Died On August 25th

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Discover the most famous people who died on August 25. The list includes people like Friedrich Nietzsche, Neil Armstrong, Aaliyah, Michael Faraday, David Hume. Famous personalities featured on this list, include physicists, actors, political leaders and spiritual & religious leaders and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France, United Kingdom & Scotland and many more countries.
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 1 
Neil Armstrong
(The First Person to Walk on the Moon)
Neil Armstrong
73
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: August 5, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wapakoneta, Ohio, United States
Died: 2012
 2 
Aaliyah
(Best Known as 'Princess of R&B' & 'Queen of Urban Pop')
Aaliyah
115
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 16, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2001
 3 
Friedrich Nietzsche
(German Philosopher, Cultural Critic and Philologist)
Friedrich Nietzsche
37
Birthdate: October 15, 1844
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Röcken, Lützen, Germany
Died: 1900
 4 
Truman Capote
(Known for His Novella “Breakfast at Tiffany's” and Non-Fiction Novel “In Cold Blood”)
Truman Capote
13
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 30, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: 1984
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 5 
James Watt
(Inventor of Steam Engine)
James Watt
12
Birthdate: January 19, 1736
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Died: 1819
 6 
David Hume
(Best Known for His Highly Influential System of Philosophical Empiricism, Scepticism and Naturalism)
David Hume
13
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 26, 1711
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: 1776
 7 
John McCain
(Former United States Senator from Arizona (1987 - 2018))
John McCain
45
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 29, 1936
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Coco Solo, Panama
Died: 2018
 8 
Louis IX of France
(King of France from 1226 to 1270)
Louis IX of France
4
Birthdate: April 25, 1214
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Poissy, France
Died: 1270
 9 
Samantha Smith
(American Peace Activist and Child Actress Who Became Famous for Her Anti-War Outreaches During the Cold War)
Samantha Smith
11
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: June 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Houlton, Maine, United States
Died: 1985
 10 
Paul Muni
(American Stage and Film Actor)
Paul Muni
5
Birthdate: September 22, 1895
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lviv
Died: 1967
 11 
Margaret of Anjou
(Queen of England)
Margaret of Anjou
1
Birthdate: March 23, 1430
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pont-a-Mousson, France
Died: 1482
 12 
Henri Becquerel
(Physicist, Discoverer of Radioactivity)
Henri Becquerel
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 15, 1852
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1908
 13 
Art Rooney
(Founding owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers)
Art Rooney
4
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 27, 1901
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Coulterville, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1988
 14 
Margarete Himmler
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 9, 1893
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Goncarzewo near Bromberg, Poland
Died: 1967
 15 
Jack Nitzsche
(Musician)
Jack Nitzsche
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 22, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Died: 2000
 16 
Ted Kennedy
(United States Senator from Massachusetts (1962 – 2009))
Ted Kennedy
30
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 22, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2009
 17 
John L. Nelson
(Musician)
John L. Nelson
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 29, 1916
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Louisiana, USA
Died: 2001
Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 10, 1473
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: 1554
 19 
Alfred Kinsey
(American Biologist Who Founded The Institute for Sex Research at Indiana University)
Alfred Kinsey
10
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: June 23, 1894
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1956
 20 
Marvin Kaplan
(Actor & playwright)
Marvin Kaplan
0
Birthdate: January 24, 1927
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2016
 21 
Gratian
(Roman emperor)
Gratian
1
Birthdate: April 18, 0359
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia
Died: 0383
 22 
Thomas Moran
(Explorer, Painter)
Thomas Moran
0
Birthdate: February 12, 1837
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bolton
Died: 1926
 23 
John Birch
(20th-century Baptist missionary and World War II-era United States Office of Strategic Services intelligence officer)
John Birch
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 28, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Uttarakhand, India
Died: 1945
 24 
Carl Barks
(Screenwriter, Writer, Painter, Farmer, Journalist)
Carl Barks
1
Birthdate: March 27, 1901
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Merrill
Died: 2000
 25 
Henry Morgan
(Privateer, Lieutenant Governor of Jamaica)
Henry Morgan
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 24, 1635
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Llanrumney, Glamorgan
Died: 1688
 26 
Stan Kenton
(American musical artist)
Stan Kenton
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 15, 1911
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States
Died: 1979
 27 
Ferdinand Piëch
(Austrian Business Magnate and Former Chairman of Volkswagen Group (1993 - 2015))
Ferdinand Piëch
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 17, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 2019
 28 
Aḥmad al-Manṣūr
(Ruler of Morocco)
Aḥmad al-Manṣūr
0
Birthdate: 1549 AD
Birthplace: Fès, Morocco
Died: 1603
 29 
Rudy Van Gelder
(Recording engineer)
Rudy Van Gelder
0
Birthdate: November 2, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2016
 30 
Kevin Duckworth
(Basketball Player)
Kevin Duckworth
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 1, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Harvey, Illinois, United States
Died: 2008
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)
 31 
William Warfield
(American Singer and Actor)
William Warfield
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 22, 1920
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: West Helena, Arkansas, United States
Died: 2002
 32 
Henri Fantin-Latour
0
Birthdate: January 14, 1836
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Grenoble, France
Died: 1904
 33 
Ken Tyrrell
(Formula racing driver)
Ken Tyrrell
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 3, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Died: 2001
 34 
Rich Piana
(Bodybuilder)
Rich Piana
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 26, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2017
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Lewis F. Powell, Jr.
3
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 19, 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Suffolk
Died: 1998
 36 
Franz Graf Conrad von Hötzendorf
(Austrian general who played a central role in World War I)
Franz Graf Conrad von Hötzendorf
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 11, 1852
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Penzing, Vienna, Austria
Died: 1925
 37 
Edward Ralph Dexter
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 15, 1935
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: 2021
Christian V of Denmark
2
Birthdate: April 15, 1646
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Duborg Castle, Flensburg, Germany
Died: 1699
 39 
Sonia Rykiel
(Fashion designer)
Sonia Rykiel
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 25, 1930
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Died: 2016
 40 
Gylmar dos Santos Neves
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 22, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santos, State of São Paulo, Brazil
Died: 2013
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 41 
Ann Richards
(Actress)
Ann Richards
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 13, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died: 2006
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Willis Augustus Lee
(Military officer, Sport shooter)
Willis Augustus Lee
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 11, 1888
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Natlee, Kentucky, United States
Died: 1945
 43 
Stanley Bruce
(8th Prime Minister of Australia (1923 - 1929))
Stanley Bruce
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 15, 1883
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Died: 1967
 44 
Ahmad Faraz
(Pakistani Urdu Poet Known for His Politically-Charged Works)
Ahmad Faraz
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 12, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kohat, Pakistan
Died: 2008
 45 
Elizabeth Montagu
(British Social Reformer, Patron of the Arts, Salonnière, Literary Critic and Writer)
Elizabeth Montagu
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 2, 1718
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yorkshire, England
Died: 1800
 46 
Roger Fisher
(Professor)
Roger Fisher
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 28, 1922
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Winnetka, Illinois, United States
Died: 2012
 47 
Peter Cooper Hewitt
(Electrical Engineer)
Peter Cooper Hewitt
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: May 5, 1861
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1921
 48 
Harry Hammond Hess
(US Navy Officer and Geologist Who Pioneered the 'Unifying Theory of Plate Tectonics')
Harry Hammond Hess
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 24, 1906
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1969
 49 
James Cronin
(Physicist)
James Cronin
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 29, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2016
 50 
Francoise Dolto
(Pediatrician)
Francoise Dolto
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 6, 1908
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1988