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
07 June 1848, French
Artist - Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics, Engraving
John Stuart MillJohn Stuart Mill
20 May 1806, British
British Philosopher and Civil Servant.

Dana PlatoDana Plato
07 November 1964, American
Actress

Robert A. HeinleinRobert A. Heinlein
07 July 1907, American
Science Fiction Writer

Antoine LavoisierAntoine Lavoisier
26 August 1743, French
Chemist

Jeanne CooperJeanne Cooper
25 October 1928, American
Actress
Gustave FlaubertGustave Flaubert
12 December 1821, French
Novelist, Writer

Herschel GrynszpanHerschel Grynszpan
28 March 1921, German, Polish
Murderer

Lionel RoseLionel Rose
21 June 1948, Australian
Boxer

Dallas WillardDallas Willard
04 September 1935, American
 
Barbara Lee PaytonBarbara Lee Payton
16 November 1927, American
Actress

George PeppardGeorge Peppard
01 October 1928, American
Actor
Gilles VilleneuveGilles Villeneuve
18 January 1950, Canadian
Formula One driver, Motorcycle racer

Louis XVII of FranceLouis XVII of France
27 March 1785, French
King

Kamehameha IKamehameha I
1758 AD, American
Ruler
Helena BlavatskyHelena Blavatsky
12 August 1831, American, Russian
Author

Dirk BogardeDirk Bogarde
28 March 1921, British
English actor
Eadweard MuybridgeEadweard Muybridge
09 April 1830, British
Photographer, Inventor

Teresa TengTeresa Teng
29 January 1953, Taiwanese
Singer

Maurice SendakMaurice Sendak
10 June 1928, American
Artist, illustrator, writer
Talcott ParsonsTalcott Parsons
13 December 1902, American
Sociologist, University teacher

Harry Gordon SelfridgeHarry Gordon Selfridge
11 January 1856, British
business magnate
Oswald SpenglerOswald Spengler
29 May 1880, German
Writer, Historian, Philosopher, Sociologist,

Josef TerbovenJosef Terboven
23 May 1898, German
Politician

Aleksandr UlyanovAleksandr Ulyanov
31 March 1866, Russian
revolutionary

Avery BrundageAvery Brundage
28 September 1887, American
Art collector, Basketball player, Athletics
Alexander VandegriftAlexander Vandegrift
13 March 1887, American
Officer
John FanteJohn Fante
08 April 1909, American
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist

Charles NungesserCharles Nungesser
15 March 1892, French
Aviator, Military personnel

Graham BondGraham Bond
28 October 1937, British
Saxophonist

Washington DukeWashington Duke
18 December 1820, American
Businessperson
Norman Bel GeddesNorman Bel Geddes
27 April 1893, American
Architect, Designer, Scenographer

Mauro GiulianiMauro Giuliani
27 July 1781, Italian
Composer, Guitarist, Classical guitarist

Pope John IIPope John II
0470 AD, Italian
Pope

Pope Boniface IVPope Boniface IV
0550 AD, Slovak
 

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Pope Benedict IIPope Benedict II
0635 AD, Italian
 
Beryl BurtonBeryl Burton
12 May 1937, British
Sport cyclist

Taylor MeadTaylor Mead
31 December 1924, American
Actor, Poet, Writer
Maud Wood ParkMaud Wood Park
25 January 1871, American
feminist

Étienne François, duc de ChoiseulÉtienne François, duc de Choiseul
28 June 1719, French
Diplomat, Officer, Statesman, Military personnel

Muhammad ibn ‘AbdullāhMuhammad ibn ‘Abdullāh
0571 AD, Pakistani
 
Robert Morris (Financier)Robert Morris (Financier)
20 January 1734, American