Died On July 25th

Discover the most famous people who died on July 25. The list includes people like Randy Pausch, John Schlesinger, Louis Bonaparte, Ben Hogan, Michael Cacoyannis. Famous personalities featured on this list, include surgeons, directors, soldiers and poets and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United Kingdom, United States, France & Austria and many more countries.
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 1 
Judith Barsi
(American Child Actress Best Known for Her Films: ‘Jaws: The Revenge’ and ‘All Dogs Go to Heaven’)
Judith Barsi
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Birthdate: June 6, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Fernando Valley, California, United States
Died: 1988

A beloved child actress of the 1980s, Judith Barsi started acting when she was just five years old. She appeared in many commercials and TV shows before getting a chance to act in films as well. The child met a tragic end when she and her mother were murdered by her father who then died by suicide.

 2 
Paul Sorvino
(Actor and Singer Known for His Role as ‘Paulie Cicero’ in the Film ‘Goodfellas’)
Paul Sorvino
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Birthdate: April 13, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died: 2022
Paul Sorvino, father of actors Mira and Michael Sorvino, is best known as Paulie Cicero from the movie Goodfellas and Phil Cerreta from the series Law & Order. A skilled sculptor, too, he specializes in bronze. He owns a brand of pasta sauces and is a co-owner of Janson-Beckett Cosmeceuticals.
 3 
John Saxon
(Known for His Roles in Westerns and Horror Films)
John Saxon
11
Birthdate: August 5, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2020

American actor and martial artist, John Saxon was best known for the film Enter the Dragon where he co-starred with the legendary Bruce Lee. The famous character actor of Western and horror films, in his extensive career spanning six decades, worked in more than 200 films and television shows including three Nightmare on Elm Street movies, The Appaloosa and Dynasty.

 4 
Robert Todd Lincoln
(35th United States Secretary of War & Son of Abraham Lincoln)
Robert Todd Lincoln
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 1, 1843
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Died: 1926

Lawyer Robert Todd Lincoln, son of Abraham Lincoln, served as the U.S. Secretary of War from 1881 to 1885 and as the U.S. minister to the U.K. from 1889 to 1893. He had served in the Civil War, too, and had also been the president of the Pullman Car Company

 5 
Peter Green
(Musician & Songwriter)
Peter Green
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 29, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bethnal Green, London, England
Died: 2020

Peter Green was an English guitarist and singer-songwriter. Green is credited with founding the popular British-American rock band, Fleetwood Mac. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998. Named in Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time list, Green has influenced many other guitarists like Joe Perry and Gary Moore.

 6 
Samuel Coleridge
6
Birthdate: October 21, 1772
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ottery St Mary, Devon, Great Britain, United Kingdom
Died: 1834

Samuel Coleridge was an English poet, philosopher, theologian, and literary critic. He is credited with co-founding the Romantic Movement in England along with his friend William Wordsworth. Despite struggling from bouts of depression and anxiety throughout his adult life, Samuel Coleridge had a major influence on American transcendentalism and writers like Ralph Waldo Emerson.

 7 
Vincente Minnelli
(Film director)
Vincente Minnelli
6
Birthdate: February 28, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1986
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 8 
Ben Hogan
(American Professional Golfer Who is One of the Greatest Players in the History of the Game)
Ben Hogan
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 13, 1912
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stephenville, Texas, United States
Died: 1997

Ben Hogan was a professional golfer who is considered to be one of the greatest players in the history of the game. He won nine career professional major championships, tying with Gary Player for fourth all-time. He had a deep influence on golf swing theory. Famous for his legendary ball-striking ability, he also possessed fierce determination and an iron will.  

 9 
June Foray
(Former Voice actress who Provided the voice of Rocket J. Squirrel in the animated series Rocky and Bullwinkle from 1959 to 1964)
June Foray
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Birthdate: September 18, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2017
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)
 10 
Charlie Rich
(Singer)
Charlie Rich
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 14, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Colt, Arkansas, United States
Died: 1995
 11 
Carl Brashear
(Sailor)
Carl Brashear
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 19, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tonieville, Kentucky, United States
Died: 2006
 12 
Engelbert Dollfuss
(Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer)
Engelbert Dollfuss
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 4, 1892
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Texingtal
Died: 1934

Engelbert Dollfuss was an Austrian politician best remembered for his service as Chancellor of Austria from 1932 to 1934. In 1933, Dollfuss assumed dictatorial powers after dissolving the parliament. He then went on to ban the Austrian Nazi Party and strengthened his own political organization, The Fatherland Front. Engelbert Dollfuss was assassinated by Nazi agents in 1934.

 13 
Vladimir Vysotsky
(Best Known for His Unique Singing Style and Lyrics and an Influential Figure in Soviet Culture)
Vladimir Vysotsky
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 25, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 1980

A Soviet cultural icon, singer Vladimir Vysotsky was known for his social commentary in his songs. In his early years, he quit engineering to study acting. He later ruled the stage as an actor, before stepping into music. He even distributed his recordings after being banned in the country.

 14 
Randy Pausch
(Educationist)
Randy Pausch
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 23, 1960
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: 2008
 15 
Big Mama Thornton
(American Singer and Songwriter)
Big Mama Thornton
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ariton, Alabama, United States
Died: 1984
 16 
Nestor Makhno
(Ukrainian Anarchist Revolutionary and the Commander of the Revolutionary Insurgent Army of Ukraine)
Nestor Makhno
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 7, 1888
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hulyaipole, Ukraine
Died: 1934
Remembered for his guerrilla tactics, his Robin Hood image, and his Black Army that kept the Red and White armies away from a part of Ukraine, Nestor Makhno lost his father as an infant. He began working on farms at age 7 and grew up to be an anarchist revolutionary. 
 17 
Louis Bonaparte
(Former King of Holland (1806 - 1810))
Louis Bonaparte
2
Birthdate: September 2, 1778
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ajaccio, France
Died: 1846

Louis Bonaparte reigned over the Kingdom of Holland from 1806 to 1810. The younger brother of Napoléon Bonaparte, Louis followed in the footsteps of his brother and served in the French Army. He was later made the new king of Holland by Napoleon. However, Louis' wilfulness forced Napoleon to annex Holland into the French Empire and Louis fled into exile.

 18 
Charles Macintosh
(Chemist, Inventor)
Charles Macintosh
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 29, 1766
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glasgow
Died: 1843
 19 
John Schlesinger
(Film Director)
John Schlesinger
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Birthdate: February 16, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 2003
 20 
Otto Dix
(German Painter Known for His Ruthless and Harshly Realistic Depictions of German Society During the Weimar Republic)
Otto Dix
2
Birthdate: December 2, 1891
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gera, Germany
Died: 1969

German painter, engraver and printmaker Otto Dix, counted among the most significant artists of Neue Sachlichkeit, is noted for his harsh and brutal depictions of war and severe situation of German society during the Weimar Republic. Some of his paintings, exhibited in Otto Dix House, which showcases materials on his life and work, include Selbstbildnis als Rauchern and Meine Freundin Elis.  

 21 
Steve Rubell
(Entrepreneur)
Steve Rubell
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 2, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: 1989
 22 
James Barry
(military physician, Surgeon)
James Barry
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 9, 1795
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Belfast
Died: 1865

Military surgeon James Miranda Steuart Barry is most noted for making medical reforms and performing one of the first known successful Caesarean sections in Africa. Although during adulthood Barry lived as a man, at birth Barry was named Margaret Ann Bulkley and was known as a girl-child. Barry's birth sex became public after a post-mortem examination.     

 23 
Harry Patch
(Soldier)
Harry Patch
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 17, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Somerset
Died: 2009

Harry Patch was an English soldier who served during the First World War. A supercentenarian, Patch was the last surviving combat soldier to have fought in the trenches during the First World War. At the time of his death, Harry Patch was the world's third oldest man and the oldest man in Europe.

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Redford White
(Actor, Comedian)
Redford White
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Birthdate: December 5, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cebu City, Philippines
Died: 2010
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Vernon Forrest
(Boxer)
Vernon Forrest
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States
Died: 2009
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 26 
Tim LaHaye
(Evangelical Christian minister and author, he is most famous for his Left Behind series.)
Tim LaHaye
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 27, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: 2016
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 27 
David Barby
(Antiquarian, Broadcaster, Presenter, Auctioneer)
David Barby
1
Birthdate: April 23, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rugby
Died: 2012
 28 
François Coty
(French Businessman, Perfumer, Politician, Newspaper Publisher, and Patron of the Arts)
François Coty
0
Birthdate: May 3, 1874
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ajaccio, France
Died: 1934
 29 
Alan C. Greenberg
(Executive)
Alan C. Greenberg
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 3, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: OWichita, Kansas, United States
Died: 2014
 30 
Thomas à Kempis
(German-Dutch Canon and Author of 'The Imitation of Christ')
Thomas à Kempis
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1380 AD
Birthplace: Kempen, Germany
Died: 1471

German-Dutch clergy Thomas à Kempis is largely believed to be the author of Imitatio Christi, or Imitation of Christ. Part of the Devotio Moderna, or the Modern Devotion movement, he was the son of a blacksmith and had moved from Rhineland to the Netherlands, where he was inspired by Gerard Groote’s followers.

 31 
David Trimble
(Former Northern Irish First Minister Who Won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1998)
David Trimble
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 15, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bangor
Died: 2011
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 32 
Johnny Griffin
(Tenor Saxophonist)
Johnny Griffin
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 24, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2008
 33 
Hal Foster
(Comic Strip Artist and Writer, Best Known as the Creator of the Comic Strip 'Prince Valiant')
Hal Foster
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Birthdate: August 16, 1892
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada
Died: 1982

Hal Foster was a Canadian-American writer and comic strip artist. He is best remembered for creating the popular comic strip Prince Valiant, which is a fine example of Foster's dexterous, detailed artwork. His work had a major influence on the younger generation of artists like Joe Kubert. In 1996, Foster was inducted into the Will Eisner Award Hall of Fame.

 34 
Freddie Mills
(English Boxer and World Light Heavyweight Champion from 1948 to 1950)
Freddie Mills
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 26, 1919
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bournemouth, Hampshire, England
Died: 1965

Known as Fearless Freddie, Freddie Mills was not just a successful middleweight and light-heavyweight boxer, but also fought in the heavyweight category. Post-retirement, he ran a nightclub and appeared in movies and shows. He apparently shot himself to death later, though many believe he was murdered.

 35 
Dominique Jean Larrey
(French Military Doctor and Surgeon Who is Widely Regarded as the First Modern Military Surgeon)
Dominique Jean Larrey
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: July 8, 1766
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Beaudéan, France
Died: 1842

Dominique Jean Larrey was a French military doctor and surgeon. He is best remembered for his service during the Napoleonic Wars and the French Revolutionary Wars. A prominent innovator in triage and battlefield medicine, Dominique Jean Larrey is widely regarded as the first modern military surgeon.

 36 
Tiny Rowland
(Executive)
Tiny Rowland
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 27, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Calcutta, Bengal, India
Died: 1998
 37 
Walter Rauschenbusch
(American Theologian and Baptist Pastor)
Walter Rauschenbusch
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 4, 1861
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States
Died: 1918

Walter Rauschenbusch was an American Baptist pastor and theologian. He played an important role in the single tax and Social Gospel movements by propagating the importance of theology through his book A Theology for the Social Gospel which he published in 1917. Walter Rauschenbusch's work influenced prominent personalities like Martin Luther King Jr., Norman Thomas, Desmond Tutu, and James McClendon.

 38 
Phoolan Devi
(Politician, Brigand)
Phoolan Devi
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 10, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Uttar Pradesh
Died: 2001

Phoolan Devi was an Indian bandit who later on became a politician. She was a victim of child marriage and later on gang raped by a group of upper caste men. To  avenge her humiliation she went on to become the leader of gang of bandits  Later on she became a politician and served as Member of Parliament. She was assassinated by an upper caste man. 

 39 
Robert Parris Moses
(Former Civil rights activist known for Freedom Summer, Algebra Project)
Robert Parris Moses
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 23, 1935
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, United States
Died: 2021
 40 
Yasmin Ahmad
(Director)
Yasmin Ahmad
1
Birthdate: January 7, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Died: 2009
 41 
Charles Stark Draper
(Scientist, Engineer)
Charles Stark Draper
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: October 2, 1901
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Windsor, Missouri, United States
Died: 1987
 42 
Helen Jones Woods
(Jazz musician)
Helen Jones Woods
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 30, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Meridian, Mississippi, U.S.
Died: 2020
 43 
Walter De Maria
(Artist)
Walter De Maria
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 1, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Albany, California, United States
Died: 2013
 44 
Maria Alexandrovna Ulyanova
(Revolutionary leader and founder of the Soviet Union)
Maria Alexandrovna Ulyanova
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 6, 1835
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1916
 45 
Hani Mohsin
(Actor)
Hani Mohsin
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Birthdate: June 18, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kangar, Perlis, Malaysia
Died: 2006
 46 
Eric Pohlmann
(Austrian Actor)
Eric Pohlmann
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Birthdate: July 18, 1913
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1979

Viennese actor Eric Pohlmann is best remembered for voicing Ernst Stavro Blofeld, the main villain of the James Bond franchise films Thunderball and From Russia with Love. He and his wife had both escaped the Nazi regime and taken up odd jobs at the house of the Duke of Bedford in the UK.

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André Chénier
(Poet)
André Chénier
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 30, 1762
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Constantinople
Died: 1794
 48 
Hamlet Gonashvili
(Singer)
Hamlet Gonashvili
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 20, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Anaga, Kakheti, Georgia
Died: 1985
 49 
Kitty Kiernan
(Revolutionary)
Kitty Kiernan
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 26, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Granard, Ireland
Died: 1945
 50 
Hugh Esmor Huxley
(Biologist)
Hugh Esmor Huxley
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 25, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Birkenhead, England
Died: 2013