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1108King Philip I, King of the Franks 1059, 1060-1108), dies at 56

1833William Wilberforce, English abolitionist, dies at 73

July 29th Deaths
Date Event
238
Pupienus, Roman Emperor 
238
Balbinus, Roman Emperor 
1030
Olaf Haraldsson, King of Norway, dies in battle of Stiklestad 
1095
Ladislaus I Arpad de Heilige, King of Hungary, dies 
1099
Urban II, [Odo van Lagery], French Pope (1088-99), dies 
1108
King Philip I, King of the Franks 1059, 1060-1108), dies at 56 
1164
Olaf, King of Norway, dies 
1507
Martin Behaim, German-born navigator and geographer (b. 1459) 
1573
Spanish prince of Eboli, dies 
1596
Jacobus Latomus, Flemish poet (Psalms/Jeremias) dies at about 84 
1612
Jacques Bongars, French scholar and diplomat (b. 1554) 
1632
Samuel Ampzing, vicar/poet (Biblical Treasures), dies 
1644
Urban VIII, [Maffeo Barberini], Pope (1623-44), dies 
1649
David Teniers I, Flemish painter (altaar stukken), dies 
1669
Christopher Simpson, composer, dies 
1752
Peter Warren, British admiral 
1781
Johann Kies, German astronomer and mathematician (b. 1713) 
1786
Franz Asplmayr, composer, dies at 58 
1792
René Nicolas Charles Augustin de Maupeou, Chancellor of France (b. 1714) 
1797
Christoph Rheineck, composer, dies at 48 
1808
Selam III, poet/composer/sultan of Turkey (1789-1808), dies 
1813
Jean-Andoche Junot, French general (b. 1771) 
1825
Micah Hawkins, composer, dies at 48 
1833
William Wilberforce, English abolitionist, dies at 73 
1838
Jonathan Huntington, composer, dies at 66 
1839
Gaspard de Prony, French mathematician (b. 1755) 
1844
Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, composer, dies at 53 
1856
Robert A Schumann, German pianist/composer (Humoresque), dies at 46 
1856
Karel Havlícek Borovský, King Lavra 
1856
Robert Schumann, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 
1857
Charles LJL Bonaparte, Corsican/French prince of Canino, dies at 54 
1857
Thomas Dick, Scottish scientific teacher and writer (b. 1774) 
1859
Auguste Mathieu Panseron, composer, dies at 63 
1863
Edward Needle Kirk, US Union brig-general, dies in battle at about 35 
1886
Adolf Muller, composer, dies at 84 
1886
Solomon Gazfried, rabbi/author (Kitzur Shulchan Aruch), dies 
1886
Adolf Müller Sr., Wiener Blut 
1887
Agostino Depretis, Italian statesman (d. 1813) 
1890
Vincent van Gogh, painter, dies in Auvers, France 
1890
Vincent van Gogh, Van Gogh: Painted with Words 
1891
Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Bhranti Bilas 
1897
Joost G Kist, lawyer/president of High Council (1885-97), dies at 74 
1900
Umberto I, Italian King (1878-1900) assassinated by Gaetano Bresci 
1900
Sigbjørn Obstfelder, Dikt og prosa av Sigbjørn Obstfelder 
1906
Alexandre Luigini, composer, dies at 56 
1913
Tobias MC Asser, lawyer (Nobel 1911), dies 
1918
Ernest William Christmas, Australian painter (b. 1863) 
1922
Edward Gailliard, Flemish language/archaeologist, dies at 81 
1923
Elisabeth Christensen, Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages 
1925
Mark Fenton, The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse 
1930
Alexander von Fielitz, composer, dies at 69 
1933
Gerhard Rusenkrone Schjelderup, composer, dies at 73 
1934
Didier Pitre, French Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1883) 
1938
Nikolai Krylenko, Russian/Soviet jurist and politician (b. 1885) 
1938
Boris Shumyatskiy, Bezhin lug 
1939
Ed Porter, Her Fighting Chance 
1939
Raymond Brown, The Story of Louis Pasteur 
1939
Monte Vandergrift, The Phantom Creeps 
1940
Saxon Kling, The Indestructible Wife 
1941
James Stephenson, actor (Sea Hawk, River's End), dies at 52 
1941
Charles Murray, The Wizard of Oz 
1941
Eddie Leonard, Melody Lane 
1941
James Stephenson, The Letter 
1942
Robert J. Horner, Trails of Treachery 
1943
Will Armstrong, Clancy's Kosher Wedding 
1944
Edith Ellison, If I Had a Million 
1946
Jack W. Johnston, The Virginian 
1947
Valce Clegg, Lucky Spurs 
1948
Charles Richards, Thief or Angel 
1948
Charles Richards, Gone with the Wind 
1950
Joe Fry, British racing driver (b. 1915) 
1953
Werner Bernhardy, Hokum 
1954
Coen de Koning, Dutch speed skater (b. 1879) 
1954
Daniel L. Haynes, Hallelujah 
1956
Ludwig Klages, German philosopher (Study of Graves), dies at 83 
1957
William Gilmore, A Romeo of the Range 
1957
Ricardo Rojas, The Knight of the Sword 
1957
Eugenia Night, Untamed Frontier 
1958
Charles O'Malley, actor in silent westerns (Iron Horse), dies at 61 
1958
Suzanne Dantès, Circonstances atténuantes 
1958
Line Dariel, Le martyr de Bougival 
1958
Charles O'Malley, The Big Switch 
1959
Barrett Willoughby, Spawn of the North 
1960
Richard Simon, co-founder (Simon & Shuster), dies 
1962
Leo Hansen, Knud 
1962
Burt Shotton, 1949 MLB All-Star Game 
1963
Dave Smith, cricketer (2 Tests in 1912 Australian side), dies 
1963
Dorian Le Gallienne, composer, dies at 48 
1963
Nancy Evans, Life with Father 
1964
Vean Gregg, American baseball player (b. 1885) 
1965
Mack Williams, Cape Fear 
1966
Pal Jardanyi, composer, dies at 44 
1970
John G B Barbirolli, English conductor/composer, dies at 70 
1970
Jonel Perlea, composer, dies at 69 
1973
Eileen Percy, silent film actress (Wicked, Backstage), dies at 72 
1973
Norm Smith, Australian rules footballer and coach (b. 1915) 
1973
Roger Williamson, English racing driver (b. 1948) 
1974
Cass Elliot, singer (Mamas & Papas), dies from heart attack in London at 32 
1974
Erich Kästner, German author (b. 1899) 
1975
James [Benjamin] Blish, sci-fi author (Star Trek Reader), dies at 54 
1976
Mickey Cohen, American gangster (b. 1913) 
1977
Austin Matthews, cricketer (Test Eng v NZ 1937), dies 
1977
Paul Wrangell, What Next, Corporal Hargrove? 
1978
Wesley La Violette, composer, dies at 84 
1979
Herbert Marcuse, philosopher (Eros & Civilization), dies at 81 
1979
Bill Todman, American television producer (b. 1916) 
1979
Bill Todman, The Price Is Right 
1979
Phil Boutelje, Inglourious Basterds 
1979
Mary Ford,  
1980
Jan Tausinger, composer, dies at 58 
1980
Kaarlo Valkama, Calamari Union 
1980
Bertram Dench, Flood Tide 
1980
Jan Tausinger, Borisek - malý serzhant 
1981
Robert Moses, American urban planner (b. 1888) 
1981
Jean-Michel Caradec, Episode dated 10 October 1974 
1981
Sydney Kyte, Saturday Night Revue 
1982
Cor[nelis R J] Kieboom, resistor/President Feyenoord, dies at 81 
1982
Harold Sakata, actor (Kenji-Sarge), dies at 62 
1982
Richard N Gale, English general/paracommandant, dies at 86 
1982
Harold Sakata, Goldfinger 
1983
David Niven, actor (Rugues), dies in Switzerland at 73 
1983
J B Charles, [Willem Nagel], Dutch criminologist/writer, dies at 83 
1983
Luis Buñuel, director (Monk), dies of cirrhosis of liver at 83 
1983
Raymond Massey, actor (Dr Kildare), dies of pneumonia at 86 
1983
Carlo Orlandi, Era lei che lo voleva! 
1983
Luis Buñuel, The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie 
1983
Joan Rees, My Sister and I 
1983
Albert Hehn, The Honors of War 
1983
David Niven, The Pink Panther 
1984
Fred Waring, orchestra leader (Fred Waring Show), dies at 84 
1984
Woodrow Parfey, actor (Time Express), dies at 61 of a heart attack 
1984
David Williams, Kadoyng 
1984
Hanne Brinkmann, Das Mädel von nebenan 
1984
Herbert Braggiotti, The Symphony Murder Mystery 
1984
Fred Waring, Episode #3.26 
1984
Colonel Rémy, The Monocle 
1984
Woodrow Parfrey, Planet of the Apes 
1985
James F Nolan, actor (Dante), dies of cancer at 69 
1985
James Nolan, Dirty Harry 
1986
Sullivan C. Richardson, Rubber River 
1986
Corona Paynter, Every Mother's Son 
1986
Natalya Uzhviy, Raduga 
1987
Arthur Chipperfield, cricketer (14 Tests for Australia), dies 
1987
Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay, Bengali author (b. 1894) 
1987
Melio Caluori, Tell It to the Marines 
1987
Joe D'Igalo, Gulliver's Travels 
1987
Bibhutibhusan Mukhopadhyay, Sriman Prithviraj 
1987
Tadeusz Makarczynski, Exodus 
1988
Ellin Berlin, [MacKay], Mrs Irving Berlin, dies at 86 
1988
Ethel Corcoran, Benjamin Bunter: Book Agent 
1988
Dick Swidde, Village by the River 
1988
Mark Groseclose, Fallen Idol 
1988
Pete Drake, Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter 
1989
Carl Greyson, The Ghost of Frankenstein/Mark of the Vampire 
1989
Rudy Zamora, The Bullwinkle Show 
1989
Ryutaro Tatsumi, The Ballad of Narayama 
1989
Walter Sarmell, Turn of the Century 
1989
Nancy Andrews, Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams 
1990
Bruno Kreisky, union chancellor Austria, dies 
1990
Bruno Kreisky, Der beste Schriftsteller unter den zeitgenössischen Wasserballern - Friedrich Torberg und seine Beziehung zum Sport 
1990
Ferenc Máriássy, Otpusk za svoy schyot 
1990
Georges Conchon, 7 morts sur ordonnance 
1991
Jérôme Goulven, Nous sommes tous des assassins 
1991
Christian de Castries,  
1991
Maria Antinea, The Games Men Play 
1992
Tavio Amorin, Togolese politician, murdered 
1992
Dominik Smole, Dancing in the Rain 
1992
William Mathias, Forward to First Principles 
1993
AJA Quintus Bosz, Indonesian/Suriname lawyer, dies at 78 
1993
Joyce Haber, Bed-Time Vaudeville 
1993
Robert Guez, Le milliardaire 
1994
Dorothy Crowfoot-Hodgkin, chemist (B-12, Nobel 1964), dies at 78 
1994
Francisco Veguillas, Spanish general, murdered at 68 
1994
John Bayard Britton, abortion doctor, killed by Paul Hill 
1994
Maria Meriko, Genitrix 
1994
Joe Schorn, Die Nacht der Entscheidung 
1994
Robert Crosby, The Lost Boys 
1994
Robin Cook, He Died with His Eyes Open 
1994
Mussum, Os Trapalhões 
1995
Philippe De Lacy, Peter Pan 
1995
Curado Ribeiro, Noite de Reis 
1995
Rista Djordjevic, Appuntamento col disonore 
1995
Leonid Bakshtayev, Petlya Oriona 
1995
Les Elgart, Bowling for Columbine 
1996
Aruna Asaf Ali, politician, dies at 88 
1996
Ric Nordman, Canadian politician (b. 1919) 
1996
Jason Thirsk, American bassist (Pennywise) (b. 1967) 
1996
Jason Thirsk, SubUrbia 
1996
Vladimir Kraus-Rajteric, The Battle of Neretva 
1996
Halsey Melone, The Hemp Reeger Case 
1996
Sean Roberge, In the Mouth of Madness 
1997
Roberta McGowan, Jubilo, Jr. 
1997
Chuck Wayne, Åke Hasselgård story 
1997
Shinsaku Himeda, Vengeance is Mine 
1997
Leo Talent, The Honeymooners: In Twenty-Five Words or Less 
1997
Graham Curnow, Horrors of the Black Museum 
1997
Johnny Farago, Episode #3.5 
1997
Oliver Osterberg, Grumpy Old Men 
1997
Edith Volkmann, Men... 
1997
Costa Ferreira, O Tarzan do 5o Esquerdo 
1998
Jerome Robbins, American choreographer (b. 1918) 
1998
Branko Blazina, Salas u Malom Ritu 
1998
Peter Tors, Bad Boys 
1998
Zlatko 'Tschik' Cajkovski, Wenn Ludwig ins Manöver zieht 
1998
Stanley Burns, Radio Days 
1998
William Chappelle, Dave Chappelle: Killin' Them Softly 
1998
Bharathan, The Chieftain's Son 
1998
Doris Nolan, Holiday 
1998
Jerome Robbins, West Side Story 
1998
O.Z. Whitehead, The Grapes of Wrath 
1999
Anita Carter, Johnny Cash i København 
1999
André Soubiran, Journal d'une femme en blanc 
1999
Yelena Fadeyeva, Visokosnyy god 
1999
Rajendra Kumar, Mother India 
1999
Neville Becker, Call Me Genius 
2000
Marina Polbentseva, Segodnya novyy attraktsion 
2000
Åke Hodell, Guttersnipes 
2000
S. Bruce Wineinger, The Silence of the Lambs 
2000
Laurence E. Mascott, Murder for Credit 
2000
René Favaloro, René Favaloro 
2001
Edward Gierek, Polish politician (b. 1913) 
2001
Wau Holland, German computer hacker (b. 1951) 
2001
Jack E. Rhodes, CCCP 1 
2001
Alex Nicol, The Screaming Skull 
2001
Helen Muspratt, Helen Muspratt 
2001
Edward Gierek,  
2001
Peter Reistenhofer, Anton und Antonia 
2002
Sudhir Phadke, Veer Savarkar 
2002
Peter Bayliss, From Russia with Love 
2002
Phil Smith, Inside Moves 
2002
Andy Wilson, Walter Hammond - A Cricketing Great 
2002
François Viaur, Amélie 
2002
Joel Oliansky, The Competition 
2002
Ion Gabella, Open Your Eyes 
2003
Foday Sankoh, Sierra Leonean rebel leader (b. 1937) 
2003
Peter Schofield, The Last Furlong 
2003
Gilles Quéant, Vivre Sa Vie 
2003
Jop Pannekoek, Urbanus: Hiep Hiep Rahoe 
2003
Luther Henderson, Ain't Misbehavin' 
2003
Tex McCrary, 5/29/1950 
2003
Johnny Walker, Chachi 420 
2003
Pino Passalacqua, Uno + uno + uno verso l'avventura 
2003
Eva Wolas, Ain't No Time for Glory 
2003
Graham Stewart, The Cockleshell Heroes 
2003
Philip L. Parslow, The Paper Chase 
2004
Rena Vlahopoulou, Greek actress and singer (b. 1923) 
2004
Egil Hagen, Flukt fra paradiset 
2004
Nafisa Joseph, C.A.T.S 
2004
Ellen Auerbach, Ringl and Pit 
2004
Mark Daly Richards, The Jewel of the Nile 
2005
Pat McCormick, Under the Rainbow 
2005
Mile Lojpur, Okretne igre 
2005
Michael Stone, Transporter 2 
2005
Hildegarde, Episode dated 8 May 1955 
2006
Jack Spratt, Wildfire 
2006
Pierre Vidal-Naquet, The Mystery of Paul 
2006
Halit Çapin, Ten Fearless Women 
2006
Edwin Tobolowsky, In the Year 2889 
2006
Victoria Kapsaski, My Head Hurts 
2007
Mike Reid, English comedian and actor (b. 1940) 
2007
Michel Serrault, French actor (b. 1928) 
2007
Tom Snyder, American television personality (b. 1936) 
2007
Marvin Zindler, American television reporter (b. 1921) 
2007
Bill Robinson, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles 
2007
Bill Robinson, Darryl Strawberry 
2007
Michel Serrault, La Cage aux Folles 
2007
Mike Reid, Snatch. 
2007
Phil Drabble, One Man and His Dog 
2007
Chris Schwarz, A Brief History of Time 
2007
Tom Snyder, Episode #2.22 
2007
Marvin Zindler, Eyewitness News 
2008
Ishmeet Singh Sodhi, Indian Playback Singer (b. 1989) 
2008
Luther Davis, Kismet 
2008
Heinz Kruse, Ein Stern geht auf aus Jaakob 
2008
F.C. Mehra, Professor 
2008
Eula Beal, Concert Magic 
2008
Mate Parlov, Hermano 
2008
Diane Fisher, The Villain Still Pursued Her 
2008
Ana Helena Berenguer, The Face of Gabriel Ortiz 
2008
Bozidar Bunjevac, Kuduz 
2008
Pablo Beltrán Ruiz, Silver Linings Playbook 
2008
Leopoldo Fernandez, Inútil 
2009
Gayatri Devi, Ex-Maharani of Indian state Jaipur. (b. 1919) 
2009
Renato Pagliari, I Love Christmas 
2009
Dinah Gottliebova, From Bitter Earth - Artists of the Holocaust 
2009
Rajan P. Dev, Arya 
2009
Wanda Faye, Desperado 
2009
Michelle Partlow, Evil on Queen Street 
2009
Irma Kusely, Yours, Mine and Ours 
2009
Joanne Jordan, Written on the Wind 
2010
Bernard West, Three's Company 
2010
Robert Tucker, Iron Curtain 
2010
Lorene Yarnell Jansson, Spaceballs 
2010
Peter R. Romero, Speed 
2010
Jonathan Appel, Pushing Tom 
2010
Tom Basham, An Eye for an Eye 
2010
Edward Dymek, Na zamku straszy 
2010
Matt Baranski, Fallen Champ: The Untold Story of Mike Tyson 
2010
António Feio, Sorte Nula 
2010
Schuyler Standish, Blood and Sand 
2011
Dela Maria Vaags, De avonden 
2011
Jean Afrique, Vanity Fair 
2011
Takeshi Miyaji, Silpheed 
2011
Nella Martinetti, The Eurovision Song Contest 
2011
Richard Marsh, Ian Hislop Goes Off the Rails 
2011
Peter Luxford, Cinderella Man 
2011
Gene McDaniels, Casino 
2011
Muharem Pervic, Bekstva 
2011
Claude Laydu, Diary of a Country Priest 
2011
Leiland Jaynes, Texasville 
2012
Chris Marker, Twelve Monkeys 
2012
Dariusz Kuc, Dekalog, siedem 
2012
Jo Dreihann-Holenia, Bad Spy 
2012
John Finnegan, An American Tail 
2012
August Kowalczyk, A Generation 
2012
Santos Manuel, The Jew 
2012
Hans-Gerd Sonnenburg, Looping 
2013
Christian Benítez, Ecuadorian footballer, dies from heart failure at 27 
2013
Peter Minich, Die Landstreicher 
2013
Jochen Wedegärtner, Schwarz und weiß wie Tage und Nächte 
2013
Douglas Kinnard, Cambodia and Laos 
2013
Draga Matkovic, Die Hundertjährigen - Wer kennt das Methusalemgeheimnis? 
2013
Walter Malosetti, Oscar Alemán, vida con swing 
2014
Jay Maeder, Murder, Inc. 
2014
Thomas R. St. George, Campus Honeymoon 
2014
Kaarin Raid, 'Hukkunud Alpinisti' hotell 
2014
Giorgio Gaslini, Deep Red 
2014
Gunnar Eneskär, Ett svårskött pastorat 
2014
Jack Kandel, Chain Reaction 
2014
María Antonia Iglesias, Episode #5.29 
2014
Idris Muhammad, Return to Gorée 
2014
Jon Cavaiani, Medal of Honor with Ed Tracy: Jon R. Cavaiani 
2014
Turo Unho, Marik-parkani 
2015
Sylvie Turbová, A Pact with the Devil 
2015
Antony Holland, McCabe & Mrs. Miller 
2015
Mike Pyle, Chicago Bears vs. Los Angeles Rams 
2015
Wanda Puryear, BackPage 
2015
Peter O'Sullevan, The Year of Sir Ivor 
2016
Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara dies aged 87 
2016
Indian writer Mahasweta Devi dies aged 90 
2016
Lu Gusun, celebrated professor and lexicographer, dies aged 76 
2016
Jerry Doyle, best known for playing Michael Garibaldi on Babylon 5, dies aged 60 
2016
Neighbours actress Vivean Gray, who played Mrs Mangel, dies aged 92 
2017
Diversity's Robert Anker dead: Britain's Got Talent star dies aged 27 after car accident 
2017
Actor Inder Kumar dies aged 43 
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