Died On October 12th

Discover the most famous people who died on October 12. The list includes people like Matthew Shepard, John Denver, Robert E. Lee, Wilt Chamberlain, Anatole France. Famous personalities featured on this list, include novelists, military leaders, soldiers and nurses and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.

Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain
(Basketball Player)

21 August 1936

American

John DenverJohn Denver
(Singer-songwriter)

31 December 1943

American

Robert E. LeeRobert E. Lee
(Confederate General in the American Civil War)

19 January 1807

American

Matthew ShepardMatthew Shepard
(Gay Hate Murder Victim)

01 December 1976

American

Mary Pinchot MeyerMary Pinchot Meyer
(Painter & Journalist)

14 October 1920

American

Alf LandonAlf Landon
(Governor of Kansas)

09 September 1887

American

Maximilian II, Holy Roman EmperorMaximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor
(Holy Roman Emperor)

31 July 1527

Hungarian

Anatole FranceAnatole France
(Writer)

16 April 1844

French

Gillo PontecorvoGillo Pontecorvo
(Film Director)

19 November 1919

Italian

Katharine Burr BlodgettKatharine Burr Blodgett
(Scientist)

10 January 1898

American

Paul Hermann MüllerPaul Hermann Müller
(Chemist)

12 January 1899

Swiss

Nancy SpungenNancy Spungen
(Drug trafficker, Prostitute)

27 February 1958

American

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Joan KrocJoan Kroc

27 August 1928

American

Dennis RitchieDennis Ritchie
(Computer scientist, Programmer, Writer)

09 September 1941

American

Edith CavellEdith Cavell
(Nurse)

04 December 1865

British

Roger B. TaneyRoger B. Taney
(Former Chief Justice of the United States)

17 March 1777

American

Inejiro AsanumaInejiro Asanuma
(Politician)

27 December 1898

Japanese

Sonja HenieSonja Henie
(Actor, Figure skater)

08 April 1912

Norwegian

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Joseph StilwellJoseph Stilwell
(Basketball coach, Military personnel)

19 March 1883

American

Dean AchesonDean Acheson
(Former United States Secretary of State)

11 April 1893

American

HiroshigeHiroshige
(painter)

1797 AD

Japanese

Johnny OlsonJohnny Olson
(Actor, Radio personality)

22 May 1910

American

Piero della FrancescaPiero della Francesca
(Mathematician)

1415 AD

Italian

Elizabeth FryElizabeth Fry
(Nurse)

21 May 1780

British

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Audrey MestreAudrey Mestre
(Free-diver, Marine biologist)

11 August 1974

French

Robert StephensonRobert Stephenson
(Engineer, Civil engineer, Politician)

16 October 1803

British

Margaret E. KnightMargaret E. Knight
(Inventor, Entrepreneur)

14 February 1838

American

Peter AufschnaiterPeter Aufschnaiter
(Explorer, Cartographer, Geographer, Rock climber)

02 November 1899

Nepalese

Max WertheimerMax Wertheimer
(Psychologist, University teacher)

15 April 1880

American

Frederick IV of DenmarkFrederick IV of Denmark
(King)

11 October 1671

Danish

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Charles RothschildCharles Rothschild
(Banker, Entomologist)

09 May 1877

British

ChallengerChallenger
(Bangladeshi television actor)

1959 AD

Bangladeshi

Pope Honorius IPope Honorius I

Italian

Edwin Abbott AbbottEdwin Abbott Abbott
(Theologian, Science fiction writer, Teacher, Writer, Novelist)

20 December 1838

British

Günther BlumentrittGünther Blumentritt
(Soldier)

10 February 1892

German

Adam of BremenAdam of Bremen
(chronicler)

1074 AD

German

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Jean RibaultJean Ribault
(explorer)

1520 AD

French

Gertrude KäsebierGertrude Käsebier
(Photographer)

18 May 1852

American

Cyril Vladimirovich, Grand Duke of RussiaCyril Vladimirovich, Grand Duke of Russia

12 October 1876

Russian

Pope John IVPope John IV
(Pope)

Italian

Michael IX PalaiologosMichael IX Palaiologos

17 April 1277

Turkish

Oscar HijuelosOscar Hijuelos
(novelist, writer)

24 August 1951

American

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Josiah Gilbert HollandJosiah Gilbert Holland
(Poet, Author, Novelist, Writer, Journalist)

24 July 1819

American

Ian Standish Monteith HamiltonIan Standish Monteith Hamilton
(Military personnel)

16 January 1853

British

Mustafa ZaidiMustafa Zaidi
(Poet)

16 October 1930

Pakistani

Utagawa HiroshigeUtagawa Hiroshige
(artist)

1797 AD

Japanese

John GarciaJohn Garcia
(psychologist)

12 June 1917

American

Arkady StrugatskyArkady Strugatsky
(Author)

28 August 1925

Russian

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Fahri KoruturkFahri Koruturk
(Former President of Turkey)

03 August 1903

Turkish

Břetislav PojarBřetislav Pojar
(Film director, Animator, Educationist)

07 October 1923

Czech

Ricky Wilson (American Musician)Ricky Wilson (American Musician)

19 March 1953

American