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
(Best-Selling Female R&B Artist of the 20th Century)

Whitney Houston
40
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')

Al Capone
40
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
32
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
45
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 23, 1897
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cuttack, India
Died: August 18, 1945
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 5 
Charles I of England
(King of England, Scotland & Ireland from 1625 to 1649)

Charles I of England
12
Birthdate: November 19, 1600
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dunfermline Palace, Dunfermline, Scotland
Died: January 30, 1649
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 6 
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
(Qawwal and Ghazal Singer)

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 13, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Faisalabad
Died: August 16, 1997

 7 
Scott Weiland
(Lead Singer of The Band 'Stone Temple Pilots')

Scott Weiland
7
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)
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 8 
Tipu Sultan
(Ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore (1782-99))

Tipu Sultan
20
Birthdate: November 20, 1750
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Devanhalli, Karnataka, India
Died: May 4, 1799

 9 

Curly Howard
3
Birthdate: October 22, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bensonhurst, New York, United States
Died: January 18, 1952
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 10 
James Maxwell
(Mathematician & Physicist)

James Maxwell
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 13, 1831
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: November 5, 1879

 11 
Harvey Milk
(Member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors from the 5th district (1978))

Harvey Milk
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 22, 1930
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Woodmere, New York, United States
Died: November 27, 1978

 12 
Ahmad Shah Massoud
(Minister of Defense of Afghanistan (1992-2001))

Ahmad Shah Massoud
35
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 2, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bazarak, Afghanistan
Died: September 9, 2001

 13 

Khalil Gibran
13
Birthdate: January 6, 1883
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bsharri, Lebanon
Died: April 10, 1931

 14 

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

 15 

Shirley Jackson
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 14, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: September 8, 1965

 16 
Scott Joplin
(Composer & Pianist)

Scott Joplin
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 24, 1868
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Texas, United States
Died: April 1, 1917

 17 
Marty Feldman
(Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Poet)

Marty Feldman
1
Birthdate: July 8, 1934
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London
Died: December 2, 1982
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 18 

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

 19 
Belle Gunness
(Serial Killer)

Belle Gunness
12
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: November 11, 1859
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Selbu
Died: April 28, 1908

 20 
Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor
(Holy Roman Emperor (1765-90))

Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor
10
Birthdate: March 13, 1741
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: February 20, 1790

 21 
Margaret Mitchell
(Writer of 'Gone with the Wind')

Margaret  Mitchell
1
Birthdate: November 8, 1900
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: August 16, 1949

 22 
Diane Arbus
(Photographer)

Diane Arbus
4
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: March 14, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: July 26, 1971

 23 
Theodosius I
(Emperor)

Theodosius I
8
Birthdate: January 11, 0347
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Coca, Segovia, Spain
Died: January 17, 0395

 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 
Lili Elbe
(Painter)

Lili Elbe
11
Birthdate: December 28, 1882
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vejle, Denmark
Died: September 13, 1931

 26 
Tom Fogerty
(Singer, Guitarist)

Tom Fogerty
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 9, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berkeley
Died: September 6, 1990

 27 
Mona Shourie Kapoor
(Wife of Boney Kapoor)

Mona Shourie Kapoor
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 3, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Delhi
Died: March 25, 2012

Constantine XI Palaiologos
3
Birthdate: February 8, 1405
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Constantinople, Turkey
Died: May 29, 1453

 29 
Yvette Wilson
(Comedian, Actress)

Yvette Wilson
2
Birthdate: March 6, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: June 14, 2012

 30 
Peter Steele
(Singer and bassist for the goth and metal band Type O Negative)

Peter Steele
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 4, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: April 14, 2010
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

Christopher Evan Welch
1
Birthdate: September 28, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fort Belvoir, Virginia, USA
Died: December 2, 2013
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 32 
Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(Pioneer of Indian Independence Movement)

Gopal Krishna Gokhale
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 9, 1866
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kothluk, Ratnagiri, Maharashtra
Died: February 19, 1915

 33 
Murad III
(Ottoman Sultan)

Murad III
6
Birthdate: July 4, 1546
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manisa, Turkey
Died: December 31, 1595

 34 
Guru Hargobind
(Sikh Guru)

Guru Hargobind
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Birthdate: June 19, 1595
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Amritsar, India
Died: March 19, 1644

 35 

Wendy O. Williams
1
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)

 36 

Billy Herrington
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: July 14, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, USA
Died: March 2, 2018

 37 
Maureen Starkey Tigrett
(Singer, Actor, Model)

Maureen Starkey Tigrett
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 4, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Liverpool
Died: December 30, 1994

 38 
Mikhail Bulgakov
(Novelist and Playwright Best Known for His Novel 'The Master and Margarita')

Mikhail Bulgakov
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 15, 1891
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: March 10, 1940

 39 
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

 40 
Hulagu Khan
(Mongol Ruler (1256-65))

Hulagu Khan
3
Birthdate: 1217 AD
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: February 8, 1265

Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 1, 1563
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Westminster, London, England
Died: May 24, 1612

 42 
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

 43 
Aphra Behn
(Playwright)

Aphra Behn
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 10, 1640
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Canterbury, England
Died: April 16, 1689

 44 

Stanley Baker
2
Birthdate: February 28, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ferndale, Glamorgan, Wales
Died: June 28, 1976
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 45 

Jonathan Crombie
0
Birthdate: October 12, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: April 15, 2015
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 46 
Alice Pearce
(Actress)

Alice Pearce
1
Birthdate: October 16, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: March 3, 1966

 47 
Totie Fields
(Comedian)

Totie Fields
5
Birthdate: May 7, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: August 2, 1978
Height: 4'10" (147 cm)

 48 
Ferdinand VII of Spain
(King of Spain)

Ferdinand VII of Spain
0
Birthdate: October 14, 1784
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
Died: September 29, 1833

 49 
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

 50 
Cecil John Rhodes
(Former Prime Minister of the Cape Colony)

Cecil John Rhodes
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 5, 1853
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Died: March 26, 1902