Died On May 13th

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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.
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 1 
Doris Day
(One of the Biggest Film Stars of Golden Age of Hollywood )
Doris Day
42
Listed In: Activists
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
48
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 and Activist Known for Her Role as ‘Lois Lane’ in the ‘Superman Film Series’)
Margot Kidder
15
Birthdate: October 17, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yellowknife, Canada
Died: 2018
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 4 
Gary Cooper
(One of the Greatest Male Stars of Classic Hollywood Cinema)
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
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 23, 1929
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yale, Oklahoma, United States
Died: 1988
 6 
R. K. Narayan
(Indian Author Known for His known for His Work Set in the Fictional South Indian Town of Malgudi)
R. K. Narayan
112
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)
 8 
Perry Como
(Singer)
Perry Como
10
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
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 10, 1861
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
Died: 1930
 10 
Apolinario Mabini
(Filipino Revolutionary and the 1st Prime Minister of the Philippines)
Apolinario Mabini
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 23, 1864
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Talaga, Tanauan, 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 
Donald Dunn
(Guitarist)
Donald Dunn
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 24, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: 2012
 13 
Bob Wills
(Musician)
Bob Wills
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 6, 1905
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Limestone County, Texas, United States
Died: 1975
 14 
Cyrus McCormick
(Inventor of mechanical reaper)
Cyrus McCormick
5
Birthdate: February 15, 1809
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Shenandoah Valley
Died: 1884
 15 
Joyce Brothers
(American psychologist)
Joyce Brothers
3
Birthdate: October 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: 2013
 16 
Selma Diamond
(Actress)
Selma Diamond
0
Birthdate: August 5, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: 1985
 17 
Jason Miller
(Playwright, Actor)
Jason Miller
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 22, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Died: 2001
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 18 
Takeda Shingen
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 1, 1521
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kofu
Died: 1573
 19 
Georges Cuvier
(French Naturalist and Zoologist Known for Establishing the Field of 'Comparative Anatomy' and 'Paleontology')
Georges Cuvier
2
Birthdate: August 23, 1769
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Doubs, France
Died: 1832
 20 
John Phillip Law
1
Birthdate: September 7, 1937
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2008
 21 
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
 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, New York, United States
Died: 1878
 24 
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
 25 
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)
 26 
Johan van Oldenbarnevelt
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 14, 1547
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amersfoort, Netherlands
Died: 1619
 27 
Abd al-Aziz ibn Baz
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 21, 1910
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Died: 1999
 28 
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
 29 
Sholem Aleichem
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 2, 1859
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pereiaslav, Ukraine
Died: 1916
 30 
Imelda Lambertini
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 1, 1322
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
Died: 1333
 31 
Shobushi Kanji
(Sumo wrestler)
Shobushi Kanji
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 4, 1991
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kōfu, Yamanashi Prefecture Yamanashi, Japan
Died: 2020
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 32 
Paul Bartel
4
Birthdate: August 6, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2000
John Nash (Architect)
3
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: January 18, 1752
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London Borough of Lambeth
Died: 1835
 34 
Franz Kline
(Abstract Expressionist Artist)
Franz Kline
2
Birthdate: May 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1962
 35 
Malik Bendjelloul
0
Birthdate: September 14, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ystad, Skåne, Sweden
Died: 2014
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 36 
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
 37 
James Young (Chemist)
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 13, 1811
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Glasgow
Died: 1883
 38 
Meg Greenfield
0
Birthdate: December 27, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Died: 1999
 39 
Peadar O'Donnell
(Politician)
Peadar O'Donnell
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 22, 1893
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dungloe, Ireland
Died: 1986
 40 
Kate Webb
(Journalist)
Kate Webb
0
Birthdate: March 24, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Christchurch, New Zealand
Died: 2007
 41 
Achille Compagnoni
(Italian Mountaineer and Skier)
Achille Compagnoni
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 26, 1914
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santa Caterina di Valfurva, Italy
Died: 2009
Kathleen Cavendish, Marchioness of Hartington
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 20, 1920
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1948
 43 
Teresa Berganza
(Spanish Opera Singer Known for Her Roles in Gioachino Rossini's Operas)
Teresa Berganza
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 16, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: 2022
 44 
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
 45 
Ismael Rivera
(Composer)
Ismael Rivera
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 5, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santurce, Puerto Rico
Died: 1987
 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 
Stanisław Leśniewski
(Polish Mathematician, Philosopher and Logician)
Stanisław Leśniewski
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 30, 1886
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Serpukhov, Russia
Died: 1939
 48 
Bede Griffiths
(Theologian, Catholic priest)
Bede Griffiths
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 17, 1906
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Walton-on-Thames
Died: 1993
Hugues-Bernard Maret, duc de Bassano
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 1, 1763
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dijon, France
Died: 1839
 50 
Laurie Lee
(Screenwriter, Poet, Autobiographer, Journalist)
Laurie Lee
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 26, 1914
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stroud
Died: 1997