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.

Irena SendlerIrena Sendler
Polish
Nurse
Lenny MontanaLenny Montana
American
Actor

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

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

H. R. GigerH. R. Giger
Swiss
Painter

John DrydenJohn Dryden
British
poet
Robert RauschenbergRobert Rauschenberg
American
painter

James ConnollyJames Connolly
British
Socialist Leader

J. E. B. StuartJ. E. B. Stuart
American
Military Leader
Elisabeth Bergner Elisabeth Bergner
British
Actress

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

Robert ReedRobert Reed
American
Actor

Pope Celestine VPope Celestine V
Italian
 

Adam PettyAdam Petty
American
Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver

Erich von StroheimErich von Stroheim
Austrian, French, American
American-Austrian director
Pope Sylvester IIPope Sylvester II
French
astronomer, mathematician, politician, cleric,

John MasefieldJohn Masefield
British
Poet

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

Harold LoweHarold Lowe
British
Sailor
Kenneth WaltzKenneth Waltz
American
University teacher, Political scientist,

Jean DubuffetJean Dubuffet
French
Painter, Sculptor, Visual artist, Writer
Bette Nesmith GrahamBette Nesmith Graham
American
Inventor, Entrepreneur

Charles BarryCharles Barry
British
Architect

Eugène YsaÿeEugène Ysaÿe
Belgian
Violinist
Amy LowellAmy Lowell
American
Poet, Writer, Socialite

Władysław AndersWładysław Anders
Polish
Officer, Politician
Saul SteinbergSaul Steinberg
Romanian, American
Comics artist, Painter, Illustrator

Tony CostaTony Costa
American
Serial killer

Wanda RutkiewiczWanda Rutkiewicz
Polish
Explorer, Sportsperson, Q20683322, Mountaineer
Nelly SachsNelly Sachs
German, Swedish
Poet, Playwright, Writer

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Emilia Pardo BazánEmilia Pardo Bazán
Spanish
Essayist, Literary critic, Novelist, Journalist,
Prince Sadruddin Aga KhanPrince Sadruddin Aga Khan
Swiss, French
Politician, Diplomat

Catharine BeecherCatharine Beecher
American
Educator

Peter GayPeter Gay
German, American
Psychologist, Cultural historian, Historian,

Valdemar I of DenmarkValdemar I of Denmark
Danish
King
Frances MarionFrances Marion
American
Screenwriter
Monica ZetterlundMonica Zetterlund
Swedish
Singer, Actor, Jazz musician

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

Mauno KoivistoMauno Koivisto
Finnish
Politician

Nicolas Fatio de DuillierNicolas Fatio de Duillier
Swiss
astronomer, mathematician
Pope Sergius IVPope Sergius IV
Italian
 

Arthur Quiller-CouchArthur Quiller-Couch
British
Writer

Daniel AuberDaniel Auber
French
French composer

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

Jacinto ConvitJacinto Convit
Venezuelan
Physician
Catherine RadziwillCatherine Radziwill
Polish
Writer

Hu HanminHu Hanmin
Chinese
Political leader
William HugginsWilliam Huggins
British
Astronomer

Edme MariotteEdme Mariotte
French
Physicist

Minna CanthMinna Canth
Finnish
Writer
Oscar Stanton De PriestOscar Stanton De Priest
American
American Politician

Louis ZukofskyLouis Zukofsky
American
Poet
Anselme PayenAnselme Payen
French
Chemist

Peter Henry EmersonPeter Henry Emerson
British
Photographer

Valdir PereiraValdir Pereira
Brazilian
Footballer

Richard Henry StoddardRichard Henry Stoddard
American
Writer, Poet

Charles-Adolphe WurtzCharles-Adolphe Wurtz
French
Chemist
Aiden Wilson TozerAiden Wilson Tozer
American
 

Pope Silvester IIPope Silvester II
French
Pope

August Wilhelm von SchlegelAugust Wilhelm von Schlegel
German
German poet

Simon Arthur Noël RavenSimon Arthur Noël Raven
British