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
French
Artist - Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics, Engraving
John Stuart MillJohn Stuart Mill
British
British Philosopher and Civil Servant.

Dana PlatoDana Plato
American
Actress

Robert A. HeinleinRobert A. Heinlein
American
Science Fiction Writer

Antoine LavoisierAntoine Lavoisier
French
Chemist

Helena BlavatskyHelena Blavatsky
American, Russian
Philosopher
Kamehameha IKamehameha I
American
King of Hawaii

Gustave FlaubertGustave Flaubert
French
Novelist, Writer

Eadweard MuybridgeEadweard Muybridge
British
Photographer

Jeanne CooperJeanne Cooper
American
Actress
Gilles VilleneuveGilles Villeneuve
Canadian
Racing Driver

Oswald SpenglerOswald Spengler
German
Philosopher
Talcott ParsonsTalcott Parsons
American
Sociologist

Herschel GrynszpanHerschel Grynszpan
German, Polish
Murderer

Lionel RoseLionel Rose
Australian
Boxer
Dallas WillardDallas Willard
American
 

Barbara Lee PaytonBarbara Lee Payton
American
Actress
George PeppardGeorge Peppard
American
Actor

Louis XVII of FranceLouis XVII of France
French
King

Dirk BogardeDirk Bogarde
British
English actor
Eddy ArnoldEddy Arnold
American
Singer-Songwriter

Teresa TengTeresa Teng
Taiwanese
Singer
Harry Gordon SelfridgeHarry Gordon Selfridge
British
business magnate

Maurice SendakMaurice Sendak
American
Artist, illustrator, writer

George DeukmejianGeorge Deukmejian
American
Politician

Josef TerbovenJosef Terboven
German
Politician
Aleksandr UlyanovAleksandr Ulyanov
Russian
revolutionary
Avery BrundageAvery Brundage
American
Art collector, Basketball player, Athletics

Edward WinslowEdward Winslow
British
Author

Theodore SturgeonTheodore Sturgeon
American
Writer

Alexander VandegriftAlexander Vandegrift
American
Officer
John FanteJohn Fante
American
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist

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Duncan GrantDuncan Grant
British, Scottish
Painter

Nicholas KatzenbachNicholas Katzenbach
American
Lawyer

Bebe RebozoBebe Rebozo
American
Banker

Graham BondGraham Bond
British
Saxophonist
John StarkJohn Stark
American
Military Officer

Charles NungesserCharles Nungesser
French
Aviator, Military personnel
Ethel SmythEthel Smyth
British
Composer

Washington DukeWashington Duke
American
Businessperson

Jennings RandolphJennings Randolph
American
Politician
Norman Bel GeddesNorman Bel Geddes
American
Architect, Designer, Scenographer

Rudolf SerkinRudolf Serkin
Czech, American
Pianist
Midhat PashaMidhat Pasha
Turkish
Political figure

Mauro GiulianiMauro Giuliani
Italian
Composer, Guitarist, Classical guitarist

Pope John IIPope John II
Italian
Pope

Pope Boniface IVPope Boniface IV
Slovak
 

Beryl BurtonBeryl Burton
British
Sport cyclist
Pope Benedict IIPope Benedict II
Italian
 

Garth WilliamsGarth Williams
American
Illustrator

Taylor MeadTaylor Mead
American
Actor, Poet, Writer

Geza VermesGeza Vermes
British
Academic
Domenico di Pace BeccafumiDomenico di Pace Beccafumi
Italian
Painter

Marquis of PombalMarquis of Pombal
Portuguese
Secretary of State
Maud Wood ParkMaud Wood Park
American
feminist

Mordecai AnielewiczMordecai Anielewicz
Polish
Political Activist

DominguínDominguín
Spanish
Bullfighter
Étienne François, duc de ChoiseulÉtienne François, duc de Choiseul
French
Diplomat, Officer, Statesman, Military personnel

Muhammad ibn ‘AbdullāhMuhammad ibn ‘Abdullāh
Pakistani
 
Robert Morris (Financier)Robert Morris (Financier)
American