Died On August 14th

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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Enzo Ferrari
(Italian racing driver)

Enzo Ferrari
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 18, 1898
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Turin
Died: 1988

 2 
William Randolph Hearst
(Newspaper Baron)

William Randolph Hearst
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 29, 1863
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 1951

 3 
Bertolt Brecht
(Theatre practitioner)

Bertolt Brecht
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 10, 1898
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Augsburg, Germany
Died: 1956

 4 
Dorothy Stratten
(Playboy Playmate, Model)

Dorothy Stratten
3
Birthdate: February 28, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
Died: 1980
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 5 

Maximilian Kolbe
1
Birthdate: January 8, 1894
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Zduńska Wola, Poland
Died: 1941

 6 
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

 7 

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)
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 8 

Ron Palillo
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Birthdate: April 2, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: 2012
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 9 
David Farragut
(Military officer)

David Farragut
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 5, 1801
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Farragut, Tennessee, United States
Died: 1870

 10 
Lina Heydrich
(Former Writer, Reinhard Heydrich's wife)

Lina Heydrich
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 14, 1911
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fehmarn, Germany
Died: 1985

 11 
Roy Buchanan
(Musician, Guitarist)

Roy Buchanan
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 23, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ozark
Died: 1988

 12 

Czesław Miłosz
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 30, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Šeteniai, Lithuania
Died: 2004

 13 
Pee Wee Reese
(Baseball player)

Pee Wee Reese
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 23, 1918
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ekron
Died: 1999
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 14 
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

 15 
Oscar Levant
(American pianist)

Oscar Levant
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Birthdate: December 27, 1906
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pittsburgh
Died: 1972

 16 
Edgar Rosenberg
(Film producer)

Edgar Rosenberg
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1925 AD
Birthplace: Bremerhaven
Died: 1987

 17 
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

 18 

Frédéric Joliot-Curie
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 19, 1900
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris
Died: 1958

 19 
John I of Portugal
(King of Portugal)

John I of Portugal
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Birthdate: April 11, 1357
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: 1433

 20 
William Buckland
(Geologist)

William Buckland
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Birthdate: March 12, 1784
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Axminster, Devon, England
Died: 1856

 21 
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

 22 
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

 23 
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)

 24 
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)

 25 
Margaret Taylor
(Former First Lady of the United States)

Margaret Taylor
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 21, 1788
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Calvert County, Maryland, United States
Died: 1852

 26 
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

Colin Campbell, 1st Baron Clyde
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 20, 1792
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: 1863

 28 
Alison Smithson
(Architect)

Alison Smithson
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: June 22, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
Died: 1993

 29 
Larry Rivers
(Artist)

Larry Rivers
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Birthdate: August 17, 1923
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2002

 30 
Purnima
(Actress)

Purnima
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Birthdate: March 2, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mumbai, India
Died: 2013

 31 
Mahasi Sayadaw
(Buddhist Monk)

Mahasi Sayadaw
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 29, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seikkhun, Shwebo District, British Burma
Died: 1982

 32 
Henry Crown
(Industrialist)

Henry Crown
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 13, 1896
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1990

 33 
Karl Böhm
(Conductor, Music director)

Karl Böhm
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Birthdate: August 28, 1894
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Graz
Died: 1981

 34 

Yekaterina Golubeva
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Birthdate: October 9, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 2011

 35 
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

 36 
William Croft
(Composer)

William Croft
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 30, 1678
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: England, Ettington
Died: 1727

 37 
H. C. McNeile
(Soldier)

H. C. McNeile
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Birthdate: September 28, 1888
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bodmin, England
Died: 1937

 38 

Shammi Kapoor
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Birthdate: October 21, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India
Died: 2011
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 39 
Alice Childress
(Former novelist, playwright, and actress, acknowledged as)

Alice Childress
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 12, 1916
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: 1994

Stratford Canning, 1st Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 4, 1786
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1880

 41 

Fitz Henry Lane
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Birthdate: December 19, 1804
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gloucester, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1865

 42 

Phyllis Thaxter
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Birthdate: November 20, 1919
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Portland, Maine, United States
Died: 2012

 43 

Na. Muthukumar
0
Birthdate: July 12, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: 2016

 44 
Hawa Singh
(Boxer)

Hawa Singh
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 16, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Umarwas, Haryana, India
Died: 2000

 45 
Camilla Horn
(Actress)

Camilla Horn
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Birthdate: April 25, 1903
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Died: 1996

 46 

Ewa Demarczyk
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 16, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kraków, Poland
Died: 2020

 47 
Charles Crocker
(Businessman)

Charles Crocker
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 16, 1822
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Troy, New York
Died: 1888

 48 
Htoo Ein Thin
(Singer-songwriter)

Htoo Ein Thin
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 1, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pathein, Burma
Died: 2004

 49 
Paul Snider
(Photographer)

Paul Snider
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 15, 1951
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vancouver
Died: 1980

 50 
Alfred Harmsworth
(British publisher)

Alfred Harmsworth
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Birthdate: July 15, 1865
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chapelizod, Ireland
Died: 1922