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
(Rock Singer, Guitarist)

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

 2 

Rock Hudson
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Birthdate: November 17, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Winnetka, Illinois, United States
Died: 1985
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 3 
Samuel Adams
(Founding Father of the United States)

Samuel Adams
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 27, 1722
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1803

 4 
K. Kamaraj
(Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu (1954-63))

K. Kamaraj
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 15, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: 1975

 5 
August Wilson
(Playwright)

August Wilson
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 27, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: 2005

 6 
Marcel Duchamp
(Artist Known for His Revolutionary Developments in the 'Plastic Arts' In the Early 20th Century)

Marcel Duchamp
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Birthdate: July 28, 1887
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Blainville-Crevon, France
Died: 1968

 7 
Nipsey Russell
(Stand-up Comedian)

Nipsey Russell
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Birthdate: September 15, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia
Died: 2005
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 8 
Gene Autry
(Actor and singer known as The Singing Cowboy for his appearances in ninety-three movies and ninety-one TV productions)

Gene Autry
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 29, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tioga, Texas, United States
Died: 1998
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 9 

Raja Ravi Varma
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Birthdate: April 29, 1848
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kilimanoor, Travancore, India
Died: 1906

 10 
John André
(Head of British Secret Service and Spy)

John André
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 2, 1750
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1780

 11 
Marie Stopes
(Paleobotanist & Women’s Rights Activists)

Marie Stopes
1
Birthdate: October 15, 1880
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: 1958

 12 
Max Bruch
(German Romantic Composer, Conductor & Educator)

Max Bruch
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 6, 1838
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: 1920

 13 
Umer Shareef
(Former actor known as only actor to receive four Nigar Awards in a single year)

Umer Shareef
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Birthdate: April 19, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan
Died: 2021
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 14 
Paavo Nurmi
(Long-distance runner)

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

 15 
Harriet Nelson
(American singer)

Harriet Nelson
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 18, 1909
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa
Died: 1994

 16 

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

 17 
John F. Fitzgerald
(Politician)

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

 18 
Hazel Scott
(Jazz Pianist)

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

 19 
Svante Arrhenius
(Scientist)

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

 20 
Ignacy Mościcki
(Polish chemist)

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

 21 
J. Philippe Rushton
(Psychologist, Faculty, Non-fiction writer)

J. Philippe Rushton
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Birthdate: December 3, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bournemouth
Died: 2012

 22 
Peter Medawar
(Biologist)

Peter Medawar
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 28, 1915
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Petrópolis, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: 1987

 23 
Thomas Lipton
(Merchant)

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

 24 
Wu Sangui
(Military general)

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

 25 
P. D. Ouspensky
(Philosopher, Writer)

P. D. Ouspensky
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Birthdate: March 5, 1878
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kharkiv, Ukraine
Died: 1947

 26 
Neville Marriner
(British musician)

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

 27 
Ivan Mazepa
(Political figure)

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

 28 
Mr. Magic
(Disc Jockey, Radio Personality)

Mr. Magic
0
Birthdate: March 15, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2009

 29 
Princess Alexandrine of Prussia
(Wilhelm, German Crown Prince's Daughter)

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

Khurshidbanu Natavan
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 6, 1832
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Shusha
Died: 1897

 31 
John Marin
(painter, architect)

John Marin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 23, 1870
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rutherford
Died: 1953

 32 
Oskar R. Lange
(Economist)

Oskar R. Lange
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Birthdate: July 27, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tomaszów, Poland
Died: 1965

 33 

Marta Fernandez Miranda de Batista
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 11, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cuba
Died: 2006

 34 
Fred Rwigyema
(Politician, Military personnel)

Fred Rwigyema
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 10, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gitarama, Rwanda
Died: 1990

 35 
Claro Mayo Recto
(Statesman)

Claro Mayo Recto
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 8, 1890
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tiaong, Philippines
Died: 1960

 36 
Jamal Khashoggi
(Journalist)

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

 37 
Percy Pilcher
(Inventor)

Percy Pilcher
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 16, 1866
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: England
Died: 1899

 38 

Albertina Rasch
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: January 19, 1891
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1967

 39 

Clarence W. Barron
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Birthdate: July 2, 1855
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1928

 40 

George William Mundelein
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 2, 1872
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 1939

 41 

Aribert Mog
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Birthdate: August 3, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Berlin
Died: 1941

 42 
Michele Avila
(Student)

Michele Avila
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 8, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1985

 43 
Gordon Davidson
(American theatre director)

Gordon Davidson
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Birthdate: May 7, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: 2016

 44 

William Ellery Channing
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Birthdate: April 7, 1780
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Died: 1842

 45 
George Creel
(Journalist)

George Creel
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 1, 1876
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lafayette County, Missouri, United States
Died: 1953

 46 
Irina Slavina
(Journalist)

Irina Slavina
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Birthdate: January 8, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Died: 2020

 47 
John Ayers
(American football player)

John Ayers
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 14, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Carrizo Springs, Texas, United States
Died: 1995
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 48 
Matthew Wong
(Landscape Painter)

Matthew Wong
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Birthdate: March 8, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: 2019

 49 
Bob Lynch
(Musician)

Bob Lynch
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 18, 1935
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1982

 50 
John Ella
(Violinist)

John Ella
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 19, 1802
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Thirsk
Died: 1888