Deaths in August 2003

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The following is a list of notable deaths in August 2003.

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Entries for each day are listed alphabetically by surname. A typical entry lists information in the following sequence:

August 2003

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Guy Thys Belgian footballer

Guy Thys was a Belgian football manager, mostly known for being the most successful manager in the history of the Belgium national football team as he managed to lead the national side to the their only UEFA European Championship final in 1980 and get to the fourth place in the 1986 FIFA World Cup.

Marie Trintignant French actress

Marie Trintignant was a French actress.

Jean-Louis Trintignant French actor

Jean-Louis Xavier Trintignant is a retired French actor. He won the Best Actor Award at the 1969 Cannes Film Festival as well as the Best Actor Award at the César Awards 2013.

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Kenneth Alexander Coote was an English football full back and utility player. He is best known for his 14 years as a player at Brentford, for whom he tops the all-time appearances list with 559 and was also captain of the club. In 2013, Coote placed second in a Football League 125th Anniversary poll of Brentford's best ever captains.

Don Estelle British actor

Don Estelle was a British actor and singer best known as Gunner "Lofty" Sugden in It Ain't Half Hot Mum.

Sir Henry "Charles" Kerruish OBE LLD CP MLC was perhaps the most well known Manx politician. He was the Speaker of the House of Keys from 1962 to 1990, making him the longest serving Speaker in any Parliament in the Commonwealth, and first President of Tynwald. He was also the first Chairman of the Executive Council, the forerunner of the present Chief Minister of the Isle of Man, from 1961 to 1967. This made him the first Manx person to fulfil an executive role on the Isle of Man. Previously the Lieutenant Governor had exercised all executive power. He was a keen supporter of Scouting on the Isle of Man, often offering his own lands for camping.

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Alice Joyce Walker was a New Zealand backstroke swimmer, who, as Joyce Macdonald, represented her country at the 1938 British Empire Games.

Joseph Saidu Momoh Sierra Leonean politician

Major General Joseph Saidu Momoh, OOR, OBE served as President of Sierra Leone from November 1985 to April 29, 1992.

Alan Silvius Reiher was a senior Australian public servant, best known for his time as Director-General of Works in the Australian Government bureaucracy and for heading government transport agencies in New South Wales and Victoria.

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Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh was best known as a writer and broadcaster on prayer and the Christian life. He was a monk and Metropolitan bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church. He was founder and for many years bishop - then archbishop, then metropolitan - of the Diocese of Sourozh, the Patriarchate of Moscow's diocese for Great Britain and Ireland. As a bishop he became well known as a pastor, preacher, spiritual director and writer on prayer and the Christian life.

Chung Mong-hun was the 5th son of Chung Ju-yung, the founder of the South Korean Hyundai conglomerate. After the death of his father, he took over part of his father's role and became the chairman of Hyundai Asan, the company in charge of various business ventures between North and South Korea. He committed suicide in 2003.

James Welch (writer) Native American writer

James Phillip Welch Jr., who grew up within the Blackfeet and A'aninin cultures of his parents, was a Native American novelist and poet, considered a founding author of the Native American Renaissance. His novel Fools Crow (1986) received several national literary awards, and his debut novel Winter in the Blood (1974) was adapted as a film by the same name, released in 2013.

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Tite Curet Alonso Puerto Rican composer

Tite Curet Alonso was a Puerto Rican composer of over 2,000 salsa songs.

Samuel J. Tedesco American politician

Samuel J. Tedesco was an American politician who was the 76th Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut from 1963 to 1966.

Donald Joseph Turnbull was a journalist, editor, games designer, and an accomplished piano and pinball player. He was particularly instrumental in introducing Dungeons & Dragons into the UK, both as the managing director of TSR UK Ltd and as the editor of the Fiend Folio.

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References

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