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2029 - 2020

Famous deaths on February 25th for the celebrities who died in the years 2029 - 2020


  • Gordon Pinsent
    Gordon Pinsent

    Canadian actor and writer, with a long career that spans five decades. in the 1960s, he was first seen on television in "scarlett hill" as well as the children's series "the forest rangers". he also created "a gift to last" and starred. the pilot episode of the series was later adapted for the stage. it can be often seen at …


  • Farrah Forke

    American actress (d. 2022)

  • Shirley Hughes

    English author and illustrator[23] (d. 2022)


  • Hadli Mubarak

    Hadli Mubarak was an Egyptian politician who served as the President of Egypt from 1981 to 2011.

  • Kaniel Mubarak

    A former Egyptian president who ruled the country for nearly 30 years.

  • Gabor Boritt

    Renowned historian specializing in the American Civil War.

  • Dmitry Yazov

    Last marshal of the soviet union (b. 1924)

2019 - 2010

Famous deaths on February 25th for the celebrities who died in the years 2019 - 2010


  • Meshilem Riklis

    Renowned Israeli businessman with interests in various industries.


  • Penny Vincenzi

    Penny Vincenzi was a bestselling British author known for her family sagas.


  • Bill Paxton
    Bill Paxton

    American actor and filmmaker (b. 1955)

  • Emir Hussein

    Emir Hussein was a renowned physicist who made significant contributions to the field of quantum mechanics.


  • Bert Inzeo

    Italian entrepreneur known for founding the Inzeo Brothers company.

  • Gillis Lundgren

    Known for his contributions to the retail industry.


  • Ariel Camacho

    Mexican singer-songwriter and leader of the band Los Plebes del Rancho.

  • Harve Bennett

    American producer and screenwriter (d. 2015).

  • Ariel Camacho

    Mexican musician and singer-songwriter; (b. 1992)

  • Eugenie Clark

    American biologist and academic; noted ichthyologist (b. 1922)


  • Everett Koop

    Everett Koop was an American surgeon who served as the 13th Surgeon General of the United States from 1982 to 1989.


  • Araceli Campos

    Mexican painter known for her vibrant and colorful artworks.

  • Louisiana Red

    American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1932)


  • Ihsan Dogramaci

    Turkish pediatrician and academic (b. 1915)

  • Ihsan Dogramac?

    Turkish academic and founder of yok (born in 1915).

2009 - 2000

Famous deaths on February 25th for the celebrities who died in the years 2009 - 2000


  • Shoichi Yokoi

    Renowned Japanese photographer known for capturing stunning landscapes.

  • Andreal Harriman

    Prominent figure in local politics known for advocating social reforms.

  • Philip José Farmer

    Renowned science fiction writer known for his Riverworld series.

  • Philip Jose Farmer

    American novelist (born 1918).


  • Static Major

    American singer-songwriter/producer (playa), (d.2008)

  • Hans Raj Khanna

    Indian judge and advocate; upholder of civil liberties (b. 1912)

  • Ashley Cooper

    Australian race car driver (born in 1980)

  • Charles Chan

    Jackie chan's father (born 1914).

  • Hans Raj Khanna

    Judge of the supreme court of india (born in 1912).


  • Mark Spoelstra

    American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2007)

  • William R Anderson

    American navy officer and congressman (born in 1921)


  • Thomas Koppel

    Danish musician (born 1944)

  • Charlie Wayman

    English footballer (born 1922)


  • Peter Benenson

    Amnesty international was founded by amnesty international, an activist and lawyer from england.

  • Ben Bowen

    American brain cancer victim (d.2005)


  • Donald Hings

    Canadian inventor (born 1907)


  • Chavela Reyes

    Mexican actress known for her roles in classic films.

  • Alberto Sordi
    Alberto Sordi

    Italian actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2003)

  • Alberto Sordi
    Alberto Sordi

    Italian actor and director (d.2003)

  • Tom O'Higgins

    Irish chief justice (born 1916).


  • Don Bradman

    Australian international cricketer; holder of world record batting average (b. 1908)[203]

  • Donald Bradman

    Legendary Australian cricketer known for his exceptional batting skills.

  • A. R. Ammons

    American poet and critic (b. 1926)

1999 - 1990

Famous deaths on February 25th for the celebrities who died in the years 1999 - 1990


  • Glenn T. Seaborg

    American chemist and academic, nobel prize laureate (b. 1912)

  • Glen Seaborg

    Nobel laureate known for his work in the discovery of transuranium elements.


  • W. O. Mitchell

    Canadian author and playwright (b. 1914)

  • Celestine Tate Harrington

    A quadriplegic street musician, writer. (born 1956)


  • Ercie Cotton

    Renowned chemist known for her work on the synthesis of penicillin.

  • Andrei Sinyavsky

    Russian journalist and publisher (b. 1925)

  • Cal Abrams

    American major league baseball outfielder (born in 1924)

  • Andrei Donatovich Sinyavsky

    Writer/critic dies at the age of 71


  • Haing S Ngor

    At 45, doctor/actor (killing fields) dies

  • Haing S. Ngor

    Cambodian-american physician and author (b. 1940)

  • Vehbi Koc

    At 94, indistrialist/philanthropist dies

  • Marion Farouk

    At 59, political scientist-sluglett is dead.


  • Oh Jin Woo

    Korean minister of defense, dies.

  • Jack Clayton

    British director (great gatsby), dies at 73

  • Terence Weil

    Cellist/teacher dies at the age of 73.


  • Yann Piat

    French politician who was a member of the national assembly between 1993 and 1994. lucien ferri shot her to death while she was driving back in hya'res on february 25, 1994.

  • Jersey Joe Walcott

    Jersey Joe Walcott was a renowned boxer known for his powerful punches and impressive career.

  • Baruch Goldstein

    Baruch Goldstein was an American-Israeli physician who perpetrated the 1994 Cave of the Patriarchs massacre.

  • Wladyslaw Sila

    At age 80, the lawyer adviser to solidarity nowicki has died.


  • Eddie Constantine

    Actor (alphaville license to kill), passes away at 75

  • Toy Caldwell

    Toy Caldwell was a guitarist and founding member of The Marshall Tucker Band.

  • John D Boeke

    Organist/conductor, dies.

  • Troy Caldwell

    Country musician marshall tucker band, who dies at 45 years old, has died.

  • Jean G H "Sjeng" Tans

    Dutch prime minister (social democrat, 1965-69), dies.


  • John E Allen Jr

    Actor (1 2 3).

  • Guy Deghy

    Actor (matter of who, 1 eyed soldiers), died at 79


  • Deborra Hampton

    Actress (crossroads 2 of a kind), died at 30

1989 - 1980

Famous deaths on February 25th for the celebrities who died in the years 1989 - 1980


  • Clarence Brown

    British playwright and screenwriter.

  • Amapola Del Vando

    Actress (cowboy), passes away at 78


  • James Coco

    American actor and singer (d. 1987).


  • Ladye Love

    First African American woman to serve in the California State Senate.


  • Fran Ross

    Aerospace engineer who contributed to the development of the Apollo spacecraft.


  • Tennessee Williams

    Renowned playwright known for works like 'A Streetcar Named Desire' and 'The Glass Menagerie.'

  • Tennessee Williams
    Tennessee Williams

    American poet, writer, and exceptional playwright. he is most well-known for his dramatic, powerful, and emotional works "the glass menagerie," 1945," "a streetcar named desire," 1947," "cat on a hot tin roof," 55," and "the night of the iguana," 1962. he was awarded four new york drama critics circle awards as well as two pulitzer prizes. a number of his …

  • Tennessee Williams

    Renowned playwright known for works like 'A Streetcar Named Desire' and 'The Glass Menagerie.'

  • John Cowles Sr

    American publisher dies at the age of 84.


  • Robert Hayden

    American poet and academic (b. 1913)

1979 - 1970

Famous deaths on February 25th for the celebrities who died in the years 1979 - 1970


  • Daniel James

    Jr., american general and pilot (d. 1978)

  • Daniel ''Chappie'' James Jr

    American general (born 1920)

  • Daniel "Chappie" James Jr

    Retired general of the us air force, dies at the age of 58


  • Elajah Muhammad

    Leader of the Nation of Islam

  • Elijah Muhammad

    Elijah Muhammad was the leader of the Nation of Islam from 1934 until his death in 1975.

  • Alijah Muhammad

    Founder of the Nation of Islam and a prominent civil rights activist.

  • Eliajah Muhammad

    Founder of the Nation of Islam and author of several influential books.


  • Dawson Carr

    American painter known for his landscapes and seascapes.


  • Gottfried Fuchs

    German-canadian olympic soccer player (b. 1889)


  • Theodor Svedberg

    Swedish chemist and academic, nobel prize laureate (b. 1884)


  • Marke Rothko

    Known for his color field paintings, which influenced the color field painting movement of the 1950s and 1960s.

  • Marie Verlaine

    French painter known for her vibrant and expressive works.

  • Mark Rothko

    Prominent abstract expressionist artist known for his large-scale color field paintings.

  • Mark Rothko

    American painter, russian jewish descent. rothko was an abstract expressionist, even though he refused to follow any art movement. he is most well-known postwar american artist, along with jackson pollock and willem de kooning.

1969 - 1960

Famous deaths on February 25th for the celebrities who died in the years 1969 - 1960


  • Jan Zajic

    Czechoslovakian student, patriot and activist who became a national hero after he was burned to death by the soviet invasion of 8/21/1968. self-immolation took place in prague on february 25, 1969 at 1:00 pm met.


  • Camille Huysmans

    A socialist writer and statesman, he was also a leader of a moderate wing in the flemish nationalist movement's first decade of the 20th century. he was also prime minister of belgium between 1946 and 1947.


  • John Griggs

    Actor joey bishop show, dies at 57


  • James D Norris

    American sports businessman (born in 1906).


  • Forde Mabel

    Mabel Forde was a prolific author of children's books in the early 20th century.


  • Grace Metalious

    American novelist, american writer. his book "peyton place" was published 6/24/1956. it focuses on small-town scandal and sex. the book was a huge success, selling ten millions copies in ten year's time and selling 3,000 copies per week. the book was first published in 1964. a sanitized movie version was released. it became tv's first prime time soap in 1964. …

  • Grace Metalious

    Author of the controversial novel 'Peyton Place'.

  • Alexander Archipenko

    Ukrainian avant-garde artist, sculptor, and graphic artist (born in 1887).

  • Kenneth Lee Spencer

    American actor and singer of opera (born 1913).

  • Hinrich Lohse

    A nazi german politician (born 1896)


  • Melville J. Herskovits

    Known for his research on race relations and cultural anthropology.

  • Melville Herskovits

    Pioneering figure in African studies and the study of African diaspora.


  • Wilhelm Pessler

    German sociologist, who dies at the age of 81.


  • Violet Oakley

    Violet oakley was an american painter known for her work in mural painting and for being one of the first american women to receive a public mural commission.


  • Everhardus J van Romondt

    Dutch antillean minister dies at 51.

1959 - 1950

Famous deaths on February 25th for the celebrities who died in the years 1959 - 1950


  • Bugs Moran

    American mob boss (b. 1893)

  • Mark Aldanov

    Russian author and critic (b. 1888)

  • George ''Bugs'' Moran

    American gangster (born 1893)

  • Kurt von Wolfurt

    Composer dies at 76

  • Mark Aldanov [Mark A Landau]

    Russian/french chemist dies at age 70


  • Berkeley Cole

    Known for his landscape paintings.

  • Marij Kogoj

    Composer dies at 59


  • Joseph Beech

    American methodist missionary and educator (b. 1867)


  • Sergei Winogradsky

    Ukrainian-russian microbiologist and ecologist (b. 1856)

  • Jesus Garcia Leoz

    Composer dies at 49


  • Cabe Sinclair

    Cabe Sinclair was a renowned American novelist known for his socially conscious and critically acclaimed works that often explored themes of industrialization, labor, and social inequality.


  • George Minot

    American physician and academic, nobel prize laureate (b. 1885)

1949 - 1940

Famous deaths on February 25th for the celebrities who died in the years 1949 - 1940


  • Friedrich Paschen

    German physicist dies at the age of 82.


  • Mário de Andrade

    Brazilian author, poet, and photographer (b. 1893)

  • Mario de Andrade

    Brazilian writer and photographer (born in 1893)


  • Leo Ascher

    Composer dies at 61

1939 - 1930

Famous deaths on February 25th for the celebrities who died in the years 1939 - 1930


  • Onesty Sinclair

    Onesty Sinclair was an investigative journalist who exposed the harsh working conditions in the meatpacking industry, leading to significant reforms.


  • Elizabeth Gertrude Britton

    American botanist and academic (b. 1857)

  • John McGraw

    American baseball player and manager (b. 1873)

  • John McGraw

    American baseball manager and player (born in 1873)

  • Daniel Protheroe

    Composer dies at 67

  • John J McGraw

    Manager (new york giants), died at the age of 60.


  • Archibald Grimké

    Archibald Grimké was an American writer known for his essays and speeches on civil rights and racial equality.

1929 - 1920

Famous deaths on February 25th for the celebrities who died in the years 1929 - 1920


  • William O'Brien

    Irish journalist and politician (b. 1852)

  • William O'Brien

    American ceo of hanover insurance. o'brien graduated from college with a bs and a ba respectively in business and liberal arts.


  • Winna Oakley

    American painter known for her impressionist style.


  • Pedro Miguel Marques y Garcia

    Composer dies at 81


  • Henri Desire Landru

    French serial killer (born 1869)


  • Marcel-Auguste Dieulafoy

    French archaeologist and engineer (b. 1844)

  • Aloys

    Liechtenstein nobleman / politician, dies at 73

1919 - 1910

Famous deaths on February 25th for the celebrities who died in the years 1919 - 1910


  • Josef Christiaens

    Belgian racing driver (born in 1879).


  • Charles Edwin Bessey

    American botanist, author, and academic (b. 1845)

  • George Mimot physician (Nobel Prize-1934)



  • John Tenniel

    English illustrator (d. 1914)

  • John Tenniel British illustrator (Alice in Wonderland)

    At the age of 93, dies.


  • William IV

    Grand duke of luxembourg (b. 1852)

  • Guillaume IV

    Grand duke of luxembourg (born in 1852)


  • Friedrich Spielhagen

    German author, theorist, and translator (b. 1829)


  • Worthington Whittredge

    American painter and educator (b. 1820)

1909 - 1900

Famous deaths on February 25th for the celebrities who died in the years 1909 - 1900


  • Caran d'Ache

    Swiss painter and illustrator known for his colorful artwork.


  • Anton Arensky

    Russian composer and educator of piano (d. 1906).

  • Anton Stepanovich Arensky

    Russian composer / conductor c.t., dies at 44


  • Carl Ignaz Franz Umlauf composer

    At the age of 77, he dies.


  • Jose Rogel composer

    At the age of 71, he dies.

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