Famous Deaths for 21st June 2024

1377 – Edward III, King of England (1327-77) noted for his military success and for restoring royal authority, dies at 64
1573 – Antonie van Burgundy, mayor of sealand, dies in battle
1913 – Gaston Tarry, French mathematician, dies at 69
1957 – Frantisek Kupka, Czech pioneering abstract artist, dies at 85
1965 – Bernard Baruch, American presidential advisor (termed “Cold War”), dies at 94
1989 – Simon van Collem, Dutch journalist and TV host (Amsterdamned), dies at 70
2000 – Alan Hovhaness, Armenian-American composer (Lousadzak, Ukiyo), dies at 89
2001 – Souad Hosni, Egyptian actress (b. 1942)
2003 – Leon Uris, American novelist (Exodus; Topaz; QB VII), dies of kidney failure at 78
2017 – Ludger Rémy, German harpsichordist, conductor (Les Amis de Philippe), and musicologist, dies at 68

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