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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: April 26, 1564
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stratford-upon-Avon, England
Died: 1616

 2 William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: April 7, 1770
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kingdom of Great Britain
Died: 1850

 3 Cesar Chavez

Cesar Chavez
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Labour leader & Civil Rights Activist
Birthdate: March 31, 1927
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Yuma, Arizona, United States
Died: 1993

 4 Saint George

Saint George
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Famous As: Christian martyr, Saint
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Cappadocia, Turkey
Died: 0303

 5 James Earl Ray

James Earl Ray
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Assassin
Birthdate: March 10, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alton, Illinois, United States
Died: 1998

 6 Satyajit Ray

Satyajit Ray
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Famous As: Indian filmmaker
Birthdate: May 2, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: 1992

 7 Sawyer Sweeten

Sawyer Sweeten
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Famous As: Child Actor
Birthdate: May 12, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brownwood, Texas
Died: 2015
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 8 Howard Cosell

Howard Cosell
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: March 25, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Winston-Salem
Died: 1995

 9 P. L. Travers

P. L. Travers
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 9, 1899
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Maryborough, Australia
Died: 1996

 10 Paulette Goddard

Paulette Goddard
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 3, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Whitestone, New York, United States
Died: 1990
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 11 Sir John Mills

Sir John Mills
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 22, 1908
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: North Elmham, Norfolk, England, UK
Died: 2005

 12 William Hartnell

William Hartnell
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 8, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: St. Pancras, London, England, UK
Died: 1975
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 13 Otto Preminger

Otto Preminger
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: December 5, 1905
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vyzhnytsya, Ukraine
Died: 1986

 14 Rupert Brooke

Rupert Brooke
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: August 3, 1887
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rugby
Died: 1915

 15 Buster Crabbe

Buster Crabbe
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Swimmer
Birthdate: February 7, 1908
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: 1983

 16 Johnny Thunders

Johnny Thunders
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: July 15, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Died: 1991
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 17 Charles G. Dawes

Charles G. Dawes
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Vice President of the United States
Birthdate: August 27, 1865
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Marietta, Ohio
Died: 1951

 18 Fred the Godson

Fred the Godson
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: DJ
Birthdate: February 22, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2020

 19 Ethelred the Unready

Ethelred the Unready
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0968 AD
Birthplace: Wessex
Died: 1016

 20 Alfred Eisenstaedt

Alfred Eisenstaedt
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Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Father of Photojournalism
Birthdate: December 6, 1898
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tczew, Germany
Died: 1995

 21 Bhanubhakta Acharya

Bhanubhakta Acharya
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: July 13, 1814
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chundi Ramgha, Nepal
Died: 1868

 22 Bade Ghulam Ali Khan

Bade Ghulam Ali Khan
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 2, 1902
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kasur
Died: 1968

 23 Brian Boru

Brian Boru
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0941 AD
Birthplace: Killaloe, Ireland
Died: 1014

 24 Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg

Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg
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Famous As: Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1964-2000)
Birthdate: January 5, 1921
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg
Died: 2019

 25 Karl Polanyi

Karl Polanyi
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Famous As: Economist, Anthropologist, Economic historian, Historian, Journalist, Philosopher, Writer, University teacher, Sociologist
Birthdate: October 25, 1886
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: 1964

 26 Harold Arlen

Harold Arlen
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Songwriter, Music arranger, Film producer, Singer, Pianist, Film score composer
Birthdate: February 15, 1905
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York
Died: 1986

 27 Lord Leopold Mountbatten

Lord Leopold Mountbatten
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: May 21, 1889
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Windsor Castle, Windsor, England
Died: 1922

 28 Milva

Milva
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 17, 1939
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Goro, Emilia–Romagna, Italy
Died: 2021

 29 Boris Godunov

Boris Godunov
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Tsar of Russia
Birthdate: 1551 AD
Died: 1605

 30 David Halberstam

David Halberstam
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Famous As: Historian, Writer, Journalist
Birthdate: April 10, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 2007

 31 Roy Campbell

Roy Campbell
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: October 2, 1901
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Durban, South Africa
Died: 1957

 32 Shamshad Begum

Shamshad Begum
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 14, 1919
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lahore
Died: 2013

 33 Andre Gunder Frank

Andre Gunder Frank
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Famous As: Sociologist, economic historian known for contributions to world-systems theory
Birthdate: February 24, 1929
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 2005

 34 Edwin Ray Guthrie

Edwin Ray Guthrie
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: January 9, 1886
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Died: 1959

 35 Adalbert of Prague

Adalbert of Prague
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Missionary
Birthdate: 0956 AD
Birthplace: Libice nad Cidlinou, Czechia
Died: 0997

 36 Krzysztof Komeda

Krzysztof Komeda
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Pianist, Jazz musician, Film score composer
Birthdate: April 27, 1931
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ostrów Wielkopolski
Died: 1969

 37 Henry Vaughan

Henry Vaughan
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Physician, Economist, Poet, Writer
Birthdate: April 17, 1621
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brecknockshire
Died: 1695

 38 Elisabeth Schumann

Elisabeth Schumann
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Soprano singer
Birthdate: June 13, 1888
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Merseburg, Germany
Died: 1952

 39 Joh Bjelke-Petersen

Joh Bjelke-Petersen
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 13, 1911
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dannevirke, New Zealand
Died: 2005

 40 Edward Robert Hughes

Edward Robert Hughes
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Birthdate: November 5, 1851
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London
Died: 1914

 41 Boris Yeltsin

Boris Yeltsin
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 1, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Butka
Died: 2007

 42 Richard Corliss

Richard Corliss
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Famous As: Journalist, Film critic
Birthdate: March 6, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: 2015

 43 John Richard Thomas Sullivan

John Richard Thomas Sullivan
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Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: December 23, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Balham, London, United Kingdom
Died: 2011

 44 Juan Tizol

Juan Tizol
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Jazz musician
Birthdate: January 22, 1900
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Juan
Died: 1984

 45 Princess Louise of Prussia

Princess Louise of Prussia
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 3, 1838
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1923

 46 Herbert Coleridge

Herbert Coleridge
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Famous As: Philologist
Birthdate: October 7, 1830
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: United Kingdom
Died: 1861

 47 Mohammed Omar

Mohammed Omar
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Terrorist
Birthdate: 1960 AD
Birthplace: Kandahar, Afghanistan
Died: 2013
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 48 Childebert III

Childebert III
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0670 AD
Died: 0711

 49 Hamani Diori

Hamani Diori
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 6, 1916
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Soudouré, Niger
Died: 1989

 50 LeRoy T. Walker

LeRoy T. Walker
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Sports Executive
Birthdate: August 14, 1918
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: 2012