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
Jean-Michel BasquiatJean-Michel Basquiat
American
Artist

Lauren BacallLauren Bacall
American
Actress, Model

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
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

Pope Sixtus IVPope Sixtus IV
Italian
Bishop of Rome

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
James B. Sumner James B. Sumner
American
Chemist

Walter Rudolf HessWalter Rudolf Hess
Swiss
Physiologist
Gulshan KumarGulshan Kumar
Indian
Businessperson, Film producer

George CrossGeorge Cross
Australian
Actor

Jim CrowJim Crow
American
Sound Editor
Francisco de VitoriaFrancisco de Vitoria
Spanish
philosopher, writer, religious, university

Paola MoriPaola Mori
Italian
Actor
Salvador SánchezSalvador Sánchez
Mexican
Boxer

Arthur GriffithArthur Griffith
Irish
Former President of Dáil Éireann

Jules BrunetJules Brunet
French
Officer, Military personnel
Prince Friso of Orange-NassauPrince Friso of Orange-Nassau
Engineer

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Robert Stewart, Viscount CastlereaghRobert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh
Irish, British
Statesman
Albert GallatinAlbert Gallatin
American
Politician, Diplomat

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

James Russell LowellJames Russell Lowell
American
Poet, Diplomat, Essayist, Writer, Literary critic,

Wilhelm SteinitzWilhelm Steinitz
Austrian, Czech, American
Chess Master
Joe TexJoe Tex
American
Singer-songwriter
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

Helen Hunt JacksonHelen Hunt Jackson
American
Poet
Pope Innocent XIPope Innocent XI
Italian
Pope

Philippe de ChampaignePhilippe de Champaigne
French, Dutch
Painter

Rachel RuyschRachel Ruysch
Dutch
Botanical illustrator, Painter

Luther AllisonLuther Allison
American
Guitarist

Walter J. OngWalter J. Ong
American
Anthropologist, Historian, Writer, University
Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.
American
Pilot, Soldier

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

Rashied AliRashied Ali
American
Jazz drummer
Adolf Erik NordenskiöldAdolf Erik Nordenskiöld
Swedish
Geologist

Hendrik Petrus BerlageHendrik Petrus Berlage
Netherlands Antilles
Architect

Jean DrapeauJean Drapeau
Canadian
Lawyer

William Jackson HookerWilliam Jackson Hooker
British
Botanist

Paule MarshallPaule Marshall
American
Writer
Huang ZongxiHuang Zongxi
Chinese
Naturalist

Sakuma ShōzanSakuma Shōzan
Japanese
Politician

Jozef IsraëlsJozef Israëls
Dutch
Painter

Ralph Asher AlpherRalph Asher Alpher
American
Cosmologist
Tiyo SogaTiyo Soga
South African
Author

Lin FengmianLin Fengmian
Chinese
Painter
Manuel LisaManuel Lisa
Spanish, American
Explorer

Mary Katherine GoddardMary Katherine Goddard
American
Publisher

Louis II, Holy Roman EmperorLouis II, Holy Roman Emperor
Italian
Roman Emperor
Sir John Acton, 6th BaronetSir John Acton, 6th Baronet
British
Naval commander

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

Ernest GimsonErnest Gimson
British
Designer

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

Kenji NakagamiKenji Nakagami
Japanese
Novelist
Peretz MarkishPeretz Markish
Russian
Poet

James Edward KeelerJames Edward Keeler
American
Astronomer

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

Hendrick ZwaardecroonHendrick Zwaardecroon
Dutch
Government Official

Augustus ThomasAugustus Thomas
American
Playwright
Viktor HambardzumyanViktor Hambardzumyan
Armenian, Georgian, Russian
Scientist

Pierre LaromiguièrePierre Laromiguière
French
Philosopher

Pinhas SapirPinhas Sapir
Israeli, Polish
Politician

William ConybeareWilliam Conybeare
British
Geologist

Abu'l-Fazl ibn MubarakAbu'l-Fazl ibn Mubarak
Indian
Author