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1527Niccolo Machiavelli, Florentine statesman/author, dies at 57

1377Edward III, king of England (1327-77), dies at 64

June 21st Deaths
Date Event
223
Liu Bei, Emperor of Shu Han (b. 161) 
524
Chlodomir, king of the France to Orleans (511-24), dies at about 28 
1205
Enrico Dandolo, Doge of Venice (b. 1107) 
1208
Philip of Swabia, King of Germany and duke of Swabia (b. 1177) 
1305
King Wenceslaus II of Bohemia and Poland (b. 1271) 
1377
Edward III, king of England (1327-77), dies at 64 
1421
Jean Le Maingre, Marshal of France (b. 1366) 
1527
Niccolo Machiavelli, Florentine statesman/author, dies at 57 
1527
Niccolò Machiavelli, La mandragola 
1529
John Skelton, English poet, dies at about 69 
1547
Sebastiano del Piombo, Italian painter (b. 1485) 
1573
Antonie van Burgundy, mayor of sealand, dies in battle 
1582
Oda Nobunaga, Japanese warlord (b. 1534) 
1591
Aloysius [Luigi] van Gonzaga, Prince/Italian Jesuit saint, dies 
1621
Kryštof Harant, Polish soldier, writer, and composer (b. 1564) 
1631
John Smith, English explorer, dies 
1652
Inigo Jones, English architect (b. 1573) 
1738
Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount Townshend, English statesman (b. 1674) 
1824
Étienne Aignan, French writer (b. 1773) 
1827
José Joaquín Fernández de Lizardi, A Bug's Life 
1828
Leandro Fernández de Moratín, El médico a palos 
1865
Frances Adeline Seward, wife of United States Secretary of State William H. Seward (b. 1824) 
1874
Anders Jonas Ångström, Swedish physicist (b. 1814) 
1876
Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, Mexican general (took Alamo), dies at 79 
1884
Alexander, prince/last male descendent of Johan W Friso, dies 
1887
Adolf Schimon, composer, dies at 67 
1893
Leland Stanford, American business tycoon and founder of Stanford University 
1893
Leland Stanford, Sallie Gardner at a Gallop 
1900
Polibo Fumagalli, composer, dies at 69 
1908
Nikolai A Rimski-Korssakov, Russian composer (Sheherazade), dies at 64 
1908
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, The Intouchables 
1913
Stefan O Iosif, Romanian poet (Beautiful Irine), dies at 37 
1914
Glauco Velasquez, composer, dies at 30 
1914
Bertha von Suttner, Austrian writer and pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1843) 
1914
Glauco Velasquez, A Missa do Galo 
1914
Bertha von Suttner, Down with Weapons 
1921
Clemens Kaufung, The Pied Piper of Hamelin 
1925
Jan H Leopold, poet/classical (translated Omar Khayyam), dies at 60 
1925
Benjamin D. Cleveland, Down to the Sea in Ships 
1929
Marietta Millner, The City Gone Wild 
1930
Hans Hedemark, Lodsens datter 
1930
Lajos Szalkai, Szép Ilonka 
1931
Nellie Stewart, Nell Gwynne 
1933
Umberto Paradisi, The Explosion of Fort B 2 
1933
Paul Kester, Nell Gwynne 
1934
[James] Thorne Smith, US, sci-fi author (Stray Lamb, Turnabout) 
1934
Thorne Smith, Topper 
1934
Tom Maguire, The Savage 
1935
Al Ochs, Money on Your Life 
1935
Alfred Roller, Der Rosenkavalier 
1936
Gertrud David, In Jesu Dienst 
1936
Holworthy Hall, The Valiant 
1937
John Lince, I Love You 
1938
Mathilde Comont, Romance 
1939
Walter Belasco, The Golden Heart 
1940
Edouard Vuillard, French painter/graphic artist, dies 
1940
Hendrik Marsman, Dutch poet/writer/critic, drowns at 40 
1940
W Hasenclever, writer, dies at 49 
1940
Smedley Butler, American Marine general (b. 1881) 
1940
Ernst Dumcke, Die Seitensprünge des Herrn Blohm 
1940
Smedley Butler, American Secrets 
1940
Walter Hasenclever, Anna Christie 
1944
Jan Bonekamp, Dutch resistance fighter/friend of Hannie Schaft, dies 
1944
Elemér Thury, The Last Bohemian 
1945
Josef Hora, Czech writer/poet (Sinking Shadows), dies at 53 
1945
Nat Ferber, Circumstantial Evidence 
1946
Heinrich Kaminski, composer, dies at 59 
1947
Karel Kolár, Stavitel chrámu 
1947
Herman Darewski, Cobb 
1950
Harry Malmstedt, En stilla flirt 
1951
Charles Dillon Perrine, American astronomer (b. 1867) 
1954
Gideon Sundback, Swedish-American inventor, perfected the zipper (b. 1880) 
1954
Walter Lundin, Safety Last! 
1956
Romuald Gierasienski, Konsul Pomeranc 
1957
Don McBride, actor (Mr Clyde-My Friend Flicka), dies at 68 
1957
Frantisek Kupka, Czech writer, dies at 85 
1957
Karl Figdor, Koryatovic 
1957
Claude Farrère, El hombre que asesinó 
1957
Donald MacBride, The Seven Year Itch 
1957
Hans Herbert, Phantom of the Opera 
1957
Walter MacNamara, Human Cargoes 
1958
Ford Dabney, Sweet and Lowdown 
1958
Herbert Brenon, Laugh, Clown, Laugh 
1959
Archibald Selwyn, The Jungle 
1960
Willem van der Veer, Amsterdam bij nacht 
1962
Paul Gerrits, On the Avenue 
1962
Frank McKenzie, The Wizard of Oz 
1963
J. Edward Reynolds, Plan 9 from Outer Space 
1964
Andrew Goodman, US civil rights activist, murdered at 20 
1964
James Chaney, US civil rights activist, murdered at 21 
1964
Michael Schwerner, US civil rights activist, murder at 21 
1964
Diana Beaumont, The Raft 
1965
Bernard M Baruch, pres advisor (termed "Cold War"), dies at 94 
1968
Ruth St Denis, ballerina (Dances of the 5 Senses), dies at 91 
1969
Maureen "Little Mo" Connolly, 1st woman grand slam (1953), dies at 34 
1970
Achmed Sukarno, 1st president of Indonesia (1945-67), dies at 68 
1970
Victor M. Gover, Strangler's Morgue 
1972
Seth Bingham, composer, dies at 90 
1973
Frank Leahy, football coach (Notre Dame), dies at 64 
1975
Heinz Lau, composer, dies at 49 
1975
David Tamkin, The Sand Pebbles 
1975
Antonín Meisner, Certisko 
1976
Margaret Herrick, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences director (b. 1902) 
1977
George Elder, Ninotchka 
1978
Ulrich Steindorff, Kismet 
1979
Julian Orchard, actor (Perfect Friday, Bless this House), dies at 49 
1979
Angus Maclise, American mystic, shaman, musician, and composer (b. 1938) 
1979
Angus MacLise, Chumlum 
1979
Raymond Whitaker, The Raid 
1979
Julian Orchard, The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella 
1980
Pierre Fourie,  
1981
Gunnar Ek, composer, dies on 81st birthday 
1981
Johan Fabricius, Storm Bound 
1981
Peter Ehret, The Wonderful Adventures of Nils 
1981
Alejandro Saracino, Canuto Cañete, conscripto del 7 
1981
Herman Lima, Tigipió - Uma Questão de Amor e Honra 
1982
Alfred Schmid, The Fabulous Dorseys 
1982
Don Otis, When You're Smiling 
1982
Cotton Warburton, Mary Poppins 
1983
Anton G J van de Velde, Flemish writer/director (Tijl), dies at 87 
1983
Phyllis Bounds Detiege, The Man from Button Willow 
1983
Via Hersholt, A Star Is Born World Premiere 
1983
Danny Scholl, Top Banana 
1984
Davide Lajolo, Il vizio assurdo 
1984
Webster Booth, Demobbed 
1984
Jean Hugo, The Passion of Joan of Arc 
1985
Tage Erlander, Prime Minister of Sweden (b. 1901) 
1985
Rayma Wilson, Run, Girl, Run 
1985
Tony Mancini, The Glass House 
1985
John Gannon, Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo 
1985
Hermann Haller, The Search 
1985
Tage Erlander, Gäst hos Hagge 
1985
Aaron Nibley, The Return of the Vampire 
1986
Assi Rahbani, Lebanese composer and author (b. 1923) 
1987
Madman Muntz, American entrepreneur, businessman, electrical engineer, TV commercial actor (b. 1914) 
1987
David Newhouse, Point Blank 
1987
Abram Chasins, Song Without End 
1987
Joe Boland, Jack Allen, Reporter 
1988
Robert Lee "Bobby" Dodd, US football coach 
1988
Barry Lovett, Listen to the Lion 
1988
Clarence Straight, Colorado Sundown 
1988
Walt Framer, For Love or Money 
1988
Pedrito Rico, El ángel de España 
1988
Gavriil Egiazarov, Goryachiy sneg 
1989
Lee Quencey Calhoun, hurdler (Olympic-gold-1956, 60), dies at 56 
1989
Simon van Collem, Dutch journalist/TV host, dies at 70 
1989
Simon van Collem, Amsterdamned 
1989
László Váradi, Föltámadott a tenger 
1989
Henri Sauguet, Farrebique ou Les quatre saisons 
1990
Max Nippell, The Appaloosa 
1990
Virginia Karns, Babes in Toyland 
1990
Betty Van Valkenburgh, A Full Life 
1990
June Christy, It's Been a Long Long Time 
1990
Lucy Millowitsch, Schneider Wibbel 
1991
Andrzej Jedrzejewski, Czarna suknia 
1991
Joan Fuster, La nova cançó 
1991
Ivor Salter, House of Whipcord 
1991
Klaus Schwarzkopf, One or the Other 
1992
Li Xiannian, Chinese President (1983-88), dies 
1992
Thomas Whitfield, gospel vocalist, dies of heart attack at 38 
1992
Walter Kröter, Hör mir auf mit Fernsehn! 
1992
Alice Jans, 42nd Street 
1992
Geno Senecic, Plavi 9 
1993
Frank Moro, entertainer, dies 
1993
Jerry Strivelli, actor (Out for Justice, Lock Up), dies at 61 
1993
Ticho Parly, Danish tenor (b. 1928) 
1993
Richard Tee, Paul Simon: Live at the Tower Theatre 1980 
1993
Frank Moro, Tu, mi amor... 
1993
Jerry Strivelli, Once Upon a Time in America 
1994
Mark Robert Isfeld, combat Engineer, dies at 31 
1994
Carlos Jiménez Mabarak, Poison for the Fairies 
1994
Walter Riml, Triumph of the Will 
1994
Winston Miller, My Darling Clementine 
1994
Dennis Berry, And Now for Something Completely Different 
1994
Bjørn Uglebjerg, Rocking Silver 
1995
Kenneth Henry Lowry Lamb, broadcaster, dies at 71 
1995
Tristan Jones, sailor, dies at 71 
1995
Laurence McKinley Gould, American Geologist and Polar Explorer who was chief scientist and second-in-command on the first expedition to the interior of Antarctica in 1929, dies at 98 
1995
Franz Stoss, Die liebe Familie 
1995
Lawrence M. Gould, Explorers of the World 
1995
Ulrich Thein, Anton the Magician 
1995
Jun Hamamura, The Burmese Harp 
1995
Jerry Fairbanks, Speaking of Animals and Their Families 
1995
Claudionor Cruz, Nelson Gonçalves 
1996
Kiril Variyski, Yo ho ho 
1996
Ronald Maccone, Goodfellas 
1996
Susana Cabrera, The Paper Man 
1996
Vladimir Zarubin, Once Upon a Time there Lived a Dog 
1996
Gerhard Wendland, Episode #1.2 
1997
Art Prysock, jazz musician, dies at 68 
1997
Shintaro Katsu, Japanese entertainer (b. 1931) 
1997
Fidel Velázquez Sánchez, Mexican labour leader (b. 1900) 
1997
Shintarô Katsu, The Tale of Zatoichi 
1997
Maria Keblowska, Szyb nad lasem 
1997
Karl Ridderbusch, Die verkaufte Braut 
1997
Leon Jeannot, Beczka amontillado 
1997
Arthur Prysock, Episode dated 6 July 1965 
1998
Al Campanis, American baseball executive (b. 1916) 
1998
Conrad Schumann, The Wall 
1998
Stanley Paley, An Angel Comes to Brooklyn 
1998
Gerhard Gundermann, Jonny Comes 
1998
Kieran Turney, Three Wise Brides 
1998
Emma Danieli, The Last Man on Earth 
1998
Al Campanis, Big Leaguer 
1999
Kami, Japanese drummer (Malice Mizer) (b. 1973) 
1999
Charlene Polite, The Cloud Minders 
1999
Antony Craxton, Investiture of His Royal Highness Prince Charles as Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester 
1999
Ted Wolf, Exodus 
1999
Georgi Kishkilov, Tuvalu 
1999
Karl Krolow, Die Wahrheit ist dem Menschen zumutbar 
1999
Jack Wilson, Earthquake 
2000
Alan Hovhaness, American composer (b. 1911) 
2000
Vic Caesar, The Hoax 
2000
Ray Nichols, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 
2000
Alan Hovhaness, Winds of Everest 
2000
Kent-Arne Dahlgren, Expectations 
2000
Lev Lyubetskiy, Maugli. Poslednyaya okhota Akely 
2000
Ronny Coutteure, Le coeur dans les nuages 
2001
John Lee Hooker, American musician (b. 1916) 
2001
Carroll O'Connor, American actor (b. 1924) 
2001
Souad Hosni, Egyptian actress (b. 1942) 
2001
Soad Hosny, Chafika et Metwal 
2001
John Lee Hooker, The Wolf of Wall Street 
2001
Joe Brown Jr., The Fugitive Kind 
2001
Barry Woloski, Monique 
2001
Vernon Sewell, Ghost Ship 
2001
Carroll O'Connor, Kelly's Heroes 
2002
Gerhard Meyer, Blonder Tango 
2002
Elvi Saarnio, Putkinotko 
2002
Roberto Drummond, Hilda Furacão 
2002
Berl Senofsky, The Winners 
2002
Sidney Armus, All My Children 
2002
Matt Dennis, The Ides of March 
2002
Alfredo Suárez, Houses of Fire 
2003
Roger Neilson, Canadian ice hockey coach (b. 1934) 
2003
Leon Uris, American writer (b. 1924) 
2003
Jason Moran, Australian criminal (b. 1967) 
2003
Marianna Elliott, Blue Thunder 
2003
Burt Rhodes, Dr. No 
2003
Maureen Beck, The Golden Rabbit 
2003
Jorge Pinchevsky, Hasta que se ponga el sol 
2003
George Axelrod, Breakfast at Tiffany's 
2003
Piet Dankert, De geheimzinnige opdrachtgever 
2003
Leon Uris, Battle Cry 
2003
Sergei Vronsky, Autumn Marathon 
2004
Leonel Brizola, Brazilian politician (b. 1922) 
2004
Andy Duppin, The Royal Tenenbaums 
2004
Leonel Brizola, Jango 
2004
Mac Ronay, J'écris dans l'espace 
2004
Franziska Stömmer, Kings of the Road 
2004
David S. Kaufman, Jack Frost 
2004
Kurt Buecheler, Die schöne Marianne 
2005
Jaime Cardinal Sin, Filipino Catholic Archbishop of Manila (b. 1928) 
2005
Jaime Sin, Coup D'etat: The Philippines Revolt 
2005
Geoffrey Jones, Snow 
2005
Iris Villiers, Revels of 1957 
2005
Robert Achs, Death of a Prophet 
2005
Barbara Brewster, Ditto 
2005
Harvey Schaps, Show: A Night in the Life of Matchbox Twenty 
2005
Pete Sarkies, Captain Video and His Video Rangers 
2005
Taylor Lacher, Mr. Majestyk 
2006
Theo Bell, Super Bowl XIV 
2006
Paul Nevens, Zelig 
2006
Dick Jensen, The Kona Winds 
2006
Preston Hartzog, Pox 
2006
Joseph Rutten, The Weight of Water 
2006
Jacques Lanzmann, Three Kings 
2006
Betty Alexander, Dangerous Venture 
2006
Nazzareno Natale, Gangs of New York 
2007
Bob Evans, American restaurateur (b. 1918) 
2007
Lorraine Sevre-Richmond, Julie's Birthday 
2007
Robert Witthans, Oldest Profession - Latest Price 
2007
Carlos Romero, Soylent Green 
2007
Vince Giantomasi, Suburban Girl 
2007
Anderson Jones, Married... with Children 
2007
Erhard Köster, Mir san mir 
2007
Georg Danzer, Austria3 - Das Konzert: Abschiedstournee von Ambros & Fendrich & Danzer 
2007
Suzanne Holland, Episode dated 25 June 1971 
2008
Scott Kalitta, American drag racer (b. 1962) 
2008
Ian Patterson, The Iron Horse: Part 2 
2008
Rodric Beckham, Stalag 17 
2008
Ray Bartlett, Jackie Robinson 
2008
Thomas J. Reilly, Jerry Maguire 
2008
William Vince, Capote 
2008
Nora Thomas, Games of the North 
2008
Kermit Love, The Muppet Movie 
2008
Louis Bednarcik, This Is the Army 
2008
Bernd Burgemeister, When the Light Comes 
2008
Aleksei Goltsov, Na Deribasovskoy khoroshaya pogoda, ili Na Brayton-Bich opyat idut dozhdi 
2009
H.B. Gilmour, Twitches 
2009
Chappy Hardy, Ray 
2009
Gilda Galán, Estampas de Teyo Gracia 
2009
Lorena Gale, The Butterfly Effect 
2010
Frank Sidebottom, Episode #8.4 
2010
Bobby Walker, Son of Svengoolie 
2010
Tam White, Braveheart 
2010
Cam North, The Butterfly Effect 
2010
Allison Parks, Playboy Video Centerfold: Playmate of the Year India Allen 
2010
Irwin Barker, Point Blank 
2010
Larry Jon Wilson, Heartworn Highways 
2011
Robert Kroetsch, Canadian author (b. 1927) 
2011
Adam Dzieszynski, Our Folks 
2011
Robert Kroetsch, Between the Stones and the Sea: A Portrait of Rudy Wiebe 
2011
Analí Cabrera, Rehenes 
2011
Anthony Herrera, Loving 
2011
Richard Halliday, Ebenezer 
2011
Mary Michon, Soldier of Orange 
2011
Shirley McGee, Michael O'Halloran 
2012
Jeff Keen, Marvo Movie 
2012
Mary Daniel, O Casal 
2012
Artur Demenev, Utomlennye solntsem 2 
2012
Bogumil Kleva, Smrt sekretara 
2012
Anna Schwartz, Vertical Village 
2012
Mary Sharpe, Gator 
2012
Richard Adler, Goodfellas 
2013
Elliott Reid, American actor, dies from hart failure at 93 
2013
Mary Love Comer, The Ultimate Song 
2013
Milorad Miskovitch, Romantic Youth 
2013
Wendy Saddington, The Home Song Stories 
2013
Jerry Dexter, Downhill Racer 
2013
Pancho Bautista, Se acabó el petróleo 
2013
Charles L. Campbell, Schindler's List 
2013
Elliott Reid, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes 
2013
Raiku Kemppi, Sunnuntai 
2013
Diane Clare, The Haunting 
2013
Dénes Kiss, Kányadombi indiánok 
2014
Jimmy C. Newman, Jimmy C. Newman and Cajun Country 
2014
Peter De Rome, Double Exposure 
2014
Yukio Fukamachi, Nagasaki burabura bushi 
2014
Robert Gardner, Forest of Bliss 
2014
Gerry Conlon, In the Name of the Father 
2015
Veijo Meri, The Big Blonde 
2015
Gunther Schuller, Jazz in the Concert Hall 
2015
Roland Dupree, Miss Annie Rooney 
2015
Tony Longo, Mulholland Dr. 
2015
Remo Remotti, The Godfather: Part III 
2015
Rolf Kralovitz, The Dunce 
2015
Edith Skouras, Always Goodbye 
2015
Dalton Fisher, Timecop 
2015
Alexander Schalck-Golodkowski, When the Wall Came Tumbling Down: 50 Hours that Changed the World 
2015
Darryl Hamilton, 2000 Official World Series 
2016
Notting Hill Carnival founder Sam King dies aged 90 
2016
Five Man Electrical Band Rocker Brian Rading Dies Aged 69 
2016
Author and former Mail deputy editor Nicholas Gordon dies aged 68 
2017
Joel Joffe, lawyer who defended Mandela, dies aged 85 
2017
Hip-hop legend Prodigy, from Mobb Deep, dies aged 42 
2018
Hall of Fame golfer Hubert Green dies at 71 
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