Famous Deaths for 1st August 2021

1580 – Albrecht Giese, German politician and diplomat (b. 1524)
1743 – Richard Savage, English poet and playwright, dies at about 46
1798 – Fran├žois-Paul Brueys D’Aigalliers, French admiral (killed in battle) (b. 1753)
1821 – Elizabeth Inchbald [Simpson], English actress and author (Lovers’ Vows, Lady Abbess), dies at 68
1926 – Israel Zangwill, Jewish author (Children of The Ghetto) and Zionist leader, dies at 62
1973 – Gian Francesco Malipiero, composer, dies at 91
1993 – Anatoli Koretski, Russian major general, murdered
1998 – Eva Bartok, Hungarian-born actress (Crimson Pirate), dies at 72
2019 – [Donn Alan] DA Pennebaker, American documentary filmmaker (Don’t Look Back), dies at 94
2020 – Rickey Dixon, American College Football Hall of Fame cornerback (Jim Thorpe Award 1987; Oklahoma Sooners; Cincinnati Bengals, LA Raiders), dies from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis at 53

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