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

Antoine LavoisierAntoine Lavoisier
French
Chemist
Gilles VilleneuveGilles Villeneuve
Canadian
Racing Driver

Jeanne CooperJeanne Cooper
American
Actress

Kamehameha IKamehameha I
American
King of Hawaii
Gustave FlaubertGustave Flaubert
French
Novelist, Writer

Eadweard MuybridgeEadweard Muybridge
British
Photographer
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
Louis XVII of FranceLouis XVII of France
French
King

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

Maurice SendakMaurice Sendak
American
Artist, illustrator, writer

Eddy ArnoldEddy Arnold
American
Singer-Songwriter
Josef TerbovenJosef Terboven
German
Politician

Aleksandr UlyanovAleksandr Ulyanov
Russian
revolutionary
Avery BrundageAvery Brundage
American
Art collector, Basketball player, Athletics

Prince Andrei Alexandrovich of RussiaPrince Andrei Alexandrovich of Russia
Russian
Prince

Duncan GrantDuncan Grant
British, Scottish
Painter
Theodore SturgeonTheodore Sturgeon
American
Writer

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Nicholas KatzenbachNicholas Katzenbach
American
Lawyer
John FanteJohn Fante
American
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist

Washington DukeWashington Duke
American
Businessperson

Alexander VandegriftAlexander Vandegrift
American
General

Bebe RebozoBebe Rebozo
American
Banker
John StarkJohn Stark
American
Military Officer
Ethel SmythEthel Smyth
British
Composer

Graham BondGraham Bond
British
Saxophonist

Norman Bel GeddesNorman Bel Geddes
American
Architect, Designer, Scenographer

Jennings RandolphJennings Randolph
American
Politician
Haakon V of NorwayHaakon V of Norway
Norwegian
King of Norway

Cornell DupreeCornell Dupree
American
Guitarist

Edward WinslowEdward Winslow
British
Author

Pope Boniface IVPope Boniface IV
Slovak
 

Rudolf SerkinRudolf Serkin
Czech, American
Pianist
Mauro GiulianiMauro Giuliani
Italian
Composer, Guitarist, Classical guitarist

Charles NungesserCharles Nungesser
French
Aviator, Military personnel
Midhat PashaMidhat Pasha
Turkish
Political figure

Beryl BurtonBeryl Burton
British
Sport cyclist

Ahmad SanjarAhmad Sanjar
Iraqi
Ruler
Étienne François, duc de ChoiseulÉtienne François, duc de Choiseul
French
Diplomat, Officer, Statesman, Military personnel

Garth WilliamsGarth Williams
American
Illustrator
Taylor MeadTaylor Mead
American
Actor, Poet, Writer

Oakes AmesOakes Ames
American
Businessman

Alwin NikolaisAlwin Nikolais
American
Choreographer

Pope Benedict IIPope Benedict II
Italian
Pope

Ramiro I of AragonRamiro I of Aragon
Spanish
King
Elmer RiceElmer Rice
American
Playwright

Josip Juraj StrossmayerJosip Juraj Strossmayer
Croatian
Politician

Pietro LonghiPietro Longhi
Italian
Painter

U SawU Saw
Burmese
Politician
Ellen Churchill SempleEllen Churchill Semple
American
Geographer

Ali Bey al-KabirAli Bey al-Kabir
Egyptian
Political leader
Herbert MatterHerbert Matter
American
Photographer

Thomas BainesThomas Baines
British
Artist

Friedrich von HolsteinFriedrich von Holstein
German
Civil Servant
Uri Zvi GreenbergUri Zvi Greenberg
Israeli, Ukrainian
Poet

Edward AbrahamEdward Abraham
British
Biochemist
Jones VeryJones Very
American
Poet

Serge ChermayeffSerge Chermayeff
British, Russian
Architect

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

Sébastien BourdonSébastien Bourdon
French
Painter
Ninel KurgapkinaNinel Kurgapkina
Russian
Ballerina

Celedonio RomeroCeledonio Romero
Spanish
Guitarist

Pieter PostPieter Post
Dutch
Architect

Godfrey Huggins, 1st Viscount MalvernGodfrey Huggins, 1st Viscount Malvern
British, Zimbabwean
Politician
Augustin PajouAugustin Pajou
French
Sculptor
Marquis of PombalMarquis of Pombal
Portuguese
Secretary of State

Dixon DenhamDixon Denham
British
Soldier

Robert de La RochefoucauldRobert de La Rochefoucauld
French
Special Operations Executive

Maud Wood ParkMaud Wood Park
American
feminist
Sergey ObraztsovSergey Obraztsov
Russian
Puppeteer

Gilbert Ames BlissGilbert Ames Bliss
American
Mathematician

Rollin KirbyRollin Kirby
American
Political Cartoonist

Karl SchulmeisterKarl Schulmeister
Austrian
Tobacconist

W. A. B. CoolidgeW. A. B. Coolidge
American
Historian
Ralph Wendell BurhoeRalph Wendell Burhoe
American
Educator

Domingo OrtegaDomingo Ortega
Spanish
Matador
William FoxWilliam Fox
American
Film producer

Bill CoughlinBill Coughlin
American
Journalist
John BradshawJohn Bradshaw
 
Victor Mordechai GoldschmidtVictor Mordechai Goldschmidt
German
Mineralogist