Famous Deaths for 14th December 2018

1734 – Noel-Nicolas Coypel, French painter/cartoonist, dies at 44
1886 – Antoni Wincenty Rutkowski, composer, dies at 27
1903 – William Ennis, 1st cop to die in electric chair
1926 – Theo van Rysselberghe, Belgian painter (pointillism), dies at 64
1990 – Johannes von Thurn und Taxis, prince in Germany, dies at 64
1996 – Norman Hackforth, broadcaster, dies at 88
2002 – Ruth Kobart [Kahn], American actor and singer (King’s Quest VII, Forum), dies at 78
2006 – Ahmet Erteg√ľn, Turkish-American businessman and co-founder of Atlantic Records, dies at 83
2011 – Boris Chertok, prominent Soviet and Russian rocket engineer, dies at 99
2015 – Lillian Vernon, founder and CEO of the Lillian Vernon Corporation (first company listed on US stock exchange started by a woman), dies at 88

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