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1990Ava Gardner, actress (Barefoot Contessa), dies of pneumonia at 67

1947Al Capone, Chicago gangster, dies of neurosyphilis at 48

January 25th Deaths
Date Event
389
Gregory Nazianzus, theologian and Patriarch of Constantinople (b. 329) 
477
Geiseric, King of the Vandals and Alans 
844
Pope Gregory IV 
1067
Emperor Yingzong of China (b. 1032) 
1138
Anacletus II, [Pietro Pierleone], Jewish anti-pope (1130-38), dies 
1139
Godfried I, with the Beard, duke of Brabant/earl of Leuven, dies 
1366
Henry Suso, German mystic 
1431
Charles II, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1364) 
1494
Ferdinand I, cruel king of Naples, dies 
1547
Lieven Algoet, Flemish humanist, dies 
1573
Hirate Hirohide, Japanese samurai, dies at the Battle of Mikatagahara (b. 1553) 
1586
Lucas Cranach "the Young", German painter, dies at 70 
1640
Robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies 
1670
Nicholas II, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1612) 
1726
Guillaume Delisle, French cartographer (b. 1675) 
1733
Reinier V van Hompech, Dutch gen-maj cavalry, dies 
1733
Gilbert Heathcote, Mayor of London (b. 1652) 
1744
Domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer, dies at 64 
1751
Paul Dudley, Attorney-General of Massachusetts (b. 1675) 
1820
Joseph F Weigl, German/Austria violin cellist, dies at 79 
1821
Johan Valckenier, Dutch politician/patriot, dies at 62 
1829
William Shield, composer, dies at 80 
1852
Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen, Russian explorer (b. 1778) 
1852
Fabian Gottlieb von Bellinghausen, Russian Explorer who discovered the continent of Antarctica, dies at 72 
1855
Dorothy Wordsworth, writer, dies at 83 
1855
Gaetano Rossi, Semiramide 
1875
Leopold Jansa, composer, dies at 79 
1881
Konstantin Thon, Russian architect (b. 1794) 
1882
Peter Singer, composer, dies at 71 
1896
Frans C Baeckelmans, Flemish architect (Court of Justice), dies at 68 
1896
Frederic Leighton, President of the Royal Academy (1878-96), dies 
1899
Alfredo d'Escragnolle, French/Brazilian writer (Innocencia), dies 
1899
Visconde de Taunay, Inocência 
1899
Adolphe d'Ennery, Orphans of the Storm 
1906
Joseph Wheeler II, Confederate General, dies at 70 
1906
Pierre L Goossens, Belgian archbishop of Malines/Cardinal, dies at 78 
1906
Joseph Wheeler, General Wheeler and Secretary of War Alger at Camp Wikoff 
1907
René Pottier, French cyclist (b. 1879) 
1908
Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) 
1908
Ouida, English writer (b. 1839) 
1908
Ouida, A Dog of Flanders 
1910
Leon Walras, French economist (School of Lausanne), dies at 75 
1917
Edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies 
1920
Amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35 
1921
Mykola Dmytrovich Leontovych, composer, dies at 43 
1925
Ivan Vucetic, Croatian anthropologist (b. 1858) 
1933
Lewis J. Selznick, A Pair of Silk Stockings 
1937
Addison Burkhard, Queen of the Night Clubs 
1938
William Slavens McNutt, The Lives of a Bengal Lancer 
1939
Helen Ware, Morning Glory 
1940
Elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899) 
1940
John Rand, The Circus 
1941
Ted Wurtenberg, A Day at the Races 
1942
Eugene Samuel-Holeman, composer, dies at 78 
1943
Spencer Charters, High Sierra 
1943
Oswald Yorke, Monsieur Beaucaire 
1945
Harry Neville, The Man Hater 
1946
Will Badger, Fighting Fate 
1946
V.C. Desai, Gunjan 
1946
Otto Brower, Fighting Caravans 
1947
Al Capone, Chicago gangster, dies of neurosyphilis at 48 
1947
Al Capone,  
1947
Adolfo Carabelli, Ambición 
1948
Cosmo Kyrle Bellew, Strange Cargo 
1949
Emil Axman, composer, dies at 61 
1949
Makino Nobuaki, Japanese statesman (b. 1861) 
1951
Carl Krusada, Eyes of the Underworld 
1951
Alfred Paumier, The Lifeguardsman 
1952
Sveinn Bjornsson, Danish 1st pres of Iceland (1944-52), dies at 70 
1952
Polly Moran, Adam's Rib 
1953
Fred Preble, The Terror of Tiny Town 
1953
Marie Ptáková, Její pastorkyne 
1953
William Tubbs, The Wages of Fear 
1954
Cleve Moore, Lilac Time 
1955
Sigrid Neiiendam, Fra den gamle Købmandsgaard 
1955
Anatole Robbins, Invaders from Mars 
1955
Ica von Lenkeffy, Othello 
1955
Emily Chichester, Wedding Bells 
1957
Kiyoshi Shiga, Japanese physician and bacteriologist (b. 1871) 
1957
Ichizo Kobayashi, Japanese industrialist and Minister of Commerce and Industry (b. 1873) 
1957
Boris Bezgin, Bogdan Khmelnitskiy 
1957
Clyde Dilson, Up in the Air 
1958
Arthur Redden, Way of the Strong 
1959
William Flannery, Going My Way 
1960
Diana Barrymore, actress (Ladies Courageous), dies at 38 
1960
Rutland Boughton, composer, dies at 82 
1960
Rutland Boughton, The Immortal Hour 
1960
Paul Barge, Touchez Pas au Grisbi 
1960
Watterson Rothacker, The Lost World 
1961
Mary Beaton, A Message from Mars 
1963
Wilson Kettle, Nfld, dies at 102, leaving 582 living descendents 
1965
Staff Nees, Flemish composer (Maria-oratorio), dies at 63 
1965
Al Nevins, Hearts in Atlantis 
1966
Ray Martin, The Green Pastures 
1966
Alfi Zangenberg, The Firefly 
1966
Mieczyslaw Serwinski, Stalowe serca 
1968
Virginia Maskell, actress (Only Two Can Play), dies at 31 
1968
Erich Musil, Der Fall Rainer 
1969
Irene Castle, English dancer (b. 1887) 
1970
Eunice Hunton Carter, 1st black female DA in NY, dies at 70 
1970
Marie Benavente, actress (Paradise), dies at 84 
1970
Eiji Tsuburaya, Japanese television writer and producer (Ultraman) (b. 1901) 
1972
Erhard Milch, German field marshal (b. 1892) 
1975
Vivien Kellems, TV hostess (The Power of Women), dies at 78 
1975
Charlotte Whitton, Canadian politician, mayor of Ottawa (b. 1896) 
1975
Arthur Grover Rider, The Wizard of Oz 
1975
Derek Ghent, The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse 
1976
Johannes Meyer, Fridericus 
1977
Donald Kerr, actor (Devil Bat, Killer Bats), dies at 85 
1978
Tango Duke, dies in Australia at 42; oldest known thoroughbred horse 
1978
Khabibullo Nazarov, Osada 
1979
J Robertson Hare, actor (Fighting Stock), dies at 87 
1979
Dick Crockett, The Pink Panther Strikes Again 
1979
Chuito de Bayamón, Preciosa 
1979
Fred Aldrich, The French Revue 
1980
David Newell, actor (Dangerous Curves, White Heat), dies at 75 
1980
Queenie Watts, English actress (b. 1926) 
1980
Albert Ottenheimer, Annie Hall 
1981
Adele Marie Astaire, sister of Fred Astaire, dies at 82 
1981
Richard Talmadge, actor (Speed Reporter), dies 
1981
[Adele] Marie Astaire, actress (Last Man on Earth, Millie), dies at 82 
1981
Adele Astaire, No 1: Pinewood Part 6 
1982
Mihail A Suslov, Soviet party ideologist, dies at 79 
1983
Marshall Evanson, Calgary Stampede 
1984
Rap Reiplinger, Dealer's Choice... Blackmail 
1984
Mihály Halász, Kopaszkutya 
1984
Andrei Bulinsky, Under Sunny Skies 
1985
Paul J. Smith, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 
1985
Ajoy Kar, Saptapadi 
1985
Pavle Jersin, Fear 
1985
Linda Fernandes, O Grande Xerife 
1985
Gjyzepina Kosturi, Kur zbardhi një ditë 
1986
Ernst Schnabel, writer, dies at 72 
1986
Horace Smith, cricketer (1 Test NZ v Eng 1933, one wkt at 113), dies 
1986
Ernst Schnabel, Seven Journeys 
1986
Josef Kammhuber,  
1986
S.D. Narang, Shehnai 
1986
Erwin Hartung, Tante Gusti kommandiert 
1987
Emil Hlobil, composer, dies at 85 
1987
Rodolfó, Dalolva szép az élet 
1987
Henry Krips, The Rugged O'Riordans 
1987
William Devlin, Jamaica Inn 
1987
Øivind Bergh, Andrine og Kjell 
1987
Shigemasa Toda, Harakiri 
1988
Colleen Moore, actress (These Girls Won't Talk), dies at 87 
1988
John Dolan, Lenny Bruce: Swear to Tell the Truth 
1988
Colleen Moore, Ella Cinders 
1988
Gladys Hurlbut, The Long, Long Trailer 
1988
Kazimierz Migdar, Baryton 
1989
L.S. Dennis, The Texan Meets Calamity Jane 
1989
Marg. Usher, Night of the Ghouls 
1989
Filippo De Gara, Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion 
1989
Lester A. White, The Bob Hope Christmas Special 
1990
Alexander Lockwood, actor (Duel), dies 
1990
Ava Gardner, actress (Barefoot Contessa), dies of pneumonia at 67 
1990
Ian Dudley Hardy, entertainer, dies 
1990
Pearl Binder, Chi Ming: Chi Ming and That Dragon Boat Race 
1990
Ava Gardner, The Killers 
1990
Alexander Lockwood, Close Encounters of the Third Kind 
1991
Stanley Brock, actor (Tin Men), dies of heart attack at 59 
1991
Sofya Pavlova, Kommunist 
1991
Lilian Bond, The Old Dark House 
1991
Hoot Evers, 1950 MLB All-Star Game 
1991
Stanley Brock, UHF 
1991
Bogna Gebik, Popielec 
1992
John Touchstone, actor (Across Five Aprils), dies of cirrhosis at 59 
1992
Mahmoud Riad, sec-gen of Arab League (1972-79), dies 
1992
Nico Schuyt, Dutch composer, dies at 70 
1992
Vernon William Reed Sr, singer, dies after a long illness at 73 
1992
Guido Buzzelli, Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion 
1992
Vern Reed, The Music Man 
1992
John Touchstone, Across Five Aprils 
1993
Judith Hellwig, Der Rosenkavalier 
1993
Olga Navarro, A Desforra 
1993
Frank Hardy, Louisiana Story 
1994
Stephen Cole Kleene, mathematician (Regular Expressions), dies at 85 
1994
Harry Caplan, Von Ryan's Express 
1995
Peter Black, TV critic, dies at 82 
1995
Tom Brugman, Dutch puppeteer (Brave Dodo), dies at 62 
1995
William Sylvester, actor (2001, Devil Doll, Blind Corner), dies at 72 
1995
William Sylvester, 2001: A Space Odyssey 
1995
Arthur H. Lewis, The Molly Maguires 
1995
Miguel Briante, La ciudad oculta 
1995
Suzanne Storrs, Guatemala City 
1995
John Smith, Friendly Persuasion 
1995
Cal Jammer, Carjack 
1996
Jonathan Larson, composer, dead Aortic aneurysm at 35 
1996
Ruth Berghaus, choreographer/director, dies at 68 
1996
Sigi Sommer, And Nobody Weeps for Me 
1996
Antonino Buenaventura, Sonny Boy 
1996
Jonathan Larson, Rent 
1996
Ruth Berghaus, Der fliegende Holländer 
1997
Herbert Eugene Caen, columnist, dies at 80 
1997
Jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy), dies of a heart attack at 79 
1997
Jack Farren, Fuzz 
1997
Walter Ducloux, Interrupted Melody 
1997
Mikhail Zilov, A Noisy Household 
1997
Werner Aspenström, Näsan 
1998
Mohammad Yusuf Khan, prime minister of Afganistan in (1963-65), dies 
1998
Sidney Cole, Dead of Night 
1998
Olive Brasno, Charlie Chan at the Circus 
1998
Penn Jones Jr., The Assassination of JFK 
1998
Attila Zoller, The Bread of Those Early Years 
1998
Jean Rougerie, A View to a Kill 
1998
Roman Trzeszewski, Pierwsza zmiana 
1999
Sarah "Sadie" Delany, American author (b. 1889) 
1999
Ted Mallie, American radio and television announcer (b. 1924) 
1999
Robert Shaw, American conductor (b. 1916) 
1999
Robert Shaw, The American President 
1999
Herman Wedemeyer, The Year of the Horse 
1999
Sarah L. Delany, Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years 
1999
Manuel Costa e Silva, Nuvem 
1999
Norihei Miki, Pom Poko 
1999
Bret Black, Unknown Valley 
1999
Buck Black, Empty Hearts 
1999
C.B. Seay, Trinity: Good Guys and Bad Guys 
1999
Salvatore Laurani, A Bullet for the General 
1999
William A. Wilmarth, The Flying Deuces 
2000
Simeon Pironkov, The Peach Thief 
2000
Wallace Chadwell, Étude in Black 
2000
Buckley Angell, The Hired Gun 
2000
Tom Pedigo, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock 
2000
David Levy, The Addams Family 
2001
Sam Singer, The Adventures of Pow Wow 
2001
Ashraf Fahmy, Al-raqissa wa al-tabal 
2001
Elisabeth Freundlich, Abschied vier Uhr früh 
2001
Jirí Wimmer, Souhvezdí panny 
2001
Jerzy Stepien, Romans dzentelmena 
2001
Guy Tréjan, Conversation Piece 
2001
Tadeusz Kozlowski, Gruby 
2002
Tom Yakutis, The All-New Popeye Hour 
2002
Nick Kharabadz, Air Force One 
2002
Ina Clough, Distant Voices, Still Lives 
2002
Harry Rabinowicz, Yentl 
2002
Dorothy Carrington, Corsican Holiday 
2002
Martin Magner, Mr. Mummery's Suspicion 
2002
Jerry Hulse, Family of Strangers 
2003
Samuel Weems, Arkansas judge (b. 1936) 
2003
Joseph A. Walker, The River Niger 
2003
Cliff Norton, General Hospital 
2003
Dale Kassel, The Dirt Bike Kid 
2003
Bozidar Savicevic, Rekvijem za teskasa 
2003
John Tolkien, Tolkien Remembered 
2003
Robert Rockwell, Search for Tomorrow 
2003
Diana Menuhin, Yehudi Menuhin Story 
2003
Maurice Ellis, Lost Boundaries 
2003
Sheldon Reynolds, Foreign Intrigue 
2003
Leopoldo Trieste, The Godfather: Part II 
2004
Fanny Blankers-Koen, Dutch athlete (b. 1918) 
2004
Miklós Fehér, Hungarian footballer (b. 1979) 
2004
Oleg Kukhovarenko, Idu na grozu 
2004
Fanny Blankers-Koen, 100 Years of Olympic Glory 
2004
Bill Steele, Red 
2004
Ljubomir Draskic, Radovan III 
2004
Tanny McDonald, Hercules in New York 
2004
Leônidas, Futebol Total 
2005
Stanisław Albinowski, Polish economist and journalist (b. 1923) 
2005
William Augustus Bootle, American judge (b. 1902) 
2005
Philip Johnson, American architect (b. 1906) 
2005
Manuel Lopes, Cape Verdean writer and poet (b. 1907) 
2005
Ray Peterson, American singer (b. 1935) 
2005
Nettie Witziers-Timmer, Dutch athlete (b. 1923) 
2005
Ray Peterson, The Year My Voice Broke 
2005
Vicki LaMotta,  
2005
John Martin, Points 
2005
Philip Johnson, My Architect 
2005
Ron Kersey, Ghostbusters 
2005
Connie Small, American Lighthouses 
2005
Aleksei Pankin, Obvinyayutsya v ubiystve 
2006
Endesha Ida Mae Holland, Dr. Endesha Ida Mae Holland 
2006
Anna Malle, Jenna Loves Rocco 
2006
Matti Tuominen, Kaksi ruplan rahaa 
2006
Jack Mather, Billy Madison 
2006
Moss Mabry, Rebel Without a Cause 
2007
Andrei Zhegalov, The Cuckoo 
2007
Michael Shillo, The Thomas Crown Affair 
2007
Roberta Semple Salter, Saving Sister Aimee 
2008
Christopher Allport, American actor (b. 1947) 
2008
Evelyn Barbirolli, English musician (b. 1911) 
2008
Igor Dmitriev, Hamlet 
2008
Edward Magruder Jones, Africa 
2008
Evelyn Rothwell, JB: A Portrait of Sir John Barbirolli 
2008
Michael Spielberg, South Central 
2008
Christopher Allport, Another World 
2008
Bengt Edgren, Katrina 
2008
Ralph Dupas, New Orleans Uncensored 
2008
Irena Charvátová, Mezek 
2008
Louisa Horton, Alice Sweet Alice 
2008
Zvonimir Crnko, The Man to Destroy 
2009
Kim Manners, American television producer and director (b. 1951) 
2009
Miroslav Balajka, Petka s hvezdickou 
2009
Hiroshi Ôguchi, Silk 
2009
Gianluigi Marianini, Captain Tempest 
2009
Arthur A. Jacobs, She Demons 
2009
Kim Manners, Mystery Spot 
2009
Gérard Blanc, Les bidasses en vadrouille 
2009
Yuriy Oskin, Nevozvrashchenets 
2010
Ali Hasan al-Majid aka Chemical Ali, Iraqi defense minister and military commander (b. 1941) 
2010
Jane Jarvis, Radio Days 
2010
Margarita Balboa, El otro Francisco 
2010
Emilio Vieyra, The Curious Dr. Humpp 
2010
Lynn Bayonas, Hammerhead 
2010
George Bawart, Zodiac 
2011
Bill Thunhurst, The Crazies 
2011
William Thunhurst Jr., Lorenzo's Oil 
2011
Mel Prestidge, Rescue from Gilligan's Island 
2011
Daniel Bell, Arguing the World 
2011
Andrzej Szypulski, Wiem kim jestes 
2012
Paavo Berglund, Finnish conductor dies aged 82 
2012
Mabel Manzotti, Besos en la frente 
2012
Nancy Nevinson, Young Sherlock Holmes 
2012
Nick Santino, Steel Crossings 
2012
Emil Hossu, The Secret of Bacchus 
2012
Dick Kniss, Bart of Darkness 
2012
Knud Wollenberger,  
2012
Veronica Carstens, Wetten, dass..? aus Hagen 
2012
Hermann Naber, 100 Jahre Blickle 
2012
Paavo Berglund, Osa V Miksi taistelemme 1939-1944 
2012
Kosta Tsonev, Baseynat 
2012
Franco Pacini, Inertia 
2013
Baby Zaman, 13 Number Feku Ostagar Lane 
2013
Jaime Salom, Los culpables 
2013
Valery Abramkin, Episode #4.18 
2013
Gregory Carroll, Crazy, Stupid, Love. 
2013
Lloyd Phillips, Inglourious Basterds 
2013
Rahn Burton, Rising Tones Cross 
2013
Aase Nordmo-Lövberg, Maskeradbalen 
2013
Morris Hsiang Jung, Zombie 108 
2013
Max Kampelman, Washington Week in Review 
2013
Normand Corbeil, Double Jeopardy 
2014
Dennis Wirgowski, Baltimore Colts vs. New England Patriots 
2014
Hans Veerman, The 4th Man 
2014
Morrie Turner, Kid Power 
2014
Fred Brookfield, Blind Date 
2014
Bohdan Poreba, Hubal 
2014
Michael Filerman, Urbania 
2015
Pauline Fisk, Double Cross 
2015
Aleksey Fedotov, Moya familiya Shilov 
2015
Richard McBrien, The Da Vinci Code 
2015
Pavle Mincic, The Last Bridge 
2015
Demis Roussos, Demis Roussos 
2015
Al Webb, Moon Beat 
2015
William L. Guisewite, Cathy's Valentine 
2015
Roger James, The Gamekeeper 
2015
Roman Mayorov, Durak 
2015
Bill Monbouquette, Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History 
2015
Tom Lincir, My Sister Eileen 
2015
Diijon Bishop, Unplugged 
2015
Robert Atkinson, War for the Web 
2015
Demetrio González, Dos corazones y un cielo 
2015
Mohammed Jassim, Hodgkin's 
2017
Former German President Roman Herzog Dies Aged 82 
2017
The Marcels singer Ronald 'Bingo' Mundy dies aged 76 
2018
Mark E Smith: lead singer of The Fall dies aged 60 
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