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

Henry FondaHenry Fonda
American
Actor

William BlakeWilliam Blake
British
Painter

Ian FlemingIan Fleming
British
Author of James Bond Series
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

Walter Rudolf HessWalter Rudolf Hess
Swiss
Physiologist

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
Gulshan KumarGulshan Kumar
Indian
Businessperson, Film producer

Paola MoriPaola Mori
Italian
Actor

Gareth JonesGareth Jones
British, Welsh
Journalist
Kyu SakamotoKyu Sakamoto
Japanese
Singer

Wilhelm SteinitzWilhelm Steinitz
Austrian, Czech, American
Chess Master
Salvador SánchezSalvador Sánchez
Mexican
Boxer

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

Prince Friso of Orange-NassauPrince Friso of Orange-Nassau
Engineer
James Russell LowellJames Russell Lowell
American
Poet, Diplomat, Essayist, Writer, Literary critic,

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Richard Woodville, 1st Earl RiversRichard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers
British
Nobleman
Robert Stewart, Viscount CastlereaghRobert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh
Irish, British
Statesman

Jules BrunetJules Brunet
French
Officer, Military personnel

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

Arthur GriffithArthur Griffith
Irish
Former President of Dáil Éireann
Joe TexJoe Tex
American
Singer-songwriter
Albert GallatinAlbert Gallatin
American
Politician, Diplomat

MetacomMetacom
American
Tribal Leader

Enos SlaughterEnos Slaughter
American
Baseball player

A. V. MeiyappanA. V. Meiyappan
Indian
Producer
Lenny BreauLenny Breau
Canadian
Guitarist, Songwriter, Jazz musician, Musician,

Al SheanAl Shean
German
Comedian

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

Helen Hunt JacksonHelen Hunt Jackson
American
Poet

Sein LwinSein Lwin
Burmese
Politician
Rachel RuyschRachel Ruysch
Dutch
Botanical illustrator, Painter

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

Luther AllisonLuther Allison
American
Guitarist

Princess Juliane of Saxe-Coburg-SaalfeldPrincess Juliane of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
German
Princess
Walter J. OngWalter J. Ong
American
Anthropologist, Historian, Writer, University

Francesco CrispiFrancesco Crispi
Italian
Prime Minister, Statesman,Lawyer Journalist
Pope Innocent XIPope Innocent XI
Italian
Pope

Pierre KlossowskiPierre Klossowski
French
Writer

Eliphalet RemingtonEliphalet Remington
American
Inventor

Philippe de ChampaignePhilippe de Champaigne
French, Dutch
Painter

Jacopo PeriJacopo Peri
Italian
Composer,singer
Horace Smith-DorrienHorace Smith-Dorrien
British
Autobiographer, Military personnel

Joe KubertJoe Kubert
American
Comic Book Artist

Adolf Erik NordenskiöldAdolf Erik Nordenskiöld
Finnish, Swedish
Geologist

Manfred WinkelhockManfred Winkelhock
German
Racing driver
Elizabeth MurrayElizabeth Murray
American
Painter

Jean DrapeauJean Drapeau
Canadian
Lawyer
Rashied AliRashied Ali
American
Jazz drummer

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
Jozef IsraëlsJozef Israëls
Dutch
Painter

SanyuSanyu
Chinese, French
Painter

William Jackson HookerWilliam Jackson Hooker
British
Botanist
Manuel LisaManuel Lisa
Spanish, American
Explorer

Bakr SidqiBakr Sidqi
Iraqi
General
Vladimir ChelomeyVladimir Chelomey
Russian
Scientist

Itzik FefferItzik Feffer
Russian
Poet

Tiyo SogaTiyo Soga
South African
Author

Sir John Acton, 6th BaronetSir John Acton, 6th Baronet
British
Naval commander
Guido de MarcoGuido de Marco
Maltese
Politician
George Of TrebizondGeorge Of Trebizond
Greek
Byzantine humanist

Ralph Asher AlpherRalph Asher Alpher
American
Cosmologist

Kenji NakagamiKenji Nakagami
Japanese
Novelist

Huang ZongxiHuang Zongxi
Chinese
Naturalist
Johannes AlthusiusJohannes Althusius
German
Jurist

Lin FengmianLin Fengmian
Chinese
Painter

William ConybeareWilliam Conybeare
British
Geologist

Ernest GimsonErnest Gimson
British
Designer

Wavell Wakefield, 1st Baron Wakefield of KendalWavell Wakefield, 1st Baron Wakefield of Kendal
British
Rugby Player
Antonio José GalánAntonio José Galán
Spanish
Bullfighter

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
Pinhas SapirPinhas Sapir
Israeli, Polish
Politician