Died On April 26th

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Discover the most famous people who died on April 26. The list includes people like Srinivasa Ramanujan, Lucille Ball, John Wilkes Booth, Morihei Ueshiba, Broderick Crawford. Famous personalities featured on this list, include actresses, mathematicians, journalists and martial artists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Germany, Japan & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Lucille Ball
(Actress and Comedienne Best Known for Her Shows: 'I Love Lucy', 'The Lucy Show' and 'Here's Lucy')
Lucille Ball
54
Birthdate: August 6, 1911
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jamestown, New York, United States
Died: 1989
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 2 
Srinivasa Ramanujan
(Mathematician)
Srinivasa Ramanujan
89
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 22, 1887
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Erode
Died: 1920
 3 
George Jones
(Country Singer Best Known for His Song ‘He Stopped Loving Her Today')
George Jones
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 12, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saratoga, Texas, United States
Died: 2013
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 4 
Gypsy Rose Lee
(One of the First Burlesque Artists to Imbue a Striptease With Grace and Style)
Gypsy Rose Lee
6
Birthdate: January 8, 1911
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Died: 1970
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 5 
Jonathan Demme
(American film director)
Jonathan Demme
1
Birthdate: February 22, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Baldwin, New York
Died: 2017
 6 
Irene Ryan
(Actress)
Irene Ryan
7
Birthdate: October 17, 1902
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, USA
Died: 1973
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 7 
Count Basie
(Former jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer who formed the Count Basie Orchestra)
Count Basie
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 21, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Red Bank, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1984
 8 
Jim Davis
(Actor)
Jim Davis
8
Birthdate: August 26, 1909
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Edgerton, Missouri, United States
Died: 1981
 9 
Broderick Crawford
3
Birthdate: December 9, 1911
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: 1986
 10 
Sid James
(Actor)
Sid James
9
Birthdate: May 8, 1913
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa
Died: 1976
 11 
Jayne Meadows
(Actress)
Jayne Meadows
0
Birthdate: September 27, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wuchang District, Wuhan, China
Died: 2015
 12 
John Wilkes Booth
(American Stage Actor Who Assassinated United States President Abraham Lincoln)
John Wilkes Booth
45
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 10, 1838
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bel Air, Maryland, United States
Died: 1865
 13 
Jack Dunphy
(Novelist)
Jack Dunphy
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 22, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1992
 14 
Phoebe Snow
(Singer-songwriter)
Phoebe Snow
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 17, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, U.S.
Died: 2011
 15 
Maria Schell
(One of the Leading German Actresses of the 1950s and 1960s)
Maria Schell
3
Birthdate: January 15, 1926
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 2005
 16 
Celia Johnson
(Actress)
Celia Johnson
3
Birthdate: December 18, 1908
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Richmond, Surrey, England
Died: 1982
 17 
Morihei Ueshiba
(Japanese Martial Arts Master and Founder of the Martial Art of ‘Aikido’)
Morihei Ueshiba
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 14, 1883
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tanabe, Wakayama, Japan
Died: 1969
 18 
Jack Valenti
(Lobbyist)
Jack Valenti
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 5, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Died: 2007
 19 
Arnold Sommerfeld
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 5, 1868
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Königsberg
Died: 1951
 20 
Bessie Love
(Actress)
Bessie Love
0
Birthdate: September 10, 1898
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Midland, Texas, United States
Died: 1986
 21 
George Herbert Mead
(Philosopher)
George Herbert Mead
1
Birthdate: February 27, 1863
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: South Hadley, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1931
 22 
Carl Bosch
(Chemist & Engineer)
Carl Bosch
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 27, 1874
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: 1940
 23 
Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
(Norwegian Writer and Winner of Nobel Prize in Literature in 1903)
Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 8, 1832
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kvikne, Norway
Died: 1910
 24 
Jill Wendy Dando
(Journalist)
Jill Wendy Dando
3
Birthdate: November 9, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Weston-super-Mare, England
Died: 1999
 25 
Tansen
(Prominent Figure of Hindustani Classical Music)
Tansen
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1500 AD
Birthplace: Gwalior, India
Died: 1589
 26 
Mas Oyama
(Founder of ‘Kyokushin Karate')
Mas Oyama
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 4, 1923
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gimje, Zenra-hoku Prefecture, Korea
Died: 1994
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 27 
Henry Ossian Flipper
(Military Leader)
Henry Ossian Flipper
8
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: March 21, 1856
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Thomasville, Georgia, United States
Died: 1940
 28 
Robert Hotung
(The grand old man of Hong Kong)
Robert Hotung
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 22, 1862
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
Died: 1956
 29 
Gichin Funakoshi
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 10, 1868
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Shuri, Naha, Okinawa, Japan
Died: 1957
 30 
Hans Holzer
(Author)
Hans Holzer
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 26, 1920
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 2009
 31 
John Heartfield
(Photographer, Painter, Poster artist)
John Heartfield
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 19, 1891
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Schmargendorf
Died: 1968
 32 
Samuel Bellamy
3
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: February 23, 1689
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Plymouth, England
Died: 1717
 33 
Louis Bachelier
(Mathematician, Economist, Non-fiction writer)
Louis Bachelier
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 11, 1870
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Le Havre
Died: 1946
Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville
1
Birthdate: April 25, 1817
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris
Died: 1879
 35 
Cicely Courtneidge
(Australian-born British Comedian, Actress, and Singer)
Cicely Courtneidge
0
Birthdate: April 1, 1893
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died: 1980
 36 
Ki Hajar Dewantara
(Indonesian Freedom Fighter and Pioneer of Education)
Ki Hajar Dewantara
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 2, 1889
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Died: 1959
 37 
Augusto Roa Bastos
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 13, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Asunción, Paraguay
Died: 2005
 38 
Carmine Coppola
(Composer and songwriter known for his musical contributions to classic films like The Godfather and Apocalypse Now)
Carmine Coppola
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 11, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1991
Grand Duke Michael Mikhailovich of Russia
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 16, 1861
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Peterhof, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1929
 40 
Winston Hill
(American football player)
Winston Hill
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 23, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Joaquin, Texas, United States
Died: 2016
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 41 
Simonetta Vespucci
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1453 AD
Birthplace: Genoa, Italy
Died: 1476
 42 
Steve Tshwete
(Politician)
Steve Tshwete
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: November 12, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Springs, South Africa
Died: 2002
Zein Al-Sharaf Talal
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 2, 1916
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: 1994
 44 
Francesco de' Pazzi
(Banker, Murderer)
Francesco de' Pazzi
1
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 28, 1444
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 1478
Francis Sheehy-Skeffington
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: December 23, 1878
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bailieborough, Ireland
Died: 1916
 46 
Charles Eugster
(British Track and Field Athlete)
Charles Eugster
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 26, 1919
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 2017
 47 
Pope Anacletus
(Bishop of Rome)
Pope Anacletus
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0025 AD
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: 0092
 48 
Margie Stewart
0
Birthdate: December 14, 1919
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wabash, Indiana, United States
Died: 2012
 49 
Stirling Silliphant
(Screenwriter)
Stirling Silliphant
1
Birthdate: January 16, 1918
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: 1966
Frederick Douglass Patterson
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 10, 1901
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: 1988