Died On April 18th

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Discover the most famous people who died on April 18. The list includes people like Albert Einstein, Isoroku Yamamoto, Thor Heyerdahl, William R. King, Betty Compson. Famous personalities featured on this list, include military leaders, inventors, journalists and political leaders and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France, Germany & United Kingdom and many more countries.
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Albert Einstein
(One of the Greatest Physicists of All Time, Best Known for Developing the Theory of Relativity)
Albert Einstein
143
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 14, 1879
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ulm, Germany
Died: 1955
 2 
Isoroku Yamamoto
(Japanese Naval Officer Who Conceived The Pearl Harbor Attack in 1941)
Isoroku Yamamoto
23
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 4, 1884
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nagaoka, Niigata, Japan
Died: 1943
 3 
Dick Clark
(Radio and Television Personality Best Known for Hosting ‘American Bandstand’ and the 'Pyramid' Game Show)
Dick Clark
1
Birthdate: November 30, 1929
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mount Vernon
Died: 2012
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 4 
Bruno Sammartino
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time)
Bruno Sammartino
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 6, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pizzoferrato, Italy
Died: 2018
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 5 
Thor Heyerdahl
(Norwegian Adventurer and Ethnographer Known for His ‘Kon-Tiki’ and ‘Ra’ Transoceanic Scientific Expeditions)
Thor Heyerdahl
1
Birthdate: October 6, 1914
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Larvik, Norway
Died: 2002
 6 
Ernie Pyle
(Journalist)
Ernie Pyle
5
Birthdate: August 3, 1900
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dana, Indiana, United States
Died: 1945
 7 
Tantia Tope
(One of the Best and Most Effective Rebel Generals in the Indian Struggle for Independence)
Tantia Tope
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1814 AD
Birthplace: Yeola, Pune, India
Died: 1859
 8 
Bernard Edwards
(Musician, Songwriter, Record producer)
Bernard Edwards
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 31, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Greenville
Died: 1996
 9 
Sam Mills
(American football player)
Sam Mills
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 3, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Neptune City, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2005
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 10 
Ken Oosterbroek
(Former photojournalist and member of the Bang-Bang Club)
Ken Oosterbroek
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 14, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
Died: 1994
 11 
Erasmus Darwin
(Physician)
Erasmus Darwin
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 12, 1731
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Elston, Newark-on-Trent,
Died: 1802
 12 
Martin Hannett
(Record producer)
Martin Hannett
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 31, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manchester, England
Died: 1991
 13 
Justus von Liebig
(German Chemist Who is Considered One of the Principal Founders of Organic Chemistry)
Justus von Liebig
1
Birthdate: May 12, 1803
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Darmstadt, Germany
Died: 1873
 14 
Ottorino Respighi
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 9, 1879
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
Died: 1936
 15 
Alfred Einstein
(Physicist)
Alfred Einstein
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 14, 1879
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: 1955
 16 
Storm Thorgerson
(Graphic designer)
Storm Thorgerson
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 28, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Potters Bar, England
Died: 2013
 17 
Marcel Dassault
(Politician, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Aerospace engineer, Inventor, Screenwriter)
Marcel Dassault
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: January 22, 1892
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris
Died: 1986
 18 
Ben Hecht
(Screenwriter)
Ben Hecht
0
Birthdate: February 28, 1893
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, U.S.
Died: 1964
 19 
Betty Compson
(Actress)
Betty Compson
3
Birthdate: March 19, 1897
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Beaver, Utah
Died: 1974
 20 
Benny Leonard
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 7, 1896
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lower East Side, New York City, United States
Died: 1947
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 21 
Tamrat Desta
(Singer)
Tamrat Desta
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 1, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tiqur Wuha, Shashemene, Ethiopia
Died: 2018
 22 
Dale Winton
(Radio DJ)
Dale Winton
2
Birthdate: May 22, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Marylebone, London, United Kingdom
Died: 2018
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 23 
Paul Jones
(Professional wrestler)
Paul Jones
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 16, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Port Arthur, Texas, United States
Died: 2018
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 24 
Cornelia Connelly
(Religious Leader)
Cornelia Connelly
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 15, 1809
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1879
 25 
Kamisese Mara
(Politician)
Kamisese Mara
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 6, 1920
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lomaloma, Fiji
Died: 2004
 26 
Lester Frank Ward
(American Paleontologist, Botanist, and Sociologist Who Promoted Bringing Sociology Courses Into the Higher Education System in America)
Lester Frank Ward
0
Birthdate: June 18, 1841
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Joliet, Illinois, United States
Died: 1913
 27 
Gian-Carlo Rota
(Italian-American Mathematician and Philosopher)
Gian-Carlo Rota
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 27, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vigevano, Italy
Died: 1999
 28 
Arthur Vandenberg
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 22, 1884
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Died: 1951
 29 
Polydore Vergil
(Italian Humanist Scholar, Historian, Priest and Diplomat)
Polydore Vergil
0
Birthdate: 1470 AD
Birthplace: Urbino, Italy
Died: 1555
 30 
Christopher Bayly
0
Birthdate: May 18, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tunbridge Wells, England
Died: 2015
 31 
Vytautas Šapranauskas
(One of the Most Talented Lithuanian Actors of His Generation)
Vytautas Šapranauskas
1
Birthdate: April 19, 1958
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vilnius, Lithuania
Died: 2013
 32 
Lyra McKee
(Journalist)
Lyra McKee
1
Birthdate: March 31, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Northern Ireland, UK
Died: 2019
 33 
William R. King
(13th Vice President of the United States)
William R. King
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 7, 1786
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sampson County, North Carolina, United States
Died: 1853
 34 
Gustave Moreau
(French Symbolist Painter Known for His Erotic Paintings of Mythological and Religious Subjects)
Gustave Moreau
1
Birthdate: April 6, 1826
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1898
 35 
Theobald of Bec
(Archbishop)
Theobald of Bec
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1090 AD
Birthplace: Normandy, France
Died: 1161
 36 
Hugh Low
(Naturalist)
Hugh Low
0
Birthdate: May 10, 1824
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Upper Clapton, England
Died: 1905
 37 
Clarence Gaines
(Basketball coach)
Clarence Gaines
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 21, 1923
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paducah, Kentucky, United States
Died: 2005
 38 
Masahiko Kimura
(Japanese Judoka and Professional Wrestler)
Masahiko Kimura
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 10, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kumamoto, Japan
Died: 1993
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 39 
Sable Starr
(Socialite, Groupie)
Sable Starr
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 15, 1957
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Palos Verdes Peninsula, California, United States
Died: 2009
 40 
Raghubir Singh
(Photographer)
Raghubir Singh
2
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: October 22, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Jaipur, India
Died: 1999
 41 
Elisabeth Frink
(Sculptor)
Elisabeth Frink
0
Birthdate: November 14, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Great Thurlow, Suffolk, England
Died: 1993
 42 
Paul H. O'Neill
(Politician, Businessperson)
Paul H. O'Neill
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 4, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: 2020
 43 
H. A. L. Fisher
(Historian)
H. A. L. Fisher
0
Birthdate: March 21, 1865
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1940
 44 
John Leland
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 13, 1503
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1552
 45 
Gertrude Caton Thompson
0
Birthdate: February 1, 1888
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1985
 46 
Irving Cummings
0
Birthdate: October 9, 1888
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: 1959
 47 
Gendun Rinchen
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1926 AD
Birthplace: Paro Taktshang, Bhutan
Died: 1997
 48 
Edgar F. Codd
(British Computer Scientist and Mathematician Who Devised the ‘Relational Data Model')
Edgar F. Codd
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 19, 1923
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fortuneswell, England
Died: 2003
 49 
Anders Retzius
(Swedish Anatomist and Anthropologist Who is Best Known for His Pioneer Studies in Craniometry)
Anders Retzius
0
Birthdate: October 13, 1796
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lund, Sweden
Died: 1860
 50 
Edward George, Baron George
(British economist and banker)
Edward George, Baron George
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 16, 1938
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Carshalton, England
Died: 2009