Died On September 26th

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Discover the most famous people who died on September 26. The list includes people like Paul Newman, Daniel Boone, Bessie Smith, George Santayana, Anna Magnani. Famous personalities featured on this list, include actors, poets, philosophers and novelists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Italy & India and many more countries.
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Paul Newman
(One of the Most Influential Actors of 20th-Century)
Paul Newman
85
Birthdate: January 26, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Shaker Heights, Ohio, United States
Died: 2008
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 2 
Daniel Boone
(American Frontiersman and One of the First Folk Heroes of the United States)
Daniel Boone
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 2, 1734
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1820
 3 
Robert Palmer
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 19, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Batley, England
Died: 2003
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 4 
Bessie Smith
(One of the Greatest Female Blues Singers of the 1930s)
Bessie Smith
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 15, 1894
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Died: 1937
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 5 
Richard Mulligan
3
Birthdate: November 13, 1932
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: 2000
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 6 
Bela Bartok
(One of the Most Important Composers of the 20th Century)
Bela Bartok
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 25, 1881
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sânnicolau Mare, Romania
Died: 1945
 7 
Johnny Lewis
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Birthdate: October 29, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 2012
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 8 
Levi Strauss
(Former businessman known as founder of the Levi Strauss & Co.)
Levi Strauss
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 26, 1829
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Buttenheim, Germany
Died: 1902
 9 
Jacques Chirac
(President of France (1995 - 2007))
Jacques Chirac
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 29, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 2019
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 10 
George Santayana
(Regarded as One of the Most Important Thinkers of the First Half of the 20th Century)
George Santayana
1
Birthdate: December 16, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: 1952
 11 
Ibn Taymiyyah
(Scholar)
Ibn Taymiyyah
3
Birthdate: January 22, 1263
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Harran, Turkey
Died: 1328
 12 
Walter Benjamin
(German Jewish Philosopher, Cultural Critic and Essayist)
Walter Benjamin
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 15, 1892
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1940
 13 
Gloria Stuart
(Actress)
Gloria Stuart
2
Birthdate: July 4, 1910
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Died: 2010
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 14 
George Plimpton
(Journalists)
George Plimpton
1
Birthdate: March 18, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 2003
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 15 
Anna Magnani
(Italian Actress Who was Known for Her Explosive Acting and Earthy, Realistic Portrayals of Characters)
Anna Magnani
3
Birthdate: March 7, 1908
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 1973
 16 
Byron Nelson
(Golfer)
Byron Nelson
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 4, 1912
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Texas
Died: 2006
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 17 
Thomas Clarkson
(Abolitionist)
Thomas Clarkson
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 28, 1760
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wisbech, England
Died: 1846
 18 
Georg Simmel
(One of the First Generation of German Sociologists and Neo-Kantian Philosopher)
Georg Simmel
0
Birthdate: March 1, 1858
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1918
 19 
S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike
(Diplomat, Politician, Lawyer)
S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 8, 1899
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Colombo
Died: 1959
 20 
John Cromwell
(Film Director)
John Cromwell
1
Birthdate: December 23, 1886
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio, United States
Died: 1979
 21 
W. H. Davies
(British poet)
W. H. Davies
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 3, 1871
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Newport, Wales
Died: 1940
Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 9, 1907
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Marmorpalais, Potsdam, Germany
Died: 1994
 23 
Betty Carter
(Singer)
Betty Carter
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 16, 1929
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Flint, Michigan, United States
Died: 1998
Margaret, Maid of Norway
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 9, 1283
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tønsberg, Norway
Died: 1290
 25 
Alberto Moravia
(Italian Novelist and Journalist Known for His Novels" ‘Gli indifferenti’, 'Il Conformista' and 'Il disprezzo’)
Alberto Moravia
1
Birthdate: November 28, 1907
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 1990
Richard Wellesley, 1st Marquess Wellesley
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 20, 1760
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dangan Castle, Ireland
Died: 1842
 27 
Lafcadio Hearn
(Irish Writer, Translator, and Teacher Who Introduced the Culture and Literature of Japan to the West)
Lafcadio Hearn
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 27, 1850
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lefkada, Greece
Died: 1904
 28 
Alexandra Tolstaya
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 18, 1884
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yasnaya Polyana, Russia
Died: 1979
 29 
Jay Johnstone
(Baseball player)
Jay Johnstone
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 20, 1945
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manchester, Connecticut, United States
Died: 2020
 30 
Karl Patterson Schmidt
(American Herpetologist)
Karl Patterson Schmidt
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 19, 1890
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lake Forest, Illinois, United States
Died: 1957
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John Facenda
(Sports Announcer)
John Facenda
0
Birthdate: August 8, 1913
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
Died: 1984
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John George Nicolay
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 26, 1832
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Essingen, Rhineland-Palatinate
Died: 1901
 33 
Hugh Lofting
(British Author and Creator of the Classic Children’s Literature Character 'Doctor Dolittle')
Hugh Lofting
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 14, 1886
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Maidenhead, Berkshire, England
Died: 1947
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Herschell Gordon Lewis
(Film director, Film producer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Actor)
Herschell Gordon Lewis
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 15, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pittsburgh
Died: 2016
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Pavel Sudoplatov
(Lieutenant General)
Pavel Sudoplatov
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 7, 1907
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Melitopol', Ukraine
Died: 1996
 36 
August Macke
(German Expressionist Painter Known for His Colorful Landscape Paintings)
August Macke
0
Birthdate: January 3, 1887
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Meschede, Germany
Died: 1914
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Miloš Obrenović I of Serbia
0
Birthdate: March 18, 1780
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gornja Dobrinja, Serbia
Died: 1860
 38 
Eugene Genovese
(Historian)
Eugene Genovese
0
Birthdate: May 19, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2012
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William Billings
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 7, 1746
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1800
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C.H. Waddington
(British Developmental Biologist, Paleontologist, Geneticist Known for Developing the Concept of the 'Epigenetic Landscape')
C.H. Waddington
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 8, 1905
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Evesham, England
Died: 1975
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Alan Lancaster
(Best known as a founding member and bassist)
Alan Lancaster
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 7, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Peckham, London, England
Died: 2021
 42 
Keir Hardie
(Former Leader of the Labour Party of the United Kingdom (1906 - 1908))
Keir Hardie
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 15, 1856
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Newhouse, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Died: 1915
 43 
Hermann Grassmann
(German Polymath Best Known for His Work as a Mathematician)
Hermann Grassmann
0
Birthdate: April 15, 1809
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Szczecin, Poland
Died: 1877
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Bernadette O Farrell
1
Birthdate: January 30, 1924
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Birr, County Offaly Birr, County Offaly, Ireland
Died: 1999
 45 
Nina Berberova
(Russian Writer Best Known for Her Examination of the Plight of Exiles)
Nina Berberova
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 26, 1901
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1993
 46 
Tino Rossi
(Singer)
Tino Rossi
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 29, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ajaccio, Corsica, France
Died: 1983
 47 
John D. Barrow
(Former astrophysicist who received the 2006 Templeton Prize for Progress Toward Research or Discoveries About Spiritual Realities)
John D. Barrow
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 29, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 2020
 48 
Fujiwara no Teika
(Writer, Literary Critic and the Greatest Master of the Waka Poetic Form)
Fujiwara no Teika
0
Birthdate: 1162 AD
Birthplace: Kyoto, Japan
Died: 1241
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Lavoslav Ružička
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 13, 1887
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vukovar, Croatia
Died: 1976
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Carl Jonas Love Almqvist
(Swedish Author Who Was a Master of Romanticism and Realism)
Carl Jonas Love Almqvist
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 28, 1793
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: 1866