Famous Deaths on August 5, Who Died on August 5

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Date Name
1063 Gruffydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd
1364 Kōgon, Japanese emperor (b. 1313)
1415 Richard of Conisburgh, 3rd Earl of Cambridge (b. 1375)
1415 Henry Scrope, 3rd Baron Scrope of Masham (b. 1370)
1447 John Holland, 2nd Duke of Exeter (b. 1395)
1579 Stanislaus Hosius, Polish cardinal (b. 1504)
1600 John Ruthven, 3rd Earl of Gowrie, Scottish conspirator (b. 1577)
1610 Alonso García de Ramón, Spanish soldier and politician, Royal Governor of Chile (b. 1552)
1633 George Abbot, English archbishop and academic (b. 1562)
1678 Juan García de Zéspedes, Mexican tenor and composer (b. 1619)
1729 Thomas Newcomen, English engineer, invented the eponymous Newcomen atmospheric engine (b. 1664)
1743 John Hervey, 2nd Baron Hervey, English courtier and politician, Vice-Chamberlain of the Household (b. 1696)
1778 Charles Clémencet, French historian and author (b. 1703)
1778 Thomas Linley the younger, English composer (b. 1756)
1792 Frederick North, Lord North, English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1732)
1799 Richard Howe, 1st Earl Howe, English admiral and politician (b. 1726)
1868 Jacques Boucher de Crèvecſur de Perthes, French archaeologist and historian (b. 1788)
1877 Robert Williams (known as Trebor Mai), Welsh poet (b. 1830)
1880 Ferdinand Ritter von Hebra, Austrian physician and dermatologist (b. 1816)
1881 Spotted Tail, American tribal chief (b. 1823)
1895 Friedrich Engels, German philosopher (b. 1820)
1901 Victoria, Princess Royal of the United Kingdom (b. 1840)
1904 George Dibbs, Australian politician, 10th Premier of New South Wales (b. 1834)
1911 Bob Caruthers, American baseball player and umpire (b. 1864)
1916 George Butterworth, British composer, killed at the Battle of the Somme (b. 1885)
1921 Dimitrios Rallis, Greek lawyer and politician, 78th Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1844)
1929 Millicent Fawcett, English trade union leader and activist (b. 1847)
1933 Charles Harold Davis, American painter and academic (b. 1856)
1935 David Townsend, American art director and set designer (b. 1891)
1939 Béla Jankovich, Hungarian economist and politician, Minister of Education of Hungary (b. 1865)
1944 Maurice Turnbull, Welsh cricketer and rugby player (b. 1906)
1946 Wilhelm Marx, German lawyer and politician, 17th Chancellor of Germany (b. 1863)
1948 Montagu Toller, English cricketer and lawyer (b. 1871)
1952 Sameera Moussa, Egyptian physicist and academic (b. 1917)
1955 Carmen Miranda, Portuguese-Brazilian actress and singer (b. 1909)
1957 Heinrich Otto Wieland, German chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1877)
1959 Edgar Guest, English-American journalist and poet (b. 1881)
1960 Arthur Meighen, Canadian lawyer and politician, 9th Prime Minister of Canada (b. 1874)
1963 Salvador Bacarisse, Spanish composer (b. 1898)
1964 Art Ross, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach (b. 1886)
1968 Luther Perkins, American guitarist (b. 1928)
1978 Jesse Haines, American baseball player and coach (b. 1893)
1980 Harold L. Runnels, American soldier and politician (b. 1924)
1983 Judy Canova, American actress and comedian (b. 1913)
1983 Joan Robinson, English economist and author (b. 1903)
1984 Richard Burton, Welsh-Swiss actor and producer (b. 1925)
1985 Arnold Horween, American football player and coach (b. 1898)
1987 Georg Gaÿmann, German politician, Mayor of Marburg (b. 1910)
1991 Paul Brown, American football player and coach (b. 1908)
1991 Soichiro Honda, Japanese engineer and businessman, founded Honda (b. 1906)
1992 Robert Muldoon, New Zealand politician, 31st Prime Minister of New Zealand (b. 1921)
1994 Menachem Avidom, Israeli composer (b. 1908)
1994 Alain de Changy, Belgian race car driver (b. 1922)
1998 Otto Kretschmer, German commander (b. 1912)
1998 Todor Zhivkov, Bulgarian commander and politician, 36th Prime Minister of Bulgaria (b. 1911)
2000 Otto Buchsbaum, Austrian-Brazilian journalist and activist (b. 1920)
2000 Tullio Crali, Montenegrin-Italian pilot and painter (b. 1910)
2000 Lala Amarnath, Indian cricketer who scored India's first Test century (b. 1911)
2000 Alec Guinness, English actor (b. 1914)
2001 Otema Allimadi, Ugandan politician, 2nd Prime Minister of Uganda (b. 1929)
2001 Christopher Skase, Australian-Spanish businessman (b. 1948)
2002 Chick Hearn, American sportscaster (b. 1916)
2002 Franco Lucentini, Italian journalist and author (b. 1920)
2002 Darrell Porter, American baseball player (b. 1952)
2002 Matt Robinson, American actor, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1937)
2005 Polina Astakhova, Russian gymnast and coach (b. 1936)
2005 Jim O'Hora, American football player and coach (b. 1915)
2005 Raul Roco, Filipino lawyer and politician, 31st Filipino Secretary of Education (b. 1941)
2005 Eddie Jenkins, Welsh footballer (b. 1909)
2007 Jean-Marie Lustiger, French cardinal (b. 1926)
2007 Florian Pittiȿ, Romanian actor, singer, director, and producer (b. 1943)
2008 Neil Bartlett, English-American chemist and academic (b. 1932)
2008 Reg Lindsay, Australian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (b. 1929)
2009 Budd Schulberg, American author, screenwriter, and producer (b. 1914)
2011 Andrzej Lepper, Polish farmer and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Poland (b. 1954)
2011 Aziz Shavershian, Russian-born Australian Bodybuilder and internet sensation (b. 1989)
2012 Erwin Axer, Polish director and screenwriter (b. 1917)
2012 Michel Daerden, Belgian lawyer and politician (b. 1949)
2012 Fred Matua, American football player (b. 1984)
2012 Martin E. Segal, Russian-American businessman, co-founded Film Society of Lincoln Center (b. 1916)
2012 Chavela Vargas, Costa Rican-Mexican singer-songwriter and actress (b. 1919)
2012 Roland Charles Wagner, French author and translator (b. 1960)
2013 Ruth Asawa, American sculptor and educator (b. 1926)
2013 Shawn Burr, Canadian-American ice hockey player (b. 1966)
2013 Willie Dunn, Canadian singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1942)
2013 Roy Rubin, American basketball player and coach (b. 1925)
2013 May Song Vang, American activist (b. 1951)
2013 Rob Wyda, American commander and judge (b. 1959)
2014 Harold J. Greene, American general (b. 1962)
2014 Vladimir Orlov, Russian author (b. 1936)
2014 Chapman Pincher, Indian-English historian, journalist, and author (b. 1914)
2014 Jesse Leonard Steinfeld, American physician and academic, 11th Surgeon General of the United States (b. 1927)
2015 Arthur Walter James, English journalist and politician (b. 1912)
2015 Tony Millington, Welsh footballer (b. 1943)
2019 Toni Morrison, American author, Pulitzer Prize winner, and Nobel laureate (b. 1931).
553 Xiao Ji, prince of the Liang dynasty (b. 508)
642 Eowa, king of Mercia
642 Oswald, king of Northumbria (b. 604)
824 Heizei, Japanese emperor (b. 773)
877 Ubayd Allah ibn Yahya ibn Khaqan, Abbasid vizier
882 Louis III, Frankish king (b. 863)
890 Ranulf II, duke of Aquitaine (b. 850)
910 Eowils and Halfdan, joint kings of Northumbria
910 Ingwær, king of Northumbria
917 Euthymius I of Constantinople (b. 834)
940 Li Decheng, Chinese general (b. 863)