Died On February 8th

Discover the most famous people who died on February 8. The list includes people like Mary, Queen of Scots, Anna Nicole Smith, Peter the Great, John von Neumann, Enoch Powell. Famous personalities featured on this list, include philosophers, political leaders, poets and soldiers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & Hungary 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 
Mary, Queen of Scots
(Queen of Scotland (1542 - 1567))

Mary, Queen of Scots
46
Birthdate: December 8, 1542
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Linlithgow Palace, Linlithgow, Scotland
Died: 1587

 2 
Anna Nicole Smith
(1993 Playmate of the Year)

Anna Nicole Smith
38
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: November 28, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Harris County
Died: 2007

 3 
Peter the Great
(First Emperor of Russia)

Peter the Great
21
Birthdate: June 9, 1672
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow
Died: 1725
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 4 

Albert Finney
4
Birthdate: May 9, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Charlestown, Pendleton, England
Died: 2019
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 5 
John von Neumann
(Great Mathematician Who Were Equally at Home in Pure and Applied Mathematics)

John von Neumann
14
Birthdate: December 28, 1903
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 1957

 6 
Derrick Thomas
(American football player)

Derrick Thomas
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 1, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, USA
Died: 2000
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 7 
Murad IV
(Ottoman Sultan)

Murad IV
4
Birthdate: July 26, 1612
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Constantinople, Ottoman Empire
Died: 1640
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 8 
Charles Curtis
(Former Vice President of the United States)

Charles Curtis
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 25, 1860
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Topeka
Died: 1936

 9 
Del Shannon
(Singer, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter, Guitarist, Musician)

Del Shannon
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 30, 1934
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Grand Rapids
Died: 1990

 10 
Peter Kropotkin
(Anarchist, Socialist & Historian)

Peter Kropotkin
2
Birthdate: December 9, 1842
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 1921

 11 
Marty Schottenheimer
(American football player)

Marty Schottenheimer
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 23, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 12 
Iris Murdoch
(Novelist)

Iris Murdoch
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 15, 1919
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1999

 13 
Hulagu Khan
(Mongol Ruler (1256-65))

Hulagu Khan
3
Birthdate: 1217 AD
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: 1265

 14 
Connie Mack
(Baseball manager)

Connie Mack
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 22, 1862
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: East Brookfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1956
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 15 
Esther Afua Ocloo
(Co-Founder of Women's World Banking)

Esther Afua Ocloo
3
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 18, 1919
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: South Dayi District, Ghana
Died: 2002

 16 
Lepa Radić
(Activists)

Lepa Radić
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 19, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gašnica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Died: 1943

 17 

Josephine Bakhita
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 10, 1869
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Darfur, Sudan
Died: 1947

 18 
Dennis Gabor
(Father of Holography)

Dennis Gabor
0
Birthdate: June 5, 1900
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Budapest
Died: 1979

 19 
Luis Alberto Spinetta
(Musician, Singer)

Luis Alberto Spinetta
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 23, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: 2012
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 30, 1719
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gotha, Germany
Died: 1772

 21 
Jimmy Smith
(organist, pianist, jazz musician)

Jimmy Smith
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 8, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Norristown
Died: 2005

 22 

Margaret Forster
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 25, 1938
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Carlisle, England
Died: 2016

 23 
Cassius Marcellus Clay Sr.
(Father of three-time World Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Ali and Rahman Ali)

Cassius Marcellus Clay Sr.
0
Birthdate: November 11, 1912
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: 1990

 24 

Halldór Laxness
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 23, 1902
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland
Died: 1998

 25 
Abu Sa'id Mirza
(Ruler of the Timurid Empire)

Abu Sa'id Mirza
0
Birthdate: 1424 AD
Birthplace: Herat, Afghanistan
Died: 1469

 26 
France Prešeren
(Poet, Lawyer, Writer, Poet lawyer)

France Prešeren
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: December 3, 1800
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vrba
Died: 1849

 27 
Cetshwayo
(King)

Cetshwayo
0
Birthdate: 1826 AD
Birthplace: Eshowe, Zulu Kingdom
Died: 1884

 28 
Ong Teng Cheong
(Architect, Politician)

Ong Teng Cheong
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 22, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Straits Settlements
Died: 2002

 29 
Henry Sturgis Morgan
(Banker, Sailor)

Henry Sturgis Morgan
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 24, 1900
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1982

 30 
Aaron Siskind
(Photographer)

Aaron Siskind
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: December 4, 1903
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1991

 31 

Giles Gilbert Scott
1
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: November 9, 1880
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hampstead, Middlesex, England
Died: 1960

 32 

Jean-Claude Carriere
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 17, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Colombières-sur-Orb, France
Died: 2021

 33 

Bram van der Stok
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 30, 1915
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sumatra
Died: 1993

 34 
Paula Kelly
(Actress, Dancer)

Paula Kelly
0
Birthdate: October 21, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Died: 2020

 35 

Mercer Ellington
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 11, 1919
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: 1996

 36 

Alexios IV Angelos
0
Birthdate: 1182 AD
Birthplace: Constantinople
Died: 1204

 37 
Cem Karaca
(Musician)

Cem Karaca
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 5, 1945
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
Died: 2004

 38 
Violette Verdy
(Ballerina)

Violette Verdy
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: December 1, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pont-l'Abbé, France
Died: 2016

 39 
Julian Simon
(Economist, University teacher)

Julian Simon
0
Birthdate: February 12, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newark
Died: 1998

Enoch Powell
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 16, 1912
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Birmingham
Died: 1998

 41 
William T. Dillard
(Businessman)

William T. Dillard
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 2, 1914
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mineral Springs, Arkansas, United States
Died: 2002

 42 
William Bateson
(Biologist who was the first person to use the term genetics to describe the study of heredity)

William Bateson
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 8, 1861
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Whitby, Yorkshire, England
Died: 1926

 43 

Severus of Antioch
0
Birthdate: 0465 AD
Birthplace: Sozopolis, Turkey
Died: 0538

 44 
Walther Bothe
(Physicist)

Walther Bothe
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 8, 1891
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oranienburg, Germany
Died: 1957

 45 
Eva Dahlbeck
(Actress)

Eva Dahlbeck
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 8, 1920
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saltsjö-Duvnäs, Sweden
Died: 2008

Prince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 22, 1872
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: 1938

 47 

Phyllis Ayame Whitney
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 9, 1903
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Yokohama, Japan
Died: 2008

 48 
Willie Scott
(American football player)

Willie Scott
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 13, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newberry, South Carolina, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 49 
Luc Montagnier
(Virologist & Discoverer of HIV)

Luc Montagnier
7
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 18, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chabris, France
Died: 2022

Guillaume, Baron Dupuytren
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: October 5, 1777
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pierre-Buffière, France
Died: 1835