Died On October 30th

Discover the most famous people who died on October 30. The list includes people like Claude Lévi-Strauss, Steve Allen, Henry Dunant, Barnes Wallis, Ella Wheeler Wilcox. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, lawyers and novelists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & Canada and many more countries.
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 1 
Steve Allen
(TV personality)
Steve Allen
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Birthdate: December 26, 1921
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2000
 2 
Robert Goulet
(Actor and Singer Known for His Song ‘If Ever I Would Leave You’)
Robert Goulet
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 26, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2007

Robert Goulet was an American actor and singer whose career, which spanned almost 60 years, is embellished with a Tony and Grammy Award. He is best remembered for his performance in the popular Broadway musical, Camelot. An actor of French-Canadian origin, Robert Goulet was honored with a star on Canada's Walk of Fame in 2006.

 3 
Claude Lévi-Strauss
(Anthropologist)
Claude Lévi-Strauss
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Birthdate: November 28, 1908
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: 2009

French social anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss is remembered for his contribution to structural anthropology. His book Tristes Tropiques was based on his research deep in the Brazilian Amazon. While he left France for the U.S. during World War II, he later returned to Paris and received his doctorate.

 4 
Henry Dunant
(Swiss Humanitarian, Businessman and Co-Founder of the 'Red Cross')
Henry Dunant
7
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 8, 1828
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: 1910

Henry Dunant was a Swiss businessman, social activist, and humanitarian. He is credited with co-founding and promoting the Red Cross. In 1901, he became the first Swiss Nobel laureate when he was honored with the Nobel Peace Prize. Dunant is also credited with founding the Swiss branch of YMCA. His life inspired the 1948 historical drama film, Man to Men.

 5 
Joseph Campbell
(American Writer Best Known for His Book ‘The Hero with a Thousand Faces’)
Joseph Campbell
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 26, 1904
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: White Plains, New York, United States
Died: 1987
Joseph Campbell taught literature at the Sarah Lawrence College and specialized in comparative mythology and comparative religion. His notable works include The Hero with a Thousand Faces and the four-volume Historical Atlas of World Mythology. He also worked on the miniseries, The Power of Myth, with Bill Moyers.
 6 
Michelle Triola
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Birthdate: November 13, 1932
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2009
 7 
Ramon Novarro
(One of the Top Box Office Attractions of the 1920s and Early 1930s)
Ramon Novarro
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Birthdate: February 6, 1899
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Durango, Mexico
Died: 1968

Ramon Novarro was a Mexican-American actor who went on to become one of the most bankable actors during the 1920s and early-1930s. Promoted as a Latin lover, Ramon Novarro was regarded as a sex symbol in Hollywood. His murder, which took place on October 30, 1968, inspired several works of art like short stories, songs, and TV series.

 8 
Barnes Wallis
(English Scientist and Engineer Known for Inventing the ‘Bouncing Bomb’ and ‘Earthquake Bomb’)
Barnes Wallis
2
Birthdate: September 26, 1887
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ripley, Derbyshire, England
Died: 1979

Barnes Wallis was an English engineer, inventor, and scientist. He played an important role during the Second World War by inventing the bouncing bomb which was used in Operation Chastise by the Royal Air Force to attack the dams of the Ruhr Valley. Barnes Wallis is also credited with inventing the earthquake bomb and his version of the geodetic airframe.

 9 
Andrew Bonar Law
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1922-23))
Andrew Bonar Law
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 16, 1858
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rexton, Canada
Died: 1923
 10 
Angela Hitler
(Half-Sister of Adolf Hitler)
Angela Hitler
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 28, 1883
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Braunau am Inn, Austria
Died: 1949
Angela Hitler, the elder half-sister of Adolf Hitler, was also the mother of Geli, whose close relationship with Hitler raised many eyebrows. While Geli committed suicide later, Angela worked as Hitler’s housekeeper and was even against his relationship with Eva Braun. She later denied having any knowledge about the Holocaust.
 11 
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
(Poet and Mystic Rosicrucian)
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 5, 1850
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Janesville, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 1919
 12 
Rose Wilder Lane
(Journalists)
Rose Wilder Lane
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Birthdate: December 5, 1886
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: De Smet, South Dakota, USA
Died: 1968
 13 
Rachele Mussolini
(Italian Politician Who Is Second Wife of Benito Mussolini)
Rachele Mussolini
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 11, 1890
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Predappio, Italy
Died: 1979
 14 
Clifford Geertz
(Anthropologist, University teacher, Sociologist)
Clifford Geertz
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Birthdate: August 23, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Francisco
Died: 2006

Clifford Geertz was an anthropologist who strongly supported and influenced the practice of symbolic anthropology. He attended Harvard University, where he completed an interdisciplinary program. He then embarked on an academic career and wrote several theoretical pieces and essays on symbolic anthropology. He has left a strong influence on modern anthropology and communication studies. 

 15 
Edmund Cartwright
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Birthdate: April 24, 1743
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nottinghamshire
Died: 1823
 16 
Joan Mitchell
(Painter)
Joan Mitchell
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Birthdate: February 12, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: 1992
 17 
James S. Sherman
(27th Vice President of the United States (1909-12))
James S. Sherman
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 24, 1855
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Utica, New York, United States
Died: 1912
 18 
Samuel Fuller
(Director)
Samuel Fuller
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Birthdate: August 12, 1912
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died: 1997
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 19 
Mel Daniels
(Basketball Player)
Mel Daniels
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 20, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 20 
Willebrord Snell
(Astronomer & Mathematician)
Willebrord Snell
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 13, 1580
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Leiden, Dutch Republic
Died: 1626

Willebrord Snell was a Dutch mathematician and astronomer. He is credited with rediscovering the law of refraction, which is named Snell's law in his honor. A much-revered mathematician in the Netherlands, Willebrord Snell was honored by the Royal Netherlands Navy by naming three of its survey ships after him. Snellius, a lunar crater, is also named in his honor.

 21 
Herb Adderley
(American football player)
Herb Adderley
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 8, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2020
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 22 
Beryl Reid
(Actress)
Beryl Reid
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Birthdate: June 17, 1919
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hereford, England
Died: 1996
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 23 
Grand Duke Andrei Vladimirovich of Russia
(Military Personnel)
Grand Duke Andrei Vladimirovich of Russia
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 14, 1879
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pushkin, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1956
 24 
Max Patkin
(Baseball player)
Max Patkin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 10, 1920
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1999
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 25 
Gustav Ludwig Hertz
(German Experimental Physicist Who Won the Nobel Prize for His Work on Inelastic Electron Collisions in Gases)
Gustav Ludwig Hertz
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 22, 1887
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: 1975

Gustav Ludwig Hertz was a German experimental physicist best known for his work on inelastic electron collisions in gasses, in collaboration with James Franck. They received the 1925 Nobel Prize in Physics. Hertz worked at the University of Berlin and served in the military during World War I. He was a Member of the German Academy of Sciences.

 26 
Begum Akhtar
(Singer)
Begum Akhtar
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 7, 1914
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bhadarsa
Died: 1974
 27 
Antinous
(Companion of Hadrian)
Antinous
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0111 AD
Birthplace: Bolu, Turkey
Died: 0130

Blessed with beguiling beauty, Antinous was quick to catch Roman emperor Hadrian’s attention, who took him as his lover. Antinous died shortly before turning 20, with some calling it a suicide and others suggesting it was a sacrifice. He was deified by Hadrian, who named a city in his honor.

 28 
Jam Master Jay
(Musician)
Jam Master Jay
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 21, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2002
 29 
Rico J. Puno
(Pioneering Philippine Singer and Entertainer Who Later Stepped into Politics)
Rico J. Puno
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 13, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Died: 2018

Iconic Philippine singer Rico J. Puno, who was a pioneer of soul music in the Philippines, also popularized the Manila sound genre. He was also one of the first to use Tagalog lyrics. A comedian, host, and actor, too, he later stepped into politics and served as a councilor of Makati’s 1st district.

 30 
Curly Putman
(Songwriter)
Curly Putman
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 20, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Princeton, Alabama, United States
Died: 2016
 31 
Al Lopez
(Former American Baseball Player)
Al Lopez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 20, 1908
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida
Died: 2005
 32 
Emmerich Kalman
Emmerich Kalman
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 24, 1882
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Siófok
Died: 1953

Hungarian composer Emmerich Kalman is best remembered for his operettas and was a leading figure in the development of the Viennese operetta. He initially worked as a lawyer’s assistant and a music critic for Pesti Napló to fund his music studies. One of his best-known works remains The Gay Hussars.

 33 
Tammy Grimes
(Actress)
Tammy Grimes
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Birthdate: January 30, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lynn, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2016
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 34 
Poggio Bracciolini
(Italian Scholar Known for Rediscovering and Recovering Many Classical Latin Manuscripts)
Poggio Bracciolini
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 11, 1380
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Terranuova Bracciolini, Italy
Died: 1459

Venerated for recovering numerous lost or neglected Classical Latin manuscripts from different European monasteries, Poggio Bracciolini was an early Renaissance humanist, scholar and calligrapher. Among his most notable recoveries are On the Nature of Things, a didactic poem by Titus Lucretius Carus, Ten Books on Architecture by Marcus Vitruvius Pollio, and Pro Sexto Roscio, a speech by Marcus Tullius Cicero.

 35 
Luigi Einaudi
(President of Italy from 1948 to 1955)
Luigi Einaudi
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 24, 1874
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Carrù, Italy
Died: 1961
 36 
Dayanand Saraswati
(Indian Philosopher, Social Leader and Founder of the 'Arya Samaj', a Reform Movement of the Vedic Dharma)
Dayanand Saraswati
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Birthdate: February 12, 1824
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gujarat, India
Died: 1883

Dayananda Saraswati was an Indian social leader and philosopher. He is credited with founding an influential Hindu reform movement known as Arya Samaj. He is also credited with popularizing the term Swaraj which was used as a powerful tool by leaders like Lokmanya Tilak and Mahatma Gandhi during India’s freedom struggle. Saraswati influenced people like Bhagat Singh and Madam Cama.

 37 
Rose Macaulay
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 1, 1881
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rugby, England
Died: 1958
 38 
Caroline Schermerhorn Astor
(Socialite)
Caroline Schermerhorn Astor
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 21, 1830
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S
Died: 1908
 39 
Judy Martz
(22nd Governor of Montana and First woman governor of Montana)
Judy Martz
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 28, 1943
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Big Timber, Montana, United States
Died: 2017
 40 
John Abbott
(Politician, Lawyer)
John Abbott
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: March 12, 1821
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: St.-André-Est, Canada
Died: 1893
 41 
Olga Nikolaevna of Russia
(Queen)
Olga Nikolaevna of Russia
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Birthdate: September 11, 1822
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1892

Olga Nikolaevna of Russia was the daughter of Charlotte of Prussia and Nicholas I of Russia. A member of the House of Romanov, Olga became the Kingdom of Württemberg's queen consort. She dedicated herself to social causes, including the issues surrounding the education of girls. She also played a major role in supporting and helping the disabled and wounded veterans.

 42 
Bessie Lillian Carter
(Mother of the 39th President of the United States, Jimmy Carter)
Bessie Lillian Carter
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 15, 1898
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Richland, Georgia, United States
Died: 1983

Bessie Lillian Carter was an American nurse best remembered as the mother of Jimmy Carter, who served as the 39th president of the USA. She is also remembered for her immense contributions to nursing in Georgia. Lillian Gordy Carter also served in India as a Peace Corps volunteer.

 43 
Bernard Slade
(Canadian Playwright, Screenwriter and Creator of the Sitcoms: 'The Flying Nun ' and 'The Partridge Family')
Bernard Slade
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Birthdate: May 2, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Died: 2019

Academy Award-nominated screenwriter and playwright Bernard Slade is best known for creating the iconic 1970s’ series The Partridge Family. Hugely successful on Broadway, he had also penned scripts for series such as Bewitched and Love on a Rooftop, and films such as Stand Up and Be Counted.

 44 
Wilbur Shaw
(American Racing Driver)
Wilbur Shaw
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 31, 1902
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Shelbyville, Indiana, United States
Died: 1954
 45 
Allan Cunningham
(Poet, Author)
Allan Cunningham
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 7, 1784
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dalswinton, Scotland
Died: 1842

Allan Cunningham was a Scottish author and poet best remembered for his immense contribution to the London Magazine during its salad days in the 1820s. A prolific songwriter, Cunningham also contributed to Eugenius Roche's Literary Recreations. In addition to his poems and songs, Allan Cunningham also wrote novels and biographies of popular figures like Sir Joshua Reynolds and William Blake.

 46 
Mesut Yilmaz
(21st Prime Minister of Turkey)
Mesut Yilmaz
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 6, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
Died: 2020
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 47 
V. Shantaram
(Film director, Actor, Film producer, Screenwriter, Film actor)
V. Shantaram
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Birthdate: November 18, 1901
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
Died: 1990
 48 
Alexander Vedernikov
(Conductor)
Alexander Vedernikov
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 11, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 2020
 49 
Jan Myrdal
(Writer)
Jan Myrdal
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 19, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: 2020

Born to Nobel-winning parents Alva and Gunnar Myrdal, Jan Myrdal grew up to be a renowned author and filmmaker. He and his third wife, Kessle, traveled around places such as Afghanistan and India and penned works associated with politics and travel. He also wrote a series of semi-autobiographical "I- Novels."

 50 
Emich Kyrill, Prince of Leiningen
(Prince)
Emich Kyrill, Prince of Leiningen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 18, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Coburg, Germany
Died: 1991