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
American
Musician
Alfredo BowmanAlfredo Bowman
Honduran
Herbalist

Fulgencio BatistaFulgencio Batista
Cuban
Former President of Cuba

Pope Paul VIPope Paul VI
Italian
Pope

Theodor W. AdornoTheodor W. Adorno
German
Philosopher

James BeckJames Beck
British
Actor
Ben JonsonBen Jonson
British
Dramatist, Poet & Actor

Wilhelm MohnkeWilhelm Mohnke
German
Military Leader

Saint DominicSaint Dominic
Spanish
Priest
Robin DayRobin Day
British
Broadcaster, Journalist

Fe del MundoFe del Mundo
Filipino
Pediatrician
Betty CuthbertBetty Cuthbert
Australian
Athlete

Robert HughesRobert Hughes
Australian
Art Critic, Writer

Andre WeilAndre Weil
French
Mathematician
Joël RobuchonJoël Robuchon
French
Chef

Sushma SwarajSushma Swaraj
Indian
Politician

James BeckJames Beck
British
Actor

Edsger W. DijkstraEdsger W. Dijkstra
Netherlands Antilles, Dutch
Computer scientist
Bix BeiderbeckeBix Beiderbecke
American
Composer, Trumpeter, Jazz musician, Pianist

Cedric HardwickeCedric Hardwicke
British
Actor
Klaus NomiKlaus Nomi
German
Vocalizer

Robin CookRobin Cook
British
British Politician

Surendranath BanerjeeSurendranath Banerjee
Indian
Politician
Preston SturgesPreston Sturges
American
American playwright

Pope Callixtus IIIPope Callixtus III
Spanish
Pope
Domenico ModugnoDomenico Modugno
Italian
Singer, Actor, Politician, Human rights activist,

Henry the LionHenry the Lion
German
Prince

Warner OlandWarner Oland
Swedish, American
Actor, Film actor
Bohdan KhmelnytskyBohdan Khmelnytsky
Lithuanian, Polish, Ukrainian
Cossack

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

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

Forbes BurnhamForbes Burnham
Guyanese
Politician

Ibrahim FerrerIbrahim Ferrer
Cuban
Cuban singer
Emilio FernándezEmilio Fernández
Mexican
Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Military
Alexander BustamanteAlexander Bustamante
Jamaican
Politician

Larry AdlerLarry Adler
American
Composer

Harry ReasonerHarry Reasoner
American
Journalist

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

Gene AmmonsGene Ammons
American
Musician

Yermak TimofeyevichYermak Timofeyevich
Russian
Cossack

Pete FountainPete Fountain
American
Clarinetist

Edward Durell StoneEdward Durell Stone
American
Architect
Ossie ClarkOssie Clark
British
Fashion designer

Pope Sixtus IIPope Sixtus II
Greek
Pope
Bernadine HealyBernadine Healy
American
Cardiologist

Karl DiebitschKarl Diebitsch
German
Painter, Postage stamp designer

Muhammad al-BadrMuhammad al-Badr
Yemeni
King
Bernard LovellBernard Lovell
British
Astronomer, Physicist

Jack BrickhouseJack Brickhouse
American
TV actor
Gordon BunshaftGordon Bunshaft
American
Architect

Eduard HanslickEduard Hanslick
Czech
Music Critic

Gregorio Ricci-CurbastroGregorio Ricci-Curbastro
Italian
Mathematician

Mary MacLaneMary MacLane
Canadian, American
Writer

David FairchildDavid Fairchild
American
Botanist
Gabriel García MorenoGabriel García Moreno
Ecuadorian
Politician

Atle SelbergAtle Selberg
Norwegian, American
Mathematician, University teacher

Francis PongeFrancis Ponge
French
Essayist

John HughesJohn Hughes
American
American film director
Ruggiero RicciRuggiero Ricci
American
Violinist

Aksel SandemoseAksel Sandemose
Danish, Norwegian
Writer
Hernán Siles ZuazoHernán Siles Zuazo
Bolivian
Politician

Jacques SoustelleJacques Soustelle
French
Anthropologist

Abe MasahiroAbe Masahiro
Japanese
Chief Senior Councillor
Benjamin F. TracyBenjamin F. Tracy
American
Political figure

Duong Van MinhDuong Van Minh
Vietnamese
Politician
Florentino AmeghinoFlorentino Ameghino
Argentinian
Naturalist

Odilon BarrotOdilon Barrot
French
Politician

Moacir SantosMoacir Santos
Brazilian
Composer
Ray C. BlissRay C. Bliss
American
Politician

Riccardo CassinRiccardo Cassin
Italian
Mountaineer
Annie HornimanAnnie Horniman
British
Theatre manager

Hone HekeHone Heke
New Zealander
 

Matteo BassiMatteo Bassi
Italian
 

Richard McBrideRichard McBride
Canadian
Politician
Henry Bathurst, 2nd Earl BathurstHenry Bathurst, 2nd Earl Bathurst
British
Lawyer
Richard CragunRichard Cragun
American
Ballet Dancer

Henri Philippe PharaounHenri Philippe Pharaoun
Egyptian, Lebanese
Politician

Hubert Beuve-MéryHubert Beuve-Méry
French
Journalist

John Woodland HastingsJohn Woodland Hastings
American
Biochemist
Marie Angélique ArnauldMarie Angélique Arnauld
French
Abbess

Joseph Achille Le BelJoseph Achille Le Bel
French
Chemist

Johann von LamontJohann von Lamont
German, Scottish
Astronomer

Thomas ForanThomas Foran
American
Attorney

Leonid LeonidovLeonid Leonidov
Russian, Ukrainian
Actor
Ellen WilsonEllen Wilson
American
Former First Lady of the United States

Harriet ElliottHarriet Elliott
American
Scientist
Antoine-Élisabeth-Cléophas Dareste de la ChavanneAntoine-Élisabeth-Cléophas Dareste de la Chavanne
French
Historian

George WaterhouseGeorge Waterhouse
Australian, New Zealander, British
Statesman
Dame Dorothy TutinDame Dorothy Tutin
British
British actress
Marwān IIMarwān II
Egyptian
Ruler