Famous People Who Died At 76

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The list of famous people who died at 76 includes Aretha Franklin, Albert Einstein, Stephen Hawking, Louis XIV of France, Augustus. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, poets and composers and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 76 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Albert Einstein
(One of the Greatest Physicists of All Time, Best Known for Developing the Theory of Relativity)
Albert Einstein
143
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 14, 1879
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ulm, Germany
Died: April 18, 1955
 2 
Stephen Hawking
(Theoretical Physicist - First to Set Out a Theory of Cosmology)
Stephen Hawking
155
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 8, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oxford, England
Died: March 14, 2018
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 3 
Aretha Franklin
(One of the Best-Selling Music Artists in the World & 'Queen of Soul')
Aretha Franklin
107
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 25, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: August 16, 2018
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 4 
Augustus
(Roman Emperor)
Augustus
28
Birthdate: September 23, 0063
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: August 19, 0014
 5 
Orville Wright
(Co-inventor of First Successful Airplane)
Orville Wright
34
Birthdate: August 19, 1871
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States
Died: January 30, 1948
 6 
Marquis de Lafayette
(French Aristocrat, Freemason and Military Officer Who Fought in the American Revolutionary War)
Marquis de Lafayette
14
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 6, 1757
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chavaniac-Lafayette, France
Died: May 20, 1834
 7 
Jack Kirby
(Co-Creator of The Superhero 'Captain America' in 1940 with Joe Simon)
Jack Kirby
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 28, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 6, 1994
 8 
Rue McClanahan
(Actress and Comedian Best Known for Her Role as Blanche Devereaux on TV Sitcom ‘The Golden Girls’)
Rue McClanahan
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Birthdate: February 21, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Healdton, Oklahoma, United States
Died: June 3, 2010
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 9 
Jack Lemmon
12
Birthdate: February 8, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 27, 2001
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 10 
Carroll O’Connor
8
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 2, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: June 21, 2001
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 11 
George II of Great Britain
(Former King of Great Britain & Ireland (1727 - 1760))
George II of Great Britain
13
Birthdate: November 10, 1683
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
Died: October 25, 1760
 12 
T. S. Eliot
(Best Known as a Leader of the Modernist Movement in Poetry)
T. S. Eliot
70
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 26, 1888
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: January 4, 1965
 13 
Leonhard Euler
(Mathematician, Physicist)
Leonhard Euler
22
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 15, 1707
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Basel
Died: September 18, 1783
 14 
Raymond Burr
6
Birthdate: May 21, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New Westminster, Canada
Died: September 12, 1993
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 15 
Rubin Carter
(American-Canadian Middleweight Boxer Who Was Wrongfully Convicted for Murder and Imprisoned for Almost 20 Years)
Rubin Carter
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 6, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Clifton, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 20, 2014
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 16 
Saint Patrick
(Bishop and Patron Saint of Ireland)
Saint Patrick
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0385 AD
Birthplace: Roman Britain
Died: March 17, 0461
 17 
Charles Nelson Reilly
(Best Known for His TV Shows “Match Game” and “The Ghost & Mrs. Muir”)
Charles Nelson Reilly
7
Birthdate: January 13, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: May 25, 2007
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 18 
Wes Craven
(Film director, Screenwriter)
Wes Craven
7
Birthdate: August 2, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: August 30, 2015
 19 
Vasily Zaytsev
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 23, 1915
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Yeleninka, Russia
Died: December 15, 1991
 20 
Danny Kaye
(Actor, Comedian and Singer)
Danny Kaye
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Birthdate: January 18, 1911
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: March 3, 1987
 21 
Louis XIV of France
(King of France from 1643 to 1715)
Louis XIV of France
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Birthdate: September 5, 1638
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
Died: September 1, 1715
 22 
Eva Gabor
(American Actress, Businesswoman, Singer and Socialite)
Eva Gabor
7
Birthdate: February 11, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: July 4, 1995
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 23 
John Muir
(Naturalist)
John Muir
14
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 21, 1838
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dunbar
Died: December 24, 1914
 24 
Corazon Aquino
(Former President of Phillipines)
Corazon Aquino
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 25, 1933
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paniqui, Tarlac
Died: August 1, 2009
 25 
Scatman Crothers
(Actor and Musician)
Scatman Crothers
5
Birthdate: May 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Terre Haute, Indiana, United States
Died: November 22, 1986
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 26 
Alvin York
(One of the Most Decorated United States Army Soldiers of World War I)
Alvin York
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 13, 1887
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fentress County, Tennessee, United States
Died: September 2, 1964
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 27 
Brigham Young
(Second President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
Brigham Young
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 1, 1801
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Whitingham
Died: August 29, 1877
 28 
Jim Backus
(American Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘Thurston Howell III’ in the TV Sitcom ‘Gilligan's Island’)
Jim Backus
5
Birthdate: February 25, 1913
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: July 3, 1989
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 29 
Lionel Barrymore
(Actor & Director Best Known for His Role as ‘Mr. Potter’ in the Film ‘It's a Wonderful Life’)
Lionel Barrymore
2
Birthdate: April 28, 1878
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: November 15, 1954
 30 
Rory Calhoun
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Birthdate: August 8, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: April 28, 1999
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 31 
Majel Barrett
(Actress)
Majel Barrett
4
Birthdate: February 23, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio
Died: December 18, 2008
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 32 
Washington Irving
(Author, Historian, Diplomat)
Washington Irving
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 3, 1783
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: November 28, 1859
 33 
Adolf Dassler
(German Entrepreneur and Founder of ‘Adidas')
Adolf Dassler
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 3, 1901
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Herzogenaurach, Germany
Died: September 6, 1978
 34 
Buck Owens
(Musician)
Buck Owens
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 12, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sherman, Texas, United States
Died: March 25, 2006
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 35 
Will Geer
(Actor, Musician and Social Activist Known for His Role as ‘Zebulon Walton’ in the TV Series ‘The Waltons’)
Will Geer
6
Birthdate: March 9, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Frankfort, Indiana, United States
Died: April 22, 1978
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 36 
Ferruccio Lamborghini
(Founder of Automobili Lamborghini)
Ferruccio Lamborghini
5
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 28, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Renazzo di Cento, Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Died: February 20, 1993
 37 
Arnold Schoenberg
(One of the Most Influential Composers of the 20th Century)
Arnold Schoenberg
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 13, 1874
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Leopoldstadt, Vienna, Austria
Died: July 13, 1951
 38 
Richard Crenna
(Film, Television and Radio Actor)
Richard Crenna
2
Birthdate: November 30, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: January 17, 2003
 39 
Martin Balsam
(American Actor Who Played Character Roles in Films, in Theatre, and on Television)
Martin Balsam
2
Birthdate: November 4, 1919
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: February 13, 1996
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 40 
Bob Keeshan
(Actor, TV Producer)
Bob Keeshan
5
Birthdate: June 27, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lynbrook, New York
Died: January 23, 2004
 41 
Bob Einstein
5
Birthdate: November 20, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: January 2, 2019
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 42 
J. M. W. Turner
(Romantic painter)
J. M. W. Turner
4
Birthdate: April 23, 1775
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 19, 1851
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Rajkumar
(Actor)
Rajkumar
20
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 24, 1929
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gajanur, India
Died: April 12, 2006
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 44 
Ethel Merman
(Actress and Singer Who was Known as 'the Undisputed First Lady of the Musical Comedy Stage')
Ethel Merman
3
Birthdate: January 16, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Astoria, New York, United States
Died: February 15, 1984
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 45 
Edward Elgar
(Composer)
Edward Elgar
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 2, 1857
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Broadheath, England
Died: February 23, 1934
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Miriam Makeba
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 4, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
Died: November 10, 2008
 47 
Al Jarreau
(Musician)
Al Jarreau
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 12, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: February 12, 2017
 48 
Bing Russell
(Actor and Owner of the ‘Portland Mavericks’)
Bing Russell
6
Birthdate: May 5, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brattleboro, Vermont, United States
Died: April 8, 2003
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Jayaprakash Narayan
(Indian Independence Activist Who is Remembered for Leading the Mid-1970s Opposition Against Prime Minister Indira Gandhi)
Jayaprakash Narayan
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 11, 1902
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bihar, India
Died: October 8, 1979
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Christian X
(Former King of Denmark (1912 - 1947))
Christian X
4
Birthdate: September 26, 1870
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Charlottenlund, Denmark
Died: April 20, 1947