Died On January 8th

Discover the most famous people who died on January 8. The list includes people like Galileo Galilei, François Mitterrand, Eli Whitney, Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, Arcangelo Corelli. Famous personalities featured on this list, include physicists, political leaders, artists and soldiers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Italy, United Kingdom & Germany 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 Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Astronomer
Birthdate: February 15, 1564
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pisa, Italy
Died: 1642

 2 Marco Polo

Marco Polo
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: 1254 AD
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: 1324

 3 Yvonne De Carlo

Yvonne De Carlo
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 1, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
Died: 2007
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 4 Zhou Enlai

Zhou Enlai
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: First Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of China
Birthdate: March 5, 1898
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Huai'an, China
Died: 1976

 5 François Mitterrand

François Mitterrand
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of France (1981-1995)
Birthdate: October 26, 1916
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Jarnac, France
Died: 1996

 6 Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell

Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Founder of the Scout Movement
Birthdate: February 22, 1857
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paddington
Died: 1941

 7 Terry-Thomas

Terry-Thomas
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 14, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1990
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 8 Joshua A. Norton

Joshua A. Norton
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Proclaimed himself "Norton I., Emperor of the United States"
Birthdate: February 4, 1818
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London or other parts of England
Died: 1880

 9 Dave Thomas

Dave Thomas
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Founder and CEO of Wendy's
Birthdate: July 2, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2002

 10 Joseph Schumpeter

Joseph Schumpeter
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: February 8, 1883
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Třešť, Czechia
Died: 1950

 11 Edd Byrnes

Edd Byrnes
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 30, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: 2020
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 12 Steve Clark

Steve Clark
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: April 23, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hillsborough, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Died: 1991

 13 Eli Whitney

Eli Whitney
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Famous As: American inventor
Birthdate: December 8, 1765
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Westborough
Died: 1825

 14 Giotto

Giotto
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 1267 AD
Birthplace: Florence
Died: 1337

 15 Pat Buttram

Pat Buttram
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 19, 1915
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Addison, Alabama
Died: 1994
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 16 Carlos Monzon

Carlos Monzon
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: August 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Javier, Santa Fe, Argentina
Died: 1995
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 17 Paul Verlaine

Paul Verlaine
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: March 30, 1844
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Metz, France
Died: 1896

 18 Jim Elliot

Jim Elliot
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Missionary
Birthdate: October 8, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon
Died: 1956

 19 Chandrasekharendra Saraswati

Chandrasekharendra Saraswati
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Leader
Birthdate: May 20, 1894
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Viluppuram, India
Died: 1994

 20 Peter Sarstedt

Peter Sarstedt
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 10, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: 2017

 21 Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of Iran
Birthdate: August 25, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bahreman, Iran
Died: 2017

 22 Arcangelo Corelli

Arcangelo Corelli
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Violinist
Birthdate: February 17, 1653
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fusignano, Italy
Died: 1713

 23 Yuen Siu-tien

Yuen Siu-tien
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Famous As: Former Hong Kong martial arts film actor
Birthdate: November 27, 1912
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Beijing, China
Died: 1979

 24 Keshab Chunder Sen

Keshab Chunder Sen
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: November 19, 1838
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Died: 1884

 25 Bimal Roy

Bimal Roy
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: July 12, 1909
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Died: 1966

 26 Tony Halme

Tony Halme
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland
Died: 2010
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 27 Kurt Schwitters

Kurt Schwitters
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Famous As: Painter, Artist, Sculptor, Graphic designer, Writer
Birthdate: June 20, 1887
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hanover
Died: 1948

 28 Gerhard Barkhorn

Gerhard Barkhorn
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aviator, Officer
Birthdate: March 20, 1919
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Königsberg
Died: 1983

 29 Adam Worth

Adam Worth
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: art thief
Birthdate: 1844 AD
Birthplace: Kingdom of Prussia
Died: 1902

 30 Simon Bolivar Buckner

Simon Bolivar Buckner
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: April 1, 1823
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Munfordville, Kentucky, U.S.
Died: 1914

 31 Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Joseph Franklin Rutherford
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Lawyer, Judge
Birthdate: November 8, 1869
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Morgan County
Died: 1942

 32 David Marshall Williams

David Marshall Williams
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Birthdate: November 13, 1900
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cumberland County
Died: 1975

 33 Roy Innis

Roy Innis
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: June 6, 1934
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Croix, United States Virgin Islands
Died: 2017

 34 Sara Carter

Sara Carter
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer
Birthdate: July 21, 1898
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Copper Creek, Virginia
Died: 1979

 35 William Kissam Vanderbilt II

William Kissam Vanderbilt II
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Motor Racer, Sailor
Birthdate: October 26, 1878
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: 1944

 36 Iwao Takamoto

Iwao Takamoto
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Animator
Birthdate: April 29, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2007

 37 Diponegoro

Diponegoro
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: November 11, 1785
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Died: 1855

 38 George Bellows

George Bellows
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Famous As: Painter, Artist, University teacher
Birthdate: August 19, 1882
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Columbus
Died: 1925

 39 Art Clokey

Art Clokey
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Famous As: American animator
Birthdate: October 12, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
Died: 2010

 40 Michael Tippett

Michael Tippett
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: January 2, 1905
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1998

 41 Nate Saint

Nate Saint
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Aviator
Birthdate: August 30, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hershey
Died: 1956

 42 Melvin Calvin

Melvin Calvin
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Biochemist
Birthdate: April 8, 1911
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Died: 1997

 43 Maria Teresa de Filippis

Maria Teresa de Filippis
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Formula One driver
Birthdate: November 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: 2016

 44 John George, Elector of Brandenburg

John George, Elector of Brandenburg
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: September 11, 1525
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cölln, Germany
Died: 1598

 45 Auguste Maquet

Auguste Maquet
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 13, 1813
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1888

 46 Michel Thomas

Michel Thomas
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Famous As: Linguist
Birthdate: February 3, 1914
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lodz, Poland
Died: 2005

 47 John Mauchly

John Mauchly
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: August 30, 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: 1980

 48 John Baskerville

John Baskerville
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: January 28, 1707
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wolverley, England
Died: 1775

 49 Zbigniew Cybulski

Zbigniew Cybulski
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 3, 1927
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kniaże, Poland
Died: 1967

 50 Andrei Bely

Andrei Bely
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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: October 26, 1880
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 1934