Show Business
Age 82
April 13, 1923 - September 25, 2005
Hollywood Forever Cemetery / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
Hollywood actor and director whose standup comedy led to his role as secret agent Maxwell Smart in the television series Get Smart. Adams won three Emmy Awards for his portrayal of Agent 86, Maxwell Smart, a character created by ...
Show Business
Age 56
March 3, 1903 - September 13, 1959
Hollywood Forever Cemetery / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
Adrian was a costume designer whose most famous costumes were for The Wizard of Oz and 250 films often with the screen credit: "Gowns by Adrian"
Business and Finance
Age 64
March 7, 1837 - September 8, 1901
Woodlawn Cemetery / Bronx / New York / USA / North America
At the young age of 18 Herman Armour left home and made his way to Milwaukee where he opened a butcher shop, eventually becoming Armour, Plankington & Co. With loads of ambition he left the business in charge of his partner, John ...
Age 64
March 25, 1881 - September 26, 1945
Farkasréti Cemetery / Budapest / New York / Hungary / Europe
Béla Bartók was a Hungarian composer, pianist, and one founders of comparative musicology (ethnomusicologist). He is considered one of the most important composers of the 20th century, and he and Franz Liszt are regarded as Hung...
Crime and their Victims
Age 64
November 5, 1908 - September 7, 1973
Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery / Hillside / Illinois / USA / North America
Sam "Teets" Battaglia joined the Torrio-Capone gang at the age of 16, right at the beginning of the Beer Wars of the 1920s. As a high-level member of the Chicago Outfit criminal organization, Sam Battaglia quickly rose in the rank...
Business and Finance
Age 64
August 25, 1864 - September 21, 1928
Hollywood Forever Cemetery / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
Blanchard was influential in the art and music world of his adopted city of Los Angeles he founded the Brahms Quartet, served as President of the Los Angeles Symphony Orchestra, and formed the Community Park and Arts Association o...
Age 29
September 30, 1947 - September 16, 1977
Golders Green Crematorium / London / United Kingdom / Europe
As the lead singer, songwriter and guitarist for T Rex, Marc Bolan captivated generations with his strutting music and hyper-sexual charisma. Sporting makeup, glitter, a top hat with flowing locks of gorgeous hair, Bolan was on th...
Age 62
February 20, 1844 - September 5, 1906
Der Wiener Zentralfriedhof / Simmeringer Hauptstraße 234 / Vienna / Austria / Europe
Ludwig Boltzmann was one of the greatest theoretical physicists of all time. His fame is due to his pioneering research work on thermodynamics and statistical mechanics (his basic equation of kinetic gas theory and the second prin...
Age 32
May 31, 1948 - September 25, 1980
St. Michael and All Angels Church Rushock / Droitwich / United Kingdom / Europe
John Bonham was and remains the greatest, most influential Rock Drummer of all-time and best known as the drummer for Led Zeppelin. Describing the style of John Bonham's drumming instantly conjurs up visions of the thunderous powe...
Historical Figure
Age 85
November 2, 1734 - September 26, 1820
Frankfort Cemetery / Frankfort / Kentucky / USA / North America
Daniel Boone, a bonafide legend during his own lifetime, was an American pioneer and frontiersman whose exploits made him one of the first folk heroes of the United States. Boone became famous for his exploration and settlement of...
Age 74
February 4, 1929 - September 27, 2003
Hinds Chapel Cemetery / Nesbit / Mississippi / USA / North America
The Burnette brothers with lead guitarist Paul Burlison, are best remembered for their seminal rockabilly recordings for Coral in the mid-1950s. Paul, Dorsey and Johnny Burnette founded the pioneering, but largely overlooked rocka...
Age 78
November 23, 1926 - September 1, 2005
Free Springs C.M.E. Church / Como / Mississippi / USA / North America
R. L. Burnside was a Delta blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. He played music for much of his life but received little recognition before the early 1990s. During his resurgence in popularity he won 4 W.C. Handy Blues Awards a...
Historical Figure
Age 41
January 4, 1716 - September 24, 1757
Princeton Cemetery / Princeton / New Jersey / USA / North America
Aaron Burr Sr. was a notable Presbyterian minister and college educator in colonial America. He was a founder of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) and the father of Aaron Burr (1756–1836), the third vice presi...
Historical Figure
Age 80
February 6, 1756 - September 14, 1836
Princeton Cemetery / Princeton / New Jersey / USA / North America
Aaron Burr, Jr. was an important political figure in the early history of the United States of America. After serving as a Continental Army officer in the Revolutionary War, Burr became a successful lawyer and politician. He was e...
World Leaders
Age 86
November 29, 1932 - September 26, 2019
Cimetière du Montparnasse / Paris / France / Europe
Jacques Chirac was a French politician who served as President of France from 1995 to 2007. Chirac was previously the Prime Minister of France from 1974 to 1976 and from 1986 to 1988, as well as the Mayor of Paris from 1977 to 199...