Died On May 21st

Discover the most famous people who died on May 21. The list includes people like Rajiv Gandhi, Jane Addams, Hernando de Soto, John Garfield, Barbara Cartland. Famous personalities featured on this list, include philosophers, journalists, soldiers and poets and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & France 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 Akhtar Mohammad Mansour

Akhtar Mohammad Mansour
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Militant
Birthdate: 1968 AD
Birthplace: Maiwand, Afghanistan
Died: 2016

 2 Rajiv Gandhi

Rajiv Gandhi
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of India
Birthdate: August 20, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Died: 1991

 3 Henry VI of England

Henry VI of England
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Famous As: King of England
Birthdate: December 6, 1421
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1471

 4 Phineas Gage

Phineas Gage
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1823 AD
Birthplace: Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States
Died: 1860
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 5 Clint Walker

Clint Walker
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 30, 1927
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hartford, Illinois, USA
Died: 2018
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 6 Howard Morris

Howard Morris
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Famous As: Actor, Director
Birthdate: September 4, 1919
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, U.S.
Died: 2005

 7 Hernando de Soto

Hernando de Soto
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: 1500 AD
Birthplace: Province of Badajoz, Spain
Died: 1542
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 8 Barbara Cartland

Barbara Cartland
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: July 9, 1901
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Edgbaston, Birmingham
Died: 2000

 9 Jane Addams

Jane Addams
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: September 6, 1860
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cedarville, Illinois, U.S.
Died: 1935

 10 John Garfield

John Garfield
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 4, 1913
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1952
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 11 Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk

Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 1443 AD
Birthplace: England
Died: 1524

 12 Mark Reynolds Hughes

Mark Reynolds Hughes
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: January 1, 1956
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: La Mirada, California, United States
Died: 2000

 13 Ivan Konev

Ivan Konev
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: December 28, 1897
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lodeyno, Russia
Died: 1973

 14 Sun Quan

Sun Quan
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0182 AD
Birthplace: Xiapi County, Xu Province, Han Empire
Died: 0252

 15 Venustiano Carranza

Venustiano Carranza
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 29, 1859
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cuatrociénegas Municipality, Mexico
Died: 1920

 16 Dorothy Macmillan

Dorothy Macmillan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: July 28, 1900
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lancashire, United Kingdom
Died: 1966

 17 Christian I of Denmark

Christian I of Denmark
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Famous As: Monarch
Birthdate: January 31, 1426
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oldenburg, Germany
Died: 1481

 18 Niki de Saint Phalle

Niki de Saint Phalle
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: October 29, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Died: 2002

 19 Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery

Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former British Prime Minister
Birthdate: May 7, 1847
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Charles Street, Mayfair, London
Died: 1929

 20 Chevalier d'Éon

Chevalier d'Éon
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: October 5, 1728
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tonnere, France
Died: 1810

 21 Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy

Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military personnel, Spy, Composer
Birthdate: December 16, 1847
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris
Died: 1923

 22 Bill Hunter

Bill Hunter
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 27, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ballarat, Australia
Died: 2011

 23 Louis Johnson

Louis Johnson
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: record producer, jazz musician
Birthdate: April 13, 1955
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Los Angeles
Died: 2015

 24 Morris Levy

Morris Levy
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Music executive
Birthdate: August 27, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: 1990

 25 Carl Wilhelm Scheele

Carl Wilhelm Scheele
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: December 9, 1742
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stralsund, Germany
Died: 1786

 26 Klaus Mann

Klaus Mann
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 18, 1906
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: 1949

 27 Louis V of France

Louis V of France
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0967 AD
Birthplace: France
Died: 0987

 28 Eric Hoffer

Eric Hoffer
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Listed In:
Famous As: Writer, Philosopher, Psychologist
Birthdate: July 25, 1902
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1983

 29 John Frost

John Frost
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: paratrooper
Birthdate: December 31, 1912
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pune
Died: 1993

 30 Kenneth Clark

Kenneth Clark
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Famous As: Art Historian
Birthdate: July 13, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mayfair, London, England
Died: 1983

 31 Les Aspin, Jr.

Les Aspin, Jr.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: United States Representative
Birthdate: July 21, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 1995

 32 James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose

James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: October 25, 1612
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: 1650

 33 Geoffrey de Havilland

Geoffrey de Havilland
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Test pilot, Aviator, Entrepreneur
Birthdate: July 27, 1882
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: High Wycombe
Died: 1965

 34 Katherine Dunham

Katherine Dunham
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Dancer, Choreographer, Social Activist, Author
Birthdate: June 22, 1909
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Glen Ellyn
Died: 2006

 35 Vaughn Monroe

Vaughn Monroe
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Musician
Birthdate: October 7, 1911
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
Died: 1973

 36 Guido von List

Guido von List
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Famous As: Poet, Journalist, Writer, Astrologer
Birthdate: October 5, 1848
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: 1919

 37 Lash LaRue

Lash LaRue
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 15, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gretna, Louisiana, United States
Died: 1996

 38 Robert Harley, 1st earl of Oxford

Robert Harley, 1st earl of Oxford
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: English statesman
Birthdate: December 5, 1661
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1724

 39 Gene Wood

Gene Wood
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Famous As: Television personality
Birthdate: October 20, 1925
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2004

 40 Pedro Calderon de la Barca

Pedro Calderon de la Barca
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Listed In:
Birthdate: January 17, 1600
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Madrid
Died: 1681

 41 Conrad IV of Germany

Conrad IV of Germany
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: April 25, 1228
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Andria, Italy
Died: 1254

 42 Otto von Guericke

Otto von Guericke
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: physicist, inventor, politician, dilettante, jurist
Birthdate: November 20, 1602
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Magdeburg
Died: 1686

 43 Vanessa Brown

Vanessa Brown
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 24, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1999

 44 Saadia Gaon

Saadia Gaon
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Rabbi
Birthdate: June 30, 0882
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Arab Caliphate
Died: 0942

 45 Hugo de Vries

Hugo de Vries
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Botanist, Biologist, Geneticist, University teacher
Birthdate: February 16, 1848
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Haarlem
Died: 1935

 46 Williamina Fleming

Williamina Fleming
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astronomer
Birthdate: May 15, 1857
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dundee, Scotland
Died: 1911

 47 Alice Orlowski

Alice Orlowski
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Guard
Birthdate: September 30, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1976

 48 Dino Grandi

Dino Grandi
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 4, 1895
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mordano, Italy
Died: 1988

 49 James Franck

James Franck
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: August 26, 1882
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hamburg, German Empire
Died: 1964

 50 Billy Walker

Billy Walker
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 14, 1929
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ralls, Texas, United States
Died: 2006