Famous People Who Died In 1963

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1963. This list includes people like John F. Kennedy, Sylvia Plath, Lee Harvey Oswald, C. S. Lewis, Patsy Cline and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, artists and soldiers who died in 1963. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany 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 John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 35th President of the United States
Birthdate: May 29, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brookline
Died: November 22

 2 Lee Harvey Oswald

Lee Harvey Oswald.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Armed force officer
Birthdate: October 18, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Died: November 24

 3 Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Novelist, and Writer
Birthdate: October 27, 1932
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 11

 4 C. S. Lewis

C. S. Lewis.
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 29, 1898
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Belfast, Ireland
Died: November 22
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 5 Oleg Penkovsky

Oleg Penkovsky.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Spy
Birthdate: April 23, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vladikavkaz
Died: May 16

 6 Robert Frost

Robert Frost.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: March 26, 1874
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Francisco, California
Died: January 29

 7 Aldous Huxley

Aldous Huxley.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: July 26, 1894
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Godalming
Died: November 22
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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 8 W. E. B. Du Bois

W. E. B. Du Bois.
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Famous As: Civil Rights Activists
Birthdate: February 23, 1868
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Great Barrington, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 27

 9 Patsy Cline

Patsy Cline.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Country Singer
Birthdate: September 8, 1932
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Winchester, Virginia, U.S.
Died: March 5

 10 Edith Piaf

Edith Piaf.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Songwriter, Actress
Birthdate: December 19, 1915
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Belleville, Paris, France
Died: October 10

 11 Rajendra Prasad

Rajendra Prasad.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of India
Birthdate: December 3, 1884
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ziradei, Siwan, Bihar
Died: February 28

 12 Thich Quang Duc

Thich Quang Duc
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Vietnamese monk
Birthdate: 1897 AD
Birthplace: Khanh Hoa Province
Died: June 11

 13 Medgar Evers

Medgar Evers.
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 2, 1925
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Decatur, Mississippi U.S.
Died: June 12

 14 Patrick Bouvier Kennedy

Patrick Bouvier Kennedy.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: John F. Kennedy's Son
Birthdate: August 7, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bourne, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 9

 15 Dinah Washington

Dinah Washington
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 29, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
Died: December 14

 16 Ernie Davis

Ernie Davis.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: December 14, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Salem, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: May 18

 17 Stephen Ward

Stephen Ward.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Accused in the Profumo Affair scandal
Birthdate: October 19, 1912
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lemsford, England
Died: August 3

 18 Pope John XXIII

Pope John XXIII.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Pope
Birthdate: November 25, 1881
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sotto il Monte
Died: June 3

 19 The Great Gama

The Great Gama
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Amateur wrestler
Birthdate: May 22, 1878
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Amritsar
Died: May 22

 20 Ngo Dinh Diem

Ngo Dinh Diem.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of Vietnam
Birthdate: January 3, 1901
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Quảng Bình, French Indochina (present-day Vietnam)
Died: November 2

 21 Jean Cocteau

Jean Cocteau.
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Famous As: Novelist, Poet, Artist & Filmmaker
Birthdate: July 5, 1889
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Maisons-Laffitte, France
Died: October 11

 22 J. D. Tippit

J. D. Tippit
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Police officer
Birthdate: September 18, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Annona, Texas, United States
Died: November 22

 23 Dick Powell

Dick Powell.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 14, 1904
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mountain View, Arkansas, United States
Died: January 2
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 24 Diana Churchill

Diana Churchill.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Winston Churchill's Daughter
Birthdate: July 11, 1909
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London
Died: October 20

 25 Robert Stroud

Robert Stroud
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 8, 1890
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, USA
Died: November 21
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 26 Yasujiro Ozu

Yasujiro Ozu
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: December 12, 1903
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fukagawa district, Tokyo, Japan
Died: December 12

 27 Guy Burgess

Guy Burgess
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Spy, Journalist
Birthdate: April 16, 1911
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Devon
Died: August 30

 28 John Farrow

John Farrow.
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Famous As: Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Birthdate: February 10, 1904
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: January 27

 29 Adrian Carton de Wiart

Adrian Carton de Wiart
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: May 5, 1880
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brussels
Died: June 5

 30 Swami Sivananda

Swami Sivananda
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Spiritual & Yoga Teacher
Birthdate: September 8, 1887
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pattamadai, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: July 14

 31 Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy

Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of Pakistan
Birthdate: September 8, 1892
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Midnapore, Bengal, British India
Died: December 5

 32 Theodore von Karman

Theodore von Karman
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: May 11, 1881
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Budapest
Died: May 6

 33 Aiden Wilson Tozer

Aiden Wilson Tozer
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Listed In:
Birthdate: April 21, 1897
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: La Jose (now Newburg), Pennsylvania, USA
Died: May 12

 34 Abd al-Karim Qasim

Abd al-Karim Qasim
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: November 21, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
Died: February 9

 35 Rogers Hornsby

Rogers Hornsby
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: April 27, 1896
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Winters
Died: January 5

 36 William Carlos Williams

William Carlos Williams
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: September 17, 1883
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rutherford, New Jersey, United States
Died: March 4

 37 Francis Poulenc

Francis Poulenc.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 7, 1899
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris
Died: January 30

 38 Georges Braque

Georges Braque
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: May 13, 1882
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Argenteuil, France
Died: August 31

 39 Estes Kefauver

Estes Kefauver
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 26, 1903
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Madisonville, Tennessee, United States
Died: August 10

 40 Theodor Heuss

Theodor Heuss
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 31, 1884
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brackenheim, Germany
Died: December 12

 41 Hugh Gaitskell

Hugh Gaitskell.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 9, 1906
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Died: January 18

 42 Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria

Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 2, 1883
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Laxenburg
Died: March 17

 43 Adolphe Menjou

Adolphe Menjou.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 18, 1890
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Died: October 29
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 44 Garrett Morgan

Garrett Morgan.
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: March 4, 1877
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, Kentucky, United States
Died: July 27

 45 Alan Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke

Alan Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Officer
Birthdate: July 23, 1883
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bragnieres-de-Bigorre, France
Died: June 17

 46 Elmore James

Elmore James
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: January 27, 1918
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 24

 47 Nâzım Hikmet

Nâzım Hikmet
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: January 15, 1902
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Thessaloniki
Died: June 3

 48 Abd el-Krim

Abd el-Krim
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: 1882 AD
Birthplace: Ajdir
Died: February 6

 49 Andrew Browne Cunningham

Andrew Browne Cunningham
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Naval Officer
Birthdate: January 7, 1883
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: June 12

 50 Sir John Berry Hobbs

Sir John Berry Hobbs
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: December 16, 1882
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cambridge, England
Died: December 21