Died On July 14th

Discover the most famous people who died on July 14. The list includes people like Billy the Kid, Adlai Stevenson II, Augustin-Jean Fresnel, Joaquin Balaguer, Cicely Saunders. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, physicists, actors and mathematicians and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France, United Kingdom & Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
Meredith MacRae
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Birthdate: May 30, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Died: 2000
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 2 
Richard McDonald
(Co-Founder of McDonald's)
Richard McDonald
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 16, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manchester, New Hampshire, United States
Died: 1998

Richard McDonald was an entrepreneur who co-founded the fast-food company McDonald's with his brother, Maurice. Their father ran a food stall. As young men, Richard and Maurice took over their father’s business and redesigned the restaurant. The restaurant was highly successful, and the brothers began franchising their system. The first McDonald's restaurant has now been converted into a museum. 

 3 
Pernell Whitaker
(American Professional Boxer Who Was a Four-Weight World Champion)
Pernell Whitaker
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 2, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 4 
Adlai Stevenson II
(5th United States Ambassador to the United Nations)
Adlai Stevenson II
8
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 5, 1900
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1965
Adlai Stevenson II served as the Illinois governor from 1949 to 1953. He contested as the Democratic presidential nominee in 1952 and 1956 but was defeated by Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower both the times. Stevenson II also served as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations from 1961 to 1965.
 5 
Alphonse Mucha
(Painter)
Alphonse Mucha
2
Birthdate: July 24, 1860
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ivancice, Czechia
Died: 1939
 6 
Paul Kruger
(5th President of the South African Republic (1883 - 1902))
Paul Kruger
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 10, 1825
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Steynsburg, South Africa
Died: 1904

Paul Kruger was a South African politician who served as the last State President of the South African Republic. Revered by his admirers as a tragic folk hero, Kruger was one of the most influential military and political personalities in 19th-century South Africa. His life inspired the 1941 German film Ohm Krüger, in which Kruger was played by Emil Jannings.

 7 
Philip II of France
(King of France)
Philip II of France
6
Birthdate: August 21, 1165
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gonesse, France
Died: 1223

Philip II of France reigned as the king of France from 1180 until his death in 1223. He is credited with transforming France into the most powerful and prosperous country in Europe. He is also credited with building the Wall of Philip Augustus and bringing financial stability to France.

 8 
Luz Long
(Olympic long-jumper)
Luz Long
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 27, 1913
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: 1943
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 9 
William Henry Perkin
(British Chemist Known for His Serendipitous Discovery of First Commercial Synthetic Organic Dye, 'Mauveine')
William Henry Perkin
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Birthdate: March 12, 1838
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1907

William Henry Perkin is best remembered for his chance discovery of the dye mauveine, made of aniline purple. He had apparently discovered the dye while attempting to synthesize quinine. The Royal Medal-winning British chemist also studied salicyl alcohol and flavoring agents and synthesized the first artificial perfume.

 10 
Carrie Nye
(Actress)
Carrie Nye
2
Birthdate: October 14, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Greenwood, Mississippi, United States
Died: 2006
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 11 
Mark Oliphant
(Australian Physicist Who Played an Important Role in the First Experimental Demonstration of Nuclear Fusion)
Mark Oliphant
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 8, 1901
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
Died: 2000

Mark Oliphant was an Australian humanitarian and physicist who played a prominent role in the first experimentation of nuclear fusion. He also played an influential role in the development of nuclear weapons. Oliphant is credited with founding the Australian Academy of Science. Over the course of his illustrious career, Mark Oliphant received several prestigious awards, such as the Hughes Medal.

 12 
Jeff LaBar
(Guitarist for playing in the glam metal band Cinderella)
Jeff LaBar
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 18, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Darby, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2021
 13 
Kamehameha II
(King)
Kamehameha II
1
Birthdate: 1797
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hilo, Hawaii
Died: 1824
 14 
Cicely Saunders
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 22, 1918
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Barnet, Hertfordshire, England
Died: 2005
A pioneer of the hospice movement, English nurse and social worker Cicely Saunders not only developed the palliative care approach but also established the St. Christopher’s Hospice in London. A supporter of medical ethics, she was against voluntary euthanasia. She won numerous awards, such as the Templeton Prize.
 15 
Joaquin Balaguer
(President of the Dominican Republic (1986-1996))
Joaquin Balaguer
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 3, 1906
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bisonó, Dominican Republic
Died: 2002
 16 
Augustin-Jean Fresnel
2
Birthdate: May 10, 1788
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Broglie (Eure)
Died: 1827

Augustin-Jean Fresne, best remembered for his pioneering research on the wave theory of light, was a sickly child and was mostly homeschooled in his early days. The French physicist was a civil engineer, too. Unfortunately, most of his scientific work failed to receive public attention during his lifetime.

 17 
Marius Petipa
(One of the Most Influential Ballet Masters and Choreographers in Ballet History)
Marius Petipa
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: March 11, 1818
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Marseille, France
Died: 1910

Marius Petipa was a French pedagogue, ballet dancer, and choreographer. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential and important ballet choreographers and masters in ballet history. From 1871 to 1903, he served as the principal choreographer and Ballet Master of the popular Imperial Russian Ballet. In the 1983 biopic Anna Pavlova, Petipa was played by Pyotr Gusev.

 18 
Kenneth Bainbridge
(Physicist)
Kenneth Bainbridge
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 27, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cooperstown, New York, United States
Died: 1996
 19 
Margaret of Denmark, Queen of Scotland
(Queen)
Margaret of Denmark, Queen of Scotland
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Birthdate: June 23, 1456
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Denmark
Died: 1486
 20 
Sayyida al Hurra
(Queen)
Sayyida al Hurra
1
Birthdate: 1485 AD
Birthplace: Chefchaouen, Morocco
Died: 1561
 21 
Asmahan
(Actress)
Asmahan
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Birthdate: November 25, 1912
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Syria
Died: 1944
 22 
Lawrence Hargrave
(Inventor & Explorer)
Lawrence Hargrave
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Birthdate: January 29, 1850
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Greenwich
Died: 1915
Australian aeronautical engineer Lawrence Hargrave is best remembered for inventing the box kite, or the cellular kite. He went on several expeditions at sea before devoting himself to aeronautics. His initial monoplane models were built after detailed research on the flight of insects and birds.
 23 
John Wilkinson
(Pioneer in cast iron manufacturing)
John Wilkinson
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Birthdate: 1728 AD
Birthplace: Bridgefoot
Died: 1808
 24 
Prince Axel of Denmark
(Prince)
Prince Axel of Denmark
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 12, 1888
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: 1964
 25 
Alice Coachman
(American olympic athlete)
Alice Coachman
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 9, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Albany, Georgia, United States
Died: 2014
 26 
Tudor Arghezi
(Romanian Author and Poet Known for Enriching Romanian Children's Literature)
Tudor Arghezi
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 21, 1880
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
Died: 1967

Romanian author Ion N. Theodorescu, better known as Tudor Arghezi, is remembered for his contribution to Romanian children’s literature and for introducing a new lyric poetry form. He was a leading figure of Poporanism and Symbolism in Romania. The novel Wooden Icons and the poetry collection Suitable Words remain 2 of his best-known works.

 27 
Christian Boltanski
(French Sculptor, Photographer, Painter Known for His Contemporary French Conceptual Style)
Christian Boltanski
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Birthdate: September 6, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 2021

Christian Boltanski was a French sculptor, painter, photographer, and filmmaker. Best remembered for his contemporary French conceptual style and photography installations, Boltanski took part in more than 150 art exhibitions around the world. He also won several prestigious prizes like the Praemium Imperiale Award.

 28 
Joseph Taylor Robinson
(Politician)
Joseph Taylor Robinson
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 26, 1872
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lonoke, Arkansas, United States
Died: 1937
 29 
Léo Ferré
(Poet)
Léo Ferré
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 24, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Monte Carlo, Monaco
Died: 1993
 30 
Richard von Mises
(Austrian Scientist and Mathematician)
Richard von Mises
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 19, 1883
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lviv, Ukraine
Died: 1953

Richard von Mises was an Austrian Jewish scientist and mathematician. He is known for his work on solid mechanics, aerodynamics, aeronautics, fluid mechanics, and probability theory. He was the Gordon McKay Professor of Aerodynamics and Applied Mathematics at Harvard University. He is the one who proposed the now-famous "birthday problem" in probability theory. He was married to mathematician Hilda Geiringer.  

 31 
Francisco Morales Bermúdez
(President of Peru from 1975 to 1980)
Francisco Morales Bermúdez
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 4, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lima, Peru
Died: 2022

Francisco Morales Bermúdez was a Peruvian general and politician. He served as the President of Peru from 29 August 1975 to 28 July 1980. A prominent political leader, Morales Bermúdez also served as the Prime Minister of Peru in 1975. From 1969 to 1974, Francisco Morales Bermúdez served as the Minister of Economy and Finance.

 32 
Sophia Alekseyevna of Russia
(Politician)
Sophia Alekseyevna of Russia
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 27, 1657
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 1704
 33 
Madalina Manole
(Romanian Singer and Actress)
Madalina Manole
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 14, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vălenii de Munte, Romania
Died: 2010

Madalina Manole was a Romanian singer and actress. A pop recording artist, Manole has been associated with various labels throughout her career. Some of her best known albums include Fată dragă, Happy New Year, Trăiesc pentru tine, and 09 Mădălina Manole.

 34 
Max Woosnam
(British Tennis Player)
Max Woosnam
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 6, 1892
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: 1965

Widely known as the greatest British sportsperson, Max Woosnam not only won an Olympic gold in tennis, but was also a Manchester City and England footballer and a seasoned cricketer who had scored a century at Lord’s. He was also skilled in golf and snooker. His chain-smoking habits eventually claimed his life.

 35 
Jacinto Benavente
(One of the Foremost Spanish Dramatists of the 20th Century)
Jacinto Benavente
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 12, 1866
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: 1954

Jacinto Benavente was one of the foremost Spanish dramatists of the 20th century. The son of a popular pediatrician, he developed an early interest in literature but was expected to pursue a more conventional professional. He began studying law but abandoned it to become a dramatist. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1922. 

 36 
Francisco de Miranda
(Venezuelan Revolutionary and Military Leader)
Francisco de Miranda
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 28, 1750
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Died: 1816

Francisco de Miranda was a Venezuelan revolutionary and military leader. He is considered a predecessor of Simón Bolívar, who liberated much of South America during the Spanish American wars of independence. Miranda is best remembered for his role in three major political movements of his time: the French Revolution, the American Revolutionary War, and the Spanish American Wars of Independence. 

 37 
Germaine de Staël
(Philosopher)
Germaine de Staël
1
Birthdate: April 22, 1766
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1817

Germaine de Staël was a French political theorist and woman of letters. She is best remembered for her collaboration with the popular  Swiss-French political thinker Benjamin Constant. Germaine, who was way ahead of her time, is widely regarded as a precursor of feminism.

 38 
Raymond Loewy
(Former industrial designer)
Raymond Loewy
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 5, 1893
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1986
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 39 
Richard Bentley
(Theologian)
Richard Bentley
0
Birthdate: January 27, 1662
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oulton, England
Died: 1742
 40 
Alfred Krupp
(Industrialist)
Alfred Krupp
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 26, 1812
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Essen, Germany
Died: 1887
 41 
Ernst Gideon von Laudon
(Military officer)
Ernst Gideon von Laudon
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 13, 1717
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Madona Municipality, Latvia
Died: 1790
 42 
Sibyl Hathaway
(Dame of Sark from 1927 until her death in 1974)
Sibyl Hathaway
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 13, 1884
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Guernsey
Died: 1974
 43 
Julie Manet
(Painter)
Julie Manet
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Birthdate: November 14, 1878
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1966
 44 
M. S. Viswanathan
(Actor, Composer)
M. S. Viswanathan
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 24, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Elappully (gram panchayat)
Died: 2015

Known as Mellisai Mannar, or The King of Light Music, Tamil composer M. S. Viswanathan had a troubled childhood, selling food at movie theaters and learning music to sustain himself and his family. Of the many awards he had won is the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award – South.

 45 
William Mason
(Composer, Pianist)
William Mason
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 24, 1829
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1908
 46 
Karl Heinrich Ulrichs
(German Lawyer and Jurist Who is Regarded as a Pioneer of Sexology and the Modern Gay Rights Movement)
Karl Heinrich Ulrichs
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 28, 1825
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Aurich, Germany
Died: 1895

Karl Heinrich Ulrichs was a German lawyer, journalist, jurist, and writer. Today, he is widely regarded as a pioneer of the modern gay rights movement and sexology. Ulrichs is considered the first openly gay man in the history of mankind. In August 1867, Karl Heinrich Ulrichs urged the goverment to revoke anti-homosexual laws, becoming the first homosexual to do so.

 47 
Walter Baldwin Spencer
(Anthropologist)
Walter Baldwin Spencer
1
Birthdate: June 23, 1860
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stretford, England
Died: 1929

English biologist and anthropologist Walter Baldwin Spencer is remembered for his pioneering study of the indigenous population of Australia. He initially taught biology but later drifted to anthropology. He was also knighted but died while on an expedition to study the Ushuaia of the Tierra del Fuego.

 48 
Pancho Villa
(Filipino Professional Boxer Who is Regarded as One of the Greatest Flyweight Boxers of All Time)
Pancho Villa
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 1, 1901
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ilog, Philippines
Died: 1925

Pancho Villa was a Filipino boxer best remembered as the first Asian to earn the World Flyweight Championship title in 1923. Counted among the greatest Flyweight boxers of all time, Villa was never knocked out during his boxing career. In 1994, Pancho Villa was posthumously inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

 49 
Jeff Krosnoff
(American Race Car Driver)
Jeff Krosnoff
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 24, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Died: 1996

Jeff Krosnoff was an American racing driver who competed in the CART PPG Indy Car World Series. He also took part in the 24 Hours of Le Mans where he finished second in 1994. Krosnoff was killed in an accident that took place in the 1996 Molson Indy Toronto.

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Raymond Roussel
(Poet)
Raymond Roussel
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 20, 1877
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1933