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

Joseph McCarthyJoseph McCarthy
American
 

Oliver ReedOliver Reed
British
Actor

Martin BormannMartin Bormann
German
Private Secretary of Adolf Hitler

Afeni ShakurAfeni Shakur
American
Activist
William Moulton MarstonWilliam Moulton Marston
American
Psychologist

Paulo FreirePaulo Freire
Brazilian
Educator and Philosopher

Franz von PapenFranz von Papen
German
Former Vice-Chancellor of Germany
Athanasius of AlexandriaAthanasius of Alexandria
Egyptian
Patriarch of Alexandria

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

Efrem Zimbalist JrEfrem Zimbalist Jr
American
Actor
Sir John Carew EcclesSir John Eccles
Australian
Neurophysiologist

Junior SeauJunior Seau
American
American Football Players

Justin FashanuJustin Fashanu
British
Footballer

Lynn RedgraveLynn Redgrave
British
Actress
Jeff HannemanJeff Hanneman
American
Guitarist, Musician, Songwriter

Jack KempJack Kemp
American
Politician
Ivan AivazovskyIvan Aivazovsky
Ukrainian, Russian
Painter

David RappaportDavid Rappaport
British
Actor

Ruth RendellRuth Rendell
British
Writer, Politician, Novelist, Screenwriter
Abu Ahmed al-KuwaitiAbu Ahmed al-Kuwaiti
Kuwaiti, Pakistani
terrorist, courier

Wilhelm BurgdorfWilhelm Burgdorf
German
military personnel
Caryl ChessmanCaryl Chessman
American
Criminal

Maya PlisetskayaMaya Plisetskaya
Spanish, Russian
Ballet dancer, Dancer, Choreographer, Actor, Prima

Henri ToivonenHenri Toivonen
Finnish
Rally driver, Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver
Ludwig StumpfeggerLudwig Stumpfegger
German
Military physician, Physician, Surgeon, Torturer

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Giacomo MeyerbeerGiacomo Meyerbeer
German
composer, conductor, autobiographer,music director
Augusto BoalAugusto Boal
Brazilian
Theatre director, Writer, Politician, Playwright

George PalGeorge Pal
Hungarian
Animator

Alfred WeberAlfred Weber
German
Economist, Educationist, Sociologist, University

Robert MichelsRobert Michels
German
Sociologist, University teacher
Evelyn De MorganEvelyn De Morgan
British
Painter
Clara ImmerwahrClara Immerwahr
Chemist, Feminist

Viktor LutzeViktor Lutze
German
Politician

Louis RukeyserLouis Rukeyser
American
Journalist

Boris I of BulgariaBoris I of Bulgaria
Bulgarian
Ruler
David WechslerDavid Wechsler
American
Psychologist, University teacher

Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.
American
Film actor

Gustav LandauerGustav Landauer
German
Politician, Translator, Writer, Journalist

Herman Willem DaendelsHerman Willem Daendels
Dutch
Politician

W. T. TutteW. T. Tutte
British
Mathematician, University teacher
Mohammed DibMohammed Dib
Algerian
Author

Richard Theodore GreenerRichard Theodore Greener
American
Educator
Rafael Hernández ColónRafael Hernández Colón
Puerto Rican
Politician

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

Ernest StarlingErnest Starling
British
Physiologist
Hester ThraleHester Thrale
Welsh
Author

Tibor KalmanTibor Kalman
Hungarian
Graphic designer
George Fisher BakerGeorge Fisher Baker
American
Financier

Eugen EhrlichEugen Ehrlich
Austrian, Ukrainian
Sociologist

Adriaen van OstadeAdriaen van Ostade
Dutch
Painter

Johann PalisaJohann Palisa
Austrian, Czech
Austrian astronomer

Joseph R. McCarthyJoseph R. McCarthy
American
Politician
Robert ClampettRobert Clampett
American
Animator

Pridi PhanomyongPridi Phanomyong
Thai
Politician

John EcclesJohn Eccles
Australian, American
philosopher, neuroscientist, physician, university

A.R. PenckA.R. Penck
German
Painter
Robert HommeRobert Homme
American
Actor