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Dead at age 86

1,429 Notable deaths

Nikola Tesla

Serbian-american inventor.

Born July 10th, 1856 in Smiljan. [ref]

Died January 7th, 1943 at 86 years old in Hell's Kitchen (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon

Welsh photographer and filmmaker; ex-husband of princess margaret (1930-2017).

Born March 7th, 1930 in Belgravia. [ref]

Died January 13th, 2017 at 86 years old in Kensington. [ref]

Bea Arthur

American actress and comedian (1922–2009).

Born May 13th, 1922 in New York City.

Died April 25th, 2009 at 86 years old in Brentwood (cancer). [ref]

Maya Angelou

African-american poet and author (1928-2014).

Born April 4th, 1928 in St. Louis.

Died May 28th, 2014 at 86 years old in Winston-Salem (disease).

James Garner

American film and television actor (1928-2014).

Born April 7th, 1928 in Norman. [ref]

Died July 19th, 2014 at 86 years old in Brentwood (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Andy Griffith

American actor, television producer, southern gospel singer, and writer (1926-2012).

Born June 1st, 1926 in Mount Airy. [ref]

Died July 3rd, 2012 at 86 years old in Manteo (myocardial infarction). [ref]

John Forbes Nash

American mathematician and economist (1928-2015).

Born June 13th, 1928 in Bluefield.

Died May 23rd, 2015 at 86 years old in Monroe Township (car collision). [ref]

Alec Guinness

British actor (1914–2000).

Born April 2nd, 1914 in Marylebone. [ref]

Died August 5th, 2000 at 86 years old in Midhurst (liver cancer). [ref]

Ruhollah Khomeini

Iranian politician and religious leader (1900–1989).

Born September 24th, 1902 in Khomein. [ref]

Died June 3rd, 1989 at 86 years old in Tehran (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Indian philosopher and politician (1888–1975).

Born September 5th, 1888 in Thiruttani. [ref]

Died April 17th, 1975 at 86 years old in Chennai. [ref]

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