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
(Journalist and Author)

18 July 1937

American

Frederick DouglassFrederick Douglass
(American orator)

01 February 1818

American

Sandra DeeSandra Dee
(Film Actress)

23 April 1942

American

Alice Roosevelt LongworthAlice Roosevelt Longworth
(Writer)

12 February 1884

American

Joseph II, Holy Roman EmperorJoseph II, Holy Roman Emperor
(Holy Roman Emperor)

13 March 1741

Hungarian

Walter WinchellWalter Winchell
(Journalist, Radio Personality)

07 April 1897

American

Robert PearyRobert Peary
(Explorer)

06 May 1856

American

Percy GraingerPercy Grainger
(Musician, Composer, arranger and pianist)

08 July 1882

Australian,American

John DowlandJohn Dowland
(Singer, Lutenist and Composer)

1563 AD

British

Maria Goeppert MayerMaria Goeppert-Mayer
(Physicist)

28 June 1906

American

René CassinRené Cassin
(French Jurist)

05 October 1887

French

Henri MoissanHenri Moissan
(Chemist)

28 September 1852

French

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Chester W. NimitzChester W. Nimitz
(Officer)

24 February 1885

American

Ferruccio LamborghiniFerruccio Lamborghini
(Entrepreneur, Engineer, Mechanic, Racecar driver)

28 April 1916

Italian

Gene SiskelGene Siskel
(Journalist, Television presenter, Film critic)

26 January 1946

American

Kathryn KuhlmanKathryn Kuhlman
(Preacher)

09 May 1907

American

P. G. T. BeauregardP. G. T. Beauregard
(Military personnel, Artilleryman, Inventor, Writer, Politician)

28 May 1818

American

Alexander HaigAlexander Haig
(Diplomat, Politician, Military personnel, Businessperson)

02 December 1924

American

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Max SchreckMax Schreck
(Actor)

06 September 1879

German

Dave Van RonkDave Van Ronk
(Guitarist, Singer, Jazz musician, Trade unionist)

30 June 1936

American

Sarah KaneSarah Kane
(Playwright, Writer)

03 February 1971

British

Oswald AveryOswald Avery
(Biologist, Physician, Geneticist)

21 October 1877

Canadian

Robert BoltRobert Bolt
(Actor, Screenwriter, Playwright, Writer)

15 August 1924

British

Chester NimitzChester Nimitz
(Admiral)

23 February 1885

American

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Pope Martin VPope Martin V
(Pope)

1369 AD

Italian

Maurice BlanchotMaurice Blanchot
(Philosopher, Writer, Journalist, Literary critic)

22 September 1907

French

John, King of DenmarkJohn, King of Denmark
(King)

02 February 1455

Danish

Habibullah KhanHabibullah Khan
(Politician)

03 June 1872

Afghan

Damdin SükhbaatarDamdin Sükhbaatar
(Army leader)

02 February 1893

Mongolian

Laura BassiLaura Bassi
(Italian physicist, Academic)

31 October 1711

Italian

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WashakieWashakie
(tribal chief)

1800 AD

American

A. J. CassonA. J. Casson
(Painter)

17 May 1898

Canadian

Paul KanePaul Kane
(Painter, Writer)

03 September 1810

Canadian

Vitaly ChurkinVitaly Churkin
(Diplomat, Politician, Child actor, Interpreter)

21 February 1952

Russian

Francesco Saverio NittiFrancesco Saverio Nitti
(Prime Minister, Economist)

19 July 1868

Italian

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

27 October 1844

Swedish

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Joseph HumeJoseph Hume
(Politician)

22 January 1777

Willie ThrowerWillie Thrower
(American football player)

22 March 1930

American

Leone Sextus TollemacheLeone Sextus Tollemache

10 June 1884

British

Kothainayaki AmmalKothainayaki Ammal

01 December 1901

Indian

Chester William NimitzChester William Nimitz

24 February 1885

American