Died On August 15th

Discover the most famous people who died on August 15. The list includes people like Rene Magritte, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Will Rogers, Paul Signac, Jacques Vergès. Famous personalities featured on this list, include composers, actors, artists and soldiers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France, Hungary & Sweden and many more countries.

Sheikh Mujibur RahmanSheikh Mujibur Rahman
Bangladeshi
First Prime Minister of Bangladesh
Will RogersWill Rogers
American
Vaudeville Performer, Humorist

Clay ShawClay Shaw
American
Businessman

Paul SignacPaul Signac
French
Painter

Jacques VergèsJacques Vergès
French
Lawyer

Grazia DeleddaGrazia Deledda
Italian
Nobel Laureate in Literature
Rene MagritteRene Magritte
Belgian
 

Sune BergströmSune Bergström
Swedish
Biochemist

Hugo TheorellHugo Theorell
Swedish
Swedish scientist
James DoughertyJames Dougherty
American
Marilyn Monroe’s First Husband

Julian BondJulian Bond
American
Social Activist
Jay AdamsJay Adams
American
Skateboarder

Viktor TsoiViktor Tsoi
Russian
Poet, Actor, Singer, Guitarist, Composer,

Michael A. HessMichael A. Hess
American
Lawyer

Alexios I KomnenosAlexios I Komnenos
Turkish
Emperor

Philippa of HainaultPhilippa of Hainault
British
Queen
RolandRoland
Spanish
Military leader

Jerry WexlerJerry Wexler
American
Record producer, Journalist, Composer

Stephen I of HungaryStephen I of Hungary
Hungarian
Saint

Big Bill BroonzyBig Bill Broonzy
American
Singer
Paul LukasPaul Lukas
Hungarian, American
Actor

Wiley PostWiley Post
American
Aviator
Ibn HazmIbn Hazm
Spanish
muhaddith, writer, philosopher

Korechika AnamiKorechika Anami
Japanese
Officer

Rosalía MeraRosalía Mera
Spanish
Entrepreneur, Businessperson
Rick RypienRick Rypien
Canadian
Ice hockey player

Hotaru AkaneHotaru Akane
Japanese
Adult Film Star, Model, AV idol, Actor, Tarento,
Joseph JoachimJoseph Joachim
Hungarian
Composer, Conductor, Concertmaster, Musicologist,

Libius SeverusLibius Severus
Italian
Emperor

Marin MaraisMarin Marais
French
Composer, Viol player
Artur SchnabelArtur Schnabel
Austrian
Composer, Pianist, Music educator

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John Cameron SwayzeJohn Cameron Swayze
American
Newscaster
William Hood SimpsonWilliam Hood Simpson
American
Army Officer

Bobby HutchersonBobby Hutcherson
American
Vibraphonist

Josef JakobsJosef Jakobs
German
Double agent

Abdul Rahman Al-SumaitAbdul Rahman Al-Sumait
Kuwaiti
Medical practitioner
Ludwig PrandtlLudwig Prandtl
German
Physicist, Mechanical engineer, University teacher
Bert LanceBert Lance
American
Businessman

Te AtairangikaahuTe Atairangikaahu
New Zealander
Maori queen

Elbert Henry GaryElbert Henry Gary
American
Lawyer

Solomon MujuruSolomon Mujuru
Zimbabwean
Military leader and businessman
Macbeth of ScotlandMacbeth of Scotland
British
King

James J. KilpatrickJames J. Kilpatrick
American
Journalist

KęstutisKęstutis
Lithuanian
Ruler of medieval Lithuania

Licia AlbaneseLicia Albanese
Italian, American
Artist

Sławomir MrożekSławomir Mrożek
Polish
Dramatist, cartoonist
Johann Adam Schall von BellJohann Adam Schall von Bell
German
Astronomer

Edward Craven WalkerEdward Craven Walker
British
Inventor
AthaulfAthaulf
King of Visigoths

Euclides da CunhaEuclides da Cunha
Brazilian
Journalist

Dr. AtlDr. Atl
Mexican
Painter and writer
Johan GadolinJohan Gadolin
Finnish
Chemist

Alexander AgricolaAlexander Agricola
Belgian
Composer
Edward WaringEdward Waring
British
Mathematician

Giuseppe PariniGiuseppe Parini
Italian
Poet

Robert de SorbonRobert de Sorbon
French
French theologian

Barthélemy Catherine JoubertBarthélemy Catherine Joubert
French
General

Constantine LascarisConstantine Lascaris
Greek
Scholar
Frederick William RobertsonFrederick William Robertson
British
Anglican

Stijn StreuvelsStijn Streuvels
Belgian
Writer

Paddy DevlinPaddy Devlin
Northern Irish
Writer

Richard ChelimoRichard Chelimo
Kenyan
Athlete
Vsevolod IvanovVsevolod Ivanov
Russian
Writer

Edward R. BradleyEdward R. Bradley
American
Businessman
Alfred H. Barr, Jr.Alfred H. Barr, Jr.
American
Art Historian

Harry HarrisonHarry Harrison
American
Writer

Bálint BakfarkBálint Bakfark
Hungarian
Musician
John Livingston LowesJohn Livingston Lowes
American
Scholar

HonoriusHonorius
Turkish
Emperor
Jens Jacob Asmussen WorsaaeJens Jacob Asmussen Worsaae
Danish
Archaeologist

Winthrop SargeantWinthrop Sargeant
American
Music critic

Olga OrozcoOlga Orozco
Argentinian
Poet
Julius Friedrich CohnheimJulius Friedrich Cohnheim
German
Pathologist

Luís de Vasconcelos e Sousa, 3rd Count of Castelo MelhorLuís de Vasconcelos e Sousa, 3rd Count of Castelo Melhor
Portuguese
Politician
Meïr Aron GoldschmidtMeïr Aron Goldschmidt
Danish
Publisher

Paul MusPaul Mus
French
Scholar

Thomas TyrwhittThomas Tyrwhitt
British
Literary Critic

Adam Schall von BellAdam Schall von Bell
German
Astronomer
John BarclayJohn Barclay
Scottish
Writer
Richard CecilRichard Cecil
British
Priest

Richard BradshawRichard Bradshaw
British
Conductor

Masao MaruyamaMasao Maruyama
Japanese
Political scientist

Genda MinoruGenda Minoru
Japanese
Aviator
Bertram Borden BoltwoodBertram Borden Boltwood
American
Radiochemist

David Mordechai LedermanDavid Mordechai Lederman
Colombian
Engineer

Henry  LyttonHenry Lytton
British
British actor

Lawrence Reid HoustonLawrence Reid Houston
American
United States government official

Philippa Of HainautPhilippa Of Hainaut
French
Queen