Deaths on December 4

1137 :Lotharius III of Supplinburg, emperor (1125, 33-37), dies at 67
1182 :Henry, earl of Gelre/Zutphen (1141/79-82), dies
1334 :John XXII, [Jacques Duze], Pope (316-34), dies
1371 :Reinald III, the Fat Duke, duke of Gelre (1343-61), dies at 38
1371 :Stefanus X Uros V, king of Serbia (1355-71), dies
1514 :Richard Hunne, English "heretic", commits suicide(?)
1576 :Rheticus, mathematician, dies
1603 :Maarten de Vos, Flemish painter, dies at about 71
1642 :Armand-Jean Duplessis Richelieu, bishop of Luon, dies at about 57
1649 :Outgert Arisz Akersloot, Dutch silversmith, dies at about 73
1676 :Johann Georg Ebeling, composer, dies at 39
1732 :John Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera), dies at 47
1798 :Luigi Galvani, Italian anatomy/physicist, dies at 61
1807 :Prince Hall, activist/Masonic leader, dies in Boston
1836 :Daniel Read, composer, dies at 79
1884 :Alice Mary Smith, composer, dies at 45
1890 :Willem III, Dutch king, buried
1909 :Paul-Albert Besnard, French painter/graphic artist (Elle), dies at 60
1915 :Gustav Hollaender, composer, dies at 60
1923 :[Auguste-]Maurice Barrs, French writer/parliament leader, dies at 61
1932 :Gustav Meyrink, writer, dies at 64
1933 :Stefan George, German poet (Das neue Reich), dies at 65
1935 :Hylton Philipson, cricketer (England keeper in 5 Tests 1892-95), dies
1935 :Johan Halvorsen, composer, dies at 71
1938 :Dina Appeldoorn, Dutch pianist/composer, dies at 54
1943 :Carlo Mierendorff, German politician/antifascist, dies at 46
1948 :Karl Bonhoeffer, German psychiatrist/neurologist, dies
1952 :Karen Horney, German/US neo freudian psycho analyst, dies at 67
1953 :Daniel Gregory Mason, composer, dies at 80
1954 :Nina Vasar, wife of Russian composer Dmitri Sjostakovitsj, dies
1959 :Rosetta Duncan, (Duncan Sisters), dies in an auto accident at 58
1967 :Bert Lahr, [Irving Lahrheim], US comic (Wizard of Oz), dies at 72
1969 :Alceo Toni, composer, dies at 85
1969 :Fred Hampton, US Black-Panther leader, murdered
1971 :Shunryu Suzuki, Zen teacher, founder of SF Zen Center, dies
1973 :Michael O'Shea, actor (Smart Woman), dies of heart attack at 67
1974 :Lee Kinsolving, actor (Explosive Generation), dies at 36
1975 :Hannah Arendt, German/US sociologist, dies at 69 [or Dec 5]
1976 :Benjamin Britten, British composer (Beggar's Opera), dies at 63
1976 :Tommy Bolin, rock guitarist (Deep Purple), dies of heroin overdose
1977 :Leila Hyams, actress (Red Headed Woman, Freaks), dies at 72
1978 :Samuel Abraham Goldsmith, Neth/US phycists, dies at 76
1979 :Robert Karnes, actor (Max-The Lawless Years), dies at 62
1980 :Francisco S Carneiro, PM of Portugal (1980), dies in air crash
1980 :Stella Walsh-S-Walasiewicz, sprinter (Olympic-gold-1932), shot at 69
1983 :Estelle Omens, actress (Effect of Gamma Rays), dies at 55
1984 :John Rock, US co-developer of anti-conceptiepil, dies at 94
1985 :Marcel Boereboom, Belgian musicologist, dies at 83
1986 :Reuben Nakian, US sculptor, dies at 89
1987 :Rouben Mamoulian, dir (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde), dies at 90
1990 :Edward Binns, US actor (12 Angry One), dies of heart attack at 74
1993 :Frank Sturgis, watergate burglar, dies at 68
1993 :Frank V Zappa, US music/composer (Mothers of Invention), dies at 52
1993 :Hetty de Boer-Jongkind, Dutch medical astrologist, dies at 42
1993 :Margaret Landon, US author (Anna & the King of Siam), dies at 90
1994 :Geoffery Rudolph Elton, historiographer, dies at 73
1994 :Jakob Kaplan, French head rabbi (1955-81), dies at 99
1994 :Julio Ramon Ribeyro, Peruvian playwright, dies at 66
1994 :Robert Jesse Charleston, museum curator, dies at 78
1994 :Thomas Roy Garrett, museum curator, dies at 63
1995 :Adrianne Jones, killed by David Graham & Diane Zamora, at 16
1995 :Itzhak Rabin, PM of Israel (1968-73), assassinated
1996 :Basil Nield, judge/politician, dies at 83
1996 :Muriel Monkhouse, Red Cross worker, dies at 86
1997 :David Abell Wood, priest, dies at 72
1997 :Richard Vernon, British actor (Gandhi, Hard Days Night), dies at 72



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