Died On June 9th

Discover the most famous people who died on June 9. The list includes people like Charles Dickens, Nero, M. F. Husain, Robert Donat, Birsa Munda. Famous personalities featured on this list, include novelists, actors, composers and emperors & kings and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
Charles Dickens
(The Greatest Novelist of the Victorian Era)
Charles Dickens
31
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 7, 1812
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Landport, Hampshire, England
Died: 1870

Widely considered the greatest novelist of the Victorian era, Charles Dickens was an English writer famous for creating world-renowned fictional characters. Regarded by critics and scholars as a literary genius, most of his short stories and novels are read around the world even today. His distinctive style of writing is referred to as Dickensian.

 2 
Nero
(Roman Emperor)
Nero
67
Birthdate: December 15, 0037
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Anzio, Italy
Died: 0068

Nero was the fifth Roman emperor whose rule was associated with tyranny. Five years into his reign, he had his mother Agrippina killed. The Great Fire of Rome, which occurred during his reign, is believed to have been instigated by him for political reasons. He was also responsible for eliminating many Christians from the empire.

 3 
Adam West
(American Actor Who Portrayed 'Batman' in Several Movies and Television Shows)
Adam West
11
Birthdate: September 19, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Died: 2017

Adam West was an actor best known for his portrayal of Batman in the 1960s live-action TV series of the same name. One of the first actors to play Batman, West is considered the most popular actor to play the iconic character. After his death, the Bat-Signal was projected on Los Angeles’ City Hall as a tribute to the actor.

 4 
Allen Ludden
(Game Show Host)
Allen Ludden
26
Birthdate: October 5, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mineral Point, Wisconsin
Died: 1981

TV personality, actor, emcee, and game show host Allen Ludden is best remembered for hosting various incarnations of the game show, Password, for almost two decades. He also hosted other game shows and wrote a series of books for young readers. A much-beloved personality, he was the recipient of the 1961 Horatio Alger Award.

 5 
Len Bias
(Basketball player)
Len Bias
19
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 18, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Landover, Maryland, USA
Died: 1986
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 6 
George Mallory
(British Mountaineer Who Took Part in the First Three British Expeditions to Mount Everest in the Early 1920s)
George Mallory
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 18, 1886
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mobberly, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1924
A leading member of early expeditions to Mount Everest, George Mallory disappeared on the mountain while trying to reach the summit, along with Sandy Irvine. Mallory succeeded or not, it still remains a subject of research and speculation, yet he left footprints on the sands of time. 
 7 
Rik Mayall
(Comedian)
Rik Mayall
7
Birthdate: March 7, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Harlow, Essex, England
Died: 2014

Rik Mayall was an English comedian, actor, and writer. A pioneer of alternative comedy, Rik Mayall's approach to sitcom and creativity inspired a generation of comedians. Widely regarded as one of the greatest comedy performers of all time, Rik Mayall received several posthumous honors after sudden and untimely death at the age of 56.

 8 
Philippe I, Duke of Orléans
(Son of Louis Xiii of France and His Wife Anne of Austria)
Philippe I, Duke of Orléans
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 21, 1640
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
Died: 1701

Philippe I, Duke of Orléans received the dukedoms of Chartres and Valois in 1661 as the younger son of Louis XIII of France. Unlike most royal persons of his generation, Philippe was open about his homosexuality and did not think twice before acting effeminately in public. However, he fathered several children and earned the nickname the grandfather of Europe.

 9 
Victoria Woodhull
(The First Woman to Run for the American Presidency)
Victoria Woodhull
4
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: September 23, 1838
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Homer, Ohio, United States
Died: 1927

Victoria Woodhull was an American politician, suffragist, and writer who played an important role in the women's suffrage movement. She is credited with founding Woodhull & Claflin's Weekly, America's first newspaper to be founded by a woman. Her life and career inspired the Broadway musical Onward Victoria. In 2001, she was posthumously inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame.

 10 
Alexis Smith
(Actress and Singer Best Known for Her Films: ‘Gentleman Jim’ and ‘The Constant Nymph’)
Alexis Smith
1
Birthdate: June 8, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Penticton, Canada
Died: 1993

Alexis Smith was a singer and actress who had a remarkable career on Broadway. In 1972, Smith won a Tony Award for her performance in a musical titled Follies. Before making her Broadway debut, Alexis Smith had a successful film career; she achieved stardom in the 1940s, appearing alongside actors like Errol Flynn and Fredric March.

 11 
Freddie Jones
2
Birthdate: September 12, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dresden, Staffordshire, England
Died: 2019
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 12 
Birsa Munda
(Tribal Leader Who Revolted Against the British Rule)
Birsa Munda
52
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 15, 1875
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ulihatu, Khunti, India
Died: 1900

In spite of his short life, which ended at age 24, Birsa Munda is remembered for spearheading the tribal movement against the British. He also made the British introduce new laws for the protection of the tribal land rights. He died in prison while undergoing trials.

 13 
Jacob Lawrence
6
Birthdate: September 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2000

A master of what he called dynamic cubism, 20th-century American painter Jacob Lawrence experimented with a variety of media, such as tempera, cardboard, and paper.  His narrative painting consisted of scenes from Black history. The Migration of the American Negro remains one of his best creations.

 14 
Columba
(Irish Abbot and Missionary Evangelist)
Columba
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 7, 0521
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gartan, Donegal, Ireland
Died: 0597

Columba was an Irish abbot and missionary evangelist. At the beginning of the Hiberno-Scottish mission, he played a major role in spreading Christianity in what is today Scotland. After studying under some of Ireland's most prominent church figures, he founded several monasteries. He is revered as a Catholic saint and one of the Twelve Apostles of Ireland. 

 15 
Edith Cowan
(Social Campaigner)
Edith Cowan
15
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 2, 1861
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Geraldton, Australia
Died: 1932

Edith Cowan was an Australian social reformer best remembered for serving as a member of parliament; she was the first Australian woman to do so. She is also remembered for working for the welfare and rights of children and women. In recognition of her contribution, Cowan has been depicted on Australia's fifty-dollar note since 1995.

 16 
Robert Donat
8
Birthdate: March 18, 1905
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Withington, Manchester, England
Died: 1958
 17 
Edward de Bono
(Author, Consultant)
Edward de Bono
2
Birthdate: May 19, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Malta
Died: 2021

Maltese physician and psychologist Edward de Bono is a pioneer of what is known as brain training. His innovative idea of lateral thinking aims at helping individuals improve their thinking abilities and utilize their full creative potential. His Six Thinking Hats method has been used by eminent leaders and corporates.

 18 
M. F. Husain
(One of the Most Celebrated and Internationally Recognized Indian Artists of the 20th Century)
M. F. Husain
4
Birthdate: September 17, 1915
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pandharpur, Maharashtra, India
Died: 2011

M. F. Husain was an Indian artist and filmmaker best remembered for his association with Indian modernism during the 1940s. A founding member of the Progressive Artists' Group, Husain was one of the 20th century's most renowned Indian artists. In 1991, M. F. Husain was honored with India's second-highest civilian award, the Padma Vibhushan.

 19 
Claudio Arrau
(Pianist)
Claudio Arrau
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 6, 1903
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chillán, Chile
Died: 1991
 20 
Prince Nicholas of Romania
(Prince)
Prince Nicholas of Romania
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 5, 1903
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Peleș Castle, Sinaia, Romania
Died: 1978
 21 
Miguel Ãngel Asturias
(Winner of 1967 Nobel Prize in Literature)
Miguel Ãngel Asturias
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 19, 1899
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala
Died: 1974

Miguel Ãngel Asturias was a Guatemalan poet-diplomat, journalist, playwright, and novelist. He played a significant role in spreading the importance of indigenous cultures. In 1966, he was honored with the International Lenin Peace Prize. In 1967, he became only the second Latin American author to win the prestigious Nobel Prize for Literature.

 22 
Alain LeRoy Locke
(American Writer and Philosophe)
Alain LeRoy Locke
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 13, 1886
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1954
 23 
Ion Luca Caragiale
(Romanian Playwright, Poet, and Short Story Writer Known for His Satirical Works)
Ion Luca Caragiale
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 30, 1852
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: I. L. Caragiale, Romania
Died: 1912

Romanian playwright, author, and poet Ion Luca Caragiale was known for his biting satire and parody. A Stormy Night and A Lost Letter are 2 of his best-known dramatic works. At various times, he had also been a journalist, a civil servant, and a restaurateur.

 24 
Li Shuxian
(Nurse)
Li Shuxian
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 4, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: China
Died: 1997
 25 
Hassan I of Morocco
(Sultan of Morocco)
Hassan I of Morocco
0
Birthdate: 1836 AD
Birthplace: Fes, Morocco
Died: 1894
 26 
Jan Tinbergen
(Nobel Prize Winner in Economics)
Jan Tinbergen
0
Birthdate: April 12, 1903
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: 1994

Best remembered for his econometric models, Jan Tinbergen won the first Nobel Prize for Economics along with Ragnar Frisch. Apart from working on subjects such as the business cycle theory and economic development, he had also been the economic advisor to the League of Nations.

 27 
Kan Mukai
(Japanese Director, Screenwriter and Cinematographer Known for His Pioneering Work in the 'Pink Film' Genre)
Kan Mukai
0
Birthdate: October 16, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dalian, China
Died: 2008

Known as a pioneering filmmaker of the Japanese pink films, Kan Mukai had initially dropped out of an economics course to follow his passion of filmmaking. He helped launched the careers of many performers, such as the Roman Porno star Kazuko Shirakawa. He eventually lost his battle with cancer.

 28 
George Wells Beadle
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 22, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wahoo, Nebraska, United States
Died: 1989

George Wells Beadle was an American geneticist who served as the president of the University of Chicago from 1961 until his retirement. In 1958, he received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering the role played by genes in controlling the biochemical events within cells. George Wells Beadle also won other awards like the Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal.

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Ousmane Sembène
(Senegalese film director)
Ousmane Sembène
1
Birthdate: January 1, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ziguinchor, Casamance, Senegal
Died: 2007
 30 
William Carey
(Missionary)
William Carey
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 17, 1761
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paulerspury
Died: 1834
 31 
Max Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook
(Newspaper publisher)
Max Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook
3
Birthdate: May 25, 1879
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Maple, Vaughan, Canada
Died: 1964
 32 
Roosevelt Brown
(Football Player)
Roosevelt Brown
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 20, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
Died: 2004
 33 
Pauline Bonaparte
(Noblewoman)
Pauline Bonaparte
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 20, 1780
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Maison Bonaparte, France
Died: 1825
 34 
Anna Dostoevskaya
(Memoirist)
Anna Dostoevskaya
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 12, 1846
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1918
 35 
Lois Mailou Jones
(American Painter and Educator)
Lois Mailou Jones
1
Birthdate: November 3, 1905
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1998
 36 
James Wheaton
(American Motion Picture, Stage and Television Actor)
James Wheaton
0
Birthdate: January 11, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Meridian, Mississippi, United States
Died: 2002
 37 
Camille Guérin
(Veterinarian)
Camille Guérin
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 22, 1872
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Poitiers, France
Died: 1961
 38 
Walter Besant
(Novelist)
Walter Besant
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 14, 1836
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Portsmouth, England
Died: 1901
 39 
James Farley
(Politician)
James Farley
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 30, 1888
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Grassy Point, New York, United States
Died: 1976
 40 
Katharine Cornell
(One of the Greatest Actresses of the American Theatre)
Katharine Cornell
2
Birthdate: February 16, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1974

Katharine Cornell was a German-born American actress, producer, writer, and theater owner. Considered one of the greatest theatre actresses of all time, Cornell became the first performer to win the prestigious Drama League Award in 1935 for her portrayal of Juliet in Romeo and Juliet. Katharine Cornell was also the recipient of other prestigious awards, such as the Tony Award.

 41 
Jacques Villon
(French Painter Who Is Remembered for His Cubist and Abstract Paintings)
Jacques Villon
0
Birthdate: July 31, 1875
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Damville, Mesnils-sur-Iton, France
Died: 1963

French painter Gaston Duchamp, known by his pseudonym, Jacques Villon, is remembered for his Cubist and abstract paintings. Initially a law student, he quit law and switched to art soon. He worked making prints and posters for a decade. He later created masterpieces displaying his sense of colors and geometry.

 42 
Yaltah Menuhin
(Musician)
Yaltah Menuhin
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 7, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 2001
 43 
Émile Friant
(Former Artist known for painting, sculpture)
Émile Friant
0
Birthdate: April 16, 1863
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dieuze, France
Died: 1932
 44 
Marina Semyonova
(Russian Ballerina)
Marina Semyonova
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: June 12, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 2010

The first Soviet-trained prima ballerina, Marina Semyonova demonstrated an unusual style of ballet that influenced a generation of dancers. She won the Stalin Prize in 1941 when she was associated with the Bolshoi Theatre. She stayed with the company after retiring and became one of the most prominent teachers. In 1975, Semyonova was named a People's Artist of the USSR.

 45 
Owen Moore
(Film actor)
Owen Moore
0
Birthdate: December 12, 1884
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fordstown Crossroads, County Meath, Ireland
Died: 1939
 46 
Richard Eberhart
(Poet)
Richard Eberhart
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 5, 1904
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Austin, Minnesota, United States
Died: 2005
 47 
Arthur Greenwood
(Politician)
Arthur Greenwood
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 8, 1880
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hunslet, Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1954
 48 
Jeanne Guyon
(Mystic)
Jeanne Guyon
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 13, 1648
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montargis, France
Died: 1717
 49 
Agostino Cardinal Casaroli
(Diplomat)
Agostino Cardinal Casaroli
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 24, 1914
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Castel San Giovanni, Italy
Died: 1998
 50 
Iain Banks
(Scottish Novelist and Science Fiction Writer)
Iain Banks
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 16, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dunfermline, Scotland
Died: 2013

While he began writing at age 11, Scottish author Iain Banks first gained fame with his first novel, The Wasp Factory. Known for his sci-fi tales, he has also been featured on various BBC radio and TV shows. He has also been associated with theater and is quite vocal about political issues.