Died On May 18th

Discover the most famous people who died on May 18. The list includes people like Elizabeth Montgomery, Gustav Mahler, Ernie Davis, Jeannette Rankin, Isaac Albeniz. Famous personalities featured on this list, include composers, actors, journalists and secret agents and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France, Germany & United Kingdom 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 

Elizabeth Montgomery
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Birthdate: April 15, 1933
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1995
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 2 
Chris Cornell
(Lead vocalist of the Rock Bands 'Soundgarden' & 'Audioslave')

Chris Cornell
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 20, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Died: 2017

 3 
Ernie Davis
(American Football Player)

Ernie Davis
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 14, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Salem-Buffington, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1963

 4 
Jill Ireland
(Actress)

Jill Ireland
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Birthdate: April 24, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1990
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 5 
Gustav Mahler
(Composer, Conductor)

Gustav Mahler
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 7, 1860
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kaliště, Czechia
Died: 1911

 6 
Ian Curtis
(Singer-songwriter)

Ian Curtis
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 15, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stretford
Died: 1980

 7 

Charles Grodin
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Birthdate: April 21, 1935
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 8 
Alexander Godunov
(Ballet Dancer)

Alexander Godunov
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: November 28, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sakhalin, Russia
Died: 1995
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 9 

Mary McLeod Bethune
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 10, 1875
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mayesville, South Carolina, United States
Died: 1955

 10 
Jeannette Rankin
(First Woman Elected to U.S Congress)

Jeannette Rankin
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: June 11, 1880
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Missoula
Died: 1973

 11 

Eli Cohen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 26, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: 1965

 12 
Túpac Amaru II
(Revolutionary)

Túpac Amaru II
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 19, 1738
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Surimana-Canas, Cuzco, Viceroyalty of Peru
Died: 1781

 13 

Elisha Cook Jr.
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Birthdate: December 26, 1903
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 1995
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 14 
William Saroyan
(American-Armenian novelist)

William Saroyan
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 31, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fresno
Died: 1981

 15 
David A. Johnston
(Volcanologist)

David A. Johnston
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 18, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1980

 16 
Jerry Vale
(Singer)

Jerry Vale
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 8, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: 2014

 17 
Isaac Albeniz
(Spanish Catalan Virtuoso Pianist & One of the Foremost Composers of the Post-Romantic Era)

Isaac Albeniz
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 29, 1861
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Camprodon, Spain
Died: 1909

 18 

Stephanie Adams
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: July 24, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Orange, New Jersey, USA
Died: 2018
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 19 

Alexander Suvorov
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 24, 1729
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 1800

 20 
Robert Rogers
(soldier, privateer)

Robert Rogers
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 7, 1731
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Methuen
Died: 1795

 21 
Daws Butler
(Actor, Dub actor)

Daws Butler
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Birthdate: November 16, 1916
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toledo
Died: 1988

 22 
Paul Dukas
(French Composer Best Known for the Orchestral Piece 'The Sorcerer's Apprentice')

Paul Dukas
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Birthdate: October 1, 1865
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1935

 23 
Andy Clyde
(Stage actor, Film actor)

Andy Clyde
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Birthdate: March 25, 1892
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Blairgowrie and Rattray
Died: 1967

 24 

Arthur Malet
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Birthdate: September 24, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lee-on-Solent, England
Died: 2013

 25 
Franco Battiato
(Singer-songwriter)

Franco Battiato
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 23, 1945
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Giarre-Riposto
Died: 2021

 26 
Harry R. Truman
(Businessman)

Harry R. Truman
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 30, 1896
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ivydale, West Virginia, United States
Died: 1980

 27 
Reema Lagoo
(Actress)

Reema Lagoo
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Birthdate: June 21, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bombay, State of Bombay, India
Died: 2017

 28 

Arthur O'Connell
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Birthdate: March 29, 1908
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1981
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 29 
Jacque Fresco
(Futurist and Self-Described Social Engineer)

Jacque Fresco
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: March 13, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 2017

 30 

Anthony Forwood
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Birthdate: October 3, 1915
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Weymouth, Dorset, England
Died: 1988

 31 
George Meredith
(Novelist)

George Meredith
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 12, 1828
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Died: 1909

 32 

Betty Robinson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 23, 1911
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Riverdale, Illinois, United States
Died: 1999
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 33 
Augustus Pablo
(Musician, Pianist, Record producer, Composer)

Augustus Pablo
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 21, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Andrew
Died: 1999

 34 
Edward H. Rulloff
(Doctor, Lawyer)

Edward H. Rulloff
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Birthdate: July 9, 1819
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Died: 1871

 35 
Davey Boy Smith
(Professional wrestler)

Davey Boy Smith
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 27, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manchester, England, UK
Died: 2002
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: June 18, 1845
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1922

 37 
Jacques Marquette
(French Jesuit Missionary Who Founded Michigan’s First European Settlement)

Jacques Marquette
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 1, 1637
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Laon, France
Died: 1675

 38 
Dobrica Cosic
(Politician)

Dobrica Cosic
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 29, 1921
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Velika Drenova, Serbia
Died: 2014

 39 
Selwyn Lloyd
(Politician)

Selwyn Lloyd
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 28, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Kirby, Cheshire, England
Died: 1978

Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais
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Birthdate: January 24, 1732
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1799

 41 
Leroy Anderson
(Classical composer, Conductor, Composer)

Leroy Anderson
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 29, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cambridge
Died: 1975

K. Pattabhi Jois
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Birthdate: July 26, 1915
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hassan
Died: 2009

 43 
Werner Sombart
(Former Economist, Sociologist known for Coining the term)

Werner Sombart
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Birthdate: January 19, 1863
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ermsleben, Falkenstein, Germany
Died: 1941

 44 

Arnold Orville Beckman
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Birthdate: April 10, 1900
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cullom
Died: 2004

 45 
Peter Jones
(Drummer)

Peter Jones
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 21, 1963
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: 2012

 46 

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 28, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 2012

 47 

Pope John I
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0470 AD
Birthplace: Tuscany, Italy
Died: 0526

 48 
Song Hye-rim
(Actress)

Song Hye-rim
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Birthdate: January 24, 1937
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: South Gyeongsang, South Korea
Died: 2002

 49 
Don Meyer
(Basketball coach)

Don Meyer
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 16, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wayne, Nebraska, United States
Died: 2014

 50 
James Truslow Adams
(Historian of the modern age, Historian, Biographer)

James Truslow Adams
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Birthdate: October 18, 1878
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Died: 1949