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.

Dennis NilsenDennis Nilsen
British
Serial Killer
H. R. GigerH. R. Giger
Swiss
Painter

Irena SendlerIrena Sendler
Polish
Nurse

Erik EriksonErik Erikson
Canadian, German, American
American-German psychologist

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

Lenny MontanaLenny Montana
American
Actor
James ConnollyJames Connolly
British
Socialist Leader

John DrydenJohn Dryden
British
poet

J. E. B. StuartJ. E. B. Stuart
American
Military Leader
Robert RauschenbergRobert Rauschenberg
American
painter

Józef PiłsudskiJózef Piłsudski
Polish
Statesman
Bedrich SmetanaBedrich Smetana
Austrian, Czech
Composer

Elisabeth Bergner Elisabeth Bergner
British
Actress

Robert ReedRobert Reed
American
Actor

Adam PettyAdam Petty
American
Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver

Erich von StroheimErich von Stroheim
Austrian, French, American
American-Austrian director
Aiden Wilson TozerAiden Wilson Tozer
American
 

Harold LoweHarold Lowe
British
Sailor

Tony CostaTony Costa
American
Serial killer

Tessa JowellTessa Jowell
British
Politician
Bette Nesmith GrahamBette Nesmith Graham
American
Inventor, Entrepreneur

Pope Silvester IIPope Silvester II
French
Pope
John MasefieldJohn Masefield
British
Poet

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

Kenneth WaltzKenneth Waltz
American
Political Scientist
Thomas Wentworth, 1st earl of StraffordThomas Wentworth, 1st earl of Strafford
British
Noble

Jean DubuffetJean Dubuffet
French
Painter, Sculptor, Visual artist, Writer
DidiDidi
Brazilian
Footballer

Eugène YsaÿeEugène Ysaÿe
Belgian
Violinist

Wanda RutkiewiczWanda Rutkiewicz
Polish
Explorer, Sportsperson, Q20683322, Mountaineer
Francis HughesFrancis Hughes
Northern Irish
Volunteer

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Carl Emil PetterssonCarl Emil Pettersson
Swedish
Sailor
Władysław AndersWładysław Anders
Polish
Officer, Politician

George ChapmanGeorge Chapman
British
Dramatist

Amy LowellAmy Lowell
American
Poet, Writer, Socialite

Charles BarryCharles Barry
British
Architect
Valdemar I of DenmarkValdemar I of Denmark
Danish
King
Saul SteinbergSaul Steinberg
Romanian, American
Comics artist, Painter, Illustrator

Emilia Pardo BazánEmilia Pardo Bazán
Spanish
Novelist

Mauno KoivistoMauno Koivisto
Finnish
Politician

Minna CanthMinna Canth
Finnish
Writer
George Victor, Prince of Waldeck and PyrmontGeorge Victor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
German
Sovereign

Camille LepageCamille Lepage
French
Photojournalist

Frances MarionFrances Marion
American
Screenwriter

Prince Sadruddin Aga KhanPrince Sadruddin Aga Khan
Swiss, French
Politician, Diplomat

Monica ZetterlundMonica Zetterlund
Swedish
Singer, Actor, Jazz musician
Catharine BeecherCatharine Beecher
American
Educator

Peter GayPeter Gay
German, American
Psychologist, Cultural historian, Historian,
Arthur Quiller-CouchArthur Quiller-Couch
British
Writer

Oscar Stanton De PriestOscar Stanton De Priest
American
American Politician

Nelly SachsNelly Sachs
German, Swedish
Poet, Playwright, Writer
Hubert de Burgh, 1st Earl of KentHubert de Burgh, 1st Earl of Kent
British
Justiciar

Catherine RadziwillCatherine Radziwill
Polish
Writer
Nicolas Fatio de DuillierNicolas Fatio de Duillier
Swiss
astronomer, mathematician

August Wilhelm SchlegelAugust Wilhelm Schlegel
German
Linguist, Translator, Sanskrit scholar,

Princess Maria Anna of Anhalt-DessauPrincess Maria Anna of Anhalt-Dessau
German
Princess

Cornell BorchersCornell Borchers
German, Lithuanian
Actress

George MikellGeorge Mikell
Australian, Lithuanian
Actor
Natasha LytessNatasha Lytess
German
Actress

Daniel AuberDaniel Auber
French
Composer

Oakley HallOakley Hall
American
Novelist

Hu HanminHu Hanmin
Chinese
Political leader
Simon Arthur Noël RavenSimon Raven
British
Writer

Louis ZukofskyLouis Zukofsky
American
Poet
Jacinto ConvitJacinto Convit
Venezuelan
Physician

Pope Sergius IVPope Sergius IV
Italian
Pope

Edme MariotteEdme Mariotte
French
Physicist
Peter Henry EmersonPeter Henry Emerson
British
Photographer

William HugginsWilliam Huggins
British
Astronomer
Pieter Jelles TroelstraPieter Jelles Troelstra
Dutch
Lawyer

Charles-Adolphe WurtzCharles-Adolphe Wurtz
French
Chemist

Anselme PayenAnselme Payen
French
Chemist
Thomas Milton RiversThomas Milton Rivers
American
Bacteriologist

Neysa McMeinNeysa McMein
American
Illustrator
Renee ClaudeRenee Claude
Canadian
Actress

Yukio NinagawaYukio Ninagawa
Japanese
Theatre director

Sergey AksakovSergey Aksakov
Russian
Autobiographer

John WheatleyJohn Wheatley
Scottish
Politician
Marie Elizabeth ZakrzewskaMarie Elizabeth Zakrzewska
Polish, American
Physician
Richard Henry StoddardRichard Henry Stoddard
American
Writer, Poet

Alexei TupolevAlexei Tupolev
Russian
Designer

Vasily RadlovVasily Radlov
Russian
Translator

Nanmadaw Me NuNanmadaw Me Nu
Burmese
Queen
Lloyd KnibbLloyd Knibb
Jamaican
Drummer

John RichardsonJohn Richardson
Canadian, British
Novelist

Abraham TrembleyAbraham Trembley
Swiss
Naturalist

Morris Hood IIIMorris Hood III
U.S. Virgin Islander
Politician

Charles Simon FavartCharles Simon Favart
French
Playwright
Florence A. BlanchfieldFlorence A. Blanchfield
American
Nurse

Heather BeggHeather Begg
New Zealander
Operatic Soprano
Giorgio BelladonnaGiorgio Belladonna
Italian
Bridge Player

Liviu DeleanuLiviu Deleanu
Moldovan, Romanian
Poet
Roger PlanchonRoger Planchon
French
Playwright
John RushworthJohn Rushworth
British
Lawyer