Died On October 25th

Discover the most famous people who died on October 25. The list includes people like Richard Harris, Vincent Price, Geoffrey Chaucer, Nikos Kazantzakis, Evangelista Torricelli. Famous personalities featured on this list, include poets, actors, historians and philosophers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Greece and many more countries.
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Richard Harris
(One of Ireland's Greatest Film Actors)
Richard Harris
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Birthdate: October 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Limerick, Ireland
Died: 2002

A multitalented personality, Richard Harris was an Irish actor, singer, director and writer. He began as a stage actor and later moved to films. His famous films include This Sporting Life, Camelot, A Man Called Horse, Gladiator and the first two Harry Potter films. He released numerous musical albums, published a poetry book and ventured into film direction with Bloomfield.

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Vincent Price
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Birthdate: May 27, 1911
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: 1993

Vincent Price was an American actor who was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Remembered for his iconic voice, Price narrated many animation films and documentaries. His life inspired Tim Burton to direct a stop-motion film titled Vincent. Since he was also an ardent art collector, The Vincent Price Art Museum is named in his honor.

 3 
George II of Great Britain
(Former King of Great Britain & Ireland (1727 - 1760))
George II of Great Britain
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Birthdate: November 10, 1683
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
Died: 1760
George II was the king of Great Britain from 1727 to 1760. He had negligible control over his country’s policies, as the Parliament took most of the significant decisions back then. His participation in the 1743 Battle of Dettingen made him the last British monarch to fight in a battle.
 4 
Geoffrey Chaucer
(14 Century English Poet & Author Best Known for His Book 'The Canterbury Tales')
Geoffrey Chaucer
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1340 AD
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1400

Geoffrey Chaucer was an English author and poet. He is best known for his collection of 24 stories titled The Canterbury Tales. Geoffrey Chaucer is widely regarded as the greatest British poet of the Middle Ages and is often referred to as the father of English poetry. He is also credited with helping legitimize the literary use of Middle English.

 5 
Bat Masterson
(U.S. Army Scout, Lawman and Columnist for ‘The Morning Telegraph’)
Bat Masterson
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Birthdate: November 26, 1853
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Henryville, Canada
Died: 1921

Bat Masterson was a lawman and professional gambler known for his exploits in the late 19th and early 20th-century American Old West. He was known for his hunting skills and earned fame as a gunfighter. Later in his life, he became a reporter and columnist for The Morning Telegraph and gained popularity as a leading sports writer.

 6 
Bobby Riggs
(World No.1 Tennis Amateur in 1939 and World No.1 Professional in 1946 & 1947)
Bobby Riggs
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 25, 1918
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States
Died: 1995
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 7 
Roger Miller
(Singer-songwriter, Musician)
Roger Miller
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 2, 1936
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Died: 1992
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 8 
Marcia Joan Wallace
(Primarily known for her roles in television situation comedies)
Marcia Joan Wallace
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Birthdate: November 1, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Creston, Iowa, United States
Died: 2013
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 9 
Jack Bruce
(Scottish Singer-Songwriter and Former Member of the Band Cream)
Jack Bruce
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 14, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bishopbriggs
Died: 2014

Legendary Scottish singer-songwriter, bassist, and composer Jack Bruce gained international fame with the British rock band Cream and released iconic tracks such as I Feel Free. He also performed as part of the jazz fusion group the Tony Williams Lifetime. In 2006, he received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

 10 
Forrest Tucker
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Birthdate: February 12, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Plainfield, Indiana, United States
Died: 1986
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Lisa Blount
(Actress)
Lisa Blount
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Birthdate: July 1, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA
Died: 2010
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 12 
Flip Saunders
(Basketball player)
Flip Saunders
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 23, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 13 
Wellington Mara
(Co-owner of the 'New York Giants' of the National Football League)
Wellington Mara
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 14, 1916
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States
Died: 2005

Wellington Mara co-owned the NFL team New York Giants, as he inherited the team from his father and the team’s founder, Tim Mara. The Giants players named him The Duke, as it was believed he was named after the Duke of Wellington. He died of lymphoma at age 89.

 14 
Viveca Lindfors
(Actress)
Viveca Lindfors
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Birthdate: December 29, 1920
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Uppsala, Sweden
Died: 1995
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Mildred Natwick
(Actress)
Mildred Natwick
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Birthdate: June 19, 1905
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: 1994
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Evangelista Torricelli
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 15, 1608
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Faenza
Died: 1647

Evangelista Torricelli, a student of Galileo, later made a name for himself as a physicist and a mathematician with his invention of the barometer. He also laid down the Torricelli’s theorem and discovered the Torricellian vacuum. The torr, a unit of pressure, bears his name.

 17 
Gregory Isaacs
(Jamaican Reggae Musician)
Gregory Isaacs
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 15, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
Died: 2010

Jamaican reggae musician Gregory Isaacs, also known as the Cool Ruler and Lonely Lover, soared to fame with the track Night Nurse. He excelled in both romantic ballads and socially relevant songs. He sold marijuana in his early days and had a lifelong drug problem. He was also once imprisoned for possessing firearms.

 18 
Bill Sharman
(American basketball player)
Bill Sharman
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 25, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Abilene, Texas, United States
Died: 2013
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 19 
Henry Knox
(Former United States Secretary of War)
Henry Knox
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 25, 1750
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1806
 20 
John Peel
(Journalist, Radio personality, Disc jockey, Author, Record producer)
John Peel
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Birthdate: August 30, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Heswall
Died: 2004
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Muslim Magomayev
(Singer)
Muslim Magomayev
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 17, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijan
Died: 2008
 22 
Mary McCarthy
(Novelist)
Mary McCarthy
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: June 21, 1912
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Died: 1989
 23 
Lee Kun-hee
(South Korean Entrepreneur and Businessperson)
Lee Kun-hee
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 9, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Uiryeong-gun, South Korea
Died: 2020
 24 
Alfonsina Storni
(Argentine Poet and Playwright of the Modernist Period)
Alfonsina Storni
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 29, 1892
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sala Capriasca, Switzerland
Died: 1938

Alfonsina Storni was an Argentine playwright and poet of the modernist period. She was one of the first women to find success in the Argentine literature and theater scene, which were dominated by men. Her literary works not only inspired her readers but also inspired other writers. 

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Emanuel Steward
(Boxer)
Emanuel Steward
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 7, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bottom Creek, West Virginia, United States
Died: 2012
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Abbas Mirza
(Crown prince of Iran)
Abbas Mirza
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Birthdate: August 20, 1789
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nava, Iran
Died: 1833

Abbas Mirza was the son of Fath Ali Shah, the second Shah of Qajar Iran, and his wife Asiyeh Khanum. As the crown prince, he developed a reputation as a military commander during the Russo-Persian War. He made many attempts to modernize the Persian army but without any success. He predeceased his father and died in 1833. 

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Danny Chan
(Singer, Actor)
Danny Chan
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 7, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hong Kong
Died: 1993
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Caroline Harrison
(First Lady)
Caroline Harrison
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 1, 1832
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oxford, Ohio
Died: 1892
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Robert Delaunay
(Artist)
Robert Delaunay
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Birthdate: April 12, 1885
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1941
 30 
Paul David Wellstone
(United States Senator)
Paul David Wellstone
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 21, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: 2002
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Stephen of England
(King)
Stephen of England
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1092 AD
Birthplace: Blois
Died: 1154
 32 
Magnus I Olafsson
(Norway)
Magnus I Olafsson
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Birthdate: 1024 AD
Birthplace: Norway
Died: 1047
 33 
Frank Norris
(Journalist)
Frank Norris
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 5, 1870
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S
Died: 1902
 34 
Frank J. Sprague
(Engineer)
Frank J. Sprague
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: July 25, 1857
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Milford
Died: 1934
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Lisa Jardine
(Historian, Professor, Non-fiction writer)
Lisa Jardine
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Birthdate: April 12, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oxford
Died: 2015
 36 
Terence MacSwiney
(Writer)
Terence MacSwiney
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 28, 1879
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: 1920
 37 
Saint Crispin
(Saint)
Saint Crispin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: 0285
 38 
Alexander of Greece
(Former King of Hellenes (1917 - 1920))
Alexander of Greece
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Birthdate: August 1, 1893
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tatoi Royal Palace, Greece
Died: 1920
Alexander of Greece was crowned king after his father Constantine I and older brother Crown Prince George were exiled by the Entente Powers. Though without any real power, he backed the Greek troops during their war against the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria. After three years in office, he died due to the effects of a monkey bite.
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Sadako Sasaki
(Japanese Girl Who Became a Victim of the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki)
Sadako Sasaki
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 7, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hiroshima, Japan
Died: 1955

At age 2, Sadako Sasaki survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, being just 2km away from the bombing site. However, years later, she developed leukemia, as an aftermath of the bombing. While in hospital, battling the terminal disease, she folded over 1,000 origami cranes, in the hope of getting better.

 40 
Henri Pirenne
(Belgian Scholar and Historian)
Henri Pirenne
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Birthdate: December 23, 1862
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Verviers, Belgium
Died: 1935

One of the most prominent scholars of the Middle Ages, Belgian historian Henri Pirenne had started his career as a professor at the University of Ghent. The Francqui Prize winner was imprisoned by the Germans during their occupation of Belgium and penned A History of Europe while in prison.

 41 
Carlos Alberto Torres
(Brazilian Football Player and Manager)
Carlos Alberto Torres
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 17, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: 2016
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 42 
Gary Holton
(Former singer-songwriter who was the frontman of the band Heavy Metal Kids (1972–77))
Gary Holton
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 22, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1985
 43 
Friedrich Carl von Savigny
(Jurist)
Friedrich Carl von Savigny
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 21, 1779
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: 1861
 44 
Kevin Curran
(Screenwriter)
Kevin Curran
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Birthdate: February 27, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: 2016
 45 
René Thom
(Mathematician)
René Thom
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 2, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montbéliard, France
Died: 2002
 46 
Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany
(Dramatist)
Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 24, 1878
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1957

Edward Plunkett was a talented Irish author, known for his fantasy novels such as The King of Elfland's Daughter. Initially educated at Eton and then at Sandhurst, he had also been part of the British Army in World War I. He also designed chess puzzles and was a keen hunter.

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Ziya Gökalp
(Turkish Sociologist, Author, and Poet)
Ziya Gökalp
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Birthdate: March 23, 1876
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Çermik, Turkey
Died: 1924

Turkish intellectual, sociologist, and author Mehmed Ziya, better known by his pseudonym, Ziya Gökalp, was a main figure of the Turkish nationalist movement. Though initially educated as a vet, he later quit his studies to focus on politics. His writings include The Principles of Turkism. He was apparently highly influenced by Sufism.

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Catherine of Bosnia
(Queen of Bosnia)
Catherine of Bosnia
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Birthdate: December 20, 1425
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Blagaj, Kingdom of Bosnia
Died: 1478
 49 
E. R. Squibb
(Inventor)
E. R. Squibb
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Birthdate: July 4, 1819
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Died: 1900
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John II of Portugal
(King of Portugal from 1481 until his death in 1495)
John II of Portugal
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Birthdate: March 3, 1455
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Castle of São Jorge, Portugal
Died: 1495