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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Huey P. Newton
(Revolutionary, Co-founder of the Black Panther Party)
Huey P. Newton
7
Listed In: Activists
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
5
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 
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)
 6 
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)
 7 
Kate Chopin
(Author)
Kate Chopin
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 8, 1850
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Louis
Died: 1904
 8 
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)
 9 
Diana Vreeland
(Magazine editor, fashion journalist and special consultant)
Diana Vreeland
0
Birthdate: July 29, 1906
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1989
 10 
Ed King
(Musician)
Ed King
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 14, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Glendale, California, U.S.
Died: 2018
 11 
Toots Thielemans
(Jazz Musician)
Toots Thielemans
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 29, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: 2016
Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1484 AD
Birthplace: Guildford, England, United kingdom
Died: 1545
 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 
S. R. Nathan
(6th President of Singapore (1999 - 2011))
S. R. Nathan
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 3, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Singapore
Died: 2016
 15 
Xianfeng Emperor
0
Birthdate: July 17, 1831
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Yuanmingyuan Park, Beijing, China
Died: 1861
 16 
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
 18 
Abulfaz Elchibey
(2nd President of Azerbaijan (1992 - 1993))
Abulfaz Elchibey
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 24, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan
Died: 2000
 19 
Juscelino Kubitschek
(President of Brazil from 1956 to 1961)
Juscelino Kubitschek
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 12, 1902
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Diamantina, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Died: 1976
 20 
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
 21 
Arthur Morris
(Cricketer)
Arthur Morris
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 19, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bondi, Australia
Died: 2015
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 22 
Gregory Goodwin Pincus
(Former biologist and researcher who co-invented the combined oral contraceptive pill)
Gregory Goodwin Pincus
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Birthdate: April 9, 1903
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Woodbine, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1967
John Dudley, duke of Northumberland
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1504 AD
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: 1553
 24 
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
 25 
Franz Joseph Gall
(Physician, Neuroscientist)
Franz Joseph Gall
0
Birthdate: March 9, 1758
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tiefenbronn
Died: 1828
 26 
Vasile Alecsandri
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 21, 1821
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bacău, Principality of Moldavia
Died: 1890
 27 
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
 28 
Michel Fokine
(Russian Choreographer and Dancer)
Michel Fokine
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: April 23, 1880
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1942
 29 
Rashīd Riḍā
(Islamic scholar)
Rashīd Riḍā
0
Birthdate: September 23, 1865
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lebanon
Died: 1935
 30 
Tim Fischer
(10th Deputy Prime Minister of Australia (1996 - 1999) )
Tim Fischer
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 3, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lockhart, New South Wales, Australia
Died: 2019
 31 
Alfred Waterhouse
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: July 19, 1830
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: 1905
 32 
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)
 33 
Luca Marenzio
(Composer & Singer)
Luca Marenzio
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 18, 1553
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Coccaglio
Died: 1599
 34 
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
John Howard, 1st Duke of Norfolk
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1425 AD
Birthplace: Tendring, England
Died: 1485
 36 
Celâl Bayar
(President)
Celâl Bayar
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 16, 1883
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Umurbey, Turkey
Died: 1986
 37 
Charles Rigoulot
(Weightlifter)
Charles Rigoulot
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 3, 1903
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Le Vésinet, France
Died: 1962
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 38 
Charles William Eliot
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 20, 1834
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1926
 39 
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
 40 
Nina Bawden
(Novelist)
Nina Bawden
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 19, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: England
Died: 2012
 41 
Philip VI of France
(King of the Valois Dynasty)
Philip VI of France
0
Birthdate: 1293 AD
Birthplace: France
Died: 1350
 42 
Emperor Konoe
(Emperor)
Emperor Konoe
0
Birthdate: June 16, 1139
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Japan
Died: 1155
 43 
Ernest II
(Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha)
Ernest II
1
Birthdate: June 21, 1818
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Coburg, Germany
Died: 1893
 44 
Norman Shelley
0
Birthdate: February 16, 1903
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chelsea, London, England
Died: 1980
 45 
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
 46 
James Smith McDonnell
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 9, 1899
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
Died: 1980
 47 
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
 48 
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
 49 
Glauber Rocha
(Film Director)
Glauber Rocha
1
Birthdate: March 14, 1939
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vitória da Conquista, State of Bahia, Brazil
Died: 1981
 50 
John Sperling
(Businessman)
John Sperling
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 9, 1921
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Willow Springs, Missouri, United States
Died: 2014