Died On May 31st

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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Joseph Haydn

Joseph Haydn
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: March 31, 1732
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rohrau, Austria
Died: 1809

 2 Jack Dempsey

Jack Dempsey
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional boxer
Birthdate: June 24, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manassa, Colorado, United States
Died: 1983
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 3 Jean Stapleton

Jean Stapleton
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Famous As: Actress
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

Timothy Francis Leary
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Famous As: American psychologist
Birthdate: October 22, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1996

 5 Elizabeth Blackwell

Elizabeth Blackwell
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: First Woman Medical Graduate
Birthdate: February 3, 1821
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bristol
Died: 1910

 6 Millvina Dean

Millvina Dean
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Cartographer
Birthdate: February 2, 1912
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London
Died: 2009

 7 Évariste Galois

Évariste Galois
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: October 25, 1811
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bourg-la-Reine, French Empire
Died: 1832
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 8 Mary Soames

Mary Soames
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Youngest Child of Winston Churchill
Birthdate: September 15, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chartwell
Died: 2014

 9 Jennifer Worth

Jennifer Worth
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Nurse
Birthdate: September 25, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, England, UK
Died: 2011

 10 Arlene Francis

Arlene Francis
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Famous As: Actor, Autobiographer, Television presenter, Radio personality, Stage actor
Birthdate: October 20, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston
Died: 2001

 11 Tintoretto

Tintoretto
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Famous As: Renaissance Painter
Birthdate: August 14, 1518
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: 1594

 12 Arlene Golonka

Arlene Golonka
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 23, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 13 Danny La Rue

Danny La Rue
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 26, 1927
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cork City, Ireland
Died: 2009

 14 Frederick William I of Prussia

Frederick William I of Prussia
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Famous As: King of Prussia (1713-1740)
Birthdate: August 14, 1688
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1740

 15 C. L. R. James

C. L. R. James
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Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: January 4, 1901
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tunapuna, Trinidad and Tobago
Died: 1989

 16 Roky Erickson

Roky Erickson
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: July 15, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Austin
Died: 2019

 17 Martha Hyer

Martha Hyer
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 10, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Died: 2014
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 18 Johnnie Taylor

Johnnie Taylor
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Songwriter
Birthdate: May 5, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Crawfordsville, Arkansas, United States
Died: 2000

 19 Lloyd Wright

Lloyd Wright
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: March 31, 1890
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Died: 1978

 20 Louise Bourgeois

Louise Bourgeois
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: December 25, 1911
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 2010

 21 Billy Strayhorn

Billy Strayhorn
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Former Jazz artist known for this three-decade collaboration with Duke Ellington
Birthdate: November 29, 1915
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States
Died: 1967
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 22 Odilo Globocnik

Odilo Globocnik
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: An Austrian Nazi officer who was a leader in the SS and the Lead Administrator of Operation Reinhard
Birthdate: April 21, 1904
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Trieste, Italy
Died: 1945

 23 Christo Vladimirov Javacheff

Christo Vladimirov Javacheff
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: June 13, 1935
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gabrovo, Bulgaria
Died: 2020

 24 Eliphas Levi

Eliphas Levi
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: February 8, 1810
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1875

 25 Mike Marshall

Mike Marshall
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: January 15, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Adrian, Michigan, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 26 Petronius Maximus

Petronius Maximus
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Famous As: Roman emperor of the West for two and a half months in 455
Birthdate: 0397 AD
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 0455

 27 Jean Lannes

Jean Lannes
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: War General
Birthdate: April 10, 1769
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lectoure, France
Died: 1809

 28 Edith Hamilton

Edith Hamilton
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Educator
Birthdate: August 12, 1867
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dresden, Saxony
Died: 1963

 29 Vladimir Tatlin

Vladimir Tatlin
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Famous As: Painter, Architect
Birthdate: December 28, 1885
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 1953

 30 Isaac I Komnenos

Isaac I Komnenos
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Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: 1007 AD
Birthplace: Constantinople
Died: 1061

 31 Ashikaga Yoshimitsu

Ashikaga Yoshimitsu
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: samurai
Birthdate: September 25, 1358
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kyoto
Died: 1408

 32 Jacques Monod

Jacques Monod
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Biologist
Birthdate: February 9, 1910
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris
Died: 1976

 33 Dorothea of Denmark, Electress Palatine

Dorothea of Denmark, Electress Palatine
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: November 10, 1520
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark Copenhagen
Died: 1580

 34 Mohamed Abdelaziz

Mohamed Abdelaziz
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President
Birthdate: August 17, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Marrakesh, Morocco
Died: 2016

 35 Ella Brennan

Ella Brennan
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Restaurateur
Birthdate: November 27, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: 2018

 36 Géza II of Hungary

Géza II of Hungary
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 1130 AD
Birthplace: Tolna
Died: 1162

 37 Corry Brokken

Corry Brokken
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 3, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Breda
Died: 2016

 38 Juan Antonio de Zunzunegui

Juan Antonio de Zunzunegui
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Spanish novelist
Birthdate: December 21, 1901
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Portugalete, Spain
Died: 1982

 39 Walter Jackson Freeman II

Walter Jackson Freeman II
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: American physician
Birthdate: November 14, 1895
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1972

 40 Rosemary Verey

Rosemary Verey
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Designer
Birthdate: December 21, 1918
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chatham, England
Died: 2001

 41 James Rainwater

James Rainwater
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: December 9, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Council
Died: 1986

 42 Angus Wilson

Angus Wilson
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: August 11, 1913
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bexhill, England
Died: 1991

 43 Raymond Davis Jr.

Raymond Davis Jr.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: October 14, 1914
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: 2006

 44 Hannah Höch

Hannah Höch
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: November 1, 1889
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gotha, Germany
Died: 1978

 45 Orlando Woolridge

Orlando Woolridge
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: December 16, 1959
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bernice, Louisiana, United States
Died: 2012
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)

 46 Kamala Suraiyya

Kamala Suraiyya
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: March 31, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Thrssur, Kerala, India
Died: 2009

 47 Charles Lee Remington

Charles Lee Remington
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Entomologist
Birthdate: January 19, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Reedville, Virginia, United States
Died: 2007

 48 James T. Rapier

James T. Rapier
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: American Politician
Birthdate: November 13, 1837
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Florence, Alabama, United States
Died: 1883

 49 Fikriye

Fikriye
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Turkish Woman
Birthdate: 1887 AD
Birthplace: Larissa, Greece
Died: 1924

 50 Terry Sawchuk

Terry Sawchuk
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Ice hockey player
Birthdate: December 28, 1929
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Died: 1970
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)