Famous People We Wish Were Still Alive

Noble people have always strived towards improving the lives of others. Many achieve their goal of changing the world for the better, so much so that we end up missing them after their death. It is often the thought that the world could have utilized such individuals’ wisdom that makes us wish they were still alive. Here is a list of such personalities whom we miss dearly.
Birthday: 14 March 1879
Born In: Ulm, Germany
Died On: 18 April 1955
Famous As: One of the Greatest Physicists of All Time, Best Known for Developing the Theory of Relativity

The Nobel laureate, Albert Einstein, was one of the greatest theoretical physicists who immensely contributed to the growth of modern physics and quantum mechanics. He is considered one of the most intelligent persons in history. Though not tested, his estimated intelligence quotient is regarded as a benchmark.

Also Known As: Robin McLaurin Williams
Birthday: 21 July 1951
Born In: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died On: 11 August 2014
Famous As: Actor & Comedian Best Known for His Roles in 'Mork & Mindy ', 'Popeye' and 'Good Will Hunting'
Regarded as one of the funniest comedians of all time, Robin Williams went on to achieve huge popularity as a film actor. If not for Lewy body dementia, which forced him to commit suicide by hanging, Robin would've continued making people laugh for many more years.
Also Known As: Michael King Jr.
Birthday: 15 January 1929
Born In: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died On: 04 April 1968
Famous As: African-American Civil Rights Movement Leader Who Used Civil Disobedience to Combat Racism
Martin Luther King Jr. was the leader of the civil rights movement in the USA. He employed Christian believes and non-violence methods like civil disobedience and paved the way for dignified and respected life for African-Americans.
Also Known As: Stephen Robert Irwin, The Crocodile Hunter
Birthday: 22 February 1962
Born In: Victoria, Australia
Died On: 04 September 2006
Famous As: Television Celebrity & Wildlife Conservationist Who Died After Getting Stung by a Stingray Barb
Steve Irwin achieved worldwide popularity after appearing in the famous television series 'The Crocodile Hunter'. His death at the age of 44, caused due to Stingray injury to the heart, was grieved by fans, non-profit organizations, governments, and several celebrities across the world.
Also Known As: Diana Frances Spencer
Birthday: 01 July 1961
Born In: Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
Died On: 31 August 1997
Famous As: First Wife of Charles, Prince of Wales

Diana's activism and persona made her an international icon and one of the most popular members of the British royal family. Her life was cut short when she met with a car accident at the age of 36.