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
James Earl RayJames Earl Ray
American
Assassin

Boris YeltsinBoris Yeltsin
Russian
 

Satyajit RaySatyajit Ray
Indian
Indian filmmaker

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

Paulette GoddardPaulette Goddard
American
Film actress

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

Otto PremingerOtto Preminger
American
Director
Æthelred of WessexÆthelred of Wessex
British
King of Wessex and Kent

Johnny ThundersJohnny Thunders
American
Guitarist

Howard CosellHoward Cosell
American
Journalist

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

Mohammed OmarMohammed Omar
Afghan
Former President of Afghanistan

William HartnellWilliam Hartnell
British
Actor
John C. StennisJohn C. Stennis
American
Politician

Brian BoruBrian Boru
Irish
King
Alferd PackerAlferd Packer
American
Criminal, Serial killer

Boris GodunovBoris Godunov
Russian
Tsar of Russia

Joh Bjelke-PetersenJoh Bjelke-Petersen
Australian
Politician
David HalberstamDavid Halberstam
American
Historian, Writer, Journalist

Karl PolanyiKarl Polanyi
Hungarian
Economist, Anthropologist, Economic historian,
Bade Ghulam Ali KhanBade Ghulam Ali Khan
Indian
Singer

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

Jim LakerJim Laker
British
Cricketer
Shamshad BegumShamshad Begum
Indian
Singer

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Maurice, Prince of OrangeMaurice, Prince of Orange
Dutch
Politician
Sam ErvinSam Ervin
American
Politician

Konstantinos KaramanlisKonstantinos Karamanlis
Greek
Politician

Michael RamseyMichael Ramsey
British
Archbishop

Alexander I of ScotlandAlexander I of Scotland
British
King
Yitzhak Ben-ZviYitzhak Ben-Zvi
Israeli, Ukrainian
Politician
Béla III of HungaryBéla III of Hungary
Hungarian
King

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

Roland PenroseRoland Penrose
British
Artist

Adalbert of PragueAdalbert of Prague
Czech
Missionary
Ethelred the UnreadyEthelred the Unready
British
King

Edward Robert HughesEdward Robert Hughes
British
 

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

Olivier de ClissonOlivier de Clisson
French
Soldier
Hamani DioriHamani Diori
Nigerien
 

Toyohiko KagawaToyohiko Kagawa
Japanese
Peace Activist

Juan TizolJuan Tizol
Puerto Rican
Composer, Jazz musician
Childebert IIIChildebert III
French
King

Norio OhgaNorio Ohga
Japanese
Business Executive
Joseph JeffersonJoseph Jefferson
American
Actor

Carl LudwigCarl Ludwig
German
Physician

Edwin Ray GuthrieEdwin Ray Guthrie
American
Psychologist

Alexander CozensAlexander Cozens
British, Russian
Painter

Wihtred of KentWihtred of Kent
British
King
Lewis E. LawesLewis E. Lawes
American
Prison Warden

Banharn Silpa-archaBanharn Silpa-archa
Thai
Politician

Gregor von RezzoriGregor von Rezzori
Austrian, Italian, Ukrainian
Novelist

Constantine KaramanlisConstantine Karamanlis
Greek
Greek Political figure
Joseph PennellJoseph Pennell
American
Artist

Theodor Gottlieb von Hippel the ElderTheodor Gottlieb von Hippel the Elder
Prussian
Writer
Erik Gustaf GeijerErik Gustaf Geijer
Swedish
Writer

Elisabeth SchumannElisabeth Schumann
German, American
Soprano singer

John Ceiriog HughesJohn Ceiriog Hughes
Welsh
Poet
Ramón María Narváez, 1st Duke of ValenciaRamón María Narváez, 1st Duke of Valencia
Spanish
Statesman

Michael SmuinMichael Smuin
American
Ballet dancer
Aaron ArrowsmithAaron Arrowsmith
British
Cartographer

Joseph NollekensJoseph Nollekens
British
Sculptor

Karl SchäferKarl Schäfer
Austrian
Figure skater
Philip HamburgerPhilip Hamburger
American
Writer

George Grant ElmslieGeorge Grant Elmslie
American
Architect
LeRoy T. WalkerLeRoy T. Walker
American
Sports executive

Adeline GenéeAdeline Genée
Danish, British
British dancer

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
Peter PorterPeter Porter
Australian, British
Poet

Geórgios KaraïskákisGeórgios Karaïskákis
Greek
Military commander

James AbercrombieJames Abercrombie
British, Scottish
General

Denis Charles Scott ComptonDenis Charles Scott Compton
British
Cricketer

David Mathieson WalkerDavid Mathieson Walker
American
Astronaut
John Richard Thomas SullivanJohn Richard Thomas Sullivan
British
Screenwriter

Carl Friedrich BahrdtCarl Friedrich Bahrdt
German
Theologian
Guy Reginald MountfortGuy Reginald Mountfort
British
Executive

H.C. BrannerH.C. Branner
Danish
Screenwriter
John V. DodgeJohn V. Dodge
American
Editor
Jules Barbey d'AurevillyJules Barbey d'Aurevilly
French
Novelist