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

Satyajit RaySatyajit Ray
Indian
Indian filmmaker

Boris YeltsinBoris Yeltsin
Russian
 

Saint GeorgeSaint George
Greek, Israeli
Christian martyr
Cesar ChavezCesar Chavez
American
Civil Rights Activist

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

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

Æthelred of WessexÆthelred of Wessex
British
King of Wessex and Kent
Otto PremingerOtto Preminger
American
Director

Howard CosellHoward Cosell
American
Journalist

Johnny ThundersJohnny Thunders
American
Guitarist

Rupert BrookeRupert Brooke
British
Poet

Charles G. DawesCharles G. Dawes
American
Vice President of the United States
Alfred EisenstaedtAlfred Eisenstaedt
German
Father of Photojournalism

Sir John MillsSir John Mills
British
Actor

Mohammed OmarMohammed Omar
Afghan
Former President of Afghanistan

William HartnellWilliam Hartnell
British
Actor
Brian BoruBrian Boru
Irish
Former High King of Ireland

Boris GodunovBoris Godunov
Russian
Tsar of Russia
John C. StennisJohn C. Stennis
American
Politician

Alferd PackerAlferd Packer
American
Criminal, Serial killer

Harold ArlenHarold Arlen
American
Composer, Songwriter, Music arranger, Film
Karl PolanyiKarl Polanyi
Hungarian
Economist, Anthropologist, Economic historian,

David HalberstamDavid Halberstam
American
Historian, Writer, Journalist
Roland PenroseRoland Penrose
British
Artist

Bade Ghulam Ali KhanBade Ghulam Ali Khan
Indian
Singer

Joh Bjelke-PetersenJoh Bjelke-Petersen
Australian
Politician
Shamshad BegumShamshad Begum
Indian
Singer

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Maurice, Prince of OrangeMaurice, Prince of Orange
Dutch
Politician
Michael RamseyMichael Ramsey
British
Archbishop

Sam ErvinSam Ervin
American
Politician

Yitzhak Ben-ZviYitzhak Ben-Zvi
Israeli, Ukrainian
Politician

Ethelred the UnreadyEthelred the Unready
British
King
Jim LakerJim Laker
British
Cricketer
Konstantinos KaramanlisKonstantinos Karamanlis
Greek
Politician

Alexander I of ScotlandAlexander I of Scotland
British
King

Adalbert of PragueAdalbert of Prague
Czech
saint

Béla III of HungaryBéla III of Hungary
Hungarian
King
Edwin Ray GuthrieEdwin Ray Guthrie
American
Psychologist

Andre Gunder FrankAndre Gunder Frank
German
Economist, Writer, Sociologist, University teacher

Henry VaughanHenry Vaughan
Welsh
Physician, Economist, Poet, Writer

Krzysztof KomedaKrzysztof Komeda
Polish
Composer, Pianist, Jazz musician, Film score

Richard CorlissRichard Corliss
American
Journalist, Film critic
Edward Robert HughesEdward Robert Hughes
British
 

Jean-Daniel CadinotJean-Daniel Cadinot
French
Film producer, Film director, Screenwriter,
Toyohiko KagawaToyohiko Kagawa
Japanese
Peace Activist

Juan TizolJuan Tizol
Puerto Rican
Composer, Jazz musician

Hamani DioriHamani Diori
Nigerien
 
Childebert IIIChildebert III
French
King

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

Joseph JeffersonJoseph Jefferson
American
Actor

Wihtred of KentWihtred of Kent
British
King

Lewis E. LawesLewis E. Lawes
American
Prison Warden

Joseph PennellJoseph Pennell
American
Artist
Carl LudwigCarl Ludwig
German
Physician

Banharn Silpa-archaBanharn Silpa-archa
Thai
Politician

Erik Gustaf GeijerErik Gustaf Geijer
Swedish
Writer

Constantine KaramanlisConstantine Karamanlis
Greek
Greek Political figure
Theodor Gottlieb von Hippel the ElderTheodor Gottlieb von Hippel the Elder
Prussian
Writer

Elisabeth SchumannElisabeth Schumann
German, American
Soprano singer
Alexander CozensAlexander Cozens
British, Russian
Painter

Philip HamburgerPhilip Hamburger
American
Writer

Karl SchäferKarl Schäfer
Austrian
Figure skater
Joseph NollekensJoseph Nollekens
British
Sculptor

George Grant ElmslieGeorge Grant Elmslie
American
Architect
Adeline GenéeAdeline Genée
Danish, British
British dancer

John Ceiriog HughesJohn Ceiriog Hughes
Welsh
Poet

Aaron ArrowsmithAaron Arrowsmith
British
Cartographer
Michael SmuinMichael Smuin
American
Ballet dancer

Émile DeschampsÉmile Deschamps
French
Poet
Thomas TickellThomas Tickell
British
Writer

Eugen HuberEugen Huber
Swiss
Jurist

Roy CampbellRoy Campbell
South African
Poet

Andrew BaxterAndrew Baxter
Scottish
Metaphysician
Ōkubo TadazaneŌkubo Tadazane
Japanese
Samurai
Agnes Surriage FranklandAgnes Surriage Frankland
American
Tavern maid

Geórgios KaraïskákisGeórgios Karaïskákis
Greek
Military commander

James AbercrombieJames Abercrombie
British, Scottish
General

Denis Charles Scott ComptonDenis Charles Scott Compton
British
Cricketer
Carl Friedrich BahrdtCarl Friedrich Bahrdt
German
Theologian

David Mathieson WalkerDavid Mathieson Walker
American
Astronaut

John Richard Thomas SullivanJohn Richard Thomas Sullivan
British
Screenwriter

H.C. BrannerH.C. Branner
Danish
Screenwriter

John V. DodgeJohn V. Dodge
American
Editor
Jules Barbey d'AurevillyJules Barbey d'Aurevilly
French
Novelist