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.

Rajiv GandhiRajiv Gandhi
Indian
Former Prime Minister of India
Henry VI of EnglandHenry VI of England
British
King of England

Phineas GagePhineas Gage
American
 

Howard MorrisHoward Morris
American
Actor, Director

John GarfieldJohn Garfield
American
Actor

Jane AddamsJane Addams
American
 
Niki de Saint PhalleNiki de Saint Phalle
French
Sculptor

Barbara CartlandBarbara Cartland
British
Author

Hernando de SotoHernando de Soto
Spanish
Explorer
Ivan KonevIvan Konev
Russian
General

Venustiano CarranzaVenustiano Carranza
Mexican
Politician
Katherine DunhamKatherine Dunham
American
Dancer, Choreographer, Social Activist, Author

Kenneth ClarkKenneth Clark
British
Art Historian

James FranckJames Franck
German
Physicist

Clint WalkerClint Walker
American
Actor

Williamina FlemingWilliamina Fleming
British, American, Scottish
Astronomer
Sun QuanSun Quan
Chinese
King

Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of NorfolkThomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk
British
Politician

Eric HofferEric Hoffer
American
Writer, Philosopher, Psychologist

Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of RoseberyArchibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery
British
Former British Prime Minister
Christian I of DenmarkChristian I of Denmark
German, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Monarch

Christopher SmartChristopher Smart
British
Poet
Geoffrey de HavillandGeoffrey de Havilland
British
Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Test pilot, Aviator,

Ferdinand Walsin EsterhazyFerdinand Walsin Esterhazy
French
Military personnel, Spy, Composer

Louis V of FranceLouis V of France
French
King
Klaus MannKlaus Mann
American
Novelist, Short story writer

Guido von ListGuido von List
Poet, Journalist, Writer, Astrologer
Carl Wilhelm ScheeleCarl Wilhelm Scheele
German, Swedish
chemist, pharmacist

Lash LaRueLash LaRue
American
Actor

Gene WoodGene Wood
American
Announcer
James Graham, 1st Marquess of MontroseJames Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose
Scottish
Poet

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Saadia GaonSaadia Gaon
Iraqi
Rabbi
Tommaso CampanellaTommaso Campanella
Italian
philosopher, writer, poet, astrologer

Conrad IV of GermanyConrad IV of Germany
Italian
King

Otto von GuerickeOtto von Guericke
German
physicist, inventor, politician, dilettante,

Franz von SuppéFranz von Suppé
Austrian, Croatian
Composer
Hugo de VriesHugo de Vries
Dutch
Botanist, Biologist, Geneticist, University
Dino GrandiDino Grandi
Italian
Politician

Fitz John PorterFitz John Porter
American
Military Officer

Sam MaloofSam Maloof
American
Furniture Designer

Wang AnshiWang Anshi
Chinese
Economist
Eleanor H. PorterEleanor H. Porter
American
Novelist

Ernst ZermeloErnst Zermelo
German
Mathematician, Philosopher, University teacher

Christian Jürgensen ThomsenChristian Jürgensen Thomsen
Danish
Antiquarian

Hans PfitznerHans Pfitzner
Russian
Composer

Ronald FirbankRonald Firbank
British
Novelist
Jaime LusinchiJaime Lusinchi
Venezuelan
Politician

Carlo Emilio GaddaCarlo Emilio Gadda
Italian
Writer
Gaston PlantéGaston Planté
French
Physicist

Ida KamińskaIda Kamińska
Russian
Actress

Jassem Al-KharafiJassem Al-Kharafi
Kuwaiti
Kuwaiti billionaire businessman
Julian Ursyn NiemcewiczJulian Ursyn Niemcewicz
Polish
Poet

Giovanni GoriaGiovanni Goria
Italian
Politician
Toshikazu KaseToshikazu Kase
Japanese
Civil servant

Thomas WartonThomas Warton
British
Literary historian

Pieter Corneliszoon HooftPieter Corneliszoon Hooft
Dutch
Author

George FramptonGeorge Frampton
British
Sculptor

Edwin Pearce ChristyEdwin Pearce Christy
American
Composer
Edwin Lawrence GodkinEdwin Lawrence Godkin
American
Journalist

Stan JonesStan Jones
American
Football Player

Siegmund NisselSiegmund Nissel
Austrian
Musician

Tad SzulcTad Szulc
American
Author
Charley ReeseCharley Reese
American
Journalist

August KundtAugust Kundt
German
Physicist
Arthur F. BentleyArthur F. Bentley
American
Political Scientist

Hans GoldschmidtHans Goldschmidt
German
Chemist

Brian KeenanBrian Keenan
Northern Irish
Revolutionary
Augustus Wollaston FranksAugustus Wollaston Franks
Swiss, British
Antiquary

Artúr GörgeyArtúr Görgey
Hungarian
Military leader
Pandolfo PetrucciPandolfo Petrucci
Italian
Ruler

Alexey Fyodorovich OrlovAlexey Fyodorovich Orlov
Russian
Diplomat

Niccolò ZucchiNiccolò Zucchi
Italian
Astronomer
Louis JohnsonLouis Johnson
American
record producer, jazz musician

Feng DaoFeng Dao
Chinese
Inventor
Einar Hjörleifsson KvaranEinar Hjörleifsson Kvaran
Icelander
Author

John FrostJohn Frost
British
paratrooper

Barbara Heinemann LandmannBarbara Heinemann Landmann
French, American
Religious leader

Pierre-Émile MartinPierre-Émile Martin
French
Engineer
Georg Friedrich von ReichenbachGeorg Friedrich von Reichenbach
German
Instrument maker
William NicholsonWilliam Nicholson
British
Chemist and inventor

Bill HunterBill Hunter
Australian
Actor

John DrewJohn Drew
Irish, American
Actor

Pedro Calderon de la BarcaPedro Calderon de la Barca
Spanish
 
Bruce RogersBruce Rogers
American
Typographer

Richard McIlkennyRichard McIlkenny
Northern Irish
Factory worker

Akhtar Mohammad MansourAkhtar Mohammad Mansour
Afghan
Militant

Les Aspin, Jr.Les Aspin, Jr.
American
United States Representative

Mark Reynolds HughesMark Reynolds Hughes
American
Businessman
Alejandro DeTomasoAlejandro DeTomaso
Argentinian
Businessman

Chevalier d'ÉonChevalier d'Éon
French
Diplomat
Chung Se YungChung Se Yung
South Korean
Industrialist

Hieronymus Fabricius ab AquapendenteHieronymus Fabricius ab Aquapendente
Italian
Surgeon
Robert Harley, 1st earl of OxfordRobert Harley, 1st earl of Oxford
British
English statesman
Vasily Vasilyevich, Prince GolitsynVasily Vasilyevich, Prince Golitsyn
Russian
Russian statesman