Died On March 30th

Discover the most famous people who died on March 30. The list includes people like James Cagney, Rudolf Steiner, Jaime Escalante, Léon Blum, Dith Pran. Famous personalities featured on this list, include journalists, educators, chemists and record producers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon
( Queen of the United Kingdom From 1936 to 1952)
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon
61
Birthdate: August 4, 1900
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hitchin, London
Died: 2002
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, better known as The Queen Mother, was King George VI’s wife and the mother of Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret. She ruled England as the Queen from 1936 to 1952, after which her daughter Elizabeth II took over. She was also the last empress of India.
 2 
Bill Withers
(American singer-songwriter)
Bill Withers
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 4, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Slab Fork, West Virginia, U.S.
Died: 2020

Soul and R&B legend Bill Withers is best remembered for hits such as Ain't No Sunshine and Lean on Me. The three-time Grammy Award-winner also inspired the documentary Still Bill. A Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Bill moved on to other jobs after his 15-year music career. 

 

 3 
James Cagney
(One of the Greatest Male Stars of the Golden Age of Hollywood)
James Cagney
17
Birthdate: July 17, 1899
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lower East Side, New York, United States
Died: 1986

James Cagney was an American dancer and actor who won the Academy Award for his performance in the 1942 musical, Yankee Doodle Dandy. In 1984, he was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his contributions to the entertainment industry. In 1999, he was named in the American Film Institute's Greatest Male Stars of the Classical Hollywood Cinema list.

 4 
Mitch Hedberg
(American Stand-Up Comedian Known for His Albums: ‘Strategic Grill Locations’ and ‘Mitch All Together’)
Mitch Hedberg
15
Birthdate: February 24, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Died: 2005
Iconic stand-up comedian Mitch Hedberg is remembered for his one-liners and deadpan delivery. He gained attention with Comikaze, appeared on major comedy shows, and created the film Los Enchiladas! He released several comedy albums, one of which, Do You Believe in Gosh?, was released after his death.
 5 
Michael Jeter
(Actor)
Michael Jeter
12
Birthdate: August 26, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, USA
Died: 2003
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 6 
Bobby Driscoll
5
Birthdate: March 3, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
Died: 1968
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 7 
Rudolf Steiner
( Austrian Occultist, Social Reformer and Founder of 'Anthroposophy' Spiritualist Movement)
Rudolf Steiner
9
Birthdate: February 27, 1861
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hungary ,Austrian
Died: 1925

Austrian philosopher and architect and Rudolf Steiner gained fame as a literary critic and published works such as The Philosophy of Freedom. His interests included esotericism and clairvoyance. He termed his work spiritual science. He designed the Goetheanum and also laid down concepts such as Waldorf education and biodynamic agriculture.

 8 
Beau Brummell
(Society figure)
Beau Brummell
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 7, 1778
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1840
 9 
Alistair Cooke
(Journalist, Writer)
Alistair Cooke
2
Birthdate: November 20, 1908
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Salford, Lancashire, England
Died: 2004
 10 
Kate O'Mara
(Actress)
Kate O'Mara
2
Birthdate: August 10, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Leicester, Leicestershire, England, UK
Died: 2014
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 11 
Dith Pran
(Photojournalist)
Dith Pran
2
Birthdate: September 27, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
Died: 2008
 12 
Karl May
(German Writer Known for His Adventure Novels Set in the American Old West)
Karl May
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 25, 1842
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hohenstein-Ernstthal, Germany
Died: 1912

German author Karl May is best remembered for his travel and adventure tales, which narrate stories set in the Middle East and other lands. His best-known works include The Treasure in the Silver Lake. He developed his love for literature after reading voraciously while in prison for fraud.

 13 
Robert Z'Dar
(Actor)
Robert Z'Dar
1
Birthdate: June 3, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died: 2015
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 14 
Léon Blum
(Former Prime Minister of France)
Léon Blum
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 9, 1872
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris
Died: 1950

Born into a Jewish family in Paris, three-time French prime minister Léon Blum had initially studied law. He joined politics inspired by the Dreyfus affair. The first socialist and the first Jew to head France, he introduced reforms such as the 40-hour work week and paid vacations.

 15 
ʿAbd al-Ḥalīm Ḥāfiẓ
(Egyptian singer)
ʿAbd al-Ḥalīm Ḥāfiẓ
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 21, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Al-Ḥalāwāt, Egypt
Died: 1977
 16 
Elisabeth Vigee Le Brun
(Painter)
Elisabeth Vigee Le Brun
3
Birthdate: April 16, 1755
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1842
 17 
Nella Larsen
(American Novelist Who is Considered as the Most Important Novelist of the Harlem Renaissance)
Nella Larsen
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 13, 1891
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1964

Nella Larsen was an American novelist who also worked as a librarian and nurse. Among her literary work were her novels, Quicksand and Passing; the latter was adapted into a film of the same name in 2021. Larsen's work has gained renewed interest since the 20th century. Today, she is recognized as the most important novelist of the Harlem Renaissance.

 18 
Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 14th Duke of Hamilton
(One of the first men to fly over Mount Everest.)
Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 14th Duke of Hamilton
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 3, 1903
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1973
 19 
G. Gordon Liddy
(FBI Agent Who was Convicted for His Role in the Watergate Scandal)
G. Gordon Liddy
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 30, 1930
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 20 
Abigail Fillmore
(First Lady of America)
Abigail Fillmore
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 13, 1798
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saratoga County
Died: 1853
 21 
James T. Goodrich
(American Neurosurgeon Who Gained Worldwide Recognition for Performing Multiple Successful Separations of Conjoined Twins)
James T. Goodrich
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: April 16, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Died: 2020

Pediatric neurosurgeon James T. Goodrich was an expert in cranial reconstructive surgeries and also conducted multiple successful operations on separating conjoined twins. The Columbia University alumnus also had also served the US Marines during the Vietnam War. He was also fond of travel and surfing. He succumbed to COVID-19 at age 73.

 22 
Maxfield Parrish
(Painter)
Maxfield Parrish
5
Birthdate: July 25, 1870
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1966
 23 
Timi Yuro
(Singer-Songwriter)
Timi Yuro
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 4, 1940
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2004
 24 
Heinrich Brüning
(German Politician and Academic)
Heinrich Brüning
1
Birthdate: November 26, 1885
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Münster, Germany
Died: 1970

Heinrich Brüning was a German academic and politician. From 1930 to 1932, he served as the chancellor of Germany. Brüning lost his popularity when his measures to tackle the economic crisis instigated by the Great Depression increased unemployment in the Weimar Republic. To this day, he remains a controversial figure in the history of Germany.

 25 
Joachim of Fiore
(Theologian)
Joachim of Fiore
0
Birthdate: 1135 AD
Birthplace: Celico, Italy
Died: 1202

Italian Christian theologian Joachim of Fiore is best remembered as the man behind the San Giovanni monastic order. His brand of philosophy of history mentioned the ages of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Initially a notary, he began his spiritual quest after a visit to the Holy Land.

 26 
Tôn Đức Thắng
(President)
Tôn Đức Thắng
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 20, 1888
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Long Xuyên, Vietnam
Died: 1980
 27 
Pietro Locatelli
(Musician)
Pietro Locatelli
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 3, 1695
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bergamo, Italy
Died: 1764
 28 
José María Velasco Ibarra
(The 24th President of Ecuador)
José María Velasco Ibarra
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 19, 1893
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Quito, Ecuador
Died: 1979

Conservative Party politician and the 24th president of Ecuador, José María Velasco Ibarra held the post of the president 5 times and was ousted by the military 4 times. He was a qualified lawyer, too. His tenure witnessed the construction of institutes, roads, bridges, and hospitals.

 29 
Chrisye
(Singer-songwriter)
Chrisye
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 16, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia
Died: 2007
 30 
Arianne Caoili
(Filipino-Australian Chess Player Who Served as a Advisor to Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan)
Arianne Caoili
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Died: 2020

Arianne Caoili was a Filipino-Australian chess player who took part in seven Women's Chess Olympiads during her career. A multi-talented personality, Caoili was also a singer and financial consultant. She also served as an advisor to Armenian politician and Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan. Arianne Caoili died in a car crash at the age of 33.

 31 
Thomas Couture
(Fine art artist)
Thomas Couture
0
Birthdate: December 21, 1815
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Senlis, France
Died: 1879
 32 
DeWitt Wallace
(Co-founded Reader’s Digest With His Wife Lila Bell Wallace)
DeWitt Wallace
0
Birthdate: November 12, 1889
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Died: 1981
 33 
Gaetan Dugas
(Long misdescribed as 'Patient Zero' of the North American AIDS epidemic)
Gaetan Dugas
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 19, 1952
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Quebec City, Canada
Died: 1984
 34 
Paul A. Rothchild
(Record producer)
Paul A. Rothchild
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 18, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1995
 35 
Karl Rahner
(One of the Most Influential Roman Catholic Theologians of the 20th Century)
Karl Rahner
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 5, 1904
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Died: 1984

One of the most significant theologians of the 20th century, Karl Rahner was a disciple of Martin Heidegger at the University of Freiburg. His works such as Spirit in the World and Hearers of the Word showcase the Roman Catholic doctrine and its many interpretations.

 36 
Joe Yule
(Putita)
Joe Yule
0
Birthdate: April 30, 1892
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Glasgow
Died: 1950
 37 
Marie Pleyel
(Musician)
Marie Pleyel
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 4, 1811
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1875

Marie Pleyel was a Belgian concert pianist who amazed the audience with her young virtuosity at the age of eight when she first gave her formal recital. She went on to become one of the most famous and admired pianists of the 1830s.

 38 
William Arthur Ward
(Writer)
William Arthur Ward
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 17, 1921
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Louisiana, United States
Died: 1994
 39 
Richard Diebenkorn
(Painter)
Richard Diebenkorn
1
Birthdate: April 22, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Portland
Died: 1993
 40 
Lorena Borjas
(Activist)
Lorena Borjas
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 29, 1960
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Veracruz, Mexico
Died: 2020
 41 
Harry Bridges
(Labour Leader)
Harry Bridges
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 28, 1901
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Died: 1990
 42 
Sidney Farber
(University teacher)
Sidney Farber
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: September 30, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Buffalo
Died: 1973
 43 
Sulim Yamadayev
(Chechen Rebel who Defected to Russia & Later Commanded the Special Battalion Vostok During the 'Second Chechen War')
Sulim Yamadayev
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 21, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Benoy, Russia
Died: 2009
 44 
Prince Harald of Denmark
(Prince)
Prince Harald of Denmark
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 8, 1876
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Charlottenlund Palace, Gentofte, Denmark
Died: 1949
 45 
Guru Har Krishan
(Eighth Sikh Guru)
Guru Har Krishan
19
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 23, 1656
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kiratpur Sahib
Died: 1664
 46 
Erwin Piscator
(Theatre director)
Erwin Piscator
0
Birthdate: December 17, 1893
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Greifenstein
Died: 1966
 47 
Lucien Bianchi
(Former racing driver who entered a total of 19 Formula One World Championship races, scoring six points)
Lucien Bianchi
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 10, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: 1969
 48 
Amadeus IX, Duke of Savoy
(Duke of Savoy from 1465 to 1472)
Amadeus IX, Duke of Savoy
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 1, 1435
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Thonon-les-Bains, France
Died: 1472
 49 
Gisèle Freund
(French Photographer and Photojournalist Famous for Her Documentary Photography and Portraits of Writers and Artists)
Gisèle Freund
0
Birthdate: December 19, 1908
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 2000

Gisèle Freund was a German-born French photojournalist and photographer best remembered for her portraits of artists and writers and documentary photography. Throughout her career, Gisèle Freund was honored with several prestigious awards like the German Society's cultural photography prize and Grand prix national des Arts pour la Photographie. She also served as the president of the French Association of Photographers.

 50 
Bénédict Morel
(French Psychiatrist)
Bénédict Morel
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 22, 1809
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1873

Bénédict Morel was a French psychiatrist born in Austria. He was abandoned by his parents and had a difficult childhood. He worked hard to earn a medical doctorate and worked alongside psychiatrist Jean-Pierre Falret. He soon became an influential psychiatrist himself and was a key figure in the field of degeneration theory in the mid-19th century.