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
American
Singer
Rock HudsonRock Hudson
American
Actor

Samuel AdamsSamuel Adams
American
Founding Father of the United States

Marcel DuchampMarcel Duchamp
French, American
Artist

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

Nipsey RussellNipsey Russell
American
Stand-up Comedian
John AndreJohn André
British
18th Century British Army Officer & Spy

August WilsonAugust Wilson
American
American playwright

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

Peter Brian Medwar Peter Medawar
British
Biologist
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Azerbaijani
Poet

John EllaJohn Ella
British
Violinist

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

Harriet NelsonHarriet Nelson
American
American singer

Henri NouwenHenri Nouwen
Presbyter, Writer, University teacher,
Hazel ScottHazel Scott
Trinidadian, American
Jazz Pianist

Ted BakerTed Baker
American
Stage manager

Hannelore SchmatzHannelore Schmatz
German
Mountaineer

Ernest RenanErnest Renan
French
Philosopher
Frances BergenFrances Bergen
American
Actress

Paavo NurmiPaavo Nurmi
Finnish
Long-distance runner, Marathon runner, Athletics
Nicolas-Joseph CugnotNicolas-Joseph Cugnot
French
combat engineer

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

William Cavendish, 4th Duke of DevonshireWilliam Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire
British
Prime Minister
C. D. DeshmukhC. D. Deshmukh
Indian
Banker

Alec IssigonisAlec Issigonis
Turkish, British
Designer
François AragoFrançois Arago
Spanish, French
Astronomer, Mathematician, Physicist, Politician,

Wu SanguiWu Sangui
Chinese
Military general

Princess Katherine of Greece and DenmarkPrincess Katherine of Greece and Denmark
Greek
Godparent
Marek EdelmanMarek Edelman
Polish
Activist

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William II of WürttembergWilliam II of Württemberg
German
Politician
Brian FrielBrian Friel
Irish, British
Writer, Playwright, Theatre director, Politician

Mr. MagicMr. Magic
American
Disc Jockey, Radio Personality

Michael IIMichael II
Turkish
Emperor

William Guy CarrWilliam Guy Carr
Canadian
Writer, Submariner
J. Philippe RushtonJ. Philippe Rushton
Canadian
Psychologist, Faculty, Non-fiction writer
Elizabeth ThompsonElizabeth Thompson
British
Painter

Ivan MazepaIvan Mazepa
Moldovan, Ukrainian
Political figure

Robert BourassaRobert Bourassa
Canadian
Politician, Lawyer, Non-fiction writer, Economist

Ignacy MościckiIgnacy Mościcki
Swiss, Polish
Polish chemist
Margaret MahlerMargaret Mahler
Hungarian
Psychiatrist, Child psychiatrist

Paul HalmosPaul Halmos
Hungarian, American
Mathematician, Philosopher, Statistician

Heinz von FoersterHeinz von Foerster
Austrian
Scientist, Physicist, University teacher

George CreelGeorge Creel
American
Journalist

Neville MarrinerNeville Marriner
British
British musician
AthalaricAthalaric
Italian
King

William Ellery ChanningWilliam Ellery Channing
American
Preacher
Pope Urban IVPope Urban IV
French, Italian
Pope

Oskar R. LangeOskar R. Lange
Polish
Economist

Scipione BorgheseScipione Borghese
Italian
Italian Cardinal, art collector
Francis LieberFrancis Lieber
German, American
Jurist

Norman O. BrownNorman O. Brown
Mexican, American
Scholar
BahinabaiBahinabai
Indian
Poet

Benjamin FondaneBenjamin Fondane
French, Romanian
Linguist, Poet, Librarian, Film director,

John MarinJohn Marin
American
painter, architect

Neal DowNeal Dow
American
Advocate

Neil SmelserNeil Smelser
American
Sociologist
Andrey LukanovAndrey Lukanov
Bulgarian, Russian
Politician

Percy PilcherPercy Pilcher
British
Inventor

Pierre de BérullePierre de Bérulle
French
Statesman

Clarence W. BarronClarence W. Barron
American
Publisher
Isaac OliverIsaac Oliver
French
Painter

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
Joonas KokkonenJoonas Kokkonen
Finnish
Composer

Nguyễn Chí ThiệnNguyễn Chí Thiện
American, Vietnamese
Poet

Alexander Monro (secundus)Alexander Monro (secundus)
Scottish
Physician
Herbert MuschampHerbert Muschamp
American
Architecture Critic

Coleridge GoodeColeridge Goode
Jamaican, British
Jazz musician, Bassist
Eberhard of FranconiaEberhard of Franconia
Duke of Franconia

Karl Klaus von der DeckenKarl Klaus von der Decken
German
Explorer

Kōichi KitamuraKōichi Kitamura
Japanese
Actor, Seiyū

Emiel van LennepEmiel van Lennep
Dutch
Official
Nikolai FedorenkoNikolai Fedorenko
Russian
Statesman
Philipp ForchheimerPhilipp Forchheimer
Austrian
Engineer

José Agostinho de MacedoJosé Agostinho de Macedo
Portuguese
Poet

Claro Mayo RectoClaro Mayo Recto
Filipino
Statesman

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

William Bill BernbachWilliam Bill Bernbach
American