Famous People Who Died In 1953

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1953. This list includes people like Joseph Stalin, Mary of Teck, Lavrentiy Beria, Hank Williams, Jim Thorpe and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, artists, poets and physicists who died in 1953. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Joseph Stalin

Joseph Stalin.
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Famous As: Communist Revolutionary & Ruler of former USSR
Birthdate: December 18, 1878
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gori, Georgia
Died: March 5

 2 Mary of Teck

Mary of Teck.
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Famous As: Queen consort of the United Kingdom
Birthdate: May 26, 1867
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kensington Palace, London
Died: March 24
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 3 Guccio Gucci

Guccio Gucci.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Italian Businessman
Birthdate: March 26, 1881
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Florence
Died: January 2

 4 Lavrentiy Beria

Lavrentiy Beria.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 29, 1899
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Merkheuli, Georgia, Russian Empire
Died: December 23

 5 Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: May 28, 1888
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma
Died: March 28

 6 Hank Williams

Hank Williams.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Musician
Birthdate: September 17, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mount Olive, Alabama, United States
Died: January 1

 7 Ethel Rosenberg

Ethel Rosenberg
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Spy
Birthdate: September 28, 1915
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: June 19
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 8 Dylan Thomas

Dylan Thomas.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet & Writer
Birthdate: October 27, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Swansea
Died: November 9

 9 Eugene O'Neill

Eugene O'Neill.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: October 16, 1888
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: November 27

 10 Gerd von Rundstedt

Gerd von Rundstedt.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Officer
Birthdate: December 12, 1875
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Aschersleben, Province of Saxony, Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire
Died: February 24
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 11 Django Reinhardt

Django Reinhardt.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Liberchies, Belgium
Died: May 16

 12 Syama Prasad Mookerjee

Syama Prasad Mookerjee.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Indian Politician
Birthdate: July 6, 1901
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Calcutta, India
Died: June 23

 13 Sergei Prokofiev

Sergei Prokofiev.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer and pianist
Birthdate: April 23, 1891
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Krasne, Ukraine
Died: March 5

 14 John Christie

John Christie
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: serial killer
Birthdate: April 8, 1899
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Northowram
Died: July 15

 15 Carol II of Romania

Carol II of Romania.
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: October 15, 1893
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Peleș Castle, Sinaia
Died: April 4

 16 Herman J. Mankiewicz

Herman J. Mankiewicz.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: November 7, 1897
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: March 5

 17 Edwin Powell Hubble

Edwin Powell Hubble.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astronomer & Mathematician
Birthdate: November 20, 1889
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Marshfield, Missouri, USA
Died: September 28

 18 Robert A. Taft

Robert A. Taft
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 8, 1889
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Died: July 31

 19 Ibn Saud

Ibn Saud.
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Famous As: Monarch
Birthdate: January 15, 1876
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Riyadh
Died: November 9

 20 Bill Tilden

Bill Tilden
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: February 10, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 5
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 21 Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick

Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Duke
Birthdate: November 17, 1887
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Penzing, Vienna, Austria
Died: January 30

 22 Hilaire Belloc

Hilaire Belloc.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: July 27, 1870
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: La Celle-Saint-Cloud, France
Died: July 16

 23 B. N. Rau

B. N. Rau
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Civil servant
Birthdate: February 26, 1887
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mangalore, Karnataka , India
Died: November 30

 24 James Jackson Jeffries

James Jackson Jeffries
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: April 15, 1875
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Carroll, Ohio, United States
Died: March 3
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 25 Florence Price

Florence Price
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: 1887 AD
Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Died: 1953 AD

 26 Jorge Negrete

Jorge Negrete
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Actor, Singer, Film actor
Birthdate: November 30, 1911
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Guanajuato
Died: December 5

 27 Hugo Sperrle

Hugo Sperrle
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military personnel, Aviator
Birthdate: February 7, 1885
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ludwigsburg
Died: April 2

 28 Maud Gonne

Maud Gonne
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 21, 1866
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tongham, United Kingdom
Died: April 27

 29 Princess Irene of Hesse and by Rhine

Princess Irene of Hesse and by Rhine
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: July 11, 1866
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Palace, Darmstadt, Grand Duchy of Hesse, German Empire
Died: November 11

 30 Maude Adams

Maude Adams
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 11, 1872
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Died: July 17

 31 Jonathan M. Wainwright

Jonathan M. Wainwright
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: August 23, 1883
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Died: September 2

 32 Robert Andrews Millikan

Robert Andrews Millikan.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: March 22, 1868
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Morrison
Died: December 19

 33 Helene Mayer

Helene Mayer
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Fencer
Birthdate: December 20, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Offenbach am Main, Germany
Died: October 15
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 34 Wilhelm Stuckart

Wilhelm Stuckart
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Lawyer, Judge, Politician, Jurist
Birthdate: November 16, 1902
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wiesbaden
Died: November 15

 35 Hans Fritzsche

Hans Fritzsche
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Journalist, Politician
Birthdate: April 21, 1900
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bochum
Died: September 27

 36 James Finlayson

James Finlayson
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Famous As: actor, comedian, stage actor
Birthdate: August 27, 1887
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Falkirk
Died: October 9

 37 Fred M. Vinson

Fred M. Vinson
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 22, 1890
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Louisa, Kentucky, United States
Died: September 8

 38 Hugh Grosvenor, 2nd Duke of Westminster

Hugh Grosvenor, 2nd Duke of Westminster
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 19, 1879
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cheshire
Died: July 19

 39 Mary Anderson

Mary Anderson
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Famous As: inventor
Birthdate: February 19, 1866
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Greene County
Died: June 27

 40 Hugo Schmeisser

Hugo Schmeisser
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Inventor, Engineer
Birthdate: September 24, 1884
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Jena
Died: September 12

 41 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

Abdullah Yusuf Ali
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Famous As: Translator
Birthdate: April 14, 1872
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mumbai
Died: December 10

 42 Ivan Bunin

Ivan Bunin.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: October 22, 1870
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Voronezh
Died: November 8

 43 Klement Gottwald

Klement Gottwald
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: politician
Birthdate: November 23, 1896
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dědice, Vyškov, Moravia,
Died: March 14

 44 George Herbert Walker

George Herbert Walker
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Banker, Financier
Birthdate: June 11, 1875
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Louis
Died: June 24

 45 Tazio Nuvolari

Tazio Nuvolari
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Racing Driver
Birthdate: November 16, 1892
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Castel d’Ario, Italy
Died: August 11

 46 Richard Walther Darré

Richard Walther Darré
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Agronomist
Birthdate: July 14, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Buenos Aires
Died: September 5

 47 Chōjun Miyagi

Chōjun Miyagi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Karateka
Birthdate: April 25, 1888
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Naha, Okinawa, Japan
Died: October 8

 48 Toni Wolff

Toni Wolff
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: September 18, 1888
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zürich
Died: March 21

 49 Francis Picabia

Francis Picabia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: January 22, 1879
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: November 30

 50 Kathleen Ferrier

Kathleen Ferrier
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 22, 1912
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Higher Walton, United Kingdom
Died: October 8