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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Tom Petty

Tom Petty.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 20, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gainesville, Florida, United States
Died: 2017
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 2 Rock Hudson

Rock Hudson.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 17, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Winnetka
Died: 1985
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 3 K. Kamaraj

K. Kamaraj.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, India
Birthdate: July 15, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: 1975

 4 Jamal Khashoggi

Jamal Khashoggi.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: October 13, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Medina, Saudi Arabia
Died: 2018

 5 Samuel Adams

Samuel Adams.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Founding Father of the United States
Birthdate: September 27, 1722
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1803

 6 Marcel Duchamp

Marcel Duchamp.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: July 28, 1887
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Blainville-Crevon
Died: 1968

 7 John André

John André.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: 18th Century British Army Officer & Spy
Birthdate: May 2, 1750
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London
Died: 1780
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 8 Gene Autry

Gene Autry
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Yodeler, Screenwriter, Television actor, Radio personality
Birthdate: September 29, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Texas
Died: 1998
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 9 Paavo Nurmi

Paavo Nurmi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Long-distance runner
Birthdate: June 13, 1897
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Turku, Finland
Died: 1973
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 10 Nipsey Russell

Nipsey Russell.
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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: September 15, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia
Died: 2005
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 11 August Wilson

August Wilson.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: American playwright
Birthdate: April 27, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2005

 12 Hannelore Schmatz

Hannelore Schmatz
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Famous As: Mountaineer
Birthdate: February 16, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Regensburg
Died: 1979

 13 Harriet Nelson

Harriet Nelson
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: American singer
Birthdate: July 18, 1909
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa
Died: 1994

 14 John F. Fitzgerald

John F. Fitzgerald
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 11, 1863
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1950

 15 Marie Stopes

Marie Stopes.
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Famous As: Paleobotanist & Women’s Rights Activists
Birthdate: October 15, 1880
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: 1958

 16 Henri Nouwen

Henri Nouwen
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Presbyter, Writer, University teacher, Psychologist, Catholic priest
Birthdate: January 24, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nijkerk
Died: 1996

 17 Svante Arrhenius

Svante Arrhenius.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: February 19, 1859
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vik
Died: 1927

 18 C. D. Deshmukh

C. D. Deshmukh
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Banker
Birthdate: January 14, 1896
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mahad
Died: 1982

 19 Frances Bergen

Frances Bergen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 14, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Died: 2006

 20 William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire

William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister
Birthdate: May 8, 1720
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: 1764

 21 Ernest Renan

Ernest Renan
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: February 27, 1823
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tréguier, France
Died: 1892

 22 Hazel Scott

Hazel Scott
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Jazz Pianist
Birthdate: June 11, 1920
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Port au Spain, Trinidad
Died: 1981

 23 P. D. Ouspensky

P. D. Ouspensky
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Famous As: philosopher, writer
Birthdate: March 4, 1878
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Moscow
Died: 1947

 24 William II of Württemberg

William II of Württemberg
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 25, 1848
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stuttgart
Died: 1921

 25 François Arago

François Arago
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astronomer, Mathematician, Physicist, Politician, Scientist, University teacher
Birthdate: February 26, 1786
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Estagel
Died: 1853

 26 Elizabeth Thompson

Elizabeth Thompson
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: November 3, 1846
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lausanne
Died: 1933

 27 Claro Mayo Recto

Claro Mayo Recto
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: February 8, 1890
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tiaong, Philippines
Died: 1960

 28 Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot

Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot
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Famous As: combat engineer
Birthdate: February 26, 1725
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lorraine
Died: 1804

 29 Alec Issigonis

Alec Issigonis
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Designer
Birthdate: November 18, 1906
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Smyrna
Died: 1988

 30 Princess Katherine of Greece and Denmark

Princess Katherine of Greece and Denmark
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Famous As: Godparent
Birthdate: May 4, 1913
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Athens
Died: 2007

 31 Peter Medawar

Peter Medawar.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Biologist
Birthdate: February 28, 1915
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: 1987

 32 Ignacy Mościcki

Ignacy Mościcki
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Polish chemist
Birthdate: December 1, 1867
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mierzanowo
Died: 1946

 33 J. Philippe Rushton

J. Philippe Rushton
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Famous As: Psychologist, Faculty, Non-fiction writer
Birthdate: December 3, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bournemouth
Died: 2012

 34 Michael II

Michael II
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Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: 0770 AD
Birthplace: Amorium
Died: 0829

 35 Princess Alexandrine of Prussia

Princess Alexandrine of Prussia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Wilhelm, German Crown Prince's Daughter
Birthdate: April 7, 1915
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Crown Prince's Palace, Berlin, Germany
Died: 1980

 36 Ivan Mazepa

Ivan Mazepa
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political figure
Birthdate: March 20, 1639
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bila Tserkva
Died: 1709

 37 Athalaric

Athalaric
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0516 AD
Birthplace: Italy
Died: 0534

 38 Robert Bourassa

Robert Bourassa
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Lawyer, Non-fiction writer, Economist
Birthdate: July 14, 1933
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Montreal
Died: 1996

 39 Wu Sangui

Wu Sangui
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military general
Birthdate: June 8, 1612
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gaoyou, South Zhili, Ming dynasty, China
Died: 1678

 40 Thomas Lipton

Thomas Lipton
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Merchant
Birthdate: May 10, 1848
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: 1931

 41 Mr. Magic

Mr. Magic
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Famous As: Disc Jockey, Radio Personality
Birthdate: March 15, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2009

 42 Marek Edelman

Marek Edelman
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: 1919 AD
Birthplace: Gomel
Died: 2009

 43 William Guy Carr

William Guy Carr
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Submariner
Birthdate: June 2, 1895
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Formby
Died: 1959

 44 Brian Friel

Brian Friel
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Playwright, Theatre director, Politician
Birthdate: January 9, 1929
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Omagh
Died: 2015

 45 Paul Halmos

Paul Halmos
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician, Philosopher, Statistician
Birthdate: March 3, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Budapest
Died: 2006

 46 Margaret Mahler

Margaret Mahler
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: May 10, 1897
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sopron, Hungary
Died: 1985

 47 Neville Marriner

Neville Marriner
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: British musician
Birthdate: April 15, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lincoln, England
Died: 2016

 48 Pope Urban IV

Pope Urban IV
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Pope
Birthdate: October 31, 1195
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Troyes, France
Died: 1264

 49 William Berger

William Berger
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 20, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Innsbruck, Austria
Died: 1993

 50 Vasily Shukshin

Vasily Shukshin
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Famous As: Writer, Actor
Birthdate: July 25, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Srostki, Russia
Died: 1974