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April 20th

161 Notable deaths

Christian X of Denmark

King of denmark and iceland.

Born September 26th, 1870 in Charlottenlund Palace.

Died April 20th, 1947 at 76 years old in Amalienborg.

Idriss Déby

Chadian president (1952–2021).

Born June 18th, 1952 in Berdoba.

Died April 20th, 2021 at 68 years old in Tibesti Region (ballistic trauma). [ref]

Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia

Russian grand duchess (1875-1960).

Born April 6th, 1875 in Saint Petersburg.

Died April 20th, 1960 at 85 years old in London.

Cuba Gooding Sr.

American singer and actor.

Born April 27th, 1944 in New York City.

Died April 20th, 2017 at 72 years old in Woodland Hills. [ref]

Tom Lester

American actor and evangelist (1938-2020).

Born September 23rd, 1938 in Laurel.

Died April 20th, 2020 at 81 years old in Nashville (Parkinson's disease). [ref]

Octavio Paz

Mexican writer laureated with the 1990 nobel prize for literature.

Born March 31st, 1914 in Mexico City. [ref]

Died April 20th, 1998 at 84 years old in Mexico City. [ref]

Don Siegel

Film director and producer (1912-1991).

Born October 26th, 1912 in Chicago. [ref]

Died April 20th, 1991 at 78 years old in San Luis Obispo County (cancer). [ref]

Soraya Tarzi

Afghan queen consort of king amanullah khan.

Born November 24th, 1899 in Damascus.

Died April 20th, 1968 at 68 years old in Rome.

Jacqueline Saburido

Venezuelan burn victim.

Born December 20th, 1978 in Caracas.

Died April 20th, 2019 at 40 years old in Guatemala City (cancer).

Guy Hamilton

English film director (1922-2016).

Born September 16th, 1922 in Paris.

Died April 20th, 2016 at 93 years old in Palma. [ref]

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