Died On August 2nd

Discover the most famous people who died on August 2. The list includes people like Alexander Graham Bell, Warren G. Harding, William S. Burroughs, William II of England, Wild Bill Hickok. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, journalists, inventors and actors and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France, United Kingdom & Mexico 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 Warren G. Harding

Warren G. Harding.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of the U.S
Birthdate: November 2, 1865
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Blooming Grove, Ohio, United States
Died: 1923

 2 Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell.
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Famous As: Inventor of Telephone
Birthdate: March 3, 1847
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: 1922

 3 Wild Bill Hickok

Wild Bill Hickok.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Gunfighter
Birthdate: May 27, 1837
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: LaSalle County, Illinois, United States
Died: 1876
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 4 Paul von Hindenburg

Paul von Hindenburg.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General, Second President of Weimar Republic
Birthdate: October 2, 1847
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Posen, Duchy of Posen, Kingdom of Prussia (now Poznań)
Died: 1934
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 5 William S. Burroughs

William S. Burroughs.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist, Short Story Writer
Birthdate: February 5, 1914
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Died: 1997

 6 Henry III of France

Henry III of France.
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Famous As: King of France
Birthdate: September 19, 1551
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Palace of Fontainebleau, Fontainebleau
Died: 1589

 7 Roy Cohn

Roy Cohn.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: February 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1986
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 8 Fela Kuti

Fela Kuti.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Multi-instrumentalist
Birthdate: October 15, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Abeokuta
Died: 1997
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 9 William II of England

William II of England.
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Famous As: King of England
Birthdate: 1056 AD
Birthplace: Normandy, France
Died: 1100

 10 Muhammad Ali of Egypt

Muhammad Ali of Egypt.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Ottoman Governor of Egypt
Birthdate: March 4, 1769
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kavala, Greece
Died: 1849

 11 Thurman Munson

Thurman Munson.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: June 7, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
Died: 1979
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 12 Fritz Lang

Fritz Lang
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Famous As: American-Austrian-German filmmaker
Birthdate: December 5, 1890
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: 1976

 13 Shari Lewis

Shari Lewis
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Famous As: Actor, Television presenter, Puppeteer, Screenwriter
Birthdate: January 17, 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1998
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 14 Enrico Caruso

Enrico Caruso
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Operatic tenor
Birthdate: February 25, 1873
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: 1921
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 15 David Huddleston

David Huddleston
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 17, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vinton, Virginia, USA
Died: 2016
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 16 Raymond Carver

Raymond Carver
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Short story writer
Birthdate: May 25, 1938
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Clatskanie, Oregon, United States
Died: 1988

 17 Ara Parseghian

Ara Parseghian.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player, Coach
Birthdate: May 21, 1923
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
Died: 2017

 18 James Jamerson

James Jamerson
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Famous As: Bass player
Birthdate: January 29, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: 1983

 19 Andrey Vlasov

Andrey Vlasov.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: September 14, 1901
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lomakino, Russia
Died: 1946

 20 Horace Mann

Horace Mann.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Educator & Politician
Birthdate: May 4, 1796
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Franklin
Died: 1859

 21 Rupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria

Rupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: May 18, 1869
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: 1955

 22 Jean-Pierre Melville

Jean-Pierre Melville
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Famous As: Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer
Birthdate: October 20, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris
Died: 1973

 23 Wallace Stevens

Wallace Stevens.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: October 2, 1879
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Reading
Died: 1955

 24 Thomas Gainsborough

Thomas Gainsborough.
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Famous As: Landscape painter
Birthdate: May 14, 1727
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sudbury, England
Died: 1788

 25 Norman Maclean

Norman Maclean
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist, Journalist, Writer, University teacher
Birthdate: December 23, 1902
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Clarinda
Died: 1990

 26 Totie Fields

Totie Fields.
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: May 7, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1978
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)

 27 George Washington Williams

George Washington Williams
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Famous As: Soldier, Historian, Diplomat, Writer, Minister, Politician, Journalist
Birthdate: October 16, 1849
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bedford
Died: 1891

 28 Ælfweard of Wessex

Ælfweard of Wessex
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0904 AD
Birthplace: Wessex
Died: 0924

 29 Ahmed Zewail

Ahmed Zewail
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: February 26, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Damanhour, Egypt
Died: 2016

 30 Ismail Abdul Rahman

Ismail Abdul Rahman
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 4, 1915
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Died: 1973

 31 Louis Blériot

Louis Blériot
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aviator, Engineer, Inventor, Aerospace engineer
Birthdate: July 1, 1872
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cambrai
Died: 1936

 32 John Keegan

John Keegan
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Famous As: Journalist, Military historian, Historian, Non-fiction writer
Birthdate: May 15, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Greater London
Died: 2012

 33 Lazare Carnot

Lazare Carnot
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician, Politician, Engineer, Officer, Physicist
Birthdate: May 13, 1753
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nolay
Died: 1823

 34 Michel Berger

Michel Berger
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: November 28, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Died: 1992

 35 Pietro Mascagni

Pietro Mascagni
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: December 7, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Livorno, Italy
Died: 1945

 36 Leon Fleisher

Leon Fleisher
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Pianist
Birthdate: July 23, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 2020

 37 Lord Hardinge

Lord Hardinge
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: June 20, 1858
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1944

 38 Willie Morris

Willie Morris
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 29, 1934
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jackson, Mississippi, United States
Died: 1999

 39 Cecilia

Cecilia
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: October 11, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: 1976

 40 Katō Kiyomasa

Katō Kiyomasa
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: samurai
Birthdate: July 25, 1561
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Owari Province
Died: 1611

 41 Francesco Borromini

Francesco Borromini
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: September 25, 1599
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bissone
Died: 1667

 42 Holden Roberto

Holden Roberto.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Angolan Independence Leader
Birthdate: January 12, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: São Salvador, Angola
Died: 2007

 43 Pope Stephen I

Pope Stephen I
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Pope
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Rome
Died: 0257

 44 James Douglas

James Douglas.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: British colonial governor on Vancouver Island (now British Columbia)
Birthdate: August 15, 1803
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Demerara
Died: 1877

 45 Kieran Doherty

Kieran Doherty
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 16, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Died: 1981

 46 Baruj Benacerraf

Baruj Benacerraf.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Immunologist
Birthdate: October 29, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Died: 2011

 47 Carlos Chavez

Carlos Chavez.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, conductor
Birthdate: June 13, 1899
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mexico City
Died: 1978

 48 Michel Debré

Michel Debré.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 149th Prime Minister of France
Birthdate: January 15, 1912
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris
Died: 1996

 49 Gyearbuor Asante

Gyearbuor Asante
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana
Died: 2000

 50 Guillaume Brune

Guillaume Brune
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: March 13, 1764
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brive-la-Gaillarde, France
Died: 1816