Died On September 1st

Discover the most famous people who died on September 1. The list includes people like Louis XIV of France, Jacques Cartier, Ilse Koch, Siegfried Sassoon, William Clark. Famous personalities featured on this list, include actors, soldiers, political leaders and composers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Germany, France & United Kingdom and many more countries.
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Jimmy Buffett
(Musician)
Jimmy Buffett
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Birthdate: December 25, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pascagoula, Mississippi
Died: 2023

Jimmy Buffett is an American musician, singer-songwriter, actor, author, and businessman. Buffett, who owns the Margaritaville Cafe chain of restaurants, is one of the richest musicians in the world. Also known for his charity work, Jimmy Buffett is credited with founding a non-profit group called Save the Manatee Club, which works towards the conservation of manatees.

 2 
Louis XIV of France
(King of France from 1643 to 1715)
Louis XIV of France
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Birthdate: September 5, 1638
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
Died: 1715

Louis XIV of France reigned as the King of France from 1643 to 1715. Louis XIV is the longest-reigning monarch of a sovereign country in the history of Europe. Under his rule, France often asserted its military prowess and emerged as the most dominant European monarchy. His life inspired several films, such as The Taking of Power by Louis XIV.

 3 
Jerry Reed
(Singer-songwriter, Musician)
Jerry Reed
12
Birthdate: March 20, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: 2008

Jerry Reed was an American guitarist, country music singer, songwriter, composer, and actor. He won three Grammy Awards and two Country Music Association awards during his illustrious career. In 2017, he was posthumously inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Jerry Reed was also inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum.

 4 
Tommy Morrison
(1993 WBO Heavyweight Champion )
Tommy Morrison
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 2, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gravette, Arkansas, United States
Died: 2013

Tommy Morrison was an American boxer who was ranked among the best boxer in the world by BoxRecheld in 1992. He held the WBO heavyweight championship in 1993. In addition to his boxing career, Tommy Morrison also had an acting career; he portrayed Tommy Gunn and appeared alongside Hollywood star Sylvester Stallone in the 1990 sports drama movie Rocky V.

 5 
Jacques Cartier
(Explorer)
Jacques Cartier
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 31, 1491
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint-Malo
Died: 1557
Born in the French fishing town of Saint-Malo, Jacques Cartier was exposed to the world of seafaring quite early in life. His exploration of St. Lawrence River and the Canadian coast led the French to colonize the area later. He is also said to have coined the name "Canada." 
 6 
Siegfried Sassoon
(English War Poet and Soldier Who Became One of the Leading Poets of the First World War)
Siegfried Sassoon
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 8, 1886
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Matfield, Kent, England
Died: 1967

Siegfried Sassoon was an English writer, poet, and soldier. One of the most popular poets during the First World War, Sassoon's works satirized the patriotic pretensions of those accountable for the war as well as described the horrors of the war. Siegfried Sassoon's works and ideology greatly influenced another leading poet of the First World War, Wilfred Owen.

 7 
William Clark
(Explorer)
William Clark
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 1, 1770
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Caroline County
Died: 1838

Frontiersman William Clark is remembered for his iconic expedition to the Pacific Northwest along with Meriwether Lewis, in what is known as the Lewis and Clark Expedition. He had also been a US Army soldier and the governor of Missouri Territory. He named his first-born after Lewis.

 8 
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(Indian Independence Activist and One Third of the 'Lal Bal Pal' Triumvirate)
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 23, 1856
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Maharashtra, India
Died: 1920
Indian nationalist and freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak, also known as Lokmanya Tilak, promoted the concept of Swaraj, or self-rule. He was part of the freedom-fighter trio know as Lal Bal Pal, along with fellow Indian National Congress members Lala Lajpat Rai and Bipin Chandra Pal.
 9 
Murray Hamilton
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Birthdate: March 24, 1923
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Washington, North Carolina, United States
Died: 1986
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 10 
Eero Saarinen
(Architect)
Eero Saarinen
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: August 20, 1910
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kirkkonummi, Finland
Died: 1961

Eero Saarinen was a Finnish-American industrial designer and architect best remembered for his impressive designs for monuments and buildings. He is credited with designing important structures, such as the Washington Dulles International Airport, the TWA Flight Center, and the Gateway Arch. He is widely regarded as one of the 20th-century's most prominent American architectures.

 11 
Luis Walter Alvarez
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 13, 1911
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Francisco
Died: 1988

Experimental physicist and Nobel laureate Luis Walter Alvarez is best remembered for inventing the liquid hydrogen bubble chamber, which enabled the discovery of countless short-lived resonance particles. The University of California, Berkeley professor and MIT scientist had also been part of the development of the atomic bomb.

 12 
Earnie Shavers
(One of the Hardest Punchers in the History of Heavyweight Boxing )
Earnie Shavers
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 31, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Garland, Alabama, United States
Died: 2022
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 13 
Ethel Waters
(Actor, Singer, Jazz musician, Stage actor)
Ethel Waters
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Listed In:
Birthdate: October 31, 1896
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chester County
Died: 1977
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Shelley Berman
(Comedian)
Shelley Berman
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Birthdate: February 3, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2017
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 15 
Muhammad al-Bukhari
(One of the Most Important Hadith Scholars in the History of Islam)
Muhammad al-Bukhari
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Birthdate: July 19, 0810
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bukhara, Uzbekistan
Died: 0870
Following his pilgrimage to Mecca at 16 and his travels in Egypt, Muhammad al-Bukhari devoted all his time compiling Hadith, or the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad. The Islamic scholar is known for penning Al-Taʾrīkh al-kabīr and spent his final years in exile after disputes in Nishapur and Bukhara.
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Jon Polito
(Actor)
Jon Polito
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Birthdate: December 29, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2016
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 17 
Hal David
(Former Lyricist best known for his collaborations with composer Burt Bacharach and his association with Dionne Warwick.)
Hal David
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 25, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2012
 18 
R.L. Burnside
(American singer)
R.L. Burnside
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 23, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mississippi, United States
Died: 2005
 19 
Ann Harding
(Actress)
Ann Harding
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Birthdate: August 7, 1902
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
Died: 1981
 20 
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
(Legendary British Composer and Conductor)
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 15, 1875
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1912

Known as the African Mahler for his bi-racial ethnicity, British composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor ruled the music scene of the early 20th century. Throughout his illustrious career, he taught music, judged contests, and created many choral and orchestral works. He was best known for the Longfellow trilogy, based on The Song of Hiawatha.

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A. Bartlett Giamatti
(Academician, Scholar, Commissioner of Major League Baseball)
A. Bartlett Giamatti
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 4, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston
Died: 1989

The son of a professor, A. Bartlett Giamatti grew up to follow in his father’s footsteps and be a professor of English and the president of Yale. However, his love for baseball also made him an MLB Commissioner. As the president of the National League, he removed Pete Rose for shoving an umpire.

 22 
Kazimierz Deyna
(Polish Professional Footballer Who Played as an Attacking Midfielder)
Kazimierz Deyna
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 23, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Starogard Gdański, Poland
Died: 1989
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 23 
Pope Adrian IV
(Former Head of the Catholic Church and Ruler of the Papal States)
Pope Adrian IV
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1100 AD
Birthplace: Abbot’s Langley, England
Died: 1159

Pope Adrian IV was the only Englishman to have served as the pope. Initially aspiring to study law, he later began his spiritual journey by joining the abbey of St Ruf. His reign as the pope lasted a little more than 4 years but was plagued by crisis and controversy.

 24 
Lillian Wald
(American Nurse and the Founder of American Nursing Community)
Lillian Wald
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 10, 1867
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: 1940

Lillian Wald was an American nurse, author, and humanitarian. She is credited with establishing the Henry Street Settlement, a not-for-profit social service agency in New York City. After founding the agency, Lillian Wald became an activist and fought for the rights of minorities and women. She also supported racial integration and campaigned for suffrage.  

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Princess Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont
(Aristocrat)
Princess Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont
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Birthdate: February 17, 1861
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Arolsen, Germany
Died: 1922
 26 
Elizabeth Kemp
(Actress)
Elizabeth Kemp
1
Birthdate: November 5, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Key West, Florida, USA
Died: 2017
 27 
Cammie King
(Actress)
Cammie King
1
Birthdate: August 5, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2010
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Erick Morillo
(Disc jockey)
Erick Morillo
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York (state) New York, U.S.
Died: 2020
 29 
Nellie McClung
(Canadian Author, Politician and Social Activist)
Nellie McClung
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 20, 1873
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chatsworth, Ontario, Canada
Died: 1951

Canadian author and social reformer Nellie McClung had struck gold with her first novel, Sowing Seeds in Danny, a bestseller. She also spoke widely about woman suffrage and was part of the Alberta legislature. She was part of The Famous Five, a group of women who launched the Persons Case.

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Dimitrie Cantemir
(Moldavian Prince Who Became an Advisor to Tsar 'Peter the Great of Russia')
Dimitrie Cantemir
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 26, 1673
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dimitrie Cantemir, Romania
Died: 1723

Dimitrie Cantemir is remembered as one of the most influential figures of the early Enlightenment days. A Moldavian prince, he later became an advisor to Russian monarch Peter the Great. He not only wrote extensively on Romanian and Ottoman history but also studied Turkish culture and music.

 31 
Ivan Goncharov
(Novelist)
Ivan Goncharov
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Birthdate: June 18, 1812
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ulyanovsk, Russia
Died: 1891

Russian novelist and travel writer Ivan Goncharov is best remembered for his novel Oblomov. Born into an affluent merchant family, he later had a 30-year stint as an official, working for the ministries of finance and censorship. In his memoir, An Uncommon Story, he accused many authors of plagiarizing his works.

 32 
Nathaniel P. Banks
(Politician)
Nathaniel P. Banks
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 30, 1816
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1894
 33 
Liviu Rebreanu
(Romanian Playwright, Novelist, Journalist, and Short Story Writer)
Liviu Rebreanu
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 27, 1885
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tarlisua, Romania
Died: 1944

Liviu Rebreanu was a Romanian playwright, novelist, journalist, and short story writer. Throughout his life, Rebreanu was part of several literary circles. From 1925 to 1932, Liviu Rebreanu served as the president of the Romanian Writers' Society. Some of his notable works include Pădurea spânzuraților, Adam și Eva, and Răscoala.

 34 
Charles A. Beard
(Historian of the modern age, Historian, University teacher)
Charles A. Beard
1
Birthdate: November 27, 1874
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Knightstown
Died: 1948

Charles A. Beard was an American historian who served as a professor at Columbia University. Beard is credited with writing several influential books, such as An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States which played a crucial role in helping him attain an iconic status within the progressive school of historical interpretation.

 35 
Randy Weston
(Jazz Pianist)
Randy Weston
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 6, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: 2018
 36 
Terry Frost
(Artist)
Terry Frost
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Birthdate: October 13, 1915
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Royal Leamington Spa, England
Died: 2003
 37 
Guru Ram Das
(Fourth Sikh Guru)
Guru Ram Das
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Birthdate: September 24, 1534
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan
Died: 1581
 38 
Zeami Motokiyo
(Actor)
Zeami Motokiyo
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Birthdate: 1363 AD
Birthplace: Iga Province, Japan
Died: 1443
 39 
Guru Amar Das
(Sikh Guru)
Guru Amar Das
16
Birthdate: May 5, 1479
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Punjab, India)
Died: 1574
 40 
Erich Kunzel
(Conductor)
Erich Kunzel
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 21, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2009
 41 
W.W. Jacobs
(Writer)
W.W. Jacobs
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 8, 1863
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1943
 42 
Wols
(Painter, Photographer)
Wols
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Birthdate: May 27, 1913
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berlin
Died: 1951

Wols was a German photographer and painter. Widely regarded as a pioneer of lyrical abstraction, Wols was one of the most important and influential personalities of the Tachisme movement. However, his works were hardly recognized and appreciated during his lifetime. Wols is also remembered for his influential book titled Aphorismes de Wols, which discusses art theory.

 43 
Carl Duering
(Actor)
Carl Duering
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Birthdate: May 29, 1923
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 2018
 44 
Richard Steele
(Writer)
Richard Steele
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 12, 1672
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1729
 45 
Antonio Deinde Fernandez
(Businessperson, Diplomat)
Antonio Deinde Fernandez
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 12, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
Died: 2015
 46 
Karl Kehrle
(Monk)
Karl Kehrle
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 3, 1898
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mittlebiberach, Germany
Died: 1996
 47 
Ted Mulry
(Singer-songwriter, Musician)
Ted Mulry
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 2, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Oldham, Lancashire, England
Died: 2001
 48 
Don LaFontaine
(American Voice Actor Who Recorded More Than 5,000 Film Trailers)
Don LaFontaine
4
Birthdate: August 26, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Duluth, Minnesota, United States
Died: 2008
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Albert Speer
(Architect)
Albert Speer
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: March 19, 1905
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mannheim, Germany
Died: 1981
Albert Speer was the Minister of Armaments and War Production of the Third Reich during World War II. After his 20-year sentence following his conviction in the Nuremberg Trials, he authored the memoirs Inside the Third Reich and Spandau: The Secret Diaries, claiming to regret his association with the Nazis.
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Kyffin Williams
(Painter)
Kyffin Williams
1
Birthdate: May 9, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Llangefni, Anglesey, Wales
Died: 2006