Died On April 21st

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Discover the most famous people who died on April 21. The list includes people like Mark Twain, John Maynard Keynes, Muhammad Iqbal, Prince, Shakuntala Devi. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, philosophers and military leaders and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France, United Kingdom & Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
Prince
(Singer-songwriter & Multi-instrumentalist)
Prince
102
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 7, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: 2016
 2 
Mark Twain
(Lauded as the 'Greatest Humorist' the United States Has Produced)
Mark Twain
29
Birthdate: November 30, 1835
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Florida, Missouri, United States
Died: 1910
 3 
Nina Simone
(One of the Most Influential Musical Artists of the 20th Century)
Nina Simone
15
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 21, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tryon, North Carolina, United States
Died: 2003
 4 
Henry VII of England
(Monarch of England (1485-1509))
Henry VII of England
34
Birthdate: January 28, 1457
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pembroke Castle, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Died: 1509
 5 
Shakuntala Devi
(Human Computer)
Shakuntala Devi
130
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 4, 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bangalore
Died: 2013
 6 
Verne Troyer
(Comedian, Actor)
Verne Troyer
6
Birthdate: 1969 AD
Birthplace: Sturgis, Michigan, U.S.
Died: 2018
 7 
Muhammad Iqbal
(One of the Most Important Figures in Urdu and Persian Literature)
Muhammad Iqbal
24
Birthdate: November 9, 1877
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sialkot, Pakistan
Died: 1938
 8 
John Maynard Keynes
(One of the Most Influential Economists of the 20th Century Whose Ideas Greatly Influenced Economic Policies of Governments)
John Maynard Keynes
13
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 5, 1883
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cambridge ,England
Died: 1946
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 9 
Manfred von Richthofen
(One of the Most Widely Known German Fighter Pilots of All Time)
Manfred von Richthofen
14
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 2, 1892
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: 1918
 10 
François Duvalier
(Politician, Physician)
François Duvalier
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 14, 1907
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Port-au-Prince
Died: 1971
 11 
Michelle McNamara
(American True Crime Author)
Michelle McNamara
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 14, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Died: 2016
 12 
Gummo Marx
(Actor, Comedian, Inventor)
Gummo Marx
1
Birthdate: October 23, 1892
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1977
 13 
Diosdado Macapagal
(Former President of the Philippines)
Diosdado Macapagal
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 28, 1910
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lubao, Pampanga, Philippine Islands
Died: 1997
 14 
Sandy Denny
(Legendary British Folk Rock Singer and Fomer Lead Singer of the Band ‘Fairport Convention’)
Sandy Denny
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 6, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London
Died: 1978
 15 
Ken Kercheval
1
Birthdate: July 15, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wolcottville, Indiana, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 16 
Prince Eugene of Savoy
(Austrian Army Commander)
Prince Eugene of Savoy
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 18, 1663
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1736
 17 
Anselm of Canterbury
(Benedictine Monk, Philosopher and Archbishop of Canterbury (1093 - 1109))
Anselm of Canterbury
0
Birthdate: 1033 AD
Birthplace: Aosta, Italy
Died: 1109
 18 
Vivian Maier
(American Street Photographer Whose Work was Discovered After Her Death)
Vivian Maier
1
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: February 1, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2009
 19 
Aldo Leopold
(American Author & Environmentalist Who is Best Known for His Book 'A Sand County Almanac')
Aldo Leopold
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 11, 1887
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Burlington
Died: 1948
 20 
Jack Haley Jr.
(Film director)
Jack Haley Jr.
1
Birthdate: October 25, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2001
 21 
Florian Schneider
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 7, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany
Died: 2020
 22 
Erté
(Russian-born French Artist and Designer)
Erté
0
Birthdate: November 23, 1892
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1990
 23 
Jean Racine
(Dramatist)
Jean Racine
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 22, 1639
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: La Ferté-Milon, Kingdom of France
Died: 1699
 24 
Princess Deokhye
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 25, 1912
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Changdeokgung, South Korea
Died: 1989
 25 
Walter Slezak
(American Actor)
Walter Slezak
0
Birthdate: May 3, 1902
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1983
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 26 
Charles Colson
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 16, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died: 2012
 27 
Walter Model
(German Field Marshal During World War II)
Walter Model
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 24, 1891
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Genthin, Germany
Died: 1945
 28 
Charles MacArthur
(Playwright)
Charles MacArthur
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 5, 1895
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1956
 29 
Sepp Dietrich
(Military Officer)
Sepp Dietrich
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 28, 1892
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hawangen, Germany
Died: 1966
Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 27, 1773
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buckingham House, London, England
Died: 1843
 31 
Chrissy Amphlett
(Former Singer best known as the frontwoman of the Australian rock band Divinyls)
Chrissy Amphlett
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 25, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Geelong, Australia
Died: 2013
 32 
Joaquim José da Silva Xavier
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 12, 1746
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pombal, Brazil
Died: 1792
 33 
Sohrab Sepehri
(Painter, Poet, Writer)
Sohrab Sepehri
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 7, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kashan
Died: 1980
 34 
Lady Ottoline Morrell
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 16, 1873
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England
Died: 1938
 35 
Edward Victor Appleton
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 6, 1892
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bradford, England
Died: 1965
 36 
Peter Abelard
(French Scholastic Philosopher, Logician and Theologian Known for Developing the Concept of 'Limbo')
Peter Abelard
1
Birthdate: 1079 AD
Birthplace: Le Pallet, France
Died: 1142
 37 
Eleonora Duse
(Actress)
Eleonora Duse
0
Birthdate: October 3, 1858
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vigevano, Italy
Died: 1924
 38 
Bharathidasan
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 29, 1891
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pondicherry
Died: 1964
 39 
Ibrāhīm Lodī
0
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: 1526
 40 
Peter Lind Hayes
(American Entertainer, Actor and TV Show Host )
Peter Lind Hayes
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 25, 1915
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 1998
 41 
Tancredo Neves
(President-Elect of Brazil Who Died Before Assuming Office)
Tancredo Neves
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: March 4, 1910
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: São João del-Rei, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Died: 1985
 42 
Donald Kennedy
(Scientist)
Donald Kennedy
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 18, 1931
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2020
 43 
Pope Alexander II
0
Birthdate: 1010 AD
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: 1073
 44 
Thomas Rowlandson
(Artist & Caricaturist of the Georgian Era)
Thomas Rowlandson
0
Birthdate: July 13, 1757
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1827
 45 
I.A.L. Diamond
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 27, 1920
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ungheni, Moldova
Died: 1988
 46 
Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada
(31st President of Mexico (1872 - 1876))
Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 24, 1823
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico
Died: 1889
 47 
Laisenia Qarase
(6th Prime Minister of Fiji)
Laisenia Qarase
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vanua Balavu, Colony of Fiji
Died: 2020
 48 
Samuel Slater
(Industrialist)
Samuel Slater
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 9, 1768
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Belper, United Kingdom
Died: 1835
 49 
Charles Rogers
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 13, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Olathe, Kansas
Died: 1999
 50 
Juan Antonio Samaranch
(Sports administrator)
Juan Antonio Samaranch
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 17, 1920
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: 2010