Died On June 10th

Discover the most famous people who died on June 10. The list includes people like Alexander the Great, Ray Charles, John Gotti, Christina Grimmie, Hafez al-Assad. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, novelists, mathematicians and directors and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Canada and many more countries.
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 1 
Ray Charles
(Singer-songwriter)
Ray Charles
40
Birthdate: September 23, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Albany, Georgia, United States
Died: 2004

Ray Charles went on to become a great singer-songwriter, composer, and pianist, despite suffering blindness due to glaucoma early in his life. One of the most respected and decorated musicians of all time, Ray Charles has been named in lists, such as 100 Greatest Singers of All Time. He pioneered the soul music genre, which remains his greatest contribution.

 2 
Christina Grimmie
(American Pop Singer and YouTube Personality)
Christina Grimmie
30
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 2, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Evesham, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2016

Christina Grimmie was an American singer-songwriter, actress, and YouTuber. She was fatally shot in 2016 when she was signing autographs after performing at The Plaza Live in Florida. Following her murder, celebrities demanded better security measures at concert venues and Billboard published an open letter demanding background checks for gun purchases. Several venues observed safety precautions like adding metal detectors.  

 3 
Spencer Tracy
(One of the Greatest Actors of Hollywood's Golden Age)
Spencer Tracy
21
Birthdate: April 5, 1900
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 1967

One of the most popular actors of classical Hollywood cinema, Spencer Tracy was known for his versatility, which helped him win two successive Oscars for Best Actor. In 1999, he was ranked the ninth greatest male star of Hollywood's Golden Age by the American Film Institute. Tracy is widely regarded as one of the finest actors of the 20th century.

 4 
Marcus Garvey
(Jamaican Political Activist, Journalist and Founder and First President-General of the Universal Negro Improvement Association)
Marcus Garvey
12
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 17, 1887
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint Ann's Bay, Jamaica
Died: 1940
Marcus Garvey is remembered as an iconic Black separatist leader who believed that all African-origin people in Europe and America should go back to Africa. He established the Universal Negro Improvement Association, but his activism was not accepted by civil rights activists, who believed in racial integration and not segregation.
 5 
Jack Johnson
(One of the Most Influential Boxers of All Time)
Jack Johnson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 31, 1878
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Galveston, Texas, United States
Died: 1946

Jack Johnson was an American boxer and one of the most dominant champions of his generation. Considered one of the most influential boxers ever, Jack Johnson became the first African American to win the world heavyweight championship at the peak of the Jim Crow era. He is often credited with influencing popular boxers like Muhammad Ali.

 6 
Antoni Gaudí
(Architect)
Antoni Gaudí
13
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: June 25, 1852
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Reus
Died: 1926
Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí is remembered as a prominent figure of Catalan Modernism. Most of his works, including the incomplete church of the Sagrada Família, are in Barcelona. His innovative methods included the use of trencadís. By 2005, seven of his creations had been named UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
 7 
Gordie Howe
(Canadian Professional Ice Hockey Player)
Gordie Howe
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 31, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Floral, Saskatchewan, Canada
Died: 2016
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 8 
Louis L’Amour
(Novelist)
Louis L’Amour
12
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 22, 1908
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jamestown, North Dakota, United States
Died: 1988
 9 
Andre Marie Ampere
12
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 20, 1775
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Parish of St. Nizier, Lyon, France
Died: 1836

Andre Marie Ampere was a French physicist and mathematician. He is best known for being one of the founders of the science of classical electromagnetism. He was a professor at the École Polytechnique and the Collège de France and a member of the French Academy of Sciences. The base SI unit of electric current, the ampere, is named after him. 

 10 
Michael Rennie
5
Birthdate: August 25, 1909
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bradford, Yorkshire, England
Died: 1971
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 11 
Les Dawson
Les Dawson
2
Birthdate: February 2, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Collyhurst
Died: 1993
 12 
Mary Maxwell Gates
(Businesswoman)
Mary Maxwell Gates
13
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 5, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington
Died: 1994
 13 
Louis L'Amour
(Novelist)
Louis L'Amour
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 22, 1908
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jamestown, North Dakota, United States
Died: 1988
 14 
Liu Bei
(Founder of the Chinese Shu Han Dynasty)
Liu Bei
1
Birthdate: 0161 AD
Birthplace: Zhuozhou, Baoding, China
Died: 0223

Liu Bei was a warlord in the Eastern Han dynasty. He is credited with founding the state of Shu Han. Liu Bei went on to reign as the emperor of Shu Han from 221 until his death in 223. Liu Bei is best remembered for his remarkable skills as a leader and politician. His life has inspired several TV series.

 15 
Robert Brown
(Botanist)
Robert Brown
8
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 21, 1773
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Montrose, Scotland
Died: 1858

Copley Medal-winning Scottish botanist Robert Brown is remembered for his detailed descriptions on topics such as the cell nuclei and what later came to be known as the Brownian motion. After studying medicine, he had also served the British Army as a surgeon and also toured the Australian shores aboard The Investigator.

 16 
Adolph Zukor
(Film producer)
Adolph Zukor
1
Birthdate: January 7, 1873
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ricse
Died: 1976
 17 
Mike Mentzer
(American Professional Bodybuilder and Author)
Mike Mentzer
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 15, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Phrata, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2001
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 18 
Frederick Delius
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 29, 1862
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bradford, England
Died: 1934
 19 
Jo Van Fleet
(Actress)
Jo Van Fleet
1
Birthdate: December 29, 1915
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oakland, California, U.S.
Died: 1996
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 20 
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
(Prominent Figure and Catalyst of the New German Cinema Movement)
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
2
Birthdate: May 31, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bad Wörishofen, Germany
Died: 1982

Rainer Werner Fassbinder was a German actor, filmmaker, and playwright. He grew up in the aftermath of World War II and had a tough childhood. He sought solace by watching films and took acting lessons. He began his career in theater and eventually entered films as well. He is considered a prominent figure of the New German Cinema movement. 

 21 
Luís de Camões
(Portuguese Poet)
Luís de Camões
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1524 AD
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: 1580

Luís de Camões was a Portuguese poet whose mastery of verse often draws comparison to that of Homer, Shakespeare, Milton, and Dante. He is best remembered for his 1572 epic poem Os Lusíadas. Camões had such a great impact that Portuguese is sometimes referred to as the language of Camões. He is considered the Portuguese language's and Portugal's greatest poet.

 22 
William Inge
(American playwright)
William Inge
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 3, 1913
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Independence Township, Kansas, United States
Died: 1973
 23 
Lindsey Nelson
Lindsey Nelson
0
Birthdate: May 25, 1919
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Campbellsville
Died: 1995
 24 
Ernest Chausson
(Composer)
Ernest Chausson
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 20, 1855
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1899
 25 
Abdelaziz of Morocco
(Sultan of Morocco)
Abdelaziz of Morocco
0
Birthdate: February 24, 1878
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Morocco
Died: 1943
 26 
Sigrid Undset
(Norwegian-Danish Novelist and Winner of 1928 Nobel Prize in Literature)
Sigrid Undset
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 20, 1882
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kalundborg, Denmark
Died: 1949

Sigrid Undset was a Norwegian novelist best remembered for her trilogy of historical novels, Kristin Lavransdatter. In 1928, she was honored with the prestigious Nobel Prize for literature, which she donated on 25 January 1940 in order to support the Finnish war effort during the Second World War. A crater on Venus is named in her honor.

 27 
Donald Regan
(Political Leaders)
Donald Regan
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 21, 1918
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2003
 28 
Julia Perez
(Actress, Singer)
Julia Perez
1
Birthdate: July 15, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia
Died: 2017
Height: 3'3" (99 cm)
 29 
Chinghiz Aitmatov
(One of the Best Known Literary Figures in Kyrgyzstan)
Chinghiz Aitmatov
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 12, 1928
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sheker, Kyrgyzstan
Died: 2008

Chinghiz Aitmatov, recipient of Lenin Prize, was an eminent figure in Kyrgyz and Russian literature. He worked for Pravda for eight-years. Notable works of Aitmatov includes the novels Jamila, The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years, and The White Ship. Aitmatov served as ambassador for the Soviet Union and thereafter for Kyrgyzstan, to the NATO, European Union and UNESCO.

 30 
Gala Dalí
(Muse and Wife of the Spanish Surrealist Artist, Salvador Dali)
Gala Dalí
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 7, 1894
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kazan, Russia
Died: 1982

Gala Dali was the muse and wife of the Spanish surrealist artist, Salvador Dali. Even though she was not a poet or artist herself, she played a major role in influencing many artists and writers. She was a frequent model in Dalí's work. Before marrying Dali, she was married to French poet Paul Éluard, a prominent figure in surrealism.  

 31 
Robert Borden
(8th Prime Minister of Canada (1911 - 1920))
Robert Borden
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 26, 1854
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Grand Pré, Canada
Died: 1937

Robert Borden was a Canadian lawyer and politician. He served as the eighth prime minister of Canada from 1911 to 1920. World War I started during his tenure, and he received much admiration for his leadership throughout the war. As the prime minister, he introduced women's suffrage for federal elections. 

 32 
Arrigo Boito
(Poet)
Arrigo Boito
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 24, 1842
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Padua, Italy
Died: 1918
 33 
Vasily Perov
(Russian Painter)
Vasily Perov
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Birthdate: January 2, 1834
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tobolsk, Russia
Died: 1882

Vasily Perov was a Russian painter who played an important role in the Realist movement in Russia. He is credited with co-founding one of the most popular groups of Russian realist artists called Peredvizhniki. Over the course of his career, Vasily Perov received several prestigious awards and honors like the grand gold medal from the Russian Academy of Arts.

 34 
Hammond Innes
(Novelist)
Hammond Innes
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 15, 1913
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Horsham, England
Died: 1998
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 35 
Morris Kline
(American Historian and Mathematics)
Morris Kline
1
Birthdate: May 1, 1908
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1992
 36 
Josep Tarradellas
(Politician)
Josep Tarradellas
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 19, 1899
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cervelló, Spain
Died: 1988
 37 
Brian Lenihan Jnr
(Politician)
Brian Lenihan Jnr
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 21, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 2011
 38 
Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Baden
(Grand Duke)
Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Baden
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 22, 1728
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Died: 1811
 39 
Robert Chartoff
(Film producer)
Robert Chartoff
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 26, 1933
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 2015
 40 
Emma Borden
(Lizzie Borden's Sister)
Emma Borden
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 1, 1851
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fall River, Massachusetts
Died: 1927
 41 
Edward Kienholz
(Artist)
Edward Kienholz
0
Birthdate: October 23, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fairfield, Washington, United States
Died: 1994
 42 
Michaela Odone
(Inventors)
Michaela Odone
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 10, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rome, Kingdom of Italy Italy
Died: 2000
 43 
Bob Prince
(Sportscaster)
Bob Prince
0
Birthdate: July 1, 1916
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1985
 44 
Bridget Bishop
(Acussed victim of witchcraft)
Bridget Bishop
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1632 AD
Birthplace: England
Died: 1692
 45 
Dick Sudirman
(Former Indonesian Badminton Player)
Dick Sudirman
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 29, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pematang Siantar City, Indonesia
Died: 1986
 46 
John A. Eddy
(Astronomer)
John A. Eddy
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 25, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pawnee City, Nebraska, United States
Died: 2009

John A. Eddy, also known as Jack Eddy, is best remembered for his extensive research on the Sun and was the first to prove that the Sun is a variable star and not a constant star. He also discovered an amateur astronomical observatory of the Native Americans in Wyoming.

 47 
Thomas Robert Bugeaud
(Marshal of France)
Thomas Robert Bugeaud
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 15, 1784
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Limoges, France
Died: 1849
 48 
Friedrich Kalkbrenner
(First Pianist to Introduce Long and Rapid Octave Passages in Both Hands)
Friedrich Kalkbrenner
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 2, 1785
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: near Kassel, Germany
Died: 1849

Friedrich Kalkbrenner was a German pianist, piano teacher, composer, and piano manufacturer. He is credited with composing over 200 piano works, including several piano operas and concertos. He also taught many future pianists like Camille-Marie Stamaty and Marie Pleyel. Friedrich Kalkbrenner was also a successful businessman who became enormously rich through his business deals.

 49 
Arleen Auger
(American Soprano Who Mostly Performed Operas of Icons Such as Bach and Mozart)
Arleen Auger
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 13, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: South Gate, California, United States
Died: 1993

American soprano Arleen Auger began her career as an elementary school teacher and started gaining fame with her performances with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra. Known for her cololatura voice, she performed operas of icons such as Bach and Mozart. She was awarded a posthumous Grammy for her achievements.

 50 
Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester
(Politician)
Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 31, 1900
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: York Cottage, England
Died: 1974

Son of King George V and Queen Mary, Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, was educated at Eton, becoming the first son of a monarch in Britain to attend school. He made headlines with his affair with Beryl Markham. Owing to his multiple strokes, he was wheelchair-bound in his final years.