Died On January 12th

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Discover the most famous people who died on January 12. The list includes people like Agatha Christie, Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, Pierre de Fermat, Hermann Minkowski, ?udovít Štúr. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, mathematicians, emperors & kings 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 
Agatha Christie
(English Author Known for Her Detective Novels and Short Stories)
Agatha Christie
23
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 15, 1890
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Torquay, Devon, England
Died: 1976
 2 
Maurice Gibb
(Member of Disco Group the "Bee Gees", One of the Most Successful Pop-Rock Groups of All Time.)
Maurice Gibb
13
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 22, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Douglas, Isle of Man
Died: 2003
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 3 
Amrish Puri
8
Birthdate: June 22, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nawanshahr, Jullundur, Punjab, British India
Died: 2005
 4 
Pierre de Fermat
(French Mathematician and Founder of the Modern Theory of Numbers)
Pierre de Fermat
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 6, 1607
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Beaumont-de-Lomagne, France
Died: 1665
 5 
Lorraine Hansberry
(Writer, Theatre director, Screenwriter, Playwright, Human rights activist)
Lorraine Hansberry
4
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 19, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1965
 6 
Alice Coltrane
(Musician)
Alice Coltrane
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 27, 1937
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: 2007
 7 
Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor
(Holy Roman Emperor from 1508 to 1519)
Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor
5
Birthdate: March 22, 1459
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Died: 1519
 8 
Hermann Minkowski
(German Mathematician and Professor Who Created and Developed the Geometry of Numbers)
Hermann Minkowski
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 22, 1864
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kaunas, Lithuania
Died: 1909
 9 
Bobby Phills
(Basketball player)
Bobby Phills
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 20, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Died: 2000
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 10 
Tongzhi Emperor
(9th Emperor of the Qing dynasty)
Tongzhi Emperor
1
Birthdate: April 27, 1856
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Forbidden City, Beijing, China
Died: 1875
 11 
William Peter Blatty
2
Birthdate: January 7, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, U.S.
Died: 2017
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 12 
Bill Hewlett
(Entrepreneur)
Bill Hewlett
3
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 20, 1913
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Died: 2001
 13 
James Allen
(Writer)
James Allen
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 28, 1864
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Leicester, England
Died: 1912
 14 
Surya Sen
(Bengali Revolutionary Who Took Part in Indian Independence Movement and Led the 1930 Chittagong Armoury Raid)
Surya Sen
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 22, 1894
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Raozan Upazila, Bangladesh
Died: 1934
 15 
Marc Davis
(Animator)
Marc Davis
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 30, 1913
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bakersfield, California
Died: 2000
 16 
Sam Langford
(Canadian Boxer)
Sam Langford
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 4, 1883
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Weymouth Falls, Canada
Died: 1956
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 17 
Ľudovít Štúr
(Revolutionary Politician and an Important Figure in Slovak History)
Ľudovít Štúr
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 28, 1815
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Uhrovec, Slovakia
Died: 1856
 18 
Henri-Georges Clouzot
(French Film Director, Producer, and Screenwriter)
Henri-Georges Clouzot
1
Birthdate: November 20, 1907
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Niort, France
Died: 1977
 19 
Kinji Fukasaku
(Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer)
Kinji Fukasaku
0
Birthdate: July 3, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mito
Died: 2003
 20 
John Bayley
(Literary critic)
John Bayley
0
Birthdate: March 27, 1925
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan
Died: 2015
 21 
Saint Aelred of Rievaulx
(Cistercian Monk)
Saint Aelred of Rievaulx
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1110 AD
Birthplace: Hexham, England
Died: 1167
Henry Gauthier-Villars
0
Birthdate: August 8, 1859
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Villiers-sur-Orge, France
Died: 1931
 23 
Jayalath Manoratne
0
Birthdate: June 12, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dehipe, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
Died: 2020
 24 
Tony Garnett
(Film producer)
Tony Garnett
0
Birthdate: April 3, 1936
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
Died: 2020
 25 
Vinnie Ream
(Sculptor)
Vinnie Ream
0
Birthdate: September 25, 1847
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 1914
 26 
Howard Atwood Kelly
(Surgeon, Writer, Gynaecologist, University teacher)
Howard Atwood Kelly
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 20, 1858
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Camden
Died: 1943
 27 
Benedict Biscop
(Anglo-Saxon Abbot and Founder of Monkwearmouth-Jarrow Priory)
Benedict Biscop
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0628 AD
Birthplace: Northumbria, England
Died: 0690
 28 
Ramón Sampedro
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 5, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Porto do Son, Galicia, Spain
Died: 1998
 29 
Charles Brenton Huggins
(Canadian-American Physician Who Discovered that Hormones Could be Used to Control the Spread of Some Cancers)
Charles Brenton Huggins
0
Birthdate: September 22, 1901
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada
Died: 1997
 30 
Marcelino Manuel da Graça
(American Preacher)
Marcelino Manuel da Graça
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 25, 1881
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brava, Cape Verde
Died: 1960
 31 
Kumar Gandharva
(Hindustani classical singer)
Kumar Gandharva
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 8, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sulebhavi, Belgaum District, Karnataka, India
Died: 1992
 32 
Nell Arthur
(Chester A. Arthur's wife)
Nell Arthur
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 30, 1837
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Culpeper, Virginia, United States
Died: 1880
 33 
Bob Kaufman
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 18, 1925
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: 1986
 34 
Friedrich Schlegel
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 10, 1772
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hannover, Germany
Died: 1829
 35 
Giacomo Carissimi
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 18, 1605
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Marino, Italy
Died: 1674
 36 
Richard Challoner
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 29, 1691
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lewes, England
Died: 1781
 37 
Alan Nunn May
(British Physicist and the Person Convicted for Supplying Atomic-Bomb Secrets to the Soviet Union)
Alan Nunn May
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 2, 1911
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bedruthan, Park Hill, Moseley, Birmingham, England
Died: 2003
 38 
Adalia Rose
(American Social Media Star Afflicted With a Rare Genetic Disorder Called Progeria)
Adalia Rose
23
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: December 10, 2006
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Round Rock, Texas, United States
Died: 2022
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Frank Marth
0
Birthdate: July 29, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2014
Marguerite Bourgeoys
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 17, 1620
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Troyes, Champagne, Kingdom of France
Died: 1700
 41 
Nevil Shute
(Best Known for His Novels, Which Often Have an Aviation Theme)
Nevil Shute
2
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: January 17, 1899
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ealing, Middlesex , England
Died: 1960
 42 
Ruth Leuwerik
(Actress)
Ruth Leuwerik
0
Birthdate: April 23, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Essen, Germany
Died: 2016
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 43 
Bill Janklow
(Lawyer, Politician)
Bill Janklow
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 13, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2012
 44 
Adhemar da Silva
(Brazilian Triple Jumper Who Won Two Olympic Gold Medals)
Adhemar da Silva
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 29, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil
Died: 2001
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 45 
Victor Starffin
(Baseball pitcher in Japan to win 300 games)
Victor Starffin
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 1, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nizhny Tagil, Russia
Died: 1957
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 46 
Joseph Anton Koch
0
Birthdate: July 27, 1768
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Elbigenalp, Austria
Died: 1839
 47 
Marie-Antoine Carême
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 8, 1784
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1833
 48 
Finn Ronne
(Explorer)
Finn Ronne
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 20, 1899
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Horten, Norway
Died: 1980
 49 
Ángel González
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 6, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Oviedo, Spain
Died: 2008
 50 
Arne Næss
(Philosopher)
Arne Næss
1
Birthdate: January 27, 1912
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Slemdal, Oslo, Norway
Died: 2009