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

Rene MagritteRene Magritte
Belgian
 

Clay ShawClay Shaw
American
Businessman

Paul SignacPaul Signac
French
Painter

Jacques VergèsJacques Vergès
French
Lawyer
Grazia DeleddaGrazia Deledda
Italian
Nobel Laureate in Literature

Sune BergströmSune Bergström
Swedish
Biochemist

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

Jerry WexlerJerry Wexler
American
Record producer, Journalist, Composer
Julian BondJulian Bond
American
Social Activist

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

Macbeth of ScotlandMacbeth of Scotland
British
King

Philippa Of HainautPhilippa Of Hainaut
French
Queen

HonoriusHonorius
Turkish
Emperor
Michael A. HessMichael A. Hess
American
Lawyer

Jay AdamsJay Adams
American
Skateboarder

RolandRoland
Spanish
Military leader

Alexios I KomnenosAlexios I Komnenos
Turkish
Emperor
Giuseppe MorelloGiuseppe Morello
American
Criminal

Rick RypienRick Rypien
Canadian
Ice hockey player
Stephen I of HungaryStephen I of Hungary
Hungarian
Grand Prince

Big Bill BroonzyBig Bill Broonzy
American
Singer

Paul LukasPaul Lukas
Hungarian, American
Actor
Ibn HazmIbn Hazm
Spanish
muhaddith, writer, philosopher

Sheikh Fazilatunnesa MujibSheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib
Bangladeshi
First Lady
Wiley PostWiley Post
American
Aviator

Korechika AnamiKorechika Anami
Japanese
Officer

Harry HarrisonHarry Harrison
American
Writer
Genda MinoruGenda Minoru
Japanese
Aviator

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Rosalía MeraRosalía Mera
Spanish
Entrepreneur, Businessperson
Hotaru AkaneHotaru Akane
Japanese
Adult Film Star, Model, AV idol, Actor, Tarento,

Libius SeverusLibius Severus
Italian
Emperor

Bobby HutchersonBobby Hutcherson
American
Vibraphonist

Joseph JoachimJoseph Joachim
Hungarian
Composer, Conductor, Concertmaster, Musicologist,
John Cameron SwayzeJohn Cameron Swayze
American
Newscaster
Marin MaraisMarin Marais
French
Composer, Viol player

Artur SchnabelArtur Schnabel
Austrian
Composer, Pianist, Music educator

Josef JakobsJosef Jakobs
German, Luxembourgian
Spy

Ludwig PrandtlLudwig Prandtl
German
Physicist, Mechanical engineer, University teacher
William Hood SimpsonWilliam Hood Simpson
American
Army Officer

Abdul Rahman Al-SumaitAbdul Rahman Al-Sumait
Kuwaiti
Medical practitioner

Bert LanceBert Lance
American
Businessman

Te AtairangikaahuTe Atairangikaahu
New Zealander
Maori queen

Vic OliverVic Oliver
British
Actor
KęstutisKęstutis
Lithuanian
Ruler

Elbert Henry GaryElbert Henry Gary
American
Lawyer
Eino KettunenEino Kettunen
Finnish
Composer

Imru Haile SelassieImru Haile Selassie
Ethiopian
Politician

Edward Craven WalkerEdward Craven Walker
British
Inventor
James J. KilpatrickJames J. Kilpatrick
American
Journalist

Adam Schall von BellAdam Schall von Bell
German
Astronomer
Johann Adam Schall von BellJohann Adam Schall von Bell
German
Astronomer

Solomon MujuruSolomon Mujuru
Zimbabwean
Military leader and businessman

Sławomir MrożekSławomir Mrożek
Polish
Dramatist, cartoonist

Punch GunalanPunch Gunalan
Malaysian
Badminton player

AthaulfAthaulf
King of Visigoths
Euclides da CunhaEuclides da Cunha
Brazilian
Journalist

Dr. AtlDr. Atl
Mexican
Painter and writer

Alfred H. Barr, Jr.Alfred H. Barr, Jr.
American
Art Historian

Vsevolod IvanovVsevolod Ivanov
Russian
Writer
Johan GadolinJohan Gadolin
Finnish
Chemist

Jan KiepuraJan Kiepura
German, Polish
Singer
Robert de SorbonRobert de Sorbon
French
French theologian

Licia AlbaneseLicia Albanese
Italian, American
Artist

Barthélemy Catherine JoubertBarthélemy Catherine Joubert
French
General
Lancelot WareLancelot Ware
British
Barrister

Alexander AgricolaAlexander Agricola
Belgian
Composer
Giuseppe PariniGiuseppe Parini
Italian
Poet

Masao MaruyamaMasao Maruyama
Japanese
Political scientist

Paddy DevlinPaddy Devlin
Northern Irish
Writer
Frederick William RobertsonFrederick William Robertson
British
Anglican

Edward WaringEdward Waring
British
Mathematician
Henry  LyttonHenry Lytton
British
British actor

Richard ChelimoRichard Chelimo
Kenyan
Athlete

Jens Jacob Asmussen WorsaaeJens Jacob Asmussen Worsaae
Danish
Archaeologist

Murtaja BaseerMurtaja Baseer
Bangladeshi
Painter
Edward R. BradleyEdward R. Bradley
American
Businessman
Bertram Borden BoltwoodBertram Borden Boltwood
American
Radiochemist

Constantine LascarisConstantine Lascaris
Greek
Scholar

Henry HigginsHenry Higgins
Colombian
Bullfighter

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

John BarclayJohn Barclay
Scottish
Writer

Stijn StreuvelsStijn Streuvels
Belgian
Writer

Olga OrozcoOlga Orozco
Argentinian
Poet

Winthrop SargeantWinthrop Sargeant
American
Music critic
Julius Friedrich CohnheimJulius Friedrich Cohnheim
German
Pathologist

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

Thomas TyrwhittThomas Tyrwhitt
British
Literary Critic
Paul MusPaul Mus
French
Scholar
Richard BradshawRichard Bradshaw
British
Conductor