Died On May 24th

Discover the most famous people who died on May 24. The list includes people like Nicolaus Copernicus, Duke Ellington, William Lloyd Garrison, John Foster Dulles, David I of Scotland. Famous personalities featured on this list, include diplomats, soldiers, political leaders and poets and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany and many more countries.

Harold WilsonHarold Wilson
British
Former British Prime Minister

Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington
American
Composer, Pianist and Bandleader

Rob KnoxRob Knox
British
Actor

William Lloyd GarrisonWilliam Lloyd Garrison
American
Abolitionist

John Foster DullesJohn Foster Dulles
American
Former United States Secretary of State
David I of ScotlandDavid I of Scotland
Scottish
Ruler

Murray Gell-MannMurray Gell-Mann
American
Physicist

Vivian LibertoVivian Liberto
American
Rosanne Cash's Mother
John BainJohn Bain
British, American
YouTuber

Gene ClarkGene Clark
American
Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer
Xi ZhongxunXi Zhongxun
Chinese
Politician

Edward MulhareEdward Mulhare
Irish, American
Actor

Francys ArsentievFrancys Arsentiev
American
Mountaineer

Majrooh SultanpuriMajrooh Sultanpuri
Indian
Author, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Rachel KempsonRachel Kempson
British
Actress
Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of SalisburyRobert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury
British
Politician

Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl WavellArchibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell
British
Politician, Officer

Robert Ritter von GreimRobert Ritter von Greim
German
Aviator, Military personnel

Elmore JamesElmore James
American
Guitarist
Jonathan WildJonathan Wild
British
Criminal

Laura BridgmanLaura Bridgman
American
Educator
George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron RodneyGeorge Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney
British
politician

Oleg YefremovOleg Yefremov
Russian
Actor

Luis de GóngoraLuis de Góngora
Spanish
Poet, cleric
AlgirdasAlgirdas
Lithuanian
Ruler

Samuel PalmerSamuel Palmer
British
Painter, Poet
Jaime Roldós AguileraJaime Roldós Aguilera
Ecuadorian
President

LanfrancLanfranc
Italian
Jurist

William Van AlenWilliam Van Alen
American
Architect
Julius Schnorr von CarolsfeldJulius Schnorr von Carolsfeld
German
Painter

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Amado NervoAmado Nervo
Mexican
Poet
Ray AlanRay Alan
British
Television actor

Annette von Droste-HülshoffAnnette von Droste-Hülshoff
German
Writer

John Sell CotmanJohn Sell Cotman
British
British painter

John WainJohn Wain
British
Poet
Abu al-Hasan Ali ibn OthmanAbu al-Hasan Ali ibn Othman
Moroccan
Sultan
Charlotte Mary YongeCharlotte Mary Yonge
British
Novelist

Ferdinando GorgesFerdinando Gorges
British
Military Leader

Hugh McCullochHugh McCulloch
American
Fianancier

Haynes JohnsonHaynes Johnson
American
Journalist
Khaz’al Khan Ibn Haji Jabir KhanKhaz’al Khan Ibn Haji Jabir Khan
Iranian
Ruler

Francis Thomas BaconFrancis Thomas Bacon
British
Engineer

José Asunción SilvaJosé Asunción Silva
Colombian
Poet

Jacques FeyderJacques Feyder
Belgian
Actor

Anneliese RothenbergerAnneliese Rothenberger
German
Soprano
William Thomas HamiltonWilliam Thomas Hamilton
British, American
Author

Jacob DruckmanJacob Druckman
American
Composer
Suzanne CorkinSuzanne Corkin
American
Neuroscientist

Paul GrayPaul Gray
American
bassist, musician, singer

James PealeJames Peale
American
Painter
Huang TingjianHuang Tingjian
Chinese
Poet

Juan Meléndez ValdésJuan Meléndez Valdés
Spanish
Poet
Charles WagerCharles Wager
British
Diplomat, Politician

Benedetto da MaianoBenedetto da Maiano
Italian
Sculptor

Charles of Valois, Duke of BerryCharles of Valois, Duke of Berry
French
Duke

John ClostermanJohn Closterman
German
Painter

Henry KingsleyHenry Kingsley
British
Novelist
John Bach McMasterJohn Bach McMaster
American
Historian

Thomas Erskine HollandThomas Erskine Holland
British
British legal scholar

Carlton E. MorseCarlton E. Morse
American
Journalist

Raymond V. HaysbertRaymond V. Haysbert
American
Businessman
Zhu ZhiyuZhu Zhiyu
Chinese
Scholar

Louis FlesLouis Fles
Writer
Georg WaitzGeorg Waitz
German
Historian

James HayesJames Hayes
Australian
Politician

Louis Alan HazeltineLouis Alan Hazeltine
American
Engineer
Mikhail ShatrovMikhail Shatrov
Russian
Playwright

Jūshirō KonoeJūshirō Konoe
Japanese
Actor
James Arnot HamiltonJames Arnot Hamilton
Scottish
Aircraft designer

William CrockfordWilliam Crockford
British
Entrepreneur

Joseph RoumanilleJoseph Roumanille
French
Poet
R. D. FitzgeraldR. D. Fitzgerald
Australian
Poet

Hughes de PayensHughes de Payens
French
 
Sonny OkosunsSonny Okosuns
Nigerian
Musician

Jamie HamiltonJamie Hamilton
American, Scottish
Rower

William Hamilton of GilbertfieldWilliam Hamilton of Gilbertfield
Scottish
Comic Poet

María de AgredaMaría de Agreda
Spanish
Writer
Muhammad Fadhil al-JamaliMuhammad Fadhil al-Jamali
Iraqi
Politician