Famous Deaths for 12th July 2019

1429 – Jean de Gerson, French theologian (Theologica mystic), dies at 65
1849 – Dolley Madison, 4th First Lady Of The United States (b. 1768)
1945 – Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen, German field marshal (German Air Force-WW II), dies at 49
1947 – Jimmie Lunceford, American saxophonist and bandleader, dies at 45
1973 – Leonidas “Lon” Chaney, American actor nicknamed “the man of a 1000 faces” (The Hunchback Of Notre Dame, The Phantom of the Opera), dies after long illness at 67
1979 – Kalervo Tuukkanen, Finnish composer, dies at 69
1979 – Minnie Ripperton, [Andrea Davis], singer (Lovin’ You), dies at 30
1982 – Kenneth More, British actor (39 Steps, Doctor in the House) dies of Parkinson’s disease at 67
1994 – David Malcolm Lewis, English historian, expert in Greek Epigraphy, dies at 56
2013 – Pran Krishan Sikand, Indian actor often cast as the villain in Hindi cinema (Khandaan, Be-Imaan), dies of pneumonia at 93

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