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.

Rock HudsonRock Hudson
American
Actor
Tom PettyTom Petty
American
Singer

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

Samuel AdamsSamuel Adams
American
Founding Father of the United States

John AndreJohn André
British
18th Century British Army Officer & Spy

Marcel DuchampMarcel Duchamp
French, American
Artist
Nipsey RussellNipsey Russell
American
Stand-up Comedian

August WilsonAugust Wilson
American
American playwright

Marie StopesMarie Stopes
British
Paleobotanist & Women’s Rights Activists
Svante ArrheniusSvante Arrhenius
Swedish
Scientist

Peter Brian Medwar Peter Medawar
British
Biologist
By Oqtay Sadikhzade (National Museum of Art of Azerbaijan) [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsKhurshidbanu Natavan
Azerbaijani
Poet

John EllaJohn Ella
British
Violinist

Gene AutryGene Autry
American
Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician,

Hazel ScottHazel Scott
Trinidadian, American
Jazz Pianist

Harriet NelsonHarriet Nelson
American
American singer
Henri NouwenHenri Nouwen
Presbyter, Writer, University teacher,

Hannelore SchmatzHannelore Schmatz
German
Mountaineer

Ted BakerTed Baker
American
Stage manager

Paavo NurmiPaavo Nurmi
Finnish
Long-distance runner, Marathon runner, Athletics
Ernest RenanErnest Renan
French
Philosopher

Frances BergenFrances Bergen
American
Actress
Nicolas-Joseph CugnotNicolas-Joseph Cugnot
French
combat engineer

P. D. OuspenskyP. D. Ouspensky
Russian
philosopher, writer

J. Philippe RushtonJ. Philippe Rushton
Canadian
Psychologist, Faculty, Non-fiction writer
William Cavendish, 4th Duke of DevonshireWilliam Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire
British
Prime Minister

C. D. DeshmukhC. D. Deshmukh
Indian
Banker
François AragoFrançois Arago
Spanish, French
Astronomer, Mathematician, Physicist, Politician,

Princess Katherine of Greece and DenmarkPrincess Katherine of Greece and Denmark
Greek
Godparent

Alec IssigonisAlec Issigonis
Turkish, British
Designer
Wu SanguiWu Sangui
Chinese
Military general

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William Guy CarrWilliam Guy Carr
Canadian
Writer, Submariner
Thomas LiptonThomas Lipton
British
Merchant

William II of WürttembergWilliam II of Württemberg
German
Politician

Marek EdelmanMarek Edelman
Polish
Activist

Elizabeth ThompsonElizabeth Thompson
British
Painter
Michael IIMichael II
Turkish
Emperor
Ignacy MościckiIgnacy Mościcki
Swiss, Polish
Polish chemist

Ivan MazepaIvan Mazepa
Moldovan, Ukrainian
Political figure

Brian FrielBrian Friel
Irish, British
Writer, Playwright, Theatre director, Politician

Paul HalmosPaul Halmos
Hungarian, American
Mathematician, Philosopher, Statistician
Robert BourassaRobert Bourassa
Canadian
Politician, Lawyer, Non-fiction writer, Economist

AthalaricAthalaric
Italian
King

Margaret MahlerMargaret Mahler
Hungarian
Psychiatrist, Child psychiatrist

William Ellery ChanningWilliam Ellery Channing
American
Preacher

Mr. MagicMr. Magic
American
Disc Jockey, Radio Personality
Heinz von FoersterHeinz von Foerster
Austrian
Scientist, Physicist, University teacher

Neville MarrinerNeville Marriner
British
British musician
Pope Urban IVPope Urban IV
French, Italian
Pope

Oskar R. LangeOskar R. Lange
Polish
Economist

George CreelGeorge Creel
American
Journalist
Scipione BorgheseScipione Borghese
Italian
Italian Cardinal, art collector

Norman O. BrownNorman O. Brown
Mexican, American
Scholar
Demetrios I of ConstantinopleDemetrios I of Constantinople
Turkish
Ecumenical Patriarch

Francis LieberFrancis Lieber
German, American
Jurist

BahinabaiBahinabai
Indian
Poet

Neal DowNeal Dow
American
Advocate

Benjamin FondaneBenjamin Fondane
French, Romanian
Linguist, Poet, Librarian, Film director,
John MarinJohn Marin
American
painter, architect

Neil SmelserNeil Smelser
American
Sociologist

Isaac OliverIsaac Oliver
French
Painter

Andrey LukanovAndrey Lukanov
Bulgarian, Russian
Politician
Pierre de BérullePierre de Bérulle
French
Statesman

Clarence W. BarronClarence W. Barron
American
Publisher
Percy PilcherPercy Pilcher
British
Inventor

Benjamin WaterhouseBenjamin Waterhouse
American
Physician

Katharine Susannah PrichardKatharine Susannah Prichard
Australian
Author
Aribert MogAribert Mog
German
Actor

Bernardino TelesioBernardino Telesio
Italian
Philosopher
Eugen LangenEugen Langen
German
Entrepreneur

Albertina RaschAlbertina Rasch
Austrian, American
Dancer

Nguyễn Chí ThiệnNguyễn Chí Thiện
American, Vietnamese
Poet
Joonas KokkonenJoonas Kokkonen
Finnish
Composer

Alexander Monro (secundus)Alexander Monro (secundus)
Scottish
Physician
James MichaelsJames Michaels
American
journalist

Herbert MuschampHerbert Muschamp
American
Architecture Critic

Anne Jules de NoaillesAnne Jules de Noailles
French
Duke

Eberhard of FranconiaEberhard of Franconia
Duke of Franconia
Coleridge GoodeColeridge Goode
Jamaican, British
Jazz musician, Bassist
Emiel van LennepEmiel van Lennep
Dutch
Official

Kōichi KitamuraKōichi Kitamura
Japanese
Actor, Seiyū

Karl Klaus von der DeckenKarl Klaus von der Decken
German
Explorer

Philipp ForchheimerPhilipp Forchheimer
Austrian
Engineer
Nikolai FedorenkoNikolai Fedorenko
Russian
Statesman

José Agostinho de MacedoJosé Agostinho de Macedo
Portuguese
Poet

Gordon DavidsonGordon Davidson
American
American theatre director

Claro Mayo RectoClaro Mayo Recto
Filipino
Statesman

George William MundeleinGeorge William Mundelein
American
Cardinal
Augustus Keppel, Viscount KeppelAugustus Keppel, Viscount Keppel
British
Admiral

Diego Sarmiento de Acuña, count de GondomarDiego Sarmiento de Acuña, count de Gondomar
Spanish
Spanish diplomat and ambassador
Robert Arthur GoodnoughRobert Arthur Goodnough
American
Painter

William Bill BernbachWilliam Bill Bernbach
American