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
65
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
13
Birthdate: November 21, 1694
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1778
 3 
Steve Prefontaine
(Long-distance Runner)
Steve Prefontaine
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 25, 1951
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Coos Bay
Died: 1975
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 4 
Alexander Pope
(One of the Most Prominent English Poets of the Early 18th Century)
Alexander Pope
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 21, 1688
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1744
Height: 4'6" (137 cm)
 5 
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
 6 
Peter Paul Rubens
(One of the Most Influential Artists of the Flemish Baroque Tradition)
Peter Paul Rubens
4
Birthdate: June 28, 1577
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Siegen, Germany
Died: 1640
 7 
Claude Rains
(One of the Greatest Character Stars on the Big Screen)
Claude Rains
7
Birthdate: November 10, 1889
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Clapham, London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1967
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 8 
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
 9 
Sun Ra
(American composer)
Sun Ra
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 22, 1914
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
Died: 1993
 10 
Christopher Marlowe
(Playwright, Poet)
Christopher Marlowe
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 26, 1564
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Canterbury, Kent, England
Died: 1593
 11 
Perry Ellis
(Fashion designer)
Perry Ellis
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 3, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
Died: 1986
 12 
Boris Pasternak
(Russian Poet & Novelist Who Won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1958)
Boris Pasternak
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 10, 1890
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 1960
 13 
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
 14 
Frank Lucas
(Drug Trafficker)
Frank Lucas
27
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: September 9, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: La Grange, North Carolina, United States
Died: 2019
 15 
Robert Sterling
1
Birthdate: November 13, 1917
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Castle, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2006
 16 
Leó Szilárd
(Physicist)
Leó Szilárd
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 11, 1898
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Budapest
Died: 1964
 17 
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)
 18 
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
 19 
Ella Raines
(Actress)
Ella Raines
1
Birthdate: August 6, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fall City, Washington, United States
Died: 1988
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 20 
Glenn Burke
(Baseball player)
Glenn Burke
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 16, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: 1995
 21 
Milton Bradley
(Publisher, Writer)
Milton Bradley
3
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: November 8, 1836
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vienna, Maine, United States
Died: 1911
 22 
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
 23 
Louis Slotin
(Canadian Physicist and Chemist Who Took Part in the Manhattan Project)
Louis Slotin
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 1, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada
Died: 1946
 24 
Ziaur Rahman
(President of Bangladesh from 1977 to 1981)
Ziaur Rahman
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 19, 1936
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bangladesh
Died: 1981
 25 
Andrew Huxley
(English Physiologist, Biophysicist and Winner of the 1963 Nobel Prize for Physiology / Medicine)
Andrew Huxley
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 22, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hampstead, London, England
Died: 2012
 26 
Thad Cochran
(Politician)
Thad Cochran
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: December 7, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States
Died: 2019
 27 
Tex Beneke
(Saxophonist)
Tex Beneke
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 12, 1914
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas United States
Died: 2000
 28 
Rosalyn Sussman Yalow
(American Medical Physicist and Co-winner of the 1977 Nobel Prize in Medicine)
Rosalyn Sussman Yalow
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 19, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2011
 29 
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
 30 
Wilbur Wright
(One of the Wright Brothers Who Built the World's First Successful Motor-Operated Airplane)
Wilbur Wright
5
Birthdate: April 16, 1867
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Millville, Indiana
Died: 1912
 31 
François Boucher
0
Birthdate: September 29, 1703
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1770
 32 
Ferdinand III of Castile
(Former King of Castile and Toledo (1217 - 1252))
Ferdinand III of Castile
1
Birthdate: August 5, 1199
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Monastery of Valparaíso, Peleas de Arriba, Spain
Died: 1252
 33 
Guru Arjan
(Fifth Sikh Guru)
Guru Arjan
13
Birthdate: April 15, 1563
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Goindwal Sahib, India
Died: 1606
 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
 35 
Mickie Most
(Record producer)
Mickie Most
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 20, 1938
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Aldershot, Hampshire, England
Died: 2003
 36 
Mathilde Carre
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 30, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Le Creusot, France
Died: 2007
 37 
Juan Diego
(Saint)
Juan Diego
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1474 AD
Birthplace: Cuautitlan, Mexico
Died: 1548
 38 
Prajadhipok
(Monarch)
Prajadhipok
3
Birthdate: November 8, 1893
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bangkok, Siam, Thailand
Died: 1941
 39 
Rituparno Ghosh
(Film director, Screenwriter)
Rituparno Ghosh
0
Birthdate: August 31, 1963
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kolkata
Died: 2013
Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 1, 1725
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vendôme, France
Died: 1807
 41 
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
 42 
Pete Cosey
(Guitarist)
Pete Cosey
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 9, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2012
 43 
Pierre Mignard
0
Birthdate: November 17, 1612
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Troyes, France
Died: 1695
 44 
Ephraim Katzir
(4th President of Israel)
Ephraim Katzir
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 16, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kiev, Ukraine
Died: 2009
 45 
Marcel Bich
(Businessperson)
Marcel Bich
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 29, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: 1994
 46 
Michel Simon
(Swiss-French Theatre and Film Actor)
Michel Simon
0
Birthdate: April 9, 1895
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: 1975
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 47 
Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina
(Former President of the Dominican Republic)
Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina
14
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 24, 1891
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Cristóbal Province, Dominican Republic
Died: 1961
 48 
Georg von Trapp
(Naval officer)
Georg von Trapp
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 4, 1880
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Zadar, Croatia
Died: 1947
 49 
Ike no Taiga
(Japanese Painter)
Ike no Taiga
0
Birthdate: June 6, 1723
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Died: 1776
 50 
Beau Biden
(44th Attorney General of Delaware (2007 - 2015) and Son of US President Joe Biden)
Beau Biden
66
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 3, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Died: 2015