Famous People Who Died At 71

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The list of famous people who died at 71 includes Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, Johnny Cash, Socrates, Charlemagne, Georges Lemaître. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, artists, composers and actors and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 71 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Italy and many more countries.
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 1 
Johnny Cash
(One of the Best-Selling Music Artists of All Time)
Johnny Cash
64
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 26, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kingsland, Arkansas, United States
Died: September 12, 2003
 2 
George Carlin
(One of the Most Important and Influential Stand-Up Comedians of All Time)
George Carlin
12
Birthdate: May 12, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: June 22, 2008
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 3 
Suleiman The Magnificent
(Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (1520-1566))
Suleiman The Magnificent
50
Birthdate: November 6, 1494
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Trabzon, Turkey
Died: September 6, 1566
 4 
Philip II of Spain
(King of Spain (1556 - 1598), King of Portugal (1580 - 1598))
Philip II of Spain
17
Birthdate: May 21, 1527
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Valladolid, Spain
Died: September 13, 1598
 5 
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
(British Writer Who Created the Character of Sherlock Holmes)
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
23
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 22, 1859
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: July 7, 1930
 6 
Luciano Pavarotti
(Italian Operatic Tenor Regarded as the 'King of the High Cs')
Luciano Pavarotti
11
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 12, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Modena, Italy
Died: September 6, 2007
 7 
Grover Cleveland
(The 22nd and 24th President of the United States)
Grover Cleveland
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 18, 1837
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Caldwell, New Jersey, United States
Died: June 24, 1908
 8 
Tanya Roberts
(Actress and Producer Known for Role as ‘Julie Rogers’ in the TV Series ‘Charlie's Angels’)
Tanya Roberts
20
Birthdate: October 15, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, United States
Died: January 4, 2021
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 9 
Chuck Connors
(Famous for His Portrayal of ‘Lucas McCain’ in the ABC series ‘The Rifleman’)
Chuck Connors
12
Birthdate: April 10, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 10, 1992
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 10 
Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon
(Sibling of Queen Elizabeth II)
Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 21, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Glamis, Scotland
Died: February 9, 2002
 11 
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(Founder of Pakistan, 1st Governor-General of Pakistan (1947-48))
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
44
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 25, 1876
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan
Died: September 11, 1948
 12 
Tennessee Williams
(One of the Finest American Playwrights of the 20th-Century Best Known for His Work ‘The Glass Menagerie’ )
Tennessee Williams
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 26, 1911
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Columbus, Mississippi, United States
Died: February 25, 1983
 13 
Peter Boyle
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Frank Barone’ in the TV Series ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’)
Peter Boyle
5
Birthdate: October 18, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 12, 2006
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 14 
George C. Scott
(Actor, Director, and Producer Known for His Film ‘Anatomy of a Murder’)
George C. Scott
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Birthdate: October 18, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wise, Virginia, United States
Died: September 22, 1999
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 15 
William Tecumseh Sherman
(Former Commanding General of the United States Army (1869 - 1883))
William Tecumseh Sherman
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 8, 1820
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lancaster, Ohio, United States
Died: February 14, 1891
 16 
John Tyler
(10th President of the United States (1841-1845))
John Tyler
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 29, 1790
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Charles City, Virginia, United States
Died: January 18, 1862
 17 
Enid Blyton
(Best Selling Children's Writer of the 20th Century Known for Her Works 'Malory Towers' & 'The Famous Five')
Enid Blyton
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 11, 1897
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: East Dulwich, London, England
Died: November 28, 1968
 18 
Guccio Gucci
(Italian Businessman)
Guccio Gucci
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 26, 1881
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Florence
Died: January 2, 1953
 19 
Edward Herrmann
6
Birthdate: July 21, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: December 31, 2014
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 20 
Yves Saint Laurent
(French Fashion Designer and Founder of His Eponymous Fashion Label)
Yves Saint Laurent
6
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 1, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oran, Algeria
Died: June 1, 2008
 21 
Jackie Gleason
(Actor and Comedian Known for His Series 'The Jackie Gleason Show' and 'The Honeymooners')
Jackie Gleason
9
Birthdate: February 26, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bushwick, New York, United States
Died: June 24, 1987
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 22 
Lou Reed
(Lead Guitarist, Vocalist & Principal Songwriter of the Rock Band “The Velvet Underground”)
Lou Reed
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 2, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: October 27, 2013
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 23 
Piet Mondrian
(One of the Greatest Artists of the 20th Century)
Piet Mondrian
5
Birthdate: 1872
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Amersfoort, Netherlands
Died: January 31, 1944
 24 
William Hurt
(Best Known for His Films: ‘A History of Violence’ and ‘Kiss of the Spider Woman’)
William Hurt
12
Birthdate: March 20, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: March 13, 2022
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 25 
Nicolae Ceaușescu
(Former President of Romania)
Nicolae Ceaușescu
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 26, 1918
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Scornicești
Died: December 25, 1989
 26 
Jerry Reed
(Singer-songwriter, Musician)
Jerry Reed
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Birthdate: March 20, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: September 1, 2008
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Bob Hoskins
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Birthdate: October 26, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk, England
Died: April 29, 2014
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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John Heard
(Known for His Films: ‘Heart Beat’, ‘Cutter's Way’, ‘Cat People’, ‘Beaches’ and ‘Deceived’)
John Heard
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Birthdate: March 7, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: July 21, 2017
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 29 
Nora Ephron
(Screenwriter, Producer, Director)
Nora Ephron
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Birthdate: May 19, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: June 26, 2012
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Levon Helm
(Singer, Musician, Autobiographer, Composer, Actor, Mandolinist, Drummer, Songwriter)
Levon Helm
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 26, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Elaine
Died: April 19, 2012
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John Derek
(Actor & Director)
John Derek
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Birthdate: August 12, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: May 22, 1998
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 32 
Frank Hamer
(Police Officer)
Frank Hamer
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 17, 1884
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wilson County, Texas
Died: July 10, 1955
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Tenzing Norgay
(Nepali-Indian Sherpa Mountaineer One of the First People to Set Foot on the Summit of Mount Everest)
Tenzing Norgay
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 29, 1914
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Khumbu, Nepal
Died: May 9, 1986
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Neville Chamberlain
(Prime Minister of the U.K.)
Neville Chamberlain
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 18, 1869
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Birmingham
Died: November 9, 1940
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Vito Genovese
(Mobster)
Vito Genovese
7
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: November 21, 1897
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tufino, Italy
Died: February 14, 1969
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Kurt Gödel
(Mathematician, Philosopher and One of the Most Significant Logicians in History)
Kurt Gödel
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 28, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brno, Czech Republic
Died: January 14, 1978
 37 
Daniel Defoe
(Author of Robinson Crusoe and Moll Flanders)
Daniel Defoe
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1660 AD
Birthplace: London, England
Died: April 24, 1731
 38 
Ron Glass
(Actor)
Ron Glass
3
Birthdate: July 10, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Evansville, Indiana, USA
Died: November 25, 2016
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 39 
William IV of the United Kingdom
(King of the United Kingdom (1830 - 1837))
William IV of the United Kingdom
6
Birthdate: August 21, 1765
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: June 20, 1837
 40 
Vivian Liberto
(Rosanne Cash's Mother)
Vivian Liberto
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 23, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas
Died: May 24, 2005
 41 
Georges Lemaître
(Scientist & Priest)
Georges Lemaître
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 17, 1894
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Charleroi, Belgium
Died: June 20, 1966
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Mirza Ghalib
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 27, 1797
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Agra, India
Died: February 15, 1869
 43 
John Browning
(Firearms Designer)
John Browning
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 23, 1855
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ogden, Utah, United States
Died: November 26, 1926
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Floyd Patterson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 4, 1935
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Waco, North Carolina, United States
Died: May 11, 2006
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 45 
Gaius Marius
(Roman General)
Gaius Marius
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0157 BC
Birthplace: Arpinum
Died: January 13, 0086
 46 
Wangari Maathai
(The First African Woman to Receive 'Nobel Peace Prize')
Wangari Maathai
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 1, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ihithe, Kenya
Died: September 25, 2011
George Sand
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 1, 1804
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: June 8, 1876
 48 
Jim Davis
(Actor)
Jim Davis
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Birthdate: August 26, 1909
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Edgerton, Missouri, United States
Died: April 26, 1981
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Richard Hatch
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Birthdate: May 21, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Died: February 7, 2017
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Andy Devine
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Birthdate: October 7, 1905
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Flagstaff, Arizona, USA
Died: February 18, 1977
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)