Died On May 15th

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Discover the most famous people who died on May 15. The list includes people like Emily Dickinson, June Carter Cash, Edward Hopper, Jerry Falwell, Kazimir Malevich. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, lawyers, actresses and pianists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Russia and many more countries.
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 1 
Emily Dickinson
(One of the Leading 19th-Century American Poets)
Emily Dickinson
18
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 10, 1830
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Amherst, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1886
 2 
June Carter Cash
(Country Singer, Five-Time Grammy Award-Winner)
June Carter Cash
23
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 23, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Maces Spring, Virginia, United States
Died: 2003
 3 
Fred Willard
(Actor known for his roles in several Christopher Guest mockumentary films such as Waiting for Guffman and Best in Show)
Fred Willard
9
Birthdate: September 18, 1933
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Shaker Heights, Ohio, United States
Died: 2020
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 4 
Edward Hopper
(American Painter and Printmaker)
Edward Hopper
1
Birthdate: July 22, 1882
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Upper Nyack, New York, United States
Died: 1967
 5 
Yolanda King
(Civil Rights Activist and Daughter of Civil Rights Leader 'Martin Luther King Jr.')
Yolanda King
15
Birthdate: November 17, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Died: 2007
 6 
Royal Dano
(Actor)
Royal Dano
7
Birthdate: November 16, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1994
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 7 
Robert Menzies
(12th Prime Minister of Australia)
Robert Menzies
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 20, 1894
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jeparit
Died: 1978
 8 
Kazimir Malevich
(Russian Avant-Garde Artist and Founder of the ‘Suprematism’ Art Movement)
Kazimir Malevich
3
Birthdate: February 23, 1879
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: 1935
 9 
Carlos Fuentes
(Mexican novelist)
Carlos Fuentes
47
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 11, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Panama City, Panama
Died: 2012
 10 
Earl Manigault
(Basketball player)
Earl Manigault
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 7, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: 1998
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 11 
Ronald Lacey
1
Birthdate: September 28, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Harrow, Middlesex, England
Died: 1991
 12 
Gilbert Roland
3
Birthdate: December 11, 1905
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ciudad Juárez, Mexico
Died: 1994
 13 
Barbara Stuart
0
Birthdate: January 3, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, Illinois, United States
Died: 2011
 14 
Alexandru Ioan Cuza
(One of the Founders of the Modern Romanian State)
Alexandru Ioan Cuza
1
Birthdate: March 20, 1820
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bârlad, Romania
Died: 1873
 15 
Francis Schaeffer
(Theologian, Philosopher)
Francis Schaeffer
2
Birthdate: January 30, 1912
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: 1984
 16 
Eric Richard Porter
2
Birthdate: April 8, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Shepherd's Bush, London, England, UK
Died: 1995
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 17 
Nigel Green
2
Birthdate: October 15, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pretoria, South Africa
Died: 1972
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 18 
Eva Ekeblad
(Swedish Agronomist Known for Discovering a Method in 1746 to Make Alcohol and Flour From Potatoes)
Eva Ekeblad
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 10, 1724
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: 1786
 19 
Isidore the Laborer
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1070 AD
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: 1130
Philip Snowden, Viscount Snowden
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 18, 1864
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cowling, England
Died: 1937
 21 
James Van Der Zee
(Photographer)
James Van Der Zee
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: June 29, 1886
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lenox, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1983
 22 
Dorde Marjanovic
(Serbian Singer Who is Regarded as the First Superstar of Yugoslavia's Popular Music Scene)
Dorde Marjanovic
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 30, 1931
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kučevo, Serbia
Died: 2021
 23 
Yuri Dolgorukiy
0
Birthdate: 1099 AD
Birthplace: Ukraine
Died: 1157
 24 
Samuel Kamau Wanjiru
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 10, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nyahururu, Kenya
Died: 2011
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
John C. Hawkes
0
Listed In:
Birthdate: August 17, 1925
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: 1998
 26 
Bud Tingwell
(Actor, Singer)
Bud Tingwell
1
Birthdate: January 3, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Coogee, New South Wales, Australia
Died: 2009
 27 
Vladko Maček
(Croatian Peasant Party Leader Who Led the Formation of the 'Banate of Croatia')
Vladko Maček
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 20, 1879
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kupinec, Croatia
Died: 1964
 28 
Muthappa Rai
(Businessperson, Philanthropist)
Muthappa Rai
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthplace: Puttur, Karnataka, India
Died: 2020
Maria Luisa of Spain
0
Birthdate: November 24, 1745
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Naples, Kingdom of Naples
Died: 1792
 30 
Ray Wilson
(Football player, Football manager)
Ray Wilson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 17, 1934
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Shirebrook, Derbyshire, England
Died: 2018
 31 
Willis Lamb
(Physicist)
Willis Lamb
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 12, 1913
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2008
 32 
Louisa Adams
(Former First Lady of the United States)
Louisa Adams
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 12, 1775
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1852
 33 
Robert Nairac
(Soldier)
Robert Nairac
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 31, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mauritius
Died: 1977
 34 
John Stephenson
(Actor, Soldier)
John Stephenson
0
Birthdate: August 9, 1923
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 2015
 35 
Cheikha Rimitti
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 8, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tessala, Algeria
Died: 2006
Archduke Rudolf of Austria
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 5, 1919
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Prangins, Switzerland
Died: 2010
 37 
Tyrone Guthrie
(Director)
Tyrone Guthrie
0
Birthdate: July 2, 1900
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tunbridge Wells, England
Died: 1971
 38 
Hendrick de Keyser
0
Birthdate: May 15, 1565
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Utrecht, Netherlands
Died: 1621
 39 
Elio de Angelis
(Italian Racing Driver)
Elio de Angelis
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 26, 1958
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 1986
 40 
Harry Aleman
(Mobster)
Harry Aleman
1
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 19, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2010
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Inukai Tsuyoshi
(Politician, Prime Minister)
Inukai Tsuyoshi
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 4, 1855
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Okayama, Japan
Died: 1932
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Hanna Hertelendy
0
Birthdate: October 5, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 2008
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 43 
Ralph Miller
(Basketball Coach)
Ralph Miller
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 9, 1919
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chanute, Kansas, United States
Died: 2001
 44 
Oleg Vidov
(Film Director, Producer, and Actor)
Oleg Vidov
2
Birthdate: June 11, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vidnoye, Russia
Died: 2017
 45 
Wayman Lawrence Tisdale
(Basketball player)
Wayman Lawrence Tisdale
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 9, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Died: 2009
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 46 
Will Elder
(Illustrator)
Will Elder
0
Birthdate: September 22, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: 2008
 47 
Besian Idrizaj
(Former Footballer striker)
Besian Idrizaj
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 12, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Baden bei Wien, Austria
Died: 2010
 48 
John Minor Wisdom
(Former Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit)
John Minor Wisdom
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 17, 1905
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: 1999
 49 
Frederik van Pallandt
(Former Singer best known as the male, guitar-playing half of the singing duo Nina & Frederik, which was together from the late 1950s to the late 1960s)
Frederik van Pallandt
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 4, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: 1994
 50 
John Shepherd-Barron
(Inventor, Military personnel)
John Shepherd-Barron
0
Birthdate: June 23, 1925
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Shillong
Died: 2010