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

Ian FlemingIan Fleming
British
Author of James Bond Series

Henry FondaHenry Fonda
American
Actor

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

George StephensonGeorge Stephenson
British
Father of Railways

Pope Sixtus IVPope Sixtus IV
Italian
Bishop of Rome

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

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

Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.
American
Pilot, Soldier

Paola MoriPaola Mori
Italian
Actor
Gareth JonesGareth Jones
British, Welsh
Journalist

Wilhelm SteinitzWilhelm Steinitz
Austrian, Czech, American
Chess Master
Kyu SakamotoKyu Sakamoto
Japanese
Singer

Salvador SánchezSalvador Sánchez
Mexican
Boxer

Abu'l-Fazl ibn MubarakAbu'l-Fazl ibn Mubarak
Indian
Author
MetacomMetacom
American
Tribal Leader

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Richard Woodville, 1st Earl RiversRichard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers
British
Nobleman
Jules BrunetJules Brunet
French
Officer, Military personnel

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

Arthur GriffithArthur Griffith
Irish
Former President of Dáil Éireann

Louis II, Holy Roman EmperorLouis II, Holy Roman Emperor
Italian
Roman Emperor
Robert Stewart, Viscount CastlereaghRobert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh
Irish, British
Statesman
Albert GallatinAlbert Gallatin
American
Politician, Diplomat

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

Joe TexJoe Tex
American
Singer-songwriter

Lenny BreauLenny Breau
Canadian
Guitarist, Songwriter, Jazz musician, Musician,
Enos SlaughterEnos Slaughter
American
Baseball player

Al SheanAl Shean
German, Prussian
Comedian

A. V. MeiyappanA. V. Meiyappan
Indian
Producer

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

Helen Hunt JacksonHelen Hunt Jackson
American
Poet
Ray EamesRay Eames
American
Artist

Eliphalet RemingtonEliphalet Remington
American
Inventor
Luther AllisonLuther Allison
American
Guitarist

Walter J. OngWalter J. Ong
American
Anthropologist, Historian, Writer, University

Francisco de VitoriaFrancisco de Vitoria
Spanish
philosopher, writer, religious, university
Pope Innocent XIPope Innocent XI
Italian
Pope

Manfred WinkelhockManfred Winkelhock
German
Racing driver
Philippe de ChampaignePhilippe de Champaigne
French, Dutch
Painter

Francesco CrispiFrancesco Crispi
Italian
Prime Minister, Statesman,Lawyer Journalist

Rachel RuyschRachel Ruysch
Dutch
Botanical illustrator, Painter

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

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

Jean DrapeauJean Drapeau
Canadian
Lawyer

Elizabeth MurrayElizabeth Murray
American
Painter

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

Marie de RohanMarie de Rohan
French
Courtier
Sakuma ShōzanSakuma Shōzan
Japanese
Politician

Hendrik Petrus BerlageHendrik Petrus Berlage
Netherlands Antilles
Architect

Vladimir ChelomeyVladimir Chelomey
Russian
Scientist
Paule MarshallPaule Marshall
American
Writer

Bakr SidqiBakr Sidqi
Iraqi
General
Jozef IsraëlsJozef Israëls
Dutch
Painter

William Jackson HookerWilliam Jackson Hooker
British
Botanist

Manuel LisaManuel Lisa
Spanish, American
Explorer
Sein LwinSein Lwin
Burmese
Politician

Sir John Acton, 6th BaronetSir John Acton, 6th Baronet
British
Naval commander
Tiyo SogaTiyo Soga
South African
Author

Itzik FefferItzik Feffer
Russian
Poet

Ralph Asher AlpherRalph Asher Alpher
American
Cosmologist

Guido de MarcoGuido de Marco
Maltese
Politician
Antonio José GalánAntonio José Galán
Spanish
Bullfighter
George Of TrebizondGeorge Of Trebizond
Greek
Byzantine humanist

Kenji NakagamiKenji Nakagami
Japanese
Novelist

Ernest GimsonErnest Gimson
British
Designer

Johannes AlthusiusJohannes Althusius
German
Jurist
Lin FengmianLin Fengmian
Chinese
Painter

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

Huang ZongxiHuang Zongxi
Chinese
Naturalist

William ConybeareWilliam Conybeare
British
Geologist

Peretz MarkishPeretz Markish
Russian
Poet
Alfonso Ferrabosco the elderAlfonso Ferrabosco the elder
Italian
Composer

Mac JackMac Jack
South African
Politician
Mary Katherine GoddardMary Katherine Goddard
American
Publisher

Olof von DalinOlof von Dalin
Swedish
Poet
Pinhas SapirPinhas Sapir
Israeli, Polish
Politician
James Edward KeelerJames Edward Keeler
American
Astronomer