Died On February 1st

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Discover the most famous people who died on February 1. The list includes people like Mary Shelley, Werner Heisenberg, Shah Jahan, Buster Keaton, Piet Mondrian. Famous personalities featured on this list, include astronauts, physicists, actors and political leaders and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & India and many more countries.
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 1 
Mary Shelley
(British Author Best Known for Her Gothic Novel ‘Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus’)
Mary Shelley
16
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 30, 1797
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Somers Town, London, England
Died: 1851
 2 
Kalpana Chawla
(Indian-Born American Astronaut Who Was the First Woman of Indian Origin to Go to Space)
Kalpana Chawla
68
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 17, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Karnal, Haryana, India
Died: 2003
 3 
Buster Keaton
(Comedian, Actor and Filmmaker Known for His Deadpan Expressions, Which Earned Him the Nickname ‘The Great Stone Face’)
Buster Keaton
9
Birthdate: October 4, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Piqua, Kansas, United States
Died: 1966
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 4 
Heather O Rourke
(American Child Actress.)
Heather O Rourke
11
Birthdate: December 27, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santee, California, United States
Died: 1988
 5 
Shah Jahan
(Mughal Emperor)
Shah Jahan
45
Birthdate: January 5, 1592
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lahore
Died: 1666
 6 
Werner Heisenberg
(German Theoretical Physicist and One of the Main Pioneers of the Theory of Quantum Mechanics)
Werner Heisenberg
6
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 5, 1901
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Würzburg, Germany
Died: 1976
 7 
Elisa Lam
(Chinese-Canadian Tourist Who Was Found Dead in Los Angeles Cecil Hotel)
Elisa Lam
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 30, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
Died: 2013
 8 
Daniel Pearl
(American Journalist Who Was Kidnapped and Later Decapitated by Terrorists in Pakistan)
Daniel Pearl
3
Birthdate: October 10, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2002
 9 
Ed Koch
(105th Mayor of New York City)
Ed Koch
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: December 12, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2013
 10 
Dennis Edwards
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 3, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fairfield, Alabama, United States
Died: 2018
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 11 
Don Cornelius
(Television show host)
Don Cornelius
4
Birthdate: September 27, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 2012
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 12 
Hedda Hopper
(Gossip columnist)
Hedda Hopper
5
Birthdate: May 2, 1885
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1966
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 13 
Edward Baker Lincoln
(Abraham Lincoln’s Son)
Edward Baker Lincoln
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 10, 1846
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Died: 1850
 14 
John Vernon
2
Birthdate: February 24, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zehner, Saskatchewan, Canada
Died: 2005
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 15 
Friedrich Paulus
(German Field Marshal Best Known for Commanding the 6th Army During the Battle of Stalingrad)
Friedrich Paulus
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 23, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Guxhagen, Germany
Died: 1957
 16 
Maximilian Schell
(Actor Best Known for His Film "Judgment at Nuremberg")
Maximilian Schell
6
Birthdate: December 8, 1930
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 2014
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 17 
Richey Edwards
(Lyricist and Rhythm Guitarist of the Alternative Rock Band Manic Street Preachers)
Richey Edwards
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 22, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Blackwood, Wales
Died: 1995
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 18 
Blaze Foley
(Singer-songwriter)
Blaze Foley
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 18, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Malvern, Arkansas, United States
Died: 1989
 19 
Clive Swift
4
Birthdate: February 9, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: 2019
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 20 
William Desmond Taylor
(Director and Actor Known for His Films: ‘The Diamond from the Sky’, ‘A Woman Scorned’ and ‘Ben Blair’)
William Desmond Taylor
0
Birthdate: April 26, 1872
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Carlow, Ireland
Died: 1922
 21 
Angelo Dundee
(Boxing Trainer)
Angelo Dundee
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 30, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2012
 22 
Marjorie Reynolds
(American Actress Known for Her Role as 'Linda Mason' in the 1942 Musical Film 'Holiday Inn')
Marjorie Reynolds
3
Birthdate: August 12, 1917
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Buhl, Idaho, United States
Died: 1997
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 23 
Augustus II the Strong
(Elector of Saxony)
Augustus II the Strong
2
Birthdate: May 12, 1670
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: 1733
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 24 
Ilan Ramon
(Fighter pilot)
Ilan Ramon
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 20, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ramat Gan, Israel
Died: 2003
 25 
Brigid of Kildare
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0451 AD
Birthplace: Site of Battle of Faughart - 1318, Ireland
Died: 0525
 26 
H. H. Asquith
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1908 to 1916)
H. H. Asquith
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 1, 1852
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Morley, England
Died: 1928
 27 
Rick Husband
(Astronaut)
Rick Husband
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 12, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Amarillo, Texas, United States
Died: 2003
 28 
William C. McCool
(NASA Astronaut and the Pilot of the Ill-Fated Space Shuttle Columbia Mission)
William C. McCool
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 23, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Diego
Died: 2003
 29 
Laurel Clark
(Medical Doctor)
Laurel Clark
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 10, 1961
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ames, Iowa, United States
Died: 2003
 30 
Wisława Szymborska
(Polish Poet, Essayist, Translator and Winner of 1996 Nobel Prize in Literature)
Wisława Szymborska
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 2, 1923
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kórnik, Poland
Died: 2012
 31 
David II of Scotland
(King of Scots from 1329 to 1371)
David II of Scotland
2
Birthdate: March 1, 1324
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dunfermline, Scotland
Died: 1371
 32 
Luis Aragonés
(Association football player, Association football manager)
Luis Aragonés
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 28, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Madrid
Died: 2014
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 33 
Matthew Fontaine Maury
(American Astronomer, Oceanographer, Meteorologist, Geologist and Naval Officer)
Matthew Fontaine Maury
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 14, 1806
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Spotsylvania County, Virginia, United States
Died: 1873
 34 
Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet
(Irish English Physicist and Mathematician)
Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 13, 1819
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Skreen, Ireland
Died: 1903
 35 
Michael P. Anderson
(Officer, Astronaut, Physicist)
Michael P. Anderson
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 25, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Plattsburgh (city), New York
Died: 2003
 36 
David M. Brown
(Officer, Astronaut)
David M. Brown
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 16, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Arlington County
Died: 2003
 37 
Barış Manço
(Musician, Singer)
Barış Manço
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 2, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Üsküdar, Istanbul, Turkey
Died: 1999
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 38 
Edwin Howard Armstrong
(American Electrical Engineer and Inventor, Who Developed FM Radio and the Superheterodyne Receiver System)
Edwin Howard Armstrong
1
Birthdate: December 18, 1890
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chelsea, New York, United States
Died: 1954
 39 
Jack Brisco
(Professional wrestler)
Jack Brisco
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 21, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Seminole, Oklahoma, United States
Died: 2010
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 40 
Elaine de Kooning
(Distinguished Landscape and Portrait Artist Active in Abstract Expressionist and Figurative Expressionist Movements)
Elaine de Kooning
0
Birthdate: March 12, 1918
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, U.S
Died: 1989
 41 
Gian Carlo Menotti
(One of the Most Frequently Performed Opera Composers of the 20th Century)
Gian Carlo Menotti
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 7, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cadegliano-Viconago, Italy
Died: 2007
 42 
Mongo Santamaría
(Percussionist)
Mongo Santamaría
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Died: 2003
 43 
Olan Soule
(Actor)
Olan Soule
0
Birthdate: February 28, 1909
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: La Harpe, Illinois, United States
Died: 1994
 44 
Shintaro Ishihara
(Former Governor of Tokyo (1999 - 2012))
Shintaro Ishihara
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 30, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Suma-ku, Kobe, Japan
Died: 2022
William Sterndale Bennett
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 13, 1816
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
Died: 1875
 46 
Hans Richter
(Artist and Filmmaker Known for His Role in the 'Dada Movement')
Hans Richter
1
Birthdate: April 6, 1888
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Berlin, German
Died: 1976
 47 
Frank Worsley
(Sailor, Explorer)
Frank Worsley
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 22, 1872
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Akaroa, New Zealand
Died: 1943
 48 
Alva Myrdal
(Swedish Politician and Sociologist & Recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1982)
Alva Myrdal
0
Birthdate: January 31, 1902
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Uppsala, Sweden
Died: 1986
 49 
Clinton Davisson
(Physicist)
Clinton Davisson
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 22, 1881
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bloomington, Illinois, United States
Died: 1958
 50 
Raoul Hausmann
(photographer, writer, sculptor, artist, painter)
Raoul Hausmann
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 12, 1886
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: 1971