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
97
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
6
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
7
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
31
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
6
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 13, 1864
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rhinebeck Village, Rhinebeck, New York, United States
Died: 1912
 6 
Jean-Paul Sartre
(Novelist, Playwright, & Philosopher)
Jean-Paul Sartre
11
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 21, 1905
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1980
 7 
Joey Ramone
(Lead vocalist of the punk rock band the Ramones)
Joey Ramone
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 19, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Forest Hills, New York, United States
Died: 2001
 8 
Edward Smith
(Captain of the British Passenger Liner 'RMS Titanic', Which Sank on its Maiden Voyage)
Edward Smith
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 27, 1850
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, England
Died: 1912
 9 
Tommy Cooper
(Comedian)
Tommy Cooper
2
Birthdate: March 19, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Caerphilly
Died: 1984
 10 
Matthew Arnold
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 24, 1822
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Laleham, United Kingdom
Died: 1888
 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 
Kenneth Williams
4
Birthdate: February 22, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Islington, London, England
Died: 1988
 13 
Pedro Infante
(Actor, Singer, Film actor, Carpenter)
Pedro Infante
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 18, 1917
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mazatlán
Died: 1957
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 14 
Joe Masseria
(Mafia Boss)
Joe Masseria
9
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 17, 1887
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sicily
Died: 1931
 15 
Madame de Pompadour
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 29, 1721
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1764
 16 
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)
 17 
Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon
1
Birthdate: November 27, 1635
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Niort, France
Died: 1719
Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg
0
Birthdate: October 24, 1887
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Balmoral Castle, Scotland
Died: 1969
Edward Gorey
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 22, 1925
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2000
 20 
Wallace Beery
1
Birthdate: April 1, 1885
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Clay County
Died: 1949
 21 
Raymond Bailey
2
Birthdate: May 6, 1904
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
Died: 1980
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 22 
Pol Pot
(Prime Minister of Cambodia (1976-79))
Pol Pot
63
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 19, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Prek Sbov, Cambodia
Died: 1998
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 23 
Manuel Roxas
(Former President of the Philippines)
Manuel Roxas
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 1, 1892
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Roxas City, Philippines
Died: 1948
 24 
Jonathan Crombie
0
Birthdate: October 12, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: 2015
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 25 
Hurrem Sultan
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1502 AD
Birthplace: Rohatyn, Ukraine
Died: 1558
 26 
Mikhail Lomonosov
(Russian Author and Scientist Who Discovered the ‘Atmosphere of Venus’ and the ‘Law of Conservation of Mass’)
Mikhail Lomonosov
1
Birthdate: November 19, 1711
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lomonossowo, Russia
Died: 1765
 27 
Benjamin Guggenheim
(Businesspeople)
Benjamin Guggenheim
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 26, 1865
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1912
 28 
Allan Holdsworth
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 6, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bradford, Yorkshire, England, UK
Died: 2017
 29 
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
 30 
Richard Conte
0
Birthdate: March 24, 1910
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
Died: 1975
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 31 
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
 32 
Ida Straus
(Businessperson)
Ida Straus
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 6, 1849
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Worms, Germany Worms, Germany
Died: 1912
 33 
Father Damien
2
Birthdate: January 3, 1840
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tremelo, Belgium
Died: 1889
 34 
Hazel Court
(Actress)
Hazel Court
2
Birthdate: February 10, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, England
Died: 2008
 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 
Fritz Haarmann
(Serial killer)
Fritz Haarmann
9
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: October 25, 1879
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
Died: 1925
 37 
Arthur Lowe
1
Birthdate: September 22, 1915
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hayfield, Derbyshire, England, UK
Died: 1982
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 38 
Roy Chiao
(Actor)
Roy Chiao
0
Birthdate: March 16, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
Died: 1999
 39 
Rupert Cambridge, Viscount Trematon
(Queen Victoria's great grand son)
Rupert Cambridge, Viscount Trematon
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 24, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Esher, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1928
 40 
Giovanni Gentile
(Philosopher)
Giovanni Gentile
0
Birthdate: May 30, 1875
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Castelvetrano, Italy
Died: 1944
 41 
Gaston Leroux
(Journalist)
Gaston Leroux
0
Birthdate: May 6, 1868
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1927
 42 
Jack Phillips
(Wireless telegraphist)
Jack Phillips
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 11, 1887
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Farncombe, Surrey, England
Died: 1912
Joseph Philippe Lemercier Laroche
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: May 26, 1887
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cap-Haïtien, Haiti
Died: 1912
 44 
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
 45 
Empress Suiko
(Empress of Japan (592 - 628))
Empress Suiko
0
Birthdate: January 3, 0554
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yamato Japan
Died: 0628
 46 
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
 47 
Emma Morano
(Supercentenarian)
Emma Morano
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 29, 1899
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Civiasco, Vercelli
Died: 2017
 48 
Wallace Hartley
(Bandleader, Violinist)
Wallace Hartley
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 2, 1878
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Colne, Lancashire, England
Died: 1912
 49 
Sidney Leslie Goodwin
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 9, 1910
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Melksham, Wiltshire, England
Died: 1912
 50 
Archibald Butt
(Military Leader)
Archibald Butt
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 26, 1865
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States
Died: 1912