Died On April 25th

Discover the most famous people who died on April 25. The list includes people like Ginger Rogers, Jane Jacobs, Anders Celsius, Carol Reed, William Cowper. Famous personalities featured on this list, include poets, directors, physicists and astronomers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Italy and many more countries.
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 1 
Lisa Lopes
(Rapper, Singer and Member of the R&B Girl Group 'TLC')
Lisa Lopes
45
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 27, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2002

Lisa Lopes, popularly known as “Left Eye,” was a member of the Grammy-winning hip-hop/R&B girl band TLC. Apart from rapping and singing, she also co-wrote songs and managed the band’s outfits, album titles, and artworks. Lopes died in a car accident in Honduras, leaving behind her incomplete second solo album.

 2 
Bea Arthur
(Actress and Comedian Known for Her Popular Sitcoms: ‘All in the Family’, ‘Maude’ and ‘The Golden Girls’)
Bea Arthur
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Birthdate: May 13, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Died: 2009

American actress Bea Arthur worked extensively in television and was hailed for her comic timing. All in the Family, Maude and The Golden Girls are some of her acclaimed series. In her long career, she also worked in films like Lovers and Other Strangers, History of the World 1 and For Better or Worse. She won many accolades, including two Emmy awards.

 3 
Ginger Rogers
(Actress and Dancer Best Known for Her Film ‘Kitty Foyle’)
Ginger Rogers
18
Birthdate: July 16, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Independence, Missouri, United States
Died: 1995

Ginger Rogers was an American actress, singer, and dancer. Often regarded as an American icon, Rogers played an important role in popularizing the Golden Age of Hollywood. After winning the Academy Award for portraying the title character in Kitty Foyle, Rogers became one of the highest-paid actresses during the 1940s. Her life inspired a musical titled Backwards in High Heels.

 4 
George Sanders
(Actor Known for His Films: 'Rebecca', 'Foreign Correspondent' and 'All About Eve')
George Sanders
9
Birthdate: July 3, 1906
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1972

George Sanders was a British actor, music composer, singer-songwriter, and author. Characterized by his smooth bass voice and heavy English accent, Sanders often portrayed sophisticated but villainous roles. For his contribution to the film and TV industry, George Sanders was honored with a couple of stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 5 
Pamela Courson
(Jim Morrison’s Partner)
Pamela Courson
16
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Weed, California, United States
Died: 1974
Pamela Courson was the girlfriend of legendary singer Jim Morrison of the iconic rock band The Doors. She was the one who found Morrison dead in the bathtub of their Paris apartment in 1971. She inherited his fortune and was dragged into court battles for 2 years.
 6 
Roger Troutman
(Musician)
Roger Troutman
9
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 29, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hamilton, Ohio, United States
Died: 1999
 7 
Jane Jacobs
(Journalist and Author Best Known for Her Book ‘The Death and Life of Great American Cities’)
Jane Jacobs
7
Birthdate: May 4, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2006

American-Canadian journalist Jane Jacobs is best known for her book The Death and Life of Great American Cities. A specialist in urban culture and its issues, she was one of the few women who excelled in a male-dominated field. The Vincent Scully Prize winner was initially scorned at as a housewife.

 8 
David A. Kennedy
(Robert F. Kennedy's son)
David A. Kennedy
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 15, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: 1984
 9 
Art Fleming
(Television host, Actor who hosted the first version of the television game show Jeopardy!, which aired on NBC from 1964 until 1975)
Art Fleming
3
Birthdate: May 1, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1995
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 10 
Anders Celsius
(Astronomer, Physicist, Mathematician)
Anders Celsius
10
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 27, 1701
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Uppsala
Died: 1744
Inventor of the centigrade or the Celcius scale of temperature, Swedish astronomer and scientist Anders Celsius was no stranger to science, being the son of an astronomy professor and the grandson of mathematician Magnus Celsius. His expeditions confirmed Isaac Newton's belief that the earth was flattened at the poles.
 11 
William Cowper
18
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 26, 1731
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Berkhamsted
Died: 1800
 12 
Amānullāh Khān
(King of Afghanistan from 1926 to 1929)
Amānullāh Khān
19
Birthdate: June 1, 1892
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paghman, Afghanistan
Died: 1960
Amānullāh Khān reigned as the Emir of Afghanistan from 28 February 1919 to 9 June 1926. He then went on to rule as the King of Afghanistan from 9 June 1926 to 14 January 1929. Amanullah Khan's reign was marked by dramatic social and political change. His attempts to modernize Afghanistan failed due to a revolt by Habibullah Kalakani.
 13 
Tito Vilanova
(Spanish Professional Football Central Midfielder and Manager)
Tito Vilanova
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bellcaire d'Empordà, Spain
Died: 2014
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 14 
Poly Styrene
(Musician)
Poly Styrene
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 3, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bromley, England
Died: 2011
 15 
Dexter Gordon
(Saxophonist)
Dexter Gordon
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 27, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1990
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 16 
Earl Morrall
(American football player)
Earl Morrall
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 17, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Muskegon, Michigan, United States
Died: 2014
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 17 
Leon Battista Alberti
(Architect and Principal Initiator of Renaissance Art Theory)
Leon Battista Alberti
18
Birthdate: February 14, 1404
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Genoa, Italy
Died: 1472
Born into an affluent banker family of Florence, Leon Battista Alberti was rumored to be an illegitimate son of his father and a Bolognese widow. The ideal Renaissance man, he later applied mathematical precision to his paintings and architectural work. His written work on art remains invaluable.
 18 
Carol Reed
(Film Director)
Carol Reed
1
Birthdate: December 30, 1906
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Putney, London, England
Died: 1976
 19 
William Beaumont
(American Surgeon and the First Person to Observe and Study Human Digestion as It Occurs in the Stomach)
William Beaumont
2
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 21, 1785
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lebanon, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1853

Nineteenth-century U.S. Army surgeon William Beaumont pioneered the study of human digestion. While treating a person named Alexis St. Martin, who had been near-fatally shot in the stomach, Beaumont discovered a lot of gastric processes and later published them as a treatise on the physiology of digestion.

 20 
Don Wilson
(American Announcer and Actor)
Don Wilson
1
Birthdate: September 1, 1900
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Died: 1982
 21 
Alexander Knox
(Actor)
Alexander Knox
0
Birthdate: January 16, 1907
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Strathroy, Canada
Died: 1995
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 22 
Thom Gunn
(Writer)
Thom Gunn
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 29, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gravesend
Died: 2004
 23 
Alan Ball Jr.
(Footballer)
Alan Ball Jr.
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 12, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Farnworth, England
Died: 2007
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 24 
Clifford D. Simak
(Fiction writer)
Clifford D. Simak
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 3, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Millville, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 1988
 25 
David Teniers the Younger
(Painter)
David Teniers the Younger
1
Birthdate: December 15, 1610
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium
Died: 1690

David Teniers the Younger was a Flemish Baroque painter, draughtsman, printmaker, staffage painter, miniaturist painter, copyist, and art curator. A prolific and versatile artist, Teniers was considered an innovator in a variety of genres such as genre painting, history painting, portrait, landscape painting, and still life. Today, he is remembered as the most important Flemish genre painter of his generation.

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Mario Bava
(Film director, Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Writer, Responsible for special effects)
Mario Bava
1
Birthdate: July 31, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sanremo
Died: 1980
 27 
George Coulouris
(Actor)
George Coulouris
0
Birthdate: October 1, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manchester, Lancashire, England
Died: 1989
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 28 
Gerry Scott
(Designer)
Gerry Scott
0
Birthdate: November 4, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
Died: 2007
 29 
Siméon Denis Poisson
(Mathematician)
Siméon Denis Poisson
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 21, 1781
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pithiviers, France
Died: 1840
 30 
Humphrey Lyttelton
(Former Jazz musician most famous for his 1956 jazz trumpet hit single, "Bad Penny Blues")
Humphrey Lyttelton
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 23, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
Died: 2008
 31 
Anna Sewell
(Writer, Novelist, Children's writer)
Anna Sewell
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 30, 1820
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Great Yarmouth
Died: 1878
 32 
Torquato Tasso
(16th Century Italian Poet Best Known for His 1591 Poem 'Gerusalemme Liberata')
Torquato Tasso
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 11, 1544
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sorrento, Italy
Died: 1595

Torquato Tasso was a 16th-century Italian poet. He is best remembered for his poem Gerusalemme liberata (Jerusalem Delivered). The son of a prominent poet, Tasso grew up to be a brilliant young man. Even though his father wanted him to become a lawyer, he decided to become a poet and achieved considerable fame. His poems were widely translated. 

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Alan Sillitoe
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 4, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Nottingham, England
Died: 2010
 34 
Mike Davis
(American football player)
Mike Davis
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 15, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 35 
Raffi
(Author)
Raffi
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1835 AD
Birthplace: Payajouk, Qajar Persia
Died: 1888
 36 
Tanzan Ishibashi
(Prime Minister,politician,journalist)
Tanzan Ishibashi
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 25, 1884
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Minato, Tokyo, Japan
Died: 1973
 37 
Shyam
(Actor)
Shyam
0
Birthdate: February 20, 1920
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sialkot, Punjab, India
Died: 1951
 38 
Emperor Antoku
(Emperor)
Emperor Antoku
2
Birthdate: December 22, 1178
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Died: 1185
 39 
Alfonso II of Aragon
(King of Aragon)
Alfonso II of Aragon
0
Birthdate: 1157
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Huesca, Spain
Died: 1196
 40 
Johann Konrad Dippel
(Theologian)
Johann Konrad Dippel
0
Birthdate: August 10, 1673
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mühltal, Germany
Died: 1734

Remembered as the “mad scientist,” Johann Konrad Dippel is considered by many as the person who had inspired Mary Shelley to write Frankenstein. He used the pseudonym Christianus Democritus to write various scientific texts and claimed his concoction Dippel's oil was the "elixir of life" that promised immortality.

 41 
Lygia Clark
(Painter, Sculptor, University teacher, Performance artist)
Lygia Clark
0
Birthdate: October 23, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Belo Horizonte
Died: 1988

Lygia Clark was a Brazilian artist best remembered for her installation work and painting. Clark discovered methods for viewers to interact with her work that dealt with the relationship between self and the outside world. Along with other important Brazilian artists, Clark is credited with co-founding the Neo-Concrete Movement. In 2014, one of her works was sold for $1.2 million.  

 42 
Sancho IV of Castile
(King)
Sancho IV of Castile
1
Birthdate: May 12, 1258
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Valladolid, Spain
Died: 1295
 43 
Indra Devi
(Teacher)
Indra Devi
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 12, 1899
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Riga, Latvia
Died: 2002
 44 
Isabella II of Jerusalem
(Princess)
Isabella II of Jerusalem
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1212 AD
Birthplace: Acre, Israel
Died: 1228
 45 
Valerie Solanas
4
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 9, 1936
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ventnor City, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1988
 46 
William McCrea
(Astronomer)
William McCrea
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 13, 1904
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1999
 47 
Paul L. Smith
(Actor)
Paul L. Smith
1
Birthdate: June 24, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Everett, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2012
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 48 
Hermann Gundert
(Linguist)
Hermann Gundert
0
Birthdate: February 4, 1814
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany
Died: 1893
 49 
Elena Rzhevskaya
(Soviet Writer & Former War Interpreter)
Elena Rzhevskaya
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 27, 1919
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gomel, Soviet Union
Died: 2017

Elena Rzhevskaya was a writer who also worked as a war interpreter for the Soviet Union. She is best remembered for her memoir, Memories of a War-time Interpreter, according to which she was part of the Soviet unit that was tasked with finding Adolf Hitler's corpse. According to Rzhevskaya, Hitler's body was found on 4 May 1945 by Ivan Churakov.

 50 
Diane de Poitiers
(Courtier)
Diane de Poitiers
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 9, 1500
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint-Vallier, France
Died: 1566