Famous People Who Died on January 21
Political Leader, Political Scientist, Journalist / 1870 - 1924
Vladimir Lenin was founder of the Russian Communist Party, leader of the Bolshevik Revolution and architect and first head of the Soviet state.
Cecil B. DeMille
Actor, Filmmaker, Screenwriter / 1881 - 1959
Cecil B. DeMille was an actor, director and producer who became a giant of the 20th century film industry, known for epics like The Ten Commandments.
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