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

P L TraversP. L. Travers
Australian
Writer & Journalist

Satyajit RaySatyajit Ray
Indian
Indian filmmaker
Cesar ChavezCesar Chavez
American
Civil Rights Activist

Sawyer SweetenSawyer Sweeten
American
Child Actor

Saint GeorgeSaint George
Greek, Israeli
Christian martyr

Paulette GoddardPaulette Goddard
American
Film actress
Howard CosellHoward Cosell
American
Journalist

Johnny ThundersJohnny Thunders
American
Guitarist
Otto PremingerOtto Preminger
American
Director

Rupert BrookeRupert Brooke
British
Poet

Charles G. DawesCharles G. Dawes
American
Vice President of the United States
Alfred EisenstaedtAlfred Eisenstaedt
German
Father of Photojournalism

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

Mohammed OmarMohammed Omar
Afghan
Former President of Afghanistan

William HartnellWilliam Hartnell
British
Actor
Brian BoruBrian Boru
Irish
Former High King of Ireland

Boris GodunovBoris Godunov
Russian
Tsar of Russia
Karl PolanyiKarl Polanyi
Hungarian
Economist, Anthropologist, Economic historian,

Alferd PackerAlferd Packer
American
Criminal, Serial killer

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

John C. StennisJohn C. Stennis
American
Politician
Bade Ghulam Ali KhanBade Ghulam Ali Khan
Indian
Singer
David HalberstamDavid Halberstam
American
Historian, Writer, Journalist

Maurice, Prince of OrangeMaurice, Prince of Orange
Dutch
Politician

Sam ErvinSam Ervin
American
Politician

Andre Gunder FrankAndre Gunder Frank
German
Economist, Writer, Sociologist, University teacher
Konstantinos KaramanlisKonstantinos Karamanlis
Greek
Politician

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Shamshad BegumShamshad Begum
Indian
Singer

Jim LakerJim Laker
British
Cricketer

Alexander I of ScotlandAlexander I of Scotland
British
King

Yitzhak Ben-ZviYitzhak Ben-Zvi
Israeli, Ukrainian
Politician, Historian, Writer
Michael RamseyMichael Ramsey
British
Politician, Priest, Theologian

Adalbert of PragueAdalbert of Prague
Czech
saint
Béla III of HungaryBéla III of Hungary
Hungarian
King

Henry VaughanHenry Vaughan
Welsh
Physician, Economist, Poet, Writer

Krzysztof KomedaKrzysztof Komeda
Polish
Composer, Pianist, Jazz musician, Film score
Richard CorlissRichard Corliss
American
Journalist, Film critic

Roland PenroseRoland Penrose
British
Paramedic, Art historian, Engineer, Photographer,
Edward Robert HughesEdward Robert Hughes
British
 

Hamani DioriHamani Diori
Nigerien
 

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

Childebert IIIChildebert III
French
King

Juan TizolJuan Tizol
Puerto Rican
Composer, Jazz musician
Ethelred the UnreadyEthelred the Unready
British
King

Constantine KaramanlisConstantine Karamanlis
Greek
Greek Political figure

Ōkubo TadazaneŌkubo Tadazane
Japanese
Samurai

Denis Charles Scott ComptonDenis Charles Scott Compton
British
Cricketer
John Richard Thomas SullivanJohn Richard Thomas Sullivan
British
Screenwriter