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.

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 1 Ian Fleming

Ian Fleming
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Author of James Bond Series
Birthdate: May 28, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mayfair, London
Died: 1964

 2 Jean-Michel Basquiat

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

 3 Lauren Bacall

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

 4 Henry Fonda

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

 5 Gulshan Kumar

Gulshan Kumar
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessperson, Film producer
Birthdate: May 5, 1956
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Delhi, India
Died: 1997

 6 William Blake

William Blake
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Painter, Poet
Birthdate: November 28, 1757
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1827

 7 Loretta Young

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

Thomas Mann
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: June 6, 1875
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lübeck, Germany
Died: 1955

 9 Una Stubbs

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

 10 Merv Griffin

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

 11 John Cage

John Cage
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Writer
Birthdate: September 5, 1912
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1992

 12 Les Paul

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

 13 Joseph P. Kennedy Jr.

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

 14 Gareth Jones

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

 15 Yongle Emperor

Yongle Emperor
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Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: May 2, 1360
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nanjing, China
Died: 1424
Height: 0'9" (23 cm)

 16 William Shockley

William Shockley
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Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: February 13, 1910
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1989

 17 Paola Mori

Paola Mori
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 18, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Italy
Died: 1986

 18 George Stephenson

George Stephenson
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Famous As: Father of Railways
Birthdate: June 9, 1781
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wylam
Died: 1848

 19 Kyu Sakamoto

Kyu Sakamoto
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 10, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kawasaki Ward, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan
Died: 1985

 20 Pope Sixtus IV

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

 21 Salvador Sánchez

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

 22 Wilhelm Steinitz

Wilhelm Steinitz
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Chess Master
Birthdate: May 17, 1836
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Prague
Died: 1900

 23 Abu'l-Fazl ibn Mubarak

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

 24 Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau

Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: September 25, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Utrecht
Died: 2013

 25 Arthur Griffith

Arthur Griffith
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Former President of Dáil Éireann
Birthdate: March 31, 1871
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1922

 26 Metacom

Metacom
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Tribal Leader
Birthdate: 1638 AD
Birthplace: Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1676

 27 Jules Brunet

Jules Brunet
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Officer, Military personnel
Birthdate: January 2, 1838
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Belfort
Died: 1911

 28 Leos Janacek

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

 29 Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh

Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: June 18, 1769
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1822

 30 Louis II, Holy Roman Emperor

Louis II, Holy Roman Emperor
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Roman Emperor
Birthdate: 0825 AD
Died: 0875

 31 Albert Gallatin

Albert Gallatin
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Diplomat
Birthdate: January 29, 1761
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Geneva
Died: 1849

 32 Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers

Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Nobleman
Birthdate: 1405 AD
Birthplace: Maidstone, Kent, England
Died: 1469

 33 A. V. Meiyappan

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

 34 Joe Tex

Joe Tex
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: August 8, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rogers, Texas, U.S.
Died: 1982

 35 Enos Slaughter

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

 36 James Russell Lowell

James Russell Lowell
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Listed In:
Famous As: Poet, Diplomat, Essayist, Writer, Literary critic, Journalist
Birthdate: February 22, 1819
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cambridge
Died: 1891

 37 Lenny Breau

Lenny Breau
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist, Songwriter, Jazz musician, Musician, Music teacher, Jazz guitarist, Classical guitarist
Birthdate: August 5, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Auburn, Maine
Died: 1984

 38 Giovanni Gabrieli

Giovanni Gabrieli
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Organist
Birthdate: 1557 AD
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: 1612

 39 Godfrey Hounsfield

Godfrey Hounsfield
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Developer of X-ray computed tomography
Birthdate: August 28, 1919
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Died: 2004

 40 Al Shean

Al Shean
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: May 12, 1868
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kingdom of Prussia
Died: 1949

 41 Anna Held

Anna Held
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Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: March 19, 1872
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: 1918

 42 John Philip Holland

John Philip Holland
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Famous As: engineer, entrepreneur, inventor, submariner
Birthdate: March 1, 1841
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Liscannor
Died: 1914

 43 Minnie Dean

Minnie Dean
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: September 2, 1844
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Greenock, Scotland
Died: 1895

 44 Ray Eames

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

 45 Helen Hunt Jackson

Helen Hunt Jackson
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: October 15, 1830
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Amherst, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1885

 46 Horace Smith-Dorrien

Horace Smith-Dorrien
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Autobiographer, Military personnel
Birthdate: May 26, 1858
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berkhamsted
Died: 1930

 47 Francisco de Vitoria

Francisco de Vitoria
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Famous As: philosopher, writer, religious, university teacher, economist
Birthdate: 1483 AD
Birthplace: Burgos
Died: 1546

 48 Francesco Crispi

Francesco Crispi
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister, Statesman,Lawyer Journalist
Birthdate: October 4, 1818
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ribera, Agrigento, Italy
Died: 1901

 49 Pope Innocent XI

Pope Innocent XI
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Pope
Birthdate: May 16, 1611
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Como
Died: 1689

 50 Princess Juliane of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld

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