Famous People Who Died At 80

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The list of famous people who died at 80 includes Kofi Annan, Marlon Brando, Gautama Buddha, Rabindranath Tagore, Plato. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, philosophers and lawyers and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 80 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Marlon Brando
(One of the Most Influential Actors of the 20th Century)
Marlon Brando
41
Birthdate: April 3, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: July 1, 2004
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 2 
Alex Trebek
(Game Show Host & Television Personality)
Alex Trebek
31
Birthdate: July 22, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Greater Sudbury, Canada
Died: November 8, 2020
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 3 
P. T. Barnum
(Mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut from 1875 to 1876)
P. T.  Barnum
24
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 5, 1810
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bethel, Connecticut, United States
Died: April 7, 1891
 4 
Alfred Hitchcock
(One of the Most Influential Filmmakers of All Time)
Alfred Hitchcock
22
Birthdate: August 13, 1899
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Leytonstone, London, England
Died: April 29, 1980
 5 
Wyatt Earp
(American Lawman and Gambler Best Known for His Involvement in the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral)
Wyatt Earp
21
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 19, 1848
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Monmouth, Illinois, United States
Died: January 13, 1929
 6 
Mary Tyler Moore
(Known for Her Role in TV Sitcoms ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ and 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show')
Mary Tyler Moore
9
Birthdate: December 29, 1936
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn Heights, New York, United States
Died: January 25, 2017
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
William Wordsworth
54
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 7, 1770
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kingdom of Great Britain
Died: April 23, 1850
 8 
Aaron Burr
(3rd Vice President of United States)
Aaron Burr
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 6, 1756
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: September 14, 1836
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 9 
Gautama Buddha
(Founder of Buddhism)
Gautama Buddha
54
Birthdate: 0563 BC
Birthplace: Lumbini Province, Nepal
Died: 0483 BC
Rabindranath Tagore
60
Birthdate: May 7, 1861
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: August 7, 1941
 11 
Pierre Trudeau
(15th Prime Minister of Canada)
Pierre Trudeau
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 18, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: September 28, 2000
 12 
Burt Lancaster
(One of the Greatest Male Stars of Classic Hollywood Cinema)
Burt Lancaster
5
Birthdate: November 2, 1913
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: October 20, 1994
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 13 
Peter Townsend
(aviator, writer)
Peter Townsend
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 22, 1914
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Yangon
Died: June 19, 1995
 14 
Valerie Harper
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Rhoda Morgenstern’ on the Sitcom ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’)
Valerie Harper
7
Birthdate: August 22, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Suffern, New York, United States
Died: August 30, 2019
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 15 
Walter Brennan
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Birthdate: July 25, 1894
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lynn, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 21, 1974
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 16 
Shirley Chisholm
(Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York's 12th District (1969 - 1983))
Shirley Chisholm
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 30, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 1, 2005
 17 
Jonas Salk
(Medical researcher)
Jonas Salk
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 28, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: June 23, 1995
 18 
Kofi Annan
(Former UN Secretary General)
Kofi Annan
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 8, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kumasi, Ghana
Died: August 18, 2018
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 19 
John DeLorean
(Engineer Known for His Work at 'General Motors' & Founder of the 'DeLorean Motor Company')
John DeLorean
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Birthdate: January 6, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: March 19, 2005
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 20 
Edvard Munch
(Norwegian Painter Best Known for His Works: ‘The Scream’, ‘Madonna’ and ‘The Sick Child’)
Edvard Munch
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Birthdate: December 12, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ådalsbruk, Norway
Died: 1944 AD
 21 
Leonardo Fibonacci
(Mathematician)
Leonardo Fibonacci
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 1170 AD
Birthplace: Pisa, Italy
Died: 1250 AD
 22 
José Ferrer
(Actor and Director Best Known for His Films: ‘Moulin Rouge’, ‘The Caine Mutiny’ and ‘Lawrence of Arabia’)
José Ferrer
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Birthdate: January 8, 1912
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Died: January 26, 1992
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 23 
Jean Simmons
(Actress and Singer)
Jean Simmons
2
Birthdate: January 31, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 22, 2010
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 24 
Donatello
(One of the Greatest of All Italian Renaissance Artists)
Donatello
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Birthdate: 1386 AD
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: December 13, 1466
 25 
Alexandra of Denmark
(Former Queen Consort of the United Kingdom and British Dominions (1901 - 1910))
Alexandra of Denmark
8
Birthdate: December 1, 1844
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: November 20, 1925
 26 
Golda Meir
(Former Prime Minister of Israel (1969 - 1974))
Golda Meir
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 3, 1898
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: December 8, 1978
 27 
John Ruskin
(Art Critic and Painter)
John Ruskin
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Birthdate: February 8, 1819
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: England
Died: January 20, 1900
 28 
Jack Benny
(One of the Leading Entertainers of the 20th Century)
Jack Benny
4
Birthdate: February 14, 1894
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: December 26, 1974
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 29 
Pope Paul VI
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Birthdate: September 26, 1897
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Concesio, Italy
Died: August 6, 1978
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 30 
Ginger Baker
(Former Drummer known for co-founder and occasional vocalist of the rock band Cream)
Ginger Baker
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 19, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lewisham, South London, England
Died: October 6, 2019
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Jessica Walter
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Lucille Bluth’ in the TV Series ‘Arrested Development’)
Jessica Walter
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Birthdate: January 31, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: March 24, 2021
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 32 
Samuel Morse
(Inventor of Morse Code, Painter)
Samuel Morse
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Birthdate: April 27, 1791
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 2, 1872
 33 
Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
(Indian Islamic Reformer and Educationist Who Founded the ‘Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College’, the First Muslim University in Southern Asia)
Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
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Birthdate: October 17, 1817
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: March 27, 1898
 34 
Chester W. Nimitz
(American Admiral Known for His Role as Commander in Chief of US Pacific Fleet in World War II)
Chester W. Nimitz
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 24, 1885
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fredericksburg, Texas, United States
Died: February 20, 1966
 35 
Robert A. Heinlein
(American Novelist Best Known as the 'Dean of Science Fiction Writers')
Robert A. Heinlein
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: July 7, 1907
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Butler, Missouri, United States
Died: May 8, 1988
 36 
Meyer Lansky
(One of the Most Financially Successful Gangsters in American History)
Meyer Lansky
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: July 4, 1902
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Grodno, Belarus
Died: January 15, 1983
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
Satyendra Nath Bose
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 1, 1894
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Died: February 4, 1974
 38 
Patrick McGoohan
(Actor Known for His Roles as ‘Dr. Paul Ruth’ in Scanners (1981) & ‘King Edward I’ in Braveheart (1995))
Patrick McGoohan
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Birthdate: March 19, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Astoria, New York, United States
Died: January 13, 2009
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 39 
Anne Francis
(Best Known for Roles in the Film ‘Forbidden Planet, and TV Series ‘Honey West’)
Anne Francis
4
Birthdate: September 16, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ossining, New York, United States
Died: January 2, 2011
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 40 
Stewart Granger
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Birthdate: May 6, 1913
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England
Died: August 16, 1993
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 41 
Frank Vincent
(American Actor Who Often Portrayed Mobsters)
Frank Vincent
4
Birthdate: April 15, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: North Adams, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 13, 2017
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 42 
Chief Seattle
(Tribal chief)
Chief Seattle
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1786 AD
Birthplace: Suquamish, Washington, United States
Died: June 7, 1866
 43 
Werner Klemperer
1
Birthdate: March 22, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: December 6, 2000
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 44 
Joel Schumacher
(Director, screenwriter, producer)
Joel Schumacher
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Birthdate: August 29, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: June 22, 2020
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 45 
William Rehnquist
(Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States)
William Rehnquist
4
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 1, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: September 3, 2005
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 46 
John Lewis
(Former United States Representative)
John Lewis
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 21, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alabama, United States
Died: July 17, 2020
 47 
Anne Rice
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: December 11, 2021
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Eileen Brennan
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Captain Doreen Lewis’ in the Film ‘Private Benjamin’)
Eileen Brennan
1
Birthdate: September 3, 1932
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: July 28, 2013
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Richard Farnsworth
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Birthdate: September 1, 1920
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: October 6, 2000
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Siegfried Sassoon
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 8, 1886
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Matfield, Kent, England
Died: September 1, 1967