Died On August 5th

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Discover the most famous people who died on August 5. The list includes people like Marilyn Monroe, Alec Guinness, Richard Burton, Zyzz (Aziz Shavershian), Victoria, Princess Royal. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, philosophers and composers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & India and many more countries.
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 1 
Michael Faraday
(English Scientist Who Contributed to the Study of Electromagnetism and Electrochemistry)
Michael Faraday
7
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 22, 1791
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newington Butts, London, United Kingdom
Died: 1867
 2 
Alec Guinness
14
Birthdate: April 2, 1914
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 2000
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 3 
Richard Burton
(One of the Most Acclaimed Actors of His Generation)
Richard Burton
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Birthdate: November 10, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pontrhydyfen, Wales
Died: 1984
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 4 
Zyzz (Aziz Shavershian)
(Australian Bodybuilder, Personal Trainer and Model)
Zyzz (Aziz Shavershian)
46
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 2011
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 5 
Toni Morrison
(Novelist)
Toni Morrison
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 18, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lorain, Ohio
Died: 2019
 6 
Josh Ryan Evans
(Known for His Role as ‘Timmy Lenox’ in the Soap Opera ‘Passions’)
Josh Ryan Evans
19
Birthdate: January 10, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hayward, California, United States
Died: 2002
Height: 3'2" (97 cm)
 7 
Clu Gulager
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Birthdate: November 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Holdenville, Oklahoma, United States
Died: 2022
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 8 
Jeff Porcaro
(Former Drummer best known for his work with the rock band Toto, but is one of the most recorded session musicians, working on hundreds of albums and thousands of sessions)
Jeff Porcaro
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 1, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1992
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 9 
Victoria, Princess Royal
(German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1888))
Victoria, Princess Royal
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Birthdate: November 21, 1840
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1901
 10 
Carmen Miranda
(Brazilian Actress and Samba Singer Known for Her Signature Tall Hats Made of Real Fruit)
Carmen Miranda
10
Birthdate: February 9, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Marco de Canaveses, Portugal
Died: 1955
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
 11 
Charlotte Rae
(Actress)
Charlotte Rae
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Birthdate: April 22, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Died: 2018
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
 12 
Paul Brown
(American Football Player)
Paul Brown
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 7, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Norwalk, Ohio, United States
Died: 1991
 13 
Millicent Fawcett
(Feminist Politcian Who Led the Women's Suffrage Movement in Britain)
Millicent Fawcett
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: June 11, 1847
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Aldeburgh, England
Died: 1929
 14 
Philip Sheridan
(Military Officer)
Philip Sheridan
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 6, 1831
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Albany, New York, United States
Died: 1888
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 15 
Francis Pegahmagabow
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 8, 1889
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Parry Sound, Ontario
Died: 1952
 16 
Lord North
(Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1770 to 1782)
Lord North
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 13, 1732
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Piccadilly
Died: 1792
 17 
Chick Hearn
(Sportscaster)
Chick Hearn
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Birthdate: November 27, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Aurora, Illinois, United States
Died: 2002
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 18 
Francesco Quinn
(Former Actor best known for his breakout role as Rhah in Oliver Stone’s Academy Award-winning Platoon (1986))
Francesco Quinn
0
Birthdate: March 22, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 2011
 19 
Thomas Newcomen
(Inventor of Atmospheric Steam Engine)
Thomas Newcomen
4
Birthdate: 1664
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dartmouth
Died: 1729
 20 
Soichiro Honda
(Japanese Industrialist, Engineer and Founder of the Renowned Automobile Manufacturer, 'Honda Motor Co., Ltd')
Soichiro Honda
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 17, 1906
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan
Died: 1991
 21 
Anna Haining Bates
(Circus performer)
Anna Haining Bates
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 6, 1846
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New Annan, Canada
Died: 1888
Height: 7'11" (241 cm)
 22 
Pete Hamill
(Journalist)
Pete Hamill
0
Birthdate: June 24, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2020
 23 
Gopinath Bordoloi
(First Chief Minister of Assam, India)
Gopinath Bordoloi
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 6, 1890
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Raha, Assam
Died: 1950
 24 
Sabuktigin
(The Founder of the Ghaznavid Dynasty)
Sabuktigin
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Birthdate: 0942 AD
Birthplace: Barskhan, Afghanistan
Died: 0997
 25 
George Duke
(Musician)
George Duke
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: January 12, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Rafael, California, United States
Died: 2013
 26 
Aaron Jean-Marie Lustiger
(French Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church)
Aaron Jean-Marie Lustiger
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 17, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 2007
 27 
Robert Muldoon
(Politician)
Robert Muldoon
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 25, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Auckland
Died: 1992
 28 
Spotted Tail
(Sioux leader)
Spotted Tail
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1823 AD
Birthplace: Fort Laramie, Wyoming, United States
Died: 1881
Oswald of Northumbria
0
Birthdate: 0604 AD
Birthplace: Deira, England
Died: 0642
 30 
Bernard Stiegler
(Philosopher)
Bernard Stiegler
0
Birthdate: April 1, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Seine-et-Oise, France
Died: 2020
 31 
Susan Butcher
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 26, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cambridge
Died: 2006
 32 
Frederick Cook
(American Explorer, Physician, and Ethnographer)
Frederick Cook
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 10, 1865
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hortonville, New York, United States
Died: 1940
 33 
Bjorg Lambrecht
(Belgian Cyclist Who Died in an Accident during the 2019 'Tour de Pologne')
Bjorg Lambrecht
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 2, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ghent, Belgium
Died: 2019
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 34 
Agha Hasan Abedi
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 14, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lucknow, India
Died: 1995
 35 
Joan Robinson
(British Economist Known for Her Wide-Ranging Contributions to Economic Theory)
Joan Robinson
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Birthdate: October 31, 1903
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Surrey, England
Died: 1983
 36 
George Butterworth
(Composer, Musicologist)
George Butterworth
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 12, 1885
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London
Died: 1916
 37 
Budd Schulberg
(Screenwriter)
Budd Schulberg
1
Birthdate: March 27, 1914
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2009
 38 
James Gibbs
(Architect)
James Gibbs
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: December 23, 1682
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Aberdeen, Scotland
Died: 1754
 39 
Clive Caldwell
(Aviator, Military personnel)
Clive Caldwell
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 28, 1910
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lewisham
Died: 1994
 40 
Anatoli Papanov
(Soviet-Russian Chracter Actor Best Known for His Dramatic and Comedic Roles)
Anatoli Papanov
0
Birthdate: October 31, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vyazma, Russia
Died: 1987
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 41 
Mezz Mezzrow
(Clarinetist, Saxophonist)
Mezz Mezzrow
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 9, 1899
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1972
 42 
Friedrich Engels
(German Philosopher Who Developed 'Marxism' Together With Karl Max)
Friedrich Engels
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 28, 1820
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Barmen, Germany
Died: 1895
 43 
Amos Whitney
(American Mechanical Engineer and Inventor Who Co-founded the 'Pratt & Whitney Company')
Amos Whitney
0
Birthdate: October 8, 1832
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Biddeford, Maine, United States
Died: 1920
 44 
Peter Minuit
(Colonial Governor)
Peter Minuit
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1580 AD
Birthplace: Wesel, Germany
Died: 1638
 45 
Heinrich Otto Wieland
(Father of Biochemistry)
Heinrich Otto Wieland
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 4, 1877
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pforzheim
Died: 1957
 46 
Alexis Soyer
0
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: February 4, 1810
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Meaux-en-Brie, France
Died: 1858
 47 
Arthur Meighen
(Politician, Lawyer, Diplomat)
Arthur Meighen
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 16, 1874
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ontario
Died: 1960
 48 
Colin Higgins
(Known for writing the screenplay for the 1971 film Harold and Maude, directing the films Foul Play (1978) and 9 to 5 (1980))
Colin Higgins
0
Birthdate: July 28, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nouméa, New Caledonia
Died: 1988
 49 
Antoine Pesne
(Painter)
Antoine Pesne
0
Birthdate: May 29, 1683
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1757
 50 
Louis III of France
(King of West Francia)
Louis III of France
1
Birthdate: 0860 AD
Birthplace: Saint-Denis, France
Died: 0882