Famous Deaths for 12th June 2018

1231 – Antonius van Padua, [Fernando M de Bulhom], Port minister, dies at 35
1565 – Adrianus Turnebus, French classical scholar (b. 1512)
1816 – Pierre Augereau, Marshal of France and duc de Castiglione (b. 1757)
1904 – Camille de Renesse, Belgian Count (b. 1836)
1937 – Mikhail Tukhachevsky, Marshal of the Soviet Union (b. 1893)
1972 – Edmund Wilson, American writer (To the Finland station), dies at 79
1982 – Sgt Ian McKay VC, Platoon Sergeant 4 Platoon, B Company, 3rd Battalion, the Parachute Regiment (British Army) (Falklands War) (b. 1953)
1983 – Norma Shearer, Canadian-American actress (Escape, Romeo and Juliet), dies at 82
2003 – Gregory Peck, American actor (To Kill a Mockingbird, MacArthur), dies of bronchopneumonia at 87
2006 – Gy├Ârgy Ligeti, Hungarian classical composer (Le Grand Macabre), dies at 83 (b. 1923)

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