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Find out the Famous Peoples died this week who are Leaders, Historical Personalities, Emperors & Kings and more. This list contain Famous people died this week including Walter Kohn, Lao Tzu (Laozi), Ashoka, Bernadette Soubirous, Vitruvius and many more Celebrities.

The Most Famous people died this week

Walter KohnMarch 9, 1923AustrianNobel Laureate Walter Kohn was an Austrian-born American theoretical chemist and physicist
Lao Tzu (Laozi)601 BCChineseLao Tzu was a legendary Chinese philosopher who wrote the important “Daodejing”
Ashoka304 BCIndianAshoka was the third emperor of the Mauryan Dynasty and ruled almost the entire Indian subcontinent
Bernadette SoubirousJanuary 7, 1844FrenchSaint Bernadette was a Christian Saint who had Marian apparitions of a small young lady who identified herself as the Immaculate Conception
Vitruvius80 BCAncient RomanVitruvius was a Roman architect, author, and military engineer during the 1st century BC
Iqbal Masih1983PakistaniIqbal Masih was a Pakistani boy who suffered as a child labourer and later became a symbol of child labour
Pythagoras570 BCGreekPythagoras of Samos was a Greek mathematician and philosopher
Charles DarwinFebruary 12, 1809BritishCharles Darwin was one of the most influential figures in human history
Sargon of Akkad2340 BCIraqiSargon of Akkad, also called ‘Sargon the Great’, ‘Sarru-Kan’ and ‘Shar-Gani-Sharri’, was the founder and first king of the Akkadian Empire
Pol PotMay 19, 1925CambodianPol Pot was the Cambodian revolutionary who led the Khmer Rouge
Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great, also known as Alexander III of Macedon, was the king of Macedonia from 336 to 323 B.C

Greek134 views

Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon

Georges Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon was a famous naturalist from France who authored the encyclopaedic collection ‘Histoire Naturelle’

William R. King

William Rufus King was an American politician and diplomat who is often remembered as the shortest-serving Vice President of United States

AmericanApril 7, 1786148 views

Emperor Wu of Han

Wudi was the seventh emperor of the Han dynasty of China, ruling from 141–87 BC

Chinese92 views

Rosalind Franklin

Rosalind Franklin was a famous English chemist and pioneer x-ray crystallographer who unravelled the structure of DNA and RNA

BritishJuly 25, 1920114 views

Francisco Goya

Francisco Goya was a renowned Spanish painter, noted for his royal portraits and experimental works

SpanishMarch 30, 1746109 views

Ramesses II

Ramesses the Great was the third pharaoh of the Nineteenth Dynasty of Egypt

Egyptian1303 BC175 views

Gautama Buddha

Gautama Buddha was a spiritual leader on whose teachings Buddhism was founded

Nepali563 BC301 views


Mahavira was the 24th and last Tirthankara of Jainism

Indian599 BC106 views

John Archibald Wheeler

John Archibald Wheeler is a famous American scientist who explained nuclear fission and fusion reactions and coined the term ‘Black Hole’

AmericanJuly 9, 191184 views