Died On April 10th

Discover the most famous people who died on April 10. The list includes people like Emiliano Zapata, Morarji Desai, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Khalil Gibran, Michael Curtiz. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, philosophers, poets and composers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Poland and many more countries.
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Emiliano Zapata
(Leading Figure in the Mexican Revolution of 1910–1920)
Emiliano Zapata
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 8, 1879
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Anenecuilco, Mexico
Died: 1919
Emiliano Zapata was a key figure in the Mexican Revolution of 1910–1920 and led the agrarian movement known as Zapatismo. As the leader of the Liberation Army of the South, he contributed to the fall of Mexican dictator Porfirio Díaz and later fought against Venustiano Carranza.
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Khalil Gibran
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Birthdate: January 6, 1883
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bsharri, Lebanon
Died: 1931

Lebanese author and poet Khalil Gibran is best remembered for his bestselling works The Prophet and Broken Wings. One of the leaders of the Mahjar movement of Arabic literature, he specialized in incorporating mythological and mystical symbols in his works and was inspired by Friedrich Nietzsche and William Blake.

 3 
Larry Linville
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Major Frank Burns’ on the TV Series ‘M*A*S*H’)
Larry Linville
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Birthdate: September 29, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ojai, California, United States
Died: 2000

Larry Linville was an American actor best known for playing Major Frank Burns in the popular war comedy-drama TV series, M*A*S*H. His portrayal of an ill-tempered, civilian doctor in the series earned him wide recognition. Surprisingly, he declined an offer to renew his contract for two more seasons to pursue other roles, but couldn't emulate the success achieved through M*A*S*H.

 4 
Samuel Burl Kinison
(Comedian)
Samuel Burl  Kinison
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Birthdate: December 8, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Yakima, Washington, United States
Died: 1992
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Natalie Schafer
(Actress)
Natalie Schafer
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Birthdate: November 5, 1900
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 1991
 6 
Dixie Carter
(Film Actress)
Dixie Carter
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Birthdate: May 25, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: McLemoresville, Tennessee, United States
Died: 2010
 7 
Stuart Sutcliffe
(Scottish Musician Best Remembered for His Association with the Popular Rock Band 'The Beatles')
Stuart Sutcliffe
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 23, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: 1962

Stuart Sutcliffe was a Scottish musician and painter. He is best remembered for his association with the popular rock band the Beatles, where he was the original bass guitarist. Before achieving popularity as a guitarist, Sutcliffe left the Beatles to pursue painting. Along with John Lennon, Stuart Sutcliffe is credited with coining the name Beetles, which later became the Beatles.

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Evelyn Waugh
(One of the Great Prose Stylists of the English Language in the 20th Century)
Evelyn Waugh
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 28, 1903
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: West Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Died: 1966

Arthur Evelyn St. John Waugh was an English author, known for his novels, biographies, and travelogues. Hailed as the most brilliant satirical novelist of his day, he wrote mostly satires before WWII. But during the war, his writings took a serious turn; he published Brideshead Revisited in 1945, a book that continues to appear on the best books list till now.

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Joseph Louis Lagrange
(Mathematician)
Joseph Louis Lagrange
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 25, 1736
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: 1813

Joseph Louis Lagrange was an Italian mathematician and astronomer who made significant contributions to the fields of number theory, analysis, and both classical and celestial mechanics. He served as the director of mathematics at the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin for over 20 years. He later moved to France and became a member of the French Academy of Sciences. 

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Marjorie Main
(Actress)
Marjorie Main
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Birthdate: February 24, 1890
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Acton, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: 1975
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Morarji Desai
(Politician, Prime Minister of India)
Morarji Desai
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 29, 1896
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bhadeli, Bombay Presidency, British India
Died: 1995
Bharat Ratna-recipient Morarji Desai was a freedom fighter and served as the prime minister of India from 1977 to 1979. He had also been the minister of home affairs and the minister of finance. He was initially part of the Indian National Congress and later joined the Janata Party
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Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
(Jesuit Priest who Co-developed the Concept of Noosphere & was Part of the Discovery of Peking Man)
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
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Birthdate: May 1, 1881
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Orcines, France
Died: 1955

French paleontologist and Jesuit priest Pierre Teilhard de Chardin is remembered as someone who deviated from theology to science. He discovered the fossilized remains known as the Peking man in China, but faced a lot of opposition from his religious superiors when it came to publishing his scientific thoughts.

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Chris Hani
(Politician)
Chris Hani
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 28, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Transkei
Died: 1993

Chris Hani was a South African politician who led the South African Communist Party from 1991 to 1993. One of the most important and influential fighters against the apartheid government, Hani played an important role in the development of the armed wing of the ANC, Umkhonto we Sizwe. He was assassinated by a Polish immigrant named Janusz Waluś.

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Nino Rota
(Composer)
Nino Rota
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 3, 1911
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: 1979
 15 
Jean Vander Pyl
(Best known as the voice of Wilma Flintstone for the Hanna-Barbera cartoon The Flintstones)
Jean Vander Pyl
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Birthdate: October 11, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1999
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Little Eva
(Singer)
Little Eva
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 29, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Belhaven, North Carolina, United States
Died: 2003
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William of Ockham
(Philosopher)
William of Ockham
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Birthdate: 1287 AD
Birthplace: Ockham Civil Parish, United Kingdom
Died: 1347

William of Ockham, also known as Doctor Invincibilis, is chiefly remembered as one of the pioneers of nominalism. The 14th-cenntury Franciscan friar was also a scholar and philosopher, and laid the foundation of Occam’s razor. His written works include Summa logicae and his commentary on his own lectures, Sentences.

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Al Jaffee
(American Cartoonist)
Al Jaffee
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Birthdate: March 13, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, United States
Died: 2023
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Michael Curtiz
(Film Director)
Michael Curtiz
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Birthdate: December 24, 1886
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 1962
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Lauren Hill
(Basketball player)
Lauren Hill
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 1, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Greendale, Indiana, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Kevin Peter Hall
(Actor)
Kevin Peter Hall
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Birthdate: May 9, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 1991
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)
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King Oliver
(Musician)
King Oliver
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 19, 1881
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Aben, Louisiana, United States
Died: 1938
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Henry Van Dyke
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 10, 1852
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: 1933
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Chen Yun
(One of the Most Influential Leaders of the People's Republic of China During the 1980s and 1990s)
Chen Yun
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 13, 1905
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Qingpu District, Shanghai, China
Died: 1995

Chen Yun was a Chinese political leader who played a major role during the Chinese economic reform. He was regarded as one of the most influential political leaders of China during the '80s and '90s. He also played an important role during the Chinese Civil War and was later counted among the Eight Great Eminent Officials of China.

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Frederick I of Denmark
(King)
Frederick I of Denmark
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 7, 1471
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Haderslevhus
Died: 1533
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Harley Earl
(Automotive designer)
Harley Earl
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: November 22, 1893
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1969
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Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis
(Lithuanian Composer and Painter)
Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 22, 1875
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Senoji Varėna, Lithuania
Died: 1911

Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis was a Lithuanian composer, painter, and writer. Widely regarded as a pioneer of abstract art in Europe, Čiurlionis contributed immensely to art nouveau and symbolism. Today, many of his paintings are preserved at the M. K. Čiurlionis National Art Museum in Lithuania. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis also had a major influence on modern Lithuanian culture.

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Jin Youzhi
(Chinese Politician)
Jin Youzhi
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Birthdate: August 17, 1918
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Beijing
Died: 2015
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Shomu Mukherjee
(Film Director & Producer)
Shomu Mukherjee
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Birthdate: June 19, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India
Died: 2008
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Nobuhiko Obayashi
(Film director)
Nobuhiko Obayashi
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Birthdate: January 9, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Higashitsuchidocho, Onomichi, Hiroshima, Japan
Died: 2020
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Richie Benaud
(Australian Cricketer All-Rounder)
Richie Benaud
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 6, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
Died: 2015
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Alexander Turney Stewart
(American Textile Merchant)
Alexander Turney Stewart
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 12, 1803
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lisburn, North Ireland
Died: 1876

Scottish-Irish businessman Alexander Turney Stewart initially aspired to be a Presbyterian minister, before deviating to teaching and then eventually stepping into business. He began with trading textile and then launched a dry goods business, A. T. Stewart & Company, in New York, which he later expanded into an empire.

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Louis the Stammerer
(King of West Francia from 877 to 879)
Louis the Stammerer
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Birthdate: November 1, 0846
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: France
Died: 0879
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George Genereux
(Sport shooter)
George Genereux
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 1, 1935
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Died: 1989
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La Belle Otero
(Actress)
La Belle Otero
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Birthdate: November 4, 1868
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Valga, Spain
Died: 1965
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Manuel González Flores
(31st President of Mexico)
Manuel González Flores
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 18, 1833
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Matamoros
Died: 1893

Manuel González Flores was a Mexican military general turned politician who served as the 35th President of Mexico from 1880 to 1884. Prior to joining politics, he played significant roles in the Mexican–American War and the Reform War, as an army man. His tenure as the president saw major diplomatic and domestic achievements. 

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Birbal Sahni
(Palaeobotanist)
Birbal Sahni
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 1891 AD
Birthplace: Saharanpur district
Died: 1949

Birbal Sahni was a pioneer of palaeobotanical research in India. The founder of the Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany, he also taught botany at BHU and Lucknow University. He was also interested in music and tennis, and loved collecting coins. He was a Fellow of The Royal Society, too.

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Patricia Collinge
(Actress)
Patricia Collinge
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Birthdate: September 20, 1892
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1974

Though trained in dance and the piano, Patricia Collinge later found her calling in acting. The Irish-American actor is best remembered for her iconic roles such as Lavinia Penniman in The Heiress. Her performance as Aunt Birdie in the film The Little Foxes later got her nominated for an Academy Award.

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Maria Kaczyńska
(First lady of Poland from 2005 to 2010 as the wife of President Lech Kaczyński)
Maria Kaczyńska
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 21, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Narach, Belarus
Died: 2010
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Rabah Bitat
(Interim President of Algeria (December 1978 - February 1979))
Rabah Bitat
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 19, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Aïn Kerma
Died: 2000

Rabah Bitat was an Algerian politician and nationalist. He is best remembered for his service as the interim President of Algeria from 1978 to 1979. He was appointed president after the demise of Houari Boumédiène. Rabah Bitat also served as the President of the People's National Assembly of Algeria from 1977 to 1990.

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John Byron
(Navy officer)
John Byron
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 8, 1723
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Newstead Abbey, England
Died: 1786
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Michael Anthony Dorris
Michael Anthony Dorris
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Birthdate: January 30, 1945
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: 1997
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Auguste Lumière
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Birthdate: October 19, 1862
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Besançon, France
Died: 1954

Auguste Lumière was a French engineer, illusionist, industrialist, and biologist. Alongside his brother Louis Jean Lumière, Auguste is credited with inventing a projection device and animated photographic camera called the cinematograph, which attracted worldwide acclaim. He is also remembered for his innovations in military aircraft and his pioneering work in the use of X-rays.

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Anna Walentynowicz
(Polish Free Trade Union Activist and Co-Founder of 'Solidarity', the First Non-Communist Trade Union in the Eastern Bloc)
Anna Walentynowicz
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Birthdate: August 15, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rowne, Poland
Died: 2010

Anna Walentynowicz was a Polish trade unionist. She was credited with co-founding a Polish trade union called Solidarity, which played a key role in ending the Communist rule in Poland. In 2006, Anna Walentynowicz was honored with the Order of the White Eagle. She was also named in Time magazine's 100 Women of the Year list in 2020.

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Hugo Stinnes
(Industrialist)
Hugo Stinnes
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 12, 1870
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mülheim, Germany
Died: 1924
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Richard Hoggart
(Academic)
Richard Hoggart
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 24, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Leeds, England
Died: 2014
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Horatio Gates
(Army General)
Horatio Gates
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 26, 1727
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Maldon, England
Died: 1806
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Peter Mitchell
(British Biochemist Best Known For His Discovery of Chemiosmosis)
Peter Mitchell
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 29, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mitcham, England
Died: 1992

Peter Mitchell was a British biochemist best known for his discovery of chemiosmosis, for which he was honored with the prestigious Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1978. Over the course of his career, Peter Mitchell also received other prestigious awards such as the Copley Medal and the Sir Hans Krebs Medal.

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Jean-Baptiste Dumas
(Chemist)
Jean-Baptiste Dumas
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 14, 1800
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Alès, France
Died: 1884

Jean-Baptiste Dumas was a 19th-century French chemist. He is best remembered for his works on organic analysis and synthesis. He is also credited with developing a method for the analysis of nitrogen in compounds. He was a member of the French Academy of Sciences and one of the founders of the École centrale des arts et manufactures. 

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Pope Gregory XIII
(Pope)
Pope Gregory XIII
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 7, 1502
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
Died: 1585