Died On May 6th

Discover the most famous people who died on May 6. The list includes people like Edward VII, Henry David Thoreau, Marlene Dietrich, Alexander von Humboldt, Maria Montessori. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, journalists, actors and philosophers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Italy and many more countries.

Edward VIIEdward VII
British
Former King of the United Kingdom
Henry David ThoreauHenry David Thoreau
American
Writer and Philosopher

Marlene DietrichMarlene Dietrich
German, French
Actress & Singer

Alexander von HumboldtAlexander von Humboldt
German
Geographer

Maria MontessoriMaria Montessori
Italian
Physician and Educator

Lyman Frank BaumL. Frank Baum
American
Writer
George LindseyGeorge Lindsey
American
Actor

Judah P. BenjaminJudah P. Benjamin
American
Politician

Pim FortuynPim Fortuyn
Writer, Columnist, Teacher, Politician,
Adolfo ConstanzoAdolfo Constanzo
American
Serial killer

Giulio AndreottiGiulio Andreotti
Italian
Writer, Journalist, Politician, Diplomat, Reporter
William J. CaseyWilliam J. Casey
American
Director of Central Intelligence Agency

Farley MowatFarley Mowat
Canadian
Writer

John BatmanJohn Batman
Australian
Explorer, Farmer

Julie VegaJulie Vega
Filipino
Model, Singer, Actor

Barney KesselBarney Kessel
American
Musician
José Antonio PáezJosé Antonio Páez
Venezuelan
Venezuelan general

Jilly RizzoJilly Rizzo
American
Restaurateur, Actor

James Young SimpsonJames Young Simpson
Scottish
Physician

Lesley BlanchLesley Blanch
British
Author
Bernard LeachBernard Leach
British
Ceramist

Ian MaclarenIan Maclaren
British
Writer
Charles III, Duke of BourbonCharles III, Duke of Bourbon
French
Military Leader

Steven HolcombSteven Holcomb
American
Bobsledder

Friedrich BayerFriedrich Bayer
German
Businessman
Margot HoneckerMargot Honecker
German
Politician

József MindszentyJózsef Mindszenty
Hungarian
Catholic priest
Grant McLennanGrant McLennan
Australian
Singer-songwriter

Joe GrantJoe Grant
American
Artist

Agnes SmedleyAgnes Smedley
American
Writer, Journalist
Shah Ismail DehlviShah Ismail Dehlvi
Indian
Scholar

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Helene WeigelHelene Weigel
Austrian, German
Actress
Shahaji IIShahaji II
Indian
 

Philip KapleauPhilip Kapleau
American
Religious Teacher

John Forrest DillonJohn Forrest Dillon
American
Lawyer, Judge

William T. SampsonWilliam T. Sampson
American
Navy Admiral
Cornelius JansenCornelius Jansen
Dutch
Bishop
Johan Ludvig RunebergJohan Ludvig Runeberg
Finnish
Poet

Dieric BoutsDieric Bouts
Dutch
 

Sir William Hamilton, 9th BaronetSir William Hamilton, 9th Baronet
Scottish
Metaphysician

Earl BlaikEarl Blaik
American
Football Player
Chatichai ChoonhavanChatichai Choonhavan
Thai
Political Leader

Ian MikardoIan Mikardo
British
Politician

Gottfried HaberlerGottfried Haberler
Austrian, American
Economist

Franz von LenbachFranz von Lenbach
German
Painter

Demetrius Augustine GallitzinDemetrius Augustine Gallitzin
Dutch, American
Missionary
Maria LassnigMaria Lassnig
Austrian
Painter

John Murray, 1st Marquess of AthollJohn Murray, 1st Marquess of Atholl
Scottish
Royalist
María Luisa BombalMaría Luisa Bombal
Chilean
Author

Zhou ZuorenZhou Zuoren
Chinese
Writer

Peter NolascoPeter Nolasco
Spanish, French
Saint
Ludwig HilberseimerLudwig Hilberseimer
German, American
Architect

Robin RobertsRobin Roberts
American
Baseball player
Hudson MaximHudson Maxim
American
Inventor

Giaches de WertGiaches de Wert
French
Composer

Alexander William WilliamsonAlexander William Williamson
British
Chemist

Louise HomerLouise Homer
American
Singer

Lady Anne BarnardLady Anne Barnard
Scottish
Travel Writer
François de MontmorencyFrançois de Montmorency
French
Soldier

Fanny CerritoFanny Cerrito
Italian
Ballet Dancer

Lotte JacobiLotte Jacobi
German, American
Photographer

René KaliskyRené Kalisky
Belgian
Author
Theodore von KarmanTheodore von Karman
Hungarian
Mathematician

Elena GuroElena Guro
Russian
Painter
Karl Wilhelm ReinmuthKarl Wilhelm Reinmuth
German
Astronomer

Alcides ArguedasAlcides Arguedas
Bolivian
Writer

Georges de La TrémoilleGeorges de La Trémoille
French
Diplomat
Ethelda BleibtreyEthelda Bleibtrey
American
Swimmer

Johann Michael FischerJohann Michael Fischer
German
German architect
Pete DesjardinsPete Desjardins
Canadian, American
Olympic athlete

Johannes BrinkmanJohannes Brinkman
Dutch
Architect

Bertie Charles ForbesBertie Charles Forbes
Scottish, Welsh
Journalist
Cornelius GurlittCornelius Gurlitt
German
Art collector

Bertel GripenbergBertel Gripenberg
Finnish, Swedish
Poet
James C. Wright, Jr.James C. Wright, Jr.
American
Politician

Samuel David GrossSamuel David Gross
American
Surgeon

François de Montmorency LavalFrançois de Montmorency Laval
French
Bishop

Satō HaruoSatō Haruo
Japanese
Author
Adolf Franz Friedrich, Freiherr von KniggeAdolf Franz Friedrich, Freiherr von Knigge
German
Writer
Sir Robert Bruce Cotton, 1st BaronetSir Robert Bruce Cotton, 1st Baronet
British
Antiquarian

Henri, Count Carton de WiartHenri, Count Carton de Wiart
Belgian
Belgian statesman

Léon Joseph Cardinal SuenensLéon Joseph Cardinal Suenens
Belgian
Cardinal

Lord Frederick CavendishdishLord Frederick Cavendishdish
British
Politician
Robert Alden CornogRobert Alden Cornog
American
 

Román y Reyes, Víctor ManuelRomán y Reyes, Víctor Manuel
Nicaraguan
president of Nicaragua