Famous People Who Died At 40

The list of famous people who died at 40 includes John Lennon, Paul Walker, Edgar Allan Poe, Kalpana Chawla, Alexander McQueen. Famous personalities featured on this list, include emperors & kings, political leaders, military leaders and actors and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 40 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Turkey and many more countries.

John LennonJohn Lennon
British
Co-founder of 'The Beatles'
Paul WalkerPaul Walker
American
Actor

Edgar Allan PoeEdgar Allan Poe
American
Writer

Chris BenoitChris Benoit
Canadian
Canadian Professional Wrestler

Edward IV of EnglandEdward IV of England
British
King of England

Franz KafkaFranz Kafka
Austrian
Novelist
Kalpana ChawlaKalpana Chawla
American
Astronaut

Jean SebergJean Seberg
American
Actress

Eli CohenEli Cohen
Egyptian, Israeli
Spy
Gus GrissomGus Grissom
American
Astronaut

Lenny BruceLenny Bruce
American
Standup Comedian
Neferneferuaten NefertitiNefertiti
Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian Queen

Jack LondonJack London
American
Author

Henry II of FranceHenry II of France
French
King of France

Alexander McQueenAlexander McQueen
British
Fashion designer

Simon MonjackSimon Monjack
British
Film Director, Screenwriter, Producer
John ColtraneJohn Coltrane
American
Saxophonist, Composer

Pete MaravichPete Maravich
American
Basketball Player

Vasily StalinVasily Stalin
Russian
Joseph Stalin's Son
Lana ClarksonLana Clarkson
American
Actress

Rick RudeRick Rude
American
Professional Wrestler
Vladimir KomarovVladimir Komarov
Russian
Pilot

Charles J. GuiteauCharles J. Guiteau
American
Guy who Assassinated the US President James A.

Roy DeMeoRoy DeMeo
American
Gangster
Dawn BrancheauDawn Brancheau
American
Animal Trainer

Ike ClantonIke Clanton
American
Member of Brigand Group - The Cowboys
Balaji Baji RaoBalaji Baji Rao
Indian
Maratha Peshwa

Enver PashaEnver Pasha
Turkish
Military Officer

Emily DavisonEmily Davison
British
Activist
Alaric IAlaric I
Romanian
First Kings of the Visigoths

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Trevor GoddardTrevor Goddard
British, American
Actor
Victor of AveyronVictor of Aveyron
French
Feral Child

Agustín de IturbideAgustín de Iturbide
Mexican
Emperor of Mexico

Chris KanyonChris Kanyon
American
Wrestlers

Mary Ann CottonMary Ann Cotton
British
Serial Killer
Robert CapaRobert Capa
Hungarian
Photographer
Belle StarrBelle Starr
American
Outlaw

Wesley WillisWesley Willis
American
Singer

Muhammad AhmadMuhammad Ahmad
Sudanese
Religious Leader

Margaret FullerMargaret Fuller
American
 

Matthew FlindersMatthew Flinders
British
Voyager

Andre BazinAndre Bazin
French
Film Critic

Juan GrisJuan Gris
Spanish
Painter

Louis Moreau GottschalkLouis Moreau Gottschalk
American
Composer
Ľudovít ŠtúrĽudovít Štúr
Slovak
Author

Silvestre RevueltasSilvestre Revueltas
Mexican
Music composer, violinist and teacher
Joey FeekJoey Feek
American
Singer-songwriter

Jonah LomuJonah Lomu
New Zealander
Rugby Player

Josie HarrisJosie Harris
American
Ex-girlfriend of Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Saeed HanaeiSaeed Hanaei
Iranian
Serial killer

Chris PennChris Penn
American
Actor
Glenn MillerGlenn Miller
American
Trombonist

James FoleyJames Foley
American
photojournalist,teacher, journalist

Anwar al-AwlakiAnwar al-Awlaki
American, Yemeni
Engineer

Roy HalladayRoy Halladay
American
Baseball Players

Antonio PigafettaAntonio Pigafetta
Italian
Scholar
Jim ReevesJim Reeves
American
Singer-Songwriter

FalcoFalco
Austrian
Musician

Lee AtwaterLee Atwater
American
Political consultant

Ray CombsRay Combs
American
Actor, Television actor
Richey EdwardsRichey Edwards
British
Guitarist, Songwriter, Lyricist

Scott FischerScott Fischer
American
Explorer, Rock climber
Adrienne ShellyAdrienne Shelly
American
Actress

Leonard LakeLeonard Lake
American
Murderer

Gerald LevertGerald Levert
American
Singer
Howard AshmanHoward Ashman
American
Composer, Screenwriter, Lyricist, Songwriter, Film

Lawrence PhillipsLawrence Phillips
American
American football player
Pauly FuemanaPauly Fuemana
New Zealander
Singer, Songwriter

Mehmed IMehmed I
Turkish
Sultan

Michael J. SmithMichael J. Smith
American
 
Anita MuiAnita Mui
Chinese, Hong Konger
Singer

Francys ArsentievFrancys Arsentiev
American
Mountaineer
Robert SwensonRobert Swenson
American
Wrestler

John George HaighJohn George Haigh
British
Murderer

Shawty LoShawty Lo
American
Rapper

Terry GordyTerry Gordy
American
Wrestler
Víctor JaraVíctor Jara
Chilean
Teacher, theater director, poet, singer-songwriter
ToluiTolui
Mongolian
Khagan of the Mongol Empire

Lord InfamousLord Infamous
American
Rapper

George VancouverGeorge Vancouver
British
Explorer, Officer

Vitas GerulaitisVitas Gerulaitis
American
Tennis player
Galeazzo CianoGaleazzo Ciano
Italian
Diplomat

Vazgen SargsyanVazgen Sargsyan
Armenian
Politician

Paddy MaynePaddy Mayne
British
Solicitor, Rugby union player, Military personnel,

Ian CharlesonIan Charleson
Scottish
Scottish actor

Philip III of FrancePhilip III of France
French
King
Kevyn AucoinKevyn Aucoin
American
Make-up artist, Photographer, Businessperson

MajorianMajorian
Italian
King
David PurleyDavid Purley
British
Formula One driver, Aerobatics, Racecar driver

Feodor I of RussiaFeodor I of Russia
Russian
 
Wat TylerWat Tyler
British
Activists
Bodil JoensenBodil Joensen
Danish
Adult Film Star, Actor