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
 

John GarfieldJohn Garfield
American
Actor

Howard MorrisHoward Morris
American
Actor, Director

Hernando de SotoHernando de Soto
Spanish
Explorer
Jane AddamsJane Addams
American
 

Ivan KonevIvan Konev
Russian
General

Barbara CartlandBarbara Cartland
British
Author
Venustiano CarranzaVenustiano Carranza
Mexican
Politician

Kenneth ClarkKenneth Clark
British
Art Historian
Niki de Saint PhalleNiki de Saint Phalle
French
Sculptor

Katherine DunhamKatherine Dunham
American
Dancer, Choreographer, Social Activist, Author

James FranckJames Franck
German
Physicist

Clint WalkerClint Walker
American
Actor

Geoffrey de HavillandGeoffrey de Havilland
British
Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Test pilot, Aviator,
Sun QuanSun Quan
Chinese
King

Eric HofferEric Hoffer
American
Writer, Philosopher, Psychologist

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

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

James Graham, 1st Marquess of MontroseJames Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose
Scottish
Poet
Ferdinand Walsin EsterhazyFerdinand Walsin Esterhazy
French
Military personnel, Spy, Composer

Louis V of FranceLouis V of France
French
King

Christopher SmartChristopher Smart
British
Poet
Carl Wilhelm ScheeleCarl Wilhelm Scheele
German, Swedish
chemist, pharmacist

Lash LaRueLash LaRue
American
Actor
Guido von ListGuido von List
Poet, Journalist, Writer, Astrologer

Klaus MannKlaus Mann
American
Novelist, Short story writer

Williamina FlemingWilliamina Fleming
British, American, Scottish
Astronomer
Gene WoodGene Wood
American
Announcer

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Fitz John PorterFitz John Porter
American
Military Officer
Otto von GuerickeOtto von Guericke
German
physicist, inventor, politician, dilettante,

Saadia GaonSaadia Gaon
Iraqi
Rabbi

Hugo de VriesHugo de Vries
Dutch
Botanist, Biologist, Geneticist, University

Alice OrlowskiAlice Orlowski
German
Guard
Conrad IV of GermanyConrad IV of Germany
German, Italian
King
Hans PfitznerHans Pfitzner
Russian
Composer

Tommaso CampanellaTommaso Campanella
Italian
philosopher, writer, poet, astrologer

Dino GrandiDino Grandi
Italian
Politician

Franz von SuppéFranz von Suppé
Austrian, Croatian
Composer
Sam MaloofSam Maloof
American
Furniture Designer

Ernst ZermeloErnst Zermelo
German
Mathematician, Philosopher, University teacher

Wang AnshiWang Anshi
Chinese
Economist

Christian Jürgensen ThomsenChristian Jürgensen Thomsen
Danish
Antiquarian

Eleanor H. PorterEleanor H. Porter
American
Novelist
Ronald FirbankRonald Firbank
British
Novelist

Jassem Al-KharafiJassem Al-Kharafi
Kuwaiti
Kuwaiti billionaire businessman
Toshikazu KaseToshikazu Kase
Japanese
Civil servant

Jaime LusinchiJaime Lusinchi
Venezuelan
Politician

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

Giovanni GoriaGiovanni Goria
Italian
Politician
Julian Ursyn NiemcewiczJulian Ursyn Niemcewicz
Polish
Poet

Thomas WartonThomas Warton
British
Literary historian

Edwin Pearce ChristyEdwin Pearce Christy
American
Composer

George FramptonGeorge Frampton
British
Sculptor

Pieter Corneliszoon HooftPieter Corneliszoon Hooft
Dutch
Author
Ida KamińskaIda Kamińska
Russian
Actress

Arthur F. BentleyArthur F. Bentley
American
Political Scientist

Hans GoldschmidtHans Goldschmidt
German
Chemist

Stan JonesStan Jones
American
Football Player
Tad SzulcTad Szulc
American
Author

Charley ReeseCharley Reese
American
Journalist
August KundtAugust Kundt
German
Physicist

Artúr GörgeyArtúr Görgey
Hungarian
Military leader

Edwin Lawrence GodkinEdwin Lawrence Godkin
American
Journalist
Pandolfo PetrucciPandolfo Petrucci
Italian
Ruler

Augustus Wollaston FranksAugustus Wollaston Franks
Swiss, British
Antiquary
Alexey Fyodorovich OrlovAlexey Fyodorovich Orlov
Russian
Diplomat

Billy WalkerBilly Walker
American
Singer

Barbara Heinemann LandmannBarbara Heinemann Landmann
French, American
Religious leader
Siegmund NisselSiegmund Nissel
Austrian
Musician

Feng DaoFeng Dao
Chinese
Inventor
Niccolò ZucchiNiccolò Zucchi
Italian
Astronomer

Pierre-Émile MartinPierre-Émile Martin
French
Engineer

Einar Hjörleifsson KvaranEinar Hjörleifsson Kvaran
Icelander
Author

Louis JohnsonLouis Johnson
American
record producer, jazz musician
John FrostJohn Frost
British
paratrooper
Georg Friedrich von ReichenbachGeorg Friedrich von Reichenbach
German
Instrument maker

Brian KeenanBrian Keenan
Northern Irish
Revolutionary

John DrewJohn Drew
Irish, American
Actor

William NicholsonWilliam Nicholson
British
Chemist and inventor
Kurt WaitzmannKurt Waitzmann
German
Film actor

Bill HunterBill Hunter
Australian
Actor

Franz PortenFranz Porten
German
Film 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