Died On February 19th

Discover the most famous people who died on February 19. The list includes people like Deng Xiaoping, Harper Lee, Bon Scott, Umberto Eco, Friedensreich Hundertwasser. Famous personalities featured on this list, include novelists, actors, directors and political leaders and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Italy & Germany 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 
Harper Lee
(Novelist)

Harper Lee
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 28, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Monroeville, Alabama, United States
Died: 2016

 2 
Pop Smoke
(American rapper closely associated with Brooklyn drill)

Pop Smoke
21
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 20, 1999
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Canarsie, New York, United States
Died: 2020

 3 
Karl Lagerfeld
(Famous as the Creative Director of the French Fashion House 'Chanel')

Karl Lagerfeld
10
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 10, 1933
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: 2019
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 4 
Bon Scott
(Singer & Musician)

Bon Scott
36
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 9, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Forfar, Scotland
Died: 1980

 5 
Deng Xiaoping
(Politician)

Deng Xiaoping
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 22, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Guang'an, China
Died: 1997

 6 
John Basilone
(Armed Force Officer)

John Basilone
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 4, 1916
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Died: 1945
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 7 
Umberto Eco
(Medievalist, Philosopher and Author of 'The Name of the Rose' and 'Foucault's Pendulum')

Umberto Eco
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 5, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Alessandria, Italy
Died: 2016
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Friedensreich Hundertwasser
11
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: December 15, 1928
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: 2000

 9 
Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(Pioneer of Indian Independence Movement)

Gopal Krishna Gokhale
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 9, 1866
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kothluk, Ratnagiri, Maharashtra
Died: 1915

 10 
Grandpa Jones
(Banjoist, Singer, Songwriter)

Grandpa Jones
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 20, 1913
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Niagara
Died: 1998

 11 

Lionel Jeffries
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Birthdate: June 10, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Forest Hill, London, England, UK
Died: 2010
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 12 
Ernst Mach
(Physicist)

Ernst Mach
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 18, 1838
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brno, Czech Republic
Died: 1916

 13 
Lee Morgan
(Jazz trumpeter)

Lee Morgan
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 10, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1972

 14 
Stanley Kramer
(Film Director, Producer)

Stanley Kramer
1
Birthdate: September 29, 1913
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, US
Died: 2001

 15 
Knut Hamsun
(One of the Most Influential Norwegian Writers & Winner of the 1920 Nobel Prize in Literature.)

Knut Hamsun
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 4, 1859
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lom Municipality, Norway
Died: 1952

 16 
Andre Gide
(French Author and Winner of the 1947 Nobel Prize in Literature)

Andre Gide
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 22, 1869
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1951

 17 
Karl Weierstrass
(Mathematician)

Karl Weierstrass
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 31, 1815
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ennigerloh
Died: 1897

 18 
Billy Mitchell
(Military General)

Billy Mitchell
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 29, 1879
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nice, France
Died: 1936

 19 
Don Newcombe
(Baseball pitcher)

Don Newcombe
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 14, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Madison, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2019

 20 
Derek Jarman
(Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Diarist, Painter, Costume designer, LGBT rights activist)

Derek Jarman
0
Birthdate: January 31, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Northwood
Died: 1994

 21 

George Hackenschmidt
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 1, 1877
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dorpat, Governorate of Livonia, Russian Empire
Died: 1968
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 22 

Betty Lou Bredemus
1
Birthdate: August 13, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: 2015

 23 
Michael Powell
(Film director)

Michael Powell
0
Birthdate: September 30, 1905
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kent, England
Died: 1990
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 24 
Georgios Papanikolaou
(Physician, Oncologist)

Georgios Papanikolaou
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: May 13, 1883
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kymi
Died: 1962

 25 
Tayeb Salih
(Sudanese Writer Best Known for His Novel 'Season of Migration to the North')

Tayeb Salih
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 12, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Al Dabbah, Sudan
Died: 2009

 26 

John Brascia
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: May 11, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fresno
Died: 2013

 27 
Tokugawa Tsunayoshi
(Military Dictator)

Tokugawa Tsunayoshi
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 23, 1646
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: 1709

 28 
Egerton Ryerson
(Educator, minister known for Championing free schooling in Canada, influence in the design of the Canadian Indian residential school system)

Egerton Ryerson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 24, 1803
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Walsh, Canada
Died: 1882

 29 
Horacio Quiroga
(Uruguayan Playwright, Poet and Short Story Writer)

Horacio Quiroga
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 31, 1878
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Salto, Uruguay
Died: 1937

 30 
Jean Lee
(Murderer)

Jean Lee
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: December 10, 1919
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dubbo, Australia
Died: 1951

 31 
Georg Büchner
(Dramatist)

Georg Büchner
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 17, 1813
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Riedstadt, Germany
Died: 1837

 32 
Ollie Matson
(American Football Player)

Ollie Matson
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Trinity, Texas, United States
Died: 2011

 33 
Leo Rosten
(Humorist)

Leo Rosten
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 11, 1908
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Łódź, Poland
Died: 1997

 34 
Mohammad Mohammad Sadeq al-Sadr
(Prominent Iraqi Shia marja)

Mohammad Mohammad Sadeq al-Sadr
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Birthdate: March 23, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kadhimiya, Baghdad, Iraq
Died: 1999

 35 

Virginia Hamilton
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 12, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Yellow Springs, Ohio, United States
Died: 2002

 36 

Georg Brandes
0
Birthdate: February 4, 1842
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: 1927

 37 

Arturo Di Modica
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Birthdate: January 26, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vittoria, Italy
Died: 2021

 38 
Renato Dulbecco
(Virologist)

Renato Dulbecco
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 22, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Italy
Died: 2012

 39 
Teo Macero
(Saxophonist, Record Producer)

Teo Macero
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 30, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Glens Falls, New York, United States
Died: 2008

 40 
Percy Hobart
(Military Engineer)

Percy Hobart
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 14, 1885
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nainital, India
Died: 1957

 41 
Ruth Barcan Marcus
(Philosopher)

Ruth Barcan Marcus
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Birthdate: August 2, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2012

 42 

Elizabeth Carter
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 16, 1717
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Deal, England
Died: 1806

 43 

Harold Johnson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 9, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Manayunk, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 44 
Sylvia Rivera
(Activist)

Sylvia Rivera
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 2, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2002

 45 
Guy Rodgers
(Basketball player)

Guy Rodgers
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 1, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2001
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 46 

Thomas de Mahy, Marquis de Favras
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 26, 1744
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Blois, France
Died: 1790

 47 
Johnny Paycheck
(Singer-songwriter)

Johnny Paycheck
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 31, 1938
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Greenfield, Ohio
Died: 2003
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 48 
Simón Díaz
(Singer)

Simón Díaz
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 8, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Barbacoas, Venezuela
Died: 2014

 49 

Adolfo Celi
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Birthdate: July 27, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Messina, Italy
Died: 1986

 50 

Calder Willingham
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 23, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: 1995