Died On March 5th

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Discover the most famous people who died on March 5. The list includes people like Joseph Stalin, Richard Kuklinski, John Belushi, Hugo Chavez, Patsy Cline. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, composers and pianists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France, Austria & Russia and many more countries.
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 1 
Joseph Stalin
(Soviet Political Leader & Dictator Who Led the Soviet Union from 1922 Until His Death in 1953)
Joseph Stalin
137
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 18, 1878
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gori, Georgia
Died: 1953
 2 
John Belushi
(Comedian, Actor and One of the Seven Original Cast Members of the Comedy Show 'Saturday Night Live')
John Belushi
23
Birthdate: January 24, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1982
 3 
Patsy Cline
(One of the Most Influential Vocalists of the 20th Century)
Patsy Cline
18
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 8, 1932
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Winchester, Virginia, United States
Died: 1963
 4 
Sergei Prokofiev
(Composer and pianist)
Sergei Prokofiev
31
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 23, 1891
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Krasne, Ukraine
Died: 1953
 5 
William Horatio Powell
(American Actor Known for His Role of 'Nick Charles' in Six 'Thin Man' Film Series)
William Horatio Powell
2
Birthdate: July 29, 1892
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1984
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 6 
Mohammad Mosaddegh
(Political Leader)
Mohammad Mosaddegh
14
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 16, 1882
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
Died: 1967
 7 
Count Alessandro Volta
(Physicist, Chemist)
Count Alessandro Volta
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 18, 1745
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Como, Duchy of Milan, Italy
Died: 1827
 8 
Paul Bearer
(Manager (professional wrestling), Professional wrestler, Funeral director)
Paul Bearer
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 10, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mobile
Died: 2013
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 9 
Jay Silverheels
(Actor and Athlete Known for His Role as ‘Tonto’ in the TV Series ‘The Lone Ranger’)
Jay Silverheels
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 26, 1912
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brantford, Canada
Died: 1980
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 10 
Pierre-Simon Laplace
(French Mathematician and Astronomer Who was Best Known for His Investigations into the Stability of the Solar System)
Pierre-Simon Laplace
5
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 23, 1749
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Beaumont-en-Auge, France
Died: 1827
 11 
Hugo Chavez
(Former President of Venezuela)
Hugo Chavez
32
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 28, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sabaneta, Venezuela
Died: 2013
 12 
Gary Merrill
1
Birthdate: August 2, 1915
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1990
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 13 
William Heirens
(Serial Killer)
William Heirens
7
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: November 15, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois
Died: 2012
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 14 
Ray Tomlinson
(Inventor of the First Email System)
Ray Tomlinson
2
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: April 23, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Amsterdam, New York, U.S.
Died: 2016
 15 
Herman J. Mankiewicz
(American Screenwriter Best Known for His Academy Award Winning Film 'Citizen Kane')
Herman J. Mankiewicz
4
Birthdate: November 7, 1897
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1953
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 16 
Richard Kuklinski
(Criminal and Convicted Murderer)
Richard Kuklinski
35
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: April 11, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2006
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 17 
Richard Kiley
0
Birthdate: March 31, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1999
 18 
Franz Mesmer
(Doctor)
Franz Mesmer
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: May 23, 1734
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Swabia, Germany
Died: 1815
 19 
Anna Akhmatova
(One of the Most Significant Russian Poets of 20th Century)
Anna Akhmatova
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 23, 1889
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Odessa, Ukraine
Died: 1966
 20 
Michael Stanley
(Singer-songwriter, Radio personality)
Michael Stanley
1
Birthdate: March 25, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: 2021
 21 
E.Y. Harburg
(Lyricist)
E.Y. Harburg
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 8, 1896
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 1981
 22 
David Dunbar Buick
(American Inventor Best Known for Founding the 'Buick Motor Company')
David Dunbar Buick
0
Birthdate: September 17, 1854
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Arbroath, Angus, Scotland
Died: 1929
 23 
Mischa Auer
(Film actor)
Mischa Auer
0
Birthdate: November 17, 1905
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1967
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 24 
Billy De Wolfe
(Actor, Voice actor)
Billy De Wolfe
1
Birthdate: February 18, 1907
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1974
 25 
Joseph Weizenbaum
(Computer Scientist)
Joseph Weizenbaum
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 8, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 2008
 26 
Mary Lyon
(Pioneer in Women's Education)
Mary Lyon
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 28, 1797
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Buckland
Died: 1849
 27 
Nikolai Leskov
(Writer Known for His Works 'Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk', 'The Cathedral Folk' & 'The Enchanted Wanderer')
Nikolai Leskov
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 16, 1831
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oryol qəzası, Russia
Died: 1895
 28 
Winifred Wagner
(Siegfried Wagner's wife)
Winifred Wagner
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 23, 1897
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hastings, England
Died: 1980
 29 
George Nelson
(designer, architect)
George Nelson
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: May 29, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hartford
Died: 1986
 30 
Georges Vanier
(Diplomat, Military personnel)
Georges Vanier
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 23, 1888
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montreal
Died: 1967
 31 
Marie d'Agoult
(French author)
Marie d'Agoult
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 31, 1805
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Died: 1876
 32 
Vivian Stanshall
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 21, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oxford, England
Died: 1995
 33 
Max Jacob
(Poet)
Max Jacob
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 12, 1876
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Quimper, France
Died: 1944
 34 
Nikolaus Harnoncourt
(Austrian Conductor and A Pioneer of the Early Music Movement)
Nikolaus Harnoncourt
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 6, 1929
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 2016
 35 
Albert Maysles
(Filmmaker Known for His Work in the 'Direct Cinema' Style)
Albert Maysles
0
Birthdate: November 26, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2015
 36 
Jim McCann
(Musician)
Jim McCann
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 26, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 2015
 37 
George Miller
(Comedian)
George Miller
0
Birthdate: June 28, 1941
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Died: 2003
 38 
Trưng Trắc
(Military Leader)
Trưng Trắc
0
Birthdate: September 13, 0014
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mê Linh, Vietnam
Died: 0043
 39 
Hassan Al-Turabi
(Sudanese Political Leader Who Organized the 1989 Coup that Brought Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir to Power.)
Hassan Al-Turabi
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 1, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kassala, Sudan
Died: 2016
 40 
Pope-elect Stephen
(Was a Roman priest selected in March 752)
Pope-elect Stephen
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 0752
 41 
ʿAṭā Malek Joveynī
0
Birthdate: 1226 AD
Birthplace: Greater Khorasan, Iran
Died: 1283
 42 
Clément Ader
(engineer, inventor, aerospace engineer)
Clément Ader
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: February 4, 1841
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Muret
Died: 1925
 43 
Pope Lucius I
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0253 AD
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 0254
 44 
Roma Mitchell
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 2, 1913
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
Died: 2000
 45 
Hardy Amies
(Fashion Designer)
Hardy Amies
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 17, 1909
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 2003
Prince Ernst of Hohenberg
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 27, 1904
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: The Konopiste Castle, Benešov, Czechia
Died: 1954
 47 
Hans Christian Blech
0
Birthdate: February 20, 1915
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Darmstadt, Germany
Died: 1993
 48 
William Cameron Menzies
(Film Production Designer)
William Cameron Menzies
0
Birthdate: July 29, 1896
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1957
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 49 
Abdullah al-Sallal
(Political leader)
Abdullah al-Sallal
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 9, 1917
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sana'a, Yemen
Died: 1994
 50 
Jacques Loussier
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 26, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Angers, France
Died: 2019