Famous Deaths for 17th September 2023

1422 – Constantine II of Bulgaria
1665 – Philip IV, King of Spain and Portugal (1621-65), dies at 60
1820 – Henri Hamal, Belgian composer, dies at 76
1836 – Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, French botanist (Classification of flowering plants), dies at 88
1879 – Eugène Viollet-le-Duc, French architect (restored medieval monuments including city of Carcassonne), dies at 65
1936 – Ettie Annie Rout, New Zealand activist (b. 1877)
1953 – Emil Ermatinger, Swiss literature historian, dies at 80
1973 – Hugo Winterhalter, American composer, dies at 63
2019 – Corrine “Cokie” Roberts, American journalist, pioneering newscaster (ABC; NPR; PBS), and author, dies of with metastatic breast cancer at 75
2020 – Terry Goodkind, American epic fantasy novelist (The Sword of Truth), dies at 72

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