Famous People Who Died At 48

The list of famous people who died at 48 includes Whitney Houston, Al Capone, Subhas Chandra Bose, Charles I of England, Joseph McCarthy. 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 48 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & India and many more countries.

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 1 Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston
26
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Actress
Birthdate: August 9, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: February 11, 2012

 2 Al Capone

Al Capone
18
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: January 17, 1899
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 25, 1947
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 3 Harshad Mehta

Harshad Mehta
70
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: stockbroker
Birthdate: July 29, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rajkot district
Died: December 31, 2001

 4 Subhas Chandra Bose

Subhas Chandra Bose
31
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: January 23, 1897
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cuttack, Bengal Presidency, British India (present-day Odisha, India)
Died: August 18, 1945
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 5 Charles I of England

Charles I of England
9
Famous As: King of England
Birthdate: November 19, 1600
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dunfermline Palace, Dunfermline, Scotland
Died: January 30, 1649
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 6 Maureen Starkey Tigrett

Maureen Starkey Tigrett
1
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Singer, Actor, Model
Birthdate: August 4, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Liverpool
Died: December 30, 1994

 7 Harvey Milk

Harvey Milk
8
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors from the 5th district (1978)
Birthdate: May 22, 1930
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Woodmere, New York, United States
Died: November 27, 1978
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 8 Tipu Sultan

Tipu Sultan
10
Famous As: Ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore
Birthdate: November 20, 1750
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Devanahalli
Died: May 4, 1799

 9 Scott Weiland

Scott Weiland
4
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: October 27, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States
Died: December 3, 2015
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 10 Marty Feldman

Marty Feldman
0
Famous As: Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Poet
Birthdate: July 8, 1934
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London
Died: December 2, 1982
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 11 Joseph McCarthy

Joseph McCarthy
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 14, 1908
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Grand Chute, Wisconsin, United States
Died: May 2, 1957

 12 Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
21
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Qawwal and Ghazal Singer
Birthdate: October 13, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Faisalabad
Died: August 16, 1997

 13 Sun Tzu

Sun Tzu
2
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Ancient Military General, Strategist & Philosopher
Birthdate: 0544 BC
Died: 0496 BC

 14 Luna Vachon

Luna Vachon
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: January 12, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Montreal
Died: August 27, 2010
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 15 Lili Elbe

Lili Elbe
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: One of the first recipients of sex reassignment surgery
Birthdate: December 28, 1882
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vejle, Denmark
Died: September 13, 1931

 16 Graham Chapman

Graham Chapman
1
Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: January 8, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stoneygate, Leicester
Died: October 4, 1989
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 17 Ethelred the Unready

Ethelred the Unready
0
Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0968 AD
Birthplace: Wessex
Died: April 23, 1016

 18 Curly Howard

Curly Howard
2
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 22, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bensonhurst, New York, United States
Died: January 18, 1952
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 19 Cecil John Rhodes

Cecil John Rhodes
3
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of the Cape Colony
Birthdate: July 5, 1853
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Died: March 26, 1902

 20 Shirley Jackson

Shirley Jackson
3
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: December 14, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, U.S.
Died: August 8, 1965

 21 John Allen Muhammad

John Allen Muhammad
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: December 31, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: November 10, 2009

 22 Khalil Gibran

Khalil Gibran
4
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: January 6, 1883
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bsharri, Lebanon
Died: April 10, 1931

 23 Peter Steele

Peter Steele
4
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Musician
Birthdate: January 4, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: April 20, 2010
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 24 James Maxwell

James Maxwell
1
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician & Physicist
Birthdate: June 13, 1831
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: November 5, 1879

 25 Constantine XI Palaiologos

Constantine XI Palaiologos
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Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: February 8, 1405
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Constantinople, Turkey
Died: May 29, 1453

 26 Anthony Spilotro

Anthony Spilotro
2
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Mobster
Birthdate: May 19, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: June 14, 1986
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 27 Grigory Orlov

Grigory Orlov
1
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: October 6, 1734
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lyutkino, Russia
Died: April 13, 1783

 28 Murad III

Murad III
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Famous As: Ottoman Sultan
Birthdate: July 4, 1546
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manisa, Turkey
Died: December 31, 1595

 29 Ferdinand VII of Spain

Ferdinand VII of Spain
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Famous As: King of Spain
Birthdate: October 14, 1784
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
Died: September 29, 1833

 30 Theodosius I

Theodosius I
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Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: January 11, 0347
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Coca, Segovia, Spain
Died: January 17, 0395

 31 Arturo Beltrán Leyva

Arturo Beltrán Leyva
1
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: June 21, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Monterrey, Mexico
Died: December 16, 2009
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 32 Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor

Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor
2
Famous As: Holy Roman Emperor
Birthdate: March 13, 1741
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: February 20, 1790

 33 Mustafa I

Mustafa I
2
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Saint
Birthdate: 1591 AD
Birthplace: Manisa
Died: January 20, 1639

 34 Mike Todd

Mike Todd
3
Famous As: Producer
Birthdate: June 22, 1909
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: March 22, 1958
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 35 David Janssen

David Janssen
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 27, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Naponee, Nebraska, United States
Died: February 13, 1980
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 36 Wayne Static

Wayne Static
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: November 4, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Muskegon, Michigan, USA
Died: November 1, 2014

 37 Mona Shourie Kapoor

Mona Shourie Kapoor
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Wife of Boney Kapoor
Birthdate: February 3, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Delhi
Died: March 25, 2012

 38 Ahmad Shah Massoud

Ahmad Shah Massoud
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Afghan Military & Political Leader
Birthdate: September 2, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bazarak, Panjshir, Afghanistan
Died: September 9, 2001

 39 Walter Benjamin

Walter Benjamin
3
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: July 15, 1892
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: September 26, 1940

 40 Joachim Murat

Joachim Murat
3
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military commander
Birthdate: March 25, 1767
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Labastide-Murat, Cœur-de-Causse, France
Died: October 13, 1815

 41 Jóhann Jóhannsson

Jóhann Jóhannsson
1
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: September 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland
Died: February 9, 2018

 42 Scott Joplin

Scott Joplin
2
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer and Pianist
Birthdate: November 24, 1868
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Northeast Texas
Died: April 1, 1917

 43 Wendy O. Williams

Wendy O. Williams
1
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 28, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Webster, New York, United States
Died: April 6, 1998
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 44 Wally Cox

Wally Cox
0
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 6, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
Died: February 15, 1973
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 45 Tom Fogerty

Tom Fogerty
0
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Guitarist
Birthdate: November 9, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berkeley
Died: September 6, 1990

 46 Konon Molody

Konon Molody
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soviet spy
Birthdate: January 17, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cobalt, Canada
Died: September 9, 1970

 47 Charles the Fat

Charles the Fat
1
Famous As: Emperor of the Carolingian Empire
Birthdate: June 13, 0839
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Donaueschingen, Germany
Died: January 13, 0888

 48 Guru Hargobind

Guru Hargobind
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Sixth Sikh Guru
Birthdate: July 5, 1595
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Amritsar
Died: March 19, 1644

 49 Gopal Krishna Gokhale

Gopal Krishna Gokhale
1
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Pioneer of Indian Independence Movement
Birthdate: May 9, 1866
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kothluk, Ratnagiri, Maharashtra
Died: February 19, 1915

 50 Prince Aly Khan

Prince Aly Khan
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Father of Aga Khan IV
Birthdate: June 13, 1911
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: May 12, 1960