Died On July 2nd

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Discover the most famous people who died on July 2. The list includes people like Ernest Hemingway, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, James Stewart, Louis Zamperini, Elie Wiesel. Famous personalities featured on this list, include actors, prime ministers, f1 drivers and diplomats and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Italy and many more countries.
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 1 
Ernest Hemingway
(American Literary Icon Who Was Known for His Straightforward Prose & Use of Understatement)
Ernest Hemingway
61
Birthdate: July 21, 1899
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Died: 1961
 2 
James Stewart
(Ranked 3rd on the List of 'Greatest American Male Actors')
James Stewart
31
Birthdate: May 20, 1908
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1997
 3 
Louis Zamperini
(Prisoner of War Survivor)
Louis Zamperini
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 26, 1917
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Olean, New York
Died: 2014
 4 
Nostradamus
(French Astrologer and Physician Best Known for His Book 'Les Prophéties')
Nostradamus
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 21, 1503
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France
Died: 1566
 5 
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
(Philosopher, Writer, & Composer)
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
22
Birthdate: June 28, 1712
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: 1778
 6 
Elie Wiesel
( Author, Holocaust Survivor, Political Activist and Winner of 1986 Nobel Peace Prize)
Elie Wiesel
9
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: September 30, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sighetu Marmației, Romania
Died: 2016
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 7 
Fred Gwynne
(Best Known for His Roles in the 1960s Sitcoms: ‘Car 54, Where Are You?’ and 'The Munsters')
Fred Gwynne
2
Birthdate: July 10, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1993
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 8 
Betty Grable
(Actress and Dancer Best Known for Her Films: ‘Mother Wore Tights’ and ‘How to Marry a Millionaire’)
Betty Grable
4
Birthdate: December 18, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: 1973
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 9 
Lee Iacocca
(Businessman)
Lee Iacocca
4
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 15, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: 2019
 10 
Vladimir Nabokov
(Best Known For His Novels 'Lolita' and 'Pale Fire')
Vladimir Nabokov
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 23, 1899
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1977
 11 
Lee Remick
(Actress)
Lee Remick
7
Birthdate: December 14, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1991
 12 
Caroline Aherne
(Actress Best Known for Her Performance as ‘Mrs Merton’ in the Mock Talk Show ‘The Mrs Merton Show’)
Caroline Aherne
2
Birthdate: December 24, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ealing, London, England
Died: 2016
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 13 
Mario Puzo
(Novelist, Screenwriter)
Mario Puzo
6
Birthdate: October 15, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 1999
 14 
Robert Peel
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1834 – 1835, 1841 – 1846))
Robert Peel
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 5, 1788
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bury, Lancashire, England
Died: 1850
 15 
Andrés Escobar
(Colombian Footballer Who Played as a Defender)
Andrés Escobar
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Medellín
Died: 1994
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 16 
Samuel Hahnemann
(Founder of Homeopathy)
Samuel Hahnemann
3
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: April 10, 1755
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Meissen
Died: 1843
 17 
Michael Cimino
(Film director)
Michael Cimino
2
Birthdate: February 3, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2016
 18 
Manuel II of Portugal
(King of Portugal (1908-10))
Manuel II of Portugal
3
Birthdate: November 15, 1889
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: 1932
 19 
Akechi Mitsuhide
(Japanese Samurai General of the Sengoku Period Best Known as the Assassin of Oda Nobunaga)
Akechi Mitsuhide
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 10, 1528
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gife Prefecture
Died: 1582
 20 
Douglas Engelbart
1
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: January 25, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Died: 2013
 21 
Krissy Taylor
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 15, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Died: 1995
 22 
Kay Thompson
(Author)
Kay Thompson
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 9, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: 1998
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 23 
Ray Brown
(Former jazz double bassist known for extensive work with Oscar Peterson and Ella Fitzgerald)
Ray Brown
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 13, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2002
 24 
Ed Delahanty
(Baseball player)
Ed Delahanty
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 30, 1867
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: 1903
 25 
Ben Davidson
(American football player)
Ben Davidson
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 14, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2012
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 26 
Jimmy Walker
(Basketball player)
Jimmy Walker
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 8, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Amherst, Virginia
Died: 2007
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 27 
Natasha Shneider
(Actor, Musician, Pianist)
Natasha Shneider
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 22, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Riga
Died: 2008
 28 
Beverly Sills
(American Operatic Soprano Noted for Performing in Coloratura Soprano Roles in Live Opera and Recordings)
Beverly Sills
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 25, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2007
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
Fawzia Fuad of Egypt
4
Birthdate: November 5, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: 2013
 30 
Edward Dunlop
(Surgeon, Prisoner of War)
Edward Dunlop
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: July 12, 1907
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wangaratta, Australia
Died: 1993
 31 
Ferdinand Schörner
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 12, 1892
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Munich
Died: 1973
 32 
Fireball Roberts
(Car Racer)
Fireball Roberts
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 20, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tavares, Florida, United States
Died: 1964
 33 
Anna Howard Shaw
(Leader of the women's suffrage movement in the United States.)
Anna Howard Shaw
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 14, 1847
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newcastle-on-Tyne, England
Died: 1919
James Robertson Justice
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 15, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lewisham, England
Died: 1975
 35 
Michael Bennett
(Theatre director, Dancer)
Michael Bennett
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: April 8, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Died: 1987
 36 
Joseph Chamberlain
(Politician)
Joseph Chamberlain
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 8, 1836
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Camberwell, London, United Kingdom
Died: 1914
 37 
DeFord Bailey
(Harmonica player in the early twentieth century who became the Grand Ole Opry's first major star)
DeFord Bailey
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 14, 1899
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Smith County, Tennessee, United States
Died: 1982
Height: 4'10" (147 cm)
 38 
Suzanne Eaton
(Scientist and professor of molecular biology)
Suzanne Eaton
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 23, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: 2019
 39 
Charlie Sanders
(American football player)
Charlie Sanders
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 25, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Richlands, North Carolina, United States
Died: 2015
 40 
Stephen III of Moldavia
(Prince of Moldavia (1457 – 1504))
Stephen III of Moldavia
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1432 AD
Birthplace: Oneşti
Died: 1504
 41 
Denmark Vesey
(Early 19th Century Free Black Pastor and Community Leader Accused of Planning the 1822 Slave Revolt)
Denmark Vesey
0
Birthdate: 1767 AD
Birthplace: Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Died: 1822
 42 
David Purley
(British Formula One Racing Driver)
David Purley
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 26, 1945
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bognor Regis
Died: 1985
 43 
Iron Mike DiBiase
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 24, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: 1969
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 44 
Vincenzo Galilei
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 3, 1520
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Santa Maria a Monte, Italy
Died: 1591
 45 
Jane Shore
(Courtesan)
Jane Shore
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1445 AD
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1526
Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 6, 1919
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Porto, Portugal
Died: 2004
 47 
Briggs Cunningham
(Race car driver, Businessperson)
Briggs Cunningham
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 19, 1907
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: 2003
 48 
Hy Zaret
(Lyricist)
Hy Zaret
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 21, 1907
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2007
 49 
Jacobo Zabludovsky
(Journalist)
Jacobo Zabludovsky
1
Birthdate: May 24, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Died: 2015
 50 
Swithin
(Saint)
Swithin
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0800 AD
Birthplace: Hampshire, England
Died: 0863