Died On January 27th

Discover the most famous people who died on January 27. The list includes people like Francis Drake, John Hurt, Nellie Bly, J. D. Salinger, Giuseppe Verdi. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, poets and emperors & kings and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France, Germany & United Kingdom and many more countries.

André the GiantAndré the Giant
19 May 1946, French
Professional Wrestler
J. D. SalingerJ. D. Salinger
01 January 1919, American
Writer

John Hurt John Hurt
22 January 1940, British
Actor

Marcheline BertrandMarcheline Bertrand
09 May 1950, American
Actress

Francis DrakeFrancis Drake
1540 AD, British
Navigator

Nellie BlyNellie Bly
05 May 1864, American
Journalist
Pete SeegerPete Seeger
03 May 1919, American
American singer

Gus GrissomGus Grissom
03 April 1926, American
Astronaut

HumayunHumayun
17 March 1508, Indian
Mughal Emperor

Giuseppe VerdiGiuseppe Verdi
10 October 1813, Italian
Composer
Claude AkinsClaude Akins
25 May 1926, American
Actor

Mahalia JacksonMahalia Jackson
26 October 1911, American
Singer, Television Personality
John UpdikeJohn Updike
18 March 1932, American
 

John James AudubonJohn James Audubon
26 April 1785, American
Naturalist, Painter, Ornithologist

John Villiers FarrowJohn Farrow
10 February 1904, Australian, American
Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Gordon B. HinckleyGordon B. Hinckley
23 June 1910, American
Religious Leader

James G. BlaineJames G. Blaine
31 January 1830, American
Politician
Charles Hard TownesCharles H. Townes
28 July 1915, American
Physicist

Johannes RauJohannes Rau
16 January 1931, German
Former President of Germany

Endre AdyEndre Ady
22 November 1877, Hungarian
Poet
Georges BidaultGeorges Bidault
05 October 1899, French
French Politician

Pham DuyPham Duy
05 October 1921, American
Songwriter
SuhartoSuharto
08 June 1921, Indonesian
Politician, Military personnel

NervaNerva
08 November 0030, Italian, Ancient Roman
politician

Thomas CrapperThomas Crapper
28 September 1836, British
Plumber, Patent inventor

Howard ZinnHoward Zinn
24 August 1922, American
Playwright, Political scientist, Historian of the
Louis de FunèsLouis de Funès
31 July 1914, French
Actor, Film actor, Film director, Film producer,
Carl Gustaf Emil MannerheimCarl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim
04 June 1867, Finnish, Polish
Statesman, Explorer, Politician, Officer

Roger B. ChaffeeRoger B. Chaffee
15 February 1935, American
Officer, Aviator, Astronaut

R. VenkataramanR. Venkataraman
04 December 1910, Indian
President

Lilli PalmerLilli Palmer
24 May 1914, German
Actor, Writer, Table tennis player, Autobiographer
Ali ibn Abi TalibAli ibn Abi Talib
0601 AD, Saudi Arabian
 

Yue FeiYue Fei
24 March 1103
Poet, Military personnel

Bartolomeo CristoforiBartolomeo Cristofori
04 May 1655
Musical instrument maker, Piano maker, Inventor

Isaac BabelIsaac Babel
13 July 1894, Russian
Journalist, playwright, short story writer

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Saint SavaSaint Sava
1169 AD, Serbian
Saint, priest, writer
Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount HoodSamuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood
12 December 1724
Politician

Emmanuelle RivaEmmanuelle Riva
24 February 1927, French
Actor, Photographer, Poet
Paul P. HarrisPaul P. Harris
19 April 1868, American
Jurist, Lawyer

Rudolf Christoph Freiherr von GersdorffRudolf Christoph Freiherr von Gersdorff
27 March 1905, German
Military personnel

Friedrich GuldaFriedrich Gulda
16 May 1930, Austrian
Pianist, Composer, Singer, Jazz musician
Salvador LaurelSalvador Laurel
18 November 1928, Filipino
Lawyer, Politician

Norman McLarenNorman McLaren
11 April 1914, Canadian
Film director, Animator, Screenwriter
Alphonse JuinAlphonse Juin
16 December 1888, French
Officer, Military personnel

Richard CourantRichard Courant
08 January 1888, German
Mathematician, University teacher

Giovanni VergaGiovanni Verga
02 September 1840, Italian
Italian writer

Sally HayfronSally Hayfron
06 June 1931, Ghanaian
Politician

Pope VitalianPope Vitalian
21 September 0580, Italian
Pope
Erich HeckelErich Heckel
31 July 1883, German
Painter, University teacher, Graphic artist

János BolyaiJános Bolyai
15 December 1802, Romanian
Mathematician

Adam SedgwickAdam Sedgwick
22 March 1785, British
Geologist

Pope Sergius IIPope Sergius II
Italian
Pope
Orlando da CostaOrlando da Costa
30 June 1929, Portuguese
politician, writer

Yves ChauvinYves Chauvin
10 October 1930, Belgian, French
French chemist
Edward Higgins WhiteEdward Higgins White
14 November 1930, American
Officer, Test pilot, Astronaut

BharmalBharmal
1491 AD, Indian
Ruler

Ramaswamy VenkataramanRamaswamy Venkataraman
04 December 1910, Indian
President , lawyer, politician
Thakur AnukulchandraThakur Anukulchandra
14 September 1888, Bangladeshi
 

Jacobo ÁrbenzJacobo Árbenz
14 September 1913, Guatemalan
Politician, Military personnel