Died On September 2nd

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Discover the most famous people who died on September 2. The list includes people like J. R. R. Tolkien, Ho Chi Minh, Ronald Coase, Christiaan Barnard, Barbara McClintock. Famous personalities featured on this list, include poets, political leaders, surgeons and psychiatrists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United Kingdom, United States, Australia & Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
J. R. R. Tolkien
(Author of 'The Hobbit' & 'The Lord of the Rings')
J. R. R. Tolkien
49
Birthdate: January 3, 1892
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bloemfontein, South Africa
Died: 1973
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 2 
Ho Chi Minh
(Former PM and President of Democratic Republic of Vietnam)
Ho Chi Minh
44
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 19, 1890
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cụm di tích Hoàng trù, Vietnam
Died: 1969
 3 
Bob Denver
(Actor)
Bob Denver
10
Birthdate: January 9, 1935
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Rochelle, New York
Died: 2005
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 4 
Troy Donahue
7
Birthdate: January 27, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2001
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 5 
Alvin York
(One of the Most Decorated United States Army Soldiers of World War I)
Alvin York
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 13, 1887
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fentress County, Tennessee, United States
Died: 1964
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 6 
Christiaan Barnard
(Cardiac Surgeon)
Christiaan Barnard
3
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 8, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Beaufort West, South Africa
Died: 2001
 7 
Viktor Frankl
(Psychiatrist)
Viktor Frankl
3
Birthdate: March 26, 1905
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Leopoldstadt, Vienna, Austria
Died: 1997
 8 
Jean Speegle Howard
6
Birthdate: January 31, 1927
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Duncan, Oklahoma, United States
Died: 2000
 9 
Henri Rousseau
0
Birthdate: May 21, 1844
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Laval, France
Died: 1910
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 10 
Pierre de Coubertin
(Father of the Modern Olympic Games)
Pierre de Coubertin
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 1, 1863
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris
Died: 1937
 11 
Barbara McClintock
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 16, 1902
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1992
 12 
Sir William Rowan Hamilton
(Irish Mathematician and Astronomer Who Contributed to the Development of ‘Optics’, ‘Classical Mechanics’ and ‘Abstract Algebra’)
Sir William Rowan Hamilton
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 4, 1805
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1865
 13 
Peter Freuchen
(Danish Arctic Explorer, Author, Journalist and Anthropologist Who is Known for His Role in Arctic Exploration)
Peter Freuchen
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 20, 1886
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Nykøbing Falster, Denmark
Died: 1957
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 14 
Thomas Telford
(Civil Engineer)
Thomas Telford
3
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: August 9, 1757
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Eskdale, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Died: 1834
 15 
Kösem Sultan
(Chief Consort and Legal Wife of the Ottoman Sultan Ahmed I)
Kösem Sultan
1
Birthdate: 1589 AD
Birthplace: Greece
Died: 1651
 16 
Henry Lawson
(Writer)
Henry Lawson
11
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 17, 1867
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Grenfell
Died: 1922
 17 
Bill Melendez
(American Character Animator, Voice Actor, Film Director Known for His Work in 'Peanuts' Animated Series)
Bill Melendez
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 15, 1916
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hermosillo, Mexico
Died: 2008
 18 
Jiaqing Emperor
(6th Emperor of the Qing dynasty (1796 - 1820))
Jiaqing Emperor
2
Birthdate: November 13, 1760
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Yuanmingyuan Park, Beijing, China
Died: 1820
 19 
Jonathan M. Wainwright
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 23, 1883
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Died: 1953
 20 
Francis Ouimet
(American Amateur Golfer)
Francis Ouimet
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 8, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1967
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 21 
John Bowlby
(Psychologist)
John Bowlby
1
Birthdate: February 26, 1907
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bournemouth, London, England
Died: 1990
 22 
Claire Wineland
(Motivational Speaker, Author)
Claire Wineland
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 10, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Austin, Texas
Died: 2018
 23 
Roy Castle
(English Singer, Dancer, Actor, Comedian, Musician, and Television Presenter)
Roy Castle
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 31, 1932
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Scholes, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died: 1994
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 24 
Ronald Coase
(Economist)
Ronald Coase
2
Birthdate: December 29, 1910
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Willesden, London, England
Died: 2013
 25 
Fazlollah Zahedi
(Former Prime Minister of Iran (1953 - 1955))
Fazlollah Zahedi
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 17, 1892
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hamedan, Iran
Died: 1963
 26 
Bob Mathias
(American Decathlete and Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist)
Bob Mathias
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 17, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tulare, California, United States
Died: 2006
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 27 
Enid Lyons
(Politician)
Enid Lyons
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 9, 1897
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Smithton
Died: 1981
 28 
Frederik Pohl
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 26, 1919
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2013
 29 
Yusuf ibn Tashfin
(Political Leader)
Yusuf ibn Tashfin
0
Birthdate: 1009 AD
Birthplace: Sahara Desert, Africa
Died: 1106
 30 
Johanna van Gogh-Bonger
1
Birthdate: October 4, 1862
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Amsterdam
Died: 1925
 31 
Heinz Harmel
(Military personnel)
Heinz Harmel
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 29, 1906
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Metz
Died: 2000
 32 
Horst Kasner
(German Protestant Theologian and Father of Former German Chancellor 'Angela Merkel')
Horst Kasner
1
Birthdate: August 6, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pankow, Berlin, Germany
Died: 2011
 33 
Alfonso García Robles
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 20, 1911
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zamora
Died: 1991
 34 
Curt Siodmak
(Novelist)
Curt Siodmak
0
Birthdate: August 10, 1902
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: 2000
 35 
Sidney Kidman
(Businessperson, Stockman)
Sidney Kidman
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 9, 1857
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Adelaide
Died: 1935
 36 
Toni Mannix
(Actress, Dancer)
Toni Mannix
0
Birthdate: February 19, 1906
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Died: 1983
 37 
Okakura Kakuzō
(Art critic)
Okakura Kakuzō
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 14, 1862
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Yokohama, Japan
Died: 1913
Alan Kurdi
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 2012 AD
Birthplace: Kobane, Syria
Died: 2015
 39 
John Forrest
(Australian Politician, Explorer and the First Premier of Western Australia)
John Forrest
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 22, 1847
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bunbury, Australia
Died: 1918
 40 
Eileen Nearne
('Special Operations Executive' Agent During the Second Worlld War)
Eileen Nearne
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 15, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 2010
 41 
Conway Savage
(Australian Musician, Pianist, and Organist)
Conway Savage
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 27, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Victoria, Australia
Died: 2018
 42 
Bernardino Rivadavia
(First President of Argentina)
Bernardino Rivadavia
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 20, 1780
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Buenos Aires
Died: 1845
 43 
George Reginald Starr
(British 'Special Operations Executive' Agent in World War II)
George Reginald Starr
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: April 6, 1904
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London
Died: 1980
 44 
St. Simeon Stylites
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0390 AD
Birthplace: Kozan, Turkey
Died: 0459
 45 
Arthur Saint-Léon
(French Ballet Dancer Who Is Famous for Creating the Choreography of the Ballet 'Coppélia')
Arthur Saint-Léon
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: September 17, 1821
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1870
 46 
Peter West
(Sports Commentator)
Peter West
0
Birthdate: August 12, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cranbrook, Kent, England
Died: 2003
 47 
Jerry Heller
(Businessman)
Jerry Heller
7
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 6, 1940
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: 2016
 48 
Delia Bacon
(Writer)
Delia Bacon
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 2, 1811
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tallmadge, Ohio, United States
Died: 1859
Clara Shortridge Foltz
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: July 16, 1849
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lafayette, Indiana, United States
Died: 1934
 50 
Robert Holmes à Court
(Australia’s First Billionaire and One of the World's Most Feared Corporate Raiders through the 1980s)
Robert Holmes à Court
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 27, 1937
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
Died: 1990