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 Sidney Poitier

Sidney Poitier
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Died: 2022
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 3 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

 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: Musicians
Famous As: Jazz Trumpeter, Bandleader
Birthdate: October 21, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cheraw, South Carolina, United States
Died: 1993

 6 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

 7 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)
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 8 Louis Braille

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

 9 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, United States
Died: 1921

 10 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

 11 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

 12 Edith Frank

Edith Frank
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Anne Frank's mother
Birthdate: January 16, 1900
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Aachen, Germany
Died: 1945

 13 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)

 14 Satwant Singh

Satwant Singh
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Bodyguard, Criminal
Birthdate: 1962 AD
Birthplace: Gurdaspur, Punjab, India
Died: 1989

 15 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

 16 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

 17 Ian Charleson

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

 18 Pat Harrington Jr.

Pat Harrington Jr.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 13, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2016
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 19 Burt Munro

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

 20 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

 21 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

 22 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

 23 Catherine Scorsese

Catherine Scorsese
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Actress, Writer
Birthdate: April 16, 1912
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 1997
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 24 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

 25 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

 26 Joe Arridy

Joe Arridy
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Wrongfully convicted of murder
Birthdate: April 29, 1915
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pueblo, Colorado, United States
Died: 1939

 27 Richard M. Krause

Richard M. Krause
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: January 4, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Marietta, Ohio, United States
Died: 2015

 28 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

 29 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

 30 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

 31 Georgy Sviridov

Georgy Sviridov
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: December 16, 1915
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fatezh, Russia
Died: 1998

 32 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

 33 Pavel Cherenkov

Pavel Cherenkov
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: July 28, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Novaya Chigla, Russia
Died: 1990

 34 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

 35 Richard Henry Dana Jr.

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

 36 Eadgyth

Eadgyth
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: February 6, 0910
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wessex
Died: 0946

 37 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

 38 John D. MacArthur

John D. MacArthur
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: March 6, 1897
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pittston, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1978

 39 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

 40 Rodolphe Kreutzer

Rodolphe Kreutzer
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Violinist
Birthdate: November 16, 1766
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Versailles, France
Died: 1831

 41 Raymond of Penyafort

Raymond of Penyafort
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Saint
Birthdate: 1175 AD
Birthplace: Santa Margarida i els Monjos, Spain
Died: 1275

 42 Rabbit Maranville

Rabbit Maranville
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball manager
Birthdate: November 11, 1891
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1954

 43 Kehar Singh

Kehar Singh
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: 1935 AD
Birthplace: Sirhind, Punjab, India
Died: 1989

 44 Hartley Coleridge

Hartley Coleridge
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: September 19, 1796
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kingsdown, England
Died: 1849

 45 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

 46 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

 47 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)

 48 Gary Mason

Gary Mason
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer, Rugby league player
Birthdate: December 15, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jamaica
Died: 2011

 49 Josef Dobrovský

Josef Dobrovský
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Famous As: Philologist
Birthdate: August 17, 1753
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gyarmat, Hungary
Died: 1829

 50 Zafar Iqbal

Zafar Iqbal
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 25, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Died: 1991