Died On January 8th

Discover the most famous people who died on January 8. The list includes people like Galileo Galilei, François Mitterrand, Eli Whitney, Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, Arcangelo Corelli. Famous personalities featured on this list, include physicists, political leaders, artists and soldiers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Italy, United Kingdom & Germany and many more countries.

Galileo GalileiGalileo Galilei
Italian
Astronomer
Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-PowellRobert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell
British
Founder of the Scout Movement

Yvonne De CarloYvonne De Carlo
Canadian, American
Actress

Zhou EnlaiZhou Enlai
Chinese
First Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of

François MitterrandFrançois Mitterrand
French
Former President of France

Edd ByrnesEdd Byrnes
American
Actor
Pat ButtramPat Buttram
American
Actor

Eli WhitneyEli Whitney
American
American inventor

Steve ClarkSteve Clark
British
Musician
Joseph SchumpeterJoseph Schumpeter
Austrian, Czech
Economist

Paul VerlainePaul Verlaine
French
Poet
Jim ElliotJim Elliot
American
Missionary

Akbar Hashemi RafsanjaniAkbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
Iranian
Former President of Iran

Arcangelo CorelliArcangelo Corelli
Italian
Composer

Michael TippettMichael Tippett
British
Composer

Melvin Ellis CalvinMelvin Calvin
American
Biochemist
Wesley RugglesWesley Ruggles
American
Film Director

Dave ThomasDave Thomas
American
American businessman

Joshua A. NortonJoshua A. Norton
American
Businessman

Aleksandr ProkhorovAleksandr Prokhorov
Russian
Physicist
Jackie BrownJackie Brown
American
Baseball

Terry-ThomasTerry-Thomas
British
Actor
GiottoGiotto
Italian
Painter

Peter SarstedtPeter Sarstedt
Indian, British
Singer

Simon Bolivar BucknerSimon Bolivar Buckner
American
Soldier
Tony HalmeTony Halme
Finnish
Boxer, Politician, Singer, Professional wrestler

David Marshall WilliamsDavid Marshall Williams
American
 
Sara CarterSara Carter
American
Singer-songwriter, Singer

Adam WorthAdam Worth
German
art thief

Joseph Franklin RutherfordJoseph Franklin Rutherford
American
Lawyer, Judge
Iwao TakamotoIwao Takamoto
American
Animator

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Roy InnisRoy Innis
American
Activist
Yuen Siu-tienYuen Siu-tien
Actor, Film actor

Kurt SchwittersKurt Schwitters
German
Painter, Artist, Sculptor, Graphic designer,

Gerhard BarkhornGerhard Barkhorn
German
Aviator, Officer

George BellowsGeorge Bellows
American
Painter, Artist, University teacher
DiponegoroDiponegoro
Indonesian
Prince
Michel ThomasMichel Thomas
Polish
Linguist

Nate SaintNate Saint
American
Aviator

Art ClokeyArt Clokey
American
American animator

John MauchlyJohn Mauchly
American
Physicist
Richard TauberRichard Tauber
Austrian
Opera singer

Richard TuckerRichard Tucker
American
Operatic Tenor

William Beresford, 1st Viscount BeresfordWilliam Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford
British
Governor

Andrei BelyAndrei Bely
Russian
Novelist

Kay SageKay Sage
American
Artist
John Michael RysbrackJohn Michael Rysbrack
Belgian
Sculptor

Jane BolinJane Bolin
American
American judge
John George, Elector of BrandenburgJohn George, Elector of Brandenburg
German
Prince

Richard John NeuhausRichard John Neuhaus
American
Television presenter, Author, Journalist,

Nicolai GeddaNicolai Gedda
Swedish
Opera singer, Singer, Music educator
Nikolay NekrasovNikolay Nekrasov
Russian
Poet

Otis ClayOtis Clay
American
Singer
Alasdair MilneAlasdair Milne
British
Television producer, Journalist

John BaskervilleJohn Baskerville
British
Businessman

Gaston LenôtreGaston Lenôtre
French
Pastry Chef

Alexander ProkhorovAlexander Prokhorov
Austrian, Russian
Physicist

Pope Celestine IIIPope Celestine III
Italian
 
Kenojuak AshevakKenojuak Ashevak
Canadian
Artist

Jack BroughtonJack Broughton
British
Boxer

Kenneth PatchenKenneth Patchen
American
Poet

Władysław TurowiczWładysław Turowicz
Polish
Physicist, Aerospace engineer
Xavier MertzXavier Mertz
Swiss
Explorer, Alpine skier

Walter DiemerWalter Diemer
American
Accountant
Maud PowellMaud Powell
American
Violinist

George Maxwell RichardsGeorge Maxwell Richards
Trinidadian
Former President of Trinidad and Tobago

Justus MöserJustus Möser
German
Writer
Charles Cousin-Montauban, Comte de PalikaoCharles Cousin-Montauban, Comte de Palikao
French
Statesman

Mimmo RotellaMimmo Rotella
Italian
Artist
James BurkeJames Burke
British
Boxer

Carlos MonzonCarlos Monzon
Argentinian
Boxer

R. A. Cross, 1st Viscount CrossR. A. Cross, 1st Viscount Cross
British
Statesman
Jan Andrzej MorsztynJan Andrzej Morsztyn
Polish
Poet

Georg Friedrich PuchtaGeorg Friedrich Puchta
German
Jurist
Nicolas SchöfferNicolas Schöffer
Hungarian
Artist

Sarah McClendonSarah McClendon
American
Journalist

Greenleaf Whittier PickardGreenleaf Whittier Pickard
American
Developer

Pierre Jean JouvePierre Jean Jouve
French
Writer
Katrina TraskKatrina Trask
American
Author
Red Thunder CloudRed Thunder Cloud
American
Singer

Christian RohlfsChristian Rohlfs
German
Painter

Pierre-Joseph van BenedenPierre-Joseph van Beneden
Belgian
Paleontologist

Cynthia May AldenCynthia May Alden
American
Journalist
Nikolay OkhlopkovNikolay Okhlopkov
Russian
Actor

Willi DansgaardWilli Dansgaard
Danish
Paleoclimatologist

Peter SeebergPeter Seeberg
Danish
Novelist

Lorenzo BelliniLorenzo Bellini
Italian
Physician

Charles Morgan, Jr.Charles Morgan, Jr.
American
Attorney
Joseph A. SchumpeterJoseph A. Schumpeter
Austrian, American
Economist

Jean LeclercJean Leclerc
Swiss
Theologian
Keshab Chunder SenKeshab Chunder Sen
Indian
Philosopher

David RosenbaumDavid Rosenbaum
American
Journalist
Chandrasekharendra SaraswatiChandrasekharendra Saraswati
Indian
Leader
Charles-Étienne Brasseur de BourbourgCharles-Étienne Brasseur de Bourbourg
French
Writer