Deaths on August 22

xxxx :Abd Allah Abu Bekr, Arabic merchant/1st kalief of Islam, dies
xxxx :Flavius Stilicho, West Roman field leader (395-408), dies at 48
1188 :Ferdinand II, king of Castili‰/Le˘n/Asturi‰/Galici‰, dies
1241 :Gregory IX, [Ugolino di Segni], Italian Pope, dies
1280 :Nicholas III, [Giovanni Gaetano Orsini], Italian Pope (1277-80), dies
1286 :Erik V Klipping, king of Denmark, murdered
1350 :Philips VI, of Valois, King of France (1328-50), dies
1367 :Egidius AC Albornor, Spanish archbishop of Toledo, dies at about 57
1485 :Richard III, king of England (1483-85), killed in battle at 32
1532 :William Warham, English archbishop of Canterbury (1502-32), dies at 82
1553 :John Dudley, English Lord Admiral/premier (1551-53), beheaded
1755 :Caspar Burman, historian/mayor (Utrecht), dies
1793 :Louis Duke de Noailles, marshal of France, dies at 80
1801 :Pieter G van Overstraten, gov-gen of Neth-Indies, dies at 46
1806 :Jean-Honor‚ Fragonard, French painter/engraver, dies at 74
1818 :Warren Hastings, 1st governor-general of India (1773-84), dies at 85
1828 :Franz Joseph Gall, German/French physician (frenology), dies at 70
1831 :John White, composer, dies at 52
1850 :Nikolaus Lenau, writer, dies at 48
1862 :Henry Bohlen, German/US brig-general (Union), dies in battle at 51
1866 :George Shillibeer, pioneer of London's 1st bus service, dies
1874 :Sydney Thompson Dobell, poet, dies
1879 :Friedrich August Kummer, composer, dies at 82
1886 :Jos‚ da Silva Mendes Leal, Portuguese author (Indiana), dies at 67
1889 :John Sanger, circus entrepreneur, dies
1890 :Vasile Alecsandri, Romania poet/Foreign minister, dies at 69
1891 :John Neruda, Czech writer/poet (Povidky Malostransk‚), dies at 57
1893 :Ernst II, duke of Saxony-Coburg-Gotha (1844-93)/composer, dies at 75
1901 :Gunnar Wennerberg, composer, dies at 83
1903 :Robert A T G C Salisbury, British premier (1885..1902), dies at 73
1910 :George Palmer, cricketer (17 Tests for Aust 1880-86, 78 wickets), dies
1912 :Pope Gregory IX, dies
1914 :Raffenel, French general (3rd Colonial Div, WW I), dies in battle
1914 :Rondoney, French general (3rd Colonial Div, WW I), dies in battle
1920 :Anders Zorn, Swedish painter (Gustavus Vasa), dies at 60
1922 :Michael Collins, Irish nationalist leader, killed in ambush
1926 :Charles William Elliot, Pres of Harvard (1869-1909), dies at 92
1929 :Otto Liman von Sanders, German general in Turkey (WW I), dies at 74
1933 :Adolf Loos, Austria architect (building of houses), dies at 62
1936 :Juliette Adam-Lamber, French author (Salon/Nouvelle Revue), dies at 99
1937 :David C Salas, Antillian writer (Josephina), dies
1942 :Henry Eichheim, composer, dies at 72
1942 :Mikhailmichel Fokine, Russian ballet dancer/choreographer, dies
1944 :Raymond Aimos, actor (Golem, Mayerling, La Bandera), dies at 55
1958 :Roger Martin du Gard, novelist/playwright, dies
1962 :R A Schr”der, writer, dies
1963 :William Richard Morris, 1st viscount Nuffield motor manufacturer, dies
1965 :Henriette de Vreker-Verschuur, actress (Revolt in Mental Home), dies
1966 :Apolinary Szeluto, composer, dies at 82
1967 :Tom Conway, actor (Mrs Minerva), dies of liver ailment at 63
1970 :Richard Frank Donovan, composer, dies at 78
1973 :Louise Huff, actress (Sea Waif, Caprice, Disraeli), dies at 77
1974 :Jacob Bronowsky, British mathematician/cultural historian, dies at 66
1976 :Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira, pres of Brazil (1955-60), dies at 73
1976 :Oskar Brsewitz, East German vicar, sets self on fire
1977 :Sebastian Cabot, actor (Mr French-Family Affair), dies at 59
1978 :Ignazio Silone, Italian author (Fontamara, Pane e vino), dies at 78
1978 :Jomo Kenyatta, 1st premier of Kenya (1963-78), dies at 83
1979 :Henry Beernink, politician, dies at 69
1979 :James T Farrell, US writer (French Girls are Vicious), dies
1984 :Charles Whittenberg, composer, dies at 57
1985 :Ginty Lush, cricketer (NSW quickie of 30's), dies
1990 :Merlin Marston, actor (Blue Sky), dies of non-Hodgkins lymphoma at 45
1991 :Boris Pugo, USSR minister of Interior (1990), commits suicide
1991 :Colleen Dewhurst, actress (Murphy Brown), dies of cancer at 67
1993 :Don Getz, US filmer (Playpoint)
1993 :Kasdi Merbah, PM of Algeria (1988-89), assassinated
1994 :Leo Lerman, actor/manager/critic (Dance Magazine), dies at 80
1994 :Tom Quirke, journalist, dies at 42
1995 :Jose Antonio Giron de Velasco, politician, dies at 83
1996 :David Donaldson, painter, dies at 80
1996 :Robert Lewis Campbell Lorimer, publisher, dies at 77
1996 :William James Millar Mackenzie, political scientist, dies at 87
1997 :Mary Louise Smith, chairman (Rep), dies at 82



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