Died On August 27th

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.

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 
Stevie Ray Vaughan
(Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer)

Stevie Ray Vaughan
12
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
21
Birthdate: February 23, 1868
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Great Barrington, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1963

 3 
Haile Selassie
(Emperor of Ethiopia)

Haile Selassie
19
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
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Birthdate: July 27, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rapid City, South Dakota, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 5 
Le Corbusier
(Architect)

Le Corbusier
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: October 6, 1887
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
Died: 1965

 6 
Titian
(Painter)

Titian
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Birthdate: 1488 AD
Birthplace: Pieve di Cadore, Italy
Died: 1576

 7 
Lord Mountbatten
(Last Viceroy of British India)

Lord Mountbatten
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 25, 1900
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Frogmore House, Windsor, England
Died: 1979
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 8 
Brian Epstein
(Businessperson, Impresario, Talent agent, Talent manager)

Brian Epstein
8
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
1
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
3
Birthdate: December 10, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: West Palm Beach, Florida, USA
Died: 1980

 12 

Greg Morris
0
Birthdate: September 27, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Died: 1996
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 13 

Josquin des Prez
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 24, 1450
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Condé-sur-l'Escaut, France
Died: 1521

 14 
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
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 22, 1923
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: 1976

 15 
Andrew William Mellon
(Industrialist, Philanthropist)

Andrew William Mellon
3
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
(Publisher)

Bennett Cerf
1
Birthdate: May 25, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York
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 
Anatoly Onoprienko
(Serial Killer)

Anatoly Onoprienko
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: July 25, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Zhytomyr
Died: 2013
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 20 
Margaret Bourke-White
(Photographer, War photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist)

Margaret Bourke-White
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: June 14, 1904
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1971

 21 
Louis Botha
(Politician)

Louis Botha
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 27, 1862
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Greytown
Died: 1919

 22 
Ernest Lawrence
(Physicist)

Ernest Lawrence
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Birthdate: August 8, 1901
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Canton, South Dakota, United States
Died: 1958

 23 
Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild
(Biologist, Banker, Politician, Zoologist, Ornithologist, Entomologist, Lepidopterist)

Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 8, 1868
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: England
Died: 1937

 24 
Otto Strasser
(Journalist, Politician, Writer)

Otto Strasser
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 10, 1897
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bad Windsheim
Died: 1974

 25 
Monica of Hippo
(Christian saint and the mother of Augustine of Hippo)

Monica of Hippo
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0332 AD
Birthplace: Souk Ahras, Algeria
Died: 0387

 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 
Lute Olson
(Basketball player, Basketball coach)

Lute Olson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 22, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mayville, North Dakota, United States
Died: 2020

 28 
Cesare Pavese
(A Very Influential Italian Novelist, Poet and Short story writer)

Cesare Pavese
0
Birthdate: September 9, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Santo Stefano Belbo, Italy
Died: 1950

Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 13, 1906
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: 1968

Princess Mafalda of Savoy
0
Birthdate: November 19, 1902
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 1944

 31 
Del Martin
(Gay rights activist)

Del Martin
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 5, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 2008

 32 
Valeri Kharlamov
(Ice hockey player)

Valeri Kharlamov
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 14, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 1981
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 33 
Lope de Vega
(Writer)

Lope de Vega
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 25, 1562
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: 1635

 34 
Anandamayi Ma
(Philosopher)

Anandamayi Ma
2
Birthdate: April 30, 1896
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bengal
Died: 1982

 35 
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)

 36 

Michael Dertouzos
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 5, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: 2001

Prince Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 28, 1785
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Coburg, Germany
Died: 1851

 38 
Childe Hassam
(Painter)

Childe Hassam
0
Birthdate: October 17, 1859
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dorchester
Died: 1935

 39 
Robert Z. Leonard
(Film Director, Actor, Producer)

Robert Z. Leonard
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Birthdate: October 7, 1889
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Died: 1968

 40 

Herman Potočnik
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: December 22, 1892
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pula
Died: 1929

 41 

Francisco de Zurbarán
0
Birthdate: November 7, 1598
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fuente de Cantos, Spain
Died: 1664

 42 
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)

 43 

Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk
0
Birthdate: February 12, 1851
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Austrian Empire
Died: 1914

 44 

Raymond St. Jacques
1
Birthdate: March 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1990

 45 
Rufus Wilmot Griswold
(Journalist, Writer, Literary critic, Poet)

Rufus Wilmot Griswold
0
Birthdate: February 13, 1815
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Benson
Died: 1857

 46 
Norman Lewis
(painter)

Norman Lewis
0
Birthdate: July 23, 1901
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Harlem
Died: 1979

 47 

Sotiria Bellou
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 22, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Drosia (Euboia), Greece
Died: 1997

Little Saint Hugh of Lincoln
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 22, 1921, 1246
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lincoln, England
Died: 1255

 49 

Sergey Mikhalkov
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 13, 1913
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 2009

 50 
Juan Seguín
(Political Leader)

Juan Seguín
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 27, 1806
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Texas, United States
Died: 1890