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.

Leonardo da VinciLeonardo da Vinci
(Painter, Sculptor, Architect, Engineer, Scientist)

15 April 1452

Italian

J. Edgar HooverJ. Edgar Hoover
(First Director of FBI)

01 January 1895

American

Joseph McCarthyJoseph McCarthy

14 November 1908

American

Martin BormannMartin Bormann
(Private Secretary of Adolf Hitler)

17 June 1900

German

Oliver ReedOliver Reed
(Actor)

13 February 1938

British

William Moulton MarstonWilliam Moulton Marston
(Psychologist)

09 May 1893

American

Paulo FreirePaulo Freire
(Educator and Philosopher)

19 September 1921

Brazilian

Osama Bin LadenOsama Bin Laden
(Terrorist)

10 March 1957

Saudi Arabian

Alfred de MussetAlfred de Musset
(Dramatist, Poet, Novelist)

11 December 1810

French

Giulio NattaGiulio Natta
(Chemist)

25 February 1903

Italian

Nancy AstorNancy Astor
(First Woman MP in the House of Commons)

19 May 1879

British

Emile HabibiEmile Habibi
(Writer)

29 August 1922

Israeli

Sir John Carew EcclesSir John Eccles
(Neurophysiologist)

27 January 1903

Australian

Lynn RedgraveLynn Redgrave
(Actress)

08 March 1943

British

Jeff HannemanJeff Hanneman
(Guitarist, Musician, Songwriter)

31 January 1964

American

Franz von PapenFranz von Papen
(Chancellor , Prime Minister)

29 October 1879

German

Athanasius of AlexandriaAthanasius of Alexandria
(Patriarch of Alexandria)

0296 AD

Egyptian

Justin FashanuJustin Fashanu
(Association football player)

19 February 1961

British

Wilhelm BurgdorfWilhelm Burgdorf
(military personnel)

15 February 1895

German

Abu Ahmed al-KuwaitiAbu Ahmed al-Kuwaiti
(terrorist, courier)

1978 AD

Kuwaiti,Pakistani

Augusto BoalAugusto Boal
(Theatre director, Writer, Politician, Playwright)

16 March 1931

Brazilian

Ruth RendellRuth Rendell
(Writer, Politician, Novelist, Screenwriter)

17 February 1930

British

Giacomo MeyerbeerGiacomo Meyerbeer
(composer, conductor, autobiographer,music director)

05 September 1791

German

Ludwig StumpfeggerLudwig Stumpfegger
(Military physician, Physician, Surgeon, Torturer)

11 July 1910

German

Maya PlisetskayaMaya Plisetskaya
(Ballet dancer, Dancer, Choreographer, Actor, Prima ballerina assoluta)

20 November 1925

Spanish,Russian

Alfred WeberAlfred Weber
(Economist, Educationist, Sociologist, University teacher)

30 July 1868

German

Henri ToivonenHenri Toivonen
(Rally driver, Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver)

25 August 1956

Finnish

Evelyn De MorganEvelyn De Morgan
(Painter)

30 August 1855

British

Clara ImmerwahrClara Immerwahr
(Chemist, Feminist)

21 June 1870

Robert MichelsRobert Michels
(Sociologist, University teacher)

09 January 1876

German

Boris I of BulgariaBoris I of Bulgaria
(Ruler)

0825 AD

Bulgarian

Viktor LutzeViktor Lutze
(Politician)

28 December 1890

German

David WechslerDavid Wechsler
(Psychologist, University teacher)

12 January 1896

American

W. T. TutteW. T. Tutte
(Mathematician, University teacher)

14 May 1917

British

Gustav LandauerGustav Landauer
(Politician, Translator, Writer, Journalist)

07 April 1870

German

Tibor KalmanTibor Kalman
(Graphic designer)

06 July 1949

Hungarian

Marilyn FrenchMarilyn French
(Novelist, Writer, Feminist, Social critic)

21 November 1929

American

Johann PalisaJohann Palisa
(Austrian astronomer)

06 December 1848

Austrian,Czech

John EcclesJohn Eccles
(philosopher, neuroscientist, physician, university teacher)

27 January 1903

Australian,American