Died On April 23rd

Discover the most famous people who died on April 23. The list includes people like William Shakespeare, Cesar Chavez, James Earl Ray, Boris Yeltsin, William Wordsworth. Famous personalities featured on this list, include poets, political leaders, directors and composers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Russia and many more countries.

William ShakespeareWilliam Shakespeare
British
Writer

Boris YeltsinBoris Yeltsin
Russian
 

James Earl RayJames Earl Ray
American
Assassin

Satyajit RaySatyajit Ray
Indian
Indian filmmaker

Cesar ChavezCesar Chavez
American
Civil Rights Activist
P. L. TraversP. L. Travers
Australian, British
Writer

Paulette GoddardPaulette Goddard
American
Film actress

Sawyer SweetenSawyer Sweeten
American
Child Actor
Saint GeorgeSaint George
Greek, Israeli
Christian martyr

Johnny ThundersJohnny Thunders
American
Guitarist
Howard CosellHoward Cosell
American
Journalist

Otto PremingerOtto Preminger
American
Director

Æthelred of WessexÆthelred of Wessex
British
King of Wessex and Kent

Alfred EisenstaedtAlfred Eisenstaedt
German
Father of Photojournalism

Rupert BrookeRupert Brooke
British
Poet
Jean, Grand Duke of LuxembourgJean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg
Luxembourgian
Former Grand Duke of Luxembourg

Charles G. DawesCharles G. Dawes
American
Vice President of the United States

Sir John MillsSir John Mills
British
Actor

Mohammed OmarMohammed Omar
Afghan
Terrorist
William HartnellWilliam Hartnell
British
Actor

Brian BoruBrian Boru
Irish
King
Buster CrabbeBuster Crabbe
American
Swimmer

Boris GodunovBoris Godunov
Russian
Tsar of Russia

Joh Bjelke-PetersenJoh Bjelke-Petersen
Australian
Politician
Alferd PackerAlferd Packer
American
Criminal, Serial killer

Karl PolanyiKarl Polanyi
Hungarian
Economist, Anthropologist, Economic historian,
John C. StennisJohn C. Stennis
American
Politician

Harold ArlenHarold Arlen
American
Composer, Songwriter, Music arranger, Film

Bade Ghulam Ali KhanBade Ghulam Ali Khan
Indian
Singer
David HalberstamDavid Halberstam
American
Historian, Writer, Journalist

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Shamshad BegumShamshad Begum
Indian
Singer
Maurice, Prince of OrangeMaurice, Prince of Orange
Dutch
Politician

Sam ErvinSam Ervin
American
Politician

Jim LakerJim Laker
British
Cricketer

Roland PenroseRoland Penrose
British
Artist
Konstantinos KaramanlisKonstantinos Karamanlis
Greek
Politician
Alexander I of ScotlandAlexander I of Scotland
British
King

Yitzhak Ben-ZviYitzhak Ben-Zvi
Israeli, Ukrainian
Politician

Michael RamseyMichael Ramsey
British
Archbishop

Béla III of HungaryBéla III of Hungary
Hungarian
King
Andre Gunder FrankAndre Gunder Frank
German
Economist, Writer, Sociologist, University teacher

Adalbert of PragueAdalbert of Prague
Czech
Missionary

Krzysztof KomedaKrzysztof Komeda
Polish
Composer, Pianist, Jazz musician, Film score

Henry VaughanHenry Vaughan
Welsh
Physician, Economist, Poet, Writer

Edward Robert HughesEdward Robert Hughes
British
 
Richard CorlissRichard Corliss
American
Journalist, Film critic

Ethelred the UnreadyEthelred the Unready
British
King
Toyohiko KagawaToyohiko Kagawa
Japanese
Peace Activist

Jean-Daniel CadinotJean-Daniel Cadinot
French
Film producer, Film director, Screenwriter,

Hamani DioriHamani Diori
Nigerien
 
Kumiko OkaeKumiko Okae
Japanese
Actress

Juan TizolJuan Tizol
Puerto Rican
Composer, Jazz musician
Olivier de ClissonOlivier de Clisson
French
Soldier

Norio OhgaNorio Ohga
Japanese
Business Executive

Childebert IIIChildebert III
French
King

Edwin Ray GuthrieEdwin Ray Guthrie
American
Psychologist

Wihtred of KentWihtred of Kent
British
King
Joseph JeffersonJoseph Jefferson
American
Actor

Banharn Silpa-archaBanharn Silpa-archa
Thai
Politician

Carl LudwigCarl Ludwig
German
Physician

Gregor von RezzoriGregor von Rezzori
Austrian, Italian, Ukrainian
Novelist
Lewis E. LawesLewis E. Lawes
American
Prison Warden

Constantine KaramanlisConstantine Karamanlis
Greek
Greek Political figure
Erik Gustaf GeijerErik Gustaf Geijer
Swedish
Writer

Joseph PennellJoseph Pennell
American
Artist

Theodor Gottlieb von Hippel the ElderTheodor Gottlieb von Hippel the Elder
Prussian
Writer
Alexander CozensAlexander Cozens
British, Russian
Painter

Elisabeth SchumannElisabeth Schumann
German, American
Soprano singer
John Ceiriog HughesJohn Ceiriog Hughes
Welsh
Poet

Joseph NollekensJoseph Nollekens
British
Sculptor

Philip HamburgerPhilip Hamburger
American
Writer
George Grant ElmslieGeorge Grant Elmslie
American
Architect

Adeline GenéeAdeline Genée
Danish, British
British dancer
Karl SchäferKarl Schäfer
Austrian
Figure skater

Ramón María Narváez, 1st Duke of ValenciaRamón María Narváez, 1st Duke of Valencia
Spanish
Statesman

Aaron ArrowsmithAaron Arrowsmith
British
Cartographer

Michael SmuinMichael Smuin
American
Ballet dancer
LeRoy T. WalkerLeRoy T. Walker
American
Sports executive
Émile DeschampsÉmile Deschamps
French
Poet

Thomas TickellThomas Tickell
British
Writer

Eugen HuberEugen Huber
Swiss
Jurist

Andrew BaxterAndrew Baxter
Scottish
Metaphysician
Roy CampbellRoy Campbell
South African
Poet

Ōkubo TadazaneŌkubo Tadazane
Japanese
Samurai

Agnes Surriage FranklandAgnes Surriage Frankland
American
Tavern maid

Geórgios KaraïskákisGeórgios Karaïskákis
Greek
Military commander

Peter PorterPeter Porter
Australian, British
Poet
James AbercrombieJames Abercrombie
British, Scottish
General

Denis Charles Scott ComptonDenis Charles Scott Compton
British
Cricketer
David Mathieson WalkerDavid Mathieson Walker
American
Astronaut

Carl Friedrich BahrdtCarl Friedrich Bahrdt
German
Theologian
John Richard Thomas SullivanJohn Richard Thomas Sullivan
British
Screenwriter
Guy MountfortGuy Mountfort
British
Executive