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2029 - 2020

Famous deaths on July 22nd for the celebrities who died in the years 2029 - 2020

2022

  • Maria Petri

    English association football supporter (b. 1939)

2020

  • Santasia Green

    Famous for her thought-provoking plays that explore social issues.

2019 - 2010

Famous deaths on July 22nd for the celebrities who died in the years 2019 - 2010

2019

  • Ahil Rizvi

    Acclaimed contemporary artist known for his vibrant abstract paintings.

  • Lillionna Bradley

    Bestselling author of several mystery novels.

  • Jozy Stas

    Renowned chemist who made significant contributions to the field.

  • Devine Cameron

    Acclaimed playwright known for his impactful works.

  • Booth Gunter

    Award-winning journalist and author known for his investigative reporting.

2018

  • Chiyo Miyako

    Japanese supercentenarian who was the world's oldest living person at the time of her death.

  • Countess Henrietta de Hoernle

    Philanthropist and businesswoman known for her charitable work and entrepreneurship.

  • Taimur Jalib

    Celebrated poet whose verses touched the hearts of many.

  • Wellington Ferreira

    Wellington Ferreira was a respected essayist whose works explored various social issues.

  • Frank Havens

    American canoeist (b. 1924)

2016

  • Raleigh Hagins

    American painter known for his abstract art.

2015

  • Lunetta Chavez

    Pioneering scientist in the field of genetics.

  • Preciosa Santos

    Influential playwright known for her groundbreaking works.

  • Laterrance Robinson

    Laterrance Robinson was a pioneering computer scientist who made significant contributions to the field of artificial intelligence.

  • Ashaya Crowchild

    Prominent Indigenous activist advocating for rights and cultural preservation.

  • Nickolaos Katsilambros

    Noted playwright known for his thought-provoking dramas.

2014

  • Alvis Reinholds

    Latvian painter known for his vibrant and expressive artworks.

  • Louis Lentin

    Irish director and producer (b. 1933)

  • Nitzan Shirazi

    Israeli footballer and manager (d. 2014)

  • Johann Breyer

    German ss officer (b. 1925)

2013

  • Dennis Farina
    Dennis Farina

    Dennis farina was an american actor known for his roles in popular tv shows and movies such as law & order and snatch.

  • Natalie de Blois

    American architect, co-designed the lever house (b. 1921)

  • Lawrie Reilly

    Scottish footballer (b. 1928)

  • Rosalie E. Wahl

    American lawyer and jurist (d. 2013)

2012

  • Madelline Perry

    Won multiple Grand Slam titles

  • Bogdan Stupka

    Renowned Ukrainian actor known for his performances on stage and screen.

  • Ding Guangen

    Chinese engineer and politician (b. 1929)

  • Frank Pierson

    American director and screenwriter (b. 1925)

  • George Armitage Miller

    American psychologist and academic (b. 1920)

2011

  • Milina Mihajlović

    Notable Serbian poet celebrated for her lyrical works.

  • Linda Christian
    Linda Christian

    Tampico, mexico -- actress. (athena vips, battle zone).

  • Cees de Wolf

    Dutch footballer (b. 1945)

2010

  • Galdino Pacheco

    Celebrated playwright known for his thought-provoking works.

  • Deltha Quesenberry

    Notable chemist known for groundbreaking research in organic chemistry.

  • Jodey Collins

    Talented painter whose works continue to inspire.

  • Olivine Jones

    Influential playwright known for pushing boundaries in theater.

  • Kenny Guinn

    American banker and politician, 27th governor of nevada (b. 1936)

2009 - 2000

Famous deaths on July 22nd for the celebrities who died in the years 2009 - 2000

2009

  • Chlora Swain

    Prominent figure in civil rights movement

  • Carless Davies

    Renowned chemist known for his work in organic chemistry.

  • Dalma Appel

    Renowned Hungarian writer known for her novels and short stories.

  • Richard M. Givan

    American lawyer and judge (b. 1921)

  • Peter Krieg

    German documentary producer, writer and filmmaker (born 1947).

2008

  • Estelle Getty
    Estelle Getty

    Estelle Getty was an American actress best known for her role as Sophia Petrillo on the TV series 'The Golden Girls.'

  • Greg Burson

    American voice actor (born 1949).

2007

  • Levon Gasparyan

    Famous Armenian writer known for his novels and short stories.

  • László Kovács

    Hungarian diplomat and politician hungarian minister for foreign affairs

  • Rollie Stiles

    American baseball player (born in 1906).

  • Mike Coolbaugh

    American baseball player and coach (b. 1972)

  • Jarrod Cunningham

    New zealand rugby player (b. 1968)

2006

  • Cliffard Casey

    American politician who served as a U.S. Representative from New Jersey.

  • Dika Newlin

    American composer, singer-songwriter, and pianist (b. 1923)

  • José Antonio Delgado

    Venezuelan mountaineer (d. 2006)

  • James E West

    Mayor of spokane (washington) (born 1950).

  • Jose Antonio Delgado

    Venezuelan mountain climber (born 1965)

2005

  • Emilian Glocar

    Influential American glass artist known for his innovative techniques.

  • Fermin Zarza

    Fermin Zarza was a Spanish physicist who made significant contributions to the field of quantum mechanics.

  • John Henderson

    Known for his work in quantum mechanics and statistical physics.

  • Briley Harris

    Acclaimed playwright known for his thought-provoking dramas.

  • Eugene Record

    American singer and songwriter (the chi-lites), (born 1940).

2004

  • Sacha Distel
    Sacha Distel

    French singer, guitarist and composer. his first minor hit was in 1959. he had his biggest hit in 1970 when he released his version of "raindrops keep falling on my head". distel, a nephew to ray ventura, began playing guitar at age 14 and joined a college band at the lycee paris. he won an amateur contest, and was then …

  • Illinois Jacquet

    American saxophonist and composer (b. 1922)

  • Rose Franklin

    Renowned geologist known for her work in plate tectonics.

  • Sacha Distel

    French singer and guitarist who achieved international fame.

  • George Kidd

    Canadian diplomat (born 1917)

2003

  • Qusay Hussein

    Son of Saddam Hussein, worked as a journalist before his death.

  • Qusay Saddam Hussein

    Son of Saddam Hussein and key figure in the Iraqi government.

  • Uday Hussein

    Eldest son of Saddam Hussein, who was a notorious and brutal leader of the Iraqi regime.

  • Lavel Nixon

    Lavel Nixon was an American politician who served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from California's 37th congressional district.

  • Celedonio Jiménez

    Spanish author known for his contributions to contemporary literature.

2001

  • Indro Montanelli

    Italian journalist, author of over 60 books. he has been awarded numerous awards, including the world press reviewaeur (tm), international editor of year 1994 and the prince of asturias award 1996. montanelli believed that journalism should be free from constraints and was the founders of two newspapers. he studied law and political science at the university of florence. he worked …

  • Bitsy Mott

    Bitsy Mott was a Hollywood actress who starred in several classic films of the 1940s.

2000

  • Claude Sautet

    French director, television producer and screenwriter. in 1951, he directed his first feature. his first productions were gangster thrillers that were fast-paced. with "the things of life", sautet gained international attention in 1970. he began his career as a social worker and music critic. later, he started to produce french television and wrote his own work. on july 22, 2000, …

  • Lexington Hughes

    Acclaimed playwright known for his powerful dramas.

  • Carmen Martín Gaite

    Spanish author known for her novels and essays.

  • Raymond Lemieux

    Canadian chemist and academic (d. 2002)

  • Claude Sautet

    French director and screenwriter (b. 1924)

1999 - 1990

Famous deaths on July 22nd for the celebrities who died in the years 1999 - 1990

1999

  • Delmo Silveira

    Noted playwright known for his impactful dramas.

  • Roseanne Ford

    Roseanne Ford was an American astronomer known for her work on galaxy clusters.

  • Gar Samuelson

    American drummer (megadeth) (born 1958)

1998

  • Yovan Rovshan

    Celebrated poet known for his profound verses.

  • Efrem Korngold

    Noted physicist who made significant contributions to the field of quantum mechanics.

  • Fritz Buchloh

    German football player and coach (born in 1909)

1996

  • Jessica Mitford

    British author known for her investigative journalism and witty writing style.

  • Rob Collins

    Renowned biologist known for his work in genetic engineering.

  • Rob Collins

    Renowned biologist known for his work in genetic engineering.

  • Courtney Alexandre Henriques Laws

    At 65, a community leader dies

  • Leon Shenandoah

    Native american leader dies at 81

1995

  • Worth Graham

    Worth Graham was a respected politician who served his country with dedication.

  • Harold Larwood

    English-australian cricketer (d. 1995)

  • Dave Clark

    85 years old, music promoter/songwriter

  • Percy Humphrey

    Musician dies at the age of 90

1994

  • Pavle Bulajić

    Yugoslav film director known for his work in the cinema industry.

1992

  • Orvie Shaw

    Known for his contributions to the field of organic chemistry.

  • Reginald Bretnor

    Reginald Bretnor was an American science fiction writer and editor.

  • David Wojnarowicz

    American painter, sculptor, writer. he was a gay aids patient.

  • Souleiman Franjieh

    President lebanon (1970-76)

  • Wayne McLaren

    American actor, stuntman, and rodeo rider who played the marlboro man (born in 1940).

1991

  • Cathal Ó Sándair

    Irish author and playwright known for his contributions to Irish literature.

1990

  • Alif Khan

    Alif Khan was a prominent politician in South Asia who played a key role in the independence movement.

  • Manuel Puig

    Argentinian author known for his novel 'Kiss of the Spider Woman.'

  • Eduard Streltsov

    Soviet footballer (d. 1990)

  • Preben Neergaard

    Danish actor mordskab, dies at 70 from cancer

  • George Wood

    Diabetes complications at 56

1989 - 1980

Famous deaths on July 22nd for the celebrities who died in the years 1989 - 1980

1989

  • Franciszek Piper

    Polish historian known for his research on the Holocaust and Auschwitz concentration camp.

  • Belton Copp

    Belton Copp was a professional baseball player known for his time with the Philadelphia Athletics.

  • Nora Barlow

    Renowned botanist known for her work on the genetics of primroses.

1988

  • Rhet Butler

    Rhet Butler was an American football player who played as a running back in the National Football League.

  • Duane Jones
    Duane Jones

    Heart attacks at 51

  • Luigi Lucioni

    Italian landscape painter (opera stars), is killed at 87.

1987

  • Fahrettin Kerim Gökay

    Turkish physician and politician, turkish minister of health (b. 1900)

1986

  • Lilibet Alvarez

    Lilibet Alvarez was a Spanish tennis player known for her success in the 1920s and 1930s.

  • Floyd Gottfredson

    American illustrator and author (d. 1986).

  • Ede Staal

    Dutch singer-songwriter (d. 1986)

1985

  • March Cost

    Renowned poet known for his lyrical works.

1983

  • Hara Tamiki

    Renowned Japanese poet known for his modernist style.

  • Fortunato Orsi

    Fortunato Orsi was an Italian businessman who founded the Orsi Group, a major industrial conglomerate.

1982

  • Gaylord Harnwell

    Gaylord Harnwell was a prominent physicist known for his contributions to solid-state physics.

1981

  • Weston LaBarre

    American anthropologist known for his work on the culture and religion of the Huichol people in Mexico.

1980

  • Fred Kaps [Abram PA Bongers]

    Magician, world champ 1955, dies at 54

1979 - 1970

Famous deaths on July 22nd for the celebrities who died in the years 1979 - 1970

1979

  • Stein Rokkan

    Renowned political scientist known for his work on comparative politics.

  • Elmer Bohannon

    American politician who served in the U.S. House of Representatives.

  • Zuhayr Muhsin

    A Palestinian politician who was the head of the Military Department of the Palestine Liberation Organization.

  • Sabino Barinaga

    Renowned Spanish painter known for his landscapes and portraits.

  • Sándor Kocsis

    Hungarian footballer and manager (b. 1929)

1978

  • Windham Graves

    Windham Graves was a geologist who made significant contributions to the study of rock formations.

1977

  • Dell Shannon

    American author known for writing detective fiction.

1975

  • Cas Oorthuys

    Dutch photographer known for his documentary work.

1974

  • Wayne Morse

    American lawyer and politician (b. 1900)

  • Wayne Morse

    American politician and lieutenant (d. 1974).

  • Edna Lewis Thomas

    Us actress streetcar named desire dies at 88

  • Lili Darvas

    Hungarian actress (szerelem cimmaron), has died at 68

  • Wayne L Morse

    (sen-d–oregon), dies at 73

1972

  • Hugo Kauder

    Composer dies at 84

  • Pavel Borkovek

    Composer dies at 78

1970

  • George Johnston

    Born 1912, australian novelist and journalist

  • George Johnston

    Australian journalist and author (b. 1912)

1969 - 1960

Famous deaths on July 22nd for the celebrities who died in the years 1969 - 1960

1969

  • Tilia Köster

    Pioneering chemist who made significant contributions to the field of organic chemistry.

  • Floyed Dell

    Pioneering playwright who challenged societal norms through his works.

1968

  • Annai Muthulakshmi Reddy

    Annai Muthulakshmi Reddy was an Indian physician and social reformer who worked to improve women's healthcare and education.

  • Geovonni Guareschi

    Geovonni Guareschi was an Italian novelist, journalist, and humorist, best known for his series of stories featuring the character Don Camillo.

  • Givanni Guareschi

    Italian journalist and humorist, creator of Don Camillo.

  • Jiovany Guareschi

    Jiovany Guareschi was an Italian journalist, humorist, and novelist, best known for his series of books featuring the character Don Camillo.

  • Giovanni Guareschi

    Italian journalist and humorist, creator of Don Camillo.

1967

  • Ignatz Rajher

    Slovenian journalist known for his contributions to the field of journalism.

  • Carl Sandburg

    American poet and writer known for his works on American culture.

  • Carl Sandburg poet (Abraham Lincoln

    The prarie years) dies at the age of 89.

1965

  • Veora

    Renowned author known for their impactful novels.

  • Emiel Hullebroeck

    Belgian composer known for his popular songs and operettas.

1963

  • Vivyan Ellis

    Renowned British actress known for her stage and film performances.

1959 - 1950

Famous deaths on July 22nd for the celebrities who died in the years 1959 - 1950

1959

  • Adden Forbes

    Renowned astronomer known for his work on stellar evolution.

  • Oriya Radhanath Rath

    He was an Indian physicist and a pioneer in the field of nuclear physics in India.

1958

  • Mikhail Zoshchenko

    Ukrainian-russian soldier and author (b. 1895)

  • Michail M Zosjtsjenko

    Russian author, dies at 62

1955

  • Joseph Foley

    Actor (mr peepers) dies at 45

1953

  • Honoria Glossop

    Renowned botanist who specialized in the study of tropical plants.

  • Cy Kendall

    Actor in mystery of chinatown, dies at 55

1952

  • Antonio Maria Valencia

    Composer dies at 49

  • August Balthazar

    Belgian politician dies at 58

1950

  • Mackenzie King

    Canadian politician and p.m. canada 1935-1948. considered to be the most popular p.m., he died 7/22/1950.

  • Forde Ferrier

    Pioneering chemist who made significant contributions to organic chemistry.

  • William Lyon Mackenzie King

    Canadian economist and politician, 10th prime minister of canada (b. 1874)

  • William LM King

    Premier of canada (1921-30; 35-48); dies at 75

  • William Lyon Mackenzie King

    10th prime minister of canada (born in 1874)

1949 - 1940

Famous deaths on July 22nd for the celebrities who died in the years 1949 - 1940

1948

  • Derby Lovell

    Renowned astronomer known for his work on stellar evolution.

  • Rūdolfs Jurciņš

    Latvian basketball player (d. 1948).

1947

  • Lindley Bothwell

    Lindley Bothwell was a prominent politician in the early 20th century.

1945

  • Idonia Dalkin

    Renowned novelist known for her captivating storytelling.

1942

  • Savva Lukich

    Russian author and playwright known for his satirical works.

  • Casimir Marcinkiewicz

    Polish journalist and politician who played a significant role in the interwar period.

1940

  • Willman Champlin

    Renowned for his landscapes and seascapes.

  • Albert Young

    American promoter and boxer (d. 1940).

  • George Fuller

    Australian politician, 22nd premier of new south wales (b. 1861)

1939 - 1930

Famous deaths on July 22nd for the celebrities who died in the years 1939 - 1930

1938

  • Ovide Métras

    French composer known for his operas and ballets.

1937

  • Bruce Crane

    Bruce Crane was an American landscape painter associated with the Barbizon school.

  • Ted McDonald

    Australian cricketer and footballer (b. 1891)

1934

  • Max Kohler

    German author known for his works on philosophy and literature.

  • John Dillinger

    American gangster who was famous for his daring escapes and bank robbery during 1933-1934. he was regarded as public enemy number one by the fbi and captured the attention of americans for many years.

  • John Dillinger is shot dead at Biograph Theater in Chicago

    Illinois.

1932

  • Regginald Fessenden

    Canadian inventor who made key contributions to the development of radio technology.

  • Ford Fessenden

    Inventor who made significant contributions to early radio technology.

  • Reginald Fessenden

    Reginald Fessenden was a Canadian inventor who made key contributions to the development of radio technology.

  • Reginald Aubrey Fessenden

    Contributed to the development of radio broadcasting.

  • Errico Malatesta

    Italian activist and theorist (d.1932).

1929 - 1920

Famous deaths on July 22nd for the celebrities who died in the years 1929 - 1920

1929

  • Lillie Hitchcock Coit

    Lillie Hitchcock Coit was a prominent San Francisco socialite and philanthropist.

  • Edouard baron Empain

    Belgian builder (heliopolis) dies at 76

  • Bror Beckman

    Composer dies at 63

1922

  • Jōkichi Takamine

    Japanese-american chemist and academic (b. 1854)

  • Jokichi Takamine

    Japanese chemist (born in 1854)

1920

  • William Kissam Vanderbilt

    American businessman and horse breeder (b. 1849)

  • William Kissam Vanderbilt

    American businessman, horse breeder, and member of the vanderbilt family (born 1849).

1919 - 1910

Famous deaths on July 22nd for the celebrities who died in the years 1919 - 1910

1918

  • Indra Lal Roy

    Indian lieutenant and first indian fighter aircraft pilot (b. 1898)

1916

  • James Whitcomb Riley

    American poet and author (b. 1849)

1915

  • Stanford Fleming

    Canadian engineer who invented worldwide standard time zones and designed Canada's first postage stamp.

  • Sanford Fleming

    Canadian engineer known for inventing worldwide standard time and designing Canada's first postage stamp.

  • Sandford Fleming

    Scottish-canadian engineer and inventor, developed standard time (b. 1827)

  • Sir Sandford Fleming

    Canadian inventor and engineer (born 1827).

1912

  • Mavryk Eriksson

    Mavryk Eriksson was a renowned explorer who led several expeditions to uncharted regions.

1910

  • Macon Weaver

    Served as a U.S. Representative from Tennessee.

1909 - 1900

Famous deaths on July 22nd for the celebrities who died in the years 1909 - 1900

1909

  • D v Liliencron

    Writer dies at 65

1908

  • Randal Cremer

    English politician, nobel prize laureate (b. 1828)

  • Randal Cremer

    English politician and pacifist, nobel peace prize laureate (born in 1828).

1906

  • William Snodgrass

    Canadian presbyterian minister, sixth principal of queen's college (born 1827).

1905

  • Wealthy Rindge

    Notable for her role in developing the city of Malibu, California.

1904

  • Wilson Barrett

    English actor and playwright (b. 1846)

  • Wilson Barrett

    English actor, playwright, and manager (d. 1904).

1903

  • Cassius Marcellus Clay

    American publisher, lawyer, and politician, united states ambassador to russia (b. 1810)

  • Cassius Clay

    Legendary boxer known for his charisma and skill in the ring.

1902

  • John Gamble

    Renowned architect known for his work in New Zealand.

  • Mieczysław Halka-Ledóchowski

    Russian-polish cardinal (d. 1902)

  • Mieczys?aw Halka Ledochowski

    Polish catholic cardinal (born in 1822).

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