Famous People Who Died At 71

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
58
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 26, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kingsland, Arkansas, United States
Died: September 12, 2003

 2 
George Carlin
(Comedian)

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 
Philip II of Spain
(King of Spain (1556-1598))

Philip II of Spain
13
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 21, 1527
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Valladolid, Spain
Died: September 13, 1598

 4 
Suleiman The Magnificent
(Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (1520-1566))

Suleiman The Magnificent
46
Birthdate: November 6, 1494
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Trabzon, Turkey
Died: September 6, 1566

 5 
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
(British Writer Who Created the Character of Sherlock Holmes)

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
14
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 22, 1859
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: July 7, 1930

 6 
Grover Cleveland
(The 22nd and 24th President of the United States)

Grover Cleveland
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 18, 1837
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Caldwell, New Jersey, United States
Died: June 24, 1908

 7 
Luciano Pavarotti
(Operatic tenor)

Luciano Pavarotti
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 12, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Modena, Italy
Died: September 6, 2007
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 8 
Tanya Roberts
(Actress)

Tanya Roberts
16
Birthdate: October 15, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: January 4, 2021

 9 
Chuck Connors
(Famous for His Portrayal of ‘Lucas McCain’ in the ABC series ‘The Rifleman’)

Chuck Connors
9
Birthdate: April 10, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 10, 1992
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 10 
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(Founder of Pakistan, 1st Governor-General of Pakistan (1947-48))

Muhammad Ali Jinnah
33
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 25, 1876
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan
Died: September 11, 1948

 11 
Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon
(Sibling of Queen Elizabeth II)

Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon
46
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 21, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Glamis, Scotland
Died: February 9, 2002

 12 
Tennessee Williams
(Playwright)

Tennessee Williams
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 26, 1911
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Columbus, Mississippi, United States
Died: February 25, 1983

 13 
William Tecumseh Sherman
(Former Commanding General of the United States Army)

William Tecumseh Sherman
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 8, 1820
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lancaster, Ohio, United States
Died: February 14, 1891

 14 

Peter Boyle
5
Birthdate: October 18, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 12, 2006
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 15 
John Tyler
(10th President of the United States)

John Tyler
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 29, 1790
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Charles City, Virginia, United States
Died: January 18, 1862

 16 
Lou Reed
(Lead Guitarist, Vocalist & Principal Songwriter of the Rock Band “The Velvet Underground”)

Lou Reed
4
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)

 17 
Guccio Gucci
(Italian Businessman)

Guccio Gucci
15
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 26, 1881
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Florence
Died: January 2, 1953

 18 
Enid Blyton
(Best Selling Children's Writer of the 20th Century Known for Her Works 'Malory Towers' & 'The Famous Five')

Enid Blyton
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 11, 1897
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: East Dulwich, London, England
Died: November 28, 1968

 19 

George C. Scott
7
Birthdate: October 18, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wise, Virginia, United States
Died: September 22, 1999
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 20 

William Hurt
7
Birthdate: March 20, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: March 13, 2022
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 21 
Piet Mondrian
(Painter)

Piet Mondrian
4
Birthdate: March 20, 1950, 1872
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Amersfoort, Netherlands
Died: January 31, 1944

 22 

Jackie Gleason
8
Birthdate: February 26, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bushwick, New York, United States
Died: June 24, 1987

 23 
Yves Saint Laurent
(Fashion Designer)

Yves Saint Laurent
5
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 1, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oran, Algeria
Died: June 1, 2008

 24 

Edward Herrmann
4
Birthdate: July 21, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: December 31, 2014
Height: 6'5" (196 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 
Frank Hamer
(Police Officer)

Frank Hamer
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 17, 1884
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wilson County, Texas
Died: July 10, 1955
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 27 
John Heard
(Actor)

John Heard
5
Birthdate: March 7, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: July 21, 2017
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 28 
Nora Ephron
(Screenwriter, Producer, Director)

Nora Ephron
3
Birthdate: May 19, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: June 26, 2012

 29 
Levon Helm
(Singer, Musician, Autobiographer, Composer, Actor, Mandolinist, Drummer, Songwriter)

Levon Helm
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 26, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Elaine
Died: April 19, 2012

 30 

Bob Hoskins
6
Birthdate: October 26, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk, England
Died: April 29, 2014
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 31 
Neville Chamberlain
(Prime Minister of the U.K.)

Neville Chamberlain
13
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 18, 1869
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Birmingham
Died: November 9, 1940
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 32 
John Derek
(Actor & Director)

John Derek
8
Birthdate: August 12, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: May 22, 1998
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 33 
Tenzing Norgay
(Mountaineer)

Tenzing Norgay
12
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 15, 1914
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Khumbu, Nepal
Died: May 9, 1986

 34 
Vito Genovese
(Mobster)

Vito Genovese
6
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: November 21, 1897
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tufino, Italy
Died: February 14, 1969
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 35 
Kurt Gödel
(Logician, Mathematician, Philosopher)

Kurt Gödel
5
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 28, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brno, Czech Republic
Died: January 14, 1978

 36 
Jerry Reed
(Singer-songwriter, Musician)

Jerry Reed
8
Birthdate: March 20, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: September 1, 2008
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 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 
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

 39 
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)

 40 
Vivian Liberto
(Rosanne Cash's Mother)

Vivian Liberto
7
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
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 17, 1894
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Charleroi, Belgium
Died: June 20, 1966

 42 
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

 43 
Gaius Marius
(Roman General)

Gaius Marius
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0157 BC
Birthplace: Arpinum
Died: January 13, 0086

 44 

Mirza Ghalib
14
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 27, 1797
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Agra, India
Died: February 15, 1869

 45 

Floyd Patterson
6
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)

 46 
Wangari Maathai
(The First African Woman to Receive 'Nobel Peace Prize')

Wangari Maathai
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 1, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ihithe, Kenya
Died: September 25, 2011

 47 

Richard Hatch
0
Birthdate: May 21, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Died: February 7, 2017
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 48 

Andy Devine
0
Birthdate: October 7, 1905
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Flagstaff, Arizona, USA
Died: February 18, 1977
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

George Sand
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 1, 1804
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: June 8, 1876

 50 
Miriam Defensor Santiago
(Judge, Journalist, Lawyer)

Miriam Defensor Santiago
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 15, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Iloilo City
Died: September 29, 2016