Died On October 2nd

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.

Tom PettyTom Petty
20 October 1950, American
Singer
Nipsey RussellNipsey Russell
15 September 1918, American
Stand-up Comedian

Rock HudsonRock Hudson
17 November 1925, American
Actor

K. Kamaraj K. Kamaraj
15 July 1903, Indian
Former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, India

Marcel DuchampMarcel Duchamp
28 July 1887, French, American
Artist

Samuel AdamsSamuel Adams
27 September 1722, American
Founding Father of the United States
John AndreJohn André
02 May 1750, British
18th Century British Army Officer & Spy

August WilsonAugust Wilson
27 April 1945, American
American playwright

Svante ArrheniusSvante Arrhenius
19 February 1859, Swedish
Scientist

Marie StopesMarie Stopes
15 October 1880, British
Paleobotanist & Women’s Rights Activists
Peter Brian Medwar Peter Medawar
28 February 1915, British
Biologist

By Oqtay Sadikhzade (National Museum of Art of Azerbaijan) [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsKhurshidbanu Natavan
06 August 1832, Azerbaijani
Poet
John EllaJohn Ella
19 December 1802, British
Violinist

Hannelore SchmatzHannelore Schmatz
16 February 1940, German
Mountaineer

Gene AutryGene Autry
29 September 1907, American
Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician,
Henri NouwenHenri Nouwen
24 January 1932
Presbyter, Writer, University teacher,

Harriet NelsonHarriet Nelson
18 July 1909, American
American singer
C. D. DeshmukhC. D. Deshmukh
14 January 1896, Indian
Banker

Ernest RenanErnest Renan
27 February 1823, French
philosopher, historian, professor, archaeologist,

Nicolas-Joseph CugnotNicolas-Joseph Cugnot
26 February 1725, French
combat engineer
Paavo NurmiPaavo Nurmi
13 June 1897, Finnish
Long-distance runner, Marathon runner, Athletics

P. D. OuspenskyP. D. Ouspensky
04 March 1878, Russian
philosopher, writer
Alec IssigonisAlec Issigonis
18 November 1906, Greek, British
Engineer, Automotive designer, Racecar driver

J. Philippe RushtonJ. Philippe Rushton
03 December 1943, Canadian
Psychologist, Faculty, Non-fiction writer

William Cavendish, 4th Duke of DevonshireWilliam Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire
08 May 1720, British
Prime Minister

François AragoFrançois Arago
26 February 1786, Spanish, French
Astronomer, Mathematician, Physicist, Politician,
Brian FrielBrian Friel
09 January 1929, Irish, British
Writer, Playwright, Theatre director, Politician
Princess Katherine of Greece and DenmarkPrincess Katherine of Greece and Denmark
04 May 1913, Greek
Godparent

William II of WürttembergWilliam II of Württemberg
25 February 1848, German
Politician

Elizabeth ThompsonElizabeth Thompson
03 November 1846, British
Painter

Ivan MazepaIvan Mazepa
20 March 1639, Moldovan, Ukrainian
Political figure
Robert BourassaRobert Bourassa
14 July 1933, Canadian
Politician, Lawyer, Non-fiction writer, Economist

Margaret MahlerMargaret Mahler
10 May 1897, Hungarian
Psychiatrist, Child psychiatrist

Marek EdelmanMarek Edelman
1919 AD, Polish
Activist

Michael IIMichael II
0770 AD, Turkish
Emperor

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Heinz von FoersterHeinz von Foerster
13 November 1911, Austrian
Scientist, Physicist, University teacher
Paul HalmosPaul Halmos
03 March 1916, Hungarian, American
Mathematician, Philosopher, Statistician

Mr. MagicMr. Magic
15 March 1956, American
Disc Jockey, Radio Personality
Pope Urban IVPope Urban IV
1195 AD, French
Pope

William Guy CarrWilliam Guy Carr
02 June 1895, Canadian
Writer, Submariner

AthalaricAthalaric
0516 AD, Italian
King
Scipione BorgheseScipione Borghese
01 September 1577, Italian
Italian Cardinal, art collector

Benjamin FondaneBenjamin Fondane
14 November 1898, French, Romanian
Linguist, Poet, Librarian, Film director,
John MarinJohn Marin
23 December 1870, American
painter, architect

Aribert MogAribert Mog
03 August 1904, German
Actor

Coleridge GoodeColeridge Goode
29 November 1914, Jamaican, British
Jazz musician, Bassist

Ignacy MościckiIgnacy Mościcki
01 December 1867, Swiss, Polish
Polish chemist

Kōichi KitamuraKōichi Kitamura
18 December 1931, Japanese
Actor, Seiyū
William Bill BernbachWilliam Bill Bernbach
13 August 1911, American