Died On February 23rd

Discover the most famous people who died on February 23. The list includes people like John Quincy Adams, John Keats, Edward Elgar, Nellie Melba, Leo Baekeland. Famous personalities featured on this list, include soldiers, historians, political leaders and composers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United Kingdom, United States, Germany & Italy and many more countries.

MadhubalaMadhubala
Indian
Actress

Stan LaurelStan Laurel
British, American
Actor

John KeatsJohn Keats
British
Romantic poet

Carlos HathcockCarlos Hathcock
American
Military Personnel

Katherine HelmondKatherine Helmond
American
Actress
James HerriotJames Herriot
British
Writer

Saud of Saudi ArabiaSaud of Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabian
Former King of Saudi Arabia

Edward ElgarEdward Elgar
British
Composer
L. S. LowryL. S. Lowry
British
Artist

Melvin FranklinMelvin Franklin
American
R&B Singer
Tomoyuki YamashitaTomoyuki Yamashita
Japanese
Japanese General

PolycarpPolycarp
Turkish
Saint

Robert K. MertonRobert K. Merton
American
Sociologist

Nellie MelbaNellie Melba
Australian
Opera Singer

Leo BaekelandLeo Baekeland
Belgian, American
Chemist & Inventor
José Napoleón DuarteJosé Napoleón Duarte
Salvadoran
Salvadoran Political figure

Carl F. GaussCarl F. Gauss
German
Mathematician

Carl Friedrich GaussCarl Friedrich Gauss
German
Mathematician, Geophysicist, Astronomer, Science

Robert SmallsRobert Smalls
American
Politician
William BoninWilliam Bonin
American
Criminal

Ofra HazaOfra Haza
Israeli
Singer, Voice actor, Actor, Composer, Journalist,
Emperor Yingzong of MingEmperor Yingzong of Ming
Chinese
Emperor

Alan ColmesAlan Colmes
American
Radio personality, Journalist

Mabel NormandMabel Normand
American
Actress
Horst WesselHorst Wessel
German
Composer

Al-Walid IAl-Walid I
Syrian
Caliph of Damascus
Muhammad AsadMuhammad Asad
Ukrainian
Journalist

Diego ColumbusDiego Columbus
Spanish, Portuguese
Navigator

Joshua ReynoldsJoshua Reynolds
British
Painter
Henry Grey, 1st Duke of SuffolkHenry Grey, 1st Duke of Suffolk
British
Nobleman

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Jack DragnaJack Dragna
Italian
 
Humphrey, Duke of GloucesterHumphrey, Duke of Gloucester
British
Military Leader

Aleksey Nikolayevich TolstoyAleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy
Russian
writer, Poet

Pope Eugene IVPope Eugene IV
Italian
Pope

Rudolf LangeRudolf Lange
German
jurist
Telmo ZarraTelmo Zarra
Spanish
Association football player
Heinrich von VietinghoffHeinrich von Vietinghoff
German
Military personnel

Gentile BelliniGentile Bellini
Italian
painter, sculptor, medallist

Paul ClaudelPaul Claudel
French
Playwright, Poet, Diplomat, Writer, Diarist, Poet

Ernest DowsonErnest Dowson
British
Poet
Giambattista BasileGiambattista Basile
Italian
writer, poet, children's writer

Hans BellmerHans Bellmer
French
Painter, Sculptor, Photographer, Engraver

Fannie HurstFannie Hurst
American
Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer

Herbert HowellsHerbert Howells
British
Composer

Helmut SchönHelmut Schön
German
Football Player
Janez DrnovšekJanez Drnovšek
Slovenian
Prime Minister

Alice Herz-SommerAlice Herz-Sommer
Israeli
Musician, Pianist, Educationist, Music educator
Albrecht von RoonAlbrecht von Roon
German
Politician

Zygmunt KrasińskiZygmunt Krasiński
French
Poet

Anson BurlingameAnson Burlingame
American
Lawyer
William KnowlandWilliam Knowland
American
Politician

Heinz BerggruenHeinz Berggruen
German
Art Dealer
Ahmad DahlanAhmad Dahlan
Indonesian
Islamic revivalist

William ButterfieldWilliam Butterfield
British
Architect

Don CornellDon Cornell
American
Singer

Hans Hellmut KirstHans Hellmut Kirst
German, Polish
Novelist

Joanna BaillieJoanna Baillie
Scottish
Poet
Frank LaunderFrank Launder
British
Writer

Georg MuffatGeorg Muffat
French
Composer

Andrea CesalpinoAndrea Cesalpino
Italian
Physician

Sverre FehnSverre Fehn
Norwegian
Architect
Thomas GoodwinThomas Goodwin
British
Theologian

Luis Palés MatosLuis Palés Matos
Puerto Rican
Poet
John Robert GreggJohn Robert Gregg
Irish, American
Educator

Vera KomissarzhevskayaVera Komissarzhevskaya
Russian
Actress

Dickinson W. RichardsDickinson W. Richards
American
Physician
Winthrop JordanWinthrop Jordan
American
Professor

Leonard D. WhiteLeonard D. White
American
Political Scientist, Historian
Robert TriffinRobert Triffin
Belgian, American
Economist

Friedrich von EsmarchFriedrich von Esmarch
German
Surgeon

Vijay AnandVijay Anand
Indian
Director
Kate Waller BarrettKate Waller Barrett
American
Physician

Carl AndersonCarl Anderson
American
Singer
Joseph WartonJoseph Warton
British
Literary Critic

Tony WilliamsTony Williams
American
Drummer

Stanisław I LeszczyńskiStanisław I Leszczyński
Polish, Ukrainian
King

Frederick BuschFrederick Busch
American
Author
Oscar LewensteinOscar Lewenstein
British
Theatre Producer
Kate BarnardKate Barnard
American
Politician

George TaylorGeorge Taylor
British, American
Politician

Jonathan HornblowerJonathan Hornblower
British
Pioneer

Sir Stanley MatthewsSir Stanley Matthews
British
Footballer
Augusta Braxton BakerAugusta Braxton Baker
American
Librarian

Elizabeth Graeme FergussonElizabeth Graeme Fergusson
American
Poet

Julien RiesJulien Ries
Belgian
University teacher, Historian of religion,

Christopher HillChristopher Hill
British
historian

Thomas Edward ThorpeThomas Edward Thorpe
British
Chemist
Ludwig von CobenzlLudwig von Cobenzl
Austrian
Diplomat

Karl Ludwig von KnebelKarl Ludwig von Knebel
German
Poet
Sophus MüllerSophus Müller
Danish
Archaeologist

William AllanWilliam Allan
Scottish
Painter
Alexander YegorovAlexander Yegorov
Russian
Military leader
James Maurice GavinJames Maurice Gavin
American
Military Officer