Died On August 14th

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Discover the most famous people who died on August 14. The list includes people like William Randolph Hearst, Bertolt Brecht, Oscar Levant, Enzo Ferrari, J. B. Priestley. Famous personalities featured on this list, include poets, playwrights, actors and chemists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Enzo Ferrari
(Italian racing driver)
Enzo Ferrari
4
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 18, 1898
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Turin
Died: 1988
 2 
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: 1951
 3 
Bertolt Brecht
(Theatre Practitioner, Playwright, and Poet Known for His Plays: ‘The Threepenny Opera’ and ‘Life of Galileo’)
Bertolt Brecht
11
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 10, 1898
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Augsburg, Germany
Died: 1956
 4 
Dorothy Stratten
(Canadian Former Actress and Model Who was Killed by Her Estranged Husband Paul Snider)
Dorothy Stratten
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Birthdate: February 28, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
Died: 1980
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 5 
Bruno Kirby
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Birthdate: April 28, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 2006
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 6 
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
(Investor, Trader)
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 5, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hyderabad, India
Died: 2022
 7 
Maximilian Kolbe
(Polish Catholic Priest and Conventual Franciscan Friar)
Maximilian Kolbe
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 8, 1894
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Zduńska Wola, Poland
Died: 1941
 8 
J. B. Priestley
(Novelist and Playwright)
J. B. Priestley
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 13, 1894
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died: 1984
 9 
Ron Palillo
1
Birthdate: April 2, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: 2012
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 10 
Pee Wee Reese
(Baseball player)
Pee Wee Reese
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 23, 1918
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ekron
Died: 1999
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 11 
David Farragut
(Military officer)
David Farragut
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 5, 1801
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Farragut, Tennessee, United States
Died: 1870
 12 
Roy Buchanan
(Musician, Guitarist)
Roy Buchanan
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 23, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ozark
Died: 1988
 13 
Czesław Miłosz
(One of the Great Poets of the 20th Century)
Czesław Miłosz
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 30, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Šeteniai, Lithuania
Died: 2004
 14 
Phyllis Thaxter
1
Birthdate: November 20, 1919
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Portland, Maine, United States
Died: 2012
 15 
Frédéric Joliot-Curie
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 19, 1900
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris
Died: 1958
 16 
Abbey Lincoln
(Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Civil Rights Activist)
Abbey Lincoln
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 6, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: 2010
 17 
John I of Portugal
(King of Portugal)
John I of Portugal
2
Birthdate: April 11, 1357
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: 1433
 18 
Fyvush Finkel
(Actor known as a star of Yiddish theater and for his role as lawyer Douglas Wambaugh on the television series Picket Fences)
Fyvush Finkel
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Birthdate: October 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brownsville, New York, United States
Died: 2016
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 19 
Frank Broyles
(American football player)
Frank Broyles
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 26, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Decatur, Georgia, United States
Died: 2017
 20 
Linda Manz
(Actress)
Linda Manz
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Birthdate: August 20, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2020
Height: 4'10" (147 cm)
 21 
Sergiu Celibidache
(Greatest conductor of the 20th century)
Sergiu Celibidache
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 28, 1912
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Roman, Romania
Died: 1996
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 22 
Oscar Levant
(American pianist)
Oscar Levant
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Birthdate: December 27, 1906
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pittsburgh
Died: 1972
 23 
John Sirica
(Former Judge who became famous for his role in the trials stemming from the Watergate scandal)
John Sirica
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: March 19, 1904
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Waterbury, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1992
 24 
Johnny Burnette
(Singer, Musician)
Johnny Burnette
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 25, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: 1964
 25 
Sarah Childress Polk
(U.S. First Lady)
Sarah Childress Polk
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 4, 1803
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
Died: 1891
 26 
Lina Heydrich
(Former Writer, Reinhard Heydrich's wife)
Lina Heydrich
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 14, 1911
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fehmarn, Germany
Died: 1985
Duncan I of Scotland
0
Birthdate: 1001 AD
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: 1040
 28 
William Buckland
(English Theologian, Palaeontologist, and Geologist Who Wrote the First Full Account of a Dinosaur Fossil)
William Buckland
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 12, 1784
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Axminster, Devon, England
Died: 1856
 29 
Alison Smithson
(Architect)
Alison Smithson
1
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: June 22, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
Died: 1993
 30 
Larry Rivers
(American Artist, Filmmaker and Musician Who is Regarded as the Godfather of Pop Art)
Larry Rivers
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Birthdate: August 17, 1923
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: 2002
 31 
Elias Canetti
(German-Language Writer Who Won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1981)
Elias Canetti
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 25, 1905
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ruse, Bulgaria
Died: 1994
 32 
Clifford Odets
(Screenwriter, Film director, Actor, Writer, Playwright, Stage actor)
Clifford Odets
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 18, 1906
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: 1963
 33 
Mahasi Sayadaw
(Buddhist Monk)
Mahasi Sayadaw
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 29, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seikkhun, Shwebo District, British Burma
Died: 1982
 34 
Yekaterina Golubeva
1
Birthdate: October 9, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 2011
 35 
Tiberius II Constantine
(Was Eastern Roman emperor from 574 to 582)
Tiberius II Constantine
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Birthdate: 0520 AD
Birthplace: Thrace
Died: 0582
Colin Campbell, 1st Baron Clyde
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 20, 1792
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: 1863
 37 
Svetozar Gligoric
(Chess Grandmaster)
Svetozar Gligoric
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 2, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia
Died: 2012
 38 
Karl Böhm
(Conductor, Music director)
Karl Böhm
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Birthdate: August 28, 1894
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Graz
Died: 1981
 39 
Margaret Taylor
(Former First Lady of the United States)
Margaret Taylor
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 21, 1788
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Calvert County, Maryland, United States
Died: 1852
 40 
Johann Friedrich Herbart
(Philosopher, psychologist and founder of pedagogy as an academic discipline)
Johann Friedrich Herbart
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Birthdate: May 4, 1776
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Oldenburg, Germany
Died: 1841
 41 
William Croft
(Composer)
William Croft
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 30, 1678
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: England, Ettington
Died: 1727
 42 
Robert Calvert
(Former writer, musician principally known for his role as lyricist, performance poet and lead vocalist of the space rock band Hawkwind)
Robert Calvert
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 9, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pretoria, South Africa
Died: 1988
 43 
Helmut Rahn
(Association football player)
Helmut Rahn
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 16, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Essen
Died: 2003
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Wichard von Alvensleben
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 19, 1902
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wittenmoor
Died: 1982
 45 
Bob Johnston
(Music executive, Songwriter, Record producer)
Bob Johnston
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 14, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hillsboro
Died: 2015
 46 
Camilla Horn
(Actress)
Camilla Horn
0
Birthdate: April 25, 1903
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Died: 1996
 47 
Ewa Demarczyk
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 16, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kraków, Poland
Died: 2020
 48 
H. C. McNeile
(Soldier)
H. C. McNeile
0
Birthdate: September 28, 1888
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bodmin, England
Died: 1937
 49 
Shammi Kapoor
(Indian Actor Known for His Enthusiastic Dance Moves and Charming Acting Performances on Screen)
Shammi Kapoor
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Birthdate: October 21, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Died: 2011
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 50 
Fitz Henry Lane
0
Birthdate: December 19, 1804
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gloucester, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1865