Died On March 21st

Discover the most famous people who died on March 21. The list includes people like Chinua Achebe, Chuck Barris, Thomas Cranmer, Ernie Wise, John List. Famous personalities featured on this list, include economists, actors, novelists and spiritual & religious leaders and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Italy and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Chinua Achebe
(Nigerian novelist)

Chinua Achebe
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 16, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ogidi, Nigeria Protectorate
Died: 2013

 2 
Chuck Barris
(Game Show Host)

Chuck Barris
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Birthdate: June 3, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: 2017
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 3 
John List
(Murderer)

John List
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: September 17, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bay City, Michigan, United States
Died: 2008

 4 
Angelo Bruno
(Gangster)

Angelo Bruno
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 21, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Villalba, Sicily, Italy
Died: 1980

 5 
Dean Paul Martin
(Son of American Entertainer Dean Martin)

Dean Paul Martin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 17, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Died: 1987

 6 

James Rebhorn
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Birthdate: September 1, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 2014
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 7 
Robert Preston
(Former Actor best known for his role as Professor Harold Hill in The Music Man on the Broadway stage in 1957)

Robert Preston
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Birthdate: June 8, 1918
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1987
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 8 
Thomas Cranmer
(First Protestant Archbishop of Canterbury)

Thomas Cranmer
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Birthdate: July 2, 1489
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Aslockton
Died: 1556

 9 

Jerry Krause
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 6, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2017

 10 

Benedict of Nursia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 3, 0480
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Norcia, Italy
Died: 0547

 11 
Leo Fender
(Inventor)

Leo Fender
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Birthdate: August 10, 1909
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Anaheim, California, United States
Died: 1991

 12 
Martin McGuinness
(Politician)

Martin McGuinness
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 23, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Londonderry, Northern Ireland, UK [now Derry City, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland, UK]
Died: 2017
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 13 
Candy Darling
(Actress)

Candy Darling
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Birthdate: November 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, USA
Died: 1974

 14 
Colin Dexter
(Writer)

Colin Dexter
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 29, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stamford, England
Died: 2017

 15 
Galina Ulanova
(Ballet Dancer, Choreographer)

Galina Ulanova
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: January 8, 1910
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1998

 16 
Dack Rambo
(Actor)

Dack Rambo
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Birthdate: November 13, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Earlimart, California, United States
Died: 1994

 17 
Ernie Wise
(Comedian, Actor, Screenwriter)

Ernie Wise
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 27, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bramley, Leeds
Died: 1999
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 18 

Michael Redgrave
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Birthdate: March 20, 1908
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: 1985
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 19 
Lili Damita
(Actress)

Lili Damita
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Birthdate: July 10, 1904
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Blaye, France
Died: 1994
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 20 
Frederick Winslow Taylor
(Mechanical Engineer)

Frederick Winslow Taylor
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: March 20, 1856
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1915

 21 
Mary Ainsworth
(Psychologist)

Mary Ainsworth
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Birthdate: December 1, 1913
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Glendale, Ohio, United States
Died: 1999

 22 

Harry H. Corbett
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Birthdate: February 28, 1925
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rangoon, Burma [now Yangon, Myanmar]
Died: 1982
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 23 
Pinetop Perkins
(Jazz Pianist)

Pinetop Perkins
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 7, 1913
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Belzoni, Mississippi, United States
Died: 2011

 24 
William Blount
(Politician)

William Blount
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 26, 1749
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Windsor, North Carolina, United States
Died: 1800

 25 
Sir James W. Black
(Pharmacologist, Physician)

Sir James W. Black
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 14, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Uddingston, Scotland
Died: 2010

 26 
Makonnen Wolde Mikael
(Military leader)

Makonnen Wolde Mikael
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 8, 1852
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sheno, Shewa, Ethiopia
Died: 1906

 27 
Joe Fulks
(Basketball Player)

Joe Fulks
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 26, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Birmingham, Kentucky, United States
Died: 1976
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 28 
Robert Southey
(Former poet of the Romantic school, and Poet laureate from 1813 until his death)

Robert Southey
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 12, 1774
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1843

 29 
Andrew Grove
(Businessman)

Andrew Grove
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 2, 1936
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 2016

 30 
John Law
(economist, banker, statistician)

John Law
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Birthdate: April 21, 1671
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: 1729

 31 
Guadalupe Victoria
(Politician, Military personnel, Lawyer)

Guadalupe Victoria
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 29, 1786
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tamazula
Died: 1846

 32 
Jackie Trent
(Singer-Songwriter)

Jackie Trent
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 6, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newcastle-under-Lyme, England
Died: 2015

 33 
Joe Medwick
(Baseball player)

Joe Medwick
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 24, 1911
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Carteret, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1975

 34 

Barney Martin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 3, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Died: 2005

 35 
Connie Kreski
(Actress, Model)

Connie Kreski
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Birthdate: September 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wyandotte, Michigan, United States
Died: 1995

 36 
Aella of Northumbria
(Anglo-Saxon King)

Aella of Northumbria
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: United Kingdom
Died: 0867

 37 

C.M. Kornbluth
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 2, 1923
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1958

 38 
Toni Wolff
(Psychologist)

Toni Wolff
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Birthdate: September 18, 1888
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zürich
Died: 1953

 39 

Nicholas of Flüe
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1417 AD
Birthplace: Unterwalden, Switzerland
Died: 1487

 40 
Bobby Short
(Singer)

Bobby Short
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 15, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Danville, Illinois, United States
Died: 2005

 41 

Alexander Glazunov
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 10, 1865
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1936

 42 
Spider Sabich
(Alpine skier)

Spider Sabich
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 10, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
Died: 1976
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

Alfred I, Prince of Windisch-Grätz
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 11, 1787
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: 1862

 44 
Chuck Bednarik
(Football player)

Chuck Bednarik
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 1, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 45 

Alberta Watson
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Birthdate: March 6, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: 2015
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 46 
Chung Ju Yung
(Businessman)

Chung Ju Yung
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 25, 1915
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tongchon, Kogendo, Japanese Korea
Died: 2001

 47 
Karl Koller
(Ophthalmologist)

Karl Koller
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: December 3, 1857
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bohemia, Czech Republic
Died: 1944

 48 
Nicolas Louis de Lacaille
(French astronomer)

Nicolas Louis de Lacaille
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 15, 1713
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rumigny, Ardennes
Died: 1762

 49 

Grigol Orbeliani
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 2, 1804
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: 1883

 50 
Pietro Mennea
(Athlete)

Pietro Mennea
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 28, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Barletta, Italy
Died: 2013
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)