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.

Pope Paul VIPope Paul VI
Italian
Pope
Rick JamesRick James
American
Musician

Fulgencio BatistaFulgencio Batista
Cuban
Former President of Cuba

Alfredo BowmanAlfredo Bowman
Honduran
Herbalist

Saint DominicSaint Dominic
Spanish
Priest

Theodor W. AdornoTheodor W. Adorno
German
Philosopher
Ben JonsonBen Jonson
British
Dramatist, Poet & Actor

James BeckJames Beck
British
Actor

Wilhelm MohnkeWilhelm Mohnke
German
Military Leader
Fe del MundoFe del Mundo
Filipino
Pediatrician

Robin DayRobin Day
British
Broadcaster, Journalist
Betty CuthbertBetty Cuthbert
Australian
Athlete

Robert HughesRobert Hughes
Australian
Art Critic, Writer

Andre WeilAndre Weil
French
Mathematician
Sushma SwarajSushma Swaraj
Indian
Politician

Edsger W. DijkstraEdsger W. Dijkstra
Netherlands Antilles, Dutch
Computer scientist

Joël RobuchonJoël Robuchon
French
Chef

James BeckJames Beck
British
Actor
Klaus NomiKlaus Nomi
German
Vocalizer

Robin CookRobin Cook
British
British Politician
Surendranath BanerjeeSurendranath Banerjee
Indian
Politician

Bix BeiderbeckeBix Beiderbecke
American
Composer, Trumpeter, Jazz musician, Pianist

Warner OlandWarner Oland
Swedish, American
Actor, Film actor
Alexander BustamanteAlexander Bustamante
Jamaican
Politician

Cedric HardwickeCedric Hardwicke
British
Actor
Preston SturgesPreston Sturges
American
American playwright

Henry the LionHenry the Lion
German
Prince

Forbes BurnhamForbes Burnham
Guyanese
Politician
Pope Callixtus IIIPope Callixtus III
Spanish
Pope

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Domenico ModugnoDomenico Modugno
Italian
Singer, Actor, Politician, Human rights activist,
Ibrahim FerrerIbrahim Ferrer
Cuban
Cuban singer

Tony JudtTony Judt
British
Historian, Professor, Non-fiction writer

Bohdan KhmelnytskyBohdan Khmelnytsky
Lithuanian, Polish, Ukrainian
Cossack

Hiram JohnsonHiram Johnson
American
Former Governor of California
S. K. PottekkattS. K. Pottekkatt
Indian
author, politician, diarist, poet
Harry ReasonerHarry Reasoner
American
Journalist

Emilio FernándezEmilio Fernández
Mexican
Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Military

Pete FountainPete Fountain
American
Clarinetist

Christian VI of DenmarkChristian VI of Denmark
Danish
King
Jorge AmadoJorge Amado
Brazilian
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Lawyer,

Pope Sixtus IIPope Sixtus II
Greek
Pope

Larry AdlerLarry Adler
American
Composer

Tony LazzeriTony Lazzeri
American
Baseball player

Yermak TimofeyevichYermak Timofeyevich
Russian
Cossack
Gene AmmonsGene Ammons
American
Musician

Jack BrickhouseJack Brickhouse
American
Sportscaster
Muhammad al-BadrMuhammad al-Badr
Yemeni
King

Ossie ClarkOssie Clark
British
Fashion Designer

Karl DiebitschKarl Diebitsch
German
Painter, Postage stamp designer
Edward Durell StoneEdward Durell Stone
American
Architect

Stephen V of HungaryStephen V of Hungary
Hungarian
King
Ladislaus of NaplesLadislaus of Naples
Italian
King

Bernadine HealyBernadine Healy
American
Cardiologist

Gabriel García MorenoGabriel García Moreno
Ecuadorian
Politician

Gregorio Ricci-CurbastroGregorio Ricci-Curbastro
Italian
Mathematician

Gordon BunshaftGordon Bunshaft
American
Architect
David FairchildDavid Fairchild
American
Botanist

Bernard LovellBernard Lovell
British
Physicist

Élie de RothschildÉlie de Rothschild
French
Banker

Eduard HanslickEduard Hanslick
Czech
Music Critic
Roberto MarinhoRoberto Marinho
Brazilian
Businessman

John HughesJohn Hughes
American
Filmmaker
Atle SelbergAtle Selberg
Norwegian, American
Mathematician, University teacher

Mary MacLaneMary MacLane
Canadian, American
Writer

Hernán Siles ZuazoHernán Siles Zuazo
Bolivian
Politician
Ruggiero RicciRuggiero Ricci
American
Violinist

Aksel SandemoseAksel Sandemose
Danish, Norwegian
Writer
Francis PongeFrancis Ponge
French
Essayist

Jacques SoustelleJacques Soustelle
French
Anthropologist

Odilon BarrotOdilon Barrot
French
Politician
Abe MasahiroAbe Masahiro
Japanese
Chief Senior Councillor

Henri Philippe PharaounHenri Philippe Pharaoun
Egyptian, Lebanese
Politician
Florentino AmeghinoFlorentino Ameghino
Argentinian
Naturalist

Benjamin F. TracyBenjamin F. Tracy
American
Political figure

Moacir SantosMoacir Santos
Brazilian
Composer

Antonio Starabba, Marchese di RudinìAntonio Starabba, Marchese di Rudinì
Italian
Statesman
Riccardo CassinRiccardo Cassin
Italian
Mountaineer
John WoodJohn Wood
British
Actor

Duong Van MinhDuong Van Minh
Vietnamese
Politician

Annie HornimanAnnie Horniman
British
Theatre manager

Ray C. BlissRay C. Bliss
American
Politician
Richard McBrideRichard McBride
Canadian
Politician

Lionel Cranfield, 1st Earl of MiddlesexLionel Cranfield, 1st Earl of Middlesex
British
Merchant

Matteo BassiMatteo Bassi
Italian
 

Henry Bathurst, 2nd Earl BathurstHenry Bathurst, 2nd Earl Bathurst
British
Lawyer

Harold Lever, Baron Lever of ManchesterHarold Lever, Baron Lever of Manchester
British
Barrister
David WalkerDavid Walker
American
Writer

Hone HekeHone Heke
New Zealander
 
Richard CragunRichard Cragun
American
Ballet Dancer

Hubert Beuve-MéryHubert Beuve-Méry
French
Journalist
John Woodland HastingsJohn Woodland Hastings
American
Biochemist
Marie Angélique ArnauldMarie Angélique Arnauld
French
Abbess