Died On January 1st

Discover the most famous people who died on January 1. The list includes people like Hank Williams, Grace Hopper, Aaron Copland, Townes Van Zandt, Heinrich Hertz. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, composers, mathematicians and chemists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.

Hank WilliamsHank Williams
17 September 1923, American
Father of contemporary country music
Townes Van ZandtTownes Van Zandt
07 March 1944, American
Singer & Songwriter

Fred WestFred West
29 September 1941, British
Serial Killer

Donna DouglasDonna Douglas
26 September 1932, American
Actress

Grace HopperGrace Hopper
09 December 1906, American
Computer Scientist

Cesar RomeroCesar Romero
15 February 1907, American
Actor
Ray WalstonRay Walston
02 November 1914, American
Actor & Comedian

Shirley ChisholmShirley Chisholm
30 November 1924, American
 

Margaret Brooke SullavanMargaret Sullavan
16 May 1909, American
Actress

Heinrich HertzHeinrich Hertz
22 February 1857, German
Physicist
Olivier MessiaenOlivier Messiaen
10 December 1908, French
Composer, organist

Maurice ChevalierMaurice Chevalier
12 September 1888, French
Actor, Singer
Eugene Paul Eugene Wigner
17 November 1902, American
Physicist & Mathematician

Edward WestonEdward Weston
24 March 1886, American
Photographer

Johann BernoulliJohann Bernoulli
06 August 1667, Swiss
Mathematician
Shanti Swaroop BhatnagarShanti Swaroop Bhatnagar
21 February 1894, Indian
Father of research laboratories

Ferruccio BusoniFerruccio Busoni
01 April 1866, German, Italian
Composer
Vincent AuriolVincent Auriol
27 August 1884, French
Former President of France

Ernest BlochErnest Bloch
24 July 1880, Swiss
Composer

Igor Fyodorovich StravinskyIgor Fyodorovich Stravinsky
17 June 1882, American
Composer
Aleksandr ScriabinAleksandr Scriabin
06 January 1872, Russian
Russian Symbolist Composer

C.P. ScottC.P. Scott
26 October 1846, British
Former Editor of 'The Guardian'
Jon Paul SteuerJon Paul Steuer
27 March 1984, American
Actor

James Francis Edward StuartJames Francis Edward Stuart
10 June 1688, British
Prince

Louis XII of FranceLouis XII of France
27 June 1462, French
King

Victor BuonoVictor Buono
03 February 1938, American
Actor
Patti PagePatti Page
08 November 1927, American
Singer
Edwin LutyensEdwin Lutyens
29 March 1869, British
Architect

Feodor I of RussiaFeodor I of Russia
31 May 1557, Russian
 

Fusajiro YamauchiFusajiro Yamauchi
22 November 1859, Japanese
Entrepreneur

Basil of CaesareaBasil of Caesarea
0330 AD, Israeli
Saint
Arthur RudolphArthur Rudolph
09 November 1906, German
Aerospace engineer, Engineer

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Alexis KornerAlexis Korner
19 April 1928, British
Musician, Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter

Johann Christian BachJohann Christian Bach
05 September 1735, German
Composer

Derek ParfitDerek Parfit
11 December 1942, British
Philosopher

Christian III of DenmarkChristian III of Denmark
12 August 1503, Danish
King
Loie FullerLoie Fuller
15 January 1862, American
Actor, Lighting designer, Choreographer, Artist,

Salvatore BonannoSalvatore Bonanno
05 November 1932, American
Screenwriter, Film producer, Writer
Shah Abdul Latif BhittaiShah Abdul Latif Bhittai
18 November 1690, Pakistani
poet

Abbas I of PersiaAbbas I of Persia
27 January 1571, Afghan
Politician

Helen SuzmanHelen Suzman
07 November 1917, South African
Politician
Lhasa de SelaLhasa de Sela
27 September 1972, American
Singer-songwriter

Helen WillsHelen Wills
06 October 1905, American
Tennis player, Writer, Autobiographer, Poet
Alastair DennistonAlastair Denniston
01 December 1881, British
Field hockey player, Cryptographer, Mathematician

Ulrich BeckUlrich Beck
15 May 1944, German
sociologist, professor, non-fiction writer,

Vilmos ZsigmondVilmos Zsigmond
16 June 1930, Hungarian
Cinematographer

Louis Auguste BlanquiLouis Auguste Blanqui
08 February 1805, French
Philosopher, Politician, Journalist, Communard

Martinus BeijerinckMartinus Beijerinck
16 March 1851
Biologist, Microbiologist, University teacher,
Kiro GligorovKiro Gligorov
03 May 1917, Macedonian
President

Samuel SewallSamuel Sewall
28 March 1652, British
Jurist, Judge

Martin Heinrich KlaprothMartin Heinrich Klaproth
01 December 1743, German
Chemist, Pharmacist, University teacher

Arthur MiddletonArthur Middleton
26 June 1742, British, American
Politician
Francesco GuardiFrancesco Guardi
05 October 1712, Italian
Painter

Theobald von Bethmann HollwegTheobald von Bethmann Hollweg
29 November 1856, German
President, Chancellor
Joachim du BellayJoachim du Bellay
01 May 1522, French
Poet

Hendrik GoltziusHendrik Goltzius
31 January 1558, Dutch
painter

Heinrich Rudolf HertzHeinrich Rudolf Hertz
22 February 1857, German
German physicist
Géry LeulietGéry Leuliet
12 January 1910, French
Theologian, University teacher, Catholic priest