Died On September 7th

Discover the most famous people who died on September 7. The list includes people like Angie Everhart, Keith Moon, Warren Zevon, John Greenleaf Whittier, Everett Dirksen. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, novelists and models and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Denmark & Canada and many more countries.
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 1 
Mac Miller
(Rapper Known for His Debut Studio Album 'Blue Slide Park')
Mac Miller
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 19, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2018

Before his death at the age of 26, Mac Miller had a major impact as a rapper and songwriter. Blue Slide Park, his studio album, became the first independently distributed maiden album since 1995 to top the US Billboard 200. His personal life was marred by depression, substance abuse, and legal issues. He died of drug overdose.

 2 
Keith Moon
(Drummer)
Keith Moon
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 23, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wembley, England
Died: 1978

Keith Moon was an English drummer whose drug addiction and self-destructive behavior overshadowed his contribution to the rock band The Who. His drumming continues to attract appreciation from critics. Several other drummers like Dave Grohl and Neil Peart have cited Moon's drumming style as an influence. In 1982, he was inducted posthumously into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame.

 3 
Catherine Parr
(Queen of England & Ireland)
Catherine Parr
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Birthdate: 1512
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London
Died: 1548
Catherine Parr, the most-married English queen, was the queen of England and Ireland from 1543 to 1547, as the last wife of King Henry VIII. She influenced the passing of the 1543 Third Succession Act. She was also the first English queen to publish a book using her own name.
 4 
Warren Zevon
(American Rock Singer-Songwriter and Musician Best Known for His Album ‘Excitable Boy’)
Warren Zevon
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 24, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2003

Warren Zevon was an American musician, rock singer, and songwriter. As a songwriter, Zevon contributed immensely to the success of songs recorded by other artists, such as Murray McLauchlan. Also known for his acerbic lyrics and dry wit, Warren Zevon made several appearances on shows like the Late Show with David Letterman and Late Night with David Letterman.

 5 
Mobutu Sese Seko
(President of Zaire (1965 - 1997))
Mobutu Sese Seko
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 14, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lisala, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Died: 1997

Mobutu Sese Seko was a Congolese military officer and politician. From 1965 to 1997, Mobutu served as the president of Zaire. During his long reign as the president, Mobutu garnered notoriety for nepotism and corruption. His life and work inspired Belgian filmmaker, Thierry Michel, to make a three-part documentary titled Mobutu, King of Zaire.

 6 
Karen Blixen
(Danish Writer Best Known for Her Works: 'Out of Africa' and 'Seven Gothic Tales')
Karen Blixen
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 17, 1885
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rungsted, Denmark
Died: 1962

Danish author Karen Blixen is best known for her memoir Out of Africa, in which she shared her experiences of living in Kenya for a few years. She was popular across Europe and wrote under several pen names. She was awarded the Danish Holberg Medal in 1949. She was shortlisted several times for the Nobel Prize in Literature. 

 7 
Robert Earl Jones
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 3, 1910
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tate County, Mississippi, United States
Died: 2006
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 8 
Cyrinda Foxe
(Actress, Model)
Cyrinda Foxe
3
Birthdate: February 22, 1952
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Died: 2002
 9 
Bibi Besch
(Best Known for Her Role in the Film ‘Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan’)
Bibi Besch
5
Birthdate: February 1, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1996

Bibi Besch was an Austrian-American actress best known for her role in the science fiction film Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. The daughter of an actress, she chose to follow in her mother’s footsteps. Making her debut in the mid-1950s, she remained active in the entertainment industry until her death. Her daughter is also an actress.

 10 
James Clavell
(American Writer, Screenwriter, Director, and World War II Veteran)
James Clavell
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Birthdate: October 10, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died: 1994

After a motorcycle injury cut his military career short, James Clavell began writing screenplays for films such as The Fly. The Australian author and World War II veteran later penned iconic Asian Saga novels such as King Rat and Shōgun, which have been made into hit films and series.

 11 
William Bligh
(Military Leader)
William Bligh
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 9, 1754
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Plymouth, United Kingdom
Died: 1817
 12 
Christy Brown
(Writer)
Christy Brown
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 5, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1981
 13 
Don Haskins
(Basketball Player)
Don Haskins
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 14, 1930
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Enid, Oklahoma, United States
Died: 2008
 14 
Spring Byington
(Actress)
Spring Byington
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Birthdate: October 17, 1886
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Died: 1971
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 15 
Terence Young
(Irish Screenwriter and Film Director)
Terence Young
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Birthdate: June 20, 1915
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Shanghai
Died: 1994
 16 
Elton Mayo
(Australian Psychologist Known for His Industrial Research Including the 'Hawthorne Studies')
Elton Mayo
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Birthdate: December 26, 1880
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
Died: 1949

Elton Mayo was an Australian-born industrial researcher, psychologist, and organizational theorist. As a psychologist, Mayo played an important role during World War I, helping soldiers returning from the war recover from the stresses. He also conducted psycho-pathological tests and is credited with pioneering the psychoanalytic treatment of shell-shock. Elton Mayo's works also laid the basis for the human relations movement.

John Greenleaf Whittier
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 17, 1807
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Haverhill, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1892
 18 
William Stewart Halsted
(Surgeon)
William Stewart Halsted
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: September 23, 1852
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1922

William Stewart Halsted was the man behind the first American surgical school at the Johns Hopkins University. The master surgeon made a number of contributions to medical science, including the introduction of mastectomy and aseptic surgical procedures. He often injected cocaine into his body to develop anesthesia.

 19 
Pop Warner
(American Football coach)
Pop Warner
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 5, 1871
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: 1954
 20 
Kwon Ri-se
(Singer & Model)
Kwon Ri-se
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 16, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fukushima, Japan
Died: 2014
 21 
Valeri Polyakov
(Russian Cosmonaut Who Is the Record Holder for the Longest Single Stay in Space)
Valeri Polyakov
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 27, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tula, Russia
Died: 2022

Valeri Polyakov is a Russian retired astronaut who holds the record for the longest single stay (437 days 18 hours) in space. He achieved this record when he stayed aboard the Mir space station for over 14 months during one of his trips. Over the course of his illustrious career, Valeri Polyakov was honored with several prestigious awards.

 22 
Elisabeth Brooks
(Actress, Singer)
Elisabeth Brooks
2
Birthdate: July 2, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: 1997
 23 
Alan John Percival Taylor
1
Birthdate: March 25, 1906
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Southport, England
Died: 1990
 24 
Everett Dirksen
(Former U.S. Senator)
Everett Dirksen
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 4, 1896
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pekin, Illinois, United States
Died: 1969
 25 
Maria Montez
(Actress)
Maria Montez
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Birthdate: June 6, 1912
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Barahona, Dominican Republic
Died: 1951
 26 
Glenn Shadix
(Italian Psychiatrist-Neurologist)
Glenn Shadix
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: April 15, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bessemer, Alabama, United States
Died: 2010
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 27 
Sidney Lanier
(Musician)
Sidney Lanier
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 3, 1842
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Macon, Georgia, United States
Died: 1881
 28 
Lê Lợi
(Emperor of Vietnam)
Lê Lợi
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Birthdate: September 10, 1385
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lam Son, Vietnam
Died: 1433
 29 
Jan Ingenhousz
(Physiologist, Biologist and Chemist.)
Jan Ingenhousz
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 8, 1730
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Breda, Netherlands
Died: 1799

The man who discovered photosynthesis, Jan Ingenhousz was born in the Netherlands but later settled in England. He is also remembered for his pioneering research on thermal conduction and the prevention of smallpox and even successfully inoculated the Habsburg family against smallpox. He was also Maria Theresa’s personal doctor.

 30 
Ken Boyer
(Baseball player, Baseball manager)
Ken Boyer
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 20, 1931
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Liberty, Missouri, United States
Died: 1982
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 31 
Liam O'Flaherty
(Writer)
Liam O'Flaherty
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 28, 1896
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Inishmore, Ireland
Died: 1984
 32 
Liam O'Flaherty
(Author)
Liam O'Flaherty
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 28, 1896
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Inishmore, Ireland
Died: 1984
 33 
Matthias W. Baldwin
(Inventor)
Matthias W. Baldwin
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 10, 1795
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Elizabethtown, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1866
 34 
Bobby Chacon
(Boxer)
Bobby Chacon
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 28, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pacoima, Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2016
 35 
Sima Yi
(General)
Sima Yi
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0179 AD
Birthplace: Wen County, Henan, Jiaozuo, China
Died: 0251

Sima Yi was a Chinese politician and military general. He served as the regent of Cao Wei during the tripartite division of China in the third century AD. Sima Yi is best remembered for defending Cao Wei from several invasions led by Cao Wei's arch-rival Shu. He then went on to serve as Wei's de facto primary authority.

 36 
William Holman Hunt
(Painter, Artist)
William Holman Hunt
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 2, 1827
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cheapside
Died: 1910
 37 
Geoffrey V Plantagenet, Count of Anjou
(Count of Anjou)
Geoffrey V Plantagenet, Count of Anjou
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 24, 1113
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Le Mans, France
Died: 1151
 38 
Frederick II, Elector of Saxony
(Noblemen)
Frederick II, Elector of Saxony
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 22, 1412
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: 1464
 39 
Kyōka Izumi
(Japanese Author of Novels, Short Stories, and Kabuki Plays Who Was Active During the Prewar Period)
Kyōka Izumi
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 4, 1873
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan
Died: 1939

Often considered an eccentric and superstitious writer, Kyōka Izumi chiefly wrote on fantasy, producing numerous novels, short stories and haiku plays in the backdrop of distinctive and yet supernatural world, using fantasy to criticize many social norms and practices.  Initially trained by Ozaki Kōyō, Izumi has produced several masterpieces, including The Holy Man of Mount Kōya and Worship at Yushima.

 40 
Rama I
(King of Siam)
Rama I
1
Birthdate: March 20, 1737
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Thailand
Died: 1809
 41 
Gavin Maxwell
(Naturalist, Author)
Gavin Maxwell
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 15, 1914
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: House of Elrig, Wigtownshire, Scotland
Died: 1969
 42 
Rex Stewart
(Musician)
Rex Stewart
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 22, 1907
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1967
 43 
Dino Dvornik
(Singer-songwriter)
Dino Dvornik
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 20, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Split, Croatia
Died: 2008
 44 
Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon
(Foreign Secretary)
Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 25, 1862
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1933

Sir Edward Grey spent a long 11-year stint as the British foreign secretary, the longest uninterrupted tenure anybody has had in the same post. He is known for his support of France in the Moroccan crises and his iconic “the lamps are going out” remark made to the Westminster Gazette.

 45 
Eiji Yoshikawa
(Japanese Novelist)
Eiji Yoshikawa
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 11, 1892
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
Died: 1962
Well-known Japanese historical fiction novelist, Eiji Yoshikawa created best-selling revisions of older classics. He was mainly influenced by classics like Tale of Genji, Outlaws of the Marsh, and The Tale of the Heike. In 1960, he was awarded the Cultural Order of Merit and was also honoured with the Order of the Sacred Treasure and the Mainichi Art Award. 
 46 
Bogdan Petriceicu Hasdeu
(Writer)
Bogdan Petriceicu Hasdeu
0
Birthdate: February 26, 1838
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Khotyns'kyi district, Ukraine
Died: 1907
 47 
Caesar Hull
(Boxer)
Caesar Hull
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 26, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Shangani, Zimbabwe
Died: 1940
 48 
Edward Bancroft
(Double Agent Who Worked for Both Great Britain and America During the American Revolution)
Edward Bancroft
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 20, 1745
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Westfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1821

Edward Bancroft was a Massachusetts-born chemist and physician. He played an important role during the American Revolution, working as a double agent for both Great Britain and the United States. Edward Bancroft's activity as a double agent wasn't disclosed until 1891, when diplomatic papers were made public knowledge by Great Britain.

 49 
Billie Lou Watt
(Actress)
Billie Lou Watt
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Birthdate: June 20, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: 2001
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 50 
Gordon Gollob
(Austrian Fighter Pilot)
Gordon Gollob
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 16, 1912
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1987