Died On May 20th

Discover the most famous people who died on May 20. The list includes people like Christopher Columbus, Gary Coleman, Robin Gibb, Stephen Jay Gould, Barbara Hepworth. Famous personalities featured on this list, include actors, composers, economists and mathematicians and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Canada 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 Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: October 31, 1451
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Genoa, Italy
Died: 1506

 2 Niki Lauda

Niki Lauda.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former Formula One driver
Birthdate: February 22, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 2019
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 3 Randy Savage

Randy Savage.
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: November 15, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Columbus
Died: 2011
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 4 Robin Gibb

Robin Gibb.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 22, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Douglas, Isle of Man
Died: 2012
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 5 Gary Coleman

Gary Coleman.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 8, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zion, Illinois
Died: 2010

 6 Marquis de Lafayette

Marquis de Lafayette.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: French Aristocrat and Military Leader
Birthdate: September 6, 1757
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chavaniac, France
Died: 1834

 7 Gilda Radner

Gilda Radner
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: June 28, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: 1989
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 8 Ray Manzarek

Ray Manzarek
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: American musician
Birthdate: February 12, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: 2013

 9 Jon Pertwee

Jon Pertwee
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 7, 1919
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chelsea, London, England, UK
Died: 1996
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 10 Osman II

Osman II
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Sultan
Birthdate: November 3, 1604
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Istanbul
Died: 1622

 11 Mary Ellen Trainor

Mary Ellen Trainor.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 8, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Francisco, California
Died: 2015
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 12 Stephen Jay Gould

Stephen Jay Gould.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Paleontologist
Birthdate: September 10, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bayside, New York, United States
Died: 2002

 13 Clara Wieck Schumann

Clara Wieck Schumann.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician & Composer
Birthdate: September 13, 1819
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Leipzig
Died: 1896

 14 Barbara Hepworth

Barbara Hepworth.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: January 10, 1903
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wakefield
Died: 1975

 15 Bipin Chandra Pal

Bipin Chandra Pal
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 7, 1858
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Habiganj District, Bangladesh
Died: 1932

 16 Henry M. Flagler

Henry M. Flagler
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Business Person
Birthdate: January 2, 1830
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hopewell, New York
Died: 1913

 17 Bogd Khan

Bogd Khan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Mongolian head of state
Birthdate: 1869 AD
Birthplace: Litang, Sichuan, Qing Dynasty
Died: 1924

 18 Lucy Gordon

Lucy Gordon
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 22, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oxford, England
Died: 2009

 19 Bao Zheng

Bao Zheng
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Judge
Birthdate: April 11, 0999
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Feidong County
Died: 1062

 20 Philipp Lenard

Philipp Lenard.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: June 7, 1862
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pressburg, Kingdom of Hungary, Austrian Empire
Died: 1947

 21 Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi

Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Government Official
Birthdate: April 1, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tripoli, Libya
Died: 2012

 22 Władysław IV Vasa

Władysław IV Vasa
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: June 9, 1595
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Łobzów, Poland
Died: 1648

 23 Anton Diffring

Anton Diffring
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Famous As: actor
Birthdate: October 20, 1916
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Koblenz
Died: 1989
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 24 John Clare

John Clare.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: English poet
Birthdate: July 13, 1793
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Helpston, England
Died: 1864

 25 Hamilton Jordan

Hamilton Jordan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: White House Chief of Staff
Birthdate: September 21, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S
Died: 2008

 26 Paul Ricœur

Paul Ricœur
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: February 27, 1913
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Drome, France
Died: 2005

 27 Richard N. Goodwin

Richard N. Goodwin
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: December 7, 1931
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 2018

 28 Max Beerbohm

Max Beerbohm
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Essayist
Birthdate: August 24, 1872
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1956

 29 Linda Lee Thomas

Linda Lee Thomas
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: November 17, 1883
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: 1954

 30 Ingrid von Rosen

Ingrid von Rosen
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Diarist
Birthdate: January 17, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stockholm
Died: 1995

 31 Josip Jelačić

Josip Jelačić
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 16, 1801
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Petrovaradin, Serbia
Died: 1859

 32 Virgilio Barco Vargas

Virgilio Barco Vargas
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: President
Birthdate: September 17, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cúcuta, Colombia
Died: 1997

 33 John R Hicks

John R Hicks.
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: April 8, 1904
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Warwick, England
Died: 1989

 34 Beatriz Enríquez de Arana

Beatriz Enríquez de Arana
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: explorer
Birthdate: 1467 AD
Birthplace: Córdoba Province
Died: 1521

 35 Adolfo Nicolás

Adolfo Nicolás
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Priest
Birthdate: April 29, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Villamuriel de Cerrato, Spain
Died: 2020

 36 Alfred Schutz

Alfred Schutz
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: April 13, 1899
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1959

 37 Bernardino of Siena

Bernardino of Siena
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Priest
Birthdate: September 8, 1380
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Massa Marittima, Italy
Died: 1444

 38 Pope John XXI

Pope John XXI
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Pope
Birthdate: 1215 AD
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: 1277

 39 Amalia of Oldenburg

Amalia of Oldenburg
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: December 21, 1818
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oldenburg, Germany
Died: 1875

 40 Josef Priller

Josef Priller
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aviator, Fighter pilot
Birthdate: July 27, 1915
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ingolstadt
Died: 1961

 41 George-Étienne Cartier

George-Étienne Cartier
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Canadian statesman
Birthdate: September 6, 1814
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint-Antoine, Canada
Died: 1873

 42 Renato Carosone

Renato Carosone
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 3, 1920
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: 2001

 43 Mary Lamb

Mary Lamb
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: December 3, 1764
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1847

 44 Oleg Yankovsky

Oleg Yankovsky
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 23, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zhezqazghan, Kazakhstan
Died: 2009
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 45 Hector Guimard

Hector Guimard
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: March 10, 1867
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lyon
Died: 1942

 46 Walter Rudin

Walter Rudin
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician, University teacher
Birthdate: May 2, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: 2010

 47 Stanley Miller

Stanley Miller
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist, Biologist, University teacher
Birthdate: March 7, 1930
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Oakland
Died: 2007

 48 Howard Sims

Howard Sims
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Tap dancer
Birthdate: January 24, 1918
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States
Died: 2003

 49 Arthur Erickson

Arthur Erickson
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Architect, University teacher
Birthdate: June 14, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vancouver
Died: 2009

 50 Irm Hermann

Irm Hermann
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 4, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: 2020