Died On April 1st

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Discover the most famous people who died on April 1. The list includes people like Marvin Gaye, Max Ernst, Scott Joplin, Charles I of Austria, Martha Graham. Famous personalities featured on this list, include artists, political leaders, emperors & kings and composers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Marvin Gaye
(Known as the 'Prince of Soul' and Popular for His Song 'Sexual Healing')
Marvin Gaye
28
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 2, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: 1984
 2 
Simo Häyhä
(Finnish Military Sniper in World War II)
Simo Häyhä
25
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 17, 1905
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rautjärvi, Finland
Died: 2002
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 3 
Eleanor of Aquitaine
(Queen Consort of France (1137 - 1152) and Queen Consort of England (1154 - 1189))
Eleanor of Aquitaine
7
Birthdate: 1122 AD
Birthplace: France
Died: 1204
 4 
Cynthia Lennon
(John Lennon's Ex-Wife)
Cynthia Lennon
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 10, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Blackpool, England
Died: 2015
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 5 
Scott Joplin
(American Composer and Pianist Known as the ‘King of Ragtime’)
Scott Joplin
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 24, 1868
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Texarkana, Texas, United States
Died: 1917
 6 
John Forsythe
4
Birthdate: January 29, 1918
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Jersey
Died: 2010
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 7 
Mutsuhiro Watanabe
(Imperial Japanese Army Corporal)
Mutsuhiro Watanabe
23
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 18, 1918
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Japan
Died: 2003
 8 
Martha Graham
(Modern Dancer and Choreographer Known for Her 'Graham Technique' Style)
Martha Graham
4
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: May 11, 1894
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1991
 9 
Charles R. Drew
(Surgeon and Researcher Who Improved Techniques for Blood Storage)
Charles R. Drew
8
Birthdate: June 3, 1904
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: 1950
 10 
Max Ernst
(Primary Pioneer of the 'Dada Movement' and 'Surrealism' Known for His Work 'A Week of Kindness')
Max Ernst
4
Birthdate: April 2, 1891
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brühl, Germany
Died: 1976
 11 
Charles I of Austria
(Emperor of Austria from 1916 to 1918)
Charles I of Austria
7
Birthdate: August 17, 1887
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Persenbeug-Gottsdorf, Austria
Died: 1922
 12 
Lev Landau
(Russian Physicist and One for the Founders of Quantum Mechanical Theory)
Lev Landau
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 22, 1908
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijan
Died: 1968
 13 
Frank Capone
(Gangster)
Frank Capone
9
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: July 16, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1924
 14 
Carrie Snodgress
6
Birthdate: October 27, 1945
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Barrington, Illinois, U.S.
Died: 2004
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 15 
George II of Greece
(Former King of Greece (1922 - 1924))
George II of Greece
5
Birthdate: July 19, 1890
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tatoi Palace, Greece
Died: 1947
 16 
Steven Bochco
(Producer)
Steven Bochco
2
Birthdate: December 16, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 2018
 17 
Alfred Lennon
(Singer-songwriter)
Alfred Lennon
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 14, 1912
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Liverpool
Died: 1976
 18 
Leslie Cheung
(Singer and Actor)
Leslie Cheung
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 12, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kowloon, Hong Kong
Died: 2003
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 19 
Hayley Okines
(Activist)
Hayley Okines
3
Birthdate: December 3, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Arrington
Died: 2015
 20 
Hermann Rorschach
(Swiss psychiatrist)
Hermann Rorschach
2
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 8, 1884
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Zurich, Switzerland
Died: 1922
 21 
Adam Schlesinger
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 31, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2020
 22 
Juan de Borbón
(Spanish royal)
Juan de Borbón
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 20, 1913
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Segovia, Spain
Died: 1993
 23 
Alan Kulwicki
(Racing Driver)
Alan Kulwicki
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 14, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Greenfield, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 1993
 24 
Helena Rubinstein
(Business women)
Helena Rubinstein
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 27, 1870
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kraków, Austrian Poland
Died: 1965
 25 
Rube Waddell
(Baseball Player)
Rube Waddell
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 13, 1876
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1914
 26 
Ellis Marsalis Jr.
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 14, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: 2020
 27 
Cosima Wagner
(Composer)
Cosima Wagner
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 24, 1837
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bellagio, Italy
Died: 1930
 28 
Leila Denmark
(Pediatrician, Author)
Leila Denmark
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: February 1, 1898
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Portal
Died: 2012
 29 
Jesse Albert Stone
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 16, 1901
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Atchison, Kansas, United States
Died: 1999
 30 
Ed Roberts
(American computer pioneer and physician)
Ed Roberts
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: September 13, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Miami, Florida,United States
Died: 2010
 31 
Sigismund I the Old
(King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania)
Sigismund I the Old
0
Birthdate: January 1, 1467
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kozienice, Poland
Died: 1548
 32 
Yevgeny Yevtushenko
(Writer Best Known for 'Babiyy Yar', a Political Poem)
Yevgeny Yevtushenko
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 18, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nizhneudinsk, Russia
Died: 2017
 33 
Laurie Baker
(Paramedic, Architect)
Laurie Baker
1
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: March 2, 1917
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Birmingham
Died: 2007
 34 
Giorgio Chinaglia
(Association football player)
Giorgio Chinaglia
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 24, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Carrara
Died: 2012
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
Robert R. McCormick
0
Birthdate: July 30, 1880
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: 1955
 36 
Gösta Ekman
0
Birthdate: July 28, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: 2017
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 37 
John Armstrong Jr.
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 25, 1758
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1843
 38 
Robert Doisneau
(Photographer)
Robert Doisneau
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: April 14, 1912
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gentilly
Died: 1994
 39 
Aaron Bank
(Army officer)
Aaron Bank
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 23, 1902
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2004
 40 
Erik Bruhn
(Choreographer)
Erik Bruhn
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: October 3, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: 1986
 41 
Ferenc Molnár
( Hungary’s Most Celebrated and Controversial Novelist and Playwright Known for His Novel 'The Paul Street Boys')
Ferenc Molnár
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 12, 1878
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 1952
 42 
Isamu Akasaki
(Japanese Physicist and Engineer Who Won the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics)
Isamu Akasaki
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 30, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chiran, Kagoshima, Japan
Died: 2021
 43 
Pope Marcellinus
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 0304
 44 
Philipp Mainlander
(Philosopher)
Philipp Mainlander
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 5, 1841
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Offenbach, Germany
Died: 1876
 45 
Maha Bandula
(Burmese Military Leader Who Played an Important Role in the 'First Anglo-Burmese War')
Maha Bandula
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 6, 1782
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dabayin, Kingdom of Burma
Died: 1825
 46 
Henri Cochet
(Tennis Player)
Henri Cochet
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 14, 1901
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Villeurbanne, France
Died: 1987
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 47 
François-Marie Raoult
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 10, 1830
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fournes-en-Weppes, France
Died: 1901
 48 
Gerald Irons
(American football player)
Gerald Irons
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 2, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 49 
Ludolf von Alvensleben
(SS functionary and Police Leader)
Ludolf von Alvensleben
2
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: March 17, 1901
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Halle, Germany
Died: 1970
 50 
Anton Makarenko
(Educator)
Anton Makarenko
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 13, 1888
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bilopillia
Died: 1939