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

Afeni ShakurAfeni Shakur
American
Activist

Martin BormannMartin Bormann
German
Private Secretary of Adolf Hitler
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
Sir John Carew EcclesSir John Eccles
Australian
Neurophysiologist

Efrem Zimbalist JrEfrem Zimbalist Jr
American
Actor
Jeff HannemanJeff Hanneman
American
Guitarist, Musician, Songwriter

Junior SeauJunior Seau
American
American Football Players

Lynn RedgraveLynn Redgrave
British
Actress
Justin FashanuJustin Fashanu
British
Association football player

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

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
Maya PlisetskayaMaya Plisetskaya
Spanish, Russian
Ballet dancer, Dancer, Choreographer, Actor, Prima
Giacomo MeyerbeerGiacomo Meyerbeer
German
composer, conductor, autobiographer,music director

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

Augusto BoalAugusto Boal
Brazilian
Theatre director, Writer, Politician, Playwright

Ludwig StumpfeggerLudwig Stumpfegger
German
Military physician, Physician, Surgeon, Torturer
Clara ImmerwahrClara Immerwahr
Chemist, Feminist

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Robert MichelsRobert Michels
German
Sociologist, University teacher

George PalGeorge Pal
Hungarian
Animator

Alfred WeberAlfred Weber
German
Economist, Educationist, Sociologist, University

Evelyn De MorganEvelyn De Morgan
British
Painter
Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.
American
Film actor

Viktor LutzeViktor Lutze
German
Politician
Boris I of BulgariaBoris I of Bulgaria
Bulgarian
Ruler

Louis RukeyserLouis Rukeyser
American
Journalist

David WechslerDavid Wechsler
American
Psychologist, University teacher
Gustav LandauerGustav Landauer
German
Politician, Translator, Writer, Journalist

Herman Willem DaendelsHerman Willem Daendels
Dutch
Politician
W. T. TutteW. T. Tutte
British
Mathematician, University teacher

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

Tibor KalmanTibor Kalman
Hungarian
Graphic designer

Johann PalisaJohann Palisa
Austrian, Czech
Austrian astronomer

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

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