Died On August 21st

Discover the most famous people who died on August 21. The list includes people like Leon Trotsky, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Bismillah Khan, James Wilson, George Jackson. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, physicists, composers and poets and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, India, Italy & Germany and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Elizabeth Báthory
(Countess, Serial Killer)

Elizabeth Báthory
17
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 7, 1560
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nyírbátor, Hungary
Died: 1614

 2 
Leon Trotsky
(People's Commissar of Military and Naval Affairs of the Soviet Union (1918 - 1925))

Leon Trotsky
39
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 7, 1879
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bereslavka, Ukraine
Died: 1940
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

Stefán Karl Stefánsson
5
Birthdate: July 10, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hafnarfjörður, Iceland
Died: 2018

 4 
Buford Pusser
(Sheriff)

Buford Pusser
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 12, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Adamsville, Tennessee
Died: 1974
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 5 
Robert Hansen
(Serial Killer)

Robert Hansen
48
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: February 14, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Estherville, Iowa, United States
Died: 2014

Bismillah Khan
50
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 21, 1913
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dumraon, Bihar
Died: 2006

 7 
Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
(Astrophysicist Known for his 'Theoritical Studies of the Physical processes of importance to the Structure and Evolution of the Stars')

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
6
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 19, 1910
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan
Died: 1995
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 8 
Ettore Bugatti
(Automobile Designer)

Ettore Bugatti
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 15, 1881
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: 1947

 9 
George Jackson
(African-American Left-Wing Activist & Marxist)

George Jackson
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 23, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1971

 10 
James Wilson
(One of the Founding Fathers of the United States & a Signatory of the Declaration of Independence)

James Wilson
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 14, 1742
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fife, Scotland
Died: 1798

 11 
Robert Moog
(Founder of Moog Music and the Inventor of the First Commercial Synthesizer)

Robert Moog
2
Birthdate: May 23, 1934
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2005

 12 
Ken Robinson
(Author and Speaker Best Known for Preaching Creativity in Teaching)

Ken Robinson
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 4, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: 2020

 13 
Sobhuza II
(Ngwenyama of Eswatini (1899-1982))

Sobhuza II
3
Birthdate: July 22, 1899
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Zombodze, Swaziland
Died: 1982

 14 
Wesley Willis
(Singer-songwriter)

Wesley Willis
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 31, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2003
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 15 

Barbara Harris
3
Birthdate: July 25, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States
Died: 2018

 16 
Danitra Vance
(American comedian)

Danitra Vance
1
Birthdate: July 13, 1954
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1994

Charles Eames
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 17, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri
Died: 1978

 18 
William Thurston
(Mathematician)

William Thurston
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 30, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: 2012

 19 
Felix Mitchell
(Drug Dealer)

Felix Mitchell
1
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: August 23, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: 1986

 20 
Ottilie Assing
(Feminist)

Ottilie Assing
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 11, 1819
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: 1884

 21 
Wolfgang Vogel
(Lawyer Who had Brokered Some of the Most Famous Swaps of Spies of Political Prisoners Between the Soviet Bloc & The West)

Wolfgang Vogel
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 30, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bolesławów, Poland
Died: 2008

 22 
Markos Botsaris
(Military General)

Markos Botsaris
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1790 AD
Birthplace: Souli, Greece
Died: 1823

 23 
Henrik Pontoppidan
(Johann Adolph Hasse)

Henrik Pontoppidan
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 24, 1857
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fredericia, Denmark
Died: 1943

 24 
Celso Pina
(Singer)

Celso Pina
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 6, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Monterrey, Mexico
Died: 2019

 25 

Constant Lambert
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 23, 1905
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fulham, London, England
Died: 1951

 26 
Juan Álvarez
(Military General)

Juan Álvarez
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 27, 1790
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Atoyac de Álvarez, Mexico
Died: 1867

 27 

Bill Williams
1
Birthdate: May 15, 1915
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1992

 28 
Wanda Toscanini Horowitz
(Arturo Toscanini's daughter)

Wanda Toscanini Horowitz
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 7, 1907
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: 1998

 29 

Abdur Razzak
1
Birthdate: January 23, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Naktala, South Kolkata India
Died: 2017

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 15, 1689
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1762

 31 
Giuseppe Meazza
(Association football player, Association football manager)

Giuseppe Meazza
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Milan
Died: 1979
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 32 
Marina Gamba
(Writer)

Marina Gamba
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1570 AD
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: 1612

 33 
Benigno Aquino, Jr.
(Senator of the Philippines)

Benigno Aquino, Jr.
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 27, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Concepcion, Philippines
Died: 1983

 34 
Leo Castelli
(Art Dealer)

Leo Castelli
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 4, 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Trieste, Italy
Died: 1999

 35 

Christoph Schlingensief
0
Birthdate: October 24, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oberhausen, Germany
Died: 2010

María Teresa Sánchez
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 15, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Managua, Nicaragua
Died: 1994

 37 
Michael Devine
(Political activist)

Michael Devine
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 26, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Derry, Northern Ireland
Died: 1981

 38 
Helen Flanders Dunbar
(Psychiatrist, Physician)

Helen Flanders Dunbar
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: May 14, 1902
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: South Kent, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1959

 39 
Moshe Shamir
(Author)

Moshe Shamir
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 15, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Safed, Israel
Died: 2004

Patrick Sarsfield, 1st Earl of Lucan
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1655 AD
Birthplace: Lucan, Ireland
Died: 1693

 41 

Eddie Byrne
0
Birthdate: January 31, 1911
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1981

 42 

Dina bint Abdul-Hamid
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 15, 1929
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Died: 2019

 43 
Noël Alexandre
(Theologian)

Noël Alexandre
0
Birthdate: January 19, 1639
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rouen, France
Died: 1724

Alfonso VII of Leon and Castile
1
Birthdate: March 1, 1105
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Caldas de Reis, Spain
Died: 1157

 45 
Ken Coleman
(Sportscaster)

Ken Coleman
1
Birthdate: April 22, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: 2003

Steingrímur Thorsteinsson
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 19, 1831
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Snaefellsnes, Iceland
Died: 1913

 47 

Misael Pastrana Borrero
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 14, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Neiva, Colombia
Died: 1997

 48 

Tatiana Troyanos
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 12, 1938
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1993

 49 
Dai Vernon
(Stage magician)

Dai Vernon
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 11, 1894
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ottawa
Died: 1992

 50 
Sophia Magdalena of Denmark
(Queen consort of Sweden)

Sophia Magdalena of Denmark
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 3, 1746
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: 1813