Died On March 27th

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Discover the most famous people who died on March 27. The list includes people like M. C. Escher, Dudley Moore, Milton Berle, Billy Wilder, Margaret of Valois. Famous personalities featured on this list, include actors, political leaders, non-fiction writers and poets and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & France and many more countries.
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 1 
King James I
(King of Scotland)
King James I
35
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 19, 1566
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edinburgh Castle, Scotland
Died: 1625
 2 
Yuri Gagarin
(Soviet Pilot and Cosmonaut Who Became the First Man to Travel into Outer Space)
Yuri Gagarin
26
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 9, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Klushino, Russia
Died: 1968
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 3 
Dudley Moore
(Actor, Comedian and One of the Four Writer-Performers in the Comedy Revue ‘Beyond the Fringe’)
Dudley Moore
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 19, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Charing Cross Hospital, London, United Kingdom
Died: 2002
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 4 
M. C. Escher
(Dutch Graphic Artist Best Known for His Works: ‘Hand with Reflecting Sphere’, ‘Relativity’ and ‘Waterfall’)
M. C. Escher
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 17, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Died: 1972
 5 
Milton Berle
(American Actor and Comedian Who Became the First Major American Television Star)
Milton Berle
9
Birthdate: July 12, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: 2002
 6 
Billy Wilder
(One of the Most Brilliant and Versatile Filmmakers of 'Classic Hollywood Cinema' With a Career Spanning Five Decades)
Billy Wilder
4
Birthdate: June 22, 1906
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sucha Beskidzka, Poland
Died: 2002
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 7 
Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
(Indian Islamic Reformer and Educationist Who Founded the ‘Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College’, the First Muslim University in Southern Asia)
Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
28
Birthdate: October 17, 1817
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: 1898
 8 
Diana Hyland
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Mickey Lubitch’ in the Film ‘The Boy in the Plastic Bubble’)
Diana Hyland
3
Birthdate: January 25, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cleveland Heights, Ohio, United States
Died: 1977
 9 
Madeleine Astor
(Socialite)
Madeleine Astor
14
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 19, 1893
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1940
 10 
Michael Gough
2
Birthdate: November 23, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kuala Lumpur
Died: 2011
 11 
Farley Granger
1
Birthdate: July 1, 1925
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Jose, California, USA
Died: 2011
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 12 
Ian Dury
(Singer)
Ian Dury
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 12, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Harrow, Middlesex, England
Died: 2000
 13 
Aldo Ray
(Actor)
Aldo Ray
3
Birthdate: September 25, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1991
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 14 
Fazlur Rahman Khan
(Structural Engineer and Architect Known for His Innovations in High-Rise Building Construction)
Fazlur Rahman Khan
10
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: April 3, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Died: 1982
 15 
Margaret of Valois
(Queen Consort of France (1589 - 1599), Queen Consort of Navarre (1572 - 1599))
Margaret of Valois
0
Birthdate: May 14, 1553
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
Died: 1615
 16 
Adrienne Rich
(American poet)
Adrienne Rich
11
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 16, 1929
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: 2012
 17 
Stanisław Lem
(Polish Novelist Best Known for His Novel 'Solaris')
Stanisław Lem
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 12, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lviv, Ukraine
Died: 2006
 18 
Mother Angelica
(American Roman Catholic Nun)
Mother Angelica
4
Birthdate: April 20, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Canton, Ohio, United States
Died: 2016
 19 
Mary of Burgundy
(Former Duchess of Burgundy (1477 - 1482))
Mary of Burgundy
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 13, 1457
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: 1482
 20 
Howard Schnellenberger
(American Football Coach)
Howard Schnellenberger
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 16, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Meinrad, Indiana, United States
Died: 2021
 21 
Stéphane Audran
0
Birthdate: November 8, 1932
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Versailles, France
Died: 2018
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 22 
Henry Adams
(Historian Known for His Work 'The History of the United States of America 1801–1817')
Henry Adams
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 16, 1838
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1918
 23 
Joseph Lowery
(Former American minister in the United Methodist Church and leader in the civil rights movement, founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference with Martin Luther King Jr.)
Joseph Lowery
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 6, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Huntsville, Alabama, United States
Died: 2020
 24 
James Dewar
(Scottish Chemist and Physicist Best Known for His Invention of the 'Vacuum Flask')
James Dewar
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 20, 1842
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kincardine, Scotland
Died: 1923
 25 
Kate Reid
(Actress)
Kate Reid
0
Birthdate: November 4, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1993
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 26 
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
(Painter, Printmaker)
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
1
Birthdate: March 5, 1696
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: 1770
 27 
David McClelland
(Psychologist, University teacher, Sociologist)
David McClelland
2
Birthdate: May 20, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mount Vernon
Died: 1998
 28 
George Gilbert Scott
(British Architect)
George Gilbert Scott
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: July 13, 1811
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Parsonage, Gawcott, Buckinghamshire, England
Died: 1878
 29 
Pope Gregory XI
(Former head of the Catholic Church and Bishop of Rome)
Pope Gregory XI
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1329 AD
Birthplace: Saint-Julien-Maumont, France
Died: 1378
Shirley Graham Du Bois
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 11, 1896
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: 1977
 31 
Ferdinand Anton Ernst Porsche
(Entrepreneur, Engineer)
Ferdinand Anton Ernst Porsche
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 19, 1909
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wiener Neustadt
Died: 1998
 32 
Hot Rod Hundley
(Basketball player, Journalist)
Hot Rod Hundley
0
Birthdate: October 26, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Charleston, West Virginia, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 33 
H. R. F. Keating
(Fiction writer)
H. R. F. Keating
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 31, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint Leonards, England
Died: 2011
 34 
Eve Meyer
(Actor, Film producer, Playboy Playmate, Model)
Eve Meyer
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: December 13, 1928
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Griffin
Died: 1977
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
Prince Waldemar of Prussia
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 10, 1868
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1879
 36 
Rudolf Vrba
(Former biochemist became known for having escaped from the camp in April 1944, at the height of the Holocaust)
Rudolf Vrba
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 11, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Topoľčany, Slovakia
Died: 2006
Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel
0
Birthdate: April 27, 1650
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kassel, Hesse, Germany
Died: 1714
 38 
Jaroslav Heyrovský
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 20, 1890
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Prague
Died: 1967
 39 
Maurizio Gucci
(Former Head of 'Gucci' Fashion House Who was Assassinated by a Hitman Hired by His Former Wife)
Maurizio Gucci
26
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 26, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 1995
Charles III, Duke of Parma
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 14, 1823
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lucca, Italy
Died: 1854
 41 
Dan Curtis
(Film director)
Dan Curtis
0
Birthdate: August 12, 1927
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Died: 2006
 42 
Teresa, Contessa Guiccioli
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1800 AD
Birthplace: Ravenna, Italy
Died: 1873
 43 
Vasily Smyslov
(Russian Chess Grandmaster)
Vasily Smyslov
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 24, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 2010
 44 
Ella Maillart
(Alpine skier)
Ella Maillart
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 20, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: 1997
 45 
Georges Vézina
(Ice hockey player)
Georges Vézina
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 21, 1887
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicoutimi, Saguenay, Canada
Died: 1926
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 46 
Hubert Schiffer
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 15, 1915
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Germany
Died: 1982
 47 
Yvonne Brill
(Rocket Scientist)
Yvonne Brill
1
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: December 30, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada
Died: 2013
 48 
James Rodney Schlesinger
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 15, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: 2014
 49 
Michael Joseph Savage
(Former Prime Minister of New Zealand (1935 - 1940))
Michael Joseph Savage
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 23, 1872
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tatong, Victoria, Australia
Died: 1940
 50 
William Stern
(Psychologist)
William Stern
0
Birthdate: April 29, 1871
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1938