Died On February 1st

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.

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 
Mary Shelley
(Novelist)

Mary Shelley
15
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 30, 1797
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Somers Town, London, England
Died: 1851

 2 
Kalpana Chawla
(Astronaut)

Kalpana Chawla
56
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 17, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Karnal, Haryana, India
Died: 2003

 3 

Buster Keaton
4
Birthdate: October 4, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Piqua, Kansas, United States
Died: 1966
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 4 
Heather O Rourke
(Child Actress)

Heather O Rourke
8
Birthdate: December 27, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santee, California, United States
Died: 1988

 5 
Shah Jahan
(Mughal Emperor)

Shah Jahan
38
Birthdate: January 5, 1592
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lahore
Died: 1666

 6 

Werner Heisenberg
6
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 5, 1901
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Würzburg, Germany
Died: 1976

 7 
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
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 8 

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)

 9 
Don Cornelius
(Television show host)

Don Cornelius
2
Birthdate: September 27, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 2012
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 10 
Richey Edwards
(Lyricist and Rhythm Guitarist of the Alternative Rock Band Manic Street Preachers)

Richey Edwards
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 22, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Blackwood, Wales
Died: 1995
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 11 
Friedrich Paulus
(Military Officer)

Friedrich Paulus
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 23, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Guxhagen, Germany
Died: 1957

 12 
Hedda Hopper
(Gossip columnist)

Hedda Hopper
4
Birthdate: May 2, 1885
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1966
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 13 

John Vernon
2
Birthdate: February 24, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zehner, Saskatchewan, Canada
Died: 2005
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 14 
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

 15 
Blaze Foley
(Singer-songwriter)

Blaze Foley
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 18, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Malvern, Arkansas, United States
Died: 1989

 16 
Maximilian Schell
(Actor Best Known for His Film "Judgment at Nuremberg")

Maximilian Schell
4
Birthdate: December 8, 1930
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 2014
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 17 

William Desmond Taylor
0
Birthdate: April 26, 1872
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Carlow, Ireland
Died: 1922

 18 
H. H. Asquith
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1908-1916))

H. H. Asquith
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 1, 1852
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Morley, England
Died: 1928

 19 
Ilan Ramon
(Fighter pilot)

Ilan Ramon
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 20, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ramat Gan, Israel
Died: 2003

 20 
David II of Scotland
(King of Scots (1329-1371))

David II of Scotland
0
Birthdate: March 1, 1324
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dunfermline, Scotland
Died: 1371

 21 

Marjorie Reynolds
2
Birthdate: August 12, 1917
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Buhl, Idaho, USA
Died: 1997
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 22 
Angelo Dundee
(Boxing Trainer)

Angelo Dundee
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 30, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2012

 23 

Brigid of Kildare
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0451 AD
Birthplace: Site of Battle of Faughart - 1318, Ireland
Died: 0525

 24 
Laurel Clark
(Medical Doctor)

Laurel Clark
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 10, 1961
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ames, Iowa, United States
Died: 2003

 25 
Rick Husband
(Astronaut)

Rick Husband
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 12, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Amarillo, Texas, United States
Died: 2003

 26 
Wisława Szymborska
(Poet, Essayist, Translator)

Wisława Szymborska
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 2, 1923
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kórnik, Poland
Died: 2012

 27 
William C. McCool
(Officer, Astronaut, Aviator)

William C. McCool
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 23, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Diego
Died: 2003

 28 
Luis Aragonés
(Association football player, Association football manager)

Luis Aragonés
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 28, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Madrid
Died: 2014
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 29 
Michael P. Anderson
(Officer, Astronaut, Physicist)

Michael P. Anderson
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 25, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Plattsburgh (city), New York
Died: 2003

 30 

Matthew Fontaine Maury
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 14, 1806
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Spotsylvania County, Virginia, United States
Died: 1873

 31 
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)

Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 13, 1819
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Skreen, Ireland
Died: 1903

 33 

Clive Swift
4
Birthdate: February 9, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: 2019
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 34 
David M. Brown
(Officer, Astronaut)

David M. Brown
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 16, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Arlington County
Died: 2003

 35 
Gian Carlo Menotti
(One of the Most Frequently Performed Opera Composers of the 20th Century)

Gian Carlo Menotti
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 7, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cadegliano-Viconago, Italy
Died: 2007

 36 
Edwin Howard Armstrong
(Electrical engineer)

Edwin Howard Armstrong
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: December 18, 1890
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chelsea, New York, United States
Died: 1954

 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 

Elaine de Kooning
0
Birthdate: March 12, 1918
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, U.S
Died: 1989

 39 
Mongo Santamaría
(Percussionist)

Mongo Santamaría
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Died: 2003

 40 
Frank Worsley
(Sailor, Explorer)

Frank Worsley
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 22, 1872
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Akaroa, New Zealand
Died: 1943

 41 
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

 42 
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

William Sterndale Bennett
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 13, 1816
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
Died: 1875

 44 
George Cruikshank
(Caricaturist)

George Cruikshank
0
Birthdate: September 27, 1792
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1878

 45 
Olan Soule
(Actor)

Olan Soule
0
Birthdate: February 28, 1909
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: La Harpe, Illinois, United States
Died: 1994

 46 
Carlos I of Portugal
(King of Portugal)

Carlos I of Portugal
1
Birthdate: September 28, 1863
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: 1908

 47 

Étienne Tshisekedi
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 14, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kabeya Kamwanga, Belgian Congo
Died: 2017

 48 

Robin Sachs
1
Birthdate: February 5, 1951
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, UK
Died: 2013

 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 

Gustav Knuth
1
Birthdate: July 7, 1901
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Braunschweig, Germany
Died: 1987