Died On August 23rd

Discover the most famous people who died on August 23. The list includes people like William Wallace, R. D. Laing, William Glasser, John Kendrew, Stanford Moore. Famous personalities featured on this list, include physicists, artists, playwrights and military leaders and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Scotland, Canada & 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 William Wallace

William Wallace.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: 1270 AD
Birthplace: Elderslie, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Died: 1305
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 2 Abu Bakr

Abu Bakr.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Companion of Muhammad
Birthdate: October 27, 0573
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mecca
Died: 0634

 3 Caesarion

Caesarion.
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Famous As: Pharaoh
Birthdate: June 23, 0047
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: 0030

 4 Rudolph Valentino

Rudolph Valentino.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 6, 1895
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Castellaneta, Italy
Died: 1926
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 5 David H. Koch

David H. Koch.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Co-owner of Koch Industries
Birthdate: May 3, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wichita
Died: 2019
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 6 Justin Townes Earle

Justin Townes Earle
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 4, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Died: 2020

 7 Steven Hill

Steven Hill
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 24, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, USA
Died: 2016
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 8 Abdülmecid II

Abdülmecid II
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Caliph
Birthdate: May 29, 1868
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Beşiktaş, Istanbul
Died: 1944

 9 Kathleen Freeman

Kathleen Freeman.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 17, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Died: 2001
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 10 Oscar Hammerstein II

Oscar Hammerstein II.
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Famous As: Lyricist
Birthdate: July 12, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1960
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 11 Brock Peters

Brock Peters
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 2, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 2005
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 12 George Villiers

George Villiers
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 28, 1592
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Leicestershire
Died: 1628

 13 John Geoghan

John Geoghan.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Serial Child Rapist
Birthdate: June 4, 1935
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston
Died: 2003

 14 R. D. Laing

R. D. Laing.
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Psychiatrist
Birthdate: October 7, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Govanhill
Died: 1989

 15 Anthony Corallo

Anthony Corallo
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: February 12, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: East Harlem
Died: 2000

 16 Oliver Hazard Perry

Oliver Hazard Perry
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Officer
Birthdate: August 23, 1785
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: United States of America
Died: 1819

 17 Bobby Lee Bonds

Bobby Lee Bonds
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: March 15, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Riverside, California, US
Died: 2003
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 18 Princess Stéphanie of Belgium

Princess Stéphanie of Belgium
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: May 21, 1864
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: 1945

 19 Isabella of Aragon, Queen of Portugal

Isabella of Aragon, Queen of Portugal
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: October 2, 1470
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dueñas, Palencia, Spain
Died: 1498

 20 Increase Mather

Increase Mather
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Clergyman
Birthdate: June 21, 1639
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Massachusetts Bay Colony, United States
Died: 1723

 21 Gnaeus Julius Agricola

Gnaeus Julius Agricola
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: June 13, 0040
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fréjus, France
Died: 0093

 22 Hoyt Wilhelm

Hoyt Wilhelm
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: July 26, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Huntersville, North Carolina, United States
Died: 2002

 23 Maynard Ferguson

Maynard Ferguson
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Trumpeter, Jazz musician, Musician
Birthdate: May 4, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montreal
Died: 2006

 24 Francis X. Bushman

Francis X. Bushman
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 10, 1883
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Died: 1966
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 25 Charles Augustin De Coulomb

Charles Augustin De Coulomb.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: French physicist
Birthdate: June 14, 1736
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Angoulême, France
Died: 1806

 26 Wasim Raja

Wasim Raja
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Teacher
Birthdate: July 3, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Multān, Pakistan
Died: 2006

 27 Marigold Churchill

Marigold Churchill.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Winston Churchill's Daughter
Birthdate: November 15, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: 1921

 28 Adolf Loos

Adolf Loos
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: December 10, 1870
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brno
Died: 1933

 29 Vernon Howard

Vernon Howard
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author, Writer
Birthdate: March 16, 1918
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Died: 1992

 30 Jeanne de Valois-Saint-Remy

Jeanne de Valois-Saint-Remy
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Thief
Birthdate: July 22, 1756
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Fontette, France
Died: 1791

 31 Félicien Rops

Félicien Rops
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Painter, Illustrator
Birthdate: July 7, 1833
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Namur
Died: 1898

 32 George David Weiss

George David Weiss
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Songwriter
Birthdate: April 9, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: 2010

 33 Sidney Howard

Sidney Howard
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: June 26, 1891
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: 1939

 34 Eric Gairy

Eric Gairy
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister
Birthdate: February 18, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Andrew, Grenada
Died: 1997

 35 Deodoro da Fonseca

Deodoro da Fonseca
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 5, 1827
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Marechal Deodoro, State of Alagoas, Brazil
Died: 1892

 36 William Glasser

William Glasser.
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Famous As: Developer of reality therapy and choice theory
Birthdate: May 11, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cleveland
Died: 2013

 37 Steve Van Buren

Steve Van Buren
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: December 28, 1920
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: La Ceiba, Honduras
Died: 2012
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 38 August, Count Neidhardt von Gneisenau

August, Count Neidhardt von Gneisenau
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: October 27, 1760
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Schildau, Belgern-Schildau, Germany
Died: 1831

 39 Saad Zaghloul

Saad Zaghloul
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister
Birthdate: July 1, 1859
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kafr El Sheikh Governorate, Egypt
Died: 1927

 40 Peter Maas

Peter Maas
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: June 27, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2001

 41 Jack Dyer

Jack Dyer
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Australian Rules Footballer
Birthdate: November 15, 1913
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oakleigh, Australia
Died: 2003
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 42 William Thompson

William Thompson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: October 11, 1811
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Trinity Walk, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
Died: 1880

 43 Henryk Siemiradzki

Henryk Siemiradzki
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: October 24, 1843
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pecheniz'kyi district, Ukraine
Died: 1902

 44 Gordon White, Baron White of Hull

Gordon White, Baron White of Hull
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: May 11, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: 1995

 45 Naum Gabo

Naum Gabo
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Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: August 5, 1890
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bryansk, Russia
Died: 1977

 46 Marie Tharp

Marie Tharp
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Geologist
Birthdate: July 30, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ypsilanti, Michigan, United States
Died: 2006

 47 Edward Hicks

Edward Hicks
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: April 4, 1780
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Langhorne, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1849

 48 Sam Hughes

Sam Hughes
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 8, 1853
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Province of Canada
Died: 1921

 49 Kuroda Kiyotaka

Kuroda Kiyotaka
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 9, 1840
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Shinyashikicho, Kagoshima, Japan
Died: 1900

 50 Betty Zane

Betty Zane
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Heroine
Birthdate: July 19, 1765
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Berkeley County, West Virginia, United States
Died: 1823