Famous People Who Died At 88

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The list of famous people who died at 88 includes Charlie Chaplin, Harry S. Truman, Michelangelo, Edmund Hillary, Aurangzeb. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, artists and actors and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 88 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Charlie Chaplin
(Actor, Comedian)
Charlie Chaplin
62
Birthdate: April 16, 1889
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Walworth, London, England
Died: December 25, 1977
 2 
Michelangelo
(Regarded as the Most Accomplished Artist of His Era (High Renaissance))
Michelangelo
14
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: March 6, 1475
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Caprese Michelangelo, Italy
Died: February 18, 1564
 3 
Harry S. Truman
(33rd President of the United States (1945 – 53))
Harry S. Truman
36
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 8, 1884
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lamar, Missouri, United States
Died: December 26, 1972
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 4 
Bill Russell
(Regarded as One of the Greatest Basketball Players Ever)
Bill Russell
20
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 12, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: West Monroe, Louisiana, United States
Died: July 31, 2022
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 5 
Robert Frost
(American Poet Who was Known for His Realistic Depictions of Rural Life)
Robert Frost
41
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 26, 1874
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: January 29, 1963
 6 
Fred Astaire
(The Greatest Dancer in Film History)
Fred Astaire
14
Birthdate: May 10, 1899
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: June 22, 1987
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 7 
Adam West
(American Actor Who Portrayed 'Batman' in Several Movies and Television Shows)
Adam West
6
Birthdate: September 19, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Died: June 9, 2017
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 8 
Edmund Hillary
(One of the First Climbers to Have Reached the Summit of Mount Everest)
Edmund Hillary
32
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 20, 1919
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand
Died: January 11, 2008
 9 
Rip Torn
(Actor)
Rip Torn
6
Birthdate: February 6, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Temple, Texas, United States
Died: July 9, 2019
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 10 
Toni Morrison
(Novelist)
Toni Morrison
29
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 18, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lorain, Ohio
Died: August 5, 2019
 11 
Akira Kurosawa
(Filmmaker)
Akira Kurosawa
9
Birthdate: March 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Shinagawa City, Tokyo, Japan
Died: September 6, 1998
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 12 
James Arness
13
Birthdate: May 26, 1923
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: June 3, 2011
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 13 
Chanakya
(Philosopher, Theologian)
Chanakya
14
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 0371 BC
Birthplace: India
Died: 0283 BC
 14 
William Randolph Hearst
(Newspaper Baron)
William Randolph Hearst
13
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 29, 1863
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: August 14, 1951
 15 
Aurangzeb
(6th Emperor of the Mughal Empire (1658 - 1707))
Aurangzeb
29
Birthdate: November 3, 1618
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dahod, Gujarat, India
Died: March 3, 1707
 16 
Myrna Loy
(Best Known for Her Role in the Film 'The Thin Man')
Myrna Loy
2
Birthdate: August 2, 1905
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Helena, Montana, United States
Died: December 14, 1993
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 17 
Ricardo Montalbán
(Actor who played the role of Mr. Roarke on the series, Fantasy Island and received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Screen Actor's Guild in 1993.)
Ricardo Montalbán
7
Birthdate: November 25, 1920
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Died: January 14, 2009
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 18 
Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Former King of Thailand (1946 - 2016))
Bhumibol Adulyadej
13
Birthdate: December 5, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 13, 2016
 19 
Perry Como
(Singer)
Perry Como
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 18, 1912
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: May 13, 2001
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 20 
Titian
(One of the Greatest Venetian Artists of the 16th-Century)
Titian
6
Birthdate: 1488 AD
Birthplace: Pieve di Cadore, Italy
Died: August 27, 1576
 21 
Cliff Robertson
4
Birthdate: September 9, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: La Jolla
Died: September 10, 2011
 22 
Omar Bradley
(1st Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1949-53))
Omar Bradley
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 12, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Clark, Missouri, United States
Died: April 8, 1981
 23 
Ursula K. Le Guin
(American Author Best Known for Her Works of Speculative Fiction)
Ursula K. Le Guin
4
Birthdate: October 21, 1929
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States
Died: January 22, 2018
 24 
Ann B. Davis
(Actress)
Ann B. Davis
2
Birthdate: May 3, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Schenectady, New York, United States
Died: June 1, 2014
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 25 
Abdul Sattar Edhi
(Humanitarian)
Abdul Sattar Edhi
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 28, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bantva, Gujarat, India
Died: July 8, 2016
 26 
Milton S. Hershey
(Chocolatier & Businessman)
Milton S. Hershey
11
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 13, 1857
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Derry Township, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 13, 1945
 27 
Frank Lucas
(Drug Trafficker)
Frank Lucas
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: September 9, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: La Grange, North Carolina, United States
Died: May 30, 2019
 28 
Eunice Kennedy Shriver
(American Philanthropist and Founder of the ‘Special Olympics’)
Eunice Kennedy Shriver
6
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 10, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 11, 2009
 29 
James Best
(Actor, Artist, Acting Coach and Singer-Songwriter)
James Best
7
Birthdate: July 26, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Powderly, Kentucky, United States
Died: April 6, 2015
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 30 
Daniel Inouye
(Former United States Senator from Hawaii (1963 - 2012))
Daniel Inouye
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 7, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Died: December 17, 2012
 31 
Alfredo Di Stéfano
(Argentine Professional Footballer and Coach Who Played as a Forward)
Alfredo Di Stéfano
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 4, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Barracas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: July 7, 2014
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 32 
Bill Bowerman
(Co-founder of Nike, Inc.)
Bill Bowerman
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 19, 1911
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, U.S.
Died: December 24, 1999
 33 
Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky
(One of the Most Influential Composers of the 20th Century and a Pivotal Figure in 'Modernist Music')
Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 17, 1882
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lomonosov, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: April 6, 1971
 34 
Francis Crick
(Co-discoverer of the Structure of the DNA Molecule, Nobel Prize Winner)
Francis Crick
5
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 8, 1916
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Weston Favell, Northamptonshire, England
Died: July 28, 2004
 35 
Ed Koch
(105th Mayor of New York City)
Ed Koch
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: December 12, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 1, 2013
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June Allyson
(Actress)
June Allyson
3
Birthdate: October 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, USA
Died: July 8, 2006
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
 37 
Blake Edwards
(American filmmaker)
Blake Edwards
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Birthdate: July 26, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Died: December 15, 2010
 38 
Joseph Cotten
(One of the Leading Hollywood Actors of the 1940s)
Joseph Cotten
5
Birthdate: May 15, 1905
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Petersburg, Virginia, United States
Died: February 6, 1994
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 39 
Gordie Howe
(Ice hockey player)
Gordie Howe
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 31, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Floral, Saskatchewan, Canada
Died: June 10, 2016
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 40 
Władysław Szpilman
(Pianist Widely Known as the Central Figure in the 2002 'Roman Polanski' Film 'The Pianist')
Władysław Szpilman
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 5, 1911
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sosnowiec, Poland
Died: July 6, 2000
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 41 
Cy Young
(Baseball player)
Cy Young
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 29, 1867
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gilmore, Ohio, United States
Died: November 4, 1955
 42 
Ruth Gordon
(Actress)
Ruth Gordon
4
Birthdate: October 30, 1896
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 28, 1985
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
 43 
Katsushika Hokusai
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Birthdate: October 31, 1760
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Edo, Tokyo, Japan
Died: May 10, 1849
 44 
Jackie Cooper
(Actor, Director, Producer and the First Child Actor to Receive an Oscar Nomination)
Jackie Cooper
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Birthdate: September 15, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: May 3, 2011
 45 
William Ewart Gladstone
(Prime Minister)
William Ewart Gladstone
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 29, 1809
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Died: May 19, 1898
 46 
M. S. Subbulakshmi
(Carnatic Musician)
M. S. Subbulakshmi
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 16, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Madurai
Died: December 11, 2004
Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 17, 1887
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London
Died: March 24, 1976
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L. S. Lowry
(Artist)
L. S. Lowry
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Birthdate: November 1, 1887
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stretford, Lancashire, England
Died: February 23, 1976
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Wilhelm Wundt
(Philosopher)
Wilhelm Wundt
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 16, 1832
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mannheim, Germany
Died: August 31, 1920
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Shelby Foote
(Writer)
Shelby Foote
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 17, 1916
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Greenville, Mississippi, United States
Died: June 27, 2005