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.

Katherine HelmondKatherine Helmond
(Actress)

05 July 1929

American

Stan LaurelStan Laurel
(Actor)

16 June 1890

British,American

John Quincy AdamsJohn Quincy Adams

11 July 1767

American

MadhubalaMadhubala
(Actress)

14 February 1933

Indian

John KeatsJohn Keats
(Romantic poet)

31 October 1795

British

Carlos HathcockCarlos Hathcock
(Military Personnel)

20 May 1942

American

Melvin FranklinMelvin Franklin
(R&B Singer)

12 October 1942

American

Edward ElgarEdward Elgar
(Composer)

02 June 1857

British

Saud of Saudi ArabiaSaud of Saudi Arabia
(Former King of Saudi Arabia)

15 January 1902

Saudi Arabian

Nellie MelbaNellie Melba
(Opera Singer)

19 May 1861

Australian

Leo BaekelandLeo Baekeland
(Chemist & Inventor)

14 November 1863

Belgian,American

José Napoleón DuarteJosé Napoleón Duarte
(Salvadoran Political figure)

23 November 1925

Salvadoran

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Carl F. GaussCarl F. Gauss
(Mathematician)

30 April 1777

German

Carl Friedrich GaussCarl Friedrich Gauss
(Mathematician, Geophysicist, Astronomer, Science writer, Physicist, Geodesist, University teacher)

30 April 1777

German

Tomoyuki YamashitaTomoyuki Yamashita
(Officer)

08 November 1885

Japanese

Stefan ZweigStefan Zweig
(Writer, Translator, Journalist, Playwright, Poet, Literary critic, Historian, Biographer, Novelist)

28 November 1881

Austrian,British

William BoninWilliam Bonin
(Criminal)

08 January 1947

American

James HerriotJames Herriot
(Writer, Veterinarian, Autobiographer, Children's writer)

03 October 1916

British

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

19 November 1957

Israeli

PolycarpPolycarp
(Theologian, Priest)

0069 AD

Turkish

Robert K. MertonRobert K. Merton
(Sociologist)

04 July 1910

American

L. S. LowryL. S. Lowry
(Painter)

01 November 1887

British

Alan ColmesAlan Colmes
(Radio personality, Journalist)

24 September 1950

American

Horst WesselHorst Wessel
(Composer)

09 October 1907

German

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Joshua ReynoldsJoshua Reynolds
(Painter)

16 July 1723

British

Jack DragnaJack Dragna

18 April 1891

Italian

Al-Walid IAl-Walid I
(Caliph of Damascus)

0668 AD

Syrian

Telmo ZarraTelmo Zarra
(Association football player)

20 January 1921

Spanish

Aleksey Nikolayevich TolstoyAleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy
(writer, Poet)

10 January 1883

Russian

Peter DamianPeter Damian
(monk, diplomat, Catholic priest, philosopher)

1007 AD

Italian

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Rudolf LangeRudolf Lange
(jurist)

18 November 1910

German

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

06 August 1868

French

Giambattista BasileGiambattista Basile
(writer, poet, children's writer)

1566 AD

Italian

Heinrich von VietinghoffHeinrich von Vietinghoff
(Military personnel)

06 December 1887

German

Pope Eugene IVPope Eugene IV

1383 AD

Italian

Hans BellmerHans Bellmer
(Painter, Sculptor, Photographer, Engraver)

13 March 1902

French

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Gentile BelliniGentile Bellini
(painter, sculptor, medallist)

1429 AD

Italian

Herbert HowellsHerbert Howells
(Composer)

17 October 1892

British

Albrecht von RoonAlbrecht von Roon
(Politician)

30 April 1803

German

Alice Herz-SommerAlice Herz-Sommer
(Musician, Pianist, Educationist, Music educator)

26 November 1903

Israeli

Janez DrnovšekJanez Drnovšek
(Prime Minister)

17 May 1950

Slovenian

Fannie HurstFannie Hurst
(Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer)

18 October 1885

American

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Leonard D. WhiteLeonard D. White
(Political Scientist, Historian)

17 January 1891

American

George TaylorGeorge Taylor
(Politician)

1716 AD

British,American

Sir Stanley MatthewsSir Stanley Matthews
(Footballer)

01 February 1915

British

Christopher HillChristopher Hill
(historian)

06 February 1912

British

Julien RiesJulien Ries
(University teacher, Historian of religion, Historian, Catholic priest)

19 April 1920

Belgian

William AllanWilliam Allan
(Painter)

1782 AD

Scottish

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Alexander YegorovAlexander Yegorov
(Military leader)

13 October 1883

Russian

Jean-Gaston DarbouxJean-Gaston Darboux
(Mathematician)

14 August 1842

French

Stanisław I LeszczyńskiStanisław I Leszczyński
(King)

20 October 1677

Polish