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 
Helen Keller
(Author, First Deafblind Person to Earn a B.A. Degree)

Helen Keller
47
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 27, 1880
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tuscumbia, Alabama, United States
Died: June 1, 1968

 2 
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
(Associate Justice of US Supreme Court)

Ruth Bader Ginsburg
33
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: March 15, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: September 18, 2020

 3 
Dr. Seuss
(Children's Author And Illustrator)

Dr. Seuss
43
Birthdate: March 2, 1904
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 24, 1991

 4 
Desmond Doss
(U. S. Army Corporal)

Desmond Doss
27
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 7, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lynchburg
Died: March 23, 2006

 5 
Coco Chanel
(Fashion designer)

Coco Chanel
22
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 19, 1883
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saumur, France
Died: January 10, 1971

 6 
Little Richard
(Musician)

Little Richard
18
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 5, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Macon, Georgia, United States
Died: May 9, 2020
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 7 

Gregory Peck
16
Birthdate: April 5, 1916
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: La Jolla, California, United States
Died: June 12, 2003
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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 8 
Hirohito
(Former Emperor of Japan)

Hirohito
26
Birthdate: April 29, 1901
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Aoyama, Tokyo, Japan
Died: January 7, 1989
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 9 

Mother Teresa
96
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 26, 1910
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Skopje, North Macedonia
Died: September 5, 1997

 10 
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
(Nobel Prize Winner in Literature)

Gabriel Garcia Marquez
20
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 6, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Aracataca, Colombia
Died: April 17, 2014

 11 
Larry King
(The Host of The Nightly Interview Television Program 'Larry King Live' on CNN)

Larry King
20
Birthdate: November 19, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 23, 2021
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 12 
Arnold Palmer
(Golf Player)

Arnold Palmer
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 10, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Latrobe
Died: September 25, 2016

 13 
Lady Godiva
(11th-century Anglo-Saxon noblewoman)

Lady Godiva
1
Birthdate: 0980 AD
Birthplace: Mercia
Died: 1067 AD

 14 
Elie Wiesel
(Writer)

Elie Wiesel
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 30, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sighetu Marmației, Romania
Died: July 2, 2016
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 15 

Jacques Cousteau
14
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 11, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint-André-de-Cubzac, France
Died: June 25, 1997

 16 
Thomas Hardy
(Novelist & Poet)

Thomas Hardy
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 2, 1840
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stinsford, Dorset, England
Died: January 11, 1928

 17 

Jack Palance
9
Birthdate: February 18, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hazle Township, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 10, 2006
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 18 

George Segal
20
Birthdate: February 13, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: March 23, 2021
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 19 
John Wesley
(Cleric)

John Wesley
4
Birthdate: June 28, 1703
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Epworth, England
Died: March 2, 1791

 20 
Jack Dempsey
(Professional boxer)

Jack Dempsey
15
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 24, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manassa, Colorado, United States
Died: May 31, 1983
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 21 
John J. Pershing
(Military officer)

John J. Pershing
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 13, 1860
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Laclede, Missouri, United States
Died: July 15, 1948

 22 
Mae West
(Actress)

Mae West
5
Birthdate: August 17, 1893
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 22, 1980
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 23 
Giuseppe Verdi
(Composer)

Giuseppe Verdi
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 10, 1813
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Le Roncole, Italy
Died: January 27, 1901

 24 
Loretta Young
(Actress)

Loretta Young
7
Birthdate: January 6, 1913
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
Died: August 12, 2000

 25 
Jonathan Winters
(Comedian, Actor)

Jonathan Winters
6
Birthdate: November 11, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States
Died: April 11, 2013

 26 
David Ben-Gurion
(Former Prime Minister of Israel)

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

 27 
Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom
(Youngest Child of Queen Victoria)

Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 14, 1857
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 26, 1944

 28 

Ezra Pound
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 30, 1885
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Idaho, United States
Died: November 1, 1972

 29 

F. Lee Bailey
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: June 10, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 3, 2021

 30 
Jim Nabors
(Actor)

Jim Nabors
14
Birthdate: June 12, 1930
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sylacauga, Alabama, United States
Died: November 30, 2017
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 31 
Chuck Barris
(Game Show Host)

Chuck Barris
2
Birthdate: June 3, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: March 21, 2017
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 32 

Maureen O'Sullivan
1
Birthdate: May 17, 1911
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Boyle, County Roscommon, Ireland
Died: June 23, 1998
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

Josip Broz Tito
18
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 7, 1892
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kumrovec
Died: May 4, 1980

 34 

Buckminster Fuller
4
Birthdate: July 12, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Milton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 1, 1983
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 35 
Nipsey Russell
(Stand-up Comedian)

Nipsey Russell
2
Birthdate: September 15, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia
Died: October 2, 2005
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 36 

James Whitmore
0
Birthdate: October 1, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: White Plains, New York, United States
Died: February 6, 2009
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 37 
Mary Pickford
(Actress)

Mary Pickford
6
Birthdate: April 8, 1892
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: May 29, 1979
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 38 

Olav V of Norway
3
Birthdate: July 2, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sandringham, Norfolk, England
Died: January 17, 1991

 39 

Ellen G White
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 26, 1827
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gorham, Maine, United States
Died: July 16, 1915

 40 
Chiang Kai-shek
(President of the Republic of China)

Chiang Kai-shek
19
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 31, 1887
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Xikou
Died: April 5, 1975

 41 
Bahadur Shah Zafar
(Mughal Emperor (1837-57))

Bahadur Shah Zafar
2
Birthdate: October 24, 1775
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: November 7, 1862

 42 
Qianlong Emperor
(Emperor of China)

Qianlong Emperor
3
Birthdate: September 25, 1711
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lama Temple, Beijing, China
Died: February 7, 1799
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 43 
Ellen Corby
(Actress)

Ellen Corby
7
Birthdate: June 3, 1911
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Racine, Wisconsin, United States
Died: April 14, 1999
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 44 
Sterling Holloway
(Voice actor, Film actor, Stage actor, Television actor)

Sterling Holloway
1
Birthdate: January 4, 1905
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Georgia
Died: November 22, 1992
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 45 
Rube Goldberg
(Cartoonist)

Rube Goldberg
11
Birthdate: July 4, 1883
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Francisco, U.S.
Died: December 7, 1970

 46 

Jonathan Harris
1
Birthdate: November 6, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: November 3, 2002
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 47 
Ossie Davis
(Former actor who appeared in films with wife Ruby Dee)

Ossie Davis
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 18, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cogdell, Georgia, United States
Died: February 4, 2005
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 48 
Napoleon Hill
(Writer of personal-success literature)

Napoleon Hill
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 26, 1883
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pound, Virginia
Died: November 8, 1970

 49 
Max Born
(Physicist)

Max Born
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 11, 1882
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: January 5, 1970

 50 

Ralph Bellamy
3
Birthdate: June 17, 1904
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: November 29, 1991
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)