Died On June 25th

Discover the most famous people who died on June 25. The list includes people like Michael Jackson, Michel Foucault, Thomas Eakins, Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Philippe Halsman. Famous personalities featured on this list, include artists, biologists, actors and composers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France, United Kingdom and many more countries.
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Michael Jackson
(One of the Most Significant Cultural Figures of the 20th Century Popularly Known as the 'King of Pop')
Michael Jackson
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Birthdate: August 29, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States
Died: 2009

The King of Pop and an international superstar, Michael Jackson was a musical entertainer whose work – both with Jackson 5 and solo – won accolades and hearts worldwide. Equally popular were his unique dance moves that created sensation and shaped future dance styles. Amongst the most successful entertainers of all time, Jackson was later accused of child molestation.  

 2 
Farrah Fawcett
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Jill Munroe’ in the TV Series ‘Charlie's Angels’)
Farrah Fawcett
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Birthdate: February 2, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
Died: 2009

Farrah Fawcett is best remembered for posing for the iconic red swimsuit poster, which sold over 12 million copies and is regarded as a symbol of the late-1970s and a modern icon. Known for her good looks, Farrah was a popular Playboy model. The actress was also named in Men's Health magazine's 100 Hottest Women of All-Time list in 2011.

 3 
Jacques Cousteau
(Co-Inventor of the First Open-Circuit, Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus 'Aqua-Lung')
Jacques Cousteau
27
Birthdate: June 11, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint-André-de-Cubzac, France
Died: 1997

Jacques Cousteau was a French explorer, naval officer, filmmaker, conservationist, scientist, photographer, researcher, and author. Renowned for his exploration of various forms of life in water, Jacques Cousteau is credited with pioneering marine conservation and co-developing the Aqua-Lung, the first underwater breathing apparatus to achieve popularity and commercial success.

 4 
Richard Benjamin Harrison
(Businessman, TV Personality)
Richard Benjamin Harrison
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Birthdate: March 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Danville, Virginia, United States
Died: 2018

Businessman Richard Benjamin Harrison became famous as a reality TV personality when he started appearing in the History Channel series Pawn Stars as the co-owner of the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop. His already successful business started thriving following the show’s success. He was nominated for the 2012 Time 100 list.

 5 
Fred Trump
(American Real Estate Developer and Father of Former US President 'Donald Trump')
Fred Trump
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 11, 1905
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: 1999
Fred Trump, father of Donald Trump, was a well-known real estate developer who built more than 27 thousand apartments in New York. Having lost his father early, Fred ventured into construction business with his mother when he was fifteen. Determined, he built himself a huge fortune but controversies surrounded him too including an investigation for not renting to black families.
 6 
George Armstrong Custer
(United States Army Officer and Cavalry Commander in the American Civil War and the American Indian Wars)
George Armstrong Custer
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 5, 1839
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Rumley, Ohio, United States
Died: 1876

George Armstrong Custer was a US Army officer. He played an important role as a cavalry commander in the American Indian Wars and the American Civil War. His death at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, commonly referred to as Custer's Last Stand, went on to become a well-known episode of the American Indian Wars.

 7 
Patrick Macnee
(Former Actor in role of secret agent John Steed in the British television series The Avengers)
Patrick Macnee
3
Birthdate: February 5, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paddington, London, United Kingdom
Died: 2015
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 8 
Mary Tudor, Queen of France
(Queen Consort of France from 9 October 1514 to 1 January 1515)
Mary Tudor, Queen of France
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 18, 1496
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1533

Mary Tudor, Queen of France was an English princess who served as the Queen consort of France from 9 October 1514 to 1 January 1515. She was the third wife of Louis XII, who was 30 years her senior. After his death, Mary married Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk. Her life and career have inspired several historical fiction novels.

 9 
Michel Lotito
(French Entertainer Known for Consuming Indigestible Objects)
Michel Lotito
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 15, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Grenoble, France
Died: 2007
Featured on Ripley’s 100 Best BIONS, Michel Lotito was known for his bizarre diet, consisting of glass and metal parts, TV sets, bicycles, and even a Cessna 150 airplane. The Guinness record holder was nicknamed Monsieur Mangetout, meaning Mr. Eat-All. The French entertainer died of natural causes later.
 10 
Warren Earl Burger
(Former Chief Justice of the United States)
Warren Earl Burger
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 17, 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota
Died: 1995
 11 
Hillel Slovak
(Musician)
Hillel Slovak
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 13, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Haifa, Israel
Died: 1988
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 12 
Johnny Mercer
(Lyricist, songwriter,)
Johnny Mercer
2
Birthdate: November 18, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, United States
Died: 1976
 13 
E. T. A. Hoffmann
1
Birthdate: January 24, 1776
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Königsberg, Germany
Died: 1822

E. T. A. Hoffmann was a German author, jurist, artist, composer, and music critic. His stories served as an inspiration and laid the foundation for The Tales of Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach. The Nutcracker by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is also based on Hoffmann's The Nutcracker and the Mouse King. Hoffmann is among the most influential authors of the Romantic Movement.

 14 
John Fiedler
(American Actor)
John Fiedler
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Birthdate: February 3, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Platteville, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 2005
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 15 
Abdülmecid I
(Sultan of the Ottoman Empire)
Abdülmecid I
2
Birthdate: April 23, 1823
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: İstanbul Eyaleti
Died: 1861

Abdülmecid I reigned as the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 2 July 1839 until his death on 25 June 1861. During his reign, Abdülmecid I tried to set up alliances with France and the United Kingdom. He also played an important role in the Crimean War against the Russians.

 16 
Stanford White
(Architect, Painter)
Stanford White
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: November 9, 1853
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1906

Stanford White was an American architect who designed several important monuments including the Washington Square Arch. He also helped construct Nikola Tesla's Wardenclyffe Tower, which happens to be his last design. Although White was an influential and prominent designer of his time, he is best remembered for his illicit relationship with Evelyn Nesbit which has inspired several works of art.

 17 
Jerome Brown
(American football player)
Jerome Brown
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 4, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brooksville, Florida, United States
Died: 1992
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 18 
Ernest Joseph King
(Naval Officer)
Ernest Joseph King
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 23, 1878
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lorain, Ohio, United States
Died: 1956
 19 
Georg Philipp Telemann
(Composer)
Georg Philipp Telemann
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 14, 1681
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Magdeburg, Germany
Died: 1767
 20 
John B. Goodenough
(Physicist Known for Pioneering Work in the Development of Lithium-Ion Battery)
John B. Goodenough
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Birthdate: July 25, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jena, Germany
Died: 2023

John B. Goodenough is an American solid-state physicist and materials scientist. He is credited with developing the lithium-ion battery. In 2019, he became the oldest person to receive a Nobel Prize when he was honored with the prestigious award for his work on lithium-ion batteries. He is also a recipient of the Copley Medal and the National Medal of Science.

 21 
Jimmy Doyle
(Boxer)
Jimmy Doyle
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 12, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1947
 22 
Thomas Eakins
(American Photographer, Realist Painter, Fine Arts Educator, and Sculptor)
Thomas Eakins
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Birthdate: July 25, 1844
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1916

Thomas Eakins was an American photographer, realist painter, fine arts educator, and sculptor. Often counted among the most prominent American artists of all time, Eakins painted several hundred portraits during his lifetime. As an educator, Thomas Eakins played an important role in influencing the American art during his generation.

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Judith Wright
(Poet, Environmentalist, Campaigner for Aboriginal Land Rights)
Judith Wright
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 31, 1915
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Armidale, Australia
Died: 2000

Judith Wright was an Australian environmentalist, poet, and campaigner for Indigenous land rights. Wright is credited with founding one of the earliest environmental conservation movements in Australia. Best remembered for her poetry skills, Judith Wright won the prestigious Christopher Brennan Award in 1976. In 1991, she was honored with the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry.

 24 
Isabel Sarli
(Argentine Actress and Model)
Isabel Sarli
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Birthdate: July 9, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Concordia, Entre Ríos, Argentina
Died: 2019

Isabel Sarli was an Argentine glamor model and actress best remembered for starring in popular sexploitation films in the 1960s and 1970s. After being crowned as Miss Argentina in 1955, Sarli went on to debut as an actress. She collaborated with Armando Bó, becoming the quintessential sex symbol of Argentina. Isabel Sarli also achieved international recognition during her illustrious career.

 25 
Lawrence Alma-Tadema
(One of the Most Popular Victorian Painters of 19th Century)
Lawrence Alma-Tadema
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Birthdate: January 8, 1836
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dronrijp, Netherlands
Died: 1912

Lawrence Alma-Tadema was a Dutch classical subject painter whose painting about luxury and decadence of the Roman Empire became very well known. Regarded a prominent Victorian painter, he was successful, admired, famous and highly paid during his lifetime. However, his popularity waned after his death and saw a resurgence only in the second half of the 20th century.

 26 
Philippe Halsman
(Photographer)
Philippe Halsman
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Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: May 2, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Riga
Died: 1979
 27 
Ephraim McDowell
(American Physician and Pioneer Surgeon Known for First Successful Ovariotomy)
Ephraim McDowell
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 11, 1771
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rockbridge County, Virginia, United States
Died: 1830

Considered the founder of operative gynecology, Ephraim McDowell was also the first person to perfect lithotomy, a surgical technique for removing stones obstructing urinary bladder. He came to limelight when he successfully removed a 20-pound tumor from Jane Todd Crawford’s ovary, later performing twelve more ovariotomies, out of which seven were successful, thus demonstrating the viability of elective abdominal surgery.

 28 
Alberto Ginastera
(Composer)
Alberto Ginastera
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 11, 1916
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: 1983
 29 
Abiola Ajimobi
(Nigerian Politician Who Became the First Oyo State Governor to Serve 2 Terms)
Abiola Ajimobi
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 16, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oja'ba, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
Died: 2020

Former senator from Oyo State in Nigeria, Abiola Ajimobi was previously an oil tycoon who headed the National Oil and Chemical Marketing Company as its MD/CEO. The first Oyo State governor to successfully serve 2 terms, he died of COVID-19 in 2020 at age 70.

 30 
Kenneth Griffith
(Actor, Activist)
Kenneth Griffith
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Birthdate: October 12, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Died: 2006
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 31 
Lucy Webb Hayes
(American first lady)
Lucy Webb Hayes
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 28, 1831
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chillicothe, Ohio , United States
Died: 1889
 32 
James Stirling
(Greatest architects of the latter 20th century and was known for drawing from all of architectural history)
James Stirling
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: April 22, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Glasgow, United Kingdom
Died: 1992

James Stirling was a British architect best remembered for his collaboration with fellow architects, James Gowan and Michael Wilford. Stirling is credited with overseeing prestigious projects like the University of Cambridge's History Faculty Library. Over the course of his illustrious career, James Stirling was honored with several prestigious awards, such as the Pritzker Prize and the Alvar Aalto Medal.

 33 
Ernest Walton
(Irish Physicist and Winner of the 1951 Nobel Prize in Physics)
Ernest Walton
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 6, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Abbeyside, Ireland
Died: 1995

Nobel Prize-winning physicist Ernest Walton was the first person to split the atom. He boasted of a PhD from Cambridge and, with Sir John Douglas Cockcroft, developed the world’s first nuclear particle accelerator, or the Cockcroft-Walton generator, with which they conducted the first artificial nuclear reaction without radioactive substances.

 34 
Arif Mardin
(Music Producer)
Arif Mardin
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 15, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: İstanbul, Turkey
Died: 2006
 35 
Igor Gouzenko
(Cipher clerk known for exposing Joseph Stalin's efforts to steal nuclear secrets)
Igor Gouzenko
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 26, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dmitrov, Russia
Died: 1982
 36 
Lounés Matoub
(Algerian Singer, Thinker, Poet, and Mandole Player)
Lounés Matoub
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 24, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Béni-Aïssi, Algeria
Died: 1998

Lounés Matoub was an Algerian singer, thinker, poet, and mandole player. An ardent advocate of human rights, secularism, and the Berber cause in Algeria, Matoub sparked an intellectual revolution. Lounès Matoub remained unpopular among the Muslim population for his secular and atheist politics and was assassinated on June 25, 1998.

 37 
Lau Kar-leung
(Actor)
Lau Kar-leung
0
Birthdate: July 28, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Guangzhou, China
Died: 2013
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 38 
Margaret Maud Tyzack
(Actress)
Margaret Maud Tyzack
1
Birthdate: September 9, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: West Ham, Essex, England
Died: 2011
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 39 
Anthony Woodville, 2nd Earl Rivers
(Nobleman)
Anthony Woodville, 2nd Earl Rivers
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1440 AD
Birthplace: Grafton Regis, England
Died: 1483
 40 
Antoine-Jean Gros
(Painter)
Antoine-Jean Gros
1
Birthdate: March 16, 1771
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1835
 41 
Princess Maria Clotilde of Savoy
(Aristocrat)
Princess Maria Clotilde of Savoy
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 2, 1843
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Turin, Turin, Italy
Died: 1911
 42 
Simon de Montfort, 5th Earl of Leicester
(Nobleman)
Simon de Montfort, 5th Earl of Leicester
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1160 AD
Birthplace: Montfort-l'Amaury, France
Died: 1218
 43 
Robert Carney
(Admiral)
Robert Carney
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 26, 1895
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vallejo, California, United States
Died: 1990
 44 
Frederick III of Sicily
(King)
Frederick III of Sicily
1
Birthdate: December 13, 1272
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: 1337
 45 
William Fothergill Cooke
(Inventor)
William Fothergill Cooke
1
Birthdate: May 4, 1806
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ealing,London, England
Died: 1879
 46 
Mary Rodgers
(Composer)
Mary Rodgers
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 11, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2014
 47 
Ferdinand Cohn
(Founder of Bacteriology and Microbiology)
Ferdinand Cohn
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 24, 1828
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: 1898

Ferdinand Cohn was a German biologist who is credited with co-founding microbiology and modern bacteriology. Apart from publishing more than 150 research reports, Cohn also made significant contributions to the field of botany. He was also the first person to classify algae as plants. Ferdinand Cohn received the prestigious Leeuwenhoek Medal in 1885.

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Matthew Ansara
(American Actor and Bodybuilder)
Matthew Ansara
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 29, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2001
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 49 
Tok Janggut
(Malay Warrior)
Tok Janggut
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1853 AD
Birthplace: Jeram, Malaysia
Died: 1915

Legendary Malaysian peasant rebellion leader Muhammad Hasan was known as Tok Janggut because of his long white beard. He led a strong anti-colonial movement of about 2,000 farmers against the British and also led a tax boycott. He eventually died in an attack and became a martyr of the struggle.

 50 
Lyman Trumbull
(Senator)
Lyman Trumbull
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 12, 1813
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Colchester, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1896