Died On October 7th

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Discover the most famous people who died on October 7. The list includes people like Edgar Allan Poe, Guru Gobind Singh, George Mason, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., Allan Bloom. Famous personalities featured on this list, include novelists, inventors, neurologists and journalists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Australia and many more countries.
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 1 
Edgar Allan Poe
(Writer and Poet - Widely Regarded as a Central Figure of Romanticism in the United States)
Edgar Allan Poe
42
Birthdate: January 19, 1809
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1849
 2 
Guru Gobind Singh
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Birthdate: December 22, 1666
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Patna, India
Died: 1708
 3 
George Mason
(Patriot, U.S. Statesman)
George Mason
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 11, 1725
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fairfax County, Virginia
Died: 1792
 4 
Leo Durocher
(Baseball player)
Leo Durocher
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 27, 1905
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1991
 5 
Cyril Cusack
0
Birthdate: November 26, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Durban, South Africa
Died: 1993
 6 
Carlos Gracie
(Martial Artist and Developer of ‘Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu’)
Carlos Gracie
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 14, 1902
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Belém, Pará, Brazil
Died: 1994
 7 
Mario Lanza
(Actor, Tenor)
Mario Lanza
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 31, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1959
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 8 
Christy Mathewson
(Baseball player)
Christy Mathewson
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 12, 1880
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Factoryville, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1925
 9 
Alfred Deakin
(Former Prime Minister of Australia)
Alfred Deakin
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 3, 1856
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Melbourne
Died: 1919
 10 
Chris Adams
(Wrestler)
Chris Adams
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 10, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rugby, England
Died: 2001
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 11 
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
(Physician & Poet)
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 29, 1809
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1894
 12 
Peggy McCay
(Actress)
Peggy McCay
1
Birthdate: November 3, 1927
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 2018
 13 
Clarence Birdseye
(Inventor, Engineer)
Clarence Birdseye
0
Birthdate: December 9, 1886
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1956
 14 
Harvey Cushing
(Neurosurgeon)
Harvey Cushing
2
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: April 8, 1869
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: 1939
 15 
George Baker
(English Actor and Writer Known for His Film 'I Claudius' and TV Series 'The Ruth Rendell Mysteries')
George Baker
1
Birthdate: April 1, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Varna, Bulgaria
Died: 2011
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 16 
Emil Kraepelin
(Psychiatrist)
Emil Kraepelin
1
Birthdate: February 15, 1856
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Neustrelitz, Germany
Died: 1926
 17 
Charles the Simple
1
Birthdate: September 17, 0879
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: France
Died: 0929
 18 
Allan Bloom
(Philosopher)
Allan Bloom
1
Birthdate: September 14, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Indianapolis
Died: 1992
 19 
Charles Rocket
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Birthdate: August 28, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bangor, Maine, USA
Died: 2005
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 20 
Radclyffe Hall
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 12, 1880
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Died: 1943
 21 
Agnes de Mille
(American dancer and choreographer)
Agnes de Mille
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: September 18, 1905
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1993
 22 
Eleanor Lambert
(Fashion Publicist)
Eleanor Lambert
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 10, 1903
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Crawfordsville, Indiana, United States
Died: 2003
 23 
Mario J. Molina
(Mexican Chemist Who Won Nobel Prize for Discovering the Threat to Earth's Ozone Layer from CFC Gases)
Mario J. Molina
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 19, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Died: 2020
 24 
Elmer McCurdy
1
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 1, 1880
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Washington, USA
Died: 1911
 25 
Daniel Chester French
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 20, 1850
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Exeter
Died: 1931
 26 
George E. Palade
(Cell Biologist)
George E. Palade
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 19, 1912
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Iași, Romania
Died: 2008
 27 
Heriberto Lazcano Lazcano
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: December 25, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Apan, Hidalgo, Mexico
Died: 2012
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 28 
Maud Allan
(Canadian Dancer Known for Her 'Dance of the Seven Veils')
Maud Allan
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: August 27, 1873
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: 1956
 29 
John Langdon Down
(Physician, Psychiatrist, Neurologist)
John Langdon Down
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 18, 1828
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Torpoint
Died: 1896
 30 
Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy
0
Birthdate: May 8, 1587
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: 1637
David Birnie
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Birthdate: February 16, 1951
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: 2005
 32 
Marie Lloyd
(Singer)
Marie Lloyd
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 12, 1870
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hoxton, London, United Kingdom
Died: 1922
 33 
Seebohm Rowntree
(British Sociologist and Philanthropist Known for His Studies of Poverty and Welfare)
Seebohm Rowntree
0
Birthdate: July 7, 1871
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: York, England
Died: 1954
 34 
Pope Mark
(Former Pope)
Pope Mark
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 0336
 35 
Natalia Ginzburg
(Auhtor Known for His Works 'Family Sayings' and 'The Advertisement')
Natalia Ginzburg
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 14, 1916
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
Died: 1991
 36 
Patrice Chéreau
(Cannes Jury Prize-Winning French Opera/Stage Director and Filmmaker )
Patrice Chéreau
0
Birthdate: November 2, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lézigné, Huillé-Lézigné, France
Died: 2013
 37 
Robert F. Stockton
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 20, 1795
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1866
 38 
Shelby Singleton
(Record producer)
Shelby Singleton
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 16, 1931
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Waskom, Texas, United States
Died: 2009
 39 
Siegfried Lenz
(German Writer Best Known For His Novel ‘The German Lesson')
Siegfried Lenz
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 17, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Elk, Poland
Died: 2014
 40 
Irving Penn
(Photographer)
Irving Penn
2
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: June 16, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Plainfield
Died: 2009
 41 
John Woolman
(American Merchant, Quaker Preacher and Early Abolitionist During the Colonial Era)
John Woolman
0
Birthdate: October 19, 1720
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Burlington, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1772
 42 
Paul Tournier
(Physician)
Paul Tournier
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: May 12, 1898
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Geneva
Died: 1986
 43 
Herblock
(Editorial Cartoonist)
Herblock
0
Birthdate: October 13, 1909
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2001
 44 
Gustaf Gründgens
0
Birthdate: December 22, 1899
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany
Died: 1963
 45 
Andrew Brimmer
(Economist)
Andrew Brimmer
0
Birthdate: September 13, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newellton, Louisiana, United States
Died: 2012
 46 
James Brokenshire
(Politician)
James Brokenshire
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 8, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Died: 2021
 47 
Niels Kaj Jerne
(Immunologist)
Niels Kaj Jerne
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 23, 1911
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1994
 48 
Harry Gallatin
(Basketball player)
Harry Gallatin
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 26, 1927
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Roxana, Illinois, United States
Died: 2015
 49 
Dimitri Tsafendas
(Criminal, Revolutionary)
Dimitri Tsafendas
0
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 14, 1918
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Maputo, Mozambique
Died: 1999
 50 
Renate Muller
(Actress)
Renate Muller
0
Birthdate: April 26, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Munich, German Empire Germany
Died: 1937