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 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)

 2 Afeni Shakur

Afeni Shakur
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: January 22, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lumberton, North Carolina, United States
Died: 2016

 3 Oliver Reed

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

 4 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)

 5 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

 6 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

 7 Lynn Redgrave

Lynn Redgrave
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 8, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Marylebone, London, England
Died: 2010
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 8 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

 9 Nancy Astor

Nancy Astor
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Member of Parliament for Plymouth Sutton (1919-45)
Birthdate: May 19, 1879
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Danville, Virginia, United States
Died: 1964

 10 Jack Kemp

Jack Kemp
0
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)

 11 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)

 12 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

 13 Michael Hordern

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

 14 Bobby Unser

Bobby Unser
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Race car driver
Birthdate: February 20, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 15 David Rappaport

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

 16 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

 17 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

 18 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)

 19 Jeff Hanneman

Jeff Hanneman
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician, best known as a founding member and rhythm/lead guitarist of the American thrash metal band Slayer
Birthdate: January 31, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: 2013
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 20 Tracy Reed

Tracy Reed
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 21, 1942
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 2012
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 21 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

 22 Maya Plisetskaya

Maya Plisetskaya
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Former ballet dancer, choreographer
Birthdate: November 20, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 2015

 23 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

 24 Norm Van Brocklin

Norm Van Brocklin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: March 15, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Parade, South Dakota, United States
Died: 1983
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 25 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

 26 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

 27 Ivan Aivazovsky

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

 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 Sir John Eccles

Sir John Eccles
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Neurophysiologist
Birthdate: January 27, 1903
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Died: 1997

 30 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

 31 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

 32 Maidie Norman

Maidie Norman
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 16, 1912
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Villa Rica, Georgia, United States
Died: 1998

 33 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

 34 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

 35 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

 36 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

 37 Giuseppe Siri

Giuseppe Siri
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Priest
Birthdate: May 20, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Genoa, Italy
Died: 1989

 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 Mohammed Dib

Mohammed Dib
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: July 21, 1920
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tlemcen, Algeria
Died: 2003

 40 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

 41 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

 42 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

 43 Evelyn De Morgan

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

 44 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)

 45 David Wechsler

David Wechsler
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Famous As: Psychologist, University teacher
Birthdate: January 12, 1896
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Iași County
Died: 1981

 46 Gustav Landauer

Gustav Landauer
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Politician, Translator, Writer, Journalist
Birthdate: April 7, 1870
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Karlsruhe
Died: 1919

 47 Boris I of Bulgaria

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

 48 Robert Hunter

Robert Hunter
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Environmentalist
Birthdate: October 13, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Boniface, Winnipeg, Canada
Died: 2005

 49 Red Kelly

Red Kelly
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Ice hockey player
Birthdate: July 9, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Simcoe, Canada
Died: 2019
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 50 Prince Augustus Ferdinand of Prussia

Prince Augustus Ferdinand of Prussia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: General
Birthdate: May 23, 1730
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1813