Died On January 26th

Discover the most famous people who died on January 26. The list includes people like R. K. Laxman, Lucky Luciano, Abe Vigoda, Nelson Rockefeller, Edward Jenner. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, journalists, actors and mathematicians and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Canada 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 
Kobe Bryant
(One of the Greatest Basketball Players of All Time)

Kobe Bryant
137
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 23, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2020
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 2 
Lucky Luciano
(Gangster)

Lucky Luciano
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: November 24, 1897
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lercara Friddi, Italy
Died: 1962
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 3 
Nelson Rockefeller
(Vice President of the United States (1974-77))

Nelson Rockefeller
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 8, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bar Harbor, Maine, United States
Died: 1979

 4 
José Ferrer
(Actor, Director)

José Ferrer
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Birthdate: January 8, 1912
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Died: 1992
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 5 
Abe Vigoda
(Actor)

Abe Vigoda
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Birthdate: February 24, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2016
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 6 
Barbara Hale
(Actress)

Barbara Hale
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Birthdate: April 18, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: DeKalb, Illinois, United States
Died: 2017
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 7 
Christian Brando
(Son of Marlon Brando)

Christian Brando
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 11, 1958
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
Died: 2008
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 8 
Edward Jenner
(Physicians)

Edward Jenner
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: May 17, 1749
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berkeley, England
Died: 1823

 9 
Bear Bryant
(American Football Player)

Bear Bryant
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 11, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cleveland County, Arkansas, United States
Died: 1983

 10 
Edward G. Robinson
(Tough-guy roles as gangsters in such films as Little Caesar and Key Largo)

Edward G. Robinson
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Birthdate: December 12, 1893
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
Died: 1973
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 11 

Mike Connors
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Birthdate: August 15, 1925
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fresno, California, United States
Died: 2017
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 12 
R. K. Laxman
(Cartoonist & Creator of 'The Common Man")

R. K. Laxman
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Birthdate: October 24, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mysore
Died: 2015

 13 
Abner Doubleday
(Military Leader)

Abner Doubleday
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 26, 1819
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ballston Spa, New York, United States
Died: 1893

 14 
Charles George Gordon
(British soldier and Administrator)

Charles George Gordon
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 28, 1833
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London
Died: 1885

 15 
William Wrigley, Jr.
(Industrialist)

William Wrigley, Jr.
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 30, 1861
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1932

 16 
Alva Belmont
(socialite)

Alva Belmont
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Birthdate: January 17, 1853
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Died: 1933

 17 

A. E. van Vogt
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 26, 1912
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gretna, Canada
Died: 2000

 18 

Robert Hegyes
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Birthdate: May 7, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Perth Amboy, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2012
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 19 
Arthur Cayley
(Mathematician)

Arthur Cayley
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 16, 1821
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Richmond, Surrey, UK
Died: 1895

 20 

Margaret Hayes
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Birthdate: December 5, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: 1977

 21 
Grace Moore
(Opera Singer & Actress)

Grace Moore
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Birthdate: December 5, 1898
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Del Rio, Tennessee, United States
Died: 1947

 22 

Thomas J. Pendergast
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 22, 1873
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
Died: 1945

 23 
Gerard Philips
(Entrepreneur)

Gerard Philips
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 9, 1858
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Zaltbommel
Died: 1942

 24 
Lewis Mumford
(Architect, Historian of technology, Historian, Sociologist, Screenwriter, Literary critic, Philosopher, Journalist)

Lewis Mumford
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Birthdate: October 19, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1990

 25 
Michel Legrand
(Composer)

Michel Legrand
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 24, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 2019

 26 

Julia Margaret Cameron
2
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: June 11, 1815
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kolkata
Died: 1879

 27 
Gladys Horton
(American singer)

Gladys Horton
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 30, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gainesville, Florida, United States
Died: 2011

 28 
Horloogiyn Choybalsan
(Political figure)

Horloogiyn Choybalsan
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 8, 1895
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: 1952

Charles Elzer Loudermilk
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 7, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Section, Alabama, United States
Died: 2011

 30 
Ernst Heinrich Weber
(Psychologist, Physician)

Ernst Heinrich Weber
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Birthdate: June 24, 1795
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lutherstadt Wittenberg
Died: 1878

 31 
Bob Shane
(Former singer and guitarist who was a founding member of The Kingston Trio)

Bob Shane
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 1, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hilo, Hawaii, United States
Died: 2020

 32 
Caresse Crosby
(Publisher, Writer, Socialite, Poet, Memoirist, Journalist)

Caresse Crosby
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Birthdate: April 20, 1891
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1970

 33 

Mamoru Shigemitsu
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 29, 1887
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bungo-ono, Ōita Prefecture, Japan
Died: 1957

José Emilio Pacheco
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 30, 1939
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Died: 2014

 35 
Peter Marshall
(Preacher)

Peter Marshall
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 27, 1902
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Coatbridge, Scotland
Died: 1949

 36 
Annemarie Schimmel
(Orientalist)

Annemarie Schimmel
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Birthdate: April 7, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Erfurt, Germany
Died: 2003

 37 

Akaki Tsereteli
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 9, 1840
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Skhvitori, Imereti
Died: 1915

 38 
Jeanne Sauvé
(Politician)

Jeanne Sauvé
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 26, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Prud’homme, Canada
Died: 1993

 39 
Felix Hausdorff
(Mathematician, Writer, Topologist, University teacher)

Felix Hausdorff
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 8, 1868
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wrocław
Died: 1942

 40 
Axel von dem Bussche
(German officer during World War II who was a member of the German Resistance)

Axel von dem Bussche
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 24, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brunswick, Germany
Died: 1993

 41 
Dietrich von Hildebrand
(Philosopher and religious writer.)

Dietrich von Hildebrand
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 12, 1889
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 1977

Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 22, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stockholm Palace, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: 1947

 43 
Lyubov Orlova
(Actress)

Lyubov Orlova
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Birthdate: February 11, 1902
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zvenigorod, Russia
Died: 1975
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 44 
Louis Nirenberg
(Mathematician considered one of the most outstanding mathematicians of the 20th century.)

Louis Nirenberg
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 28, 1925
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hamilton, Canada
Died: 2020

 45 
Clare Fischer
(Keyboardist)

Clare Fischer
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 22, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Durand, Michigan, United States
Died: 2012

 46 
Henry Lewis
(Conductor)

Henry Lewis
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 16, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1996

 47 

Jeanne Hebuterne
1
Birthdate: April 6, 1898
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Meaux, Seine-et-Marne, French Third Republic
Died: 1920

 48 
Charles Luckman
(Architect)

Charles Luckman
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: May 16, 1909
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Died: 1999

 49 

Geoffrey Burbidge
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 24, 1925
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chipping Norton, England
Died: 2010

 50 

John Browning
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 23, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
Died: 2003