Died On March 19th

Discover the most famous people who died on March 19. The list includes people like Ibn Khaldun, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Louis de Broglie, Arthur Balfour, Alexander Severus. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, poets and historians and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Italy & France and many more countries.
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John DeLorean
(Engineer Known for His Work at 'General Motors' & Founder of the 'DeLorean Motor Company')
John DeLorean
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Birthdate: January 6, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: 2005

John DeLorean was an American inventor and engineer. Highly regarded for his work at General Motors, John DeLorean was an influential figure in the US automobile industry. He is credited with founding the popular American automobile manufacturer, The DeLorean Motor Company. DeLorean’s life inspired a couple of documentary films, including Framing John DeLorean where he was played by Alec Baldwin.

 2 
Randy Rhoads
(Guitarist, Musician, Classical guitarist)
Randy Rhoads
10
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 6, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Santa Monica
Died: 1982
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Vasily Stalin
(Joseph Stalin's Son)
Vasily Stalin
13
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 21, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 1962
Vasily Stalin was the son of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin and his second wife. Vasily joined the Air Force during Nazi Germany’s Operation Barbarossa. He was the youngest major-general of the Red Army. Following his father’s death, he sank into alcoholism and was also imprisoned for a while.
 4 
Sir Arthur Charles Clarke
(Science-Fiction Writer Known for His Novels: ‘Childhood's End’, ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ and ‘Rendezvous with Rama’)
Sir Arthur Charles Clarke
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 16, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Minehead, Somerset, England
Died: 2008
Sir Arthur C. Clarke is best known for his short story The Sentinel, which became the basis of the screenplay of Stanley Kubrick’s science-fiction movie 2001: A Space Odyssey. Clarke spent the final years of his life in Sri Lanka and hosted shows such as Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious World.
 5 
Edgar Rice Burroughs
(Creator of Tarzan)
Edgar Rice Burroughs
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 1, 1875
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1950
 6 
Louis de Broglie
(Physicist)
Louis de Broglie
5
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 15, 1892
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dieppe
Died: 1987

Louis de Broglie was a French aristocrat and physicist who made important contributions to quantum theory. His de Broglie hypothesis, which suggests that all matter has wave properties, is one of the most important features in the theory of quantum mechanics. In 1929, de Broglie was honored with the Nobel Prize for Physics for his work.

 7 
Ogden Nash
11
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 19, 1902
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: 1971
 8 
Paul Scofield
6
Birthdate: January 21, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Died: 2008
 9 
Paul Kossoff
(Former Guitarist mainly known as the co-founder and guitarist for the English rock band Free)
Paul Kossoff
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 14, 1950
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Died: 1976
 10 
Anne Klein
(Fashion designer and Businesswoman, the founder and namesake of Anne Klein & Company)
Anne Klein
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 3, 1923
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1974
 11 
Willem de Kooning
(Dutch-Born American Abstract Expressionist Artist)
Willem de Kooning
4
Birthdate: April 24, 1904
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Died: 1997
Willem de Kooning was a Dutch-American artist and one of the most famous practitioners of abstract expressionism of his generation. One of the 20th century's best-known artists, de Kooning is noted for paintings, such as Woman III (1953) and Interchange (1955). Many of his paintings have been sold for record prices.
 12 
Nike Ardilla
(Singer, Actress)
Nike Ardilla
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 27, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bandung, Indonesia
Died: 1995
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Jimmy Breslin
(Journalist)
Jimmy Breslin
1
Birthdate: October 17, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Jamaica, New York, United States
Died: 2017
 14 
Edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent
(Noblemen)
Edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 5, 1301
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England
Died: 1330
 15 
Cesare Danova
(Actor)
Cesare Danova
0
Birthdate: March 1, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 1992
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Valérie Quennessen
(Actress)
Valérie Quennessen
4
Birthdate: December 3, 1957
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boulogne-Billancourt, France
Died: 1989
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Alexander III of Scotland
(King)
Alexander III of Scotland
5
Birthdate: September 4, 1241
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Roxburgh Castle, Roxburghshire
Died: 1286
 18 
Vasily Surikov
(Russian Realist History Painter)
Vasily Surikov
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Birthdate: January 24, 1848
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Died: 1916

Vasily Surikov was a Russian painter best remembered as an exponent of Realist history painting. Many of his paintings have been used as illustrations and that has contributed to his popularity among the general public. His life and career inspired a biographical movie named Vasily Surikov where Surikov was played by Russian-American actor Yevgeni Nikolayevich Lazarev.

 19 
Henry Faulds
(Scientist)
Henry Faulds
2
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: June 1, 1843
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Beith
Died: 1930
 20 
Leonid Govorov
(Military commander)
Leonid Govorov
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 22, 1897
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sovetsky District, Kirov Oblast
Died: 1955
 21 
Gaston Julia
(Mathematician)
Gaston Julia
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 3, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sidi Bel Abbès, Algeria
Died: 1978
 22 
Elias Lönnrot
(Physician)
Elias Lönnrot
0
Birthdate: April 9, 1802
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sammatti, Finland
Died: 1884
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Garry Winogrand
(Photographer)
Garry Winogrand
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Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: January 14, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1984
 24 
Elinor Smith
(Aviator)
Elinor Smith
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 17, 1911
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States
Died: 2010
 25 
Hugo Claus
(Author of the Novel 'The Sorrow of Belgium')
Hugo Claus
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 5, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bruges, Belgium
Died: 2008

Bestselling Belgian author, painter, and filmmaker Hugo Claus penned a wide range of literary gems, including poems, novels, and plays, and rose to be one of his country’s finest literary figures. Known for his masterpiece The Sorrow of Belgium, the author chose to be euthanized after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease.

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Mohammad Ali
6
Birthdate: April 19, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rampur, Uttar Pradesh
Died: 2006

Known as the Shehenshah-e-Jazbat, or the King of Emotions, Pakistani actor Mohammad Ali was known for his versatility. Born in Rampur in British India, he migrated to the newly formed Pakistan after the Partition of India. He formed the Ali-Zaib Foundation, which assists thalassemia patients and has built hospitals.

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Princess Anne of Orleans
(Aristocrat)
Princess Anne of Orleans
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 5, 1906
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Le Nouvion-en-Thiérache, France
Died: 1986
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Yosef Ben-Jochannan
(Historian, Archaeologist)
Yosef Ben-Jochannan
0
Birthdate: December 31, 1918
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gondar
Died: 2015
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Guru Hargobind
(Sikh Guru)
Guru Hargobind
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Birthdate: June 19, 1595
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Amritsar, India
Died: 1644
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Clinton Hart Merriam
(Father of Mammalogy)
Clinton Hart Merriam
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 5, 1855
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1942

Clinton Hart Merriam was an American mammalogist, zoologist, ornithologist, ecologist, entomologist, geographer, ethnographer, physician, and naturalist. Referred to as the father of mammalogy, Merriam owned a private collection of mammal specimens. Clinton Hart Merriam is also credited with co-founding the National Geographic Society and the American Ornithologists' Union.

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Richard E. Bellman
(American Mathematician)
Richard E. Bellman
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 26, 1920
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1984
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Adam Kazimierz Czartoryski
(Aristocrat)
Adam Kazimierz Czartoryski
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 1, 1734
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gdańsk, Poland
Died: 1823
 33 
Nora Bayes
(Singer)
Nora Bayes
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 3, 1880
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1928
 34 
Hamid Kahram
(Former Member of the Parliament of Iran (2000 - 2004))
Hamid Kahram
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1958 AD
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
Died: 2020

Hamid Kahram was an Iranian veterinarian and politician. He is best remembered for representing Ahwaz as a member of the Parliament of Iran from 2000 to 2004. During the presidential election in 2017, Hamid Kahram served as the leader of Hassan Rouhani's political campaign in Khuzestan province.

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Carl Robert Jakobson
(Estonian Politician Who Played an Important Role in the 'Estonian National Awakening Movement')
Carl Robert Jakobson
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 26, 1841
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tartu, Estonia
Died: 1882

Carl Robert Jakobson was an Estonian politician, writer, and teacher. He is best remembered for his role in the Estonian national awakening movement that unfolded during the latter half of the 19th century. As part of the movement, Carl Robert Jakobson founded a newspaper named Sakala in 1878, which became an important promoter of the cultural awakening. 

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Józef Ignacy Kraszewski
(Polish Writer Best Known for His Epic Series on the History of Poland)
Józef Ignacy Kraszewski
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 28, 1812
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: 1887

One of the greatest writers of the Romantic period in Poland, Józef Ignacy Kraszewski is best remembered for his historical novel An Ancient Tale. Accused of conspiring against the Russian government and imprisoned, he devoted his life to writing after his release. He was later imprisoned by Germany, too, for spying.

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Norman Haworth
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 19, 1883
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chorley, Lancashire, England
Died: 1950
 38 
Aurlus Mabélé
(Singer)
Aurlus Mabélé
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 26, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo
Died: 2020
 39 
Alexandru Vaida-Voevod
(Politician)
Alexandru Vaida-Voevod
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 27, 1872
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Austria-Hungary
Died: 1950
 40 
Hasegawa Tōhaku
(Painter)
Hasegawa Tōhaku
0
Birthdate: 1539 AD
Birthplace: Nanao, Japan
Died: 1610

Hasegawa Tōhaku, one of the significant figures of the Azuchi-Momoyama period, is remembered for pioneering the Hasegawa school of painting. His Pine Trees is a celebrated piece of art. He specialized in painting panels, folding screens, and doors, such as the landscape painted on the doors of the Daikoku Temple.

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Carlos Torre Repetto
(Chess player)
Carlos Torre Repetto
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 29, 1904
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mérida, Mexico
Died: 1978
 42 
Pope Clement XI
(Pope)
Pope Clement XI
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 23, 1649
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Urbino, Italy
Died: 1721
 43 
Antonina Zabinska
(Writer)
Antonina Zabinska
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 18, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1971

Antonina Zabinska worked as a Warsaw Zoo director along with her husband, Jan. She was also a promising author. During World War II, she and her husband sheltered countless Jews in their zoo. Her story, penned in her own diary, Ludzie i zwierzęta, later inspired Diane Ackerman’s book The Zookeeper's Wife.

 44 
J. B. Kripalani
(Politician)
J. B. Kripalani
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 11, 1888
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hyderabad, Pakistan
Died: 1982
 45 
John Henry Lloyd
(Baseball player)
John Henry Lloyd
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 25, 1884
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Palatka, Florida, United States
Died: 1964
 46 
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
(Poet & Novelist)
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
0
Birthdate: November 11, 1836
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
Died: 1907
 47 
Robert Guérin
(Journalist)
Robert Guérin
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 28, 1876
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: 1952
 48 
Richard Beckinsale
(TV & Film Actor)
Richard Beckinsale
7
Birthdate: July 6, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Carlton, Nottinghamshire, England
Died: 1979

Richard Beckinsale was an English actor remembered for playing Lennie Godber in the sitcom Porridge and Alan Moore in Rising Damp. He also loved singing and playing the guitar and enjoyed playing football in charity matches. His sudden death at the age of 31 was met with great shock. His daughters—Kate and Samantha Beckinsale— went on to become actresses.

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Anna Leopoldovna
(Regent of Russia)
Anna Leopoldovna
0
Birthdate: December 18, 1718
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rostock, Germany
Died: 1746

Anna Leopoldovna, or Anna Carlovna, was the wife of Duke Anthony Ulrich of Brunswick, and is best known for her reign as a regent for their son, Ivan VI, for a year. She was eventually imprisoned by Peter the Great’s daughter, Elizabeth, and died in exile.

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Oulaya
(Actress, Singer)
Oulaya
1
Birthdate: November 4, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia
Died: 1990