Died On April 12th

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Discover the most famous people who died on April 12. The list includes people like Sugar Ray Robinson, Joe Louis, Josephine Baker, William M. Tweed, Clara Barton. Famous personalities featured on this list, include boxers, historians, presidents and mathematicians and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France and many more countries.
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 1 
F. D. Roosevelt
(32nd President of the United States)
F. D. Roosevelt
40
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 30, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hyde Park, New York, United States
Died: 1945
 2 
Charlie Murphy
(Best Known as a Writer & Cast Member of the Sketch-Comedy Series 'Chappelle's Show')
Charlie Murphy
8
Birthdate: July 12, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2017
 3 
Josephine Baker
(First Black Woman to Star in a Major Motion Picture, the 1927 Silent Film 'Siren of the Tropics')
Josephine Baker
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Birthdate: June 3, 1906
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: 1975
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 4 
Joe Louis
(One of the Greatest and Most Influential Boxers of All Time.)
Joe Louis
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 13, 1914
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chambers County, Alabama, United States
Died: 1981
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 5 
Sugar Ray Robinson
(One of the Greatest Boxers of All Time)
Sugar Ray Robinson
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 3, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ailey, Georgia, United States
Died: 1989
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 6 
Gilbert Gottfried
(Stand-up comedian, Actor)
Gilbert Gottfried
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Birthdate: February 28, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2022
 7 
Georgia Engel
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Georgette Franklin Baxter’ in the TV Sitcom ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’)
Georgia Engel
2
Birthdate: July 28, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: 2019
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 8 
Clara Barton
(American Nurse Who Founded the American Red Cross)
Clara Barton
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 25, 1821
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: North Oxford, Oxford, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1912
 9 
Rajkumar
(Actor)
Rajkumar
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 24, 1929
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gajanur, India
Died: 2006
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 10 
Abbie Hoffman
(Political Activist, Co-Founder of the 'Youth International Party' and Member of the 'Chicago Seven')
Abbie Hoffman
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: November 30, 1936
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1989
 11 
William M. Tweed
(Member of the New York Senate from 1868 to 1873)
William M. Tweed
1
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: April 3, 1823
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1878
 12 
Joanna of Castile
(Former Queen of Castile (1504 - 1555))
Joanna of Castile
3
Birthdate: November 6, 1479
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toledo, Spain
Died: 1555
 13 
Marilyn Chambers
3
Birthdate: April 22, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Died: 2009
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 14 
Tarvaris Jackson
(American Football Player)
Tarvaris Jackson
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Died: 2020
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 15 
Anne Jackson
(Actress)
Anne Jackson
2
Birthdate: September 3, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 2016
 16 
Tim Brooke-Taylor
2
Birthdate: July 17, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Buxton, England
Died: 2020
 17 
Boxcar Willie
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 1, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ellis County, Texas, U.S.
Died: 1999
 18 
Adoniram Judson
(Missionary)
Adoniram Judson
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 9, 1788
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Malden
Died: 1850
 19 
Forrest Gregg
(American Football Player)
Forrest Gregg
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 18, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Birthright, Texas, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 20 
Charles Messier
(Astronomer)
Charles Messier
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 26, 1730
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Badonviller
Died: 1817
 21 
Alan Paton
(Writer, Autobiographer, Screenwriter)
Alan Paton
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 11, 1903
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pietermaritzburg
Died: 1988
 22 
Otto Wagner
(Architect, University teacher)
Otto Wagner
1
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: July 13, 1841
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: 1918
 23 
Edward Drinker Cope
(American paleontologist)
Edward Drinker Cope
1
Birthdate: July 28, 1840
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: 1897
 24 
Stirling Moss
(Race-Car Driver Who Was Considered as One of the Greatest Drivers Who Never Won a World Championship)
Stirling Moss
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 17, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 2020
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 25 
Ludvig Nobel
(Entrepreneur, Engineer, Philanthropist)
Ludvig Nobel
1
Birthdate: July 27, 1831
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stockholm
Died: 1888
 26 
William R. Tolbert
(Former President of Liberia)
William R. Tolbert
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 13, 1913
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bensonville, Liberia
Died: 1980
 27 
Rodolfo Gonzales
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 18, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
Died: 2005
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 28 
Igor Tamm
(Physicist)
Igor Tamm
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 8, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vladivostok, Russia
Died: 1971
 29 
Claude, Duke of Guise
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 20, 1496
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Castle of Condé, France
Died: 1550
 30 
Lionel Logue
(Former Speech therapist to King George VI)
Lionel Logue
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 26, 1880
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: College Park, Australia
Died: 1953
 31 
William Graham Sumner
(Anthropologist, Political scientist, Writer)
William Graham Sumner
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 30, 1840
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paterson, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1910
 32 
Epiphanius of Salamis
(Bishop of Salamis)
Epiphanius of Salamis
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0310 AD
Birthplace: Eleutheropolis, Palestine
Died: 0403
 33 
Gordian I
(Emperor)
Gordian I
1
Birthdate: 0159 AD
Birthplace: Phrygia
Died: 0238
 34 
David Gest
(Reality TV Stars & Former Husband of Singer Liza Minnelli)
David Gest
3
Birthdate: May 11, 1953
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2016
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 35 
Shirley Williams
(Leader of the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords (2001-04))
Shirley Williams
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 27, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chelsea, London, England
Died: 2021
 36 
Louis Auguste Sabatier
0
Birthdate: October 22, 1839
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vallon, France
Died: 1901
 37 
Doug Sanders
(Golfer)
Doug Sanders
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 24, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cedartown, Georgia, United States
Died: 2020
 38 
James Gleason
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 23, 1882
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1959
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 39 
Buddy Werner
(Alpine skier)
Buddy Werner
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 26, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Steamboat Springs, Colorado Steamboat Springs, Colorado, United States
Died: 1964
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 40 
Herbie Nichols
(Musician)
Herbie Nichols
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 3, 1919
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: 1963
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Mikayel Nalbandian
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 14, 1829
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nakhichevan-on-Don, Don Host Oblast, Russian Empire (now Rostov-on-Don, Russia)
Died: 1866
 42 
Carl Humann
(German Engineer, Architect and Archaeologist Who Discovered the 'Pergamon Altar')
Carl Humann
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Birthdate: January 4, 1839
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Essen, Germany
Died: 1896
 43 
Arthur B. Krock
(Journalist)
Arthur B. Krock
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 16, 1886
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Glasgow, Kentucky, United States
Died: 1974
 44 
Pierre Leroux
(Philosopher)
Pierre Leroux
0
Birthdate: April 7, 1797
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bercy, Paris, France
Died: 1871
 45 
Antoine Pevsner
(Sculptor)
Antoine Pevsner
0
Birthdate: January 18, 1884
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Klimavichy, Belarus
Died: 1962
 46 
C. Louis Leipoldt
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 28, 1880
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Worcester, South Africa
Died: 1947
 47 
Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick
(Academic Scholar)
Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick
2
Birthdate: May 2, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, U.S.
Died: 2009
 48 
Thomas Stanley
0
Birthdate: 1625 AD
Birthplace: Cumberlow, England
Died: 1678
 49 
Vilém Mathesius
0
Birthdate: August 3, 1882
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pardubice, Czechia
Died: 1945
 50 
Barbara Henneberger
(Alpine skier)
Barbara Henneberger
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 4, 1940
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oberstaufen, Bavaria, Germany
Died: 1964
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)