Died On May 29th

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Discover the most famous people who died on May 29. The list includes people like Manuel Noriega, Mary Pickford, Bartolomeu Dias, Joséphine de Beauharnais, Humphry Davy. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, directors and composers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Dennis Hopper
(Actor, Filmmaker and Photographer Best Known for His Films: ‘Easy Rider’, ‘Blue Velvet’ and ‘The Last Movie’)
Dennis Hopper
19
Birthdate: May 17, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dodge City, Kansas, United States
Died: 2010
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 2 
Jeff Buckley
(Singer, Songwriter and Guitarist)
Jeff Buckley
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 17, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Anaheim, California, United States
Died: 1997
 3 
Harvey Korman
(Actor and Comedian Known for His Sketch Comedy Series 'The Carol Burnett Show')
Harvey Korman
6
Birthdate: February 15, 1927
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2008
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 4 
Barry Morris Goldwater
(Former United States Senator)
Barry Morris Goldwater
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 2, 1909
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Phoenix
Died: 1998
 5 
John Barrymore
(Best Known for His Silent Films: ‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’, ‘Sherlock Holmes’ and ‘The Sea Beast’)
John Barrymore
5
Birthdate: February 15, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1942
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 6 
Romy Schneider
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Empress Elisabeth’ in the Romantic Biopic ‘Sissi’)
Romy Schneider
6
Birthdate: September 23, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1982
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 7 
Mary Pickford
(One of the Most Popular Actresses of the 1910s and 1920s)
Mary Pickford
8
Birthdate: April 8, 1892
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: 1979
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 8 
B. J. Thomas
(Singer)
B. J. Thomas
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hugo, Oklahoma, United States
Died: 2021
 9 
Prithviraj Kapoor
(Actor Who Is Also Considered to Be One of the Founding Figures of Hindi Cinema)
Prithviraj Kapoor
2
Birthdate: November 3, 1906
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Samundri, Pakistan
Died: 1972
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 10 
Bartolomeu Dias
(Portuguese explorer)
Bartolomeu Dias
14
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1450 AD
Birthplace: Algarve
Died: 1500
 11 
Fanny Brice
(Model, Singer, Actress)
Fanny Brice
2
Birthdate: October 29, 1891
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 1951
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 12 
Paul Klee
(Swiss-born German Artist Whose Work Exhibited Shades of 'Expressionism', 'Cubism', and 'Surrealism')
Paul Klee
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 18, 1879
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Münchenbuchsee, Switzerland
Died: 1940
 13 
Betsy Palmer
(Actress)
Betsy Palmer
2
Birthdate: November 1, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: East Chicago, Indiana, USA
Died: 2015
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 14 
Constantine XI Palaiologos
(The Last Byzantine Ruler Who Died Defending Constantinople against the Turks)
Constantine XI Palaiologos
3
Birthdate: February 8, 1405
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Constantinople, Turkey
Died: 1453
 15 
Winfield Scott
(Military Officer)
Winfield Scott
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 13, 1786
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dinwiddie County, Virginia, United States
Died: 1866
 16 
Joséphine de Beauharnais
(Empress Consort of the French from 1804 to 1810)
Joséphine de Beauharnais
5
Birthdate: June 23, 1763
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Les Trois-Îlets, Martinique
Died: 1814
 17 
P. Ramlee
(Actor)
P. Ramlee
0
Birthdate: March 22, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Penang, Malaysia
Died: 1973
 18 
Archibald Cox
(Former Solicitor General of the United States)
Archibald Cox
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 17, 1912
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Plainfield, New Jersey, USA
Died: 2004
 19 
Hussein Onn
(Former Prime Minister of Malaysia)
Hussein Onn
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 12, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Johor Bahru
Died: 1990
 20 
Doc Watson
(Former Guitarist who won seven Grammy awards as well as a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award)
Doc Watson
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 3, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Deep Gap, North Carolina, United States
Died: 2012
 21 
Margaret Chase Smith
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 14, 1897
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Skowhegan, Maine, United States
Died: 1995
 22 
James J. Hill
(Canadian-American railroad executive, Businessman)
James J. Hill
4
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 16, 1838
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Eramosa Township, Ontario, Upper Canada
Died: 1916
 23 
Eva Hesse
(Former Sculptor known for her pioneering work in materials such as latex, fiberglass, and plastics)
Eva Hesse
0
Birthdate: January 11, 1936
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: 1970
Lady May Abel Smith
0
Birthdate: January 23, 1906
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Claremont, Esher, Surrey
Died: 1994
 25 
Moe Berg
(Baseball coach)
Moe Berg
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 2, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 1972
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 26 
W. S. Gilbert
(Dramatist)
W. S. Gilbert
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 18, 1836
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Southampton Street, London, England
Died: 1911
 27 
Charan Singh
(5th Prime Minister of India (1979 - 1980))
Charan Singh
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 23, 1902
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Noorpur, Uttar Pradesh India
Died: 1987
 28 
George Fenneman
(Actor, Radio personality)
George Fenneman
1
Birthdate: November 10, 1919
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Beijing
Died: 1997
 29 
Siaka Stevens
(1st President of Sierra Leone)
Siaka Stevens
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 24, 1905
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Moyamba
Died: 1988
 30 
Karlheinz Böhm
(Actor Known for His Role as 'Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria' in the 'Sissi' Film Trilogy)
Karlheinz Böhm
0
Birthdate: March 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Darmstadt, Germany
Died: 2014
 31 
Tamara Toumanova
2
Birthdate: March 2, 1919
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tyumen, Russia
Died: 1996
 32 
Hamilton Naki
(South African Surgeon and Laboratory Assistant to Cardiac Surgeon Christiaan Barnard)
Hamilton Naki
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: June 26, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Idutywa, South Africa
Died: 2005
 33 
G.W. Pabst
(One of the Most Influential German-Language Filmmakers During the Weimar Republic)
G.W. Pabst
1
Birthdate: August 25, 1885
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Roudnice nad Labem, Czechia
Died: 1967
 34 
Josef Suk
(Czech Composer, Violinist and Pupil of 'Antonín Dvořák' Noted for His Composition 'Asrael Symphony')
Josef Suk
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 4, 1874
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Křečovice, Czechia
Died: 1935
 35 
Kaneto Shindo
(Film Director, Screenwriter and Producer Who Was one of the Pioneers of independent Film Production in Japan)
Kaneto Shindo
0
Birthdate: April 22, 1912
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saeki District, Hiroshima, Japan
Died: 2012
 36 
Andrew Greeley
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 5, 1928
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Died: 2013
 37 
Manuel Noriega
(Former Panamanian Dictator)
Manuel Noriega
27
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 11, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Panama City
Died: 2017
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 38 
Mihail Sebastian
(Playwright)
Mihail Sebastian
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 18, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brăila, Romania
Died: 1945
 39 
Israel Putnam
(Army General)
Israel Putnam
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 7, 1718
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Danvers, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1790
 40 
Orlando Anderson
(Musicians)
Orlando Anderson
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: August 13, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Compton, California, United States
Died: 1998
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 41 
John Gunther
(Journalist)
John Gunther
0
Birthdate: August 30, 1901
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1970
 42 
Ba Maw
(Head of State of Burma from 1943 to 1945)
Ba Maw
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 8, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Maubin, Burma
Died: 1977
 43 
Doris Jane Hart
(Tennis player)
Doris Jane Hart
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 20, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: 2015
 44 
Coral Browne
(Actress)
Coral Browne
0
Birthdate: July 23, 1913
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Died: 1991
 45 
Mulgrew Miller
(American musician)
Mulgrew Miller
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 13, 1955
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Greenwood, Mississippi, United States
Died: 2013
 46 
Agustina de Aragon
(Military officer)
Agustina de Aragon
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 4, 1786
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Reus, Spain
Died: 1857
 47 
Yosano Akiko
(One of the Most Infuential and the Most Controversial Post-Classical Woman Poets of Japan)
Yosano Akiko
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 7, 1878
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sakai, Osaka, Japan
Died: 1942
 48 
Shaquon Thomas
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 9, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Died: 2015
 49 
Salem bin Laden
(Saudi Arabian Investor Who Was the Half-Brother of Osama bin Laden)
Salem bin Laden
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 4, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Died: 1988
 50 
Cornelis Tromp
0
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: September 3, 1629
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Died: 1691