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1886Franz Liszt [Ferencz], Hungarian pianist/composer, dies at 74

1875Andrew Johnson, 17th pres, dies in Tennessee at 66

54 BCAurelia Cotta, mother of Julius Caesar, dies at 66

1784Denis Diderot, French writer/philosopher, dies at 70

July 31st Deaths
Date Event
54
Aurelia Cotta, mother of Julius Caesar, dies at 66 
BC
AD
855
Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal, Muslim Jurisprudent (b. 780) 
1358
Etienne Marcel, French textile merchant/reformer/Boer leader, dies 
1396
William Courtenay, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1342) 
1508
Na'od, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1494) 
1556
Saint Ignatius of Loyola, Spanish knight from a Basque noble family, hermit, priest, theologian and founder of the Society of Jesus, dies in Rome at about 65 
1566
Bartholome de Casas, Spanish historian/bishop of Chiapa, dies at 92 
1648
Benedictus J van Haeften, poet (Regia thru Crucis), dies at about 60 
1653
Thomas Dudley, Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony (b. 1576) 
1693
Willem Calf, Rotterdams still life painter, dies at 73 
1726
Nicolaus II Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician (b. 1695) 
1729
Nicola Francesco Haym, Rodelinda 
1750
Johan V, King of Portugal, dies 
1763
James Kent, Fredericksburgh NY, legal scholar (Columbia), dies 
1784
Denis Diderot, French writer/philosopher, dies at 70 
1784
Denis Diderot, Les dames du Bois de Boulogne 
1790
Johann Christian Frischmuth, composer, dies at 48 
1795
Jose B da Gama, Portuguese poet (East Uraguay), dies at 54 
1795
Raniero de Calzabigi, Alceste 
1811
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Mexican hero priest, executed by Spanish 
1849
Sándor Petöfi, Petöfi '73 
1864
Louis Hachette, French publisher, dies at 64 
1875
Andrew Johnson, 17th pres, dies in Tennessee at 66 
1886
Franz Liszt [Ferencz], Hungarian pianist/composer, dies at 74 
1886
Franz Liszt, Shine 
1891
Jean-Baptist Capronnier, French/Belgian painter, dies at 77 
1907
Joseph Hatton, John Needham's Double 
1911
Jack Edwards, cricketer (1888 Ashes tourist), dies 
1913
John Milne, British Geologist, Seismologist, and Anthropologist who developed the first modern seismograph, dies of Bright's disease at 62 
1914
A J Jean Jaurès, French socialist (L'Humanité/Les Preuves), murdered= 
1914
Jean Jaurès,  
1917
Charlie Finlason, cricketer (South Africa's 1st Test), dies 
1917
Francis Ledwidge, Irish poet (b. 1881) 
1917
Hedd Wyn, Welsh poet (b. 1887) 
1918
Peter Nansen, Lille Klaus og store Klaus 
1919
R G Barlow, cricketer (591 runs/34 wickets/17 Tests for England), dies 
1921
Edgar Saltus, Daughters of the Rich 
1932
Francesco Paolo Neglia, composer, dies at 58 
1933
Norman Devol, The Son of the Golden West 
1937
Charles Hires, American Inventor and Manufacturer of the Hires Root Beer beverage, dies at 85 
1938
Valerian Gunia, Khanuma 
1940
Whitney Krakower, US gangster, murderrd by "Bugsy" Siegel 
1940
Joseph Brotherton, Tarzan the Fearless 
1942
Francis E Younghusband, British journalist/explorer, dies at 79 
1943
Hedley Verity, cricketer (144 wickets in 40 Tests), dies in POW camp 
1943
Paavo Kostioja, Laivan kannella 
1943
Sada Cowan, Smouldering Fires 
1943
Joe Goodwin, Anger Management 
1944
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince 
1944
Jacek Rotmil, Dzien wielkiej przygody 
1944
Yasha Bunchuk, The Heat's On 
1945
Ludwig Müller, Triumph of the Will 
1945
Kate Rorke, Everybody's Business 
1945
Alida B. Jones, Her Moment 
1946
Joseph Manning, Rags 
1947
Thomas Job, The Two Mrs. Carrolls 
1948
Maria "Marie" Hens, Flemish actress (Female Revue), dies at 70 
1948
Lucy Mercer,  
1951
J of Oudshoorn, [John K Feylbrief], writer (Maze of Sentences), dies 
1951
Ira M. Lowry, Speedy Meade 
1952
N B F "Tufty" Mann, cricketer (South African slow lefty 1947-51), dies 
1952
Waldemar Bonsels, Die Biene Maja und ihre Abenteuer 
1952
Clara Viebig, Das tägliche Brot 
1953
Robert Taft, (Sen-R-Oh) "Mr Republican", dies in NY at 63 
1953
Robert A. Taft, World Leaders on Peace and Democracy 
1953
Kornel Makuszynski, The Two Who Stole the Moon 
1954
Onofre Marimón, Argentine racing driver (b. 1923) 
1954
Renée Carl, Une dame vraiment bien 
1954
Erkki Eirto, Runon kuningas ja muuttolintu 
1955
Robert Francis, The Caine Mutiny 
1957
Guido Trento, Street Angel 
1957
Wallie Howe, Twenty Dollars a Week 
1958
Ludwig G.B. Erb, The Crimson Stain Mystery 
1959
Alma Lagoni, Storstadens Hyæne 
1960
Karl Hasse, composer, dies at 77 
1960
Janusz Jaron, First Start 
1961
Joe Murphy, Andy's Stump Speech 
1962
David Boehm, Always 
1964
Jim Reeves, US country singer, dies in air crash at 39 
1964
Jim Reeves, The Man Who Fell to Earth 
1965
James Rennie, actor (Wilson, Skylark, Illicit), dies at 75 
1966
Alex E von Falkenhausen, German general, dies at 87 
1966
Andrej Bagar, Jánosik 
1967
Mario Varvoglis, composer, dies at 81 
1967
Richard Kuhn, German chemist, dies 
1968
Gertrude Short, actress (Stella Dallas, Blonde Venus), dies at 66 
1968
Gerda Maurus, Spies 
1969
Harry Ahlin, Port of Call 
1970
Walter Briggs, Jr., American sports executive (b. 1912) 
1972
Paul-Henri Spaak, Belgian premier/sect-gen (NATO, 1957-61), dies at 73 
1975
Mark Liebrecht, Parking Opera 
1976
Elaine Ramsey, The Sin of Harold Diddlebock 
1977
Stacy Moskowitz, shot to death by Son of Sam, at 20 
1978
Carleton Percy Hobbs, actor (I Claudius, Dark Places), dies at 80 
1978
Enoch Light, orchestra leader (Gulf Road Show with Bob Smith), dies at 70 
1978
Branimir Tori Jankovic, Bloody Tale 
1978
Werner Finck, Roses for the Prosecutor 
1978
Günther Rennert, Zwei oder drei Ehen 
1979
Beatrix Lehmann, actress (Psyche '59, Rat, Staircase), dies at 76 
1979
Beatrix Lehmann, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold 
1980
Bobby Van, actor/TV host (Make Me Laugh), dies of cancer at 49 
1980
Mohd. Rafi, Indian playback singer (b. 1924) 
1980
Mohammad Rafi, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 
1980
Bobby Van, Make Me Laugh 
1980
Markku Lahtela, Girl of Finland 
1981
Gen Omar Torrijos, leader of Panama, dies in plane crash 
1981
Stefania Rotolo, Piccolo slam 
1983
Helen Kapp,  
1983
Zoran Milosavljevic, The Prem 
1983
Eva Pawlik, Frühling auf dem Eis 
1984
Bill Raisch, one armed actor (Fred Johnson-Fugitive), dies at 79 
1984
Paul Le Flem, composer, dies at 103 
1984
Ed King Cross, Happily Ever After 
1984
John 'Beans' Reardon, The Giant Mutiny 
1984
Ljubisa Kozomara, The Rats Woke Up 
1984
Bill Raisch, The Ivy Maze 
1984
Brooks Morton, The Three Sisters 
1985
Eugene Carson Blake, sec-gen World Council of Churches, dies at 78 
1985
Murray Chapple, cricketer (14 Tests for NZ, 497 runs), dies 
1985
Germaine Krull, L'amitié noire 
1986
Theodore "Teddy" Wilson, US jazz pianist/arranger, dies at 73 
1986
Chiune Sugihara, Japanese diplomat (b. 1900) 
1986
Iris Knape, Kuisma ja Helinä 
1986
Nikolay Sibeikin, War and Peace 
1986
Teddy Wilson, Catch Me If You Can 
1986
Trude Brentina, Blonder Tango 
1986
Stanley Ellin, The Big Night 
1986
Diana King, Pink Floyd The Wall 
1987
Michael Staniforth, Episode #1.1 
1987
Aleksei Parkhomenko, Beg 
1987
Joseph E. Levine, A Bridge Too Far 
1987
Kazimierz Korcelli, Awantura o Basie 
1988
Trinidad Silva, killed in auto accident at 38 
1988
Trinidad Silva, UHF 
1988
Fanny Rowe, Jane Eyre 
1988
Raymond Stross, The Fox 
1989
Bull Moose Jackson, Cry-Baby 
1989
Marcella Napp, Pandora 
1989
Ferenc Fehér, A lóvátett város 
1990
Fernando Sancho, dies after operation for malignant tumor at 72 
1990
Albert Leduc, French Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1902) 
1990
Hüseyin Peyda, Dünyayi Kurtaran Adam 
1990
Eugen Bergen, Österreich 9 Zinnober Merkur 
1990
Jan Stussy, Gravity Is My Enemy 
1990
Sigfrid Tor, Secret Service in Darkest Africa 
1990
Fernando Sancho, Return of the Evil Dead 
1990
Jean Shevlin, The Purple Rose of Cairo 
1992
G Harold Carswell, supreme court justice candidate 1970, dies at 72 
1992
Joseph L George, dies of cancer at 65 
1992
Ralph Strait, dies of heart attack at 56 
1992
Sjoerd de Free, reporter (Radio Herrijzend Netherland), dies 
1992
Joe George, The Execution of Private Slovik 
1992
Uzi Peres, Ahava Rishonah 
1992
Ralph Strait, Halloween III: Season of the Witch 
1992
Leonard Cheshire, The Wall: Live in Berlin 
1993
Baudouin, king of Belgium (1951-93), dies at 62 from heart problems 
1993
Elmar Klos, director (Obzalovany, Obchod na Korze), dies at 83 
1993
Paul Henry, US Republicans Congressional leader, dies at 51 
1993
Jaclynne Greene, The Crimson Kimono 
1993
Elmar Klos, The Shop on Main Street 
1993
Lenore Aubert, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein 
1993
King Baudouin, Baudouin, König der Belgier 
1994
Anne Shelton, British singer (Glenn Miller Band), dies at 66 
1994
Caitlin Thomas, dies 
1994
G de Ru, chairman of Dutch Reformed Synode, dies 
1994
Pieter C Buitendijk, co-founder (Free Netherlands), dies at 92 
1994
Vadim Grachyov, Problem Child 
1994
Sylvia Rosales, Always Leave Them Laughing 
1994
Dean Dorn, West Point of the Air 
1994
Anne Shelton, Episode dated 20 April 1959 
1994
Caitlin Thomas, Kane on Friday 
1995
Genevieve Tobin Keighley, actress (Zaza, Great Gambini), dies at 83 
1995
Dana Satterfield,  
1995
Lola Todd, Pocahontas and John Smith 
1996
Joan "Maudie" Warburton, painter, dies at 76 
1996
Michael Jinks, child care pioneer, dies at 59 
1996
Seagram Miller, American rapper (b. 1970) 
1996
Barry Beckerman, Raid on Entebbe 
1997
Edith Fore, pitchwoman (I've fallen and I can't get up!), dies at 81 
1997
Ulrich Ernst Simon, theologian, dies at 63 
1997
Eddie Miller, Columbia Panoramics: Tomorrow's Stars 
1997
Wade B. Rubottom, The Philadelphia Story 
1998
Serge Golovine, Le spectre de la danse 
1998
Sylvia Field, Search for Tomorrow 
1999
Elena Zareschi, Ulysses 
2000
Hendrik Christoffel Van de Hulst, Dutch Astronomer, dies at 81 
2000
Maurice Karl, Episode #1.770 
2000
Eugene Pendleton, Two a Penny 
2000
William Maxwell, Episode dated 1 March 1995 
2000
Chattie Salaman, Look Me in the Eye 
2000
Angela Bruce, The Challengers 
2001
Poul Anderson, American author (b. 1926) 
2001
Francisco da Costa Gomes, 16th President of Portugal (b. 1914) 
2001
Friedrich Franz, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (b. 1910) 
2001
Poul Anderson, The High Crusade 
2001
Miklós Vásárhelyi, Örökség 
2001
Fred Carson, Operation -- Annihilate! 
2001
Ivan Staff, The Day of the Wreck 
2002
Pauline Chan, From Beijing with Love 
2002
Slávka Budínová, Kolya 
2002
Marja Rankkala, Matka Biarritziin 
2002
Francis Searle, Cloudburst 
2003
Guido Crepax, Italian comics artist (b. 1933) 
2003
Matti Dahlberg, Il capitano 
2003
Peter Schwed, The Lawrenceville Stories 
2003
Frederick Coffin, Identity 
2003
Klára Jerneková, Case for a Rookie Hangman 
2003
Richard H. Bauman, Emily Vanderlip's Elopement 
2003
Anatoli Kabulov, Klyatva Dzhantaya 
2004
Virginia Grey, American actress (b. 1917) 
2004
Laura Betti, Italian actress (b. 1927) 
2004
Petra Peters, Girls Behind Bars 
2004
Robert James, Cold Comfort Farm 
2004
Isabella Nadolny, Das Haus im Nebel 
2004
Virginia Grey, All That Heaven Allows 
2004
György Vízvári, Helsinki 1952: Games of the XV Olympiad 
2004
Laura Betti, 1900 
2005
Wim Duisenberg, Dutch banker (b. 1935) 
2005
Mantle Hood, Lord Jim 
2005
Les Braid, Big Beat '64 
2005
Anna Chappell, The Man in the Moon 
2005
Alfredo Papa, Stormtroopers II 
2006
Paul Eells, American sportscaster (b. 1935) 
2006
Leslie Klein, The Frighteners 
2006
Anibal Romero, La burrerita de Ypacaraí 
2006
Shiv Dayal Batish, Zalim Tera Jawab Nahin 
2006
Bob Smithies, What's the Word? 
2006
Akira Yoshimura, The Eel 
2007
Louis Kamp, The Sandpiper 
2007
Ryôsuke Saitô, A Hen in the Wind 
2007
Hilde Sicks, Diederk soll heiraten 
2007
Norman Cohn, Divine Magic 
2007
R.D. Wingfield, Appendix Man 
2008
Grant McReynolds, Hitman Hart: Wrestling with Shadows 
2008
Lee Young, Frankie Howerd 
2008
Víctor Hugo Rascón, Morir en el golfo 
2009
Sir Bobby Robson, English professional football player and manager (b. 1933) 
2009
Harry Alan Towers, English film producer and screenwriter (b. 1920) 
2009
Ilona Christen, Hinter Gittern - Zwischen Soap und Wirklichkeit 
2009
Stephanie Garland, The Underworld Story 
2009
Harry Alan Towers, The Mangler 
2009
Keith Macklin, Episode #1.4 
2009
Bobby Robson, Soccer's Hard Men 
2009
Qianli Qian, Street Angel 
2009
Mary Carrillo, The Little Apartment 
2009
Ulrich Radke, A Vision 
2009
Jean-Paul Roussillon, A Christmas Tale 
2010
George Richey, Episode #5.21 
2010
Cyro Del Nero, Vozes do Medo 
2010
Erich Mehl, Die Schönste 
2010
Dan Resin, Caddyshack 
2010
Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Rocco and His Brothers 
2010
Feliks Pasic, Medju nama: Slobodan Perovic 
2010
Philippe Avron, Birds, Orphans and Fools 
2010
Mitch Miller, No Direction Home: Bob Dylan 
2010
Lee Lockwood, Fidel Castro 
2010
Tom Mankiewicz, Ladyhawke 
2011
Dan Carrington, Blade: Trinity 
2011
Clyde Holding, The Last Man Hanged 
2011
Louis, Decak iz Junkovca 
2011
Peter Clune, Blast of Silence 
2011
Binka Zhelyazkova, A byahme mladi 
2011
Barry Delaney, The Phantom Kid 
2011
Martin Humer, Der Pornojäger - Eine Hatz zwischen Lust und Politik 
2011
Carl Steven, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids 
2011
Mariella Lo Giudice, Cinema Paradiso 
2011
George Rogatkin, The Duel 
2011
Tom Garvin, The Pleasures of Innocence 
2012
Gore Vidal, American author, dies from pneumonia at 86 
2012
Malgorzata Gudejko, Niech zyje milosc 
2012
Maria Janecka, The Two Who Stole the Moon 
2012
Silvia Seidel, Anna 
2012
Rudolf Kreitlein, Episode dated 5 November 1975 
2012
Barbara Anson, The Owl and the Pussycat 
2012
Tony Sly, One Nine Nine Four 
2012
Gore Vidal, Caligula 
2012
Carla Lupi, Os Imortais 
2013
Michael Ansara, American actor, dies at 91 
2013
Jon Manchip White, Crack in the World 
2013
Gail Levin, James Dean: Sense Memories 
2013
Michael Ansara, The Message 
2013
Martha Ketchum, L'inevitable subtile 
2013
Jim Capper, Emmerdale 
2013
Jean Michel Lemetayer, Episode dated 15 October 2005 
2014
Jorge Jacobson, Telefé noticias a las 12 
2014
H.K. Baird, Fourth Witness: The Mary Whitmer Story 
2014
Nabarun Bhattacharya, Herbert 
2014
Jim Frederick, 39 Years 6 Months 4 Days/Michael Jordan/Rex 
2014
Warren Bennis, Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard 
2014
Kenny Ireland, Crossing the Line 
2014
José Menezes, O Mundo Mágico dos Trapalhões 
2014
Johannes Grossmann, Die Pille 
2015
Takeshi Katô, Ran 
2015
Gerald S. O'Loughlin, In Cold Blood 
2015
Krassimir Kroumov, Pod edno nebe 
2015
László Sinkó, 1 
2015
Billy Pierce, The Story of America's Classic Ballparks 
2016
Voice of classic kids TV character Postman Pat dies aged 83 
2016
Ex-steel boss John Graham dies aged 81 
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