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

Robert A. HeinleinRobert A. Heinlein
American
Science Fiction Writer

John Stuart MillJohn Stuart Mill
British
British Philosopher and Civil Servant.

Helena BlavatskyHelena Blavatsky
American, Russian
Philosopher

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

Gilles VilleneuveGilles Villeneuve
Canadian
Racing Driver

Jeanne CooperJeanne Cooper
American
Actress
Oswald SpenglerOswald Spengler
German
Philosopher

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

George DeukmejianGeorge Deukmejian
American
Former Governor of California

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

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

Avery BrundageAvery Brundage
American
Art collector, Basketball player, Athletics

Eddy ArnoldEddy Arnold
American
Singer-Songwriter
Aleksandr UlyanovAleksandr Ulyanov
Russian
revolutionary

Washington DukeWashington Duke
American
Businessperson
Prince Andrei Alexandrovich of RussiaPrince Andrei Alexandrovich of Russia
Russian
Prince

Theodore SturgeonTheodore Sturgeon
American
Writer

Alexander VandegriftAlexander Vandegrift
American
General
Duncan GrantDuncan Grant
British, Scottish
Painter

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Josef TerbovenJosef Terboven
German
Politician
Nicholas KatzenbachNicholas Katzenbach
American
Lawyer

John StarkJohn Stark
American
Military Officer

John FanteJohn Fante
American
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist

Bebe RebozoBebe Rebozo
American
Banker
Ethel SmythEthel Smyth
British
Composer
Cornell DupreeCornell Dupree
American
Guitarist

Graham BondGraham Bond
British
Saxophonist

Edward WinslowEdward Winslow
British
Author

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

Haakon V of NorwayHaakon V of Norway
Norwegian
King of Norway

Midhat PashaMidhat Pasha
Turkish
Political figure

Rudolf SerkinRudolf Serkin
Czech, American
Pianist

Ahmad SanjarAhmad Sanjar
Iraqi
Ruler
Mauro GiulianiMauro Giuliani
Italian
Composer, Guitarist, Classical guitarist

Manny ShinwellManny Shinwell
British
Politician
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
U SawU Saw
Burmese
Politician

Taylor MeadTaylor Mead
American
Actor, Poet, Writer

Pope Boniface IVPope Boniface IV
Italian
Pope

Ramiro I of AragonRamiro I of Aragon
Spanish
King

Elmer RiceElmer Rice
American
Playwright
Pope Benedict IIPope Benedict II
Italian
Pope

Pietro LonghiPietro Longhi
Italian
Painter

Alwin NikolaisAlwin Nikolais
American
Choreographer

Ellen Churchill SempleEllen Churchill Semple
American
Geographer
Josip Juraj StrossmayerJosip Juraj Strossmayer
Croatian
Politician

Thomas BainesThomas Baines
British
Artist
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
Herbert MatterHerbert Matter
American
Photographer

Alan WatkinsAlan Watkins
British, Welsh
Columnist
Uri Zvi GreenbergUri Zvi Greenberg
Israeli, Ukrainian
Poet

Robert de La RochefoucauldRobert de La Rochefoucauld
French
Special Operations Executive

Andor LilienthalAndor Lilienthal
Hungarian
Chess Grandmaster
Pieter PostPieter Post
Dutch
Architect

Serge ChermayeffSerge Chermayeff
British, Russian
Architect
Jones VeryJones Very
American
Poet

Edward AbrahamEdward Abraham
British
Biochemist

Sébastien BourdonSébastien Bourdon
French
Painter

Geza VermesGeza Vermes
British
Academic
Celedonio RomeroCeledonio Romero
Spanish
Guitarist
Marquis of PombalMarquis of Pombal
Portuguese
Secretary of State

Ninel KurgapkinaNinel Kurgapkina
Russian
Ballerina

Maud Wood ParkMaud Wood Park
American
feminist

Sam LacySam Lacy
American
Reporter
Godfrey Huggins, 1st Viscount MalvernGodfrey Huggins, 1st Viscount Malvern
British, Zimbabwean
Politician

Augustin PajouAugustin Pajou
French
Sculptor

Dixon DenhamDixon Denham
British
Soldier

Sergey ObraztsovSergey Obraztsov
Russian
Puppeteer

Karl SchulmeisterKarl Schulmeister
Austrian
Tobacconist
Gilbert Ames BlissGilbert Ames Bliss
American
Mathematician

Rollin KirbyRollin Kirby
American
Political Cartoonist
W. A. B. CoolidgeW. A. B. Coolidge
American
Historian

Ralph Wendell BurhoeRalph Wendell Burhoe
American
Educator
Domingo OrtegaDomingo Ortega
Spanish
Matador
Bill CoughlinBill Coughlin
American
Journalist