Died On February 21st

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Discover the most famous people who died on February 21. The list includes people like Malcolm X, Baruch Spinoza, Frederick Banting, Eric Liddell, Margot Fonteyn. Famous personalities featured on this list, include journalists, soldiers, physicists and political leaders and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Netherlands & Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
Malcolm X
(Major Figure of American Civil Rights Movement)
Malcolm X
81
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 19, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: 1965
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 2 
Baruch Spinoza
(One of the Most Important Philosophers of the Early Modern Period)
Baruch Spinoza
18
Birthdate: November 24, 1632
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: 1677
 3 
Frederick Banting
(Co-Discoverer of Insulin)
Frederick Banting
8
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 14, 1891
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Alliston, New Tecumseth, Canada
Died: 1941
 4 
John Thaw
(Actor)
John Thaw
9
Birthdate: January 3, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: West Gorton, Manchester, England, UK
Died: 2002
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 5 
Billy Graham
(American Evangelist and an Ordained Southern Baptist Minister)
Billy Graham
37
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 7, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Died: 2018
 6 
Eric Liddell
(Scottish Sprinter, Rugby Player and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Eric Liddell
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 16, 1902
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tianjin, China
Died: 1945
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 7 
Tim Horton
(Ice hockey player)
Tim Horton
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 12, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cochrane
Died: 1974
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 8 
Zdzisław Beksiński
0
Birthdate: February 24, 1929
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sanok, Poland
Died: 2005
 9 
Margot Fonteyn
(English Ballet Dancer)
Margot Fonteyn
6
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: May 18, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Reigate, England
Died: 1991
 10 
Mary Edwards Walker
(Surgeon, Feminist, Activist)
Mary Edwards Walker
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: November 26, 1832
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oswego
Died: 1919
 11 
Beverley Owen
(Actress)
Beverley Owen
1
Birthdate: May 13, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ottumwa, Iowa, USA
Died: 2019
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 12 
John G. Trump
(Scientist)
John G. Trump
7
Birthdate: August 21, 1907
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1985
 13 
Jethro Tull
(Agricultural Pioneer)
Jethro Tull
1
Birthdate: March 30, 1674
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Basildon
Died: 1741
 14 
Konrad Lorenz
(Austrian Zoologist, Ethologist, Ornithologist and Winner of 1973 Nobel Prize in Medicine)
Konrad Lorenz
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 7, 1903
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1989
 15 
Paul Farmer
(American Medical Anthropologist)
Paul Farmer
1
Birthdate: October 26, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: North Adams, Massachusetts
Died: 2022
 16 
Howard Florey
(Australian Pharmacologist and Pathologist Who Shared the Nobel Prize for His Role in the Development of Penicillin)
Howard Florey
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 24, 1898
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
Died: 1968
 17 
Stanley Donen
(American film and dance director)
Stanley Donen
1
Birthdate: April 13, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina,USA
Died: 2019
 18 
Cleotha Staples
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 11, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: near Drew, Mississippi, United States
Died: 2013
 19 
Frederick McKinley Jones
(Inventor of 'Mobile Refrigeration Technology' for Transportation of Perishable Goods)
Frederick McKinley Jones
2
Birthdate: May 17, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: 1961
 20 
Augusto César Sandino
(Nicaraguan Revolutionary Who Fought Against the United States Occupation of Nicaragua)
Augusto César Sandino
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 18, 1895
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Niquinohomo, Nicaragua
Died: 1934
 21 
Claude of France
(French Princess and Former Duchess Consort of Lorraine (1559 - 1575))
Claude of France
1
Birthdate: November 12, 1547
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fontainebleau, France
Died: 1575
 22 
Dwayne McDuffie
(Known for Producing and Writing the Animated Series: 'Static Shock', 'Damage Control', 'Justice League Unlimited')
Dwayne McDuffie
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 20, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: 2011
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 23 
Nutan
(Film actress, Beauty pageant contestant)
Nutan
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 4, 1936
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Died: 1991
 24 
Gertrude B. Elion
(Biochemist, Pharmacologist)
Gertrude B. Elion
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 23, 1918
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1999
 25 
Julie Mitchum
(Actress)
Julie Mitchum
0
Birthdate: July 23, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: 2003
 26 
Inge Lehmann
(Seismologist & Geophysicist Known for Her Discovery that Earth’s Outer Core is Molten & its Inner Core Solid)
Inge Lehmann
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 13, 1888
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: 1993
 27 
Kurt Eisner
(Statesman)
Kurt Eisner
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 14, 1867
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1919
 28 
John Sherman Cooper
(1st United States Ambassador to East Germany)
John Sherman Cooper
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: August 23, 1901
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Somerset, Kentucky, United States
Died: 1991
 29 
Pope Julius II
2
Birthdate: December 5, 1443
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Albisola Superiore, Italy
Died: 1513
 30 
Heike Kamerlingh Onnes
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 21, 1853
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Groningen, Netherlands
Died: 1926
 31 
Kenneth Arrow
(Eonomist)
Kenneth Arrow
1
Birthdate: August 23, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2017
 32 
Charles Beaumont
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 2, 1929
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1967
 33 
Gaius Caesar
(Roman officer)
Gaius Caesar
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0020 BC
Birthplace: Rome
Died: 0004
 34 
Bronislava Nijinska
(Ballet Dancer)
Bronislava Nijinska
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: January 8, 1891
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus
Died: 1972
 35 
Harvey Kurtzman
(His best-known work includes writing and editing the parodic comic book Mad from 1952 until 1956)
Harvey Kurtzman
0
Birthdate: October 3, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1993
 36 
Clark Terry
(Composer, Trumpeter)
Clark Terry
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 14, 1920
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 37 
Ibrahim Datuk Tan Malaka
(Indonesia Communist Leader Who Became Sukarno's Rival in the Country's Independence Movement)
Ibrahim Datuk Tan Malaka
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 2, 1897
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pandam Gadang, Indonesia
Died: 1949
 38 
Khama III
(Ngwato Chief)
Khama III
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1837 AD
Birthplace: Mosu, Botswana
Died: 1923
 39 
Magic Slim
(Musician)
Magic Slim
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 7, 1937
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Yalobusha County, Mississippi, United States
Died: 2013
 40 
Robert Southwell
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1561 AD
Birthplace: Norfolk, England
Died: 1595
 41 
Sándor Márai
(Hungarian Writer, Poet, and Journalist)
Sándor Márai
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 11, 1900
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Košice, Slovakia
Died: 1989
 42 
Ronnie Hilton
0
Birthdate: January 26, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kingston upon Hull, England
Died: 2001
 43 
Emma Chambers
(Actress)
Emma Chambers
7
Birthdate: March 11, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Doncaster, Yorkshire, England, UK
Died: 2018
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 44 
Evan Mecham
(Businessperson, Politician)
Evan Mecham
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 12, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Duchesne, Utah, United States
Died: 2008
 45 
Bob Godfrey
(Animator)
Bob Godfrey
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 27, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Maitland, Australia
Died: 2013
 46 
Harriet Hosmer
(Sculptor)
Harriet Hosmer
0
Birthdate: October 9, 1830
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1908
 47 
Lisel Mueller
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 8, 1924
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: 2020
 48 
Henry Peach Robinson
(Photographer)
Henry Peach Robinson
1
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: July 9, 1830
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ludlow
Died: 1901
 49 
Duncan Edwards
(Football player)
Duncan Edwards
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 1, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Woodside, Dudley, England
Died: 1958
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 18, 1819
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pavlovsk, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1876