Died On June 15th

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Discover the most famous people who died on June 15. The list includes people like James Hunt, James K. Polk, Casey Kasem, Kenneth G. Wilson, Caroline Norton. Famous personalities featured on this list, include poets, political leaders, composers and artists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Japan & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Ella Fitzgerald
(Jazz Singer Who was Noted for Her Purity of Tone and Impeccable Diction)
Ella Fitzgerald
27
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 25, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newport News, Virginia, United States
Died: 1996
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 2 
Casey Kasem
(First Actor to Voice Norville "Shaggy" Rogers in the 'Scooby-Doo' Franchise )
Casey Kasem
7
Birthdate: April 27, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: 2014
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 3 
James K. Polk
(11th President of the United States)
James K. Polk
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 2, 1795
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pineville, North Carolina, United States
Died: 1849
 4 
James Hunt
(British Racing Driver Who Won the Formula One World Championship in 1976)
James Hunt
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 29, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Belmont, Surrey, England
Died: 1993
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 5 
Victor French
7
Birthdate: December 4, 1934
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, United States
Died: 1989
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 6 
Hume Cronyn
(Canadian-American Actor and Writer)
Hume Cronyn
4
Birthdate: July 18, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, Canada
Died: 2003
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 7 
Marie Laveau
(American Voodoo Priestess and Herbalist)
Marie Laveau
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 10, 1801
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: 1881
 8 
Frederick III, German Emperor
(Former German Emperor and King of Prussia (1888))
Frederick III, German Emperor
3
Birthdate: October 18, 1831
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: 1888
 9 
Minamoto no Yoshitsune
(Military Commander of the Minamoto Clan of Japan)
Minamoto no Yoshitsune
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1159 AD
Birthplace: Kyōto, Japan
Died: 1189
 10 
Wes Montgomery
(Musician)
Wes Montgomery
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 6, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: 1968
 11 
Mihai Eminescu
(The National Poet of Romania and a Major Figure of Romanticism)
Mihai Eminescu
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 15, 1850
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Botoșani, Romania
Died: 1889
 12 
Jay Moriarity
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 16, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Georgia, United States
Died: 2001
 13 
Sir Arthur Lewis
(Economist)
Sir Arthur Lewis
1
Birthdate: January 23, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Castries, Saint Lucia
Died: 1991
 14 
John Connally
(Politician)
John Connally
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 27, 1917
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Floresville, Texas, United States
Died: 1993
 15 
Kirk Kerkorian
(Former President & CEO of 'Tracinda Corporation')
Kirk Kerkorian
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 6, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fresno, California, United States
Died: 2015
 16 
Franco Zeffirelli
(Film Director, Producer)
Franco Zeffirelli
4
Birthdate: February 12, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 2019
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 17 
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
(German Expressionist Painter and Printmaker Who was One of the Founders of the Artists Group 'Die Brücke')
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
2
Birthdate: May 6, 1880
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Aschaffenburg, Germany
Died: 1938
 18 
Jacques Bergerac
0
Birthdate: May 26, 1927
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Biarritz, France
Died: 2014
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 19 
Meredith Willson
(Conductor, Composer, Flautist, Pianist, Songwriter)
Meredith Willson
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 18, 1902
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Iowa
Died: 1984
 20 
Krystyna Skarbek
(Britain's First and Longest-Serving Female Secret Agent)
Krystyna Skarbek
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 1, 1908
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Trzepnica, Poland
Died: 1952
 21 
Happy Chandler
(Politician)
Happy Chandler
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 14, 1898
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kentucky, United States
Died: 1991
 22 
Philip III, Duke of Burgundy
(Duke of Burgundy (1419 - 1467))
Philip III, Duke of Burgundy
1
Birthdate: July 31, 1396
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dijon
Died: 1467
 23 
John Vincent Atanasoff
(American Physicist and Inventor Known for Inventing the First Electronic Digital Computer)
John Vincent Atanasoff
1
Birthdate: October 4, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hamilton, New York, United States
Died: 1995
 24 
Ned Glass
(Actor)
Ned Glass
0
Birthdate: April 1, 1906
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Radom, Poland
Died: 1984
 25 
Caroline Norton
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 22, 1808
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London
Died: 1877
 26 
Leslie Grantham
(Best Known for His Role of 'Dirty Den Watts' from the BBC Soap Opera 'EastEnders')
Leslie Grantham
5
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: April 30, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Camberwell, London, England
Died: 2018
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 27 
Alfred Cortot
(French Pianist and Conductor Known for His Piano Trio with Violinist 'Jacques Thibaud' and Cellist 'Pablo Casals')
Alfred Cortot
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 26, 1877
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nyon, Switzerland
Died: 1962
 28 
Carl Wernicke
(Anatomist, Physician, Neuroscientist, Psychiatrist, University teacher, Neurologist)
Carl Wernicke
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: May 15, 1848
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tarnowskie Góry
Died: 1905
 29 
Gypsy Joe
(Puerto Rican Professional Wrestler)
Gypsy Joe
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 2, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Villalba, Puerto Rico
Died: 2016
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 30 
Grand Duke Constantine Constantinovich of Russia
(Grandson of Emperor Nicholas I of Russia, and a poet)
Grand Duke Constantine Constantinovich of Russia
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 22, 1858
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Strelna, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1915
 31 
Kenneth G. Wilson
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 8, 1936
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2013
 32 
Prince Friedrich Karl of Prussia
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 20, 1828
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1885
 33 
Murad I
(Ottoman prince)
Murad I
2
Birthdate: June 29, 1326
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bursa, Turkey
Died: 1389
 34 
Choi Hong Hi
(Taekwondo athlete, Karateka)
Choi Hong Hi
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 9, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: North Hamgyong Province
Died: 2002
 35 
Wendell Meredith Stanley
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 16, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ridgeville
Died: 1971
 36 
Teruo Nakamura
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 8, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Donghe, Taitō Prefecture, Taiwan
Died: 1979
 37 
Daniel Keyes
(Writer)
Daniel Keyes
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 9, 1927
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2014
 38 
Sri Sri
(author, poet, lyricist, songwriter)
Sri Sri
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 30, 1910
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Visakhapatnam
Died: 1983
 39 
Vera Figner
(Revolutionary Whose Work to Free All Russian People Led to Her Involvement in the Assassination of 'Alexander II')
Vera Figner
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 7, 1852
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kazan, Russia
Died: 1942
Henry Howard, 1st Earl of Northampton
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 25, 1540
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Shotesham, England
Died: 1614
 41 
Wat Tyler
(Activists)
Wat Tyler
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 4, 1341
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kent
Died: 1381
 42 
Robert I of France
0
Birthdate: August 15, 0866
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Angers
Died: 0923
 43 
Art Pepper
(Saxophonist)
Art Pepper
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 1, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gardena, California, United States
Died: 1982
 44 
John VI Kantakouzenos
(Byzantine Emperor (1347 - 1354))
John VI Kantakouzenos
0
Birthdate: 1292 AD
Birthplace: İstanbul, Turkey
Died: 1383
 45 
Ferenc Erkel
(Hungarian Composer, Conductor and Pianist)
Ferenc Erkel
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 7, 1810
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gyula, Hungary
Died: 1893
Magnus V of Norway
0
Birthdate: 1156 AD
Birthplace: Etne Municipality, Norway
Died: 1184
Jean de France, duc de Berry
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 30, 1340
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Château of Vincennes, Vincennes, France
Died: 1416
 48 
Thomas Campbell
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 27, 1777
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: 1844
 49 
Azim Azimzade
0
Birthdate: May 7, 1880
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Novxanı
Died: 1943
Andronikos III Palaiologos
1
Birthdate: March 25, 1297
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Constantinople
Died: 1341