Died On May 27th

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Discover the most famous people who died on May 27. The list includes people like Jawaharlal Nehru, John Calvin, Niccolo Paganini, Robert Koch, Luciano Berio. Famous personalities featured on this list, include journalists, political leaders, physicists and composers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Italy & France and many more countries.
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John Calvin
(French Theologian, Pastor and Reformer in Geneva During the Protestant Reformation)
John Calvin
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 10, 1509
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Noyon, France
Died: 1564
 2 
Gregg Allman
(Member of the Rock Band 'The Allman Brothers Band')
Gregg Allman
17
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 8, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Died: 2017
 3 
Jawaharlal Nehru
(First PM of India & Freedom Fighter)
Jawaharlal Nehru
80
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 14, 1889
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Allahabad
Died: 1964
 4 
Jeff Conaway
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Birthdate: October 5, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 2011
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 5 
Joseph Smith Jr.
(Religious Leader and Founder of 'Mormonism' and the Latter Day Saint Movement)
Joseph Smith Jr.
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Birthdate: December 23, 1805
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sharon, Vermont, United States
Died: 1844
 6 
Niccolo Paganini
(Italian Violinist and Composer Best Known for His Work '24 Caprices for Solo Violin Op. 1')
Niccolo Paganini
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 27, 1782
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Genoa
Died: 1840
 7 
Robert Koch
(Physician)
Robert Koch
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: December 11, 1843
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany
Died: 1910
 8 
Jeffrey Hunter
(Actor Known for His 1965 Role as 'Captain Christopher Pike' in the Original Pilot Episode of 'Star Trek')
Jeffrey Hunter
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Birthdate: November 25, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: 1969
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 9 
Paul Gleason
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Dr. David Thornton’ in TV Series ‘All My Children’)
Paul Gleason
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Birthdate: May 4, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2006
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 10 
Gil Scott-Heron
(Poet and Singer-songwriter)
Gil Scott-Heron
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 1, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2011
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 11 
Alvar N. C. de Vaca
(Spanish Explorer)
Alvar N. C. de Vaca
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1490 AD
Birthplace: Jerez de la Frontera, Spain
Died: 1559
 12 
Maurice Richard
(Ice hockey player)
Maurice Richard
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 4, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montreal
Died: 2000
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 13 
Madame de Montespan
(Maîtresse en titre of Louis XIV)
Madame de Montespan
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Birthdate: October 5, 1640
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lussac-les-Châteaux, France
Died: 1707
 14 
Bill Pertwee
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Birthdate: July 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England, UK
Died: 2013
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 15 
Craig Heyward
(American Football Player)
Craig Heyward
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 26, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2006
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 16 
Margo Dydek
(Polish Basketball Player Who Played as a Center)
Margo Dydek
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 28, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: 2011
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)
 17 
Robert Ripley
(American Cartoonist and Creator of the Newpaper Panel Series 'Ripley’s Believe It or Not!')
Robert Ripley
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Birthdate: February 25, 1890
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santa Rosa, California, United States
Died: 1949
 18 
John DiFronzo
(Mobster and the reputed former boss of the Chicago Outfit)
John DiFronzo
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: December 13, 1928
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: United States
Died: 2018
 19 
Johnny Tapia
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Died: 2012
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 20 
Joseph Swan
(Chemist, Physicist, Inventor)
Joseph Swan
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 31, 1828
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sunderland
Died: 1914
 21 
Luciano Berio
(Italian Composer Noted for His Pioneering Work in Electronic Music)
Luciano Berio
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 24, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oneglia, Imperia, Italy
Died: 2003
 22 
Ernst Ruska
(Inventor of Electron Microscope)
Ernst Ruska
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Birthdate: December 25, 1906
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Heidelberg
Died: 1988
 23 
Massimo Vignelli
(Graphic designer, Architect, University teacher)
Massimo Vignelli
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Birthdate: January 10, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Milan
Died: 2014
 24 
Simeon I of Bulgaria
(Ruled over Bulgaria from 893 to 927)
Simeon I of Bulgaria
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Birthdate: 0864 AD
Birthplace: Bulgaria
Died: 0927
 25 
Arseny Tarkovsky
(Poet, Translator)
Arseny Tarkovsky
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 24, 1907
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kropyvnytskyi, Ukraine
Died: 1989
 26 
Robert Hogan
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Birthdate: September 28, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Sr.
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 1, 1874
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: 1948
 28 
Eliza Lucas
(American Businesswomen, Scientist and Writer)
Eliza Lucas
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 28, 1722
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda
Died: 1793
 29 
Little Tony
(Pop singer)
Little Tony
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 9, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tivoli, Italy
Died: 2013
 30 
Red Rodney
(Jazz Trumpeter)
Red Rodney
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 27, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1994
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Abraham Whipple
(Revolutionary Commander)
Abraham Whipple
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 26, 1733
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island
Died: 1819
 32 
Leonardo Vinci
(Composer)
Leonardo Vinci
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1690 AD
Birthplace: Strongoli, Italy
Died: 1730
 33 
Evans Carlson
(Military General)
Evans Carlson
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 26, 1896
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sidney, New York
Died: 1947
 34 
Joseph Roth
(Austrian Journalist and Novelist, Best Known for His Family Saga Novel 'Radetzky March')
Joseph Roth
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 2, 1894
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brody, Ukraine
Died: 1939
 35 
Abby Rockefeller Mauzé
(Philanthropist)
Abby Rockefeller Mauzé
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 9, 1903
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: United States
Died: 1976
 36 
Lilian Swann Saarinen
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Birthdate: April 17, 1912
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1995
 37 
François-Noël Babeuf
(Journalist, Writer, Archivist, Politician)
François-Noël Babeuf
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Birthdate: November 23, 1760
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint-Quentin
Died: 1797
 38 
Rifa'a al-Tahtawi
(Egyptian Writer, Translator, Teacher, Intellectual, and Egyptologist)
Rifa'a al-Tahtawi
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1801 AD
Birthplace: Tahta, Egypt
Died: 1873
 39 
James Montgomery Flagg
(Artist, Painter, Illustrator)
James Montgomery Flagg
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Birthdate: June 18, 1877
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pelham Manor
Died: 1960
 40 
Ali Douagi
(Songwriter)
Ali Douagi
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 4, 1909
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia
Died: 1949
 41 
Xenia Desni
(Actress)
Xenia Desni
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Birthdate: January 19, 1894
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oster, Ukraine
Died: 1962
 42 
Ed Yost
(Inventor)
Ed Yost
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Birthdate: June 30, 1919
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bristow, Iowa, United States
Died: 2007
 43 
Friedrich Hirzebruch
(Mathematician)
Friedrich Hirzebruch
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 17, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hamm, Germany
Died: 2012
 44 
Al-Mawardi
(Jurist)
Al-Mawardi
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 0972 AD
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
Died: 1058
Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten
0
Birthdate: July 17, 1714
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1762
 46 
Giovanni Legrenzi
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 12, 1626
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Clusone, Italy
Died: 1690
 47 
Charles Rogier
(Prime Minister of Belgium (1847 - 1852))
Charles Rogier
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 17, 1800
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint-Quentin, France
Died: 1885
 48 
Werner Stocker
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Birthdate: April 7, 1955
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Flintsbach am Inn, Bavaria, Germany
Died: 1993
 49 
Gordon Coates
(Prime minister)
Gordon Coates
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 3, 1878
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ruatuna, Tinopai, New Zealand
Died: 1943
 50 
Elisabeth Wiedemann
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: April 8, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bassum, Germany
Died: 2015