Famous People Who Died At 96

The list of famous people who died at 96 includes Katharine Hepburn, Simo Häyhä, Joan Fontaine, Vyacheslav Molotov, P. L. Travers. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, artists, actors and physicists and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 96 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Italy & Germany and many more countries.

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 1 Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 12, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: June 29, 2003

 2 Simo Häyhä

Simo Häyhä.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Sniper
Birthdate: December 17, 1905
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rautjärvi
Died: April 1, 2002
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 3 Cicely Tyson

Cicely Tyson.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 18, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, New York, United States
Died: January 28, 2021
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 4 Joan Fontaine

Joan Fontaine.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 22, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: December 15, 2013

 5 Vyacheslav Molotov

Vyacheslav Molotov.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 9, 1890
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sovetsk, Russia
Died: November 8, 1986

 6 Harry Morgan

Harry Morgan.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 10, 1915
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: December 7, 2011
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 7 Michael of Romania

Michael of Romania
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: October 25, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Peleș Castle, Sinaia, Romania
Died: December 5, 2017
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 8 Hosni Mubarak

Hosni Mubarak.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of Egypt
Birthdate: May 4, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Monufia Governorate
Died: February 25, 2025
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 9 Simon Wiesenthal

Simon Wiesenthal.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Nazi Hunter
Birthdate: December 31, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Buczacz
Died: September 20, 2005

 10 Alice Roosevelt Longworth

Alice Roosevelt Longworth.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 12, 1884
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City
Died: February 20, 1980

 11 Jimmy Doolittle

Jimmy Doolittle.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military General
Birthdate: December 14, 1896
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Alameda, California, United States
Died: September 27, 1993

 12 P. L. Travers

P. L. Travers.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 9, 1899
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Maryborough, Queensland, Australia
Died: April 23, 1996

 13 Jack LaLanne

Jack LaLanne.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Fitness & Nutrition Expert
Birthdate: September 26, 1914
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
Died: January 23, 2011

 14 Fay Wray

Fay Wray.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 15, 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cardston, Canada
Died: August 8, 2004
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 15 Peter Sallis

Peter Sallis
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 1, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Twickenham, Middlesex, England, UK
Died: June 2, 2017
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 16 Freeman Dyson

Freeman Dyson
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: December 15, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Crowthorne, England
Died: February 28, 2020

 17 Jane Wyatt

Jane Wyatt
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Famous As: actor, stage actor, television actor, film actor
Birthdate: August 12, 1910
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mahwah
Died: October 20, 2006

 18 Helmut Schmidt

Helmut Schmidt.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 23, 1918
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: November 10, 2015
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 19 Lyndon LaRouche

Lyndon LaRouche.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political Activist
Birthdate: September 8, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rochester, New Hampshire, United States
Died: February 12, 2019

 20 Kevin McCarthy

Kevin McCarthy
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 15, 1914
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Died: September 11, 2010

 21 Carl Schmitt

Carl Schmitt.
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Famous As: Jurist, Geopolitician, Political Scientist
Birthdate: July 11, 1888
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Plettenberg, Prussia, German Empire
Died: April 7, 1985

 22 Martha Graham

Martha Graham.
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Modern dancer and choreographer
Birthdate: May 11, 1894
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Allegheny County
Died: April 1, 1991

 23 Franco Zeffirelli

Franco Zeffirelli.
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Famous As: Film Director, Producer
Birthdate: February 12, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: June 15, 2019
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 24 Donald Malarkey

Donald Malarkey
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Sergeant
Birthdate: July 31, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Astoria, Oregon, USA
Died: September 30, 2017

 25 Alan Young

Alan Young.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 19, 1919
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: North Shields, England
Died: May 19, 2016
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 26 Monty Hall

Monty Hall
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Famous As: Television presenter, Actor, Journalist
Birthdate: August 25, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada
Died: September 30, 2017

 27 Robert Earl Jones

Robert Earl Jones.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 3, 1910
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tate County, Mississippi
Died: September 7, 2006
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 28 Yitzhak Shamir

Yitzhak Shamir.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of Israel
Birthdate: October 22, 1915
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ružany, Belarus
Died: June 30, 2012
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 29 Will Durant

Will Durant.
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Famous As: Writer, Historian, Philosopher
Birthdate: November 5, 1885
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: North Adams, Massachusetts
Died: November 7, 1981

 30 Michael Foot

Michael Foot.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 23, 1913
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom
Died: March 3, 2010

 31 Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 27, 1897
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: April 8, 1993

 32 Henry Heimlich

Henry Heimlich
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician, University teacher
Birthdate: February 3, 1920
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wilmington
Died: December 17, 2016

 33 Kitty Carlisle

Kitty Carlisle
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: actor,singer, musician, opera singer
Birthdate: September 3, 1910
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Orleans
Died: April 17, 2007

 34 John Archibald Wheeler

John Archibald Wheeler.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: July 9, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Jacksonville
Died: April 13, 2008

 35 Frank Cady

Frank Cady
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 8, 1915
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Susanville, California, U.S.
Died: June 8, 2012

 36 Don Pardo

Don Pardo
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Famous As: Actor, Television presenter, Radio personality
Birthdate: February 22, 1918
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Westfield
Died: August 18, 2014

 37 Rochus Misch

Rochus Misch.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Hitler's Bodyguard
Birthdate: July 29, 1917
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stare Siołkowice, Poland
Died: September 5, 2013

 38 Oskar Groening

Oskar Groening.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: War Criminal
Birthdate: June 10, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nienburg, Lower Saxony, Germany
Died: March 9, 2018

 39 Zita of Bourbon-Parma

Zita of Bourbon-Parma
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 9, 1892
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tuscany
Died: March 14, 1989

 40 Habib Bourguiba

Habib Bourguiba
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Lawyer
Birthdate: August 3, 1903
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Monastir
Died: April 6, 2000

 41 Momofuku Ando

Momofuku Ando.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Inventor of instant noodles
Birthdate: March 5, 1910
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Puzi, Chiayi County, Taiwan
Died: January 5, 2007

 42 Patrick Leigh Fermor

Patrick Leigh Fermor
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: February 11, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: June 10, 2011

 43 Nicholas Parsons

Nicholas Parsons.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 10, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Grantham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
Died: January 20, 2020
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 44 Claude Auchinleck

Claude Auchinleck
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Officer
Birthdate: June 21, 1884
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Aldershot
Died: March 23, 1981

 45 Jules Dassin

Jules Dassin.
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Famous As: Film Director, Producer
Birthdate: December 18, 1911
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Middletown, Connecticut, U.S.
Died: March 31, 2008

 46 Studs Terkel

Studs Terkel
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Famous As: Journalist, Historian, Radio personality, Writer, Poet lawyer, Music journalist
Birthdate: May 16, 1912
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City
Died: October 31, 2008

 47 Jack Vance

Jack Vance
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 28, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: May 26, 2013

 48 Tex Winter

Tex Winter
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball coach
Birthdate: February 25, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wellington, Texas, United States
Died: October 10, 2018

 49 Richard Adams

Richard Adams
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Author, Science fiction writer, Children's writer
Birthdate: May 9, 1920
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newbury
Died: December 24, 2016

 50 C. Everett Koop

C. Everett Koop
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Surgeon
Birthdate: October 14, 1916
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 25, 2013