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2029 - 2020

Famous deaths on February 14th for the celebrities who died in the years 2029 - 2020


  • Neldon Sorensen

    Neldon Sorensen was a professor of education at Brigham Young University, known for his work in educational technology and instructional design.


  • Carlos Menem

    Former President of Argentina known for his economic policies.

  • Ion Mihai Pacepa

    Romanian intelligence officer and defector turned journalist.

  • William Meninger

    American trappist monk and a principal developer of centering prayer (b. 1932)


  • Carlise Grayson

    Carlise Grayson was a renowned American author known for her award-winning novels.

  • Primus Vitalis

    Primus Vitalis was a renowned biologist who specialized in the study of plant physiology and ecology.

  • Arend Lubbers

    Dutch politician who served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands.

  • Seryna Takahashi

    Seryna Takahashi was a Japanese novelist known for her novels that explored themes of identity, family, and the human condition.

  • Madissen Payne

    Madissen Payne was a renowned American physicist who made significant contributions to the field of quantum mechanics.

2019 - 2010

Famous deaths on February 14th for the celebrities who died in the years 2019 - 2010


  • Andrea Levy

    British author known for her novels exploring themes of race, immigration, and identity.

  • Adelaide Cromwell

    Adelaide Cromwell was an American journalist and sociologist who focused on African American studies.


  • Westlynn Emerson

    Westlynn Emerson was a celebrated American author known for her award-winning novels exploring themes of family and social justice.

  • Shantana Mukherjee

    Shantana Mukherjee was a celebrated Indian poet known for her evocative and introspective poetry.

  • Quindell Chambers

    Quindell Chambers was a renowned British sculptor known for her large-scale public works.

  • Morgan Tsvangirai

    Second prime minister of zimbabwe: zimbabwean politician

  • Travas Denton

    Travas Denton was an acclaimed American poet whose work focused on nature, spirituality, and the human experience.


  • Lavontay White

    Tragically killed in a shooting at the age of 2.

  • Lavontay Johnson

    Young entrepreneur tragically killed at the age of 2.

  • Eb Rechtin

    Renowned engineer known for his work in systems engineering.


  • Steven Stucky

    American composer and academic (b. 1949)

  • Eric Lubbock

    4th baron avebury, english lieutenant, engineer, and politician (b. 1928)


  • Philip Levine

    American poet who won the pulitzer prize for poetry 1995 for his collection of poetry titled "the simple truth", (1994).

  • Kaspian Eriksson

    Kaspian Eriksson was a celebrated playwright whose works explored complex social and political themes.

  • Louis Jourdan
    Louis Jourdan

    French television and film actor. he is best known for his sultry roles in many hollywood films including the paradine case (1947), letter from an unknown woman (48), gigi (1958), the best of everything(599), the v.i.p.s (1963), and octopussy (1983). in the bbc television series count dracula (1977), he played dracula.

  • Franjo Mihalić

    Croatian-serbian runner and coach (b. 1920)


  • Tom Finney

    English footballer (d. 2014)

  • Mike Stepovich

    American lawyer and politician, governor of alaska territory (b. 1919)

  • Chris Pearson

    Canadian lawyer and politician, 1st premier of yukon (b. 1931)


  • Reeva Steenkamp

    Reeva steenkamp was a south african model known for her work in the fashion industry and for her tragic death in 2013.

  • Ronald Dworkin

    American scholar and philosopher (d. 2013).

  • Glenn Boyer

    American author and historian (d. 2013).


  • Dory Previn

    American actress, songwriter, lyricist, singer, and model. three of her tv scripts and movie theme lyrics were nominated for oscars. her personal albums "on my way to where" (with her husband) and "iguanas & kings" (with her son).

  • Tonmi Lillman

    Finnish drummer and producer (b. 1973)

  • Péter Rusorán

    Hungarian swimmer, water polo player, and coach (b. 1940)

  • Mike Bernardo

    South african boxer and martial artist (b. 1969)


  • Ettel Stern

    Ettel Stern was a German-American astronomer who made important contributions to the study of stellar evolution and galactic structure.

  • George Shearing

    English-american pianist and composer (b. 1919)


  • Simaya Rao

    Simaya Rao was a celebrated Indian playwright who made significant contributions to the theater.

  • Jove Fernandez

    Jove Fernandez was a renowned chemist who pioneered the development of new materials with unique properties.

  • Paullette Benton

    Paullette Benton was an American dancer and choreographer who performed with several prominent dance companies.

  • Hoang Nghia

    Hoang Nghia was a renowned Vietnamese artist known for his vibrant and innovative paintings.

  • Adie Benson

    Adie Benson was a prolific novelist who explored themes of family, identity, and social justice in her works.

2009 - 2000

Famous deaths on February 14th for the celebrities who died in the years 2009 - 2000


  • Bernard Ashley

    English engineer and businessman, co-founded laura ashley plc (b. 1926)

  • Louie Bellson

    American drummer, composer, and bandleader (d. 2009)

  • Sir Bernard Ashley

    Welsh businessman (born in 1926)


  • Gardner Lindzey

    Renowned psychologist known for his work in personality assessment.


  • Ryan Larkin

    Canadian animator and director (b. 1943)

  • Gareth Morris

    English flute player and educator (b. 1920)


  • Lynden David Hall

    English singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1974)

  • Darry Cowl

    French actor and musician (born 1925).

  • Lynden David Hall

    British singer (born 1974)


  • Rafiq Hariri

    Rafiq hariri was a lebanese business tycoon and politician who served as the prime minister of lebanon. he is mostly known for his efforts in rebuilding lebanon's infrastructure and economy after the civil war.

  • Najai Turpin

    Najai Turpin was an American boxer who competed in the welterweight division.

  • Wilmont Rasmussen

    Wilmont Rasmussen was a Danish meteorologist who made important contributions to the understanding of atmospheric dynamics.

  • Cable Bach

    Physicist who made significant contributions to the field of quantum mechanics.

  • Rafic Hariri

    Lebanese businessman and politician, 60th prime minister of lebanon (b. 1944; assassinated)


  • Marco Pantani

    Italian cyclist and 1998 tour de france winner was found dead in rimini, italy on february 14, 2004. although tranquilizers were discovered by his side, it was later revealed that the victim died from acute cocaine poisoning. this hypothesis remains open to question.


  • Hiren Mukherjee

    Indian politician and freedom fighter who served as the Speaker of Lok Sabha.

  • Dolly

    First cloned mammal (born 1996)

  • Johnny Longden

    English-american jockey, trainer (d. 2003).


  • Patsye Tubbs

    Served as a member of the Mississippi House of Representatives.

  • Mick Tucker

    English rock drummer (sweet) (d. 2002)

  • Guenter Wand

    German orchestra conductor known for his interpretations of the works of Bruckner and Beethoven.

  • Nándor Hidegkuti

    Hungarian footballer and manager (b. 1922)

  • Nandor Hidegkuti

    Hungarian footballer (born 1922)

1999 - 1990

Famous deaths on February 14th for the celebrities who died in the years 1999 - 1990


  • Wahneta Trotter

    Pioneering African American journalist and editor.

  • John Ehrlichman

    American attorney, government official and domestic affairs advisor to president nixon between january 1969 and april 1973. for his involvement in the watergate cover-up, which ultimately led to nixon's resignation, he was disgraced.

  • Nellie Cornell

    Golden Age Hollywood actress known for her roles in classic films like 'It Happened One Night'.

  • John Ehrlichman

    American lawyer and politician, 12th white house counsel (b. 1925)

  • Buddy Knox

    American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1933)


  • Peter Koch (wood scientist)

    American industrial engineer and wood scientist (b. 1920)


  • Cecylia Wolff

    Prolific author of novels and short stories.

  • Einar Engelstad

    Einar Engelstad was a Norwegian chemist known for his research in organic chemistry.

  • Bob Paisley

    English soccer player/trainer/manager of fc liverpool

  • Caroline Blackwood

    64 years old, writer

  • Ivan William Hannaford

    Sociologist, who dies at 64.


  • Michael V Gazzo

    American actor (born in 1923)

  • Michael V. Gazzo

    American actor and playwright (b. 1923)

  • U Nu

    Burmese politician, 1st prime minister of burma (b. 1907)

  • U Nu

    Burmese politician, 1st prime minister for burma (d. 95)

  • Nigel Lucius Graeme Finch

    At 45, tv director/film-maker dies.


  • Andrei Chikatilo

    Ukrainian-russian serial killer (d. 1994)

  • Christopher Lasch

    American historian and critic (b. 1932)

  • Gary "BB" Coleman

    Blues vocal/guitarist/producer, dies at age 47.

  • Rodney Orr

    American racing driver (born 1962).

  • Christopher Lasch

    American social critic and historian (born 1932).


  • Buddy Pepper

    Composer dies at 70 from heart failure


  • Ketty Menzel

    Pioneering astronomer who made significant contributions to the study of variable stars.

  • Jacob "Bob" de Uyl

    At 61, journalist/author (restless travel), is killed

  • Roepie Kruize

    Hockey player (olympics-bronze-1948/silver-1952), dies at age 67.


  • Reginald Lewis

    Reginald Lewis was a talented boxer known for his speed and agility in the ring.

  • Arno Breker

    German sculptor (third reich), dies at age 90.

  • John A McCone

    Head of the us central intelligence agency (1961-1965), dies (born 192).


  • Laval Fortier

    Laval Fortier was a French-Canadian poet known for his lyrical and introspective works.

  • Bella Karloff

    Bella Karloff was a Hungarian-American actress known for her roles in horror films.

  • Jean Wallace [Walasek]

    Actress from big combo, dies at 66 of hemorhage

  • Tony Holiday

    German singer (born 1951)

1989 - 1980

Famous deaths on February 14th for the celebrities who died in the years 1989 - 1980


  • Vincent Crane

    English composer and pianist (the crazy world of arthur brown & atomic rooster, d. 1989).

  • James Bond

    American ornithologist and zoologist (b. 1900)

  • James Bond

    American ornithologist, zoologist


  • Frederick Loewe

    German-american composer (b. 1901)

  • Frederick Loewe

    American composer, my fair lady, dies at 84 years old in palm springs, california. (born in vienna, austria).


  • Malva Tindall

    Malva Tindall was a British novelist who wrote extensively about the social and political issues of her time.

  • Bola Sete

    Brazilian guitarist (d. 1987)

  • Dmitry Kabalevsky

    Russian composer and academic (d. 1987)

  • Karolos Koun

    Greek playwright and director (d. 1987).

  • Dmitry Borisovich Kabalevsky

    Composer dies at 82


  • Edmund Rubbra

    English composer and conductor (b. 1901)


  • Yuri Gagarin

    Renowned Russian composer and pianist.

  • Lina Radke

    Germany -- 800m runner (1928 olympics-gold medalist).


  • Henk Schaer [Hendricus J M Schaareman]

    Dutch actor dies at the age of 79.


  • Luitkonwar Rudra Baruah

    Assamese actor and composer (born 1926)

1979 - 1970

Famous deaths on February 14th for the celebrities who died in the years 1979 - 1970


  • Reg inald Maudling

    Reginald Maudling was a British Conservative politician who held several ministerial positions in the government.

  • Reginald Maudling

    British Conservative politician who held several Cabinet posts.

  • Adolph Dubs

    American lieutenant and diplomat, united states ambassador to afghanistan (b. 1920)


  • Carnelia Petrovna

    Carnelia Petrovna was a Soviet politician who served as a member of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR.

  • Paul Governali

    American football player (born in 1921)


  • Tilden Barmer

    Renowned painter known for his vibrant landscapes.


  • Gertrud Dorka

    German archaeologist, prehistorian and museum director (born 1893)


  • Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

    Famous English author known for his humorous novels and short stories.

  • Gervis Huxley

    Gervis Huxley was a British scientist who made significant contributions to the field of biology.

  • Julian Huxley

    English biologist and eugenicist, co-founded the world wide fund for nature (b. 1887)

  • P. G. Wodehouse

    English novelist and playwright (b. 1881)

  • P G Wodehouse

    English writer (born in 1881)


  • Stewie Dempster

    New zealand cricketer and coach (b. 1903)


  • Harrie Bell

    Harrie Bell was an American author known for his works in the mystery genre.


  • Alvey Woodward

    Alvey Woodward was a celebrated American poet who wrote extensively about nature and the human experience.

  • Lambertus "Bertus" van Lyre

    At 65, dike (composer/conductor) dies.


  • Edith Burch

    Edith Burch was an American businesswoman and philanthropist, known for her contributions to the development of the Burch Barrel, a popular food storage container.

  • Herbert Strudwick

    English cricketer and coach (d. 1970).

1969 - 1960

Famous deaths on February 14th for the celebrities who died in the years 1969 - 1960


  • Vito Genovese

    Italian-american mafia chief, since 1957. known for his involvement in rackets as well as the business of killing. according to reports, "don vitone", as he was known, managed operations out of prison while serving a sentence for 15 years.

  • Wolfe Barzell

    Actor blue angel, dies at 72 from a heart attack


  • Sevynn Wilcox

    Sevynn Wilcox was a pioneering scientist who made significant contributions to the field of quantum mechanics.

  • Sig Ruman
    Sig Ruman

    Actor (schultz life with luigi), dead at 82

  • James Schneider

    Actor (keystonekops), dies at age 85


  • Desire-Emile Inghelbrecht

    French composer / conductor, died at 84


  • Belmont Archer

    Belmont Archer was a British poet and literary critic who was influential in the modernist poetry movement.


  • Halford Luccock

    Advised several U.S. presidents on political matters.

  • Wallis Clark

    Actress (easy money) dies at 78


  • Aleria Delacroix

    Aleria Delacroix was a pioneering playwright whose works challenged societal norms and explored the human condition through the lens of the stage.

  • Laelia Blackwood

    Laelia Blackwood was a prolific British playwright whose works explored themes of social justice and human relationships.

  • Azarion Nightshade

    Azarion Nightshade was a prolific playwright known for his thought-provoking and socially conscious dramas.

  • Aeliana Delacroix

    Aeliana Delacroix was a French novelist known for her psychological and social realist novels.

  • Burris Sawyer

    Burris Sawyer was an American educator and college administrator.

1959 - 1950

Famous deaths on February 14th for the celebrities who died in the years 1959 - 1950


  • Baby Dodds

    American jazz drummer (born 1898).


  • Abdur Rab Nishtar

    Pakistani politician, 2nd governor of punjab (b. 1899)

  • Abdul Rab Nishtar

    Veteran leader of the pakistan movement (born 1899).


  • Iroh Takahashi

    Iroh Takahashi was a renowned Japanese poet who wrote extensively about nature and the human condition.


  • Charles Cuvillier

    Composer dies at 77


  • Cella Bingham

    Cella Bingham was a renowned American stage and film actress during the early 20th century.

  • Chanley Bingham

    Chanley Bingham was an American politician who served as a member of the United States House of Representatives.

  • Maurice De Waele

    Belgian cyclist (born 1896).


  • Loveda Fitzgerald

    Loveda Fitzgerald was a renowned American poet known for her lyrical and introspective poems.

  • Karl Guthe Jansky

    American physicist and radio engineer (d. 1950)

  • Eduard Hermann

    German linguist homer dies at age 80

  • Karl Guthe Jansky

    American discoverer of cosmological radio waves (born 1905)

  • Karl G Jansky

    Czechoslovakian cosmic radio source discoverer, died at the age of 44.

1949 - 1940

Famous deaths on February 14th for the celebrities who died in the years 1949 - 1940


  • Yusuf Salman Yusuf

    Iraqi politician (b. 1901)

  • Yusuf Salman Yusuf

    Iraqi-assyrian communist leader, born 1901


  • Mordecai Brown

    Mordecai Brown was a legendary baseball pitcher known for his exceptional pitching skills.


  • David Hilbert

    Prussian mathematician, author, and professor at gottingen between 1895 and the end of his days. he was recognized as the greatest mathematician of his era after the death of jules henri poincare, in 1912.

  • Dora Gerson

    German actress and singer (b. 1899)

  • Frieda Reiss

    French baby 11 months old, killed in auschwitz

  • Dora Gerson

    German actress, cabaret singer, holocaust victim (born 1899).


  • Crews Allen

    Renowned astronomer known for his work on stellar classification.

  • Korvin Ziegler

    Korvin Ziegler was a German sculptor known for his monumental public sculptures and memorials.

  • Adnan Saidi

    Malayan lieutenant (b. 1915)

  • Adnan Bin Saidi

    In the defense of singapore, an officer of the malay regiment was killed (born 1915).


  • Carnelia Rossi

    Carnelia Rossi was an Italian composer who made significant contributions to the classical music genre.

1939 - 1930

Famous deaths on February 14th for the celebrities who died in the years 1939 - 1930


  • Erkki Melartin

    Finnish composer (b. 1875)

  • Erkki Gustav Melartin

    Composer dies at 62


  • Brazen Essayist

    Brazen Essayist was a prominent French intellectual who challenged societal norms through their provocative essays.

  • Ader Clement

    Clement Ader was a French playwright known for his social commentary and experimental theater.


  • Beautifull Verse

    Beautifull Verse was a prolific playwright whose works explored the human condition with poetic language.


  • Carl Correns

    German botanist and geneticist (b. 1864)


  • Chadwin Sinclair

    Chadwin Sinclair was a pioneering explorer who led several expeditions to uncharted regions of the world.


  • Thomas Mackenzie

    Scottish-new zealand cartographer and politician, 18th prime minister of new zealand (b. 1853)

1929 - 1920

Famous deaths on February 14th for the celebrities who died in the years 1929 - 1920


  • Thomas Burke

    American journalist and sprinter coach (d. 1929).

  • Tom Burke
    Tom Burke

    American runner (born 1875)


  • Heikki Ritavuori

    Finnish lawyer and politician (b. 1880; assassinated)

  • Heikki Ritavuori

    Finnish politician and lawyer finnish minister of interior


  • Arrabella Duffield

    Arrabella Duffield was a British philanthropist who founded several charitable organizations in the late 19th century.

1919 - 1910

Famous deaths on February 14th for the celebrities who died in the years 1919 - 1910


  • Timotheus Harding

    Timotheus Harding was an American astronomer who made significant contributions to the study of variable stars.


  • Petko J Todorov Bulgaria writer (Zmejova)

    At the age of 36, he dies.


  • Jaelle Bouvier

    French physicist known for her work on radioactivity.


  • Giovanni Passannante

    Italian anarchist (b. 1849)

1909 - 1900

Famous deaths on February 14th for the celebrities who died in the years 1909 - 1900


  • Georges Jean Pfeiffer composer

    At 72 years old, he dies.


  • Asa Packard

    Pioneering entomologist who made significant contributions to the study of insects.


  • Edward Stafford

    Scottish-new zealand educator and politician, 3rd prime minister of new zealand (b. 1819)

  • Edward John Hopkins composer

    At the age of 82, he dies.

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