Died On February 20th

Discover the most famous people who died on February 20. The list includes people like Frederick Douglass, Hunter S. Thompson, Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor, Alice Roosevelt Longworth, Robert Peary. Famous personalities featured on this list, include journalists, political leaders, soldiers and actors and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & France 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 Hunter S. Thompson

Hunter S. Thompson.
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Famous As: Journalist and Author
Birthdate: July 18, 1937
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Louisville
Died: 2005
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 2 Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass.
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Famous As: American orator
Birthdate: February 1, 1818
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Talbot County, Maryland, U.S
Died: 1895

 3 Dick York

Dick York.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 4, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
Died: 1992
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 4 Sandra Dee

Sandra Dee.
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Famous As: Film Actress
Birthdate: April 23, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bayonne, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2005
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 5 Chester W. Nimitz

Chester W. Nimitz.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Commander in Chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet in World War II
Birthdate: February 24, 1885
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fredericksburg, Texas, United States
Died: 1966

 6 Alice Roosevelt Longworth

Alice Roosevelt Longworth.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 12, 1884
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1980

 7 Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor

Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor.
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Famous As: Holy Roman Emperor
Birthdate: March 13, 1741
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: 1790
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 8 Gene Siskel

Gene Siskel
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Famous As: Journalist, Television presenter, Film critic
Birthdate: January 26, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: 1999

 9 Ferruccio Lamborghini

Ferruccio Lamborghini.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Founder of Automobili Lamborghini
Birthdate: April 28, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Renazzo di Cento, Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Died: 1993

 10 Kathryn Kuhlman

Kathryn Kuhlman.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Evangelist
Birthdate: May 9, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Johnson County, Missouri, United States
Died: 1976

 11 Alexander Haig

Alexander Haig.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former United States Secretary of State
Birthdate: December 2, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2010

 12 P.G.T. Beauregard

P.G.T. Beauregard.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Army General
Birthdate: May 28, 1818
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana
Died: 1893

 13 Max Schreck

Max Schreck
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 6, 1879
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1936
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 14 Walter Winchell

Walter Winchell.
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Famous As: Journalist, Radio Personality
Birthdate: April 7, 1897
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: 1972
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 15 Habibullah Khan

Habibullah Khan
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 3, 1872
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tashkent
Died: 1919

 16 Dave Van Ronk

Dave Van Ronk
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Guitarist, Singer, Jazz musician, Trade unionist
Birthdate: June 30, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2002

 17 Yaroslav the Wise

Yaroslav the Wise
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: 0978 AD
Birthplace: Ukraine
Died: 1054

 18 Robert Peary

Robert Peary.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: May 6, 1856
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cresson, Pennsylvania
Died: 1920

 19 Jimmy Young

Jimmy Young
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: November 14, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2005
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 20 Al-Mustaʿṣim

Al-Mustaʿṣim
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Caliph
Birthdate: 1213 AD
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
Died: 1258

 21 Muhammad Asad

Muhammad Asad
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: July 2, 1900
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lviv, Ukraine
Died: 1992

 22 Laura Bassi

Laura Bassi
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Italian physicist, Academic
Birthdate: October 31, 1711
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
Died: 1778

 23 Curt Gowdy

Curt Gowdy
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: July 31, 1919
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Green River
Died: 2006

 24 Sarah Kane

Sarah Kane
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright, Writer
Birthdate: February 3, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brentwood
Died: 1999

 25 John, King of Denmark

John, King of Denmark
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: King
Birthdate: February 2, 1455
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Aalborg
Died: 1513

 26 Percy Grainger

Percy Grainger.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician, Composer, arranger and pianist
Birthdate: July 8, 1882
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brighton
Died: 1961

 27 John Dowland

John Dowland.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Lutenist and Composer
Birthdate: 1563 AD
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1626

 28 Henry Percy, 1st earl of Northumberland

Henry Percy, 1st earl of Northumberland
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Admirals
Birthdate: November 10, 1341
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Northumberland, England
Died: 1408

 29 Robert Bolt

Robert Bolt
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Actor, Screenwriter, Playwright, Writer
Birthdate: August 15, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sale
Died: 1995

 30 John Raitt

John Raitt
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Famous As: Actor and singer
Birthdate: January 29, 1917
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Santa Ana, California
Died: 2005
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 31 S. N. Lakshmi

S. N. Lakshmi
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 1927 AD
Birthplace: Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: 2012

 32 Maria Goeppert-Mayer

Maria Goeppert-Mayer.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: June 28, 1906
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kattowitz, German Empire (today Katowice, Poland)
Died: 1972

 33 Sir Leonard Woolley

Sir Leonard Woolley
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Famous As: Archaeologist
Birthdate: April 17, 1880
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1960

 34 Pope Martin V

Pope Martin V
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Pope
Birthdate: January 26, 1369
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Genazzano, Italy
Died: 1431

 35 Toru Takemitsu

Toru Takemitsu
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: October 8, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: 1996

 36 Maurice Blanchot

Maurice Blanchot
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Famous As: Philosopher, Writer, Journalist, Literary critic
Birthdate: September 22, 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: France
Died: 2003

 37 Andreas Hofer

Andreas Hofer
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Tirolean leader
Birthdate: November 22, 1767
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: near Sankt Leonhard, Italy
Died: 1810

 38 Damdin Sükhbaatar

Damdin Sükhbaatar
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Army Leader
Birthdate: February 2, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Khuree, Qing Empire, Mongolia
Died: 1923

 39 Paul Marcinkus

Paul Marcinkus
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Archbishop
Birthdate: January 15, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cicero, Illinois, United States
Died: 2006

 40 Charles Emmanuel III of Sardinia

Charles Emmanuel III of Sardinia
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Famous As: Duke
Birthdate: April 27, 1701
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: 1773

 41 Sullivan Walker

Sullivan Walker
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 20, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Laventille, Trinidad and Tobago
Died: 2012

 42 Princess Karoline Mathilde of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg

Princess Karoline Mathilde of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: January 25, 1860
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Augustenborg, Denmark
Died: 1932

 43 Philip William, Prince of Orange

Philip William, Prince of Orange
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: December 19, 1554
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Buren, Netherlands
Died: 1618

 44 Joseph Banks Rhine

Joseph Banks Rhine
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Botanist
Birthdate: September 29, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1980

 45 Oswald Avery

Oswald Avery
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Famous As: Biologist, Physician, Geneticist
Birthdate: October 21, 1877
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Halifax
Died: 1955

 46 René Cassin

René Cassin.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: French Jurist
Birthdate: October 5, 1887
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bayonne
Died: 1976

 47 Laurence Housman

Laurence Housman
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: July 18, 1865
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bromsgrove, England
Died: 1959

 48 Henri Moissan

Henri Moissan.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: September 28, 1852
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris
Died: 1907

 49 Washakie

Washakie
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: tribal chief
Birthdate: 1800 AD
Died: 1900

 50 Nicholas Bacon

Nicholas Bacon
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 13, 1509
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1579