Died On April 15th

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Discover the most famous people who died on April 15. The list includes people like Abraham Lincoln, Pol Pot, Jean-Paul Sartre, Greta Garbo, John Jacob Astor IV. Famous personalities featured on this list, include poets, political leaders, actors and sailors and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United Kingdom, United States, France & Italy and many more countries.
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 1 
Abraham Lincoln
(16th President of the United States (1861-1865))
Abraham Lincoln
120
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 12, 1809
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Larue County, Kentucky, United States
Died: 1865
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 2 
Brian Dennehy
8
Birthdate: July 9, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Died: 2020
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 3 
R. Lee Ermey
(American actor)
R. Lee Ermey
12
Birthdate: March 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Emporia, Kansas, U.S.
Died: 2018
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 4 
Greta Garbo
(One of the Greatest Female Stars of Classic Hollywood Cinema)
Greta Garbo
33
Birthdate: September 18, 1905
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: 1990
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 5 
John Jacob Astor IV
(Businessman, Investor, and Founder of the ‘Waldorf-Astoria Hotel’)
John Jacob Astor IV
8
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 13, 1864
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rhinebeck Village, Rhinebeck, New York, United States
Died: 1912
 6 
Joey Ramone
(Lead vocalist of the punk rock band the Ramones)
Joey Ramone
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 19, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Forest Hills, New York, United States
Died: 2001
 7 
Jean-Paul Sartre
(Novelist, Playwright, & Philosopher)
Jean-Paul Sartre
14
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 21, 1905
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1980
 8 
Tommy Cooper
(Comedian)
Tommy Cooper
3
Birthdate: March 19, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Caerphilly
Died: 1984
 9 
Matthew Arnold
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 24, 1822
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Laleham, United Kingdom
Died: 1888
 10 
Byron White
(American Football Player and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1962 - 1993))
Byron White
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 8, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
Died: 2002
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 11 
Thomas Andrews
(Businessperson, Naval Architect)
Thomas Andrews
6
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: February 7, 1873
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Comber, County Down, Ireland
Died: 1912
 12 
Pedro Infante
(Actor, Singer, Film actor, Carpenter)
Pedro Infante
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 18, 1917
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mazatlán
Died: 1957
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 13 
Kenneth Williams
6
Birthdate: February 22, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Islington, London, England
Died: 1988
 14 
Madame de Pompadour
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 29, 1721
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1764
 15 
Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon
1
Birthdate: November 27, 1635
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Niort, France
Died: 1719
 16 
Hurrem Sultan
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1502 AD
Birthplace: Rohatyn, Ukraine
Died: 1558
Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg
0
Birthdate: October 24, 1887
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Balmoral Castle, Scotland
Died: 1969
 18 
Edward Gorey
(American Writer and Artist, Noted for His Own Illustrated Books and Cover Art)
Edward Gorey
0
Birthdate: February 22, 1925
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2000
 19 
Raymond Bailey
2
Birthdate: May 6, 1904
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
Died: 1980
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 20 
Wallace Beery
1
Birthdate: April 1, 1885
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Clay County
Died: 1949
 21 
Manuel Roxas
(Former President of the Philippines)
Manuel Roxas
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 1, 1892
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Roxas City, Philippines
Died: 1948
 22 
Jonathan Crombie
(Canadian Voice Over Artist and Actor)
Jonathan Crombie
0
Birthdate: October 12, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: 2015
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 23 
Edward Smith
(Captain of the RMS Titanic)
Edward Smith
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 27, 1850
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hanley, Staffordshire, England
Died: 1912
 24 
Richard Conte
0
Birthdate: March 24, 1910
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
Died: 1975
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 25 
Mikhail Lomonosov
(Russian Author and Scientist Who Discovered the ‘Atmosphere of Venus’ and the ‘Law of Conservation of Mass’)
Mikhail Lomonosov
2
Birthdate: November 19, 1711
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lomonossowo, Russia
Died: 1765
 26 
Benjamin Guggenheim
(Businesspeople)
Benjamin Guggenheim
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 26, 1865
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1912
 27 
Allan Holdsworth
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 6, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bradford, Yorkshire, England, UK
Died: 2017
 28 
Filippo Brunelleschi
(One of the Pioneers of Early Renaissance Architecture in Italy)
Filippo Brunelleschi
9
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: 1377 AD
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 1446
 29 
Ida Straus
(Businessperson)
Ida Straus
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 6, 1849
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Worms, Germany Worms, Germany
Died: 1912
 30 
Hazel Court
(Actress)
Hazel Court
2
Birthdate: February 10, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, England
Died: 2008
 31 
Arthur Lowe
1
Birthdate: September 22, 1915
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hayfield, Derbyshire, England, UK
Died: 1982
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 32 
Roy Chiao
(Actor)
Roy Chiao
0
Birthdate: March 16, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
Died: 1999
 33 
Corrie ten Boom
(Holocaust Survivor Best Known for Her Book 'The Hiding Place')
Corrie ten Boom
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 15, 1892
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Haarlem, Netherlands
Died: 1983
 34 
Isidor Straus
(U.S. House Representative from New York (1894-1895))
Isidor Straus
15
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 6, 1845
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Otterberg, Germany
Died: 1912
 35 
Jack Herer
(Politician)
Jack Herer
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 18, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Buffalo NY, United States
Died: 2010
 36 
Joe Masseria
(Italian-American Mafia Boss of ‘Genovese Crime Family’)
Joe Masseria
14
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 17, 1887
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Menfi, Italy
Died: 1931
 37 
Empress Suiko
(Empress of Japan (592 - 628))
Empress Suiko
0
Birthdate: January 3, 0554
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yamato Japan
Died: 0628
 38 
Rupert Cambridge, Viscount Trematon
(Queen Victoria's great grand son)
Rupert Cambridge, Viscount Trematon
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 24, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Esher, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1928
 39 
Gaston Leroux
(Journalist)
Gaston Leroux
0
Birthdate: May 6, 1868
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1927
 40 
Willie Davis
(American football player, Businessman)
Willie Davis
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 24, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lisbon, Louisiana, United States
Died: 2020
Joseph Philippe Lemercier Laroche
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: May 26, 1887
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cap-Haïtien, Haiti
Died: 1912
 42 
Archibald Butt
(Military Leader)
Archibald Butt
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 26, 1865
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States
Died: 1912
 43 
Pol Pot
(Prime Minister of Cambodia from 1976 to 1979)
Pol Pot
69
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 19, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Prek Sbov, Cambodia
Died: 1998
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 44 
Stavros Niarchos
(Greek Billionaire Shipping Tycoon Known For Constructing the World’s Largest Oil Supertanker)
Stavros Niarchos
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 3, 1909
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: 1996
 45 
Jacques Futrelle
(Journalist and mystery writer, best known for writing short detective stories)
Jacques Futrelle
0
Birthdate: April 9, 1875
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pike County, Georgia, United States
Died: 1912
 46 
Leslie Charteris
(British-Chinese Author of Adventure Fiction)
Leslie Charteris
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 12, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Singapore
Died: 1993
 47 
Giovanni Gentile
(Philosopher)
Giovanni Gentile
0
Birthdate: May 30, 1875
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Castelvetrano, Italy
Died: 1944
 48 
Clement Freud
(Former Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom)
Clement Freud
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 24, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 2009
 49 
William McMaster Murdoch
(British Sailor Who Was the First Officer on the ‘RMS Titanic’)
William McMaster Murdoch
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 28, 1873
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dalbeattie, Scotland
Died: 1912
 50 
Father Damien
(Belgian Priest Known for His Missionary Work Among the Hawaiian Lepers)
Father Damien
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 3, 1840
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tremelo, Belgium
Died: 1889