Died On August 6th

Discover the most famous people who died on August 6. The list includes people like Rick James, Diego Velázquez (Painter), Ben Jonson, Andre Weil, Robin Day. Famous personalities featured on this list, include mathematicians, novelists, actors and composers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & Italy and many more countries.

Rick JamesRick James
(Musician)

01 February 1948

American

Fulgencio BatistaFulgencio Batista
(Former President of Cuba)

16 January 1901

Cuban

Pope Paul VIPope Paul VI
(Pope)

26 September 1897

Italian

Ben JonsonBen Jonson
(Dramatist, Poet & Actor)

11 June 1572

British

Robin DayRobin Day
(Broadcaster, Journalist)

24 October 1923

British

Betty CuthbertBetty Cuthbert
(Athlete)

20 April 1938

Australian

Andre WeilAndre Weil
(Mathematician)

06 May 1906

French

Diego VelazquezDiego Velázquez (Painter)
(Painter)

06 June 1599

Spanish

Feodor LynenFeodor Felix Konrad Lynen
(Biochemist)

06 April 1911

German

Robert HughesRobert Hughes
(Art Critic, Writer)

28 July 1938

Australian

Theodor W. AdornoTheodor W. Adorno
(Philosopher, Composer, Musicologist, Sociologist, University teacher, Literary critic, Music critic)

11 September 1903

German,American

Edsger W. DijkstraEdsger W. Dijkstra
(Mathematician, Physicist, Computer scientist, Engineer, University teacher)

11 May 1930

Dutch

Saint DominicSaint Dominic
(Catholic priest)

1170 AD

Spanish

Klaus NomiKlaus Nomi
(Vocalizer)

24 January 1944

German

Bix BeiderbeckeBix Beiderbecke
(Composer, Trumpeter, Jazz musician, Pianist)

10 March 1903

American

Wilhelm MohnkeWilhelm Mohnke
(Officer)

15 March 1911

German

Robin CookRobin Cook
(British Politician)

28 February 1946

British

Henry the LionHenry the Lion
(Prince)

1129 AD

German

Bohdan KhmelnytskyBohdan Khmelnytsky
(Cossack)

1595 AD

Lithuanian,Polish,Ukrainian

Warner OlandWarner Oland
(Actor, Film actor)

03 October 1879

Swedish,American

Domenico ModugnoDomenico Modugno
(Singer, Actor, Politician, Human rights activist, Screenwriter, Stage actor, Songwriter)

09 January 1928

Italian

Ibrahim FerrerIbrahim Ferrer
(Cuban singer)

20 February 1927

Cuban

Emilio FernándezEmilio Fernández
(Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Military personnel, Film actor)

26 March 1904

Mexican

Tony JudtTony Judt
(Historian, Professor, Non-fiction writer)

02 January 1948

British

Pope Callixtus IIIPope Callixtus III

31 December 1378

Spanish

Preston SturgesPreston Sturges
(American playwright)

29 August 1898

American

Alexander BustamanteAlexander Bustamante
(Politician)

24 February 1884

Jamaican

Christian VI of DenmarkChristian VI of Denmark
(King)

30 November 1699

Danish

S. K. PottekkattS. K. Pottekkatt
(author, politician, diarist, poet)

13 March 1913

Indian

Pope Sixtus IIPope Sixtus II
(pope)

Greek

Jorge AmadoJorge Amado
(Writer, Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Lawyer, Science fiction writer)

10 August 1912

Brazilian

Atle SelbergAtle Selberg
(Mathematician, University teacher)

14 June 1917

Norwegian,American

Edward Durell StoneEdward Durell Stone
(Architect)

09 March 1902

American

Fe del MundoFe del Mundo
(Pediatrician)

27 November 1911

Filipino

Karl DiebitschKarl Diebitsch
(Painter, Postage stamp designer)

03 January 1899

German

Yermak TimofeyevichYermak Timofeyevich
(Cossack)

1532 AD

Russian

Jack BrickhouseJack Brickhouse
(TV actor)

24 January 1917

American

Ossie ClarkOssie Clark
(Fashion designer)

09 June 1942

British

Gordon BunshaftGordon Bunshaft
(Architect)

09 May 1909

American

Gregorio Ricci-CurbastroGregorio Ricci-Curbastro
(Mathematician)

12 January 1853

Italian

John HughesJohn Hughes
(American film director)

18 February 1950

American

Bernard LovellBernard Lovell
(Astronomer, Physicist)

31 August 1913

British

Hone HekeHone Heke

1807 AD

New Zealander

Ellen WilsonEllen Wilson
(Former First Lady of the United States)

15 May 1860

American