Died On May 5th

Discover the most famous people who died on May 5. The list includes people like Napoleon Bonaparte, Bobby Sands, Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet, Bret Harte, Carlos Saavedra Lamas. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, actors and revolutionaries and from other domains of life. This list includes people from Germany, United Kingdom, United States & France and many more countries.

Napoleon BonaparteNapoleon Bonaparte
French
Emperor of the French

Bret Harte Bret Harte
American
Author & Poet

Josiah HensonJosiah Henson
American
Abolitionist

Carlos Saavedra LamasCarlos Saavedra Lamas
Argentinian
First Latin American Nobel Peace Prize Recipient
David ReimerDavid Reimer
Canadian
 

Dana WynterDana Wynter
British, American
Television actor, Film actor, Actor

Leopold I, Holy Roman EmperorLeopold I, Holy Roman Emperor
Austrian, Hungarian
Composer
Al IndelicatoAl Indelicato
American
 

Umaru Musa Yar'AduaUmaru Musa Yar'Adua
Nigerian
President
Ludwig ErhardLudwig Erhard
German
Economist, Politician, University teacher

NaushadNaushad
Indian
Screenwriter, Composer, Film score composer

Claude ChoulesClaude Choules
British
Soldier

Isao TomitaIsao Tomita
Japanese
Musical composer

Walter GotellWalter Gotell
German
Actor
Walter SisuluWalter Sisulu
South African
Politician

Arthur LaurentsArthur Laurents
American
Screenwriter, Librettist, Playwright, Writer

Maurice MaeterlinckMaurice Maeterlinck
Belgian
Writer, Poet, Philosopher, Essayist, Playwright,

Mikhail BotvinnikMikhail Botvinnik
Russian, Russian
Electrical engineer, Chess Champion
Gino BartaliGino Bartali
Italian
Cyclist

August Wilhelm von HofmannAugust Wilhelm von Hofmann
German
Chemist, University teacher
Miklós NyiszliMiklós Nyiszli
Hungarian, Romanian
Physician, Writer

Hugo BanzerHugo Banzer
Bolivian
Officer, Politician

William Friese-GreeneWilliam Friese-Greene
British
Photographer, Inventor
George SidneyGeorge Sidney
American
Film director

Frank TashlinFrank Tashlin
American
Animator
Robert Stanford TuckRobert Stanford Tuck
British
Fighter pilot

Martiros SaryanMartiros Saryan
Armenian
Painter

James Branch CabellJames Branch Cabell
American
Author
Bertha PalmerBertha Palmer
American
Businesswoman

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Irving HoweIrving Howe
American
Literary Critic
Ai QingAi Qing
Poet, Writer, Painter, Journalist

Isaac ButtIsaac Butt
Irish
Barrister

Eva GonzalèsEva Gonzalès
French
Painter, Model

Mór JókaiMór Jókai
Hungarian
Novelist
Morris GravesMorris Graves
American
Painter
Henry SidneyHenry Sidney
British
Politician

Alfred Hermann FriedAlfred Hermann Fried
Austrian
Austrian journalist

Max PalevskyMax Palevsky
American
Art Collector

Samuel CooperSamuel Cooper
British
Painter
Henri LaurensHenri Laurens
French
Sculptor

Edward Montagu, 2nd earl of ManchesterEdward Montagu, 2nd earl of Manchester
British
General

Peter G. L. DirichletPeter G. L. Dirichlet
German