Died On April 5th

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Discover the most famous people who died on April 5. The list includes people like Kurt Cobain, Howard Hughes, Douglas MacArthur, Chiang Kai-shek, Charlton Heston. Famous personalities featured on this list, include lawyers, poets, neurologists and actors and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
Kurt Cobain
(Guitarist, Lead Vocalist and Primary Songwriter of the Rock Band 'Nirvana')
Kurt Cobain
100
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 20, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Aberdeen, Washington, United States
Died: 1994
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 2 
Douglas MacArthur
(American Military Leader Who Played a Prominent Role in the Pacific Theater During World War II)
Douglas MacArthur
22
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 26, 1880
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Died: 1964
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 3 
Howard Hughes
(Film Producer and an Important Figure in the Aviation Industry Who Became Known for His Ecentric Behavior)
Howard Hughes
32
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 24, 1905
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Humble, Texas, United States
Died: 1976
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 4 
Layne Staley
(Original Lead Singer of the Rock Band 'Alice in Chains')
Layne Staley
23
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 22, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kirkland, Washington, United States
Died: 2002
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 5 
Charlton Heston
(Actor and Political Activist )
Charlton Heston
25
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 4, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States
Died: 2008
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 6 
Sam Walton
(Businessman)
Sam Walton
27
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 29, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kingfisher, Oklahoma
Died: 1992
 7 
Honor Blackman
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Pussy Galore’ in the Film ‘Goldfinger’)
Honor Blackman
11
Birthdate: August 22, 1925
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 2020
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 8 
Allen Ginsberg
(Best Known for His Poem ‘Howl’, Which is One of the Most Significant Products of the 'Beat Movement')
Allen Ginsberg
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 3, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1997
 9 
John Pinette
(Comedian, Actor)
John Pinette
8
Birthdate: March 23, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2014
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 10 
Chiang Kai-shek
(President of the Republic of China)
Chiang Kai-shek
24
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 31, 1887
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Xikou
Died: 1975
 11 
Gene Pitney
(Singer-songwriter)
Gene Pitney
9
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 17, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: 2006
 12 
Debralee Scott
6
Birthdate: April 2, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2005
 13 
Georges Danton
(French Lawyer and a Leading Figure in the French Revolution)
Georges Danton
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 26, 1759
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Arcis-sur-Aube, France
Died: 1794
 14 
Monika Dannemann
(German Figure Skater and Painter)
Monika Dannemann
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 24, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany
Died: 1996
 15 
Saul Bellow
(Writer)
Saul Bellow
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 10, 1915
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lachine, Montreal, Canada
Died: 2005
 16 
Shirley Douglas
(Canadian Actress and Activist)
Shirley Douglas
3
Birthdate: April 2, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Weyburn, Canada
Died: 2020
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 17 
Cozy Powell
(Drummer)
Cozy Powell
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 29, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cirencester
Died: 1998
Princess Märtha of Sweden
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 28, 1901
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: 1954
 19 
Saul Bass
(Graphic designer)
Saul Bass
0
Birthdate: 1920
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 1996
 20 
Paul Ritter
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Birthdate: December 20, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kent, England
Died: 2021
 21 
Darryl Stingley
(Football player)
Darryl Stingley
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 18, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2007
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Ferdinand Alexander Porsche
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: December 11, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stuttgart
Died: 2012
George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 26, 1866
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hampshire, England
Died: 1923
 24 
Divya Bharti
8
Birthdate: February 25, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mumbai
Died: 1993
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 25 
Lee Petty
(Race Car Driver)
Lee Petty
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 14, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Randleman, North Carolina, United States
Died: 2000
 26 
Fakhr al-Din al-Razi
(Iranian Philosopher and Theologian)
Fakhr al-Din al-Razi
2
Birthdate: 1150 AD
Birthplace: Shahr-e-Rey, Iran
Died: 1210
 27 
Vincent Ferrer
(Valencian Dominican Friar, Preacher and Logician)
Vincent Ferrer
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 23, 1350
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Valencia, Spain
Died: 1419
 28 
Molly Picon
(Actress)
Molly Picon
0
Birthdate: February 28, 1898
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1992
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
 29 
Lee Fierro
(Actress)
Lee Fierro
2
Birthdate: February 13, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: United States
Died: 2020
 30 
Bobby Mitchell
(American football player)
Bobby Mitchell
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 6, 1935
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States
Died: 2020
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 31 
Wilder Penfield
(Surgeon, Neuroscientist, Neurosurgeon, University teacher, Neurologist)
Wilder Penfield
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: January 26, 1891
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Spokane
Died: 1976
 32 
Isao Takahata
(Japanese Director, Screenwriter and Producer Who was the Co-founder of Studio 'Ghibli')
Isao Takahata
1
Birthdate: October 29, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ise, Mie, Japan
Died: 2018
 33 
Sydney Brenner
(Biologist)
Sydney Brenner
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 13, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Germiston, Transvaal, Union of South Africa
Died: 2019
 34 
Abe Fortas
(U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice)
Abe Fortas
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: June 19, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Memphis
Died: 1982
Slavomir Rawicz
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 1, 1915
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Warsaw
Died: 2004
Anne Marie Louise d'Orléans, Duchess of Montpensier
1
Birthdate: May 29, 1627
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1693
 37 
Charles Freer Andrews
(Anglican Priest, Christian Missionary, Educator and Social Reformer)
Charles Freer Andrews
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 12, 1871
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: England, United Kingdom
Died: 1940
 38 
Thomas Hodgkin
(Former Physician best known for the first account of Hodgkin's disease, a form of lymphoma and blood disease, in 1832)
Thomas Hodgkin
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: August 17, 1798
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pentonville, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1866
 39 
Bjarni Tryggvason
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: September 21, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland
Died: 2022
 40 
Osman Nuri Pasha
(Military Commander)
Osman Nuri Pasha
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1832 AD
Birthplace: Tokat, Turkey
Died: 1900
 41 
Iris Burton
(Dancer, Talent agent)
Iris Burton
0
Birthdate: September 4, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
Died: 2008
 42 
Krzysztof Krawczyk
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 8, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Katowice, Poland
Died: 2021
 43 
Barney McKenna
(Musician)
Barney McKenna
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 16, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Donnycarney, Ireland
Died: 2012
 44 
Jim Marshall
(British inventor)
Jim Marshall
1
Birthdate: July 29, 1923
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 2012
 45 
Karolina Olsson
(Swedish Woman)
Karolina Olsson
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 29, 1861
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oknö, Sweden
Died: 1950
 46 
Thomas Stoltz Harvey
(Pathologist, Neurologist)
Thomas Stoltz Harvey
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: October 10, 1912
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Louisville
Died: 2007
 47 
Earl Derr Biggers
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 26, 1884
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Warren, Ohio, United States
Died: 1933
 48 
Julie Wilson
(Singer)
Julie Wilson
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 21, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: 2015
 49 
Bingu wa Mutharika
(Former President of Malawi and Economist)
Bingu wa Mutharika
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 24, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Thyolo, Nyasaland
Died: 2012
 50 
Irina Sebrova
(Flight Commander)
Irina Sebrova
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 25, 1914
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tetyakovka, Russia
Died: 2000