Died On August 20th

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Discover the most famous people who died on August 20. The list includes people like Anne Hutchinson, Paul Ehrlich, William Booth, Tomas Luis De Victoria, Adolf von Baeyer. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, physicists and mathematicians and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Spain and many more countries.
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 1 
Jerry Lewis
(Comedian, Actor and One of the Most Significant American Cultural Figures of All Time)
Jerry Lewis
18
Birthdate: March 16, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2017
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 2 
Phyllis Diller
(Comedian, Actress)
Phyllis Diller
2
Birthdate: July 17, 1917
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lima, Ohio, United States
Died: 2012
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 3 
Anne Hutchinson
(Puritan Religious Reformer, Spiritual Advisor and One of the Most Infamous English Women in Colonial American History)
Anne Hutchinson
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1591
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Alford, United Kingdom
Died: 1643
 4 
Paul Ehrlich
(Scientist)
Paul Ehrlich
2
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: March 14, 1854
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Strzelin, Poland
Died: 1915
 5 
B. K. S. Iyengar
(Yoga Instructor)
B. K. S. Iyengar
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 14, 1918
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bellur, Kolar district, Kingdom of Mysore (now Karnataka, India)
Died: 2014
 6 
Pope Pius X
(Head of the Catholic Church from 1903 to 1914)
Pope Pius X
6
Birthdate: June 2, 1835
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Riese Pio X, Italy
Died: 1914
 7 
Johan de Witt
(Mathematician, Politician)
Johan de Witt
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 24, 1625
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dordrecht
Died: 1672
 8 
Joe Dassin
(American-French Pop Singer Known for His Ability to Sing in Multiple Languages)
Joe Dassin
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 5, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1980
 9 
Gene Upshaw
(American football player)
Gene Upshaw
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 15, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Robstown, Texas, United States
Died: 2008
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 10 
William Booth
(Founder of the Salvation Army, Preacher)
William Booth
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 10, 1829
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sneinton, Nottingham, England
Died: 1912
 11 
Ed Freeman
(Helicopter pilot, Military personnel)
Ed Freeman
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Neely
Died: 2008
 12 
Fred Hoyle
(English Astronomer Who Formulated the Theory of 'Stellar Nucleosynthesis')
Fred Hoyle
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 24, 1915
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bingley, England
Died: 2001
 13 
Frank Cullotta
(Gangster)
Frank Cullotta
10
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: December 14, 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2020
 14 
Joe Rosenthal
(Photographer, Artist, War photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist)
Joe Rosenthal
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: October 9, 1911
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
Died: 2006
 15 
Bernard of Clairvaux
(French Abbot, Theologian and Co-Founder of the 'Knights Templars')
Bernard of Clairvaux
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1090 AD
Birthplace: Fontaine-lès-Dijon, France
Died: 1153
 16 
Colin Earl Meads
(Rugby union player)
Colin Earl Meads
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 3, 1936
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cambridge, New Zealand
Died: 2017
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 17 
Adolf von Baeyer
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 31, 1835
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berlin
Died: 1917
 18 
Matiur Rahman
(Military pilot)
Matiur Rahman
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 29, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dhaka
Died: 1971
 19 
Ulla Jacobsson
1
Birthdate: May 23, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mölndal, Sweden
Died: 1982
 20 
Donald O. Hebb
(Psychologist best known for his theory of Hebbian learning, which he introduced in his classic 1949 work The Organization of Behavior)
Donald O. Hebb
0
Birthdate: July 22, 1904
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chester, Nova Scotia, Canada
Died: 1985
 21 
Ram Sharan Sharma
(Author, Historian, University teacher)
Ram Sharan Sharma
1
Birthdate: November 26, 1919
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Barauni
Died: 2011
 22 
Brian Murray
(Former actor and theatre director who was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 2004)
Brian Murray
1
Birthdate: September 10, 1937
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
Died: 2018
 23 
Hugo Pratt
(Novelist, Writer, Painter, Screenwriter)
Hugo Pratt
0
Birthdate: June 15, 1927
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rimini
Died: 1995
 24 
Alfred Kubin
(Austrian Graphic Artist Known for His Drawings and Paintings of Dreamlike, Often Morbid, Subjects)
Alfred Kubin
0
Birthdate: April 10, 1877
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Litomerice, Czechia
Died: 1959
 25 
Carlos Finlay
(Epidemiologist)
Carlos Finlay
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: December 3, 1833
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Camagüey, Cuba
Died: 1915
 26 
Kurt Schumacher
(Politician)
Kurt Schumacher
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 13, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chełmno, Poland
Died: 1952
 27 
Dom Mintoff
(Politician)
Dom Mintoff
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 6, 1916
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bormla, Malta
Died: 2012
 28 
Mun Kyong-jin
(Violinist)
Mun Kyong-jin
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1981 AD
Birthplace: North Korea
Died: 2013
 29 
John Gilmore
(Musician)
John Gilmore
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 28, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Summit, Mississippi, United States
Died: 1995
 30 
Miguel López de Legazpi
(Navigator and Governor Who Established the First Spanish Settlement in the East Indies)
Miguel López de Legazpi
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1502 AD
Birthplace: Zumarraga, Spain
Died: 1572
 31 
Dionys Mascolo
(Left-wing Political Activist, Essayist)
Dionys Mascolo
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 11, 1916
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Val-d'Oise, France
Died: 1997
 32 
Georg von Frundsberg
(Military officer)
Georg von Frundsberg
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 24, 1473
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mindelsheim Castle, Germany
Died: 1528
 33 
Leona Helmsley
(American Businesswoman and Real Estate Investor)
Leona Helmsley
16
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 4, 1919
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Marbletown, New York, United States
Died: 2007
 34 
Jules Laforgue
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 16, 1860
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay
Died: 1887
 35 
Ilona Massey
(Actress)
Ilona Massey
0
Birthdate: June 16, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 1974
 36 
Robert Stanley Weir
(Former judge and poet most famous for writing the English lyrics to "O Canada", the national anthem of Canada.)
Robert Stanley Weir
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 15, 1856
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hamilton, Canada
Died: 1926
 37 
James Harbord
(Military officer)
James Harbord
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 21, 1866
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bloomington, Illinois, United States
Died: 1947
 38 
Cristóbal de Villalpando
(Mexican Artist Known for His Decorative and Luminous Baroque Style)
Cristóbal de Villalpando
0
Birthdate: 1649 AD
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Died: 1714
 39 
Jacob Mincer
(Economist)
Jacob Mincer
0
Birthdate: July 15, 1922
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tomaszow Lubelski, Poland
Died: 2006
 40 
George Taubman Goldie
(British Colonial Administrator Who Had a Major Role in Founding Nigeria)
George Taubman Goldie
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 20, 1846
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Douglas, Isle of Man
Died: 1925
 41 
Émile Ollivier
(Former Prime Minister of France (1869 - 1870))
Émile Ollivier
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 2, 1825
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Marseille, France
Died: 1913
 42 
Ibn Tūmart
(Spiritual leader)
Ibn Tūmart
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1077 AD
Birthplace: Anti-Atlas, Morocco
Died: 1130
 43 
Hua Guofeng
(Politician)
Hua Guofeng
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 16, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Shanxi
Died: 2008
 44 
Pope Pius VII
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 14, 1742
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cesena, Italy
Died: 1823
 45 
Alice Nutter
(Accused as a Pendle witch)
Alice Nutter
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1500 AD
Birthplace: Roughlee, England
Died: 1612
 46 
Shah Waliullah Dehlawi
(Muslim Scholar)
Shah Waliullah Dehlawi
2
Birthdate: February 21, 1703
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: 1762
Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling
3
Birthdate: January 27, 1775
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Leonberg, Germany
Died: 1854
 48 
Thad Jones
(Trumpeter, Composer)
Thad Jones
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 28, 1923
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pontiac, Michigan, United States
Died: 1986
 49 
Maria Nagaya
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 8, 1553
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Russia
Died: 1612
 50 
Walter Krueger
(Military personnel)
Walter Krueger
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 26, 1881
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Złotów
Died: 1967