Died On April 27th

Discover the most famous people who died on April 27. The list includes people like Ferdinand Magellan, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Kwame Nkrumah, Carlos Castaneda, Charles Alston. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, explorers, poets and mathematicians and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Austria and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Ferdinand Magellan
(Navigator, Explorer)

Ferdinand Magellan
24
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1480 AD
Birthplace: Sabrosa
Died: 1521

 2 
Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Famous For his Essay 'Nature' and Speech Entitled 'The American Scholar')

Ralph Waldo Emerson
12
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 25, 1803
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1882

 3 
Kwame Nkrumah
(First President of Ghana)

Kwame Nkrumah
15
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 21, 1909
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nkroful
Died: 1972

 4 
Edward R. Murrow
(Journalist)

Edward R. Murrow
4
Birthdate: April 25, 1908
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Guilford County, North Carolina, United States
Died: 1965

 5 
Antonio Gramsci
(Italian Philosopher Best Known for His Theory of 'Cultural Hegemony')

Antonio Gramsci
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 22, 1891
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ales, Italy
Died: 1937

 6 

Kristin Nelson
4
Birthdate: June 25, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States
Died: 2018

 7 
J. Allen Hynek
(Astronomer, Ufologist)

J. Allen Hynek
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 1, 1910
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: 1986
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 8 
Henry Parkes
(7th Premier of New South Wales)

Henry Parkes
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 27, 1815
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Canley, Coventry, England
Died: 1896

 9 
Olivier Messiaen
(One of the Major Composers, Organists and Ornithologists of the 20th Century Who Developed 'Modes of Limited Transposition')

Olivier Messiaen
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 10, 1908
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Avignon, France
Died: 1992

 10 
Auto Shankar
(Criminal)

Auto Shankar
3
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 21, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kangeyanallur, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: 1995

 11 

Katherine DeMille
0
Birthdate: June 29, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Died: 1995
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 12 
Zebulon Pike
(Explorer, Military personnel)

Zebulon Pike
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 5, 1779
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lamberton, New Jersey
Died: 1813

 13 
Al Hirt
(Trumpeter)

Al Hirt
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 7, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: 1999
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 14 
Charles Alston
(Painter, Sculptor, Artist, Muralist, Teacher)

Charles Alston
1
Birthdate: November 28, 1907
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Charlotte
Died: 1977

 15 
Maud Gonne
(English-born Irish Republican Revolutionary, Suffragette & Actress)

Maud Gonne
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 21, 1866
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tongham, England
Died: 1953

 16 

Mstislav Rostropovich
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 27, 1927
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijan
Died: 2007
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 17 

Carlos Castaneda
5
Birthdate: December 25, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cajamarca, Peru
Died: 1998

 18 

Suzanne Crough
4
Birthdate: March 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fullerton, California, United States
Died: 2015

 19 
William Colby
(Intelligence officer)

William Colby
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 4, 1920
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota St. Paul, Minnesota, United States U.S.
Died: 1996

 20 
Edmund Husserl
(Philosopher)

Edmund Husserl
2
Birthdate: April 8, 1859
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Prostějov, Czechia
Died: 1938

 21 
Ruth Handler
(Businesswoman)

Ruth Handler
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 4, 1916
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
Died: 2002

 22 
Verne Gagne
(Professional Wrestler)

Verne Gagne
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 26, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Died: 2015
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 23 
Greg Page
(Boxer)

Greg Page
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 25, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: 2009
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 24 

Hart Crane
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 21, 1899
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Garrettsville, Ohio, United States
Died: 1932

 25 
Johannes Hentschel
(Being one of the last occupants of the Führerbunker)

Johannes Hentschel
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 10, 1908
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1982

 26 
Marian Mercer
(Actress, Musician)

Marian Mercer
0
Birthdate: November 26, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
Died: 2011

 27 

Gene Fullmer
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 21, 1931
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: West Jordan, Utah, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 28 
Zita
(Saint)

Zita
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1212 AD
Birthplace: Tuscany, Italy
Died: 1272

 29 
James Bruce
(Explorer, Archaeologist, Film editor, Botanist)

James Bruce
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 14, 1730
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stirling
Died: 1794

 30 
Kōnosuke Matsushita
(Industrialist)

Kōnosuke Matsushita
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 27, 1894
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wakayama, Japan
Died: 1989

 31 
Troy Sneed
(Singer)

Troy Sneed
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 14, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Perry, Florida, United States
Died: 2020

 32 
Anne Desclos
(Journalist)

Anne Desclos
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Birthdate: September 23, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rochefort, France
Died: 1998

 33 
A. K. Fazlul Huq
(Politician)

A. K. Fazlul Huq
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 26, 1873
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bakerganj District
Died: 1962

 34 
Kenneth Tsang
(Actor who won the Best Supporting Actor Award at the 34th Hong Kong Film Awards in 2015)

Kenneth Tsang
0
Birthdate: September 2, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
Died: 2022
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 35 
Ed Diener
(Psychologist)

Ed Diener
0
Birthdate: July 25, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Glendale, California, United States
Died: 2021

Philip II, Duke of Burgundy
2
Birthdate: January 17, 1342
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pontoise
Died: 1404

 37 
Vito Acconci
(Architect)

Vito Acconci
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: January 24, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: 2017

Willem Frederik Hermans
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 1, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: 1995

 39 
David Wilkerson
(Christian Evangelist Best Known for His Book 'The Cross and the Switchblad')

David Wilkerson
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 19, 1931
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hammond, Indiana, United States
Died: 2011

 40 
Álvaro Arzú
(Politician)

Álvaro Arzú
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 14, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala
Died: 2018

 41 
Simeon of Russia
(Grand Prince of Moscow)

Simeon of Russia
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 7, 1316
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 1353

 42 
Mark Beech
(Author)

Mark Beech
0
Birthdate: 1959 AD
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
Died: 2020

 43 

Pope Leo XI
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 2, 1535
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Florence
Died: 1605

 44 

Henry Hobson Richardson
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: September 29, 1838
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St. James Parish, Louisiana, United States
Died: 1886

 45 
William Jones
(Philologist)

William Jones
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 28, 1746
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1794

 46 
Maeda Toshiie
(Head of Maeda clan (1560–1599))

Maeda Toshiie
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 15, 1538
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Arako, Japan
Died: 1599

 47 

Filipe Duarte
0
Birthdate: June 5, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nova Lisbon, Angola, Angola
Died: 2020

 48 
Frankie Manning
(Dancer and choreographer)

Frankie Manning
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: May 26, 1914
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Died: 2009

 49 
Emil von Sauer
(German Composer and One of the Most Distinguished Pianists of His Generation)

Emil von Sauer
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 8, 1862
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: 1942

 50 
Dorothee Sölle
(Theologian)

Dorothee Sölle
0
Birthdate: September 30, 1929
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: 2003