Famous People Who Died Today

 1 John Tyler

John Tyler
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 10th U.S. President
Birthdate: 1790
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: 1862

The tenth president of the United States, John Tyler was dubbed His Accidency as he became the president after the sudden death of President William Henry Harrison when the former was serving as the vice president. Tyler's acceptance of full presidential powers set a prominent precedent and served as a model for succession to the future presidents.

 2 Glenn Frey

Glenn Frey
Famous As: Songwriter
Birthdate: 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: 2016

American singer, songwriter and vocalist, Glen Frey was the co-founder of the extremely famous rock band of the 1970s—Eagles. The band delivered hit albums like Hotel California before disbanding after a decade. The six time Grammy award winner then enjoyed a successful solo career with hit songs like Smuggler’s Blues and The Heat Is On before re-joining his band.

 3 Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author & Poet
Birthdate: 1865
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British
Died: 1936

English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist Rudyard Kipling is best remembered for his fiction work The Jungle Book. He was born in India and many of his works are inspired by his life in the country. He was one of the most popular English writers in the late 19th and early 20th century.

 4 Prince John of the United Kingdom

Prince John of the United Kingdom
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: 1905
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British
Died: 1919

 5 N. T. Rama Rao

N. T. Rama Rao
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1923
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Indian
Died: 1996

 6 Curly Howard

Curly Howard
Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: 1952

 7 Sargent Shriver

Sargent Shriver
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 1915
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: 2011
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 8 Harivanshrai Bachchan

Harivanshrai Bachchan
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 1907
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Indian
Died: 2003

 9 Charles Ponzi

Charles Ponzi
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Con Artist
Birthdate: 1882
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Italian, American
Died: 1949

 10 Lois Nettleton

Lois Nettleton
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 1927
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: 2008

 11 Wilfrid Brambell

Wilfrid Brambell
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1912
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Irish
Died: 1985

 12 Sydney Greenstreet

Sydney Greenstreet
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1879
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British
Died: 1954

 13 Hugh Gaitskell

Hugh Gaitskell
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 1906
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British
Died: 1963

 14 Adriana Caselotti

Adriana Caselotti
Famous As: Voice Actor
Birthdate: 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: 1997

 15 Bill Finger

Bill Finger
Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: 1914
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: 1974

 16 Saadat Hasan Manto

Saadat Hasan Manto
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 1912
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Pakistani
Died: 1955

 17 Cecil Beaton

Cecil Beaton
Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: 1904
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British
Died: 1980

 18 Paul Efthemios Tsongas

Paul Efthemios Tsongas
Listed In:
Birthdate: 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: 1997

 19 Amadeo I of Spain

Amadeo I of Spain
Famous As: King
Birthdate: 1845
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Spanish, Italian
Died: 1890

 20 K. L. Saigal

K. L. Saigal
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: 1904
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Indian
Died: 1947

 21 Melanie Appleby

Melanie Appleby
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British
Died: 1990

 22 Robert B. Parker

Robert B. Parker
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 1932
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: 2010

 23 Tamar of Georgia

Tamar of Georgia
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 1160
Nationality: Georgian
Died: 1213

 24 Bruce Chatwin

Bruce Chatwin
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British
Died: 1989

 25 Anthony Allen Shore

Anthony Allen Shore
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: American serial killer
Birthdate: 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: 2018

 26 Jan van Riebeeck

Jan van Riebeeck
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Dutch Colonial Administrator
Birthdate: 1619
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Dutch
Died: 1677

 27 Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 1803
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: British
Died: 1873

 28 Malcolm Kerr

Malcolm Kerr
Birthdate: 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: 1984

 29 Leo I the Thracian

Leo I the Thracian
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: 0401
Nationality: Turkish
Died: 0474

 30 Georgia Frontiere

Georgia Frontiere
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businesswoman
Birthdate: 1927
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: 2008

 31 Peter I of Portugal

Peter I of Portugal
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: King
Birthdate: 1320
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Portuguese
Died: 1367

 32 Edmund Mortimer, 5th Earl of March

Edmund Mortimer, 5th Earl of March
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Noble
Birthdate: 1391
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Irish, British
Died: 1425

 33 Andrew Murray

Andrew Murray
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: minister
Birthdate: 1828
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British, South African
Died: 1917

 34 Al Waxman

Al Waxman
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1935
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Canadian
Died: 2001

 35 Wasif Ali Wasif

Wasif Ali Wasif
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: writer, poet, teacher
Birthdate: 1929
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Pakistani
Died: 1993

 36 Lothar Rendulic

Lothar Rendulic
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: military personnel
Birthdate: 1887
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: German
Died: 1971

 37 Constans

Constans
Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: 0320
Nationality: Ancient Roman
Died: 0350

 38 Eleanor Hibbert

Eleanor Hibbert
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: British author
Birthdate: 1906
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British
Died: 1993

 39 David O. McKay

David O. McKay
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Religious Leader
Birthdate: 1873
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: 1970

 40 Anton Rupert

Anton Rupert
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: 1916
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: South African
Died: 2006

 41 Konstantin Päts

Konstantin Päts
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 1874
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Estonian
Died: 1956

 42 Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo

Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 1807
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: 1890

 43 Margaret of Parma

Margaret of Parma
Famous As: Governor
Birthdate: 1522
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Belgian
Died: 1586

 44 Ram Singh Kuka

Ram Singh Kuka
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 1816
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Indian
Died: 1872

 45 Hakuin Ekaku

Hakuin Ekaku
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Buddhist priest
Birthdate: 1686
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Japanese
Died: 1769

 46 Leonor Fini

Leonor Fini
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Argentinian
Died: 1996

 47 Komla Dumor

Komla Dumor
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: 1972
Nationality: Ghanaian
Died: 2014

 48 Thomas Anthony Dooley III

Thomas Anthony Dooley III
Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: 1961

 49 Pietro Bembo

Pietro Bembo
Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Writer, Poet, Librarian, Historian, Translator, Essayist, Cleric, Catholic priest
Birthdate: 1470
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Italian
Died: 1547

 50 Victor Alexander Bruce, 9th earl of Elgin

Victor Alexander Bruce, 9th earl of Elgin
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Government Official
Birthdate: 1849
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Canadian, British
Died: 1917