Died On October 12th

Discover the most famous people who died on October 12. The list includes people like Matthew Shepard, John Denver, Robert E. Lee, Wilt Chamberlain, Anatole France. Famous personalities featured on this list, include novelists, military leaders, soldiers and nurses and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany 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 Wilt Chamberlain

Wilt Chamberlain
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: August 21, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1999
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)

 2 John Denver

John Denver
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 31, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Roswell, New Mexico, United States
Died: 1997

 3 Robert E. Lee

Robert E. Lee
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Confederate General in the American Civil War
Birthdate: January 19, 1807
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stratford, Virginia, United States
Died: 1870

 4 Matthew Shepard

Matthew Shepard
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Gay Hate Murder Victim
Birthdate: December 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
Died: 1998

 5 Nancy Spungen

Nancy Spungen
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Drug trafficker, Prostitute
Birthdate: February 27, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: University City
Died: 1978

 6 Léo Major

Léo Major
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: January 23, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Bedford, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died: 2008

 7 Dennis Ritchie

Dennis Ritchie
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Computer Scientist
Birthdate: September 9, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bronxville, New York, United States
Died: 2011
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 8 Edith Cavell

Edith Cavell
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Nurse
Birthdate: December 4, 1865
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Swardeston, Norfolk, England
Died: 1915

 9 Inejiro Asanuma

Inejiro Asanuma
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 27, 1898
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tokyo
Died: 1960

 10 Ricky Wilson (American Musician)

Ricky Wilson (American Musician)
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 19, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Athens
Died: 1985

 11 Thomas Mikal Ford

Thomas Mikal Ford
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 5, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2016
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 12 Joan Kroc

Joan Kroc
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: August 27, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: West Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Died: 2003

 13 Cyril Vladimirovich, Grand Duke of Russia

Cyril Vladimirovich, Grand Duke of Russia
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: October 12, 1876
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1938

 14 Gene Vincent

Gene Vincent
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: February 11, 1935
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Died: 1971
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 15 Ram Manohar Lohia

Ram Manohar Lohia
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Akbarpur, India
Died: 1967

 16 Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor

Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor
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Famous As: Holy Roman Emperor
Birthdate: July 31, 1527
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: 1576

 17 Tom Mix

Tom Mix
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 6, 1880
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mix Run, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 1940
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 18 Roger B. Taney

Roger B. Taney
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Former Chief Justice of the United States
Birthdate: March 17, 1777
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Calvert County, Maryland, United States
Died: 1864

 19 Joseph Stilwell

Joseph Stilwell
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: March 19, 1883
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Palatka, Florida, United States
Died: 1946

 20 Sonja Henie

Sonja Henie
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Figure Skater
Birthdate: April 8, 1912
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
Died: 1969
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 21 Mary Pinchot Meyer

Mary Pinchot Meyer
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Famous As: Painter & Journalist
Birthdate: October 14, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: 1964

 22 Margaret E. Knight

Margaret E. Knight
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Famous As: Inventor, Entrepreneur
Birthdate: February 14, 1838
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: York
Died: 1914

 23 Hiroshige

Hiroshige
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Famous As: painter
Birthdate: 1797 AD
Birthplace: Edo
Died: 1858

 24 Alf Landon

Alf Landon
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Governor of Kansas
Birthdate: September 9, 1887
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Died: 1987

 25 Arkady Strugatsky

Arkady Strugatsky
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: August 28, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Batumi
Died: 1991

 26 Dean Acheson

Dean Acheson
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Former United States Secretary of State
Birthdate: April 11, 1893
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Middletown, Connecticut
Died: 1971

 27 Anatole France

Anatole France
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: April 16, 1844
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1924

 28 Johnny Olson

Johnny Olson
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Famous As: Actor, Radio personality
Birthdate: May 22, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1985

 29 Bernarr MacFadden

Bernarr MacFadden
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Famous As: Publisher
Birthdate: August 16, 1868
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mill Spring, Missouri, United States
Died: 1955

 30 Piero della Francesca

Piero della Francesca
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: 1415 AD
Birthplace: Tuscany
Died: 1492

 31 René Lacoste

René Lacoste
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: July 2, 1904
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1996

 32 Peter Aufschnaiter

Peter Aufschnaiter
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer, Cartographer, Geographer, Rock climber
Birthdate: November 2, 1899
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kitzbühel
Died: 1973

 33 Dylan Rieder

Dylan Rieder
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Skateboarder
Birthdate: May 26, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Westminster, California, USA
Died: 2016

 34 Cecil Frances Alexander

Cecil Frances Alexander
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Hymnwriter
Birthdate: March 31, 1818
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1895

 35 Robert Stephenson

Robert Stephenson
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Engineer, Civil engineer, Politician
Birthdate: October 16, 1803
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Willington Quay
Died: 1859

 36 Eugene Bullard

Eugene Bullard
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Pilot
Birthdate: October 9, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Columbus, Georgia, United States
Died: 1961

 37 Frederick IV of Denmark

Frederick IV of Denmark
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: King
Birthdate: October 11, 1671
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Christiansborg Palace
Died: 1730

 38 Elizabeth Fry

Elizabeth Fry
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Nurse
Birthdate: May 21, 1780
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Norwich
Died: 1845

 39 Charles Rothschild

Charles Rothschild
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Banker, Entomologist
Birthdate: May 9, 1877
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London
Died: 1923

 40 Celia Lovsky

Celia Lovsky
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 21, 1897
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1979

 41 Carel Fabritius

Carel Fabritius
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: February 27, 1622
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Middenbeemster, Netherlands
Died: 1654

 42 Ernie Roth

Ernie Roth
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestling manager
Birthdate: August 30, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Canton, Ohio, United States
Died: 1983
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 43 Peter Wessel Zapffe

Peter Wessel Zapffe
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Metaphysician, Mountaineer
Birthdate: December 18, 1899
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tromsø, Norway
Died: 1990

 44 Quintin McGarel Hogg, Baron Hailsham of St. Marylebone

Quintin McGarel Hogg, Baron Hailsham of St. Marylebone
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Barrister
Birthdate: October 9, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: 2001

 45 C. Delores Tucker

C. Delores Tucker
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 4, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2005

 46 Fahri Koruturk

Fahri Koruturk
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of Turkey
Birthdate: August 3, 1903
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Istanbul
Died: 1987

 47 Gillo Pontecorvo

Gillo Pontecorvo
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Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: November 19, 1919
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pisa, Italy
Died: 2006

 48 Max Wertheimer

Max Wertheimer
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Famous As: Psychologist, University teacher
Birthdate: April 15, 1880
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Prague
Died: 1943

 49 Audrey Mestre

Audrey Mestre
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Freediver
Birthdate: August 11, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Île-de-France, France
Died: 2002

 50 Ian Hamilton

Ian Hamilton
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Army General
Birthdate: January 16, 1853
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Corfu, Greece
Died: 1947