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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

Vote for Your Favourite Died On August 12th

Jean-Michel Basquiat
15
Birthdate: December 22, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1988

 2 

Henry Fonda
8
Birthdate: May 16, 1905
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Grand Island, Nebraska, United States
Died: 1982
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 3 
Ian Fleming
(Author of James Bond Series)

Ian Fleming
13
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 28, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mayfair, London
Died: 1964

 4 
William Blake
(Poet and Visual Artist of the Romantic Age)

William Blake
15
Birthdate: November 28, 1757
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Soho, London, England
Died: 1827

 5 
Lauren Bacall
(Actress)

Lauren Bacall
11
Birthdate: September 16, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: 2014
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 6 
Loretta Young
(Actress)

Loretta Young
8
Birthdate: January 6, 1913
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
Died: 2000

 7 
John Cage
(Composer, Writer)

John Cage
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 5, 1912
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1992
You May Like

 8 
Una Stubbs
(Actress)

Una Stubbs
9
Birthdate: May 1, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England
Died: 2021
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 9 
Merv Griffin
(Host of 'The Merv Griffin Show' and Creator of the Games Shows 'Jeopardy!' and 'Wheel of Fortune')

Merv Griffin
3
Birthdate: July 6, 1925
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Mateo, California, United States
Died: 2007
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 10 
Les Paul
(Jazz Guitarist and One of the Pioneers of the Solid-Body Electric Guitar)

Les Paul
5
Birthdate: June 9, 1915
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 2009

Joseph P. Kennedy Jr.
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 25, 1915
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hull, Massachusetts
Died: 1944
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 12 
George Stephenson
(Father of Railways)

George Stephenson
3
Birthdate: June 9, 1781
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wylam
Died: 1848

 13 

Pope Sixtus IV
2
Birthdate: July 21, 1414
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Celle Ligure, Italy
Died: 1484

 14 
William Shockley
(Physicist)

William Shockley
3
Birthdate: February 13, 1910
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1989

 15 
Wilhelm Steinitz
(Chess Master)

Wilhelm Steinitz
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 14, 1836
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: 1900

 16 
Giovanni Gabrieli
(Composer, Organist)

Giovanni Gabrieli
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1557 AD
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: 1612

 17 
Enos Slaughter
(Baseball player)

Enos Slaughter
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 27, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Roxboro, North Carolina, United States
Died: 2002

 18 
Leos Janacek
(Composer)

Leos Janacek
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 3, 1854
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hukvaldy, Czechia
Died: 1928

 19 
Joe Tex
(Singer-songwriter)

Joe Tex
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 8, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rogers, Texas, U.S.
Died: 1982

 20 
James Russell Lowell
(Was an American Romantic Poet, Critic, Editor, and Diplomat)

James Russell Lowell
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 22, 1819
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1891

 21 
Anna Held
(Actress, Singer)

Anna Held
0
Birthdate: March 19, 1872
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: 1918

 22 
Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau
(Younger brother of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands)

Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 25, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Utrecht, Netherlands
Died: 2013

 23 

Salvador Sánchez
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 26, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Santiago Tianguistenco, Mexico
Died: 1982
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 24 
Albert Gallatin
(Politician, Diplomat)

Albert Gallatin
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 29, 1761
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Geneva
Died: 1849

 25 
Godfrey Hounsfield
(Developer of X-ray computed tomography)

Godfrey Hounsfield
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: August 28, 1919
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newark-on-Trent, England
Died: 2004

 26 
Gareth Jones
(Journalist)

Gareth Jones
1
Birthdate: August 13, 1905
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Barry, England
Died: 1935

 27 
Pope Innocent XI
(Head of the Catholic Church and ruler of the Papal States from 21 September 1676 to his death on August 12, 1689)

Pope Innocent XI
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 16, 1611
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Como, Italy
Died: 1689

 28 
Luther Allison
(Guitarist)

Luther Allison
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 17, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Widener, Arkansas, United States
Died: 1997

 29 
Minnie Dean
(Serial killer)

Minnie Dean
1
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: September 2, 1844
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Greenock, Scotland
Died: 1895

 30 
Arthur Griffith
(Former Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom (1918-1922))

Arthur Griffith
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 31, 1871
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1922

Abu'l-Fazl ibn Mubarak
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 14, 1556
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Agra, India
Died: 1602

 32 
A. V. Meiyappan
(Producer)

A. V. Meiyappan
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 28, 1907
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Karaikudi, India
Died: 1979

 33 
DJ Arafat
(DJ, Singer)

DJ Arafat
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 26, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Yopougon, Ivory Coast
Died: 2019

 34 
Francesco Crispi
(Prime Minister, Statesman,Lawyer Journalist)

Francesco Crispi
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 4, 1818
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ribera, Agrigento, Italy
Died: 1901

Princess Juliane of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 23, 1781
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Coburg, Germany
Died: 1860

 36 

Elizabeth Murray
0
Birthdate: September 6, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2007

 37 

Philippe de Champaigne
0
Birthdate: May 26, 1602
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brussels
Died: 1674

 38 
Horace Smith-Dorrien
(Autobiographer, Military personnel)

Horace Smith-Dorrien
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 26, 1858
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berkhamsted
Died: 1930

 39 
Mac Jack
(Politician)

Mac Jack
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 8, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
Died: 2020

 40 
Jacopo Peri
(Composer)

Jacopo Peri
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 20, 1561
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 1633

 41 
Eliphalet Remington
(Engineer Who founded the "Remington Arms")

Eliphalet Remington
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 28, 1793
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Suffield, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1861

 42 
Yongle Emperor
(Emperor of the Ming dynasty (1402-1424))

Yongle Emperor
2
Birthdate: May 1, 1360
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nanjing, China
Died: 1424

 43 
Ray Eames
(Artist)

Ray Eames
1
Birthdate: December 15, 1912
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
Died: 1988

 44 

Richie Hayward
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 6, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Died: 2010

 45 
Ernst Boris Chain
(Biochemist)

Ernst Boris Chain
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 19, 1906
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1979

 46 
Walter Rudolf Hess
(Physiologist)

Walter Rudolf Hess
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: March 17, 1881
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Frauenfeld
Died: 1973

 47 
José Luis Brown
(Football manager, Football player)

José Luis Brown
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 10, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ranchos, Argentina
Died: 2019
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 48 
Karl Ziegler
(Chemist)

Karl Ziegler
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 26, 1898
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: November 26, 1898, Helsa, Germany
Died: 1973

 49 
Jules Brunet
(Officer, Military personnel)

Jules Brunet
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 2, 1838
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Belfort
Died: 1911

 50 

James B. Sumner
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 19, 1887
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Canton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1955