Died On June 24th

Discover the most famous people who died on June 24. The list includes people like Grover Cleveland, Jackie Gleason, Lucrezia Borgia, Carlos Gardel, Matthew Thornton. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, bankers and comedians and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Canada and many more countries.
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Grover Cleveland
(The 22nd and 24th President of the United States)
Grover Cleveland
17
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 18, 1837
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Caldwell, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1908

Grover Cleveland, a Democratic Party member, was the President of the United States from 1885 to 1889 and then again from 1893 to 1897. He is known for his campaign for political reform and fiscal conservatism. However, he was unable to deal with the economic depression in his second term as President, which led to massive decline in his popularity.

 2 
Jackie Gleason
(Actor and Comedian Known for His Series 'The Jackie Gleason Show' and 'The Honeymooners')
Jackie Gleason
10
Birthdate: February 26, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bushwick, New York, United States
Died: 1987

Jackie Gleason was an American actor, writer, comedian, composer, and conductor. Nicknamed The Great One, Jackie Gleason is credited with developing the popular TV series The Jackie Gleason Show, which enjoyed high ratings for nearly two decades. His life and work inspired the 2002 television biopic Gleason in which he was played by comedian and actor Brad Garrett.

 3 
Brian Keith
(American Actor)
Brian Keith
15
Birthdate: November 14, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bayonne, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1997
Brian Keith is best remembered for playing Bill Davis in the sitcom Family Affair and Judge Milton C. Hardcastle in Hardcastle and McCormick. He also starred in the 1961 movie The Parent Trap and played President Theodore Roosevelt in The Wind and the Lion. He died of suicide by gunshot.
 4 
Benigno Aquino III
(15th President of the Philippines)
Benigno Aquino III
35
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 8, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sampaloc, Manila, Philippines
Died: 2021
Benigno Aquino III, also known as PNoy, or Noynoy, was the president of the Philippines from 2010 to 2016. He has also chaired the Liberal Party. Son of Filipino politician Benigno S. Aquino, Jr., he was named to Time 100 in 2013. He has also faced legal charges for corruption.
 5 
David Tomlinson
(Actor)
David Tomlinson
5
Birthdate: May 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England, UK
Died: 2000
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 6 
Billy Drago
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Frank Nitti’ in the Film ‘The Untouchables’)
Billy Drago
6
Birthdate: November 30, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hugoton, Kansas, United States
Died: 2019
Billy Drago is best remembered as a villain in films such as Clint Eastwood's Pale Rider. He portrayed real-life gangster Frank Nitti in Brian De Palma's The Untouchables. He had also been part of series such as Charmed, The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr., and The X-Files.
 7 
Paul Winchell
(Actor, Inventor, Voice actor, Television actor)
Paul Winchell
5
Birthdate: December 21, 1922
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 2005
 8 
Hongwu Emperor
(1st Emperor of the Ming Dynasty Who Reigned from 1368 to 1398)
Hongwu Emperor
5
Birthdate: October 21, 1328
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hao Prefecture
Died: 1398

Hongwu Emperor is credited with founding the Ming dynasty, which ruled over China from 1368 to 1644. He reigned as the first emperor of the dynasty from 1368 until his death in 1398. Under his reign, China witnessed many unprecedented political reforms. He is also credited with establishing the famous secret police organization, the Embroidered Uniform Guard.

 9 
Carlos Gardel
(One the Most Popular Tango Singer of All Time)
Carlos Gardel
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 11, 1890
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toulouse, France
Died: 1935

Carlos Gardel was a French Argentine composer, singer-songwriter, and actor. Widely regarded as the most important personality in the history of tango, Gardel is the world's most famous tango singer of all time. Remembered for his baritone voice, Gardel is often referred to as The King of Tango. His life inspired the 1939 musical film, The Life of Carlos Gardel.

 10 
Lucrezia Borgia
(Duchess Consort of Ferrara, Modena and Reggio (1505 - 1519))
Lucrezia Borgia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 18, 1480
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Subiaco, Italy
Died: 1519
Spanish-Italian noblewoman Lucrezia Borgia, daughter of Pope Alexander VI, ruled as the governor of Spoleto. She was part of many politically motivated marriages. She has been portrayed as the femme fatale in many movies and novels. Dosso Dossi’s Portrait of a Youth is the only credible portrait of Lucrezia.
 11 
V. V. Giri
(Fourth President of India)
V. V. Giri
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 10, 1894
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Berhampur
Died: 1980

V. V. Giri served as the fourth president of India and was in the office from 1969 to 1974. For his immense contributions to the development of public affairs, V. V. Giri was honored with the Bharat Ratna. However, his presidency is often criticized as he was considered a rubber stamp president who subordinated himself to the prime minister.

 12 
Bernie Worrell
(Keyboardist)
Bernie Worrell
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 19, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Long Branch, New Jersey, U.S.
Died: 2016
 13 
Kenny Washington
(American football player)
Kenny Washington
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 31, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1971
 14 
Jérôme Bonaparte
(King of Westphalia)
Jérôme Bonaparte
1
Birthdate: November 15, 1784
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ajaccio, France
Died: 1860
 15 
William Rockefeller Jr.
(American Businessman and Co-Founder of 'Standard Oil')
William Rockefeller Jr.
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 31, 1841
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Richford, New York, United States
Died: 1922

Part of the famous Rockefeller family of bankers and industrialists, William Rockefeller played a major role in the development of the Standard Oil Company along with his brother John D. Rockefeller. His interests also included copper mining and railways, and he also set up what is now known as Citigroup.

 16 
Dragutin Dimitrijević
(Serbian Army Officer Who was Involved in the Assassination of Queen Draga and King Alexander I of Serbia)
Dragutin Dimitrijević
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 17, 1876
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia
Died: 1917

Dragutin Dimitrijević was a Serbian army officer best remembered for his association with a secret military society called the Black Hand, which organized the May Coup and the assassination of Queen Draga and King Alexander I of Serbia. Dragutin Dimitrijević was found guilty of conspiracy and executed by firing squad on 26 June 1917.

 17 
Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford
(Courtier)
Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 12, 1550
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hedingham Castle, England
Died: 1604
 18 
Marva Collins
(American educator)
Marva Collins
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 31, 1936
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Monroeville, Alabama, United States
Died: 2015
 19 
Leonid Hurwicz
(Mathematician, Economist)
Leonid Hurwicz
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Birthdate: August 21, 1917
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Moscow
Died: 2008

Born in Moscow, Polish economist Leonid Hurwicz initially studied law but fled to the US during World War II. He was later associated with the MIT, among other prestigious institutes, and won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his pioneering contribution to the mechanism design theory.

 20 
Matthew Thornton
(One of the 56 Signers of the U.S. Declaration of Independence in 1776)
Matthew Thornton
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1714 AD
Birthplace: Ireland
Died: 1803
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František Kupka
(Artist)
František Kupka
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Birthdate: September 23, 1871
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Opočno, Czech Republic
Died: 1957
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Rani Durgavati
(Queen)
Rani Durgavati
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Birthdate: October 5, 1524
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kalinjar Fort
Died: 1564

Rani Durgavati reigned as the Maharani of the Gond kingdom from 1550 to 1564. She is best remembered for defending her kingdom when it was attacked by Mughal General Asaf Khan. Although she knew that the Mughal army was superior to her army, Rani Durgavati refused to surrender and took her own life in the battlefield when defeat was imminent.

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Thomas McKean
(Lawyer, Politician, Judge)
Thomas McKean
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: March 19, 1734
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Province of Pennsylvania
Died: 1817

One of the Founding Fathers of the US, Thomas McKean was the son of a tavern keeper and later became a successful barrister and politician. He simultaneously served in the Continental Congress of Delaware while he was also the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

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Walther Rathenau
(Foreign Minister of Germany)
Walther Rathenau
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 29, 1867
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1922
 25 
Stuart Davis
(Modernist painter well known for his jazz-influenced, proto-pop art paintings of the 1940s and 1950s)
Stuart Davis
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Birthdate: December 7, 1892
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1964
 26 
Natasja Saad
(Singer)
Natasja Saad
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 31, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: 2007
 27 
Henri Labrouste
(architect)
Henri Labrouste
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: May 11, 1801
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris
Died: 1875

Part of the École des Beaux-Arts school of architecture, French architect Henri Labrouste is best known for popularizing iron frame construction. The Prix de Rome winner also designed the Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève and the Bibliothèque Nationale. He also received a pension from the French government and lived in the Medici Villa.

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Prince Vasili Alexandrovich of Russia
(Prince)
Prince Vasili Alexandrovich of Russia
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Birthdate: July 7, 1907
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gatchina, Russia
Died: 1989
 29 
Sissieretta Jones
(American Soprano and the Highest-Paid African-American Performer of Her Generation)
Sissieretta Jones
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 5, 1868
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
Died: 1933

Matilda Sissieretta Jones was an American soprano and the highest-paid African-American performer of her generation. She is credited with founding the Black Patti Troubadours, an acrobatic and musical act comprising 40 comedians, dancers, jugglers, and a chorus of 40 singers. In 2013, Matilda Sissieretta Jones was made an inductee of the Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame. 

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Westbrook Pegler
(Journalist)
Westbrook Pegler
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Birthdate: August 2, 1894
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: 1969
 31 
Alan Myers
(musician)
Alan Myers
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1955 AD
Birthplace: Akron
Died: 2013
 32 
Ivan Asen II of Bulgaria
(Emperor)
Ivan Asen II of Bulgaria
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Birthdate: 1196 AD
Birthplace: Bulgaria
Died: 1241
 33 
Roméo LeBlanc
(Politician, Journalist)
Roméo LeBlanc
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Birthdate: December 18, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Memramcook, Canada
Died: 2009
 34 
Rigas Feraios
(Greek Writer, Revolutionary and a Pioneer of the Greek War of Independence)
Rigas Feraios
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1757 AD
Birthplace: Velestino, Greece
Died: 1798

Rigas Feraios was a Greek writer, revolutionary, and political thinker. A front runner of the Greek War of Independence, Feraios is revered as one of the most important national heroes in Greece. Rigas Feraios is also credited with kindling the Greeks' love of freedom.

 35 
Minor White
(Photographer, University teacher)
Minor White
1
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: July 9, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Minneapolis
Died: 1976
 36 
Emilio Colombo
(Politician)
Emilio Colombo
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 14, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Potenza, Italy
Died: 2013
 37 
Pierre Werner
(18th Prime Minister of Luxembourg (1959 - 1974, 1979 - 1984))
Pierre Werner
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 29, 1913
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint-André-lez-Lille, France
Died: 2002

Pierre Werner was a Luxembourgian politician who served as the prime minister on two non-consecutive terms. He was a member of the Christian Social People's Party (CSV). He was a practicing lawyer before he became a politician. As prime minister, he undertook reforms to diversify the national economy. He also actively promoted the restoration of Luxembourg's heritage. 

 38 
Pedro Alcázar
(Panamanian Boxer and Former WBO Super Flyweight Champion)
Pedro Alcázar
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 29, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zapayal, Panama
Died: 2002
Pedro Alcázar was a Panamanian boxer best remembered for winning the WBO Super flyweight championship title. He also took part in the Central American Games where he won a gold medal. Pedro Alcázar died on June 24, 2002, two days after his last fight against Fernando Montiel. His death shocked the boxing world.
 39 
Pierre Perrault
(Director)
Pierre Perrault
0
Birthdate: June 29, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died: 1999
 40 
Olof Celsius
(Botanist)
Olof Celsius
1
Birthdate: July 19, 1670
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Uppsala, Sweden
Died: 1756

Olof Celsius was a Swedish philologist, botanist, runologist, and clergyman. He also served as a professor at the famous Uppsala University. Olof Celsius is credited with mentoring future scientist and botanist, Carl Linnaeus. In 1739, Celsius was inducted into the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.   

 41 
Frank King
(cartoonist)
Frank King
2
Birthdate: April 9, 1883
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cashton, Wisconsin
Died: 1969
 42 
Eli Wallach
(Actor)
Eli Wallach
18
Birthdate: December 7, 1915
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Red Hook, New York City, New York
Died: 2014
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 43 
Queenie Newall
(English Archer and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Queenie Newall
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 17, 1854
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hare Hill, Littleborough, England
Died: 1929
 44 
Miles Francis Stapleton Fitzalan-Howard, 17th duke of Norfolk
(Nobleman)
Miles Francis Stapleton Fitzalan-Howard, 17th duke of Norfolk
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 21, 1915
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 2002
 45 
Marie Leszczyńska
(Queen)
Marie Leszczyńska
6
Birthdate: June 23, 1703
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Trzebnica, Poland
Died: 1768
 46 
Jinsop
(Singer)
Jinsop
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 1959 AD
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Died: 2012
 47 
Willy Ley
(Writer)
Willy Ley
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Birthdate: October 2, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1969
 48 
Harald Moltke
(Painter, Explorer)
Harald Moltke
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 14, 1871
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Helsingør, Denmark
Died: 1960
 49 
Ahmad al-Ghashmi
(4th President of the Yemen Arab Republic, Politician)
Ahmad al-Ghashmi
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 21, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hamdan District, Sana'a Governorate, Yemen
Died: 1978
 50 
Tony Hancock
(Comedian, Actor)
Tony Hancock
7
Birthdate: May 12, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Birmingham
Died: 1968