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: Henry Ford's Son
Birthdate: November 6, 1893
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
Died: 1943

 2 Sydney Pollack

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

 3 Martin Heidegger

Martin Heidegger.
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Famous As: German Philosopher
Birthdate: September 26, 1889
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Meßkirch, Baden,, German Empire
Died: 1976

 4 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

 5 Zbigniew Brzezinski

Zbigniew Brzezinski.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Diplomat, Political Scientist
Birthdate: March 28, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Warsaw
Died: 2017

 6 Edmund I

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

 7 Bayezid II

Bayezid II
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Famous As: Sultan
Birthdate: December 3, 1447
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Didymoteicho
Died: 1512
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 8 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

 9 Bede

Bede.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Saint
Birthdate: 0672 AD
Birthplace: Jarrow
Died: 0735

 10 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

 11 Gian-Carlo Coppola

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

 12 Mehmed I

Mehmed I
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Sultan
Birthdate: 1381 AD
Birthplace: Bursa, Ottoman Sultanate
Died: 1421

 13 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

 14 Stanley Ho

Stanley Ho
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: November 25, 1921
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: British Hong Kong
Died: 2020

 15 Anne Haney

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

 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 Ali al-Rida

Ali al-Rida
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Imam
Birthdate: January 1, 0766
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Medina
Died: 0819

 18 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

 19 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

 20 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

 21 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

 22 Art Linkletter

Art Linkletter
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Famous As: Actor, Television presenter, Radio personality
Birthdate: July 17, 1912
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Moose Jaw
Died: 2010

 23 Arthur M. Sackler

Arthur M. Sackler
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Psychiatrist
Birthdate: August 22, 1913
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1987

 24 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

 25 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

 26 Iana Kasian

Iana Kasian
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Prosecutor, Model
Birthdate: January 27, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: 2016

 27 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

 28 Jacob Riis

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

 29 Fernando López

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

 30 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

 31 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

 32 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

 33 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

 34 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

 35 Ed Walsh

Ed Walsh
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball pitcher
Birthdate: May 14, 1881
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Plains Township, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1959

 36 Eliza Lucas

Eliza Lucas
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Business person
Birthdate: December 28, 1722
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda
Died: 1793

 37 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

 38 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

 39 Gunnar Björnstrand

Gunnar Björnstrand
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 13, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: 1986

 40 Earle Harry Hagen

Earle Harry Hagen
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: July 9, 1919
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2008

 41 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

 42 Victor Herbert

Victor Herbert
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: February 1, 1859
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1924

 43 Israel Epstein

Israel Epstein
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: April 20, 1915
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: 2005

 44 Sir Robert Filmer

Sir Robert Filmer
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Political scientist
Birthdate: 1588 AD
Birthplace: Kent
Died: 1653

 45 Al Simmons

Al Simmons
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: May 22, 1902
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 1956

 46 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

 47 Mamo Wolde

Mamo Wolde
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: June 12, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ada'a, Ethiopia
Died: 2002
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 48 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

 49 Charles II, Elector Palatine

Charles II, Elector Palatine
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Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: April 10, 1651
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Heidelberg, Germany
Died: 1685

 50 Ferdinand Maria

Ferdinand Maria
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Famous As: Ruler
Birthdate: October 31, 1636
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: 1679