Died On September 27th

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Discover the most famous people who died on September 27. The list includes people like Edgar Degas, Cliff Burton, Walter Benjamin, Clara Bow, Mohammad Najibullah. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, philosophers, spiritual & religious leaders and guitarists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & India and many more countries.
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 1 
Hugh Hefner
(Founder of 'Playboy' Magazine)
Hugh Hefner
52
Birthdate: April 9, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2017
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 2 
Cliff Burton
(Bass Guitarist for the American heavy metal band Metallica.)
Cliff Burton
15
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 10, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Castro Valley, California, United States
Died: 1986
 3 
Raja Ram Mohan Roy
(Socio-religious Reformer)
Raja Ram Mohan Roy
17
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 22, 1772
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Radhanagore, West Bengal, India
Died: 1833
 4 
Edgar Degas
(French Impressionist Artist Best Known for His Pastel Drawings and Oil Paintings)
Edgar Degas
7
Birthdate: July 19, 1834
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1917
 5 
Oona O'Neill
3
Birthdate: May 14, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Warwick Parish, Bermuda
Died: 1991
 6 
Jimmy Doolittle
(American Military General and Aviation Pioneer Who Made Daring Raid on Japan During World War II)
Jimmy Doolittle
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 14, 1896
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Alameda, California, United States
Died: 1993
 7 
Clara Bow
(American Actress Who was a Big Star During Silent Era of the 1920s)
Clara Bow
3
Birthdate: July 29, 1905
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1965
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 8 
Donald O'Connor
3
Birthdate: August 28, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died: 2003
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 9 
George Blanda
(American Professional Football Player Who Played as a Quarterback and Kicker)
George Blanda
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 17, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Youngwood, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2010
 10 
Mohammad Najibullah
(2nd President of Afghanistan)
Mohammad Najibullah
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 6, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gardez, Afghanistan
Died: 1996
 11 
Robert Montgomery
(American actor)
Robert Montgomery
0
Birthdate: May 21, 1904
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Beacon, New York
Died: 1981
 12 
Herbert Lom
(Czech Actor Renowned For His Versatility)
Herbert Lom
1
Birthdate: September 11, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: 2012
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 13 
Babe Didrikson Zaharias
(Only Track & Field Athlete to Win Individual Olympic Medals in Separate Running, Throwing and Jumping Events)
Babe Didrikson Zaharias
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 26, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Port Arthur, Texas, United States
Died: 1956
 14 
Braxton Bragg
(Military Leader)
Braxton Bragg
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 22, 1817
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Warrenton, North Carolina, United States
Died: 1876
 15 
Felix Yusupov
(Prince of Russia)
Felix Yusupov
0
Birthdate: March 23, 1887
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1967
 16 
Marty Balin
(Singer-Songwriter)
Marty Balin
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 30, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Died: 2018
 17 
Lloyd Nolan
1
Birthdate: August 11, 1902
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 1985
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 18 
David Croft
(playwright, television director, composer, screenwriter)
David Croft
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 7, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset, England
Died: 2011
 19 
Aimee Semple McPherson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 9, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Salford, Ontario, Canada
Died: 1944
 20 
Engelbert Humperdinck
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 1, 1854
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Siegburg, Germany
Died: 1921
 21 
Doak Walker
(American football player)
Doak Walker
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 1, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Died: 1998
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 22 
Frank Wills
(Security guard)
Frank Wills
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 4, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, United States
Died: 2000
Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 30, 1863
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Murom
Died: 1944
 24 
S. R. Ranganathan
(Indian Mathematician and Librarian Known for His Development of 'Colon Classification')
S. R. Ranganathan
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 9, 1892
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sirkazhi, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: 1972
 25 
William Safire
(Pulitzer Prize-Winning US Journalist, Author, and New York Times Columnist)
William Safire
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 17, 1929
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2009
 26 
Mahendra Kapoor
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 9, 1934
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Amritsar
Died: 2008
 27 
Wilton Felder
(Saxophonist)
Wilton Felder
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 31, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Died: 2015
 28 
John Guillermin
(Filmmaker)
John Guillermin
1
Birthdate: November 11, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 2015
 29 
Adelina Patti
(Italian Opera Singer Who is Considered One of the Most Popular Sopranos of All Time)
Adelina Patti
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 19, 1843
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: 1919
 30 
Gerald Finzi
(Composer, Music educator)
Gerald Finzi
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 14, 1901
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London
Died: 1956
 31 
Emperor Go-Nara
0
Birthdate: January 26, 1495
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Japan
Died: 1557
 32 
Julius Wagner-Jauregg
(Physician, Politician, Neurologist, Psychiatrist, Professor)
Julius Wagner-Jauregg
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: March 7, 1857
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wels
Died: 1940
 33 
Yuri Orlov
(Physicist)
Yuri Orlov
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 13, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 2020
 34 
Aristide Maillol
0
Birthdate: December 8, 1861
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Banyuls-sur-Mer, France
Died: 1944
 35 
Jimmy McCulloch
(Musician, Songwriter, Guitarist)
Jimmy McCulloch
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 4, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dumbarton
Died: 1979
 36 
Charles Henri Ford
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 10, 1908
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brookhaven, Mississippi, United States
Died: 2002
 37 
Wilson Greatbatch
(Engineer, Inventor)
Wilson Greatbatch
0
Birthdate: September 6, 1919
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Buffalo
Died: 2011
 38 
Maria Amalia of Saxony
0
Birthdate: November 24, 1724
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dresden Castle, Dresden, Germany
Died: 1760
 39 
Gaby Aghion
(Fashion Designer)
Gaby Aghion
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 3, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: 2014
 40 
Gates Brown
(Baseball player)
Gates Brown
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 2, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Crestline, Ohio, United States
Died: 2013
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 41 
Tuncel Kurtiz
(Turkish Actor Known for His Roles in Films, TV, and Theater)
Tuncel Kurtiz
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 1, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kocaeli Province, Turkey
Died: 2013
 42 
Pope Urban VII
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 4, 1521
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 1590
 43 
Mary Lee Settle
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 29, 1918
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Charleston, West Virginia, United States
Died: 2005
 44 
Hilda Doolittle
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 10, 1886
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1961
Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel
0
Birthdate: December 3, 1764
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brunswick, Germany
Died: 1788
 46 
Philip Rosenthal
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Birthdate: January 27, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Died: 2001
 47 
Dietrich von Saucken
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 16, 1892
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Primorsk
Died: 1980
Felice della Rovere
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1483 AD
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 1536
 49 
Maria Rasputin
(Russian Circus Performer and Daughter of Russian Mystic Grigori Rasputin)
Maria Rasputin
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 27, 1898
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pokrovskoe, Russia
Died: 1977
Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 17, 1573
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Munich
Died: 1651