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
Nipsey RussellNipsey Russell
American
Stand-up Comedian

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
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

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,

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

Hazel ScottHazel Scott
Trinidadian, American
Jazz Pianist
Hannelore SchmatzHannelore Schmatz
German
Mountaineer

Paavo NurmiPaavo Nurmi
Finnish
Long-distance runner, Marathon runner, Athletics

Ernest RenanErnest Renan
French
philosopher, historian, professor, archaeologist,
Frances BergenFrances Bergen
American
Actress

C. D. DeshmukhC. D. Deshmukh
Indian
Banker
Nicolas-Joseph CugnotNicolas-Joseph Cugnot
French
combat engineer

François AragoFrançois Arago
Spanish, French
Astronomer, Mathematician, Physicist, Politician,

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

Brian FrielBrian Friel
Irish, British
Writer, Playwright, Theatre director, Politician
P. D. OuspenskyP. D. Ouspensky
Russian
philosopher, writer
Alec IssigonisAlec Issigonis
Greek, British
Engineer, Automotive designer, Racecar driver

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

Wu SanguiWu Sangui
Chinese
Military general

Robert BourassaRobert Bourassa
Canadian
Politician, Lawyer, Non-fiction writer, Economist
William Ellery ChanningWilliam Ellery Channing
American
Preacher

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

William II of WürttembergWilliam II of Württemberg
German
Politician

Elizabeth ThompsonElizabeth Thompson
British
Painter

Ivan MazepaIvan Mazepa
Moldovan, Ukrainian
Political figure
Heinz von FoersterHeinz von Foerster
Austrian
Scientist, Physicist, University teacher

Margaret MahlerMargaret Mahler
Hungarian
Psychiatrist, Child psychiatrist
Neville MarrinerNeville Marriner
British
British musician

Marek EdelmanMarek Edelman
Polish
Activist

Michael IIMichael II
Turkish
Emperor
Paul HalmosPaul Halmos
Hungarian, American
Mathematician, Philosopher, Statistician

Mr. MagicMr. Magic
American
Disc Jockey, Radio Personality
Pope Urban IVPope Urban IV
French
Pope

William Guy CarrWilliam Guy Carr
Canadian
Writer, Submariner

AthalaricAthalaric
Italian
King

Scipione BorgheseScipione Borghese
Italian
Italian Cardinal, art collector

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

Aribert MogAribert Mog
German
Actor

Coleridge GoodeColeridge Goode
Jamaican, British
Jazz musician, Bassist

Kōichi KitamuraKōichi Kitamura
Japanese
Actor, Seiyū
Claro Mayo RectoClaro Mayo Recto
Filipino
Statesman

Ignacy MościckiIgnacy Mościcki
Swiss, Polish
Polish chemist
William Bill BernbachWilliam Bill Bernbach
American