Died On May 2nd

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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.
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 1 
Leonardo da Vinci
(Italian Polymath & Artist Known for His Paintings: ‘Mona Lisa’, ‘The Last Supper’ and ‘Virgin of the Rocks’)
Leonardo da Vinci
60
Birthdate: April 15, 1452
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Anchiano, Italy
Died: 1519
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 2 
Osama Bin Laden
(Terrorist)
Osama Bin Laden
125
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: March 10, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: 2011
 3 
Junior Seau
(American Football Players)
Junior Seau
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Diego, California, USA
Died: 2012
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 4 
Oliver Reed
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Birthdate: February 13, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wimbledon, London, England
Died: 1999
 5 
Afeni Shakur
(American Political Activist and Member of the ‘Black Panther Party’)
Afeni Shakur
13
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 22, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lumberton, North Carolina, United States
Died: 2016
 6 
William Moulton Marston
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Birthdate: May 9, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saugus, Massachusetts
Died: 1947
 7 
Lynn Redgrave
(Best Known for Her Films: ‘Tom Jones’ and ‘Georgy Girl’)
Lynn Redgrave
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Birthdate: March 8, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Marylebone, London, England
Died: 2010
 8 
Paulo Freire
(Educator and Philosopher)
Paulo Freire
3
Birthdate: September 19, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Recife, Brazil
Died: 1997
 9 
Jack Kemp
(Politician)
Jack Kemp
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 13, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 2009
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 10 
Nancy Astor
(Member of Parliament for Plymouth Sutton (1919-45))
Nancy Astor
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 19, 1879
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Danville, Virginia, United States
Died: 1964
 11 
Efrem Zimbalist Jr
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Birthdate: November 30, 1918
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: 2014
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 12 
Michael Hordern
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Birthdate: October 3, 1911
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hertfordshire, England
Died: 1995
 13 
Athanasius of Alexandria
(Patriarch of Alexandria)
Athanasius of Alexandria
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: 0373
 14 
Bobby Unser
(American Former Automobile Racer)
Bobby Unser
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 20, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 15 
David Rappaport
0
Birthdate: November 23, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: 1990
 16 
Robert Clampett
(Animator)
Robert Clampett
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 8, 1913
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Diego, California, U.S.
Died: 1984
 17 
Norm Van Brocklin
(American football player)
Norm Van Brocklin
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 15, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Parade, South Dakota, United States
Died: 1983
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 18 
Tracy Reed
(Actress)
Tracy Reed
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Birthdate: September 21, 1942
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 2012
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 19 
Alfred de Musset
(French Writer Best Known for His Autobiographical Novel ‘The Confession of a Child of the Century’)
Alfred de Musset
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 11, 1810
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1857
 20 
Maya Plisetskaya
(Former ballet dancer, choreographer)
Maya Plisetskaya
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: November 20, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 2015
 21 
Jeff Hanneman
(Musician, best known as a founding member and rhythm/lead guitarist of the American thrash metal band Slayer)
Jeff Hanneman
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 31, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: 2013
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 22 
Louis Rukeyser
(Journalist)
Louis Rukeyser
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Birthdate: January 30, 1933
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2006
 23 
Ivan Aivazovsky
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Birthdate: July 29, 1817
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Feodosia, Russia
Died: 1900
 24 
Sir John Eccles
(Neurophysiologist)
Sir John Eccles
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 27, 1903
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Died: 1997
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Clara Immerwahr
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 21, 1870
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wojczyce, Poland
Died: 1915
 26 
Maidie Norman
(Actress)
Maidie Norman
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Birthdate: October 16, 1912
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Villa Rica, Georgia, United States
Died: 1998
 27 
Ruth Rendell
(Writer, Politician, Novelist, Screenwriter)
Ruth Rendell
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 17, 1930
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London
Died: 2015
Prince Waldemar of Prussia
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 20, 1889
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kiel, Germany
Died: 1945
 29 
Henri Toivonen
(Finnish Rally Driver Who Became the Youngest Driver Ever to Become the World Rally Champion)
Henri Toivonen
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 25, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jyväskylä
Died: 1986
 30 
Augusto Boal
(Theatre director, Writer, Politician, Playwright)
Augusto Boal
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 16, 1931
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro
Died: 2009
 31 
Richard Theodore Greener
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 30, 1844
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1922
 32 
Violet Gibson
(Criminal)
Violet Gibson
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: August 31, 1876
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1956
 33 
Caryl Chessman
(American Convicted Robber, Kidnapper and Rapist)
Caryl Chessman
3
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 27, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Joseph, Michigan, United States
Died: 1960
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 34 
Mohammed Dib
(One of Algeria's Most Popular and Prolific Writers)
Mohammed Dib
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 21, 1920
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tlemcen, Algeria
Died: 2003
 35 
Giacomo Meyerbeer
(Opera composer)
Giacomo Meyerbeer
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 5, 1791
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1864
 36 
George Pal
(Hungarian-American Animator, Film Director and Producer)
George Pal
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 1, 1908
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cegléd, Hungary
Died: 1980
 37 
Giuseppe Siri
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 20, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Genoa, Italy
Died: 1989
 38 
Helmut Dantine
0
Birthdate: October 7, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1982
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 39 
Pridi Phanomyong
(Politician)
Pridi Phanomyong
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 11, 1900
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ayutthaya, Thailand
Died: 1983
 40 
Alfred Weber
(Economist, Educationist, Sociologist, University teacher)
Alfred Weber
0
Birthdate: July 30, 1868
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Erfurt
Died: 1958
 41 
Evelyn De Morgan
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Birthdate: August 30, 1855
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London
Died: 1919
 42 
Rafael Hernández Colón
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 24, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ponce, Puerto Rico
Died: 2019
 43 
Viktor Lutze
(Politician)
Viktor Lutze
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 28, 1890
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bevergern
Died: 1943
 44 
David Wechsler
(Psychologist, University teacher)
David Wechsler
0
Birthdate: January 12, 1896
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Iași County
Died: 1981
 45 
Julio Gallo
(Wine maker)
Julio Gallo
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 21, 1910
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Antioch, California, United States
Died: 1993
 46 
Gustav Landauer
(Politician, Translator, Writer, Journalist)
Gustav Landauer
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 7, 1870
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Karlsruhe
Died: 1919
Prince Augustus Ferdinand of Prussia
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 23, 1730
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1813
 48 
Red Kelly
(Ice hockey player)
Red Kelly
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 9, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Simcoe, Canada
Died: 2019
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Boris I of Bulgaria
0
Birthdate: 0825 AD
Birthplace: Pliska, Bulgaria
Died: 0907
 50 
Thomas Coke
(Priest)
Thomas Coke
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 9, 1747
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brecon, Wales
Died: 1814