Died On October 22nd

Discover the most famous people who died on October 22. The list includes people like Paul Cezanne, Paul Tillich, Kingsley Amis, Nadia Boulanger, Albert Szent-Györgyi. Famous personalities featured on this list, include composers, political leaders, poets and psychologists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France, United Kingdom & Hungary and many more countries.
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Paul Cezanne
(French Artist and Post-Impressionist Painter)
Paul Cezanne
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Birthdate: January 9, 1839
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Aix-en-Provence, France
Died: 1906

French artist Paul Cézanne was a prominent Post-Impressionist painter and influenced much of the early-20th-century movement known as Cubism. Some of his notable works include The Card Players, The Bathers, and Pyramid of Skulls. He experimented with water colors and had created a host of still-life paintings.

 2 
Cleavon Little
(Known for His Role as ‘Dr. Jerry Noland’ in the TV Series ‘Temperatures Rising’)
Cleavon Little
9
Birthdate: June 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chickasha, Oklahoma, United States
Died: 1992

Cleavon Little was an American actor best known for his performance in a musical titled Purlie, for which he received a Tony Award and a Drama Desk Award. Also known for his work in TV, Little received a Primetime Emmy Award in 1989 for appearing in one of the episodes of the NBC sitcom Dear John.

 3 
Mary Wickes
(Actress)
Mary Wickes
5
Birthdate: June 13, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: 1995

Mary Wickes was an American actress who often played professional women, housekeepers, and nuns in films and TV series. A tall woman with a distinctive voice, Wickes proved to be a popular comedian. She was often cast to play wisecracking characters, such as Nurse Dora Pickford in the 1942 drama film Now, Voyager.

 4 
Soupy Sales
(Comedian)
Soupy Sales
7
Birthdate: January 8, 1926
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Franklinton, North Carolina, United States
Died: 2009
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 5 
Charles Martel
(Military Leader)
Charles Martel
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0686 AD
Birthplace: Herstal
Died: 0741

Charles Martel was a Frankish military leader and statesman. From 718 until his death in 741, Martel served as the de facto ruler of Francia. He is credited with restoring centralized government in Francia and re-establishing the Franks as the masters of all Gaul through a series of military campaigns.

 6 
Ève Curie
(Journalist and Pianist Best Known for Writing a Biography of Her Mother “Madame Curie”)
Ève Curie
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 6, 1904
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 2007

French and American writer, journalist, and pianist Ève Curie was one of the daughters of scientists Marie Curie and Pierre Curie. She was the only one in the Curie family who did not choose a career in science. She authored her mother’s biography and was actively involved with UNICEF, helping women and children in developing countries.

 7 
Russell Means
(Activist)
Russell Means
7
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: November 10, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Porcupine, South Dakota, United States
Died: 2012
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 8 
Ewan MacColl
(Folk Singer-Songwriter Known for His Songs: 'The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face', 'Dirty Old Town')
Ewan MacColl
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 25, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Broughton, Salford, Lancashire, England
Died: 1989

British folk singer-songwriter, folk song-collector, political activist, and actor Ewan MacColl, was a leading figure of the 1960s British folk revival. He is noted for writing songs like The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face and Dirty Old Town. He was also involved in trade unionism and socialist politics as a steadfast communist and wrote several left-wing political songs.

 9 
Nadia Boulanger
(One of the Most Influential Teachers of Musical Composition of the 20th Century)
Nadia Boulanger
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 16, 1887
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1979

Born to a music instructor father, French composer and conductor Nadia Boulanger was no stranger to music as a kid. The first woman to conduct prime orchestras, she had the who’s who of the music industry, such as Elliott Carter, Roy Harris, and Quincy Jones, on her list of students.

 10 
Kingsley Amis
(Novelist)
Kingsley Amis
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 16, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Clapham, London, England
Died: 1995
 11 
Pablo Casals
(Composer, Conductor and One of the Greatest Cellists of All time)
Pablo Casals
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 29, 1876
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: El Vendrell, Spain
Died: 1973

Spanish cellist Pablo Casals got his first lessons in instruments such as the violin and the piano from his organist father. Known for his unique technique of using flexible left-hand positions, he later formed a celebrated trio with pianist Alfred Cortot and violinist Jacques Thibaud. He won a posthumous Grammy.

 12 
Paul Tillich
(Christian Existentialist Philosopher and One of the Most Influential Theologians of the 20th Century)
Paul Tillich
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Birthdate: August 20, 1886
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Starosiedle, Poland
Died: 1965

German-American theologian and philosopher Paul Tillich is remembered for his work in the field of Christian existentialism and for concepts such as the method of correlation. His notable works, such as The Courage to Be and the three-volume Systematic Theology, has inspired intellectual thinkers and commoners alike.

 13 
Arnold J. Toynbee
1
Birthdate: April 14, 1889
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1975
 14 
Arthur Hill
(Actor)
Arthur Hill
2
Birthdate: August 1, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Melfort, Canada
Died: 2006
 15 
Bob Fitzsimmons
(British Professional Boxer Who was the Sport’s First Three-Division World Champion)
Bob Fitzsimmons
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 26, 1863
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Helston, England
Died: 1917

British boxer Bob Fitzsimmons initially spent a lot of time in his family’s blacksmith’s forge in New Zealand, thus later earning the nickname The Fighting Blacksmith. He later scripted history as the first boxer to win world titles in three categories, the middleweight, the light-heavyweight, and the heavyweight divisions.

 16 
John Sherman
(Former Secretary of State)
John Sherman
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 10, 1823
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lancaster, Ohio, U.S.
Died: 1900
 17 
Albert Szent-Györgyi
(Physiologist)
Albert Szent-Györgyi
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 16, 1893
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Budapest, Austria-Hungary
Died: 1986

Born in Budapest, Nobel Prize-winning biochemist Albert Szent-Györgyi shot himself in the arm while serving in World War II, so that he could be sent back home, and then studied medicine. While he is remembered for first isolating vitamin C, unknown to many, he was also a skilled pianist.

 18 
Red Barber
(Sports announcer)
Red Barber
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Birthdate: February 17, 1908
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Columbus, Mississippi, United States
Died: 1992
 19 
Rollo May
(Psychologist)
Rollo May
3
Birthdate: April 21, 1909
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ada, Ohio, United States
Died: 1994
 20 
Don Lane
(Actor, Television presenter)
Don Lane
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Birthdate: November 13, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2009
 21 
Peyton Randolph
(Politician)
Peyton Randolph
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 10, 1721
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Williamsburg, Virginia
Died: 1775
 22 
Jimmy Miller
(Record producer, Lava coches, Lyricist, Songwriter)
Jimmy Miller
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 23, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Died: 1994
 23 
Lino Ventura
(Film actor)
Lino Ventura
1
Birthdate: July 14, 1919
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Parma, Italy
Died: 1987
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 24 
Dalip Singh
(Sikh maharaja)
Dalip Singh
1
Birthdate: September 4, 1838
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan
Died: 1893
 25 
Vartapet Komitas
(Armenian Priest, Musicologist and Composer)
Vartapet Komitas
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 26, 1869
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kütahya, Türkiye
Died: 1935
 26 
Chūya Nakahara
(Poet, Writer, Tanka poet, Translator)
Chūya Nakahara
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 29, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Yamaguchi
Died: 1937

Known as one of Japan’s most impactful bohemian romantic poets, Chūya Nakahara was often compared to French symbolist poets for his fine imagery. Also known as the Japanese Rimbaud, he was influenced by Dadaism, too. He tragically died of meningitis at 30, though his legacy of around 350 poems lives on.

 27 
Ferdinand I of Portugal
(King)
Ferdinand I of Portugal
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Birthdate: October 31, 1345
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Coimbra, Portugal
Died: 1383
 28 
Khawaja Nazimuddin
(Former Prime Minister of Pakistan)
Khawaja Nazimuddin
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 19, 1894
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dhaka
Died: 1964

The second governor-general and the second prime minister of Pakistan, Khawaja Nazimuddin had a short tenure due to his ineffective handling of the tense situation in his country. Born in Dacca, he had an elite education at Cambridge and was a qualified lawyer. He was also knighted by the British.

 29 
Arthur Jensen
(Psychologist, Writer)
Arthur Jensen
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 24, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Died: 2012
 30 
Geraldine of Albania
(Queen)
Geraldine of Albania
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 6, 1915
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 2002
 31 
Mark Murphy
(American Jazz Singer)
Mark Murphy
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 14, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York, United States
Died: 2015
 32 
William, Prince of Hohenzollern
(Prince)
William, Prince of Hohenzollern
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 7, 1864
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Schloss Benrath, Düsseldorf, Germany
Died: 1927
 33 
César, Duke of Vendôme
(Duke)
César, Duke of Vendôme
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 3, 1594
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Château de Coucy, Picardy, France
Died: 1665
 34 
Jean-Marie Leclair
(Violinist)
Jean-Marie Leclair
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 10, 1697
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: 1764
 35 
Anna Elizabeth Dickinson
(Orator)
Anna Elizabeth Dickinson
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 28, 1842
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1932
 36 
Guillaume Le Gentil
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 12, 1725
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Coutances, France
Died: 1792

Of French astronomer Guillaume Le Gentil’s discoveries, the most notable remain the Messier objects M32, M36, and M38. He waited for 8 years in India to observe the transit of Venus, but bad weather prevented his mission. He was mistakenly declared dead in France, but went back to reclaim his life.

 37 
Steve Dillon
(Comics artist)
Steve Dillon
1
Birthdate: March 22, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 2016
 38 
Arman
(American Artist and Painter Best Known for His Accumulations and Destruction/Recomposition of Objects)
Arman
0
Birthdate: November 17, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nice, France
Died: 2005

French-born American artist Armand Fernandez, better known as Arman, was initially inspired by Dadaism, while he later created a niche form of art, which consisted of collections of objects, such as axes or guitars. He had also mastered judo and had appeared in an Andy Warhol film.

 39 
Alphonse Pénaud
(French Designer Known for Creating the First Successful Flying Model, Known as the 'Planophore')
Alphonse Pénaud
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 31, 1850
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1880
Alphonse Pénaud, the 19th-century French pioneer of aviation design and engineering, was the originator of the use of twisted rubber to power model aircraft. He created a model airplane called the Planophore which had the first aerodynamically stable flying model in 1871. Pénaud died by suicide amid public ridicule of his ideas and failure to find financial support for research.
 40 
Gavin MacFadyen
(Journalist)
Gavin MacFadyen
0
Birthdate: January 1, 1940
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Greeley, Colorado, United States
Died: 2016
 41 
David Cecil, 6th Marquess of Exeter
(English Athlete and Politician Who Won the Gold Medal in 400m Hurdles at the 1928 Summer Olympics)
David Cecil, 6th Marquess of Exeter
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 9, 1905
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Peterborough, England
Died: 1981

An enthusiastic runner since his student life, David Cecil, 6th Marquess of Exeter, began participating in professional events from the age of nineteen, eventually winning a gold medal in the 400-metre hurdles at the 1928 Olympic Games and a silver at 1932 Olympics. Also a Conservative Party member, he remained associated with different sports organizations even after his retirement.

 42 
Tina Watson
(Murder Victim)
Tina Watson
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthplace: United States
Died: 2003
 43 
Louis Spohr
(Former violinist, composer, and conductor whose compositions illustrate an early aspect of the Romantic period in German music)
Louis Spohr
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 5, 1784
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brunswick, Germany
Died: 1859
 44 
Alex Anderson
(Cartoonist)
Alex Anderson
0
Birthdate: September 5, 1920
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States
Died: 2010
 45 
Kelly Rodriguez
(Football player)
Kelly Rodriguez
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 9, 1907
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Avilés, Spain
Died: 1997
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 46 
James K. Baxter
(One of New Zealand’s Best Known and Best Loved Poets)
James K. Baxter
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 29, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dunedin, New Zealand
Died: 1972

One of New Zealand’s best-known poets, James K. Baxter was inspired by Romantic and British modernist poets and mythology. He also penned the popular radio play Jack Winter’s Dream, apart from various other plays and social and literary criticism. He used his Maori name Hemi later in life.

 47 
Marie-Antoinette Mobutu
(First wife of Mobutu Sese Seko and First Lady of Zaire)
Marie-Antoinette Mobutu
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1941 AD
Birthplace: Mobayi-Mbongo, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Died: 1977
 48 
János Arany
(Hungarian Poet Best Known for His Epic Poem 'Toldi' Trilogy)
János Arany
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 2, 1817
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Salonta, Romania
Died: 1882

Hungarian poet Janos Arany is regarded by many as the Shakespeare of ballads. Best known for his iconic epic poem Toldi, which was part of a trilogy, he had also been associated with the Hungarian Academy. He had initially been part of the Hungarian Revolution and later also taught for a while.

 49 
Paul Nabor
(Singer, Musician)
Paul Nabor
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 26, 1928
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Belize
Died: 2014
 50 
William Edward Hartpole Lecky
(Irish Historian and Political Theorist Who Specialized in Georgian England)
William Edward Hartpole Lecky
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 26, 1838
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1903