Famous People Who Died At 81

The list of famous people who died at 81 includes John McCain, Queen Victoria, Richard Nixon, Charles Bronson, J. R. R. Tolkien. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, artists and composers and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 81 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.

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 1 Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria.
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Famous As: Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Birthdate: May 24, 1819
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 22, 1901

 2 Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 37th President of the United States
Birthdate: January 9, 1913
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yorba Linda, California, United States
Died: April 22, 1994
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 3 J. R. R. Tolkien

J. R. R. Tolkien.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 3, 1892
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bloemfontein, South Africa
Died: September 2, 1973

 4 Kenny Rogers

Kenny Rogers.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: August 21, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Houston
Died: March 20, 2020
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 5 George III of the United Kingdom

George III of the United Kingdom.
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: June 4, 1738
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Norfolk House, St James's Square, London, England, United Kingdom
Died: January 29, 1820

 6 Charles Bronson

Charles Bronson.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 3, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ehrenfeld, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: August 30, 2003

 7 Bette Davis

Bette Davis.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 5, 1908
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 6, 1989
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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 8 John McCain

John McCain.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: United States Senator
Birthdate: August 29, 1936
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Coco Solo, Panama
Died: August 25, 2018
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 9 Ray Kroc

Ray Kroc.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Founder of the McDonald’s Corporation
Birthdate: October 5, 1902
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Died: January 14, 1984

 10 Phil Spector

Phil Spector.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Record Producer
Birthdate: December 26, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York
Died: January 16, 2021
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 11 Peter O'Toole

Peter O'Toole.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 2, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Leeds, England
Died: December 14, 2013

 12 Joseph P. Kennedy Sr.

Joseph P. Kennedy Sr.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Business person
Birthdate: September 6, 1888
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 18, 1969

 13 Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 8, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Died: September 4, 2014
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 14 Don Knotts

Don Knotts.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 21, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: February 24, 2006
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 15 Glen Campbell

Glen Campbell.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 22, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Billstown, Arkansas
Died: August 8, 2017
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 16 Mariam-uz-Zamani

Mariam-uz-Zamani.
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Famous As: Akbar's Third Wife
Birthdate: 1542 AD
Died: May 19, 1623

 17 Mel Blanc

Mel Blanc.
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Famous As: Voice Actor, Radio Personality
Birthdate: May 30, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Francisco
Died: July 10, 1989

 18 Jefferson Davis

Jefferson Davis.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of the Confederate States of America
Birthdate: June 3, 1808
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fairview
Died: December 6, 1889

 19 Garry Marshall

Garry Marshall.
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Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: November 13, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: The Bronx
Died: July 19, 2016
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 20 Rainier III, Prince of Monaco

Rainier III, Prince of Monaco.
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Famous As: Monarch
Birthdate: May 31, 1923
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Monaco-Ville
Died: April 6, 2005

 21 Eartha Kitt

Eartha Kitt.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 17, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: North, South Carolina, United States
Died: December 25, 2008
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 22 Pio of Pietrelcina

Pio of Pietrelcina
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 25, 1887
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pietrelcina
Died: September 23, 1968

 23 John Huston

John Huston.
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Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: August 5, 1906
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nevada, Missouri, United States
Died: August 28, 1987

 24 Siegfried Fischbacher

Siegfried Fischbacher
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Listed In: Magicians
Famous As: Magician
Birthdate: June 13, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rosenheim, Gau Munich-Upper Bavaria, German Reich
Died: January 13, 2021

 25 Peter Cushing

Peter Cushing.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 26, 1913
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kenley
Died: August 11, 1994
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 26 Larry Hagman

Larry Hagman.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 21, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas
Died: November 23, 2012
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 27 Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Anti-Apartheid Activist
Birthdate: September 26, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bizana, Eastern Cape
Died: April 2, 2018

 28 A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Founder of ISKCON
Birthdate: September 1, 1896
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kolkata
Died: November 14, 1977

 29 Ron Leibman

Ron Leibman.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 11, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: April 6, 2019
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 30 Jimmy Dean

Jimmy Dean
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 10, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Plainview, Texas, United States
Died: June 13, 2010
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 31 Boris Karloff

Boris Karloff.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 23, 1887
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Camberwell
Died: February 2, 1969
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 32 George Jones

George Jones
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician, singer, and songwriter
Birthdate: September 12, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saratoga, Texas, United States
Died: April 26, 2013
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 33 Pernell Roberts

Pernell Roberts.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 18, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Waycross, Georgia
Died: January 24, 2010
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 34 Samuel Adams

Samuel Adams.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Founding Father of the United States
Birthdate: September 27, 1722
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 2, 1803

 35 Kader Khan

Kader Khan
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Famous As: actor, screenwriter,
Birthdate: October 22, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan
Died: December 31, 2018

 36 Robert Altman

Robert Altman.
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Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: February 20, 1925
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Died: November 20, 2006

 37 Clarence Williams III

Clarence Williams III.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 21, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: June 4, 2021

 38 Dennis Weaver

Dennis Weaver.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 4, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Joplin, Missouri, United States
Died: February 24, 2006
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 39 Robert Wolders

Robert Wolders.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 28, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rotterdam
Died: July 12, 2018

 40 Ben Gazzara

Ben Gazzara
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Famous As: American film actor
Birthdate: August 28, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York
Died: February 3, 2012

 41 Daphne du Maurier

Daphne du Maurier.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist & playwright
Birthdate: May 13, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: April 19, 1989

 42 António de Oliveira Salazar

António de Oliveira Salazar.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Acting President of Portugal
Birthdate: April 28, 1889
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vimieiro (Santa Comba Dão), Portugal
Died: July 27, 1970

 43 Wu Zetian

Wu Zetian.
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Famous As: Chinese Empress
Birthdate: February 17, 0624
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lizhou, Tang Dynasty
Died: December 16, 0705

 44 Harvey Korman

Harvey Korman.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 15, 1927
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 29, 2008
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 45 Honus Wagner

Honus Wagner
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseballer
Birthdate: February 24, 1874
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chartiers, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: December 6, 1955
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 46 Gene Rayburn

Gene Rayburn.
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Famous As: Radio & Television Personality
Birthdate: December 22, 1917
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Christopher, Illinois
Died: November 29, 1999
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 47 Gordon Banks

Gordon Banks
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: December 30, 1937
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sheffield, England
Died: February 12, 2019
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 48 Cantinflas

Cantinflas.
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Famous As: Comic Film Actor
Birthdate: August 12, 1911
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cotija de la Paz Michoacan Mexico
Died: April 20, 1993

 49 Magda Gabor

Magda Gabor
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 11, 1915
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: June 6, 1997
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 50 Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey

Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of United Kingdom
Birthdate: March 13, 1764
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fallodon, Northumberland, England
Died: July 17, 1845