Died On October 8th

Discover the most famous people who died on October 8. The list includes people like Franklin Pierce, John Hancock, Clement Attlee, Willy Brandt, Jayaprakash Narayan. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, novelists, actors and playwrights and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & France 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 
Franklin Pierce
(President of the United States (1853-57))

Franklin Pierce
6
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 23, 1804
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hillsboro, New Hampshire, United States
Died: 1869

 2 
John Hancock
(Governor of Massachusetts (1780-85, 1787-93))

John Hancock
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 23, 1737
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Braintree, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1793

 3 
Munshi Premchand
(Novelist and Author)

Munshi Premchand
53
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 31, 1880
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lamhi, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: 1936

 4 
Jayaprakash Narayan
(Political Leader)

Jayaprakash Narayan
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 11, 1902
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bihar, India
Died: 1979

 5 
Al Davis
(American Football Coach and Executive & Former Owner and General Manager of the ‘Oakland Raiders’ of the NFL)

Al Davis
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 4, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brockton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2011

 6 
Clement Attlee
(Former British Prime Minister)

Clement Attlee
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 3, 1883
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Putney
Died: 1967

 7 
Yongzheng
(Emperor of China)

Yongzheng
1
Birthdate: December 13, 1678
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Beijing, China
Died: 1735
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 8 
John Monash
(Civil engineer)

John Monash
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: June 27, 1865
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Died: 1931

 9 
Fernando Lamas
(Former Actor and Director)

Fernando Lamas
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Birthdate: January 9, 1915
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: 1982
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 10 
Willy Brandt
(Chancellor of Germany (1969-1974))

Willy Brandt
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 18, 1913
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lübeck, Germany
Died: 1992

 11 
Joan Hackett
(Actress)

Joan Hackett
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Birthdate: March 1, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: East Harlem, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 1983
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 12 
Paul Prudhomme
(Chef, Restaurateur, Non-fiction writer, Businessperson)

Paul Prudhomme
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Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: July 13, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Opelousas
Died: 2015

 13 
Henry Christophe
(President)

Henry Christophe
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 6, 1767
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: British Grenada
Died: 1820

 14 
Jim Diamond
(Singer-songwriter)

Jim Diamond
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 28, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bridgeton, Glasgow, Scotland
Died: 2015

 15 
Varsha Bhosle
(author, journalist)

Varsha Bhosle
0
Birthdate: 1956 AD
Birthplace: Nagpur
Died: 2012

 16 

Vincenzo Peruggia
2
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: October 8, 1881
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dumenza, Italy
Died: 1925

 17 
Irina Demick
(Actress)

Irina Demick
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Birthdate: October 16, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pommeuse, Seine-et-Marne, France
Died: 2004
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 18 
Jim Gilliam
(Baseball player)

Jim Gilliam
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 17, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Died: 1978

 19 
Felix Salten
(Author)

Felix Salten
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 6, 1869
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pest, Budapest, Hungary
Died: 1945

 20 
Johnny Kidd
(Former singer-songwriter, best remembered as the lead vocalist for the rock and roll band Johnny Kidd & the Pirates)

Johnny Kidd
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 23, 1935
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Willesden, London, United Kingdom
Died: 1966
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 21 

Richard Davies
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Birthdate: January 25, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dowlais, Wales
Died: 2015

 22 
Kaloyan of Bulgaria
(Emperor of Bulgaria)

Kaloyan of Bulgaria
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Birthdate: 1172 AD
Birthplace: Bulgaria
Died: 1207

 23 
Y. A. Tittle
(American Football Player)

Y. A. Tittle
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 24, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Marshall, Texas, United States
Died: 2017
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 24 
Mongo Beti
(Writer)

Mongo Beti
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 30, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cameroon
Died: 2001

 25 
Emmaline Henry
(Musician, Actress)

Emmaline Henry
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Birthdate: November 1, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1979
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 26 
Emperor Fushimi
(92nd Emperor of Japan)

Emperor Fushimi
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Birthdate: May 10, 1265
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Japan
Died: 1317

 27 
Akong Rinpoche
(Founder of the Samye Ling Monastery in Scotland)

Akong Rinpoche
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 25, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kham
Died: 2013

 28 
Eric Lomax
(Writer, Screenwriter)

Eric Lomax
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 30, 1919
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: 2012

 29 
Remedios Varo
(Artists)

Remedios Varo
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 16, 1908
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Anglès, Spain
Died: 1963

 30 

Eduardo Ciannelli
0
Birthdate: August 30, 1888
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ischia, Italy
Died: 1969
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 31 

Maria Konopnicka
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 23, 1842
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Suwałki, Poland
Died: 1910

 32 
Philip Chevron
(Singer-songwriter)

Philip Chevron
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 17, 1957
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 2013

 33 

François-Adrien Boïeldieu
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 16, 1775
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rouen
Died: 1834

 34 
Prescott Bush
(Politician)

Prescott Bush
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 15, 1895
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, USA
Died: 1972
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 35 
Stylianos Pattakos
(Military Officer)

Stylianos Pattakos
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 8, 1912
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Crete, Greece
Died: 2016

 36 
Constantine Andreou
(Was a Painter, Sculptor of Greek Origin)

Constantine Andreou
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 24, 1917
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil
Died: 2007

 37 

Mikhail Alekseyev
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 15, 1857
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vyazma, Russia
Died: 1918

 38 
Jacob Neusner
(Academic)

Jacob Neusner
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Birthdate: July 28, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: 2016

Anne Stanley, Countess of Castlehaven
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 28, 1932, 1580
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: England
Died: 1647

 40 
Juan O'Donojú
(Jefe Político Superior)

Juan O'Donojú
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 30, 1762
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seville, Spain
Died: 1821

 41 

Wendell Willkie
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 18, 1892
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Elwood, Indiana, USA
Died: 1944
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 42 
Richard Hennessy
(Military personnel and Founder of Hennessy)

Richard Hennessy
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1724 AD
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: 1800

 43 
Gus Kahn
(Composer, Songwriter, Lyricist, Film score composer)

Gus Kahn
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 6, 1886
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Koblenz
Died: 1941

 44 
Clive Sullivan
(Rugby union player)

Clive Sullivan
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 9, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cardiff, Wales
Died: 1985

 45 
Richard Whately
(Economist)

Richard Whately
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Birthdate: February 1, 1787
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cavendish Square, London, England
Died: 1863

 46 
Harry Carney
(Saxophonist)

Harry Carney
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 1, 1910
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1974

 47 

Jacek Malczewski
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 15, 1854
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Radom, Poland
Died: 1929

 48 
Gabriel Marcel
(Playwright, Philosopher, Writer, University teacher, Literary critic, Musician, Music critic)

Gabriel Marcel
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Birthdate: December 7, 1889
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris
Died: 1973

Jean-Joseph de Mondonville
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 25, 1711
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Narbonne, France
Died: 1772

 50 
Grady Tate
(Musician)

Grady Tate
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 14, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Durham, North Carolina, United States
Died: 2017