Famous Deaths for 21st June 2019

1205 – Enrico Dandolo, Doge of Venice (b. 1107)
1876 РAntonio López de Santa Anna, President of Mexico who dominated Mexican history in the first half of the 19th century, dies at 79
1887 – Adolf Schimon, composer, dies at 67
1913 – Gaston Tarry, French mathematician, dies at 69
1932 – Marshall Taylor, American track cyclist and the first African American to achieve the level of world champion (1899 world track championships), dies from a heart attack at 53
1945 – Josef Hora, Czech writer/poet (Sinking Shadows), dies at 53
1954 – Gideon Sundback, Swedish-American inventor, perfected the zipper (b. 1880)
1989 – Simon van Collem, Dutch journalist and TV host (Amsterdamned), dies at 70
1995 – Tristan Jones, British sailor and author, dies at 71
1999 – Karl Krolow, German poet and translator, dies at 84

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