Died On July 19th

Discover the most famous people who died on July 19. The list includes people like James Garner, Petrarch, Syngman Rhee, Margaret Fuller, Humayun Ahmed. Famous personalities featured on this list, include poets, political leaders, journalists and military leaders and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Italy & Myanmar and many more countries.
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James Garner
(Actor and Producer Best Known for His Role as ‘Bret Maverick’ in the Western ABC Series ‘Maverick’)
James Garner
19
Birthdate: April 7, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Norman, Oklahoma, United States
Died: 2014

James Garner was an American actor and producer. He is credited with mentoring fellow actor and producer Tom Selleck. He is also credited with helping celebrities like Steve McQueen and Clint Eastwood establish themselves in the film industry. He was also an avid golfer and racing enthusiast; he owned the American International Racers racing team for a couple of years.

 2 
Rutger Hauer
(Dutch Actor Known for His Films: 'Turkish Delight', 'Nighthawks' and 'Blade Runner')
Rutger Hauer
11
Birthdate: January 23, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Breukelen, Netherlands
Died: 2019

Dutch actor Rutger Hauer, tagged as the Best Dutch Actor of the Century by the Dutch public, gained spotlight with his debut film, Turkish Delight, the most successful film in the history of Dutch cinema. Moving on, he gained international recognition with other Dutch films like Spetters, and etched his name in Hollywood with films like Nighthawks and Blade Runner.   

 3 
Garry Marshall
(Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director & Producer)
Garry Marshall
7
Birthdate: November 13, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: 2016

Garry Marshall was an American screenwriter, actor, and filmmaker. He is credited with creating the popular television series Happy Days and its several spin-offs. He is also credited with co-creating other TV series like Laverne & Shirley and Mork & Mindy. Makin' It, a 1979 sitcom starring David Naughton, was also co-created by Garry Marshall.

 4 
Francesco Petrarch
(Poet, Scholar and Humanist)
Francesco Petrarch
13
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 20, 1304
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Arezzo, Italy
Died: 1374
Legendary Renaissance poet and the father of humanism Petrarch is remembered for his poems addressed to a certain Laura. While his lawyer father pushed him into studying law, Petrarch’s love for literature made him quit the domain after 7 years, following which he focused on writing. 
 5 
Jack Warden
(Actor)
Jack Warden
5
Birthdate: September 18, 1920
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2006
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 6 
General Aung San
(Politician)
General Aung San
21
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 13, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: 1947
Revered as a hero and as the Father of the Nation in Burma (now Myanmar), Aung San was instrumental in his country’s fight for independence from the British. The founder of the Myanmar Armed Forces, San was unfortunately assassinated a few months before Burma achieved independence.
 7 
Lorenzen Wright
(Basketball player)
Lorenzen Wright
23
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oxford, Mississippi, United States
Died: 2010
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
 8 
Skye McCole Bartusiak
(Child Actress and Child Model)
Skye McCole Bartusiak
11
Birthdate: September 28, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Died: 2014

Child actress and child model Skye McCole Bartusiak is best remembered for her role in the TV series Touched by an Angel, for which she was nominated for a Young Artist Award. During her short but successful career, she played versatile roles in TV shows and films. She died at the age of 21 due to an apparent drug overdose.

 9 
Mel Smith
(Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Comedian, Film director, Writer, Screenwriter)
Mel Smith
1
Birthdate: December 3, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chiswick
Died: 2013
 10 
Matthew Flinders
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 16, 1774
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Donington
Died: 1814
 11 
Agustín de Iturbide
(Emperor of Mexico (1822 - 1823))
Agustín de Iturbide
1
Birthdate: September 27, 1783
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Morelia, Mexico
Died: 1824

Agustín de Iturbide was a Mexican politician and army general who played a key role during the Mexican War of Independence. During the war, Agustín built a successful military and political coalition that brought the entire Mexico City under its control on 27 September 1821, thus playing an important role in gaining independence for Mexico.

 12 
Mungo Park
(Explorer)
Mungo Park
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 11, 1771
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Selkirkshire, Scotland
Died: 1806
 13 
Lefty Frizzell
(Singer)
Lefty Frizzell
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 31, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Corsicana, Texas, United States
Died: 1975
 14 
Syngman Rhee
(Statesman)
Syngman Rhee
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 26, 1875
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Haeju
Died: 1965
South Korea’s first president, Syngman Rhee, plunged into politics fighting for independence from Japan. His PhD from Princeton made him the first Korean to get a U.S. doctorate. Faced with the April Revolution and the Second Republic of Korea, he resigned and spent his final years exiled in Honolulu. 
 15 
Frank McCourt
(Writer)
Frank McCourt
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 19, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Died: 2009
 16 
Edward Bunker
(American Criminal-Turned-Crime Writer Known for His Screenplays for Movies 'Straight Time' and 'Runaway Train')
Edward Bunker
2
Birthdate: December 31, 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2005

Edward Bunker was a convicted felon who later pursued a respectable career as a writer of crime fiction. He had a difficult childhood and became involved in crimes as a teenager, participating in activities like bank robbery and drug dealing. He later worked on rebuilding his life and pursued a career in writing. He was also an occasional actor. 

 17 
Paolo Borsellino
(Judge)
Paolo Borsellino
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 19, 1940
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Palermo
Died: 1992

Italian judge Paolo Borsellino is remembered for his lifelong struggle against the Sicilian Mafia. He, along with Giovanni Falcone, succeeded in convicting over 300 criminals during the Maxi Trial in 1986 and 1987. He was later killed in a car bomb attack that also killed five police officers.

 18 
Bert Trautmann
(German Football Player Who Played as a Goalkeeper)
Bert Trautmann
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 22, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bremen, Germany
Died: 2013

Bert Trautmann was a German football player who played as a goalkeeper for popular teams like Manchester City and St Helens Town. He made 508 appearances for the Manchester City from 1949 to 1964. Regarded as one of the best goalkeepers of his generation, Bert Trautmann was made an inductee of the National Football Museum's Hall of Fame in 2005.

 19 
Okita Sōji
(Captain of the First Unit of the 'Shinsengumi', a Special Police Force in Kyoto During Late Shogunate Period)
Okita Sōji
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1842 AD
Birthplace: Edo, Japan
Died: 1868

Okita Sōji was a Japanese military leader who served as the captain of the pilot batch of the Shinsengumi, Kyoto's special police force during the late shogunate period. Okita Sōji is often counted among the best swordsmen of the police force. Okita Sōji has been immortalized in various novels, manga series, and period dramas.

 20 
Hans Morgenthau
(Judge, Political scientist, Writer, Philosopher, University teacher)
Hans Morgenthau
0
Birthdate: February 17, 1904
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Coburg
Died: 1980

German-born American political scientist and historian Hans Morgenthau, a leading twentieth-century figure in the study of international relations, is noted for his contributions in international relations theory and the study of international law. His book Politics Among Nations introduced the concept of political realism that played an instrumental role in the foreign policy of the US.

 21 
Humayun Ahmed
(One of the Most Influential Writers in Bangladesh History)
Humayun Ahmed
8
Birthdate: November 13, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Netrokona District, Bangladesh
Died: 2012

Bangladeshi novelist and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed boasted of a PhD in polymer chemistry and had even taught at the University of Dhaka. His mostly depicted the struggle of the middle-class through his works. His films such as Aguner Poroshmoni won him multiple National Film Awards. He died battling colon cancer.

 22 
Hugh Grosvenor, 2nd Duke of Westminster
Hugh Grosvenor, 2nd Duke of Westminster
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 19, 1879
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cheshire
Died: 1953
 23 
Philippa of Lancaster
(Queen of Portugal (1387-1415))
Philippa of Lancaster
2
Birthdate: March 31, 1360
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Leicester, England
Died: 1415
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John Jacob Astor V
(English Newspaper Proprietor, Politician and Military Officer)
John Jacob Astor V
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 20, 1886
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 1971
 25 
Arnulf of Metz
(Bishops of Metz)
Arnulf of Metz
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 31, 0582
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lay-Saint-Christophe, France
Died: 0640

A Frankish noble, Arnulf of Metz served at the court of Theudebert II and was also made the bishop of Metz. Along with Pippin, he led a campaign against Brunhild and caused its downfall, eventually leading to the reunification of Frankish territories under Chlotar II.

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Susannah Martin
(Witchcraft)
Susannah Martin
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 30, 1621
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: England
Died: 1692
 27 
Elvira Madigan
(Circus performer, best known today for her romantic relationship with the Swedish nobleman and cavalry officer Sixten Sparre)
Elvira Madigan
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 4, 1867
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Flensburg, Germany
Died: 1889
 28 
Clyde Beatty
(American Wild Animal Trainer Known for His 'Fighting Act')
Clyde Beatty
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 10, 1903
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bainbridge, Ohio, United States
Died: 1965

Clyde Beatty was an American circus mogul, zoo owner, and animal trainer. After beginning his career as a cage boy in Howe's Great London Circus, Beatty went on to become one of the most famous animal trainers and circus performers in the world. He also established or owned many circuses including the popular Clyde Beatty Circus.

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Frank Murphy
(jurist-consultant, lawyer, politician, judge)
Frank Murphy
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 13, 1890
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: 1949
 30 
Stefan Stambolov
(9th Prime Minister of Bulgaria (1887 - 1894))
Stefan Stambolov
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 31, 1854
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
Died: 1895

Stefan Stambolov was a Bulgarian journalist, revolutionary, politician, and poet who served as the Prime Minister of Bulgaria from 1 September 1887 to 31 May 1894. Counted among the most popular and prominent founders of modern Bulgaria, Stambolov played a key role during the Balkan Wars; he helped initiate the cultural and economic progress in Bulgaria.

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Gunther Gebel-Williams
(American Animal Trainer)
Gunther Gebel-Williams
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 12, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Schweidnitz, Poland
Died: 2001
Gunther Gebel-Williams was an animal trainer who worked at the famous Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus between 1968 and 1990. He achieved immense popularity during the early days of TV, appearing on shows like The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and The Ed Sullivan Show. 
 32 
Hannes Meyer
(Swiss Architect)
Hannes Meyer
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: November 18, 1889
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Basel
Died: 1954
 33 
Clara Agnelli
(Socialite)
Clara Agnelli
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 24, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: 2016
 34 
Dimitri
(Clown and mime artist)
Dimitri
0
Birthdate: September 18, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ascona, Switzerland
Died: 2016
 35 
Alain Bombard
(French Physician Who Sailed Across the Atlantic Ocean in a Small Boat Without Provision)
Alain Bombard
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: October 27, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 2005

Alain Bombard was a French physician, biologist, and politician. He is best remembered for his theory which states that a human being could survive a trip across the Atlantic Ocean without provision. Alain Bombard achieved popularity when he sailed across the Atlantic Ocean in a small boat without provision in order to test his theory.

 36 
Ada Cambridge
(Australian-English writer)
Ada Cambridge
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 21, 1844
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: St Germans
Died: 1926

Ada Cambridge was an English-born Australian writer best known for her novels Materfamilias and Path and Goal. She wrote three volumes of poetry and more than 25 works of fiction. Several of her novels were serialized in newspapers. She became a famous writer and was chosen to be the first president of the Women Writers Club. 

 37 
John McKinley
(Jurist)
John McKinley
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 1, 1780
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Culpeper County, Virginia, United States
Died: 1852
 38 
Michael Andrews
(Painter)
Michael Andrews
0
Birthdate: October 30, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Norwich, England
Died: 1995
 39 
Konstantin Batyushkov
(Poet)
Konstantin Batyushkov
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 29, 1787
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vologda, Russia
Died: 1855
 40 
Paul M. Fleiss
(American Author and Pediatrician Who Achieved Notoriety for Pleading Guilty to Bank Fraud)
Paul M. Fleiss
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: September 8, 1933
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: 2014

Paul M. Fleiss was an American author and pediatrician. Best remembered for his unorthodox medical views, Fleiss did not insist upon vaccinations for children, although he recommended them. Paul M. Fleiss achieved notoriety in 1994, when he pleaded guilty to bank fraud and conspiracy in association with his daughter Heidi's prostitution ring.

 41 
Pierre Louis Dulong
(French Physicist and Chemist Who Helped Formulate the 'Dulong–Petit Law' of Specific Heats)
Pierre Louis Dulong
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 12, 1785
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rouen, France
Died: 1838

French physicist and chemist Pierre Louis Dulong FRS FRSE is best-remembered for proposing the thermodynamic law called the Dulong–Petit law with fellow scientist Alexis Petit. Subjects of his scientific studies included the elasticity of steam, specific heats of gases and conduction of heat. He discovered nitrogen trichloride, worked on specific heat capacity, and expansion and refractive indices of gases.

 42 
Rebecca Nurse
(Victim accused of witchcraft)
Rebecca Nurse
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 13, 1621
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Great Yarmouth, England
Died: 1692
 43 
Chief Mkwawa
(Revolutionary)
Chief Mkwawa
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1855 AD
Birthplace: Iringa Region, Tanzania
Died: 1898
 44 
Curzio Malaparte
(Italian Writer, Filmmaker and Diplomat Known for His War-Related Books 'Kaputt' and 'La pelle')
Curzio Malaparte
0
Birthdate: June 9, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Prato, Italy
Died: 1957

Curzio Malaparte was an Italian writer, diplomat, war correspondent, and filmmaker. Many of his works, such as La pelle were adapted into films. In 1926, he co-founded an Italian magazine called 900, which played a major role in the rise of Italian fascism. Curzio Malaparte also served as a co-editor and editor of Fiera Letteraria and La Stampa respectively.

 45 
Cécile Aubry
(Actress)
Cécile Aubry
0
Birthdate: August 3, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 2010
 46 
Sapardi Djoko Damono
(Pioneer of Lyrical Poetry in Indonesia)
Sapardi Djoko Damono
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 20, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Surakarta, Central Java
Died: 2020
Sapardi Djoko Damono was an Indonesian poet best remembered for writing lyrical poems. Considered a pioneer of lyrical poetry in Indonesia, Sapardi was honored with several prestigious awards such as the Putera Poetry Award, Jakarta Arts Council Literary Award, and Akademi Jakarta Award. Sapardi Djoko Damono also worked at the University of Indonesia as a professor.
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Alfredo Binda
(Italian Road Cyclist)
Alfredo Binda
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 11, 1902
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cittiglio, Italy
Died: 1986
 48 
Omar Suleiman
(Former Vice-President of Egypt)
Omar Suleiman
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 2, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Qena, Egypt
Died: 2012

Omar Suleiman once led the Egyptian General Intelligence Service as its director. He had also briefly been the vice president of Egypt under president Hosni Mubarak, becoming the first to have held the post under Mubarak. In his early days, he had also been part of the Six-Day and October wars.

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Roderic
(King of Visigoths)
Roderic
0
Birthdate: 0688 AD
Birthplace: Córdoba, Spain
Died: 0711
 50 
Geoffrey H. Bourne
(Australian-American Anatomist and Primatologist Known for His Study of Adrenal Gland, Conducting Pioneering Work in Histochemistry)
Geoffrey H. Bourne
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 17, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Perth, Australia
Died: 1988

Geoffrey H. Bourne was an Australian-American primatologist and anatomist. He is best remembered for his pioneering work in histochemistry. From 1962 to 1978, Bourne served as the director of Emory University's Yerkes National Primate Research Center. He also taught physiology and histology at Oxford University and the University of London respectively.