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.

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 
Stan Laurel
(Comic Actor Who was Part of The Comedy Duo 'Laurel and Hardy'. and Appeared with His Comedy Partner Oliver Hardy in 107 Short Films)

Stan Laurel
3
Birthdate: June 16, 1890
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1965
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 2 
Carl F. Gauss
(One of the Greatest Mathematicians of All Tim)

Carl F. Gauss
12
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 30, 1777
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brunswick, Germany
Died: 1855

 3 

John Keats
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 31, 1795
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moorgate, London, England
Died: 1821

 4 
Carlos Hathcock
(Military Personnel)

Carlos Hathcock
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 20, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas
Died: 1999

 5 

James Herriot
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 3, 1916
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sunderland, County Durham, England
Died: 1995

 6 
Melvin Franklin
(R&B Singer)

Melvin Franklin
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 12, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama
Died: 1995
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 7 

Katherine Helmond
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Birthdate: July 5, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Galveston, Texas, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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 8 
Edward Elgar
(Composer)

Edward Elgar
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 2, 1857
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Broadheath, England
Died: 1934

 9 
Madhubala
(Actress)

Madhubala
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Birthdate: February 14, 1933
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Delhi
Died: 1969
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 10 
L. S. Lowry
(Artist)

L. S. Lowry
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Birthdate: November 1, 1887
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stretford, Lancashire, England
Died: 1976

 11 
Polycarp
(Martyr)

Polycarp
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Birthdate: 0069 AD
Birthplace: Smyrna, Turkey
Died: 0155

 12 
Ofra Haza
(Singer, Voice actor, Actor, Composer, Journalist, Pianist, Songwriter)

Ofra Haza
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 19, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tel Aviv
Died: 2000

 13 
Nellie Melba
(Opera Singer)

Nellie Melba
35
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 19, 1861
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Richmond
Died: 1931

 14 
Robert K. Merton
(Sociologist)

Robert K. Merton
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Birthdate: July 4, 1910
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: 2003

 15 
Tony Williams
(Drummer)

Tony Williams
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 12, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died: 1997

 16 
Leo Baekeland
(Chemist & Inventor)

Leo Baekeland
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Birthdate: November 14, 1863
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sint-Martens-Latem, Belgium
Died: 1944

 17 
Horst Wessel
(Composer)

Horst Wessel
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 9, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bielefeld
Died: 1930

Stanisław I Leszczyński
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Birthdate: October 20, 1677
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lviv, Ukraine
Died: 1766

 19 
Mabel Normand
(Actress)

Mabel Normand
2
Birthdate: November 9, 1892
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Brighton, Staten Island,
Died: 1930
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 20 
José Napoleón Duarte
(Salvadoran Political figure)

José Napoleón Duarte
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: November 23, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Santa Ana
Died: 1990

 21 
Diego Columbus
(Navigator)

Diego Columbus
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 1, 1479
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Porto Santo Island, Portugal
Died: 1526

 22 
Marella Agnelli
(Noblewoman)

Marella Agnelli
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 4, 1927
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 2019

 23 
Janez Drnovšek
(Prime Minister)

Janez Drnovšek
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 17, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Celje
Died: 2008

 24 
Salim Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah
(9th Ruler of Kuwait)

Salim Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah
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Birthdate: 1864 AD
Birthplace: Kuwait
Died: 1921

 25 

Ernest Dowson
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 2, 1867
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lee, England
Died: 1900

 26 
Robert Smalls
(Politician)

Robert Smalls
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 5, 1839
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
Died: 1915

 27 
Paul Claudel
(Playwright, Poet, Diplomat, Writer, Diarist, Poet lawyer, Translator)

Paul Claudel
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 6, 1868
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Villeneuve-sur-Fère
Died: 1955

 28 
Lewis Gilbert
(Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer)

Lewis Gilbert
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Birthdate: March 6, 1920
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 2018
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 29 

Alice Herz-Sommer
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 26, 1903
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: 2014

 30 
Hans Bellmer
(Former artist, best known for the life-sized pubescent female dolls he produced in the mid-1930s)

Hans Bellmer
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Birthdate: March 13, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Katowice, Poland
Died: 1975

 31 

Isabelle of France
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 13, 1902, 1224
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1270

 32 
Florence Rice
(Actress)

Florence Rice
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Birthdate: February 14, 1907
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: 1974
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 33 
Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy
(Writer Who Specialized in Science Fiction and Historical Novels)

Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 10, 1883
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pugachyov, Russia
Died: 1945

 34 

Pope Eugene IV
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1383 AD
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: 1447

 35 

Dorothy Masuka
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 3, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Died: 2019

 36 
Herbert Howells
(Composer)

Herbert Howells
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 17, 1892
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gloucestershire
Died: 1983

 37 

Gentile Bellini
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Birthdate: 1429 AD
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: 1507

 38 
James Maurice Gavin
(Military Officer)

James Maurice Gavin
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 22, 1907
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1990

 39 
François Viète
(Mathematician whose work on new algebra)

François Viète
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 1540 AD
Birthplace: Fontenay-le-Comte, France
Died: 1603

 40 
John Quincy Adams
(6th President of United States (1825 - 1829))

John Quincy Adams
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 11, 1767
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Braintree, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1848

 41 
Don Cornell
(Singer)

Don Cornell
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 21, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2004

 42 
Fannie Hurst
(Writer)

Fannie Hurst
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 18, 1889
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hamilton, Ohio, United States
Died: 1968

 43 

Hans Hellmut Kirst
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 5, 1914
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ostroda, Poland
Died: 1989

 44 
Jacques Mieses
(Chess player, Non-fiction writer)

Jacques Mieses
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 27, 1865
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: 1954

 45 
Don Heck
(Comic artist)

Don Heck
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Birthdate: January 2, 1929
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Queens, New York City, United States
Died: 1995

 46 
Saud of Saudi Arabia
(King of Saudi Arabia (1953-64))

Saud of Saudi Arabia
4
Birthdate: January 15, 1902
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kuwait City, Kuwait
Died: 1969
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 47 
Joseph Warton
(Literary Critic)

Joseph Warton
0
Birthdate: January 15, 1902, 1722
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dunsfold, England
Died: 1800

 48 
William Bonin
(Criminal)

William Bonin
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 8, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Willimantic
Died: 1996

 49 

Dickinson W. Richards
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: October 30, 1895
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: City of Orange, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1973

 50 
Alan Colmes
(Radio personality, Journalist)

Alan Colmes
5
Birthdate: September 24, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 2017