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 Rick James

Rick James
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: February 1, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, U.S
Died: 2004

 2 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

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

 5 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

 6 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

 7 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
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 8 Diego Velázquez (Painter)

Diego Velázquez (Painter)
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: June 6, 1599
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Seville, Spain
Died: 1660

 9 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

 10 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

 11 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)

 12 Duong Van Minh

Duong Van Minh
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 16, 1916
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mỹ Tho
Died: 2001

 13 Joël Robuchon

Joël Robuchon
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Listed In: Food Experts
Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: April 7, 1945
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Poitiers, Vienne, France
Died: 2018

 14 Edsger W. Dijkstra

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

 15 Robin Cook

Robin Cook
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: British Politician
Birthdate: February 28, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bellshill
Died: 2005

 16 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

 17 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)

 18 Klaus Nomi

Klaus Nomi
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Vocalizer
Birthdate: January 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Immenstadt, Germany
Died: 1983

 19 John Wood

John Wood
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 5, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Derbyshire, England
Died: 2011

 20 Wilhelm Mohnke

Wilhelm Mohnke
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: March 15, 1911
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Free City of Lübeck, German Empire
Died: 2001

 21 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

 22 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)

 23 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)

 24 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

 25 Henry the Lion

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

 26 Alexander Bustamante

Alexander Bustamante
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 24, 1884
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hanover Parish
Died: 1977

 27 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

 28 Hiram Johnson

Hiram Johnson
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Governor of California
Birthdate: September 2, 1866
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, U.S
Died: 1945

 29 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

 30 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

 31 Marwān II

Marwān II
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Famous As: Ruler
Birthdate: 0688 AD
Birthplace: Egypt
Died: 0750

 32 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

 33 Bohdan Khmelnytsky

Bohdan Khmelnytsky
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Famous As: Cossack
Birthdate: 1595 AD
Birthplace: Subotiv, Ukraine
Died: 1657

 34 S. K. Pottekkatt

S. K. Pottekkatt
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: author, politician, diarist, poet
Birthdate: March 13, 1913
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kozhikode
Died: 1982

 35 Brent Scowcroft

Brent Scowcroft
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 19, 1925
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ogden, Utah, United States
Died: 2020

 36 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)

 37 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

 38 Domenico Modugno

Domenico Modugno
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 9, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Polignano a Mare, Italy
Died: 1994

 39 Dame Dorothy Tutin

Dame Dorothy Tutin
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Famous As: British actress
Birthdate: April 8, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 2001

 40 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

 41 Karl Diebitsch

Karl Diebitsch
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Painter, Postage stamp designer
Birthdate: January 3, 1899
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hanover
Died: 1985

 42 David Walker

David Walker
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 28, 1796
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cape Fear, United States
Died: 1830

 43 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

 44 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)

 45 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

 46 Kurt Kasznar

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

 47 Forbes Burnham

Forbes Burnham
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 20, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Georgetown, Guyana
Died: 1985

 48 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

 49 Robin Day

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

 50 Muhammad al-Badr

Muhammad al-Badr
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: February 15, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sana'a, Yemen
Died: 1996