Famous People Who Died At 100

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The list of famous people who died at 100 includes Bob Hope, Strom Thurmond, George Burns, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Alf Landon. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, spiritual & religious leaders, actors and poets and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 100 includes people from United States, Italy, United Kingdom & Greece and many more countries.
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Bob Hope
(Stand-Up Comedian Known for His One-Liners and Rapid-Fire Delivery of Jokes)
Bob Hope
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Birthdate: May 29, 1903
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Eltham, London, England
Died: July 27, 2003
 2 
Lao Tzu (Laozi)
(Ancient Chinese Philosopher and Writer)
Lao Tzu (Laozi)
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Birthdate: 0571 BC
Birthplace: Chu, China
Died: 0471 BC
 3 
George Burns
(Actor and ComediAn Known for His Trademark Arched Eyebrow and Cigar-Smoke Punctuation)
George Burns
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Birthdate: January 20, 1896
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: March 9, 1996
 4 
Gloria Stuart
(Actress)
Gloria Stuart
2
Birthdate: July 4, 1910
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Died: September 26, 2010
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 5 
Claude Lévi-Strauss
(Anthropologist)
Claude Lévi-Strauss
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Birthdate: November 28, 1908
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: October 30, 2009
 6 
Hal Roach
(Film producer, Actor, Film director, Screenwriter)
Hal Roach
3
Birthdate: January 14, 1892
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City
Died: November 2, 1992
 7 
Annie Glenn
(Disability rights activist)
Annie Glenn
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 17, 1920
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Died: May 19, 2020
 8 
Mary Harris Jones
(Irish-born American Schoolteacher and Activist)
Mary Harris Jones
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 1, 1830
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: November 30, 1930
 9 
Alf Landon
(Governor of Kansas)
Alf Landon
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 9, 1887
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Died: October 12, 1987
 10 
Danielle Darrieux
(Actress)
Danielle Darrieux
2
Birthdate: May 1, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bordeaux, France
Died: October 17, 2017
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 11 
João Havelange
(7th President of FIFA)
João Havelange
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 8, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro
Died: August 16, 2016
 12 
Grace Lee Boggs
(Author & Social Activist - Key Figure in the 'Asian American Movement')
Grace Lee Boggs
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Birthdate: June 27, 1915
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Died: October 5, 2015
 13 
Dave Bartholomew
(Composer, Record Producer)
Dave Bartholomew
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 24, 1918
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Edgard, Louisiana, United States
Died: June 23, 2019
 14 
Jolie Gabor
(Jeweler and Socialite & Mother of Actresses 'Magda', 'Zsa Zsa' and 'Eva Gabor')
Jolie Gabor
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 30, 1896
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: April 1, 1997
 15 
Margaret Murray
(Anthropologist, Archaeologist, Egyptologist)
Margaret Murray
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Birthdate: July 13, 1863
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kolkata
Died: November 13, 1963
 16 
Isaiah
(Judean Prophet)
Isaiah
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0800 BC
Birthplace: Kingdom of Judah
Died: 0700 BC
 17 
Jerome Bruner
(Psychologist, University teacher)
Jerome Bruner
1
Birthdate: October 1, 1915
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City
Died: June 5, 2016
 18 
Eleanor Lambert
(Fashion Publicist)
Eleanor Lambert
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 10, 1903
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Crawfordsville, Indiana, United States
Died: October 7, 2003
 19 
Erich Priebke
Erich Priebke
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 29, 1913
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hennigsdorf
Died: September 11, 2013
 20 
Sinan
(Architect)
Sinan
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: 1488 AD
Birthplace: Ağırnas, Turkey
Died: July 17, 1588
 21 
Eiji Toyoda
(Business magnate, Entrepreneur)
Eiji Toyoda
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 12, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nagoya
Died: September 17, 2013
 22 
W. Clement Stone
(Businessman & Self Help Book Author)
W. Clement Stone
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 4, 1902
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: September 3, 2002
 23 
Herman Brix
(Actor)
Herman Brix
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 19, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, United States
Died: February 24, 2007
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 24 
James Van Fleet
(Military Officer)
James Van Fleet
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 19, 1892
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fort Lee, New Jersey, United States
Died: September 23, 1992
 25 
Nagarjuna
(Philosopher)
Nagarjuna
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Birthdate: 0150 AD
Birthplace: Andhra Pradesh, India
Died: 0250 AD
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 26 
Miep Gies
(Writer)
Miep Gies
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 15, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: January 11, 2010
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)
 27 
Alexandra David-Néel
(Belgian–French Explorer, Anarchist, Spiritualist, and Writer)
Alexandra David-Néel
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 24, 1868
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint-Mandé, France
Died: September 8, 1969
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
 28 
Kaneto Shindo
(Film Director, Screenwriter and Producer Who Was one of the Pioneers of independent Film Production in Japan)
Kaneto Shindo
0
Birthdate: April 22, 1912
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saeki District, Hiroshima, Japan
Died: May 29, 2012
 29 
Francisco Morales Bermúdez
(President of Peru from 1975 to 1980)
Francisco Morales Bermúdez
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 4, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lima, Peru
Died: July 14, 2022
 30 
Luang Pu Thuat
(Monk)
Luang Pu Thuat
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 3, 1582
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Songkhla, Thailand
Died: March 6, 1682
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Tom Denning, Baron Denning
(Lawyer)
Tom Denning, Baron Denning
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 23, 1899
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Whitchurch, Hampshire, England
Died: March 5, 1999
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Freya Stark
(British-Italian Explorer and Travel Writer)
Freya Stark
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 31, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 9, 1993
 33 
Raymond of Penyafort
(Saint)
Raymond of Penyafort
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1175 AD
Birthplace: Santa Margarida i els Monjos, Spain
Died: January 6, 1275
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Jacqueline Piatigorsky
(French-American Chess Player and Author)
Jacqueline Piatigorsky
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 6, 1911
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 15, 2012
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Jacinto Convit
(Physician)
Jacinto Convit
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: September 12, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Died: May 12, 2014
 36 
Margaret Burbidge
(British-American Observational Astronomer and Astrophysicist Known for Her Contributions to the Theory of ‘Quasars')
Margaret Burbidge
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 12, 1919
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Davenport, Stockport, England
Died: April 5, 2020
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Frits Philips
(Entrepreneur)
Frits Philips
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 16, 1905
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Eindhoven, Netherlands
Died: December 5, 2005
 38 
Leon Štukelj
(Slovene Professional Gymnast and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Leon Štukelj
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 12, 1898
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Novo mesto, Slovenia
Died: November 8, 1999
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Scott Nearing
(Economist, Political activist)
Scott Nearing
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 6, 1883
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tioga County, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: August 24, 1983
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Ba Jin
(Writer, Translator, Esperantist, Autobiographer, Children's writer)
Ba Jin
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 25, 1904
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chengdu
Died: October 17, 2005
 41 
Chuck Williams
(American author)
Chuck Williams
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 2, 1915
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Died: December 5, 2015
 42 
Stanley Kunitz
(Educator, Poet)
Stanley Kunitz
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 29, 1905
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Worcester
Died: May 14, 2006
 43 
Zhang Xueliang
(statesman)
Zhang Xueliang
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 3, 1901
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Haicheng, Liaoning
Died: October 15, 2001
 44 
Go Seigen
(Master of the game of Go)
Go Seigen
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 12, 1914
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Minhou County, Fuzhou, China
Died: November 30, 2014
 45 
V. R. Krishna Iyer
(Former Judge who became a pioneer of judicial activism)
V. R. Krishna Iyer
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 15, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Palakkad, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: December 4, 2014
 46 
Javier Pérez de Cuéllar
(Former Prime Minister of Peru)
Javier Pérez de Cuéllar
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 19, 1920
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lima, Peru
Died: March 4, 2020
 47 
Elly Beinhorn
(Pilot)
Elly Beinhorn
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 30, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
Died: November 28, 2007
 48 
Oliver Hill
(Attorney)
Oliver Hill
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 1, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia,US
Died: August 5, 2007
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Manuel Álvarez Bravo
(Photographer)
Manuel Álvarez Bravo
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: February 4, 1902
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Died: October 19, 2002
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Moses Montefiore
(Financier)
Moses Montefiore
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 24, 1784
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Livorno, Italy
Died: July 28, 1885