Died On August 12th

Discover the most famous people who died on August 12. The list includes people like Cleopatra, Ian Fleming, William Blake, Lauren Bacall, Jean-Michel Basquiat. Famous personalities featured on this list, include artists, actors, actresses and short story writers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.

Cleopatra Cleopatra
Egyptian, Greek
Queen of the Ptolemaic Kingdom
Lauren BacallLauren Bacall
American
Actress, Model

Jean-Michel BasquiatJean-Michel Basquiat
American
Artist

Henry FondaHenry Fonda
American
Actor

Ian FlemingIan Fleming
British
Author of James Bond Series

William BlakeWilliam Blake
British
Painter

Loretta YoungLoretta Young
American
Actress

Merv GriffinMerv Griffin
American
TV Host
Pope Sixtus IVPope Sixtus IV
Italian
Bishop of Rome

Paul Thomas MannThomas Mann
Swiss, German
Novelist, Short Story Writer
John CageJohn Cage
American
Composer, Writer

Yongle EmperorYongle Emperor
Chinese
Emperor

William ShockleyWilliam Shockley
American
Physicist

George StephensonGeorge Stephenson
British
Father of Railways

Anna HeldAnna Held
French
Actress, Singer
Giovanni GabrieliGiovanni Gabrieli
Italian
Italian composer

Godfrey HounsfieldGodfrey Hounsfield
British
Developer of X-ray computed tomography

Karl ZieglerKarl Ziegler
German
Chemist

Ernst Boris ChainErnst Boris Chain
German
Biochemist
Walter Rudolf HessWalter Rudolf Hess
Swiss
Physiologist

James B. Sumner James B. Sumner
American
Chemist
Gulshan KumarGulshan Kumar
Indian
Businessperson, Film producer

Jim CrowJim Crow
American
Sound Editor

George CrossGeorge Cross
Australian
Actor
Paola MoriPaola Mori
Italian
Actor

Jules BrunetJules Brunet
French
Officer, Military personnel
Salvador SánchezSalvador Sánchez
Mexican
Boxer

Prince Friso of Orange-NassauPrince Friso of Orange-Nassau
Engineer

Albert GallatinAlbert Gallatin
American
Politician, Diplomat
Wilhelm SteinitzWilhelm Steinitz
Austrian, Czech, American
Chess Master

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Arthur GriffithArthur Griffith
Irish
Former President of Dáil Éireann
Richard Woodville, 1st Earl RiversRichard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers
British
Nobleman

Robert Stewart, Viscount CastlereaghRobert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh
Irish, British
Statesman

Joe TexJoe Tex
American
Singer-songwriter

James Russell LowellJames Russell Lowell
American
Poet, Diplomat, Essayist, Writer, Literary critic,
John Philip HollandJohn Philip Holland
Irish, American
engineer, entrepreneur, inventor, submariner
Lenny BreauLenny Breau
Canadian
Guitarist, Songwriter, Jazz musician, Musician,

Al SheanAl Shean
German, Prussian
Comedian

Pope Innocent XIPope Innocent XI
Italian
Pope

Philippe de ChampaignePhilippe de Champaigne
French, Dutch
Painter
Luther AllisonLuther Allison
American
Guitarist

Helen Hunt JacksonHelen Hunt Jackson
American
Poet

Ray EamesRay Eames
American
Artist

Francisco de VitoriaFrancisco de Vitoria
Spanish
philosopher, writer, religious, university

Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.
American
Pilot, Soldier
Rachel RuyschRachel Ruysch
Dutch
Botanical illustrator, Painter

Walter J. OngWalter J. Ong
American
Anthropologist, Historian, Writer, University
Francesco CrispiFrancesco Crispi
Italian
Prime Minister, Statesman,Lawyer Journalist

Horace Smith-DorrienHorace Smith-Dorrien
British
Autobiographer, Military personnel

Jacopo PeriJacopo Peri
Italian
Composer,singer
Joe KubertJoe Kubert
American
Comic Book Artist

Eliphalet RemingtonEliphalet Remington
American
Inventor
Jean DrapeauJean Drapeau
Canadian
Lawyer

Marie de RohanMarie de Rohan
French
Courtier

Adolf Erik NordenskiöldAdolf Erik Nordenskiöld
Swedish
Geologist

Rashied AliRashied Ali
American
Jazz drummer

Hendrik Petrus BerlageHendrik Petrus Berlage
Netherlands Antilles
Architect
William Jackson HookerWilliam Jackson Hooker
British
Botanist

Huang ZongxiHuang Zongxi
Chinese
Naturalist

Sakuma ShōzanSakuma Shōzan
Japanese
Politician

Paule MarshallPaule Marshall
American
Writer
Ralph Asher AlpherRalph Asher Alpher
American
Cosmologist

Jozef IsraëlsJozef Israëls
Dutch
Painter
Tiyo SogaTiyo Soga
South African
Author

Wavell Wakefield, 1st Baron Wakefield of KendalWavell Wakefield, 1st Baron Wakefield of Kendal
British
Rugby Player

Louis II, Holy Roman EmperorLouis II, Holy Roman Emperor
Italian
Roman Emperor
Mary Katherine GoddardMary Katherine Goddard
American
Publisher

Sir John Acton, 6th BaronetSir John Acton, 6th Baronet
British
Naval commander
Manuel LisaManuel Lisa
Spanish, American
Explorer

Vladimir ChelomeyVladimir Chelomey
Russian
Scientist

Lin FengmianLin Fengmian
Chinese
Painter
Sein LwinSein Lwin
Burmese
Politician

Guido de MarcoGuido de Marco
Maltese
Politician
Johannes AlthusiusJohannes Althusius
German
Political scientist

Ernest GimsonErnest Gimson
British
Designer

Kenji NakagamiKenji Nakagami
Japanese
Novelist

James Edward KeelerJames Edward Keeler
American
Astronomer
Peretz MarkishPeretz Markish
Russian
Poet
Alfonso Ferrabosco the elderAlfonso Ferrabosco the elder
Italian
Composer

Olof von DalinOlof von Dalin
Swedish
Poet

Horace BinneyHorace Binney
American
Lawyer

John CapgraveJohn Capgrave
British
Historian
MetacomMetacom
American
Tribal Leader

Georg CurtiusGeorg Curtius
German
Philologist

Léon DehonLéon Dehon
French
Priest

Augustus ThomasAugustus Thomas
American
Playwright

Hendrick ZwaardecroonHendrick Zwaardecroon
Dutch
Government Official
Viktor HambardzumyanViktor Hambardzumyan
Armenian, Georgian, Russian
Scientist

Pierre LaromiguièrePierre Laromiguière
French
Philosopher
Elizabeth MurrayElizabeth Murray
American
Painter

Pinhas SapirPinhas Sapir
Israeli, Polish
Politician
William ConybeareWilliam Conybeare
British
Geologist
Abu'l-Fazl ibn MubarakAbu'l-Fazl ibn Mubarak
Indian
Author