Died On May 30th

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Discover the most famous people who died on May 30. The list includes people like Joan of Arc, Voltaire, Peter Paul Rubens, Alexander Pope, Boris Pasternak. Famous personalities featured on this list, include poets, novelists, historians and political leaders and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & India and many more countries.
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 1 
Joan of Arc
(Best Remembered as 'The Heroine of France' for Her Role During the 'Hundred Years' War' Against England)
Joan of Arc
54
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 6, 1412
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Domrémy-la-Pucelle, France
Died: 1431
 2 
Voltaire
(French Historian and Philosopher Known for His Wit and His Pointed Social Critique)
Voltaire
10
Birthdate: November 21, 1694
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1778
 3 
Steve Prefontaine
(Long-distance Runner)
Steve Prefontaine
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 25, 1951
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Coos Bay
Died: 1975
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 4 
Charles IX of France
(Former King of France (1560 - 1574))
Charles IX of France
9
Birthdate: June 27, 1550
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
Died: 1574
 5 
Frank Lucas
(Drug Trafficker)
Frank Lucas
26
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: September 9, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: La Grange, North Carolina, United States
Died: 2019
 6 
Alexander Pope
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 21, 1688
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1744
 7 
Peter Paul Rubens
3
Birthdate: June 8, 1577
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Siegen, Germany
Died: 1640
 8 
Claude Rains
(One of the Greatest Character Stars on the Big Screen)
Claude Rains
4
Birthdate: November 10, 1889
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Clapham, London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1967
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 9 
Guru Arjan
(Fifth Sikh Guru)
Guru Arjan
12
Birthdate: April 15, 1563
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Goindwal Sahib, India
Died: 1606
 10 
Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina
(Former President of the Dominican Republic)
Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 24, 1891
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Cristóbal Province, Dominican Republic
Died: 1961
 11 
Boris Pasternak
(Russian Poet & Novelist Who Won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1958)
Boris Pasternak
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 10, 1890
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 1960
 12 
Leon Redbone
(Former singer-songwriter and musician best recognized for his songs "Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone" and "Ain't Misbehaving".)
Leon Redbone
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 26, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cyprus
Died: 2019
 13 
Sun Ra
(American composer)
Sun Ra
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 22, 1914
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
Died: 1993
 14 
Perry Ellis
(Fashion designer)
Perry Ellis
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 3, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
Died: 1986
 15 
Paul Desmond
(Jazz musician)
Paul Desmond
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 25, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 1977
 16 
Ziaur Rahman
(President of Bangladesh from 1977 to 1981)
Ziaur Rahman
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 19, 1936
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bangladesh
Died: 1981
 17 
Robert Sterling
1
Birthdate: November 13, 1917
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Castle, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2006
 18 
Ella Raines
(Actress)
Ella Raines
0
Birthdate: August 6, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fall City, Washington, United States
Died: 1988
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 19 
Leó Szilárd
(Physicist)
Leó Szilárd
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 11, 1898
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Budapest
Died: 1964
 20 
Louis Slotin
(Canadian Physicist and Chemist Who Took Part in the Manhattan Project)
Louis Slotin
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 1, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada
Died: 1946
 21 
Doris Hare
(Best Known for Her Portrayal of ‘Mrs. Mabel "Mum" Butler’ in ‘On the Buses’)
Doris Hare
0
Birthdate: March 1, 1905
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bargoed, Wales
Died: 2000
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 22 
Peter Orlovsky
(Poet, Actor)
Peter Orlovsky
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 8, 1933
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lower East Side, New York, United States
Died: 2010
 23 
Juan Diego
(Saint)
Juan Diego
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1474 AD
Birthplace: Cuautitlan, Mexico
Died: 1548
 24 
Milton Bradley
(Publisher, Writer)
Milton Bradley
2
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: November 8, 1836
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vienna, Maine, United States
Died: 1911
 25 
John S. Mosby
(Confederate army cavalry battalion commander)
John S. Mosby
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 6, 1833
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Powhatan County, Virginia, United States
Died: 1916
 26 
Andrew Huxley
(Biophysicist)
Andrew Huxley
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 22, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hampstead, London, England
Died: 2012
 27 
Georg von Trapp
(Naval officer)
Georg von Trapp
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 4, 1880
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Zadar, Croatia
Died: 1947
 28 
Tex Beneke
(Saxophonist)
Tex Beneke
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 12, 1914
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas United States
Died: 2000
 29 
Rosalyn Sussman Yalow
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 19, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Bronx, New York, United States
Died: 2011
 30 
Jacquetta of Luxembourg
(Eldest daughter of Peter I of Luxembourg)
Jacquetta of Luxembourg
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1416 AD
Birthplace: Palace of Westminster, London, England
Died: 1472
 31 
Glenn Burke
(Baseball player)
Glenn Burke
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 16, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: 1995
Wilbur Wright
5
Birthdate: April 16, 1867
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Millville, Indiana
Died: 1912
 33 
Prajadhipok
(Monarch)
Prajadhipok
3
Birthdate: November 8, 1893
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bangkok, Siam, Thailand
Died: 1941
 34 
Hermann Broch
(Former writer, best known for two major works of modernist fiction: The Sleepwalkers (Die Schlafwandler, 1930–32) and The Death of Virgil (Der Tod des Vergil, 1945))
Hermann Broch
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 1, 1886
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1951
Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 1, 1725
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vendôme, France
Died: 1807
 36 
Thad Cochran
(Politician)
Thad Cochran
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: December 7, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States
Died: 2019
 37 
Bill Vukovich
(Racing driver)
Bill Vukovich
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 13, 1918
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fresno, California, United States
Died: 1955
 38 
Mathilde Carre
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 30, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Le Creusot, France
Died: 2007
 39 
Christopher Marlowe
(Playwright, Poet)
Christopher Marlowe
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 26, 1564
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Canterbury, Kent, England
Died: 1593
 40 
Tetsu Katayama
(Prime Minister,politician)
Tetsu Katayama
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 28, 1887
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tanabe, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan
Died: 1978
 41 
Beau Biden
(44th Attorney General of Delaware (2007 - 2015) and Son of US President Joe Biden)
Beau Biden
64
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 3, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Died: 2015
 42 
Michael Dibdin
(Novelist)
Michael Dibdin
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 21, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wolverhampton, England
Died: 2007
 43 
Zinka Milanov
(Opera singer)
Zinka Milanov
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 17, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia
Died: 1989
 44 
Marcel Bich
(Businessperson)
Marcel Bich
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 29, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: 1994
 45 
Frederick Trump
(Businessman)
Frederick Trump
5
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 14, 1869
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kallstadt, Germany
Died: 1918
 46 
Claude Pepper
(Politician)
Claude Pepper
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 8, 1900
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dudleyville, Alabama, United States
Died: 1989
 47 
Gwendolyn B. Bennett
(Former artist, writer, and journalist who contributed to Opportunity: A Journal of Negro Life, which chronicled cultural advancements during the Harlem Renaissance)
Gwendolyn B. Bennett
0
Birthdate: July 8, 1902
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Giddings, Texas, United States
Died: 1981
 48 
Pete Cosey
(Guitarist)
Pete Cosey
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 9, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2012
 49 
Jessie Tarbox Beals
(Photographer)
Jessie Tarbox Beals
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: December 23, 1870
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hamilton, Canada
Died: 1942
 50 
Pierre Mignard
0
Birthdate: November 17, 1612
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Troyes, France
Died: 1695