Famous People Who Died Today

 1 Oswald Mosley

Oswald Mosley
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: British Politician
Birthdate: 1896
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: French
Died: 1980
Named by BBC History as the “worst” historical British person of the 20th century, Oswald Mosley started off as an MP in the 1920s. He was part of the Conservative Party and then the Labour Party. He then formed the British Union of Fascists and the United Kingdom New Party

 3 Scott Weiland

Scott Weiland
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Lyricist, Songwriter, Record producer
Birthdate: 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: 2015
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 8 Scatman John

Scatman John
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musical artist
Birthdate: 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: 1999

 11 Francis Xavier

Francis Xavier
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Missionary
Birthdate: 1506
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Spanish
Died: 1552

 15 Mary Baker Eddy

Mary Baker Eddy
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Religious Leader
Birthdate: 1821
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: 1910

 16 Ian McLagan

Ian McLagan
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Autobiographer, Composer, Musician, Keyboardist, Songwriter
Birthdate: 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British
Died: 2014

 20 Gwendolyn Brooks

Gwendolyn Brooks
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: 2000

 21 Babrak Karmal

Babrak Karmal
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer
Birthdate: 1929
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Afghan
Died: 1996

 22 Edmond Safra

Edmond Safra
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Banker, Philanthropist
Birthdate: 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Brazilian
Died: 1999

 24 Alexander Rodchenko

Alexander Rodchenko
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Painter, Photographer, Sculptor, Architect, Graphic designer
Birthdate: 1891
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Russian
Died: 1956

 25 Honda Tadakatsu

Honda Tadakatsu
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: warrior
Birthdate: 1548
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Japanese
Died: 1610

 26 Carl Zeiss

Carl Zeiss
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Scientific instrument maker
Birthdate: 1816
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: German
Died: 1888

 27 Shiing-Shen Chern

Shiing-Shen Chern
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician, University teacher
Birthdate: 1911
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Chinese
Died: 2004

 29 Sergey Nechayev

Sergey Nechayev
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: 1847
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Russian
Died: 1882

 33 Geoffrey Elton

Geoffrey Elton
Famous As: Writer, Historian of the modern age, Historian, University teacher, Lawyer
Birthdate: 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: German, British
Died: 1994

 35 Zhang Guotao

Zhang Guotao
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political Leader
Birthdate: 1897
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Chinese
Died: 1979

 36 Attila József

Attila József
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Hungarian poet
Birthdate: 1905
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Hungarian
Died: 1937

 37 Rudolf Slánský

Rudolf Slánský
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 1901
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Czech
Died: 1952

 39 Lewis Thomas

Lewis Thomas
Listed In:
Famous As: Physician, Writer, Naturalist, Poet
Birthdate: 1913
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: 1993

 42 Art Arfons

Art Arfons
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Car Racer
Birthdate: 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: 2007

 44 Afanasy Fet

Afanasy Fet
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 1820
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Russian
Died: 1892

 46 Philip Barry

Philip Barry
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Dramatist
Birthdate: 1896
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: 1949

 49 Ahmed Fouad Negm

Ahmed Fouad Negm
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: 2013