Died On May 27th

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.

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 
John Calvin
(Theologian)

John Calvin
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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
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 8, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Died: 2017

 3 
Niccolo Paganini
(Violinist, Composer)

Niccolo Paganini
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 27, 1782
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Genoa
Died: 1840

 4 
Joseph Smith Jr.
(Founder of Mormonism and the Latter Day Saint movement)

Joseph Smith Jr.
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 23, 1805
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sharon, Vermont, United States
Died: 1844

 5 
Jawaharlal Nehru
(First PM of India & Freedom Fighter)

Jawaharlal Nehru
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 14, 1889
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Allahabad
Died: 1964

 6 

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)

 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
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 8 

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)

 9 
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)

 10 
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)

 11 

Alvar N. C. de Vaca
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1490 AD
Birthplace: Jerez de la Frontera, Spain
Died: 1559

 12 
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

 13 
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)

 14 
Margo Dydek
(Basketball Player)

Margo Dydek
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 28, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: 2011
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)

 15 

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)

 16 
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)

 17 
Robert Ripley
(Cartoonist)

Robert Ripley
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Birthdate: December 25, 1890
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santa Rosa, California, United States
Died: 1949

 18 
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

 19 
Luciano Berio
(Composer)

Luciano Berio
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 24, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oneglia, Imperia, Italy
Died: 2003

 20 
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

 21 
Ernst Ruska
(Inventor of Electron Microscope)

Ernst Ruska
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Birthdate: December 25, 1906
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Heidelberg
Died: 1988

 22 
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

 23 

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)

 24 
Joseph Roth
(Journalist)

Joseph Roth
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Birthdate: September 2, 1894
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brody, Ukraine
Died: 1939

 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 
Massimo Vignelli
(Graphic designer, Architect, University teacher)

Massimo Vignelli
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Birthdate: January 10, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Milan
Died: 2014

 27 

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)

 28 
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

 29 
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

 30 
François-Noël Babeuf
(Journalist, Writer, Archivist, Politician)

François-Noël Babeuf
0
Birthdate: November 23, 1760
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint-Quentin
Died: 1797

Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Sr.
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 1, 1874
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: 1948

 32 
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

 33 
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

 34 
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

 35 

Lilian Swann Saarinen
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Birthdate: April 17, 1912
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1995

Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten
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Birthdate: July 17, 1714
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1762

Sir Clive William John Granger
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Birthdate: September 4, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Swansea, Wales
Died: 2009

 38 
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

 39 
Ed Yost
(Inventor)

Ed Yost
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Birthdate: June 30, 1919
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bristow, Iowa, United States
Died: 2007

P. Kunhiraman Nair
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 4, 1905
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ajanur
Died: 1978

 41 
Ali Douagi
(Songwriter)

Ali Douagi
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 4, 1909
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia
Died: 1949

 42 
Xenia Desni
(Actress)

Xenia Desni
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Birthdate: January 19, 1894
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oster, Ukraine
Died: 1962

 43 

Rifa'a al-Tahtawi
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1801 AD
Birthplace: Tahta, Egypt
Died: 1873

 44 
Fay Godwin
(Photographer)

Fay Godwin
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Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: February 17, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berlin
Died: 2005

 45 
Leonardo Vinci
(Composer)

Leonardo Vinci
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1690 AD
Birthplace: Strongoli, Italy
Died: 1730

 46 

John Howard Northrop
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 5, 1891
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Yonkers
Died: 1987

 47 
Al-Mawardi
(Jurist)

Al-Mawardi
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 0972 AD
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
Died: 1058

Princess Sophia of the United Kingdom
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 3, 1777
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Buckingham House, London, England
Died: 1848

 49 
Ludovico Sforza
(Statesman)

Ludovico Sforza
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Birthdate: July 27, 1452
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lombardy
Died: 1508

 50 
Edward Behr
(War Journalist, Who Worked for Many Years for Newsweek)

Edward Behr
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Birthdate: May 7, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 2007