Died On January 5th

Discover the most famous people who died on January 5. The list includes people like Amelia Earhart, Calvin Coolidge, George Washington Carver, Pete Maravich, Charles Mingus. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, aviators, playwrights and soldiers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France 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 Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aviator, Pilot
Birthdate: July 24, 1897
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Atchison, Kansas, United States
Died: 1939

 2 Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of the U.S.A
Birthdate: July 4, 1872
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Plymouth Notch, Vermont
Died: 1933

 3 Sonny Bono

Sonny Bono.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 16, 1935
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
Died: 1998
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 4 Catherine de' Medici

Catherine de' Medici.
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Famous As: Queen of France
Birthdate: April 13, 1519
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Florence
Died: 1589

 5 Pete Maravich

Pete Maravich.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: June 22, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Aliquippa, Pennsylvania
Died: 1988

 6 Edward the Confessor

Edward the Confessor.
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 1003 AD
Birthplace: Islip
Died: 1066

 7 Sir Ernest Shackleton

Sir Ernest Shackleton.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Antarctic explorer
Birthdate: February 15, 1874
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kilkea
Died: 1922
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 8 Eusébio

Eusébio
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: January 23, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Maputo
Died: 2014

 9 Jerry Van Dyke

Jerry Van Dyke
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 27, 1931
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Danville, Illinois, USA
Died: 2018
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 10 Elizabeth of Russia

Elizabeth of Russia.
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Famous As: Empress of Russia
Birthdate: December 29, 1709
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kolomenskoye
Died: 1762

 11 George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver.
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Famous As: Scientist & Inventor
Birthdate: January 1, 1864
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Diamond, Missouri, United States
Died: 1943

 12 Wyatt Cooper

Wyatt Cooper.
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: September 1, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Quitman, Mississippi, United States
Died: 1978

 13 Yuri Bezmenov

Yuri Bezmenov
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: 1939 AD
Birthplace: Mytishchi, Russia
Died: 1993

 14 Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Jazz Musician
Birthdate: April 22, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Arizona, United States
Died: 1979

 15 Thomas P. O'Neill

Thomas P. O'Neill
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 9, 1912
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died: 1994

 16 Tug McGraw

Tug McGraw
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: August 30, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Martinez, California, United States
Died: 2004
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 17 Charles the Bold

Charles the Bold
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Famous As: Duke of Burgundy
Birthdate: November 10, 1433
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dijon, France
Died: 1477

 18 Max Born

Max Born.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: December 11, 1882
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wrocław
Died: 1970

 19 John Rabe

John Rabe.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Rescuer of Civilians During the Nanking Massacre
Birthdate: November 23, 1882
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: 1950

 20 Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Duke of York and Albany
Birthdate: August 16, 1763
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: St. James's Palace, London
Died: 1827

 21 Arthur Kennedy

Arthur Kennedy
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 17, 1914
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S
Died: 1990
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 22 Amy Johnson

Amy Johnson.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aviator
Birthdate: July 1, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died: 1941

 23 Rogers Hornsby

Rogers Hornsby
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: April 27, 1896
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Winters
Died: 1963

 24 Momofuku Ando

Momofuku Ando.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Inventor of instant noodles
Birthdate: March 5, 1910
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Puzi, Chiayi County, Taiwan
Died: 2007

 25 Roy Jenkins

Roy Jenkins
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 11, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Abersychan, Monmouthshire (historic) Monmouthshire, Wales
Died: 2003

 26 Pierre Boulez

Pierre Boulez
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: March 26, 1925
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montbrison, France
Died: 2016

 27 Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia

Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: November 18, 1856
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1929
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 28 Károly Takács

Károly Takács
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Olympic shooter
Birthdate: January 21, 1910
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 1976

 29 Philippa of England

Philippa of England
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Famous As: Queen of Denmark
Birthdate: July 4, 1394
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Peterborough Castle, Cambridgeshire
Died: 1430

 30 Charles, Duke of Orléans

Charles, Duke of Orléans
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: November 24, 1394
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1465

 31 Al-Muʿtaṣim

Al-Muʿtaṣim
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: ʿAbbāsid caliph
Birthdate: September 30, 0796
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
Died: 0842

 32 Victor Hope, 2nd Marquess of Linlithgow

Victor Hope, 2nd Marquess of Linlithgow
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Governor-General of India
Birthdate: September 24, 1887
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Queensferry, Scotland
Died: 1952

 33 Gottlob Berger

Gottlob Berger.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: German Official
Birthdate: July 16, 1896
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gerstetten, Germany
Died: 1975

 34 Geiseric

Geiseric
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0389 AD
Birthplace: Lake Balaton, Hungary
Died: 0477

 35 G. E. M. Anscombe

G. E. M. Anscombe
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: March 18, 1919
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Limerick, Ireland
Died: 2001

 36 Joseph Radetzky von Radetz

Joseph Radetzky von Radetz
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: November 2, 1766
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: 1858

 37 Tina Modotti

Tina Modotti
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Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: August 17, 1896
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Udine, Italy
Died: 1942

 38 Prince Bertil, Duke of Halland

Prince Bertil, Duke of Halland
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: February 28, 1912
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stockholm Palace, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: 1997

 39 Philippa, 5th Countess of Ulster

Philippa, 5th Countess of Ulster
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: August 16, 1355
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Eltham Palace, Kent, England
Died: 1382

 40 Margaret Laurence

Margaret Laurence
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist, Writer, Children's writer
Birthdate: July 18, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Neepawa
Died: 1987

 41 Mary Rowlandson

Mary Rowlandson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Colonist
Birthdate: 1637 AD
Birthplace: Somerset, England
Died: 1711

 42 Ben Rich

Ben Rich
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: American engineer
Birthdate: June 18, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Died: 1995

 43 Adolf Merckle

Adolf Merckle
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: March 18, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dresden
Died: 2009

 44 Mistinguett

Mistinguett
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 5, 1873
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Enghien-les-Bains, France
Died: 1956

 45 Harold Urey

Harold Urey.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: April 29, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Walkerton
Died: 1981

 46 Léon Walras

Léon Walras
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Famous As: Economist, University teacher, Mathematician
Birthdate: December 16, 1834
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Évreux
Died: 1910

 47 Gunnor

Gunnor
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 0950 AD
Birthplace: Rouen, France
Died: 1031

 48 Jerry Coleman

Jerry Coleman
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Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: September 14, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States
Died: 2014
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 49 Osami Nagano

Osami Nagano
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Admiral
Birthdate: June 15, 1880
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kōchi, Japan
Died: 1947

 50 Andrei Platonov

Andrei Platonov
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 28, 1899
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Voronezh, Russia
Died: 1951