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

Dick YorkDick York
American
Actor

Sandra DeeSandra Dee
American
Film Actress

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
Robert PearyRobert Peary
American
Explorer

Walter WinchellWalter Winchell
American
Journalist, Radio Personality
Percy GraingerPercy Grainger
Australian, American
Musician, Composer, arranger and pianist

John DowlandJohn Dowland
British
Singer, Lutenist and Composer

René CassinRené Cassin
French
French Jurist

Henri MoissanHenri Moissan
French
Chemist

Maria Goeppert MayerMaria Goeppert-Mayer
American
Physicist
P.G.T. BeauregardP.G.T. Beauregard
American
Army General

Gene SiskelGene Siskel
American
Journalist, Television presenter, Film critic

Alexander HaigAlexander Haig
American
Diplomat, Politician, Military personnel,

P. G. T. BeauregardP. G. T. Beauregard
American
Military personnel, Artilleryman, Inventor,
Max SchreckMax Schreck
German
Actor

Dave Van RonkDave Van Ronk
American
Guitarist, Singer, Jazz musician, Trade unionist
Robert BoltRobert Bolt
British
Actor, Screenwriter, Playwright, Writer

Yaroslav the WiseYaroslav the Wise
Ukrainian
Prince

Sarah KaneSarah Kane
British
Playwright, Writer
Curt GowdyCurt Gowdy
American
Sportscaster

Oswald AveryOswald Avery
Canadian
Biologist, Physician, Geneticist
Toru TakemitsuToru Takemitsu
Japanese
Composer

Laura BassiLaura Bassi
Italian
Italian physicist, Academic

Chester NimitzChester Nimitz
American
Admiral
Maurice BlanchotMaurice Blanchot
French
Philosopher, Writer, Journalist, Literary critic

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Pope Martin VPope Martin V
Italian
Pope
Joseph Banks RhineJoseph Banks Rhine
American
Botanist

Paul MarcinkusPaul Marcinkus
American
Archbishop

John, King of DenmarkJohn, King of Denmark
Danish
King

Habibullah KhanHabibullah Khan
Afghan
Politician
Damdin SükhbaatarDamdin Sükhbaatar
Mongolian
Army leader
Andreas HoferAndreas Hofer
Italian
Tirolean leader

Charles Emmanuel III of SardiniaCharles Emmanuel III of Sardinia
Italian
Duke

Garrick UtleyGarrick Utley
American
Television Journalist

F. Albert CottonF. Albert Cotton
American
Chemist
WashakieWashakie
American
tribal chief

Vitaly ChurkinVitaly Churkin
Russian
Diplomat, Politician, Child actor, Interpreter

Eugène ScribeEugène Scribe
French
French dramatist

A. J. CassonA. J. Casson
Canadian
Painter

Paul KanePaul Kane
Canadian
Painter, Writer
Tancred, King of SicilyTancred, King of Sicily
Italian
King

Ernest AnsermetErnest Ansermet
Swiss
Conductor
René DubosRené Dubos
French, American
Microbiologist

Leone Sextus TollemacheLeone Sextus Tollemache
British
 

Francesco Saverio NittiFrancesco Saverio Nitti
Italian
Prime Minister, Economist
Matthew MurrayMatthew Murray
British
Engineer

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

Laurence HousmanLaurence Housman
British
Playwright

Kothainayaki AmmalKothainayaki Ammal
Indian
 

Jim WoodsJim Woods
American
Sportscaster

Willie ThrowerWillie Thrower
American
American football player
Kobayashi TakijiKobayashi Takiji
Japanese
Author

Sir Leonard WoolleySir Leonard Woolley
British
Archaeologist