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

Joseph McCarthyJoseph McCarthy
American
 

Martin BormannMartin Bormann
German
Private Secretary of Adolf Hitler

Afeni ShakurAfeni Shakur
American
Activist
Lynn RedgraveLynn Redgrave
British, American
Actress

Franz von PapenFranz von Papen
German
Former Vice-Chancellor of Germany

Justin FashanuJustin Fashanu
British
Footballer
William Moulton MarstonWilliam Moulton Marston
American
Psychologist

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

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

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

Jeff HannemanJeff Hanneman
American
Guitarist, Musician, Songwriter

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

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

Ruth RendellRuth Rendell
British
Writer, Politician, Novelist, Screenwriter

Caryl ChessmanCaryl Chessman
American
Criminal
Ludwig StumpfeggerLudwig Stumpfegger
German
Military physician, Physician, Surgeon, Torturer

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Maya PlisetskayaMaya Plisetskaya
Spanish, Russian
Ballet dancer, Dancer, Choreographer, Actor, Prima
Henri ToivonenHenri Toivonen
Finnish
Rally driver, Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver

Dorothea BinzDorothea Binz
German
Officer

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

Augusto BoalAugusto Boal
Brazilian
Theatre director, Writer, Politician, Playwright
Viktor LutzeViktor Lutze
German
Politician
Clara ImmerwahrClara Immerwahr
Chemist, Feminist

Evelyn De MorganEvelyn De Morgan
British
Painter

Boris I of BulgariaBoris I of Bulgaria
Bulgarian
King

George PalGeorge Pal
Hungarian
Animator
Herman Willem DaendelsHerman Willem Daendels
Dutch
Politician

Louis RukeyserLouis Rukeyser
American
Journalist

Robert MichelsRobert Michels
German
Sociologist, University teacher

W. T. TutteW. T. Tutte
Canadian, British
Mathematician

Gustav LandauerGustav Landauer
German
Politician, Translator, Writer, Journalist
Violet GibsonViolet Gibson
Irish
Criminal

Alfred WeberAlfred Weber
German
Economist, Educationist, Sociologist, University
Rafael Hernández ColónRafael Hernández Colón
Puerto Rican
Politician

Adriaen van OstadeAdriaen van Ostade
Dutch
Painter

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

Richard Theodore GreenerRichard Theodore Greener
American
Educator
Marilyn FrenchMarilyn French
American
Novelist, Writer, Feminist, Social critic

Leo I, King of ArmeniaLeo I, King of Armenia
Armenian
King

Hester ThraleHester Thrale
Welsh
Author

Tibor KalmanTibor Kalman
Hungarian
Graphic designer

George Fisher BakerGeorge Fisher Baker
American
Financier
Simon FlexnerSimon Flexner
American
Physician

Alexander Sergeyevich MenshikovAlexander Sergeyevich Menshikov
Russian
Statesman

Ernest StarlingErnest Starling
British
Physiologist

Virginia PrinceVirginia Prince
American
Publisher
Julio GalloJulio Gallo
American
Wine maker

Manuel ElizaldeManuel Elizalde
Filipino
Businessman
Peter Thomas BauerPeter Thomas Bauer
Hungarian, British
Economist

Antoninus of FlorenceAntoninus of Florence
Italian
Saint

Eugen EhrlichEugen Ehrlich
Austrian, Ukrainian
Sociologist
Salomon BochnerSalomon Bochner
Polish, American
Mathematician

Sheldon JacksonSheldon Jackson
American
Clergyman
Van Wyck BrooksVan Wyck Brooks
American
Critic

Mohammed DibMohammed Dib
Algerian
Author

William Cooper ProcterWilliam Cooper Procter
American
Businessman
George WitherGeorge Wither
British
Poet

John R. SwantonJohn R. Swanton
American
Anthropologist
Joan BocherJoan Bocher
British
Anabaptist

Bartolomé CarranzaBartolomé Carranza
Spanish
Priest

Johann PalisaJohann Palisa
Austrian, Czech
Austrian astronomer

Antoni MalczewskiAntoni Malczewski
Polish
Poet
Moshe HirschMoshe Hirsch
American
Rabbi
Robert HunterRobert Hunter
Canadian
Environmentalist

Robert ClampettRobert Clampett
American
Animator

Charles MarowitzCharles Marowitz
American
Critic

Joseph R. McCarthyJoseph R. McCarthy
American
Politician
Keith Roberts PorterKeith Roberts Porter
Canadian, American
Biologist

Henry Baldwin HydeHenry Baldwin Hyde
American
Businessman

Alioune DiopAlioune Diop
Senegalese
Writer

Pridi PhanomyongPridi Phanomyong
Thai
Politician

Frank Y. Whiteley Jr.Frank Y. Whiteley Jr.
American
Horse trainer
Raisa StruchkovaRaisa Struchkova
Russian
Dancer

Thomas Aloysius DorganThomas Aloysius Dorgan
American
Journalist and cartoonist
Vincent TewsonVincent Tewson
British
Leader

Carole C. NoonCarole C. Noon
American
Anthropologist
John EcclesJohn Eccles
Australian, Swiss, British
Neurophysiologist
Thomas CokeThomas Coke
American
Priest