Died On January 21st

Discover the most famous people who died on January 21. The list includes people like Vladimir Lenin, George Orwell, Louis XVI of France, Cecil B. DeMille, Jack Lord. Famous personalities featured on this list, include actors, political leaders, philosophers and directors and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Russia 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 Vladimir Lenin

Vladimir Lenin
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Famous As: Former Premier of the Soviet Union
Birthdate: April 22, 1870
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ulyanovsk, Russia
Died: 1924

 2 George Orwell

George Orwell
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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: June 25, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Motihari, Bihar, India
Died: 1950
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 3 Emiliano Sala

Emiliano Sala
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: October 31, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cululú, Santa Fe
Died: 2019
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 4 Carl Switzer

Carl Switzer
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Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: August 7, 1927
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, Illinois, United States
Died: 1959

 5 Terry Jones

Terry Jones
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 1, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Colwyn Bay, Denbighshire, Wales
Died: 2020
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 6 Jack Lord

Jack Lord
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 30, 1920
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1998

 7 Cecil B. DeMille

Cecil B. DeMille
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Famous As: Film Director, Producer
Birthdate: August 12, 1881
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ashfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1959
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 8 Louis XVI of France

Louis XVI of France
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Famous As: King of France
Birthdate: August 23, 1754
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France
Died: 1793
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 9 Jackie Wilson

Jackie Wilson
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 9, 1934
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Detroit
Died: 1984

 10 Peggy Lee

Peggy Lee
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 26, 1920
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Jamestown, North Dakota, United States
Died: 2002
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 11 Colonel Tom Parker

Colonel Tom Parker
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Talent Manager
Birthdate: June 26, 1909
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Breda
Died: 1997

 12 Ann Sheridan

Ann Sheridan
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 21, 1915
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Denton, Texas, USA
Died: 1967
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 13 Gojong of Korea

Gojong of Korea
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: September 8, 1852
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Unhyeongung, Seoul, South Korea
Died: 1919

 14 Georges Méliès

Georges Méliès
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Illusionist
Birthdate: December 8, 1861
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1938

 15 Byron De La Beckwith

Byron De La Beckwith
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: November 9, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Colusa, California, United States
Died: 2001

 16 Geeta Bali

Geeta Bali
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1930 AD
Birthplace: Sargodha, Pakistan
Died: 1965

 17 Yemelyan Pugachev

Yemelyan Pugachev
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Leader of Pugachev Rebellion
Birthdate: 1742 AD
Birthplace: Volgograd Oblast, Russia
Died: 1775
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 18 Susan Strasberg

Susan Strasberg
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 22, 1938
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1999
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 19 Nathalie Delon

Nathalie Delon
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 1, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oujda, Morocco
Died: 2021
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 20 Michael Winner

Michael Winner
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: October 30, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hampstead, London, England
Died: 2013

 21 Billy Tipton

Billy Tipton
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 29, 1914
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Died: 1989

 22 Mustafa III

Mustafa III
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Famous As: Sultan
Birthdate: January 28, 1717
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Constantinople
Died: 1774

 23 Lytton Strachey

Lytton Strachey
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: March 1, 1880
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1932

 24 Princess Ileana of Romania

Princess Ileana of Romania
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Nun
Birthdate: January 5, 1909
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
Died: 1991

 25 Joseph Schildkraut

Joseph Schildkraut
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 22, 1896
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1964

 26 Bassel al-Assad

Bassel al-Assad
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Engineer
Birthdate: March 23, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Damascus
Died: 1994

 27 James Beard

James Beard
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Listed In: Food Experts
Famous As: Chef, Non-fiction writer
Birthdate: May 5, 1903
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Portland
Died: 1985

 28 Mrinalini Sarabhai

Mrinalini Sarabhai
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Classical Dancer and Choreographer
Birthdate: May 11, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kerala
Died: 2016

 29 Henri, Count of Paris

Henri, Count of Paris
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: June 14, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Woluwe-Saint-Pierre, Belgium
Died: 2019

 30 Charles Brown

Charles Brown
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: American singer
Birthdate: September 13, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Texas City
Died: 1999

 31 Vince Camuto

Vince Camuto
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: June 4, 1936
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, U.S.
Died: 2015

 32 Alexander Herzen

Alexander Herzen
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Famous As: Father of Russian socialism
Birthdate: April 6, 1812
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow
Died: 1870

 33 Camillo Golgi

Camillo Golgi
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician, Pathologist, Biologist
Birthdate: July 7, 1843
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Corteno, Kingdom of Lombardy–Venetia, Italy
Died: 1926

 34 Prince Christopher of Greece and Denmark

Prince Christopher of Greece and Denmark
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: August 10, 1888
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pavlovsk, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1940

 35 Ibrahim Rugova

Ibrahim Rugova
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of Kosovo
Birthdate: December 2, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Crnce, Kosovo
Died: 2006

 36 Princess Hélène of Orléans

Princess Hélène of Orléans
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: June 13, 1871
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: York House, Twickenham, England
Died: 1951

 37 Eiko Ishioka

Eiko Ishioka
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Famous As: Art Director
Birthdate: July 12, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: 2012

 38 George Washington Goethals

George Washington Goethals
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Civil engineer
Birthdate: June 29, 1858
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: 1928

 39 Elisha Gray

Elisha Gray
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: August 2, 1835
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Barnesville
Died: 1901

 40 Baron d'Holbach

Baron d'Holbach
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: December 8, 1723
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Edesheim, Germany
Died: 1789

 41 Abraham Sofaer

Abraham Sofaer
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 1, 1896
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rangoon, Burma
Died: 1988

 42 Theodor Kittelsen

Theodor Kittelsen
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Famous As: Artist, illustrator
Birthdate: April 27, 1857
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kragerø, Norway
Died: 1914

 43 Ashley Lovelace

Ashley Lovelace
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Listed In: Instagram Stars
Famous As: Instagram Star
Birthdate: November 7, 2002
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: 2019

 44 George Moore

George Moore
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Irish novelist
Birthdate: February 24, 1852
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: 1933

 45 Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury

Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 22, 1621
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: East Dorset, England
Died: 1683

 46 Prince Charles of Prussia

Prince Charles of Prussia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: June 29, 1801
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Charlottenburg Palace, Berlin, Germany
Died: 1883

 47 Bernard Mandeville

Bernard Mandeville
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: November 15, 1670
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Died: 1733

 48 Alex Groza

Alex Groza
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player, Basketball coach
Birthdate: October 7, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Martins Ferry, Ohio, United States
Died: 1995
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 49 Michael I Cerularius

Michael I Cerularius
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Patriarch of Constantinople
Birthdate: 1000 AD
Birthplace: Constantinople, Turkey
Died: 1059

 50 Friedrich Ferdinand, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein

Friedrich Ferdinand, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princes
Birthdate: October 12, 1855
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kiel, Germany
Died: 1934