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: 30th President of the United States
Birthdate: July 4, 1872
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Plymouth, Vermont, United States
Died: 1933

 3 Catherine de' Medici

Catherine de' Medici
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Famous As: Queen of France (1547-1559)
Birthdate: April 13, 1519
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 1589

 4 George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Agricultural scientist
Birthdate: December 31, 1864
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Diamond, Missouri, United States
Died: 1943

 5 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, Ireland
Died: 1922

 6 Sonny Bono

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

 7 Edward the Confessor

Edward the Confessor
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 1003 AD
Birthplace: Islip
Died: 1066
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 8 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, United States
Died: 1988

 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 Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: One of The Greatest Jazz Musicians & Composers in History
Birthdate: April 22, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nogales, Arizona, United States
Died: 1979

 11 Elizabeth of Russia

Elizabeth of Russia
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Famous As: Empress of Russia (1741-1762)
Birthdate: December 29, 1709
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 1762

 12 Max Born

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

 13 John Young

John Young
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: He became the ninth person to walk on the Moon as commander of the Apollo 16 mission in 1972
Birthdate: September 24, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 2018

 14 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

 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 Momofuku Ando

Momofuku Ando
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: March 5, 1910
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Puzi City, Taiwan
Died: 2007

 17 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)

 18 Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

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

 19 Charles the Bold

Charles the Bold
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Famous As: Was the Duke of Burgundy from 1467 to 1477
Birthdate: November 10, 1433
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dijon, France
Died: 1477

 20 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

 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 Harold Urey

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

 23 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

 24 Joseph Radetzky von Radetz

Joseph Radetzky von Radetz
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Chief of the general staff in the Habsburg Monarchy during the later period of the Napoleonic Wars and afterwards began military reforms
Birthdate: November 2, 1766
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sedlčany, Czechia
Died: 1858

 25 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)

 26 Mistinguett

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

 27 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

 28 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

 29 Maria Cosway

Maria Cosway
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: June 11, 1760
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 1838

 30 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

 31 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

 32 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

 33 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

 34 Kobayashi Issa

Kobayashi Issa
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: June 15, 1763
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kashiwabara
Died: 1828

 35 Mary Rowlandson

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

 36 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

 37 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

 38 Kenneth Noland

Kenneth Noland
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Famous As: Abstract Painter
Birthdate: April 10, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Asheville, North Carolina, U.S.
Died: 2010

 39 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

 40 Alexei Grigoryevich Orlov

Alexei Grigoryevich Orlov
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: October 5, 1737
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lyutkino, Russia
Died: 1808

 41 Bob Brett

Bob Brett
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis Coach, Tennis Player
Birthdate: November 13, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died: 2021

 42 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

 43 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)

 44 John A. Costello

John A. Costello
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 20, 1891
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fairview, Ireland
Died: 1976

 45 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

 46 Eusébio

Eusébio
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player - Striker
Birthdate: January 25, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Maputo, Mozambique
Died: 2014
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 47 Griffin Bell

Griffin Bell
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Attorney General
Birthdate: October 31, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Americus, Georgia, United States
Died: 2009

 48 André Franquin

André Franquin
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Famous As: Comics artist
Birthdate: January 3, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Etterbeek, Belgium
Died: 1997

 49 Marcel Déat

Marcel Déat
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 7, 1894
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Guerigny, France
Died: 1955

 50 Frederica Sagor Maas

Frederica Sagor Maas
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Screenwriter, Playwright, Journalist, Autobiographer, Essayist, Writer
Birthdate: July 6, 1900
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 2012