Famous Deaths for 29th April 2022

1630 – Agrippa d’Aubigné, French poet (b. 1552)
1793 – Yechezkel Landau, Polish rabbi and Talmudist, dies at 79
1903 – Paul du Chaillu, French American explorer (first modern explorer to confirm existence of gorillas and pygmies) dies between 61-73 [birth date disputed] (b. c. 1835)
1944 – Bernardino Machado, President of Portugal (1915–17, 1925–26), dies at 93
1954 – Ernst Heldring, Dutch ship owner and financier, dies at 82
1995 – Angier Biddle Duke, American diplomat and the youngest American ambassador in history, dies at 79
2002 – Lor Tok [Sawong Supsamruay], Thai comedian and actor (Ngern, Ngern, Ngern), dies at 88
2004 – Sid Smith, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1925)
2012 – Amarillo Slim, American professional poker player, dies at 83
2021 – Billie Hayes [Brosch], American stage, film, and television actress Li’l Abner – “Mammy Yokum”; Witchiepoo), dies at 96

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