Famous People Who Died At 27

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The list of famous people who died at 27 includes Kurt Cobain, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Andrew Cunanan. Famous personalities featured on this list, include emperors & kings, poets, soldiers and guitarists and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 27 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Spain and many more countries.
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 1 
Kurt Cobain
(Guitarist, Lead Vocalist and Primary Songwriter of the Rock Band 'Nirvana')
Kurt Cobain
107
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 20, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Aberdeen, Washington, United States
Died: April 5, 1994
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 2 
Jimi Hendrix
(One of the Most Influential Electric Guitarists & the Greatest Instrumentalist in the History of Rock Music)
Jimi Hendrix
51
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 27, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Died: September 18, 1970
 3 
Amy Jade Winehouse
(Known for Her Deep, Expressive Contralto Vocals and Her Eclectic Mix of Musical Genres)
Amy Jade Winehouse
88
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Enfield, London, England
Died: July 23, 2011
 4 
Janis Joplin
(American Singer Known for Her Powerful Mezzo-Soprano Vocals)
Janis Joplin
56
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 19, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Port Arthur, Texas, United States
Died: October 4, 1970
 5 
Jim Morrison
(Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band 'The Doors')
Jim Morrison
70
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 8, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Florida, United States
Died: July 3, 1971
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 6 
Jean-Michel Basquiat
(American Artist Who Became Popular During the 1980s as Part of the Neo-Expressionism Movement)
Jean-Michel Basquiat
28
Birthdate: December 22, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: August 12, 1988
 7 
Pat Tillman
(American Professional Football Player Who Joined Army After September 11, 2001 Attacks)
Pat Tillman
23
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 6, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fremont, California, United States
Died: April 22, 2004
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 8 
Jonathan Brandis
25
Birthdate: April 13, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Danbury, Connecticut
Died: November 12, 2003
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 9 
Robert Johnson
21
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 8, 1911
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hazlehurst, Mississippi, United States
Died: August 16, 1938
 10 
Brian Jones
(English Multi-Instrumentalist, Singer and Founder of the Rock Band 'The Rolling Stones')
Brian Jones
25
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 28, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
Died: July 3, 1969
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 11 
Anton Yelchin
(American Actor Best Known for His Role as 'Pavel Chekov' in the 'Star Trek' Reboot Film Series)
Anton Yelchin
24
Birthdate: March 11, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: June 19, 2016
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 12 
Kim Jong-hyun
(Singer-songwriter)
Kim Jong-hyun
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 8, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: yehwa-dong, Seoul
Died: December 18, 2017
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 13 
Thuy Trang
(Vietnamese-American Actress, Known for Her Role as ‘Trini Kwan’ in the TV Series ‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers’)
Thuy Trang
25
Birthdate: December 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Died: September 3, 2001
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
Laci Peterson
10
Birthdate: May 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Modesto
Died: December 24, 2002
 15 
Pamela Courson
(Jim Morrison’s Partner)
Pamela Courson
12
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Weed, California, United States
Died: April 25, 1974
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 16 
Bobby Sands
(Former Member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army Who Died on a Hunger Strike)
Bobby Sands
12
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 9, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Newtownabbey, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Died: May 5, 1981
 17 
Fredo Santana
(Rapper Known for His Albums ‘Trappin Ain't Dead’ and ‘Fredo Kruger 2’)
Fredo Santana
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 4, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: January 19, 2018
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 18 
Ahmed I
(Ottoman Emperor)
Ahmed I
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Birthdate: April 18, 1590
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manisa, Turkey
Died: November 22, 1617
 19 
Gerry Bertier
(American football player)
Gerry Bertier
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 20, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Alexandria, Virginia, United States
Died: March 20, 1981
 20 
Ennis Cosby
(Teacher)
Ennis Cosby
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: January 16, 1997
 21 
Charles VIII of France
(King of France from 1483 to 1498)
Charles VIII of France
3
Birthdate: June 30, 1470
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Amboise, France
Died: April 7, 1498
 22 
Joseph Merrick
(Elephant Man)
Joseph Merrick
12
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 5, 1862
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Leicester
Died: April 11, 1890
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 23 
Reggie Lewis
(Basketball player)
Reggie Lewis
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 21, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland
Died: July 27, 1993
 24 
Pete Ham
(Welsh Singer-Songwriter and Lead Vocalist for the 1970s Rock Band ‘Badfinger’)
Pete Ham
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 27, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales
Died: April 24, 1975
 25 
Andrew Cunanan
(FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitive)
Andrew Cunanan
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: August 31, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: National City, California, United States
Died: July 23, 1997
 26 
Andrés Escobar
(Colombian Footballer Who Played as a Defender)
Andrés Escobar
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Medellín
Died: July 2, 1994
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 27 
Henry Moseley
(Physicist)
Henry Moseley
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 23, 1887
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Weymouth, Dorset, England
Died: August 10, 1915
 28 
Richey Edwards
(Lyricist and Rhythm Guitarist of the Alternative Rock Band Manic Street Preachers)
Richey Edwards
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 22, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Blackwood, Wales
Died: February 1, 1995
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 29 
Rupert Brooke
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 3, 1887
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rugby
Died: April 23, 1915
 30 
Kristen Pfaff
(Bassist)
Kristen Pfaff
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 26, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Died: June 16, 1994
Execution of Navid Afkari
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 22, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Shiraz, Iran
Died: September 12, 2020
 32 
Jerome Brown
(American football player)
Jerome Brown
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 4, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brooksville, Florida, United States
Died: June 25, 1992
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 33 
Alan Wilson
(singer, singer-songwriter, guitarist)
Alan Wilson
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 4, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Boston
Died: September 3, 1970
 34 
Camilo Cienfuegos
(Armed force officer)
Camilo Cienfuegos
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 6, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Havana
Died: October 28, 1959
 35 
Mia Zapata
(Singer, Musician, Guitarist, Pianist)
Mia Zapata
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 25, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: July 7, 1993
 36 
Claude of France
(French Princess and Former Duchess Consort of Lorraine (1559 - 1575))
Claude of France
1
Birthdate: November 12, 1547
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fontainebleau, France
Died: February 21, 1575
 37 
Yazdegerd III
4
Birthdate: 0624 AD
Birthplace: Estakhr, Iran
Died: 0651 AD
 38 
Murad IV
(Ottoman Sultan)
Murad IV
8
Birthdate: July 26, 1612
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Constantinople, Ottoman Empire
Died: February 8, 1640
 39 
Lyman Bostock
(Baseball player)
Lyman Bostock
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 22, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Died: September 23, 1978
 40 
Masako Natsume
(Actor, Model, Poet)
Masako Natsume
0
Birthdate: December 17, 1957
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tokyo
Died: September 11, 1985
 41 
Tsarevich Ivan Ivanovich of Russia
(Tsarevich (heir apparent) of Russia and the son of Ivan the Terrible)
Tsarevich Ivan Ivanovich of Russia
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 28, 1554
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: November 19, 1581
 42 
John Birch
(20th-century Baptist missionary and World War II-era United States Office of Strategic Services intelligence officer)
John Birch
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 28, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Uttarakhand, India
Died: August 25, 1945
 43 
Satwant Singh
(Bodyguard, Criminal)
Satwant Singh
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1962 AD
Birthplace: Gurdaspur, Punjab, India
Died: January 6, 1989
 44 
Lothar von Richthofen
(Aviator, Military personnel)
Lothar von Richthofen
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 27, 1894
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wrocław
Died: July 4, 1922
 45 
Soledad Miranda
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 9, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seville, Spain
Died: August 18, 1970
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 46 
Kami
(Musician)
Kami
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 1, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ibaraki, Japan
Died: June 21, 1999
 47 
Michael Ojo
(Basketball player)
Michael Ojo
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 5, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
Died: August 7, 2020
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
 48 
Henry III of Castile
1
Birthdate: October 4, 1379
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Burgos
Died: December 25, 1406
 49 
Michael III
(Emperor)
Michael III
2
Birthdate: January 19, 0840
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Constantinople
Died: September 24, 0867
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Crown Prince Sado
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Birthdate: February 13, 1735
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Died: July 12, 1762