Famous People Who Died At 60

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The list of famous people who died at 60 includes Theodore Roosevelt, Carrie Fisher, Syd Barrett, Leon Trotsky, Benedict Arnold. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, emperors & kings, artists and philosophers and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 60 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Theodore Roosevelt
(26th President of the United States (1901-1909))
Theodore Roosevelt
66
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 27, 1858
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: January 6, 1919
 2 
Diego Maradona
(One of the Greatest Football Players in the History of the Sport)
Diego Maradona
123
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 30, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lanús, Argentina
Died: November 25, 2020
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 3 
Carrie Fisher
(Famous for Playing Princess Leia in the 'Star Wars' Films)
Carrie Fisher
73
Birthdate: October 21, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States
Died: December 27, 2016
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 4 
Cyrus the Great
(Founder of First Persian Empire)
Cyrus the Great
5
Birthdate: 0590 BC
Birthplace: Anshan, Iran
Died: 0530 BC
 5 
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
(The Last Shah of Iran Who Ruled from 1941 to 1979)
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
51
Birthdate: October 26, 1919
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
Died: July 27, 1980
 6 
Calvin Coolidge
(30th President of the United States (1923–1929))
Calvin Coolidge
21
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 4, 1872
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Plymouth, Vermont, United States
Died: January 5, 1933
 7 
George Patton
(One of the Most Successful Combat Generals in United States History)
George Patton
17
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 11, 1885
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Gabriel, California, United States
Died: December 21, 1945
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 8 
Leon Trotsky
(Russian Marxist Revolutionary Who Developed a Variant of Marxism Which Has Become Known as 'Trotskyism')
Leon Trotsky
46
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 7, 1879
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bereslavka, Ukraine
Died: August 21, 1940
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 9 
Gary Cooper
(One of the Greatest Male Stars of Classic Hollywood Cinema)
Gary Cooper
7
Birthdate: May 7, 1901
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Helena, Montana, United States
Died: May 13, 1961
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 10 
Leonidas I
(King of Ancient Sparta)
Leonidas I
3
Birthdate: 0540 BC
Birthplace: Sparta, Greece
Died: August 11, 0480
 11 
Syd Barrett
(Singer-songwriter)
Syd Barrett
21
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 6, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cambridge
Died: July 7, 2006
 12 
Geoffrey Chaucer
(14 Century English Poet & Author Best Known for His Book 'The Canterbury Tales')
Geoffrey Chaucer
13
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1340 AD
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 25, 1400
 13 
Amanda Blake
(Actress)
Amanda Blake
10
Birthdate: February 20, 1929
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, USA
Died: August 16, 1989
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 14 
Empress Elisabeth of Austria
(Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary from 1854 to 1898)
Empress Elisabeth of Austria
5
Birthdate: December 24, 1837
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: September 10, 1898
 15 
Benedict Arnold
(American Military Officer Who Served During the Revolutionary War)
Benedict Arnold
36
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 14, 1741
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Norwich, Connecticut, United States
Died: June 14, 1801
 16 
Bob Fosse
(American Choreographer and Director Known for His Works ‘The Pajama Game’ and ‘Damn Yankees’)
Bob Fosse
15
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: June 23, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: September 23, 1987
 17 
Moses Malone
(Basketball player)
Moses Malone
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 23, 1955
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Petersburg, Virginia, United States
Died: September 13, 2015
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 18 
Lev Yashin
(One of the Greatest Goalkeeper in the History of the Sport)
Lev Yashin
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 22, 1929
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: March 20, 1990
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 19 
Mahalia Jackson
(Singer, Television Personality)
Mahalia Jackson
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 26, 1911
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Died: January 27, 1972
 20 
Larry Linville
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Major Frank Burns’ on the TV Series ‘M*A*S*H’)
Larry Linville
1
Birthdate: September 29, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ojai, California, United States
Died: April 10, 2000
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 21 
Shemp Howard
(Comedian, Actor and Member of the Comedy Team ‘The Three Stooges’)
Shemp Howard
7
Birthdate: March 11, 1895
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: November 22, 1955
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 22 
John Barrymore
(Best Known for His Silent Films: ‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’, ‘Sherlock Holmes’ and ‘The Sea Beast’)
John Barrymore
5
Birthdate: February 15, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: May 29, 1942
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 23 
Heraclitus
(Ancient Greek Philosopher)
Heraclitus
1
Birthdate: 0535 BC
Birthplace: Ephesus, Turkey
Died: 0475 BC
 24 
Anthony Perkins
(Film actor, Film director)
Anthony Perkins
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 4, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, United States
Died: September 12, 1992
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 25 
David Livingstone
(Scottish Physician, Explorer and Missionary)
David Livingstone
11
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 19, 1813
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: May 1, 1873
 26 
Jeff Conaway
4
Birthdate: October 5, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: May 27, 2011
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 27 
John Thaw
(Actor)
John Thaw
9
Birthdate: January 3, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: West Gorton, Manchester, England, UK
Died: February 21, 2002
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 28 
Clara Bow
(American Actress Who was a Big Star During Silent Era of the 1920s)
Clara Bow
3
Birthdate: July 29, 1905
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: September 27, 1965
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 29 
Philippe I, Duke of Orléans
(Son of Louis Xiii of France and His Wife Anne of Austria)
Philippe I, Duke of Orléans
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 21, 1640
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
Died: June 9, 1701
 30 
St Paul
(Christian Apostle Who Was Regarded as One of the Most Important Figures of the Apostolic Age)
St Paul
21
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0005 AD
Birthplace: Tarsus, Turkey
Died: 0065 AD
 31 
August Wilson
(American Playwright Who was Refered to as the 'Theater's Poet of Black America)
August Wilson
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 27, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 2, 2005
 32 
Sergio Leone
(Italian Filmmaker Best Known for Creating the 'Spaghetti Western' Genre)
Sergio Leone
4
Birthdate: January 3, 1929
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: April 30, 1989
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 33 
Victoria, Princess Royal
(German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1888))
Victoria, Princess Royal
8
Birthdate: November 21, 1840
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: August 5, 1901
 34 
Vic Tayback
1
Birthdate: January 6, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: May 25, 1990
 35 
Peter Finch
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Howard Beale’ in the Film ‘Network’)
Peter Finch
4
Birthdate: September 28, 1916
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: South Kensington, London, England
Died: January 14, 1977
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Stefan Zweig
(One of the Most Popular and Widely Translated Writers in the World During 1920s & 1930s)
Stefan Zweig
4
Birthdate: November 28, 1881
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: February 22, 1942
 37 
Muhammad Iqbal
(One of the Most Important Figures in Urdu and Persian Literature)
Muhammad Iqbal
25
Birthdate: November 9, 1877
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sialkot, Pakistan
Died: April 21, 1938
 38 
Paul Klee
(Swiss-born German Artist Whose Work Exhibited Shades of 'Expressionism', 'Cubism', and 'Surrealism')
Paul Klee
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 18, 1879
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Münchenbuchsee, Switzerland
Died: May 29, 1940
 39 
Hammurabi
(Babylon King)
Hammurabi
6
Birthdate: 1810 BC
Birthplace: Babylon, Iraqi
Died: 1750 BC
 40 
Hero of Alexandria
(Greek Mathematician and Engineer)
Hero of Alexandria
29
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 0010 AD
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: 0070 AD
 41 
Stephen Jay Gould
(Paleontologist and Evolutionary Biologist Known for His 'Theory of Punctuated Equilibrium' & Book ‘The Mismeasure of Man’)
Stephen Jay Gould
1
Birthdate: September 10, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bayside, New York, United States
Died: May 20, 2002
 42 
Sylvia Kristel
(Dutch Actress and Model Best Known for Her Eponymous Role in 'Emmanuelle' Films)
Sylvia Kristel
3
Birthdate: September 28, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Utrecht, Netherlands
Died: October 17, 2012
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 43 
Elsa Einstein
(Albert Einstein's Wife)
Elsa Einstein
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 18, 1876
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hechingen, Germany
Died: December 20, 1936
 44 
Tom Mix
(Actor)
Tom Mix
1
Birthdate: January 6, 1880
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mix Run, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: October 12, 1940
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 45 
Osamu Tezuka
(Film director, Film producer, Mangaka, Animator, Physician, Writer, Designer, Screenwriter)
Osamu Tezuka
2
Birthdate: November 3, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toyonaka
Died: February 9, 1989
 46 
Dynamite Kid
(Professional wrestler)
Dynamite Kid
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 5, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wigan, England
Died: December 5, 2018
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 47 
Lev Landau
(Russian Physicist and One for the Founders of Quantum Mechanical Theory)
Lev Landau
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 22, 1908
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijan
Died: April 1, 1968
 48 
Manuela Sáenz
(South American Revolutionary and Spy)
Manuela Sáenz
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 27, 1795
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Quito, Ecuador
Died: November 23, 1856
 49 
Mel Smith
(Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Comedian, Film director, Writer, Screenwriter)
Mel Smith
0
Birthdate: December 3, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chiswick
Died: July 19, 2013
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Maureen Reagan
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Birthdate: January 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles
Died: August 8, 2001