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2029 - 2020

Famous deaths on February 7th for the celebrities who died in the years 2029 - 2020


  • Orson Bean

    Actor and comedian with a career spanning over 6 decades.

  • Li Wenliang

    Chinese ophthalmologist who initially warned about covid-19 (b. 1986)

2019 - 2010

Famous deaths on February 7th for the celebrities who died in the years 2019 - 2010


  • Albert Finney
    Albert Finney

    Albert finney was a british actor known for his roles in films such as tom jones, erin brockovich, and murder on the orient express.

  • Frank Robinson

    Frank Robinson was a Hall of Fame baseball player and the first African American manager in MLB history.

  • John Dingell

    American lieutenant and politician (d. 2019)

  • Jan Olszewski

    Polish politician, 3rd prime minister (b. 1930)


  • Jp Barlow

    Co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

  • Jill Messick

    Jill Messick was a Hollywood producer known for her work on films like 'Mean Girls' and 'Frida'.


  • Tzvetan Todorov

    Bulgarian philosopher (b. 1939)

  • Hans Rosling

    Renowned Swedish journalist known for his work in global health and data visualization.

  • Bennie Perrin

    Bennie Perrin was a Canadian football player who excelled as a defensive back.

  • Richard Hatch
    Richard Hatch

    American newsfigure is the last contestant in survivor's final round. survivor was a big success on cbs in 2000. it placed 16 contestants on a south seas island where they could live off the land and vote for their castmates. the plot involved strategies and alignments that were not duck-soup for hatch, but he was able to bring out the …


  • Marshall Rosenberg

    Developed Nonviolent Communication, a communication process used for conflict resolution.

  • Dean Smith

    Legendary basketball coach known for his successful career at the University of North Carolina.

  • Dean Smith

    Legendary basketball coach known for his successful career at the University of North Carolina.

  • Billy Casper

    American golfer (b. 1931)

  • John C. Whitehead

    American banker and politician, 9th united states deputy secretary of state (b. 1922)


  • Doug Mohns

    Canadian-american ice hockey player (d. 2014.)


  • Krsto Papić

    Croatian director and screenwriter (b. 1933)


  • Harry Keough

    American soccer player and coach (b. 1927)


  • Franco Ballerini

    Italian cycler, coach for the italy team of bicycling (born 1964).

2009 - 2000

Famous deaths on February 7th for the celebrities who died in the years 2009 - 2000


  • Blossom Dearie

    Blossom Dearie was a renowned jazz singer and pianist with a distinctive voice.

  • Molly Bee

    American singer (born 1939)

  • Brian Naylor

    Born 1931, australian television presenter


  • Tamara Desni
    Tamara Desni

    German-french actress, singer (d.2008)


  • Blossom Dearie

    Blossom Dearie was a politician known for her contributions to social welfare programs.


  • Cyrus Spinks

    Cyrus Spinks was a renowned boxer who achieved great success in the ring during his career.

  • Princess Durru Shehvar of the Ottoman Empire (b. 1914)
  • Princess Hadice

    Hayriye ayshe durruhsehvar (born 1914)


  • Atli Dam

    Faroese engineer and politician, 5th prime minister of the faroe islands (b. 1932)

  • Bob Turner

    Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2005)


  • Augusto Monterroso

    Honduran writer, who took guatemalan citizenship. he is known for his humorous and ironic short stories. he is a key figure in latin american "boom", and has received numerous awards, including the prince of asturias award in literature(2000), miguel angel asturias national prize in literature(1997) and the juan rulfo award (1996).

  • Cormac Mac Amhlaigh

    Irish journalist known for his work in the Spanish Civil War.

  • John Reading

    American politician and 44th mayor of oakland from 1966 to 1977. reading was a pilot and a flight training officer in the army air force during world war ii. he rose to the rank of lieutenant colonel. reading took over his father's business ingram's food products after the war. this was a successful east oakland company that was well-known for …


  • Jack Fairman

    English race car driver (d. 2002)


  • Elga Andersson

    Swedish swimmer who won multiple Olympic medals.

  • Dale Evans

    Actress and singer known for her role in Western films and TV shows.

  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh

    American author and pilot (b. 1906)


  • Pavle Bulatović

    Former President of Montenegro

  • Dave Peverett

    English singer-songwriter/guitarist (foghat & savoy brown) (d.2000).

  • Big Pun

    Puerto rican-american rapper (born 1971).

  • Doug Henning

    Canadian magician (born 1947)

  • Doug Henning

    Canadian magician and politician (b. 1947)

1999 - 1990

Famous deaths on February 7th for the celebrities who died in the years 1999 - 1990


  • Jose Silva

    American entrepreneur who founded "silva mind control". this program is a successful self-help teaching business that has a base in the united states, but can be extended worldwide. teachers who offer courses and intensives on the theory of self-determinism are approved to establish centers. at the texas headquarters, silva's large family works together. silva was a teacher before he became …

  • Hussein Bin Talal

    King Hussein of Jordan ruled for nearly 50 years and played a key role in Middle Eastern politics.

  • Bobby Troup

    Harrisburg, pennsylvania -- pianist / actor (emergency, acapulco)

  • King Hussein of Jordan (b. 1935)


  • Gunnar Nylund

    Swedish ceramic artist known for his innovative designs.

  • Danil Shafran

    Cellist dies at the age of 74.


  • Tiny Winters

    Musician dies at the age of 87.

  • Lillian Rambach

    Teacher violinist dies at the age of 84.

  • Phillip Davidson

    Us army general (born 1915)

  • Isian Kehinde I K Dairo musician/academic

    At the age of 65, dies.

  • Lydia Korneevna Chukovskaya

    Writer dies at 88


  • Helen Wallis

    Cartographer/librarian, dies at age 70.

  • Massimo Pallottino

    Italian archaeologist etruscologia, dies at the age of 86.


  • Witold Lutosławski

    Polish composer and conductor (d. 1994)

  • Arnold Smith

    Canadian diplomat (born 1915)

  • Maarten Vrolijk

    Dutch social-democrat minister (crm 65-66), dies aged 74.

  • Stephen Milligan

    British politician and journalist (born 1948).


  • Arthur Ashe

    American tennis champion, first black american to win a major tennis tournament in the united states, the national men's singles, in 1968. in 1975, he was the wimbledon champion. after a foot operation in february 1977, he was unable to compete and returned to the competition in 1978 to win $260,000 in prize money.

  • W Sybout A Colenbrander

    Dutch historian/journalist, dies at age 82.


  • Jeanne Gerson

    At 87, there are still deaths from cancer and pneumonia

  • Buzz Sawyer

    Wrestler (born 1959)


  • Amos Yarkoni

    Medal of distinguished service recipient, israeli soldier (born 1920).

  • Gladys LaVerne

    At age 87, dies from heart disease

  • Dick Winslow

    Actor tom sawyer, mutiny on the bounty, dies at 75

  • Jean-Paul Mousseau

    French-canadian painter, member les automatistes (born in 1927).


  • Jimmy Van Heusen

    American composer, "call me irresponsible", dies at the age of 77 (born 1913).

  • Alan Perlis

    American computer scientist and academic (b. 1922)

  • Alfredo M. Santos

    Filipino general (b. 1905)

  • Alfredo M Santos

    Filipino military figure (born 1905)

  • Dom Heider Camara

    Nonviolent/human rights bishop of brazil dies.

1989 - 1980

Famous deaths on February 7th for the celebrities who died in the years 1989 - 1980


  • Lin[wood V] Carter

    American science-fiction author (lost world of time) dies at the age of 57.


  • Hein Burgers

    Pioneering engineer known for his work in fluid dynamics and rheology.


  • Cheikh Anta Diop

    Senegalese historian, anthropologist, and physicist (b. 1923)

  • Cheikh Anta Diop

    Senegalese historian (born 1923)


  • Matt Monro

    English singer (born 1932)

  • Albert Dondeyne

    Belgian philosopher/theologist, dies at age 83.


  • Eliakim Ware Mumford

    Eliakim Ware Mumford was an American mathematician known for his work in algebraic geometry and his contributions to the development of the theory of algebraic varieties.

  • Josehua Oppenheimer

    American poet and editor associated with the Objectivist movement.

  • Brooks West

    Actor richard-my friend irma, dies at 67


  • Nachman Aronszajn

    Known for his work in functional analysis and partial differential equations.

  • Secondo Campini

    Italian jet engine pioneer (d. 1980)

  • Katherine Emery

    Actress (maze isle of the dead), dead at 73

  • Ernst Kunz

    Composer dies at 88

1979 - 1970

Famous deaths on February 7th for the celebrities who died in the years 1979 - 1970


  • Josef Mengele

    German doctor and nazi party member who was also known as the "angel of death" in auschwitz during world war ii. in the years that followed, he was the object of a 40-year-long international hunt. he is best known as the butcher who oversaw the torture and deaths of up to 400,000 jews as part of his maniacal pursuit of …

  • Josef Mengele near Sao Paulo

    Brazil (attributed in 1985); german experimental physician, the angel of death conducted inhumane medical experiments at auschwitz concentration camp.

  • Dr Josef Mengele

    German, nazi war criminal (born 1911)


  • Herman Dooyeweerd

    Dutch philosopher/lawyer dies at the age of 82.


  • Brendan Fay

    Actor (hustler man on a swing, man on a swing), passes away at 54


  • Arline Judge
    Arline Judge

    American singer and actress (d. 1974).


  • Walter Lang

    American director and screenwriter (b. 1896)


  • Carless Guthrie

    Renowned for his vibrant landscapes and still life paintings.


  • Abe Attell

    Abe Attell was a renowned boxer known for his featherweight titles and controversial matches.

1969 - 1960

Famous deaths on February 7th for the celebrities who died in the years 1969 - 1960


  • Bainbridge Crist

    Composer dies at 85


  • Nick Adams
    Nick Adams

    American screenwriter and actor (d. 1968).

  • Stuart Foster

    Singer (galen drake show), dies at age 49.

  • Nick Adams

    Actor (interns pillow talk, fbi story), oods at 36


  • Henry Morgenthau
    Henry Morgenthau

    At age 74, the us minister of finance (devalued dollar) dies.


  • Sofoklis Venizelos

    Greek captain and politician, 133rd prime minister of greece (b. 1894)

  • Hermann A J Kees

    German egyptologist dies at the age of 77.

  • Sophoklis Venizelos

    Prime minister of greece, greek politician (born in 1894)

  • Lillian Copeland

    American discus thrower (1932 olympics-gold medalist), dies at the age of 59


  • Learco Guerra

    Italian cyclist and manager (b. 1902)


  • Clara Nordstrom

    German translator and writer (born 1886).


  • Igor Kurchatov

    Russian scientist and academic (d. 1960).

  • Igor V Kurtshatov

    Russian nuclear physicist dies at the age of 57.

1959 - 1950

Famous deaths on February 7th for the celebrities who died in the years 1959 - 1950


  • Daniel Malan

    Prime Minister of South Africa from 1948 to 1954, known for his role in implementing apartheid policies.

  • Napoleon Lajoie

    Hall of Fame second baseman who played for the Philadelphia Phillies and Cleveland Naps.

  • Daniel François Malan

    South african minister and politician, 5th prime minister of south africa (b. 1874)

  • Guitar Slim

    American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1959)

  • Nap Lajoie

    American baseball manager and player (d. 1959).


  • Betty Macdonald

    American author known for her humorous memoirs, including 'The Egg and I'.

  • Walter Kingsford

    Actor (my favorite blonde fly by night), died at 76


  • Rudolph Reti

    Composer dies at 71


  • Jan Adam Maklakiewicz

    Composer dies at 54


  • Pete Henry

    American professional american football player and coach (born in 1897).

1949 - 1940

Famous deaths on February 7th for the celebrities who died in the years 1949 - 1940


  • "Red" McKenzie blues-jazz singer (played comb-with-tissue-paper)



  • Lina Cavalieri

    Renowned Italian operatic soprano known for her beauty and voice.

  • Lina Cavalieri
    Lina Cavalieri

    Italian opera singer, actress, and monologist, she was once referred to as "the world's most beautiful woman".


  • Ivan Bilibin

    Russian stage designer and illustrator (d. 1942).

  • Dorando di Desiderio Pietri

    Marathoner (1908 olympics-gold medalist), dies at 56


  • Peter Barnes (Irish republican)

    Executed irish republican (b. 1907)

  • James McCormick (Irish republican)

    Executed irish republican (b. 1910)

1939 - 1930

Famous deaths on February 7th for the celebrities who died in the years 1939 - 1930


  • Boris Grigoriev

    Russian painter and illustrator (d.1939).


  • Harvey Firestone

    American businessman founded firestone tire and rubber company (d. 38).

  • Harvey Samuel Firestone

    American businessman, founded the firestone tire and rubber company (b. 1868)


  • Elihu Root

    Elihu Root was an American lawyer, statesman, and Republican politician who served as U.S. Secretary of State and U.S. Secretary of War.

  • Elihu Root

    Served as U.S. Secretary of State and received the Nobel Peace Prize.

  • Elihu Root

    American lawyer and politician, 38th united states secretary of state, nobel prize laureate (b. 1845)


  • Ion Vidu

    Composer dies at 67

1929 - 1920

Famous deaths on February 7th for the celebrities who died in the years 1929 - 1920


  • John J. Gardner

    American politician (b. 1845)

  • Peter Kropotkin

    Russian philosopher, economist and zoologist (d.1921)


  • Charles Langelier

    Canadian journalist, judge, and politician (b. 1850)

  • Alexander Kolchak

    Russian admiral and explorer (b. 1874)

  • Alexander Koltsjak

    Admiral / leader russian counter-revolutionary, executed

  • Aleksandr Vasilevich Kolchak

    Russian military commander (born in 1874)

1919 - 1910

Famous deaths on February 7th for the celebrities who died in the years 1919 - 1910


  • William Halford

    English-american lieutenant, medal of honor recipient (b. 1841)


  • Alexander Sergeyevich Taneyev composer

    At the age of 68, he dies.


  • Wladyslaw Gorski composer

    At the age of 68, he dies.


  • Luman Treadway

    American businessman who co-founded the Treadway Brothers Company.

1909 - 1900

Famous deaths on February 7th for the celebrities who died in the years 1909 - 1900


  • Benjamin Edward Woolf composer

    At the age of 64, he dies.

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