Died On August 22nd

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Discover the most famous people who died on August 22. The list includes people like Richard III of England, Michael Collins, Huey P. Newton, Kate Chopin, Diana Vreeland. 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 Kingdom, United States, Canada & Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
Huey P. Newton
(Political Activist, Revolutionary Leader and Co-Founder of the ‘Black Panther Party’)
Huey P. Newton
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 17, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Monroe, Louisiana, United States
Died: 1989
 2 
Michael Collins
(Politician)
Michael Collins
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 16, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: County Cork, Republic of Ireland
Died: 1922
 3 
Isabella of France
(Former Queen Consort of England (1308 - 1327))
Isabella of France
7
Birthdate: 1295 AD
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1358
 4 
Jomo Kenyatta
(1st President of Kenya (1964–1978) and the 1st Prime Minister of Kenya (1963–1964))
Jomo Kenyatta
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 20, 1893
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gatundu, Kenya
Died: 1978
 5 
Richard III of England
(King of England)
Richard III of England
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Birthdate: October 2, 1452
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fotheringhay Castle, Northamptonshire, England
Died: 1485
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 6 
Colleen Dewhurst
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Josie Hogan’ in the Film ‘A Moon for the Misbegotten’)
Colleen Dewhurst
4
Birthdate: June 3, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: 1991
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 7 
Nickolas Ashford
(Songwriter)
Nickolas Ashford
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fairfield County, South Carolina, United States
Died: 2011
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 8 
Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk
(English Military Leader and Courtier)
Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1484 AD
Birthplace: Guildford, England, United kingdom
Died: 1545
 9 
Kate Chopin
(Author)
Kate Chopin
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 8, 1850
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Louis
Died: 1904
 10 
Diana Vreeland
(Magazine editor, fashion journalist and special consultant)
Diana Vreeland
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Birthdate: July 29, 1906
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1989
 11 
Toots Thielemans
(Jazz Musician)
Toots Thielemans
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 29, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: 2016
 12 
Ed King
(Musician)
Ed King
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 14, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Glendale, California, U.S.
Died: 2018
 13 
Jerry Leiber
(Songwriter)
Jerry Leiber
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 25, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: 2011
 14 
Xianfeng Emperor
1
Birthdate: July 17, 1831
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Yuanmingyuan Park, Beijing, China
Died: 1861
 15 
Jean-Honore Fragonard
0
Birthdate: April 5, 1732
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Grasse, France
Died: 1806
Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 3, 1830
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England
Died: 1903
 17 
S. R. Nathan
(6th President of Singapore (1999 - 2011))
S. R. Nathan
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 3, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Singapore
Died: 2016
 18 
Anders Zorn
(One of the Best Portrait Painters in Europe at the End of the 19th Century)
Anders Zorn
1
Birthdate: February 18, 1860
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mora, Sweden
Died: 1920
 19 
Abulfaz Elchibey
(2nd President of Azerbaijan (1992 - 1993))
Abulfaz Elchibey
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 24, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan
Died: 2000
 20 
Cosmé McMoon
(Pianist and composer, best known as the accompanist to notably tone-deaf soprano Florence Foster Jenkins)
Cosmé McMoon
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 22, 1901
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mapimí, Mexico
Died: 1980
 21 
Arthur Morris
(Cricketer)
Arthur Morris
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 19, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bondi, Australia
Died: 2015
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 22 
Franz Joseph Gall
(Physician, Neuroscientist)
Franz Joseph Gall
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Birthdate: March 9, 1758
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tiefenbronn
Died: 1828
 23 
Oliver Lodge
(British Physicist, Inventor and Prinicpal Patent Holder and Developer of 'Radio')
Oliver Lodge
0
Birthdate: June 12, 1851
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Penkhull, England
Died: 1940
 24 
Rashīd Riḍā
(Sunni Islamic Scholar, Theologian, Reformer, and Revivalist)
Rashīd Riḍā
0
Birthdate: September 23, 1865
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lebanon
Died: 1935
 25 
Grace Paley
(Author)
Grace Paley
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 11, 1922
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City. United States
Died: 2007
 26 
Gregory Goodwin Pincus
(Former biologist and researcher who co-invented the combined oral contraceptive pill)
Gregory Goodwin Pincus
0
Birthdate: April 9, 1903
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Woodbine, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1967
 27 
Jan Kochanowski
(Renaissance Poet Who Established poetic patterns that would become integral to the Polish literary language)
Jan Kochanowski
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1530 AD
Birthplace: Sycyna Północna, Poland
Died: 1584
 28 
Charles William Eliot
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 20, 1834
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1926
 29 
Sophia Duleep Singh
(British Suffragette & Godchild of Queen Victoria)
Sophia Duleep Singh
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 8, 1876
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Elveden Hall, Elveden, Suffolk, England
Died: 1948
 30 
Michel Fokine
(Russian Choreographer and Dancer)
Michel Fokine
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: April 23, 1880
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1942
 31 
Vasile Alecsandri
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 21, 1821
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bacău, Principality of Moldavia
Died: 1890
 32 
Rudolph Schindler
(One of the Seminal Master Architects Who Defined Modern Architecture in Southern California)
Rudolph Schindler
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: September 10, 1887
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1953
 33 
Philip VI of France
(King of the Valois Dynasty)
Philip VI of France
0
Birthdate: 1293 AD
Birthplace: France
Died: 1350
 34 
Jack Layton
(Canadian Politician and Former Leader of the New Democratic Party)
Jack Layton
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died: 2011
 35 
Emperor Konoe
(Emperor)
Emperor Konoe
0
Birthdate: June 16, 1139
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Japan
Died: 1155
 36 
Boris Pugo
(Minister of Interior of the Soviet Union)
Boris Pugo
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 19, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tver, Russia
Died: 1991
 37 
Stilicho
(Military commander)
Stilicho
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0359 AD
Birthplace: Germany
Died: 0408
 38 
Ernest II
(Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha)
Ernest II
1
Birthdate: June 21, 1818
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ehrenburg Palace, Coburg, Germany
Died: 1893
 39 
Nina Bawden
(Novelist)
Nina Bawden
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 19, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: England
Died: 2012
 40 
Vladimir Propp
(Folklorist)
Vladimir Propp
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Birthdate: April 29, 1895
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1970
 41 
Aleksandr Demyanenko
(Soviet and Russian Actor Who Immortalized the Character 'Shurik')
Aleksandr Demyanenko
0
Birthdate: May 30, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yekaterinburg, Russia
Died: 1999
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 42 
Juscelino Kubitschek
(President of Brazil from 1956 to 1961)
Juscelino Kubitschek
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 12, 1902
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Diamantina, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Died: 1976
 43 
Richard Oastler
(British Industrial Reformer)
Richard Oastler
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: December 20, 1789
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Leeds, England
Died: 1861
 44 
Norman Shelley
0
Birthdate: February 16, 1903
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chelsea, London, England
Died: 1980
 45 
Luca Marenzio
(Composer & Singer)
Luca Marenzio
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 18, 1553
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Coccaglio, Italy
Died: 1599
 46 
Calvin Ellis Stowe
(Biblical scholar)
Calvin Ellis Stowe
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 6, 1802
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Natick, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1886
 47 
Pope Gregory IX
(Head of the Catholic Church from 1227 to 1241)
Pope Gregory IX
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1145 AD
Birthplace: Anagni, Italy
Died: 1241
John Dudley, duke of Northumberland
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1504 AD
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: 1553
 49 
Alice Duer Miller
(Poet, Author, Screenwriter, Writer)
Alice Duer Miller
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 28, 1874
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1942
 50 
Abul-Fazl ibn Mubarak
(Grand vizier of the Mughal emperor Akbar)
Abul-Fazl ibn Mubarak
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 14, 1551
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: 1602