Died On April 12th

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.

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 
F. D. Roosevelt
(32nd President of the United States)

F. D. Roosevelt
30
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 30, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hyde Park, New York, United States
Died: 1945

 2 
Josephine Baker
(Entertainer)

Josephine Baker
17
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 3, 1906
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: 1975

 3 
Charlie Murphy
(Best Known as a Writer & Cast Member of the Sketch-Comedy Series 'Chappelle's Show')

Charlie Murphy
7
Birthdate: July 12, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2017

 4 
Joe Louis
(Professional Boxer)

Joe Louis
7
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
10
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
2
Listed In:
Birthdate: February 28, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2022

 7 
Clara Barton
(Nurse, Founded of the American Red Cross)

Clara Barton
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 25, 1821
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oxford, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1912
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 8 
Rajkumar
(Actor)

Rajkumar
19
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 24, 1929
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gajanur, India
Died: 2006
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 9 
Georgia Engel
(Actress)

Georgia Engel
2
Birthdate: July 28, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: 2019
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 10 
Abbie Hoffman
(Anti-War Activist, Social activist)

Abbie Hoffman
12
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: November 30, 1936
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1989

 11 

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
8
Birthdate: 0004 BC
Birthplace: Córdoba, Spain
Died: 0065

 12 
William M. Tweed
(Member of the New York Senate from the 4th district (1868-73))

William M. Tweed
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 3, 1823
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1878

 13 
Joanna of Castile
(Queen of Aragon)

Joanna of Castile
1
Birthdate: November 6, 1479
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toledo, Spain
Died: 1555

 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 

Tim Brooke-Taylor
1
Birthdate: July 17, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Buxton, England
Died: 2020

 16 
Anne Jackson
(Actress)

Anne Jackson
1
Birthdate: September 3, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 2016

 17 
Adoniram Judson
(Missionary)

Adoniram Judson
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 9, 1788
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Malden
Died: 1850

 18 

Boxcar Willie
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 1, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ellis County, Texas, U.S.
Died: 1999

 19 
Forrest Gregg
(American Football Player)

Forrest Gregg
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 18, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Birthright, Texas, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 20 
Shirley Williams
(Leader of the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords (2001-04))

Shirley Williams
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 27, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chelsea, London, England
Died: 2021

 21 
Charles Messier
(Astronomer)

Charles Messier
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 26, 1730
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Badonviller
Died: 1817

 22 
Alan Paton
(Writer, Autobiographer, Screenwriter)

Alan Paton
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 11, 1903
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pietermaritzburg
Died: 1988

 23 

Rodolfo Gonzales
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 18, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
Died: 2005
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 24 
Edward Drinker Cope
(American paleontologist)

Edward Drinker Cope
1
Birthdate: July 28, 1840
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: 1897

 25 
Otto Wagner
(Architect, University teacher)

Otto Wagner
1
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: July 13, 1841
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: 1918

 26 

Marilyn Chambers
2
Birthdate: April 22, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Died: 2009
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 27 

Claude, Duke of Guise
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 20, 1496
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Castle of Condé, France
Died: 1550

 28 
Ludvig Nobel
(Entrepreneur, Engineer, Philanthropist)

Ludvig Nobel
1
Birthdate: July 27, 1831
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stockholm
Died: 1888

 29 
Igor Tamm
(Physicist)

Igor Tamm
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 8, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vladivostok, Russia
Died: 1971

Margaret of Castello
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1287 AD
Birthplace: Castello della Metola, Italy
Died: 1320

 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 
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)

 33 
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

 34 
Stirling Moss
(Racing Driver)

Stirling Moss
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 17, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: West Kensington, London, England
Died: 2020
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 35 

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

 36 

Seiji Miyaguchi
1
Birthdate: November 15, 1913
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: 1985
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 37 

Louis Auguste Sabatier
0
Birthdate: October 22, 1839
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vallon, France
Died: 1901

 38 
Carl Humann
(Engineer)

Carl Humann
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: January 4, 1839
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Essen, Germany
Died: 1896

 39 
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

 40 

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)

 41 
Arnold Spohr
(Ballet dancer)

Arnold Spohr
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: December 23, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rhein, Canada
Died: 2010

 42 
Epiphanius of Salamis
(Bishop of Salamis)

Epiphanius of Salamis
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0310 AD
Birthplace: Eleutheropolis, Palestine
Died: 0403

 43 
Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick
(Academic Scholar)

Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick
2
Birthdate: May 2, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, U.S.
Died: 2009

 44 
Sitara Achakzai
(Politician, Activist)

Sitara Achakzai
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 1956 AD
Birthplace: Afghanistan
Died: 2009

 45 
Harvey Ball
(Artist, Entrepreneur, United States Armed Forces)

Harvey Ball
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 10, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Worcester
Died: 2001

 46 
Charlotta Spears Bass
(Editor and activist)

Charlotta Spears Bass
1
Birthdate: February 14, 1874
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sumter, South Carolina
Died: 1969

 47 
Gordian I
(Emperor)

Gordian I
1
Birthdate: 0159 AD
Birthplace: Phrygia
Died: 0238

 48 
Sidney Harman
(Engineer)

Sidney Harman
1
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: August 4, 1918
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: 2011

 49 
Sachin Bhowmick
(Film Writer)

Sachin Bhowmick
1
Birthdate: July 17, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Died: 2011

 50 
Arthur Freed
(Film producer, Composer, Screenwriter, Actor, Lyricist, Songwriter)

Arthur Freed
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 9, 1894
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Charleston
Died: 1973