Died On August 19th

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Discover the most famous people who died on August 19. The list includes people like Augustus, Blaise Pascal, Linus Pauling, Federico García Lorca, Otto Frank. Famous personalities featured on this list, include artists, philosophers, sculptors and record producers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France, Germany & Italy and many more countries.
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 1 
Augustus
(Roman Emperor)
Augustus
29
Birthdate: September 23, 0063
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 0014
 2 
Groucho Marx
(One of America's Greatest Comedians of His Era)
Groucho Marx
7
Birthdate: October 2, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1977
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 3 
Blaise Pascal
(One of the Greatest Mathematicians of All Time Who Invented the Mechanical Calculator)
Blaise Pascal
10
Birthdate: June 19, 1623
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Clermont-Ferrand, France
Died: 1662
 4 
Lee Thompson Young
(Best Known for His Role in the TV Series ‘The Famous Jett Jackson’)
Lee Thompson Young
12
Birthdate: February 1, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Died: 2013
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 5 
Otto Frank
(German Businessman and Father of ‘Anne Frank', the Author of 'The Diary of a Young Girl’)
Otto Frank
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 12, 1889
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Province of Hesse-Nassau
Died: 1980
 6 
Linus Pauling
(One of the Greatest Scientists of All Time & Winner of Two Nobel Prizes)
Linus Pauling
7
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 28, 1901
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Died: 1994
 7 
Vasili Arkhipov
(Soviet Naval Officer)
Vasili Arkhipov
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 30, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zvorkovo, Russia
Died: 1998
 8 
Federico García Lorca
(Spanish Poet, Playwright, and Theatre Director.)
Federico García Lorca
3
Birthdate: June 5, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fuente Vaqueros, Spain
Died: 1936
 9 
John Wesley Hardin
(Gunfighter)
John Wesley Hardin
9
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 26, 1853
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bonham, Texas, United States
Died: 1895
 10 
Dick Gregory
(American critic)
Dick Gregory
10
Listed In:
Birthdate: October 12, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: 2017
 11 
Alastair Sim
2
Birthdate: October 9, 1900
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Died: 1976
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 12 
Tony Scott
(Director Known for His Successful Thriller Films: ‘Top Gun’, ‘Beverly Hills Cop II’ and ‘Days of Thunder')
Tony Scott
6
Birthdate: June 21, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tynemouth, England
Died: 2012
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 13 
Chuck Close
(Painter)
Chuck Close
7
Birthdate: July 5, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Monroe, Washington, U.S.
Died: 2021
 14 
Hermione Baddeley
2
Birthdate: November 13, 1906
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Broseley, Shropshire, England
Died: 1986
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 15 
Max Mallowan
(Archaeologist)
Max Mallowan
1
Birthdate: May 6, 1904
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wandsworth, London, England
Died: 1978
 16 
Nicholas Black Elk
(Traditional Healers)
Nicholas Black Elk
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 1, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Powder River, Wyoming, United States
Died: 1950
 17 
Sonny Chiba
(Japanese Actor and Martial Artist Known for His Role in the 1974 Film 'The Street Fighter')
Sonny Chiba
1
Birthdate: January 22, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fukuoka, Japan
Died: 2021
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 18 
Hayden Rorke
0
Birthdate: October 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1987
 19 
Gina Lopez
(Philippine Environmental Activist Who Fought against Destructive Mining)
Gina Lopez
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 27, 1953
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Died: 2019
 20 
Vilfredo Pareto
(Economist, Writer, Philosopher, Sociologist, University teacher)
Vilfredo Pareto
0
Birthdate: July 15, 1848
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris
Died: 1923
 21 
George Gamow
(Physicist)
George Gamow
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 4, 1904
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Odessa
Died: 1968
 22 
Levy Mwanawasa
(Member of Parliament)
Levy Mwanawasa
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 3, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mufulira
Died: 2008
 23 
Ahna Capri
(Actress)
Ahna Capri
0
Birthdate: July 6, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 2010
 24 
Sérgio Vieira de Mello
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 15, 1948
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro
Died: 2003
 25 
William-Adolphe Bouguereau
(French Academic Painter Best Known for His Works: ‘The Birth of Venus’ and ‘The Bohemian’)
William-Adolphe Bouguereau
1
Birthdate: November 30, 1825
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: La Rochelle, France
Died: 1905
 26 
Bill Freehan
(Baseball player)
Bill Freehan
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 29, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 27 
Donald Woods
(Journalist)
Donald Woods
0
Birthdate: December 15, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hobeni, South Africa
Died: 2001
 28 
Don Hewitt
(Television Producer)
Don Hewitt
2
Birthdate: December 14, 1922
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2009
 29 
Andrea Palladio
(Architect)
Andrea Palladio
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: November 30, 1508
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Padua, Italy
Died: 1580
 30 
Sergei Diaghilev
(Russian Art Critic, Ballet Impresario and Founder of the 'Ballets Russes')
Sergei Diaghilev
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: March 31, 1872
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chudovsky District, Russia
Died: 1929
 31 
Cedar Walton
(Jazz Pianist)
Cedar Walton
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 17, 1934
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Died: 2013
 32 
Mark Donohue
(Formula One driver, Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver)
Mark Donohue
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 18, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Summit
Died: 1975
 33 
Brian Wilson Aldiss
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 18, 1925
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dereham, England
Died: 2017
 34 
Salah Jadid
(Syrian General and Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party Leader)
Salah Jadid
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1926 AD
Birthplace: Dwaer Baabda, Syria
Died: 1993
 35 
Pierre Schaeffer
(Composer and founder of Groupe de Recherche de Musique Concrète)
Pierre Schaeffer
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 14, 1910
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nancy, France
Died: 1995
 36 
Jan Nisar Akhtar
(author, poet, lyricist, songwriter)
Jan Nisar Akhtar
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 14, 1914
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gwalior
Died: 1976
 37 
José Sarria
(Drag queen)
José Sarria
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 13, 1922
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Francisco, California
Died: 2013
 38 
John Proctor
(Accused victim of witchcraft)
John Proctor
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 30, 1632
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Suffolk, England
Died: 1692
 39 
Joel Teitelbaum
(Spiritual Leader and Founder of the 'Satmar Dynasty')
Joel Teitelbaum
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 13, 1887
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sighetu Marmației
Died: 1979
 40 
Louis Anquetin
(Was a French Painter)
Louis Anquetin
0
Birthdate: January 26, 1861
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Étrépagny, France
Died: 1932
 41 
Charles Frédéric Gerhardt
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 21, 1816
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: 1856
 42 
Simin Behbahani
(Iranian Contemporary Poet, Lyricist and Activist Known for Her Poems in a Ghazal-Style of Poetic Form)
Simin Behbahani
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
Died: 2014
 43 
Claude Grahame-White
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 21, 1879
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bursledon, England
Died: 1959
 44 
Frans Snyders
(Painter)
Frans Snyders
0
Birthdate: November 11, 1579
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium
Died: 1657
 45 
Johann de Kalb
(Military officer)
Johann de Kalb
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 19, 1721
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hüttendorf, Erlangen, Germany
Died: 1780
 46 
David Bomberg
(Painter)
David Bomberg
0
Birthdate: December 5, 1890
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Birmingham
Died: 1957
Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany
0
Birthdate: September 23, 1158
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1186
 48 
James Foley
(photojournalist,teacher, journalist)
James Foley
3
Birthdate: October 18, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rochester
Died: 2014
 49 
Eduardo Chillida
(Spanish Basque Sculptor)
Eduardo Chillida
0
Birthdate: January 10, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain
Died: 2002
 50 
Hugo Gernsback
(Inventor)
Hugo Gernsback
0
Birthdate: August 16, 1884
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Died: 1967