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 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

 2 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)

 3 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

 4 Phineas Gage

Phineas Gage
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Construction Foreman
Birthdate: July 9, 1823
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States
Died: 1860
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 5 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

 6 John Gielgud

John Gielgud
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Famous As: Former Actor best known for his Shakespearean roles in the theater, he first played Hamlet at the age of 26
Birthdate: April 14, 1904
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: South Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Died: 2000
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 7 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
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 8 Howard Morris

Howard Morris
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 4, 1919
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: 2005

 9 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)

 10 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

 11 Katherine Dunham

Katherine Dunham
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Dancer, Choreographer
Birthdate: June 22, 1909
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Glen Ellyn, Illinois, United States
Died: 2006

 12 Venustiano Carranza

Venustiano Carranza
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of Mexico (1917-20)
Birthdate: December 28, 1859
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cuatrociénegas Municipality, Mexico
Died: 1920
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 13 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

 14 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

 15 Niki de Saint Phalle

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

 16 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

 17 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

 18 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

 19 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

 20 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

 21 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

 22 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

 23 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

 24 Tommaso Campanella

Tommaso Campanella
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: September 5, 1568
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stilo, Italy
Died: 1639

 25 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

 26 Fitz John Porter

Fitz John Porter
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Officer
Birthdate: August 31, 1822
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
Died: 1901

 27 Alejandro Rey

Alejandro Rey
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 8, 1930
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: 1987
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 28 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

 29 Franz von Suppé

Franz von Suppé
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Former Composer, Conductor notable for his four dozen operettas
Birthdate: April 18, 1819
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Split, Croatia
Died: 1895

 30 Christopher Smart

Christopher Smart
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: April 11, 1722
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Shipbourne, England
Died: 1771

 31 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

 32 Allyn Ann McLerie

Allyn Ann McLerie
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Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: December 1, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Grand-Mère, Quebec, Canada
Died: 2018

 33 Eleanor H. Porter

Eleanor H. Porter
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: December 19, 1868
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Littleton, New Hampshire, United States
Died: 1920

 34 Christian Jürgensen Thomsen

Christian Jürgensen Thomsen
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Famous As: Antiquarian
Birthdate: December 29, 1788
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: 1865

 35 Alejandro DeTomaso

Alejandro DeTomaso
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: July 10, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: 2003

 36 Princess Maria Antonia of Naples and Sicily

Princess Maria Antonia of Naples and Sicily
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: December 14, 1784
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Caserta, Caserta, Italy
Died: 1806

 37 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

 38 Princess Jeguk

Princess Jeguk
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Famous As: Empress
Birthdate: June 28, 1259
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mongol Empire
Died: 1297

 39 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

 40 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

 41 Bill Hunter

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

 42 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

 43 Jassem Al-Kharafi

Jassem Al-Kharafi
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Kuwaiti billionaire businessman
Birthdate: 1940 AD
Birthplace: Kuwait City
Died: 2015

 44 Carlo Emilio Gadda

Carlo Emilio Gadda
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 14, 1893
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: 1973

 45 Blue Mitchell

Blue Mitchell
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Trumpeter
Birthdate: March 13, 1930
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Died: 1979

 46 Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft

Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: March 16, 1581
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: 1647

 47 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

 48 Thomas Warton

Thomas Warton
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Famous As: Literary historian
Birthdate: January 9, 1728
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Basingstoke, England
Died: 1790

 49 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

 50 Ioan Petru Culianu

Ioan Petru Culianu
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: January 5, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Iași, Romania
Died: 1991