Died On February 9th

Discover the most famous people who died on February 9. The list includes people like Baba Amte, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Sushil Koirala, Herbert Simon, Allen Tate. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, celebrities, soldiers and philosophers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & India and many more countries.
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 1 
Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon
(Sibling of Queen Elizabeth II)
Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon
64
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 21, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Glamis, Scotland
Died: 2002

A rebellion at heart with a colourful personality, Princess Margaret Rose Windsor, Countess of Snowdon could not be more different from her reserved elder sister, Queen Elizabeth II. Known for her lavish lifestyle filled with parties and drinks and glamour, this fiercely independent Royal’s life was rocked with scandals and unfulfilled romances.

 2 
Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Best Known for His Novella Notes from The 'Underground')
Fyodor Dostoevsky
19
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 11, 1821
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 1881
Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky is remembered as one of the pioneers of existentialism. He is best known for psychological and philosophical themes in his works, such as Crime and Punishment and The Idiot. He was arrested for being critical of Tsarist Russia and spent a 4-year prison term in Siberia.
 3 
Reg E. Cathey
7
Birthdate: August 18, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Huntsville, Alabama, United States
Died: 2018
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 4 
Kiki Camarena
(American Intelligence Officer for the United States Drug Enforcement Administration Who was Kidnapped & Murdered By Drug Traffickers)
Kiki Camarena
22
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 26, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mexicali, Mexico
Died: 1985
Kiki Camarena was a Mexican-American DEA undercover agent. He was kidnapped, tortured, and killed by drug traffickers of the Guadalajara Cartel in Mexico, in 1985. His tale was depicted in Drug Wars: The Camarena Story, Narcos: Mexico, and The Last Narc. He received a posthumous Administrator's Award of Honor.
 5 
Chick Corea
(Jazz musician, Composer)
Chick Corea
9
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 12, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2021
 6 
Bill Haley
(Singer, bandleader, conductor,yodeler)
Bill Haley
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 6, 1925
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Detroit
Died: 1981
 7 
Osamu Tezuka
(Film director, Film producer, Mangaka, Animator, Physician, Writer, Designer, Screenwriter)
Osamu Tezuka
4
Birthdate: November 3, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toyonaka
Died: 1989

Osamu Tezuka was a Japanese manga artist, cartoonist, animator, and film director. He revolutionized the manga genre in Japan and was lovingly called  "the Godfather of Manga". A prolific artist, he created works for both children and adult-oriented projects. He was the recipient of several awards, including the Winsor McCay Award and the Japan Cartoonists Association Award. 

 8 
John Gavin
(Actor)
John Gavin
5
Birthdate: April 8, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2018
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 9 
David Wayne
(Actor)
David Wayne
2
Birthdate: January 30, 1914
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Traverse City, Michigan, United States
Died: 1995
 10 
Adolf Galland
(Military Leader)
Adolf Galland
17
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 19, 1912
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Herten, Germany
Died: 1996

Adolf Galland was a German flying ace and Luftwaffe general who served during World War II in Europe. He flew as much as 705 combat missions and fought in the Defence of the Reich and on the Western Front. During the course of his illustrious career, Adolf Galland achieved 104 aerial victories against the Western Allies.

 11 
Max Yasgur
(Farmer)
Max Yasgur
2
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: December 15, 1919
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1973
 12 
Sophie Tucker
(American Comedian, Actress, Singer, and Radio Personality)
Sophie Tucker
9
Birthdate: January 13, 1886
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tul'chyn, Ukraine
Died: 1966
 13 
Minamoto no Yoritomo
Minamoto no Yoritomo
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 9, 1147
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Owari Province
Died: 1199

Minamoto no Yoritomo is remembered founded the shogunate, a system of feudal lordship, which reigned over Japan for over 7 centuries. Part of the prestigious Kawachi Genji family, Yorimoto was hard-hearted enough to kill his relatives for gaining power. He also led the uprising known as the Gempei War.

 14 
Ian Richardson
(Actor)
Ian Richardson
3
Birthdate: April 7, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: 2007
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
Paul Laurence Dunbar
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 27, 1872
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States
Died: 1906
 16 
Baba Amte
(Indian Social Worker Who was Known for his Work for the Rehabilitation of People Suffering from Leprosy)
Baba Amte
20
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: December 26, 1914
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wardha, Maharashtra
Died: 2008

Baba Amte was an Indian activist and social worker best remembered for his work that aimed at empowering people suffering from leprosy. Dubbed the modern Gandhi of India, Amte received several prestigious awards, such as the Gandhi Peace Prize, Dr. Ambedkar International Award, Ramon Magsaysay Award, and the Padma Vibhushan.

 17 
J. William Fulbright
(United States Senator)
J. William Fulbright
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 9, 1905
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sumner, Missouri, United States
Died: 1995
 18 
Abd al-Karim Qasim
(Prime Minister of Iraq from 1958 to 1963)
Abd al-Karim Qasim
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 21, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
Died: 1963

Abd al-Karim Qasim was an Iraqi nationalist and Army brigadier. He came to power after the 14 July Revolution, during which the Iraqi monarchy was overthrown. Abd al-Karim Qasim went on to serve as the Prime Minister of Iraq from 14 July 1958 to 8 February 1963. During his premiership, Qasim laid importance on education and greater equality for women.

 19 
Robert Kearns
(Inventor, Engineer)
Robert Kearns
2
Birthdate: March 10, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States
Died: 2005
 20 
Julio Jaramillo
(Singer)
Julio Jaramillo
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 1, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Guayaquil, Ecuador
Died: 1978
 21 
George
(Actor)
George
6
Birthdate: May 7, 1885
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stannards, New York, United States
Died: 1969
 22 
Vera Ralston
(Czech Figure-Skater Who Competed in 1936-Winter-Olympics and Known for Her Role in the Film 'Dakota')
Vera Ralston
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 12, 1919
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: 2003

Czech figure-skater Vera Ralston represented her nation under her birth name Věra Hrubá at the 1936 European Figure Skating Championships, the 1936 Winter Olympics, and the 1937 European Figure Skating Championships. She later immigrated to the US and became a naturalized citizen. She made her name as an actress appearing in films like Storm Over Lisbon, Dakota, and The Fighting Kentuckian.

 23 
Bud Wilkinson
(Football coach)
Bud Wilkinson
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 23, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: 1994
 24 
Sushil Koirala
(47th Prime Minister of Nepal (2014 - 2015))
Sushil Koirala
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 12, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Morang, Nepal
Died: 2016

Sushil Koirala was a Nepalese politician who served as the prime minister of Nepal from 1 February 2014 to 10 October 2015. His government was panned for its slow response to the April 2015. Nepal earthquake. After his demise in 2016, the Sushil Koirala Memorial Foundation was established in his honor.

 25 
Scot Halpin
(Musician)
Scot Halpin
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 3, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Muscatine, Iowa, United States
Died: 2008
 26 
Herbert Simon
(American Political Scientist and 1978 Nobel Prize Winner in Economic Sciences)
Herbert Simon
4
Birthdate: June 15, 1916
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 2001

Herbert Simon was an American computer scientist, economist, cognitive psychologist, and political scientist. Best remembered for his theories of satisficing and bounded rationality, Simon was honored with the prestigious Turing Award in 1975. In 1978, he won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. Herbert Simon is considered one of the pioneers of artificial intelligence, complex systems, and organization theory.

 27 
Tyrone Davis
(Singer)
Tyrone Davis
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 4, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Greenville, Mississippi, United States
Died: 2005
 28 
Jules Michelet
(French Historian and Writer)
Jules Michelet
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 21, 1798
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1874

Jules Michelet was a French author and historian best remembered for his work on the history and culture of France. Jules Michelet is credited with defining the term renaissance, which was originally used by Italian historian and painter Giorgio Vasari in 1550. The term is currently used to identify the period that followed the Middle Ages in Europe's cultural history.

 29 
Hank Bauer
(Baseball player)
Hank Bauer
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 31, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: East St. Louis, Illinois, United States
Died: 2007
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 30 
Sam Parrilla
(Puerto Rican Baseball Player Who Played as a Left Fielder)
Sam Parrilla
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 12, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Died: 1994
 31 
Anne Catherine Emmerich
(German Catholic Nun Remembered for Her Mystical Visions)
Anne Catherine Emmerich
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 8, 1774
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Coesfeld, Germany
Died: 1824

German Roman Catholic nun Anne Catherine Emmerich was born on a farm and initially failed to join any religious community due to her poor financial conditions. She later received the stigmata and experienced visions of the Virgin Mary and Passion of Jesus. Her visions apparently inspired the 2004 film The Passion of the Christ.

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Werner Lindemann
(Writer)
Werner Lindemann
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 7, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Germany
Died: 1993

Better known as the father of Rammstein lead singer Till Lindemann, Werner Lindemann was a children’s poet and author. Born to farmers, Werner grew up to join the German Army and then dabbled in editing and freelance writing. He lived at the Drispeth Artist's Colony, founded by him.

 33 
Nebojsa Glogovac
(Serbian Actor and Philanthropist)
Nebojsa Glogovac
0
Birthdate: August 30, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Died: 2018

Nebojsa Glogovac was a Serbian actor best remembered for his contribution to the film, TV, and theater industry in Serbia. A critically acclaimed actor, Glogovac won several prestigious awards during his lifetime. In addition to being an actor, Nebojsa Glogovac was also a well-known philanthropist who donated money for humanitarian causes.

 34 
Liam Miller
(Irish Professional Footballer)
Liam Miller
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 13, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: 2018
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 35 
Nadira
(Indian actress)
Nadira
4
Birthdate: December 5, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
Died: 2006
 36 
Yuri Andropov
(Sixth Paramount Leader and the Fourth General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union)
Yuri Andropov
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 15, 1914
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stavropol
Died: 1984

Yuri Andropov served as the general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1982 until his death in 1984. As the leader of the Soviet Union, Yuri Andropov worked towards improving the nation's economy and dismissed 18 ministers in an attempt to minimize corruption. His work and life have inspired several television documentaries.

 37 
Howard Martin Temin
(American Geneticist, Virologist and Winner of the 1975 Nobel Prize in Medicine)
Howard Martin Temin
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 10, 1934
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1994

Virologist Howard Martin Temin won his Nobel Prize for co-discovering the enzyme reverse transcriptase. His initial research was in the area of animal cancers, as he was also a PhD in animal virology from Caltech. He spent almost his entire academic career teaching at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  

 38 
Keiko Fukuda
(Japanese-American Martial Artist)
Keiko Fukuda
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 12, 1913
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: 2013

The highest-ranked female judoka in the history of the sport, Keiko Fukuda was also the last-surviving student of the founder of the art, Kanō Jigorō. Apart from breaking the male bastion of the judo circuit, she also penned books, launched a kata championship, and taught judo around the world.

 39 
Roger Tomlinson
(Father of GIS)
Roger Tomlinson
2
Birthdate: November 17, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Died: 2014

Roger Tomlinson was an English geographer best remembered as the primary originator of geographic information systems (GIS). He also coined the phrase geographic information system and is widely regarded as the father of GIS. Throughout his illustrious career, Roger Tomlinson was honored with several prestigious awards, such as the Robert T. Aangeenbrug Distinguished Career Award.

 40 
Shobhna Samarth
(Actress)
Shobhna Samarth
1
Birthdate: November 17, 1916
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India
Died: 2000
 41 
Elizabeth von Arnim
(Novelist)
Elizabeth von Arnim
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 31, 1866
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kirribilli Point, Australia
Died: 1941
 42 
Sergey Ilyushin
(Aircraft Designer)
Sergey Ilyushin
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: March 30, 1894
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dilyalevo, Russia
Died: 1977
 43 
Winfield Scott Hancock
(Military officer)
Winfield Scott Hancock
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 14, 1824
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1886
 44 
Phil Harris
(TV personality)
Phil Harris
5
Birthdate: December 19, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bothell, Washington, United States
Died: 2010
 45 
Gerrit Dou
(Painter)
Gerrit Dou
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: April 7, 1613
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Leiden, Netherlands
Died: 1675
 46 
François Louis, Prince of Conti
(French noble)
François Louis, Prince of Conti
0
Birthdate: April 30, 1664
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1709
 47 
Albert Kligman
(Dermatologist)
Albert Kligman
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: March 17, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2010
 48 
Ernst von Dohnányi
(Hungarian Composer, Pianist and Conductor)
Ernst von Dohnányi
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 27, 1877
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bratislava, Slovakia
Died: 1960

The son of a math professor and an amateur cellist father, Ernő Dohnányi was taught the basics of music by his father at age 8. While he later taught in Berlin and Budapest, he was banned in Hungary for a decade by the communists. He later taught in Argentina and then the US.

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Frederick III of Denmark
(King of Denmark and Norway from 1648 until his death in 1670)
Frederick III of Denmark
1
Birthdate: March 18, 1609
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Haderslevhus, Haderslev, Denmark
Died: 1670
 50 
Agnès Sorel
(Art model)
Agnès Sorel
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1422 AD
Birthplace: Yzeures-sur-Creuse, France
Died: 1450