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
American
Basketball Player
John DenverJohn Denver
American
Singer-songwriter

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

Matthew ShepardMatthew Shepard
American
Gay Hate Murder Victim

Edith CavellEdith Cavell
British
Nurse

Mary Pinchot MeyerMary Pinchot Meyer
American
Painter & Journalist
Maximilian II, Holy Roman EmperorMaximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor
Hungarian
Holy Roman Emperor

Anatole FranceAnatole France
French
Writer

Alf LandonAlf Landon
American
Governor of Kansas
Gillo PontecorvoGillo Pontecorvo
Italian
Film Director

Katharine Burr BlodgettKatharine Burr Blodgett
American
Scientist

Nancy SpungenNancy Spungen
American
Drug trafficker, Prostitute

Dennis RitchieDennis Ritchie
American
Computer scientist, Programmer, Writer

Joan KrocJoan Kroc
American
 

Léo MajorLéo Major
Canadian
Soldier
Thomas Mikal FordThomas Mikal Ford
American
Actor

Gene VincentGene Vincent
American
Musician

Tom MixTom Mix
American
Actor

Joseph StilwellJoseph Stilwell
American
Basketball coach, Military personnel
Sonja HenieSonja Henie
Norwegian
Actor, Figure skater

Roger B. TaneyRoger B. Taney
American
Former Chief Justice of the United States
Ram Manohar LohiaRam Manohar Lohia
Indian
Politician

HiroshigeHiroshige
Japanese
painter

Inejiro AsanumaInejiro Asanuma
Japanese
Politician
Dylan RiederDylan Rieder
American
Skateboarder

Dean AchesonDean Acheson
American
Former United States Secretary of State
Carel FabritiusCarel Fabritius
Dutch
Dutch painter

Peter AufschnaiterPeter Aufschnaiter
Nepalese
Explorer, Cartographer, Geographer, Rock climber

Piero della FrancescaPiero della Francesca
Italian
Mathematician
Elizabeth FryElizabeth Fry
British
Nurse

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Johnny OlsonJohnny Olson
American
Actor, Radio personality
Robert StephensonRobert Stephenson
British
Engineer, Civil engineer, Politician

C. Delores TuckerC. Delores Tucker
American
Politician

Charles RothschildCharles Rothschild
British
Banker, Entomologist

Max WertheimerMax Wertheimer
American
Psychologist, University teacher
Frederick IV of DenmarkFrederick IV of Denmark
Danish
King
Audrey MestreAudrey Mestre
French
Free-diver, Marine biologist

Margaret E. KnightMargaret E. Knight
American
Inventor, Entrepreneur

ChallengerChallenger
Bangladeshi
Bangladeshi television actor

Pope Honorius IPope Honorius I
Italian
Bishop
Bill ShoemakerBill Shoemaker
American
Jockey

Philander C. KnoxPhilander C. Knox
American
Politician

Edwin Abbott AbbottEdwin Abbott Abbott
British
Theologian, Science fiction writer, Teacher,

Luis de MolinaLuis de Molina
Spanish
Theologian

Jean RibaultJean Ribault
French
explorer
Günther BlumentrittGünther Blumentritt
German
Soldier

Adam of BremenAdam of Bremen
German
chronicler
Gertrude KäsebierGertrude Käsebier
American
Photographer

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

Mildred CohnMildred Cohn
American
Biochemist
Pope John IVPope John IV
Italian
Pope

Simon KimbanguSimon Kimbangu
Congolese
Religious Leader
Michael IX PalaiologosMichael IX Palaiologos
Turkish
 

Josephine Shaw LowellJosephine Shaw Lowell
American
Biographer

Oscar HijuelosOscar Hijuelos
American
novelist, writer

Belva PlainBelva Plain
American
Author

Ian Standish Monteith HamiltonIan Standish Monteith Hamilton
British
Military personnel
Kanō EitokuKanō Eitoku
Japanese
Painter

Josiah Gilbert HollandJosiah Gilbert Holland
American
Poet, Author, Novelist, Writer, Journalist

Mustafa ZaidiMustafa Zaidi
Pakistani
Poet

Břetislav PojarBřetislav Pojar
Czech
Film director, Animator, Educationist
John GarciaJohn Garcia
American
psychologist

Bernarr MacFaddenBernarr MacFadden
American
Publisher
Arkady StrugatskyArkady Strugatsky
Russian
Author

Fahri KoruturkFahri Koruturk
Turkish
Former President of Turkey

Kurokawa KishōKurokawa Kishō
Japanese
Architect
James Ford CairnsJames Ford Cairns
Australian
Politician

Quintin McGarel Hogg, Baron Hailsham of St. MaryleboneQuintin McGarel Hogg, Baron Hailsham of St. Marylebone
British
Barrister
Ricky Wilson (American Musician)Ricky Wilson (American Musician)
American