Died On October 10th

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Discover the most famous people who died on October 10. The list includes people like Orson Welles, Edith Piaf, Yul Brynner, Ludwig von Mises, Abel Tasman. Famous personalities featured on this list, include actors, political leaders, directors and sociologists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Germany, France & India and many more countries.
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 1 
Christopher Reeve
(Best Known for Playing the Titular Role in the Film 'Superman' & its Three Sequels)
Christopher Reeve
27
Birthdate: September 25, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2004
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 2 
Orson Welles
(One of the Greatest Filmmakers of All Time and Director of 'Citizen Kane')
Orson Welles
22
Birthdate: May 6, 1915
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 1985
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 3 
Amanda Todd
(Committed Suicide Due to Bullying)
Amanda Todd
11
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1996 AD
Birthplace: Canada
Died: 2012
 4 
Alex Karras
(American Football Player, Sportscaster, and Actor)
Alex Karras
2
Birthdate: July 15, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States
Died: 2012
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 5 
Abel Tasman
(Navigator)
Abel Tasman
15
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1603 AD
Birthplace: Lutjegast
Died: 1659
 6 
Germanicus
(Roman General)
Germanicus
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 24, 0015
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 0019
 7 
Jagjit Singh
(Ghazal Singer)
Jagjit Singh
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 8, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sri Ganganagar
Died: 2011
 8 
Abdul Qadeer Khan
(Nuclear Physicist, Metallurgical Engineer)
Abdul Qadeer Khan
9
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: April 1, 1936
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
Died: 2021
 9 
Sirimavo Bandaranaike
(Prime Minister of Sri Lanka (1960 - 1965, 1970 - 1977, 1994 - 2000))
Sirimavo Bandaranaike
17
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 17, 1916
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mahawalathenna, Sri Lanka
Died: 2000
 10 
Scott Carpenter
(American Aviator and Astronaut Who was the Second American to Orbit the Earth)
Scott Carpenter
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 1, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Boulder
Died: 2013
 11 
William H. Seward
(Former United States Secretary of State)
William H. Seward
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 16, 1801
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Florida, New York, United States
Died: 1872
 12 
Ken Caminiti
(Baseball Player)
Ken Caminiti
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 21, 1963
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hanford, California, United States
Died: 2004
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 13 
Ralph Richardson
0
Birthdate: December 19, 1902
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tivoli Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, UK
Died: 1983
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 14 
Carol I of Romania
(King of Romania (1881 – 1914))
Carol I of Romania
3
Birthdate: April 20, 1839
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sigmaringen, Germany
Died: 1914
 15 
Eddie Cantor
(comedian)
Eddie Cantor
1
Birthdate: January 31, 1892
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 1964
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 16 
Elijah McCoy
(American-Canadian inventor)
Elijah McCoy
2
Birthdate: May 2, 1844
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Colchester, Ontario, Canada
Died: 1929
 17 
Milton Obote
(Ex Prime Minister and 2nd & 7th President of Uganda)
Milton Obote
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 28, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Apac, Uganda
Died: 2005
 18 
Tex Winter
(Basketball coach)
Tex Winter
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 25, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wellington, Texas, United States
Died: 2018
 19 
Stephen Gately
(Irish Singer-Songwriter & Co-Lead Singer of the Pop Group 'Boyzone')
Stephen Gately
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 17, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 2009
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 20 
Vyvyan Holland
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 3, 1886
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1967
 21 
Silvana Armenulic
(One of the Most Important Traditional Sevdalinka Singers in Yugoslavia)
Silvana Armenulic
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 18, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Doboj, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Died: 1976
Joan Pujol Garcia
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 14, 1912
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Barcelona
Died: 1988
 23 
Solomon Burke
(Singer, Priest, Guitarist, Songwriter, Composer)
Solomon Burke
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 21, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: 2010
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 24 
Charles Fourier
(French Philosopher Who was One of the Founders of Utopian Socialism)
Charles Fourier
0
Birthdate: April 7, 1772
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Besançon, France
Died: 1837
 25 
Gretl Braun
(Housewife, Secretary)
Gretl Braun
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 31, 1915
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Munich
Died: 1987
 26 
Guru Dutt
(Actor, Producer, Director, Choreographer)
Guru Dutt
5
Birthdate: July 9, 1925
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bangalore
Died: 1964
 27 
Bayinnaung
2
Birthdate: January 16, 1516
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Taungoo, Myanmar (Burma)
Died: 1581
 28 
Gabriel Prosser
(Blacksmith)
Gabriel Prosser
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 1776 AD
Birthplace: Henrico County, Virginia, United States
Died: 1800
 29 
Lorenzo Snow
(American Religious Leader)
Lorenzo Snow
0
Birthdate: April 3, 1814
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mantua Township, Ohio, United States
Died: 1901
 30 
Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy
(One of the Most Important 19th-Century Russian Historical Dramatist)
Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 5, 1817
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1875
 31 
James Buchanan Duke
(Entrepreneur)
James Buchanan Duke
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 23, 1856
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Durham
Died: 1925
 32 
Alton Ellis
(Jamaican Reggae Singer and Musician)
Alton Ellis
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 1, 1938
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Trench Town, Kingston, Jamaica
Died: 2008
 33 
Eddie Futch
(Boxing Trainer)
Eddie Futch
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 9, 1911
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hillsboro, Mississippi, United States
Died: 2001
 34 
Joan Sutherland
(Australian Opera Singer)
Joan Sutherland
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 7, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: 2010
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 35 
John Bindon
(Actor, Bodyguard)
John Bindon
0
Birthdate: October 4, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fulham, United Kingdom
Died: 1993
 36 
Andrea del Verrocchio
(Italian Painter, Sculptor and Goldsmith Known for His Equestrian Statue of Bartolomeo Colleoni)
Andrea del Verrocchio
0
Birthdate: 1435 AD
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 1488
 37 
Ralph Metcalfe
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 29, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: 1978
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 38 
Gustave Whitehead
(Aerospace engineer, Engineer)
Gustave Whitehead
0
Birthdate: January 1, 1874
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Leutershausen
Died: 1927
 39 
Charlotte Salomon
(Former Artist primarily remembered as the creator of an autobiographical series of paintings)
Charlotte Salomon
0
Birthdate: April 16, 1917
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1943
Pieter Brueghel the Younger
2
Birthdate: May 23, 1564
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: 1636
 41 
Angelo Muscat
1
Birthdate: September 24, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Malta
Died: 1977
Height: 4'3" (130 cm)
 42 
Rico Harris
(Basketball player)
Rico Harris
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 19, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2014
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 43 
Ferdinand von Mueller
(German-Australian Botanist Who Founded the National Herbarium of Victoria and Named Many Australian Plants)
Ferdinand von Mueller
0
Birthdate: June 30, 1825
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rostock, Germany
Died: 1896
 44 
Isabelo de los Reyes
(Co-Founder of the Philippine Independent Church 'Iglesia Filipina Independiente')
Isabelo de los Reyes
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 7, 1864
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vigan
Died: 1938
 45 
John McCloskey
(Archbishop)
John McCloskey
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 10, 1810
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1885
 46 
Arnold Ehret
(Educator)
Arnold Ehret
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 29, 1866
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Died: 1922
 47 
Paulinus of York
(Missionary)
Paulinus of York
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 0644
 48 
Katsura Tarō
(Former Prime Minister of Japan)
Katsura Tarō
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 4, 1848
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hagi, Yamaguchi, Japan
Died: 1913
 49 
Basil L. Plumley
(Military personnel)
Basil L. Plumley
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 1, 1920
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Shady Spring, West Virginia, United States
Died: 2012
 50 
Juliana Maria of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
(Queen of Denmark and Norway between 1752 and 1766, second consort of king Frederick V of Denmark and Norway)
Juliana Maria of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 4, 1729
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wolfenbüttel, Germany
Died: 1796