Famous People Who Died At 77

The list of famous people who died at 77 includes Ted Kennedy, Galileo Galilei, Ed Gein, Lucille Ball, Nikita Khrushchev. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, artists, poets and physicists and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 77 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.

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 1 
Galileo Galilei
(Astronomer)

Galileo Galilei
50
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 15, 1564
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pisa, Italy
Died: January 8, 1642

 2 
Lucille Ball
(Actress)

Lucille Ball
41
Birthdate: August 6, 1911
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jamestown, New York, United States
Died: April 26, 1989
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 3 
Ed Gein
(Murderer, Suspected Serial Killer & Body Snatcher)

Ed Gein
32
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: August 27, 1906
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: La Crosse County, Wisconsin, United States
Died: July 26, 1984
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 4 
Frederick Douglass
(Abolitionist, Social Reformer)

Frederick Douglass
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1818 AD
Birthplace: Talbot County, Maryland, United States
Died: February 20, 1895

 5 

Henry Fonda
8
Birthdate: May 16, 1905
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Grand Island, Nebraska, United States
Died: August 12, 1982
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 6 
Niels Bohr
(Physicist)

Niels Bohr
7
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 7, 1885
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: November 18, 1962

 7 
Jules Verne
(Best-selling adventure novels ‘Journey to the Center of the Earth’,’ Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas’)

Jules Verne
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 8, 1828
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nantes, France
Died: March 24, 1905
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 8 
Carl F. Gauss
(Mathematician, Physicist)

Carl F. Gauss
10
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 30, 1777
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brunswick, Germany
Died: February 23, 1855

 9 
Celia Cruz
(Singer)

Celia Cruz
12
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 21, 1925
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Died: July 16, 2003

 10 
John Hurt
(Actor)

John Hurt
11
Birthdate: January 22, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, UK
Died: January 27, 2017

 11 

Beatrix Potter
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 28, 1866
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kensington
Died: December 22, 1943

 12 
Dinah Shore
(Singer)

Dinah Shore
4
Birthdate: February 29, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Winchester, Tennessee, United States
Died: February 24, 1994

 13 
Rodney Alcala
(Serial Killer)

Rodney Alcala
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: August 23, 1943
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Died: July 24, 2021

 14 

John Mahoney
5
Birthdate: June 20, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Blackpool, Lancashire, England, UK
Died: February 4, 2018
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 15 
Moe Howard
(Actor)

Moe Howard
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Birthdate: June 19, 1897
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bensonhurst, New York, United States
Died: May 4, 1975
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 16 
Joseph Haydn
(Composer)

Joseph Haydn
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 31, 1732
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rohrau, Austria
Died: May 31, 1809

 17 
Charles M. Schulz
(Cartoonist)

Charles M. Schulz
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 26, 1922
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: February 12, 2000

 18 

Wassily Kandinsky
5
Birthdate: December 16, 1866
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: December 13, 1944
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 19 
Jonathan Swift
(Satirist & Author of 'Gulliver's Travels',' A Tale of a Tub' and 'A Modest Proposal')

Jonathan Swift
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 30, 1667
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: October 19, 1745

 20 
Paul Robeson
(Bass-Bariotone Singer)

Paul Robeson
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 9, 1898
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Died: January 23, 1976

 21 
Richard Benjamin Harrison
(Businessman, TV Personality)

Richard Benjamin Harrison
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Birthdate: March 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Danville, Virginia, United States
Died: June 25, 2018
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 22 
Ayn Rand
(Writer)

Ayn Rand
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 2, 1905
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: March 6, 1982

 23 

Conchata Ferrell
12
Birthdate: March 1, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Loudendale, West Virginia, United States
Died: October 12, 2020
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 24 

Terry Jones
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Birthdate: February 1, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Colwyn Bay, Denbighshire, Wales
Died: January 21, 2020
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 25 
Le Corbusier
(Architect)

Le Corbusier
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: October 6, 1887
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
Died: August 27, 1965

 26 
Janet Leigh
(Actress)

Janet Leigh
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Birthdate: July 6, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Merced, California, United States
Died: October 3, 2004

 27 
Ted Kennedy
(United States Senator from Massachusetts (1962 – 2009))

Ted Kennedy
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 22, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 25, 2009

 28 
Georgy Zhukov
(Military Commander)

Georgy Zhukov
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 1, 1896
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Zhukov, Kaluga Oblast
Died: June 18, 1974

 29 
Nikita Khrushchev
(Former Premier of the Soviet Union)

Nikita Khrushchev
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 15, 1894
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kalinovka, Dmitriyevsky Uyezd, Kursk Governorate, Russian Empire
Died: September 11, 1971

 30 

Rod Steiger
3
Birthdate: April 14, 1925
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Westhampton, New York, United States
Died: July 9, 2002

 31 
John Dalton
(Chemist, Physicist, Meteorologist)

John Dalton
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 6, 1766
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Eaglesfield, Cumberland, England
Died: July 27, 1844

 32 
George A. Romero
(Film director)

George A. Romero
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Birthdate: February 4, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: July 16, 2017
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 33 
Jack Lord
(Actor)

Jack Lord
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Birthdate: December 30, 1920
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 21, 1998

 34 
Adolf Dassler
(Founder of Adidas)

Adolf Dassler
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 3, 1900
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Herzogenaurach, Germany
Died: September 6, 1978

 35 
Gale Sayers
(American Football Player)

Gale Sayers
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 30, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States
Died: September 23, 2020
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

Abū Rayḥān al-Bīrūnī
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 0973 AD
Birthplace: Beruni, Uzbekistan
Died: 1050 AD

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Toshiro Mifune
2
Birthdate: April 1, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Qingdao, China
Died: December 24, 1997
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 38 
James Buchanan
(President of the United States (1857-61))

James Buchanan
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 23, 1791
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cove Gap, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: May 31, 1868

 39 

Sir James Matthew Barrie
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 9, 1860
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland
Died: June 19, 1937

 40 
Cecil B. DeMille
(Film Director, Producer)

Cecil B. DeMille
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Birthdate: August 12, 1881
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ashfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 21, 1959

 41 
Howard Cosell
(Journalist)

Howard Cosell
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Birthdate: March 25, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Winston-Salem
Died: April 23, 1995

 42 
Robert Browning
(Poet & Playwright)

Robert Browning
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 7, 1812
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Camberwell
Died: December 12, 1889

 43 
Benny Goodman
(Bandleader and clarinetist)

Benny Goodman
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 30, 1909
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: June 13, 1986

 44 
Jackie Collins
(Novelist)

Jackie Collins
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 4, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England, UK
Died: September 19, 2015
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 45 

Denver Pyle
10
Birthdate: May 11, 1920
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bethune, Colorado, United States
Died: December 25, 1997
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 46 
Wilhelm Rontgen
(Mechanical engineer, Physicist)

Wilhelm Rontgen
2
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: March 27, 1845
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lennep, Remscheid, Germany
Died: February 10, 1923

 47 
John Philip Sousa
(Conductor, Composer)

John Philip Sousa
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 6, 1854
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: March 6, 1932

 48 

Vincent Gigante
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: March 29, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: December 19, 2005
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 49 
Chet Atkins
(Guitarist, Jazz musician, Record producer, Jazz guitarist, Classical guitarist, Songwriter)

Chet Atkins
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 20, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Luttrell
Died: June 30, 2001

 50 
Alex Karras
(American Football Player)

Alex Karras
1
Birthdate: July 15, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States
Died: October 10, 2012
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)