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Famous Deaths 1351-03-20 Mohammed ibn-Tughluq, sultan of Delhi India, dies 1510-03-01 Francisco dAlmeida, viceroy of India, dies

es in battle at about 59 1539-03-05 Nuno da Cunha, Portuguese governor in India (b. 1487) 1605-10-15 Abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, Mogol keizer of India (1556-1605), dies at 63 1627-10-28 Djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India, dies 1629-04-19 Sigismondo dIndia, Italian composer 1631-06-07 Mumtax Mahal, wife of Shah Jahan of India, her tomb (Taj Mahal) 1666-02-01 Sjihab al-Din Sultan C Shah Djahan, mogol of India (Taj-Mahal), dies 1680-04-03 Shivaji, founder of the Maratha Empire, India (b. 1630) 1680-04-17 Kateri Tekakwitha, first American Indian to receive beatification (b. 1656) 1699-06-22 Josiah Child, English Governor of the East India Company (b. 1630) 1707-02-20 Aurangzeb, Mogul emperor of India (1658-1707), dies 1707-03-03 Aurangzeb, Emperor of India (1658-1707), dies at 88 1713-02-11 Jahandar Shah, Mughal emperor of India (b. 1664) 1754-10-04 Tanacharison, Catawba Indian chief 1755-07-09 E Braddock, British Gen, mortally wounded during French & Indian War 1760-04-10 Gerard George Clifford, head of East-Indian Company, dies at 75 1773-11-22 Robert Clive, English occupier (India), dies at about 48 1781-05-18 Tpac Amaru II, Peruvian Indian revolutionary, a descendant of the last Inca ruler, Tpac Amaru (b. 1742) 1799-05-04 Tipu Sultan, Indian military leader (b. 1750) 1815-09-24 John Sevier, indian fighter (Gov/Rep-Tn), dies at 70 1818-08-22 Warren Hastings, 1st governor-general of India (1773-84), dies at 85 1843-12-18 Thomas Graham, Lord Lynedoch, British Viceroy of India (b. 1748) 1856-09-24 Henry, 1st viscount Hardinge of Lahore, gov-gen of India, dies 1857-04-08 Mangal Pandey, Indian soldier (b. 1827) 1858-06-17 Rani Lakshmibai, queen of Jhansi in North India, one of the leading figures of the Indian rebellion of 1857 (b. 1828) 1860-10-12 Henry G W Smith, leader of British-Indian forces, dies at 73 1868-05-23 Kit Carson, American trapper, scout, and Indian agent (b. 1809) 1869-02-15 Mirza Ghalib, Indian poet (b. 1796) 1871-03-18 Augustus De Morgan, Indian-born British mathematician and logician (b. 1806) 1871-06-08 Satank, Kiowa indian chief, shot to death 1881-07-17 Jim Bridger, American mountain man, Indian fighter, and explorer (b. 1804) 1883-02-17 Vasudeo Balwant Phadke, Indian revolutionary (b. 1845) 1890-12-10 Ludolf AJW Sloet van de Beele, gov-gen (Net India 1861-66), dies at 84 1893-11-07 Constantly Lievens, Flemish missionaries in India, dies at 37 1898-03-01 George Bruce Malleson, English officer in India, author (b. 1825) 1898-03-27 Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, Indian Muslim intellectual (b. 1817) 1902-07-04 Swami Vivekananda, Indian spiritual leader (b. 1863) 1905-01-19 Debendranath Tagore, Indian philosopher (b. 1817) 1908-08-11 Khudiram Bose, Indian freedom fighter (b. 1889) 1915-02-19 Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Indias social reformer/politician, dies 1918-07-22 Indra Lal Roy, Indian pilot (b. 1898)

1918-10-15 Sai Baba of Shirdi, Indian saint (b. circa 1838) 1919-05-27 Kandukuri Veeresalingam, Indian social activist (b. 1848) 1920-04-26 Srinivasa Ramanujan, Indian mathematician (b. 1887) 1920-08-01 Bal Gangadhar Tilak, British-Indian hindu leader, dies 1925-06-16 Chittaranjan Das, Indian patriot and freedom fighter (b. 1870) 1927-02-05 Inayat Khan, Indian sufi 1927-06-13 Henry CK Clan Petty-Fitzmaurice, gov of India (1888-94), dies at 82 1928-11-17 Lala Lajpat Rai, Indian author, politician, & freedom fighter (b. 1865) 1931-03-23 Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, Sukhdev Indian freedom fighters 1936-09-19 Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, Indian musician (b. 1860) 1937-11-23 Jagdish Chandra Bose, Indian physicist (b. 1858) 1938-04-21 Allama Iqbal, Indian philosopher and poet (b. 1877) 1940-01-01 Panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865) 1941-03-28 Kavasji Jamshedji Petigara, Indian Police Commissioner (b. 1877) 1941-08-07 Radindranath Tagore, Indian philosopher/poet/writer, dies at 80 1948-01-30 Mahatma Gandhi, Indias political and spiritual leader, assassinated in New Delhi 1948-01-30 Mahatma Ghandi, murdered by Hindu extremists in India 1950-04-14 Sri Ramana Maharshi, Indian philosopher (b. 1879) 1950-08-08 Ernest F E Douwes Dekker, founder National-India Party, dies 1950-12-05 Shri Aurobindo, Indian guru (b. 1872) 1950-12-15 Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Indian political leader, Iron Man of India (b. 1875) 1951-12-05 Abanindranath Tagore, Indian writer (b. 1871) 1952-01-05 Victor Alexander John Hope, viceroy of India (1936-43), dies at 64 1952-03-07 Paramahansa Yogananda, Indian guru (b. 1893) 1953-12-10 Abdullah Yusuf Ali, Indian-born scholar and translator (b. 1872) 1955-09-16 Leopold C M S Amery, Brit minister of Colonies (India), dies at 81 1956-12-06 Dr. Bhimji Ramji Ambedkar, Indian Minister of Law and architect of The Constitution of India (b. 1891) 1958-06-27 Robert Greig, actor (Devil Doll, Indian Love Call), dies at 78 1959-12-23 Edward FLW Halifax, English viscount/viceroy of India, dies at 78 1962-04-12 Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, Indian politician and engineer (b. 1861) 1963-02-28 Rajendra Prasad, First President of India (b. 1884) 1964-05-27 Jawaharial Nehru, Independent Indias 1st PM, dies at 74 1966-01-11 Lal Bahadur Shastri, Indian premier (1964-66), dies at 61 1966-01-24 Homi J. Bhabha, Indian physicist (b. 1909) 1966-02-26 Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, Indian freedom fighter and writer (b. 1883) 1967-10-12 Ram Manohar Lohia, Indian Socialist politician leader 1969-01-31 Meher Baba, Indian guru (b. 1894) 1969-05-03 Zakir Hussain, 3rd President of India, (b. 1897) 1969-06-24 Ted Hecht, actor (Time to Kill, Song of India, Gangster), dies 1970-06-07 Edward M Forster, Brit writer (Maurice, passage to India), dies at 91 1970-07-24 Peter de Noronha, Indian businessman (b. 1897) 1970-11-21 Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman, Indian physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1888) 1971-12-31 Vikram Sarabhai, Indian physicist (b. 1919) 1972-03-31 Meena Kumari, Indian actress (b. 1932) 1972-05-28 Edward VIII, King of Gr Brit/N Ireld/emperor (India 1936), dies at 77

1972-07-28 Charu Majumdar, Indian revolutionary leader (b. 1918) 1972-09-27 S. R. Ranganathan, Indian mathematician (b. 1892) 1973-09-11 Neem Karoli Baba, Indian guru 1974-02-04 Satyendra Nath Bose, Indian physicist (b. 1894) 1975-04-17 Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Indian philosopher (b. 1888) 1975-10-02 Kumaraswami Kamaraj, Indian political leader, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu (b. 1903) 1975-10-31 SD Burman, Indian musician (b. 1906) 1976-08-27 Mukesh, Indian playback singer (b. 1923) 1977-03-22 A.K. Gopalan, Indian communist leader (b. 1904) 1979-12-03 Dhyan Chand, Indian field hockey player (b. 1905) 1980-06-23 Sanjay Gandhi, Indian politician, dies 1980-06-23 Varahagiri Venkata Giri, Fourth President of India (b. 1894) 1980-07-24 Uttam Kumar, Indian actor (b. 1926) 1980-07-31 Mohd. Rafi, Indian playback singer (b. 1924) 1981-02-05 Kuda Bux, Indian mystic (Id Like to See), dies at 75 1981-12-26 Savithri, Indian actress (b. 1937) 1982-02-22 Josh Malihabadi, Urdu poet of India and Pakistan (b. 1898) 1983-01-11 Shri Ghanshyam Das Birla, Indian industrialist and educator (b. 1894) 1984-02-03 Ravindara Mhatrem, Indian diplomat, killed in England 1984-02-09 Balasaraswathi, Indian classical dancer, dies in Madras 1984-10-31 Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister of India, assassinated by two of her bodyguards at 66 1984-11-27 Percy Norris, deputy high commissioner of India, shot dead 1985-03-15 Radha Krishna Choudhary, Indian historian and writer (b. 1921) 1986-02-17 Jiddu Krishnamurti, Indian philosopher (Kingdom Happiness), dies at 90 1986-06-06 Bhavana Balachandran, Indian actress 1986-07-06 Jagjivan Ram, Indian politician (b. 1908) 1987-10-09 Guru Gopinath, Indian classical dancer (b. 1908) 1987-10-13 Kishore Kumar, Indian Singer (b.1929) 1987-12-11 G. A. Kulkarni, Indian (Marathi) writer (b. 1923) 1990-01-19 Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, indian guru, dies at 58 1990-05-21 Moelvi Mohammed Farouk, Indian spiritual leader, murdered 1990-11-07 Lawrence Durrell, Indian/English author (Alexandria Quartet, Mount Olive), dies at 78 1991-03-23 Parkash Singh, Indian soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross (b. 1913) 1991-05-21 Rajiv Gandhi, Indian Prime Minster (1984-91), assassinated at 46 1991-06-14 Peggy Ashcroft, British actress (A passage to India), dies at 83 1992-04-23 Satyajit Ray, Indian director (Distant Thunder/Agantuk), dies at 70 1993-04-06 Divya Bharati, Baby Doll Indian Bollywood actress (Diwana), dies at 19 by mysteriously falling from her husbands apartment 1993-11-29 JRD Tata, Indies industrialist (Air-India), dies at 89 1993-11-30 Sebastian Kappen, Indian theologian (b. 1924) 1994-01-04 RD Burman, Indian musician (b. 1939) 1994-12-25 Zail Singh, president of India (1982-87), dies at 78

1995-04-10 Morarji Desai, PM of India (1977-79), dies 1995-08-31 Beant Singh, PM of Punjab province of India, assassinated at 73 1996-01-18 N T Rama Rao, PM of Andhra Pradesh India (1983-84, 84-89, 94-95), dies 1996-01-18 Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, Indian actor (b. 1923) 1996-04-22 Hiteshwar Saikia, PM of Indian state of Assam (1991-96), dies 1996-05-20 Janaki Ramachandran, PM of Indian state of Tamil Nadu (1988), dies 1996-05-31 Neela Sanjiva Reddy, president of India (1977-82), dies 1996-06-01 Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, president of India, dies at 83 1998-01-15 Gulzarilal Nanda, temporary PM of India (1964, 66), dies 1998-08-18 Persis Khambatta, Indian actress (b. 1950) 1999-07-07 Captain Vikram Batra, Indian Army officer, awarded Param Vir Chakra (September 9,1974) 1999-08-01 Nirad C. Chaudhuri, Indian-born writer (b. 1897) 1999-08-10 Padma Bhushan Acharya Baldev Upadhyaya, Eminent Sanskrit Scholar in India (b. 1899) 1999-12-26 Shankar Dayal Sharma, President of India (b. 1918) 2000-07-10 Vakkom Majeed, Indian Freedom fighter, Travancore-Cochin Legislative member (b. 1909) 2000-11-07 Chidambaram Subramaniam, Indian politician (b. 1910) 2000-12-23 Noor Jehan, Indian singer and actress (b. 1926) 2001-05-13 R.K. Narayan, Indian novelist (b. 1906) 2001-07-21 Sivaji Ganesan, South Indian Tamil actor (b. 1927) 2001-12-01 Ellis R Dungan, American born Indian film director (b. 1909) 2001-12-10 Ashok Kumar, Indian actor (b. 1911) 2002-07-06 Dhirubhai Ambani, Indian businessman (b. 1932) 2002-07-07 Dhirubhai Ambani, Indian business tycoon (b. 1933) 2002-10-11 Dina Pathak, Indian Actress (b. 1922) 2003-10-31 Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer, Indian singer (b. 1908) 2003-11-09 Binod Bihari Verma, Indian Maithili literateur (b.1937) 2004-02-23 Vijay Anand, Indian film director (b. 1934) 2004-02-26 Shankarrao Chavan, Indian politician (b. 1920) 2004-04-17 Soundarya, Indian actress (b. 1971) 2004-06-26 Yash Johar, Indian film producer (b. 1929) 2004-07-23 Mehmood, Indian actor (b. 1932) 2004-08-15 Amarsinh Chaudhary, Indian politician (b. 1941) 2004-08-30 Indian Larry, American motorcycle builder and stuntman (b. 1949) 2004-10-18 Veerappan, Indian bandit and smuggler (b. 1945) 2004-12-11 M.S. Subbulakshmi, Indian singer (b. 1916) 2004-12-21 Autar Singh Paintal, Indian medical scientist (b. 1925) 2004-12-23 P. V. Narasimha Rao, Prime Minister of India (b. 1921) 2005-01-03 JN Dixit, Indian government official (b. 1936) 2005-01-12 Amrish Puri, Indian actor (b. 1932) 2005-01-21 Parveen Babi, Indian actress (b. 1955) 2005-03-30 O. V. Vijayan, Indian author and cartoonist (b. 1930) 2005-04-25 Swami Ranganathananda, Indian monk (b. 1908) 2005-05-25 Sunil Dutt, Indian actor and politician (b. 1929)

2005-07-27 Swami Shantanand, Mahasamadhi Day, Indian Saint, Philosopher (b. 1934) 2005-10-30 Shamsher Singh Sheri, Indian communist leader (b. 1942) 2005-11-09 K. R. Narayanan, President of India (b. 1921) 2006-02-09 Nadira, Indian actress (b. 1932) 2006-02-23 Telmo Zarraonainda, Spanish footballer (b. 1921) 2006-03-26 Anil Biswas, Indian politician (b. 1944) 2006-04-12 Dr. Rajkumar, Kannada language film actor/singer (India)(b. 1929) 2006-04-21 T.K. Ramakrishnan, Indian politician (b. 1922) 2006-05-03 Pramod Mahajan, Indian politician (b. 1949) 2006-05-05 Naushad Ali, Indian composer (b. 1919) 2006-05-27 Oduvil Unnikrishnan, Indian actor (b. 1944) 2006-08-21 Ustad Bismillah Khan, Indian musician (b. 1916) 2006-08-27 Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Indian film director (b. 1922) 2007-02-02 Vijay Arora, Indian film and television actor (b. 1944) 2007-03-04 Sunil Kumar Mahato, Indian parliamentarian (b. 1966) 2007-03-22 Uppaluri Gopala Krishnamurti, Indian philosopher (b. 1918) 2007-04-16 G. V. Loganathan, Indian American professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering (b. 1954) 2007-06-30 Sahib Singh Verma, Indian politician and former Chief Minister of Delhi (b. 1943) 2007-10-03 M.N. Vijayan, Indian writer, orator, and academic 2008-01-01 Pratap Chandra Chunder, union minister of India (b. 1919) 2008-02-05 Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Indian guru, founder of Transcendental Meditation (b. ca. 1917) 2008-02-25 Hans Raj Khanna, Judge of the Supreme Court of India (b. 1912) 2008-03-20 Shoban Babu, Indian actor (b. 1937) 2008-05-19 Vijay Tendulkar, Indian playwright, (b. 1928) 2008-06-27 Sam Manekshaw, Indian Field Marshal (b. 1914) 2008-07-29 Ishmeet Singh Sodhi, Indian Playback Singer (b. 1989) 2008-08-01 Harkishan Singh Surjeet, Indian politician (b. 1916) 2008-09-27 Mahendra Kapoor, Indian singer (b. 1934) 2009-01-27 R. Venkataraman, 8th President of India (b. 1910) 2009-01-31 Nagesh, Indian comedian actor in Kollywood (b. 1933) 2009-04-27 Feroz Khan, Indian actor (b. 1939) 2009-05-03 Ram Shewalkar, Indian Marathi writer, cardiac arrest.(b.1931) 2009-06-28 A. K. Lohithadas, Indian screenwriter, director, and producer (b. 1955) 2009-07-29 Gayatri Devi, Ex-Maharani of Indian state Jaipur. (b. 1919) 2009-09-02 Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, India (b. 1949) 2009-11-11 Dhanpat Rai Nahar, Indian labour leader (b. 1919) 2010-01-17 Jyoti Basu, Indian politician (b. 1914)