Died On October 18th

Discover the most famous people who died on October 18. The list includes people like Thomas Edison, Charles Babbage, Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Antonio Meucci, Charles Gounod. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, mathematicians, philosophers and inventors and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Germany, Spain & United Kingdom 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 Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison
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Famous As: Inventor of Phonograph & Motion Picture Camera
Birthdate: February 11, 1847
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Milan, Ohio, United States
Died: 1931

 2 Colin Powell

Colin Powell
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: 65th United States Secretary of State (2001-2005)
Birthdate: April 5, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: 2021

 3 Charles Babbage

Charles Babbage
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Father of the computer
Birthdate: December 26, 1791
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1871

 4 Gwen Verdon

Gwen Verdon
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 13, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Culver City, California, United States
Died: 2000
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 5 Jon-Erik Hexum

Jon-Erik Hexum
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 5, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1984
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 6 Julie London

Julie London
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Famous As: Singer, Actress
Birthdate: September 26, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santa Rosa, California, United States
Died: 2000

 7 Veerappan

Veerappan
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Indian criminal
Birthdate: January 18, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gopinatham, Mysore State, India
Died: 2004
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 8 Lucky Dube

Lucky Dube
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 3, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ermelo, South Africa
Died: 2007

 9 Lauri Törni

Lauri Törni
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: May 28, 1919
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Viipuri, Finland
Died: 1965

 10 Dee Dee Warwick

Dee Dee Warwick
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 25, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2008

 11 Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 20, 1784
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Westminster, Middlesex, England
Died: 1865

 12 Elizabeth Arden

Elizabeth Arden
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Cosmetologist
Birthdate: December 31, 1878
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada
Died: 1966

 13 Charles M. Schwab

Charles M. Schwab
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: American Steel Magnate & Businessman
Birthdate: February 18, 1862
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Williamsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1939

 14 Antonio Meucci

Antonio Meucci
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Famous As: Inventor of voice-communication apparatus
Birthdate: April 13, 1808
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Florence
Died: 1889

 15 Alan Coren

Alan Coren
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: June 27, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paddington
Died: 2007

 16 Margaret Tudor

Margaret Tudor
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Famous As: Queen Consort of Scotland
Birthdate: November 28, 1489
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Westminster Palace, London, Middlesex, Kingdom of England
Died: 1541

 17 Henry Travers

Henry Travers
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 5, 1874
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Prudhoe, Northumberland, England
Died: 1965
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 18 Santiago Ramón y Cajal

Santiago Ramón y Cajal
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Father of Modern Neuroscience
Birthdate: May 1, 1852
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Petilla de Aragón, Navarre, Spain
Died: 1934

 19 Claudine Auger

Claudine Auger
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Famous As: Actress best known for her role as a Bond girl, Dominique
Birthdate: April 26, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 2019
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 20 Charles Gounod

Charles Gounod
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Was a French Composer
Birthdate: June 17, 1818
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1893

 21 Alfred Binet

Alfred Binet
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Famous As: Psychologist, Educationist
Birthdate: July 8, 1857
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nice
Died: 1911

 22 Pope Pius III

Pope Pius III
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Pope
Birthdate: May 9, 1439
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sarteano, Italy
Died: 1503

 23 S.S. Kresge

S.S. Kresge
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: July 31, 1867
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: 1966

 24 Nancy Dickerson

Nancy Dickerson
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Famous As: American journalist
Birthdate: January 19, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wauwatosa, Wisconsin Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 1997

 25 Timothy Conigrave

Timothy Conigrave
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: actor,writer
Birthdate: November 19, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Melbourne
Died: 1994

 26 Frederick Ashton

Frederick Ashton
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Choreographer
Birthdate: September 17, 1904
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Guayaquil, Ecuador
Died: 1988

 27 Ayub Bachchu

Ayub Bachchu
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: August 16, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chattogram, Bangladesh
Died: 2018

 28 Al Lettieri

Al Lettieri
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 24, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: 1975

 29 Phil Chess

Phil Chess
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Record producer
Birthdate: March 27, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Motol, Belarus
Died: 2016

 30 Mark V. Hurd

Mark V. Hurd
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: January 1, 1957
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Died: 2019

 31 Dick Hammer

Dick Hammer
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Actor, Volleyball player
Birthdate: July 17, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Died: 1999

 32 Agrippina the Elder

Agrippina the Elder
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Noblewomen
Birthdate: 0014 AD
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: 0033

 33 Kam Fong Chun

Kam Fong Chun
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Actor, Police officer
Birthdate: May 27, 1918
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kalihi - Palama, Hawaii, United States
Died: 2002
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 34 Slater Martin

Slater Martin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 22, 1925
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Elmina, Texas
Died: 2012
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 35 Jacob Jordaens

Jacob Jordaens
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Famous As: Former Flemish painter known for his history paintings, genre scenes and portraits
Birthdate: May 19, 1593
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium
Died: 1678

 36 Countess Georgina von Wilczek

Countess Georgina von Wilczek
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: October 24, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Graz, Styria, Austria
Died: 1989

 37 Vince Gironda

Vince Gironda
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Bodybuilder, Writer
Birthdate: November 9, 1917
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: 1999

 38 Nino Rešić

Nino Rešić
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 22, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kozarska Dubica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Died: 2007

 39 Nancy Spero

Nancy Spero
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Famous As: Visual Artist
Birthdate: August 24, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: 2009

 40 Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough

Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough
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Famous As: Close Friend of Queen Anne
Birthdate: June 5, 1660
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St Albans, Hertfordshire, Kingdom of England
Died: 1744

 41 Frank Woolley

Frank Woolley
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: May 27, 1887
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tonbridge, Kent, England
Died: 1978

 42 Danny Leiner

Danny Leiner
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: May 13, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 2018

 43 Francis P. Blair

Francis P. Blair
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: April 12, 1791
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Abingdon, Virginia, United States
Died: 1876

 44 Roberto Goizueta

Roberto Goizueta
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: November 18, 1931
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Died: 1997

 45 Bob Brunning

Bob Brunning
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: June 29, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bournemouth, England
Died: 2011

 46 Leo Strauss

Leo Strauss
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: September 20, 1899
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kirchhain, Germany
Died: 1973

 47 Eamonn Campbell

Eamonn Campbell
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: November 29, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland
Died: 2017

 48 Paul Craft

Paul Craft
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: August 12, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: 2014

 49 Ramón Mercader

Ramón Mercader
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Leon Trotsky's Killer
Birthdate: February 7, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: 1978

 50 Al-Suyūṭī

Al-Suyūṭī
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Famous As: Scholar
Birthdate: October 3, 1445
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Died: 1505