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, Mathematician, Philosopher, Rebel
Yvonne De CarloYvonne De Carlo
Canadian, American
Actress

Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-PowellRobert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell
British
Founder of the Scout Movement

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

François MitterrandFrançois Mitterrand
French
Former President of France

Akbar Hashemi RafsanjaniAkbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
Iranian
Former President of Iran
Edd ByrnesEdd Byrnes
American
Actor

Eli WhitneyEli Whitney
American
American inventor

Steve ClarkSteve Clark
British
Musician
Pat ButtramPat Buttram
American
Actor

Joseph SchumpeterJoseph Schumpeter
Austrian, Czech
Economist
Jim ElliotJim Elliot
American
Missionary

Paul VerlainePaul Verlaine
French
Poet

Arcangelo CorelliArcangelo Corelli
Italian
Composer

Melvin Ellis CalvinMelvin Calvin
American
Biochemist

Michael TippettMichael Tippett
British
Composer
Wesley RugglesWesley Ruggles
American
Film Director

Dave ThomasDave Thomas
American
American businessman

Joshua A. NortonJoshua A. Norton
American
Businessman

Aleksandr ProkhorovAleksandr Prokhorov
Russian
Physicist
Terry-ThomasTerry-Thomas
British
Actor

GiottoGiotto
Italian
Painter
Peter SarstedtPeter Sarstedt
Indian, British
Singer

Sara CarterSara Carter
American
Singer-songwriter, Singer

Kurt SchwittersKurt Schwitters
German
Painter, Artist, Sculptor, Graphic designer,
Adam WorthAdam Worth
German
art thief

Tony HalmeTony Halme
Finnish
Boxer, Politician, Singer, Professional wrestler
Gerhard BarkhornGerhard Barkhorn
German
Aviator, Officer

Joseph Franklin RutherfordJoseph Franklin Rutherford
American
Lawyer, Judge

Yuen Siu-tienYuen Siu-tien
Actor, Film actor
Simon Bolivar BucknerSimon Bolivar Buckner
American
Soldier

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

Iwao TakamotoIwao Takamoto
American
Animator

Nate SaintNate Saint
American
Aviator

Roy InnisRoy Innis
American
American activist
John MauchlyJohn Mauchly
American
Physicist
David Marshall WilliamsDavid Marshall Williams
American
 

Art ClokeyArt Clokey
American
American animator

Alasdair MilneAlasdair Milne
British
Television producer, Journalist

Richard TauberRichard Tauber
Austrian
Opera singer
Andrei BelyAndrei Bely
Russian
poet, writer, autobiographer,playwright, literary

John BaskervilleJohn Baskerville
British
Businessman

Richard TuckerRichard Tucker
American
Operatic Tenor

Kay SageKay Sage
American
Artist

Kenojuak AshevakKenojuak Ashevak
Canadian
Artist
Richard John NeuhausRichard John Neuhaus
American
Television presenter, Author, Journalist,

William Beresford, 1st Viscount BeresfordWilliam Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford
British
Governor
Jack BroughtonJack Broughton
British
Boxer

Alexander ProkhorovAlexander Prokhorov
Russian
Physicist

Otis ClayOtis Clay
American
Singer
Kenneth PatchenKenneth Patchen
American
Poet

Nicolai GeddaNicolai Gedda
Swedish
Opera singer, Singer, Music educator
Pope Celestine IIIPope Celestine III
Italian
 

Justus MöserJustus Möser
German
Writer

Władysław TurowiczWładysław Turowicz
Polish
Physicist, Aerospace engineer

Mimmo RotellaMimmo Rotella
Italian
Artist

Xavier MertzXavier Mertz
Swiss
Explorer, Alpine skier
Jane BolinJane Bolin
American
American judge

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

Carlos MonzonCarlos Monzon
Argentinian
Boxer

Joseph A. SchumpeterJoseph A. Schumpeter
Austrian, American
Economist
Nikolai Alekseevich NekrasovNikolai Alekseevich Nekrasov
Ukrainian
poet

Keshab Chunder SenKeshab Chunder Sen
Indian
Philosopher