Famous People Who Died At 39

The list of famous people who died at 39 includes Martin Luther King Jr., Cleopatra, Che Guevara, Malcolm X, Swami Vivekananda. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, emperors & kings, poets and journalists and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 39 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.

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 1 Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.
61
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Civil Rights Activist, Minister
Birthdate: January 15, 1929
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: April 4, 1968

 2 Malcolm X

Malcolm X
50
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Major Figure of American Civil Rights Movement
Birthdate: May 19, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: February 21, 1965
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 3 Che Guevara

Che Guevara
87
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: June 14, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rosario, Argentina
Died: October 9, 1967
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 4 Anna Nicole Smith

Anna Nicole Smith
31
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: 1993 Playmate of the Year
Birthdate: November 28, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Harris County
Died: February 8, 2007

 5 Frédéric Chopin

Frédéric Chopin
10
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: March 1, 1810
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Żelazowa Wola, Poland
Died: October 17, 1849

 6 Swami Vivekananda

Swami Vivekananda
71
Famous As: Hindu Monk
Birthdate: January 12, 1863
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: July 4, 1902
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 7 Blaise Pascal

Blaise Pascal
2
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: June 19, 1623
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Clermont-Ferrand, France
Died: August 19, 1662
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 8 Stonewall Jackson

Stonewall Jackson
13
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military leader
Birthdate: January 21, 1824
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Clarksburg, West Virginia, United States
Died: May 10, 1863

 9 Wild Bill Hickok

Wild Bill Hickok
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Gunfighter, Law enforcement officer
Birthdate: May 27, 1837
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Illinois, United States
Died: August 2, 1876
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 10 Emiliano Zapata

Emiliano Zapata
3
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: August 8, 1879
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Anenecuilco, Mexico
Died: April 10, 1919
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 11 Dylan Thomas

Dylan Thomas
6
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet & Writer
Birthdate: October 27, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Swansea
Died: November 9, 1953

 12 Jessi Combs

Jessi Combs
6
Famous As: Race Car Driver
Birthdate: July 27, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rapid City, South Dakota, United States
Died: August 27, 2019
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 13 Dennis Wilson

Dennis Wilson
2
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: musician
Birthdate: December 4, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Inglewood, California, United States
Died: December 28, 1983
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 14 Baji Rao I

Baji Rao I
2
Famous As: Peshwa of Maratha Empire (1720-40)
Birthdate: August 18, 1700
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sinnar, Maharashtra, India
Died: April 28, 1740

 15 Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Dietrich Bonhoeffer
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: February 4, 1906
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: April 9, 1945

 16 Andy Whitfield

Andy Whitfield
4
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 17, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Amlwch, Anglesey, Wales
Died: September 11, 2011
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 17 Nathuram Godse

Nathuram Godse
41
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Assassin of Mahatma Gandhi
Birthdate: May 19, 1910
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Baramati, Maharashtra, India
Died: November 15, 1949

 18 Carl Panzram

Carl Panzram
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: June 28, 1891
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: East Grand Forks, Minnesota, United States
Died: September 5, 1930
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 19 Henry Every

Henry Every
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Pirate
Birthdate: August 23, 1659
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newton Ferrers, England
Died: April 22, 1699

 20 Fats Waller

Fats Waller
2
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Jazz Pianist
Birthdate: May 21, 1904
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City
Died: December 15, 1943
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 21 Pedro Infante

Pedro Infante
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Actor, Singer, Film actor, Carpenter
Birthdate: November 18, 1917
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mazatlán
Died: April 15, 1957
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 22 Dinah Washington

Dinah Washington
1
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 29, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
Died: December 14, 1963

 23 Bernhard Riemann

Bernhard Riemann
2
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: September 17, 1826
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Breselenz
Died: July 20, 1866

 24 John Bingham, 7th Earl of Lucan

John Bingham, 7th Earl of Lucan
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: December 18, 1934
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Marylebone, London, England
Died: November 8, 1974

 25 Lucrezia Borgia

Lucrezia Borgia
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Noblewoman
Birthdate: April 18, 1480
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Subiaco, Italy
Died: June 24, 1519

 26 John Garfield

John Garfield
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 4, 1913
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City
Died: May 21, 1952
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 27 Thomas Andrews

Thomas Andrews
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Businessperson, Naval Architect
Birthdate: February 7, 1873
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Comber, County Down, Ireland
Died: April 15, 1912

 28 Blaze Foley

Blaze Foley
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 18, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Malvern, Arkansas, United States
Died: February 1, 1989

 29 J. D. Tippit

J. D. Tippit
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Police officer
Birthdate: September 18, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Annona, Texas, United States
Died: November 22, 1963

 30 Tom Thomson

Tom Thomson
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: August 5, 1877
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Claremont, Pickering, Canada
Died: July 8, 1917

 31 Viola Liuzzo

Viola Liuzzo
2
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Civil Rights Activist
Birthdate: April 11, 1925
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: California, Pennsylvania
Died: March 25, 1965

 32 Sir Henry Percy

Sir Henry Percy
2
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: English rebel
Birthdate: May 20, 1364
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Warkworth, United Kingdom
Died: July 21, 1403

 33 Bartholomew Roberts

Bartholomew Roberts
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Pirate
Birthdate: May 17, 1682
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Puncheston, United Kingdom
Died: February 10, 1722

 34 Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia

Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: December 4, 1878
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tsentralny District, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: June 13, 1918

 35 Nelsan Ellis

Nelsan Ellis
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 30, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Harvey
Died: July 8, 2017
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 36 Brenda Fassie

Brenda Fassie
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 3, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Langa
Died: May 9, 2004

 37 Louis VIII of France

Louis VIII of France
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Famous As: King of France
Birthdate: September 5, 1187
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: November 8, 1226

 38 Shad Gaspard

Shad Gaspard
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional wrestler, Basketball player
Birthdate: January 13, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: May 17, 2020
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 39 Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf

Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Radio personality
Birthdate: April 20, 1962
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fall River
Died: September 4, 2001

 40 George Herbert

George Herbert
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet recognized as one of the foremost British devotional lyricists
Birthdate: April 3, 1593
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montgomery, Wales
Died: March 1, 1633

 41 Evangelista Torricelli

Evangelista Torricelli
0
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: October 15, 1608
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Faenza
Died: October 25, 1647

 42 Corneliu Zelea Codreanu

Corneliu Zelea Codreanu
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Essayist
Birthdate: September 13, 1899
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Huși
Died: November 30, 1938

 43 Colin McRae

Colin McRae
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Co-driver, Racecar driver
Birthdate: August 5, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lanark
Died: September 15, 2007

 44 Josef Kramer

Josef Kramer
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: November 10, 1906
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: December 13, 1945

 45 Surya Sen

Surya Sen
2
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: March 22, 1894
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Raozan Upazila, Bangladesh
Died: January 12, 1934

 46 Pier Angeli

Pier Angeli
4
Famous As: Former Actress who won a 1952 Golden Globe Award for her breakout role in Teresa
Birthdate: June 19, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cagliari, Italy
Died: September 10, 1971
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 47 Herschel Grynszpan

Herschel Grynszpan
4
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: March 28, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hanover
Died: May 8, 1960

 48 Leonard Lake

Leonard Lake
5
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Former Serial Killer whose conviction estimated eleven to twenty-five victims at a remote cabin near Wilseyville, California
Birthdate: October 29, 1945
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: June 6, 1985

 49 Davey Boy Smith

Davey Boy Smith
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: November 27, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manchester, England, UK
Died: May 18, 2002
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 50 Jason Molina

Jason Molina
0
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 30, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lorain, Ohio, USA
Died: March 16, 2013