Died On September 20th

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Discover the most famous people who died on September 20. The list includes people like Annie Besant, Jean Sibelius, Simon Wiesenthal, Fiorello H. La Guardia, Sven Nykvist. Famous personalities featured on this list, include composers, political leaders, poets and journalists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & India and many more countries.
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 1 
Jim Croce
(Folk and Rock Singer Best Known for His Third album 'You Don't Mess Around with Jim')
Jim Croce
21
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 10, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1973
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 2 
Simon Wiesenthal
(Austrian Holocaust Survivor, Nazi Hunter and Writer)
Simon Wiesenthal
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 31, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Buchach, Ukraine
Died: 2005
 3 
Annie Besant
(British Social Reformer, Theosophist and Women's Rights Activist)
Annie Besant
9
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 1, 1847
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Clapham Town, London, United Kingdom
Died: 1933
 4 
Jean Sibelius
(Finnish Composer Known for His 'Seven Symphonies' and His Tone Poem 'Tapiola')
Jean Sibelius
15
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 8, 1865
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hämeenlinna, Finland
Died: 1957
 5 
Roy Kinnear
(British Character Actor)
Roy Kinnear
3
Birthdate: January 8, 1934
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1988
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 6 
Erich Hartmann
(Aviator, Officer)
Erich Hartmann
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 19, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Weissach
Died: 1993
 7 
Liliane Bettencourt
(Principal Shareholder of ‘L'Oréal’ and the Richest Woman of the World at the Time of Her Death)
Liliane Bettencourt
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 21, 1922
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 2017
 8 
Polly Bergen
(Actress)
Polly Bergen
6
Birthdate: July 14, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Died: 2014
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 9 
Paul Erdős
(Mathematician)
Paul Erdős
6
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 26, 1913
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Budapest, Austria-Hungary
Died: 1996
 10 
Fiorello H. La Guardia
(Mayor of New York City (1934-45))
Fiorello H. La Guardia
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 11, 1882
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Greenwich Village, New York, United States
Died: 1947
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 11 
Jacob Grimm
(Discoverer of ‘Grimm’s Law of Linguistics' and Co-author of the Largest German Dictionary 'Deutsches Wörterbuch')
Jacob Grimm
2
Birthdate: January 4, 1785
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hanau, Germany
Died: 1863
 12 
Glenn Strange
(Actor, Singer)
Glenn Strange
1
Birthdate: August 16, 1899
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Weed, New Mexico, United States
Died: 1973
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 13 
Leonard Skinner
(Basketball coach, Businessman)
Leonard Skinner
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 11, 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Died: 2010
 14 
Gabriela Silang
(Revolutionary)
Gabriela Silang
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 19, 1731
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santa, Philippines
Died: 1763
 15 
Steve Goodman
(Singer-songwriter)
Steve Goodman
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 25, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1984
 16 
Curtis Hanson
(Film director)
Curtis Hanson
0
Birthdate: March 24, 1945
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Reno, Nevada, U.S.
Died: 2016
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 17 
Fletcher Christian
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 25, 1764
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: near Cockermouth, England
Died: 1793
 18 
Brian Clough
(English Football Manager and Player Who Played as a Striker)
Brian Clough
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 21, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Middlesbrough, England, United Kingdom
Died: 2004
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 19 
Max Manus
(Norwegian Resistance Fighter During World War II)
Max Manus
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 9, 1914
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bergen, Norway
Died: 1996
 20 
Jule Styne
(Composer, Songwriter, Musician, Film score composer)
Jule Styne
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 31, 1905
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London
Died: 1994
 21 
Joan Littlewood
2
Birthdate: October 6, 1914
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London
Died: 2002
 22 
Sven Nykvist
(Cinematographer)
Sven Nykvist
1
Birthdate: December 3, 1922
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Moheda, Kronobergs län, Sweden
Died: 2006
 23 
Robert Emmet
(Revolutionary Leader)
Robert Emmet
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 4, 1778
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1803
 24 
Raisa Gorbacheva
(Russian Activist and Wife of the Former President of the Soviet Union ‘Mikhail Gorbachev’)
Raisa Gorbacheva
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 5, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rubtsovsk, Russia
Died: 1999
 25 
Ben Webster
(Saxophonist, Composer, Jazz musician)
Ben Webster
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 27, 1909
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Died: 1973
 26 
Kārlis Ulmanis
(4th President of Latvia)
Kārlis Ulmanis
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 4, 1877
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bērze, Latvia
Died: 1942
 27 
Anthony Babington
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 24, 1561
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Derbyshire, England
Died: 1586
 28 
Ida Rubinstein
(Former ballet Russes dancer)
Ida Rubinstein
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: October 3, 1883
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kharkiv, Ukraine
Died: 1960
 29 
George Seferis
(Poet, Diplomat)
George Seferis
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 13, 1900
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Urla, Turkey
Died: 1971
Henry Spencer, 1st earl of Sunderland
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 23, 1620
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Althorp
Died: 1643
 31 
Narayana Guru
(Spiritual Leader, Social Reformer)
Narayana Guru
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 20, 1856
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chempazhanthy, Thiruvananthapuram, India
Died: 1928
 32 
Pablo de Sarasate
(Former violin virtuoso, composer and conductor of the Romantic period)
Pablo de Sarasate
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 10, 1844
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pamplona, Spain
Died: 1908
 33 
Sergei Bodrov Jr.
(Russian Actor Who Died Due to a Ice-Slide in Kolka Glacier While Filming)
Sergei Bodrov Jr.
2
Birthdate: December 27, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 2002
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 34 
Gherman Titov
(Cosmonaut)
Gherman Titov
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 11, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Verkh-Zhilino, Russia
Died: 2000
José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 6, 1766
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yaguarón
Died: 1840
 36 
Tahia Carioca
(Belly Dancer)
Tahia Carioca
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: February 22, 1915
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Egypt
Died: 1999
 37 
Heinrich Hoffmann
(German physician and writer)
Heinrich Hoffmann
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: June 13, 1809
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Died: 1894
 38 
Robert Riskin
(Former screenwriter, playwright, best known for his collaborations with director-producer Frank Capra)
Robert Riskin
1
Birthdate: March 30, 1897
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1955
 39 
Theodor Fontane
(German Novelist and Poet Who Is Considered the First Master of Modern Realistic Fiction in Germany)
Theodor Fontane
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 30, 1819
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Neuruppin, Germany
Died: 1898
 40 
C.K. Williams
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 4, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2015
 41 
Sir Robert Hart, 1st Baronet
(British Diplomat and 2nd Inspector-General of the Chinese Maritime Customs Service (1863 - 1911))
Sir Robert Hart, 1st Baronet
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 20, 1835
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: County Armagh, Ulster, Ireland
Died: 1911
 42 
Doria Shafik
(Egyptian Poet, Editor, and Feminist)
Doria Shafik
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: December 14, 1908
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ṭanṭā, Egypt
Died: 1975
 43 
Arthur Holmes
(English Geologist Who Pioneered the Usage of Radiometric Dating of Minerals)
Arthur Holmes
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 14, 1890
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gateshead
Died: 1965
 44 
Donald McKay
(Designer)
Donald McKay
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 4, 1810
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Helburne County, Canada
Died: 1880
 45 
Marcos Pérez Jiménez
(Former President of Venezuela (1952 - 1958))
Marcos Pérez Jiménez
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 25, 1914
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Táchira, Venezuela
Died: 2001
 46 
Mir Taqi Mir
(Former Urdu poet of the 18th century Mughal India and one of the pioneers who gave shape to the Urdu language itself)
Mir Taqi Mir
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1723
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: 1810
 47 
Saint-John Perse
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 31, 1887
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe
Died: 1975
 48 
Daniel Steibelt
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 22, 1765
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1823
 49 
Gilles Binchois
(Belgian Composer of early Renaissance music)
Gilles Binchois
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1400 AD
Birthplace: Mons, Belgium
Died: 1460
 50 
Mahlon Clark
(Musician)
Mahlon Clark
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 7, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
Died: 2007