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

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
John CageJohn Cage
American
Composer, Writer

Paul Thomas MannThomas Mann
Swiss, German
Novelist, Short Story Writer
William ShockleyWilliam Shockley
American
Physicist

Yongle EmperorYongle Emperor
Chinese
Emperor

Pope Sixtus IVPope Sixtus IV
Italian
Bishop of Rome

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
Albert GallatinAlbert Gallatin
American
Politician, Diplomat

Salvador SánchezSalvador Sánchez
Mexican
Boxer

Prince Friso of Orange-NassauPrince Friso of Orange-Nassau
Engineer
Joe TexJoe Tex
American
Singer-songwriter

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Enos SlaughterEnos Slaughter
American
Baseball player
Wilhelm SteinitzWilhelm Steinitz
Austrian, Czech, American
Chess Master

Richard Woodville, 1st Earl RiversRichard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers
British
Nobleman

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

Arthur GriffithArthur Griffith
Irish
Former President of Dáil Éireann
James Russell LowellJames Russell Lowell
American
Poet, Diplomat, Essayist, Writer, Literary critic,
Lenny BreauLenny Breau
Canadian
Guitarist, Songwriter, Jazz musician, Musician,

John Philip HollandJohn Philip Holland
Irish, American
engineer, entrepreneur, inventor, submariner

Al SheanAl Shean
German, Prussian
Comedian

Helen Hunt JacksonHelen Hunt Jackson
American
Poet
Luther AllisonLuther Allison
American
Guitarist

Mary Katherine GoddardMary Katherine Goddard
American
Publisher

Pope Innocent XIPope Innocent XI
Italian
Pope

Philippe de ChampaignePhilippe de Champaigne
French, Dutch
Painter

Francisco de VitoriaFrancisco de Vitoria
Spanish
philosopher, writer, religious, university
Ray EamesRay Eames
American
Artist

Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.
American
Pilot, Soldier
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
Eliphalet RemingtonEliphalet Remington
American
Inventor

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

Rachel RuyschRachel Ruysch
Dutch
Botanical illustrator, Painter

Adolf Erik NordenskiöldAdolf Erik Nordenskiöld
Finnish, Swedish
Geologist

Rashied AliRashied Ali
American
Jazz drummer

Jean DrapeauJean Drapeau
Canadian
Lawyer
William Jackson HookerWilliam Jackson Hooker
British
Botanist

Marie de RohanMarie de Rohan
French
Courtier

Sakuma ShōzanSakuma Shōzan
Japanese
Politician

Hendrik Petrus BerlageHendrik Petrus Berlage
Netherlands Antilles
Architect
Paule MarshallPaule Marshall
American
Writer

Bakr SidqiBakr Sidqi
Iraqi
General
Ralph Asher AlpherRalph Asher Alpher
American
Cosmologist

Louis II, Holy Roman EmperorLouis II, Holy Roman Emperor
Italian
Roman Emperor

Jozef IsraëlsJozef Israëls
Dutch
Painter
Huang ZongxiHuang Zongxi
Chinese
Naturalist

Sir John Acton, 6th BaronetSir John Acton, 6th Baronet
British
Naval commander
Guido de MarcoGuido de Marco
Maltese
Politician

Sein LwinSein Lwin
Burmese
Politician

Itzik FefferItzik Feffer
Russian
Poet
Manuel LisaManuel Lisa
Spanish, American
Explorer

Ernest GimsonErnest Gimson
British
Designer
Vladimir ChelomeyVladimir Chelomey
Russian
Scientist

Tiyo SogaTiyo Soga
South African
Author

Lin FengmianLin Fengmian
Chinese
Painter

Johannes AlthusiusJohannes Althusius
German
Jurist
Kenji NakagamiKenji Nakagami
Japanese
Novelist
Wavell Wakefield, 1st Baron Wakefield of KendalWavell Wakefield, 1st Baron Wakefield of Kendal
British
Rugby Player

Alfonso Ferrabosco the elderAlfonso Ferrabosco the elder
Italian
Composer

Peretz MarkishPeretz Markish
Russian
Poet

MetacomMetacom
American
Tribal Leader
James Edward KeelerJames Edward Keeler
American
Astronomer

Léon DehonLéon Dehon
French
Priest

Horace BinneyHorace Binney
American
Lawyer

Olof von DalinOlof von Dalin
Swedish
Poet

John CapgraveJohn Capgrave
British
Historian
Augustus ThomasAugustus Thomas
American
Playwright

Georg CurtiusGeorg Curtius
German
Philologist
Hendrick ZwaardecroonHendrick Zwaardecroon
Dutch
Government Official

Viktor HambardzumyanViktor Hambardzumyan
Armenian, Russian
Astronomer
Pierre LaromiguièrePierre Laromiguière
French
Philosopher
Elizabeth MurrayElizabeth Murray
American
Painter