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: Bard of Avon
Birthdate: April 26, 1564
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stratford-upon-Avon
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 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)

 4 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

 5 Boris Yeltsin

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

 6 Cesar Chavez

Cesar Chavez
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Civil Rights Activist
Birthdate: March 31, 1927
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Yuma
Died: 1993

 7 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
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 8 Ethelred the Unready

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

 9 Saint George

Saint George
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Christian martyr
Birthdate: 0280 AD
Birthplace: Cappadocia
Died: 0303

 10 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)

 11 Paulette Goddard

Paulette Goddard
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Famous As: Film actress
Birthdate: June 3, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Whitestone
Died: 1990
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 12 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

 13 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

 14 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

 15 Howard Cosell

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

 16 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)

 17 Otto Preminger

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

 18 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)

 19 Boris Godunov

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

 20 Brian Boru

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

 21 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

 22 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

 23 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

 24 Alferd Packer

Alferd Packer
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Criminal, Serial killer
Birthdate: January 21, 1842
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Allegheny County
Died: 1907

 25 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

 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 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

 28 Æthelred of Wessex

Æthelred of Wessex
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Famous As: King of Wessex and Kent
Birthdate: 0847 AD
Birthplace: Wessex
Died: 0871

 29 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

 30 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

 31 John C. Stennis

John C. Stennis
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 3, 1901
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kemper County, Mississippi, U.S.
Died: 1995

 32 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

 33 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

 34 Maurice, Prince of Orange

Maurice, Prince of Orange
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: November 14, 1567
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dillenburg, Germany
Died: 1625

 35 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

 36 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

 37 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

 38 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

 39 Konstantinos Karamanlis

Konstantinos Karamanlis
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 8, 1907
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Proti, Greece
Died: 1998

 40 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

 41 Jim Laker

Jim Laker
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: February 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Frizinghall, Bradford, United Kingdom
Died: 1986

 42 Yitzhak Ben-Zvi

Yitzhak Ben-Zvi
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 24, 1884
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Poltava, Ukraine
Died: 1963

 43 Sam Ervin

Sam Ervin
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 27, 1896
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Morganton
Died: 1985

 44 Béla III of Hungary

Béla III of Hungary
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 1148 AD
Birthplace: Esztergom, Hungary
Died: 1196

 45 Alexander I of Scotland

Alexander I of Scotland
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 1078 AD
Birthplace: Dunfermline,Scotland
Died: 1124

 46 Denis Charles Scott Compton

Denis Charles Scott Compton
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: May 23, 1918
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hendon, England
Died: 1997
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 47 Adeliza of Louvain

Adeliza of Louvain
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Famous As: Queen of England
Birthdate: 1103 AD
Birthplace: Leuven, Belgium
Died: 1151

 48 Michael Ramsey

Michael Ramsey
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Archbishop
Birthdate: November 14, 1904
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Died: 1988

 49 Andre Gunder Frank

Andre Gunder Frank
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Famous As: Economist, Writer, Sociologist, University teacher
Birthdate: February 24, 1929
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berlin
Died: 2005

 50 Roland Penrose

Roland Penrose
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: October 14, 1900
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1984