Died On July 9th

Discover the most famous people who died on July 9. The list includes people like Zachary Taylor, Edmund Burke, Earl Warren, Rod Steiger, Alice Paul. Famous personalities featured on this list, include actors, poets, philosophers and lawyers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Germany, France and many more countries.
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Rip Torn
(Actor)
Rip Torn
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Birthdate: February 6, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Temple, Texas, United States
Died: 2019
Rip Torn is best remembered for his Emmy-winning role of Arthur in The Larry Sanders Show and his Academy Award-nominated role of Marsh Turner in Cross Creek. Fans also loved him as Zed in the Men in Black franchise. He lent his voice to many animated films and video games.
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Zachary Taylor
(12th President of the United States (1849-50))
Zachary Taylor
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 24, 1784
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Barboursville, Virginia, United States
Died: 1850
Zachary Taylor was the 12th U.S. president, from March 1849 till his death in July 1850, thus spending just 16 months in office. His heroism in the Mexican–American War had earned him the title of major general. A novice in political affairs, he was the last president who owned slaves.
 3 
Rod Steiger
(One of Hollywood's Most Charismatic and Dynamic Stars)
Rod Steiger
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Birthdate: April 14, 1925
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Westhampton, New York, United States
Died: 2002

Rod Steiger was an American actor. Regarded as one of Hollywood's most dynamic and charismatic stars, Steiger often played offbeat, volatile, and crazed characters. A well-known method actor, Rod Steiger received the Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of police chief Bill Gillespie in the 1967 mystery drama film, In the Heat of the Night.

 4 
Earl Warren
(30th Governor of California (1943-53), 14th Chief Justice of the United States (1953-69))
Earl Warren
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: March 19, 1891
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1974
Earl Warren served as the chief justice of the U.S. from 1953 to 1969. He was also the California governor from 1943 to 1953. The "Warren Court" revolutionized the American justice system by making landmark judgments, such as making school segregation unconstitutional in the Brown v. Board of Education case.
 5 
Isabel Sanford
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Birthdate: August 29, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: 2004
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 6 
Alice Paul
(American Quaker, Feminist, Suffragist, and Women's Rights Activist)
Alice Paul
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 11, 1885
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mount Laurel Township, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1977

Alice Paul was an American Quaker, feminist, suffragist, and women's rights activist. She is best remembered for strategizing events like the Silent Sentinels and the Woman Suffrage Procession, which resulted in the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution in 1920. Alice Paul often displayed courage while confronting police brutality for her activism.

 7 
Amedeo Avogadro
(Chemist and Physicist)
Amedeo Avogadro
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 9, 1776
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: 1856

Son of a reputed senator and lawyer in Italy, Amedeo Avogadro was himself a qualified lawyer. However, he later delved into research as a mathematical physicist and is best remembered for laying down the Avogadro’s law, contributing to the molecular theory of gases. The Avogadro constant is named after him.

 8 
Jan van Eyck
(Painter)
Jan van Eyck
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Birthdate: 1390 AD
Birthplace: Maaseik, Belgium
Died: 1441

Jan van Eyck was a painter best remembered for his Early Northern Renaissance art. He was one of the early innovators of Early Netherlandish painting and one of the most significant painters of his generation. A highly influential painter, Jan van Eyck's style and techniques were adopted by the Early Netherlandish painters.

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Kevin Hagen
(Actor, Television actor)
Kevin Hagen
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 3, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: 2005
 10 
James Farmer
(Civil Rights Activist)
James Farmer
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 12, 1920
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Marshall, Texas, United States
Died: 1999
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 11 
Philip V of Spain
(Former King of Spain (1700 - 1724))
Philip V of Spain
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Birthdate: December 19, 1683
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Versailles, France
Died: 1746

Philip V reigned as the king of Spain from November 1700 to January 1724, and again from September 1724 to 1746. Philip introduced the centralization of monarchy and imposed the Nueva Planta decrees. Philip's accession initiated the 13-year War of the Spanish Succession. His final years were marred by depression.

 12 
Vonetta McGee
(Actress)
Vonetta McGee
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Birthdate: January 14, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 2010
 13 
Georges Bataille
(French Philosopher and Intellectual)
Georges Bataille
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Birthdate: September 10, 1897
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Billom, France
Died: 1962

Georges Bataille was a French intellectual and philosopher best remembered for his work in various fields, such as philosophy, sociology, history of art, anthropology, literature, and consumerism. His work would later have a huge impact on subsequent schools of social theory and philosophy. Also a prolific writer, Georges Bataille wrote on subjects like mysticism, erotism, transgression, and surrealism.

 14 
Tony Lupien
(Baseball player, Basketball player)
Tony Lupien
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 23, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chelmsford, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2004
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Geneviève Castrée
(Canadian Cartoonist)
Geneviève Castrée
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 9, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Loretteville, Quebec
Died: 2016

Geneviève Castrée was a Canadian illustrator, cartoonist, and musician. She is best remembered for her book Susceptible, which earned her international success. A self-taught musician, Castrée went on to found her own music label in 2009 after releasing a couple of EPs. Geneviève Castrée died at the age of 35 due to pancreatic cancer.

 16 
Gilbert Stuart
(Portrait painter, Painter)
Gilbert Stuart
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Birthdate: December 3, 1755
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: North Kingstown
Died: 1828
 17 
Paul Broca
(Physician)
Paul Broca
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Birthdate: June 28, 1824
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, Gironde, France
Died: 1880
 18 
Saud bin Faisal Al Saud
(Saudi Arabian Diplomat and Former Minister of Foreign Affairs (1975 - 2015))
Saud bin Faisal Al Saud
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 2, 1940
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Taif, Saudi Arabia
Died: 2015

Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud was a Saudi Arabian diplomat and statesman. He is best remembered for his service as the Minister of Foreign Affairs from 13 October 1975 to 29 April 2015. His reign as the foreign minister of Saudi Arabia for almost four decades makes him the longest-serving Minister of Foreign Affairs in world history.

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Jo Bouillon
(Composer)
Jo Bouillon
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 3, 1908
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montpellier, France
Died: 1984
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Vinicius de Moraes
(Poet, Singer, Composer, Journalist, Diplomat, Reporter, Writer, Jazz musician, Screenwriter, Songwriter)
Vinicius de Moraes
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 19, 1913
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gávea
Died: 1980

Vinicius de Moraes was a Brazilian poet, essayist, playwright, lyricist, musician, singer, and diplomat. His compositions and lyrics played important roles in the introduction and popoularization of bossa nova music. Vinicius de Moraes is best remembered for his collaborations with popular musicians like Antônio Carlos Jobim. His play Orfeu da conceição was adapted into an Oscar-winning film titled Black Orpheus.

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Benjamin Cardozo
(Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1932 to 1938)
Benjamin Cardozo
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 24, 1870
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1938

American lawyer Benjamin Cardozo had served as the Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court. More of a liberal, he supported the modification of existing legal principles to make them more modern. He is remembered for his mild-mannered nature and for his contribution to the American common law.

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Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg
(Aristocrat)
Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg
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Birthdate: January 23, 1896
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg
Died: 1985
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Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany
(Duke)
Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 24, 1671
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pitti Palace, Florence, Italy
Died: 1737
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John Spinks
(Songwriter, Musician)
John Spinks
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 24, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: East End of London, England
Died: 2014
 25 
Eric Sevareid
(Author)
Eric Sevareid
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Birthdate: November 26, 1912
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Velva, North Dakota, United States
Died: 1992
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King Camp Gillette
(Businessman)
King Camp Gillette
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 5, 1855
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 1932
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Helmut Kentler
(Psychologist)
Helmut Kentler
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: July 2, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: 2008

Though Helmut Kentler initially wished to study theology, he was pushed into studying electrical engineering by his father. A homosexual himself, he later mastered psychology and became a pioneering sexual scientist. He was later criticized for placing homeless children under the care of pedophilic men as part of an experiment.

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Henry Hazlitt
(Journalist, Economist, Philosopher)
Henry Hazlitt
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Birthdate: November 28, 1894
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: 1993
 29 
Victor Barrio
(Spanish Bullfighter)
Victor Barrio
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 29, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Segovia, Spain
Died: 2016
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Rafael Campos
(Actor)
Rafael Campos
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Birthdate: May 13, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Santiago, Dominican Republic
Died: 1985
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William Berkeley
(Governor)
William Berkeley
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1605 AD
Birthplace: Hanworth Manor, Middlesex, England
Died: 1677
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Edmund Burke
(Statesman)
Edmund Burke
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Birthdate: January 12, 1729
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Died: 1797

Anglo-Irish statesman and philosopher, Edmund Burke, was a member of parliament (MP) in the House of Commons of Great Britain for several years. He supported  Catholic emancipation and strongly opposed the French Revolution. He felt revolution destroyed the fabric of good society and traditional institutions of state and society. He is considered the philosophical founder of modern conservatism. 

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David Ausubel
(Psychologist)
David Ausubel
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Birthdate: October 25, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 2008
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Garry Hoy
(Canadian Lawyer Who Killed Himself Accidentally)
Garry Hoy
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 1955 AD
Died: 1993
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Meyer Levin
(Author)
Meyer Levin
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 7, 1905
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1981
 36 
Natalia Karp
(Polish Concert Pianist and Holocaust Survivor)
Natalia Karp
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 27, 1911
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kraków, Poland
Died: 2007

Natalia Karp was a Polish pianist and Holocaust survivor. During World War II, Karp and her sister were sent to the Kraków-Płaszów concentration camp where she was ordered to play the piano by SS functionary Amon Göth on his birthday. Impressed with her performance, Göth spared her and her sister. Karp survived the war and continued playing into her 90s.

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Loren Eiseley
(Anthropologist, Philosopher, Poet)
Loren Eiseley
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 3, 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lincoln
Died: 1977
 38 
Giovanni Bononcini
(Composer)
Giovanni Bononcini
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 18, 1670
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Modena, Italy
Died: 1747
 39 
Sonia Gaskell
(Dancer)
Sonia Gaskell
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: April 14, 1904
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vilkaviškis, Lithuania
Died: 1974
 40 
Harry Heilmann
(Baseball player)
Harry Heilmann
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 3, 1894
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 1951
 41 
Melvin Belli
(Lawyer)
Melvin Belli
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: July 29, 1907
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sonora, California, United States
Died: 1996
 42 
Tom Yawkey
(American Industrialist, Major League Baseball Executive and Former Owner of 'Boston Red Sox' Team)
Tom Yawkey
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 21, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: 1976

Remembered as the owner of the American League baseball team Boston Red Sox, Tom Yawkey was a bright Yale alumnus who inherited his uncle’s wealth at age 16. He turned into a seasoned industrialist later but retained his passion for baseball. His foundation also donated to cancer research.

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Facundo Cabral
(Argentine Singer, Philosopher, and Songwriter)
Facundo Cabral
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 22, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: 2011

Facundo Cabral was an Argentine singer, philosopher, and songwriter. Among his most cherished compositions are I'm not from here nor there and My Poor Boss. Many of his songs have been covered by famous singers like Jorge Cafrune, Joan Manuel Serrat, and Juan Luis Guerra. Facundo Cabral's songs remain popular throughout Latin America.

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George Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon
(Statesman)
George Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 24, 1827
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1909
 45 
Park Won-soon
(Politician)
Park Won-soon
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 26, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Changnyeong County Changnyeong, First Republic of Korea South Korea
Died: 2020
 46 
Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville
(French Explorer and Soldier)
Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 16, 1661
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: 1706

Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville was a soldier and ship captain. Also a daredevil explorer, he led the Hudson Bay expedition in 1686 and played a pivotal part in the capture of the fort at Moose Factory. He founded the French colony of Louisiana in New France. As a member of Compagnies Franches de la Marine, he fought in many wars. 

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Carlo Di Palma
(Cinematographer)
Carlo Di Palma
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Birthdate: April 17, 1925
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 2004
 48 
Maurice, Elector of Saxony
(Duke)
Maurice, Elector of Saxony
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 21, 1521
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Freiberg, Germany
Died: 1553
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Anastasius I
(Emperor)
Anastasius I
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Birthdate: 0430 AD
Birthplace: Durrës
Died: 0518
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Adolfo de la Huerta
(45th President of Mexico (June 1920 - November 1920))
Adolfo de la Huerta
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 26, 1881
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Guaymas, Mexico
Died: 1955

Adolfo de la Huerta was a Mexican politician who served as the 45th President of Mexico from June to November 1920. He also played an important role during the Mexican Revolution and is regarded as a prominent figure among Constitutionalists during the armed regional conflicts in Mexico. He also served as the third Governor of Sonora from 1919 to 1923.