Died On August 24th

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Discover the most famous people who died on August 24. The list includes people like Richard Attenborough, Simone Weil, Julie Harris, V. V. Giri, Thomas Blood. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, physicists, directors and actors and from other domains of life. This list includes people from France, United States, United Kingdom & Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
Richard Attenborough
(English Actor & Filmmaker)
Richard Attenborough
20
Birthdate: August 29, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
Died: 2014
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 2 
Arun Jaitley
(Minister of Finance (2014-2019))
Arun Jaitley
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 28, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: 2019
 3 
Charlie Watts
(Drummer)
Charlie Watts
23
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 2, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kingsbury, London, England
Died: 2021
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 4 
Louis Prima
(Singer-songwriter)
Louis Prima
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 7, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: 1978
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 5 
Robin Leach
(Host of the Television Series 'Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous' from 1984 to 1995)
Robin Leach
1
Birthdate: August 29, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 2018
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 6 
Simone Weil
(French Mystic, Social Philosopher and Resistance Activist During World War II)
Simone Weil
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 3, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1943
 7 
E. G. Marshall
5
Birthdate: June 18, 1914
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Owatonna, Minnesota, United States
Died: 1998
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 8 
Satoshi Kon
(Animator, Film director, Screenwriter, Mangaka)
Satoshi Kon
4
Birthdate: October 12, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kushiro
Died: 2010
 9 
Rose of Lima
(Patron Saint of Peru and South America)
Rose of Lima
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 20, 1586
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lima, Peru
Died: 1617
 10 
Jane Greer
(Actress)
Jane Greer
4
Birthdate: September 9, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: 2001
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 11 
Leonard Frey
0
Birthdate: September 4, 1938
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1988
 12 
Henry J. Kaiser
(Engineer, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist)
Henry J. Kaiser
3
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 9, 1882
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sprout Brook
Died: 1967
 13 
Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot
(French Mechanical Engineer Who is Described as the Father of Thermodynamics)
Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 1, 1796
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1832
 14 
Justin Wilson
(British Racing Driver)
Justin Wilson
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 31, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England
Died: 2015
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 15 
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
(Swiss-American Psychiatrist, a Pioneer in Near-Death Studies and Author of the Book ‘On Death and Dying')
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
2
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: July 8, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Zurich, Switzerland
Died: 2004
 16 
Julie Harris
(Actress)
Julie Harris
0
Birthdate: December 2, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Grosse Pointe, Michigan, United States
Died: 2013
 17 
Su Shi
(Poet, Writer, Painter)
Su Shi
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 8, 1037
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Meishan
Died: 1101
 18 
Bill Doolin
(American Bandit Outlaw and Founder of the Wild Bunch)
Bill Doolin
0
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 1858 AD
Birthplace: Johnson County, Arkansas, United States
Died: 1896
 19 
Rudolf Clausius
(Physicist, University teacher, Mathematician, Theoretical physicist)
Rudolf Clausius
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 2, 1822
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Koszalin
Died: 1888
 20 
Hanna Reitsch
(Aviator, Test Pilot, and the First German Woman to Win a Captain’s Licence)
Hanna Reitsch
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 29, 1912
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jelenia Góra, Poland
Died: 1979
 21 
Roger Y. Tsien
(Biochemist)
Roger Y. Tsien
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 1, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 2016
 22 
ʿAbd al-Rahman ʿArif
(President of Iraq from 1966 to 1968)
ʿAbd al-Rahman ʿArif
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 14, 1916
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
Died: 2007
 23 
Sir Wilfred Thesiger
(British explorer)
Sir Wilfred Thesiger
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 3, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Died: 2003
 24 
Mike Flanagan
(Baseball player, Basketball player)
Mike Flanagan
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 16, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manchester, New Hampshire, United States
Died: 2011
 25 
Giuseppe Chiara
(Missionary)
Giuseppe Chiara
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1602 AD
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
Died: 1685
 26 
Kenji Mizoguchi
(Japanese Film Director and Screenwriter Known for His Long Takes and Mise-en-scène)
Kenji Mizoguchi
0
Birthdate: May 16, 1898
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hongo, Tokyo, Japan
Died: 1956
 27 
Sergei Dovlatov
(Writer, Journalist)
Sergei Dovlatov
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 3, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ufa, Russia
Died: 1990
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 28 
Scott Nearing
(Economist, Political activist)
Scott Nearing
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 6, 1883
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tioga County, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1983
 29 
Richard Bruno Heydrich
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 23, 1865
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Leuben, Dresden, Germany
Died: 1938
 30 
James Clark McReynolds
(Attorney General)
James Clark McReynolds
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 3, 1862
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Elkton, Kentucky, United States
Died: 1946
 31 
Tadeusz Bor-Komorowski
(Politician, Military officer)
Tadeusz Bor-Komorowski
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 1, 1895
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Khorobriv, Ukraine
Died: 1966
 32 
Parmigianino
(Painter)
Parmigianino
0
Birthdate: January 11, 1503
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Parma, Italy
Died: 1540
 33 
Walter Scheel
(Former President of Germany (1974 - 1979))
Walter Scheel
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 8, 1919
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Solingen, Germany
Died: 2016
 34 
Jan Ernst Matzeliger
(Patent inventor)
Jan Ernst Matzeliger
0
Birthdate: September 15, 1852
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paramaribo
Died: 1889
Henry VII, Holy Roman Emperor
0
Birthdate: 1273 AD
Birthplace: Valenciennes, France
Died: 1313
 36 
Yootha Joyce
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Birthdate: August 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wandsworth, England
Died: 1980
 37 
Clara Maass
(American Nurse Who Served in the United States Army During the Spanish-American War)
Clara Maass
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 28, 1876
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Jersey, United States
Died: 1901
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Gaspard II de Coligny
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 16, 1519
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Châtillon-Coligny, France
Died: 1572
Adam Johann von Krusenstern
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 10, 1770
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hagudi, Estonia
Died: 1846
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Jerry Harkness
(Basketball player)
Jerry Harkness
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 7, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 41 
John Owen
(The Greatest Theologian of the English 'Puritan Movement')
John Owen
2
Birthdate: 1616 AD
Birthplace: Stadhampton, Oxfordshire, England
Died: 1683
 42 
Empress Saimei
0
Birthdate: August 7, 0594
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Japan
Died: 0661
 43 
Louis Essen
(Physicist)
Louis Essen
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 6, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nottingham, England
Died: 1997
 44 
Bayard Rustin
(Activist)
Bayard Rustin
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 17, 1912
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 1987
 45 
Emperor Saga
(52nd emperor of Japan)
Emperor Saga
0
Birthdate: October 3, 0784
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Japan
Died: 0842
Archduchess Margarete Sophie of Austria
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 13, 1870
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Schloss Artstetten, Artstetten-Pöbring, Austria
Died: 1902
 47 
Michael V Kalaphates
0
Birthdate: 1015 AD
Birthplace: Paphlagonia
Died: 1042
 48 
Paul Gottlieb Nipkow
0
Birthdate: August 22, 1860
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lębork, Poland
Died: 1940
 49 
John Meehan
(American Anesthetist and Conman)
John Meehan
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: February 3, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: United States
Died: 2016
 50 
Arturo Alessandri Palma
(Former President of Chile Who Served for 3-Terms Between 1920 and 1938)
Arturo Alessandri Palma
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 20, 1869
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Longavi, Chile
Died: 1950