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April 21st

154 Notable deaths


American musician (1958–2016).

Born June 7th, 1958 in Minneapolis. [ref]

Died April 21st, 2016 at 57 years old in Chanhassen (fentanyl toxicity). [ref]

Nina Simone

American singer, songwriter and pianist.

Born February 21st, 1933 in Tryon. [ref]

Died April 21st, 2008 at 75 years old in Carry-le-Rouet (breast cancer). [ref]

Verne Troyer

American actor (1969-2018).

Born January 1st, 1969 in Sturgis.

Died April 21st, 2018 at 49 years old in Los Angeles.

Shakuntala Devi

Indian writer and mental calculator (1929-2013).

Born November 4th, 1929 in Bengaluru.

Died April 21st, 2013 at 83 years old in Bengaluru.

Manfred von Richthofen

German world war i flying ace, popularly known as the red baron (1892–1918).

Born May 2nd, 1892 in Wrocław. [ref]

Died April 21st, 1918 at 25 years old in Vaux-sur-Somme (killed in action). [ref]

Muhammad Iqbal

South asian muslim writer, philosopher, and politician.

Born November 9th, 1877 in Sialkot. [ref]

Died April 21st, 1938 at 60 years old in Lahore. [ref]

John Maynard Keynes

British economist (1883–1946).

Born June 5th, 1883 in Cambridge. [ref]

Died April 21st, 1946 at 62 years old in Firle (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Steve Marriott

British guitarist and singer (1947–1991).

Born January 30th, 1947 in Manor Park. [ref]

Died April 21st, 1991 at 44 years old in Arkesden (smoke inhalation injury). [ref]

François Duvalier

40th president of the republic of haiti (1907-1971).

Born April 14th, 1907 in Port-au-Prince.

Died April 21st, 1971 at 64 years old in Port-au-Prince (diabetes).

Sandy Denny

British singer (1947–1978).

Born January 6th, 1947 in London. [ref]

Died April 21st, 1978 at 31 years old in Wimbledon (cerebral hemorrhage). [ref]

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