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.

Fred WestFred West
British
Serial Killer
Hank WilliamsHank Williams
American
Father of contemporary country music

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

Heinrich HertzHeinrich Hertz
German
Physicist

Aleksandr ScriabinAleksandr Scriabin
Russian
Russian Symbolist Composer

Olivier MessiaenOlivier Messiaen
French
Composer, organist

Maurice ChevalierMaurice Chevalier
French
Actor, Singer
Edwin LutyensEdwin Lutyens
British
Architect

Jon Paul SteuerJon Paul Steuer
American
Actor

Lexii AlijaiLexii Alijai
American
Rapper

Eugene Paul Eugene Wigner
American
Physicist & Mathematician
Johann BernoulliJohann Bernoulli
Swiss
Mathematician

Edward WestonEdward Weston
American
Photographer
Vincent AuriolVincent Auriol
French
Former President of France

Ferruccio BusoniFerruccio Busoni
German, Italian
Composer

Shanti Swaroop BhatnagarShanti Swaroop Bhatnagar
Indian
Father of research laboratories
Ernest BlochErnest Bloch
Swiss
Composer

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

Victor BuonoVictor Buono
American
Actor

Patti PagePatti Page
American
Singer
Heinrich Rudolf HertzHeinrich Rudolf Hertz
German
German physicist

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Don LarsenDon Larsen
American
Baseball player
Basil of CaesareaBasil of Caesarea
Israeli
Saint

Saint BasilSaint Basil
Turkish
Theologian

Feodor I of RussiaFeodor I of Russia
Russian
 

Fusajiro YamauchiFusajiro Yamauchi
Japanese
Entrepreneur
Shah Abdul Latif BhittaiShah Abdul Latif Bhittai
Pakistani
poet
Abbas I of PersiaAbbas I of Persia
Afghan
Politician

Johann Christian BachJohann Christian Bach
German
Composer

Christian III of DenmarkChristian III of Denmark
Danish
King

Juanita MooreJuanita Moore
American
Actress
Arleigh Albert BurkeArleigh Albert Burke
American
Admiral

Derek ParfitDerek Parfit
British
Philosopher

Salvatore BonannoSalvatore Bonanno
American
Screenwriter, Film producer, Writer

Julia PhillipsJulia Phillips
American
Film producer

Loie FullerLoie Fuller
American
Actor, Lighting designer, Choreographer, Artist,
Lhasa de SelaLhasa de Sela
American
Singer-songwriter

Ron AshetonRon Asheton
American
Musician
Claiborne PellClaiborne Pell
American
Senator

ColumbanusColumbanus
Irish
Missionary

Alexis KornerAlexis Korner
British
Musician, Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter
Theobald von Bethmann HollwegTheobald von Bethmann Hollweg
German
President, Chancellor

Arthur RudolphArthur Rudolph
German
Aerospace engineer, Engineer
Vilmos ZsigmondVilmos Zsigmond
Hungarian
Cinematographer

Martinus BeijerinckMartinus Beijerinck
Dutch
Microbiologist

Alastair DennistonAlastair Denniston
British
Field hockey player, Cryptographer, Mathematician

Ulrich BeckUlrich Beck
German
sociologist, professor, non-fiction writer,

Louis Auguste BlanquiLouis Auguste Blanqui
French
Revolutionary
Helen SuzmanHelen Suzman
South African
Politician

Helen WillsHelen Wills
American
Tennis player, Writer, Autobiographer, Poet

Bob MatsuiBob Matsui
American
Politician

Kiro GligorovKiro Gligorov
Macedonian
Politician
Samuel SewallSamuel Sewall
British
Jurist, Judge

Martin Heinrich KlaprothMartin Heinrich Klaproth
German
Chemist, Pharmacist, University teacher
Clementine HunterClementine Hunter
American
Folk Artist

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

Pieter ClaeszPieter Claesz
Belgian, Dutch
Painter
Hans von SalmuthHans von Salmuth
German
Military General

Willie KeelerWillie Keeler
American
Baseball player
Ignatius L. DonnellyIgnatius L. Donnelly
American
Politician

Dáithí Ó ConaillDáithí Ó Conaill
Irish
Political activist

Lord David CecilLord David Cecil
British
Biographer
Joachim du BellayJoachim du Bellay
French
Poet

Haakon III of NorwayHaakon III of Norway
Norwegian
King of Norway
Tillie OlsenTillie Olsen
American
Writer

William WycherleyWilliam Wycherley
British
Playwright

Francesco GuardiFrancesco Guardi
Italian
Painter

Arthur MiddletonArthur Middleton
British, American
Politician
Hendrik GoltziusHendrik Goltzius
Dutch
painter
John Gresham MachenJohn Gresham Machen
American
Theologian

Pietro NenniPietro Nenni
Italian
Journalist and politician

Tony AtkinsonTony Atkinson
Welsh
Economist

Christopher Martin-JenkinsChristopher Martin-Jenkins
British
Journalist
Arthur Porritt, Baron PorrittArthur Porritt, Baron Porritt
New Zealander
Physician

Alfred Ely BeachAlfred Ely Beach
American
Inventor

Peter CaffreyPeter Caffrey
Irish
Actor

Alexandre-Théophile VandermondeAlexandre-Théophile Vandermonde
French
Mathematician

Jakob WassermannJakob Wassermann
German
Author
Saint Fulgentius of RuspeSaint Fulgentius of Ruspe
Ancient Roman
Saint

Charles K. GerrardCharles K. Gerrard
Irish, American
Actor
Johannes Mario SimmelJohannes Mario Simmel
Austrian
Writer

Petro MohylaPetro Mohyla
Romanian
Theologian
Jan GrooverJan Groover
American
Photographer
Francis PlaceFrancis Place
British
Social Reformer