Died On August 2nd

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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.
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Alexander Graham Bell
(Inventor of Telephone & Co-Founder of 'American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T)')
Alexander Graham Bell
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Birthdate: March 3, 1847
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: 1922
 2 
Warren G. Harding
(29th President of the United States (1921–1923))
Warren G. Harding
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 2, 1865
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Blooming Grove, Ohio, United States
Died: 1923
 3 
Wild Bill Hickok
(Gunfighter, Law enforcement officer)
Wild Bill Hickok
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 27, 1837
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Illinois, United States
Died: 1876
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 4 
Fela Kuti
(Multi-Instrumentalist & the Creator of ‘Afro-beat’, a Genre that Fuses West African Music with American Funk & Jazz)
Fela Kuti
14
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 15, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Abeokuta, Nigeria
Died: 1997
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 5 
William S. Burroughs
(Best Known for His Third Novel 'Naked Lunch')
William S. Burroughs
8
Birthdate: February 5, 1914
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: 1997
 6 
Vin Scully
(Sports Commentator)
Vin Scully
1
Birthdate: November 29, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: 2022
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 7 
Horace Mann
(Educator & Politician)
Horace Mann
27
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 4, 1796
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Franklin
Died: 1859
 8 
Muhammad Ali of Egypt
(Ottoman Governor of Egypt)
Muhammad Ali of Egypt
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 4, 1769
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kavala, Greece
Died: 1849
 9 
Henry III of France
(Former King of France (1574 - 1589) and Former King of Poland (1573 - 1575))
Henry III of France
6
Birthdate: September 19, 1551
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Château de Fontainebleau, France
Died: 1589
 10 
Shari Lewis
(Former Children's puppeteer and cheerful TV personality whose character's, Lamb Chop and Charlie Horse)
Shari Lewis
5
Birthdate: January 17, 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: 1998
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
 11 
William II of England
(King of England)
William II of England
0
Birthdate: 1056 AD
Birthplace: Normandy, France
Died: 1100
 12 
Thurman Munson
(Baseball Player)
Thurman Munson
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 7, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
Died: 1979
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 13 
Fritz Lang
(Film director)
Fritz Lang
2
Birthdate: December 5, 1890
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1976
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 14 
David Huddleston
1
Birthdate: September 17, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vinton, Virginia, USA
Died: 2016
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 15 
Ara Parseghian
(American Football Player, Coach)
Ara Parseghian
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 21, 1923
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
Died: 2017
 16 
Thomas Gainsborough
(Landscape painter)
Thomas Gainsborough
2
Birthdate: May 14, 1727
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sudbury, England
Died: 1788
 17 
Totie Fields
(Comedian)
Totie Fields
7
Birthdate: May 7, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1978
Height: 4'10" (147 cm)
 18 
Ahmed Zewail
(Chemist)
Ahmed Zewail
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 26, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Damanhour, Egypt
Died: 2016
Rupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 18, 1869
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: 1955
 20 
Paul von Hindenburg
(President of Germany (1925-1934))
Paul von Hindenburg
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 2, 1847
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Poznań, Poland
Died: 1934
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 21 
Wallace Stevens
(Modernist poet)
Wallace Stevens
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 2, 1879
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Reading, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1955
 22 
James Jamerson
(Bass player)
James Jamerson
1
Birthdate: January 29, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: 1983
 23 
Norman Maclean
(Novelist, Journalist, Writer, University teacher)
Norman Maclean
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 23, 1902
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Clarinda
Died: 1990
 24 
Louis Blériot
(Aviator, Engineer, Inventor, Aerospace engineer)
Louis Blériot
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 1, 1872
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cambrai
Died: 1936
 25 
Raymond Carver
(Short story writer)
Raymond Carver
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 25, 1938
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Clatskanie, Oregon, United States
Died: 1988
 26 
George Washington Williams
(Soldier, Historian, Diplomat, Writer, Minister, Politician, Journalist)
George Washington Williams
1
Birthdate: October 16, 1849
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bedford
Died: 1891
 27 
Pietro Mascagni
(Composer)
Pietro Mascagni
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 7, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Livorno, Italy
Died: 1945
 28 
Judith Jones
(Former writer, editor, best known for having rescued The Diary of Anne Frank from the reject pile)
Judith Jones
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 10, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vermont, United States
Died: 2017
 29 
Lazare Carnot
(Mathematician, Politician, Engineer, Officer, Physicist)
Lazare Carnot
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 13, 1753
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nolay
Died: 1823
 30 
Carlos Chavez
(Greatest Mexican Composer of the 20th Century)
Carlos Chavez
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 13, 1899
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Died: 1978
 31 
Gyearbuor Asante
0
Birthdate: November 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana
Died: 2000
 32 
John Keegan
(Journalist, Military historian, Historian, Non-fiction writer)
John Keegan
0
Birthdate: May 15, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Greater London
Died: 2012
 33 
Holden Roberto
(President of the FNLA (1954-2007))
Holden Roberto
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 12, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: M'banza-Kongo, Angola
Died: 2007
 34 
Yasunori Suzuki
(Serial killer)
Yasunori Suzuki
1
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 1969 AD
Birthplace: Nogata, Fukuoka, Japan
Died: 2019
 35 
Baruj Benacerraf
(Immunologist)
Baruj Benacerraf
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 29, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Died: 2011
 36 
Jean-Pierre Melville
(Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer)
Jean-Pierre Melville
0
Birthdate: October 20, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris
Died: 1973
 37 
Francesco Borromini
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: September 25, 1599
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bissone
Died: 1667
 38 
Michel Berger
(Singer-songwriter)
Michel Berger
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 28, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Died: 1992
 39 
Willie Morris
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 29, 1934
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jackson, Mississippi, United States
Died: 1999
 40 
Alla Kushnir
(Chess player)
Alla Kushnir
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 11, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia SSR, Soviet Union
Died: 2013
 41 
Pope Stephen I
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthplace: Rome
Died: 0257
 42 
Leon Fleisher
(Pianist)
Leon Fleisher
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 23, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 2020
 43 
Arnold Büscher
(Military officer)
Arnold Büscher
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 16, 1899
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
Died: 1949
 44 
James Douglas
(British colonial governor on Vancouver Island (now British Columbia))
James Douglas
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 15, 1803
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Demerara
Died: 1877
 45 
Cecilia
(Singer-Songwriter)
Cecilia
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 11, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: 1976
Princess Elisabeth of Luxembourg
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 7, 1901
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Died: 1950
 47 
Pope John V
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0635 AD
Birthplace: Antioch
Died: 0686
 48 
Forrest Bird
(Aviator)
Forrest Bird
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 9, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stoughton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2015
 49 
Luiz Gonzaga
(Singer)
Luiz Gonzaga
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 13, 1912
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Exu, Pernambuco Exu, Pernambuco, Brazil
Died: 1989
 50 
Pierre Auguste Cot
(Former painter of the Academic Classicism school)
Pierre Auguste Cot
0
Birthdate: February 17, 1837
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bédarieux, France
Died: 1883