Famous Deaths for 3rd May 2021

1410 – Alexander V [Petros Philargi], Kreta’s Pope (1409-10), dies
1481 – Mehmed the Conqueror [Mehmed II], Ottoman Sultan (1444-45 and 1451-81) who conquered Constantinople, dies possibly from poison at 49
1704 – Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber, Bohemian-Austrian violinist and composer, dies at 59
1783 – Pieter Valck(x), South Netherlands sculptor, dies at 49
1932 – Anton Wildgans, Austrian poet and playwright (Armut), dies at 51
1969 – Karl Freund, German cinematographer and film director (Dracula, I love Lucy, The Mummy), dies at 79
1987 – Dicky Fuller, cricketer (one Test for WI 1935, one run, 0-12), dies
1992 – George Murphy, American politician (US Senator, California), actor and dancer (MGM Parade), dies of leukemia at 89
1994 – Gustaaf Vincent Willem van Hemert tot Dingshof, Dutch Mayor of Maarn, dies at 78
2011 – Sergo Kotrikadze, Georgian footballer (b. 1936)

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