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
(Writer)

26 April 1564

British

P L TraversP. L. Travers
(Writer & Journalist)

09 August 1899

Australian

Cesar ChavezCesar Chavez
(Civil Rights Activist)

31 March 1927

American

James Earl RayJames Earl Ray
(Assassin)

10 March 1928

American

Saint GeorgeSaint George
(Christian martyr)

0280 AD

Greek,Israeli

William WordsworthWilliam Wordsworth
(Poet)

07 April 1770

British

Boris YeltsinBoris Yeltsin

01 February 1931

Russian

Sawyer SweetenSawyer Sweeten
(Child Actor)

12 May 1995

American

Satyajit RaySatyajit Ray
(Indian filmmaker)

02 May 1921

Indian

Paulette GoddardPaulette Goddard
(Film actress)

03 June 1910

American

Howard CosellHoward Cosell
(Journalist)

25 March 1918

American

Otto PremingerOtto Preminger
(Director)

05 December 1905

American

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Rupert BrookeRupert Brooke
(Poet)

03 August 1887

British

Alfred EisenstaedtAlfred Eisenstaedt
(Father of Photojournalism)

06 December 1898

German

Charles G. DawesCharles G. Dawes
(Vice President of the United States)

27 August 1865

American

Sir John MillsSir John Mills
(Actor)

22 February 1908

British

Mohammed OmarMohammed Omar
(Former President of Afghanistan)

03 January 1960

Afghan

Brian BoruBrian Boru
(Former High King of Ireland)

0941 AD

Irish

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Boris GodunovBoris Godunov
(Tsar of Russia)

1551 AD

Russian

Alferd PackerAlferd Packer
(Criminal, Serial killer)

21 January 1842

American

Karl PolanyiKarl Polanyi
(Economist, Anthropologist, Economic historian, Historian, Journalist, Philosopher, Writer, University teacher, Sociologist)

25 October 1886

Hungarian

Harold ArlenHarold Arlen
(Composer, Songwriter, Music arranger, Film producer, Singer, Pianist, Film score composer)

15 February 1905

American

Bade Ghulam Ali KhanBade Ghulam Ali Khan
(Singer)

02 April 1902

Indian

David HalberstamDavid Halberstam
(Historian, Writer, Journalist)

10 April 1934

American

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Maurice, Prince of OrangeMaurice, Prince of Orange
(Politician)

14 November 1567

Dutch

Shamshad BegumShamshad Begum
(Singer)

14 April 1919

Indian

Alexander I of ScotlandAlexander I of Scotland
(King)

1078 AD

British

Yitzhak Ben-ZviYitzhak Ben-Zvi
(Politician, Historian, Writer)

24 November 1884

Israeli,Ukrainian

Andre Gunder FrankAndre Gunder Frank
(Economist, Writer, Sociologist, University teacher)

24 February 1929

German

Michael RamseyMichael Ramsey
(Politician, Priest, Theologian)

14 November 1904

British

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Konstantinos KaramanlisKonstantinos Karamanlis
(Politician)

08 March 1907

Greek

Adalbert of PragueAdalbert of Prague
(saint)

0956 AD

Czech

Jim LakerJim Laker
(Cricketer)

09 February 1922

British

Béla III of HungaryBéla III of Hungary
(King)

1148 AD

Hungarian

Henry VaughanHenry Vaughan
(Physician, Economist, Poet, Writer)

17 April 1621

Welsh

Krzysztof KomedaKrzysztof Komeda
(Composer, Pianist, Jazz musician, Film score composer)

27 April 1931

Polish

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Roland PenroseRoland Penrose
(Paramedic, Art historian, Engineer, Photographer, Poet, Painter, Writer)

14 October 1900

British

Richard CorlissRichard Corliss
(Journalist, Film critic)

06 March 1944

American

Edward Robert HughesEdward Robert Hughes

05 November 1851

British

Hamani DioriHamani Diori

06 June 1916

Nigerien

Jean-Daniel CadinotJean-Daniel Cadinot
(Film producer, Film director, Screenwriter, Photographer)

10 February 1944

French

Ethelred the UnreadyEthelred the Unready
(King)

0968 AD

British

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Juan TizolJuan Tizol
(Composer, Jazz musician)

22 January 1900

Puerto Rican

Childebert IIIChildebert III
(King)

0670 AD

French

Constantine KaramanlisConstantine Karamanlis
(Greek Political figure)

08 March 1907

Greek

Ōkubo TadazaneŌkubo Tadazane
(Samurai)

15 January 1782

Japanese

Æthelred of WessexÆthelred of Wessex
(King)

0840 AD

British