Died On May 31st

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Discover the most famous people who died on May 31. The list includes people like Adolf Eichmann, Joseph Haydn, Jack Dempsey, Elizabeth Blackwell, Évariste Galois. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, artists, renaissance painters and actors and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France, United Kingdom & Canada and many more countries.
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 1 
Jack Dempsey
(One of the Most Popular Boxers in American History)
Jack Dempsey
19
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 24, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manassa, Colorado, United States
Died: 1983
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 2 
Joseph Haydn
(Composer of the Classical Period Known As 'Father of the Symphony' & 'Father of the String Quartet')
Joseph Haydn
14
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 31, 1732
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rohrau, Austria
Died: 1809
 3 
Jean Stapleton
4
Birthdate: January 19, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York
Died: 2013
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 4 
Timothy Francis Leary
(American Psychologist and Writer Known for His Strong Advocacy of Psychedelic Drugs)
Timothy Francis Leary
7
Birthdate: October 22, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1996
 5 
Elizabeth Blackwell
(First Woman Medical Graduate)
Elizabeth Blackwell
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: February 3, 1821
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bristol
Died: 1910
 6 
Évariste Galois
(Mathematician)
Évariste Galois
5
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 25, 1811
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bourg-la-Reine, French Empire
Died: 1832
 7 
Arlene Francis
(Actress & Radio Talk Show Host)
Arlene Francis
2
Birthdate: October 20, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2001
 8 
Mary Soames
(Youngest Child of Winston Churchill)
Mary Soames
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 15, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chartwell
Died: 2014
 9 
Jennifer Worth
(British Nurse, Midwife, and Memoirist)
Jennifer Worth
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 25, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, England
Died: 2011
 10 
Frederick William I of Prussia
(Former King of Prussia (1713 - 1740))
Frederick William I of Prussia
2
Birthdate: August 14, 1688
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1740
 11 
Millvina Dean
(Cartographer)
Millvina Dean
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 2, 1912
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London
Died: 2009
 12 
Tintoretto
(One of the Most Important Artists of the Late Renaissance)
Tintoretto
0
Birthdate: 1518 AD
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: 1594
 13 
Martha Hyer
(Actress)
Martha Hyer
3
Birthdate: August 10, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Died: 2014
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 14 
Arlene Golonka
0
Birthdate: January 23, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 15 
Johnnie Taylor
(Songwriter)
Johnnie Taylor
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 5, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Crawfordsville, Arkansas, United States
Died: 2000
 16 
Louise Bourgeois
(Artist Best Known for Her Large-Scale Sculpture and Installation Art)
Louise Bourgeois
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 25, 1911
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 2010
Christo Vladimirov Javacheff
0
Birthdate: June 13, 1935
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gabrovo, Bulgaria
Died: 2020
Krishnakumar Kunnath
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Delhi, India
Died: 2022
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 19 
Billy Strayhorn
(Former Jazz artist known for this three-decade collaboration with Duke Ellington)
Billy Strayhorn
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 29, 1915
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States
Died: 1967
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 20 
Lloyd Wright
(Architect)
Lloyd Wright
1
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: March 31, 1890
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Died: 1978
 21 
Roky Erickson
(Singer-songwriter)
Roky Erickson
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 15, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Austin
Died: 2019
 22 
Eliphas Levi
(French Ceremonial Magician, Occultist and Author of 19th Century Book 'Transcendental Magic')
Eliphas Levi
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 8, 1810
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1875
 23 
Robert Quine
(Guitarist)
Robert Quine
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 30, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
Died: 2004
Sunanda Kumariratana
0
Birthdate: November 10, 1860
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
Died: 1880
 25 
William Castle
(Film Director)
William Castle
1
Birthdate: April 24, 1914
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: 1977
 26 
Danny La Rue
(Singer)
Danny La Rue
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 26, 1927
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: 2009
 27 
Ashikaga Yoshimitsu
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 25, 1358
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kyoto
Died: 1408
 28 
Mike Marshall
(Baseball player)
Mike Marshall
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 15, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Adrian, Michigan, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 29 
Petronius Maximus
(Roman emperor of the West for two and a half months in 455)
Petronius Maximus
0
Birthdate: 0397 AD
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 0455
 30 
Edith Hamilton
(Educator)
Edith Hamilton
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 12, 1867
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dresden, Saxony
Died: 1963
 31 
Jean Lannes
(War General)
Jean Lannes
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 10, 1769
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lectoure, France
Died: 1809
 32 
Stanley Elkin
(Novelist)
Stanley Elkin
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 11, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1995
 33 
Isaac I Komnenos
(Military officer)
Isaac I Komnenos
0
Birthdate: 1007 AD
Birthplace: Constantinople
Died: 1061
 34 
Fathia Nkrumah
(First Lady)
Fathia Nkrumah
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 22, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: El-Zaytoun, Egypt
Died: 2007
 35 
Davor Dujmović
0
Birthdate: September 20, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Died: 1999
 36 
Hannah Höch
(German Dada Artis Known for Her Work of the Weimar Period and One of the Originators of 'Photomontage')
Hannah Höch
0
Birthdate: November 1, 1889
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gotha, Germany
Died: 1978
 37 
Géza II of Hungary
(King of Hungary and Croatia (1141 - 1162))
Géza II of Hungary
0
Birthdate: 1130 AD
Birthplace: Tolna
Died: 1162
 38 
Faisal Husseini
(Palestinian Politician)
Faisal Husseini
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 17, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
Died: 2001
 39 
Thomas Chalmers
(Vice-President of the Royal Society of Edinburgh From 1835 to 1842)
Thomas Chalmers
0
Birthdate: March 17, 1780
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Anstruther, Fife, Scotland
Died: 1847
 40 
Juan Antonio de Zunzunegui
(Spanish novelist)
Juan Antonio de Zunzunegui
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 21, 1901
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Portugalete, Spain
Died: 1982
 41 
Dan van Husen
0
Birthdate: April 30, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gummersbach, Germany
Died: 2020
 42 
Martin of Aragon
0
Birthdate: July 29, 1356
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Girona, Spain
Died: 1410
 43 
Corry Brokken
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 3, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Breda
Died: 2016
 44 
Charles Lee Remington
(Entomologist)
Charles Lee Remington
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 19, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Reedville, Virginia, United States
Died: 2007
 45 
Angus Wilson
(Novelist)
Angus Wilson
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 11, 1913
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bexhill, England
Died: 1991
 46 
Martha Mitchell
(Political Activists)
Martha Mitchell
4
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: September 2, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pine Bluff, Arkansas, USA
Died: 1976
 47 
Rosemary Verey
(Designer)
Rosemary Verey
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 21, 1918
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chatham, England
Died: 2001
Waltheof, Earl of Northumbria
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1050 AD
Birthplace: Sheffield, England
Died: 1076
 49 
George Green
(British Mathematical Physicist Who Was First to Attempt to Devise a Theory of Electricity and Magnetism)
George Green
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 14, 1793
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sneinton, Nottinghamshire, England
Died: 1841
 50 
Ernest de Sarzec
(Archaeologist)
Ernest de Sarzec
0
Birthdate: August 11, 1832
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rennes, France
Died: 1901