Famous People Who Died At 74

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The list of famous people who died at 74 includes Fred Rogers, Joseph Stalin, Muhammad Ali, Jawaharlal Nehru, Mark Twain. Famous personalities featured on this list, include poets, political leaders, actors and novelists and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 74 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Muhammad Ali
(The Greatest Heavyweight Boxer of All Time)
Muhammad Ali
98
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 17, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: June 3, 2016
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 2 
Joseph Stalin
(Soviet Political Leader & Dictator Who Led the Soviet Union from 1922 Until His Death in 1953)
Joseph Stalin
102
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 18, 1878
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gori, Georgia
Died: March 5, 1953
 3 
Roald Dahl
(One of the World's Greatest Authors)
Roald Dahl
53
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 13, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales
Died: November 23, 1990
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 4 
Mark Twain
(Lauded as the 'Greatest Humorist' the United States Has Produced)
Mark Twain
27
Birthdate: November 30, 1835
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Florida, Missouri, United States
Died: April 21, 1910
 5 
Fred Rogers
(Television Host)
Fred Rogers
22
Birthdate: March 20, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Latrobe, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 27, 2003
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 6 
Bing Crosby
(Actor and One of the Most Popular and Influential Musical Artists of the 20th Century)
Bing Crosby
32
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 3, 1903
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, United States
Died: October 14, 1977
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 7 
Peter Sutcliffe
(British Serial Killer)
Peter Sutcliffe
59
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: June 2, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bingley, England
Died: November 13, 2020
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 8 
Rosemary Clooney
(Actress and Singer)
Rosemary Clooney
16
Birthdate: May 23, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Maysville, Kentucky, United States
Died: June 29, 2002
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 9 
Dennis Hopper
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Birthdate: May 17, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dodge City, Kansas, United States
Died: May 29, 2010
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 10 
R. Lee Ermey
(American actor)
R. Lee Ermey
7
Birthdate: March 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Emporia, Kansas, U.S.
Died: April 15, 2018
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 11 
Stan Laurel
(Comic Actor Who was Part of The Comedy Duo 'Laurel and Hardy'. and Appeared with His Comedy Partner Oliver Hardy in 107 Short Films)
Stan Laurel
4
Birthdate: June 16, 1890
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Died: February 23, 1965
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 12 
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
(2nd President of UAE (2004–2022))
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
43
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 25, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Al Ain, Trucial States
Died: May 13, 2022
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 13 
Alan Shepard
(Astronaut, Aviator, Entrepreneur)
Alan Shepard
14
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 18, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Derry
Died: July 21, 1998
 14 
Sam Walton
(Businessman)
Sam Walton
24
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 29, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kingfisher, Oklahoma
Died: April 5, 1992
 15 
Aryabhata
167
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 0476 AD
Birthplace: Assaka
Died: 0550 AD
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James Coburn
(Film and TV Actor)
James Coburn
7
Birthdate: August 31, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Laurel, Nebraska, United States
Died: November 18, 2002
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 17 
Lana Turner
(One of the Highest Paid Actresses in the United States During the 1940s)
Lana Turner
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Birthdate: February 8, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wallace, Idaho, United States
Died: June 29, 1995
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 18 
Shah Jahan
(Mughal Emperor)
Shah Jahan
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Birthdate: January 5, 1592
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lahore
Died: February 1, 1666
 19 
Frederick The Great
(Former King of Prussia (1740 - 1786))
Frederick The Great
9
Birthdate: January 24, 1712
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: August 17, 1786
 20 
George Frideric Handel
(German-British Composer Known for His Works: ‘Water Music’ and ‘Music for the Royal Fireworks’)
George Frideric Handel
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 23, 1685
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Halle (Saale), Germany
Died: April 14, 1759
 21 
Werner Heisenberg
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 5, 1901
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Würzburg, Germany
Died: February 1, 1976
 22 
Franz Liszt
(Composer, Pianist and Teacher of the Romantic Era)
Franz Liszt
9
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 22, 1811
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Raiding, Austria
Died: July 31, 1886
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 23 
Meat Loaf
(Singer)
Meat Loaf
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Birthdate: September 27, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Died: January 20, 2022
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 24 
A. A. Milne
(Best Known for His Books About the Teddy Bear ‘Winnie-the-Pooh’ and Children's Poetry)
A. A. Milne
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 18, 1882
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 31, 1956
 25 
Ty Cobb
(One of the Greatest Players in Baseball History)
Ty Cobb
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 18, 1886
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Narrows, Georgia, United States
Died: July 17, 1961
 26 
Carlo Gambino
(Crime Boss)
Carlo Gambino
7
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: August 24, 1902
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
Died: October 15, 1976
 27 
Jean-Paul Sartre
(Novelist, Playwright, & Philosopher)
Jean-Paul Sartre
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 21, 1905
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 15, 1980
 28 
Richard Kiel
(Best Known for His Role in the Movie 'Happy Gilmore')
Richard Kiel
7
Birthdate: September 13, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: September 10, 2014
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)
 29 
Sherman Hemsley
5
Birthdate: February 1, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 24, 2012
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 30 
Millard Fillmore
(13th President of the United States (1850 - 1853))
Millard Fillmore
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 7, 1800
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moravia, New York, United States
Died: March 8, 1874
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Giuseppe Garibaldi
(Italian General Who Contributed to Italian Unification and the Creation of the Kingdom of Italy)
Giuseppe Garibaldi
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 4, 1807
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nice, France
Died: June 2, 1882
 32 
Dhyan Chand
(One of the Greatest Field Hockey Players in History)
Dhyan Chand
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 29, 1905
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: December 3, 1979
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 33 
Maurice White
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 19, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: February 4, 2016
 34 
Jawaharlal Nehru
(First PM of India & Freedom Fighter)
Jawaharlal Nehru
76
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 14, 1889
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Allahabad
Died: May 27, 1964
 35 
Marquis de Sade
(French Writer Whose Perverse Sexual Preferences and Erotic Writings gave Rise to the Term 'Sadism')
Marquis de Sade
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 2, 1740
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 2, 1814
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Karen Black
(American Actress, Screenwriter and Singer)
Karen Black
4
Birthdate: July 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Park Ridge, Illinois, United States
Died: August 8, 2013
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 37 
Leopold II of Belgium
(Former King of the Belgians (1865 - 1909))
Leopold II of Belgium
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Birthdate: April 9, 1835
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: December 17, 1909
 38 
Julie London
(Singer, Actress)
Julie London
3
Birthdate: September 26, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santa Rosa, California, United States
Died: October 18, 2000
 39 
Leon Russell
(Singer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Pianist, Guitarist)
Leon Russell
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 2, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lawton
Died: November 13, 2016
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 40 
Jack Albertson
(Actor and Comedian Best Known for His Role as ‘John Cleary’ in the Film ‘The Subject Was Roses’)
Jack Albertson
3
Birthdate: June 16, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Malden, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 25, 1981
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 41 
Ken Curtis
(Singer)
Ken Curtis
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 2, 1916
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lamar, Colorado, United States
Died: April 28, 1991
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 42 
Antoninus Pius
(Roman Emperor)
Antoninus Pius
4
Birthdate: September 19, 0086
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lanuvium, Italy
Died: March 7, 0161
 43 
Seamus Heaney
(Poet, Playwright & Translator Who Received the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature)
Seamus Heaney
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 13, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Castledawson, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Died: August 30, 2013
 44 
Ray Manzarek
(Keyboardist and founding member of The Doors, an iconic rock band that was prevalent from 1965 until 1973.)
Ray Manzarek
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 12, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 20, 2013
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Dennis Edwards
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 3, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fairfield, Alabama, United States
Died: February 1, 2018
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 46 
Lamar Hunt
(American Sports Executive and BusinessmanBusinessman)
Lamar Hunt
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 2, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: El Dorado, Arkansas, United States
Died: December 13, 2006
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Dennis Waterman
(Actor and Singer Known for His Roles in the TV Series: ‘The Sweeney’, ‘Minder’ and ‘New Tricks’)
Dennis Waterman
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Birthdate: February 24, 1948
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: May 8, 2022
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 48 
H. R. Giger
(Painter)
H. R. Giger
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 5, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chur
Died: May 12, 2014
Jane Addams
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: September 6, 1860
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cedarville, Illinois, U.S.
Died: May 21, 1935
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Benjamin Banneker
(Compiler of Almanacs)
Benjamin Banneker
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: November 9, 1731
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baltimore County
Died: October 9, 1806