Famous Deaths for 12th June 2024

1904 – Camille de Renesse, Belgian nobleman and entrepreneur, dies at 67
1932 – René de Clerq, Flemish poet and writer (Book of Love), dies at 54
1936 – Karl Kraus, Austrian satirical writer, dies at 62
1952 – Michael von Faulhaber, German cardinal (Archbishop of Munich who opposed Nazi regime), dies at 83
1963 – Andrew Browne, Irish/British admiral (Cape Matapan, WW II), dies at 80
1980 – Milburn Stone, American actor (Gunsmoke, Pickup on South Street), dies from a heart attack at 75
1989 – Peter Baden, Norwegian composer, organist and music critic, dies at 80
1997 – Bulat Okudzhava, Russian poet-bard and singer-songwriter (founder of author’s song genre), dies at 73
2011 – Kati-Claudia Fofonoff, Skolt Sámi poet and writer, dies at 63
2023 – Harvey Glance, American athlete (Olympic gold 4x100m relay 1976; World C’ship gold 4x100m relay 1987), dies of a heart attack at 66

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