Famous Deaths for 10th April 2021

879 – Louis II the Stammerer, King of the West Franks (877-79)
1712 – Yusuf Nabi, Turkish poet (Hayriye), dies at about 77
1813 – Joseph-Louis Lagrange, Italian mathematician and astronomer (number theory, celestial mechanics), dies at 77
1909 – Algernon Charles Swinburne, English poet (Atalanta in Calydon), dies at 72
1954 – Oscar Mathisen, Norwegian speed skater (5-time World Champion all-round), dies at 65
1974 – Roger Bastide, French sociologist, dies at 76
1984 – Ray Middleton, American actor (1776, Hurricane Smith), dies at 75
2005 – Iakovos, Archbishop of America (b. 1911)
2010 – Lech KaczyƄski, Polish lawyer and politician, then President of Poland is killed in the crash of a Polish Air Force Tu-154 at 60
2020 – Tom Webster, Canadian ice hockey right wing (Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings) and coach (NY Rangers, LA Kings), dies of brain cancer at 71

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