The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in January 27th

André the Giant

André the Giant (1946 - 1993)

French wrestler and actor
Francis Drake

Francis Drake (1540 - 1596)

Privateer; circumnavigator of the world
Giuseppe Verdi

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)

Italian composer
Pete Seeger

Pete Seeger (1919 - 2014)

American politician
Thomas Crapper

Thomas Crapper (1836 - 1910)

English plumber, invented the ballcock
John Updike

John Updike (1932 - 2009)

American author
Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn (1922 - 2010)

American historian and activist
Suharto

Suharto (1921 - 2008)

Indonesian soldier and politician, 2nd President of Indonesia
Gus Grissom

Gus Grissom (1926 - 1967)

American astronaut
Nellie Bly

Nellie Bly (1864 - 1922)

American journalist and author
Ingvar Kamprad

Ingvar Kamprad (1926 - 2018)

Swedish entrepreneur, founder of IKEA
Louis de Funès

Louis de Funès (1914 - 1983)

French actor and comedian
John James Audubon

John James Audubon (1785 - 1851)

French-American naturalist and illustrator
Nerva

Nerva (30 AD - 98 AD)

Roman emperor
Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim

Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim (1867 - 1951)

Finish military officer and politician, 6th President of Finland
Jack Paar

Jack Paar (1918 - 2004)

Television host
Bartolomeo Cristofori

Bartolomeo Cristofori (1655 - 1731)

Italian musical instrument maker, inventor of the piano
Gordon B. Hinckley

Gordon B. Hinckley (1910 - 2008)

American religious leader and author
Edward H. White

Edward H. White (1930 - 1967)

American astronaut
Johannes Rau

Johannes Rau (1931 - 2006)

German politician, 8th President of the Federal Republic of Germany