Died On October 26th

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Discover the most famous people who died on October 26. The list includes people like Alfred the Great, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Gilles de Rais, Hattie McDaniel, Angelina Grimke. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, inventors and serial killers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Alfred the Great
(King of the Anglo-Saxons)
Alfred the Great
19
Birthdate: 0849 AD
Birthplace: Wantage, England
Died: 0899
 2 
Molly Brown
(American socialite)
Molly Brown
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 18, 1867
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hannibal, Missouri, U.S.
Died: 1932
 3 
Hattie McDaniel
14
Birthdate: June 10, 1893
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States
Died: 1952
 4 
Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom
(The Fifth Daughter and the Youngest Child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert)
Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 14, 1857
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1944
 5 
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
(American Women's Rights Activist and Key Figure Behind 'Seneca Falls Convention', First Women's Rights Convention)
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
5
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: November 12, 1815
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Johnstown
Died: 1902
 6 
Gilles de Rais
(15th Century French Serial Killer of Children)
Gilles de Rais
9
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 1404 AD
Birthplace: Champtocé-sur-Loire, France
Died: 1440
 7 
John Graves Simcoe
(British Army General Who Founded the City of Toronto and Abolished Slavery in Canada)
John Graves Simcoe
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 25, 1752
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cotterstock, Oundle, England
Died: 1806
 8 
Sue Randall
(Actress)
Sue Randall
13
Birthdate: October 8, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1984
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 9 
Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiari
(Former Actress, Second wife of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi)
Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiari
12
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 22, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Esfahan, Iran
Died: 2001
 10 
Hoyt Axton
(Singer-songwriter)
Hoyt Axton
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 25, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Duncan, Oklahoma, United States
Died: 1999
 11 
Igor Sikorsky
(Aviator)
Igor Sikorsky
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 25, 1889
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kiev, Ukraine
Died: 1972
 12 
Nikos Kazantzakis
(One of the Most Important Figures of Modern Greek Literature, Best Known for His Work 'Zorba the Greek')
Nikos Kazantzakis
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 2, 1883
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Heraklion, Greece
Died: 1957
 13 
Park-Chung-hee
(Former President of South Korea)
Park-Chung-hee
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 14, 1917
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gumi, South Korea
Died: 1979
 14 
Robert Evans
(Producer)
Robert Evans
2
Birthdate: June 29, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 15 
Angelina Grimke
(American Political Activist, Abolitionist, and Women's Rights Advocate)
Angelina Grimke
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 20, 1805
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Died: 1879
 16 
Oscar Taveras
(Baseball player)
Oscar Taveras
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 19, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Died: 2014
 17 
Itō Hirobumi
(Politician, Diplomat)
Itō Hirobumi
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 16, 1841
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yamaguchi Prefecture
Died: 1909
 18 
William Hogarth
2
Birthdate: November 10, 1697
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1764
 19 
Carlo Collodi
(Italian Author and Journalist Known for His Fairy Tale Novel 'The Adventures of Pinocchio')
Carlo Collodi
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 24, 1826
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 1890
 20 
Oliver Otis Howard
(Military Officer)
Oliver Otis Howard
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 8, 1830
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Leeds, Maine, United States
Died: 1909
 21 
Gerty Cori
(Biochemist)
Gerty Cori
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 15, 1896
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: 1957
 22 
Mort Sahl
(Actor, Social Satirist and the First Modern Comedian)
Mort Sahl
2
Birthdate: May 11, 1927
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died: 2021
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 23 
Charles Comiskey
(American Major League Baseball Player and Founding Owner of the 'Chicago White Sox')
Charles Comiskey
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 15, 1859
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1931
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 24 
Jason Russell
1
Birthdate: December 3, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bradenton, Florida, United States
Died: 2005
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 25 
Joey Moss
(Sportsperson)
Joey Moss
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 25, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edmonton, Canada
Died: 2020
 26 
Alfred Tarski
(Polish-American Logician and Mathematician Best Known for His Work on Model Theory, Metamathematics, and Algebraic Logic)
Alfred Tarski
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 14, 1901
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: 1983
 27 
Roger Hollis
(Journalist)
Roger Hollis
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 2, 1905
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wells
Died: 1973
 28 
Arthur Kornberg
(Biochemist)
Arthur Kornberg
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 3, 1918
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Died: 2007
 29 
Rex Gildo
(Singer)
Rex Gildo
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 2, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Straubing, Germany
Died: 1999
 30 
Samuel von Pufendorf
(Jurist and Political Philosopher Known for His Commentaries & Revisions of the Natural Law Theories)
Samuel von Pufendorf
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 8, 1632
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Zwönitz, Germany
Died: 1694
 31 
Thomas Johnson
(Governor)
Thomas Johnson
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 4, 1732
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint Leonard, Maryland, United States
Died: 1819
 32 
Charles J Pedersen
(Organic Chemist)
Charles J Pedersen
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 3, 1904
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Busan, South Korea
Died: 1989
 33 
Milan Stojadinović
(12th Prime Minister of Yugoslavia)
Milan Stojadinović
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 4, 1888
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Čačak, Serbia
Died: 1961
Anna of Austria, Queen of Spain
0
Birthdate: November 2, 1549
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cigales DO, Spain
Died: 1580
 35 
D. R. Bendre
(Generally Considered the greatest Kannada lyric poet of the 20th century)
D. R. Bendre
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 31, 1896
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dharwad, India
Died: 1981
 36 
Marcelo Caetano
(Politician)
Marcelo Caetano
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 17, 1906
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Graça, Lisbon, Portugal
Died: 1980
 37 
Charles Proteus Steinmetz
(German Mathematician and Engineer Whose Research on AC Systems Revolutionized the US Electric Industry)
Charles Proteus Steinmetz
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: April 9, 1865
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wrocław
Died: 1923
 38 
Juan R. Torruella
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: June 7, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico San Juan, Puerto Rico
Died: 2020
 39 
Sir Aurel Stein
(Archaeologist)
Sir Aurel Stein
0
Birthdate: November 26, 1862
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 1943
 40 
Enomoto Takeaki
(One of the Founders of the Imperial Japanese Navy)
Enomoto Takeaki
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 5, 1836
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edo, Japan
Died: 1908
 41 
Lawrence Andreasen
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 13, 1945
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: California, United States
Died: 1990
 42 
'Abd al-Hamid Benhadugah
(One of the Most Prominent Algerian Writers of His Generation)
'Abd al-Hamid Benhadugah
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 9, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mansourah, Algeria
Died: 1996
 43 
Vincenzo Gioberti
(Philosopher)
Vincenzo Gioberti
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 5, 1801
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: 1852
 44 
Waldemar Haffkine
(Bacteriologists)
Waldemar Haffkine
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 15, 1860
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Odesa, Ukraine
Died: 1930
 45 
Walter Gieseking
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 5, 1895
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: 1956
 46 
Benedict Wallet Vilakazi
(South African Novelist)
Benedict Wallet Vilakazi
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 6, 1906
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: KwaDukuza, South Africa
Died: 1947
 47 
Siegfried Unseld
(Publisher)
Siegfried Unseld
0
Birthdate: September 28, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ulm, Germany
Died: 2002
 48 
Khun Sa
(drug lord, entrepreneur)
Khun Sa
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 17, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mongyai Township
Died: 2007
 49 
William S. Paley
(Executive)
William S. Paley
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 28, 1901
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1990
 50 
Richard Adjei
(Bobsledder)
Richard Adjei
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 30, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany
Died: 2020
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)