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.

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 Mario Cuomo

Mario Cuomo.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 15, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Briarwood, New York, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 2 Hank Williams

Hank Williams.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Musician
Birthdate: September 17, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mount Olive, Alabama, United States
Died: 1953

 3 Fred West

Fred West.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: September 29, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Much Marcle, United Kingdom
Died: 1995

 4 Donna Douglas

Donna Douglas.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 26, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pride, Louisiana, United States
Died: 2015

 5 Townes Van Zandt

Townes Van Zandt.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer & Songwriter
Birthdate: March 7, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas
Died: 1997

 6 Cesar Romero

Cesar Romero.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 15, 1907
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: 1994
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 7 Grace Hopper

Grace Hopper.
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Famous As: Computer Scientist
Birthdate: December 9, 1906
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1992
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 8 James Francis Edward Stuart

James Francis Edward Stuart.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: June 10, 1688
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. James's Palace, London, Kingdom of England, United Kingdom
Died: 1766

 9 Ray Walston

Ray Walston.
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Famous As: Actor & Comedian
Birthdate: November 2, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Laurel, Mississippi, U.S.
Died: 2001

 10 Shirley Chisholm

Shirley Chisholm.
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 30, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Died: 2005

 11 Maurice Chevalier

Maurice Chevalier.
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Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: September 12, 1888
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1972

 12 Margaret Sullavan

Margaret Sullavan.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 16, 1909
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.
Died: 1960

 13 Victor Buono

Victor Buono
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 3, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Diego, California, USA
Died: 1982
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 14 Edwin Lutyens

Edwin Lutyens.
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: March 29, 1869
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1944

 15 Feodor I of Russia

Feodor I of Russia
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Birthdate: May 31, 1557
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow
Died: 1598

 16 Patti Page

Patti Page
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 8, 1927
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Claremore, Oklahoma
Died: 2013

 17 Heinrich Hertz

Heinrich Hertz.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: February 22, 1857
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hamburg
Died: 1894

 18 Jon Paul Steuer

Jon Paul Steuer.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Escondido, California, United States
Died: 2018
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 19 Louis XII of France

Louis XII of France.
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: June 27, 1462
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Château Royal de Blois, Blois, France
Died: 1515

 20 Olivier Messiaen

Olivier Messiaen.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Organist
Birthdate: December 10, 1908
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Avignon, France
Died: 1970

 21 Fusajiro Yamauchi

Fusajiro Yamauchi
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: November 22, 1859
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kyoto
Died: 1940

 22 Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai

Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: poet
Birthdate: November 18, 1690
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hala, Sindh
Died: 1752

 23 Alexis Korner

Alexis Korner
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician, Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter
Birthdate: April 19, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris
Died: 1984

 24 Basil of Caesarea

Basil of Caesarea
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Saint
Birthdate: 0330 AD
Birthplace: Kayseri
Died: 0379

 25 Abbas I of Persia

Abbas I of Persia
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 27, 1571
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Herat
Died: 1628

 26 Arleigh Albert Burke

Arleigh Albert Burke
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Admiral
Birthdate: October 19, 1901
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boulder, Colorado, United States
Died: 1996

 27 Helen Suzman

Helen Suzman
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Germiston
Died: 2009

 28 Don Larsen

Don Larsen
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: August 7, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Michigan City, Indiana, United States
Died: 2020

 29 Eugene Wigner

Eugene Wigner.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist & Mathematician
Birthdate: November 17, 1902
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 1995

 30 Christian III of Denmark

Christian III of Denmark
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: August 12, 1503
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gottorf Castle, Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein
Died: 1559

 31 Helen Wills

Helen Wills
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: October 6, 1905
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fremont, California, United States
Died: 1998
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 32 Salvatore Bonanno

Salvatore Bonanno
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Screenwriter, Film producer, Writer
Birthdate: November 5, 1932
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 2008

 33 Juanita Moore

Juanita Moore
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 19, 1914
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Greenwood, Mississippi, U.S.
Died: 2014

 34 Johann Christian Bach

Johann Christian Bach
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: September 5, 1735
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: 1782

 35 Lexii Alijai

Lexii Alijai.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: February 19, 1998
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United State
Died: 2020
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 36 Ron Asheton

Ron Asheton
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: July 17, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: 2009

 37 Derek Parfit

Derek Parfit
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: December 11, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chengdu
Died: 2017

 38 Bob Anderson

Bob Anderson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Fight Choreographer
Birthdate: September 15, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gosport, Hampshire, England
Died: 2012

 39 Edward Weston

Edward Weston.
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Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: March 24, 1886
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Highland Park, Illinois
Died: 1958

 40 Vilmos Zsigmond

Vilmos Zsigmond
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Famous As: Cinematographer
Birthdate: June 16, 1930
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Szeged
Died: 2016

 41 Johann Bernoulli

Johann Bernoulli.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: August 6, 1667
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Basel
Died: 1748

 42 Julia Phillips

Julia Phillips
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Famous As: Film producer
Birthdate: April 7, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: 2002

 43 Lhasa de Sela

Lhasa de Sela
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 27, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Big Indian, New York
Died: 2010

 44 Vincent Auriol

Vincent Auriol.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of France
Birthdate: August 27, 1884
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Revel
Died: 1966

 45 Arthur Rudolph

Arthur Rudolph
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Aerospace engineer, Engineer
Birthdate: November 9, 1906
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stepfershausen
Died: 1996

 46 Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar

Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Father of research laboratories
Birthdate: February 21, 1894
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bhera
Died: 1955

 47 Darrent Williams

Darrent Williams
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: September 27, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Died: 2007
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 48 Charles II of Navarre

Charles II of Navarre
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: October 10, 1332
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Évreux, France
Died: 1387

 49 Ferruccio Busoni

Ferruccio Busoni.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: April 1, 1866
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Empoli
Died: 1970

 50 Loie Fuller

Loie Fuller
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Actor, Lighting designer, Choreographer, Artist, Dancer, Stage actor, Model
Birthdate: January 15, 1862
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Illinois
Died: 1928