Died On April 2nd

Discover the most famous people who died on April 2. The list includes people like Pope John Paul II, Samuel Morse, Georges Pompidou, C. S. Forester, Theodore William Richards. Famous personalities featured on this list, include spiritual & religious leaders, political leaders, military leaders and soldiers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Germany, France 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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Pope John Paul II
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Birthdate: May 18, 1920
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wadowice, Poland
Died: 2005

 2 
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
(Politician, Anti-Apartheid Activist)

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
12
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 26, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bizana, Eastern Cape
Died: 2018

 3 
Samuel Morse
(Inventor of Morse Code, Painter)

Samuel Morse
4
Birthdate: April 27, 1791
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1872

 4 
Buddy Rich
(Musician)

Buddy Rich
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 30, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: 1987

Arthur, Prince of Wales
2
Birthdate: September 20, 1486
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Winchester
Died: 1502

 6 
Hasan ibn Ali
(2nd Shia Imam (661-670))

Hasan ibn Ali
4
Birthdate: December 1, 0624
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Medina, Saudi Arabia
Died: 0670

 7 
Edwin Starr
(Singer)

Edwin Starr
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 21, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Died: 2003
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 8 
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(Former Lead Guitarist of the Rock Band 'X Japan')

Hide
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 13, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
Died: 1998
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 9 
C. S. Forester
(Novelist)

C. S. Forester
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 27, 1899
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Died: 1966

 10 
Georges Pompidou
(Former Prime Minister & President of France)

Georges Pompidou
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 5, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Montboudif, France
Died: 1974

 11 
Jennifer Syme
(Actress)

Jennifer Syme
12
Birthdate: December 7, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pico Rivera, California
Died: 2001

 12 
Gil Hodges
(Baseball player)

Gil Hodges
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 4, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Princeton, Indiana, United States
Died: 1972

 13 
Susan Anspach
(Actress)

Susan Anspach
0
Birthdate: November 23, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Queens, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 2018

 14 

Tommaso Buscetta
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: July 13, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Died: 2000

 15 
Nina Schenk Grafin von Stauffenberg
(Claus von Stauffenberg's wife)

Nina Schenk Grafin von Stauffenberg
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 27, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kaunas, Lithuania
Died: 2006

 16 
Zewditu
(Empress)

Zewditu
1
Birthdate: April 28, 1876
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Werreyimenu, Wollo
Died: 1930

 17 
Joan I of Navarre
(Queen of Navarre (1274-1305))

Joan I of Navarre
2
Birthdate: January 14, 1273
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bar-sur-Seine, France
Died: 1305

 18 
Gato Barbieri
(Saxophonist)

Gato Barbieri
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 28, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rosario, Argentina
Died: 2016

 19 
Franz Halder
(Former general, chief of staff of the Army High Command (OKH) in Nazi Germany from 1938 until September 1942)

Franz Halder
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 30, 1884
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Würzburg, Germany
Died: 1972

 20 
Bill Pickett
(Cowboy)

Bill Pickett
2
Birthdate: December 5, 1870
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Williamson County, Texas, United States
Died: 1932

 21 
Robert H. Schuller
(Pastor, Non-fiction writer)

Robert H. Schuller
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 16, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Alton
Died: 2015

Ferdinand I of Aragon
0
Birthdate: November 27, 1380
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Medina del Campo, Spain
Died: 1416

 23 
Manoel de Oliveira
(Film Director)

Manoel de Oliveira
1
Birthdate: December 11, 1908
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Porto, Portugal
Died: 2015

 24 
Elizabeth Catlett
(Best known for her depictions of the Black-American experience in the 20th century)

Elizabeth Catlett
0
Birthdate: April 15, 1915
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: 2012

 25 

Maeve Kennedy McKean
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 1, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: 2020

 26 
Jesús Franco
(Filmmaker)

Jesús Franco
0
Birthdate: May 12, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Málaga, Spain
Died: 2013

 27 

Edward C. Johnson II
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 19, 1898
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1984

 28 
Rama III
(King of Siam)

Rama III
0
Birthdate: March 31, 1788
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
Died: 1851

 29 

Maria Celeste
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 16, 1600
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Padua, Italy
Died: 1634

 30 
Sonia McMahon
(Socialite)

Sonia McMahon
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 1, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Strathfield
Died: 2010

 31 

Aldo Fabrizi
0
Birthdate: November 1, 1905
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 1990
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 32 
Michael Wayne
(Producer)

Michael Wayne
0
Birthdate: November 23, 1934
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 2003

 33 
Bennie Moten
(Jazz pianist)

Bennie Moten
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 13, 1894
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Died: 1935

 34 
Ravi Jayewardene
(Sport Shooter, Aviator)

Ravi Jayewardene
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 22, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Colombo, British Ceylon
Died: 2017
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 35 
Carroll Rosenbloom
(American football player)

Carroll Rosenbloom
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 5, 1907
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: 1979
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 36 
Amber Rayne
(Adult Film Stars)

Amber Rayne
4
Birthdate: September 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Died: 2016
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 37 
Hannes Alfvén
(Physicist, Astronomer, Astrophysicist, Engineer, University teacher)

Hannes Alfvén
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 30, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Norrköping
Died: 1995

 38 
Pudge Heffelfinger
(Football player)

Pudge Heffelfinger
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 20, 1867
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: 1954
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 39 
Thomas Gage
(Military Officer)

Thomas Gage
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1721 AD
Birthplace: Firle, England
Died: 1787

 40 
Tomisaburo Wakayama
(Actor, Judoka)

Tomisaburo Wakayama
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 1, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fukagawa, Tokyo, Japan
Died: 1992

 41 

Carolyn Rodgers
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 14, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2010

Theodore William Richards
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 31, 1868
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Germantown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: 1928

 43 
Zhang Daqian
(Artist)

Zhang Daqian
0
Birthdate: May 10, 1899
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Neijiang, China
Died: 1983

 44 
Sabahattin Ali
(Novelist, Journalist)

Sabahattin Ali
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 25, 1907
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ardino, Bulgaria
Died: 1948

Paul Johann Ludwig von Heyse
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 15, 1830
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1914

 46 
J. Mahendran
(Director)

J. Mahendran
1
Birthdate: July 25, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ilaiyangudi, Madras Presidency, British India
Died: 2019

 47 
Chris Kanyon
(Wrestlers)

Chris Kanyon
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sunnyside, New York, United States
Died: 2010
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 48 

Milo O'Shea
1
Birthdate: June 2, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 2013

 49 
Albert Pike
(Military Leader)

Albert Pike
4
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: December 29, 1809
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1891

 50 
Chuck Fairbanks
(American football coach)

Chuck Fairbanks
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 10, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: 2013