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 Alexander Graham Bell

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

 2 Warren G. Harding

Warren G. Harding
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 29th President of the United States
Birthdate: November 2, 1865
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Blooming Grove, Ohio, United States
Died: 1923

 3 Wild Bill Hickok

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

 4 Fela Kuti

Fela Kuti
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Multi-instrumentalist
Birthdate: October 15, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Abeokuta, Nigeria
Died: 1997
Height: 5'7" (170 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, United States
Died: 1997

 6 Henry III of France

Henry III of France
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Famous As: King of France (1574-1589)
Birthdate: September 19, 1551
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Château de Fontainebleau, France
Died: 1589

 7 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
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 8 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

 9 Shari Lewis

Shari Lewis
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Famous As: Former Children's puppeteer and cheerful TV personality whose character's, Lamb Chop and Charlie Horse
Birthdate: January 17, 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: 1998
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 10 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

 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 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)

 13 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

 14 Thomas Gainsborough

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

 15 Paul von Hindenburg

Paul von Hindenburg
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of Germany (1925-1934)
Birthdate: October 2, 1847
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Grand Duchy of Posen, Poland
Died: 1934
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 16 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: 4'10" (147 cm)

 17 Wallace Stevens

Wallace Stevens
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Modernist poet
Birthdate: October 2, 1879
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Reading, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1955

 18 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

 19 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

 20 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

 21 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

 22 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

 23 Carlos Chavez

Carlos Chavez
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Greatest Mexican Composer of the 20th Century
Birthdate: June 13, 1899
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Died: 1978

 24 Judith Jones

Judith Jones
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Former writer, editor, best known for having rescued The Diary of Anne Frank from the reject pile
Birthdate: March 10, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vermont, United States
Died: 2017

 25 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

 26 Holden Roberto

Holden Roberto
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of the FNLA (1954-2007)
Birthdate: January 12, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: M'banza-Kongo, Angola
Died: 2007

 27 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

 28 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

 29 Luisel Ramos

Luisel Ramos
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: April 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay
Died: 2006
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 30 Yasunori Suzuki

Yasunori Suzuki
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: 1969 AD
Birthplace: Nogata, Fukuoka, Japan
Died: 2019

 31 Gyearbuor Asante

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

 32 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

 33 Alla Kushnir

Alla Kushnir
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Chess player
Birthdate: August 11, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia SSR, Soviet Union
Died: 2013

 34 Arnold Büscher

Arnold Büscher
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: December 16, 1899
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
Died: 1949

 35 Fritz Lang

Fritz Lang
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: December 5, 1890
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1976
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 36 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

 37 Pete van Wieren

Pete van Wieren
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: October 7, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States
Died: 2014

 38 Luiz Gonzaga

Luiz Gonzaga
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 13, 1912
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Exu, Pernambuco Exu, Pernambuco, Brazil
Died: 1989

 39 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)

 40 Oliver La Farge

Oliver La Farge
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: December 19, 1901
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1963

 41 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

 42 Princess Elisabeth of Luxembourg

Princess Elisabeth of Luxembourg
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princesses
Birthdate: March 7, 1901
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Died: 1950

 43 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

 44 Sergei Bunyachenko

Sergei Bunyachenko
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: October 5, 1902
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Glushkovsky District, Russia
Died: 1946

 45 Adam Asnyk

Adam Asnyk
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: September 11, 1838
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kalisz, Poland
Died: 1897

 46 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

 47 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)

 48 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

 49 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

 50 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