Famous Deaths for 27th May 2021

1541 – Margaret Pole, 8th Countess of Salisbury, daughter of George, Duke of Clarence, beheaded at 67 for treason in Tower of London by Henry VIII
1564 – John Calvin [Jehan Cauvin], Protestant religious reformer and theologian (Calvinism), dies at 54 (b. 1509)
1576 – Louis de Boisot, Dutch admiral, drowns at about 44
1596 – Tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies
1887 – Coenraad J van Houten, Dutch cocoa manufacturer, dies at 86
1896 – Allard Pierson, Dutch theologist, philosopher and art historian, dies at 65
1958 – Ainslie Pryor, actor (Adventures of Hiram Holiday), dies at 46
1960 – Edward Brophy, American character actor (Champ, Dumbo, Great Guy, The Cameraman, Doughboys), dies at 65
1987 – John H. Northrop, American biochemist (crystallized enzymes (Nobel 1946)), dies at 95
1993 – Roger MacDougall, Scottish playwright and screenwriter (The Man in the White Suit), dies at 82

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