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
American
Father of contemporary country music

Fred WestFred West
British
Serial Killer

Townes Van ZandtTownes Van Zandt
American
Singer & Songwriter

Grace HopperGrace Hopper
American
Computer Scientist

Donna DouglasDonna Douglas
American
Actress
Cesar RomeroCesar Romero
American
Actor

Lexii AlijaiLexii Alijai
American
Rapper
Ray WalstonRay Walston
American
Actor & Comedian

Edwin LutyensEdwin Lutyens
British
Architect

Margaret Brooke SullavanMargaret Sullavan
American
Actress

Olivier MessiaenOlivier Messiaen
French
Composer, organist

Heinrich HertzHeinrich Hertz
German
Physicist

Maurice ChevalierMaurice Chevalier
French
Actor, Singer
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

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

Shanti Swaroop BhatnagarShanti Swaroop Bhatnagar
Indian
Father of research laboratories

Aleksandr ScriabinAleksandr Scriabin
Russian
Russian Symbolist Composer

C.P. ScottC.P. Scott
British
Former Editor of 'The Guardian'
Mario Matthew CuomoMario Cuomo
American
Politician

Francis MarionFrancis Marion
American
Actor

Victor BuonoVictor Buono
American
Actor
Jean LafitteJean Lafitte
American
Editor

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Patti PagePatti Page
American
Singer
Feodor I of RussiaFeodor I of Russia
Russian
 

Basil of CaesareaBasil of Caesarea
Israeli
Saint

Fusajiro YamauchiFusajiro Yamauchi
Japanese
Entrepreneur

Odo of FranceOdo of France
French
King
Juanita MooreJuanita Moore
American
Actress
Johann Christian BachJohann Christian Bach
German
Composer

Derek ParfitDerek Parfit
British
Philosopher

Martinus BeijerinckMartinus Beijerinck
Dutch
Microbiologist

Arthur RudolphArthur Rudolph
German
Aerospace engineer, Engineer
Alexis KornerAlexis Korner
British
Musician, Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter

Loie FullerLoie Fuller
American
Actor, Lighting designer, Choreographer, Artist,

Christian III of DenmarkChristian III of Denmark
Danish
King

Salvatore BonannoSalvatore Bonanno
American
Screenwriter, Film producer, Writer

Ron AshetonRon Asheton
American
Musician
Lhasa de SelaLhasa de Sela
American
Singer-songwriter

Shah Abdul Latif BhittaiShah Abdul Latif Bhittai
Pakistani
poet
Julia PhillipsJulia Phillips
American
Film producer

Abbas I of PersiaAbbas I of Persia
Afghan
Politician

Ulrich BeckUlrich Beck
German
sociologist, professor, non-fiction writer,
Ray QuinnRay Quinn
American
Actor

ColumbanusColumbanus
Irish
Missionary
Vilmos ZsigmondVilmos Zsigmond
Hungarian
Cinematographer

Louis Auguste BlanquiLouis Auguste Blanqui
French
Revolutionary

Helen SuzmanHelen Suzman
South African
Politician

Ignatius L. DonnellyIgnatius L. Donnelly
American
Politician

Helen WillsHelen Wills
American
Tennis player, Writer, Autobiographer, Poet
Alastair DennistonAlastair Denniston
British
Field hockey player, Cryptographer, Mathematician

Pieter ClaeszPieter Claesz
Belgian, Dutch
Painter

Willie KeelerWillie Keeler
American
Baseball player

Clementine HunterClementine Hunter
American
Folk Artist
John Gresham MachenJohn Gresham Machen
American
Theologian

Hans von SalmuthHans von Salmuth
German
Military General
Lord David CecilLord David Cecil
British
Biographer

George Eden, 1st Earl of AucklandGeorge Eden, 1st Earl of Auckland
British
Governor

Kiro GligorovKiro Gligorov
Macedonian
President
Bob MatsuiBob Matsui
American
Politician

Tony AtkinsonTony Atkinson
Welsh
Economist
Samuel SewallSamuel Sewall
British
Jurist, Judge

Francesco GuardiFrancesco Guardi
Italian
Painter

Theobald von Bethmann HollwegTheobald von Bethmann Hollweg
German
President, Chancellor
William WycherleyWilliam Wycherley
British
Playwright

Haakon III of NorwayHaakon III of Norway
Norwegian
King of Norway
Martin Heinrich KlaprothMartin Heinrich Klaproth
German
Chemist, Pharmacist, University teacher

Joachim du BellayJoachim du Bellay
French
Poet

Dáithí Ó ConaillDáithí Ó Conaill
Irish
Political activist

Arthur MiddletonArthur Middleton
British, American
Politician
Tillie OlsenTillie Olsen
American
Writer
Christopher Martin-JenkinsChristopher Martin-Jenkins
British
Journalist

Pietro NenniPietro Nenni
Italian
Journalist and politician

Heinrich Rudolf HertzHeinrich Rudolf Hertz
German
German physicist

Alfred Ely BeachAlfred Ely Beach
American
Inventor
Alexandre-Théophile VandermondeAlexandre-Théophile Vandermonde
French
Mathematician

Johannes Mario SimmelJohannes Mario Simmel
Austrian
Writer

Friedrich Karl ForbergFriedrich Karl Forberg
German
Philosopher

Jakob WassermannJakob Wassermann
German
Author

Hendrik GoltziusHendrik Goltzius
Dutch
painter
Donagh MacDonaghDonagh MacDonagh
Irish
Author

Francis PlaceFrancis Place
British
Social Reformer
Jan GrooverJan Groover
American
Photographer

Harry MagdoffHarry Magdoff
American
Editor
Johann Ludwig KrebsJohann Ludwig Krebs
German
Composer
Saint BasilSaint Basil
Turkish
Theologian