Famous People Who Died At 61

The list of famous people who died at 61 includes Anthony Bourdain, Ernest Hemingway, John Gotti, Bill Paxton, Benito Mussolini. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, composers, actors and emperors & kings and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 61 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.

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 1 Prophet Muhammad

Prophet Muhammad
6
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Founder of Islam
Birthdate: 0571 AD
Birthplace: Mecca, Hejaz, Arabia
Died: June 8, 0632

 2 Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain
25
Listed In: Food Experts
Famous As: Celebrity Chef, TV Personality
Birthdate: June 25, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: June 8, 2018
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 3 Benito Mussolini

Benito Mussolini
40
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Dictator, Prime Minister of Italy (1922-1943)
Birthdate: July 29, 1883
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Predappio, Italy
Died: April 28, 1945
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 4 Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: July 21, 1899
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Died: July 2, 1961

 5 Bill Paxton

Bill Paxton
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 17, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Died: February 25, 2017

 6 John Gotti

John Gotti
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Gangster, Crimeboss
Birthdate: October 27, 1940
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: June 10, 2002

 7 Ronald Kray

Ronald Kray
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: October 24, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Haggerston, London, England
Died: March 17, 1995
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 8 Lal Bahadur Shastri

Lal Bahadur Shastri
21
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of India
Birthdate: October 2, 1904
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mughalsarai, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: January 11, 1966

 9 Oliver Reed

Oliver Reed
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 13, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wimbledon, London, England
Died: May 2, 1999

 10 Puyi

Puyi
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Famous As: Last Emperor of China
Birthdate: February 7, 1906
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Prince Chun Mansion, Beijing, China
Died: October 17, 1967

 11 Miguel Ferrer

Miguel Ferrer
4
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 7, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Died: January 19, 2017

 12 Roddy Piper

Roddy Piper
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: April 17, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saskatoon, Canada
Died: July 31, 2015
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 13 Bobby Farrell

Bobby Farrell
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: October 6, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Aruba
Died: December 13, 2010

 14 Susan Atkins

Susan Atkins
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: May 7, 1948
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Gabriel, California, United States
Died: September 24, 2009

 15 Raja Ram Mohan Roy

Raja Ram Mohan Roy
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Socio-religious Reformer
Birthdate: May 22, 1772
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Radhanagore, West Bengal, India
Died: September 27, 1833

 16 Miyamoto Musashi

Miyamoto Musashi
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Swordsman & Warrior
Birthdate: 1584 AD
Birthplace: Japan
Died: June 13, 1645

 17 Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: August 27, 1770
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany
Died: November 14, 1831

 18 Bill Pickett

Bill Pickett
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Famous As: Cowboy
Birthdate: December 5, 1870
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Williamson County, Texas, United States
Died: April 2, 1932

 19 Walter White

Walter White
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: American civil rights activist
Birthdate: July 1, 1893
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: 1955 AD

 20 Peter Lawford

Peter Lawford
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 7, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 24, 1984
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 21 Park-Chung-hee

Park-Chung-hee
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of South Korea
Birthdate: November 14, 1917
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gumi, South Korea
Died: October 26, 1979

 22 Marie Fredriksson

Marie Fredriksson
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 30, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Össjö, Sweden
Died: December 9, 2019
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 23 George Eliot

George Eliot
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet & Novelist
Birthdate: November 22, 1819
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England
Died: December 22, 1880

 24 James Horner

James Horner
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Conductor, Musician, Orchestrateur, Film score composer
Birthdate: August 14, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles
Died: June 22, 2015

 25 Gregor Mendel

Gregor Mendel
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Meteorologist, Mathematician, Biologist
Birthdate: July 20, 1822
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hynčice, Vražné, Czechia
Died: January 6, 1884

 26 Jeremy Brett

Jeremy Brett
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 3, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berkswell
Died: September 12, 1995

 27 Aurelian

Aurelian
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Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: September 9, 0214
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
Died: September 25, 0275

 28 Muhammad(Religious leader)

Muhammad(Religious leader)
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Religious leader
Birthdate: April 22, 0571
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mecca
Died: June 8, 0632

 29 Sally Ride

Sally Ride
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: First American Woman To Go in Space, Physicist
Birthdate: May 26, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Encino, Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: July 23, 2012

 30 Toyotomi Hideyoshi

Toyotomi Hideyoshi
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Japanese Samurai
Birthdate: March 17, 1537
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Nakamura-ku, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Died: September 18, 1598

 31 Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark

Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: December 13, 1906
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: August 27, 1968

 32 Lead Belly

Lead Belly
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 20, 1888
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mooringsport, Louisiana, United States
Died: December 6, 1949

 33 John Magufuli

John Magufuli
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 29, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chato, Tanzania
Died: March 17, 2021

 34 Samuel Coleridge

Samuel Coleridge
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: October 21, 1772
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ottery St Mary, Devon, Great Britain, United Kingdom
Died: July 25, 1834

 35 Walter Scott

Walter Scott
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: August 15, 1771
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: September 21, 1832

 36 Zheng He

Zheng He
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: September 23, 1371
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yunnan
Died: 1433 AD

 37 Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk

Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: 1484 AD
Birthplace: Guildford, England, United kingdom
Died: August 22, 1545

 38 Sergei Prokofiev

Sergei Prokofiev
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer and pianist
Birthdate: April 23, 1891
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Krasne, Ukraine
Died: March 5, 1953

 39 Don Draper

Don Draper
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 25, 1929
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Modesto, California, USA
Died: December 17, 1990

 40 Kamehameha I

Kamehameha I
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Famous As: King of Hawaii
Birthdate: 1758 AD
Birthplace: Kohala, Hawaii
Died: May 8, 1819

 41 Hoyt Axton

Hoyt Axton
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: March 25, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Duncan, Oklahoma, United States
Died: October 26, 1999

 42 Hyder Ali

Hyder Ali
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Famous As: Ruler of Mysore
Birthdate: 1721 AD
Birthplace: Budikote
Died: December 6, 1782

 43 Saint Anne

Saint Anne
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Mother of Virgin Mary
Birthdate: 0050 BC
Birthplace: Bethlehem
Died: 0012 AD

 44 Diego Velázquez (Painter)

Diego Velázquez (Painter)
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 1599 AD
Birthplace: Seville, Spain
Died: August 6, 1660

 45 Joachim Peiper

Joachim Peiper
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military Personnel
Birthdate: January 30, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berlin, German Empire
Died: July 14, 1976

 46 Earl Hindman

Earl Hindman
0
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 20, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bisbee, Arizona, USA
Died: December 29, 2003
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 47 Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor

Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor
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Famous As: Holy Roman Emperor (1556-1564)
Birthdate: March 10, 1503
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alcala de Henares, Spain
Died: July 25, 1564

 48 Billy Martin

Billy Martin
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: May 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States
Died: December 25, 1989

 49 Joshua A. Norton

Joshua A. Norton
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Proclaimed himself "Norton I., Emperor of the United States"
Birthdate: February 4, 1818
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London or other parts of England
Died: January 8, 1880

 50 Clay Shaw

Clay Shaw
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: March 17, 1913
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kentwood, Louisiana, United States
Died: August 15, 1974