Died On January 6th

Discover the most famous people who died on January 6. The list includes people like Theodore Roosevelt, Gregor Mendel, Dizzy Gillespie, Rudolf Nureyev, Georg Cantor. Famous personalities featured on this list, include composers, playwrights, political leaders and journalists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Russia, India & Austria 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 Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 26th president of the United States (1901-1909)
Birthdate: October 27, 1858
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: 1919

 2 Gregor Mendel

Gregor Mendel
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Meteorologist, Mathematician, Biologist
Birthdate: July 20, 1822
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hynčice, Vražné, Czechia
Died: 1884

 3 Om Puri

Om Puri
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ambala, Punjab, India
Died: 2017
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 4 Rudolf Nureyev

Rudolf Nureyev
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Ballet Dancer & Choreographer
Birthdate: March 17, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Irkutsk, Russia
Died: 1993

 5 Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Bandleader
Birthdate: October 21, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cheraw, South Carolina, United States
Died: 1993

 6 Mehmed IV

Mehmed IV
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Sultan
Birthdate: January 2, 1642
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Istanbul
Died: 1693

 7 Georg Cantor

Georg Cantor
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: March 3, 1845
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
Died: 1918
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 8 Lou Rawls

Lou Rawls
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 1, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2006
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 9 Burt Munro

Burt Munro
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Motorcycle Racer
Birthdate: March 25, 1899
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Edendale, New Zealand
Died: 1978

 10 Louis Braille

Louis Braille
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Famous As: Inventor of Braille
Birthdate: January 4, 1809
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Coupvray
Died: 1852

 11 Uday Kiran

Uday Kiran
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 30, 1998
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Died: 2014

 12 Hugh Thompson, Jr.

Hugh Thompson, Jr.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 15, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Atlanta
Died: 2006

 13 Devil Anse Hatfield

Devil Anse Hatfield
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Patriarch of the Hatfield Clan
Birthdate: September 9, 1839
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Logan, West Virginia
Died: 1921

 14 Ian Charleson

Ian Charleson
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Famous As: Scottish actor
Birthdate: August 11, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: 1990

 15 Mamie Till

Mamie Till
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: November 23, 1921
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: near Webb, Mississippi, USA
Died: 2003

 16 Cheryl Holdridge

Cheryl Holdridge
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 20, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: 2009

 17 Ylenia Carrisi

Ylenia Carrisi
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Famous As: Presenter
Birthdate: November 29, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rome
Died: 1994

 18 Edith Frank

Edith Frank
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 16, 1900
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Aachen
Died: 1945

 19 Victor Fleming

Victor Fleming
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Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: February 23, 1889
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: La Cañada Flintridge, California, United States
Died: 1949

 20 A. J. Cronin

A. J. Cronin
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: July 19, 1896
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cardross, Scotland
Died: 1981

 21 Tyāgarāja

Tyāgarāja
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 4, 1767
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Thiruvarur
Died: 1847

 22 Ida Tarbell

Ida Tarbell
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: November 5, 1857
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hatch Hollow, Amity Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1944

 23 Haym Salomon

Haym Salomon
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: April 7, 1740
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Leszno, Poland
Died: 1785

 24 Alessandro de' Medici, Duke of Florence

Alessandro de' Medici, Duke of Florence
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Famous As: Duke
Birthdate: July 22, 1510
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 1537

 25 Amr ibn al-As

Amr ibn al-As
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military commander
Birthdate: February 14, 0585
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Died: 0664

 26 Joe Slovo

Joe Slovo
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 23, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Obeliai
Died: 1995

 27 Mónica Spear

Mónica Spear
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model, Actress
Birthdate: October 1, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Maracaibo
Died: 2014
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 28 Bharatendu Harishchandra

Bharatendu Harishchandra
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 9, 1850
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Varanasi, India
Died: 1885

 29 David Alfaro Siqueiros

David Alfaro Siqueiros
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Famous As: Painter, University teacher, Military personnel
Birthdate: December 29, 1896
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chihuahua
Died: 1974

 30 Michel Petrucciani

Michel Petrucciani
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Jazz pianist
Birthdate: December 28, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Orange, France
Died: 1999

 31 Roger Boisjoly

Roger Boisjoly
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Mechanical Engineer
Birthdate: April 25, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2012

 32 Frances Burney

Frances Burney
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: June 13, 1752
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lynn Regis, England
Died: 1840

 33 Vang Pao

Vang Pao
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: December 8, 1929
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Xiangkhouang Province, Laos
Died: 2011

 34 Christopher of Bavaria

Christopher of Bavaria
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: February 26, 1416
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz, Germany
Died: 1448

 35 Julius Rosenwald

Julius Rosenwald
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: August 12, 1862
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Died: 1932

 36 Niall MacGinnis

Niall MacGinnis
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Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: March 29, 1913
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, County Dublin, History of Ireland (1801–1923) Ireland
Died: 1977

 37 Vladimir Vernadsky

Vladimir Vernadsky
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mineralogist
Birthdate: March 12, 1863
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1945

 38 Duane Hanson

Duane Hanson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Sculptor, Artist
Birthdate: January 17, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Alexandria
Died: 1996

 39 Don Martin

Don Martin
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Famous As: Cartoonist
Birthdate: May 18, 1931
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2000

 40 Uzun Ḥasan

Uzun Ḥasan
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Famous As: General
Birthdate: 1423 AD
Birthplace: Diyarbakır, Turkey
Died: 1478

 41 Peter IV of Aragon

Peter IV of Aragon
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: September 5, 1319
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Balaguer, Spain
Died: 1387

 42 P. C. Sorcar

P. C. Sorcar
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Stage magician
Birthdate: February 23, 1913
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tangail District
Died: 1971

 43 Antonio Sabato Sr.

Antonio Sabato Sr.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 2, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montelepre, Italy
Died: 2021

 44 Walt Barnes

Walt Barnes
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Actor, Football player
Birthdate: January 26, 1918
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Parkersburg, West Virginia, United States
Died: 1998
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 45 Pete Kleinow

Pete Kleinow
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 20, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana
Died: 2007

 46 Francesco Scavullo

Francesco Scavullo
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Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: January 16, 1921
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Staten Island, New York, United States
Died: 2004

 47 George R. Price

George R. Price
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician, Geneticist
Birthdate: October 6, 1922
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: United States of America
Died: 1975

 48 Richard Henry Dana Jr.

Richard Henry Dana Jr.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Reputed U. S. Lawyer & Abolitionist
Birthdate: August 1, 1815
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died: 1882

 49 Pavel Cherenkov

Pavel Cherenkov
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: July 28, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Voronezh Oblast, Russian Empire
Died: 1990

 50 Greta Thyssen

Greta Thyssen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 30, 1927
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hareskovby, Denmark
Died: 2018