Died Famous People
We remember the famous faces who have sadly died and look back at their careers, lasting and lives memories they have left behind,these people made their mark on society before checking out early.
Valdimir Vernadsky was a renowned Russian-Ukrainian mineralogist who introduced the concept of noosphere or the sphere of human cognizance. Born into a family of educators, he developed an interest in natural sciences at an early age. His interest in...
Gustav Robert Kirchhoff was a German physicist who made major contributions to the fields of thermochemistry and electrochemistry. His findings helped increase the fundamental understanding of black-body radiation, electrical circuits, and spectrosco...
George Berkeley, an Anglo-Irish Anglican bishop, was one of the great philosophers of the modern era. He is known for his empiricist and idealistic philosophy. Idealism is the belief that everything that exists depends upon the mind for its existence...
Vaslav Nijinsky was a Russian ballet dancer and choreographer, considered as the greatest male dancer of the 20th century. His expertise and technical perfection earned him popularity and respect within a short career span of nine years. He was among...
Christina Victoria Grimmie was an American singer, songwriter, and musician. With a YouTube channel that helped her attain much popularity, she became even more well-known after she took part in the NBC singing completion ‘The Voice’. Born in Mar...
Jack Kerouac was a novelist who had broken all literary conventions and traditions. He was popularly known literary iconoclast and is placed beside literary stalwarts like William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg. Kerouac is also regarded as the pione...
Henry Hathaway was an American film director and producer famous for directing films like ‘The Lives of a Bengal Lancer’ and ‘Call Northside 777.’ Having gained prominence as a director of Westerns, he was equally skilled at navigating other ...
John Hasbrouck Van Vleck
John Hasbrouck Van Vleck was an American physicist and mathematician who won a share of the 1977 Nobel Prize in Physics for his contributions to the understanding of the behavior of electrons in magnetic solids. It was during the 1930s that he develo...
Abigail Fillmore, wife of Millard Fillmore, the 13th President of the United States, was the First Lady of America from 1850 to 1853. Raised in a lower-middle class family without a father, she quickly became aware of her financial circumstances. She...