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.

Hunter S. ThompsonHunter S. Thompson
18 July 1937, American
Journalist and Author
Frederick DouglassFrederick Douglass
01 February 1818, American
American orator

Sandra DeeSandra Dee
23 April 1942, American
Film Actress

Dick YorkDick York
04 September 1928, American
Actor

Alice Roosevelt LongworthAlice Roosevelt Longworth
12 February 1884, American
Writer

Joseph II, Holy Roman EmperorJoseph II, Holy Roman Emperor
13 March 1741, Hungarian
Holy Roman Emperor
Walter WinchellWalter Winchell
07 April 1897, American
Journalist, Radio Personality

Robert PearyRobert Peary
06 May 1856, American
Explorer

Percy GraingerPercy Grainger
08 July 1882, Australian, American
Musician, Composer, arranger and pianist

John DowlandJohn Dowland
1563 AD, British
Singer, Lutenist and Composer
Maria Goeppert MayerMaria Goeppert-Mayer
28 June 1906, American
Physicist

René CassinRené Cassin
05 October 1887, French
French Jurist
Henri MoissanHenri Moissan
28 September 1852, French
Chemist

Chester W. NimitzChester W. Nimitz
24 February 1885, American
Officer

Ferruccio LamborghiniFerruccio Lamborghini
28 April 1916, Italian
Entrepreneur, Engineer, Mechanic, Racecar driver
Kathryn KuhlmanKathryn Kuhlman
09 May 1907, American
Preacher

Gene SiskelGene Siskel
26 January 1946, American
Journalist, Television presenter, Film critic
Alexander HaigAlexander Haig
02 December 1924, American
Diplomat, Politician, Military personnel,

P. G. T. BeauregardP. G. T. Beauregard
28 May 1818, American
Military personnel, Artilleryman, Inventor,

Max SchreckMax Schreck
06 September 1879, German
Actor
Dave Van RonkDave Van Ronk
30 June 1936, American
Guitarist, Singer, Jazz musician, Trade unionist

Sarah KaneSarah Kane
03 February 1971, British
Playwright, Writer
Laura BassiLaura Bassi
31 October 1711, Italian
Italian physicist, Academic

Chester NimitzChester Nimitz
23 February 1885, American
Admiral

Robert BoltRobert Bolt
15 August 1924, British
Actor, Screenwriter, Playwright, Writer

Oswald AveryOswald Avery
21 October 1877, Canadian
Biologist, Physician, Geneticist
Pope Martin VPope Martin V
1369 AD, Italian
Pope
Maurice BlanchotMaurice Blanchot
22 September 1907, French
Philosopher, Writer, Journalist, Literary critic

John, King of DenmarkJohn, King of Denmark
02 February 1455, Danish
King

Habibullah KhanHabibullah Khan
03 June 1872, Afghan
Politician

Damdin SükhbaatarDamdin Sükhbaatar
02 February 1893, Mongolian
Army leader
WashakieWashakie
1800 AD, American
tribal chief

A. J. CassonA. J. Casson
17 May 1898, Canadian
Painter

Paul KanePaul Kane
03 September 1810, Canadian
Painter, Writer

Vitaly ChurkinVitaly Churkin
21 February 1952, Russian
Diplomat, Politician, Child actor, Interpreter

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Francesco Saverio NittiFrancesco Saverio Nitti
19 July 1868, Italian
Prime Minister, Economist
Joseph HumeJoseph Hume
22 January 1777
Politician

Klas Pontus ArnoldsonKlas Pontus Arnoldson
27 October 1844, Swedish
Politician, Journalist, Writer, Non-fiction writer
Leone Sextus TollemacheLeone Sextus Tollemache
10 June 1884, British
 

Willie ThrowerWillie Thrower
22 March 1930, American
American football player

Kothainayaki AmmalKothainayaki Ammal
01 December 1901, Indian
 
Chester William NimitzChester William Nimitz
24 February 1885, American