Famous People Who Died At 73

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The list of famous people who died at 73 includes Charles Darwin, James Brown, Ray Charles, June Carter Cash, Sam Shepard. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, artists and novelists and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 73 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Charles Darwin
(Naturalist known for His Contributions to Evolutionary Biology)
Charles Darwin
65
Birthdate: February 12, 1809
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: The Mount House, Shrewsbury, England
Died: April 19, 1882
 2 
Olivia Newton-John
(One of the Best-selling Artists, Who Starred in the Musical 'Grease')
Olivia Newton-John
69
Birthdate: September 26, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cambridge, England, US
Died: August 8, 2022
 3 
Ray Charles
(Singer-songwriter)
Ray Charles
28
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 23, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Albany, Georgia, United States
Died: June 10, 2004
 4 
James Brown
(Central Progenitor of Funk Music and Referred to as 'Godfather of Soul')
James Brown
28
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 3, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Barnwell, South Carolina, United States
Died: December 25, 2006
 5 
Ivar the Boneless
(Viking Warrior)
Ivar the Boneless
20
Birthdate: 0800 AD
Birthplace: Denmark
Died: 0873 AD
 6 
Pat Morita
(Actor and Comedian Known for His Role as ‘Miyagi’ in ‘The Karate Kid’ Film Series)
Pat Morita
5
Birthdate: June 28, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Isleton, California, United States
Died: November 24, 2005
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 7 
June Carter Cash
(Country Singer, Five-Time Grammy Award-Winner)
June Carter Cash
21
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 23, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Maces Spring, Virginia, United States
Died: May 15, 2003
 8 
Sam Shepard
11
Birthdate: November 5, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fort Sheridan, Illinois, United States
Died: July 27, 2017
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 9 
Anne Bancroft
(Actress)
Anne Bancroft
10
Birthdate: September 17, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: June 6, 2005
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 10 
James Monroe
(One of the Founding Fathers Who Served as the 5th President of the United States)
James Monroe
21
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 28, 1758
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Monroe Hall, Virginia, United States
Died: July 4, 1831
 11 
Etta James
(Singer-Songwriter Know for Hits Such as "The Wallflower", "At Last", "Tell Mama")
Etta James
27
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 25, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: January 20, 2012
 12 
Alexander Fleming
(Physician and Microbiologist Who Discovered ‘Penicillin’ World’s First Broadly Effective Antibiotic Substance)
Alexander Fleming
16
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 6, 1881
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Darvel, East Ayrshire, Scotland
Died: March 11, 1955
 13 
Saint Nicholas
(Former Bishop of Myra and Saint)
Saint Nicholas
11
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 15, 0270
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Patara, Turkey
Died: December 6, 0343
 14 
W B Yeats
(One of the Greatest English-Language Poets of the 20th Century and 1923 Nobel Prize for Literature Winner)
W B Yeats
16
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 13, 1865
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sandymount, Ireland
Died: January 28, 1939
 15 
Erwin Schrödinger
8
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 12, 1887
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Erdberg, Vienna, Austria
Died: January 4, 1961
 16 
David Niven
7
Birthdate: March 1, 1910
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London
Died: July 29, 1983
 17 
Antoni Gaudí
(Architect)
Antoni Gaudí
9
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: June 25, 1852
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Reus
Died: June 10, 1926
 18 
Abigail Adams
(Wife of Former US President John Adams and First Lady of the United States (1797 - 1801))
Abigail Adams
18
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 11, 1744
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Weymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 28, 1818
 19 
Charles Bukowski
(Poet and Author Known for His Work “Mockingbird Wish Me Luck,” and “Love Is a Dog from Hell”)
Charles Bukowski
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 16, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Andernach, Germany
Died: March 9, 1994
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 20 
Joan Crawford
(One of the Most Influential Actresses of the 20th Century)
Joan Crawford
19
Birthdate: March 23, 1904
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Died: May 10, 1977
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 21 
William Wilberforce
(Abolitionist)
William Wilberforce
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 24, 1759
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kingston upon Hull
Died: July 29, 1833
 22 
Bela Lugosi
(Best Known for His Role as 'Count Dracula' in the 1939 Film ‘Son of Frankenstein’)
Bela Lugosi
5
Birthdate: October 20, 1882
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lugoj, Romania
Died: August 16, 1956
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 23 
M. C. Escher
(Dutch Graphic Artist Best Known for His Works: ‘Hand with Reflecting Sphere’, ‘Relativity’ and ‘Waterfall’)
M. C. Escher
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 17, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Died: March 27, 1972
 24 
Cole Porter
(Composer, Songwriter)
Cole Porter
11
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 9, 1891
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Peru, Indiana, United States
Died: October 15, 1964
 25 
Agnes Moorehead
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Endora’ in the TV Series ‘Bewitched’)
Agnes Moorehead
6
Birthdate: December 6, 1900
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Clinton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 30, 1974
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 26 
Fred Thompson
(Former United States Senator from Tennessee (1994 - 2003))
Fred Thompson
7
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: August 19, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sheffield, Alabama, United States
Died: November 1, 2015
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 27 
John Prine
(Known for an Often Humorous Style of Original Music That Has Elements of Protest and Social Commentary)
John Prine
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 10, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Maywood, Illinois, United States
Died: April 7, 2020
 28 
Peter Green
(Musician & Songwriter)
Peter Green
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 29, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bethnal Green, London, England
Died: July 25, 2020
 29 
Sydney Pollack
(Film Director and Producer Best Known for His Movie 'Out of Africa')
Sydney Pollack
5
Birthdate: July 1, 1934
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lafayette, Indiana, United States
Died: May 26, 2008
 30 
Giacomo Casanova
(Italian Adventurer and Author)
Giacomo Casanova
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 2, 1725
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: June 4, 1798
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 31 
Ed Sullivan
(Legendary Host of the TV Variety Show 'The Ed Sullivan Show')
Ed Sullivan
4
Birthdate: September 28, 1901
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: October 13, 1974
 32 
Edward Jenner
(Physicians)
Edward Jenner
9
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: May 17, 1749
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berkeley, England
Died: January 26, 1823
 33 
William Conrad
(Actor, Producer, and Director Who Worked in Radio, Film, and Television for Over Fifty Years)
William Conrad
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 27, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: February 11, 1994
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 34 
William Penn
(Writer)
William Penn
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 14, 1644
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
Died: July 30, 1718
 35 
Federico Fellini
(Italian Filmmaker Known for His Distinctive Style, Which Blends Fantasy and Baroque Images with Earthiness.)
Federico Fellini
6
Birthdate: January 20, 1920
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rimini, Italy
Died: October 31, 1993
 36 
Ibn Khaldun
(Sociologist, Philosopher, and Historian)
Ibn Khaldun
7
Birthdate: May 27, 1332
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia
Died: March 16, 1406
 37 
Tokugawa Ieyasu
(Military Leader)
Tokugawa Ieyasu
12
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 31, 1543
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Okazaki Castle, Mikawa (now Okazaki, Japan)
Died: June 1, 1616
 38 
Dashrath Manjhi
(Mountain Man)
Dashrath Manjhi
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1934 AD
Birthplace: Gehlaur
Died: August 17, 2007
 39 
Joan Blondell
(American Actress Best Known for Her Film 'The Blue Veil')
Joan Blondell
2
Birthdate: August 30, 1906
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: December 25, 1979
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 40 
Roy Lichtenstein
(American Pop Artist Who Became a Major Figure in the New Art Movement During the 1960s)
Roy Lichtenstein
10
Birthdate: October 27, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Died: September 29, 1997
 41 
Hugh Beaumont
2
Birthdate: February 16, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Eudora, Kansas, United States
Died: May 14, 1982
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 42 
James Brady
(White House Press Secretary)
James Brady
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 29, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Centralia, Illinois, USA
Died: August 4, 2014
 43 
Jimmy Snuka
(Wrestlers)
Jimmy Snuka
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 18, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fiji
Died: January 15, 2017
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 44 
Plutarch
(Philosopher, Biographer)
Plutarch
3
Birthdate: 0046 AD
Birthplace: Chaeronea, Greece
Died: 0119 AD
 45 
Chesty Puller
(Military officer)
Chesty Puller
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 26, 1898
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: West Point, Virginia, United States
Died: October 11, 1971
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 46 
Jean Peters
(Actress)
Jean Peters
1
Birthdate: October 15, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Canton, Ohio, USA
Died: October 13, 2000
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 47 
Dorothy Parker
(American Poet, Critic & Satirist Who Was Known for Her Wit, Wisecracks, and Eye for 20th-Century Urban Foibles)
Dorothy Parker
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 22, 1893
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Long Branch, New Jersey, United States
Died: June 7, 1967
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)
 48 
Anais Nin
(French-Born American Novelist, Diarist and Short Story Writer)
Anais Nin
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 21, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, Paris, France
Died: January 14, 1977
 49 
Jonathan Demme
(American film director)
Jonathan Demme
1
Birthdate: February 22, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Baldwin, New York
Died: April 26, 2017
 50 
Sue Lyon
(Actress)
Sue Lyon
2
Birthdate: July 10, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Davenport, Iowa, United States
Died: December 26, 2019
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)