Died On February 8th

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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.
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 1 
Anna Nicole Smith
(1993 Playmate of the Year)
Anna Nicole Smith
52
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: November 28, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Harris County
Died: 2007
 2 
Mary, Queen of Scots
(Queen of Scotland (1542 - 1567))
Mary, Queen of Scots
62
Birthdate: December 8, 1542
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Linlithgow Palace, Linlithgow, Scotland
Died: 1587
 3 
Peter the Great
(First Emperor of Russia)
Peter the Great
23
Birthdate: June 9, 1672
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow
Died: 1725
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 4 
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
 5 
Derrick Thomas
(American football player)
Derrick Thomas
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 1, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, USA
Died: 2000
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 6 
Murad IV
(Ottoman Sultan)
Murad IV
6
Birthdate: July 26, 1612
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Constantinople, Ottoman Empire
Died: 1640
 7 
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
 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 
Peter Kropotkin
(Anarchist, Socialist & Historian)
Peter Kropotkin
3
Birthdate: December 9, 1842
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 1921
 10 
Marty Schottenheimer
(American football player)
Marty Schottenheimer
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 23, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 11 
Luc Montagnier
(Virologist & Discoverer of HIV)
Luc Montagnier
8
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 18, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chabris, France
Died: 2022
 12 
Hulagu Khan
(Mongol Ruler (1256-65))
Hulagu Khan
5
Birthdate: 1217 AD
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: 1265
 13 
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)
 14 
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
 15 
Iris Murdoch
(Irish & British Novelist Best Known for Her Novels: 'Under the Net', 'The Sea, the Sea' and 'The Bell')
Iris Murdoch
3
Birthdate: July 15, 1919
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1999
 16 
Henry Sturgis Morgan
(American Banker and Co-Founder of 'Morgan Stanley')
Henry Sturgis Morgan
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 24, 1900
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1982
 17 
Josephine Bakhita
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 10, 1869
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Darfur, Sudan
Died: 1947
 18 
Jimmy Smith
(organist, pianist, jazz musician)
Jimmy Smith
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 8, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Norristown
Died: 2005
 19 
Cassius Marcellus Clay Sr.
(Father of three-time World Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Ali and Rahman Ali)
Cassius Marcellus Clay Sr.
1
Birthdate: November 11, 1912
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: 1990
 20 
Lepa Radić
(Yugoslav Revolutionary)
Lepa Radić
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 19, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gašnica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Died: 1943
 21 
Paula Kelly
(Actress, Dancer)
Paula Kelly
0
Birthdate: October 21, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Died: 2020
 22 
Dennis Gabor
(Father of Holography)
Dennis Gabor
0
Birthdate: June 5, 1900
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Budapest
Died: 1979
Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 30, 1719
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gotha, Germany
Died: 1772
 24 
Ong Teng Cheong
(5th President of Singapore (1993 - 1999))
Ong Teng Cheong
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 22, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Straits Settlements
Died: 2002
 25 
Halldór Laxness
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 23, 1902
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland
Died: 1998
 26 
Margaret Forster
(British Writer Novelist, Literary Critics, Biographer and Historian Best Known for the 1965 Novel 'Georgy Girl')
Margaret Forster
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 25, 1938
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Carlisle, England
Died: 2016
 27 
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)
 28 
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
Prince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 22, 1872
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: 1938
 30 
Cetshwayo
(King)
Cetshwayo
0
Birthdate: 1826 AD
Birthplace: Eshowe, Zulu Kingdom
Died: 1884
 31 
Arnulf of Carinthia
(Holy Roman emperor)
Arnulf of Carinthia
0
Birthdate: 0850 AD
Birthplace: Unknwon
Died: 0899
 32 
Aaron Siskind
(Photographer)
Aaron Siskind
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: December 4, 1903
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1991
 33 
Bram van der Stok
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 30, 1915
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sumatra
Died: 1993
 34 
Abu Sa'id Mirza
(Timurid Ruler & the Grandfather of the Mughal Ruler Babur)
Abu Sa'id Mirza
1
Birthdate: 1424 AD
Birthplace: Herat, Afghanistan
Died: 1469
 35 
Fritz Todt
(Engineer, Politician, Civil engineer, Architect)
Fritz Todt
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 4, 1891
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pforzheim
Died: 1942
 36 
Violette Verdy
(French Ballerina and Choreographer)
Violette Verdy
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: December 1, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pont-l'Abbé, France
Died: 2016
 37 
Ian Stevenson
(Psychiatrist, Parapsychologist, University teacher)
Ian Stevenson
1
Birthdate: October 31, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Montreal
Died: 2007
 38 
Jean-Claude Carriere
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 17, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Colombières-sur-Orb, France
Died: 2021
 39 
Fritz Zwicky
(Swiss Astronomer Known For His Inference and Existence of Unseen 'Dark Matter' using Virial Theorem)
Fritz Zwicky
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 14, 1898
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Varna, Bulgaria
Died: 1974
 40 
J. L. Austin
(Philosopher of Language Best Known for Developing the 'Theory of Speech Acts')
J. L. Austin
0
Birthdate: March 26, 1911
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lancaster, England
Died: 1960
 41 
Giles Gilbert Scott
2
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: November 9, 1880
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hampstead, Middlesex, England
Died: 1960
 42 
Cem Karaca
(Musician)
Cem Karaca
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 5, 1945
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
Died: 2004
 43 
Robert Robinson
(British Organic Chemist Who Received Nobel Prize for His Research on Anthocyanins and Alkaloids)
Robert Robinson
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 13, 1886
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England
Died: 1975
 44 
Allan Cuthbertson
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 7, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Perth
Died: 1988
 45 
Walther Bothe
(Physicist)
Walther Bothe
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 8, 1891
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oranienburg, Germany
Died: 1957
 46 
Alexios IV Angelos
0
Birthdate: 1182 AD
Birthplace: Constantinople
Died: 1204
 47 
Max Liebermann
(German Painter Who Is Known for His Naturalistic Studies of the Life and Labour of the Poor)
Max Liebermann
0
Birthdate: July 20, 1847
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1935
 48 
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
 49 
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
 50 
Julian Simon
(Economist, University teacher)
Julian Simon
0
Birthdate: February 12, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newark
Died: 1998