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

Cesar ChavezCesar Chavez
American
Civil Rights Activist

Boris YeltsinBoris Yeltsin
Russian
 

Saint GeorgeSaint George
Greek, Israeli
Christian martyr

Satyajit RaySatyajit Ray
Indian
Indian filmmaker

P. L. TraversP. L. Travers
Australian, British
Writer

Paulette GoddardPaulette Goddard
American
Film actress
Sawyer SweetenSawyer Sweeten
American
Child Actor

Sir John MillsSir John Mills
British
Actor
Otto PremingerOtto Preminger
American
Director

Johnny ThundersJohnny Thunders
American
Guitarist

Howard CosellHoward Cosell
American
Journalist

Æthelred of WessexÆthelred of Wessex
British
King of Wessex and Kent

Jean, Grand Duke of LuxembourgJean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg
Luxembourgian
Former Grand Duke of Luxembourg
Rupert BrookeRupert Brooke
British
Poet

Charles G. DawesCharles G. Dawes
American
Vice President of the United States

Alfred EisenstaedtAlfred Eisenstaedt
German
Father of Photojournalism

Ethelred the UnreadyEthelred the Unready
British
King
Mohammed OmarMohammed Omar
Afghan
Terrorist

William HartnellWilliam Hartnell
British
Actor
Brian BoruBrian Boru
Irish
King

Buster CrabbeBuster Crabbe
American
Swimmer

Boris GodunovBoris Godunov
Russian
Tsar of Russia
Alferd PackerAlferd Packer
American
Criminal, Serial killer

John Richard Thomas SullivanJohn Richard Thomas Sullivan
British
Screenwriter
Karl PolanyiKarl Polanyi
Hungarian
Economist, Anthropologist, Economic historian,

John C. StennisJohn C. Stennis
American
Politician

Bade Ghulam Ali KhanBade Ghulam Ali Khan
Indian
Singer
Harold ArlenHarold Arlen
American
Composer, Songwriter, Music arranger, Film

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Lord Leopold MountbattenLord Leopold Mountbatten
British
Military Leader
Fred the GodsonFred the Godson
American
DJ

Maurice, Prince of OrangeMaurice, Prince of Orange
Dutch
Politician

Geórgios KaraïskákisGeórgios Karaïskákis
Greek
Military commander

Joh Bjelke-PetersenJoh Bjelke-Petersen
Australian
Politician
David HalberstamDavid Halberstam
American
Historian, Writer, Journalist
Jim LakerJim Laker
British
Cricketer

Princess Louise of PrussiaPrincess Louise of Prussia
German
Politician

Shamshad BegumShamshad Begum
Indian
Singer

Alexander I of ScotlandAlexander I of Scotland
British, Scottish
King
Sam ErvinSam Ervin
American
Politician

Michael RamseyMichael Ramsey
British
Archbishop

Konstantinos KaramanlisKonstantinos Karamanlis
Greek
Politician

Yitzhak Ben-ZviYitzhak Ben-Zvi
Israeli, Ukrainian
Politician

Bhanubhakta AcharyaBhanubhakta Acharya
Nepalese
Poet
Denis Charles Scott ComptonDenis Charles Scott Compton
British
Cricketer

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

Henry VaughanHenry Vaughan
Welsh
Physician, Economist, Poet, Writer

Adeliza of LouvainAdeliza of Louvain
Belgian, British
Queen of England
Roland PenroseRoland Penrose
British
Artist

Andre Gunder FrankAndre Gunder Frank
German
Economist, Writer, Sociologist, University teacher
Krzysztof KomedaKrzysztof Komeda
Polish
Composer, Pianist, Jazz musician, Film score

Edward Robert HughesEdward Robert Hughes
British
 

Inca Garcilaso de la VegaInca Garcilaso de la Vega
Peruvian
Chronicler

Roy CampbellRoy Campbell
South African
Poet

Toyohiko KagawaToyohiko Kagawa
Japanese
Peace Activist
Shay DuffinShay Duffin
Irish
Actor

Childebert IIIChildebert III
French
King

Duchess Maria Antonia of BavariaDuchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria
German
Composer

Jean-Daniel CadinotJean-Daniel Cadinot
French
Film producer, Film director, Screenwriter,
Hamani DioriHamani Diori
Nigerien
 

Juan TizolJuan Tizol
Puerto Rican
Composer, Jazz musician
Richard CorlissRichard Corliss
American
Journalist, Film critic

Edwin Ray GuthrieEdwin Ray Guthrie
American
Psychologist

Joseph JeffersonJoseph Jefferson
American
Actor
Jules Barbey d'AurevillyJules Barbey d'Aurevilly
French
Novelist

Olivier de ClissonOlivier de Clisson
French
Soldier
Norio OhgaNorio Ohga
Japanese
Business Executive

Gregor von RezzoriGregor von Rezzori
Austrian, Italian, Ukrainian
Novelist

Lewis E. LawesLewis E. Lawes
American
Prison Warden
Peter PorterPeter Porter
Australian, British
Poet

Kumiko OkaeKumiko Okae
Japanese
Actress
Banharn Silpa-archaBanharn Silpa-archa
Thai
Politician

David Mathieson WalkerDavid Mathieson Walker
American
Astronaut

Joseph PennellJoseph Pennell
American
Artist

James AbercrombieJames Abercrombie
British, Scottish
General
Wihtred of KentWihtred of Kent
British
King
Alexander CozensAlexander Cozens
British, Russian
Painter

Carl LudwigCarl Ludwig
German
Physician

Elisabeth SchumannElisabeth Schumann
German, American
Soprano singer

Karl SchäferKarl Schäfer
Austrian
Figure skater
Erik Gustaf GeijerErik Gustaf Geijer
Swedish
Writer

John Ceiriog HughesJohn Ceiriog Hughes
Welsh
Poet

Joseph NollekensJoseph Nollekens
British
Sculptor

Adeline GenéeAdeline Genée
Danish, British
British dancer

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

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

H.C. BrannerH.C. Branner
Danish
Screenwriter
Theodor Gottlieb von Hippel the ElderTheodor Gottlieb von Hippel the Elder
German
Writer
Michael SmuinMichael Smuin
American
Ballet dancer