Died On May 12th

Discover the most famous people who died on May 12. The list includes people like H. R. Giger, Erik Erikson, Robert Rauschenberg, Irena Sendler, John Dryden. Famous personalities featured on this list, include poets, spiritual & religious leaders, novelists and artists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.

H. R. GigerH. R. Giger
Swiss
Painter
J. E. B. StuartJ. E. B. Stuart
American
Military Leader

Prince Aly KhanPrince Aly Khan
Italian, Pakistani, British
Father of Aga Khan IV

Irena SendlerIrena Sendler
Polish
Nurse

John DrydenJohn Dryden
British
poet

Erik EriksonErik Erikson
Canadian, German, American
American-German psychologist
James ConnollyJames Connolly
British
Socialist Leader

Józef PiłsudskiJózef Piłsudski
Polish
Statesman

Lenny MontanaLenny Montana
American
Actor
Robert RauschenbergRobert Rauschenberg
American
painter

Elisabeth Bergner Elisabeth Bergner
British
Actress
Bedrich SmetanaBedrich Smetana
Austrian, Czech
Composer

Robert ReedRobert Reed
American
Actor

Adam PettyAdam Petty
American
Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver

Erich von StroheimErich von Stroheim
Austrian, French, American
American-Austrian director

John MasefieldJohn Masefield
British
Poet
Harold LoweHarold Lowe
British
Sailor

Pope Sylvester IIPope Sylvester II
French
astronomer, mathematician, politician, cleric,

Joris-Karl HuysmansJoris-Karl Huysmans
French
Writer, Art critic, Novelist

Eugène YsaÿeEugène Ysaÿe
Belgian
Violinist
Bette Nesmith GrahamBette Nesmith Graham
American
Inventor, Entrepreneur

Kenneth WaltzKenneth Waltz
American
Political Scientist
Władysław AndersWładysław Anders
Polish
Officer, Politician

Jean DubuffetJean Dubuffet
French
Painter, Sculptor, Visual artist, Writer

Saul SteinbergSaul Steinberg
Romanian, American
Comics artist, Painter, Illustrator
Tony CostaTony Costa
American
Serial killer

Catherine RadziwillCatherine Radziwill
Polish
Writer
Prince Sadruddin Aga KhanPrince Sadruddin Aga Khan
Swiss, French
Politician, Diplomat

Charles BarryCharles Barry
British
Architect

George ChapmanGeorge Chapman
British
Dramatist
Amy LowellAmy Lowell
American
Poet, Writer, Socialite

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Frances MarionFrances Marion
American
Screenwriter
Valdemar I of DenmarkValdemar I of Denmark
Danish
King

Mauno KoivistoMauno Koivisto
Finnish
Politician

Nelly SachsNelly Sachs
German, Swedish
Poet, Playwright, Writer

August Wilhelm SchlegelAugust Wilhelm Schlegel
German
Linguist, Translator, Sanskrit scholar,
Wanda RutkiewiczWanda Rutkiewicz
Polish
Explorer, Sportsperson, Q20683322, Mountaineer
Catharine BeecherCatharine Beecher
American
Educator

Emilia Pardo BazánEmilia Pardo Bazán
Spanish
Essayist, Literary critic, Novelist, Journalist,

Monica ZetterlundMonica Zetterlund
Swedish
Singer, Actor, Jazz musician

Peter GayPeter Gay
German, American
Psychologist, Cultural historian, Historian,
Daniel AuberDaniel Auber
French
Composer

Hubert de Burgh, 1st Earl of KentHubert de Burgh, 1st Earl of Kent
British
Justiciar

Nicolas Fatio de DuillierNicolas Fatio de Duillier
Swiss
astronomer, mathematician

Arthur Quiller-CouchArthur Quiller-Couch
British
Writer

Oscar Stanton De PriestOscar Stanton De Priest
American
American Politician
Hu HanminHu Hanmin
Chinese
Political leader

Pope Sergius IVPope Sergius IV
Italian
Pope
Jacinto ConvitJacinto Convit
Venezuelan
Physician

Minna CanthMinna Canth
Finnish
Writer

Louis ZukofskyLouis Zukofsky
American
Poet
William HugginsWilliam Huggins
British
Astronomer

Pieter Jelles TroelstraPieter Jelles Troelstra
Dutch
Lawyer
Edme MariotteEdme Mariotte
French
Physicist

Oakley HallOakley Hall
American
Novelist

Anselme PayenAnselme Payen
French
Chemist

Thomas Milton RiversThomas Milton Rivers
American
Bacteriologist

Peter Henry EmersonPeter Henry Emerson
British
Photographer
DidiDidi
Brazilian
Footballer

Valdir PereiraValdir Pereira
Brazilian
Footballer

Neysa McMeinNeysa McMein
American
Illustrator

Yukio NinagawaYukio Ninagawa
Japanese
Theatre director
Sergey AksakovSergey Aksakov
Russian
Autobiographer

John WheatleyJohn Wheatley
Scottish
Politician
John RichardsonJohn Richardson
Canadian, British
Novelist

Lloyd KnibbLloyd Knibb
Jamaican
Drummer

Hermann LenzHermann Lenz
German
Writer
Abraham TrembleyAbraham Trembley
Swiss
Naturalist

Vasily RadlovVasily Radlov
Russian
Translator
Marie Elizabeth ZakrzewskaMarie Elizabeth Zakrzewska
Polish, American
Physician

Charles-Adolphe WurtzCharles-Adolphe Wurtz
French
Chemist

Charles Simon FavartCharles Simon Favart
French
Playwright
János BatsányiJános Batsányi
Hungarian
Poet

Giorgio BelladonnaGiorgio Belladonna
Italian
Bridge Player
Richard Henry StoddardRichard Henry Stoddard
American
Writer, Poet

John RushworthJohn Rushworth
British
Lawyer

Roger PlanchonRoger Planchon
French
Playwright

Henry BecqueHenry Becque
French
Dramatist
Jacques LoweJacques Lowe
German
Photographer
Heather BeggHeather Begg
New Zealander
Operatic Soprano

Florence A. BlanchfieldFlorence A. Blanchfield
American
Nurse

H. Wheeler RobinsonH. Wheeler Robinson
British
Theologian

Pope Silvester IIPope Silvester II
French
Pope
Aiden Wilson TozerAiden Wilson Tozer
American
 

August Wilhelm von SchlegelAugust Wilhelm von Schlegel
German
German poet

Robert Cooley AngellRobert Cooley Angell
American
Sociologist

Karl VennbergKarl Vennberg
Swedish
Poet

Robert Almer HarperRobert Almer Harper
American
Botanist
Simon Arthur Noël RavenSimon Arthur Noël Raven
British
 

Thomas Wentworth, 1st earl of StraffordThomas Wentworth, 1st earl of Strafford
British
Noble