Died On May 13th

Discover the most famous people who died on May 13. The list includes people like Gary Cooper, R. K. Narayan, Cyrus McCormick, Joseph Henry, Sholem Aleichem. Famous personalities featured on this list, include journalists, novelists, zoologists and priests and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & Germany and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Doris Day
(Actress, Singer)

Doris Day
37
Birthdate: April 3, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 2 
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
(2nd President of UAE (2004–2022))

Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
37
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 25, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Al Ain, Trucial States
Died: 2022
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 3 
Margot Kidder
(Actress)

Margot Kidder
9
Birthdate: October 17, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yellowknife, Canada
Died: 2018
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 4 

Gary Cooper
7
Birthdate: May 7, 1901
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Helena, Montana, United States
Died: 1961
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 5 
Chet Baker
(Trumpeter and Vocalist Known for Major Innovations in 'Cool Jazz')

Chet Baker
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 23, 1929
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yale, Oklahoma, United States
Died: 1988

 6 

R. K. Narayan
94
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 10, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: 2001

 7 

Dan Blocker
5
Birthdate: December 10, 1928
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: De Kalb, Texas, USA
Died: 1972
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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 8 
Perry Como
(Singer)

Perry Como
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 18, 1912
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 2001
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 9 
Fridtjof Nansen
(Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and the First High Commissioner for Refugees Appointed by the League of Nations)

Fridtjof Nansen
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 10, 1861
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
Died: 1930

 10 
Apolinario Mabini
(Revolutionary leader)

Apolinario Mabini
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: July 23, 1864
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Talaga, Philippines
Died: 1903

 11 
George Dantzig
(Mathematician, Computer scientist, Statistician)

George Dantzig
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 8, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Died: 2005

 12 
Bob Wills
(Musician)

Bob Wills
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 6, 1905
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Limestone County, Texas, United States
Died: 1975

 13 
Cyrus McCormick
(Inventor of mechanical reaper)

Cyrus McCormick
2
Birthdate: February 15, 1809
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Shenandoah Valley
Died: 1884

 14 
Joyce Brothers
(American psychologist)

Joyce Brothers
2
Birthdate: October 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: 2013

 15 
Donald Dunn
(Guitarist)

Donald Dunn
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 24, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: 2012

 16 
Selma Diamond
(Actress)

Selma Diamond
0
Birthdate: August 5, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: 1985

 17 

Takeda Shingen
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 1, 1521
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kofu
Died: 1573

 18 
Georges Cuvier
(Naturalist)

Georges Cuvier
1
Birthdate: August 23, 1769
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montbéliard, France
Died: 1832

 19 
Wanda Rutkiewicz
(The First Woman to Reach the Summit of K2 and the Third Woman To Climb Mount Everest)

Wanda Rutkiewicz
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 4, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Plungė, Lithuania
Died: 1992

 20 
Gene Sarazen
(Golfer)

Gene Sarazen
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 27, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Harrison, New York, United States
Died: 1999
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 21 

Abd al-Aziz ibn Baz
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 21, 1910
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Died: 1999

 22 
Valeriy Lobanovskyi
(Football player)

Valeriy Lobanovskyi
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 6, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: 2002
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 23 
Joseph Henry
(Scientist)

Joseph Henry
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 17, 1797
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Albany
Died: 1878

 24 

Johan van Oldenbarnevelt
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 14, 1547
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amersfoort, Netherlands
Died: 1619

 25 
Franz Kline
(Abstract Expressionist Artist)

Franz Kline
1
Birthdate: May 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1962

 26 
Saad Al-Salim Al-Sabah
(Emir of Kuwait)

Saad Al-Salim Al-Sabah
2
Birthdate: May 13, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kuwait
Died: 2008

 27 

Paul Bartel
3
Birthdate: August 6, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2000

 28 

Imelda Lambertini
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 1, 1322
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
Died: 1333

 29 
Ismael Rivera
(Composer)

Ismael Rivera
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 5, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santurce, Puerto Rico
Died: 1987

 30 
Chuck Muncie
(American football player)

Chuck Muncie
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 17, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Uniontown, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2013

 31 

John Phillip Law
1
Birthdate: September 7, 1937
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2008

 32 
Jason Miller
(Playwright, Actor)

Jason Miller
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 22, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Died: 2001
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 33 
Shobushi Kanji
(Sumo wrestler)

Shobushi Kanji
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 4, 1991
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kōfu, Yamanashi Prefecture Yamanashi, Japan
Died: 2020
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 34 

James Young (Chemist)
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 13, 1811
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Glasgow
Died: 1883

 35 
Charles Édouard Guillaume
(Discoverer of Invar and Elinvar)

Charles Édouard Guillaume
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 15, 1861
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fleurier
Died: 1938

 36 

Meg Greenfield
0
Birthdate: December 27, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Died: 1999

 37 
Peadar O'Donnell
(Politician)

Peadar O'Donnell
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 22, 1893
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dungloe, Ireland
Died: 1986

 38 
Kate Webb
(Journalist)

Kate Webb
0
Birthdate: March 24, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Christchurch, New Zealand
Died: 2007

 39 
Bakht Khan
(Rebel)

Bakht Khan
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1797 AD
Birthplace: Bijnor, India
Died: 1859

Kathleen Cavendish, Marchioness of Hartington
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 20, 1920
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1948

 41 
Jaroslav Pelikan
(Historian)

Jaroslav Pelikan
0
Birthdate: December 17, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
Died: 2006

 42 
Hasrat Mohani
(Poet, Politician)

Hasrat Mohani
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 14, 1875
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: 1951

 43 
Gabriel Tarde
(Sociologist)

Gabriel Tarde
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: March 12, 1843
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sarlat-la-Canéda, France
Died: 1904

 44 

Sholem Aleichem
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 2, 1859
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pereiaslav, Ukraine
Died: 1916

 45 
Harry Schell
(Racing driver)

Harry Schell
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 29, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1960

 46 
Nathan Abshire
(Accordion Player)

Nathan Abshire
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 27, 1913
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gueydan, Louisiana, United States
Died: 1981

 47 
Lui Lok
(Former Hong Kong Detective Staff Sergeant I)

Lui Lok
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 16, 1920
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Guangdong, China
Died: 2010

 48 
Laurie Lee
(Screenwriter, Poet, Autobiographer, Journalist)

Laurie Lee
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 26, 1914
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stroud
Died: 1997

 49 
Marguerite Perey
(Physicist)

Marguerite Perey
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 19, 1909
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Villemomble, France
Died: 1975

 50 

Malik Bendjelloul
0
Birthdate: September 14, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ystad, Skåne, Sweden
Died: 2014
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)