Famous People Who Died At 97

The list of famous people who died at 97 includes John D. Rockefeller, Louis Zamperini, Bertrand Russell, Marc Chagall, John Kenneth Galbraith. Famous personalities featured on this list, include spiritual & religious leaders, mathematicians, political leaders and philosophers and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 97 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Italy & Canada and many more countries.

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 1 John D. Rockefeller

John D. Rockefeller.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: July 8, 1839
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Richford, New York, United States
Died: May 23, 1937

 2 Doris Day

Doris Day.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Film actress
Birthdate: April 3, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cincinnati
Died: May 13, 2019
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 3 Bertrand Russell

Bertrand Russell.
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: May 18, 1872
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Trellech, Monmouthshire, Wales
Died: February 2, 1970

 4 Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton

Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Alexander Hamilton's Wife
Birthdate: August 9, 1757
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Albany, New York
Died: November 9, 1854

 5 Louis Zamperini

Louis Zamperini.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prisoner of War Survivor
Birthdate: January 26, 1917
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Olean, New York
Died: July 2, 2014

 6 Chuck Yeager

Chuck Yeager.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Test Pilot
Birthdate: February 13, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Myra, West Virginia
Died: December 7, 2020

 7 Joseph Bonanno

Joseph Bonanno.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: January 18, 1905
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Castellammare del Golfo, Italy
Died: May 11, 2002
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 8 Karl Malden

Karl Malden.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 22, 1912
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: July 1, 2009
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 9 Sir John Mills

Sir John Mills.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 22, 1908
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: North Elmham, Norfolk, England, UK
Died: April 23, 2005

 10 Carol Channing

Carol Channing
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 31, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, USA
Died: January 15, 2019
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 11 Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political and Spiritual Leader
Birthdate: February 6, 1890
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Utmanzai, Charsadda
Died: January 20, 1988

 12 Millvina Dean

Millvina Dean.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Cartographer
Birthdate: February 2, 1912
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London
Died: May 31, 2009

 13 Marc Chagall

Marc Chagall.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: July 6, 1887
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lizona, Belarus
Died: March 28, 1985

 14 Nanette Fabray

Nanette Fabray.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 27, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Died: February 22, 2018
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 15 Rhonda Fleming

Rhonda Fleming
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 10, 1923
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: October 14, 2020
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 16 Empress Kōjun

Empress Kōjun
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Famous As: Consort
Birthdate: March 6, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: June 16, 2000

 17 Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone

Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: February 25, 1883
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Windsor Castle, England
Died: January 3, 1981

 18 Lazar Kaganovich

Lazar Kaganovich.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 22, 1893
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kiev Governorate
Died: July 25, 1991

 19 Sumner Redstone

Sumner Redstone
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: May 27, 1923
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 11, 2020
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 20 Raja Rao

Raja Rao
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author, Writer
Birthdate: November 8, 1908
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Karnataka
Died: July 8, 2006

 21 Sister Lúcia

Sister Lúcia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Religious sister
Birthdate: March 28, 1907
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Aljustrel, Portugal
Died: February 13, 2005

 22 Bill Macy

Bill Macy
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 18, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Revere, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died: October 17, 2019
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 23 John Kenneth Galbraith

John Kenneth Galbraith.
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: October 15, 1908
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Iona Station, Canada
Died: April 29, 2006

 24 Art Linkletter

Art Linkletter
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Famous As: Actor, Television presenter, Radio personality
Birthdate: July 17, 1912
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Moose Jaw
Died: May 26, 2010

 25 Lee Teng-hui

Lee Teng-hui
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Agricultural economist, Politician
Birthdate: January 15, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sanzhi, Taihoku Prefecture,Taiwan
Died: July 30, 2020

 26 Bess Truman

Bess Truman
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: politician
Birthdate: February 13, 1885
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Independence
Died: October 18, 1982

 27 June Havoc

June Havoc
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 8, 1912
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
Died: March 28, 2010
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 28 Leon Askin

Leon Askin
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Famous As: Screenwriter, Stage actor, Film actor
Birthdate: September 18, 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: June 3, 2005

 29 Lal Shahbaz Qalandar

Lal Shahbaz Qalandar
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: poet
Birthdate: 1177 AD
Birthplace: Marwand
Died: 1274 AD

 30 Qian Xuesen

Qian Xuesen
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astronautical engineer
Birthdate: December 11, 1911
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hangzhou
Died: October 31, 2009

 31 Gordon B. Hinckley

Gordon B. Hinckley.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Religious Leader
Birthdate: June 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Died: January 27, 2008

 32 Mrinalini Sarabhai

Mrinalini Sarabhai.
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Classical Dancer and Choreographer
Birthdate: May 11, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kerala
Died: January 21, 2016

 33 Joseph Wapner

Joseph Wapner.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Judge
Birthdate: November 15, 1919
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: February 26, 2017
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 34 Gene Sarazen

Gene Sarazen
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Golfer
Birthdate: February 27, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Harrison
Died: May 13, 1999
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 35 Margaret Chase Smith

Margaret Chase Smith
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 14, 1897
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Skowhegan, Maine, United States
Died: May 29, 1995

 36 Léon Theremin

Léon Theremin
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Famous As: Inventor, Engineer, Physicist, Scientist
Birthdate: August 15, 1896
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg
Died: November 3, 1993

 37 Kenan Evren

Kenan Evren
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 17, 1917
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Alaşehir
Died: May 9, 2015

 38 Mary Stewart

Mary Stewart
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: September 17, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sunderland, England
Died: May 9, 2014

 39 Joaquín Rodrigo

Joaquín Rodrigo
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: November 22, 1901
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sagunto, Spain
Died: July 6, 1999

 40 David Easton

David Easton
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Famous As: Political scientist, University teacher
Birthdate: June 24, 1917
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Toronto
Died: July 19, 2014

 41 George Pólya

George Pólya
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: December 13, 1887
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Budapest
Died: September 7, 1985

 42 Lewis Gilbert

Lewis Gilbert
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Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Writer
Birthdate: March 23, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 31, 2018

 43 Patricio Aylwin

Patricio Aylwin
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of Chile
Birthdate: November 26, 1918
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Viña del Mar
Died: April 19, 2016

 44 Agathe von Trapp

Agathe von Trapp
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Georg von Trapp's daughter
Birthdate: March 12, 1913
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pola, Istria, Austria-Hungary (present-day Pula, Croatia)
Died: December 28, 2010

 45 Caroline Herschel

Caroline Herschel.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astronomer
Birthdate: March 16, 1750
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
Died: January 9, 1848

 46 Theodore Hesburgh

Theodore Hesburgh.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 15th President of the University of Notre Dame
Birthdate: May 25, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York, United States
Died: February 26, 2015

 47 Erté

Erté
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: November 23, 1892
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Russian Empire
Died: April 21, 1990

 48 Walter Scheel

Walter Scheel
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 8, 1919
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Solingen, Germany
Died: August 24, 2016

 49 Thomas Sumter

Thomas Sumter
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: August 14, 1734
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hanover County, Virginia, United States
Died: June 1, 1832

 50 Yusuf ibn Tashfin

Yusuf ibn Tashfin
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Famous As: Political Leader
Birthdate: 1009 AD
Birthplace: Sahara Desert, Africa
Died: September 2, 1106