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
French
Artist - Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics, Engraving
John Stuart MillJohn Stuart Mill
British
British Philosopher and Civil Servant.

Dana PlatoDana Plato
American
Actress

Robert A. HeinleinRobert A. Heinlein
American
Science Fiction Writer

Antoine LavoisierAntoine Lavoisier
French
Chemist

Helena BlavatskyHelena Blavatsky
American, Russian
Philosopher
Kamehameha IKamehameha I
American
King of Hawaii

Gustave FlaubertGustave Flaubert
French
Novelist, Writer

Eadweard MuybridgeEadweard Muybridge
British
Photographer
Jeanne CooperJeanne Cooper
American
Actress

Talcott ParsonsTalcott Parsons
American
Sociologist
Gilles VilleneuveGilles Villeneuve
Canadian
Racing Driver

Oswald SpenglerOswald Spengler
German
Philosopher

Herschel GrynszpanHerschel Grynszpan
German, Polish
Murderer

Dallas WillardDallas Willard
American
 

Lionel RoseLionel Rose
Australian
Boxer
Barbara Lee PaytonBarbara Lee Payton
American
Actress

George PeppardGeorge Peppard
American
Actor

Louis XVII of FranceLouis XVII of France
French
King

Dirk BogardeDirk Bogarde
British
English actor
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
George DeukmejianGeorge Deukmejian
American
Politician

Aleksandr UlyanovAleksandr Ulyanov
Russian
revolutionary
Theodore SturgeonTheodore Sturgeon
American
Writer

Elmer RiceElmer Rice
American
Playwright

Avery BrundageAvery Brundage
American
Art collector, Basketball player, Athletics
Duncan GrantDuncan Grant
British, Scottish
Painter

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John FanteJohn Fante
American
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist
Alexander VandegriftAlexander Vandegrift
American
Officer

Nicholas KatzenbachNicholas Katzenbach
American
Lawyer

Bebe RebozoBebe Rebozo
American
Banker

John StarkJohn Stark
American
Military Officer
Charles NungesserCharles Nungesser
French
Aviator, Military personnel
Graham BondGraham Bond
British
Saxophonist

Rudolf SerkinRudolf Serkin
Czech, American
Pianist

Ethel SmythEthel Smyth
British
Composer

Edward WinslowEdward Winslow
British
Author
Washington DukeWashington Duke
American
Businessperson

Norman Bel GeddesNorman Bel Geddes
American
Architect, Designer, Scenographer

Jennings RandolphJennings Randolph
American
Politician

Mauro GiulianiMauro Giuliani
Italian
Composer, Guitarist, Classical guitarist

Pope John IIPope John II
Italian
Pope
Midhat PashaMidhat Pasha
Turkish
Political figure

Pope Boniface IVPope Boniface IV
Slovak
 
Pope Benedict IIPope Benedict II
Italian
 

Beryl BurtonBeryl Burton
British
Sport cyclist

Garth WilliamsGarth Williams
American
Illustrator
Alwin NikolaisAlwin Nikolais
American
Choreographer

Oakes AmesOakes Ames
American
Businessman
Ellen Churchill SempleEllen Churchill Semple
American
Geographer

Taylor MeadTaylor Mead
American
Actor, Poet, Writer

Ahmad SanjarAhmad Sanjar
Iraqi
Ruler

Josip Juraj StrossmayerJosip Juraj Strossmayer
Croatian
Politician

Pietro LonghiPietro Longhi
Italian
Painter
Geza VermesGeza Vermes
British
Academic

Herbert MatterHerbert Matter
American
Photographer

Ninel KurgapkinaNinel Kurgapkina
Russian
Ballerina

Domenico di Pace BeccafumiDomenico di Pace Beccafumi
Italian
Painter
Marquis of PombalMarquis of Pombal
Portuguese
Secretary of State

Maud Wood ParkMaud Wood Park
American
feminist
John BradshawJohn Bradshaw
 

Mordecai AnielewiczMordecai Anielewicz
Polish
Political Activist

DominguínDominguín
Spanish
Bullfighter
Lloyd Norton CutlerLloyd Norton Cutler
American
Government Official

Étienne François, duc de ChoiseulÉtienne François, duc de Choiseul
French
Diplomat, Officer, Statesman, Military personnel
Muhammad ibn ‘AbdullāhMuhammad ibn ‘Abdullāh
Pakistani
 

Robert Morris (Financier)Robert Morris (Financier)
American