Famous People Who Died At 87

The list of famous people who died at 87 includes Mother Teresa, Helen Keller, Margaret Thatcher, Gregory Peck, Coco Chanel. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, novelists and journalists and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 87 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & Germany and many more countries.

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 1 Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher.
60
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former British Prime Minister
Birthdate: October 13, 1925
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Grantham, Lincolnshire, England
Died: April 8, 2013
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 2 Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa.
39
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Saint
Birthdate: August 26, 1910
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Skopje, North Macedonia
Died: September 5, 1997

 3 Helen Keller

Helen Keller.
9
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: June 27, 1880
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tuscumbia, Alabama, United States
Died: June 1, 1968

 4 Gregory Peck

Gregory Peck.
7
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 5, 1916
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: La Jolla, California, United States
Died: June 12, 2003
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 5 Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
9
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Associate Justice of US Supreme Court
Birthdate: March 15, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: September 18, 2020
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 6 Hirohito

Hirohito.
7
Famous As: Former Emperor of Japan
Birthdate: April 29, 1901
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Aoyama, Minato, Tokyo, Japan
Died: January 7, 1989
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 7 Chiang Kai-shek

Chiang Kai-shek.
2
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of the Republic of China
Birthdate: October 31, 1887
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Xikou
Died: April 5, 1975
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 8 Coco Chanel

Coco Chanel.
5
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: August 19, 1883
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saumur, France
Died: January 10, 1971

 9 Larry King

Larry King.
11
Famous As: American Television and Radio Host
Birthdate: November 19, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 23, 2021
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 10 Little Richard

Little Richard.
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 5, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Macon, Georgia, U.S.A
Died: May 9, 2020
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 11 Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss.
8
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: March 2, 1904
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 24, 1991

 12 Josip Broz Tito

Josip Broz Tito.
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 7, 1892
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kumrovec
Died: May 4, 1980

 13 Desmond Doss

Desmond Doss.
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: U. S. Army Corporal
Birthdate: February 7, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lynchburg
Died: March 23, 2006

 14 Mildred Gillars

Mildred Gillars
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Famous As: Broadcaster
Birthdate: November 29, 1900
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Portland, Maine, United States
Died: June 25, 1988

 15 Qianlong Emperor

Qianlong Emperor.
1
Famous As: Emperor of China
Birthdate: September 25, 1711
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lama Temple, Beijing, China
Died: February 7, 1799
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 16 Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
5
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Nobel Prize Winner in Literature
Birthdate: March 6, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Aracataca, Colombia
Died: April 17, 2014

 17 Jim Nabors

Jim Nabors
3
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 12, 1930
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sylacauga, Alabama, United States
Died: November 30, 2017
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 18 Bahadur Shah Zafar

Bahadur Shah Zafar.
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Famous As: Last Mughal Emperor
Birthdate: October 24, 1775
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Delhi
Died: November 7, 1862

 19 Jack Palance

Jack Palance.
3
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 18, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hazle Township, Pennsylvania
Died: November 10, 2006
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 20 Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy.
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist & Poet
Birthdate: June 2, 1840
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stinsford, Dorset, England
Died: January 11, 1928

 21 Loretta Young

Loretta Young.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 6, 1913
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
Died: August 12, 2000

 22 Jack Dempsey

Jack Dempsey.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American professional boxer
Birthdate: June 24, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manassa
Died: May 31, 1983

 23 Mae West

Mae West.
1
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 17, 1893
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bushwick
Died: November 22, 1980

 24 Jacques Cousteau

Jacques Cousteau.
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: French Explorer
Birthdate: June 11, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint-André-de-Cubzac
Died: June 25, 1997

 25 Helmut Kohl

Helmut Kohl.
1
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Chancellor of Germany
Birthdate: April 3, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ludwigshafen
Died: June 16, 2017
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 26 Olav V of Norway

Olav V of Norway.
2
Famous As: King
Birthdate: July 2, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sandringham, Norfolk, England
Died: January 17, 1991

 27 John J. Pershing

John J. Pershing.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: US Army Officer During WW I
Birthdate: September 13, 1860
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Laclede, Missouri, United States
Died: July 15, 1948

 28 Tunku Abdul Rahman

Tunku Abdul Rahman.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: First Prime Minister of Malaysia
Birthdate: February 8, 1903
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Alor Setar
Died: December 6, 1990

 29 Dick Van Patten

Dick Van Patten.
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Famous As: Actor, Animal Welfare Activist
Birthdate: June 9, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Queens, New York
Died: June 23, 2015
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 30 Lady Godiva

Lady Godiva.
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Famous As: 11th-century Anglo-Saxon noblewoman
Birthdate: 0980 AD
Birthplace: Mercia
Died: 1067 AD

 31 Ezra Pound

Ezra Pound.
1
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: October 30, 1885
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hailey, Idaho, United States
Died: November 1, 1972

 32 Arnold Palmer

Arnold Palmer.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Golf Player
Birthdate: September 10, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Latrobe
Died: September 25, 2016

 33 Leona Helmsley

Leona Helmsley.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Business Woman
Birthdate: July 4, 1920
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
Died: August 20, 2007

 34 James Whitmore

James Whitmore.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 1, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: White Plains, New York, United States
Died: February 6, 2009

 35 Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine

Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: April 5, 1863
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England
Died: September 24, 1950

 36 Mary Pickford

Mary Pickford.
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Famous As: Actress, Producer, Screenwriter
Birthdate: April 8, 1892
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toronto
Died: May 29, 1979
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 37 Christian IX of Denmark

Christian IX of Denmark.
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: April 8, 1818
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gottorf Castle, Schleswig, Germany
Died: January 29, 1906

 38 Jonathan Winters

Jonathan Winters.
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Famous As: Comedian, Actor
Birthdate: November 11, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, U.S
Died: April 11, 2013

 39 John Wesley

John Wesley.
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Famous As: Anglican Cleric and Christian Theologian
Birthdate: June 17, 1703
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Epworth, England
Died: March 2, 1791

 40 Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom

Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom.
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Famous As: Youngest Child of Queen Victoria
Birthdate: April 14, 1857
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Buckingham Palace, London, United Kingdom
Died: October 26, 1944

 41 David Ben-Gurion

David Ben-Gurion.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of Israel
Birthdate: October 16, 1886
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Płonsk, Poland
Died: December 1, 1973
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 42 Elie Wiesel

Elie Wiesel.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 30, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Transylvania
Died: July 2, 2016
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 43 Tom Wolfe

Tom Wolfe.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: American author
Birthdate: March 2, 1931
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: March 14, 2018
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 44 Chuck Barris

Chuck Barris.
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Famous As: Game Show Host
Birthdate: June 3, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: March 21, 2017
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 45 Colonel Tom Parker

Colonel Tom Parker
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Talent Manager
Birthdate: June 26, 1909
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Breda
Died: January 21, 1997

 46 Ellen Corby

Ellen Corby.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 3, 1911
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Racine, Wisconsin
Died: April 14, 1999

 47 Buckminster Fuller

Buckminster Fuller.
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: July 12, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Milton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 1, 1983
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 48 Abdul Qadir Gilani

Abdul Qadir Gilani
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Preacher
Birthdate: March 17, 1078
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Amol, Iran
Died: February 21, 1166

 49 Napoleon Hill

Napoleon Hill.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer of personal-success literature
Birthdate: October 26, 1883
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pound, Virginia
Died: November 8, 1970

 50 Maureen O'Sullivan

Maureen O'Sullivan
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 17, 1911
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Boyle, County Roscommon, Ireland
Died: June 23, 1998
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)