Famous People Who Died At 59

The list of famous people who died at 59 includes Clark Gable, William the Conqueror, Oliver Cromwell, Solomon, Rock Hudson. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, emperors & kings, poets and spiritual & religious leaders and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 59 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Italy and many more countries.

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 1 William the Conqueror

William the Conqueror
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Famous As: King of England (1066-1087)
Birthdate: 1028 AD
Birthplace: Falaise, France
Died: September 9, 1087

 2 Clark Gable

Clark Gable
13
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 1, 1901
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cadiz, Ohio, United States
Died: August 16, 1960

 3 Solomon

Solomon
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Famous As: King of Israel
Birthdate: 0990 BC
Birthplace: Jerusalem, Israel
Died: 0931 BC

 4 John Brown

John Brown
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Abolitionist
Birthdate: May 9, 1800
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Torrington, Connecticut, United States
Died: December 2, 1859

 5 Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: January 25, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England
Died: March 28, 1941

 6 Rock Hudson

Rock Hudson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 17, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Winnetka, Illinois, United States
Died: October 2, 1985
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 7 Booker T. Washington

Booker T. Washington
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 5, 1856
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Westlake Corner, Virginia, United States
Died: November 14, 1915
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 8 Sitting Bull

Sitting Bull
3
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Warrior
Birthdate: 1831 AD
Birthplace: Grand River
Died: December 15, 1890

 9 George Best

George Best
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: May 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Died: November 25, 2005
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 10 Dusty Springfield

Dusty Springfield
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Artist, Cleric
Birthdate: April 16, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: West Hampstead, London,England
Died: March 2, 1999
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 11 Fyodor Dostoevsky

Fyodor Dostoevsky
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: November 11, 1821
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: February 9, 1881

 12 Truman Capote

Truman Capote
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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: September 30, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: August 25, 1984
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 13 Conway Twitty

Conway Twitty
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 1, 1933
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Friars Point, Mississippi, United States
Died: June 5, 1993
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 14 Hattie McDaniel

Hattie McDaniel
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 10, 1893
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States
Died: October 26, 1952

 15 Doug McClure

Doug McClure
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 11, 1935
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Glendale, California, United States
Died: February 5, 1995
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 16 Toussaint Louverture

Toussaint Louverture
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Leader of the Haitian Revolution
Birthdate: May 20, 1743
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint-Dominigue (present day Haiti)
Died: April 7, 1803

 17 Bill Bixby

Bill Bixby
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 22, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: November 21, 1993

 18 Robert Reed

Robert Reed
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 19, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Highland Park, Illinois, United States
Died: May 12, 1992
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 19 Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: July 4, 1804
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Salem, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 19, 1864

 20 Isoroku Yamamoto

Isoroku Yamamoto
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Japanese Naval Officer Who Conceived The Pearl Harbor Attack in 1941
Birthdate: April 4, 1884
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nagaoka, Niigata, Japan
Died: April 18, 1943

 21 Reg E. Cathey

Reg E. Cathey
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 18, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Huntsville, Alabama, United States
Died: February 9, 2018
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 22 John Cassavetes

John Cassavetes
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Famous As: Actor, Director
Birthdate: December 9, 1929
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 3, 1989
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 23 Oliver Cromwell

Oliver Cromwell
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: English Statesman
Birthdate: April 25, 1599
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, Kingdom of England
Died: September 3, 1658

 24 Billy Preston

Billy Preston
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician & Songwriter
Birthdate: September 2, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Died: June 6, 2006

 25 Erik Satie

Erik Satie
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: May 17, 1866
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Honfleur, France
Died: July 1, 1925

 26 Emperor Meiji

Emperor Meiji
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Famous As: Emperor of Japan (1867-1912)
Birthdate: November 3, 1852
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Died: July 30, 1912
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 27 Peter Lorre

Peter Lorre
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 26, 1904
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Austria-Hungary
Died: March 23, 1964
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 28 Harold Holt

Harold Holt
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of Australia
Birthdate: August 5, 1908
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stanmore
Died: December 17, 1967

 29 Mirabai

Mirabai
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Bhakti Saint
Birthdate: 1498 AD
Birthplace: Kudki
Died: 1557 AD

 30 Teddy Pendergrass

Teddy Pendergrass
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 26, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kingstree, South Carolina, USA
Died: January 13, 2010
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 31 Auguste Comte

Auguste Comte
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: January 19, 1798
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Montpellier, France
Died: September 5, 1857

 32 Emile Durkheim

Emile Durkheim
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Famous As: Sociologist
Birthdate: April 15, 1858
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Épinal, France
Died: November 15, 1917

 33 Sher Shah Suri

Sher Shah Suri
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Famous As: Sultan of the Suri Empire (1537-45)
Birthdate: 1486 AD
Birthplace: Sasaram, India
Died: May 22, 1545

 34 Eli Whitney

Eli Whitney
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Famous As: American inventor
Birthdate: December 8, 1765
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Westborough
Died: January 8, 1825

 35 Ovid

Ovid
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: March 20, 0043
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sulmo, Italy, Roman Republic
Died: 0017 AD

 36 John Donne

John Donne
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: January 22, 1572
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: March 31, 1631

 37 Dayanand Saraswati

Dayanand Saraswati
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: February 12, 1824
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tankara, India
Died: October 30, 1883

 38 Helena Blavatsky

Helena Blavatsky
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Famous As: Writer, Co-founder of the Theosophical Society
Birthdate: August 12, 1831
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dnipro, Ukraine
Died: May 8, 1891

 39 Gypsy Rose Lee

Gypsy Rose Lee
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Famous As: Entertainer
Birthdate: January 8, 1911
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, USA
Died: April 26, 1970
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 40 Juliet Prowse

Juliet Prowse
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Famous As: Dancer, Actress
Birthdate: September 25, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Died: September 14, 1996
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 41 Barbara Jordan

Barbara Jordan
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: February 21, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Houston
Died: January 17, 1996

 42 Eliza Hamilton Holly

Eliza Hamilton Holly
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Alexander Hamilton's Daughter
Birthdate: November 20, 1799
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York
Died: October 17, 1859

 43 Seretse Khama

Seretse Khama
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 1, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Serowe, Botswana
Died: July 13, 1980

 44 Fanny Brice

Fanny Brice
2
Famous As: Model, Singer, Actress
Birthdate: October 29, 1891
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: May 29, 1951
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 45 Gustav Holst

Gustav Holst
0
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Was an English Composer
Birthdate: September 21, 1874
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Died: May 25, 1934

 46 Anne Ramsey

Anne Ramsey
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 27, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: August 11, 1988
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 47 Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor

Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor
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Famous As: Holy Roman Emperor (1508-1519)
Birthdate: March 22, 1459
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Died: January 12, 1519

 48 Sam Peckinpah

Sam Peckinpah
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: February 21, 1925
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fresno, California, United States
Died: December 28, 1984
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 49 Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Essayist
Birthdate: January 31, 1775
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Inner Temple, London, England
Died: December 27, 1834

 50 Nannie Doss

Nannie Doss
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: November 4, 1905
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Blue Mountain, Anniston, Alabama
Died: June 2, 1965