Famous People Who Died At 53

The list of famous people who died at 53 includes George Michael, John Denver, Vladimir Lenin, Richard Ramirez, Babe Ruth. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, emperors & kings, artists and actors and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 53 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Russia and many more countries.

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 1 Richard Ramirez

Richard Ramirez
120
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: February 29, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, United States
Died: June 7, 2013
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 2 Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: First African-American to Play in Major League Baseball
Birthdate: January 31, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cairo, Georgia, United States
Died: October 24, 1972

 3 Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: February 6, 1895
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pigtown, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: August 16, 1948
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 4 George Michael

George Michael
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: June 25, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: East Finchley, London, England
Died: December 25, 2016
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 5 Vladimir Lenin

Vladimir Lenin
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Famous As: 1st & Founding head of government of Soviet Russia (1917-1924) and Soviet Union (1922-24)
Birthdate: April 22, 1870
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ulyanovsk, Russia
Died: January 21, 1924

 6 Jim Henson

Jim Henson
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Famous As: Puppeteer
Birthdate: September 24, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Greenville, Mississippi, United States
Died: May 16, 1990
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 7 René Déscartes

René Déscartes
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: March 31, 1596
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Descartes, France
Died: February 11, 1650
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 8 Mary Shelley

Mary Shelley
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: August 30, 1797
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Somers Town, London, England
Died: February 1, 1851

 9 Xerxes I

Xerxes I
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Famous As: King of Kings of the Achaemenid Empire (486-465)
Birthdate: 0519 BC
Birthplace: Achaemenid Empire
Died: July 31, 0466

 10 John Denver

John Denver
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 31, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Roswell, New Mexico, United States
Died: October 12, 1997

 11 Maurice Gibb

Maurice Gibb
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 22, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Douglas, Isle of Man
Died: January 12, 2003
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 12 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer of the Romantic period
Birthdate: May 7, 1840
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Votkinsk, Russia
Died: November 6, 1893

 13 Jerry Garcia

Jerry Garcia
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 1, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: August 9, 1995
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 14 Vivien Leigh

Vivien Leigh
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 5, 1913
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Darjeeling, India
Died: July 8, 1967

 15 Marc Antony

Marc Antony
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Roman General
Birthdate: January 14, 0083
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rome
Died: August 1, 0030

 16 Fred West

Fred West
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: September 29, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Much Marcle, United Kingdom
Died: January 1, 1995

 17 Dian Fossey

Dian Fossey
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Zoologist, Conservationist
Birthdate: January 16, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: December 26, 1985

 18 Irrfan Khan

Irrfan Khan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 7, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Died: April 29, 2020
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 19 Maria Callas

Maria Callas
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Most Influential opera singer of the 20th century
Birthdate: December 2, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: September 16, 1977

 20 James K. Polk

James K. Polk
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of the United States (1845-49)
Birthdate: November 2, 1795
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pineville, North Carolina, United States
Died: June 15, 1849

 21 Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Isambard Kingdom Brunel
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Civil Engineer
Birthdate: April 9, 1806
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Portsmouth, England
Died: September 15, 1859

 22 Ivan the Terrible

Ivan the Terrible
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Famous As: Grand Prince of Moscow (1533-1547)
Birthdate: August 25, 1530
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kolomenskoye, Moscow, Russia
Died: March 28, 1584
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 23 Philip K. Dick

Philip K. Dick
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: December 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: March 2, 1982

 24 Benjamin Orr

Benjamin Orr
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 8, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lakewood, Ohio, United States
Died: October 4, 2000

 25 Vic Morrow

Vic Morrow
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 14, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: July 23, 1982
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 26 John von Neumann

John von Neumann
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician, Computer Scientist, Physicist
Birthdate: December 28, 1903
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: February 8, 1957

 27 Erik the Red

Erik the Red
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: 0950 AD
Birthplace: Norway
Died: 1003 AD

 28 Ma Rainey

Ma Rainey
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Street artist, Musician
Birthdate: April 26, 1886
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Columbus, Georgia, United States
Died: December 22, 1939

 29 Enrico Fermi

Enrico Fermi
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: September 29, 1901
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: November 28, 1954

 30 Cleavon Little

Cleavon Little
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chickasha, Oklahoma, United States
Died: October 22, 1992
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 31 William Moulton Marston

William Moulton Marston
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: May 9, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saugus, Massachusetts
Died: May 2, 1947

 32 Carolyn Jones

Carolyn Jones
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 8, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Amarillo, Texas, United States
Died: August 3, 1983

 33 Terence McKenna

Terence McKenna
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Famous As: Ethnobotanist
Birthdate: November 16, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paonia, Colorado, United States
Died: April 3, 2000

 34 Linda Lovelace

Linda Lovelace
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Famous As: American Adult Film Star
Birthdate: January 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, New York
Died: April 22, 2002

 35 Gordon Downie

Gordon Downie
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Former Lead singer of rock band The Tragically Hip, a group that has received more than ten JUNO Awards
Birthdate: February 6, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Amherstview, Canada
Died: October 17, 2017
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 36 Emmy Noether

Emmy Noether
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: March 23, 1882
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany
Died: April 14, 1935

 37 Johann Pachelbel

Johann Pachelbel
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Organist
Birthdate: 1653 AD
Birthplace: Free Imperial City of Nuremberg
Died: March 7, 1706

 38 Pier Paolo Pasolini

Pier Paolo Pasolini
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Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: March 5, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bologna, Kingdom of Italy
Died: November 2, 1975

 39 Warren Oates

Warren Oates
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 5, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Depoy, Kentucky, United States
Died: April 3, 1982
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 40 Berry Berenson

Berry Berenson
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: April 14, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Murray Hill, New York, United States
Died: September 11, 2001

 41 Al-Ghazālī

Al-Ghazālī
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 1058 AD
Birthplace: Ṭūs, Iran
Died: December 19, 1111

 42 Jack Wild

Jack Wild
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Listed In:
Famous As: Television actor, Film actor, Actor
Birthdate: September 30, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Royton
Died: March 1, 2006

 43 Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Dante Gabriel Rossetti
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: May 12, 1828
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: April 9, 1882

 44 Alexis de Tocqueville

Alexis de Tocqueville
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: July 29, 1805
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 16, 1859

 45 Yi Sun-sin

Yi Sun-sin
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Naval Commander
Birthdate: April 28, 1545
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hansung
Died: December 16, 1598

 46 Gene Siskel

Gene Siskel
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Film critic. Journalist
Birthdate: January 26, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: February 20, 1999

 47 Robert Liston

Robert Liston
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Surgeon
Birthdate: October 28, 1794
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ecclesmachan, West Lothian, Scotland
Died: December 7, 1847

 48 Jack Nance

Jack Nance
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 21, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died: December 30, 1996
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 49 Will Sampson

Will Sampson
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: September 27, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Okmulgee, Oklahoma, USA
Died: June 3, 1987
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 50 Mukesh

Mukesh
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer who won National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer for his song "Kai Baar Yuhi Dekha Hai" from the film Rajnigandha
Birthdate: July 22, 1923
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: August 27, 1976