Famous People Who Died In 1927

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1927. This list includes people like Lizzie Borden, Isadora Duncan, Jerome K. Jerome, Svante Arrhenius, Juan Gris and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include artists, poets, philosophers and soldiers who died in 1927. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.
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Isadora Duncan
(American Dancer and Choreographer)
Isadora Duncan
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: May 26, 1877
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: September 14
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Lizzie Borden
(American Woman Tried and Acquitted of the August 4, 1892 Axe Murders of Her Father and Stepmother)
Lizzie Borden
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 19, 1860
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Fall River, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 1
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 3 
Jerome K. Jerome
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 2, 1859
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Caldmore, United Kingdom
Died: June 14
 4 
Victoria Woodhull
(The First Woman to Run for the American Presidency)
Victoria Woodhull
3
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: September 23, 1838
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Homer, Ohio, United States
Died: June 9
 5 
Ryunosuke Akutagawa
(Japanese Short-Story Writer Active During the Taishō Period)
Ryunosuke Akutagawa
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 1, 1892
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kyōbashi-ku,Tokyo, Japan
Died: July 24
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 6 
Juan Gris
(Spanish Cubist Painter)
Juan Gris
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Birthdate: March 23, 1887
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: May 11
 7 
Carlota of Mexico
(Empress Consort of Mexico (1864 - 1867))
Carlota of Mexico
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Birthdate: June 7, 1840
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Castle of Laeken, Brussels, Belgium
Died: January 19
 8 
Constance Markievicz
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 4, 1868
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: July 15
 9 
Willem Einthoven
(Inventor of the first practical ECG)
Willem Einthoven
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Birthdate: May 21, 1860
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Semarang
Died: September 29
 10 
Ferdinand I of Romania
(King of Romania (1914 - 1927))
Ferdinand I of Romania
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Birthdate: August 24, 1865
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sigmaringen, Germany
Died: July 20
 11 
Ram Prasad Bismil
(Indian Revolutionary Who Fought Against British Rule and Was Hanged For His Involvement in Kakori Conspiracy of 1925.)
Ram Prasad Bismil
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 11, 1897
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Died: December 19
 12 
Svante Arrhenius
(Scientist)
Svante Arrhenius
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 19, 1859
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vik
Died: October 2
 13 
Houston Stewart Chamberlain
0
Birthdate: September 9, 1855
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Southsea, Hampshire, England
Died: January 9
 14 
Gaston Leroux
(Journalist)
Gaston Leroux
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Birthdate: May 6, 1868
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 15
 15 
Leonard Wood
(Politician, Military personnel)
Leonard Wood
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 9, 1860
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Winchester, New Hampshire, United States
Died: August 7
 16 
Andranik
(Armenian Statesman and Military Commander Who Played an Important Role in the Armenian Liberation Movement)
Andranik
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 25, 1865
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Şebinkarahisar, Turkey
Died: August 31
 17 
Edward B. Titchener
(Philosopher, Psychologist, University teacher)
Edward B. Titchener
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Birthdate: January 11, 1867
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chichester
Died: August 3
 18 
Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven
(German Visual Artist and Poet)
Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven
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Birthdate: July 12, 1874
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Swinoujscie, Poland
Died: December 14
 19 
Eugène Atget
(Photographer, Artist)
Eugène Atget
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Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: February 12, 1857
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Libourne
Died: August 4
 20 
Saad Zaghloul
(Prime Minister)
Saad Zaghloul
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 1, 1859
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kafr El Sheikh Governorate, Egypt
Died: August 23
 21 
Albrecht Kossel
(Biochemist)
Albrecht Kossel
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 16, 1853
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rostock, Germany
Died: July 5
 22 
Vladimir Bekhterev
(Russian Neurologist and the Father of Objective Psychology Known for Noting the Role of the 'Hippocampus' in Memory)
Vladimir Bekhterev
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Birthdate: January 20, 1857
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sorali, Russia
Died: December 24
 23 
Tiger Flowers
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 5, 1895
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Camilla, Georgia, United States
Died: November 16
 24 
Juliette Gordon Low
(Philanthropist)
Juliette Gordon Low
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 31, 1860
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, United States
Died: January 17
William, Prince of Hohenzollern
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 7, 1864
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Schloss Benrath, Düsseldorf, Germany
Died: October 22
 26 
Ion I. C. Brătianu
(Prime Minister of Romania Who Served for 5-Terms Between 1909 and 1927)
Ion I. C. Brătianu
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 20, 1864
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ștefănești, Romania
Died: November 24
 27 
Wilhelm Ludvig Johannsen
(Danish Botanist, Physiologist, and Geneticist Best Known for Coining the Terms Gene, Phenotype and Genotype)
Wilhelm Ludvig Johannsen
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 3, 1857
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Elsinore, Denmark
Died: November 11
 28 
Michael Ancher
(Former realist artist)
Michael Ancher
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Birthdate: June 9, 1849
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bornholm, Denmark
Died: September 19
 29 
Jonas Basanavičius
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 23, 1851
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ožkabaliai, Lithuania
Died: February 16
 30 
Oscar Swahn
(Sport Shooter)
Oscar Swahn
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 20, 1847
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Götaland, Sweden
Died: May 1
 31 
Enrique Gomez Carrillo
(Literary critic)
Enrique Gomez Carrillo
1
Birthdate: February 27, 1873
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala
Died: November 29
 32 
Florence Mills
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 25, 1896
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: November 1
 33 
Kang Youwei
(Chinese Philosopher and Political Thinker in the Late Qing Dynasty)
Kang Youwei
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 19, 1858
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Nanhai District, Foshan, China
Died: March 31
 34 
Sisowath of Cambodia
(King of Cambodia (1904 - 1907))
Sisowath of Cambodia
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Birthdate: September 7, 1840
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Banteay Meanchey, Cambodia
Died: August 9
 35 
J.B. Bury
(Irish Historian and Philologist Who Contributed to the Development of Byzantine History)
J.B. Bury
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Birthdate: October 16, 1861
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Clontibret, Ireland
Died: June 1
 36 
Jānis Čakste
(President)
Jānis Čakste
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 14, 1859
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lielsesava, Latvia
Died: March 14
 37 
June Mathis
(Scriptwriter)
June Mathis
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Birthdate: January 30, 1887
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Leadville, Colorado, United States
Died: July 26
 38 
Wilhelm Stenhammar
(Composer, Conductor)
Wilhelm Stenhammar
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 7, 1871
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: November 20
 39 
Emma Borden
(Lizzie Borden's Sister)
Emma Borden
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 1, 1851
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fall River, Massachusetts
Died: June 10
 40 
Vasily Polenov
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Birthdate: June 1, 1844
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 18
Frances Wilson Grayson
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1892 AD
Birthplace: Cherokee Village, Arkansas, United States
Died: December 23
 42 
Victorine Meurent
0
Birthdate: February 18, 1844
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 17
 43 
Gustave Whitehead
(Aerospace engineer, Engineer)
Gustave Whitehead
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Birthdate: January 1, 1874
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Leutershausen
Died: October 10
 44 
Sarah Frances Whiting
(American Physicist, Astronomer and First Director of the 'Whitin Observatory' at 'Wellesley College')
Sarah Frances Whiting
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 23, 1847
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wyoming, New York, United States
Died: September 12
 45 
Hugo Ball
(German Author, Poet, and the Founder of the Dada Movement in European Art in Zürich)
Hugo Ball
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 22, 1886
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pirmasens, Germany
Died: September 14
 46 
Sergey Sazonov
(Former Foreign Minister of the Russian Empire (1910 - 1916))
Sergey Sazonov
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 10, 1860
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ryazan province, Russia
Died: December 25
 47 
Luigi Luzzatti
(Political, Prime Minister)
Luigi Luzzatti
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 11, 1841
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: March 29
Adolphus Cambridge, 1st Marquess of Cambridge
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 13, 1868
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kensington Palace, London, England
Died: October 24
 49 
Wu Changshuo
(Painter)
Wu Changshuo
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Birthdate: September 12, 1844
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Anji County, Huzhou, China
Died: November 29
 50 
Harry Johnston
(British Explorer and Botanist)
Harry Johnston
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 12, 1858
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kennington Park, London, England
Died: July 31