Died On May 4th

Discover the most famous people who died on May 4. The list includes people like Tipu Sultan, Josip Broz Tito, Carl von Ossietzky, Milan Rastislav Štefánik, Christian de Duve. Famous personalities featured on this list, include philosophers, political leaders, biochemists and theologians and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom 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 
Moe Howard
(Actor)

Moe Howard
11
Birthdate: June 19, 1897
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bensonhurst, New York, United States
Died: 1975
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 2 
Tipu Sultan
(Ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore (1782-99))

Tipu Sultan
20
Birthdate: November 20, 1750
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Devanhalli, Karnataka, India
Died: 1799

 3 

Dom DeLuise
6
Birthdate: August 1, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 2009
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 4 
Josip Broz Tito
(Yugoslav Communist Revolutionary and the chief Architect of the 'Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia')

Josip Broz Tito
18
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 25, 1892
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kumrovec, Croatia
Died: 1980

 5 
Adam Yauch
(Founding Member of the Hip Hop Group ‘Beastie Boys’)

Adam Yauch
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 5, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2012

 6 
Don Shula
(Football coach)

Don Shula
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 4, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Grand River, Ohio, United States
Died: 2020
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 7 
Diana Dors
(Actress)

Diana Dors
4
Birthdate: October 23, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK
Died: 1984
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 8 
Emma Goldman
(Political activist)

Emma Goldman
11
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: June 7, 1869
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kaunas, Lithuania
Died: 1940

 9 
Nettie Stevens
(Geneticist)

Nettie Stevens
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 7, 1861
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cavendish, Vermont, United States
Died: 1912

 10 
George Enescu
(Romanian composer)

George Enescu
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 19, 1881
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: George Enescu, Botoşani
Died: 1955

Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales
2
Birthdate: October 13, 1453
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Palace of Westminster, London, England
Died: 1471

 12 
Rashidi Yekini
(Footballer)

Rashidi Yekini
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 23, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kaduna, Nigeria
Died: 2012
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 13 
Milan Rastislav Štefánik
(One of the Founding Fathers of Czechoslovakia)

Milan Rastislav Štefánik
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 21, 1880
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Košariská, Slovakia
Died: 1919

 14 
Ernie Harwell
(Sportscaster)

Ernie Harwell
3
Birthdate: January 25, 1918
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Washington, Georgia, United States
Died: 2010

 15 
Sada Thompson
(Actress)

Sada Thompson
2
Birthdate: September 27, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Died: 2011

 16 
Michael Taliferro
(Actor, Singer)

Michael Taliferro
2
Birthdate: August 23, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Died: 2006

 17 
Pope Theodore I
(Bishop of Rome from 24 November 642)

Pope Theodore I
0
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Jerusalem, Israel
Died: 0649

 18 
Potter Palmer
(Businessman)

Potter Palmer
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 20, 1826
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Albany County, New York, United States
Died: 1902

 19 

Pope Eleutherius
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Nicopolis, Greece
Died: 0189

 20 

Bonnie Lee Bakley
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 7, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Morristown, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2001
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 21 
Lee Miglin
(Former Real estate developer)

Lee Miglin
3
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 12, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Westville, Illinois, United States
Died: 1997

 22 
Paul Butterfield
(Singer, Musician)

Paul Butterfield
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 17, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: 1987

 23 

Edward Calvin Kendall
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 8, 1886
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: South Norwalk, Connecticut, USA
Died: 1972

 24 
Jigoro Kano
(International sports pioneer who founded the martial art of judo and was the first Asian member of the International Olympic Committee.)

Jigoro Kano
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 10, 1860
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hyogo, Japan
Died: 1938

Sultan Husayn Bayqara
1
Birthdate: December 10, 1860, 1438
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Herat, present-day Afghanistan
Died: 1506

 26 

Saint Gotthard
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0960 AD
Birthplace: Bavaria, Germany
Died: 1038

 27 
Eddie Lowery
(Golfer)

Eddie Lowery
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 14, 1902
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Newton
Died: 1984

 28 
Frederic Franklin
(Ballet Dancer)

Frederic Franklin
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: June 13, 1914
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: 2013

 29 
Jean-Marie Tjibaou
(Leader of the Kanak independence movement)

Jean-Marie Tjibaou
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 30, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hienghene, New Caledonia
Died: 1989

Anna Maria van Schurman
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 5, 1607
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: 1678

Princess Eugenia Maximilianovna of Leuchtenberg
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 1, 1845
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1925

 32 
Kishan Maharaj
(Tabla player)

Kishan Maharaj
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 3, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: 2008

 33 
Fedor von Bock
(German Military Commander)

Fedor von Bock
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 3, 1880
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kostrzyn, Poland
Died: 1945

Lorenzo de' Medici, Duke of Urbino
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 12, 1492
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 1519

 35 
David Hackworth
(Journalist)

David Hackworth
2
Birthdate: November 11, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ocean Park, California, U.S. (now Santa Monica, California Santa Monica, California, U.S.)
Died: 2005

 36 

Irvin McDowell
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 15, 1818
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Columbus
Died: 1885

 37 
E. Nesbit
(Author)

E. Nesbit
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 15, 1858
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kennington, London, United Kingdom
Died: 1924

 38 
Olle Ljungström
(Singer, Musician)

Olle Ljungström
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 12, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sweden
Died: 2016

 39 
Nicholas, Count of Salm
(Military personnel)

Nicholas, Count of Salm
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1459 AD
Birthplace: Vielsalm, Belgium
Died: 1530

 40 
Carl von Ossietzky
(Journalist & Pacifist)

Carl von Ossietzky
2
Birthdate: October 3, 1889
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: 1938

 41 
Elena Baltacha
(Tennis player)

Elena Baltacha
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Died: 2014
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 42 

Torsten Hägerstrand
0
Birthdate: October 11, 1916
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Moheda, Sweden
Died: 2004

 43 
Noel Milarew Odingar
(Military Head)

Noel Milarew Odingar
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1932 AD
Birthplace: Chad
Died: 2007

 44 

Tatiana Samoilova
0
Birthdate: May 4, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Russia
Died: 2014

 45 
Isaac Barrow
(Mathematician)

Isaac Barrow
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 4, 1934, 1630
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London
Died: 1677

 46 
Coxsone Dodd
(Record Producer)

Coxsone Dodd
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 26, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
Died: 2004

Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 23, 1847
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Possenhofen Castle, Possenhofen, Bavaria
Died: 1897

 48 
Hilary Grivich
(Artistic gymnast)

Hilary Grivich
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 23, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Died: 1997

 49 

Victor Lanoux
0
Birthdate: June 18, 1936
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 2017

 50 
Shūji Terayama
(Poet, Playwright, Writer, Film director, Photographer, Screenwriter, Actor, Novelist, Tanka poet, Lyricist, Songwriter)

Shūji Terayama
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 10, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hirosaki
Died: 1983