Famous People Who Died At 69

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The list of famous people who died at 69 includes Elizabeth I of England, David Bowie, Alan Rickman, Saddam Hussein, Griselda Blanco. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, emperors & kings, philosophers and poets and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 69 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Italy and many more countries.
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 1 
Alan Rickman
(Actor and Director)
Alan Rickman
65
Birthdate: February 21, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England
Died: January 14, 2016
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 2 
David Bowie
(Regarded as One of the Most Influential Musicians of the 20th Century)
David Bowie
120
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 8, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: January 10, 2016
 3 
Louis Armstrong
(American Writer & Professor of Biochemistry Best Known for His Hard Science Fiction Novels)
Louis Armstrong
30
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 4, 1901
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: July 6, 1971
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 4 
Elizabeth I of England
(Queen of England)
Elizabeth I of England
34
Birthdate: September 7, 1533
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Palace of Placentia
Died: March 24, 1603
 5 
Genghis Khan
(Great Khan of the Mongol Empire (1206 - 1227))
Genghis Khan
13
Birthdate: 1158 AD
Birthplace: Khentii Mountains, Mongolia
Died: August 18, 1227
 6 
Desi Arnaz
(Actor, Producer and Bandleader Best Known for His TV Sitcom ‘I Love Lucy’)
Desi Arnaz
25
Birthdate: March 2, 1917
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Died: December 2, 1986
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 7 
Catherine de' Medici
(Queen Consort of France (1547 - 1559))
Catherine de' Medici
12
Birthdate: April 13, 1519
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: January 5, 1589
 8 
Richard Wagner
(Known for His Operas and Music Dramas ‘Der Ring des Nibelungen’ and ‘Tristan und Isolde’)
Richard Wagner
12
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 22, 1813
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: February 13, 1883
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 9 
William Blake
(English Poet Who is Considered a Seminal Figure in the History of the Poetry of the Romantic Age)
William Blake
23
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 28, 1757
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: August 12, 1827
 10 
Harold Ramis
(American actor)
Harold Ramis
12
Birthdate: November 21, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: February 24, 2014
 11 
Richard Feynman
(One of the Joint Winners of Nobel Prize in Physics in 1965)
Richard Feynman
17
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 11, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 15, 1988
 12 
Margot Kidder
(Actress and Activist Known for Her Role as ‘Lois Lane’ in the ‘Superman Film Series’)
Margot Kidder
18
Birthdate: October 17, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yellowknife, Canada
Died: May 13, 2018
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 13 
Evel Knievel
(American Stunt Performer Known for His Motorcycle Kumps)
Evel Knievel
17
Birthdate: October 17, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Butte, Montana, United States
Died: November 30, 2007
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 14 
Patty Duke
(Actress and the-then Youngest Person to Receive an Oscar in a Competitive Category)
Patty Duke
9
Birthdate: December 14, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: March 29, 2016
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
 15 
Aldous Huxley
(Writer and Philosopher Best Known for His Novels: ‘Brave New World’, ‘Island’ and ‘Point Counter Point’)
Aldous Huxley
14
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 26, 1894
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Godalming, England
Died: November 22, 1963
 16 
Sergei Rachmaninoff
(Russian Composer Who Was Considered One of the Finest Pianists of His Era)
Sergei Rachmaninoff
10
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 1, 1873
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Starorussky Uyezd
Died: March 28, 1943
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 17 
Afeni Shakur
(American Political Activist and Member of the ‘Black Panther Party’)
Afeni Shakur
14
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 22, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lumberton, North Carolina, United States
Died: May 2, 2016
 18 
Gregg Allman
(Member of the Rock Band 'The Allman Brothers Band')
Gregg Allman
19
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 8, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Died: May 27, 2017
 19 
Emmeline Pankhurst
(English Political Activist Who Organised the UK Suffragette Movement)
Emmeline Pankhurst
17
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 15, 1858
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Moss Side, Manchester, United Kingdom
Died: June 14, 1928
 20 
Jerry Orbach
(Actor, Singer)
Jerry Orbach
6
Birthdate: October 20, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: December 28, 2004
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 21 
Alan Thicke
(Best Known for Playing Dr. Jason Seaver on the 1980s Sitcom ‘Growing Pains’ on ABC)
Alan Thicke
8
Birthdate: March 1, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kirkland Lake, Canada
Died: December 13, 2016
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 22 
Saddam Hussein
(5th President of Iraq (1979-2003))
Saddam Hussein
130
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 28, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Al Awja, Iraq
Died: December 30, 2006
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 23 
Vespasian
(Roman Emperor Who Reigned from AD 69 to 79)
Vespasian
8
Birthdate: November 18, 0009
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Falacrine
Died: June 23, 0079
 24 
Zora Neale Hurston
(Folklorist, Anthropologist)
Zora Neale Hurston
13
Birthdate: January 7, 1891
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Notasulga
Died: January 28, 1960
 25 
Dennis Farina
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Joe Fontana’ in the TV Series ‘Law & Order’)
Dennis Farina
9
Birthdate: February 29, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: July 22, 2013
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 26 
Nancy Kulp
(Actress)
Nancy Kulp
8
Birthdate: August 28, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 3, 1991
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 27 
Bear Bryant
(One of the Greatest College Football Coaches of All Time)
Bear Bryant
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 11, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cleveland County, Arkansas, United States
Died: January 26, 1983
 28 
Delphine LaLaurie
(New Orleans Socialite and Serial Killer Who Tortured and Murdered Slaves in Her Household)
Delphine LaLaurie
31
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 19, 1780
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: December 7, 1849
 29 
Jackie Coogan
3
Birthdate: October 26, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: March 1, 1984
 30 
Pablo Neruda
(Chilean poet)
Pablo Neruda
43
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 12, 1904
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Parral, Chile
Died: September 23, 1973
 31 
Francesco Petrarch
(Poet, Scholar and Humanist)
Francesco Petrarch
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 20, 1304
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Arezzo, Italy
Died: July 19, 1374
 32 
Johnny Unitas
(American Football Player Who Played as a Quarterback)
Johnny Unitas
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 7, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 11, 2002
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 33 
Buddy Rich
(Musician)
Buddy Rich
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 30, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: April 2, 1987
 34 
Dusty Rhodes
(American Professional Wrestler Who is Three-Time NWA World Heavyweight Champion)
Dusty Rhodes
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 11, 1945
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States
Died: June 11, 2015
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 35 
Aristotle Onassis
(Businessman)
Aristotle Onassis
9
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 20, 1906
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Karataş, İzmir, Turkey
Died: March 15, 1975
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 36 
Rosalind Russell
(Best Known for Her Roles in Films: ‘His Girl Friday’,’ Gypsy’ and ‘Auntie Mame')
Rosalind Russell
1
Birthdate: June 4, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Waterbury, Connecticut, United States
Died: November 28, 1976
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 37 
Merlin Olsen
(American Football Player)
Merlin Olsen
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 15, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Logan, Utah, USA
Died: March 11, 2010
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 38 
Dave Thomas
(Founder and CEO of Wendy's)
Dave Thomas
10
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 2, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Died: January 8, 2002
 39 
Hannah Arendt
(One of the Most Influential Political Theorists of the 20th Century)
Hannah Arendt
3
Birthdate: October 14, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Linden - Mitte, Hanover, Germany
Died: December 4, 1975
 40 
Dhirubhai Ambani
(Indian Business Tycoon Who Founded Reliance Industries)
Dhirubhai Ambani
37
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 28, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Junagadh
Died: July 6, 2002
 41 
Ken Stabler
(American Professional Football Quarterback)
Ken Stabler
5
Listed In: Football Players
Birthdate: December 25, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Foley, Alabama, United States
Died: July 8, 2015
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 42 
Sukarno
(President of Indonesia)
Sukarno
16
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 6, 1901
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Surabaya, Indonesia
Died: June 21, 1970
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 43 
Gracie Allen
(Comedian)
Gracie Allen
4
Birthdate: July 26, 1895
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
Died: August 27, 1964
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
 44 
Bobby Jones
(Golfer)
Bobby Jones
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 17, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: December 18, 1971
 45 
Greg Lake
(Former Singer-songwriter who gained prominence as a founding member of the progressive rock bands King Crimson and Emerson, Lake & Palmer (ELP))
Greg Lake
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 10, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Poole, Dorset, England, United Kingdom
Died: December 7, 2016
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 46 
Marshall McLuhan
(Canadian Philosopher Known for His Work in the Field of Media Theory)
Marshall McLuhan
4
Birthdate: July 21, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Edmonton, Canada
Died: December 31, 1980
 47 
Clarence Clemons
(Best Known as the Saxophonist of the Rock Band 'The E Street Band')
Clarence Clemons
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 11, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Died: June 18, 2011
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 48 
Jimmy Hoffa
(Labor Union Leader)
Jimmy Hoffa
18
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 14, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brazil, Indiana, United States
Died: July 30, 1982
 49 
Griselda Blanco
(Colombian Drug Lady of the Medellín Cartel)
Griselda Blanco
52
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: February 15, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cartagena, Colombia
Died: September 3, 2012
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
 50 
Captain Beefheart
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 15, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glendale, California, U.S.
Died: December 17, 2010