Died On June 22nd

Discover the most famous people who died on June 22. The list includes people like Judy Garland, George Carlin, Fred Astaire, Muhammad Ahmad, Matthew Henry. Famous personalities featured on this list, include actors, spiritual & religious leaders, mathematicians and composers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.
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Judy Garland
(Best Known for Her Portrayal of 'Dorothy Gale' in the Movie 'The Wizard of Oz')
Judy Garland
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Birthdate: June 10, 1922
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Minnesota, United States
Died: 1969
American actress and singer, Judy Garland, was one of the most iconic artists of Hollywood's Golden Era. In a career that spanned forty five years, her exceptional talent shone brightly, especially in movies like The Wizard of Oz and A Star Is Born. The personal life of the superstar though, was full of struggles including drugs, alcohols and unsuccessful marriages.
 2 
George Carlin
(One of the Most Important and Influential Stand-Up Comedians of All Time)
George Carlin
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Birthdate: May 12, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 2008

Counted amongst the most influential stand-up comedians, George Carlin was known for his dark comedy. His comedy routine, Seven Dirty Words, was hugely controversial and played a critical role in Supreme Court’s ruling to censor offensive material on broadcast media. In his career, he released many comedy albums, starred in 14 HBO special, authored books and acted in numerous films.

 3 
Niccolò Machiavelli
(Diplomat & Philosopher Best Known for His Political Treatise 'The Prince')
Niccolò Machiavelli
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 3, 1469
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 1527
Italian Renaissance philosopher, diplomat, and author Niccolò Machiavelli is remembered for his work The Prince. He believed that the end or the intention behind any action justifies the action. He gave rise to the term Machiavellianism, which signifies the use of deceit and treachery to achieve one’s goals. 
 4 
Fred Astaire
(The Greatest Dancer in Film History)
Fred Astaire
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Birthdate: May 10, 1899
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: 1987

Fred Astaire was an American actor, television presenter, dancer, choreographer, and singer. Widely regarded as the most influential dancer in film history, Astaire was known for his innovation, perfectionism, and an uncanny sense of rhythm. Also known for his fashion sense, Fred Astaire remained a male fashion icon throughout his career, which spanned more than seven decades.

 5 
Etika
(YouTuber)
Etika
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Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: May 12, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 6 
Pat Nixon
(First Lady of the United States from 1969 to 1974 as the Wife of President Richard Nixon)
Pat Nixon
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 16, 1912
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ely, Nevada, United States
Died: 1993

Pat Nixon was an American educator who served as the First Lady of the US from 1969 to 1974 during which she promoted several charitable causes. She is also one of the most traveled First Lady in the history of the United States, accompanying her husband Richard Nixon on his trips to the Soviet Union and China among other countries.

 7 
James Horner
(Composer, conductor, and orchestrator of film scores)
James Horner
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Birthdate: August 14, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 8 
Joel Schumacher
(Director, screenwriter, producer)
Joel Schumacher
3
Birthdate: August 29, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2020
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 9 
Vinnie Paul
(Former Musician best known for being the drummer and co-founder of the heavy metal band Pantera)
Vinnie Paul
8
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 11, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Abilene, Texas, United States
Died: 2018
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 10 
David O. Selznick
(Film producer, Screenwriter and Film studio executive)
David O. Selznick
5
Birthdate: May 10, 1902
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1965
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 11 
Dennis Day
(Singer, Radio, Television, and Film Personality)
Dennis Day
2
Birthdate: May 21, 1916
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: 1988
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Laura Antonelli
(Italian film actress, who appeared in 45 films between 1964 and 1991)
Laura Antonelli
1
Birthdate: November 28, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pula, Croatia
Died: 2015
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 13 
Felix Christian Klein
(Mathematician)
Felix Christian Klein
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 25, 1849
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Düsseldorf
Died: 1925

Felix Christian Klein was a German mathematician and educator remembered for his work on complex analysis, group theory, and non-Euclidean geometry. He is also popular for his work on the relationship between group theory and geometry. He is credited with teaching advanced courses to students like Gregorio Ricci-Curbastro, who went on to become a renowned mathematician in his own right.

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Saint John Fisher
(English Priest)
Saint John Fisher
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 30, 1469
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Beverley, England
Died: 1535
 15 
Maria of Yugoslavia
(Consort)
Maria of Yugoslavia
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Birthdate: January 6, 1900
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gotha, Germany
Died: 1961
 16 
Darius Milhaud
(French Composer, Conductor and a Member of the Group 'Les Six')
Darius Milhaud
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 4, 1892
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Marseille, France
Died: 1974

Darius Milhaud was a French composer, teacher, and conductor. One of the 20th century's most prolific composers, Milhaud was part of a famous group known as The Group of Six. He also contributed greatly to the French film industry, composing music for films like Madame Bovary and The Beloved Vagabond. Milhaud is often counted among the most important modernist composers. 

 17 
Steve Bing
(Businessman)
Steve Bing
5
Birthdate: March 31, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2020

A businessman and film producer, Steve Bing was the founder of Shangri-La Entertainment. He produced films like Beowulf and Shine a Light. Politically, he contributed to the Democratic Party and funded the campaign of its candidates. He killed himself at the age of 55 by jumping from his 27th floor apartment in Los Angeles.

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M.F.K. Fisher
(Writer)
M.F.K. Fisher
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 3, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Albion, Michigan, United States
Died: 1992
 19 
Joseph Losey
(Film Director)
Joseph Losey
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Birthdate: January 14, 1909
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: La Crosse, Wisconsin, U.S.
Died: 1984
 20 
Maria Tanase
(Romanian Actress and Singer)
Maria Tanase
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Birthdate: September 25, 1913
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
Died: 1963

Maria Tanase was a Romanian actress and singer. A versatile singer, Tănase's music ranged from operetta to traditional Romanian music. During her long and illustrious career, Maria Tănase became known as Romania's national diva. She was admired for her voice, charisma, originality, and good looks. She is widely regarded as one of the 20th century's major cultural icons.

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Eppie Lederer
(Columnist)
Eppie Lederer
0
Birthdate: July 4, 1918
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sioux City, Iowa, United States
Died: 2002
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Nicholas Alkemade
(Spy)
Nicholas Alkemade
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 10, 1922
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Loughborough
Died: 1987

Initially a gardener, Nicholas Alkemade joined the Royal Air Force during World War II. An expert in aerial combat, he made headlines when he jumped out of his burning bomber and fell 18,000 feet below, without a parachute, and survived. Following the war, he worked in the chemical industry.

 23 
Gary David Goldberg
(Writer, Television producer)
Gary David Goldberg
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Birthdate: June 25, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2013
 24 
Wladimir Köppen
(Russian–German Geographer, Meteorologist and Climatologist)
Wladimir Köppen
1
Birthdate: September 25, 1846
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1940

Wladimir Köppen was a Russian-German meteorologist, geographer, botanist, and climatologist. He is best remembered for publishing the Köppen climate classification system, which is used even today. Wladimir Köppen made important contributions to many branches of science. He is also credited with coining the term aerology.

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Philippe Chatrier
(Journalist)
Philippe Chatrier
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Birthdate: February 2, 1928
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Créteil, France
Died: 2000
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Armand Fallières
(Former President of France)
Armand Fallières
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 6, 1841
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mézin, France
Died: 1931

Armand Fallières began as a town councillor in Nérac and later became the president of France. Prior to this, he had been the prime minister of France, too, but he was forced to resign after just 21 days, owing to his stand on the expulsion of the pretenders to French throne.

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Roger I of Sicily
(Count)
Roger I of Sicily
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1031 AD
Birthplace: Hauteville-la-Guichard, France
Died: 1101
 28 
Mitsuru Ushijima
(Japanese General Who Commanded 'The 32nd Army' in the 'Battle of Okinawa')
Mitsuru Ushijima
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 31, 1887
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kagoshima
Died: 1945

Mitsuru Ushijima was a Japanese general best remembered for his service in the Second World War. He commanded the 32nd Army in the Battle of Okinawa, an important battle of the Pacific War. Mitsuru Ushijima lost the battle and committed suicide before getting caught by the enemies.

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Major Ridge
(tribal chief)
Major Ridge
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1771 AD
Birthplace: Tennessee
Died: 1839
 30 
Jamshīd al-Kāshī
(Persian Astronomer and Mathematician)
Jamshīd al-Kāshī
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 1380 AD
Birthplace: Kashan, Iran
Died: 1429

Jamshīd al-Kāshī was a Persian mathematician and astronomer who worked during the reign of Tamerlane. Despite his immense contribution to the fields of mathematics and astronomy, much of his work was never brought to Europe and even today it remains unpublished in any form. Jamshīd al-Kāshī’s life inspired the 2009 Iranian biographical-historical film series, The Ladder of the Sky. 

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Muhammad Ahmad
(Ruler of Sudan from 1881 to 1885)
Muhammad Ahmad
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Birthdate: August 12, 1844
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dongola, Sudan
Died: 1885

Born to a Sudanese shipbuilder, Muhammad Ahmad grew up to become a Sufi religious leader. His war against the Ottoman-Egyptian rule and his capture of Khartoum led him to establish a vast Islamic state. Named the first Mahdi, he was one of the rare African rulers to defeat the British.

 32 
Bernd Becher
(Photographers)
Bernd Becher
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Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: August 20, 1931
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Germany
Died: 2007

Bernd Becher was a German photographer and conceptual artist. He was one half of the popular Bernd and Hilla Becher duo. Bernd and his wife Hilla are credited with founding the Becher School, which influenced generations of artists and documentary photographers. The duo was honored with several prestigious awards, such as the Erasmus Prize and the Hasselblad Award.

 33 
Chang Cheh
(Former Director, Screenwriter)
Chang Cheh
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Birthdate: February 10, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
Died: 2002
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 34 
Howard Staunton
(English Chess Master)
Howard Staunton
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 1, 1810
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1874
 35 
Benjamin Tucker
(Journalist, Philosopher, Economist, Translator, Anarchist)
Benjamin Tucker
3
Birthdate: April 17, 1854
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dartmouth
Died: 1939
 36 
Hasdrubal Barca
(Carthaginian General in the Second Punic War)
Hasdrubal Barca
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0245 AD
Birthplace: Carthage, Tunisia
Died: 0207
 37 
Jane Cowl
(Film Actress)
Jane Cowl
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 14, 1883
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1950
 38 
Quett Masire
(2nd President of Botswana, 1st Vice-President of Botswana)
Quett Masire
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 24, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kanye, Botswana
Died: 2017
 39 
Moritz Schlick
(Philosopher)
Moritz Schlick
0
Birthdate: April 14, 1882
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1936
 40 
Ilija Garašanin
(The Prime Minister of Serbia (1852-1853, 1861-1867))
Ilija Garašanin
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 28, 1812
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Garasi, Serbia
Died: 1874

Serbian statesman and 2-time prime minister of Serbia, Ilija Garašanin initially served as a colonel and commander of the army. The son of Serbian revolutionary Milutin Savić, he supported Prince Miloš Obrenović in his early days but later helped Prince Alexander Karadjordjević come to power.

 41 
Wassila Bourguiba
(Habib Bourguiba's Ex-Wife)
Wassila Bourguiba
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 22, 1912
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Beja, Tunisia
Died: 1999
 42 
Jens Otto Krag
(Prime minister of Denmark)
Jens Otto Krag
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 15, 1914
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Randers, Denmark
Died: 1978
 43 
Victor Maddern
(Actor)
Victor Maddern
0
Birthdate: March 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Seven Kings, Ilford, Essex, England
Died: 1993
 44 
Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö
(Journalists)
Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 5, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kungsbacka Municipality, Sweden
Died: 1975
 45 
Catharine Macaulay
(Historian)
Catharine Macaulay
1
Birthdate: April 2, 1731
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wye, Kent, England
Died: 1791
 46 
Dorothea Orem
(Nursing Theorist and Creator of the 'Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory')
Dorothea Orem
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 15, 1914
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: 2007

Dorothea Orem was an American nursing theorist. She is best remembered for creating the self-care deficit nursing theory, which is also called the Orem's Model of Nursing. Developed between 1959 and 2001, the theory is often used in primary care and rehabilitation settings, where the patient is taught to be independent.

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Justin Dart, Jr.
(Activist)
Justin Dart, Jr.
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 29, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2002
 48 
Jasper Francis Cropsey
(Artist)
Jasper Francis Cropsey
1
Birthdate: February 18, 1823
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1900
 49 
John William Ashe
(President of the United Nations General Assembly 2013 - 2013)
John William Ashe
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 20, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda
Died: 2016
 50 
Ștefan Octavian Iosif
(Linguist)
Ștefan Octavian Iosif
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 11, 1875
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brașov
Died: 1913