Famous People Who Died At 48

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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
(Best-Selling Female R&B Artist of the 20th Century)
Whitney Houston
55
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 9, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: February 11, 2012
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 2 
Al Capone
(Gangster, Co-Founder & Boss of the 'Chicago Outfit' Crime Family)
Al Capone
56
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 17, 1899
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 25, 1947
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 3 
Qin Shi Huang
(King of Qin (221-210BC))
Qin Shi Huang
37
Birthdate: February 18, 0259
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: China
Died: 0210 BC
 4 
Subhas Chandra Bose
(President of the Indian National Congress (1938-39))
Subhas Chandra Bose
49
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 23, 1897
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cuttack, India
Died: August 18, 1945
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 5 
Curly Howard
(Comedian, Actor and Member of the Comedy Trio ‘The Three Stooges’)
Curly Howard
4
Birthdate: October 22, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bensonhurst, New York, United States
Died: January 18, 1952
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 6 
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
(Qawwal and Ghazal Singer)
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
38
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 13, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Faisalabad
Died: August 16, 1997
 7 
James Maxwell
(Mathematician & Physicist)
James Maxwell
5
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 13, 1831
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: November 5, 1879
 8 
Harvey Milk
(American Politician and First Openly Gay Man to be Elected to a Public Office in California)
Harvey Milk
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 22, 1930
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Woodmere, New York, United States
Died: November 27, 1978
 9 
Scott Weiland
(Lead Singer of The Band 'Stone Temple Pilots')
Scott Weiland
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 27, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States
Died: December 3, 2015
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 10 
Charles I of England
(King of England, Scotland & Ireland from 1625 to 1649)
Charles I of England
17
Birthdate: November 19, 1600
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dunfermline Palace, Dunfermline, Scotland
Died: January 30, 1649
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 11 
Khalil Gibran
14
Birthdate: January 6, 1883
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bsharri, Lebanon
Died: April 10, 1931
 12 
Shirley Jackson
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 14, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: September 8, 1965
 13 
Ahmad Shah Massoud
(Minister of Defense of Afghanistan (1992 - 2001))
Ahmad Shah Massoud
48
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 2, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bazarak, Afghanistan
Died: September 9, 2001
 14 
Graham Chapman
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Birthdate: January 8, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stoneygate, Leicester, England
Died: October 4, 1989
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 15 
Scott Joplin
(Composer & Pianist)
Scott Joplin
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 24, 1868
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Texas, United States
Died: April 1, 1917
 16 
Marty Feldman
(Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Poet)
Marty Feldman
2
Birthdate: July 8, 1934
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London
Died: December 2, 1982
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 17 
David Janssen
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Richard Kimble’ in the TV Series ‘The Fugitive’)
David Janssen
10
Birthdate: March 27, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Naponee, Nebraska, United States
Died: February 13, 1980
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 18 
Belle Gunness
(Serial Killer)
Belle Gunness
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: November 11, 1859
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Selbu
Died: April 28, 1908
 19 
Theodosius I
(Emperor)
Theodosius I
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Birthdate: January 11, 0347
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Coca, Segovia, Spain
Died: January 17, 0395
 20 
Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor
(Holy Roman Emperor (1765-90))
Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor
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Birthdate: March 13, 1741
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: February 20, 1790
 21 
Diane Arbus
(Photographer)
Diane Arbus
5
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: March 14, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: July 26, 1971
 22 
Margaret Mitchell
(Writer of 'Gone with the Wind')
Margaret  Mitchell
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Birthdate: November 8, 1900
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: August 16, 1949
 23 
Anthony Spilotro
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 19, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: June 14, 1986
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 24 
Wally Cox
(Actor)
Wally Cox
2
Birthdate: December 6, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: February 15, 1973
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 25 
Tom Fogerty
(Singer, Guitarist)
Tom Fogerty
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 9, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berkeley
Died: September 6, 1990
 26 
Maureen Starkey Tigrett
(Singer, Actor, Model)
Maureen Starkey Tigrett
3
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 4, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Liverpool
Died: December 30, 1994
 27 
Mona Shourie Kapoor
(Wife of Boney Kapoor)
Mona Shourie Kapoor
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 3, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Delhi
Died: March 25, 2012
 28 
Murad III
(Ottoman Sultan)
Murad III
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Birthdate: July 4, 1546
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manisa, Turkey
Died: December 31, 1595
 29 
Yvette Wilson
(Comedian and Actress Known for Her Role as ‘Andell Wilkerson’ in the UPN Sitcoms ‘Moesha’)
Yvette Wilson
2
Birthdate: March 6, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: June 14, 2012
 30 
Constantine XI Palaiologos
(The Last Byzantine Ruler Who Died Defending Constantinople against the Turks)
Constantine XI Palaiologos
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Birthdate: February 8, 1405
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Constantinople, Turkey
Died: May 29, 1453
 31 
Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(Pioneer of Indian Independence Movement)
Gopal Krishna Gokhale
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 9, 1866
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kothluk, Ratnagiri, Maharashtra
Died: February 19, 1915
 32 
John Bell Hood
(Confederate General)
John Bell Hood
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 1, 1831
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Owingsville, Kentucky, United States
Died: August 30, 1879
 33 
Guru Hargobind
(Sikh Guru)
Guru Hargobind
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Birthdate: June 19, 1595
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Amritsar, India
Died: March 19, 1644
 34 
Walter Benjamin
(German Jewish Philosopher, Cultural Critic and Essayist)
Walter Benjamin
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 15, 1892
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: September 26, 1940
Christopher Evan Welch
2
Birthdate: September 28, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fort Belvoir, Virginia, USA
Died: December 2, 2013
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Charles the Fat
(Emperor of the Carolingian Empire)
Charles the Fat
3
Birthdate: June 13, 0839
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Donaueschingen, Germany
Died: January 13, 0888
 37 
Jonathan Crombie
0
Birthdate: October 12, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: April 15, 2015
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 38 
Mikhail Bulgakov
(Novelist and Playwright Best Known for His Novel 'The Master and Margarita')
Mikhail Bulgakov
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 15, 1891
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: March 10, 1940
 39 
Billy Herrington
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: July 14, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, USA
Died: March 2, 2018
 40 
Stanley Baker
(Welsh Actor, Producer and One of the Top British Film Actors of the Late 1950s)
Stanley Baker
3
Birthdate: February 28, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ferndale, Glamorgan, Wales
Died: June 28, 1976
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 41 
Hulagu Khan
(Mongol Ruler (1256-65))
Hulagu Khan
5
Birthdate: 1217 AD
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: February 8, 1265
 42 
Aphra Behn
(Playwright)
Aphra Behn
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 10, 1640
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Canterbury, England
Died: April 16, 1689
 43 
Wendy O. Williams
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 28, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Webster, New York, United States
Died: April 6, 1998
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 44 
Totie Fields
(Comedian)
Totie Fields
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Birthdate: May 7, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: August 2, 1978
Height: 4'10" (147 cm)
 45 
Saint Margaret of Scotland
(Queen Consort of Scotland (1070 - 1093), Famous as 'The Pearl of Scotland')
Saint Margaret of Scotland
0
Birthdate: 1045 AD
Birthplace: Hungary
Died: November 16, 1093
 46 
Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury
(Former Secretary of State of England (1596 - 1612))
Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 1, 1563
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Westminster, London, England
Died: May 24, 1612
 47 
Anthony Mason
(Basketball Player)
Anthony Mason
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 14, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Died: February 28, 2015
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
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Ilan Ramon
(Fighter pilot)
Ilan Ramon
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 20, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ramat Gan, Israel
Died: February 1, 2003
 49 
Cortez Kennedy
(American football player)
Cortez Kennedy
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Osceola, Arkansas, United States
Died: May 23, 2017
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 50 
Allan Sherman
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Birthdate: November 30, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: November 20, 1973