Died On February 6th

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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.
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 1 
George VI
(King of the United Kingdom (1936-52))
George VI
33
Birthdate: December 14, 1895
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sandringham, Norfolk, England
Died: 1952
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 2 
Charles II
(King of England, Scotland and Ireland from 1660 to 1685)
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)
 3 
Jack Kirby
(Co-Creator of The Superhero 'Captain America' in 1940 with Joe Simon)
Jack Kirby
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 28, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1994
 4 
Arthur Ashe
(The Only Black Man to Win the Singles Title at Wimbledon, the US Open, and the Australian Open)
Arthur Ashe
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 10, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: 1993
 5 
Danny Thomas
(Creator & Star of the Highly Successful Sitcom 'The Danny Thomas Show')
Danny Thomas
1
Birthdate: January 6, 1912
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Deerfield, Michigan, United States
Died: 1991
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 6 
Lata Mangeshkar
(One of the Greatest Playback Singers of India)
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
(Austrian Symbolist Painter and One of the Most Prominent Members of the ‘Vienna Secession’ Movement)
Gustav Klimt
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Birthdate: July 14, 1862
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baumgarten, Vienna, Austria
Died: 1918
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 8 
Angelica Hamilton
(Daughter of Elizabeth Schuyler and Alexander Hamilton)
Angelica Hamilton
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 25, 1784
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: United States
Died: 1857
 9 
Carl Wilson
(American musician)
Carl Wilson
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 21, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hawthorne, California
Died: 1998
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 10 
James Whitmore
0
Birthdate: October 1, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: White Plains, New York, United States
Died: 2009
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 11 
Falco
(Austrian Singer and Musician)
Falco
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 19, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1998
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 12 
Joseph Cotten
(One of the Leading Hollywood Actors of the 1940s)
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
1
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
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 17, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 1976
 16 
Peter Breck
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Birthdate: March 13, 1929
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 2012
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 17 
Frankie Laine
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 30, 1913
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 2007
 18 
Rubén Darío
(Nicaraguan Poet Who Initiated the Spanish-Language Literary Movement Known as "Modernismo")
Rubén Darío
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 18, 1867
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ciudad Darío, Nicaragua
Died: 1916
 19 
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)
 20 
Ralph Kiner
(Baseball Player)
Ralph Kiner
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 27, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Santa Rita, New Mexico, United States
Died: 2014
 21 
Capability Brown
(Horticulturist, Architect, Landscape architect)
Capability Brown
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: August 30, 1716
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Northumberland
Died: 1783
 22 
Barbara W. Tuchman
(American Historian and Author)
Barbara W. Tuchman
0
Birthdate: January 30, 1912
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1989
 23 
Philip Carey
1
Birthdate: July 15, 1925
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hackensack, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2009
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 24 
Isabella Beeton
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 12, 1836
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London
Died: 1865
 25 
Frederica of Hanover
(German Princess and Former Queen Consort of the Hellenes (1947 - 1964))
Frederica of Hanover
1
Birthdate: April 18, 1917
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Blankenburg, Germany
Died: 1981
 26 
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
 27 
Motilal Nehru
(Political Leader)
Motilal Nehru
4
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 6, 1861
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Agra
Died: 1931
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 28 
Assia Djebar
(Author)
Assia Djebar
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 30, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cherchell
Died: 2015
 29 
Raymond Smullyan
(Mathematician, Philosopher)
Raymond Smullyan
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 25, 1919
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Far Rockaway, New York, United States
Died: 2017
 30 
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
 31 
Don Dunstan
(35th Premier of South Australia)
Don Dunstan
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Suva, Fiji
Died: 1999
 32 
Eddy Wally
(Singer)
Eddy Wally
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 12, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Zelzate, East Flanders, Belgium
Died: 2016
 33 
Piet Retief
(Explorer)
Piet Retief
0
Birthdate: November 12, 1780
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wellington
Died: 1838
 34 
Irwin Corey
(Stand-up comedian)
Irwin Corey
1
Birthdate: July 29, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, U.S
Died: 2017
 35 
James Merrill
(Poet, Writer)
James Merrill
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 3, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1995
 36 
Johnny Dankworth
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Woodford, England
Died: 2010
 37 
Johannes Ockeghem
(Flemish Composer and Singer of Early Renaissance Music)
Johannes Ockeghem
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1410 AD
Birthplace: Saint-Ghislain, Belgium
Died: 1497
 38 
Ahmed II
(The 21st Sultan of the Ottoman Empire)
Ahmed II
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 25, 1643
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Topkapı Palace, Istanbul
Died: 1695
 39 
Lew Burdette
(Baseball player)
Lew Burdette
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 22, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nitro, West Virginia, United States
Died: 2007
 40 
Salvador Luria
(Microbiologist)
Salvador Luria
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 13, 1912
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: 1991
 41 
Dan Gerson
(Screenwriter, Voice actor)
Dan Gerson
0
Birthdate: August 1, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2016
 42 
Upendranath Brahmachari
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: December 19, 1873
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jamalpur
Died: 1946
 43 
Leo von Caprivi
(Former Chancellor of the German Reich (1890 - 1894))
Leo von Caprivi
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 24, 1831
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1899
 44 
Keith Park
(Aviator, Military personnel)
Keith Park
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 15, 1892
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Thames
Died: 1975
 45 
André Brink
(South African Novelist, Essayist and Poet Best Known for His Novel ‘A Dry White Season')
André Brink
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 29, 1935
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vrede, South Africa
Died: 2015
Photios I of Constantinople
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0810 AD
Birthplace: Constantinople, Turkey
Died: 0893
 47 
Aldus Manutius
(type designer, publisher, typographer, printer)
Aldus Manutius
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1449 AD
Birthplace: Sermoneta
Died: 1515
 48 
Carlo Goldoni
(Italian Librettist and Playwright Credited with Producing Some of Italy's Best-Loved and Most Famous Plays)
Carlo Goldoni
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 25, 1707
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: 1793
 49 
Manfred Eigen
(Biophysical Chemist)
Manfred Eigen
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 9, 1927
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bochum, Germany
Died: 2019
 50 
Pope Clement XII
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 7, 1652
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 1740