Died On July 24th

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Discover the most famous people who died on July 24. The list includes people like Peter Sellers, Martin Van Buren, James Chadwick, Albert Ellis, Isaac Bashevis Singer. Famous personalities featured on this list, include actors, political leaders, novelists and journalists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
Peter Sellers
(English Actor and Comedian Known for His Role as ‘Inspector Jacques Clouseau’ in ‘The Pink Panther’ Film Series)
Peter Sellers
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Birthdate: September 8, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Portsmouth, England
Died: 1980
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 2 
Martin Van Buren
(8th President of the United States (1837-1841))
Martin Van Buren
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 5, 1782
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kinderhook, New York, United States
Died: 1862
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 3 
Sherman Hemsley
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Birthdate: February 1, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2012
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 4 
Chad Everett
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Birthdate: June 11, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, United States
Died: 2012
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 5 
Jackie Mason
(American comedian)
Jackie Mason
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Birthdate: June 9, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sheboygan, Wisconsin, U.S.
Died: 2021
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 6 
James Chadwick
(Discoverer of Neutron)
James Chadwick
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Birthdate: October 20, 1891
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bollington
Died: 1974
 7 
Constance Bennett
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Birthdate: October 22, 1904
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 1965
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 8 
Rodney Alcala
(American Serial Killer and Sex Offender)
Rodney Alcala
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: August 23, 1943
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 9 
Ryunosuke Akutagawa
(Japanese Short-Story Writer Active During the Taishō Period)
Ryunosuke Akutagawa
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 1, 1892
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kyōbashi-ku,Tokyo, Japan
Died: 1927
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 10 
Isaac Bashevis Singer
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 21, 1902
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Leoncin, Congress Poland
Died: 1991
 11 
Albert Ellis
(Psychologist, Psychotherapist)
Albert Ellis
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Birthdate: September 27, 1913
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2007
 12 
Theo Albrecht
(Entrepreneur)
Theo Albrecht
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 28, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Essen
Died: 2010
 13 
Mary Church Terrell
(African-American Suffragist, Civil Rights Activist)
Mary Church Terrell
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: September 23, 1863
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: 1954
 14 
Joseph Ducreux
(Former Painter who was a successful portraitist at the court of Louis XVI of France)
Joseph Ducreux
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Birthdate: June 26, 1735
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nancy, France
Died: 1802
William J. Brennan Jr.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 25, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1997
Carlos, Prince of Asturias
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 8, 1545
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Valladolid, Spain
Died: 1568
 17 
Lance Reventlow
(Racing driver)
Lance Reventlow
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 24, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1972
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Albert C. Barnes
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 2, 1872
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1951
 19 
Cotton Fitzsimmons
(Basketball Coach)
Cotton Fitzsimmons
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 7, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hannibal, Missouri, United States
Died: 2004
 20 
Witold Gombrowicz
(Polish Novelist and Playwright)
Witold Gombrowicz
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 4, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Małoszyce, Poland
Died: 1969
 21 
Sacha Guitry
(Actor, screenwriter, playwright, and director who appeared in the hits Un Beau mariage, Le Prise de Berg-op-Zoom, and La Pèlerine écossaise.)
Sacha Guitry
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Birthdate: February 21, 1885
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1957
 22 
Arthur Cotton
(Engineer)
Arthur Cotton
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: May 15, 1803
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Combermere, Cheshire, England
Died: 1899
 23 
George Rodger
(Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist, War photographer)
George Rodger
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Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: March 19, 1908
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hale
Died: 1995
 24 
Alex Higgins
(Northern Irish Professional Snooker Player)
Alex Higgins
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 18, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Died: 2010
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 25 
Matthew Webb
(Swimmer, Stunt performer)
Matthew Webb
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Birthdate: January 19, 1848
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dawley, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1883
 26 
Marni Nixon
(Singer)
Marni Nixon
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 22, 1930
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Altadena, California, USA
Died: 2016
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 27 
Emperor Shirakawa
(Emperor of Japan)
Emperor Shirakawa
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Birthdate: July 7, 1053
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Died: 1129
 28 
Brian Glover
(Actor, Wrestler)
Brian Glover
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Birthdate: April 2, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died: 1997
 29 
Dieter Brummer
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Birthdate: May 5, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died: 2021
 30 
David Servan-Schreiber
(Neuroscientist and psychiatrist)
David Servan-Schreiber
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: April 21, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Died: 2011
Christina the Astonishing
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1150 AD
Birthplace: Brustem, County of Loon
Died: 1224
 32 
Benedetto Marcello
(Former composer and writer, especially remembered for two works: the satirical pamphlet Il teatro alla moda (1720); and Estro poeticoarmonico (1724–26))
Benedetto Marcello
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 24, 1686
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: 1739
 33 
Jane White
(Actress)
Jane White
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Birthdate: October 30, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2011
 34 
C. I. Scofield
(Theologian)
C. I. Scofield
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Birthdate: August 19, 1843
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Michigan, United States
Died: 1921
 35 
Matilda of Tuscany
(Tuscan Countess Remembered for Her Role in the Clash between the Emperor and the Papacy)
Matilda of Tuscany
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1046 AD
Birthplace: Lucca, Italy
Died: 1115
 36 
Oscar Shumsky
(Violinist)
Oscar Shumsky
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 23, 1917
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2000
 37 
Philip Rastelli
(Crime boss)
Philip Rastelli
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 31, 1918
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1991
 38 
Arkhip Kuindzhi
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Birthdate: January 27, 1842
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mariupol, Russian
Died: 1910
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Virginia Johnson
(Sexologist)
Virginia Johnson
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: February 11, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Springfield, Missouri, United States
Died: 2013
 40 
John Atta Mills
(Former President of Ghana (2009 – 2012))
John Atta Mills
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 21, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tarkwa, Ghana
Died: 2012
 41 
Naazim Richardson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2020
 42 
Reginald Dyer
(British Military Leader Responsible for the 'Jallianwala Bagh massacre' in Amritsar, iIndia)
Reginald Dyer
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 9, 1864
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Murree, Punjab, British India (present-day Pakistan)
Died: 1927
 43 
Robert Ledley
(Researcher)
Robert Ledley
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Birthdate: June 28, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Flushing, New York, United States
Died: 2012
 44 
Uttam Kumar
(Indian Actor Who Predominantly Worked In Bengali Cinema)
Uttam Kumar
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Birthdate: September 3, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: 1980
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 45 
Johnny Young
(United States Ambassador to Slovenia)
Johnny Young
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 6, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, United States
Died: 2021
 46 
Richard Doll
(Physician)
Richard Doll
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: October 28, 1912
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hampton, Middlesex, England
Died: 2005
 47 
Benjamin Mkapa
(Politician)
Benjamin Mkapa
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 12, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ndanda, Tanzania
Died: 2020
 48 
Hamka
(Indonesian Philosopher, Politician, Writer, Lecturer, and Journalist)
Hamka
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 17, 1908
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Agam Regency
Died: 1981
 49 
Christl Mardayn
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 8, 1896
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1971
 50 
Johann Lowenthal
(Chess player)
Johann Lowenthal
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 15, 1810
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 1876