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.

Lexii AlijaiLexii Alijai
American
Rapper
Hank WilliamsHank Williams
American
Father of contemporary country music

Fred WestFred West
British
Serial Killer

Townes Van ZandtTownes Van Zandt
American
Singer & Songwriter

Donna DouglasDonna Douglas
American
Actress
Cesar RomeroCesar Romero
American
Actor

Grace HopperGrace Hopper
American
Computer Scientist

Margaret Brooke SullavanMargaret Sullavan
American
Actress

Ray WalstonRay Walston
American
Actor & Comedian

Maurice ChevalierMaurice Chevalier
French
Actor, Singer

Heinrich HertzHeinrich Hertz
German
Physicist

Olivier MessiaenOlivier Messiaen
French
Composer, organist

Jon Paul SteuerJon Paul Steuer
American
Actor
Eugene Paul Eugene Wigner
American
Physicist & Mathematician

Edward WestonEdward Weston
American
Photographer

Johann BernoulliJohann Bernoulli
Swiss
Mathematician

Ferruccio BusoniFerruccio Busoni
German, Italian
Composer
Shanti Swaroop BhatnagarShanti Swaroop Bhatnagar
Indian
Father of research laboratories

Vincent AuriolVincent Auriol
French
Former President of France
Ernest BlochErnest Bloch
Swiss
Composer

Aleksandr ScriabinAleksandr Scriabin
Russian
Russian Symbolist Composer
C.P. ScottC.P. Scott
British
Former Editor of 'The Guardian'

Victor BuonoVictor Buono
American
Actor
Patti PagePatti Page
American
Singer

Edwin LutyensEdwin Lutyens
British
Architect

Feodor I of RussiaFeodor I of Russia
Russian
 
Derek ParfitDerek Parfit
British
Philosopher

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Fusajiro YamauchiFusajiro Yamauchi
Japanese
Entrepreneur
Basil of CaesareaBasil of Caesarea
Israeli
Saint

Salvatore BonannoSalvatore Bonanno
American
Screenwriter, Film producer, Writer

Juanita MooreJuanita Moore
American
Actress

Johann Christian BachJohann Christian Bach
German
Composer
Ron AshetonRon Asheton
American
Musician
Shah Abdul Latif BhittaiShah Abdul Latif Bhittai
Pakistani
poet

Alexis KornerAlexis Korner
British
Musician, Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter

Arthur RudolphArthur Rudolph
German
Aerospace engineer, Engineer

Christian III of DenmarkChristian III of Denmark
Danish
King
Loie FullerLoie Fuller
American
Actor, Lighting designer, Choreographer, Artist,

Abbas I of PersiaAbbas I of Persia
Afghan
Politician

Julia PhillipsJulia Phillips
American
Film producer

Clementine HunterClementine Hunter
American
Folk Artist

Lhasa de SelaLhasa de Sela
American
Singer-songwriter
Ulrich BeckUlrich Beck
German
sociologist, professor, non-fiction writer,

Martinus BeijerinckMartinus Beijerinck
Biologist, Microbiologist, University teacher,
Louis Auguste BlanquiLouis Auguste Blanqui
French
Philosopher, Politician, Journalist, Communard

Vilmos ZsigmondVilmos Zsigmond
Hungarian
Cinematographer

Helen WillsHelen Wills
American
Tennis player, Writer, Autobiographer, Poet
Helen SuzmanHelen Suzman
South African
Politician

Ignatius L. DonnellyIgnatius L. Donnelly
American
Politician
Alastair DennistonAlastair Denniston
British
Field hockey player, Cryptographer, Mathematician

Samuel SewallSamuel Sewall
British
Jurist, Judge

Kiro GligorovKiro Gligorov
Macedonian
President

Martin Heinrich KlaprothMartin Heinrich Klaproth
German
Chemist, Pharmacist, University teacher

Lord David CecilLord David Cecil
British
Biographer
Bob MatsuiBob Matsui
American
Politician

John Gresham MachenJohn Gresham Machen
American
Theologian

Christopher Martin-JenkinsChristopher Martin-Jenkins
British
Journalist

Willie KeelerWillie Keeler
American
Baseball player
Tony AtkinsonTony Atkinson
Welsh
Economist

Francesco GuardiFrancesco Guardi
Italian
Painter
Hans von SalmuthHans von Salmuth
German
Military General

Arthur MiddletonArthur Middleton
British, American
Politician

William WycherleyWilliam Wycherley
British
Playwright
Tillie OlsenTillie Olsen
American
Writer

Theobald von Bethmann HollwegTheobald von Bethmann Hollweg
German
President, Chancellor
Joachim du BellayJoachim du Bellay
French
Poet

Haakon III of NorwayHaakon III of Norway
Norwegian
King of Norway

Heinrich Rudolf HertzHeinrich Rudolf Hertz
German
German physicist
Pietro NenniPietro Nenni
Italian
Journalist and politician

Alfred Ely BeachAlfred Ely Beach
American
Inventor
Francis PlaceFrancis Place
British
Social Reformer

Johannes Mario SimmelJohannes Mario Simmel
Austrian
Writer

Hendrik GoltziusHendrik Goltzius
Dutch
painter

Saint BasilSaint Basil
Turkish
Theologian
Jan GrooverJan Groover
American
Photographer
Alexandre-Théophile VandermondeAlexandre-Théophile Vandermonde
French
Mathematician

Patrick KellyPatrick Kelly
American
Fashion Designer

Géry LeulietGéry Leuliet
French
Theologian, University teacher, Catholic priest

Arleigh Albert BurkeArleigh Albert Burke
American
Admiral
Mario Matthew CuomoMario Cuomo
American
Politician

Saint Fulgentius of RuspeSaint Fulgentius of Ruspe
Ancient Roman
Saint