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

Antoine LavoisierAntoine Lavoisier
French
Chemist

Helena BlavatskyHelena Blavatsky
American, Russian
Philosopher
Gilles VilleneuveGilles Villeneuve
Canadian
Racing Driver

Kamehameha IKamehameha I
American
King of Hawaii

Gustave FlaubertGustave Flaubert
French
Novelist, Writer
Eadweard MuybridgeEadweard Muybridge
British
Photographer

Jeanne CooperJeanne Cooper
American
Actress
Oswald SpenglerOswald Spengler
German
Philosopher

Talcott ParsonsTalcott Parsons
American
Sociologist

George DeukmejianGeorge Deukmejian
American
Former Governor of California

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

Dirk BogardeDirk Bogarde
British
English actor
Teresa TengTeresa Teng
Taiwanese
Singer

Harry Gordon SelfridgeHarry Gordon Selfridge
British
business magnate
Maurice SendakMaurice Sendak
American
Artist, illustrator, writer

Duncan GrantDuncan Grant
British, Scottish
Painter

Eddy ArnoldEddy Arnold
American
Singer-Songwriter
Ahmad SanjarAhmad Sanjar
Iraqi
Ruler

Prince Andrei Alexandrovich of RussiaPrince Andrei Alexandrovich of Russia
Russian
Prince
Aleksandr UlyanovAleksandr Ulyanov
Russian
revolutionary

Avery BrundageAvery Brundage
American
Art collector, Basketball player, Athletics

Josef TerbovenJosef Terboven
German
Politician
Theodore SturgeonTheodore Sturgeon
American
Writer

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Bebe RebozoBebe Rebozo
American
Banker
Nicholas KatzenbachNicholas Katzenbach
American
Lawyer

Alexander VandegriftAlexander Vandegrift
American
General

John FanteJohn Fante
American
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist

John StarkJohn Stark
American
Military Officer
Graham BondGraham Bond
British
Saxophonist
Ethel SmythEthel Smyth
British
Composer

Edward WinslowEdward Winslow
British
Author

Cornell DupreeCornell Dupree
American
Guitarist

Washington DukeWashington Duke
American
Businessperson
Jennings RandolphJennings Randolph
American
Politician

Rudolf SerkinRudolf Serkin
Czech, American
Pianist

Norman Bel GeddesNorman Bel Geddes
American
Architect, Designer, Scenographer

Midhat PashaMidhat Pasha
Turkish
Political figure

Haakon V of NorwayHaakon V of Norway
Norwegian
King of Norway
Manny ShinwellManny Shinwell
British
Politician

Mauro GiulianiMauro Giuliani
Italian
Composer, Guitarist, Classical guitarist
Beryl BurtonBeryl Burton
British
Sport cyclist

Charles NungesserCharles Nungesser
French
Aviator, Military personnel

Étienne François, duc de ChoiseulÉtienne François, duc de Choiseul
French
Military officer
Garth WilliamsGarth Williams
American
Illustrator

Oakes AmesOakes Ames
American
Businessman
Taylor MeadTaylor Mead
American
Actor, Poet, Writer

Ramiro I of AragonRamiro I of Aragon
Spanish
King

Ellen Churchill SempleEllen Churchill Semple
American
Geographer

Elmer RiceElmer Rice
American
Playwright

Pope Boniface IVPope Boniface IV
Italian
Pope
U SawU Saw
Burmese
Politician

Pietro LonghiPietro Longhi
Italian
Painter

Pope Benedict IIPope Benedict II
Italian
Pope

Alwin NikolaisAlwin Nikolais
American
Choreographer
Josip Juraj StrossmayerJosip Juraj Strossmayer
Croatian
Politician

J. H. C. WhiteheadJ. H. C. Whitehead
Indian, British
Mathematician
Thomas BainesThomas Baines
British
Artist

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

Alan WatkinsAlan Watkins
British, Welsh
Columnist
Herbert MatterHerbert Matter
American
Photographer

Friedrich von HolsteinFriedrich von Holstein
German
Civil Servant
Serge ChermayeffSerge Chermayeff
British, Russian
Architect

Uri Zvi GreenbergUri Zvi Greenberg
Israeli, Ukrainian
Poet

Andor LilienthalAndor Lilienthal
Hungarian
Chess Grandmaster
Edward AbrahamEdward Abraham
British
Biochemist

Jones VeryJones Very
American
Poet
Sébastien BourdonSébastien Bourdon
French
Painter

Celedonio RomeroCeledonio Romero
Spanish
Guitarist

Sam LacySam Lacy
American
Reporter

Marquis of PombalMarquis of Pombal
Portuguese
Secretary of State
Pieter PostPieter Post
Dutch
Architect
Geza VermesGeza Vermes
British
Academic

Robert de La RochefoucauldRobert de La Rochefoucauld
French
Special Operations Executive

Ninel KurgapkinaNinel Kurgapkina
Russian
Ballerina

Augustin PajouAugustin Pajou
French
Sculptor
Godfrey Huggins, 1st Viscount MalvernGodfrey Huggins, 1st Viscount Malvern
British, Zimbabwean
Politician

Maud Wood ParkMaud Wood Park
American
feminist

Karl SchulmeisterKarl Schulmeister
Austrian
Tobacconist

Dixon DenhamDixon Denham
British
Soldier

Rollin KirbyRollin Kirby
American
Political Cartoonist
Sergey ObraztsovSergey Obraztsov
Russian
Puppeteer

Karl EtlingerKarl Etlinger
Austrian, German
Film actor
Gilbert Ames BlissGilbert Ames Bliss
American
Mathematician

W. A. B. CoolidgeW. A. B. Coolidge
American
Historian
Ralph Wendell BurhoeRalph Wendell Burhoe
American
Educator
Richard EichbergRichard Eichberg
German
Actor