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
Cesar ChavezCesar Chavez
American
Civil Rights Activist

James Earl RayJames Earl Ray
American
Assassin

Boris YeltsinBoris Yeltsin
Russian
 

P. L. TraversP. L. Travers
Australian, British
Writer
Satyajit RaySatyajit Ray
Indian
Indian filmmaker

Paulette GoddardPaulette Goddard
American
Film actress

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

Sir John MillsSir John Mills
British
Actor
Æthelred of WessexÆthelred of Wessex
British
King of Wessex and Kent

Johnny ThundersJohnny Thunders
American
Guitarist

Howard CosellHoward Cosell
American
Journalist

Otto PremingerOtto Preminger
American
Director

Charles G. DawesCharles G. Dawes
American
Vice President of the United States
Rupert BrookeRupert Brooke
British
Poet

Jean, Grand Duke of LuxembourgJean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg
Luxembourgian
Former Grand Duke of Luxembourg

Alfred EisenstaedtAlfred Eisenstaedt
German
Father of Photojournalism

Ethelred the UnreadyEthelred the Unready
British
King
Denis Charles Scott ComptonDenis Charles Scott Compton
British
Cricketer

William HartnellWilliam Hartnell
British
Actor
John Richard Thomas SullivanJohn Richard Thomas Sullivan
British
Screenwriter

Mohammed OmarMohammed Omar
Afghan
Terrorist

Brian BoruBrian Boru
Irish
King
Boris GodunovBoris Godunov
Russian
Tsar of Russia

Buster CrabbeBuster Crabbe
American
Swimmer
Alferd PackerAlferd Packer
American
Criminal, Serial killer

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

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

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Joh Bjelke-PetersenJoh Bjelke-Petersen
Australian
Politician
Bade Ghulam Ali KhanBade Ghulam Ali Khan
Indian
Singer

David HalberstamDavid Halberstam
American
Historian, Writer, Journalist

Fred the GodsonFred the Godson
American
DJ

Maurice, Prince of OrangeMaurice, Prince of Orange
Dutch
Politician
Sam ErvinSam Ervin
American
Politician
Jim LakerJim Laker
British
Cricketer

Michael RamseyMichael Ramsey
British
Archbishop

Shamshad BegumShamshad Begum
Indian
Singer

Yitzhak Ben-ZviYitzhak Ben-Zvi
Israeli, Ukrainian
Politician
Constantine KaramanlisConstantine Karamanlis
Greek
Greek Political figure

Konstantinos KaramanlisKonstantinos Karamanlis
Greek
Politician

Béla III of HungaryBéla III of Hungary
Hungarian
King

Andre Gunder FrankAndre Gunder Frank
German
Economist, Writer, Sociologist, University teacher

Inca Garcilaso de la VegaInca Garcilaso de la Vega
Peruvian
Chronicler
Krzysztof KomedaKrzysztof Komeda
Polish
Composer, Pianist, Jazz musician, Film score

Adalbert of PragueAdalbert of Prague
Czech
Missionary
Henry VaughanHenry Vaughan
Welsh
Physician, Economist, Poet, Writer

Roland PenroseRoland Penrose
British
Artist

Edward Robert HughesEdward Robert Hughes
British
 
Roy CampbellRoy Campbell
South African
Poet

Geórgios KaraïskákisGeórgios Karaïskákis
Greek
Military commander
Jean-Daniel CadinotJean-Daniel Cadinot
French
Film producer, Film director, Screenwriter,

Juan TizolJuan Tizol
Puerto Rican
Composer, Jazz musician

Richard CorlissRichard Corliss
American
Journalist, Film critic

Toyohiko KagawaToyohiko Kagawa
Japanese
Peace Activist

Shay DuffinShay Duffin
Irish
Actor
Hamani DioriHamani Diori
Nigerien
 

Olivier de ClissonOlivier de Clisson
French
Soldier

Edwin Ray GuthrieEdwin Ray Guthrie
American
Psychologist

Childebert IIIChildebert III
French
King
Norio OhgaNorio Ohga
Japanese
Business Executive

Joseph JeffersonJoseph Jefferson
American
Actor
Jules Barbey d'AurevillyJules Barbey d'Aurevilly
French
Novelist

Gregor von RezzoriGregor von Rezzori
Austrian, Italian, Ukrainian
Novelist

Kumiko OkaeKumiko Okae
Japanese
Actress
Peter PorterPeter Porter
Australian, British
Poet

Lewis E. LawesLewis E. Lawes
American
Prison Warden
Banharn Silpa-archaBanharn Silpa-archa
Thai
Politician

David Mathieson WalkerDavid Mathieson Walker
American
Astronaut

Joseph PennellJoseph Pennell
American
Artist
Carl LudwigCarl Ludwig
German
Physician

James AbercrombieJames Abercrombie
British, Scottish
General
Alexander CozensAlexander Cozens
British, Russian
Painter

Wihtred of KentWihtred of Kent
British
King

John Ceiriog HughesJohn Ceiriog Hughes
Welsh
Poet

Elisabeth SchumannElisabeth Schumann
German, American
Soprano singer
Erik Gustaf GeijerErik Gustaf Geijer
Swedish
Writer
Karl SchäferKarl Schäfer
Austrian
Figure skater

Adeline GenéeAdeline Genée
Danish, British
British dancer

Joseph NollekensJoseph Nollekens
British
Sculptor

George Grant ElmslieGeorge Grant Elmslie
American
Architect
Guy MountfortGuy Mountfort
British
Executive

LeRoy T. WalkerLeRoy T. Walker
American
Sports Executive

Eugen HuberEugen Huber
Swiss
Jurist

Theodor Gottlieb von Hippel the ElderTheodor Gottlieb von Hippel the Elder
Prussian
Writer

Carl Friedrich BahrdtCarl Friedrich Bahrdt
German
Theologian
Michael SmuinMichael Smuin
American
Ballet dancer

Aaron ArrowsmithAaron Arrowsmith
British
Cartographer
H.C. BrannerH.C. Branner
Danish
Screenwriter

Peter GillPeter Gill
British
Professional golfer
Thomas TickellThomas Tickell
British
Writer
Émile DeschampsÉmile Deschamps
French
Poet