Died On January 23rd

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Discover the most famous people who died on January 23. The list includes people like Salvador Dali, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, Edvard Munch, Paul Robeson, William Pitt the Younger. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, artists, philosophers and choreographers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France, United Kingdom & Germany and many more countries.
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Salvador Dali
(Spanish Surrealist Painter Best Known for His Work 'The Persistence of Memory')
Salvador Dali
29
Birthdate: May 11, 1904
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Figueres, Catalonia, Spain
Died: 1989
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 2 
Johnny Carson
(Comedian and Producer Best Known as the Host of ‘The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson’)
Johnny Carson
10
Birthdate: October 23, 1925
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Corning, Iowa, United States
Died: 2005
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 3 
Larry King
(The Host of The Nightly Interview Television Program 'Larry King Live')
Larry King
25
Birthdate: November 19, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 4 
Paul Robeson
(Singer, Actor, and Black Activist.)
Paul Robeson
5
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 9, 1898
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1976
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 5 
Hal Holbrook
10
Birthdate: February 17, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, U.S
Died: 2021
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 6 
Bob Keeshan
(Actor, TV Producer)
Bob Keeshan
5
Birthdate: June 27, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lynbrook, New York
Died: 2004
 7 
Ferdinand II of Aragon
(King of Aragon,Valencia, Majorca and Sardinia (1479 - 1516))
Ferdinand II of Aragon
4
Birthdate: March 10, 1452
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sos del Rey Católico, Spain
Died: 1516
 8 
Nell Carter
(Singer)
Nell Carter
7
Birthdate: September 13, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Died: 2003
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)
 9 
Jack LaLanne
(Fitness & Nutrition Expert, TV presenter)
Jack LaLanne
1
Birthdate: September 26, 1914
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 2011
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 10 
Terry Kath
(Known as a founding member of the rock band Chicago)
Terry Kath
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 31, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1978
 11 
Anna Pavlova
(Russian Ballerina and One of the Most-Celebrated Ballet Dancers of Her Time)
Anna Pavlova
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: February 12, 1881
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1931
 12 
Allen Collins
(Guitarist)
Allen Collins
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 19, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Died: 1990
 13 
Abdullah of Saudi Arabia
(Former King of Saudi Arabia)
Abdullah of Saudi Arabia
16
Birthdate: August 1, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Riyadh, Sultanate of Nejd (now Saudi Arabia)
Died: 2015
 14 
Ernie Banks
(Baseball player)
Ernie Banks
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 31, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Died: 2015
 15 
Hugh Masekela
(South African Trumpeter Known for His Jazz Compositions and for Writing Well-Known Anti-apartheid Songs)
Hugh Masekela
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 4, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Emalahleni Local Municipality, South Africa
Died: 2018
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 16 
Samuel Barber
(Composer)
Samuel Barber
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 9, 1910
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1981
 17 
Gustave Doré
(Artist Best Known for His Prolific Output of Wood-Engravings and Illustrated Texts)
Gustave Doré
0
Birthdate: January 6, 1832
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: 1883
 18 
Lucius Verus
(Roman Emperor)
Lucius Verus
0
Birthdate: December 15, 0130
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 0169
 19 
Helmut Newton
(Photographer)
Helmut Newton
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Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: October 31, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 2004
 20 
Thierry Mugler
(French Fashion Designer Known for Designing 'Demi Moore’s' Dress From ‘Indecent Proposal')
Thierry Mugler
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: December 21, 1948
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: 2022
 21 
Robert Nozick
(Philosopher, University Teacher)
Robert Nozick
0
Birthdate: November 16, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2002
 22 
Lari White
(Country Singers)
Lari White
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 13, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dunedin, Florida, USA
Died: 2018
 23 
Mykola Leontovych
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 13, 1877
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Monastyrysche, Ukraine
Died: 1921
 24 
William Pitt the Younger
(The Youngest & Last Prime Minister of Great Britain and the First Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)
William Pitt the Younger
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 28, 1759
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bromley, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1806
 25 
Clayton Christensen
(Academic and Business Consultant Who Developed the Theory of 'Disruptive Innovation')
Clayton Christensen
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 6, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Died: 2020
 26 
Giambattista Vico
(Italian Philosopher Best Known for His 'Verum Factum' Principle)
Giambattista Vico
1
Birthdate: June 23, 1668
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: 1744
 27 
Northrop Frye
(Literary theorist and philosopher who was best remembered for being one of the most influential thinkers of the 20th century.)
Northrop Frye
0
Birthdate: July 14, 1912
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sherbrooke, Canada
Died: 1991
 28 
Jonas Mekas
(Lithuanian-American Poet, Artist, and Filmmaker Who is Known as the 'Godfather of American Avant-Garde Cinema')
Jonas Mekas
1
Birthdate: December 24, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Semeniškiai, Lithuania
Died: 2019
 29 
Alexander Korda
(Hungarian-British Film Director, Producer and Screenwriter)
Alexander Korda
0
Birthdate: September 16, 1893
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Túrkeve, Hungary
Died: 1956
 30 
Pierre Bourdieu
(French Sociologist Known for 'Theorizing the Link Between Education and Culture')
Pierre Bourdieu
3
Birthdate: August 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Denguin, France
Died: 2002
 31 
Kirkpatrick Macmillan
(Inventor of Pedal Bicycle)
Kirkpatrick Macmillan
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Birthdate: September 2, 1812
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Keir, Dumfries and Galloway
Died: 1878
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E. Howard Hunt
(American Intelligence Officer Who Served in the CIA)
E. Howard Hunt
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 9, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hamburg, New York, United States
Died: 2007
 33 
Joseph Beuys
(German Abstract Painter and Founder of a Provocative Art Movement Known as 'Fluxus')
Joseph Beuys
2
Birthdate: May 12, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Krefeld, Germany
Died: 1986
 34 
Pierre Bonnard
(French Painter and Member of the Post-Impressionist Group of Avant-Garde Painters ‘Les Nabis’)
Pierre Bonnard
2
Birthdate: October 3, 1867
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fontenay-aux-Roses, France
Died: 1947
 35 
Jimmy Bain
(Musician)
Jimmy Bain
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 19, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Newtonmore, Highland, Scotland
Died: 2016
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Diana Athill
(Novelist)
Diana Athill
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 21, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 2019
 37 
Jack McDuff
(Organist)
Jack McDuff
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 17, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Champaign, Illinois, United States
Died: 2001
Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor
0
Birthdate: 0980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kessel, Germany
Died: 1002
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Jiajing
(Emperor)
Jiajing
0
Birthdate: September 16, 1507
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Beijing, China
Died: 1567
 40 
Edward MacDowell
(Composer and Pianist)
Edward MacDowell
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 18, 1860
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1908
 41 
Moy Yat
(Grandmaster)
Moy Yat
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 28, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: China
Died: 2001
 42 
Edward Rutledge
(Politician)
Edward Rutledge
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 23, 1749
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: 1800
 43 
John Field
(Pianist, composer and teacher.)
John Field
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 26, 1782
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dublin
Died: 1837
Ernest Augustus, Elector of Hanover
0
Birthdate: November 20, 1629
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Herzberg am Harz, Göttingen, Germany
Died: 1698
 45 
Lobengula
(King)
Lobengula
2
Birthdate: 1845 AD
Birthplace: Matabeleland, Zimbabwe
Died: 1894
 46 
Alexandre Cabanel
(Former Painter, who painted historical, classical and religious subjects in the academic style)
Alexandre Cabanel
2
Birthdate: September 28, 1823
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Montpellier, France
Died: 1889
 47 
Ryszard Kapuściński
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 4, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pinsk
Died: 2007
 48 
Prince Baudouin of Belgium
(Eldest Son of Prince Philippe of Belgium, Count of Flanders)
Prince Baudouin of Belgium
0
Birthdate: June 3, 1869
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: 1891
 49 
Richard Berry
(Singer-songwriter)
Richard Berry
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 11, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Extension, Louisiana, United States
Died: 1997
 50 
Hilla Limann
(President of Ghana (1971 – 1981))
Hilla Limann
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 12, 1934
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gwollu, Gold Coast, Ghana
Died: 1998