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Who died on 6 April?

Celebrities who died on 6 April

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Oldest

99 years, 9 months,

Youngest

28 years, 10 months, 17 days

Born first

30 January 1871

Died first

6 April 1949

Born last

9 May 1977

Died last

6 April 2022

American writer and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, known for his works of science fiction and popular science Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov

American writer and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, known for his works of science fiction and popular science

1992
American country music song writer, singer and musician Merle Haggard

Merle Haggard

American country music song writer, singer and musician

2016
Russian composer, pianist and conductor Igor Stravinsky

Igor Stravinsky

Russian composer, pianist and conductor

1971
American film actor Mickey Rooney

Mickey Rooney

American film actor

2014
Russian politician and political activist Vladimir Zhirinovsky

Vladimir Zhirinovsky

Russian politician and political activist

2022
Serbian footballer and manager  Radomir Antić

Radomir Antić

Serbian footballer and manager

2020
cricketer Bill Ponsford

Bill Ponsford

cricketer

1991
American physicist Fred Singer

Fred Singer

American physicist

2020
Swiss Catholic priest, theologian and author  Hans Küng

Hans Küng

Swiss Catholic priest, theologian and author

2021
American stand-up comedian Don Rickles

Don Rickles

American stand-up comedian

2017
politician from the United States  Ernest Hollings

Ernest Hollings

politician from the United States

2019
Republican legislator from Illinois  Bobby Schilling

Bobby Schilling

Republican legislator from Illinois

2021
American painter of popular realistic, bucolic, and idyllic subjects Thomas Kinkade

Thomas Kinkade

American painter of popular realistic, bucolic, and idyllic subjects

2012
Prince of Monaco Rainier III, Prince of Monaco

Rainier III, Prince of Monaco

Prince of Monaco

2005
American politician  Alcee Hastings

Alcee Hastings

American politician

2021
baseball player Al Kaline

Al Kaline

baseball player

2020
American multimedia ecofeminist artist  Helène Aylon

Helène Aylon

American multimedia ecofeminist artist

2020
British children's book author and illustrator David McKee

David McKee

British children's book author and illustrator

2022
Polish philosopher Henryk Skolimowski

Henryk Skolimowski

Polish philosopher

2018
American politician, former U.S. Senator from Hawaii Daniel Akaka

Daniel Akaka

American politician, former U.S. Senator from Hawaii

2018
American anthropologist  Paul Rabinow

Paul Rabinow

American anthropologist

2021
German actress Grischa Huber

Grischa Huber

German actress

2021
American actor, musician, artist James Best

James Best

American actor, musician, artist

2015
actress Greer Garson

Greer Garson

actress

1996
singer Wendy O. Williams

Wendy O. Williams

singer

1998
American record producer Hal Willner

Hal Willner

American record producer

2020
Belgian actress Reinhilde Decleir

Reinhilde Decleir

Belgian actress

2022
American actress Julia Faye

Julia Faye

American actress

1966
British actor Corin Redgrave

Corin Redgrave

British actor

2010
British actor Seymour Hicks

Seymour Hicks

British actor

1949
former actor; oil and natural gas business  James Drury

James Drury

former actor; oil and natural gas business

2020
American Jesuit priest, editor, and academic Drew Christiansen

Drew Christiansen

American Jesuit priest, editor, and academic

2022
German jurist  Gerhard Schricker

Gerhard Schricker

German jurist

2021
United States Army Medal of Honor recipient Charles Henry Coolidge

Charles Henry Coolidge

United States Army Medal of Honor recipient

2021
American dancer Donald McKayle

Donald McKayle

American dancer

2018
Russian physicist of Armenian descent Mishik Kazaryan

Mishik Kazaryan

Russian physicist of Armenian descent

2020
American journalist Sean Flynn

Sean Flynn

American journalist

1970
British physicist David J. Thouless

David J. Thouless

British physicist

2019
Gujarati author from India Pannalal Patel

Pannalal Patel

Gujarati author from India

1989
German politician Inge von Wangenheim

Inge von Wangenheim

German politician

1993
British marine scientist Trevor Platt

Trevor Platt

British marine scientist

2020
Spanish playwright  Josep Maria Benet i Jornet

Josep Maria Benet i Jornet

Spanish playwright

2020
American basketball player Maurice Stokes

Maurice Stokes

American basketball player

1970
American basketball player and coach Maggie Dixon

Maggie Dixon

American basketball player and coach

2006
Czechoslovak figure skater  Karol Divín

Karol Divín

Czechoslovak figure skater

2022
French actor and singer Jacques Higelin

Jacques Higelin

French actor and singer

2018
American businessman Earl G. Graves Sr.

Earl G. Graves Sr.

American businessman

2020
American saxophonist  Sonny Simmons

Sonny Simmons

American saxophonist

2021
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