), dies at 63 
1994
Hermann Abs, German banker to Hitler & Adenauer, dies at 92 
1994
Kenneth "Buddy" Scott, blues guitarist/Singer, dies at 59 
1994
Tiana Lemnitz, The Marriage of Figaro 
1994
Václav Stekl, The Cremator 
1994
George H. Sauer, 1948 Army-Navy Game 
1995
Courtenay E Benson, broadcaster, dies at 79 
1995
Doug Mcclure, US rodeo rider/actor (Trampas-Virginian), dies at 59 
1995
Frederick Craig Riddle, violist, dies at 82 
1995
Judith Fluks, Amsterdam's activist, dies 
1995
Kimberley Leston, journalist, dies at 35 
1995
Cecil J. McWatters, November 22nd and the Warren Report 
1995
Max Dora, Jack the Ripper 
1995
Pawel Trzaska, Smacznego, telewizorku 
1995
Bob Kenaston, The Last Starfighter 
1995
Doug McClure, Shenandoah 
1995
Court Benson, View from the Villa 
1996
Antonio Ruiz Soler, spanish dancer, dies at 74 
1996
Gianandrea Gavazzeni, conductor, dies at 86 
1996
Peter Pooley, broadcaster, dies at 84 
1996
W R Lee, language teacher, dies at 84 
1996
Robert Angus, The Moment of Truth 
1996
Roberto Raviola, Satanik 
1996
Gianandrea Gavazzeni, Two Lovers 
1996
Avis Dolphin Foley, The Last Voyage of the Lusitania 
1996
Hideo Oguni, Seven Samurai 
1996
António Antunes, Novo Mundo 
1996
Antonio, Honeymoon 
1997
John Richard Patterson, businessman, dies at 51 
1997
Pamela Harriman, US Ambassador (to France), dies of stroke at 76 
1997
Enzo A. Martinelli, Harold Robbins' 79 Park Avenue 
1997
Pamela Harriman, The Churchills 
1997
William Hawes, The Fighting Kentuckian 
1997
Olga Skrigin, The Elusive Summer of '68 
1997
Mickey McCardle, The Party 
1998
Tim Kelly, American musician dies at 34 
1998
Germaine Ledoyen, Le comptable 
1998
Douglas Gamley, TRON 
1998
Nicholas Webb, The Punch and Judy Man 
1998
Tim Kelly, Slaughter: From the Beginning 
1998
Haroun Tazieff, The Devil's Blast 
1998
Ki-young Kim, The Housemaid 
1999
Wassily Leontief, Russian economist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1906) 
1999
Colin Purbrook, Absolute Beginners 
1999
Toon Kortooms, Help! The Doctor Is Drowning 
1999
Jacques Préboist, Les planqués du régiment 
1999
Griffing Bancroft, Episode dated 29 December 1954 
1999
George Luscombe, Hold My Hand, Soldier 
1999
Lawrence Steger, Peccatum Mutum (The Silent Sin) 
1999
Andrzej Blaszczyk, Ballada o niepokonanym Jasiu 
1999
Mireille Ponsard, Au soleil de Marseille 
1999
Herbert Kline, The Challenge... A Tribute to Modern Art 
1999
Morton J. Mitosky, Aaron Loves Angela 
1999
Gail Johnson, Days of Our Lives 
2000
Claude Autant-Lara, French film director (b. 1901) 
2000
Harry W. Prichett, Winky Dink and You! 
2000
Pablo Elvira, Lucia di Lammermoor 
2000
Gwendolyn Watts, Billy Liar 
2000
Todd Karns, It's a Wonderful Life 
2000
Göran Tunström, Juloratoriet 
2000
Will Disney, The Crazies 
2000
Claude Autant-Lara, Four Bags Full 
2000
Ward Cornell, Hockey Night in Canada 
2001
Inna Zubkovskaya, Aleko 
2001
Len Wayland, From These Roots 
2001
Vasili Leonov, The Dog in the Manger 
2001
James Gallery, Salem's Lot 
2001
Vesna Vujisic, Bolji zivot 
2001
Arlene Stadd, Recriminations 
2001
Jean Davy, In Praise of Love 
2001
Lyubomir Dimitrov, V tiha vecher 
2002
Cliff Roquemore, Petey Wheatstraw 
2002
Carmen Gebbia, The Soupy Sales Show 
2002
Annalee Whitmore, Andy Hardy Meets Debutante 
2002
Jules Wollock, The Gambler 
2002
Wladyslaw Pawlowicz, Dom swietego Kazimierza 
2002
Ireneusz Wykurz, And All That Jazz 
2003
Helge Boes, American Central Intelligence Agency officer 
2003
Antonina Shuranova, Tchaikovsky 
2003
René Cardona Jr., Guyana: Cult of the Damned 
2003
Larry LeSueur, Episode dated 14 April 1954 
2003
Verne Carlson, 'Bullitt': Steve McQueen's Commitment to Reality 
2003
Torsten Sjöholm, Jerusalem 
2004
John Hench, American animator (b. 1908) 
2004
Bill Sutherland, Father Hood 
2004
John Hench, Cinderella 
2004
Riki Maiocchi, L'immensità (La ragazza del Paip's) 
2004
Véronique Deschamps, A Bomb for a Dictator 
2004
Nuto Revelli, Nascita di una formazione partigiana 
2004
William MacQuitty, A Night to Remember 
2004
Louis Spadaccini, Unstable 
2005
Gnassingbé Eyadéma, President of Togo (b. 1937) 
2005
Howard Block, Star Trek: The Next Generation 
2005
Gerard Glaister, Episode #1.8 
2005
Sharon Nederlander, A Crack in the Floor 
2005
Michalina Wislocka, Sztuka kochania wedlug Wislockiej 
2006
Norma Candal, Puerto Rican actress and comedian (b. 1930) 
2006
Franklin Cover, American actor (b. 1928) 
2006
Jaroslav Krejcí, Muzi nestárnou 
2006
Franklin Cover, Wall Street 
2006
Norma Candal, Trespatines en su salsa 
2006
Luther James, Is It Magic or Imagination? 
2006
Aldemir Martins, Iracema, a Virgem dos Lábios de Mel 
2006
Reuven Frank, The Tunnel 
2007
Alfred Worm, Austrian investigative journalist (b. 1945) 
2007
Leo T. McCarthy, American politician and 43rd Lieutenant Governor of California (1983-1995) (b. 1930) 
2007
Paul Ricioppo, Judges 
2007
Fred Ball, Lucy and Desi: A Home Movie 
2007
Slavko Mihalic, Koncert 
2007
Amanda Ackland-Snow, Maurice 
2007
Peter Stockbridge, Elizabeth 
2008
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Indian guru, founder of Transcendental Meditation (b. ca. 1917) 
2008
Katarzyna Maciejko-Kowalczyk, Interrogation 
2008
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, David Wants to Fly 
2008
Marc Adrian, 92 Avignon 
2008
Hubert Drapella, Znak Orla 
2009
Neidhardt Nordmann, Arn Hermann 
2009
Dana Vávrová, Stalingrad 
2009
Dick Standish, Oil Lease 
2009
Anne-Marie Blanc, Landammann Stauffacher 
2010
Harry Schwarz, South African lawyer, politician and diplomat, leader of the anti-apartheid movement (b. 1924). 
2010
Ian Carmichael, I'm All Right Jack 
2010
Sujit Kumar, Aradhana 
2011
Brian Jacques, English author, author of the Redwall series (b. 1939) 
2011
Peggy Rea, Made in America 
2011
Pavel Vondruska, Kolya 
2011
Brian Jacques, Redwall 
2011
Pertti Purhonen, S/S S eli saako Susanna Snellmanin? 
2011
Mary Cleere Haran, The Great American Songbook 
2011
Françoise Cachin, Episode dated 15 January 2007 
2011
Adjie Massaid, Cinta dalam sepotong roti 
2011
Paul Getty Jr., Der Stand der Dinge 
2011
Donald Peterman, Men in Black 
2012
Sam Coppola, American actor, dies at 79 
2012
Sam Coppola, Saturday Night Fever 
2012
Al De Lory, The Devil's Rain 
2012
S. William Hinzman, Night of the Living Dead 
2012
Phil Kellogg, Year of the Comet 
2012
Mario Prizek, Volpone 
2012
Josephine Streiner, Night of the Living Dead 
2012
Jazmín de Grazia, Episode dated 30 March 2010 
2013
Stuart Freeborn, English motion picture make-up artist, dies at 98 
2013
Don Hulett, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country 
2013
Starr Saphir, Birders: The Central Park Effect 
2013
Wayne Winston, A.M. Weather 
2013
Paul Tanner, The Giant Gila Monster 
2013
Gerry Hambling, In the Name of the Father 
2013
Shelby Whitfield, The Ninja Way 
2013
Stuart Freeborn, Star Wars 
2014
Samantha Juste, Hey, Hey We're the Monkees 
2014
Richard Hayman, Monte Carlo 
2014
Mirkka Rekola, Homo-Suomen historia 
2014
Juthika Roy, Ratnadeep 
2014
Roderick Bain, We Stand Alone Together 
2014
Tamás Czigány, Növényvédöszerek szakszerü alkalmazása 
2014
Pyotr Satunovsky, Sem nyanek 
2014
Rocky Moriana, The Boy in the Plastic Bubble 
2014
Boris Leonov, Krymskij serpantin, chast' 1 
2015
Henry Silk, Saps at Sea 
2015
Dietmar Heeg, Barberbieni 
2015
Jozsef Schweitzer, Max 
2015
Marisa Del Frate, La ballata dei mariti 
2015
Jeffrey Segal, The Tailor's Dummy 
2018
Dr Hugh Wirth, animal advocate and much-loved radio vet, dies aged 79 
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