Died On February 6th

Discover the most famous people who died on February 6. The list includes people like Gustav Klimt, Danny Thomas, Arthur Ashe, Joseph Priestley, James Whitmore. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, novelists, actors and poets and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Austria & South Africa 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 
Charles II
(King of Scotland (1649-51), King of England (1660-85))

Charles II
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Birthdate: May 29, 1630
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St James's Palace, London, England
Died: 1685
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

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Jack Kirby
(Co-Creator of The Superhero 'Captain America' in 1940 with Joe Simon)

Jack Kirby
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 28, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1994

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Danny Thomas
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Birthdate: January 6, 1912
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Deerfield, Michigan, United States
Died: 1991

 4 
Arthur Ashe
(Tennis Player)

Arthur Ashe
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 10, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: 1993

 5 
George VI
(King of the United Kingdom (1936-52))

George VI
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Birthdate: December 14, 1895
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sandringham, Norfolk, England
Died: 1952
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

Lata Mangeshkar
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 28, 1929
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Indore
Died: 2022
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 7 
Gustav Klimt
(Painter)

Gustav Klimt
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Birthdate: July 14, 1862
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baumgarten, Vienna, Austria
Died: 1918
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 8 
Angelica Hamilton
(Alexander Hamilton's Daughter)

Angelica Hamilton
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 25, 1784
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: United States
Died: 1857

 9 
Carl Wilson
(American musician)

Carl Wilson
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 21, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hawthorne, California
Died: 1998
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 10 
Falco
(Singer)

Falco
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 19, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1998
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 11 

James Whitmore
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Birthdate: October 1, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: White Plains, New York, United States
Died: 2009
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

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Joseph Cotten
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Birthdate: May 15, 1905
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Petersburg, Virginia, United States
Died: 1994
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 13 
Joseph Priestley
(Discoverer of Oxygen)

Joseph Priestley
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 24, 1733
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Birstall, England
Died: 1804

 14 

Guy Madison
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Birthdate: January 19, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pumpkin Center, California, United States
Died: 1996
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 15 
Vince Guaraldi
(Jazz musician, Pianist)

Vince Guaraldi
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 17, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 1976

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Peter Breck
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Birthdate: March 13, 1929
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 2012
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

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Frankie Laine
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 30, 1913
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 2007

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Rubén Darío
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 18, 1867
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ciudad Darío, Nicaragua
Died: 1916

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Isabella Beeton
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 12, 1836
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London
Died: 1865

 20 
Ritwik Ghatak
(Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer, Composer, Writer)

Ritwik Ghatak
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Birthdate: November 4, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dhaka
Died: 1976

 21 
Barbara Tuchman
(Historian)

Barbara Tuchman
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Birthdate: January 30, 1912
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1989

 22 
Ralph Kiner
(Baseball Player)

Ralph Kiner
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 27, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Santa Rita, New Mexico, United States
Died: 2014

 23 
Raymond Smullyan
(Mathematician, Philosopher)

Raymond Smullyan
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 25, 1919
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Far Rockaway, New York, United States
Died: 2017

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Jimmy Van Heusen
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 26, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York, United States
Died: 1990

 25 
Joost van der Westhuizen
(Rugby union player)

Joost van der Westhuizen
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pretoria
Died: 2017
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 26 
Assia Djebar
(Author)

Assia Djebar
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 30, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cherchell
Died: 2015

 27 
Capability Brown
(Horticulturist, Architect, Landscape architect)

Capability Brown
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: August 30, 1716
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Northumberland
Died: 1783

 28 
Irwin Corey
(Stand-up comedian)

Irwin Corey
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Birthdate: July 29, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, U.S
Died: 2017

 29 
James Merrill
(Poet, Writer)

James Merrill
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 3, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1995

 30 
Don Dunstan
(35th Premier of South Australia (1967-68, 1970-79))

Don Dunstan
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Suva, Fiji
Died: 1999

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Philip Carey
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Birthdate: July 15, 1925
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hackensack, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2009
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 32 
Piet Retief
(Explorer)

Piet Retief
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Birthdate: November 12, 1780
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wellington
Died: 1838

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Johnny Dankworth
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Woodford, England
Died: 2010

 34 
Eddy Wally
(Singer)

Eddy Wally
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 12, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Zelzate, East Flanders, Belgium
Died: 2016

 35 
Johannes Ockeghem
(Was the most Famous Composer)

Johannes Ockeghem
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1410 AD
Birthplace: Saint-Ghislain, Belgium
Died: 1497

 36 
Keith Park
(Aviator, Military personnel)

Keith Park
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 15, 1892
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Thames
Died: 1975

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Upendranath Brahmachari
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: December 19, 1873
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jamalpur
Died: 1946

 38 
Ahmed II
(Sultan)

Ahmed II
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 25, 1643
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Topkapı Palace, Istanbul
Died: 1695

Photios I of Constantinople
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0810 AD
Birthplace: Constantinople, Turkey
Died: 0893

 40 
Leo von Caprivi
(Politician)

Leo von Caprivi
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 24, 1831
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1899

 41 
Manfred Eigen
(Biophysical Chemist)

Manfred Eigen
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 9, 1927
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bochum, Germany
Died: 2019

 42 
Lew Burdette
(Baseball player)

Lew Burdette
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 22, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nitro, West Virginia, United States
Died: 2007

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Theodor Billroth
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: April 26, 1829
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bergen auf Rügen, Germany
Died: 1894

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Pope Clement XII
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 7, 1652
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 1740

 45 
Aldus Manutius
(type designer, publisher, typographer, printer)

Aldus Manutius
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1449 AD
Birthplace: Sermoneta
Died: 1515

 46 
Salvador Luria
(Microbiologist)

Salvador Luria
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 13, 1912
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: 1991

 47 
Max Perutz
(Molecular Biologist)

Max Perutz
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 19, 1914
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 2002

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Adelaide of Italy
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Birthdate: 0931 AD
Birthplace: Orbe, Switzerland
Died: 0999

 49 
Edward Emerson Barnard
(American astronomer)

Edward Emerson Barnard
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 16, 1857
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nashville
Died: 1923

 50 
Abd el-Krim
(Political leader)

Abd el-Krim
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1882 AD
Birthplace: Ajdir
Died: 1963