Famous People Who Died At 42

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The list of famous people who died at 42 includes Elvis Presley, Ted Bundy, Robert F. Kennedy, Mary I of England, Albert, Prince Consort. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, emperors & kings, poets and actors and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 42 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & India and many more countries.
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 1 
Elvis Presley
(One of the Most Significant Cultural Icons of the 20th Century and 'The King of Rock and Roll')
Elvis Presley
127
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 8, 1935
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tupelo, Mississippi, United States
Died: August 16, 1977
 2 
Robert F. Kennedy
(United States Senator, Brother of President John F. Kennedy)
Robert F. Kennedy
35
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 20, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts
Died: June 6, 1968
 3 
Ted Bundy
(Serial Killer)
Ted Bundy
339
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: November 24, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Burlington
Died: January 24, 1989
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 4 
Gary Coleman
(Actor and Comedian Best Known for His Role as ‘Arnold Jackson’ in the Sitcom ‘Diff'rent Strokes’)
Gary Coleman
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Birthdate: February 8, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zion, Illinois, United States
Died: May 28, 2010
Height: 4'8" (142 cm)
 5 
Gilda Radner
(Comedian)
Gilda Radner
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Birthdate: June 28, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: May 20, 1989
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 6 
Dorothy Dandridge
(The First African-American Film Star to be Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress,)
Dorothy Dandridge
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Birthdate: November 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: September 8, 1965
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 7 
Albert, Prince Consort
(Prince Consort of Queen Victoria of Great Britain (1840 - 1861))
Albert, Prince Consort
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 26, 1819
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Schloss Schloss Rosenau, Coburg, Rödental, Germany
Died: December 14, 1861
 8 
Mary I of England
(Former Queen of England & Ireland (1553 - 1558))
Mary I of England
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Birthdate: February 18, 1516
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Palace of Placentia, England
Died: November 17, 1558
 9 
John Cazale
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Birthdate: August 12, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Revere, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 12, 1978
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 10 
Margaux Hemingway
(American Fashion Model and Actress)
Margaux Hemingway
12
Birthdate: February 16, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Died: July 1, 1996
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 11 
Huey Long
(Politician)
Huey Long
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 30, 1893
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Winnfield
Died: September 10, 1935
 12 
Kimbo Slice
(Bahamian-American Mixed Martial Artist)
Kimbo Slice
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 8, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nassau, Bahamas
Died: June 6, 2016
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 13 
Miss Elizabeth
(Wrestler)
Miss Elizabeth
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 19, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Frankfort, Kentucky, United States
Died: May 1, 2003
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 14 
Soren Kierkegaard
(Religious Author Who is Considered to be the First 'Existentialist' Philosopher)
Soren Kierkegaard
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Birthdate: May 5, 1813
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: November 11, 1855
 15 
Guy de Maupassant
(French Short Story Writer and Naturalist )
Guy de Maupassant
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 5, 1850
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tourville-sur-Arques, France
Died: July 6, 1893
 16 
Jeffrey Hunter
(Actor Known for His 1965 Role as 'Captain Christopher Pike' in the Original Pilot Episode of 'Star Trek')
Jeffrey Hunter
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Birthdate: November 25, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: May 27, 1969
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 17 
Robert Mapplethorpe
(American Photographer Best Known for His Black-And-White Photographs)
Robert Mapplethorpe
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Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: November 4, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Floral Park, New York, United States
Died: March 9, 1989
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 18 
Hernando de Soto
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1500 AD
Birthplace: Province of Badajoz, Spain
Died: May 21, 1542
 19 
William Tyndale
(Theologian)
William Tyndale
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Birthdate: 1494 AD
Birthplace: North Nibley
Died: October 6, 1536
 20 
Jose Marti
(Cuban Nationalist, Poet and Philosopher)
Jose Marti
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 28, 1853
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Died: May 19, 1895
 21 
Carol Wayne
(Actress)
Carol Wayne
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Birthdate: September 6, 1942
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: January 13, 1985
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 22 
Peter Tosh
(Reggae Musician)
Peter Tosh
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 19, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Westmoreland, Jamaica
Died: September 11, 1987
 23 
Payne Stewart
(American Professional Golfer)
Payne Stewart
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 30, 1957
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Springfield, Missouri, United States
Died: October 25, 1999
 24 
Nikolai Gogol
(Russian Novelist, Short Story Writer and Playwright)
Nikolai Gogol
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 1, 1809
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Velyki Sorochyntsi, Ukraine
Died: March 4, 1852
 25 
Jeff Chandler
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Birthdate: December 15, 1918
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: June 17, 1961
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 26 
Teresa Teng
(Singer, Actress)
Teresa Teng
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 29, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Baozhong, Taiwan
Died: May 8, 1995
 27 
Ofra Haza
(Singer, Voice actor, Actor, Composer, Journalist, Pianist, Songwriter)
Ofra Haza
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 19, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tel Aviv
Died: February 23, 2000
 28 
Madame de Pompadour
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 29, 1721
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 15, 1764
 29 
Dodi Fayed
(Egyptian Film Producer and Romantic Partner of Diana, Princess of Wales)
Dodi Fayed
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Birthdate: April 17, 1955
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: August 31, 1997
 30 
Modest Mussorgsky
(Russian Composer Who was an Innovator of Russian Music in the Romantic Period)
Modest Mussorgsky
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 21, 1839
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Karevo, Russia
Died: March 28, 1881
 31 
Ernie Kovacs
(Actor, Comedian)
Ernie Kovacs
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Birthdate: January 23, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey, United States
Died: January 13, 1962
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Prodigy
(Rapper)
Prodigy
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 2, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hempstead, Long Island, New York
Died: June 20, 2017
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Halyna Hutchins
(Ukrainian Cinematographer)
Halyna Hutchins
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Birthdate: 1979 AD
Birthplace: Horodets', Ukraine
Died: October 21, 2021
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 34 
Rashaan Salaam
(American Football Player)
Rashaan Salaam
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 8, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Died: December 5, 2016
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 35 
Mary Ure
(Stage actor, Film actor)
Mary Ure
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Birthdate: February 18, 1933
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Glasgow
Died: April 3, 1975
 36 
Charles V of France
(Former King of France (1364 - 1380))
Charles V of France
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Birthdate: January 21, 1338
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vincennes, France
Died: September 16, 1380
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Anthony van Dyck
(Flemish Baroque Artist)
Anthony van Dyck
1
Birthdate: March 22, 1599
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium
Died: December 9, 1641
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Butch Cassidy
(Train, Bank Robber and the Leader of a Gang of Criminal Outlaws ‘Wild Bunch’)
Butch Cassidy
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: April 13, 1866
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Beaver, Utah, United States
Died: November 7, 1908
 39 
Anders Celsius
(Astronomer, Physicist, Mathematician)
Anders Celsius
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 27, 1701
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Uppsala
Died: April 25, 1744
 40 
Livy
(Roman Historian)
Livy
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 0059 BC
Birthplace: Padua, Italy
Died: 0017 BC
 41 
Conrad Hilton Jr.
(American Businessman, Socialite and Son of Conrad Hilton—the Founder of Hilton Hotels)
Conrad Hilton Jr.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 6, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Died: February 5, 1969
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Darren Shahlavi
(Actor & Stunt Performer)
Darren Shahlavi
1
Birthdate: August 5, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stockport, Cheshire, England
Died: January 14, 2015
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 43 
Manuel II of Portugal
(King of Portugal from 1908 to 1910)
Manuel II of Portugal
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Birthdate: November 15, 1889
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: July 2, 1932
 44 
Micki Harris
(Singer)
Micki Harris
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 22, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey, United States
Died: June 10, 1982
 45 
Richard Manuel
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Pianist, Musician)
Richard Manuel
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 3, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Stratford
Died: March 4, 1986
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Jacqueline du Pré
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 26, 1945
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Died: October 19, 1987
 47 
Philip III of Spain
(King of Spain (1598 - 1621))
Philip III of Spain
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Birthdate: April 14, 1578
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: March 31, 1621
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Chi Cheng
(musician)
Chi Cheng
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 15, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stockton
Died: April 13, 2013
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Margaret Wise Brown
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 13, 1952
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Güyük Khan
(3rd Khagan-Emperor of the Mongol Empire From 1246 to 1248)
Güyük Khan
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Birthdate: March 19, 1206
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Khamag Mongol
Died: April 20, 1248