Died On August 27th

Discover the most famous people who died on August 27. The list includes people like W. E. B. Du Bois, Haile Selassie, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Le Corbusier, Titian. Famous personalities featured on this list, include journalists, poets, actors and political leaders and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & Spain and many more countries.

W. E. B. Du BoisW. E. B. Du Bois
Ghanaian
Civil Rights Activists
Haile SelassieHaile Selassie
Ethiopian
Former Emperor of Ethiopia

Stevie Ray VaughanStevie Ray Vaughan
American
Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer

Jessi CombsJessi Combs
American
Race Car Driver

Le CorbusierLe Corbusier
Swiss, French
Architect

Gracie AllenGracie Allen
American
Comedian
TitianTitian
Italian
Painter

Anatoly OnoprienkoAnatoly Onoprienko
Ukrainian
Serial Killer

Josquin des PrezJosquin des Prez
French
Composer
Lord MountbattenLord Mountbatten
British
Last Viceroy of British India and Governor-General

Cesare PaveseCesare Pavese
Italian
Italian poet
Ernest LawrenceErnest Lawrence
American
Physicist

Herman PotočnikHerman Potočnik
Croatian
Engineer

Robert Z. LeonardRobert Z. Leonard
American
Film Director, Actor, Producer

Andrew MellonAndrew William Mellon
American
Industrialist, Philanthropist

Brian EpsteinBrian Epstein
British
Businessperson, Impresario, Talent agent, Talent
Douglas KenneyDouglas Kenney
Screenwriter

Hrishikesh MukherjeeHrishikesh Mukherjee
Indian
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Film

Gail RussellGail Russell
American
Actress

Luna VachonLuna Vachon
American
Professional wrestler
Charles Evans HughesCharles Evans Hughes
American
Politician

Darryl DawkinsDarryl Dawkins
American
Basketball player
Greg MorrisGreg Morris
American
Actor

Roger WilliamsRoger Williams
British
Actor

Bennett CerfBennett Cerf
American
Publisher
Anandamayi MaAnandamayi Ma
Indian
Philosopher

Otto StrasserOtto Strasser
German
Journalist, Politician, Writer
Louis BothaLouis Botha
South African
Politician

Margaret Bourke-WhiteMargaret Bourke-White
American
Photographer, War photographer, Photojournalist,

Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron RothschildWalter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild
British
Biologist, Banker, Politician, Zoologist,
Eudoxia LopukhinaEudoxia Lopukhina
Russian
The first wife of Peter I of Russia

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Pope Sixtus VPope Sixtus V
Italian
Pope
Lope de VegaLope de Vega
Spanish
Playwright, Poet, Writer

Valeri KharlamovValeri Kharlamov
Russian
Ice hockey player

Childe HassamChilde Hassam
American
Painter

Juan SeguínJuan Seguín
American
Political Leader
Rufus Wilmot GriswoldRufus Wilmot Griswold
American
Journalist, Writer, Literary critic, Poet
Francisco de ZurbaránFrancisco de Zurbarán
Spanish
Painter

Hélder CâmaraHélder Câmara
Brazilian
Catholic Archbishop

Frank HarrisFrank Harris
Northern Irish
Journalist

Little Saint Hugh of LincolnLittle Saint Hugh of Lincoln
British
Martyr
Sergey MikhalkovSergey Mikhalkov
Russian
Author

Teddy StaufferTeddy Stauffer
Swiss
Jazz musician, Bandleader, Nightclub owner, Actor,

Jinx FalkenburgJinx Falkenburg
Spanish, American
Actress

Rowland HillRowland Hill
British
Educator

Ivy Compton-BurnettIvy Compton-Burnett
British
Novelist
Daniel K. LudwigDaniel K. Ludwig
American
Magnate

Eugen von Böhm-BawerkEugen von Böhm-Bawerk
Austrian
Economist
John Russell PopeJohn Russell Pope
American
Architect

Pierre PoujadePierre Poujade
French
Politician

MukeshMukesh
Indian
singer
Anton GeesinkAnton Geesink
Netherlands Antilles
Judoka

Pope Eugene IIPope Eugene II
Italian
Pope
Max BlackMax Black
Azerbaijani, British, American
Philosopher

Caesarius of ArlesCaesarius of Arles
French
Saint

Abram GamesAbram Games
British
Graphic Designer

Reynold A. NicholsonReynold A. Nicholson
British
Translator

Aert de GelderAert de Gelder
Dutch
Painter
Arthur II, Duke of BrittanyArthur II, Duke of Brittany
British
Duke

Joanna of Aragon, Queen of NaplesJoanna of Aragon, Queen of Naples
Italian
Queen

Sotiria BellouSotiria Bellou
Greek
Singer

Thomas Jefferson HoggThomas Jefferson Hogg
British
Barrister
Sandy WilsonSandy Wilson
British
Composer

William BaylissWilliam Bayliss
British
Physiologist
William Freeman VilasWilliam Freeman Vilas
American
Politician

George NepiaGeorge Nepia
New Zealander
Rugby Player

Thomas Chandler HaliburtonThomas Chandler Haliburton
Canadian, British
Politician
Shi JianqiaoShi Jianqiao
Chinese
Criminal

Rebecca GratzRebecca Gratz
American
Educator
Emil Christian HansenEmil Christian Hansen
Danish
Mycologist

Michael DertouzosMichael Dertouzos
American
Professor

Driss BasriDriss Basri
Moroccan
Politician
John HopkinsonJohn Hopkinson
British
Physicist

Eugène FromentinEugène Fromentin
French
Painter and author
Malcolm Wilde BrowneMalcolm Wilde Browne
American
Journalist

Joachim WachJoachim Wach
German
Religion scholar

Janie Porter BarrettJanie Porter Barrett
American
American educator

Ignaz von SeyfriedIgnaz von Seyfried
Austrian
Musician
Del MartinDel Martin
American
Gay rights activist
Bernard B. JacobsBernard B. Jacobs
American
Theatrical producer

Juan Lechín OquendoJuan Lechín Oquendo
Bolivian
Political Leader

Norman LewisNorman Lewis
American
painter

William RastellWilliam Rastell
British
English judge
Herman Wedel JarlsbergHerman Wedel Jarlsberg
French, Norwegian
Statesman

Werner KuhnWerner Kuhn
Swiss
Professor

Niklaus LeuenbergerNiklaus Leuenberger
Swiss
Leader

Abraham Lincoln FileneAbraham Lincoln Filene
American
Businessman

David NicholsonDavid Nicholson
British
Jockey and trainer
John PhilipJohn Philip
Scottish
Missionary

N.F. SimpsonN.F. Simpson
British
Playwright
François DumontFrançois Dumont
French
Painter

Sir Dawda Kairaba JawaraSir Dawda Kairaba Jawara
Gambian
Politician
Ernest Orlando LawrenceErnest Orlando Lawrence
American
 
Aizawa YasushiAizawa Yasushi
Japanese
Politician