Died On August 27th

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Discover the most famous people who died on August 27. The list includes people like W. E. B. Du Bois, Haile Selassie, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Le Corbusier, Titian. Famous personalities featured on this list, include journalists, poets, actors and political leaders and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & Spain and many more countries.
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 1 
Stevie Ray Vaughan
(Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer)
Stevie Ray Vaughan
18
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 3, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dallas
Died: 1990
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 2 
W. E. B. Du Bois
(Civil Rights Activists)
W. E. B. Du Bois
26
Birthdate: February 23, 1868
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Great Barrington, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1963
 3 
Haile Selassie
(Former Emperor of Ethiopia (1930 - 1936, 1941 - 1974))
Haile Selassie
23
Birthdate: July 23, 1892
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ejersa Goro, Ethiopia
Died: 1975
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 4 
Jessi Combs
(Race Car Driver)
Jessi Combs
8
Birthdate: July 27, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rapid City, South Dakota, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 5 
Lord Mountbatten
(Last Viceroy of British India)
Lord Mountbatten
36
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 25, 1900
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Frogmore House, Windsor, England
Died: 1979
 6 
Le Corbusier
(Architect)
Le Corbusier
11
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: October 6, 1887
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
Died: 1965
 7 
Titian
(One of the Greatest Venetian Artists of the 16th-Century)
Titian
6
Birthdate: 1488 AD
Birthplace: Pieve di Cadore, Italy
Died: 1576
 8 
Brian Epstein
(Businessperson, Impresario, Talent agent, Talent manager)
Brian Epstein
11
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 19, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Liverpool
Died: 1967
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 9 
Gracie Allen
(Comedian)
Gracie Allen
4
Birthdate: July 26, 1895
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
Died: 1964
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
 10 
Darryl Dawkins
(Basketball player)
Darryl Dawkins
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 11, 1957
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Orlando, Florida
Died: 2015
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
 11 
Douglas Kenney
(Screenwriter)
Douglas Kenney
4
Birthdate: December 10, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: West Palm Beach, Florida, USA
Died: 1980
 12 
Greg Morris
3
Birthdate: September 27, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Died: 1996
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 13 
Mukesh
(Singer who won National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer for his song "Kai Baar Yuhi Dekha Hai" from the film Rajnigandha)
Mukesh
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 22, 1923
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: 1976
 14 
Josquin des Prez
(One of the Greatest Composers of European High Renaissance )
Josquin des Prez
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1450 AD
Birthplace: Condé-sur-l'Escaut, France
Died: 1521
 15 
Andrew William Mellon
(Industrialist, Philanthropist)
Andrew William Mellon
4
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 24, 1855
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1937
 16 
Gail Russell
(Actress)
Gail Russell
0
Birthdate: September 21, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 1961
 17 
Bennett Cerf
(American Publisher and Co-Founder of Publishing Firm 'Random House')
Bennett Cerf
1
Birthdate: May 25, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 1971
 18 
Charles Evans Hughes
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 11, 1862
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Glens Falls, New York, U.S.
Died: 1948
 19 
Monica of Hippo
(Christian saint and the mother of Augustine of Hippo)
Monica of Hippo
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0332 AD
Birthplace: Souk Ahras, Algeria
Died: 0387
 20 
Louis Botha
(Politician)
Louis Botha
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 27, 1862
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Greytown
Died: 1919
 21 
Lute Olson
(Basketball player, Basketball coach)
Lute Olson
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 22, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mayville, North Dakota, United States
Died: 2020
 22 
Margaret Bourke-White
(Photographer, War photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist)
Margaret Bourke-White
2
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: June 14, 1904
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1971
 23 
Ernest Lawrence
(Physicist)
Ernest Lawrence
0
Birthdate: August 8, 1901
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Canton, South Dakota, United States
Died: 1958
 24 
Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild
(British Politician and Zoologist Who Served as a Member of Parliament from Aylesbury)
Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 8, 1868
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: England
Died: 1937
 25 
Cesare Pavese
(A Very Influential Italian Novelist, Poet and Short story writer)
Cesare Pavese
1
Birthdate: September 9, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Santo Stefano Belbo, Italy
Died: 1950
 26 
Daniel K. Ludwig
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 24, 1897
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: South Haven, Michigan, United States
Died: 1992
 27 
Raymond St. Jacques
1
Birthdate: March 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1990
 28 
Francisco de Zurbarán
(Spanish Painter Known Primarily for His Religious Paintings Depicting Monks, Nuns, and Martyrs, and for His Still-Lifes)
Francisco de Zurbarán
0
Birthdate: November 7, 1598
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fuente de Cantos, Spain
Died: 1664
Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 13, 1906
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: 1968
 30 
Otto Strasser
(Journalist, Politician, Writer)
Otto Strasser
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 10, 1897
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bad Windsheim
Died: 1974
Princess Mafalda of Savoy
0
Birthdate: November 19, 1902
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 1944
 32 
Lope de Vega
(Writer and One of the Key Figures in the Spanish Golden Age of Baroque Literature)
Lope de Vega
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 25, 1562
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: 1635
 33 
Erika Mann
(Actress)
Erika Mann
1
Birthdate: November 9, 1905
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Munich, German Empire
Died: 1969
 34 
Pope Sixtus V
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 13, 1521
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Grottammare, Italy
Died: 1590
 35 
Childe Hassam
(Painter)
Childe Hassam
0
Birthdate: October 17, 1859
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dorchester
Died: 1935
 36 
Bill Shirley
(Actor, Singer)
Bill Shirley
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 6, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: 1989
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 37 
Juan Seguín
(Former Mayor of San Antonio (1834 - 1835, 1841 - 1842))
Juan Seguín
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 27, 1806
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Texas, United States
Died: 1890
Prince Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 28, 1785
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Coburg, Germany
Died: 1851
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Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 16, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Barajali, The Gambia
Died: 2019
 40 
Michael Dertouzos
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 5, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: 2001
 41 
Sergey Mikhalkov
(Russian Children's Author and the Writer of the Soviet and Russian National Anthems)
Sergey Mikhalkov
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 13, 1913
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 2009
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 42 
Billy Sands
1
Birthdate: January 6, 1911
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bergen, New York, United States
Died: 1984
 43 
Zelmo Beaty
(Basketball player, Basketball coach)
Zelmo Beaty
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 25, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hillister, Texas, United States
Died: 2013
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 44 
Ivy Compton-Burnett
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 5, 1884
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pinner, England
Died: 1969
 45 
Herman Potočnik
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: December 22, 1892
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pula
Died: 1929
 46 
Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk
(Austrian Economist Who Made Important Contributions to the Development of the Austrian School of Economics)
Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk
0
Birthdate: February 12, 1851
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brno, Czechia
Died: 1914
 47 
Hélder Câmara
(Former Brazilian Catholic Archbishop of Olinda and Recife (1964 - 1985))
Hélder Câmara
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 7, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fortaleza, Brazil
Died: 1999
 48 
Del Martin
(Gay rights activist)
Del Martin
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 5, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 2008
 49 
Robert Z. Leonard
(Film Director, Actor, Producer)
Robert Z. Leonard
1
Birthdate: October 7, 1889
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Died: 1968
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Adele Foucher
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 27, 1803
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1868