Died On April 29th

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Discover the most famous people who died on April 29. The list includes people like Alfred Hitchcock, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Albert Hofmann, John Kenneth Galbraith, Wallace Carothers. Famous personalities featured on this list, include philosophers, journalists, chemists and political scientists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Canada, Italy and many more countries.
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 1 
Alfred Hitchcock
(One of the Most Influential Filmmakers of All Time)
Alfred Hitchcock
24
Birthdate: August 13, 1899
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Leytonstone, London, England
Died: 1980
 2 
Irrfan Khan
(One of the Finest Actors in Indian Cinema)
Irrfan Khan
30
Birthdate: January 7, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tonk, Rajasthan, India
Died: 2020
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 3 
Johnny Crawford
(Actor and Singer Known for His Role as ‘Mark McCain’ in the TV Series ‘The Rifleman’)
Johnny Crawford
15
Birthdate: March 26, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 4 
Bob Hoskins
8
Birthdate: October 26, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk, England
Died: 2014
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 5 
Ludwig Wittgenstein
(One of the Greatest Philosophers of the 20th Century)
Ludwig Wittgenstein
17
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 26, 1889
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1951
 6 
Albert Hofmann
(The First Person to Synthesize LSD)
Albert Hofmann
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 11, 1906
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Baden
Died: 2008
 7 
Mick Ronson
(Guitarist)
Mick Ronson
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 26, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, England
Died: 1993
 8 
John Kenneth Galbraith
(Famous for His Trilogy on Economics 'American Capitalism', 'The Affluent Society' and 'The New Industrial State')
John Kenneth Galbraith
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 15, 1908
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Iona Station, Canada
Died: 2006
Anagarika Dharmapala
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 17, 1864
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Matara, Sri Lanka
Died: 1933
 10 
Anne Buydens
(Philanthropist, Producer and Wife of Actor Kirk Douglas)
Anne Buydens
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 23, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
Died: 2021
 11 
Nick Joaquin
(Filipino Journalist and Writer)
Nick Joaquin
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 4, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manila
Died: 2004
 12 
Robert Plutchik
(Psychologist Known for Study of Emotions, the Study of Suicide and Violence)
Robert Plutchik
0
Birthdate: October 21, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: United States
Died: 2006
 13 
Michael Gordon
0
Birthdate: September 6, 1909
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: 1993
 14 
Gino Marchetti
(American Football Player)
Gino Marchetti
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 2, 1926
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Smithers, West Virginia, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 15 
Deborah Sampson
(Military woman)
Deborah Sampson
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 17, 1760
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Plympton, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 1827
 16 
Russell Kirk
(Political scientist, Philosopher, Literary critic, Historian, Novelist, Writer, Science fiction writer, Journalist)
Russell Kirk
0
Birthdate: October 19, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Plymouth
Died: 1994
 17 
Calvin Peete
(American Professional Golfer)
Calvin Peete
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 18, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 18 
Wallace Carothers
(Chemist and Inventor of Nylon)
Wallace Carothers
0
Birthdate: April 27, 1896
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Burlington, Iowa, United States
Died: 1937
 19 
Amarillo Slim
(Gambler)
Amarillo Slim
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 31, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Johnson, Arkansas, United States
Died: 2012
 20 
Lautaro
(Mapuche War Leader Who Led the Indigenous Chile Resistance Against the Spanish)
Lautaro
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1534 AD
Birthplace: Treguaco, Chile
Died: 1557
 21 
Michiel de Ruyter
(17th Century Dutch Admiral Who is Regarded as One of the Most Skilled Admirals in History)
Michiel de Ruyter
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 24, 1607
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vlissingen, Netherlands
Died: 1676
 22 
William Gillette
0
Birthdate: July 24, 1863
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1937
 23 
Frank McRae
(Actor, American Football Player)
Frank McRae
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 18, 1941
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
Pham Van Dong
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 1, 1906
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mộ Đức District
Died: 2000
 25 
Myuran Sukumaran
(Drug trafficker, graphic designers)
Myuran Sukumaran
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 17, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: 2015
 26 
Gus Johnson
(Basketball Player, Basketball Coach)
Gus Johnson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 13, 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
Died: 1987
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 27 
Mary Castle
(Actress)
Mary Castle
0
Birthdate: January 22, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pampa, Texas, United States
Died: 1998
 28 
Harold Bride
(Sailor)
Harold Bride
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 11, 1890
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nunhead, London, United Kingdom
Died: 1956
 29 
Irving Fisher
(Economist, Statistician)
Irving Fisher
0
Birthdate: February 27, 1867
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saugerties
Died: 1947
 30 
Constantine P. Cavafy
(Greek Poet, Journalist and Civil Servant )
Constantine P. Cavafy
2
Birthdate: April 29, 1863
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: 1933
 31 
Reuven Feuerstein
(Educationist, Educator)
Reuven Feuerstein
0
Birthdate: August 21, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Botoșani
Died: 2014
 32 
Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg
(Elector of Brandenburg and Duke of Prussia)
Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 16, 1620
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1688
 33 
Diego de Landa
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 12, 1524
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cifuentes, Alcarria, Spain
Died: 1579
 34 
Julie Ege
(Actress)
Julie Ege
1
Birthdate: November 12, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sandnes, Norway
Died: 2008
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 35 
Babu Chiri Sherpa
(Nepalese Mountaineer Who Climbed Mount Everest on 10 Occasions)
Babu Chiri Sherpa
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 22, 1965
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Solukhumbu, Nepal
Died: 2001
 36 
Charles Tilly
(Historian, Political scientist, Sociologist, University teacher)
Charles Tilly
0
Birthdate: May 27, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lombard
Died: 2008
 37 
Joanna Russ
(Writer)
Joanna Russ
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 22, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2011
Hikkaduwe Sri Sumangala Thera
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 20, 1827
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
Died: 1911
 39 
Leonid Khachiyan
(Mathematician)
Leonid Khachiyan
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 3, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Russia
Died: 2005
 40 
Leroy Carr
(Musician)
Leroy Carr
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 27, 1905
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Died: 1935
 41 
Micky Waller
(Drummer)
Micky Waller
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 6, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England
Died: 2008
 42 
Jānis Lūsis
(Athlete)
Jānis Lūsis
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 19, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Jelgava, Latvia
Died: 2020
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 43 
Courtney Hall
(American football player)
Courtney Hall
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 26, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 44 
J. M. Kerrigan
0
Birthdate: December 16, 1884
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1964
 45 
Maj Sjowall
(Writer)
Maj Sjowall
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 25, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: 2020
 46 
Pete Lammons
(American football player)
Pete Lammons
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 20, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Crockett, Texas, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 47 
Jules C. Stein
(Physician)
Jules C. Stein
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 26, 1896
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, United States
Died: 1981
 48 
Anthony Mann
0
Birthdate: June 30, 1906
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Died: 1967
 49 
Giovanni Canestri
(Theologian, University teacher, Catholic priest)
Giovanni Canestri
0
Birthdate: September 30, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Castelspina
Died: 2015
 50 
Bernardo Tanucci
(Statesman)
Bernardo Tanucci
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 20, 1698
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stia, Italy
Died: 1783