Famous People Who Died In 2011

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 2011. This list includes people like Steve Jobs, Elizabeth Taylor, Muammar Gaddafi, Kim Jong-il, Randy Savage and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, artists, physicists and composers who died in 2011. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & 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 Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs
81
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Co-founder of Apple
Birthdate: February 24, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: October 5

 2 Amy Jade Winehouse

Amy Jade Winehouse
54
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Enfield, London, England
Died: July 23

 3 Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor
30
Famous As: Legend of Classic Hollywood Cinema
Birthdate: February 27, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hampstead, London, England
Died: March 23
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 4 Randy Savage

Randy Savage
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: November 15, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Died: May 20
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 5 Joe Frazier

Joe Frazier
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 12, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
Died: November 7
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 6 Peter Falk

Peter Falk
9
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 16, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: June 23
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 7 Ryan Dunn

Ryan Dunn
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Famous As: Stunt Performer
Birthdate: June 11, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Medina, Ohio, USA
Died: June 20
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 8 Zyzz (Aziz Shavershian)

Zyzz (Aziz Shavershian)
30
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Body Builder, Internet Personality
Birthdate: March 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: August 5
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 9 Christopher Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens
12
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: April 13, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Portsmouth, England
Died: December 15

 10 Nate Dogg

Nate Dogg
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, USA
Died: March 15
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 11 Richard Winters

Richard Winters
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Army officer
Birthdate: January 21, 1918
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Holland, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 2
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 12 Jane Russell

Jane Russell
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 21, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bemidji, Minnesota
Died: February 28

 13 Osama Bin Laden

Osama Bin Laden
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Terrorist
Birthdate: March 10, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: May 2

 14 Harry Morgan

Harry Morgan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 10, 1915
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: December 7
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 15 Muammar Gaddafi

Muammar Gaddafi
36
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister of Libya (1970-72)
Birthdate: June 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Qasr Abu Hadi, Libya
Died: October 20

 16 Pete Postlethwaite

Pete Postlethwaite
2
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 7, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Warrington
Died: January 2

 17 Har Gobind Khorana

Har Gobind Khorana
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Punjab, India
Died: November 9

 18 Patrice O'Neal

Patrice O'Neal
3
Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: December 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: November 29
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 19 Andy Whitfield

Andy Whitfield
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 17, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Amlwch, Anglesey, Wales
Died: September 11
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 20 Anne Francis

Anne Francis
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 16, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ossining, New York, United States
Died: January 2
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 21 Cliff Robertson

Cliff Robertson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 9, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: La Jolla
Died: September 10

 22 Gerry Rafferty

Gerry Rafferty
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: April 16, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paisley
Died: January 4

 23 Sathya Sai Baba

Sathya Sai Baba
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Spiritual Guru
Birthdate: November 23, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Puttaparthi
Died: April 24
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 24 James Arness

James Arness
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 26, 1923
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: June 3
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 25 Bubba Smith

Bubba Smith
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: February 28, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Orange, Texas, United States
Died: August 3
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 26 Nancy Wake

Nancy Wake
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: August 30, 1912
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wellington, New Zealand
Died: August 7

 27 Jeff Conaway

Jeff Conaway
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 5, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: May 27
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 28 Heavy D

Heavy D
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Leader of Heavy D & the Boyz, he was a popular rapper through much of the 1990s.
Birthdate: May 24, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mandeville, Jamaica
Died: November 8
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 29 Gil Scott-Heron

Gil Scott-Heron
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Poet and Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 1, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 27
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 30 Jackie Cooper

Jackie Cooper
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 15, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: May 3

 31 Betty Ford

Betty Ford
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former First Lady of the United States
Birthdate: April 8, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: July 8

 32 Maria Altmann

Maria Altmann
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Art Collector
Birthdate: February 18, 1916
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: February 7

 33 Wangari Maathai

Wangari Maathai
2
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Political Activist
Birthdate: April 1, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ihithe, Kenya
Died: September 25

 34 Jack LaLanne

Jack LaLanne
1
Famous As: Fitness & Nutrition Expert, TV presenter
Birthdate: September 26, 1914
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: January 23
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 35 Geraldine Ferraro

Geraldine Ferraro
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 26, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newburgh, New York, United States
Died: March 26

 36 Otto von Habsburg

Otto von Habsburg
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Last crown prince of Austria-Hungary from 1916 until the dissolution of the empire in November 1918
Birthdate: November 20, 1912
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Reichenau an der Rax, Austria
Died: July 4

 37 Dennis Ritchie

Dennis Ritchie
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Computer Scientist
Birthdate: September 9, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bronxville, New York, United States
Died: October 12

 38 Michael Gough

Michael Gough
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 23, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kuala Lumpur
Died: March 27

 39 John Barry

John Barry
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Musician, Songwriter, Film score composer
Birthdate: November 3, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: York
Died: January 30

 40 John Dye

John Dye
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 31, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Amory, Mississippi, United States
Died: January 10
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 41 Jani Lane

Jani Lane
2
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 1, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, USA
Died: August 10
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 42 Diane Cilento

Diane Cilento
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 2, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mooloolaba, Australia
Died: October 6
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 43 Sidney Lumet

Sidney Lumet
0
Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: June 25, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 9

 44 David Oswald Nelson

David Oswald Nelson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 24, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: January 11

 45 Clarence Clemons

Clarence Clemons
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musicians
Birthdate: January 11, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Died: June 18
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 46 Jagjit Singh

Jagjit Singh
2
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Ghazal Singer
Birthdate: February 8, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sri Ganganagar
Died: October 10

 47 Al Davis

Al Davis
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player & Coach
Birthdate: July 4, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brockton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 8

 48 Jack Kevorkian

Jack Kevorkian
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: American pathologist
Birthdate: May 26, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pontiac, Michigan, U.S.
Died: June 3

 49 M. F. Husain

M. F. Husain
1
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: September 17, 1915
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pandharpur, Maharashtra, India
Died: June 9

 50 Bhupen Hazarika

Bhupen Hazarika
2
Famous As: Musician, Singer, Poet, Filmmaker, Lyricist
Birthdate: September 8, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sadiya
Died: November 5