Died On May 26th

Discover the most famous people who died on May 26. The list includes people like Martin Heidegger, Sydney Pollack, Samuel Pepys, Bede, Jacob Riis. Famous personalities featured on this list, include actors, spiritual & religious leaders, political leaders and journalists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & 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 Edsel Ford

Edsel Ford
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman, Henry Ford's Son
Birthdate: November 6, 1893
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: 1943

 2 Bart Starr

Bart Starr
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football quarterback and coach
Birthdate: January 9, 1934
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 3 Eddie Albert

Eddie Albert
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Famous As: American actor
Birthdate: April 22, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rock Island, Illinois, United States
Died: 2005

 4 Sydney Pollack

Sydney Pollack
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Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: July 1, 1934
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lafayette, Indiana, United States
Died: 2008

 5 Martin Heidegger

Martin Heidegger
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: September 26, 1889
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Messkirch, Germany
Died: 1976

 6 Jacob Riis

Jacob Riis
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 3, 1849
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ribe
Died: 1914

 7 Bede

Bede
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Saint
Birthdate: 0673 AD
Birthplace: Jarrow, England
Died: 0735
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 8 Jimmie Rodgers

Jimmie Rodgers
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter and musician
Birthdate: September 8, 1897
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Meridian, Mississippi, United States
Died: 1933

 9 Zbigniew Brzezinski

Zbigniew Brzezinski
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: United States National Security Advisor (1977-81)
Birthdate: March 28, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: 2017

 10 Mirza Ghulam Ahmad

Mirza Ghulam Ahmad
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Founder of Ahmadiyya Sect
Birthdate: February 13, 1835
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Qadian
Died: 1908

 11 Anne Haney

Anne Haney
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 4, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: 2001

 12 Art Linkletter

Art Linkletter
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Famous As: Genial host of TV's House Party from 1943 to 1967
Birthdate: July 17, 1912
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Moose Jaw, Canada
Died: 2010

 13 Alan Bean

Alan Bean
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: American naval officer and aviator who was the fourth person to walk on the Moon
Birthdate: March 15, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wheeler, Texas, United States
Died: 2018

 14 Mehmed I

Mehmed I
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Famous As: 5th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire
Birthdate: 1389 AD
Birthplace: Bursa, Turkey
Died: 1421

 15 Gian-Carlo Coppola

Gian-Carlo Coppola
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Famous As: Producer
Birthdate: September 17, 1963
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1986

 16 George Brent

George Brent
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 15, 1904
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ballinasloe, Ireland
Died: 1979
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 17 Prince Wilhelm of Prussia

Prince Wilhelm of Prussia
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: July 4, 1906
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Marmorpalais, Potsdam, Germany
Died: 1940

 18 Samuel Pepys

Samuel Pepys
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Member of Parliament
Birthdate: February 23, 1633
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1703

 19 Emir Abdelkader

Emir Abdelkader
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: September 6, 1808
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: El Guettana, Algeria
Died: 1883

 20 Bayezid II

Bayezid II
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Famous As: Sultan
Birthdate: December 3, 1447
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Didymoteicho
Died: 1512

 21 Vladimir II Monomakh

Vladimir II Monomakh
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Famous As: Prince of Kiev
Birthdate: May 26, 1053
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: 1125

 22 Stanley Ho

Stanley Ho
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Former Businessman who was the founder and chairman of SJM Holdings
Birthdate: November 25, 1921
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: British Hong Kong
Died: 2020

 23 Little Willie John

Little Willie John
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 15, 1937
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cullendale, Arkansas, U.S.
Died: 1968

 24 Charles Horace Mayo

Charles Horace Mayo
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Surgeon
Birthdate: July 19, 1865
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rochester
Died: 1939

 25 Theodor Morell

Theodor Morell
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: July 22, 1886
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Trais
Died: 1948

 26 James Paul David Bunning

James Paul David Bunning
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former baseball pitcher and politician who represented Kentucky in both chambers of the United States Congress
Birthdate: October 23, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Southgate, Kentucky, United States
Died: 2017
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 27 Fernando López

Fernando López
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 13, 1904
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Iloilo City
Died: 1993

 28 Augustine of Canterbury

Augustine of Canterbury
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Archbishop of Canterbury
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Rome
Died: 0604

 29 Alberto Ascari

Alberto Ascari
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Italian racing driver
Birthdate: July 13, 1918
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: 1955

 30 Eliza Lucas

Eliza Lucas
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Agriculture in colonial South Carolina, where she developed indigo as one of its most important cash crops.
Birthdate: December 28, 1722
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda
Died: 1793

 31 Vardan Mamikonian

Vardan Mamikonian
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military Commander
Birthdate: 0387 AD
Birthplace: Artaxata
Died: 0451

 32 Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly

Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: December 27, 1761
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pamūšis, Lithuania
Died: 1818

 33 Emilie Louise Flöge

Emilie Louise Flöge
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: August 30, 1874
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1952

 34 George Ball

George Ball
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: December 21, 1909
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Died: 1994

 35 Georges Gilles de la Tourette

Georges Gilles de la Tourette
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician, Psychiatrist, Neurologist
Birthdate: October 30, 1857
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint-Gervais-les-Trois-Clochers
Died: 1904

 36 Ernest Solvay

Ernest Solvay
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: April 16, 1838
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rebecq, Belgium
Died: 1922

 37 Don Revie

Don Revie
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: July 10, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Middlesbrough, England
Died: 1989

 38 Kido Takayoshi

Kido Takayoshi
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Politician, Statesman, Diplomat
Birthdate: August 11, 1833
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chōshū Domain
Died: 1877

 39 Karl Lowith

Karl Lowith
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: January 9, 1897
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: 1973

 40 Héctor Garza

Héctor Garza
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: June 12, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
Died: 2013
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 41 Jacques Lipchitz

Jacques Lipchitz
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Famous As: Former sculptor who was part of the Cubist movement
Birthdate: August 22, 1891
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Druskininkai, Lithuania
Died: 1973

 42 John Jacob Abel

John Jacob Abel
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Biochemist
Birthdate: May 19, 1857
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: 1938

 43 Edmund I

Edmund I
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0921 AD
Birthplace: Wessex, England
Died: 0946

 44 Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn

Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn
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Famous As: Philosopher, University teacher, Journalist, Literary critic
Birthdate: July 31, 1909
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Styria
Died: 1999

 45 Chico Carrasquel

Chico Carrasquel
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: January 23, 1928
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Died: 2005

 46 Loris Francesco Capovilla

Loris Francesco Capovilla
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Catholic priest
Birthdate: October 14, 1915
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pontelongo
Died: 2016

 47 Aldona of Lithuania

Aldona of Lithuania
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 1309 AD
Birthplace: Lithuania
Died: 1339

 48 Alse Young

Alse Young
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Witchcraft
Birthdate: 1615 AD
Birthplace: New Windsor, Berkshire, England
Died: 1647

 49 Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta

Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: March 28, 1841
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Caserta, Kingdom of Two Sicilies Two Sicilies
Died: 1934

 50 Jack Vance

Jack Vance
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 28, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 2013