Died On August 26th

Discover the most famous people who died on August 26. The list includes people like Charles Lindbergh, William James, Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Charles Boyer. Famous personalities featured on this list, include psychologists, philosophers, journalists and composers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Japan 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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 1 
Charles Lindbergh
(Remembered for Making the First Nonstop Solo Flight Across the Atlantic)

Charles Lindbergh
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Birthdate: February 4, 1902
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: 1974
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 2 

Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
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Birthdate: October 24, 1632
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Delft, Netherlands
Died: 1723

 3 
William James
(Philosopher, Psychologist)

William James
7
Birthdate: January 11, 1842
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1910

 4 

Laura Branigan
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 3, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: 2004
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 5 
Ted Knight
(Actor Known for His Comedic Roles in ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’, ‘Too Close for Comfort’ and ‘Caddyshack’)

Ted Knight
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Birthdate: December 7, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Plymouth, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1986
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 6 
Neil Simon
(Playwright & Screenwriter)

Neil Simon
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 4, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York
Died: 2018
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 7 

Charles Boyer
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Birthdate: August 28, 1899
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Figeac, France
Died: 1978
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Dominick Dunne
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Birthdate: October 29, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: 2009

 9 
Lon Chaney
(Actor)

Lon Chaney
3
Birthdate: April 1, 1883
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Died: 1930
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 10 

Ralph Vaughan Williams
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 12, 1872
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Down Ampney, England
Died: 1958

 11 
Alvin Karpis
(Gangster)

Alvin Karpis
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: August 10, 1907
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: 1979

 12 
Tex Avery
(Golden Age Animator & Creator of Classic Cartoon Characters 'Bugs Bunny', 'Daffy Duck' and 'Porky Pig')

Tex Avery
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Birthdate: February 26, 1908
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Taylor, Texas, United States
Died: 1980
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 13 
Louis Philippe I
(The Last King and Penultimate Monarch of France)

Louis Philippe I
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Birthdate: October 6, 1773
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Domaine National du Palais-Royal, Paris, France
Died: 1850

 14 
Kay Francis
(Actress)

Kay Francis
1
Birthdate: January 13, 1905
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Died: 1968
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 15 

Alessandro Cagliostro
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 2, 1743
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
Died: 1795

 16 
Irving Stone
(Writer)

Irving Stone
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 14, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Francisco, California
Died: 1989

Princess Feodora of Saxe-Meiningen
0
Birthdate: May 12, 1879
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: 1945

 18 
Ransom Eli Olds
(Automotive designer)

Ransom Eli Olds
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Birthdate: June 3, 1864
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Geneva, Ohio, United States
Died: 1950

 19 
Anna German
(Singer)

Anna German
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 14, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Urgench, Uzbekistan
Died: 1982
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 20 
H. A. Rey
(Illustrator)

H. A. Rey
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Birthdate: September 16, 1898
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: 1977

 21 
Lynden Pindling
(Prime minister of The Bahamas)

Lynden Pindling
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 22, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nassau, The Bahamas
Died: 2000

 22 
John B. Floyd
(Politician)

John B. Floyd
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 1, 1806
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
Died: 1863

 23 
Evelyn Wood
(Educator)

Evelyn Wood
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 8, 1909
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Logan, Utah
Died: 1995

 24 

William Byrd II
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 28, 1674
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Henrico County, Virginia, United States
Died: 1744

 25 
Ismail al-Azhari
(Political figure)

Ismail al-Azhari
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 20, 1900
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Omdurman, Sudan
Died: 1969

 26 
Frederick Reines
(Physicist)

Frederick Reines
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 16, 1918
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Orange, California
Died: 1998

 27 
Tobe Hooper
(Director)

Tobe Hooper
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Birthdate: January 25, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, USA
Died: 2017
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

António, Prior of Crato
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Birthdate: March 20, 1531
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: 1595

 29 
Hertha Ayrton
(Engineer)

Hertha Ayrton
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Birthdate: April 28, 1854
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Portsea Island, England
Died: 1923

George Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 26, 1716
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1785

 31 
Lotte Lehmann
(Soprano)

Lotte Lehmann
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 27, 1888
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Perleberg, Germany
Died: 1976

 32 
Osachi Hamaguchi
(Politician)

Osachi Hamaguchi
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 1, 1870
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kōchi, Japan
Died: 1931

 33 
Sesshū Tōyō
(Visual Artist)

Sesshū Tōyō
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Birthdate: 1420 AD
Birthplace: Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan
Died: 1506

 34 
Thomas Bradwardine
(Mathematician)

Thomas Bradwardine
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 1300 AD
Birthplace: Chichester, England
Died: 1349

 35 
Mike Kellin
(Actor, Military officer)

Mike Kellin
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 26, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1983
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

Alejandro Agustín Lanusse
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 28, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: 1996

 37 
Migjeni
(Poet)

Migjeni
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 13, 1911
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Shkodër, Albania
Died: 1938

 38 
Dirk Mudge
(Politician)

Dirk Mudge
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rusthof, Otjiwarongo, South West Africa
Died: 2020

 39 
Clyde Walcott
(Cricketer)

Clyde Walcott
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 17, 1926
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint Michael, Barbados
Died: 2006
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 40 
Aaren Simpson
(O. J. Simpson's Daughter)

Aaren Simpson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 24, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: California
Died: 1979

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Anne Marie DOrleans
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Birthdate: August 27, 1669
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Château de Saint-Cloud, France
Died: 1728

 42 
John McAleese
(Soldier)

John McAleese
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 25, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Laurieston, Falkirk
Died: 2011

 43 
Hugh Culverhouse
(Businessman, Lawyer)

Hugh Culverhouse
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 20, 1919
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Died: 1994

 44 

Amelia Boynton Robinson
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 18, 1911
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, United States
Died: 2015

 45 
John I of Bohemia
(The King of Bohemia Who is Considered a National Hero in Luxembourg)

John I of Bohemia
1
Birthdate: August 10, 1296
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Luxembourg
Died: 1346

 46 
Frans Hals
(Painter)

Frans Hals
0
Birthdate: 1582 AD
Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium
Died: 1666

 47 
ʿAbd al-ʿAziz al-Hakim
(Prime Minister)

ʿAbd al-ʿAziz al-Hakim
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 1, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Najaf, Iraq
Died: 2009

 48 
George Preca
(Priest)

George Preca
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 12, 1880
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Valletta, Malta
Died: 1962

 49 

Raimon Panikkar
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 2, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: 2010

Piers Butler, 8th Earl of Ormonde
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1467 AD
Birthplace: Kilkenny, Ireland
Died: 1539