Died On August 30th

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Discover the most famous people who died on August 30. The list includes people like Charles Bronson, J. J. Thomson, Seamus Heaney, Naguib Mahfouz, Bart Cummings. Famous personalities featured on this list, include journalists, physicists, novelists and actors and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
Charles Bronson
(American Actor Best Known for Playing the Role of Police Officers, Gunfighters and Vigilantes)
Charles Bronson
17
Birthdate: November 13, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ehrenfeld, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2003
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 2 
Glenn Ford
(One of the Most Prominent Actors During Hollywood's Golden Age)
Glenn Ford
11
Birthdate: May 1, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Quebec, Canada
Died: 2006
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 3 
Valerie Harper
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Rhoda Morgenstern’ on the Sitcom ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’)
Valerie Harper
7
Birthdate: August 22, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Suffern, New York, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 4 
Wes Craven
(Film director, Screenwriter)
Wes Craven
7
Birthdate: August 2, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: 2015
 5 
Jean Seberg
(Known for Her Performance in the French Film ‘Breathless’)
Jean Seberg
12
Birthdate: November 13, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Marshalltown, Iowa, United States
Died: 1979
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 6 
J. J. Thomson
(British Physicist Who is Credited With the Discovery of the Electron)
J. J. Thomson
16
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 18, 1856
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1940
 7 
Seamus Heaney
(Poet, Playwright & Translator Who Received the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature)
Seamus Heaney
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 13, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Castledawson, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Died: 2013
 8 
Richard Jordan
3
Birthdate: July 19, 1937
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 1993
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 9 
John Bell Hood
(Confederate General)
John Bell Hood
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 1, 1831
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Owingsville, Kentucky, United States
Died: 1879
 10 
Louis XI of France
(King of France from 1461 to 1483)
Louis XI of France
0
Birthdate: July 3, 1423
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bourges, France
Died: 1483
 11 
Franco Columbu
(Italian Bodybuilder and Actor)
Franco Columbu
0
Birthdate: August 7, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ollolai, Italy
Died: 2019
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 12 
Naguib Mahfouz
(Novelist)
Naguib Mahfouz
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 11, 1911
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Died: 2006
 13 
Louise Hay
(Writer)
Louise Hay
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 8, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2017
 14 
Killer Kowalski
(Wrestler)
Killer Kowalski
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 13, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Died: 2008
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 15 
William Talman
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Birthdate: February 4, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: 1968
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 16 
John Thompson
(Basketball Coach)
John Thompson
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 2, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: 2020
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 17 
Rollie Massimino
(Basketball coach)
Rollie Massimino
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 13, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hillside, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2017
 18 
Theodoric the Great
(King of the Ostrogoths (471–526))
Theodoric the Great
0
Birthdate: 0454 AD
Birthplace: Petronell-Carnuntum, Austria
Died: 0526
 19 
Charles Coburn
(Actor Known for His Movies 'The Devil and Miss Jones', 'The More the Merrier' and 'The Green Years')
Charles Coburn
0
Birthdate: June 19, 1877
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Macon, Georgia, United States
Died: 1961
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 21, 1800
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gotha, Germany
Died: 1831
 21 
Denniz Pop
(He co-founded the recording studio Cheiron Studios in Stockholm in 1992)
Denniz Pop
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 26, 1963
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tullinge, Sweden
Died: 1998
 22 
Věra Čáslavská
(Czechoslovak Artistic Gymnast Considered the Greatest in Czech History)
Věra Čáslavská
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 3, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: 2016
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 23 
Max Factor Sr.
(American makeup designer)
Max Factor Sr.
2
Birthdate: September 15, 1877
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Łódź, Poland
Died: 1938
 24 
Ad Reinhardt
(Abstract Painter)
Ad Reinhardt
1
Birthdate: December 24, 1913
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Buffalo
Died: 1967
 25 
Philly Joe Jones
(American drummer)
Philly Joe Jones
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 15, 1923
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
Died: 1985
 26 
Abraham Zapruder
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 15, 1905
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kovel
Died: 1970
 27 
Guy Burgess
(Spy, Journalist)
Guy Burgess
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 16, 1911
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Devon
Died: 1963
 28 
Mohammad-Ali Rajai
(Prime minister)
Mohammad-Ali Rajai
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 15, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Qazvīn, Iran
Died: 1981
 29 
Dara Shikoh
(EWas the eldest son and heir-apparent of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan)
Dara Shikoh
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 20, 1615
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ajmer, Rajputana, Mughal Empire
Died: 1659
 30 
Raphael Semmes
(Confederate naval officer)
Raphael Semmes
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 27, 1809
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Charles County, Maryland
Died: 1877
 31 
Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy
(Duke of Savoy Who Recovered Most of the Territories Previously Lost to Spain and France)
Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 8, 1528
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chambéry, France
Died: 1580
 32 
Ric Drasin
(American Bodybuilder and Professional Wrestler)
Ric Drasin
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 12, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bakersfield, California, United States
Died: 2020
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 33 
Donald Davidson
(Philosopher and professor who focused on philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, and action theory.)
Donald Davidson
1
Birthdate: March 6, 1917
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2003
 34 
Pope Alexander III
(Head of the Roman Catholic Church from 1159 to 1181)
Pope Alexander III
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1105 AD
Birthplace: Siena, Italy
Died: 1181
 35 
Jean Tinguely
(Swiss Sculptor Best Known for His Kinetic Art Sculptural Machines (Métamatics))
Jean Tinguely
0
Birthdate: May 22, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fribourg, Switzerland
Died: 1991
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J. Lee Thompson
(Film director, Stage actor, Screenwriter)
J. Lee Thompson
0
Birthdate: August 1, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bristol
Died: 2002
 37 
Bart Cummings
(Horse Trainer)
Bart Cummings
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 14, 1927
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
Died: 2015
 38 
Victoria Santa Cruz
(Choreographer)
Victoria Santa Cruz
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: October 27, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lima, Peru
Died: 2014
 39 
Wilhelm Wien
(Nobel Laureate in Physics)
Wilhelm Wien
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 13, 1864
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gaffken near Fischhausen, Province of Prussia
Died: 1928
 40 
John C. H. Lee
(American Army Engineer)
John C. H. Lee
1
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: August 1, 1887
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Junction City, Kansas, United States
Died: 1958
 41 
Alain Corneau
(Film Director)
Alain Corneau
0
Birthdate: August 7, 1943
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Meung-sur-Loire, France
Died: 2010
 42 
Harold Gatty
(Australian Aviation Pioneer and Navigator Who Set the World Record for Circumnavigation of the Globe)
Harold Gatty
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 5, 1903
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Campbell Town, Australia
Died: 1957
 43 
Margaret Ward
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1550 AD
Birthplace: Congleton, Cheshire, England
Died: 1588
 44 
Tim Mickelson
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 12, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Deerfield, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 2017
 45 
Alice Salomon
(Social worker)
Alice Salomon
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 19, 1872
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1948
 46 
Henri Barbusse
(Novelist)
Henri Barbusse
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 17, 1873
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Asnières-sur-Seine, France
Died: 1935
 47 
Francis Baily
(Astronomer)
Francis Baily
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 28, 1774
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newbury, England
Died: 1844
 48 
Fred Lawrence Whipple
(American Astronomer Best Known for His Composition of Comets, Whipple Shield)
Fred Lawrence Whipple
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 5, 1906
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Red Oak, Iowa, United States
Died: 2004
 49 
Sheila Lukins
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 18, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2009
 50 
Feargus OConnor
(Chartist Leader)
Feargus OConnor
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 18, 1794
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Castletown, Ireland
Died: 1855