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
Marlene DietrichMarlene Dietrich
German, French
Actress & Singer

Henry David ThoreauHenry David Thoreau
American
Writer and Philosopher

Maria MontessoriMaria Montessori
Italian
Physician and Educator

Alexander von HumboldtAlexander von Humboldt
German
Geographer

L. Frank BaumL. Frank Baum
American
Writer
Li Ching-YuenLi Ching-Yuen
Chinese
Herbalist

George LindseyGeorge Lindsey
American
Actor

Adolfo ConstanzoAdolfo Constanzo
American
Serial killer
Pim FortuynPim Fortuyn
Dutch
Politician

Giulio AndreottiGiulio Andreotti
Italian
Writer, Journalist, Politician, Diplomat, Reporter
Farley MowatFarley Mowat
Canadian
Writer

Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-SchwerinDuchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
German
Writer

Julie VegaJulie Vega
Filipino
Model, Singer, Actor

Theodore von KarmanTheodore von Karman
Hungarian
Mathematician

Judah P. BenjaminJudah P. Benjamin
American
Politician
William J. CaseyWilliam J. Casey
American
Director of Central Intelligence Agency

James C. Wright, Jr.James C. Wright, Jr.
American
Politician

Jimmy EllisJimmy Ellis
American
Boxer

Barney KesselBarney Kessel
American
Musician
Maurice MaeterlinckMaurice Maeterlinck
Belgian
Playwright

John BatmanJohn Batman
Australian
Explorer, Farmer
Grant McLennanGrant McLennan
Australian
Singer-songwriter

Robin RobertsRobin Roberts
American
Baseball player

Jilly RizzoJilly Rizzo
American
Restaurateur, Actor
Margot HoneckerMargot Honecker
German
Politician

Princess Carolina of Orange-NassauPrincess Carolina of Orange-Nassau
Dutch
Princess
José Antonio PáezJosé Antonio Páez
Venezuelan
Venezuelan general

Ian MaclarenIan Maclaren
British
Writer

Charles III, Duke of BourbonCharles III, Duke of Bourbon
French
Military Leader
Agnes SmedleyAgnes Smedley
American
Writer, Journalist

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James Young SimpsonJames Young Simpson
Scottish
Physician
Cornelius GurlittCornelius Gurlitt
German
Art collector

Bertie Charles ForbesBertie Charles Forbes
Scottish, Welsh
Journalist

Shahaji IIShahaji II
Indian
 

József MindszentyJózsef Mindszenty
Hungarian
Catholic priest
Élie CartanÉlie Cartan
French
Mathematician
Bernard LeachBernard Leach
British
Ceramist

Lord Frederick CavendishdishLord Frederick Cavendishdish
British
Politician

Adolf Franz Friedrich, Freiherr von KniggeAdolf Franz Friedrich, Freiherr von Knigge
German
Writer

Lucian BlagaLucian Blaga
Romanian
Philosopher
James TyrrellJames Tyrrell
British
Soldier

Aziz SattarAziz Sattar
Indonesian, Malaysian
Actor

Friedrich BayerFriedrich Bayer
German
Businessman

Joe GrantJoe Grant
American
Artist

Shah Ismail DehlviShah Ismail Dehlvi
Indian
Scholar
François de Montmorency LavalFrançois de Montmorency Laval
French
Bishop

John LukacsJohn Lukacs
Hungarian, American
Historian
Helene WeigelHelene Weigel
Austrian, German
Actress

Steven HolcombSteven Holcomb
American
Bobsledder

Dagmar OverbyeDagmar Overbye
Danish
Serial killer
Philip KapleauPhilip Kapleau
American
Religious Teacher

Enéas CarneiroEnéas Carneiro
Brazilian
Cardiologist
Valentin VarennikovValentin Varennikov
Russian
General

Lesley BlanchLesley Blanch
British
Author

Johan Ludvig RunebergJohan Ludvig Runeberg
Finnish
Poet

Konstantin SomovKonstantin Somov
Russian
Artist

Dieric BoutsDieric Bouts
Dutch
 
John Forrest DillonJohn Forrest Dillon
American
Lawyer, Judge

Alexander William WilliamsonAlexander William Williamson
British
Chemist

William T. SampsonWilliam T. Sampson
American
Navy Admiral

María Luisa BombalMaría Luisa Bombal
Chilean
Author
Cornelius JansenCornelius Jansen
Dutch
Bishop

John Murray, 1st Marquess of AthollJohn Murray, 1st Marquess of Atholl
Scottish
Royalist
Chatichai ChoonhavanChatichai Choonhavan
Thai
Political Leader

Earl BlaikEarl Blaik
American
Football Player

Sir Robert Bruce Cotton, 1st BaronetSir Robert Bruce Cotton, 1st Baronet
British
Antiquarian
Léon Joseph Cardinal SuenensLéon Joseph Cardinal Suenens
Belgian
Cardinal

Sir William Hamilton, 9th BaronetSir William Hamilton, 9th Baronet
Scottish
Metaphysician
Maria LassnigMaria Lassnig
Austrian
Painter

Demetrius Augustine GallitzinDemetrius Augustine Gallitzin
Dutch, American
Missionary

Ian MikardoIan Mikardo
British
Politician
Franz von LenbachFranz von Lenbach
German
Painter

Suzanne CurchodSuzanne Curchod
Swiss, French
Writer
Hudson MaximHudson Maxim
American
Inventor

Carey BellCarey Bell
American
Musician

Gottfried HaberlerGottfried Haberler
Austrian, American
Economist

Samuel David GrossSamuel David Gross
American
Surgeon
Peter NolascoPeter Nolasco
Spanish, French
Saint
Zhou ZuorenZhou Zuoren
Chinese
Writer

Lady Anne BarnardLady Anne Barnard
Scottish
Travel Writer

Ludwig HilberseimerLudwig Hilberseimer
German, American
Architect

Nathaniel LeeNathaniel Lee
British
Dramatist
Satō HaruoSatō Haruo
Japanese
Author

François de MontmorencyFrançois de Montmorency
French
Soldier

Giaches de WertGiaches de Wert
French
Composer

Lotte JacobiLotte Jacobi
German, American
Photographer

Elena GuroElena Guro
Russian
Painter
Louise HomerLouise Homer
American
Singer

Fanny CerritoFanny Cerrito
Italian
Ballet Dancer
René KaliskyRené Kalisky
Belgian
Author

Georges de La TrémoilleGeorges de La Trémoille
French
Diplomat
Ethelda BleibtreyEthelda Bleibtrey
American
Swimmer
Alcides ArguedasAlcides Arguedas
Bolivian
Writer