Died On May 1st

Discover the most famous people who died on May 1. The list includes people like Joseph Goebbels, Ayrton Senna, David Livingstone, Dave Goldberg, Eldridge Cleaver. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, journalists, historians and spiritual & religious leaders and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, 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 
Ayrton Senna
(Formula One Driver)

Ayrton Senna
24
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 21, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Santana, São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil
Died: 1994
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 2 
David Livingstone
(Physician, Explorer)

David Livingstone
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 19, 1813
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, Scotland
Died: 1873

 3 
Miss Elizabeth
(Wrestler)

Miss Elizabeth
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 19, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Frankfort, Kentucky, United States
Died: 2003
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 4 

Antonín Dvořák
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 8, 1841
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nelahozeves, Prague, Czechia
Died: 1904

 5 

Olympia Dukakis
15
Birthdate: June 20, 1931
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

Eldridge Cleaver
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 31, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wabbaseka, Arkansas
Died: 1998

 7 
Magda Goebbels
(Joseph Goebbels' Wife)

Magda Goebbels
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 11, 1901
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1945
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 8 
Spike Jones
(Musician)

Spike Jones
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 14, 1911
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Died: 1965

 9 

Aram Khachaturian
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 6, 1903
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tbilisi
Died: 1978

 10 

Henry Cooper
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 3, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lambeth, London, England
Died: 2011
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 11 
Ranasinghe Premadasa
(Third President of Sri Lanka)

Ranasinghe Premadasa
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 23, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Died: 1993

 12 
María Elena Velasco
(Actress, Director)

María Elena Velasco
2
Birthdate: December 17, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Puebla, Mexico
Died: 2015

 13 

Grace Lee Whitney
3
Birthdate: April 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 14 
Gene Markey
(Officer, Screenwriter)

Gene Markey
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 11, 1895
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jackson
Died: 1980

 15 
Antonia Minor
(Daughter of Mark Antony)

Antonia Minor
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 31, 0036
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: 0037

 16 
René Lalique
(Designer)

René Lalique
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 6, 1860
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ay, Marne, France
Died: 1945

Princess Margaret of Connaught
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 15, 1882
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bagshot Park, Surrey, England
Died: 1920

 18 
SM Nasimuddin SM Amin
(Businessperson)

SM Nasimuddin SM Amin
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 27, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
Died: 2008

 19 
Madeleine LeBeau
(Former film actress who also appeared in American films, most notably Casablanca)

Madeleine LeBeau
1
Birthdate: June 10, 1923
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Antony, France
Died: 2016

 20 
Chris Kelly
(Musical artist)

Chris Kelly
8
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 11, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: 2013

 21 
Frank Packer
(Media Proprietor)

Frank Packer
1
Birthdate: December 3, 1906
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died: 1974

 22 

Sükhbaataryn Yanjmaa
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 15, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Died: 1962

 23 
Oscar Swahn
(Sport Shooter)

Oscar Swahn
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 20, 1847
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Götaland, Sweden
Died: 1927

 24 
Joseph Goebbels
(Nazi politician)

Joseph Goebbels
49
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 29, 1897
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rheydt, Mönchengladbach, Germany
Died: 1945
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 25 

Kenneth Bancroft Clark
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 14, 1914
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Panama Canal Zone, United States
Died: 2005

 26 

Sergio Franchi
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 6, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Codogno, Italy
Died: 1990
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 27 
Dave Goldberg
(Entrepreneur)

Dave Goldberg
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 2, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2015

 28 
Ben Lexcen
(Marine architect)

Ben Lexcen
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 19, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Newcastle, Australia
Died: 1988
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 29 
Anthony Mamo
(Political Leader)

Anthony Mamo
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 9, 1909
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Birkirkara, Malta
Died: 2008

 30 
Tom Tyler
(Actor)

Tom Tyler
1
Birthdate: August 9, 1903
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Port Henry, New York, United States
Died: 1954
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 31 

George Pravda
0
Birthdate: June 19, 1916
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: 1985

 32 

Sylvia Townsend Warner
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 6, 1893
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Harrow on the Hill, Harrow, England
Died: 1978

 33 
Steve Reeves
(Bodybuilders)

Steve Reeves
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Glasgow, Montana, USA
Died: 2000
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 34 
Jean Coralli
(Ballet dancer)

Jean Coralli
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: January 15, 1779
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1854

 35 
Ejnar Mikkelsen
(Explorer)

Ejnar Mikkelsen
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 23, 1880
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vester-Brønderslev, Denmark
Died: 1971

 36 
Lothrop Stoddard
(Anthropologist, Political scientist, Historian, Author, Journalist, Opinion journalist)

Lothrop Stoddard
1
Birthdate: June 29, 1883
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brookline
Died: 1950

 37 
Hellmut Federhofer
(Musicologist)

Hellmut Federhofer
0
Birthdate: August 6, 1911
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Graz, Austria
Died: 2014

 38 
Isabella of Portugal
(Queen of Spain)

Isabella of Portugal
2
Birthdate: October 24, 1503
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: 1539

 39 

John Kells Ingram
0
Birthdate: July 7, 1823
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pettigo, Ireland
Died: 1907

 40 

Mary Elizabeth Wood
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 22, 1861
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Elba, New York, United States
Died: 1931

 41 
Shoba
(Actress)

Shoba
1
Birthdate: September 23, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kochi, India
Died: 1980

 42 
Augustine Mahiga
(Diplomat, Politician)

Augustine Mahiga
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 28, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tosamaganga, Iringa District Iringa, Tanganyika (territory) Tanganyika
Died: 2020

 43 
Arcadius
(Emperor)

Arcadius
1
Birthdate: January 1, 0377
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hispania
Died: 0408

 44 

Paolo Stoppa
0
Birthdate: June 6, 1906
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 1988

 45 
John Morrissey
(Politician)

John Morrissey
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 12, 1831
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Templemore, Ireland
Died: 1878

 46 
Jean-Louis Dumas
(Fashion executive)

Jean-Louis Dumas
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 2, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 2010

 47 

Pope Pius V
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 17, 1504
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bosco Marengo, Italy
Died: 1572

 48 
Helen Wagner
(Actress)

Helen Wagner
2
Birthdate: September 3, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lubbock, Texas, United States
Died: 2010

 49 
Assi Dayan
(Film Director)

Assi Dayan
0
Birthdate: November 23, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nahalal, Israel
Died: 2014

Jean-Baptiste Bessières
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 6, 1768
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Prayssac, France
Died: 1813