Died On May 23rd

Discover the most famous people who died on May 23. The list includes people like John Forbes Nash, Jr., John D. Rockefeller, Roger Moore, Henrik Ibsen, Sam Snead. Famous personalities featured on this list, include poets, soldiers, lawyers and journalists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & France 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 Bonnie Parker

Bonnie Parker
26
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Bank Robber
Birthdate: October 1, 1910
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rowena, Texas, United States
Died: 1934
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)

 2 John D. Rockefeller

John D. Rockefeller
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: July 8, 1839
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Richford, New York, United States
Died: 1937

 3 Roger Moore

Roger Moore
15
Famous As: Famous as Fictional British Secret Agent James Bond
Birthdate: October 14, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockwell, London, England
Died: 2017
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 4 John Forbes Nash Jr.

John Forbes Nash Jr.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: June 13, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bluefield, West Virginia, United States
Died: 2015

 5 Owen Hart

Owen Hart
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: May 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Calgary, Canada
Died: 1999
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 6 Kit Carson

Kit Carson
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Explorer & Soldier
Birthdate: December 24, 1809
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Madison County
Died: 1868

 7 Anne Meara

Anne Meara
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 20, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 8 Henrik Ibsen

Henrik Ibsen
14
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: March 20, 1828
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Skien Municipality, Norway
Died: 1906

 9 Girolamo Savonarola

Girolamo Savonarola
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Preacher
Birthdate: September 21, 1452
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ferrara, Italy
Died: 1498

 10 William Kidd

William Kidd
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Pirate
Birthdate: 1655 AD
Birthplace: Greenock, Scotland
Died: 1701

 11 Sterling Hayden

Sterling Hayden
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 26, 1916
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montclair, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1986
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 12 Eric Carle

Eric Carle
2
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: June 25, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 13 Moms Mabley

Moms Mabley
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Famous As: American comedian
Birthdate: March 19, 1894
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brevard, North Carolina, United States
Died: 1975

 14 Ismail I

Ismail I
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Famous As: sovereign, poet, writer
Birthdate: July 17, 1487
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ardabil
Died: 1524

 15 Sam Snead

Sam Snead
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Golfer
Birthdate: May 27, 1912
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ashwood
Died: 2002

 16 Augustin-Louis Cauchy

Augustin-Louis Cauchy
2
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: August 21, 1789
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris
Died: 1857

 17 Henry Lascelles, 6th Earl of Harewood

Henry Lascelles, 6th Earl of Harewood
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: September 9, 1882
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1947

 18 Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor

Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor
0
Famous As: King of Germany
Birthdate: August 11, 1086
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Goslar, Germany
Died: 1125

 19 Leopold von Ranke

Leopold von Ranke
0
Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: December 21, 1795
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wiehe, Roßleben-Wiehe, Germany
Died: 1886

 20 Cortez Kennedy

Cortez Kennedy
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: August 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Osceola, Arkansas, United States
Died: 2017
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 21 Joe Pass

Joe Pass
0
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Jazz guitarist who performed with George Shearing in 1965 and worked as a session musician in Los Angeles.
Birthdate: January 13, 1929
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1994

 22 Yevgeny Rodionov

Yevgeny Rodionov
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 23, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kuznetsky District, Penza Oblast
Died: 1996

 23 Clyde Barrow

Clyde Barrow
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: March 24, 1909
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ellis County, Texas, United States
Died: 1934

 24 Wilhelm Kempff

Wilhelm Kempff
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Pianist
Birthdate: November 25, 1895
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jüterbog, Germany
Died: 1991

 25 Jerry Perenchio

Jerry Perenchio
0
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: December 20, 1930
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fresno, California, United States
Died: 2017

 26 Elliot Rodger

Elliot Rodger
0
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Perpetrator
Birthdate: July 24, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lambeth, London, England
Died: 2014
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 27 Patrick Cargill

Patrick Cargill
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 3, 1918
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex, England
Died: 1996

 28 Simon Monjack

Simon Monjack
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Famous As: Film Director, Screenwriter, Producer
Birthdate: March 9, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London Borough of Hillingdon
Died: 2010

 29 Alicia Nash

Alicia Nash
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: January 1, 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Salvador, El Salvador
Died: 2015

 30 Altiero Spinelli

Altiero Spinelli
1
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 31, 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 1986

 31 Ferdinando II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany

Ferdinando II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Grand Duke of Tuscany
Birthdate: July 14, 1610
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pitti Palace, Florence, Italy
Died: 1670

 32 George Jessel

George Jessel
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 3, 1898
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1981

 33 Giovanni Falcone

Giovanni Falcone
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Magistrate, Judge, Lawyer
Birthdate: May 18, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Palermo
Died: 1992

 34 Herbert Austin, 1st Baron Austin

Herbert Austin, 1st Baron Austin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Automobile Designer
Birthdate: November 8, 1866
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Little Missenden, England
Died: 1941

 35 Hazel Hawke

Hazel Hawke
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Social worker, Pianist
Birthdate: July 20, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Died: 2013

 36 Heinrich Himmler

Heinrich Himmler
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Nazi Commander
Birthdate: October 7, 1900
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Munich, Kingdom of Bavaria, Germany
Died: 1945
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 37 Antipope Benedict XIII

Antipope Benedict XIII
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Antipope
Birthdate: November 25, 1328
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Illueca, Spain
Died: 1423

 38 Francesca Morvillo

Francesca Morvillo
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Magistrate
Birthdate: December 14, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
Died: 1992

 39 Roh Moo-hyun

Roh Moo-hyun
2
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Judge, Politician, Lawyer
Birthdate: September 1, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gimhae
Died: 2009

 40 Terry Furlow

Terry Furlow
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 18, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Flint, Michigan, United States
Died: 1980
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 41 Paul Fussell

Paul Fussell
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: March 22, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States
Died: 2012

 42 Bobby Joe Long

Bobby Joe Long
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: October 14, 1953
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kenova, West Virginia, United States
Died: 2019

 43 Kei Kumai

Kei Kumai
0
Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: June 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Toyoshina, Japan
Died: 2007

 44 Lloyd Bentsen

Lloyd Bentsen
3
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 11, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mission, Texas, USA
Died: 2006

 45 Mary Livermore

Mary Livermore
0
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: December 19, 1820
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1905

 46 Togon-temür

Togon-temür
3
Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: May 25, 1320
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: China
Died: 1370

 47 Ivan Kalyayev

Ivan Kalyayev
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Poet, Revolutionary
Birthdate: July 6, 1877
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: 1905

 48 Robert Kotewall

Robert Kotewall
0
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Former Senior Unofficial Member of the Executive Council
Birthdate: 1880 AD
Birthplace: British Hong Kong
Died: 1949

 49 Bill Yoast

Bill Yoast
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Coach
Birthdate: November 16, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Florence, Alabama, United States
Died: 2019

 50 Eddie Sutton

Eddie Sutton
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball coach, Basketball player
Birthdate: March 12, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bucklin, Kansas, United States
Died: 2020