Died On July 10th

Discover the most famous people who died on July 10. The list includes people like Luther Martin, Henry II of France, Hadrian, Mel Blanc, William the Silent. Famous personalities featured on this list, include emperors & kings, composers, artists and voice actors and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France and many more countries.
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Omar Sharif
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Birthdate: April 10, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: 2015
Egyptian actor Omar Sharif shot to fame with the iconic film Lawrence of Arabia, which won him two Golden Globes and an Academy Award nomination. He is also remembered for his role in Doctor Zhivago. He was one of the world’s top 50 contract bridge players and spoke six languages.
 2 
Mel Blanc
(Known for His Voices of 'Bugs Bunny', 'Daffy Duck' & 'Porky Pig' During the Golden Age of American Animation)
Mel Blanc
10
Birthdate: May 30, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 1989

Mel Blanc was an American radio personality and voice actor. Dubbed The Man of a Thousand Voices, Blanc contributed immensely to the success of several theatrical cartoons by voicing famous characters, such as Porky Pig, Daffy Duck, Bugs Bunny, Barney Rubble, and Mr. Spacely. He was considered one of the most influential and important personalities in the voice acting industry.

 3 
Hadrian
(Roman Emperor)
Hadrian
17
Birthdate: January 24, 0076
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Italica, Hispania
Died: 0138
Hadrian was the Roman emperor from 117 to 138. Though he was married to Vibia Sabina, he was said to have many male lovers. He reconstructed the Pantheon and built the Temple of Venus and Roma. He also supported military discipline and came to be known as a benevolent dictator.
 4 
El Cid
(Military leader)
El Cid
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1043 AD
Birthplace: Vivar, Burgos
Died: 1099
Spanish folk hero Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, or El Cid, was a Castilian knight from medieval Spain. He had been part of both Christian and Muslim armies and is also remembered for his heroic conquest of Valencia. He remains immortalized in the Spanish epic poem El Cantar de Mio Cid.
 5 
Frank Hamer
(Police Officer)
Frank Hamer
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 17, 1884
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wilson County, Texas
Died: 1955

Frank Hamer was an American Texas Ranger and law enforcement officer. He is credited with leading the 1934 group that tracked down and executed criminals, Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker. Well-known for his investigative skill, marksmanship, and toughness, Frank Hamer was recognized as the archetypal Texas Ranger in the Southwest. His life and work inspired the 2019 film, The Highwaymen.

 6 
Henry II of France
(King of France (1547 - 1559))
Henry II of France
9
Birthdate: March 31, 1519
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
Died: 1559
Henry II, son of Francis I, reigned as the king of France from 1547 to 1559. Though he achieved the Peace of Cateau-Cambrésis, which ended the Italian Wars, he died as a result of a would inflicted by Gabriel de Montgomery during a jousting event to celebrate the same.
 7 
Marie of Romania
(Wife of Ferdinand I of Romania and Former Queen Consort of Romania (1914 - 1927))
Marie of Romania
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 29, 1875
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Eastwell Park, Kent, England
Died: 1938

Marie of Romania was a descendant of Queen Victoria and born as the Princess of Edinburgh, before she married King Ferdinand I and became the last queen of Romania. A visual artist and a patron of the Art Nouveau movement, she was also a skilled equestrian and driver.

 8 
Rocky Aoki
(Restaurateur Who Founded the Popular Japanese Cuisine Restaurant Chain 'Benihana')
Rocky Aoki
3
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 9, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: 2008
 9 
Roger Rees
(Actor)
Roger Rees
7
Birthdate: May 5, 1944
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Aberystwyth, Wales, UK
Died: 2015
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 10 
Jelly Roll Morton
(Pianist, Bandleader, Composer, Conductor, Jazz musician)
Jelly Roll Morton
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 20, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gulfport
Died: 1941
 11 
Louis Daguerre
3
Birthdate: November 18, 1787
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cormeilles-en-Parisis, France
Died: 1851
Remembered for his invention of the daguerreotype, or the first process of photography, which could develop pictures in just 20 to 30 minutes, Louis Daguerre had humble beginnings as revenue officer and then an opera scene painter. He was also instrumental in setting up the first diorama theater.
Emperor Taizong of Tang
1
Birthdate: January 28, 0598
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wugong County, Xianyang, China
Died: 0649

Emperor Taizong of Tang was the second emperor of the Tang dynasty of China. He ruled for over two decades from 626 to 649. He is considered to be one of the greatest emperors in China's history. Under his reign, Tang China flourished. The emperor was a scholar of logic and scientific reason. He was married to Empress Zhangsun. 

 13 
John D. Rockefeller III
(Philanthropist)
John D. Rockefeller III
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 21, 1906
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1978
 14 
John Hammond
(Record producer, Activist)
John Hammond
6
Birthdate: December 15, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1987
 15 
William the Silent
(Main Leader of the Dutch Revolt Against the Spanish Habsburgs that Set off the Eighty Years' War)
William the Silent
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 24, 1533
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dillenburg, Germany
Died: 1584

William the Silent played an important role in the Dutch Revolt where he led a group of fighters against the Spanish Habsburgs. The revolt resulted in the Eighty Years' War, which in turn paved the way for the independence of the United Provinces. Thanks to his efforts during the Dutch Revolt, William is referred to as Father of the Fatherland.    

 16 
Le Duan
(Former General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam)
Le Duan
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 7, 1907
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Triệu Đông, Vietnam
Died: 1986
 17 
Winston Graham
(Novelist)
Winston Graham
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 30, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Victoria Park, Manchester, England
Died: 2003
 18 
Grand Duke George Alexandrovich of Russia
(Aristocrat)
Grand Duke George Alexandrovich of Russia
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 9, 1871
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pushkin, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1899
 19 
Joe Davis
(English Professional Snooker and Billiards Player)
Joe Davis
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 15, 1901
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Whitwell, Derbyshire, England
Died: 1978
 20 
Zohra Sehgal
(Indian Actress, Dancer, and Choreographer.)
Zohra Sehgal
1
Birthdate: April 27, 1912
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saharanpur, India
Died: 2014

Zohra Sehgal was an Indian dancer, choreographer, and actress. Regarded as one of the most prominent Indian dancers of all time, Zohra Sehgal influenced and inspired several aspiring Indian dancers and actresses. She had won several prestigious honors, such as the Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship and Padma Vibhushan, the country’s second-highest civilian award.

 21 
Denise Nickerson
(Actress)
Denise Nickerson
1
Birthdate: April 1, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 2019
 22 
Arthur Fiedler
(Conductor)
Arthur Fiedler
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 17, 1894
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts
Died: 1979
 23 
Justin Pierce
(Actor and Skateboarder Known for His Roles in the Films: ‘Kids’ and ‘Next Friday’)
Justin Pierce
22
Birthdate: March 21, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 2000

Justin Pierce was a British skateboarder and actor, best known for playing Casper in the 1995 coming-of-age drama film, Kids. Pierce, who had a troubled early life due to his parents' separation, started using marijuana and heroin, for which he was also arrested. At the age of 25, Justin Pierce committed suicide amidst a successful acting career.

 24 
Clement Clarke Moore
(Author)
Clement Clarke Moore
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 15, 1779
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: 1863
 25 
Doris Tate
(Activist)
Doris Tate
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 16, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Died: 1992
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Mike Pratt
(Actor, Jazz musician)
Mike Pratt
0
Birthdate: June 7, 1931
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1976
 27 
Fernando Sor
(Spanish Classical Guitarist and Composer of the Early Romantic Era)
Fernando Sor
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 14, 1778
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: 1839

Fernando Sor was a Spanish composer and classical guitarist best remembered for writing solo classical guitar music. Widely regarded as the best classical guitarist of his generation, Fernando Sor also composed an opera, two ballets, and three symphonies. Many of his works have been studied by students and guitar enthusiasts all over the world.

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Luther Martin
(Politician)
Luther Martin
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 20, 1748
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Metuchen
Died: 1826
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Johann Gottfried Galle
(Astronomer, University teacher)
Johann Gottfried Galle
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 9, 1812
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Radis
Died: 1910

Johann Gottfried Galle was a German astronomer who worked at the Berlin Observatory. On 23 September 1846, he became the first person to view and recognize the planet Neptune. The discovery of Neptune is considered one of the most significant moments of 19th-century science and is widely regarded as a validation of celestial mechanics.

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René of Anjou
(Duke)
René of Anjou
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 16, 1409
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Château d'Angers, Angers, France
Died: 1480
 31 
Valentina Cortese
(Actress)
Valentina Cortese
0
Birthdate: January 1, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: 2019
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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John Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher
(Politician)
John Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 25, 1841
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sri Lanka
Died: 1920

John Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher, was 13 when he first joined the navy. The British admiral later became the First Sea Lord. He is remembered for introducing torpedo-boat destroyers and for improving the naval gunnery. He retired over bitter disagreements with the likes of Winston Churchill and their naval expedition plans.

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Roland Petit
(French Ballet Company Director, Choreographer and Dancer)
Roland Petit
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: January 13, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Villemomble, France
Died: 2011

Roland Petit was a French dancer, choreographer, and ballet company director. Renowned for his creative ballets, Petit is credited with choreographing several internationally acclaimed dancers. He is also credited with founding the Ballet National de Marseille in Marseille, France. In 1994, Roland Petit was honored with the prestigious Prix Benois de la Danse for his contribution as a choreographer.

 34 
Vazha-Pshavela
(Poet)
Vazha-Pshavela
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 26, 1861
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tiflis Governorate, Russian Empire, now Georgia
Died: 1915
 35 
Elijah Pitts
(American football player)
Elijah Pitts
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 3, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mayflower, Arkansas, United States
Died: 1998
 36 
Mona von Bismarck
(Socialite)
Mona von Bismarck
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 5, 1897
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: 1983
 37 
Errol John
(Actor)
Errol John
1
Birthdate: December 20, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Died: 1988
 38 
Hsinbyushin
(King of Myanmar)
Hsinbyushin
0
Birthdate: September 12, 1736
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Shwebo Moksobo, Myanmar (Burma)
Died: 1776
 39 
On Kawara
(Japanese Conceptual Artist)
On Kawara
0
Birthdate: December 24, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kariya, Aichi, Japan
Died: 2014

On Kawara stunned art lovers with his paintings of dismembered bodies in the mid-1950s. The Japanese conceptual artist is best known for his Today series, or Date series, which contained over 2,000 paintings created in more than 100 cities. Following extensive tours across Europe, he eventually settled in New York.

 40 
Jon Vickers
(Opera singer)
Jon Vickers
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 29, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Prince Albert, Canada
Died: 2015
 41 
Inge Meysel
(Stage actor, Film actor)
Inge Meysel
0
Birthdate: May 30, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Neukölln, Berlin, Germany
Died: 2004
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 42 
Mariya Smirnova
(Military personnel)
Mariya Smirnova
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 31, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tver Governorate, Russia
Died: 2002
 43 
Richard Eastham
(Actor, Singer)
Richard Eastham
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 22, 1916
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Opelousas, Louisiana, United States
Died: 2005
 44 
Fernando Pereira
(Photographer)
Fernando Pereira
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: May 10, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chaves, Portugal
Died: 1985
 45 
Hartley Shawcross
(Barrister)
Hartley Shawcross
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 4, 1902
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Giessen, Germany
Died: 2003
 46 
Tommy Milton
(American Race Car Driver)
Tommy Milton
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 14, 1893
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Died: 1962
 47 
Edward Downes
(Conductor)
Edward Downes
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 17, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
Died: 2009
 48 
Omar Ali Saifuddin I
(18th Sultan of Brunei)
Omar Ali Saifuddin I
0
Birthdate: February 3, 1711
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brunei Town, Brunei
Died: 1795
 49 
Pierrette Alarie
(Soprano)
Pierrette Alarie
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 9, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: 2011
 50 
Luz Elisa Borja Martinez
(Ecuadorian Pianist, Poet, Sculptor, and Painter)
Luz Elisa Borja Martinez
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 15, 1903
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Riobamba, Ecuador
Died: 1927

Luz Elisa Borja Martinez was an Ecuadorian pianist, poet, sculptor, and painter. Regarded as one of the most illustrious poets of her generation, Borja achieved success within Ecuador and won several awards. Some of her works are displayed at a cultural organization called Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana.