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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 George Peppard

George Peppard.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 1, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
Died: 1994

 2 Roy Horn

Roy Horn.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Magician
Birthdate: October 3, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rosenheim, Gau Munich-Upper Bavaria, German Reich
Died: 2020

 3 Dana Plato

Dana Plato.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 7, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Maywood, California
Died: 1999
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 4 Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Artist - Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics, Engraving
Birthdate: June 7, 1848
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris
Died: 1903

 5 John Stuart Mill

John Stuart Mill.
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Famous As: British Philosopher and Civil Servant.
Birthdate: May 20, 1806
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pentonville, London, England
Died: 1873

 6 Robert A. Heinlein

Robert A. Heinlein.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Science Fiction Writer
Birthdate: July 7, 1907
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Butler, Missouri, USA
Died: 1988

 7 Dirk Bogarde

Dirk Bogarde
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Famous As: English actor
Birthdate: March 28, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: West Hampstead, London
Died: 1999
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 8 Helena Blavatsky

Helena Blavatsky.
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: August 12, 1831
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Yekaterinoslav, Russian Empire (now Ukraine)
Died: 1891

 9 Gilles Villeneuve

Gilles Villeneuve.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Racing Driver
Birthdate: January 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Canada
Died: 1982
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 10 Kamehameha I

Kamehameha I.
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Famous As: King of Hawaii
Birthdate: 1758 AD
Birthplace: Kohala, Hawaii
Died: 1819

 11 Ahmad Sanjar

Ahmad Sanjar
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Famous As: Ruler
Birthdate: 1085 AD
Birthplace: Sinjar, Iraq
Died: 1157

 12 Antoine Lavoisier

Antoine Lavoisier.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: August 26, 1743
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris
Died: 1794

 13 Teresa Teng

Teresa Teng
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 29, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Yunlin County
Died: 1995

 14 Gustave Flaubert

Gustave Flaubert.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist, Writer
Birthdate: December 12, 1821
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rouen
Died: 1880

 15 Oswald Spengler

Oswald Spengler.
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: May 29, 1880
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Blankenburg, Germany
Died: 1936

 16 Jeanne Cooper

Jeanne Cooper.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 25, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Taft, California
Died: 2013
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 17 Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Artist, illustrator, writer
Birthdate: June 10, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Died: 2012

 18 Eadweard Muybridge

Eadweard Muybridge.
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Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: April 9, 1830
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England
Died: 1904

 19 Prince Andrei Alexandrovich of Russia

Prince Andrei Alexandrovich of Russia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: January 24, 1897
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1981

 20 Barbara Lee Payton

Barbara Lee Payton.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 16, 1927
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Minnesota
Died: 1967

 21 Talcott Parsons

Talcott Parsons.
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Famous As: Sociologist
Birthdate: December 13, 1902
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Died: 1979

 22 Eddy Arnold

Eddy Arnold
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: May 15, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Henderson, Tennessee, U.S.
Died: 2008

 23 Harry Gordon Selfridge

Harry Gordon Selfridge
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: business magnate
Birthdate: January 11, 1856
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ripon
Died: 1947

 24 Herschel Grynszpan

Herschel Grynszpan.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: March 28, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hanover
Died: 1960

 25 George Deukmejian

George Deukmejian.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Governor of California
Birthdate: June 6, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Menands, New York, United States
Died: 2018

 26 Dominguín

Dominguín
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Bullfighter
Birthdate: November 9, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: 1996

 27 Josef Terboven

Josef Terboven
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 23, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Essen
Died: 1945

 28 Aleksandr Ulyanov

Aleksandr Ulyanov
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: revolutionary
Birthdate: March 31, 1866
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nizhny Novgorod
Died: 1887

 29 Avery Brundage

Avery Brundage
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Art collector, Basketball player, Athletics competitor
Birthdate: September 28, 1887
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Detroit
Died: 1975
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 30 Robert Morris (Financier)

Robert Morris (Financier)
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 20, 1734
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: United States
Died: 1806

 31 Duncan Grant

Duncan Grant
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: January 21, 1885
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rothiemurchus, Aviemore, Scotland
Died: 1978

 32 William Fox

William Fox
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Famous As: Film producer
Birthdate: January 1, 1879
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tulchva, Hungary
Died: 1952

 33 Theodore Sturgeon

Theodore Sturgeon
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 26, 1918
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Staten Island, New York, United States
Died: 1985

 34 Mwanga

Mwanga
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Famous As: King of Buganda
Birthdate: 1868 AD
Birthplace: Nakawa
Died: 1903

 35 Alexander Vandegrift

Alexander Vandegrift
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: March 13, 1887
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
Died: 1973

 36 Nicholas Katzenbach

Nicholas Katzenbach
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: January 17, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2012

 37 Lionel Rose

Lionel Rose.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: June 21, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Warragul
Died: 2011

 38 Bebe Rebozo

Bebe Rebozo
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Banker
Birthdate: November 17, 1912
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, United States
Died: 1998

 39 John Fante

John Fante
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist
Birthdate: April 8, 1909
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boulder
Died: 1983

 40 Mordecai Anielewicz

Mordecai Anielewicz
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Political Activist
Birthdate: 1919 AD
Birthplace: Wyszkow, Poland
Died: 1943

 41 Ibrahim of Johor

Ibrahim of Johor
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Famous As: Malaysian king
Birthdate: September 17, 1873
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Istana Bidadari, Serangoon, Singapore, Straits Settlements
Died: 1959

 42 Ethel Smyth

Ethel Smyth
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: April 22, 1858
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sidcup, United Kingdom
Died: 1944

 43 Dallas Willard

Dallas Willard.
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Birthdate: September 4, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Buffalo, Missouri, U.S.
Died: 2013

 44 John Stark

John Stark
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Officer
Birthdate: August 28, 1728
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Londonderry, New Hampshire, United States
Died: 1822

 45 Graham Bond

Graham Bond
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Saxophonist
Birthdate: October 28, 1937
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Romford
Died: 1974

 46 U Saw

U Saw
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 16, 1900
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Okpho, Tharrawaddy District, British Burma
Died: 1948

 47 Washington Duke

Washington Duke
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: December 18, 1820
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Orange County
Died: 1905

 48 Iepe Rubingh

Iepe Rubingh
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: August 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Died: 2020

 49 Mary Tsoni

Mary Tsoni
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 25, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: 2017

 50 Marquis of Pombal

Marquis of Pombal
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Secretary of State
Birthdate: May 13, 1699
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: 1782