Died On August 4th

Discover the most famous people who died on August 4. The list includes people like Hans Christian Andersen, Mileva Mari?, Pearl White, Edgar Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian, Frederick Chapman Robbins. Famous personalities featured on this list, include artists, emperors & kings, physicists and surgeons and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France, United Kingdom & Germany 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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Marilyn Monroe
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Birthdate: June 1, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1962

 2 
Jeanne Calment
(Oldest Person Ever)

Jeanne Calment
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 21, 1875
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Arles
Died: 1997

Hans Christian Andersen
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 2, 1805
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Odense, Denmark
Died: 1875

 4 
Mileva Marić
(Physicist, Mathematician)

Mileva Marić
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 19, 1875
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Titel, Serbia
Died: 1948

 5 
James Brady
(White House Press Secretary)

James Brady
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 29, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Centralia, Illinois, USA
Died: 2014

 6 
Victor Mature
(First male film star to be labeled a hunk, he appeared in Samson and Delilah in 1949 and The Robe in 1953)

Victor Mature
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Birthdate: January 29, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: 1999
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 23, 1208
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Montfort-l'Amaury
Died: 1265
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 8 
Enver Pasha
(Minister of War of the Ottoman Empire (1914-18))

Enver Pasha
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 22, 1881
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: İstanbul, Turkey
Died: 1922

 9 
Lorenzo Music
(Actor, Producer)

Lorenzo Music
1
Birthdate: May 2, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2001

 10 

Daniel Hale Williams
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 18, 1856
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1931

 11 
J. R. Richard
(Baseball player)

J. R. Richard
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 7, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Louisiana, United States
Died: 2021

 12 
John Burgoyne
(General, dramatist and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1761 to 1792)

John Burgoyne
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 24, 1722
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sutton, Bedfordshire, England
Died: 1792

 13 
Yun Sim-deok
(Singer)

Yun Sim-deok
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 25, 1897
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pyongyang, Kingdom of Korea
Died: 1926

 14 
Fereydoun Farrokhzad
(Known for his variety TV show 'Mikhak-e Noghrei' (The Silver Carnation) which introduced many artists)

Fereydoun Farrokhzad
1
Birthdate: October 7, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
Died: 1992

 15 
Art Donovan
(Football player)

Art Donovan
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 5, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, U.S.
Died: 2013
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 16 

Melvyn Douglas
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Birthdate: April 5, 1901
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Macon, Georgia, USA
Died: 1981
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 17 
Isaac Levitan
(One of the Best Classical Russian Landscape Painters of the 19th Century )

Isaac Levitan
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Birthdate: August 30, 1860
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kibartay, Lithuania
Died: 1900

 18 
Pearl White
(Actress)

Pearl White
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Birthdate: March 4, 1889
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Green Ridge
Died: 1938

 19 

Jean Vianney
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 8, 1786
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dardilly, Lyonnais, France
Died: 1859

 20 
Eugène Atget
(Photographer, Artist)

Eugène Atget
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Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: February 12, 1857
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Libourne
Died: 1927

 21 
Henry I of France
(politician)

Henry I of France
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Birthdate: May 4, 1008
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Reims
Died: 1060

 22 
Sebastian of Portugal
(King of Portugal from 11 June 1557 to 4 August 1578)

Sebastian of Portugal
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Birthdate: January 20, 1554
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: 1578

 23 
Sandy Woodward
(British admiral)

Sandy Woodward
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 1, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Penzance, England
Died: 2013

 24 

Tom Molineaux
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 23, 1784
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Virginia, United States
Died: 1818
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 25 
Anita Garibaldi
(Giuseppe Garibaldi's wife)

Anita Garibaldi
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 30, 1821
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Laguna, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Died: 1849

 26 
Walther Flemming
(Biologist)

Walther Flemming
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 21, 1843
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Schwerin, Germany
Died: 1905

 27 
Wenceslaus III of Bohemia
(King of Hungary and Croatia (1301 - 1305), King of Bohemia and Poland (1305 - 1306))

Wenceslaus III of Bohemia
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Birthdate: October 6, 1289
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Prague
Died: 1306

 28 
Kenny Drew
(Musician)

Kenny Drew
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 28, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1993

 29 
Turhan Sultan
(Politician)

Turhan Sultan
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Birthdate: 1627 AD
Birthplace: Slobodskaya Ukraina
Died: 1683

 30 
Étienne Lenoir
(Inventor, Engineer)

Étienne Lenoir
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Birthdate: January 12, 1822
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Luxembourg
Died: 1900

 31 
Noel Godfrey Chavasse
(Military physician, Athletics competitor)

Noel Godfrey Chavasse
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 9, 1884
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oxford
Died: 1917

 32 
Ernst Bloch
(Philosopher)

Ernst Bloch
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Birthdate: July 8, 1885
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Died: 1977

 33 
Alexander Young
(Singer, Songwriter)

Alexander Young
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 28, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: 1997

 34 
Raul Hilberg
(Political Scientist & Historian, Widely Considered to Be the Preeminent Scholar on 'The Holocaust')

Raul Hilberg
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Birthdate: June 2, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 2007
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 35 
Takashi Amano
(Photographer, Naturalist, Keirin cyclist)

Takashi Amano
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 18, 1954
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Niigata
Died: 2015

 36 
John Dillon
(Irish leader)

John Dillon
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 4, 1851
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Blackrock, Ireland
Died: 1927

 37 
Joseph Shea
(Special agent)

Joseph Shea
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 20, 1919
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2005

 38 
Gottfried Silbermann
(Organ Builder)

Gottfried Silbermann
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 14, 1683
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Germany
Died: 1753

 39 
William Floyd
(Politician)

William Floyd
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 17, 1734
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brookhaven
Died: 1821

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Andrew Hamilton
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 1676 AD
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: 1741

Roy Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson of Fleet
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 5, 1894
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: 1976

Thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 1, 1300
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brotherton, Yorkshire, England
Died: 1338

 43 
Roger Etchegaray
(Cardinal-Bishop of Porto-Santa Rufina (1998–2019))

Roger Etchegaray
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 25, 1922
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Espelette, France
Died: 2019

 44 
Alexander Gettler
(Toxicologist, University teacher)

Alexander Gettler
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Birthdate: August 13, 1883
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Austria-Hungary
Died: 1968

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Mihály Babits
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 26, 1883
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Szekszárd, Hungary
Died: 1941

 46 
Billy Norris Sherrill
(Songwriter and producer)

Billy Norris Sherrill
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 5, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Phil Campbell, Alabama, United States
Died: 2015

Washington Luís Pereira de Sousa
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 26, 1869
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Macaé, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: 1957

 48 
Edgar Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian
(Electrophysiologist)

Edgar Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 30, 1889
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hampstead, London, England
Died: 1977

 49 
Frederick Chapman Robbins
(Virologist and Paediatrician)

Frederick Chapman Robbins
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: August 25, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Auburn, Alabama, United States
Died: 2003

 50 
Giovanni Spadolini
(Politician, Prime Minister)

Giovanni Spadolini
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 21, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 1994