Famous People Who Died At 51

The list of famous people who died at 51 includes James Gandolfini, William III of England, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Calamity Jane, Margaret Tudor. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, emperors & kings, artists and poets and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 51 includes people from United States, Germany, France & United Kingdom and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare
107
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: April 26, 1564
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stratford-upon-Avon, England
Died: April 23, 1616

 2 Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon Bonaparte
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Famous As: Emperor of the French (1804-1814)
Birthdate: August 15, 1769
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ajaccio, France
Died: May 5, 1821
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 3 Madam C. J. Walker

Madam C. J. Walker
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: December 23, 1867
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Delta, Louisiana, United States
Died: May 25, 1919

 4 James Gandolfini

James Gandolfini
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 18, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Westwood, New Jersey, United States
Died: June 19, 2013
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 5 Calamity Jane

Calamity Jane
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: American scout
Birthdate: May 1, 1852
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Princeton, Missouri
Died: August 1, 1903

 6 John Smith

John Smith
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: January 6, 1580
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lincolnshire, England
Died: June 21, 1631

 7 John Singleton

John Singleton
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: January 6, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: April 28, 2019
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 8 Marcel Proust

Marcel Proust
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: July 10, 1871
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Neuilly-Auteuil-Passy, France
Died: November 18, 1922

 9 Jack Swigert

Jack Swigert
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Astronaut
Birthdate: August 30, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado
Died: December 27, 1982

 10 Harald Hardrada

Harald Hardrada
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Famous As: King of Norway (1046 to 1066)
Birthdate: 1015 AD
Birthplace: Ringerike
Died: September 25, 1066

 11 Roger Maris

Roger Maris
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: September 10, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hibbing, Minnesota, United States
Died: December 14, 1985

 12 Carl Wilson

Carl Wilson
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: American musician
Birthdate: December 21, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hawthorne, California
Died: February 6, 1998
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 13 Yolanda King

Yolanda King
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Human rights activist, Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter
Birthdate: November 17, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Died: May 15, 2007

 14 Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister of Pakistan (1973-77)
Birthdate: January 5, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Larkana, Pakistan
Died: April 4, 1979

 15 Édouard Manet

Édouard Manet
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: January 23, 1832
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 30, 1883

 16 Elijah

Elijah
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Famous As: Prophet
Birthdate: 0900 BC
Birthplace: Tishbe
Died: 0849 BC

 17 Moliere

Moliere
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: January 15, 1622
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rue Saint Honoré, Paris, France
Died: February 17, 1673

 18 Rainer Maria Rilke

Rainer Maria Rilke
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet & Novelist widely recognized as one of the most lyrically intense German-language poets.
Birthdate: December 4, 1875
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: December 29, 1926

 19 Bill Evans

Bill Evans
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 16, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Plainfield, New Jersey, United States
Died: September 15, 1980

 20 Stanley Williams

Stanley Williams
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: December 29, 1953
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Died: December 13, 2005

 21 George Washington Vanderbilt II

George Washington Vanderbilt II
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Art Collector
Birthdate: November 14, 1862
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Dorp
Died: March 6, 1914

 22 Lapu-Lapu

Lapu-Lapu
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Chieftain of Mactan, Philippines
Birthdate: 1491 AD
Birthplace: Mactan, Philippines
Died: 1542 AD

 23 Ethan Allen

Ethan Allen
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Revolutionary War Hero
Birthdate: January 21, 1738
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
Died: February 12, 1789

 24 Pliny the Younger

Pliny the Younger
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author, Lawyer
Birthdate: 0061 AD
Birthplace: Como
Died: 0112 AD

 25 Ann Sheridan

Ann Sheridan
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 21, 1915
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Denton, Texas, USA
Died: January 21, 1967
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 26 Honoré de Balzac

Honoré de Balzac
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist and Playwright
Birthdate: May 20, 1799
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tours, France
Died: August 18, 1850

 27 Antonin Artaud

Antonin Artaud
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 4, 1896
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Marseille, France
Died: March 4, 1948

 28 Jan van Eyck

Jan van Eyck
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 1390 AD
Birthplace: Maaseik, Belgium
Died: July 9, 1441

 29 Tommy Dorsey

Tommy Dorsey
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Trombonist
Birthdate: November 19, 1905
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: November 26, 1956

 30 Darius III

Darius III
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0381 BC
Birthplace: Iran
Died: June 30, 0330

 31 Anthony Wayne

Anthony Wayne
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Senior Officer of the United States Army (1792-96)
Birthdate: January 1, 1745
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Easttown Township, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 15, 1796

 32 Angela Carter

Angela Carter
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: May 7, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Eastbourne, England
Died: February 16, 1992

 33 Gustave Doré

Gustave Doré
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: January 6, 1832
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: January 23, 1883

 34 Syama Prasad Mookerjee

Syama Prasad Mookerjee
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Indian Politician
Birthdate: July 6, 1901
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Calcutta, India
Died: June 23, 1953

 35 Eero Saarinen

Eero Saarinen
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: August 20, 1910
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kirkkonummi, Finland
Died: September 1, 1961

 36 Charles George Gordon

Charles George Gordon
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: British soldier and Administrator
Birthdate: January 28, 1833
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London
Died: January 26, 1885

 37 Stanley Milgram

Stanley Milgram
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Famous As: Psychologist, University teacher, Sociologist
Birthdate: August 15, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City
Died: December 20, 1984

 38 William the Silent

William the Silent
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Dutch prince
Birthdate: April 24, 1533
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dillenburg, Germany
Died: July 10, 1584

 39 Emperor Taizong of Tang

Emperor Taizong of Tang
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Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: January 28, 0598
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wugong County, Xianyang, China
Died: July 10, 0649

 40 Bobby Van

Bobby Van
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 6, 1928
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: July 31, 1980

 41 Margaret Tudor

Margaret Tudor
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Famous As: Queen Consort of Scotland
Birthdate: November 28, 1489
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Westminster Palace, London, Middlesex, Kingdom of England
Died: October 18, 1541

 42 Sean Hughes

Sean Hughes
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: November 10, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Archway, London, England
Died: October 16, 2017

 43 Roger Casement

Roger Casement
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: September 1, 1864
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sandycove, Ireland
Died: August 3, 1916

 44 Tony Williams

Tony Williams
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Drummer
Birthdate: December 12, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died: February 23, 1997

 45 Gustav Stresemann

Gustav Stresemann
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Chancellor of Germany
Birthdate: May 10, 1878
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin
Died: October 3, 1929

 46 Frederick William I of Prussia

Frederick William I of Prussia
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Famous As: King of Prussia (1713-1740)
Birthdate: August 14, 1688
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: May 31, 1740

 47 The Singing Nun

The Singing Nun
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 17, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Laeken, Brussels, Belgium
Died: March 29, 1985

 48 Paul Verlaine

Paul Verlaine
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: March 30, 1844
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Metz, France
Died: January 8, 1896

 49 Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev

Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev
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Famous As: Former King of Nepal
Birthdate: June 11, 1920
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kathmandu, Nepal
Died: January 31, 1972

 50 Emmanuel Yarbrough

Emmanuel Yarbrough
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Martial artist
Birthdate: September 5, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rahway, New Jersey, United States
Died: December 21, 2015
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)