Famous People Who Died At 45

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The list of famous people who died at 45 includes Freddie Mercury, Natasha Richardson, Audie Murphy, Chyna, Ricky Nelson. Famous personalities featured on this list, include emperors & kings, political leaders, poets and actors and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 45 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Freddie Mercury
(One of the Greatest Rock Singers and the Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band 'Queen')
Freddie Mercury
173
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 5, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stone Town, Tanzania
Died: November 24, 1991
 2 
Audie Murphy
(One of the Most Decorated American Combat Soldiers of World War II)
Audie Murphy
42
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 20, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kingston, Texas, United States
Died: May 28, 1971
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 3 
Rocky Marciano
(One of the Greatest Heavyweight Boxers of All Time)
Rocky Marciano
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 1, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brockton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 31, 1969
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 4 
Vlad the Impaler
(Wallachian Ruler Regarded as One of the Most Important Rulers in Wallachian History and a Romanian National Hero)
Vlad the Impaler
3
Birthdate: 1431 AD
Birthplace: Sighișoara, Romania
Died: November 30, 1476
 5 
Nat King Cole
(Singer and Jazz Pianist Best Known His Soft Baritone Voice)
Nat King Cole
12
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 17, 1919
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Died: February 15, 1965
 6 
Walter Payton
(One of the Greatest American Football Players of All Time)
Walter Payton
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 25, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Columbia, Mississippi, United States
Died: November 1, 1999
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 7 
Ricky Nelson
(Musician)
Ricky Nelson
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 8, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Teaneck, New Jersey, United States
Died: December 31, 1985
 8 
Pancho Villa
(Governor of Chihuahua from 1913 to 1914)
Pancho Villa
21
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 5, 1878
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: La Coyotada, Mexico
Died: July 20, 1923
 9 
Montgomery Clift
9
Birthdate: October 17, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: July 23, 1966
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 10 
Natasha Richardson
(British Actress Known for Her Films: 'Gothic', 'Patty Hearst' and 'The Parent Trap')
Natasha Richardson
20
Birthdate: May 11, 1963
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Marylebone, London, England
Died: March 18, 2009
 11 
George Reeves
16
Birthdate: January 5, 1914
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Woolstock, Iowa
Died: June 16, 1959
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 12 
James Hunt
(British Racing Driver Who Won the Formula One World Championship in 1976)
James Hunt
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 29, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Belmont, Surrey, England
Died: June 15, 1993
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 13 
John Paul Jones
(United States' First Well-Known Naval Commander in the American Revolutionary War)
John Paul Jones
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 6, 1747
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: July 18, 1792
 14 
Tecumseh
(Shawnee Chief and Warrior Known for Forming a Native American Confederacy)
Tecumseh
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1768
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ohio, United States
Died: October 5, 1813
 15 
Peter Maivia
(Samoan-American Professional Wrestler)
Peter Maivia
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 6, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: American Samoa
Died: June 13, 1982
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 16 
Cnut the Great
(King of Denmark)
Cnut the Great
0
Birthdate: 0990 AD
Birthplace: Denmark
Died: November 12, 1035
 17 
General Tom Thumb
(American Dwarf Who Achieved Great Fame as a Performer Under Circus Pioneer P. T. Barnum)
General Tom Thumb
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 4, 1838
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Died: July 15, 1883
Height: 3'6" (107 cm)
 18 
Bam Bam Bigelow
(American Professional Wrestler)
Bam Bam Bigelow
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 1, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mount Laurel Township, New Jersey, United States
Died: January 19, 2007
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 19 
Alexander Godunov
(American Ballet Dancer, Actor and Member of the ‘Bolshoi Ballet’)
Alexander Godunov
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: November 28, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sakhalin, Russia
Died: May 18, 1995
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 20 
Henry IV of England
(King of England)
Henry IV of England
13
Birthdate: April 15, 1367
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bolingbroke Castle
Died: March 20, 1413
 21 
Girolamo Savonarola
(Italian Preacher, Reformer and Martyr)
Girolamo Savonarola
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 21, 1452
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ferrara, Italy
Died: May 23, 1498
 22 
Laurence Harvey
3
Birthdate: October 1, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Joniškis
Died: November 25, 1973
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 23 
Saki
(Writer)
Saki
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 18, 1870
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sittwe, Myanmar (Burma)
Died: November 14, 1916
 24 
Charles R. Drew
(Surgeon and Researcher Who Improved Techniques for Blood Storage)
Charles R. Drew
8
Birthdate: June 3, 1904
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: April 1, 1950
 25 
Kirby Puckett
(Baseball Players)
Kirby Puckett
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 14, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: March 6, 2006
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 26 
St Francis of Assisi
(Founder of the Franciscans and One of the Most Venerated Figures in Christianity)
St Francis of Assisi
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1181 AD
Birthplace: Assisi, Italy
Died: October 3, 1226
 27 
John Snow
(Physician)
John Snow
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: March 15, 1813
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: York, United Kingdom
Died: June 16, 1858
 28 
Nicolette Larson
(Best known for her work in the late 1970s)
Nicolette Larson
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 17, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Helena, Montana, United States
Died: December 16, 1997
 29 
René Laennec
(Inventor of Stethoscope)
René Laennec
3
Birthdate: February 17, 1781
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Quimper, France
Died: August 13, 1826
 30 
Junkyard Dog
(American Professional Wrestler)
Junkyard Dog
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 13, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wadesboro, North Carolina, United States
Died: June 1, 1998
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 31 
Friedrich Schiller
(Playwright and Poet Known for His Works 'The Robbers', 'Don Carlos' and 'Mary Stuart')
Friedrich Schiller
3
Birthdate: November 10, 1759
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Marbach am Neckar, Germany
Died: May 9, 1805
 32 
Anne Sexton
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 9, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 4, 1974
 33 
Betty Ong
(American Flight Attendant Who was the First Person to Alert Authorities About September 11, 2001 Plane Hijackings)
Betty Ong
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 5, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: September 11, 2001
 34 
Babe Didrikson Zaharias
(Only Track & Field Athlete to Win Individual Olympic Medals in Separate Running, Throwing and Jumping Events)
Babe Didrikson Zaharias
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 26, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Port Arthur, Texas, United States
Died: September 27, 1956
 35 
Bob Probert
(Canadian Professional Ice Hockey Player)
Bob Probert
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 5, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Windsor, Canada
Died: July 5, 2010
 36 
Marcelo H. del Pilar
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Birthdate: August 30, 1850
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bulakan, Bulacan, Captaincy General of the Philippines
Died: July 4, 1896
 37 
Muḥammad Shah
(13th Mughal Emperor Who Reigned from 1719 to 1748)
Muḥammad Shah
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 7, 1702
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ghaznī, Afghanistan
Died: April 6, 1748
 38 
Christopher Boykin
(Television Personality)
Christopher Boykin
1
Birthdate: January 13, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Raleigh, Mississippi, United States
Died: May 9, 2017
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 39 
Joe Ranft
(Screenwriter)
Joe Ranft
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 13, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States
Died: August 16, 2005
 40 
Nestor Makhno
(Ukrainian Anarchist Revolutionary and the Commander of the Revolutionary Insurgent Army of Ukraine)
Nestor Makhno
13
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 7, 1888
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hulyaipole, Ukraine
Died: July 25, 1934
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 41 
Savitri
(Indian Actress Known for Her Works Primarily in Telugu and Tamil Cinema)
Savitri
8
Birthdate: December 6, 1936
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Andhra Pradesh, India
Died: December 26, 1981
 42 
Harald Quandt
(Industrialist, the son of industrialist Günther Quandt and Magda Behrend Rietschel)
Harald Quandt
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 1, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Charlottenburg, Berlin, Germany
Died: September 22, 1967
 43 
Christy Mathewson
(Baseball player)
Christy Mathewson
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 12, 1880
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Factoryville, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 7, 1925
 44 
Wes Montgomery
(Musician)
Wes Montgomery
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 6, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: June 15, 1968
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Dermot Morgan
(Comedian)
Dermot Morgan
1
Birthdate: March 31, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: February 28, 1998
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Oliver Goldsmith
(Anglo-Irish Novelist, Playwright, Dramatist and Poet)
Oliver Goldsmith
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 10, 1728
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: County Longford, Ireland
Died: April 4, 1774
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Ralphie May
(Comedian)
Ralphie May
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Birthdate: February 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
Died: October 6, 2017
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 48 
Phyllis Hyman
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 6, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: June 30, 1995
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Athelstan
(King of England)
Athelstan
5
Birthdate: 0894 AD
Birthplace: Wessex
Died: October 27, 0939
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Tito Vilanova
(Football manager, Football player - Midfielder)
Tito Vilanova
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bellcaire d'Empordà, Spain
Died: April 25, 2014
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)