Famous People Who Died At 47

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The list of famous people who died at 47 includes Frida Kahlo, Judy Garland, Jim Jones, Grigori Rasputin, Joseph Goebbels. Famous personalities featured on this list, include emperors & kings, political leaders, poets and military leaders and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 47 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Japan and many more countries.
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 1 
Frida Kahlo
(Mexican Painter Known for Her Brilliantly Coloured Self-Portraits)
Frida Kahlo
102
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 6, 1907
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Coyoacán, Mexico City, Mexico
Died: July 13, 1954
 2 
Judy Garland
(Best Known for Her Portrayal of 'Dorothy Gale' in the Movie 'The Wizard of Oz')
Judy Garland
58
Birthdate: June 10, 1922
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Minnesota, United States
Died: June 22, 1969
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)
 3 
Simon Bolivar
(Revolutionary & Military Leader)
Simon Bolivar
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 24, 1783
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Died: December 17, 1830
 4 
Oda Nobunaga
(16th Century Japanese Feudal Lord)
Oda Nobunaga
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Birthdate: June 23, 1534
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nagoya Castle, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Died: June 21, 1582
 5 
Edith Piaf
(French Singer and One of Country's Most Widely Known International Stars)
Edith Piaf
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 19, 1915
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 11, 1963
Height: 4'10" (147 cm)
 6 
Sir Ernest Shackleton
(Anglo-Irish Antarctic Explorer)
Sir Ernest Shackleton
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 15, 1874
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kilkea, Ireland
Died: January 5, 1922
 7 
Manute Bol
(Former Professional Basketball Player and the Tallest Player in the History of the NBA)
Manute Bol
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 16, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Turalei, South Sudan
Died: June 19, 2010
Height: 7'7" (231 cm)
 8 
Huey P. Newton
(Political Activist, Revolutionary Leader and Co-Founder of the ‘Black Panther Party’)
Huey P. Newton
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 17, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Monroe, Louisiana, United States
Died: August 22, 1989
 9 
Horatio Nelson
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 29, 1758
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Burnham Thorpe
Died: October 21, 1805
 10 
John Jacob Astor IV
(Businessman, Investor, and Founder of the ‘Waldorf-Astoria Hotel’)
John Jacob Astor IV
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 13, 1864
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rhinebeck Village, Rhinebeck, New York, United States
Died: April 15, 1912
 11 
O. Henry
(Short Story Writer)
O. Henry
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 11, 1862
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Greensboro, North Carolina
Died: June 5, 1910
 12 
Juan Ponce de León
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1474 AD
Birthplace: Santervás de Campos
Died: June 30, 1521
 13 
Jack Kerouac
(Novelist and Poet Best Known for His Novels: ‘On the Road', ‘The Dharma Bums’ and ‘Big Sur’)
Jack Kerouac
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 12, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 21, 1969
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 14 
Grigori Rasputin
47
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 21, 1869
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pokrovskoe, Russia
Died: December 30, 1916
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 15 
Adam Yauch
(Founding Member of the Hip Hop Group ‘Beastie Boys’)
Adam Yauch
12
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 5, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: May 4, 2012
 16 
Francis Gary Powers
(American Military Officer)
Francis Gary Powers
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 17, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jenkins, Kentucky, United States
Died: August 1, 1977
 17 
Zelda Fitzgerald
(Socialite & Referred to as 'The first American Flapper' by Her Husband 'F. Scott Fitzgerald')
Zelda Fitzgerald
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 24, 1900
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Died: March 10, 1948
 18 
Alexander I of Russia
(Emperor of Russia from 1801 to 1825)
Alexander I of Russia
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Birthdate: December 23, 1777
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: December 1, 1825
 19 
Rory Gallagher
(57th Greatest Guitarist of All Time by Rolling Stone Magazine)
Rory Gallagher
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ballyshannon, Ireland
Died: June 14, 1995
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 20 
Witold Pilecki
(Polish World War II Cavalry Officer, Intelligence Agent and Resistance Leader)
Witold Pilecki
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 13, 1901
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Olonets, Russia
Died: May 25, 1948
 21 
Jim Valvano
(Basketball player)
Jim Valvano
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 10, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Died: April 28, 1993
 22 
Babur
(Founder of Mughal Dyanasty)
Babur
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Birthdate: February 14, 1483
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Andijan
Died: December 26, 1530
 23 
Rosa Luxemburg
(Revolutionary Socialist, Marxist Philosopher & Anti-War Activist)
Rosa Luxemburg
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 5, 1871
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zamosc, Poland
Died: January 15, 1919
 24 
Paracelsus
(Physician, Botanist, Astrologer)
Paracelsus
5
Birthdate: December 17, 1493
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Einsiedeln, Switzerland
Died: September 24, 1541
 25 
Tipu Sultan
(Ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore Based in South India)
Tipu Sultan
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Birthdate: December 1, 1751
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Died: May 4, 1799
 26 
Emperor Taishō
(Emperor of Japan from 1912 to 1926)
Emperor Taishō
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Birthdate: August 31, 1879
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japann
Died: December 25, 1926
 27 
Rodney King
(Victim of Police Brutality)
Rodney King
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 2, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
Died: June 17, 2012
 28 
Roger Troutman
(Musician)
Roger Troutman
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 29, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hamilton, Ohio, United States
Died: April 25, 1999
 29 
Jani Lane
(Singer-songwriter)
Jani Lane
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 1, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, USA
Died: August 10, 2011
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 30 
Jean-Jacques Dessalines
(Haitian General)
Jean-Jacques Dessalines
4
Birthdate: September 20, 1758
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Guinea
Died: August 17, 1806
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John Dye
(Actor)
John Dye
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Birthdate: January 31, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Amory, Mississippi, United States
Died: January 10, 2011
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Humayun
(2nd Emperor of the Mughal Empire)
Humayun
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Birthdate: March 6, 1508
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan
Died: January 27, 1556
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Lon Chaney
(Actor)
Lon Chaney
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Birthdate: April 1, 1883
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Died: August 26, 1930
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 34 
Yasuko Namba
(Mountaineer)
Yasuko Namba
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 2, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tokyo
Died: May 11, 1996
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Samuel Colt
(American Inventor, Industrialist, and Businessman)
Samuel Colt
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Birthdate: July 19, 1814
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: January 10, 1862
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Fernando Pessoa
(Portuguese Modernist Poet and Author of 'Mensagem' and 'The Book of Disquiet')
Fernando Pessoa
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 13, 1888
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: November 30, 1935
 37 
James Connolly
(Socialist Leader)
James Connolly
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 5, 1868
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cowgate
Died: May 12, 1916
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Darla Hood
(Actress)
Darla Hood
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Birthdate: November 8, 1931
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Leedey, Oklahoma, United States
Died: June 13, 1979
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 39 
Randy Pausch
(Educationist)
Randy Pausch
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 23, 1960
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: July 25, 2008
 40 
Big John Studd
(Professional Wrestler)
Big John Studd
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 19, 1948
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Butler, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 20, 1995
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
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Wendie Jo Sperber
4
Birthdate: September 15, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: November 29, 2005
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 42 
Sandy West
(Former Drummer with the hard rock group The Runaways in the 1970s)
Sandy West
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 10, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Died: October 21, 2006
 43 
Taras Shevchenko
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 9, 1814
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Morintsy, Ukraine
Died: March 10, 1861
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Peter II of Yugoslavia
(Last King of Yugoslavia)
Peter II of Yugoslavia
4
Birthdate: September 6, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Belgrade
Died: November 3, 1970
 45 
Huldrych Zwingli
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 1, 1484
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wildhaus, Switzerland
Died: October 11, 1531
 46 
Ignaz Semmelweis
(Physician)
Ignaz Semmelweis
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: July 1, 1818
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tabán, Budapest, Hungary
Died: August 13, 1865
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Vince Guaraldi
(Jazz musician, Pianist)
Vince Guaraldi
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 17, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: February 6, 1976
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Bindusara
(Second Maurya Emperor)
Bindusara
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Birthdate: 0320 BC
Died: 0273 BC
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Klara Hitler
(Mother of Adolf Hitler)
Klara Hitler
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 12, 1860
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Spital, Austria
Died: December 21, 1907
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Joseph Addison
(Essayist & Poet)
Joseph Addison
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 1, 1672
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Milston, United Kingdom
Died: June 17, 1719