Died On March 14th

Discover the most famous people who died on March 14. The list includes people like Karl Marx, Tony Benn, Susan Hayward, George Eastman, Juan Manuel de Rosas. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, military leaders, artists and soldiers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.
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Stephen Hawking
(Theoretical Physicist - First to Set Out a Theory of Cosmology)
Stephen Hawking
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 8, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oxford, England
Died: 2018

Stephen Hawking was an English theoretical physicist and cosmologist, who despite being afflicted motor neurone disease that severely limited his physical abilities, was able to build a phenomenally successful career. He was the first to set out a theory of cosmology explained by a union of the general theory of relativity and quantum mechanics. Hawking was ranked 25 in the BBC's poll of the 100 Greatest Britons, in 2002.

 2 
Karl Marx
(Philosopher & Economist - Famous for His Theory of 'Marxism' )
Karl Marx
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Birthdate: May 5, 1818
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Trier, Germany
Died: 1883

Karl Marx, the philosopher, economist, political theorist and socialist revolutionary, is best-known for the 1848 pamphlet, The Communist Manifesto and the three-volume Das Kapital. His theories, called Marxism, maintained that class conflict leads to the development of human societies and that internal tension were inherent in capitalism, which would ultimately be replaced by the socialist mode of production.

 3 
Peter Graves
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Jim Phelps’ in the TV Series ‘Mission: Impossible’)
Peter Graves
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Birthdate: March 18, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: 2010
Peter Graves won a Golden Globe for playing Jim Phelps in the series Mission: Impossible and its revival. Fans also loved him as Captain Clarence Oveur in the movie Airplane! and its sequel. He won an Emmy for hosting the show Biography and also narrated the interactive video-game film Darkstar.
 4 
Scott Hall
(Professional Wrestler Best Known for His Tenures with World Championship Wrestling (WCW))
Scott Hall
20
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 20, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St. Mary's County, Maryland, United States
Died: 2022

Scott Hall is an American retired wrestler best known for his association with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) where he is popularly known as Razor Ramon. Apart from his several championship reigns in WWE, Scott Hall is also renowned for being an original member of the New World Order, one of the most popular stables in the history of professional wrestling.

 5 
Susan Hayward
(American Film Actress, Best Known for her Film Portrayals of Women that were Based on True Stories)
Susan Hayward
16
Birthdate: June 30, 1917
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1975

Susan Hayward was an American model and actress best known for playing characters based on true stories. During her illustrious acting career, which spanned 35 years, Susan Hayward won several prestigious awards, such as Academy Award and Golden Globe Award. She was also one of the most bankable Hollywood actresses throughout the 1950s.

 6 
Tom Wolfe
(American author)
Tom Wolfe
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 2, 1931
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: 2018
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 7 
George Eastman
(Inventor of Roll Film)
George Eastman
13
Birthdate: July 12, 1854
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Waterville
Died: 1932

George Eastman revolutionized the world of photography with his Eastman Kodak Company and the roll film, which also came to be used in movies. Initially a banker, he later devoted himself to his camera company. A dedicated philanthropist, too, he contributed financially to music, dentistry, and medicine.

 8 
Howard Ashman
(Playwright, Lyricist & Stage Director)
Howard Ashman
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 17, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: 1991
 9 
Fannie Lou Hamer
(American Community Organizer and Women's Rights Activist)
Fannie Lou Hamer
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 6, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Montgomery County, Mississippi, United States
Died: 1977

Fannie Lou Hamer was an American community organizer and women's rights activist. She also played an important role in the civil rights movement. Hamer is credited with co-founding the Freedom Democratic Party as well as the National Women's Political Caucus. In 1993, Fannie Lou Hamer was made an inductee of the National Women's Hall of Fame.

 10 
Edward Abbey
(Essayist)
Edward Abbey
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 29, 1927
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1989
 11 
Altovise Davis
4
Birthdate: August 30, 1943
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina
Died: 2009
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 12 
Ed Roberts
(American disability rights activist)
Ed Roberts
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 23, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Mateo, California, United States
Died: 1995

Ed Roberts was an American activist best remembered for his contribution to the disability rights movement. Roberts, who became the first student to attend the University of California, Berkeley in a wheelchair, played an important role in inspiring and motivating people with physical disabilities. In 2011, Ed Roberts was inducted into the California Hall of Fame.

 13 
Fred Zinnemann
(Film Director)
Fred Zinnemann
2
Birthdate: April 29, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rzeszów, Austria-Hungary
Died: 1997

Four-time Academy Award-winning director Fred Zinnemann had started off as an extra. He later directed/produced masterpieces such as A Man for All Seasons and was one of the first to use non-professional actors along with stars. He was shattered when his ambitious project Man's Fate was shelved.

 14 
Zita of Bourbon-Parma
Zita of Bourbon-Parma
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 9, 1892
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tuscany, Italy
Died: 1989
 15 
Busby Berkeley
(Film director)
Busby Berkeley
2
Birthdate: November 29, 1895
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1976
 16 
Jim Bowen
(Comedian and Broadcaster Who Was Best Known for Hosting the Darts-Based Gameshow ‘Bullseye')
Jim Bowen
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Birthdate: August 20, 1937
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Heswall, Cheshire, England
Died: 2018

Comedian Jim Bowen is best remembered for appearing on the ITV game show Bullseye for over a decade. Born to an unwed mother, he was put up for adoption and ended up being adopted by a bricklayer. He grew up to be a PE teacher and later stepped into stand-up comedy.

 17 
Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia
(Aristocrat)
Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia
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Birthdate: July 25, 1860
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Marmorpalais, Potsdam, Germany
Died: 1917
 18 
Fritz Perls
(Psychologist, Psychiatrist)
Fritz Perls
2
Birthdate: July 8, 1893
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Berlin
Died: 1970

Fritz Perls initially fought in World War I, following which he treated brain injuries of soldiers. He was later drawn to Freudian psychoanalysis. During World War II, he was the psychiatrist for the South African military. His Gestalt therapy, which he co-created with his wife, Laura, redefined psychology.

 19 
Gareth Hunt
(Actor)
Gareth Hunt
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Birthdate: February 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 2007
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 20 
Lennart Meri
(Former President of Estonia (1992 - 2001))
Lennart Meri
3
Birthdate: March 29, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tallinn, Estonia
Died: 2006

Lennart Meri was an Estonian writer, politician, and film director. He played a key role in the Estonian independence movement. From 1992 to 2001, he served as the president of Estonia and is often counted among the most revered presidents of Estonia. In 2009, Tallinn Airport was renamed Lennart Meri Tallinn International Airport.

 21 
Doc Pomus
(Singer)
Doc Pomus
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 27, 1925
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, United States
Died: 1991
 22 
Akira Yoshizawa
(Japanese Artist and Author)
Akira Yoshizawa
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Birthdate: March 14, 1911
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kaminokawa, Tochigi, Japan
Died: 2005

Legendary Japanese origamist Akira Yoshizawa had authored around 18 books and created over 50,000 models in his lifetime. He went from selling tsukudani to winning the Order of the Rising Sun. He had chanced upon origami while teaching geometry to his subordinates at the factory where he worked.

 23 
Lucie Aubrac
(French History Teacher and Member of the ‘French Resistance’ During the Second World War’)
Lucie Aubrac
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 29, 1912
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mâcon, France
Died: 2007

Lucie Samuel was a French history-teacher and member of French Resistance during Second World War. She obtained an agrégation of history, an uncommon feat for a woman of her time. Her husband Raymond Aubrac, a leader of French Resistance, was given death-sentence. Lucie helped in organising his escape from prison. The couple later joined Charles de Gaulle’s government in exile. 

 24 
Jingtai Emperor
(Emperor)
Jingtai Emperor
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Birthdate: September 21, 1428
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Beijing, China
Died: 1457
 25 
Tokugawa Hidetada
(Politician)
Tokugawa Hidetada
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 2, 1579
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hamamatsu
Died: 1632

Tokugawa Hidetada was the second shōgun of the Tokugawa dynasty. Named to the shogunate by his father Tokugawa Ieyasu because of his even temper, he not only consolidated his family’s rule, but also banned Christianity and Christian literature in Japan, executing many missionaries and converts. To protect Japan from foreign influence, he also took steps to ban foreign trade.

 26 
Charles François Dumouriez
(General)
Charles François Dumouriez
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 26, 1739
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cambrai, France
Died: 1823
 27 
Peter Maxwell Davies
(Composer)
Peter Maxwell Davies
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 8, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Salford, England
Died: 2016
 28 
Maurice Ronet
(Actor)
Maurice Ronet
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Birthdate: April 13, 1927
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nice, France
Died: 1983
 29 
Anna Jantar
(Singer)
Anna Jantar
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 10, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Poznań, Poland
Died: 1980
 30 
Walter Crane
(Painter, Illustrator)
Walter Crane
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 15, 1845
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Liverpool
Died: 1915
 31 
Ben Shahn
(Photographer, Painter)
Ben Shahn
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Birthdate: September 12, 1898
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kaunas
Died: 1969
 32 
Ignacy Krasicki
(Polish Poet and Archbishop of Gniezno)
Ignacy Krasicki
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 3, 1735
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dubiecko, Poland
Died: 1801

Ignacy Krasicki was a Primate of Poland, playwright, journalist, encyclopedist, translator, critic of the clergy and a prominent Enlightenment poet of Poland. The most notable works of Krasicki are his Fables and Parables and Satires. The first Polish novel, The Adventures of Mr. Nicholas Wisdom, written in the form of a diary by Krasicki is a milestone in Polish literature.

 33 
Jean Poiret
(Actor)
Jean Poiret
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Birthdate: August 17, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: rue de la Tombe-Issoire, Paris, France
Died: 1992
 34 
Rusty Tillman
(American football player)
Rusty Tillman
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 27, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Beloit, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 35 
Einhard
(Frankish Scholar and Courtier)
Einhard
0
Birthdate: 0775 AD
Birthplace: Germany
Died: 0840
 36 
Akiba Rubinstein
(Polish Chess Player)
Akiba Rubinstein
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 1, 1880
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stawiski, Poland
Died: 1961
 37 
Chris Reed
(Ice dancer)
Chris Reed
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: July 7, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
Died: 2020
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 38 
Val Lewton
(Novelist, Film Producer)
Val Lewton
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 7, 1904
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Yalta, Ukraine
Died: 1951
 39 
Mohammad Hatta
(Indonesia's First Vice President and a Major Figure of Indonesia's Independence Movement)
Mohammad Hatta
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 12, 1902
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bukittinggi
Died: 1980

Indonesia’s first vice president Mohammad Hatta was also known as The Proclamator. He was a major pillar of Indonesia’s independence struggle against the Dutch. He had also been Indonesia’s 3rd prime minister and its minister of defense. He is also remembered as the father of the Indonesian cooperative movement.

 40 
John Byng
(British Royal Navy Officer Who was Court-Martialled & Executed by Firing Squad)
John Byng
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 29, 1704
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Southill, Bedfordshire, England
Died: 1757
 41 
Frederick Jackson Turner
(American Historian During the Early 20th Century)
Frederick Jackson Turner
1
Birthdate: November 14, 1861
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Portage, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 1932

Frederick Jackson Turner was an American historian who was closely associated with the University of Wisconsin as well as Harvard University. Turner is credited with training and mentoring several PhDs who went on to become respected historians in their own right. Best remembered for his Frontier Thesis, Frederick Jackson Turner had a strong influence on historians, novelists, and filmmakers.

 42 
Noble Consort Ying
(Qianlong Emperor's wife)
Noble Consort Ying
2
Birthdate: March 7, 1731
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: 1800
 43 
C. Jérôme
(Singer)
C. Jérôme
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 21, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 2000
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 44 
Adrian Lamo
(Journalist)
Adrian Lamo
0
Birthdate: February 20, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Malden, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2018
 45 
Rene Laloux
(Animator)
Rene Laloux
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 13, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 2004
 46 
Juan Manuel de Rosas
(Dictator of Argentina)
Juan Manuel de Rosas
15
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 30, 1793
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Buenos Aires
Died: 1877
Remembered as the Restorer of the Laws, Argentine governor and dictator Juan Manuel de Rosas was born into a ranch-owning family and was initially a cowboy. Following his ascension to the governorship, his parapolice, Mazorca, killed scores of citizens. He spent his final years, exiled, as a farmer.
 47 
Samuel Maharero
(Chief)
Samuel Maharero
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1856 AD
Birthplace: Namibia
Died: 1923
 48 
Jānis Čakste
(President)
Jānis Čakste
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 14, 1859
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lielsesava, Latvia
Died: 1927
 49 
Jack Greene
(Musician)
Jack Greene
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 7, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Maryville, Tennessee, United States
Died: 2013
 50 
Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange
(Sovereign)
Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 29, 1584
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Delft, Netherlands
Died: 1647