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
Italian
Polymath
J. Edgar HooverJ. Edgar Hoover
American
First Director of FBI

Oliver ReedOliver Reed
British
Actor

Justin FashanuJustin Fashanu
British
Footballer

Joseph McCarthyJoseph McCarthy
American
 

Martin BormannMartin Bormann
German
Private Secretary of Adolf Hitler
Afeni ShakurAfeni Shakur
American
Activist

Lynn RedgraveLynn Redgrave
British, American
Actress

William Moulton MarstonWilliam Moulton Marston
American
Psychologist
Franz von PapenFranz von Papen
German
Former Vice-Chancellor of Germany

Athanasius of AlexandriaAthanasius of Alexandria
Egyptian
Patriarch of Alexandria
Paulo FreirePaulo Freire
Brazilian
Educator and Philosopher

Wilhelm BurgdorfWilhelm Burgdorf
German
Nazi Military officer

Osama Bin LadenOsama Bin Laden
Saudi Arabian
Terrorist

Alfred de MussetAlfred de Musset
French
Dramatist, Poet, Novelist

Giulio NattaGiulio Natta
Italian
Chemist
Nancy AstorNancy Astor
British
First Woman MP in the House of Commons

Emile HabibiEmile Habibi
Israeli
Writer

Sir John Carew EcclesSir John Eccles
Australian
Neurophysiologist

Efrem Zimbalist JrEfrem Zimbalist Jr
American
Actor
Jack KempJack Kemp
American
Politician

Junior SeauJunior Seau
American
American Football Players
Tommy OliverTommy Oliver
American
Composer

Jeff HannemanJeff Hanneman
American
Guitarist, Musician, Songwriter

David RappaportDavid Rappaport
British
Actor
Ivan AivazovskyIvan Aivazovsky
Ukrainian, Russian
Painter

Michael HordernMichael Hordern
British
Actor
Abu Ahmed al-KuwaitiAbu Ahmed al-Kuwaiti
Kuwaiti, Pakistani
terrorist, courier

Henri ToivonenHenri Toivonen
Finnish
Rally driver, Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver

Ruth RendellRuth Rendell
British
Writer, Politician, Novelist, Screenwriter
Caryl ChessmanCaryl Chessman
American
Criminal

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Maya PlisetskayaMaya Plisetskaya
Spanish, Russian
Ballet dancer, Dancer, Choreographer, Actor, Prima
Ludwig StumpfeggerLudwig Stumpfegger
German
Military physician, Physician, Surgeon, Torturer

Giacomo MeyerbeerGiacomo Meyerbeer
German
composer, conductor, autobiographer,music director

Clara ImmerwahrClara Immerwahr
Chemist, Feminist

W. T. TutteW. T. Tutte
Canadian, British
Mathematician
Augusto BoalAugusto Boal
Brazilian
Theatre director, Writer, Politician, Playwright
Alfred WeberAlfred Weber
German
Economist, Educationist, Sociologist, University

Viktor LutzeViktor Lutze
German
Politician

George PalGeorge Pal
Hungarian
Animator

Boris I of BulgariaBoris I of Bulgaria
Bulgarian
King
Evelyn De MorganEvelyn De Morgan
British
Painter

Louis RukeyserLouis Rukeyser
American
Journalist

Robert MichelsRobert Michels
German
Sociologist, University teacher

Gustav LandauerGustav Landauer
German
Politician, Translator, Writer, Journalist

David WechslerDavid Wechsler
American
Psychologist, University teacher
Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.
American
Film actor

Herman Willem DaendelsHerman Willem Daendels
Dutch
Politician
Rafael Hernández ColónRafael Hernández Colón
Puerto Rican
Politician

Marilyn FrenchMarilyn French
American
Novelist, Writer, Feminist, Social critic

Richard Theodore GreenerRichard Theodore Greener
American
Educator
Ernest StarlingErnest Starling
British
Physiologist

Adriaen van OstadeAdriaen van Ostade
Dutch
Painter
Hester ThraleHester Thrale
Welsh
Author

Simon FlexnerSimon Flexner
American
Physician

Tibor KalmanTibor Kalman
Hungarian
Graphic designer

George Fisher BakerGeorge Fisher Baker
American
Financier

Virginia PrinceVirginia Prince
American
Publisher
Eugen EhrlichEugen Ehrlich
Austrian, Ukrainian
Sociologist

Peter Thomas BauerPeter Thomas Bauer
Hungarian, British
Economist

Julio GalloJulio Gallo
American
Wine maker

Antoninus of FlorenceAntoninus of Florence
Italian
Saint
Salomon BochnerSalomon Bochner
Polish, American
Mathematician

William Cooper ProcterWilliam Cooper Procter
American
Businessman
Mohammed DibMohammed Dib
Algerian
Author

Van Wyck BrooksVan Wyck Brooks
American
Critic

Antoni MalczewskiAntoni Malczewski
Polish
Poet
Sheldon JacksonSheldon Jackson
American
Clergyman

Manuel ElizaldeManuel Elizalde
Filipino
Businessman
George WitherGeorge Wither
British
Poet

Robert HunterRobert Hunter
Canadian
Environmentalist

Joan BocherJoan Bocher
British
Anabaptist
Moshe HirschMoshe Hirsch
American
Rabbi

Johann PalisaJohann Palisa
Austrian, Czech
Austrian astronomer
Keith Roberts PorterKeith Roberts Porter
Canadian, American
Biologist

John R. SwantonJohn R. Swanton
American
Anthropologist

Robert ClampettRobert Clampett
American
Animator

Bartolomé CarranzaBartolomé Carranza
Spanish
Priest
Henry Baldwin HydeHenry Baldwin Hyde
American
Businessman
Joseph R. McCarthyJoseph R. McCarthy
American
Politician

Alioune DiopAlioune Diop
Senegalese
Writer

Charles MarowitzCharles Marowitz
American
Critic

Pridi PhanomyongPridi Phanomyong
Thai
Politician
Carole C. NoonCarole C. Noon
American
Anthropologist

John EcclesJohn Eccles
Australian, Swiss, British
Neurophysiologist

Thomas Aloysius DorganThomas Aloysius Dorgan
American
Journalist and cartoonist

Thomas CokeThomas Coke
American
Priest

A.R. PenckA.R. Penck
German
Painter
Lawrence Hyde, 1st Earl of RochesterLawrence Hyde, 1st Earl of Rochester
British
Statesman

Robert HommeRobert Homme
American
Actor
Alfred MussetAlfred Musset
French
French dramatist