Died On June 14th

Discover the most famous people who died on June 14. The list includes people like Benedict Arnold, Emmeline Pankhurst, Jorge Luis Borges, John Logie Baird, Mary Cassatt. Famous personalities featured on this list, include poets, political leaders, soldiers and philosophers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany and many more countries.
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Sushant Singh Rajput
(Actor)
Sushant Singh Rajput
45
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: January 21, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Patna, Bihar, India
Died: 2020
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Emmeline Pankhurst
(English Political Activist Who Organised the UK Suffragette Movement)
Emmeline Pankhurst
22
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 15, 1858
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Moss Side, Manchester, United Kingdom
Died: 1928
Emmeline Pankhurst was a British political activist best remembered for helping women earn the right to vote in elections by organizing the UK suffragette movement. For playing a major role in achieving women's suffrage in the UK, Pankhurst was named in Time magazine's 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century list in 1999.
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Benedict Arnold
(American Military Officer Who Served During the Revolutionary War)
Benedict Arnold
47
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 14, 1741
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Norwich, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1801

Benedict Arnold was an American military officer who betrayed his country when he joined the British forces in 1780. Because of his betrayal, his name became synonymous with traitory in the United States. His story of betrayal has been depicted in popular culture and he has been portrayed by actors like Owain Yeoman and Ciarán Owens.

 4 
Max Weber
(Sociologist)
Max Weber
11
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 21, 1864
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Erfurt, Germany
Died: 1920

Max Weber was a German historian, political economist, jurist, and sociologist. Widely regarded as one of the most influential and important theorists, Weber's ideas had a profound influence on social research and social theory. Although he did not see himself as a sociologist, Weber is often counted among the fathers of sociology alongside Émile Durkheim, Auguste Comte, and Karl Marx.

 5 
Henry Mancini
(Composer Best Known for His Soudtrack for the 'Peter Gunn' TV Series & 'The Pink Panther' Film Series)
Henry Mancini
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 16, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Little Italy, Ohio, United States
Died: 1994
 6 
John Logie Baird
8
Birthdate: August 13, 1888
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Helensburgh
Died: 1946

Scottish inventor, electrical engineer, and innovator, John Logie Baird, is best known for demonstrating a working TV system in 1926. He then went on to invent the first viable purely electronic color TV picture tube and founded the Baird Television Development Company. He was inducted into the Scottish Engineering Hall of Fame in 2015.

 7 
Rory Gallagher
(57th Greatest Guitarist of All Time by Rolling Stone Magazine)
Rory Gallagher
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ballyshannon, Ireland
Died: 1995

Known for his powerful blues rock performances, Irish guitarist Rory Gallagher was part of the band Taste. Though The Rolling Stones offered him an opportunity to replace guitarist Mick Taylor, he rejected it. A heavy drinker, he died of complications after a liver transplant surgery at age 47.

 8 
Gilbert K. Chesterton
(One of the Greatest Writers of the 20th Century Best Known as the 'Prince of Paradox')
Gilbert K. Chesterton
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 29, 1874
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Died: 1936

Gilbert K. Chesterton was an English writer, philosopher, and art critic. A prolific writer, he composed around 80 books, hundreds of poems, around 200 short stories, and 4,000 essays. Often referred to as the "prince of paradox", he had as many detractors as he had admirers. He is considered a successor to Victorian authors like Matthew Arnold and John Ruskin.

 9 
Mary Cassatt
(Painter)
Mary Cassatt
10
Birthdate: May 22, 1844
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Allegheny
Died: 1926
 10 
Jorge Luis Borges
(Short Story Writer & Essayist Best Known for His Books 'Ficciones' & 'El Aleph')
Jorge Luis Borges
44
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 24, 1899
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: 1986

Jorge Luis Borges was an Argentine essayist, poet, short-story writer, and translator. An important figure in Spanish-language literature, Jorge Luis Borges' works have contributed immensely to fantasy and the philosophical literature genre. It is also said that his works, which incorporated themes like labyrinths, dreams, and mythology, marked the beginning of 20th-century Latin American literature's magic realist movement.

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Ann Morgan Guilbert
5
Birthdate: October 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: 2016
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 12 
Jerome K. Jerome
15
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 2, 1859
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Caldmore, United Kingdom
Died: 1927
 13 
Kurt Waldheim
(Fourth Secretary-General of the United Nations )
Kurt Waldheim
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 21, 1918
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sankt Andrä-Wördern, Austria
Died: 2007

While he claimed he studied at the University of Vienna during World War II, documents recovered later suggested that Kurt Waldheim was in fact part of the German army in the Balkans. Waldheim later became the president of Austria and the secretary-general of the United Nations.

 14 
Ruth Graham
(Philanthropist, Poet, Author)
Ruth Graham
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 10, 1920
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Qingjiang, Kiangsu, China
Died: 2007

American Christian author Ruth Graham had met evangelist Billy Graham at Wheaton College, and they got soon after. Daughter of medical missionary parents, Ruth had grown up in China. She was an avid philanthropist and had raised her five children almost singlehandedly while Billy was mostly touring as an evangelist.

 15 
Yvette Wilson
(Comedian and Actress Known for Her Role as ‘Andell Wilkerson’ in the UPN Sitcoms ‘Moesha’)
Yvette Wilson
7
Birthdate: March 6, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2012
Yvette Wilson is best known as Andell Wilkerson from the sitcom Moesha and as Andell Wilkerson from its spin-off, The Parkers. She has also appeared in films such as House Party 3 and in series such as Def Comedy Jam. She suffered from kidney issues and died of cervical cancer.
 16 
Adlai Stevenson I
(23rd Vice President of the United States (1893-97))
Adlai Stevenson I
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 23, 1835
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Christian County, Kentucky, United States
Died: 1914
 17 
Marlin Perkins
(American Zoologist)
Marlin Perkins
2
Birthdate: March 28, 1905
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Missouri
Died: 1986
 18 
Alan Reed
(Actor)
Alan Reed
1
Birthdate: August 20, 1907
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, USA
Died: 1977
 19 
Carlos P. Garcia
(Former President of the Philippines)
Carlos P. Garcia
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 4, 1896
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Talibon, Philippines
Died: 1971

Carlos P. Garcia was a Filipino teacher, lawyer, orator, poet, political economist, public official, and Commonwealth military leader. He is best remembered for his service as the President of the Philippines from 18 March 1957 to 30 December 1961. An important political leader, Carlos P. Garcia also served as the Secretary of Foreign Affairs from 1953 to 1957.

 20 
Roger Zelazny
(American Poet, Short Story Writer, Science Fiction Writer and Novelist)
Roger Zelazny
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 13, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Euclid, Ohio, United States
Died: 1995

Author Roger Zelazny led the New Wave of science fiction and soared to fame with his series The Chronicles of Amber. The six-time Hugo Award winner published over 150 short stories, too. He made use of anachronisms, minimal dialogue, and heavy references to Hindu, Norse, and Egyptian mythological tales.

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Ahmad Zahir
(Singer)
Ahmad Zahir
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 14, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan
Died: 1979
 22 
Giacomo Leopardi
(One of the Most Radical and Challenging Thinkers of the 19th Century)
Giacomo Leopardi
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 29, 1798
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Recanati, Italy
Died: 1837

Giacomo Leopardi was one of the greatest lyric poets of the 19th century. Born into a noble family, he mastered several languages and wrote many works by 16, in spite of suffering from a cerebrospinal ailment. Remembered for his iconic works such as A Silvia, he died during a cholera epidemic.

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Alan Jay Lerner
(Lyricist)
Alan Jay Lerner
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 31, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1986
 24 
Pierre Charles L'Enfant
(French-American Military Engineer Who Designed the Basic Plan for Washington, D.C.)
Pierre Charles L'Enfant
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: August 2, 1754
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1825
Born to a famous French painter in Paris, Pierre Charles L'Enfant later joined the rebels in American Revolutionary War. While working as a military engineer in the U.S., he changed his name from Pierre to Peter. He was hired by George Washington to design the L'Enfant Plan for establishing Washington D.C.
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Robert Trent Jones
(Golf course Architect)
Robert Trent Jones
2
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: June 20, 1906
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ince-in-Makerfield, United Kingdom
Died: 2000

Robert Trent Jones had designed more than 250 golf courses across 40 countries. Born in England, he moved to the U.S. and later worked as a caddie. He began by designing the golf course at Cornell, his alma, and his name is now a trademark in the golf circuit.

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Orlando Lassus
(Composer)
Orlando Lassus
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1532 AD
Birthplace: Mons
Died: 1594

Orlande de Lassus was a composer widely regarded as one of the three most influential and popular European musicians of the 16th century. One of the most versatile and prolific composers of the late Renaissance, Orlande de Lassus wrote over 2,000 works during his illustrious career. He is also considered the chief representative of the Franco-Flemish school's mature polyphonic style.

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Gitta Sereny
(Biographer and Investigative Journalist Known for Her Interviews and Profiles of Infamous Figures, Including 'Mary Bell')
Gitta Sereny
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 13, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 2012

Known for her persistent researches on some of history’s most reviled characters, Gitta Sereny was an investigative journalist and author of five biographical works that attempted to make sense of their crimes. Notable among her works are Albert Speer: His Battle with Truth and The Case of Mary Bell: A Portrait of a Child Who Murdered.  

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Isabelle Collin Dufresne
(Artist)
Isabelle Collin Dufresne
0
Birthdate: September 6, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: La Tronche, France
Died: 2014
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Blind Tom Wiggins
(Music Performer)
Blind Tom Wiggins
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 25, 1849
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Harris County, Georgia, United States
Died: 1908
 30 
Luce Douady
(Climber)
Luce Douady
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 17, 2003
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Isère, France
Died: 2020
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Bernard Miles
(Actor)
Bernard Miles
0
Birthdate: September 27, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Uxbridge, Middlesex, England
Died: 1991
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Jorge Ubico
(21st President of Guatemala)
Jorge Ubico
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 10, 1878
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala
Died: 1946
 33 
Tippu Tib
(Businessman)
Tippu Tib
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1832 AD
Birthplace: Zanzibar, Tanzania
Died: 1905
 34 
Aleksandŭr Stamboliyski
(20th Prime Minister of Bulgaria (1919 - 1923))
Aleksandŭr Stamboliyski
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 1, 1879
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Slavovitsa, Bulgaria
Died: 1923

Aleksandŭr Stamboliyski was a Bulgarian politician best remembered for his service as the Prime Minister of Bulgaria from 14 October 1919 to 9 June 1923. He was ousted from his position in a coup d'état and was subsequently tortured and killed on 14 June 1923.

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Leonidas Polk
(Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana)
Leonidas Polk
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 10, 1806
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Died: 1864

Leonidas Polk was an American Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana. He is credited with establishing an Anglican Christian denomination called the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Confederate States of America. A political general of the Civil War, Leonidas Polk is remembered for commanding troops in the Battle of Perryville and the Battle of Shiloh among many other battles.

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Eddie Eagan
(Sportsman)
Eddie Eagan
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 26, 1897
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado
Died: 1967
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 37 
Alexander Ostrovsky
(Russian Playwright)
Alexander Ostrovsky
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 12, 1823
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 1886

One of the greatest Russian playwrights to have ever lived, Alexander Ostrovsky represented the realistic period. A law school graduate, he initially worked as a law clerk. His play Bankrot was banned because of its controversial topic. He was also associated with the Maly Theatre of Moscow.

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Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
(Founder of Gaudiya Vaishnavism)
Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
11
Birthdate: February 18, 1484
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Navadvipa, India
Died: 1534

Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was a 15th-century Indian saint. Some of his disciples consider him to be the combined avatar of Radha and Krishna. His mode of worship characterized by ecstatic song and dance rituals had a deep influence on Vaishnavism in Bengal. He expounded Bhakti yoga and founded Gaudiya Vaishnavism. His birthday is celebrated as Gaura-Purnima by his disciples.  

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Carlo Maria Giulini
(Conductor)
Carlo Maria Giulini
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 9, 1914
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Barletta, Italy
Died: 2005
 40 
Markis Kido
(Indonesian Badminton Player)
Markis Kido
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 11, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia
Died: 2021
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Jean-Baptiste Kléber
(Military General)
Jean-Baptiste Kléber
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 9, 1753
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: 1800
 42 
Maximilian von Montgelas
(Statesman)
Maximilian von Montgelas
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 12, 1759
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: 1838
 43 
John Carroll
(Journalist)
John Carroll
0
Birthdate: January 23, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2015
 44 
Simon Of Sudbury
(Archbishop)
Simon Of Sudbury
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1316 AD
Birthplace: Sudbury, United Kingdom
Died: 1381
 45 
Sony Labou Tansi
(Novelist)
Sony Labou Tansi
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 5, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kimwenza, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Died: 1995
 46 
Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
(Sovereign)
Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
0
Birthdate: September 3, 1757
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Weimar, Germany
Died: 1828
 47 
Hugo Blanco
(Venezuelan Musician & Songwriter)
Hugo Blanco
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 25, 1940
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Died: 2015

Hugo Blanco was a Venezuelan musician best remembered for writing popular songs like Moliendo Café, which is often counted among the most popular Venezuelan songs in the world. He is also credited with founding a Venezuelan musical group named Los Hijos De Ña Carmen.

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David Butler
(Actor)
David Butler
0
Birthdate: December 17, 1894
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 1979
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Hans Poelzig
(Architect)
Hans Poelzig
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: April 30, 1869
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1936
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Robin Olds
(Officer)
Robin Olds
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 14, 1922
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Honolulu
Died: 2007