Died On August 21st

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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.
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 1 
Elizabeth Báthory
(Hungarian Noblewoman and Serial Killer)
Elizabeth Báthory
39
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 7, 1560
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nyírbátor, Hungary
Died: 1614
 2 
Leon Trotsky
(Russian Marxist Revolutionary Who Developed a Variant of Marxism Which Has Become Known as 'Trotskyism')
Leon Trotsky
46
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 7, 1879
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bereslavka, Ukraine
Died: 1940
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 3 
Stefán Karl Stefánsson
(Icelandic Actor and Singer Best Known for His Role as ‘Robbie Rotten’ in TV Series ‘LazyTown’)
Stefán Karl Stefánsson
8
Birthdate: July 10, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hafnarfjörður, Iceland
Died: 2018
 4 
Benigno Aquino, Jr.
(Filipino Senator Who Was the Husband of President Corazon Aquino)
Benigno Aquino, Jr.
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 27, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Concepcion, Philippines
Died: 1983
 5 
Ettore Bugatti
(Automobile Designer, Founder and Proprietor of the Automobile Manufacturing Company ‘Automobiles E. Bugatti’)
Ettore Bugatti
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 15, 1881
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: 1947
 6 
Barbara Harris
3
Birthdate: July 25, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States
Died: 2018
 7 
Bismillah Khan
(Indian Musician Who Popularized the Musical Instrument 'Shehnai')
Bismillah Khan
67
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 21, 1913
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dumraon, Bihar
Died: 2006
 8 
Buford Pusser
(Sheriff)
Buford Pusser
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 12, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Adamsville, Tennessee
Died: 1974
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 9 
Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
(Astrophysicist Known for his 'Theoritical Studies of the Physical processes of importance to the Structure and Evolution of the Stars')
Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
9
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 19, 1910
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan
Died: 1995
 10 
Robert Hansen
(American Serial Killer)
Robert Hansen
56
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: February 15, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Estherville, Iowa, United States
Died: 2014
 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 
Danitra Vance
(American comedian)
Danitra Vance
1
Birthdate: July 13, 1954
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1994
 13 
James Wilson
(One of the Founding Fathers of the United States & a Signatory of the Declaration of Independence)
James Wilson
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 14, 1742
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fife, Scotland
Died: 1798
 14 
Sobhuza II
(King of Eswatini from 1899 to 1982)
Sobhuza II
3
Birthdate: July 22, 1899
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Zombodze, Swaziland
Died: 1982
 15 
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)
 16 
Ken Robinson
(Author and Speaker Best Known for Preaching Creativity in Teaching)
Ken Robinson
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 4, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: 2020
 17 
Bill Williams
2
Birthdate: May 15, 1915
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1992
Alfonso VII of Leon and Castile
1
Birthdate: March 1, 1105
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Caldas de Reis, Spain
Died: 1157
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 15, 1689
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1762
 20 
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)
 21 
George Jackson
(African-American Left-Wing Activist & Marxist)
George Jackson
12
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 23, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1971
 22 
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
 23 
Ottilie Assing
(German-American Abolitionist, Freethinker, and Feminist)
Ottilie Assing
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 11, 1819
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: 1884
 24 
Dai Vernon
(Canadian Magician Best Known For His Sleight of Hand Technique)
Dai Vernon
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 11, 1894
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ottawa
Died: 1992
 25 
William Thurston
(Mathematician)
William Thurston
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 30, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: 2012
 26 
Jacob Epstein
(American-British Sculptor Known for Pioneering Modern Sculpture)
Jacob Epstein
1
Birthdate: November 10, 1880
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1959
 27 
Markos Botsaris
(Military General)
Markos Botsaris
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1790 AD
Birthplace: Souli, Greece
Died: 1823
 28 
Juan Álvarez
(24th President of Mexico (October 1855 – December 1855))
Juan Álvarez
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 27, 1790
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Atoyac de Álvarez, Mexico
Died: 1867
 29 
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
 30 
Benjamin Thompson
(Physicist and Inventor)
Benjamin Thompson
2
Birthdate: March 26, 1753
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Woburn, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1814
 31 
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
 32 
Constant Lambert
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 23, 1905
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fulham, London, England
Died: 1951
 33 
Yuri Nikulin
(Soviet and Russian Clown and Actor)
Yuri Nikulin
0
Birthdate: December 18, 1921
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Demidov, Russia
Died: 1997
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 34 
Henrik Pontoppidan
(Johann Adolph Hasse)
Henrik Pontoppidan
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 24, 1857
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fredericia, Denmark
Died: 1943
 35 
Tatiana Troyanos
(American Mezzo-Soprano)
Tatiana Troyanos
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 12, 1938
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1993
 36 
Claude-Louis Navier
(physicist, economist, mathematician, engineer of roads and bridges)
Claude-Louis Navier
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 10, 1785
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Burlada
Died: 1836
 37 
Theodore G. Bilbo
(Politician)
Theodore G. Bilbo
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 13, 1877
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pearl River County, Mississippi, United States
Died: 1947
 38 
Eddie Byrne
0
Birthdate: January 31, 1911
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1981
 39 
Charles Eames
(Designer, Architect and Filmmaker)
Charles Eames
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 17, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri
Died: 1978
 40 
Adelbert von Chamisso
(German Poet Who Was Also a Noted Botanist and Philologist)
Adelbert von Chamisso
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 30, 1781
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sivry-Ante, France
Died: 1838
 41 
Harald Sverdrup
(Oceanographer)
Harald Sverdrup
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 15, 1888
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sogndal Municipality, Norway
Died: 1957
 42 
William Lyon Phelps
(Writer, University teacher)
William Lyon Phelps
0
Listed In:
Birthdate: January 2, 1865
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Haven
Died: 1943
 43 
John E. Carter
(American singer)
John E. Carter
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 2, 1934
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Died: 2009
 44 
Empress Xiaojingcheng
0
Birthdate: June 19, 1812
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tongliao, China
Died: 1855
 45 
Moshe Shamir
(Author)
Moshe Shamir
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 15, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Safed, Israel
Died: 2004
 46 
María Teresa Sánchez
(Rubén Darío Prize-Winning Nicaraguan Poet and Short-story Writer)
María Teresa Sánchez
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 15, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Managua, Nicaragua
Died: 1994
 47 
Dina bint Abdul-Hamid
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 15, 1929
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Died: 2019
Patrick Sarsfield, 1st Earl of Lucan
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1655 AD
Birthplace: Lucan, Ireland
Died: 1693
 49 
Germaine Guèvremont
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 16, 1893
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint-Jerome, Canada
Died: 1968
 50 
Felix Mitchell
(Drug Dealer)
Felix Mitchell
2
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: August 23, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: 1986