Died On February 21st

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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Malcolm X
(Major Figure of American Civil Rights Movement)

Malcolm X
55
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 19, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: 1965
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 2 
Billy Graham
(Evangelist)

Billy Graham
29
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 7, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Died: 2018

 3 
Baruch Spinoza
(Philosopher)

Baruch Spinoza
15
Birthdate: November 24, 1632
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: 1677

 4 
Frederick Banting
(Co-Discoverer of Insulin)

Frederick Banting
5
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 14, 1891
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Alliston, New Tecumseth, Canada
Died: 1941

 5 
John Thaw
(Actor)

John Thaw
7
Birthdate: January 3, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: West Gorton, Manchester, England, UK
Died: 2002
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 6 
Eric Liddell
(Rugby union player)

Eric Liddell
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 16, 1902
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tianjin, China
Died: 1945

 7 
Tim Horton
(Ice hockey player)

Tim Horton
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 12, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cochrane
Died: 1974
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 8 

Zdzisław Beksiński
0
Birthdate: February 24, 1929
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sanok, Poland
Died: 2005

 9 
Margot Fonteyn
(Ballerina, Choreographer)

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
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: November 26, 1832
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oswego
Died: 1919

 11 
John G. Trump
(Scientist)

John G. Trump
4
Birthdate: August 21, 1907
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1985

 12 
Beverley Owen
(Actress)

Beverley Owen
1
Birthdate: May 13, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ottumwa, Iowa, USA
Died: 2019
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 13 
Jethro Tull
(Agricultural Pioneer)

Jethro Tull
1
Birthdate: March 30, 1674
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Basildon
Died: 1741

 14 
Howard Florey
(Pathologist and Pharmacologist)

Howard Florey
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 24, 1898
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
Died: 1968

 15 
Nutan
(Film actress, Beauty pageant contestant)

Nutan
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 4, 1936
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Died: 1991

 16 

Cleotha Staples
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 11, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: near Drew, Mississippi, United States
Died: 2013

Paul Farmer
0
Birthdate: October 26, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: North Adams, Massachusetts
Died: 2022

 18 
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

 19 
Stanley Donen
(American film and dance director)

Stanley Donen
1
Birthdate: April 13, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina,USA
Died: 2019

 20 
Claude of France
(French Princess)

Claude of France
0
Birthdate: November 12, 1547
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fontainebleau, France
Died: 1575

 21 
Augusto César Sandino
(Nicaraguan revolutionary Leader)

Augusto César Sandino
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 18, 1895
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Niquinohomo, Nicaragua
Died: 1934

 22 

Pope Julius II
2
Birthdate: December 5, 1443
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Albisola Superiore, Italy
Died: 1513

 23 
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

 24 
Inge Lehmann
(Seismologist)

Inge Lehmann
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 13, 1888
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: 1993

 25 
Kurt Eisner
(Statesman)

Kurt Eisner
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 14, 1867
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1919

 26 
Julie Mitchum
(Actress)

Julie Mitchum
0
Birthdate: July 23, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: 2003

 27 
Kenneth Arrow
(Eonomist)

Kenneth Arrow
1
Birthdate: August 23, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2017

 28 

Heike Kamerlingh Onnes
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 21, 1853
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Groningen, Netherlands
Died: 1926

 29 
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

 30 

Charles Beaumont
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 2, 1929
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1967

 31 

Sándor Márai
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 11, 1900
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Košice, Slovakia
Died: 1989

 32 
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)

 33 
Clark Terry
(Composer, Trumpeter)

Clark Terry
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 14, 1920
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 34 
Bronislava Nijinska
(Ballet Dancer)

Bronislava Nijinska
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: January 8, 1891
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus
Died: 1972

 35 
Gershom Scholem
(Philosopher)

Gershom Scholem
0
Birthdate: December 5, 1897
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1982

 36 
Aḥmad Grāñ
(Somalian Muslim leader)

Aḥmad Grāñ
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1506 AD
Birthplace: Saylac, Somalia
Died: 1543

 37 
Khama III
(Tribal Chief)

Khama III
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1837 AD
Birthplace: Bechuanaland Protectorate
Died: 1923

 38 
Emma Chambers
(Actress)

Emma Chambers
6
Birthdate: March 11, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Doncaster, Yorkshire, England, UK
Died: 2018
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 39 

Ronnie Hilton
0
Birthdate: January 26, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kingston upon Hull, England
Died: 2001

 40 
Magic Slim
(Musician)

Magic Slim
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 7, 1937
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Yalobusha County, Mississippi, United States
Died: 2013

 41 
Kaoru Kobayashi
(Murderer)

Kaoru Kobayashi
0
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: November 30, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Osaka, Japan
Died: 2013

 42 
Henry Peach Robinson
(Photographer)

Henry Peach Robinson
1
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: July 9, 1830
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ludlow
Died: 1901

 43 
Zheng Cao
(Opera Singer, Soprano Singer)

Zheng Cao
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 9, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
Died: 2013

 44 

Salome Karwah
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1988 AD
Birthplace: Liberia
Died: 2017

 45 
Harriet Hosmer
(Sculptor)

Harriet Hosmer
0
Birthdate: October 9, 1830
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1908

 46 
Emil Holub
(Physician)

Emil Holub
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 7, 1847
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Holice, Czechia
Died: 1902

 47 

Robert Southwell
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1561 AD
Birthplace: Norfolk, England
Died: 1595

 48 

Lisel Mueller
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 8, 1924
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: 2020

 49 
Bob Godfrey
(Animator)

Bob Godfrey
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 27, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Maitland, Australia
Died: 2013

 50 
Morton Gould
(Composer)

Morton Gould
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 10, 1913
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Richmond Hill, New York, United States
Died: 1996