Died On October 2nd

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Discover the most famous people who died on October 2. The list includes people like Marcel Duchamp, Rock Hudson, Samuel Adams, John André, K. Kamaraj. Famous personalities featured on this list, include philosophers, actors, playwrights and mathematicians and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United Kingdom, United States, France & Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
Tom Petty
(Rock Singer, Guitarist)
Tom Petty
36
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 20, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gainesville, Florida, United States
Died: 2017
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 2 
Rock Hudson
(One of the Most Popular Movie Stars of His Time)
Rock Hudson
9
Birthdate: November 17, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Winnetka, Illinois, United States
Died: 1985
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 3 
Samuel Adams
(American Political Philosopher and 4th Governor of Massachusetts (1794–1797))
Samuel Adams
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 27, 1722
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1803
 4 
K. Kamaraj
(Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu (1954-63))
K. Kamaraj
63
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 15, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: 1975
 5 
August Wilson
(American Playwright Who was Refered to as the 'Theater's Poet of Black America)
August Wilson
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 27, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2005
 6 
Gene Autry
(Actor and singer known as The Singing Cowboy for his appearances in ninety-three movies and ninety-one TV productions)
Gene Autry
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 29, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tioga, Texas, United States
Died: 1998
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 7 
Marcel Duchamp
(Artist Known for His Revolutionary Developments in the 'Plastic Arts' In the Early 20th Century)
Marcel Duchamp
8
Birthdate: July 28, 1887
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Blainville-Crevon, France
Died: 1968
 8 
Nipsey Russell
(Stand-up Comedian)
Nipsey Russell
4
Birthdate: September 15, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia
Died: 2005
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 9 
Raja Ravi Varma
(One of the Greatest Painters in the History of Indian Art)
Raja Ravi Varma
12
Birthdate: April 29, 1848
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kilimanoor, Travancore, India
Died: 1906
 10 
John André
(Head of the British Secret Service During the American Revolutionary War)
John André
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 2, 1751
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: 1780
 11 
Marie Stopes
(Paleobotanist & Women’s Rights Activists)
Marie Stopes
2
Birthdate: October 15, 1880
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: 1958
 12 
Harriet Nelson
(American singer)
Harriet Nelson
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 18, 1909
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa
Died: 1994
 13 
Max Bruch
(German Romantic Composer, Conductor & Educator)
Max Bruch
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 6, 1838
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: 1920
 14 
Umer Shareef
(Former actor known as only actor to receive four Nigar Awards in a single year)
Umer Shareef
3
Birthdate: April 19, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan
Died: 2021
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 15 
Frances Bergen
2
Birthdate: September 14, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Died: 2006
 16 
Paavo Nurmi
(Finnish Middle-Distance and Long-Distance Runner Who Dominated Distance Running in the Early 20th Century)
Paavo Nurmi
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 13, 1897
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Turku, Finland
Died: 1973
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 17 
Hazel Scott
(Jazz Pianist)
Hazel Scott
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 11, 1920
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Port au Spain, Trinidad
Died: 1981
 18 
Svante Arrhenius
(Scientist)
Svante Arrhenius
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 19, 1859
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vik
Died: 1927
 19 
Thomas Lipton
(Merchant)
Thomas Lipton
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 10, 1848
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: 1931
 20 
Geoff Emerick
(Sound Engineer and Record Producer Who Worked With the Beatles)
Geoff Emerick
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 5, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 2018
 21 
Ignacy Mościcki
(Polish chemist)
Ignacy Mościcki
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 1, 1867
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mierzanowo
Died: 1946
 22 
J. Philippe Rushton
(Psychologist, Faculty, Non-fiction writer)
J. Philippe Rushton
0
Birthdate: December 3, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bournemouth
Died: 2012
 23 
Ivan Mazepa
(Political figure)
Ivan Mazepa
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 20, 1639
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bila Tserkva
Died: 1709
 24 
Peter Medawar
(Brazilian-British Biologist Who Won Nobel Prize in Medicine for Discovery of Acquired Immunological Tolerance)
Peter Medawar
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 28, 1915
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Petrópolis, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: 1987
 25 
Elizabeth Thompson
0
Birthdate: November 3, 1846
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lausanne
Died: 1933
 26 
Alec Issigonis
(Designer)
Alec Issigonis
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 18, 1906
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Smyrna
Died: 1988
 27 
William II of Württemberg
0
Birthdate: February 25, 1848
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stuttgart
Died: 1921
 28 
Neville Marriner
(British musician)
Neville Marriner
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 15, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lincoln, England
Died: 2016
 29 
Wu Sangui
(Military general)
Wu Sangui
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 8, 1612
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gaoyou, South Zhili, Ming dynasty, China
Died: 1678
 30 
Khurshidbanu Natavan
(One of the Best Lyrical Poets in Azerbaijan's History)
Khurshidbanu Natavan
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 6, 1832
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Shusha
Died: 1897
 31 
Princess Alexandrine of Prussia
(Wilhelm, German Crown Prince's Daughter)
Princess Alexandrine of Prussia
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 7, 1915
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Crown Prince's Palace, Berlin, Germany
Died: 1980
 32 
William Bernbach
(Advertising executive)
William Bernbach
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 13, 1911
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: 1982
 33 
Jamal Khashoggi
(Journalist)
Jamal Khashoggi
13
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 13, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Medina, Saudi Arabia
Died: 2018
 34 
John Marin
(painter, architect)
John Marin
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 23, 1870
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rutherford
Died: 1953
 35 
Oskar R. Lange
(Economist)
Oskar R. Lange
0
Birthdate: July 27, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tomaszów, Poland
Died: 1965
 36 
Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot
(combat engineer)
Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot
0
Birthdate: February 26, 1725
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lorraine
Died: 1804
 37 
Ernest Renan
(Known as the Author of the Enormously Popular Life of Jesus)
Ernest Renan
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 28, 1823
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tréguier, France
Died: 1892
William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 8, 1720
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: 1764
 39 
P. D. Ouspensky
(Philosopher, Writer)
P. D. Ouspensky
1
Birthdate: March 5, 1878
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kharkiv, Ukraine
Died: 1947
 40 
Aribert Mog
0
Birthdate: August 3, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Berlin
Died: 1941
 41 
Albertina Rasch
(Austrian-born American Dancer, Choreographer, and Company Director)
Albertina Rasch
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: January 19, 1891
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1967
 42 
Marta Fernandez Miranda de Batista
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 11, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cuba
Died: 2006
 43 
François Arago
(Astronomer, Mathematician, Physicist, Politician, Scientist, University teacher)
François Arago
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 26, 1786
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Estagel
Died: 1853
 44 
Michael II
(Emperor)
Michael II
0
Birthdate: 0770 AD
Birthplace: Amorium
Died: 0829
Princess Katherine of Greece and Denmark
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 4, 1913
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Athens
Died: 2007
 46 
Clarence W. Barron
0
Birthdate: July 2, 1855
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1928
 47 
Robert Bourassa
(Politician, Lawyer, Non-fiction writer, Economist)
Robert Bourassa
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 14, 1933
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Montreal
Died: 1996
 48 
George William Mundelein
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 2, 1872
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 1939
 49 
Claro M. Recto
(Philippine Jurist and Politician Who Led the Nationalist Movement in the Philippines)
Claro M. Recto
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 8, 1890
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tiaong, Philippines
Died: 1960
 50 
William Guy Carr
(Writer, Submariner)
William Guy Carr
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 2, 1895
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Formby
Died: 1959