Died On April 27th

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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.
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 1 
Ferdinand Magellan
(Navigator, Explorer)
Ferdinand Magellan
36
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
17
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
21
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
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 22, 1891
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ales, Italy
Died: 1937
 6 
Kristin Nelson
(American Primitive Painter, Actress and Author)
Kristin Nelson
6
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
 8 
Henry Parkes
(7th Premier of New South Wales)
Henry Parkes
29
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 27, 1815
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Canley, Coventry, England
Died: 1896
 9 
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)
 10 
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
 11 
Suzanne Crough
4
Birthdate: March 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fullerton, California, United States
Died: 2015
 12 
Carlos Castaneda
(Author and Anthropologist Known for His Book ‘The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge’)
Carlos Castaneda
5
Birthdate: December 25, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cajamarca, Peru
Died: 1998
 13 
Katherine DeMille
0
Birthdate: June 29, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Died: 1995
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 14 
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)
 15 
Mstislav Rostropovich
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 27, 1927
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijan
Died: 2007
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 16 
Edmund Husserl
(German Philosopher, Mathematician and Founder of Phenomenology)
Edmund Husserl
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 8, 1859
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Prostějov, Czechia
Died: 1938
 17 
Auto Shankar
(Criminal)
Auto Shankar
7
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 21, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kangeyanallur, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: 1995
 18 
Charles Alston
(Painter, Sculptor, Artist, Muralist, Teacher)
Charles Alston
3
Birthdate: November 28, 1907
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Charlotte
Died: 1977
 19 
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
 20 
Zebulon Pike
(Explorer, Military personnel)
Zebulon Pike
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 5, 1779
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lamberton, New Jersey
Died: 1813
 21 
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
 22 
Daniel Daly
(Military Leader)
Daniel Daly
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 11, 1873
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Glen Cove, New York, United States
Died: 1937
 23 
Hart Crane
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 21, 1899
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Garrettsville, Ohio, United States
Died: 1932
 24 
Arthur Shields
1
Birthdate: February 15, 1896
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1970
 25 
Gene Fullmer
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 21, 1931
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: West Jordan, Utah, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 26 
Gerard van Honthorst
0
Birthdate: November 4, 1592
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Utrecht, Netherlands
Died: 1656
 27 
Kōnosuke Matsushita
(Founder of the Japan's Leading Consumer Electronics Company 'Panasonic')
Kōnosuke Matsushita
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 27, 1894
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wakayama, Japan
Died: 1989
 28 
Vito Acconci
(Architect)
Vito Acconci
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: January 24, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: 2017
 29 
Greg Page
(Boxer)
Greg Page
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 25, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: 2009
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 30 
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
 31 
James Bruce
(Explorer, Archaeologist, Film editor, Botanist)
James Bruce
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 14, 1730
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stirling
Died: 1794
 32 
Troy Sneed
(Singer)
Troy Sneed
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 14, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Perry, Florida, United States
Died: 2020
 33 
Zita
(Saint)
Zita
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1212 AD
Birthplace: Tuscany, Italy
Died: 1272
 34 
Marian Mercer
(Actress, Musician)
Marian Mercer
0
Birthdate: November 26, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
Died: 2011
 35 
Ed Diener
(Psychologist)
Ed Diener
0
Birthdate: July 25, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Glendale, California, United States
Died: 2021
 36 
William Jones
(Philologist)
William Jones
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 28, 1746
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1794
 37 
Anne Desclos
(Journalist)
Anne Desclos
0
Birthdate: September 23, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rochefort, France
Died: 1998
 38 
Willem Frederik Hermans
(One of the Most Prolific and Versatile Dutch Authors of the Twentieth Century)
Willem Frederik Hermans
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 1, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: 1995
 39 
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
Albert, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 26, 1869
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Frogmore House, Windsor, England
Died: 1931
 41 
Filipe Duarte
0
Birthdate: June 5, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nova Lisbon, Angola, Angola
Died: 2020
 42 
William Colby
(Intelligence officer)
William Colby
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 4, 1920
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota St. Paul, Minnesota, United States U.S.
Died: 1996
 43 
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
 44 
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
 45 
Philip II, Duke of Burgundy
(Duke of Burgundy (1363 - 1404))
Philip II, Duke of Burgundy
2
Birthdate: January 17, 1342
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pontoise
Died: 1404
 46 
Walter H. Breen
(Novelist)
Walter H. Breen
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 5, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Died: 1993
 47 
Lynn Harrell
(Musician)
Lynn Harrell
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 30, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 2020
 48 
Pope Leo XI
(Head of the Roman Catholic Church (April 1605))
Pope Leo XI
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 2, 1535
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Florence
Died: 1605
 49 
Karimeh Abbud
(Photographer)
Karimeh Abbud
1
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: November 18, 1893
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bethlehem, Ottoman Empire
Died: 1940
 50 
Vinod Khanna
(Actor Famous for His Performances in ‘Kuchhe Dhaage’, ‘Gaddaar’, ‘Imtihaan’, ‘Muqaddar Ka Sikandar')
Vinod Khanna
6
Birthdate: October 6, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Peshawar, Pakistan
Died: 2017
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)