Famous People Who Died At 28

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The list of famous people who died at 28 includes Heath Ledger, Avicii, Brandon Lee, Jennifer Syme, Caligula. Famous personalities featured on this list, include emperors & kings, poets, artists and actors and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 28 includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Heath Ledger
(Australian Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘The Joker’ in the Film ‘The Dark Knight’)
Heath Ledger
115
Birthdate: April 4, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Perth, Australia
Died: January 22, 2008
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 2 
Avicii
(Swedish DJ & Remixer Known for His Single 'Levels')
Avicii
112
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 8, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: April 20, 2018
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 3 
Caligula
(Roman Emperor From 37 AD to 41 AD)
Caligula
42
Birthdate: August 31, 0012
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Anzio, Italy
Died: January 24, 0041
 4 
Brandon Lee
(American Actor, Martial Artist and Son of Film Star Bruce Lee )
Brandon Lee
27
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 1, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: March 31, 1993
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 5 
Emiliano Sala
(Footballer)
Emiliano Sala
20
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 31, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cululú, Santa Fe
Died: January 21, 2019
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 6 
Bradley Nowell
(Lead Singer and Guitarist Of the Ska Punk Band 'Sublime')
Bradley Nowell
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 22, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Died: May 25, 1996
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 7 
Sarah Baartman
(A Freak Show Attraction)
Sarah Baartman
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1787 AD
Birthplace: Gamtoos River, Kouga Local Municipality, South Africa
Died: 1815 AD
 8 
Dražen Petrović
(Basketball player)
Dražen Petrović
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 22, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Šibenik, Croatia
Died: June 7, 1993
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 9 
The Big Bopper
(Singer, Musician, Disc jockey, Songwriter)
The Big Bopper
3
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: October 24, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Port Arthur
Died: February 3, 1959
 10 
John Basilone
(United States Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant)
John Basilone
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 4, 1916
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Died: February 19, 1945
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 11 
Shannon Hoon
(Former Lead Singer of the Band 'Blind Melon')
Shannon Hoon
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 26, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lafayette, Indiana, United States
Died: October 21, 1995
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 12 
Thomas DeSimone
(Gangster)
Thomas DeSimone
8
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 24, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 14, 1979
 13 
The Rev
(Musician, Drummer)
The Rev
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 9, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Huntington Beach, California, United States
Died: December 28, 2009
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 14 
Johnny Lewis
5
Birthdate: October 29, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: September 26, 2012
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 15 
Big Pun
(The First Latino Artist to Go 'Platinum')
Big Pun
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 10, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: February 7, 2000
 16 
Egon Schiele
(Austrian Expressionist Painter, Draftsman, and Printmaker)
Egon Schiele
7
Birthdate: June 12, 1890
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tulln, Austria
Died: October 31, 1918
 17 
Philip I of Castile
(King of Castile)
Philip I of Castile
3
Birthdate: July 22, 1478
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bruges, Belgium
Died: September 25, 1506
 18 
Ruth Ellis
(The Last Woman to be Hanged in the UK)
Ruth Ellis
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: October 9, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rhyl, Denbighshire, Wales
Died: July 13, 1955
 19 
Mitch Lucker
(Best Known as the Lead Singer for the Deathcore Band ‘Suicide Silence’)
Mitch Lucker
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 20, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Riverside, California, United States
Died: November 1, 2012
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 20 
Tim Buckley
(Guitarist, Singer-songwriter)
Tim Buckley
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 14, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: June 29, 1975
 21 
Amrita Shergil
(Greatest avant-garde women artists of the early 20th century)
Amrita Shergil
2
Birthdate: January 30, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: December 5, 1941
 22 
Steve Gaines
(Musician)
Steve Gaines
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 14, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Miami, Oklahoma, USA
Died: October 20, 1977
 23 
Jim Elliot
(Missionary)
Jim Elliot
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 8, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon
Died: January 8, 1956
 24 
Edie Sedgwick
(American Actress, Socialite, and Model)
Edie Sedgwick
10
Birthdate: April 20, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, United States
Died: November 16, 1971
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 25 
Jennifer Syme
(Actress)
Jennifer Syme
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Birthdate: December 7, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pico Rivera, California
Died: April 2, 2001
 26 
Frank Capone
(Gangster)
Frank Capone
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: July 16, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: April 1, 1924
 27 
Viktor Tsoi
(Soviet Singer-Songwriter and Co-Founder of the Rock Band 'Kino')
Viktor Tsoi
8
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 21, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: August 15, 1990
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 28 
Lucy Gordon
(Actress)
Lucy Gordon
2
Birthdate: May 22, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oxford, England
Died: May 20, 2009
 29 
Aloysius Pang
(Singaporean Actor)
Aloysius Pang
3
Birthdate: August 24, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Singapore
Died: January 24, 2019
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 30 
Leon Czolgosz
(American Steelworker and Anarchist Who Assassinated President William McKinley)
Leon Czolgosz
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 5, 1873
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: October 29, 1901
 31 
Cuauhtémoc
(Aztec Emperor from 1520 to 1521)
Cuauhtémoc
2
Birthdate: 1497 AD
Birthplace: Tenochtitlan
Died: 1525 AD
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Bix Beiderbecke
(Musician)
Bix Beiderbecke
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 10, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Davenport, Iowa, United States
Died: August 6, 1931
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 33 
Sergei Grinkov
(Fgure skater)
Sergei Grinkov
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 4, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: November 20, 1995
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 34 
Jochen Rindt
(German-Born Austrian Racer Who Became the First Posthumous F-1 Champion)
Jochen Rindt
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 18, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mainz, Germany
Died: September 5, 1970
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 35 
Anne Neville
(Former Queen Consort of England (1483 - 1485))
Anne Neville
2
Birthdate: June 11, 1456
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Warwickshire, England
Died: March 16, 1485
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Samuel Bellamy
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: February 23, 1689
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Plymouth, England
Died: April 26, 1717
 37 
Stephen Crane
(Writer, Journalist, Poet, Baseball player, Novelist, Screenwriter)
Stephen Crane
3
Listed In:
Birthdate: November 1, 1871
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Newark
Died: June 5, 1900
 38 
Chuck Hughes
(American football player)
Chuck Hughes
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 2, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 24, 1971
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 39 
Marcelino Sánchez
2
Birthdate: December 5, 1957
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cayey, Puerto Rico
Died: November 21, 1986
 40 
Novalis
(German Romantic Poet and Philosopher Known for His Poems ‘Hymns to the Night’ and ‘Spiritual Songs’)
Novalis
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 2, 1772
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wiederstedt, Germany
Died: March 25, 1801
 41 
Cadet
(Rapper)
Cadet
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 2, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Clapham, England
Died: February 9, 2019
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 42 
Fletcher Christian
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 25, 1764
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: near Cockermouth, England
Died: September 20, 1793
 43 
Henry the Young King
(King of England)
Henry the Young King
0
Birthdate: February 28, 1155
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: June 11, 1183
 44 
Dylan Rieder
(Skateboarder)
Dylan Rieder
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 26, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Westminster, California, USA
Died: October 12, 2016
 45 
Karen Silkwood
(Former chemical technologist known for raising concerns about corporate practices related to health and safety in a nuclear facility)
Karen Silkwood
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Longview, Texas, United States
Died: November 13, 1974
 46 
Isabella Beeton
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 12, 1836
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London
Died: February 6, 1865
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Anthony Veasna So
(Former American Writer known for short stories)
Anthony Veasna So
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 20, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stockton, California, United States
Died: December 8, 2020
 48 
Scott Newman
(Prominent role in The Towering Inferno and Breakhart Pass)
Scott Newman
0
Birthdate: September 23, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States.
Died: November 20, 1978
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Fanny Kaplan
(Revolutionary)
Fanny Kaplan
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 10, 1890
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Volhynian Governorate
Died: September 3, 1918
Grand Duke George Alexandrovich of Russia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 9, 1871
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pushkin, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 10, 1899