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

Maria MontessoriMaria Montessori
Italian
Physician and Educator

Alexander von HumboldtAlexander von Humboldt
German
Geographer

Julie VegaJulie Vega
Filipino
Model, Singer, Actor
Li Ching-YuenLi Ching-Yuen
Chinese
Herbalist

L. Frank BaumL. Frank Baum
American
Writer

Adolfo ConstanzoAdolfo Constanzo
American
Serial killer
George LindseyGeorge Lindsey
American
Actor

Giulio AndreottiGiulio Andreotti
Italian
Writer, Journalist, Politician, Diplomat, Reporter
James C. Wright, Jr.James C. Wright, Jr.
American
Politician

Pim FortuynPim Fortuyn
Dutch
Politician

William J. CaseyWilliam J. Casey
American
Director of Central Intelligence Agency

Judah P. BenjaminJudah P. Benjamin
American
Politician

Farley MowatFarley Mowat
Canadian
Writer
Theodore von KarmanTheodore von Karman
Hungarian
Mathematician

Barney KesselBarney Kessel
American
Musician

Jimmy EllisJimmy Ellis
American
Boxer

Jilly RizzoJilly Rizzo
American
Restaurateur, Actor
James Young SimpsonJames Young Simpson
Scottish
Physician

José Antonio PáezJosé Antonio Páez
Venezuelan
Venezuelan general
Bertie Charles ForbesBertie Charles Forbes
Scottish, Welsh
Journalist

Ian MaclarenIan Maclaren
British
Writer

Agnes SmedleyAgnes Smedley
American
Writer, Journalist
John BatmanJohn Batman
Australian
Explorer, Farmer

József MindszentyJózsef Mindszenty
Hungarian
Catholic priest
Joe GrantJoe Grant
American
Artist

Robin RobertsRobin Roberts
American
Baseball player

Margot HoneckerMargot Honecker
German
Politician
Élie CartanÉlie Cartan
French
Mathematician

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Charles III, Duke of BourbonCharles III, Duke of Bourbon
French
Military Leader
Bernard LeachBernard Leach
British
Ceramist

Steven HolcombSteven Holcomb
American
Bobsledder

Grant McLennanGrant McLennan
Australian
Singer-songwriter

Friedrich BayerFriedrich Bayer
German
Businessman
Enéas CarneiroEnéas Carneiro
Brazilian
Cardiologist
John LukacsJohn Lukacs
Hungarian, American
Historian of the modern age, Historian, University

Earl BlaikEarl Blaik
American
Football Player

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

Lesley BlanchLesley Blanch
British
Author
James TyrrellJames Tyrrell
British
Soldier

François de Montmorency LavalFrançois de Montmorency Laval
French
Bishop

Cornelius GurlittCornelius Gurlitt
German
Art collector

Helene WeigelHelene Weigel
Austrian, German
Actress

Shah Ismail DehlviShah Ismail Dehlvi
Indian
Scholar
Shahaji IIShahaji II
Indian
 

John Forrest DillonJohn Forrest Dillon
American
Lawyer, Judge
Philip KapleauPhilip Kapleau
American
Religious Teacher

Lord Frederick CavendishdishLord Frederick Cavendishdish
British
Politician

Johan Ludvig RunebergJohan Ludvig Runeberg
Finnish
Poet
Valentin VarennikovValentin Varennikov
Russian
General

William T. SampsonWilliam T. Sampson
American
Navy Admiral
Chatichai ChoonhavanChatichai Choonhavan
Thai
Political Leader

Dieric BoutsDieric Bouts
Dutch
 

John Murray, 1st Marquess of AthollJohn Murray, 1st Marquess of Atholl
Scottish
Royalist

Cornelius JansenCornelius Jansen
Dutch
Bishop

Sir William Hamilton, 9th BaronetSir William Hamilton, 9th Baronet
Scottish
Metaphysician
Ian MikardoIan Mikardo
British
Politician

Sir Robert Bruce Cotton, 1st BaronetSir Robert Bruce Cotton, 1st Baronet
British
Antiquarian

Demetrius Augustine GallitzinDemetrius Augustine Gallitzin
Dutch, American
Missionary

Gottfried HaberlerGottfried Haberler
Austrian, American
Economist
Maria LassnigMaria Lassnig
Austrian
Painter

Léon Joseph Cardinal SuenensLéon Joseph Cardinal Suenens
Belgian
Cardinal
Franz von LenbachFranz von Lenbach
German
Painter

Suzanne CurchodSuzanne Curchod
Swiss, French
Writer

María Luisa BombalMaría Luisa Bombal
Chilean
Author
Samuel David GrossSamuel David Gross
American
Surgeon

Hudson MaximHudson Maxim
American
Inventor
Alexander William WilliamsonAlexander William Williamson
British
Chemist

Peter NolascoPeter Nolasco
Spanish, French
Saint

Ludwig HilberseimerLudwig Hilberseimer
German, American
Architect
Lady Anne BarnardLady Anne Barnard
Scottish
Travel Writer

Giaches de WertGiaches de Wert
French
Composer
Zhou ZuorenZhou Zuoren
Chinese
Writer

François de MontmorencyFrançois de Montmorency
French
Soldier

Satō HaruoSatō Haruo
Japanese
Author

Nathaniel LeeNathaniel Lee
British
Dramatist
Lotte JacobiLotte Jacobi
German, American
Photographer
Fanny CerritoFanny Cerrito
Italian
Ballet Dancer

Louise HomerLouise Homer
American
Singer

Georges de La TrémoilleGeorges de La Trémoille
French
Diplomat

René KaliskyRené Kalisky
Belgian
Author
Jacques ReymondJacques Reymond
Swiss
Head coach

Elena GuroElena Guro
Russian
Painter

Alcides ArguedasAlcides Arguedas
Bolivian
Writer

Ethelda BleibtreyEthelda Bleibtrey
American
Swimmer

Henri, Count Carton de WiartHenri, Count Carton de Wiart
Belgian
Belgian statesman
Johann Michael FischerJohann Michael Fischer
German
German architect

Karl Wilhelm ReinmuthKarl Wilhelm Reinmuth
German
Astronomer
Román y Reyes, Víctor ManuelRomán y Reyes, Víctor Manuel
Nicaraguan
president of Nicaragua

Johannes BrinkmanJohannes Brinkman
Dutch
Architect
Pete DesjardinsPete Desjardins
Canadian, American
Olympic athlete
Bertel GripenbergBertel Gripenberg
Finnish, Swedish
Poet