Died On May 2nd

Discover the most famous people who died on May 2. The list includes people like Leonardo da Vinci, Osama Bin Laden, Joseph McCarthy, J. Edgar Hoover, Martin Bormann. Famous personalities featured on this list, include novelists, political leaders, actors and sociologists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from Germany, United Kingdom, United States & Italy 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 Osama Bin Laden

Osama Bin Laden.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Terrorist
Birthdate: March 10, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: 2011

 2 Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci.
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Famous As: Polymath, Painter
Birthdate: April 15, 1452
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Anchiano, Italy
Died: 1519
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 3 J. Edgar Hoover

J. Edgar Hoover.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: First Director of FBI
Birthdate: January 1, 1895
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
Died: 1972

 4 Oliver Reed

Oliver Reed.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 13, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wimbledon, London, England
Died: 1999

 5 Martin Bormann

Martin Bormann.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Private Secretary of Adolf Hitler
Birthdate: June 17, 1900
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wegeleben, Germany
Died: 1945

 6 Joseph McCarthy

Joseph McCarthy.
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 14, 1908
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Grand Chute, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 1957

 7 Afeni Shakur

Afeni Shakur.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: January 10, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lumberton, North Carolina
Died: 2016
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 8 Jack Kemp

Jack Kemp
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 13, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 2009
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 9 Lynn Redgrave

Lynn Redgrave.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 8, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 2010
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 10 William Moulton Marston

William Moulton Marston.
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: May 9, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saugus, Massachusetts
Died: 1947

 11 Junior Seau

Junior Seau
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Players
Birthdate: January 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Diego, California, USA
Died: 2012
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 12 Franz von Papen

Franz von Papen.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Vice-Chancellor of Germany
Birthdate: October 29, 1879
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Werl, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany
Died: 1969

 13 Abu Ahmed al-Kuwaiti

Abu Ahmed al-Kuwaiti
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: terrorist, courier
Birthdate: 1978 AD
Birthplace: Kuwait
Died: 2011

 14 Paulo Freire

Paulo Freire.
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Famous As: Educator and Philosopher
Birthdate: September 19, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Recife, Brazil
Died: 1997

 15 Efrem Zimbalist Jr

Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 30, 1918
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: 2014
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 16 Justin Fashanu

Justin Fashanu.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: February 19, 1961
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hackney, London, England
Died: 1998
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 17 Jeff Hanneman

Jeff Hanneman
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist, Musician, Songwriter
Birthdate: January 31, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oakland
Died: 2013
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 18 Athanasius of Alexandria

Athanasius of Alexandria.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Patriarch of Alexandria
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: 0373

 19 Nancy Astor

Nancy Astor.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: First Woman MP in the House of Commons
Birthdate: May 19, 1879
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Danville, Virginia, United States
Died: 1964

 20 David Rappaport

David Rappaport
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 23, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: 1990

 21 Ruth Rendell

Ruth Rendell
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Politician, Novelist, Screenwriter
Birthdate: February 17, 1930
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London
Died: 2015

 22 Michael Hordern

Michael Hordern
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 3, 1911
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hertfordshire, England
Died: 1995

 23 Ivan Aivazovsky

Ivan Aivazovsky
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: July 29, 1817
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Feodosia, Russia
Died: 1900

 24 Wilhelm Burgdorf

Wilhelm Burgdorf.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Nazi Military officer
Birthdate: February 15, 1895
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fürstenwalde, Germany
Died: 1945

 25 Robert Clampett

Robert Clampett
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Animator
Birthdate: May 8, 1913
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Diego, California, U.S.
Died: 1984

 26 Caryl Chessman

Caryl Chessman
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: May 27, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Joseph, Michigan, United States
Died: 1960
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 27 Violet Gibson

Violet Gibson
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: August 31, 1876
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1956

 28 Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich of Russia

Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich of Russia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: June 7, 1869
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1870

 29 Henri Toivonen

Henri Toivonen
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Rally driver, Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver
Birthdate: August 25, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jyväskylä
Died: 1986

 30 Ludwig Stumpfegger

Ludwig Stumpfegger
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Military physician, Physician, Surgeon, Torturer
Birthdate: July 11, 1910
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Munich
Died: 1945

 31 Giacomo Meyerbeer

Giacomo Meyerbeer
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Opera composer
Birthdate: September 5, 1791
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1864

 32 Richard Theodore Greener

Richard Theodore Greener
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Educator
Birthdate: January 30, 1844
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1922

 33 William de la Pole, 1st duke of Suffolk

William de la Pole, 1st duke of Suffolk
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: October 16, 1396
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cotton, England
Died: 1450

 34 Maya Plisetskaya

Maya Plisetskaya
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Famous As: Ballet dancer, Dancer, Choreographer, Actor, Prima ballerina assoluta
Birthdate: November 20, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moscow
Died: 2015

 35 Viktor Lutze

Viktor Lutze
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 28, 1890
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bevergern
Died: 1943

 36 Prince Waldemar of Prussia

Prince Waldemar of Prussia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: March 20, 1889
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kiel, Germany
Died: 1945

 37 Dorothea Binz

Dorothea Binz
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Officer
Birthdate: March 16, 1920
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Templin, Germany
Died: 1947

 38 Louis Rukeyser

Louis Rukeyser
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: January 30, 1933
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2006

 39 Herman Willem Daendels

Herman Willem Daendels
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 21, 1762
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hattem, Netherlands
Died: 1818

 40 Evelyn De Morgan

Evelyn De Morgan
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: August 30, 1855
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London
Died: 1919

 41 George Pal

George Pal
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Animator
Birthdate: February 1, 1908
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cegléd, Hungary
Died: 1980

 42 Clara Immerwahr

Clara Immerwahr
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: June 21, 1870
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wojczyce, Poland
Died: 1915

 43 Alfred de Musset

Alfred de Musset.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Dramatist, Poet, Novelist
Birthdate: December 11, 1810
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1857

 44 Augusto Boal

Augusto Boal
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Theatre director, Writer, Politician, Playwright
Birthdate: March 16, 1931
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro
Died: 2009

 45 Boris I of Bulgaria

Boris I of Bulgaria
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0825 AD
Birthplace: Pliska, Bulgaria
Died: 0907

 46 Helmut Dantine

Helmut Dantine
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 7, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1982
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 47 Alfred Weber

Alfred Weber
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Famous As: Economist, Educationist, Sociologist, University teacher
Birthdate: July 30, 1868
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Erfurt
Died: 1958

 48 Pridi Phanomyong

Pridi Phanomyong
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 11, 1900
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ayutthaya, Thailand
Died: 1983

 49 W. T. Tutte

W. T. Tutte
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: May 14, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newmarket, Suffolk, England
Died: 2002

 50 Sihung Lung

Sihung Lung
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Suqian, Jiangsu, China
Died: 2002