Died On September 14th

Discover the most famous people who died on September 14. The list includes people like Patrick Swayze, Grace Kelly, Aaron Burr, William McKinley, Dante Alighieri. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, military leaders and actresses and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Italy and many more countries.
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Patrick Swayze
(Best Known For His Roles in the Films: 'Dirty Dancing' and 'Ghost')
Patrick Swayze
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Birthdate: August 18, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Died: 2009

Patrick Swayze, the American actor, dancer, singer and songwriter, was very popular during the 1980s. His movie the ‘Dirty Dancing’ catapulted him to stardom. Ghost was another of his hit films. Swayze died in September, 2009, at the age of 57 due to pancreatic cancer. His final role was that of a FBI Agent in the television series ‘The Beast’.

 2 
Grace Kelly
(Former Actress and Princess Consort of Monaco (1956 - 1982))
Grace Kelly
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 12, 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1982

Aptly named by her parents, Grace Kelly was one of the most graceful and talented actresses of her era, starring in 11 feature films and over 60 TV productions. A darling of Alfred Hitchcock movies, this Oscar winning actress left her successful Hollywood career after her wedding to Prince Rainier III of Monaco, and thus became the Princess of Monaco.

 3 
Norm MacDonald
(Canadian Stand-Up Comedian, Writer and Cast Member on the TV Show 'Saturday Night Live')
Norm MacDonald
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Birthdate: October 17, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Died: 2021
Norm Macdonald began by writing for Roseanne. He then soared to fame as a cast member of Saturday Night Live and became famous for his deadpan style of comedy. His other ventures include the podcast Norm Macdonald Live and the shows The Norm Show and Norm Macdonald Has a Show.
 4 
Aaron Burr
(3rd Vice President of United States)
Aaron Burr
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 6, 1756
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1836

A soldier, lawyer and one of the founding Fathers of America, Aaron Burr rose to become the third Vice president of the United States. His turbulent political career, which included bitter rivalry with Alexander Hamilton, concluded when he mortally wounded Hamilton in a duel and was later charged with treason.

 5 
Dante Alighieri
(Italian Writer and Philosopher Best Known for His Poem ‘Divine Comedy’)
Dante Alighieri
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1265 AD
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 1321

Dante Alighieri was an Italian writer, poet, and philosopher. His work Divine Comedy is widely regarded as the greatest literary work ever produced in the Italian language and the most prominent poem of the Middle Ages. Often referred to as the father of the Italian language, Dante Alighieri played a crucial role in establishing the Italian literature.

 6 
William McKinley
(25th President of the United States (1897 - 1901))
William McKinley
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 29, 1843
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Niles, Ohio, United States
Died: 1901

The 25th President of the United States, William McKinley led America to victory in the Spanish-American War. During his presidency, he played a major role in promoting American industry by raising protective tariffs, which in turn boosted the country's economic growth. He also played a key role in the American Civil War.

 7 
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1828 - 1830, 1834))
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 1, 1769
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1852
Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, served as the British prime minister twice. He also served as the governor of Seringapatam and Mysore, and won the Battle of Assaye. He led the Hundred Days War and along with the Prussian army, won the Battle of Waterloo, defeating Napoleon.
 8 
Isadora Duncan
(American Dancer and Choreographer)
Isadora Duncan
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: May 26, 1877
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 1927

Isadora Duncan was a dancer acclaimed in USA, Europe, and the Soviet Union. Raised by a single mother, she grew up in poverty and started teaching dance to children to earn some money. She later joined Augustin Daly's theater company. Eventually, she opened her own dance schools to teach her unique philosophy and techniques to her students. 

 9 
Mickey Hargitay
(Hungarian-American Actor and the 1955 Mr. Universe)
Mickey Hargitay
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 6, 1926
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 2006
Former Mr.Universe, Mickey Hargitay made his way into showbiz with Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? Husband of actress Jayne Mansfield, he was also a proficient football player. He earned the Joe Weider Lifetime Achievement Award; he was the first one to recieve that honor. During World War II, he was an underground fighter.
 10 
Juliet Prowse
(Film, Stage and Television Actress Who Had a Four-Decade Long Career)
Juliet Prowse
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Birthdate: September 25, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Died: 1996

Juliet Prowse was an actress and dancer whose stage, film, and TV career spanned 40 years. She gained prominence during the 1960s by appearing in films like Can-Can and G.I. Blues, which accentuated her dancing skills and her attractive legs. Towards the end of her career, Juliet Prowse hosted PBS' Championship Ballroom Dance Competition

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LaWanda Page
(Actress)
LaWanda Page
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Birthdate: October 19, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: 2002
 12 
Henry Gibson
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Birthdate: September 21, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2009
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 13 
Janet Gaynor
(American Actress Who Became the First Recipient of the Academy Award for Best Actress)
Janet Gaynor
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Birthdate: October 6, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: 1984

Janet Gaynor was an American actress whose performances in 7th Heaven, Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans, and Street Angel earned her the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1929, making her the first and only actress to have received one Academy Award for multiple film roles. Gaynor was one of the biggest box-office draws during the silent film era.

 14 
James Fenimore Cooper
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 15, 1789
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Burlington, New Jersey
Died: 1851
 15 
Irene Papas
(Greek Actress and Singer Best Known for Her Films: 'The Trojan Women' and 'Antigone')
Irene Papas
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Birthdate: September 3, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chiliomodi, Greece
Died: 2022

Irene Papas is a popular Greek actress and singer who has played powerful women in films and stage plays in an illustrious career spanning over five decades. Widely regarded as the quintessential Greek beauty, Papas has won many awards, including the Golden Arrow Lifetime Achievement Award at the Hamptons International Film Festival.

 16 
Robert Wise
(Film Director)
Robert Wise
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Birthdate: September 10, 1914
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Winchester, Indiana, United States
Died: 2005
 17 
Irving Thalberg
(Film producer)
Irving Thalberg
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Birthdate: May 30, 1899
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died: 1936
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 18 
John Harvard
(Former Clergyman known as founder of Harvard College)
John Harvard
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 26, 1607
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Southwark, London, United Kingdom
Died: 1638
 19 
Giovanni Domenico Cassini
(Astronomer and Mathematician)
Giovanni Domenico Cassini
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 8, 1625
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Perinaldo, Italy
Died: 1712
Italian-French mathematician and astronomer Giovanni Domenico Cassini is best remembered for his discovery of four moons of Saturn, the computation of Jupiter’s rotational period, and the observation of the Cassini Division, or the gap between Saturn’s rings. King Louis XIV made him a member of the Académie des Sciences
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Laxmi Prasad Devkota
(Poet)
Laxmi Prasad Devkota
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 13, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kathmandu, Nepal
Died: 1959
 21 
Constantine V
(Byzantine emperor)
Constantine V
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Birthdate: June 30, 0718
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Constantinople, Ancient Rome
Died: 0775
 22 
Nero Claudius Drusus
(Roman Politician)
Nero Claudius Drusus
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 14, 0038
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 0009
 23 
Fred DeLuca
(Businessman)
Fred DeLuca
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 3, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2015
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Hedwig von Trapp
(Austrian Singer)
Hedwig von Trapp
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 28, 1917
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Zell am See, Austria
Died: 1972
 25 
Richard Brautigan
(Writer, Poet, Novelist)
Richard Brautigan
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 30, 1935
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tacoma
Died: 1984
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Dom Pérignon
(Monk)
Dom Pérignon
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1638
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sainte-Menehould, France
Died: 1715
 27 
Constantine IV
(Emperor)
Constantine IV
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Birthdate: 0652 AD
Birthplace: Constantinople
Died: 0685
 28 
Bill Pearl
(American Professional Bodybuilder)
Bill Pearl
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 31, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Prineville, Oregon, United States
Died: 2022
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 29 
Robert Devereux, 3rd earl of Essex
(Soldier)
Robert Devereux, 3rd earl of Essex
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 11, 1591
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: England
Died: 1646
 30 
Pérez Prado
(Bandleader, pianist, composer and arranger who popularized the mambo in the 1950s)
Pérez Prado
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 11, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Matanzas, Cuba
Died: 1989
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Drusus Julius Caesar
(Political figure)
Drusus Julius Caesar
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Birthdate: 0014 AD
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 0023
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Gertrude Berg
(Actress)
Gertrude Berg
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Birthdate: October 3, 1899
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: East Harlem, New York, United States
Died: 1966
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John of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Bedford
(Statesman)
John of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Bedford
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 20, 1389
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kenilworth, England
Died: 1435
 34 
Allen Allensworth
(Baptist Minister, Educator, Army Officer)
Allen Allensworth
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 7, 1842
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky
Died: 1914

Born into slavery, Allen Allensworth successfully disguised himself in a uniform and marched to freedom, along with the Union soldiers during the Civil War. He later served the U.S. Navy and eventually became a Baptist preacher. The first Black American lieutenant colonel, he also formed the town Allensworth.

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Prince Paul of Yugoslavia
(Prince)
Prince Paul of Yugoslavia
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Birthdate: April 27, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1976
 36 
Emperor Sutoku
(Emperor)
Emperor Sutoku
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Birthdate: July 7, 1119
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
Died: 1164
 37 
Augustus Pugin
(English Architect and Designer Known for His Pioneering Role in the Gothic Revival Style of Architecture)
Augustus Pugin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 1, 1812
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Keppel Street, Bloomsbury, London, England
Died: 1852

Augustus Pugin was an English designer, architect, artist, and critic. He is best remembered for his contribution to the Gothic Revival style of architecture. He is credited with designing the interior of the popular Palace of Westminster in London as well as the palace's iconic clock tower. Augustus Pugin also designed the Alton Castle in Staffordshire.

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Elizabeth Choy
(Educator)
Elizabeth Choy
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 29, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kudat, Malaysia
Died: 2006
 39 
Rudolf Carnap
(Philosopher)
Rudolf Carnap
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Birthdate: May 18, 1891
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ronsdorf, Wuppertal, Germany
Died: 1970
 40 
Hugo Ball
(German Author, Poet, and the Founder of the Dada Movement in European Art in Zürich)
Hugo Ball
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 22, 1886
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pirmasens, Germany
Died: 1927

Author, poet and dramatist Hugo Ball was also a harsh social critic and a staunch pacifist. Known for his works like Critique of German Intelligence and The Flight from Time, he left Germany during WWI to settle down in neutral Switzerland, eventually becoming famous as the founder of the Dada movement and a pioneer in the development of sound poetry.

 41 
Tomáš Masaryk
(The First President of Czechoslovakia (1918 – 1935))
Tomáš Masaryk
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 7, 1850
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hodonín, Czechia
Died: 1937

Tomáš Masaryk was a Czechoslovak statesman, politician, philosopher, and sociologist. He co-founded Czechoslovakia alongside Edvard Beneš and Milan Rastislav Štefánik and served as its first president from 14 November 1918 to 14 December 1935. Tomáš Masaryk is revered by the Czechs and Slovaks alike and is considered the founding father of Czechoslovakia.

 42 
Cemal Gürsel
(4th President of Turkey)
Cemal Gürsel
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 13, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Erzurum, Turkey
Died: 1966
 43 
Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza
(French Explorer)
Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 26, 1852
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Castel Gandolfo, Italy
Died: 1905

Born into an Italian noble family, Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza had had his first taste of exploration when he traveled to Algeria aboard a ship in his early days. He later explored Africa, eventually founding French Congo, now the Republic of Congo, and the city Brazzaville, while also becoming a French citizen.

 44 
Charles Follen McKim
(Architect)
Charles Follen McKim
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: August 24, 1847
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1909

Nineteenth-century Beaux-Arts architect Charles Follen McKim was a major part of the Neoclassical revival. The Harvard alumnus became a master architect and specialized in making houses out of shingles. He co-founded the firm McKim, Mead & White, and his notable works include the Columbia University and the Boston Public Library.

 45 
William Seward Burroughs I
(Inventor)
William Seward Burroughs I
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Birthdate: January 28, 1857
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Auburn, New York, United States
Died: 1898
 46 
Kathleen Lynn
(Politician)
Kathleen Lynn
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 28, 1874
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Killala, Ireland
Died: 1955

A clergyman’s daughter, Kathleen Lynn went against her family to participate in the Easter Rising. She was also one of the first women doctors from University College Dublin and later became the chief medical officer of the Irish Citizen Army. She devoted her life to feminism and social upliftment of the poor.

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Prince Ludwig August of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
(Prince)
Prince Ludwig August of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 8, 1845
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Château d'Eu, Eu, France
Died: 1907
 48 
Mauno Manninen
(Finnish Painter, Poet, and Theatre Director)
Mauno Manninen
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 26, 1915
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland
Died: 1969

Mauno Manninen was a Finnish painter, poet, and theatre director. He is best remembered for founding Intimiteatteri, one of Helsinki's most important theatres from 1949 to 1987. Mauno Manninen is also known as the son of the famous poet Otto Manninen.  

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Caterina Boratto
(Actress)
Caterina Boratto
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Birthdate: March 15, 1915
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: 2010
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Tom Roberts
(Artist, Painter)
Tom Roberts
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 9, 1856
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dorchester
Died: 1931

Tom Roberts is largely credited with bringing in impressionism to Australia. He initially took up photography to support his art classes and then went to England to study art. He later co-established an artists’ camp at Box Hill and also gained fame as a painter of outdoor life in Australia.