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
British, American
Actor

James HerriotJames Herriot
British
Writer

MadhubalaMadhubala
Indian
Actress

John KeatsJohn Keats
British
Romantic poet

Carl F. GaussCarl F. Gauss
German
Mathematician
Carlos HathcockCarlos Hathcock
American
Military Personnel

Katherine HelmondKatherine Helmond
American
Actress

Melvin FranklinMelvin Franklin
American
R&B Singer
Robert SmallsRobert Smalls
American
Politician

L. S. LowryL. S. Lowry
British
Artist
PolycarpPolycarp
Turkish
Saint

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

Edward ElgarEdward Elgar
British
Composer

Tomoyuki YamashitaTomoyuki Yamashita
Japanese
Japanese General

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 Friedrich GaussCarl Friedrich Gauss
German
Mathematician, Geophysicist, Astronomer, Science
William BoninWilliam Bonin
American
Criminal

Sir Stanley MatthewsSir Stanley Matthews
British
Footballer
Ofra HazaOfra Haza
Israeli
Singer, Voice actor, Actor, Composer, Journalist,

Horst WesselHorst Wessel
German
Composer

Tony WilliamsTony Williams
American
Drummer
Mabel NormandMabel Normand
American
Actress

Alan ColmesAlan Colmes
American
Radio personality, Journalist
Carl AndersonCarl Anderson
American
Singer

Alexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of CarisbrookeAlexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke
British
Royal Navy officer

James Maurice GavinJames Maurice Gavin
American
Military Officer
Henry Grey, 1st Duke of SuffolkHenry Grey, 1st Duke of Suffolk
British
Nobleman

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Muhammad AsadMuhammad Asad
Ukrainian
Journalist
Vijay AnandVijay Anand
Indian
Director

Joshua ReynoldsJoshua Reynolds
British
Painter

Jack DragnaJack Dragna
Italian
 

Emperor Yingzong of MingEmperor Yingzong of Ming
Chinese
Emperor
Diego ColumbusDiego Columbus
Spanish, Portuguese
Navigator
Humphrey, Duke of GloucesterHumphrey, Duke of Gloucester
British
Military Leader

Stanisław I LeszczyńskiStanisław I Leszczyński
Polish, Ukrainian
King

Rudolf LangeRudolf Lange
German
jurist

Aleksey Nikolayevich TolstoyAleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy
Russian
writer, Poet
Tuulikki PietilaTuulikki Pietila
Finnish, American
Graphic Artist

Pope Eugene IVPope Eugene IV
Italian
Pope

Telmo ZarraTelmo Zarra
Spanish
Association football player

Heinrich von VietinghoffHeinrich von Vietinghoff
German
Military personnel

Paul ClaudelPaul Claudel
French
Playwright, Poet, Diplomat, Writer, Diarist, Poet
Alexandre LippmannAlexandre Lippmann
French
Fencer

Albrecht von RoonAlbrecht von Roon
German
Politician
Fannie HurstFannie Hurst
American
Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer

Hans BellmerHans Bellmer
French
Painter, Sculptor, Photographer, Engraver

Gentile BelliniGentile Bellini
Italian
painter, sculptor, medallist
Ernest DowsonErnest Dowson
British
Poet

Giambattista BasileGiambattista Basile
Italian
writer, poet, children's writer
Janez DrnovšekJanez Drnovšek
Slovenian
Prime Minister

Anson BurlingameAnson Burlingame
American
Lawyer

Christopher HillChristopher Hill
British
historian

Herbert HowellsHerbert Howells
British
Composer

Alice Herz-SommerAlice Herz-Sommer
Israeli
Musician, Pianist, Educationist, Music educator
William KnowlandWilliam Knowland
American
Politician

Zygmunt KrasińskiZygmunt Krasiński
French
Poet

Helmut SchönHelmut Schön
German
Football Player

Alexander YegorovAlexander Yegorov
Russian
Military leader
Heinz BerggruenHeinz Berggruen
German
Art Dealer

Mikhail SperanskyMikhail Speransky
Russian
Statesman
Ahmad DahlanAhmad Dahlan
Indonesian
Islamic revivalist

Jessamyn WestJessamyn West
American
Author

Julien RiesJulien Ries
Belgian
University teacher, Historian of religion,
Joanna BaillieJoanna Baillie
Scottish
Poet

William ButterfieldWilliam Butterfield
British
Architect
Thomas GoodwinThomas Goodwin
British
Theologian

Hans Hellmut KirstHans Hellmut Kirst
German, Polish
Novelist

Frank LaunderFrank Launder
British
Writer
Jean-Gaston DarbouxJean-Gaston Darboux
French
Mathematician

Sverre FehnSverre Fehn
Norwegian
Architect
Georg MuffatGeorg Muffat
French
Composer

Don CornellDon Cornell
American
Singer

Luis Palés MatosLuis Palés Matos
Puerto Rican
Poet

Leonard D. WhiteLeonard D. White
American
Historian
Dorothy MasukaDorothy Masuka
South African
Singer
John Robert GreggJohn Robert Gregg
Irish, American
Educator

Friedrich von EsmarchFriedrich von Esmarch
German
Surgeon

Andrea CesalpinoAndrea Cesalpino
Italian
Physician

Marcus Sieff, Baron Sieff of BrimptonMarcus Sieff, Baron Sieff of Brimpton
British
Businessman
Robert TriffinRobert Triffin
Belgian, American
Economist

Vera KomissarzhevskayaVera Komissarzhevskaya
Russian
Actress

Winthrop JordanWinthrop Jordan
American
Professor

Frederick BuschFrederick Busch
American
Author

William AllanWilliam Allan
Scottish
Painter
Johannes CrügerJohannes Crüger
German
Composer

George TaylorGeorge Taylor
British, American
Politician
Oscar LewensteinOscar Lewenstein
British
Theatre Producer

Joseph WartonJoseph Warton
British
Literary Critic
Kate BarnardKate Barnard
American
Politician
Augusta Braxton BakerAugusta Braxton Baker
American
Librarian