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.

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 Alfredo Bowman

Alfredo Bowman
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Herbalist
Birthdate: November 26, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Honduras
Died: 2016

 2 Rick James

Rick James
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: February 1, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Died: 2004

 3 Fulgencio Batista

Fulgencio Batista
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of Cuba
Birthdate: January 16, 1901
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Banes, Cuba
Died: 1973

 4 Pope Paul VI

Pope Paul VI
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Famous As: Pope
Birthdate: September 26, 1897
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Concesio, Italy
Died: 1978
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 5 Diego Velázquez (Painter)

Diego Velázquez (Painter)
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 1599 AD
Birthplace: Seville, Spain
Died: 1660

 6 Ben Jonson

Ben Jonson
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Dramatist, Poet & Actor
Birthdate: June 11, 1572
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Westminster, London, England
Died: 1637

 7 Marvin Hamlisch

Marvin Hamlisch
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Conductor
Birthdate: June 2, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 2012
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 8 James Beck

James Beck
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 21, 1929
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Islington, London, England
Died: 1973
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 9 Fe del Mundo

Fe del Mundo
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Pediatrician
Birthdate: November 27, 1911
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Intramuros
Died: 2011

 10 Richard Bong

Richard Bong
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aircraft pilot, Military personnel
Birthdate: September 24, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Superior, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 1945

 11 Saint Dominic

Saint Dominic
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Saint
Birthdate: August 8, 1170
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Caleruega, Spain
Died: 1221

 12 Theodor W. Adorno

Theodor W. Adorno
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: September 11, 1903
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: 1969

 13 Bix Beiderbecke

Bix Beiderbecke
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: March 10, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Davenport, Iowa, United States
Died: 1931
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 14 John Hughes

John Hughes
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Famous As: Filmmaker
Birthdate: February 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lansing, Michigan, United States
Died: 2009

 15 Edsger W. Dijkstra

Edsger W. Dijkstra
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Famous As: Computer scientist
Birthdate: May 11, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Died: 2002

 16 Ellen Wilson

Ellen Wilson
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former First Lady of the United States
Birthdate: May 15, 1860
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, United States
Died: 1914

 17 Shahpur Bakhtiar

Shahpur Bakhtiar
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister
Birthdate: June 26, 1914
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Shahrekord, Iran
Died: 1991

 18 Bohdan Khmelnytsky

Bohdan Khmelnytsky
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Famous As: Hetman of Zaporizhian Host (1648 –1657)
Birthdate: 1595 AD
Birthplace: Subotiv, Ukraine
Died: 1657

 19 Cedric Hardwicke

Cedric Hardwicke
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 19, 1893
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lye, England
Died: 1964
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 20 Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 14, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Delhi, india
Died: 2019

 21 Betty Cuthbert

Betty Cuthbert
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: April 20, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: 2017
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 22 Harry Reasoner

Harry Reasoner
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: April 17, 1923
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dakota City, Iowa, United States
Died: 1991

 23 Andre Weil

Andre Weil
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: May 6, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1998

 24 Preston Sturges

Preston Sturges
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Famous As: Playwright, Director
Birthdate: August 29, 1898
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1959

 25 Pete Fountain

Pete Fountain
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Clarinetist
Birthdate: July 3, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: 2016

 26 Warner Oland

Warner Oland
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 3, 1879
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bjurholm Municipality, Sweden
Died: 1938
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 27 Robin Day

Robin Day
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: October 24, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 2000

 28 Surendranath Banerjee

Surendranath Banerjee
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 10, 1848
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Died: 1925

 29 Girolamo Fracastoro

Girolamo Fracastoro
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician, Poet
Birthdate: 1478 AD
Birthplace: Verona, Italy
Died: 1553

 30 Bernadine Healy

Bernadine Healy
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Cardiologist
Birthdate: August 4, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Died: 2011

 31 Brent Scowcroft

Brent Scowcroft
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Chair of the President's Intelligence Advisory Board
Birthdate: March 19, 1925
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ogden, Utah, United States
Died: 2020

 32 Pope Callixtus III

Pope Callixtus III
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Pope
Birthdate: December 31, 1378
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Canals, Spain
Died: 1458

 33 Larry Adler

Larry Adler
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: February 10, 1914
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: 2001

 34 Kurt Kasznar

Kurt Kasznar
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 12, 1913
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1979

 35 Ibrahim Ferrer

Ibrahim Ferrer
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Cuban singer
Birthdate: February 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Luis
Died: 2005

 36 Henry the Lion

Henry the Lion
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: 1129 AD
Birthplace: Ravensburg
Died: 1195

 37 Tony Judt

Tony Judt
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Famous As: Historian, Professor, Non-fiction writer
Birthdate: January 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London
Died: 2010

 38 Tony Lazzeri

Tony Lazzeri
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: December 6, 1903
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 1946

 39 Darren Daulton

Darren Daulton
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player, Writer
Birthdate: January 3, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Arkansas City, Kansas, United States
Died: 2017

 40 Donald Kagan

Donald Kagan
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Famous As: Former Historian specializing in ancient Greece, notable for his four-volume history of the Peloponnesian War
Birthdate: May 1, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kuršėnai, Lithuania
Died: 2021

 41 Christian VI of Denmark

Christian VI of Denmark
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: November 30, 1699
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: 1746

 42 Robert Hughes

Robert Hughes
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Famous As: Art Critic, Writer
Birthdate: July 28, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: 2012

 43 Emilio Fernández

Emilio Fernández
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Famous As: Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Military personnel, Film actor
Birthdate: March 26, 1904
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Coahuila
Died: 1986
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 44 Yermak Timofeyevich

Yermak Timofeyevich
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Cossack
Birthdate: 1532 AD
Birthplace: Chusovaya River, Russia
Died: 1585

 45 Gabriel García Moreno

Gabriel García Moreno
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 24, 1821
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Guayaquil, Ecuador
Died: 1875

 46 Jorge Amado

Jorge Amado
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Former Writer known for his work having been translated into some 49 languages and popularized in film, notably Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands in 1976
Birthdate: August 10, 1912
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Itabuna, Bahia, Brazil
Died: 2001

 47 Jack Brickhouse

Jack Brickhouse
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: January 24, 1916
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Peoria, Illinois, United States
Died: 1998

 48 Élie de Rothschild

Élie de Rothschild
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Banker
Birthdate: May 29, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 2007

 49 Pope Hormisdas

Pope Hormisdas
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Former Pope
Birthdate: 0450 AD
Birthplace: Frosinone, Italy
Died: 0523

 50 Ossie Clark

Ossie Clark
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: June 9, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Warrington, England
Died: 1996