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.

Robert E. LeeRobert E. Lee
American
Confederate General in the American Civil War
Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain
American
Basketball Player

John DenverJohn Denver
American
Singer-songwriter

Matthew ShepardMatthew Shepard
American
Gay Hate Murder Victim

Dennis RitchieDennis Ritchie
American
Computer Scientist

Thomas Mikal FordThomas Mikal Ford
American
Actor
Mary Pinchot MeyerMary Pinchot Meyer
American
Painter & Journalist

Edith CavellEdith Cavell
British
Nurse

Carel FabritiusCarel Fabritius
Dutch
Painter
Maximilian II, Holy Roman EmperorMaximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor
Hungarian
Holy Roman Emperor

Alf LandonAlf Landon
American
Governor of Kansas
Anatole FranceAnatole France
French
Writer

Gillo PontecorvoGillo Pontecorvo
Italian
Film Director

Katharine Burr BlodgettKatharine Burr Blodgett
American
Scientist

Nancy SpungenNancy Spungen
American
Drug trafficker, Prostitute
Joan KrocJoan Kroc
American
 

Léo MajorLéo Major
Canadian
Soldier

Gene VincentGene Vincent
American
Musician

Tom MixTom Mix
American
Actor
Roger B. TaneyRoger B. Taney
American
Former Chief Justice of the United States

Dylan RiederDylan Rieder
American
Skateboarder
Inejiro AsanumaInejiro Asanuma
Japanese
Politician

Joseph StilwellJoseph Stilwell
American
Basketball coach, Military personnel

Dean AchesonDean Acheson
American
Former United States Secretary of State
Ram Manohar LohiaRam Manohar Lohia
Indian
Politician

Sonja HenieSonja Henie
Norwegian
Actor, Figure skater
Peter AufschnaiterPeter Aufschnaiter
Nepalese
Explorer, Cartographer, Geographer, Rock climber

Johnny OlsonJohnny Olson
American
Actor, Radio personality

HiroshigeHiroshige
Japanese
painter
Piero della FrancescaPiero della Francesca
Italian
Mathematician

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Elizabeth FryElizabeth Fry
British
Nurse
Ernie RothErnie Roth
American
Wrestling manager

Robert StephensonRobert Stephenson
British
Engineer, Civil engineer, Politician

Audrey MestreAudrey Mestre
French
Free-diver, Marine biologist

Charles RothschildCharles Rothschild
British
Banker, Entomologist
Frederick IV of DenmarkFrederick IV of Denmark
Danish
King
Bill ShoemakerBill Shoemaker
American
Jockey

C. Delores TuckerC. Delores Tucker
American
Politician

ChallengerChallenger
Bangladeshi
Bangladeshi television actor

Ali MazruiAli Mazrui
Kenyan, American
Academic
Max WertheimerMax Wertheimer
American
Psychologist, University teacher

Adam of BremenAdam of Bremen
German
chronicler

Günther BlumentrittGünther Blumentritt
German
Soldier

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

Jean RibaultJean Ribault
French
explorer
Margaret E. KnightMargaret E. Knight
American
Inventor, Entrepreneur

Cyril Vladimirovich, Grand Duke of RussiaCyril Vladimirovich, Grand Duke of Russia
Russian
 
Philander C. KnoxPhilander C. Knox
American
Politician

Gertrude KäsebierGertrude Käsebier
American
Photographer

Pope Honorius IPope Honorius I
Italian
Pope
Simon KimbanguSimon Kimbangu
Congolese
Religious Leader

Pope John IVPope John IV
Italian
Pope
Luis de MolinaLuis de Molina
Spanish
Theologian

Sir Harry Smith, 1st BaronetSir Harry Smith, 1st Baronet
British
General

Michael IX PalaiologosMichael IX Palaiologos
Turkish
 

John CorvinusJohn Corvinus
Hungarian
King

Oscar HijuelosOscar Hijuelos
American
novelist, writer
Mildred CohnMildred Cohn
American
Biochemist

Belva PlainBelva Plain
American
Author

Edmund Berry GodfreyEdmund Berry Godfrey
British
Magistrate

Josephine Shaw LowellJosephine Shaw Lowell
American
Biographer
Kanō EitokuKanō Eitoku
Japanese
Painter

Serge PoliakoffSerge Poliakoff
French, Russian
Painter
Mustafa ZaidiMustafa Zaidi
Pakistani
Poet

Hjalmar HammarskjöldHjalmar Hammarskjöld
Swedish
Politician

Giovanni Battista VitaliGiovanni Battista Vitali
Italian
Composer
Josiah Gilbert HollandJosiah Gilbert Holland
American
Poet, Author, Novelist, Writer, Journalist

Ian HamiltonIan Hamilton
Greek, British, Scottish
Army General
Joseph Moses LevyJoseph Moses Levy
British
Publisher

Jalal al-Din al-DawaniJalal al-Din al-Dawani
Iranian
Philosopher

François de BassompierreFrançois de Bassompierre
French
Courtier
Soe WinSoe Win
Burmese
Prime minister

Břetislav PojarBřetislav Pojar
Czech
Film director, Animator, Educationist
Alexander SumarokovAlexander Sumarokov
Russian writer

George MuellerGeorge Mueller
American
Engineer and physicist

Ruth GoetzRuth Goetz
American
Playwright

Theodore BakerTheodore Baker
American
Musicologist
Torkom ManoogianTorkom Manoogian
Armenian, Iraqi
Patriarch
Ineko SataIneko Sata
Japanese
Writer

Bernhard MinettiBernhard Minetti
German
Actor

John GarciaJohn Garcia
American
psychologist

Bernarr MacFaddenBernarr MacFadden
American
Publisher
Kenneth JerniganKenneth Jernigan
American
Activist

Frederick John TeggartFrederick John Teggart
American
Historian

Lothar BucherLothar Bucher
German
Publicist

Arkady StrugatskyArkady Strugatsky
Russian
Author

Zhang BairenZhang Bairen
Chinese
Bishop
Robert McKenzieRobert McKenzie
Canadian
Professor

Fahri KoruturkFahri Koruturk
Turkish
Former President of Turkey
Kurokawa KishōKurokawa Kishō
Japanese
Architect

Quintin McGarel Hogg, Baron Hailsham of St. MaryleboneQuintin McGarel Hogg, Baron Hailsham of St. Marylebone
British
Barrister
James Ford CairnsJames Ford Cairns
Australian
Politician
Pedro de Sousa Holstein, duque de PalmelaPedro de Sousa Holstein, duque de Palmela
Italian
Portuguese statesman