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
26 April 1564, British
Writer
Boris YeltsinBoris Yeltsin
01 February 1931, Russian
 

James Earl RayJames Earl Ray
10 March 1928, American
Assassin

William WordsworthWilliam Wordsworth
07 April 1770, British
Poet

Cesar ChavezCesar Chavez
31 March 1927, American
Civil Rights Activist

P L TraversP. L. Travers
09 August 1899, Australian
Writer & Journalist
Satyajit RaySatyajit Ray
02 May 1921, Indian
Indian filmmaker

Sawyer SweetenSawyer Sweeten
12 May 1995, American
Child Actor

Saint GeorgeSaint George
0280 AD, Greek, Israeli
Christian martyr

Paulette GoddardPaulette Goddard
03 June 1910, American
Film actress
Howard CosellHoward Cosell
25 March 1918, American
Journalist

Johnny ThundersJohnny Thunders
15 July 1952, American
Guitarist
Otto PremingerOtto Preminger
05 December 1905, American
Director

Rupert BrookeRupert Brooke
03 August 1887, British
Poet

Charles G. DawesCharles G. Dawes
27 August 1865, American
Vice President of the United States
Alfred EisenstaedtAlfred Eisenstaedt
06 December 1898, German
Father of Photojournalism

Sir John MillsSir John Mills
22 February 1908, British
Actor
Mohammed OmarMohammed Omar
03 January 1960, Afghan
Former President of Afghanistan

William HartnellWilliam Hartnell
08 January 1908, British
Actor

Brian BoruBrian Boru
0941 AD, Irish
Former High King of Ireland
Boris GodunovBoris Godunov
1551 AD, Russian
Tsar of Russia

Alferd PackerAlferd Packer
21 January 1842, American
Criminal, Serial killer
Karl PolanyiKarl Polanyi
25 October 1886, Hungarian
Economist, Anthropologist, Economic historian,

Harold ArlenHarold Arlen
15 February 1905, American
Composer, Songwriter, Music arranger, Film

David HalberstamDavid Halberstam
10 April 1934, American
Historian, Writer, Journalist

Bade Ghulam Ali KhanBade Ghulam Ali Khan
02 April 1902, Indian
Singer
Maurice, Prince of OrangeMaurice, Prince of Orange
14 November 1567, Dutch
Politician
Konstantinos KaramanlisKonstantinos Karamanlis
08 March 1907, Greek
Politician

Shamshad BegumShamshad Begum
14 April 1919, Indian
Singer

Jim LakerJim Laker
09 February 1922, British
Cricketer

Alexander I of ScotlandAlexander I of Scotland
1078 AD, British
King
Yitzhak Ben-ZviYitzhak Ben-Zvi
24 November 1884, Israeli, Ukrainian
Politician, Historian, Writer

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Michael RamseyMichael Ramsey
14 November 1904, British
Politician, Priest, Theologian

Adalbert of PragueAdalbert of Prague
0956 AD, Czech
saint

Andre Gunder FrankAndre Gunder Frank
24 February 1929, German
Economist, Writer, Sociologist, University teacher

Henry VaughanHenry Vaughan
17 April 1621, Welsh
Physician, Economist, Poet, Writer
Béla III of HungaryBéla III of Hungary
1148 AD, Hungarian
King

Krzysztof KomedaKrzysztof Komeda
27 April 1931, Polish
Composer, Pianist, Jazz musician, Film score
Roland PenroseRoland Penrose
14 October 1900, British
Paramedic, Art historian, Engineer, Photographer,

Edward Robert HughesEdward Robert Hughes
05 November 1851, British
 

Richard CorlissRichard Corliss
06 March 1944, American
Journalist, Film critic
Hamani DioriHamani Diori
06 June 1916, Nigerien
 

Jean-Daniel CadinotJean-Daniel Cadinot
10 February 1944, French
Film producer, Film director, Screenwriter,
Childebert IIIChildebert III
0670 AD, French
King

Juan TizolJuan Tizol
22 January 1900, Puerto Rican
Composer, Jazz musician

Ethelred the UnreadyEthelred the Unready
0968 AD, British
King

Constantine KaramanlisConstantine Karamanlis
08 March 1907, Greek
Greek Political figure

Ōkubo TadazaneŌkubo Tadazane
15 January 1782, Japanese
Samurai
Æthelred of WessexÆthelred of Wessex
0840 AD, British
King