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Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar

Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer (1891–1956).

Born April 14th, 1891 in Dr. Ambedkar Nagar, Bhim Janmabhoomi. [ref]

Died December 6th, 1956 at 65 years old in Dr. Ambedkar National Memorial (disease). [ref]

Helen Keller

American author and activist (1880–1968).

Born June 27th, 1880 in Tuscumbia. [ref]

Died June 1st, 1968 at 87 years old in Easton (disease). [ref]

John Paul Getty III

Eldest of the four children of john paul getty, jr. (1956-2011).

Born November 4th, 1956 in Minneapolis.

Died February 5th, 2011 at 54 years old in Wormsley Park (disease). [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).

Mickey Rooney

American actor (1920–2014).

Born September 23rd, 1920 in Brooklyn. [ref]

Died April 6th, 2014 at 93 years old in Studio City (disease). [ref]

Robert Hansen

American serial killer (1939-2014).

Born February 15th, 1939 in Estherville.

Died August 21st, 2014 at 75 years old in Alaska Regional Hospital (disease). [ref]

John Demjanjuk

Ukrainian guard at nazi death camps.

Born April 3rd, 1920 in Dubovi Makharyntsi. [ref]

Died March 17th, 2012 at 91 years old in Bad Feilnbach (disease). [ref]

Kofi Annan

7th secretary-general of the united nations (1938-2018).

Born April 8th, 1938 in Kumasi. [ref]

Died August 18th, 2018 at 80 years old in Bern (disease). [ref]

Yvonne De Carlo

Canadian-born american actress, dancer and singer (1922-2007).

Born September 1st, 1922 in Vancouver. [ref]

Died January 8th, 2007 at 84 years old in Los Angeles (disease). [ref]

Lloyd Bridges

Actor from the united states (1913-1998).

Born January 15th, 1913 in San Leandro. [ref]

Died March 10th, 1998 at 85 years old in Los Angeles (disease). [ref]

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