Died On August 13th

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Discover the most famous people who died on August 13. The list includes people like Florence Nightingale, Julia Child, Eugène Delacroix, James Roosevelt, René Laennec. Famous personalities featured on this list, include journalists, political leaders, artists and poets and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.
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Florence Nightingale
(Social Reformer & Founder of Modern Nursing and Known as 'The Lady with the Lamp')
Florence Nightingale
23
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 12, 1820
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 1910
 2 
Julia Child
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Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: August 15, 1912
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pasadena, California
Died: 2004
 3 
H. G. Wells
(British Author Who Has Been Called the 'Father of Science Fiction')
H. G. Wells
24
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 21, 1866
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kent, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1946
 4 
Mickey Mantle
(One of the Greatest Switch Hitters in Baseball History)
Mickey Mantle
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 20, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Spavinaw, Oklahoma, United States
Died: 1995
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 5 
Kenny Baker
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Birthdate: August 24, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
Died: 2016
Height: 3'8" (112 cm)
 6 
Eugène Delacroix
2
Birthdate: April 26, 1798
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint-Maurice, France
Died: 1863
 7 
René Laennec
(Inventor of Stethoscope)
René Laennec
3
Birthdate: February 17, 1781
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Quimper, France
Died: 1826
 8 
Joseph Bologna
2
Birthdate: December 30, 1934
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died: 2017
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 9 
Ignaz Semmelweis
(Physician)
Ignaz Semmelweis
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: July 1, 1818
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tabán, Budapest, Hungary
Died: 1865
 10 
John Everett Millais
1
Birthdate: June 8, 1829
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Southampton, Hampshire, England
Died: 1896
 11 
Phil Rizzuto
(Baseball Shortstop)
Phil Rizzuto
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 25, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2007
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 12 
Tim Richmond
(American Race Car Driver)
Tim Richmond
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 7, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ashland, Ohio, United States
Died: 1989
 13 
Nazia Hassan
(Pakistani Singer-Songwriter Considered as 'The Queen of South Asian Pop')
Nazia Hassan
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 3, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Died: 2000
 14 
James Roosevelt
(United States Congressman, US Military Officer, Businessman)
James Roosevelt
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 23, 1907
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: 1991
 15 
Jane Darwell
(Known for Playing the 'Matriarch of the Joad family' in the ‘Grapes of Wrath’ & the 'Bird Woman' in ‘Mary Poppins')
Jane Darwell
0
Birthdate: October 15, 1879
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Palmyra, Missouri, United States
Died: 1967
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 16 
Jules Massenet
(Composer)
Jules Massenet
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 12, 1842
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montaud, France
Died: 1912
 17 
Tigran Petrosian
(One of the Best Chess Players in Armenia During his Generation)
Tigran Petrosian
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 17, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: 1984
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Ahilyabai Holkar
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Birthdate: May 31, 1725
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Jamkhed, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India
Died: 1795
 19 
Collis Potter Huntington
(Industrialist and railway magnate)
Collis Potter Huntington
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 22, 1821
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Harwinton, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1900
Maximus the Confessor
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0580 AD
Birthplace: Constantinople, Turkey
Died: 0662
 21 
Tony Jay
(Actor, Singer, Dub actor, Stage actor, Television actor)
Tony Jay
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Birthdate: February 2, 1933
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London
Died: 2006
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 22 
Vladimir Solovyov
(Philosopher)
Vladimir Solovyov
1
Birthdate: January 28, 1853
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 1900
 23 
Edwin Newman
(Newscaster)
Edwin Newman
0
Birthdate: January 25, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2010
Arthur Wellesley, 2nd Duke of Wellington
0
Birthdate: February 3, 1807
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Soho, London, England
Died: 1884
 25 
Octavia Hill
(British Social Reformer)
Octavia Hill
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 3, 1838
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England
Died: 1912
 26 
Hayato Ikeda
(Former Prime Minister of Japan (1960 - 1964))
Hayato Ikeda
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 3, 1899
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hiroshima, Japan
Died: 1965
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Eduard Buchner
(Nobel Laureate in Chemistry)
Eduard Buchner
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 20, 1860
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Munich
Died: 1917
 28 
John Berchmans
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 13, 1599
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Diest, Belgium
Died: 1621
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Henry Williamson
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 1, 1895
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brockley, London
Died: 1977
 30 
Julien Green
(Writer)
Julien Green
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 6, 1900
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1998
 31 
Mabel Dodge Luhan
(Biographer)
Mabel Dodge Luhan
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 26, 1879
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York
Died: 1962
 32 
August Bebel
(Former Politician best remembered as one of the founders of the Social Democratic Workers' Party of Germany (SDAP) in 1869)
August Bebel
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 22, 1840
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Deutz, Cologne, Germany
Died: 1913
 33 
Carolyn S. Shoemaker
(American Astronomer and a Co-discoverer of Comet Shoemaker–Levy 9)
Carolyn S. Shoemaker
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 24, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gallup, New Mexico, United States
Died: 2021
Eleanor of Aragon, Queen of Castile
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 20, 1358
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: El Puig de Santa Maria, Spain
Died: 1382
 35 
Giambologna
(Italian Renaissance Sculptor)
Giambologna
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Birthdate: 1529 AD
Birthplace: Douai, France
Died: 1608
 36 
Edward Bennett Williams
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 31, 1920
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1988
 37 
Fred Below
(Drummer)
Fred Below
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 6, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1988
Ekaterine Dadiani, Princess of Mingrelia
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Birthdate: March 19, 1816
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: 1882
 39 
Jim Neidhart
(Professional Wrestler)
Jim Neidhart
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 8, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Montebello, California, United States
Died: 2018
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Carl Størmer
(Geophysicist and mathematician)
Carl Størmer
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 3, 1874
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Skien, Norway
Died: 1957
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Charles Walters
(Film Director, Choreographer)
Charles Walters
0
Birthdate: November 17, 1911
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States
Died: 1982
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Khalil al-Sakakini
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 23, 1878
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jerusalem
Died: 1953
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Wilm Hosenfeld
(Army Officer)
Wilm Hosenfeld
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 2, 1895
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mackenzell, Prussia, German Empire
Died: 1952
 44 
Nathaniel Kleitman
(American Physiologist Who is Regarded as the 'Father of Modern Sleep Research')
Nathaniel Kleitman
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 26, 1895
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chișinău, Moldova
Died: 1999
Infante Gonzalo of Spain
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 24, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: 1934
 46 
Bernhard Romberg
(Cellist, Composer)
Bernhard Romberg
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 13, 1767
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dinklage, Germany
Died: 1841
 47 
Ko Yong-hui
(Kim Jong-un's mother)
Ko Yong-hui
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 26, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Osaka, Japan
Died: 2004
 48 
J. Willard Marriott
(Founder of the 'Marriott International, Inc')
J. Willard Marriott
3
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 17, 1900
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Marriott-Slaterville, Utah, United States
Died: 1985
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Allen Shellenberger
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Died: 2009
 50 
Li Tien-lu
(Puppeteer, Actor)
Li Tien-lu
0
Birthdate: December 24, 1910
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan
Died: 1998
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)