Died On March 7th

Discover the most famous people who died on March 7. The list includes people like Stanley Kubrick, Thomas Aquinas, Paramahansa Yogananda, Paul Winfield, Edward Mills Purcell. Famous personalities featured on this list, include philosophers, chemists, journalists and poets and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & India and many more countries.
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Stanley Kubrick
(One of the Greatest Filmmakers in Cinematic History)
Stanley Kubrick
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Birthdate: July 26, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 1999

Regarded as one of the greatest American filmmakers, Stanley Kubrick was the maker of acclaimed movies like Dr. Strangelove, 2001: A Space Odyssey and Barry Lyndon. Stanley Kubrick was known for his exceptional visual style and artistic expression. He began his career as a magazine photographer and subsequently began directing short films. His first big break came with the hit movie Spartacus.

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Antoninus Pius
(Roman Emperor)
Antoninus Pius
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Birthdate: September 19, 0086
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lanuvium, Italy
Died: 0161
Antoninus Pius was the Roman emperor from 138 to 161 and is regarded as one of the Five Good Emperors of the Nerva–Antonine dynasty. He was adopted by emperor Hadrian. His reign was marked by peace and the construction of the Antonine Wall. He was largely an efficient ruler.
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Paul Winfield
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Birthdate: May 22, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2004

Paul Winfield was an American actor best remembered for playing Nathan Lee in the 1972 drama film Sounder, for which he received an Academy Award nomination. He also earned four Emmy nominations over the course of his career, one of which came for his portrayal of Martin Luther King Jr. in the 1978 miniseries King.

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Johann Pachelbel
(One of the Most Influential Composers and Organists of the Middle Baroque Era)
Johann Pachelbel
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1653 AD
Birthplace: Nuremberg, Germany
Died: 1706

Johann Pachelbel was a German composer, teacher, and organist who is credited with helping the south German organ schools achieve their peak. His contributions to the progression of the fugue and chorale prelude have established him as one of the most prominent composers of the middle Baroque era. During his lifetime, his music became a model for several German composers.

 5 
Gordon Parks
(Photographer)
Gordon Parks
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Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: November 30, 1912
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fort Scott, Kansas, United States
Died: 2006

Gordon Parks was a writer, photographer, musician, and film director. He was the first Black American to direct and produce major motion pictures pertaining to the experience of slaves and African-Americans. He is credited with co-creating a new film genre called blaxploitation and his works have influenced filmmakers like Spike Lee. He is also credited with co-founding Essence magazine.

 6 
Charles Gray
(Actor)
Charles Gray
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Birthdate: August 28, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bournemouth, England
Died: 2000
 7 
Benjamin Tallmadge
(Military Leader)
Benjamin Tallmadge
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 25, 1754
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: East Setauket, Brookhaven, New York, United States
Died: 1835
 8 
Louise Mountbatten
(Queen)
Louise Mountbatten
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 13, 1889
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Schloss Heiligenberg, Seeheim-Jugenheim, Germany
Died: 1965
 9 
Leonard M. Kravitz
(Posthumous recipient of the Medal of Honor)
Leonard M. Kravitz
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 8, 1931
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Died: 1951
 10 
Alice B. Toklas
(Writer, Autobiographer, Memoirist)
Alice B. Toklas
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 30, 1877
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Francisco
Died: 1967
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Thomas Aquinas
(Italian Theologian & Philosopher)
Thomas Aquinas
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Birthdate: January 25, 1225
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Roccasecca, Italy
Died: 1274
Dominican friar and Catholic priest Thomas Aquinas was also a Doctor of the Church. He tried to mingle Aristotelian philosophy and Christianity. His works, including Summa Theologica and Disputed Questions on Truth, and his views on the Scriptures have been studied as prominent texts on theology, philosophy, and canon law.
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Cool Papa Bell
(Former Baseball center fielder in Negro league baseball from 1922 to 1946)
Cool Papa Bell
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 17, 1903
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Starkville, Mississippi, United States
Died: 1991
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Debra Hill
(Producer)
Debra Hill
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Birthdate: November 10, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
Died: 2005
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Mikhail Bakhtin
(Russian Literary Theorist and Philosopher Known for His Work ‘Toward a Philosophy of the Act’)
Mikhail Bakhtin
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Birthdate: November 17, 1895
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oryol, Russia
Died: 1975
Mikhail Bakhtin was a Russian philosopher, scholar, and literary critic who worked on ethics, literary theory, and the philosophy of language. Bakhtin's writings inspired scholars who were working on various traditions, such as structuralism, semiotics, religious criticism, and Marxism. Mikhail Bakhtin is also credited with influencing various Western schools of theory.
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Georgy Lvov
(8th Prime Minister of Russia (March 1917 - July 1917))
Georgy Lvov
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 2, 1861
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: 1925

Russian statesman Georgy Lvov created history by becoming the first prime minister of the Russian provisional government formed during the 1917 February Revolution. A qualified lawyer, he worked in civil service for a few years, before joining the Kadet Party, or the Constitutional Democratic Party.

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Sidney Gottlieb
(American Chemist and Spymaster Who Headed Project Mkultra)
Sidney Gottlieb
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 3, 1918
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1999

Sidney Gottlieb was an American spymaster and chemist who played a major role in the CIA's mind-control program and assassination attempts during the 1950s and 1960s; the illegal human experimentation program which he headed was called Project MKUltra.

 17 
John Edward Gray
(Zoologist)
John Edward Gray
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 12, 1800
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Walsall, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1875

John Edward Gray was a British zoologist best remembered for his association with the British Museum in London, where he was the keeper of zoology from 1840 to 1874. John Edward Gray is also remembered for publishing several records of the museum collections that included descriptions of new species.

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Govind Ballabh Pant
(Freedom Fighter)
Govind Ballabh Pant
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 10, 1887
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Almora,India
Died: 1961
 19 
Kenny Ball
(Trumpeter)
Kenny Ball
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 22, 1930
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ilford, Essex, England
Died: 2013
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Akseli Gallen-Kallela
(Finnish Painter, Remembered for His Landscapes and Illustrations on the Epic Poetry 'Kalevala')
Akseli Gallen-Kallela
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Birthdate: April 26, 1865
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pori, Finland
Died: 1931

Painter Akseli Gallen-Kallela developed a love for the Finnish countryside as a child and later depicted the beauty of the Finnish landscape through his works. Chiefly known for his illustrations of the epic Kalevala, he merged many artistic concepts such as outdoor painting and symbolism.

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Stevie Smith
(Poet, Novelist)
Stevie Smith
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 20, 1902
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kingston upon Hull, England
Died: 1971
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W. D. Hamilton
(Biologist)
W. D. Hamilton
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 1, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Died: 2000
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David Gale
(American Mathematician and Economist)
David Gale
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 13, 1921
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2008
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Theo van Doesburg
(Dutch Artist Best Known as the Founder and Leader of 'De Stijl')
Theo van Doesburg
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Birthdate: August 30, 1883
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Utrecht, Netherlands
Died: 1931

One of the pioneering figures of the Dutch art movement De Stijl, or The Style, Theo van Doesburg stressed on the importance of simplified and geometric visual arts. The son of a photographer, he grew up to create scores of abstract paintings and designed aesthetic room décor and furniture, too.

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Tove Ditlevsen
(Poet)
Tove Ditlevsen
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 14, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: 1976
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Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville
(Former Colonial Governor of French Louisiana Who Served Four-Terms Between 1701 and 1743)
Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 23, 1680
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: 1767

Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville was a French explorer and colonial administrator in New France. The younger brother of Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville, Bienville joined his brother on several expeditions, including the one to establish the colony of Louisiana. Bienville succeeded in his expedition and is now referred to as the Father of Louisiana.

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Pee Wee King
(Songwriter)
Pee Wee King
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 18, 1914
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Abrams, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 2000
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Agnieszka Osiecka
(Poet)
Agnieszka Osiecka
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 9, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: 1997

Agnieszka Osiecka was a Polish poet, playwright, TV writer, film director, and journalist. Widely regarded as an icon of Polish culture, Osiecka was also a prolific songwriter, having penned the lyrics of over 2000 songs. Thanks to her large body of work, Osiecka is regarded as one of the most prolific and important persons in postwar Polish history and culture.  

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Edward Mills Purcell
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 30, 1912
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Taylorville, Illinois, United States
Died: 1997
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Sybil Williams
Sybil Williams
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 27, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tylorstown
Died: 2013
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Maria of Aragon, Queen of Portugal
(Queen)
Maria of Aragon, Queen of Portugal
1
Birthdate: June 29, 1482
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Córdoba, Spain
Died: 1517
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Pauline Johnson
Pauline Johnson
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 10, 1861
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation
Died: 1913
Paramahansa Yogananda
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Birthdate: January 5, 1893
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: 1952

Paramahansa Yogananda was an Indian Hindu monk, yogi, and guru. He is known for introducing the teachings of meditation and Kriya Yoga through his organization Self-Realization Fellowship (SRF) / Yogoda Satsanga Society (YSS) of India to millions across the world. He authored the book Autobiography of a Yogi and is considered the Father of Yoga in the West.

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Otto Diels
(Chemist)
Otto Diels
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 23, 1876
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: 1954
 35 
Margaret Douglas
(Noblewomen)
Margaret Douglas
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 8, 1515
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Harbottle Castle, Harbottle, England
Died: 1578
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Wyndham Lewis
(Painter, Writer, Journalist, Editor, Novelist)
Wyndham Lewis
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Listed In:
Birthdate: November 18, 1882
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Amherst
Died: 1957

Known as one of the co-founders of Vorticism, a London-based art movement, author-painter Wyndham Lewis is best remembered for his books such as Tarr and The Apes of God. His paintings mingled features of Cubism and Futurism. In his later life, a pituitary tumor made him blind and practically ended his career.

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Waldo Salt
(Screenwriter)
Waldo Salt
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Birthdate: October 18, 1914
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1987
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Rahel Varnhagen
(Writer)
Rahel Varnhagen
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 19, 1771
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1833
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Johann Georg Albrechtsberger
(Composer)
Johann Georg Albrechtsberger
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 3, 1736
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Klosterneuburg, Austria
Died: 1809
 40 
John Junkin
(Actor, Scriptwriter)
John Junkin
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Birthdate: January 29, 1930
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ealing, London, England
Died: 2006
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Haj Ali Razmara
(Former 33rd Prime Minister of Iran (1950 - 1951) and Military Leader)
Haj Ali Razmara
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 30, 1901
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
Died: 1951

Haj Ali Razmara was an Iranian military leader and politician. He is best remembered for serving as the 33rd Prime Minister of Iran from 26 June 1950 to 7 March 1951. On 7 March 1951, Razmara became the third prime minister from Iran to be assassinated when he was killed at the age of 49 by Khalil Tahmassebi in Tehran.

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Igor Markevitch
(Composer)
Igor Markevitch
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 27, 1912
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: 1983
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Pope Innocent XIII
(Pope)
Pope Innocent XIII
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 13, 1655
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Poli, Italy
Died: 1724
 44 
Bosley Crowther
(Journalist, Film critic)
Bosley Crowther
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Birthdate: July 13, 1905
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lutherville, Maryland, United States
Died: 1981
 45 
Thomas Melville Dill
(Former prominent Bermudian lawyer, politician, and soldier)
Thomas Melville Dill
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: December 23, 1876
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Devonshire Parish, Bermuda
Died: 1945
 46 
James B. Herrick
(Physician)
James B. Herrick
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 11, 1861
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Died: 1954
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Arthur Cecil Pigou
(British Economist Best Known for His Work in Welfare Economics)
Arthur Cecil Pigou
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Birthdate: November 18, 1877
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ryde, Isle of Wight, England
Died: 1959

One of Alfred Marshall’s favorite students, Arthur Cecil Pigou was initially a history scholar at King's College but later deviated to economics. One of the most significant figures of neoclassical economics, he specialized in welfare economics and penned pathbreaking works such as The Economics of Welfare.

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Lynne Stewart
(Lawyer)
Lynne Stewart
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 8, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2017
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Lars-Göran Petrov
(Former Heavy metal singer best known for his work with death metal band Entombed)
Lars-Göran Petrov
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sweden
Died: 2021
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Tullio Pinelli
(Screenwriter)
Tullio Pinelli
0
Birthdate: June 24, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: 2009