Died On May 1st

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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.
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 1 
Ayrton Senna
(One of the Greatest F1 Drivers in the History of the Sport)
Ayrton Senna
31
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 21, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil
Died: 1994
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 2 
David Livingstone
(Scottish Physician, Explorer and Missionary)
David Livingstone
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 19, 1813
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: 1873
 3 
Antonín Dvořák
(One of the First Czech Composers to Achieve Worldwide Recognition)
Antonín Dvořák
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 8, 1841
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
Died: 1904
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 4 
Miss Elizabeth
(Wrestler)
Miss Elizabeth
15
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 19, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Frankfort, Kentucky, United States
Died: 2003
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 5 
Olympia Dukakis
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Rose Castorini’ in the Film ‘Moonstruck’)
Olympia Dukakis
16
Birthdate: June 20, 1931
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 6 
Eldridge Cleaver
(American Writer and Political Activist who Became an Early Leader of the Black Panther Party)
Eldridge Cleaver
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 31, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wabbaseka, Arkansas
Died: 1998
 7 
Magda Goebbels
(Wife of Nazi Germany's Propaganda Minister ‘Joseph Goebbels’ and Political Supporter of ‘Adolf Hitler’)
Magda Goebbels
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 11, 1901
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1945
 8 
Aram Khachaturian
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 6, 1903
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tbilisi
Died: 1978
 9 
Grace Lee Whitney
3
Birthdate: April 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 10 
Spike Jones
(Musician)
Spike Jones
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 14, 1911
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Died: 1965
 11 
Henry Cooper
(British Heavyweight Boxer Best Remembered for His Fight Against Muhammad Ali)
Henry Cooper
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 3, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lambeth, London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 2011
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 12 
Ranasinghe Premadasa
(Third President of Sri Lanka)
Ranasinghe Premadasa
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 23, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Died: 1993
 13 
María Elena Velasco
(Actress, Director)
María Elena Velasco
2
Birthdate: December 17, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Puebla, Mexico
Died: 2015
 14 
Gene Markey
(Officer, Screenwriter)
Gene Markey
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 11, 1895
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jackson
Died: 1980
Princess Margaret of Connaught
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 15, 1882
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bagshot Park, Surrey, England
Died: 1920
 16 
Kenneth Bancroft Clark
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 14, 1914
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Panama Canal Zone, United States
Died: 2005
 17 
Antonia Minor
(Daughter of Mark Antony)
Antonia Minor
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 31, 0036
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: 0037
 18 
René Lalique
(Designer)
René Lalique
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 6, 1860
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ay, Marne, France
Died: 1945
 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 
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
 21 
Glenda Farrell
1
Birthdate: June 30, 1904
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Enid, Oklahoma, United States
Died: 1971
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 22 
Pope Pius V
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 17, 1504
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bosco Marengo, Italy
Died: 1572
 23 
Sergio Franchi
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 6, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Codogno, Italy
Died: 1990
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 24 
Chris Kelly
(Musical artist)
Chris Kelly
9
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 11, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: 2013
 25 
Oscar Swahn
(Sport Shooter)
Oscar Swahn
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 20, 1847
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Götaland, Sweden
Died: 1927
 26 
Sükhbaataryn Yanjmaa
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 15, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Died: 1962
 27 
Joseph Goebbels
(German Nazi Politician and Reich Minister of Propaganda (1933 – 1945))
Joseph Goebbels
61
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 29, 1897
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rheydt, Mönchengladbach, Germany
Died: 1945
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 28 
Ebenezer Howard
(Urban planner)
Ebenezer Howard
1
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: January 29, 1850
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1928
 29 
Dave Goldberg
(Entrepreneur)
Dave Goldberg
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 2, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2015
 30 
Butrus al-Bustani
(Syria's First Nationalist and Founder of the Bi-Weekly Magazine 'Al-Jinan')
Butrus al-Bustani
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1819 AD
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon
Died: 1883
 31 
Ben Lexcen
(Australian Yachtsman and Marine Architect Famous for the Winged Keel Design Applied to 'Australia II' Yacht)
Ben Lexcen
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 19, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boggabri, Australia
Died: 1988
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 32 
George Pravda
0
Birthdate: June 19, 1916
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: 1985
 33 
Israel Beer
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 9, 1912
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1966
 34 
Hellmut Federhofer
(Musicologist)
Hellmut Federhofer
0
Birthdate: August 6, 1911
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Graz, Austria
Died: 2014
 35 
Anthony Mamo
(Political Leader)
Anthony Mamo
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 9, 1909
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Birkirkara, Malta
Died: 2008
 36 
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
 37 
Steve Reeves
(Bodybuilders)
Steve Reeves
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Glasgow, Montana, USA
Died: 2000
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 38 
Paolo Stoppa
0
Birthdate: June 6, 1906
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 1988
 39 
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)
 40 
Mike Lowry
(Politician)
Mike Lowry
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 8, 1939
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint John, Washington, United States
Died: 2017
 41 
Pierre Bérégovoy
(Former Prime Minister of France)
Pierre Bérégovoy
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 23, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Déville-lès-Rouen, France
Died: 1993
 42 
John Morrissey
(Politician)
John Morrissey
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 12, 1831
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Templemore, Ireland
Died: 1878
 43 
Matilda of Scotland
1
Birthdate: 1080 AD
Birthplace: Dunfermline, Kingdom of Scotland
Died: 1118
 44 
Dermot Macmurrough
(King of Leinster)
Dermot Macmurrough
0
Birthdate: 1110 AD
Birthplace: Leinster, Ireland
Died: 1171
 45 
William Knox D'Arcy
(Entrepreneur)
William Knox D'Arcy
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 11, 1849
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
Died: 1917
 46 
Solomon W. Golomb
(Mathematician)
Solomon W. Golomb
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 30, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: 2016
 47 
Jean Coralli
(French Ballet Dancer and Choreographer, Best Known for Collaborating with 'Jules Perrot' in Creating 'Giselle')
Jean Coralli
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: January 15, 1779
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1854
 48 
Ejnar Mikkelsen
(Explorer)
Ejnar Mikkelsen
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 23, 1880
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vester-Brønderslev, Denmark
Died: 1971
 49 
Isabella of Portugal
(Former Holy Roman Empress (1530 - 1539))
Isabella of Portugal
2
Birthdate: October 24, 1503
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: 1539
 50 
Shoba
(Actress)
Shoba
3
Birthdate: September 23, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kochi, India
Died: 1980