Died On May 9th

Discover the most famous people who died on May 9. The list includes people like Tenzing Norgay, Lena Horne, Friedrich Schiller, Albert A. Michelson, Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, composers and historians and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & Italy and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Little Richard
(Known for His Hit Single 'Long Tall Sally' & Regarded as the 'Architect of Rock and Roll')

Little Richard
21
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 5, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Macon, Georgia, United States
Died: 2020
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 2 
Lena Horne
(Singer, Dancer, Actress)

Lena Horne
4
Birthdate: June 30, 1917
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bedford-Stuyvesant, New York, United States
Died: 2010

 3 
Keith Whitley
(Singer-songwriter)

Keith Whitley
10
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 1, 1955
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ashland, Kentucky, United States
Died: 1989

 4 
Haji Mastan
(Gangster, Smuggler)

Haji Mastan
22
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: March 1, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Panaikulam, Ramanathapuram District (Madras Presidency now Tamil Nadu), British India
Died: 1994
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 5 
Tenzing Norgay
(Mountaineer)

Tenzing Norgay
12
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 15, 1914
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Khumbu, Nepal
Died: 1986

 6 
Vidal Sassoon
(Businessperson, Autobiographer)

Vidal Sassoon
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: January 17, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London
Died: 2012

 7 

Neil Connery
0
Birthdate: January 1, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: 2021
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 8 
Friedrich Schiller
(Playwright and Poet Known for His Works 'The Robbers', 'Don Carlos' and 'Mary Stuart')

Friedrich Schiller
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Birthdate: November 10, 1759
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Marbach am Neckar, Germany
Died: 1805

 9 
Edmond O'Brien
(Director, Actor)

Edmond O'Brien
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Birthdate: September 10, 1915
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1985
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 10 
Freddie Starr
(Comedian)

Freddie Starr
3
Birthdate: January 9, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Huyton, Lancashire, England
Died: 2019
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 11 
Alice Faye
(Actress)

Alice Faye
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Birthdate: May 5, 1915
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 1998
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 12 

Brenda Fassie
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 3, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Langa
Died: 2004

 13 
Marion Lorne
(Actress)

Marion Lorne
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Birthdate: August 12, 1883
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Pittston, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1968

 14 
C. W. Post
(Nutritionist)

C. W. Post
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 26, 1854
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Died: 1914

 15 
Dan Devine
(American football player)

Dan Devine
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 22, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Augusta, Wisconsin
Died: 2002

 16 
Robert Miles
(Best Known for the Internationally Renowned #1 Hit “Children” )

Robert Miles
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 3, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fleurier, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Died: 2017
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 17 
Ulrike Meinhof
(Journalist and founding member of the Red Army Faction (RAF) in West Germany)

Ulrike Meinhof
3
Birthdate: October 7, 1934
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oldenburg, Germany
Died: 1976

Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 6, 1778
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat, France
Died: 1850

 19 
Alan King
(Actor)

Alan King
1
Birthdate: December 26, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2004
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 20 
Christopher Boykin
(Television Personality)

Christopher Boykin
1
Birthdate: January 13, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Raleigh, Mississippi, United States
Died: 2017
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 21 
Aldo Moro
(Politician, Diplomat, University teacher)

Aldo Moro
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 23, 1916
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Maglie
Died: 1978

 22 

Benjamin Lincoln
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 24, 1733
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: 1810

 23 

Albert A. Michelson
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 19, 1852
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Strzelno, Poland
Died: 1931

 24 
Dieterich Buxtehude
(Organist and Church Music Composer of the Baroque period)

Dieterich Buxtehude
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1637 AD
Birthplace: Helsingborg, Sweden
Died: 1707

 25 
Mary Stewart
(Author)

Mary Stewart
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 17, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sunderland, England
Died: 2014

 26 

James Reese Europe
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 22, 1880
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Died: 1919

 27 
Walter Reuther
(Politician)

Walter Reuther
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 1, 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wheeling, USA
Died: 1970

 28 
Francis Hopkinson
(Founding Father of the United States)

Francis Hopkinson
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 2, 1737
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1791

 29 
Kate Perugini
(Painter)

Kate Perugini
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 29, 1839
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London
Died: 1929

 30 
James Jones
(American author)

James Jones
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 6, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Robinson, Illinois, United States
Died: 1977

 31 
Talat Mahmood
(Actor, Singer)

Talat Mahmood
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 24, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lucknow
Died: 1998

 32 
Nikos Sampson
(Journalist)

Nikos Sampson
1
Birthdate: December 16, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Famagusta, Cyprus
Died: 2001

 33 
Lidia Gueiler Tejada
(Political Leader)

Lidia Gueiler Tejada
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 28, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cochabamba, Bolivia
Died: 2011

 34 

Michael Parks
4
Birthdate: April 24, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Corona, California, USA
Died: 2017
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 35 

Pachomius the Great
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0292 AD
Birthplace: Thebes, Egypt
Died: 0348

 36 
Magnus VI of Norway
(King of Norway)

Magnus VI of Norway
0
Birthdate: May 1, 1238
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Norway
Died: 1280

 37 
Johnny Gimble
(Musician)

Johnny Gimble
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 30, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tyler, Texas, United States
Died: 2015

 38 
George Maciunas
(Artist, Architect)

George Maciunas
1
Birthdate: November 8, 1931
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kaunas, Lithuania
Died: 1978

 39 
Chuck Daly
(Basketball coach)

Chuck Daly
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 20, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint Marys, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2009
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

Louis II, Prince of Monaco
1
Birthdate: July 12, 1870
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baden, Grand Duchy of Baden
Died: 1949

 41 

Philip Dorn
0
Birthdate: September 30, 1901
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Scheveningen, Netherlands
Died: 1975

 42 
Harlan Mathews
(Politician, Lawyer)

Harlan Mathews
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 17, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sumiton, Alabama, United States
Died: 2014

 43 
Akhmad Kadyrov
(Politician)

Akhmad Kadyrov
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 23, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Karagandy, Kazakhstan
Died: 2004

 44 
Edward Uhl
(Developer)

Edward Uhl
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: March 24, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2010

 45 
M. A. Wazed Miah
(Physicist)

M. A. Wazed Miah
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 16, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pirganj, Bangladeshi
Died: 2009

 46 
Anthony Wilding
(Tennis player and soldier)

Anthony Wilding
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 31, 1883
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Christchurch, New Zealand
Died: 1915
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 47 
Graham McNamee
(Radio broadcaster)

Graham McNamee
0
Birthdate: July 10, 1888
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: 1942

 48 
Lidia Gueiler
(Politician, Diplomat)

Lidia Gueiler
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 28, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cochabamba, Bolivia
Died: 2011

 49 
Cyrus S. Eaton
(businessman)

Cyrus S. Eaton
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 27, 1883
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cumberland County, Canada
Died: 1979

 50 
Malcolm Shabazz
(Qubilah Shabazz's son)

Malcolm Shabazz
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 8, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 2013