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
Fulgencio BatistaFulgencio Batista
Cuban
Former President of Cuba

Pope Paul VIPope Paul VI
Italian
Pope

Alfredo BowmanAlfredo Bowman
Honduran
Herbalist

Ben JonsonBen Jonson
British
Dramatist, Poet & Actor

Theodor W. AdornoTheodor W. Adorno
German
Philosopher
James BeckJames Beck
British
Actor

Saint DominicSaint Dominic
Spanish
Priest

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

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

Andre WeilAndre Weil
French
Mathematician

Robert HughesRobert Hughes
Australian
Art Critic, Writer

Sushma SwarajSushma Swaraj
Indian
Politician

Joël RobuchonJoël Robuchon
French
Chef

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

James BeckJames Beck
British
Actor
Klaus NomiKlaus Nomi
German
Vocalizer

Bix BeiderbeckeBix Beiderbecke
American
Composer, Trumpeter, Jazz musician, Pianist
Robin CookRobin Cook
British
British Politician

Cedric HardwickeCedric Hardwicke
British
Actor

Henry the LionHenry the Lion
German
Prince
Warner OlandWarner Oland
Swedish, American
Actor, Film actor

Domenico ModugnoDomenico Modugno
Italian
Singer, Actor, Politician, Human rights activist,
Bohdan KhmelnytskyBohdan Khmelnytsky
Lithuanian, Polish, Ukrainian
Cossack

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

Tony JudtTony Judt
British
Historian, Professor, Non-fiction writer
S. K. PottekkattS. K. Pottekkatt
Indian
author, politician, diarist, poet

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Alexander BustamanteAlexander Bustamante
Jamaican
Politician
Hiram JohnsonHiram Johnson
American
Former Governor of California

Preston SturgesPreston Sturges
American
American playwright

Pope Callixtus IIIPope Callixtus III
Spanish
 

Harry ReasonerHarry Reasoner
American
Journalist
Pete FountainPete Fountain
American
Clarinetist
Ibrahim FerrerIbrahim Ferrer
Cuban
Cuban singer

Jorge AmadoJorge Amado
Brazilian
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Lawyer,

Forbes BurnhamForbes Burnham
Guyanese
Politician

Larry AdlerLarry Adler
American
Composer
Ossie ClarkOssie Clark
British
Fashion designer

Christian VI of DenmarkChristian VI of Denmark
Danish
King

Gene AmmonsGene Ammons
American
Musician

Edward Durell StoneEdward Durell Stone
American
Architect

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

Yermak TimofeyevichYermak Timofeyevich
Russian
Cossack
Karl DiebitschKarl Diebitsch
German
Painter, Postage stamp designer

Jack BrickhouseJack Brickhouse
American
TV actor

Gregorio Ricci-CurbastroGregorio Ricci-Curbastro
Italian
Mathematician
Gordon BunshaftGordon Bunshaft
American
Architect

Eduard HanslickEduard Hanslick
Czech
Music Critic
David FairchildDavid Fairchild
American
Botanist

Gabriel García MorenoGabriel García Moreno
Ecuadorian
Politician

Atle SelbergAtle Selberg
Norwegian, American
Mathematician, University teacher

Bernard LovellBernard Lovell
British
Astronomer, Physicist

Francis PongeFrancis Ponge
French
Essayist
John HughesJohn Hughes
American
American film director

Jacques SoustelleJacques Soustelle
French
Anthropologist

Mary MacLaneMary MacLane
Canadian, American
Writer

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

Duong Van MinhDuong Van Minh
Vietnamese
Politician
Hone HekeHone Heke
New Zealander
 

Thomas ForanThomas Foran
American
Attorney

Ellen WilsonEllen Wilson
American
Former First Lady of the United States
Shahpur BakhtiarShahpur Bakhtiar
Iranian
Prime Minister

Dame Dorothy TutinDame Dorothy Tutin
British
British actress
Marwān IIMarwān II
Egyptian
Ruler

Saint Sixtus IISaint Sixtus II
Greek
Pope