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.

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 André the Giant

André the Giant
43
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: May 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Coulommiers, France
Died: 1993
Height: 7'4" (224 cm)

 2 Gus Grissom

Gus Grissom
18
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Astronaut
Birthdate: April 3, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mitchell, Indiana, United States
Died: 1967

 3 Cloris Leachman

Cloris Leachman
9
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 30, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 4 John Hurt

John Hurt
11
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 22, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, UK
Died: 2017

 5 Marcheline Bertrand

Marcheline Bertrand
5
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 9, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Blue Island, Illinois, United States
Died: 2007

 6 Nellie Bly

Nellie Bly
16
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: May 5, 1864
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cochrans Mills, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1922

 7 J. D. Salinger

J. D. Salinger
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 1, 1919
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 2010
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 8 Humayun

Humayun
9
Famous As: Mughal Emperor (1530-40)
Birthdate: March 6, 1508
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan
Died: 1556

 9 Mahalia Jackson

Mahalia Jackson
6
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Television Personality
Birthdate: October 26, 1911
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Died: 1972

 10 Giuseppe Verdi

Giuseppe Verdi
4
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: April 10, 1813
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Le Roncole, Italy
Died: 1901

 11 Claude Akins

Claude Akins
7
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 25, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nelson, Georgia, United States
Died: 1994
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 12 Pete Seeger

Pete Seeger
5
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 3, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, United States
Died: 2014

 13 Ingvar Kamprad

Ingvar Kamprad
11
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Founder of IKEA
Birthdate: March 30, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pjätteryd, Sweden
Died: 2018

 14 John Updike

John Updike
2
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Novelist
Birthdate: March 18, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Reading, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2009

 15 Thomas Crapper

Thomas Crapper
1
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: September 28, 1836
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Waterside, Thorne, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1910

 16 Nerva

Nerva
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Famous As: Roman Emperor
Birthdate: November 8, 0030
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Narni, Italy
Died: 0098

 17 Louis de Funès

Louis de Funès
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 31, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Courbevoie, France
Died: 1983
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 18 John James Audubon

John James Audubon
2
Famous As: Naturalist, Painter, Ornithologist
Birthdate: April 26, 1785
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Les Cayes
Died: 1851

 19 Ed White

Ed White
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: November 14, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Died: 1967

 20 Jack Paar

Jack Paar
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 1, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Canton, Ohio, United States
Died: 2004
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 21 Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim

Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim
5
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 6th President of Finland (1944-46)
Birthdate: June 4, 1867
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Askainen, Finland
Died: 1951
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 22 Roger B. Chaffee

Roger B. Chaffee
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Officer, Aviator, Astronaut
Birthdate: February 15, 1935
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grand Rapids
Died: 1967

 23 Gordon B. Hinckley

Gordon B. Hinckley
2
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Religious Leader
Birthdate: June 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Died: 2008

 24 Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn
3
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: August 24, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2010
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 25 Zelda Rubinstein

Zelda Rubinstein
6
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 28, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 2010
Height: 4'3" (130 cm)

 26 John Farrow

John Farrow
1
Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: February 10, 1904
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: 1963

 27 Jacobo Árbenz

Jacobo Árbenz
3
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Military personnel
Birthdate: September 14, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Quetzaltenango
Died: 1971

 28 Lilli Palmer

Lilli Palmer
2
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 24, 1914
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Poznań, Poland
Died: 1986

 29 Emmanuelle Riva

Emmanuelle Riva
0
Famous As: Former Actress best known for her roles in the films Hiroshima mon amour (1959) and Amour (2012)
Birthdate: February 24, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cheniménil, France
Died: 2017
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 30 Bartolomeo Cristofori

Bartolomeo Cristofori
0
Famous As: Musical instrument maker, Piano maker, Inventor
Birthdate: May 4, 1655
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Padua
Died: 1731

 31 Galla Placidia

Galla Placidia
0
Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 0392 AD
Birthplace: Constantinople
Died: 0450

 32 Charles H. Townes

Charles H. Townes
0
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: July 28, 1915
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Greenville, South Carolina, United States
Died: 2015

 33 Ramaswamy Venkataraman

Ramaswamy Venkataraman
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President , lawyer, politician
Birthdate: December 4, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rajamadam
Died: 2009

 34 Isaac Babel

Isaac Babel
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Journalist, Writer
Birthdate: July 13, 1894
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Odesa, Ukraine
Died: 1940

 35 Johannes Rau

Johannes Rau
1
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of Germany (1999-2004)
Birthdate: January 16, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wuppertal, Germany
Died: 2006

 36 Salvador Laurel

Salvador Laurel
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: 8th Vice President of the Philippines, 5th Prime Minister of the Philippines
Birthdate: November 18, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Died: 2004

 37 Luigi Tenco

Luigi Tenco
1
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: March 21, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cassine, Italy
Died: 1967

 38 Oskar Homolka

Oskar Homolka
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 12, 1898
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1978

 39 Richard Courant

Richard Courant
0
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician, University teacher
Birthdate: January 8, 1888
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lubliniec
Died: 1972

 40 Endre Ady

Endre Ady
1
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Turn-of-the-century Hungarian poet
Birthdate: November 22, 1877
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ady Endre, Romania
Died: 1919

 41 James G. Blaine

James G. Blaine
2
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 31, 1830
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: West Brownsville
Died: 1893

 42 Mort Walker

Mort Walker
1
Famous As: Comics artist, Writer
Birthdate: September 3, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: El Dorado, Kansas, United States
Died: 2018

 43 Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood

Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 12, 1724
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Butleigh
Died: 1816

 44 Erich Heckel

Erich Heckel
0
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: July 31, 1883
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Döbeln, Germany
Died: 1970

 45 Kyuzo Mifune

Kyuzo Mifune
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Judoka
Birthdate: April 21, 1883
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kuji, Iwate, Japan
Died: 1965
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 46 Sally Hayfron

Sally Hayfron
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: First Lady of Zimbabwe from 1987 until her death in 1992
Birthdate: June 6, 1931
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ghana
Died: 1992

 47 Bharmal

Bharmal
0
Famous As: Ruler of Amer
Birthdate: 1498 AD
Birthplace: Amber, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Died: 1574

 48 Norman McLaren

Norman McLaren
0
Famous As: Film director, Animator, Screenwriter
Birthdate: April 11, 1914
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Stirling, Scotland
Died: 1987

 49 Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies

Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies
1
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 25, 1891
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1992

 50 Betty Lou Keim

Betty Lou Keim
0
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 27, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Malden, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2010
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)