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.

Dana PlatoDana Plato
American
Actress
John Stuart MillJohn Stuart Mill
British
British Philosopher and Civil Servant.

Paul GauguinPaul Gauguin
French
Artist - Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics, Engraving

Robert A. HeinleinRobert A. Heinlein
American
Science Fiction Writer

Helena BlavatskyHelena Blavatsky
American, Russian
Philosopher

Kamehameha IKamehameha I
American
King of Hawaii
Antoine LavoisierAntoine Lavoisier
French
Chemist

Gilles VilleneuveGilles Villeneuve
Canadian
Racing Driver

Gustave FlaubertGustave Flaubert
French
Novelist, Writer
Jeanne CooperJeanne Cooper
American
Actress

Oswald SpenglerOswald Spengler
German
Philosopher
Eadweard MuybridgeEadweard Muybridge
British
Photographer

Talcott ParsonsTalcott Parsons
American
Sociologist

Barbara Lee PaytonBarbara Lee Payton
American
Actress

George DeukmejianGeorge Deukmejian
American
Former Governor of California

Herschel GrynszpanHerschel Grynszpan
German, Polish
Murderer
Lionel RoseLionel Rose
Australian
Boxer

Dallas WillardDallas Willard
American
 

George PeppardGeorge Peppard
American
Actor

Roy HornRoy Horn
German, American
Magician
Dirk BogardeDirk Bogarde
British
English actor

Ahmad SanjarAhmad Sanjar
Iraqi
Ruler
Teresa TengTeresa Teng
Taiwanese
Singer

Maurice SendakMaurice Sendak
American
Artist, illustrator, writer

Harry Gordon SelfridgeHarry Gordon Selfridge
British
business magnate
Eddy ArnoldEddy Arnold
American
Singer-Songwriter

Prince Andrei Alexandrovich of RussiaPrince Andrei Alexandrovich of Russia
Russian
Prince
DominguínDominguín
Spanish
Bullfighter

Aleksandr UlyanovAleksandr Ulyanov
Russian
revolutionary

Josef TerbovenJosef Terboven
German
Politician
Robert Morris (Financier)Robert Morris (Financier)
American
 

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Duncan GrantDuncan Grant
British, Scottish
Painter
William FoxWilliam Fox
American
Film producer

Ethel SmythEthel Smyth
British
Composer

Avery BrundageAvery Brundage
American
Art collector, Basketball player, Athletics

Theodore SturgeonTheodore Sturgeon
American
Writer
Alexander VandegriftAlexander Vandegrift
American
General
Ibrahim of JohorIbrahim of Johor
Malaysian
Malaysian king

Nicholas KatzenbachNicholas Katzenbach
American
Lawyer

John FanteJohn Fante
American
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist

Bebe RebozoBebe Rebozo
American
Banker
Mordecai AnielewiczMordecai Anielewicz
Polish
Political Activist

John StarkJohn Stark
American
Military Officer

Graham BondGraham Bond
British
Saxophonist

U SawU Saw
Burmese
Politician

MwangaMwanga
Ugandan
King of Buganda
Washington DukeWashington Duke
American
Businessperson

John BradshawJohn Bradshaw
 
Jennings RandolphJennings Randolph
American
Politician

Mary TsoniMary Tsoni
Greek
Actress

Marquis of PombalMarquis of Pombal
Portuguese
Secretary of State
Norman Bel GeddesNorman Bel Geddes
American
Architect, Designer, Scenographer

Haakon V of NorwayHaakon V of Norway
Norwegian
King of Norway
Cornell DupreeCornell Dupree
American
Guitarist

Edward WinslowEdward Winslow
British
Author

Rudolf SerkinRudolf Serkin
Czech, American
Pianist

Midhat PashaMidhat Pasha
Turkish
Political figure

Beryl BurtonBeryl Burton
British
Sport cyclist
Pope John IIPope John II
Italian
Priest

Manny ShinwellManny Shinwell
British
Politician

Barbara RadziwillBarbara Radziwill
Lithuanian, Polish
Queen

Mauro GiulianiMauro Giuliani
Italian
Composer, Guitarist, Classical guitarist
Charles NungesserCharles Nungesser
French
Aviator, Military personnel

Jules Dumont d'UrvilleJules Dumont d'Urville
French
Explorer
Garth WilliamsGarth Williams
American
Illustrator

Étienne François, duc de ChoiseulÉtienne François, duc de Choiseul
French
Military officer

Geza VermesGeza Vermes
British
Academic
Taylor MeadTaylor Mead
American
Actor, Poet, Writer

Andreas HillgruberAndreas Hillgruber
German
Historian
Ellen Churchill SempleEllen Churchill Semple
American
Geographer

Josip Juraj StrossmayerJosip Juraj Strossmayer
Croatian
Politician

Oakes AmesOakes Ames
American
Businessman
Pietro LonghiPietro Longhi
Italian
Painter

Alwin NikolaisAlwin Nikolais
American
Choreographer
Ninel KurgapkinaNinel Kurgapkina
Russian
Ballerina

Eileen CroweEileen Crowe
Irish
Actress

Ali Bey al-KabirAli Bey al-Kabir
Egyptian
Political leader

Friedrich von HolsteinFriedrich von Holstein
German
Civil Servant
J. H. C. WhiteheadJ. H. C. Whitehead
Indian, British
Mathematician
Elmer RiceElmer Rice
American
Playwright

Pope Benedict IIPope Benedict II
Italian
Pope

Pope Boniface IVPope Boniface IV
Italian
Pope

Thomas BainesThomas Baines
British
Artist
Godfrey Huggins, 1st Viscount MalvernGodfrey Huggins, 1st Viscount Malvern
British, Zimbabwean
Politician

Uri Zvi GreenbergUri Zvi Greenberg
Israeli, Ukrainian
Poet

Herbert MatterHerbert Matter
American
Photographer

Andor LilienthalAndor Lilienthal
Hungarian
Chess Grandmaster

Lloyd Norton CutlerLloyd Norton Cutler
American
Government Official
Serge ChermayeffSerge Chermayeff
British, Russian
Architect

Jones VeryJones Very
American
Poet
Sébastien BourdonSébastien Bourdon
French
Painter

Edward AbrahamEdward Abraham
British
Biochemist
Celedonio RomeroCeledonio Romero
Spanish
Guitarist
Lila Bell AchesonLila Bell Acheson
Canadian, American
Publisher