Died On August 24th

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.

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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Richard Attenborough
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Birthdate: August 29, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cambridge, England
Died: 2014
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

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Arun Jaitley
(Minister of Finance (2014-2019))

Arun Jaitley
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 28, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: 2019

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Louis Prima
(Singer-songwriter)

Louis Prima
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 7, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: 1978
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

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Simone Weil
(French philosopher, mystic and activist in the French Resistance during WWII.)

Simone Weil
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Birthdate: February 3, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1943

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Satoshi Kon
(Animator, Film director, Screenwriter, Mangaka)

Satoshi Kon
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Birthdate: October 12, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kushiro
Died: 2010

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Robin Leach
(Reporter)

Robin Leach
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Birthdate: August 29, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England, UK
Died: 2018
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

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Rose of Lima
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 20, 1586
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lima, Peru
Died: 1617
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Justin Wilson
(Former racing driver who competed in Formula One (F1) in 2003, the Champ Car World Series (CCWS) from 2004 to 2007 and the IndyCar Series from 2008 to 2015)

Justin Wilson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 31, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England
Died: 2015
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

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Henry J. Kaiser
(Engineer, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist)

Henry J. Kaiser
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 9, 1882
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sprout Brook
Died: 1967

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Leonard Frey
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Birthdate: September 4, 1938
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1988

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Su Shi
(Poet, Writer, Painter)

Su Shi
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 8, 1037
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Meishan
Died: 1101

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Sadi Carnot
(Physicist and Father of Thermodynamics)

Sadi Carnot
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 1, 1796
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1832

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Julie Harris
(Actress)

Julie Harris
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Birthdate: December 2, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Grosse Pointe, Michigan, U.S.
Died: 2013

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Bill Doolin
(Robber)

Bill Doolin
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 1858 AD
Birthplace: Johnson County, Arkansas, United States
Died: 1896

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Hanna Reitsch
(Aviator)

Hanna Reitsch
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 29, 1912
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jelenia Góra, Poland
Died: 1979

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Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: July 8, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Zurich, Switzerland
Died: 2004

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Rudolf Clausius
(Physicist, University teacher, Mathematician, Theoretical physicist)

Rudolf Clausius
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 2, 1822
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Koszalin
Died: 1888

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Gary Crosby
(Actor, Singer)

Gary Crosby
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Birthdate: June 27, 1933
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1995
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

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Kenji Mizoguchi
(Director)

Kenji Mizoguchi
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Birthdate: May 16, 1898
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hongo, Tokyo, Japan
Died: 1956

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James Clark McReynolds
(Attorney General)

James Clark McReynolds
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 3, 1862
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Elkton, Kentucky, United States
Died: 1946

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Sergei Dovlatov
(Writer, Journalist)

Sergei Dovlatov
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 3, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ufa, Russia
Died: 1990
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

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Mike Flanagan
(Baseball player, Basketball player)

Mike Flanagan
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 16, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manchester, New Hampshire, United States
Died: 2011

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ʿAbd al-Rahman ʿArif
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 14, 1916
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
Died: 2007

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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

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Roger Y. Tsien
(Biochemist)

Roger Y. Tsien
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 1, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 2016

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Bayard Rustin
(Activist)

Bayard Rustin
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 17, 1912
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 1987

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Jan Ernst Matzeliger
(Patent inventor)

Jan Ernst Matzeliger
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Birthdate: September 15, 1852
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paramaribo
Died: 1889

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Giuseppe Chiara
(Missionary)

Giuseppe Chiara
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1602 AD
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
Died: 1685

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Jerry Harkness
(Basketball player)

Jerry Harkness
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 7, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

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Richard Bruno Heydrich
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 23, 1865
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Leuben, Dresden, Germany
Died: 1938

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Empress Saimei
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Birthdate: August 7, 0594
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Japan
Died: 0661

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Emperor Saga
(52nd emperor of Japan)

Emperor Saga
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Birthdate: October 3, 0784
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Japan
Died: 0842

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Louis Essen
(Physicist)

Louis Essen
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 6, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nottingham, England
Died: 1997

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Yootha Joyce
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Birthdate: August 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wandsworth, England
Died: 1980

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Charlie Watts
(Drummer)

Charlie Watts
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 2, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kingsbury, London, England
Died: 2021
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

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Clara Maass
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 28, 1876
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Jersey, United States
Died: 1901

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Scott Nearing
(Economist, Political activist)

Scott Nearing
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 6, 1883
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tioga County, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1983

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Paul Gottlieb Nipkow
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Birthdate: August 22, 1860
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lębork, Poland
Died: 1940

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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Arturo Alessandri Palma
(Political figure)

Arturo Alessandri Palma
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 20, 1869
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Longavi, Chile
Died: 1950

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Charles Diggs
(Politician)

Charles Diggs
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 2, 1922
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: 1998

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J. G. Strijdom
(Politician)

J. G. Strijdom
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 14, 1893
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Klipfontein, Cape Colony
Died: 1958

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Kalyanji Virji Shah
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 30, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kundrodi, Kutch, Gujarat
Died: 2000

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E. G. Marshall
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Birthdate: June 18, 1914
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Owatonna, Minnesota, United States
Died: 1998
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

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Toni Sailer
(Alpine Ski Racer)

Toni Sailer
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 17, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kitzbuhel, Austria
Died: 2009
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

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Paul Creston
(Composer)

Paul Creston
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 10, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1985

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John Meehan
(Con Artist)

John Meehan
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: February 3, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: 2016

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Benjamin Wright
(Civil engineer)

Benjamin Wright
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: October 10, 1770
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wethersfield, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1842

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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

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Charles H. Revson
(Businessman)

Charles H. Revson
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 11, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts
Died: 1975