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.

Stan LaurelStan Laurel
16 June 1890, British, American
Actor
John Quincy AdamsJohn Quincy Adams
11 July 1767, American
 

Carlos HathcockCarlos Hathcock
20 May 1942, American
Military Personnel

MadhubalaMadhubala
14 February 1933, Indian
Actress

John KeatsJohn Keats
31 October 1795, British
Romantic poet

Katherine HelmondKatherine Helmond
05 July 1929, American
Actress
Melvin FranklinMelvin Franklin
12 October 1942, American
R&B Singer

Edward ElgarEdward Elgar
02 June 1857, British
Composer

Saud of Saudi ArabiaSaud of Saudi Arabia
15 January 1902, Saudi Arabian
Former King of Saudi Arabia

PolycarpPolycarp
0069 AD, Turkish
Saint
Nellie MelbaNellie Melba
19 May 1861, Australian
Opera Singer

Leo BaekelandLeo Baekeland
14 November 1863, Belgian, American
Chemist & Inventor
José Napoleón DuarteJosé Napoleón Duarte
23 November 1925, Salvadoran
Salvadoran Political figure

Carl F. GaussCarl F. Gauss
30 April 1777, German
Mathematician

Carl Friedrich GaussCarl Friedrich Gauss
30 April 1777, German
Mathematician, Geophysicist, Astronomer, Science
Robert SmallsRobert Smalls
05 April 1839, American
Politician

L. S. LowryL. S. Lowry
01 November 1887, British
Painter
James HerriotJames Herriot
03 October 1916, British
Writer, Veterinarian, Autobiographer, Children's

William BoninWilliam Bonin
08 January 1947, American
Criminal

Tomoyuki YamashitaTomoyuki Yamashita
08 November 1885, Japanese
Officer
Ofra HazaOfra Haza
19 November 1957, Israeli
Singer, Voice actor, Actor, Composer, Journalist,

Robert K. MertonRobert K. Merton
04 July 1910, American
Sociologist
Joshua ReynoldsJoshua Reynolds
16 July 1723, British
Painter

Alan ColmesAlan Colmes
24 September 1950, American
Radio personality, Journalist

Mabel NormandMabel Normand
09 November 1892, American
Actress

Diego ColumbusDiego Columbus
01 April 1479, Spanish, Portuguese
Navigator
Horst WesselHorst Wessel
09 October 1907, German
Composer
Jack DragnaJack Dragna
18 April 1891, Italian
 

Al-Walid IAl-Walid I
0668 AD, Syrian
Caliph of Damascus

Aleksey Nikolayevich TolstoyAleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy
10 January 1883, Russian
writer, Poet

Herbert HowellsHerbert Howells
17 October 1892, British
Composer
Telmo ZarraTelmo Zarra
20 January 1921, Spanish
Association football player

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Rudolf LangeRudolf Lange
18 November 1910, German
jurist

Peter DamianPeter Damian
1007 AD, Italian
monk, diplomat, Catholic priest, philosopher

Heinrich von VietinghoffHeinrich von Vietinghoff
06 December 1887, German
Military personnel

Paul ClaudelPaul Claudel
06 August 1868, French
Playwright, Poet, Diplomat, Writer, Diarist, Poet
Giambattista BasileGiambattista Basile
1566 AD, Italian
writer, poet, children's writer

Pope Eugene IVPope Eugene IV
1383 AD, Italian
 
Hans BellmerHans Bellmer
13 March 1902, French
Painter, Sculptor, Photographer, Engraver

Gentile BelliniGentile Bellini
1429 AD, Italian
painter, sculptor, medallist

Albrecht von RoonAlbrecht von Roon
30 April 1803, German
Politician
Fannie HurstFannie Hurst
18 October 1885, American
Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer

Janez DrnovšekJanez Drnovšek
17 May 1950, Slovenian
Prime Minister
Alice Herz-SommerAlice Herz-Sommer
26 November 1903, Israeli
Musician, Pianist, Educationist, Music educator

Leonard D. WhiteLeonard D. White
17 January 1891, American
Political Scientist, Historian

Tony WilliamsTony Williams
12 December 1945, American
Drummer

George TaylorGeorge Taylor
1716 AD, British, American
Politician

Julien RiesJulien Ries
19 April 1920, Belgian
University teacher, Historian of religion,
Christopher HillChristopher Hill
06 February 1912, British
historian

Sir Stanley MatthewsSir Stanley Matthews
01 February 1915, British
Footballer

William AllanWilliam Allan
1782 AD, Scottish
Painter

James Maurice GavinJames Maurice Gavin
22 March 1907, American
Military Officer
Alexander YegorovAlexander Yegorov
13 October 1883, Russian
Military leader

Jean-Gaston DarbouxJean-Gaston Darboux
14 August 1842, French
Mathematician
Stanisław I LeszczyńskiStanisław I Leszczyński
20 October 1677, Polish
King