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.

Frederick DouglassFrederick Douglass
American
American orator
Hunter S. ThompsonHunter S. Thompson
American
Journalist and Author

Chester W. NimitzChester W. Nimitz
American
Commander in Chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet in

Sandra DeeSandra Dee
American
Film Actress

Dick YorkDick York
American
Actor

Joseph II, Holy Roman EmperorJoseph II, Holy Roman Emperor
Hungarian
Holy Roman Emperor

Ferruccio LamborghiniFerruccio Lamborghini
Italian
Founder of Automobili Lamborghini

Kathryn KuhlmanKathryn Kuhlman
American
Evangelist
Walter WinchellWalter Winchell
American
Journalist, Radio Personality

Alexander HaigAlexander Haig
American
Former United States Secretary of State
Percy GraingerPercy Grainger
Australian, American
Musician, Composer, arranger and pianist

Robert PearyRobert Peary
American
Explorer

John DowlandJohn Dowland
British
Singer, Lutenist and Composer

P.G.T. BeauregardP.G.T. Beauregard
American
Army General

Henri MoissanHenri Moissan
French
Chemist
René CassinRené Cassin
French
French Jurist

Maria Goeppert MayerMaria Goeppert-Mayer
American
Physicist

P. G. T. BeauregardP. G. T. Beauregard
American
Military personnel, Artilleryman, Inventor,

Gene SiskelGene Siskel
American
Journalist, Television presenter, Film critic
Max SchreckMax Schreck
German
Actor

Dave Van RonkDave Van Ronk
American
Guitarist, Singer, Jazz musician, Trade unionist
Yaroslav the WiseYaroslav the Wise
Ukrainian
Prince

Curt GowdyCurt Gowdy
American
Sportscaster

Sarah KaneSarah Kane
British
Playwright, Writer
Robert BoltRobert Bolt
British
Actor, Screenwriter, Playwright, Writer

Chester NimitzChester Nimitz
American
Admiral
John RaittJohn Raitt
American
Actor and singer

Toru TakemitsuToru Takemitsu
Japanese
Composer

Oswald AveryOswald Avery
Canadian
Biologist, Physician, Geneticist
Pope Martin VPope Martin V
Italian
Pope

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Maurice BlanchotMaurice Blanchot
French
Philosopher, Writer, Journalist, Literary critic
John, King of DenmarkJohn, King of Denmark
Danish
King

Habibullah KhanHabibullah Khan
Afghan
Politician

Paul MarcinkusPaul Marcinkus
American
Archbishop

Joseph Banks RhineJoseph Banks Rhine
American
Botanist
WashakieWashakie
American
tribal chief
Damdin SükhbaatarDamdin Sükhbaatar
Mongolian
Army Leader

Charles Emmanuel III of SardiniaCharles Emmanuel III of Sardinia
Italian
Duke

Andreas HoferAndreas Hofer
Italian
Tirolean leader

Percy CoxPercy Cox
British
General
Laura BassiLaura Bassi
Italian
Italian physicist, Academic

Garrick UtleyGarrick Utley
American
Television Journalist

Paul KanePaul Kane
Canadian
Painter, Writer

Tancred, King of SicilyTancred, King of Sicily
Italian
King

Charles KnowltonCharles Knowlton
American
Physician
Vitaly ChurkinVitaly Churkin
Russian
Diplomat, Politician, Child actor, Interpreter

A. J. CassonA. J. Casson
Canadian
Artist
Ernest AnsermetErnest Ansermet
Swiss
Conductor

René DubosRené Dubos
French, American
Microbiologist

Francesco Saverio NittiFrancesco Saverio Nitti
Italian
Prime Minister, Economist
Eugene Robert BlackEugene Robert Black
South Georgia
American financier

Leone Sextus TollemacheLeone Sextus Tollemache
British
 
Gerard Lake, 1st Viscount LakeGerard Lake, 1st Viscount Lake
British
General

F. Albert CottonF. Albert Cotton
American
Chemist

Joseph HumeJoseph Hume
Politician

Eugène ScribeEugène Scribe
French
French dramatist

Matthew MurrayMatthew Murray
British
Engineer
Isidor PhilippIsidor Philipp
French, Hungarian
Pianist

Laurence HousmanLaurence Housman
British
Playwright

Klas Pontus ArnoldsonKlas Pontus Arnoldson
Swedish
Politician, Journalist, Writer, Non-fiction writer

Willie ThrowerWillie Thrower
American
American football player
Jim WoodsJim Woods
American
Sportscaster

Peter MondaviPeter Mondavi
American
Winemaker
Tobias MayerTobias Mayer
German
Astronomer

Carl-Henning PedersenCarl-Henning Pedersen
Danish
Painter

David S. McKayDavid S. McKay
American
Astrobiology
Heinrich BarkhausenHeinrich Barkhausen
German
Physicist

David BergerDavid Berger
American
Lawyer
Kothainayaki AmmalKothainayaki Ammal
Indian
 

Fernando CardenalFernando Cardenal
Nicaraguan
Theologian

George Frederick MorganGeorge Frederick Morgan
American
Poet
Henry LivingsHenry Livings
British
Playwright

Jaap BakemaJaap Bakema
Dutch
Architect
Charles Rockwell LanmanCharles Rockwell Lanman
American
Scholar

Hermann Franz Moritz KoppHermann Franz Moritz Kopp
German
Chemist

John FultonJohn Fulton
American
Bullfighter

Marie DumesnilMarie Dumesnil
French
Actress
René JeannelRené Jeannel
French
Entomologist
Peter A. RonaPeter A. Rona
American
Oceanographer

Kobayashi TakijiKobayashi Takiji
Japanese
Author

A.M. KleinA.M. Klein
Canadian, Ukrainian
Poet

Hugh AllenHugh Allen
British
Musician
Nicholas BaconNicholas Bacon
British
Politician

Harold ChristensenHarold Christensen
American
Choreographer

Sir Leonard WoolleySir Leonard Woolley
British
Archaeologist

Al-MustaʿṣimAl-Mustaʿṣim
Iraqi
Caliph

Henry Percy, 1st earl of NorthumberlandHenry Percy, 1st earl of Northumberland
British
Admirals
Johann Heinrich WaserJohann Heinrich Waser
Swiss
Politician

Sayyid Shaykh bin Ahmad al-HadiSayyid Shaykh bin Ahmad al-Hadi
Malaysian
Malaysian writer