Died On May 8th

Discover the most famous people who died on May 8. The list includes people like John Stuart Mill, Paul Gauguin, Antoine Lavoisier, Robert A. Heinlein, Shel Silverstein. Famous personalities featured on this list, include philosophers, poets, novelists and sociologists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France, United Kingdom & Russia and many more countries.

Paul GauguinPaul Gauguin
(Artist - Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics, Engraving)

07 June 1848

French

John Stuart MillJohn Stuart Mill
(British Philosopher and Civil Servant.)

20 May 1806

British

Dana PlatoDana Plato
(Actress)

07 November 1964

American

Robert A. HeinleinRobert A. Heinlein
(Science Fiction Writer)

07 July 1907

American

Antoine LavoisierAntoine Lavoisier
(Chemist)

26 August 1743

French

Gustave FlaubertGustave Flaubert
(Novelist, Writer)

12 December 1821

French

Jeanne CooperJeanne Cooper
(Actress)

25 October 1928

American

Herschel GrynszpanHerschel Grynszpan
(Murderer)

28 March 1921

German,Polish

Lionel RoseLionel Rose
(Boxer)

21 June 1948

Australian

Dallas WillardDallas Willard

04 September 1935

American

Barbara Lee PaytonBarbara Lee Payton
(Actress)

16 November 1927

American

George PeppardGeorge Peppard
(Actor)

01 October 1928

American

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Gilles VilleneuveGilles Villeneuve
(Formula One driver, Motorcycle racer)

18 January 1950

Canadian

Louis XVII of FranceLouis XVII of France
(King)

27 March 1785

French

Helena BlavatskyHelena Blavatsky
(Author)

12 August 1831

American,Russian

Kamehameha IKamehameha I
(Ruler)

1758 AD

American

Dirk BogardeDirk Bogarde
(English actor)

28 March 1921

British

Eadweard MuybridgeEadweard Muybridge
(Photographer, Inventor)

09 April 1830

British

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Teresa TengTeresa Teng
(Singer)

29 January 1953

Taiwanese

Harry Gordon SelfridgeHarry Gordon Selfridge
(business magnate)

11 January 1856

British

Talcott ParsonsTalcott Parsons
(Sociologist, University teacher)

13 December 1902

American

Maurice SendakMaurice Sendak
(Artist, illustrator, writer)

10 June 1928

American

Oswald SpenglerOswald Spengler
(Writer, Historian, Philosopher, Sociologist, Mathematician, High school teacher)

29 May 1880

German

Josef TerbovenJosef Terboven
(Politician)

23 May 1898

German

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Aleksandr UlyanovAleksandr Ulyanov
(revolutionary)

31 March 1866

Russian

Avery BrundageAvery Brundage
(Art collector, Basketball player, Athletics competitor)

28 September 1887

American

John FanteJohn Fante
(Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist)

08 April 1909

American

Alexander VandegriftAlexander Vandegrift
(Officer)

13 March 1887

American

Graham BondGraham Bond
(Saxophonist)

28 October 1937

British

Charles NungesserCharles Nungesser
(Aviator, Military personnel)

15 March 1892

French

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Washington DukeWashington Duke
(Businessperson)

18 December 1820

American

Norman Bel GeddesNorman Bel Geddes
(Architect, Designer, Scenographer)

27 April 1893

American

Mauro GiulianiMauro Giuliani
(Composer, Guitarist, Classical guitarist)

27 July 1781

Italian

Pope John IIPope John II
(Pope)

0470 AD

Italian

Pope Boniface IVPope Boniface IV

0550 AD

Slovak

Beryl BurtonBeryl Burton
(Sport cyclist)

12 May 1937

British

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Pope Benedict IIPope Benedict II

0635 AD

Italian

Taylor MeadTaylor Mead
(Actor, Poet, Writer)

31 December 1924

American

Maud Wood ParkMaud Wood Park
(feminist)

25 January 1871

American

Étienne François, duc de ChoiseulÉtienne François, duc de Choiseul
(Diplomat, Officer, Statesman, Military personnel)

28 June 1719

French

Muhammad ibn ‘AbdullāhMuhammad ibn ‘Abdullāh

0571 AD

Pakistani

Robert Morris (Financier)Robert Morris (Financier)

20 January 1734

American