Famous People Who Died At 52

The list of famous people who died at 52 includes William Shakespeare, Chris Cornell, John Wayne Gacy, Grace Kelly, Christopher Reeve. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, emperors & kings, composers and actors and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 52 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Russia & Germany 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 Christopher Reeve

Christopher Reeve.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 25, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: October 10, 2004
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 2 Bob Ross

Bob Ross.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: October 29, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Daytona Beach, Florida, United States
Died: July 4, 1995
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 3 Grace Kelly

Grace Kelly.
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Famous As: Film actress
Birthdate: November 12, 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: September 14, 1982
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 4 John Wayne Gacy

John Wayne Gacy.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: March 17, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 10, 1994
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 5 Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: July 20, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Died: May 18, 2017
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 6 Helen McCrory

Helen McCrory.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England
Died: April 16, 2021
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 7 Luke Perry

Luke Perry.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 11, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mansfield, Ohio, United States
Died: March 4, 2019
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 8 Henry VII of England

Henry VII of England.
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Famous As: King of England
Birthdate: January 28, 1457
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pembroke Castle, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom
Died: April 21, 1509

 9 Roy Orbison

Roy Orbison.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: April 23, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vernon, Texas, United States
Died: December 6, 1988
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 10 Frank Vincent Zappa

Frank Vincent Zappa.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: American musician
Birthdate: December 21, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S
Died: December 4, 1993

 11 Erwin Rommel

Erwin Rommel.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: November 15, 1891
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Heidenheim an der Brenz, Germany
Died: October 14, 1944
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 12 Harry Houdini

Harry Houdini.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Illusionist
Birthdate: March 24, 1874
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Budapest
Died: October 31, 1926

 13 Peter the Great

Peter the Great.
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Famous As: First Emperor of Russia
Birthdate: June 9, 1672
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow
Died: February 8, 1725
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 14 Laura Branigan

Laura Branigan
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 3, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: August 26, 2004
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 15 Abbie Hoffman

Abbie Hoffman.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Anti-War Activist
Birthdate: November 30, 1936
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Worcester
Died: April 12, 1989

 16 Gamal Abdel Nasser

Gamal Abdel Nasser.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political Leader of Egypt
Birthdate: January 15, 1918
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bacos, Egypt
Died: September 28, 1970

 17 Marcus Garvey

Marcus Garvey.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: August 17, 1887
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: June 10, 1940

 18 Harry Nilsson

Harry Nilsson
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Musician, Singer, Composer, Songwriter, Pianist
Birthdate: June 15, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 15, 1994
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 19 Townes Van Zandt

Townes Van Zandt.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer & Songwriter
Birthdate: March 7, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas
Died: January 1, 1997

 20 Ann Dunham

Ann Dunham.
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Famous As: Barack Obama's Mother
Birthdate: November 29, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas
Died: November 7, 1995

 21 Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn

Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: November 2, 1767
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Buckingham Palace, England
Died: January 23, 1820

 22 Christian Dior

Christian Dior.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Fashion Designers
Birthdate: January 21, 1905
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Granville
Died: October 23, 1957

 23 Francis I of France

Francis I of France.
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Famous As: King of France
Birthdate: September 12, 1494
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Royal Castle of Cognac, Cognac, France
Died: March 31, 1547

 24 Lou Costello

Lou Costello.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 6, 1906
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paterson, New Jersey, United States
Died: March 3, 1959
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 25 Thomas Becket

Thomas Becket.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Saint
Birthdate: December 21, 1118
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cheapside
Died: December 29, 1170

 26 Veerappan

Veerappan
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Indian criminal
Birthdate: January 18, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gopinatham, Mysore State, India
Died: October 18, 2004

 27 Valerie Solanas

Valerie Solanas.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: April 9, 1936
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ventnor City, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 25, 1988

 28 Diana Dors

Diana Dors
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 23, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK
Died: May 4, 1984
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 29 Caroline Aherne

Caroline Aherne.
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: December 24, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ealing, London, England
Died: July 2, 2016
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 30 Danny Rolling

Danny Rolling
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: American serial killer
Birthdate: May 26, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana
Died: October 25, 2006
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 31 Vikram Sarabhai

Vikram Sarabhai.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: August 12, 1919
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ahmedabad, India
Died: December 30, 1971

 32 Giordano Bruno

Giordano Bruno.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 1548 AD
Birthplace: Nola, Italy
Died: February 17, 1600

 33 Elizabeth of Russia

Elizabeth of Russia.
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Famous As: Empress of Russia
Birthdate: December 29, 1709
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kolomenskoye
Died: January 5, 1762

 34 Adam Schlesinger

Adam Schlesinger
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: October 31, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: April 1, 2020

 35 Dorothy Kilgallen

Dorothy Kilgallen.
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: July 3, 1913
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: November 8, 1965
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 36 J. Christopher Stevens

J. Christopher Stevens.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: April 1, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Grass Valley, California, United States
Died: September 11, 2012

 37 Ezekiel

Ezekiel
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prophet
Birthdate: 0622 BC
Birthplace: Jerusalem
Died: 0570 BC

 38 La Veneno

La Veneno
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer Actress
Birthdate: March 19, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Adra, Almería, Spain
Died: November 9, 2016

 39 Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa

Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Roman Consul
Birthdate: 0064 BC
Birthplace: Arpino, Istria or Asisium
Died: 0012 BC

 40 François Truffaut

François Truffaut
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: February 6, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 21, 1984
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 41 Eddie Kendricks

Eddie Kendricks.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 17, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Union Springs, Alabama, United States
Died: October 5, 1992
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 42 Melvin Franklin

Melvin Franklin.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: R&B Singer
Birthdate: October 12, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama
Died: February 23, 1995
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 43 Christopher George

Christopher George
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 25, 1931
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
Died: November 28, 1983
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 44 Thomas Mikal Ford

Thomas Mikal Ford.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 5, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: October 12, 2016
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 45 Sejong the Great of Joseon

Sejong the Great of Joseon
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: King
Birthdate: May 15, 1397
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Jeonju
Died: April 8, 1450

 46 Samuel

Samuel
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prophet
Birthdate: 1064 BC
Died: 1012 BC

 47 Margaret of Anjou

Margaret of Anjou
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Famous As: Queen of England
Birthdate: March 23, 1430
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pont-a-Mousson, France
Died: August 25, 1482

 48 Trevor Berbick

Trevor Berbick.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: August 1, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Port Antonio
Died: October 28, 2006
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 49 Debralee Scott

Debralee Scott.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 2, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey
Died: April 5, 2005

 50 Hezekiah

Hezekiah.
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Famous As: King of Judah
Birthdate: 0739 BC
Birthplace: Jerusalem, Israel
Died: 0687 BC