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 Edward VIII

Edward VIII.
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Famous As: King of United Kingdom
Birthdate: June 23, 1894
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Richmond Park, Surrey, England
Died: May 28, 1972
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 2 Ed Gein

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

 3 Lucille Ball

Lucille Ball.
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Famous As: Comedian, Actress
Birthdate: August 6, 1911
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jamestown, New York, United States
Died: April 26, 1989

 4 Nikita Khrushchev

Nikita Khrushchev.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Premier of the Soviet Union
Birthdate: April 15, 1894
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kalinovka, Dmitriyevsky Uyezd, Kursk Governorate, Russian Empire
Died: September 11, 1971

 5 Jack Hemingway

Jack Hemingway.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Autobiographer
Birthdate: October 10, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toronto
Died: December 1, 2000

 6 Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei.
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Famous As: Astronomer
Birthdate: February 15, 1564
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pisa, Italy
Died: January 8, 1642

 7 Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 2, 1905
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: March 6, 1982
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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 8 J. Edgar Hoover

J. Edgar Hoover.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: First Director of FBI
Birthdate: January 1, 1895
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
Died: May 2, 1972

 9 Jackie Collins

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

 10 Ted Kennedy

Ted Kennedy.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former US Senator
Birthdate: February 22, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brookline
Died: August 25, 2009
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 11 Janet Leigh

Janet Leigh .
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 6, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Merced, California, U.S.
Died: October 3, 2004

 12 Henry Fonda

Henry Fonda.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 16, 1905
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Grand Island
Died: August 12, 1982

 13 Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass.
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Famous As: American orator
Birthdate: February 1, 1818
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Talbot County, Maryland, U.S
Died: February 20, 1895

 14 John Hurt

John Hurt .
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 22, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, UK
Died: January 27, 2017

 15 Georgy Zhukov

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

 16 Elijah Muhammad

Elijah Muhammad.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Religious Leader
Birthdate: October 7, 1897
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sandersville
Died: February 25, 1975
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 17 Beatrix Potter

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

 18 James Buchanan

James Buchanan.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 15th U.S. President
Birthdate: April 23, 1791
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cove Gap
Died: June 1, 1868

 19 Klaus Barbie

Klaus Barbie.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Nazi Leader
Birthdate: October 25, 1913
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bad Godesberg
Died: 1991 AD

 20 Roger Ailes

Roger Ailes.
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Famous As: Former CEO of Fox News Channel
Birthdate: May 15, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Warren, Ohio, United States
Died: May 18, 2017
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 21 Vincent Gigante

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

 22 John Mahoney

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

 23 Moe Howard

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

 24 Richard Benjamin Harrison

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

 25 Dinah Shore

Dinah Shore.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 29, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Winchester, Tennessee
Died: February 24, 1994

 26 Spiro Agnew

Spiro Agnew.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 39th Vice President of the United States
Birthdate: November 9, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Towson
Died: September 17, 1996

 27 Jules Verne

Jules Verne.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 8, 1828
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nantes
Died: March 24, 1905

 28 George A. Romero

George A. Romero
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Famous As: American-Canadian filmmaker
Birthdate: February 4, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, New York
Died: July 16, 2017

 29 Rod Steiger

Rod Steiger.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 14, 1925
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Westhampton
Died: July 9, 2002

 30 Carl F. Gauss

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

 31 Jerry Krause

Jerry Krause
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Scout
Birthdate: April 6, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: March 21, 2017

 32 Cus D'Amato

Cus D'Amato
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 17, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: November 4, 1985

 33 Terry Jones

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

 34 Wassily Kandinsky

Wassily Kandinsky.
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Famous As: Painters
Birthdate: December 16, 1866
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Moscow
Died: December 13, 1944

 35 Cecil B. DeMille

Cecil Blount DeMille.
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Famous As: Film Director, Producer
Birthdate: August 12, 1881
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ashfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died: January 21, 1959

 36 Michael Parks

Michael Parks
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 24, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Corona, California, USA
Died: May 9, 2017
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 37 Niels Bohr

Niels Bohr.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Nobel Prize Winning Physicist
Birthdate: October 7, 1885
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: November 18, 1962

 38 Joseph Haydn

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

 39 James Francis Edward Stuart

James Francis Edward Stuart.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: June 10, 1688
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. James's Palace, London, Kingdom of England, United Kingdom
Died: January 1, 1766

 40 Denver Pyle

Denver Pyle.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 11, 1920
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bethune, Colorado
Died: December 25, 1997
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 41 Paul Robeson

Paul Robeson.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Singer, Actor & Civil Rights Activist
Birthdate: April 9, 1898
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Princeton, New Jersey, U.S
Died: January 23, 1976

 42 Le Corbusier

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

 43 Duke of Windsor

Duke of Windsor
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Famous As: Former King of the United Kingdom
Birthdate: June 23, 1894
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Richmond Park, England
Died: May 28, 1972
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 44 Robert Montgomery

Robert Montgomery
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Famous As: American actor
Birthdate: May 21, 1904
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Beacon, New York
Died: September 27, 1981

 45 Uthman ibn Affan

Uthman ibn Affan
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Caliph
Birthdate: 0579 AD
Birthplace: Mecca
Died: June 17, 0656

 46 Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist & Satirist
Birthdate: November 30, 1667
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: October 19, 1745

 47 Zhou Enlai

Zhou Enlai.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: First Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of China
Birthdate: March 5, 1898
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Huai'an, China
Died: January 8, 1976

 48 Toshiro Mifune

Toshiro Mifune.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 1, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Qingdao, Shandong, Republic of China
Died: December 24, 1997
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 49 Ben Johnson

Ben Johnson
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Famous As: Stuntman
Birthdate: June 13, 1918
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Foraker, Oklahoma, United States
Died: April 8, 1996

 50 Terry Wogan

Terry Wogan.
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Famous As: Television presenter
Birthdate: August 3, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Limerick, Ireland
Died: January 31, 2016
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)