Died On October 20th

Discover the most famous people who died on October 20. The list includes people like Muammar Gaddafi, Herbert Hoover, Burt Lancaster, Eugene V. Debs, Paul Dirac. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, composers, actors and diplomats and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Japan & Libya 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 Muammar Gaddafi

Muammar Gaddafi.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of Libya
Birthdate: June 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Qasr Abu Hadi, Italian Libya
Died: 2011

 2 Burt Lancaster

Burt Lancaster.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 2, 1913
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manhattan
Died: 1994

 3 Herbert Hoover

Herbert Hoover.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 31st U.S. President
Birthdate: August 10, 1874
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Branch
Died: 1964
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 4 Ronnie Van Zant

Ronnie Van Zant.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Composer, Guitarist
Birthdate: January 15, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jacksonville
Died: 1977
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 5 Gary Plauche

Gary Plauche.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: November 10, 1945
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Died: 2014

 6 Jack Elam

Jack Elam
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 13, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Miami, Arizona, United States
Died: 2003
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 7 James Randi

James Randi.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Stage magician
Birthdate: August 7, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: 2020
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 8 Ali ibn Hussayn

Ali ibn Hussayn
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Imam
Birthdate: January 4, 0659
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kufa
Died: 0713

 9 Michael Massee

Michael Massee.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 1, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri
Died: 2016
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 10 Paul Dirac

Paul Dirac.
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: August 8, 1902
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bristol
Died: 1984

 11 Steve Gaines

Steve Gaines
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 14, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Miami, Oklahoma, USA
Died: 1977

 12 Eugene V. Debs

Eugene V. Debs.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Union Leader
Birthdate: November 5, 1855
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Terre Haute
Died: 1926

 13 Joel McCrea

Joel McCrea
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 5, 1905
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: South Pasadena, California, USA
Died: 1990
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 14 Cassie Gaines

Cassie Gaines.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 9, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Seneca, Missouri
Died: 1977

 15 Anne Sullivan

Anne Sullivan.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: American Teacher, Instructor
Birthdate: April 14, 1866
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Feeding Hills
Died: 1936

 16 Diana Churchill

Diana Churchill.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Winston Churchill's Daughter
Birthdate: July 11, 1909
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London
Died: 1963

 17 Oscar de la Renta

Oscar de la Renta.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: July 22, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dominican Republic
Died: 2014

 18 Jane Wyatt

Jane Wyatt
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Famous As: actor, stage actor, television actor, film actor
Birthdate: August 12, 1910
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mahwah
Died: 2006

 19 Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor

Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor.
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Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: October 1, 1685
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: The Hofburg, Vienna, Austria
Died: 1740

 20 Moatassem-Billah Gaddafi

Moatassem-Billah Gaddafi
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 18, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tripoli
Died: 2011

 21 Ari Up

Ari Up
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 17, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Munich, West Germany [now Germany]
Died: 2010

 22 Anthony Quayle

Anthony Quayle.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 7, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ainsdale, England
Died: 1989
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 23 Richard Francis Burton

Richard Francis Burton.
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Famous As: Translator
Birthdate: March 19, 1821
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Torquay
Died: 1890

 24 Marie-Thérèse Walter

Marie-Thérèse Walter
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: July 13, 1909
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Le Perreux-sur-Marne, France
Died: 1977

 25 Cory Wells

Cory Wells
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 5, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, U.S.
Died: 2015

 26 Bob Guccione

Bob Guccione
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Famous As: Photographer, Film producer, Screenwriter
Birthdate: December 17, 1930
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 2010

 27 Noel Harrison

Noel Harrison
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 29, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England
Died: 2013

 28 Merle Travis

Merle Travis
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: November 29, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rosewood, Kentucky, U.S.
Died: 1983

 29 Andrey Kolmogorov

Andrey Kolmogorov.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: April 25, 1903
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tambov, Russia
Died: 1987

 30 Shigeru Yoshida

Shigeru Yoshida
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister
Birthdate: September 22, 1878
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
Died: 1967

 31 Junko Tabei

Junko Tabei
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer, Mountaineer
Birthdate: September 22, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Miharu
Died: 2016

 32 Henry L. Stimson

Henry L. Stimson
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 21, 1867
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York (state) New York, U.S.
Died: 1950

 33 Max Bruch

Max Bruch.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer and Conductor
Birthdate: January 6, 1838
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cologne
Died: 1920

 34 Sergei Bondarchuk

Sergei Bondarchuk
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: September 25, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Belozerka, Ukraine
Died: 1994
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 35 Farooq Leghari

Farooq Leghari
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 29, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Choti, Pakistan
Died: 2010

 36 Don James

Don James
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American college football coach
Birthdate: December 31, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Massillon, Ohio
Died: 2013

 37 Korczak Ziolkowski

Korczak Ziolkowski
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Designer
Birthdate: September 6, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1982

 38 Paul Raven

Paul Raven
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: bassist, guitarist
Birthdate: January 16, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wolverhampton
Died: 2007

 39 Jack Lynch

Jack Lynch
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 15, 1917
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Shandon, Cork, Ireland
Died: 1999

 40 Shlomo Carlebach

Shlomo Carlebach
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 14, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Berlin
Died: 1994

 41 Shirley Horn

Shirley Horn
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: May 1, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: 2005

 42 Arthur Henderson

Arthur Henderson.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 13, 1863
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Glasgow
Died: 1935

 43 Werner Krauss

Werner Krauss
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 23, 1884
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sonnefeld Gestungshausen, Germany
Died: 1959

 44 Koca Popovic

Koca Popovic
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 14, 1908
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia
Died: 1992

 45 Valeriano Weyler

Valeriano Weyler
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: September 17, 1838
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Palma, Spain
Died: 1930

 46 Harlow Shapley

Harlow Shapley
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astronomer
Birthdate: November 2, 1885
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nashville
Died: 1972

 47 Lydia Maria Child

Lydia Maria Child
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Listed In:
Famous As: Novelist, Poet, Journalist, Writer
Birthdate: February 11, 1802
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Medford
Died: 1880

 48 Michael Meacher

Michael Meacher
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 4, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hemel Hempstead
Died: 2015

 49 Adolphus Greely

Adolphus Greely
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Army Officer
Birthdate: March 27, 1844
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1935

 50 Naim Frasheri

Naim Frasheri
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Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: May 25, 1846
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fraşer, Yanya Eyalet, Ottoman Empire (now Frashër, Albania)
Died: 1900