Died On July 29th

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Discover the most famous people who died on July 29. The list includes people like Vincent van Gogh, David Niven, William Wilberforce, Robert Schumann, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, directors and artists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United Kingdom, United States, France & Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
Vincent van Gogh
(One of the Most Famous and Influential Artists of All Time)
Vincent van Gogh
85
Birthdate: March 30, 1853
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Zundert, Netherlands
Died: 1890
 2 
Cass Elliot
(American Singer Who was a Member of the Folk-Rock Band 'The Mamas & the Papas')
Cass Elliot
21
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 19, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: 1974
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 3 
David Niven
9
Birthdate: March 1, 1910
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London
Died: 1983
 4 
William Wilberforce
(Abolitionist)
William Wilberforce
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 24, 1759
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kingston upon Hull
Died: 1833
 5 
Robert Schumann
(One of the Greatest Composer of the Romantic Era which include 'Carnaval, Symphonic Studies and Kinderszenen')
Robert Schumann
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 8, 1810
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Zwickau, Germany
Died: 1856
 6 
René Gerónimo Favaloro
(Cardiovascular Surgeon)
René Gerónimo Favaloro
7
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: July 12, 1923
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: La Plata, Argentina
Died: 2000
 7 
Robert Moses
(49th Secretary of State of New York (1927 - 1929))
Robert Moses
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 18, 1888
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1981
 8 
Herbert Marcuse
(Philosopher and Sociologist His Best-Known Works are "Eros and Civilization" (1955) and "One-Dimensional Man.")
Herbert Marcuse
2
Birthdate: July 19, 1898
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1979
 9 
Jerome Robbins
(Dance Choreographer)
Jerome Robbins
0
Birthdate: October 11, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan
Died: 1998
 10 
Raymond Massey
(Canadian Actor, Known for His Commanding, Stage-Trained Voice)
Raymond Massey
1
Birthdate: August 30, 1896
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: 1983
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 11 
Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
(Educator & Social Reformer He is Considered the "Father of Bengali prose")
Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
16
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 26, 1820
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Birsingha, West Bengal, India
Died: 1891
William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 14, 1748
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1811
 13 
Dorothy Hodgkin
(Biochemist)
Dorothy Hodgkin
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 12, 1910
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Died: 1994
 14 
Nikolai Volkoff
(Yugoslav Weightlifter-Turned-Wrestler Who Played for WWE)
Nikolai Volkoff
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 14, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Split, Croatia
Died: 2018
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 15 
Mickey Cohen
(American Gangster)
Mickey Cohen
7
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: September 4, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1976
 16 
Tom Snyder
(Radio personality, Journalist)
Tom Snyder
6
Birthdate: May 12, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Milwaukee
Died: 2007
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 17 
Olaf II of Norway
(King of Norway)
Olaf II of Norway
1
Birthdate: 0995 AD
Birthplace: Ringerike, Norway
Died: 1030
 18 
Philip I of France
(King of the Franks from 1060 to 1108)
Philip I of France
2
Birthdate: May 23, 1052
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Champagne-et-Fontaine, France
Died: 1108
 19 
Bruce Edwards Ivins
(Biologist, Scientist, Circus performer, Politician)
Bruce Edwards Ivins
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lebanon
Died: 2008
 20 
Aruna Asaf Ali
(Indian Independence Activist, Educator)
Aruna Asaf Ali
22
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 16, 1909
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kalka, Punjab, India
Died: 1996
 21 
Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart
(Pianist, Composer, Conductor, and the Youngest Son of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)
Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 26, 1791
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1844
 22 
Pope Urban II
(Head of the Catholic Church and Ruler of the Papal States from 1088 to 1099)
Pope Urban II
6
Birthdate: 1035 AD
Birthplace: Lagery, France
Died: 1099
 23 
Offa of Mercia
0
Birthplace: Mercia
Died: 0796
 24 
Foday Sankoh
(Vice President of Sierra Leone 1999 – 2000)
Foday Sankoh
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 17, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Masang Mayoso, Tonkolili District, Sierra Leone
Died: 2003
 25 
Erich Kästner
(Known Primarily for His Humorous, Socially Astute Poems and the Children’s Book 'Emil and the Detectives')
Erich Kästner
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 23, 1899
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: 1974
 26 
John Newlands
(Chemist)
John Newlands
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 26, 1837
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lambeth, London, England
Died: 1898
 27 
Johnny Walker
1
Birthdate: November 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
Died: 2003
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 28 
Oliver Dragojevic
(Recording artist)
Oliver Dragojevic
1
Birthdate: December 7, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Split, PR Croatia, FPR Yugoslavia
Died: 2018
 29 
Vladimir K. Zworykin
(Inventor of 'Television Transmitting and Receiving System Employing Cathode Ray Tubes')
Vladimir K. Zworykin
0
Birthdate: July 29, 1888
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Murom, Russia
Died: 1982
 30 
Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi
(Nigerian General Who Was the Country's First Military Head of State)
Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 3, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Umuahia
Died: 1966
 31 
Lee May
(Baseball player)
Lee May
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 23, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Died: 2017
Thomas Stanley, 1st Earl of Derby
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 1, 1435
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lathom, England
Died: 1504
 33 
Edward Gierek
(Politician)
Edward Gierek
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 6, 1913
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Porąbka, Poland
Died: 2001
 34 
Roger Williamson
(British Racing Driver and 'Formula Three' Champion)
Roger Williamson
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ashby-de-la-Zouch, England
Died: 1973
 35 
Christian Benitez
(Association football player)
Christian Benitez
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Quito, Ecuador
Died: 2013
 36 
Buck Barrow
(Gangster)
Buck Barrow
4
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: March 14, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Marion County, Texas
Died: 1933
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 37 
Michel Serrault
(Film Actor)
Michel Serrault
0
Birthdate: January 24, 1928
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brunoy, France
Died: 2007
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 38 
Bruno Kreisky
(Chancellor of Austria (21 August 1970 – 24 May 1983))
Bruno Kreisky
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 22, 1911
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1990
 39 
Madame Clicquot Ponsardin
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 16, 1777
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Reims, France
Died: 1866
 40 
Luis Buñuel
(Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Film editor, Writer)
Luis Buñuel
8
Birthdate: February 22, 1900
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Calanda, Spain
Died: 1983
 41 
Edward Gordon Craig
(Actor, Director, Illustrator, Scenographer, Painter)
Edward Gordon Craig
0
Birthdate: January 16, 1872
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stevenage
Died: 1966
 42 
Carl Levin
(Politician, Lawyer)
Carl Levin
3
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: June 28, 1934
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: 2021
 43 
Franz Josef Popp
(Engineer, Manager, Entrepreneur)
Franz Josef Popp
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 14, 1886
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: 1954
 44 
Ronald Fisher
(Statistician)
Ronald Fisher
6
Birthdate: February 17, 1890
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: East Finchley, London, England
Died: 1962
 45 
Hildegarde
(Singer)
Hildegarde
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 1, 1906
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Adell, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 2005
 46 
Harold Sakata
(American Olympic Weightlifter and Professional Wrestler)
Harold Sakata
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 1, 1920
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Holualoa, Hawaii, United States
Died: 1982
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 47 
Jon Lindbergh
(American Underwater Diver and One of the World’s Earliest Aquanauts in the 1960s)
Jon Lindbergh
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 16, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2021
 48 
Andrzej Bogucki
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 11, 1904
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: 1978
 49 
John Elliotson
(Physician, University teacher)
John Elliotson
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: October 29, 1791
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Southwark
Died: 1868
 50 
Chris Marker
(Film producer, Film critic, Film director, Photographer, Artist, Screenwriter, Film editor, Television producer, Multimedia artist, Journalist, Cinematographer, Teacher, Poet)
Chris Marker
0
Birthdate: July 29, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine
Died: 2012