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People who died on their birthday

Name Nationality and Occupation Born Died
Ingrid Bergman US actor 08/29/1915 08/29/1982
Mike Douglas US singer, talk show host 08/11/1925 08/11/2006
Betty Friedan US writer 02/04/1921 02/04/2006
Milton Glaser US graphic designer 06/26/1929 06/26/2020
Merle Haggard US musician 04/06/1937 04/06/2016
Alfred Kazin US critic 06/05/1915 06/05/1998
Lawrence Oates English explorer 03/17/1880 03/17/1912
Francesco Petrarch Italian scholar 07/20/1304 07/20/1374
Raphael Italian painter 04/06/1483 04/06/1520
William Shakespeare English writer 04/23/1564 04/23/1616

People who died near their birthday

These people died within seven days of their birthday:

Name Nationality and Occupation Born Died
Saint Francis of Assisi Umbrian saint 09/26/1181 10/03/1226
Louis XIV French royalty 09/05/1638 09/01/1715
Samuel Adams US patriot, brewer 09/27/1722 10/02/1803
Howard Aiken US mathematician, engineer 03/08/1900 03/14/1973
Brian W. Aldiss English writer 08/18/1925 08/19/2017
Mose Allison US singer, songwriter 11/11/1927 11/15/2016
Mary Anderson US actor 04/03/1916 04/06/2014
Richard Attenborough English director 08/29/1923 08/24/2014
Djuna Barnes US writer 06/12/1892 06/18/1982
Sir Cecil Beaton English photographer, fashion designer 01/14/1904 01/18/1980
Thomas Berger US writer 07/20/1924 07/13/2014
Eubie Blake US songwriter 02/07/1887 02/12/1983
David Bowie English singer, songwriter 01/08/1947 01/10/2016
Louise Arner Boyd US explorer 09/16/1887 09/14/1972
Charles Boyer French actor 08/28/1899 08/26/1978
Dave Brubeck US musician 12/06/1920 12/05/2012
John Burroughs US essayist, naturalist 04/03/1837 03/29/1921
Isabel Burton English writer 03/20/1831 03/22/1896
James Callaghan British PM 03/27/1912 03/26/2005
Art Carney US actor 11/04/1918 11/09/2003
Joseph Chamberlain English politician 07/08/1836 07/02/1914
Nicolas Chamfort Italian writer 04/06/1741 04/13/1794
Edwin Hubbell Chapin US clergy 12/29/1814 12/26/1880
Julia Child US chef 08/15/1912 08/13/2004
Perry Como US singer, actor 05/18/1912 05/12/2001
William Congreve English writer 01/24/1670 01/19/1729
Gary Cooper US actor 05/07/1901 05/13/1961
Hannah Cowley US writer 03/14/1743 03/11/1809
Richard Harding Davis US writer 04/18/1864 04/11/1916
Thomas Aloysius Dorgan US cartoonist 04/29/1877 05/02/1929
Will Durant US historian 11/05/1885 11/07/1981
Erich Fromm German psychoanalyst 03/23/1900 03/18/1980
Marvin Gaye US singer 04/02/1939 04/01/1984
Estelle Getty US actor 07/25/1924 07/22/2008
Andy Gibb English singer 03/05/1958 03/10/1988
Frank Gifford US football player, announcer 08/16/1930 08/09/2015
Fulke Greville English writer 10/03/1554 09/30/1628
Alex Harvey English musician 02/05/1935 02/04/1982
Edith Head US costume designer 10/28/1897 10/24/1981
George V. Higgins US writer 11/13/1939 11/06/1999
Aaron Hill English writer 02/10/1685 02/08/1750
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. US Supreme Court Justice 03/08/1841 03/06/1935
John Hurt English actor 01/22/1940 01/25/2017
Walter Huston Canadian actor 04/05/1884 04/07/1950
James Jeans English physicist 09/11/1877 09/16/1946
Joseph Joubert French writer 05/07/1754 05/04/1824
Frida Kahlo Mexican artist 07/06/1907 07/13/1954
Wassily Kandinsky Russian artist 12/16/1866 12/13/1944
Lemmy Kilmister English bassist 12/24/1945 12/28/2015
Florence King US writer 01/05/1936 01/06/2016
Fritz Kreisler Austrian composer 02/02/1875 01/29/2017
C. S. Lewis Irish writer 11/29/1898 11/22/1963
Jack Llewelyn Davies English boy 09/11/1894 09/17/1959
Ernst Mach German scientist 02/18/1838 02/19/1916
Joseph L. Mankiewicz Polish-American director 02/11/1909 02/05/1993
Charles Manson US criminal 11/12/1934 11/19/2017
John McCain US Senator, Representative (AZ), Navy pilot, presidential nominee (2008) 08/29/1936 08/25/2018
Karl Menninger US scientist, psychologist 07/22/1893 07/18/1990
Dale Messick US cartoonist 04/11/1906 04/05/2005
Edmund Morris Kenya-born US writer 05/27/1940 05/24/2019
Edward R. Murrow US broadcast journalist 04/25/1908 04/27/1965
V. S. Naipaul Trinidadian writer 08/17/1932 08/11/2018
Beverley Nichols English writer 09/09/1898 09/15/1983
Lord Palmerston English statesman 10/20/1784 10/18/1865
Joe Pasternak Hungarian-US producer 09/19/1901 09/13/1991
Antonio Porchia Italian writer 11/13/1885 11/09/1968
Ezra Pound US poet 10/30/1885 11/01/1972
Pierre Joseph Proudhon French writer 01/15/1809 01/19/1865
John Ritter US actor 09/17/1948 09/11/2003
Cliff Robertson US actor 09/09/1923 09/10/2011
Auguste Rodin French sculptor 11/12/1840 11/17/1917
Jean-Jacques Rousseau French writer, philosopher, political theorist 06/28/1712 07/02/1778
Dr. George Sheehan US physician, runner 11/05/1918 11/01/1993
William Tecumseh Sherman US military 02/08/1820 02/14/1891
Dinah Shore US singer 02/29/1916 02/24/1994
Alexander Smith Scottish writer 12/31/1830 01/05/1867
Sam Snead US golfer 05/27/1912 05/23/2002
Edward Steichen US photographer 03/27/1879 03/25/1973
Algernon Charles Swinburne English writer 04/05/1837 04/10/1909
Sir John Tenniel English illustrator 02/28/1820 02/25/1914
Sarah Vaughan US singer 03/27/1924 04/03/1990
Thorstein Veblen Norwegian economist 07/30/1857 08/03/1929
Sam Walton US businessman 03/29/1918 04/05/1992
James McNeil Whistler US artist 07/11/1834 07/17/1903
Lord William Whitelaw Scottish politician 06/28/1916 07/01/1999
Ella Wheeler Wilcox US writer 11/05/1850 10/30/1919
Cornel Wilde US actor 10/13/1912 10/16/1989
Laura Ingalls Wilder US writer 02/07/1867 02/10/1957
Ludwig Wittgenstein Austrian-English philosopher 04/26/1889 04/29/1951
Grant Wood US artist 02/13/1892 02/12/1942
Alexander Woollcott US writer 01/19/1887 01/23/1943