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
82
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
14
Birthdate: May 12, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: June 22, 2008
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 3 
Kirstie Alley
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Rebecca Howe’ in the TV Series ‘Cheers’)
Kirstie Alley
32
Birthdate: January 12, 1951
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States
Died: December 5, 2022
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 4 
Philip II of Spain
(King of Spain (1556 - 1598), King of Portugal (1580 - 1598))
Philip II of Spain
25
Birthdate: May 21, 1527
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Valladolid, Spain
Died: September 13, 1598
 5 
Suleiman The Magnificent
(10th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire)
Suleiman The Magnificent
67
Birthdate: November 6, 1494
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Trabzon, Turkey
Died: September 6, 1566
 6 
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
(British Writer Who Created the Character of Sherlock Holmes)
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
25
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 22, 1859
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: July 7, 1930
 7 
Luciano Pavarotti
(Italian Operatic Tenor Regarded as the 'King of the High Cs')
Luciano Pavarotti
15
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 12, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Modena, Italy
Died: September 6, 2007
 8 
Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon
(Sibling of Queen Elizabeth II)
Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon
54
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 21, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Glamis, Scotland
Died: February 9, 2002
 9 
Tanya Roberts
(Actress and Producer Known for Role as ‘Julie Rogers’ in the TV Series ‘Charlie's Angels’)
Tanya Roberts
23
Birthdate: October 15, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, United States
Died: January 4, 2021
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 10 
Chuck Connors
(Famous for His Portrayal of ‘Lucas McCain’ in the ABC series ‘The Rifleman’)
Chuck Connors
14
Birthdate: April 10, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 10, 1992
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 11 
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
 12 
Guccio Gucci
(Italian Businessman)
Guccio Gucci
25
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 26, 1881
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Florence
Died: January 2, 1953
 13 
George C. Scott
(Actor, Director, and Producer Known for His Film ‘Anatomy of a Murder’)
George C. Scott
11
Birthdate: October 18, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wise, Virginia, United States
Died: September 22, 1999
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 14 
Peter Boyle
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Frank Barone’ in the TV Series ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’)
Peter Boyle
6
Birthdate: October 18, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 12, 2006
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 15 
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
 16 
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)
 17 
Yves Saint Laurent
(French Fashion Designer and Founder of His Eponymous Fashion Label)
Yves Saint Laurent
7
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 1, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oran, Algeria
Died: June 1, 2008
 18 
Enid Blyton
(Best Selling Children's Writer of the 20th Century Known for Her Works 'Malory Towers' & 'The Famous Five')
Enid Blyton
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 11, 1897
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: East Dulwich, London, England
Died: November 28, 1968
 19 
William Tecumseh Sherman
(Former Commanding General of the United States Army (1869 - 1883))
William Tecumseh Sherman
14
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 8, 1820
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lancaster, Ohio, United States
Died: February 14, 1891
 20 
John Tyler
(10th President of the United States (1841-1845))
John Tyler
13
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 29, 1790
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Charles City, Virginia, United States
Died: January 18, 1862
 21 
Edward Herrmann
(American Actor, Director and Writer Known for His Miniseries ‘Eleanor and Franklin')
Edward Herrmann
7
Birthdate: July 21, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: December 31, 2014
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 22 
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)
 23 
Lou Reed
(Lead Guitarist, Vocalist & Principal Songwriter of the Rock Band “The Velvet Underground”)
Lou Reed
9
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)
 24 
Piet Mondrian
(One of the Greatest Artists of the 20th Century)
Piet Mondrian
6
Birthdate: 1872
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Amersfoort, Netherlands
Died: January 31, 1944
 25 
Jerry Reed
(Singer-songwriter, Musician)
Jerry Reed
11
Birthdate: March 20, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: September 1, 2008
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 26 
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(The Founder of Pakistan)
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 25, 1876
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan
Died: September 11, 1948
 27 
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
 28 
Levon Helm
(Singer, Musician, Autobiographer, Composer, Actor, Mandolinist, Drummer, Songwriter)
Levon Helm
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 26, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Elaine
Died: April 19, 2012
 29 
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
 30 
Bob Hoskins
8
Birthdate: October 26, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk, England
Died: April 29, 2014
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 31 
John Heard
(Known for His Films: ‘Heart Beat’, ‘Cutter's Way’, ‘Cat People’, ‘Beaches’ and ‘Deceived’)
John Heard
8
Birthdate: March 7, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: July 21, 2017
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 32 
Vivian Liberto
(American Homemaker, Author and First Wife of Singer Johnny Cash)
Vivian Liberto
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 23, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Died: May 24, 2005
 33 
John Derek
(Actor & Director)
John Derek
11
Birthdate: August 12, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: May 22, 1998
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 34 
Kurt Gödel
(Mathematician, Philosopher and One of the Most Significant Logicians in History)
Kurt Gödel
8
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 28, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brno, Czech Republic
Died: January 14, 1978
 35 
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)
 36 
Frank Hamer
(Police Officer)
Frank Hamer
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 17, 1884
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wilson County, Texas
Died: July 10, 1955
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 37 
Floyd Patterson
12
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)
 38 
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
 39 
Georges Lemaître
(Scientist & Priest)
Georges Lemaître
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 17, 1894
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Charleroi, Belgium
Died: June 20, 1966
 40 
John Browning
(Firearms Designer)
John Browning
12
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 23, 1855
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ogden, Utah, United States
Died: November 26, 1926
 41 
Wangari Maathai
(The First African Woman to Receive 'Nobel Peace Prize')
Wangari Maathai
5
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 1, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ihithe, Kenya
Died: September 25, 2011
 42 
Gaius Marius
(Roman General)
Gaius Marius
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0157 BC
Birthplace: Arpinum
Died: January 13, 0086
 43 
Galba
(Roman Emperor)
Galba
4
Birthdate: December 24, 0003
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Terracina, Italy
Died: January 15, 0069
 44 
Jim Davis
(Actor)
Jim Davis
9
Birthdate: August 26, 1909
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Edgerton, Missouri, United States
Died: April 26, 1981
 45 
Andy Devine
2
Birthdate: October 7, 1905
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Flagstaff, Arizona, USA
Died: February 18, 1977
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 46 
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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Erich Hartmann
(Aviator, Officer)
Erich Hartmann
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 19, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Weissach
Died: September 20, 1993
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Bill Robinson
5
Birthdate: May 25, 1878
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: November 25, 1949
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Keith Emerson
(English Keyboardist and Former Member of the Trio Emerson, Lake & Palmer)
Keith Emerson
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 2, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Todmorden, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died: March 11, 2016
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Miriam Defensor Santiago
(The First Filipina to be an International Criminal Court Judge)
Miriam Defensor Santiago
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 15, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Iloilo City
Died: September 29, 2016