Died On April 15th

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.

Abraham LincolnAbraham Lincoln
American
American President.
Pol PotPol Pot
Cambodian
Former Prime Minister of Cambodia

Kenneth WilliamsKenneth Williams
British
Comedian

Jean-Paul SartreJean-Paul Sartre
French
Philosopher

Joey RamoneJoey Ramone
American
Lead vocalist of the punk rock band the Ramones

Greta GarboGreta Garbo
Swedish, American
Film actress
John Jacob Astor IVJohn Jacob Astor IV
American
Businessman

Tommy CooperTommy Cooper
British
Comedian

Hu YaobangHu Yaobang
Chinese
Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of
Byron WhiteByron White
American
Attorney

Isidor StrausIsidor Straus
American
Businessman
Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de MaintenonFrançoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon
French
Louis XIV of France's Wife

Joe MasseriaJoe Masseria
Italian, American
Mafia Boss

Emma MoranoEmma Morano
Italian
Supercentenarian

Thomas AndrewsThomas Andrews
British
Businessperson, Naval Architect

Matthew ArnoldMatthew Arnold
British
Poet
Filippo BrunelleschiFilippo Brunelleschi
Italian
Architect

Wallace BeeryWallace Beery
American
Actor

Manuel RoxasManuel Roxas
Filipino
Former President of the Philippines

William McMaster MurdochWilliam McMaster Murdoch
Scottish
First Officer of RMS Titanic
Father DamienFather Damien
Belgian
Saint

Edward GoreyEdward Gorey
American
 
Jean GenetJean Genet
French
Novelist

Mikhail LomonosovMikhail Lomonosov
Russian
Scientist, Poet, Geologist, Astronomer

William Thomas SteadWilliam Thomas Stead
British
Journalism
Anna AncherAnna Ancher
Danish
Painter

RoxelanaRoxelana
Ukrainian
 
Edward SmithEdward Smith
British
Naval officer

Madame de PompadourMadame de Pompadour
French
Noblewomen

Richard ConteRichard Conte
American
Actor
Arthur LoweArthur Lowe
British
Actor

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Pedro InfantePedro Infante
Mexican
Actor, Singer, Film actor, Carpenter
Corrie ten BoomCorrie ten Boom
Writer, Autobiographer

Victoria Eugenie of BattenbergVictoria Eugenie of Battenberg
British
Queen

Allan HoldsworthAllan Holdsworth
British
Musician

Jonathan CrombieJonathan Crombie
Canadian
Actor
Raymond BaileyRaymond Bailey
American
Actor
Fritz HaarmannFritz Haarmann
German
Serial killer

Giovanni GentileGiovanni Gentile
Italian
Philosopher

Clement FreudClement Freud
German, British
Writer

Jack HererJack Herer
American
Politician
John CurryJohn Curry
British
Figure skater

Hazel CourtHazel Court
British
Actress

Godwin, Earl of WessexGodwin, Earl of Wessex
British
Earl of Wessex

Jack PhillipsJack Phillips
British
radiotelegraphist

TotòTotò
Italian
Comedian
Gaston LerouxGaston Leroux
French
Journalist, Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter

Michael HallidayMichael Halliday
Australian, British
Linguist
Henry Tingle WildeHenry Tingle Wilde
British
Chief mate

Leslie CharterisLeslie Charteris
Singaporean, British
Author

Robert MusilRobert Musil
Austrian
Writer, Librarian, Novelist, Playwright,
George Calvert, Baron BaltimoreGeorge Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore
British
Politician

Empress SuikoEmpress Suiko
Japanese
Monarch
Bruno BauerBruno Bauer
German
Philosopher, Theologian, Historian

Major Archibald ButtArchibald Butt
American
Military Leader

Harry MeyenHarry Meyen
German
Actor

Lee KonitzLee Konitz
American
American composer

Nikolai Fyodorovich VatutinNikolai Fyodorovich Vatutin
Russian, Russian
Military commander
Jacques FutrelleJacques Futrelle
American
American journalist

Viktor ChernovViktor Chernov
Russian
Political leader

César VallejoCésar Vallejo
Peruvian
Poet, Writer, Playwright, Translator, Journalist

Frank Hyneman KnightFrank Hyneman Knight
American
Economist
David ElazarDavid Elazar
Israeli
Military Commander

William EmpsonWilliam Empson
British
Literary Critic
Khālid al-IslāmbūlīKhālid al-Islāmbūlī
Egyptian
Assassin

Sidney Leslie GoodwinSidney Leslie Goodwin
British
Victim

Hubert RobertHubert Robert
French
Curator, Painter
Damon Francis KnightDamon Francis Knight
American
Author

Charles BulfinchCharles Bulfinch
American
Architect
Fernand de BrinonFernand de Brinon
French
Journalist, Socialite, Lawyer

Emma WillardEmma Willard
American
American activist

Yap Ah LoyYap Ah Loy
Chinese, Malaysian
Malaysian leader
Oliver EvansOliver Evans
American
Inventor

Rosalba CarrieraRosalba Carriera
Italian
Painter
Mitsuteru YokoyamaMitsuteru Yokoyama
Japanese
Artist

Mohammad RabbaniMohammad Rabbani
Afghan
Political leader

Murray RoseMurray Rose
Australian, British
Swimmer

John Tuzo WilsonJohn Tuzo Wilson
Canadian
Geophysicist
John Tradescant the ElderJohn Tradescant the Elder
British
Naturalist
Olga LengyelOlga Lengyel
Hungarian
Writer

Archibald Campbell, 3rd Duke of ArgyllArchibald Campbell, 3rd Duke of Argyll
Scottish
Politician

Benjamin HooksBenjamin Hooks
American
Minister

Andrei ZhelyabovAndrei Zhelyabov
Ukrainian
Russian revolutionary
Ludvig NordströmLudvig Nordström
Swedish
Author

Phil SokolofPhil Sokolof
American
Businessman

Jules DalouJules Dalou
French
Sculptor

Pope Benedict VIIIPope Benedict VIII
Italian
Pope

Ch'oe Che-uCh'oe Che-u
South Korean
Korean religious leader
Ch'oe Si-hyŏngCh'oe Si-hyŏng
South Korean
Korean religious leader

Henry BestonHenry Beston
American
Writer, Children's writer
Richard MulcasterRichard Mulcaster
British
Educator

Robert PersonsRobert Persons
British
Priest
Yamana SōzenYamana Sōzen
Japanese
Monk
Rubem FonsecaRubem Fonseca
Brazilian
Writer