List of celebrities and famous people who died on May 12th
Famous deaths on May 12th for the celebrities who died in the years 2009 - 20002009
Spanish singer-songwriter/guitarist (Nacha Pop), (d. 2009).
American ex-child actor (Born 1936).
Prime Minister of Libya (Born 1918).
Swedish singer and actress (Born 1937).
English scholar and author (d. 2005).
Italian-American mob boss (d.2002)
Russian engineer designed Tupolev Tu-144 (d.2001).
Famous deaths on May 12th for the celebrities who died in the years 1999 - 19901999
1993-1999 Grand Mufti in Saudi Arabia (Born 1910).
Romania -- Cartoonist / illustrator (New Yorker)
Air armaments specialist, died at the age of 84.
mountaineer/businessman, dies at age 35.
Italian pop singer, songwriter, and sister to rock singer Loredana Bertes. Martini is ex-wife to Bjorn Borg, tennis champion.
At 95, Film director dies
Bridge champion dies at the age of 71
Theatre director dies at 32.
German psychoanalyst (Born 1902)
Neil Kinnock, a Scottish politician, was elected as the Labour Party's leader.
Actress from Hong Kong, who dies at the age of 63.
American journalist and author
Connoisseur dies at the age of 91.
American actor most well-known for his role as paterfamilias Mike Brady on the TV series "The Brady Bunch", a funny, corny, and endearing show that ran from 1969 to 1974. From 1961 to 1965, he was in "The Defenders" and "Mannix." He also played top roles in "Rich Man, Poor Man" and "Roots."
Greek poet and songwriter (d.92)
President (KC Royals) dies at 68
American actor (Born in 1926)
Japanese chef (Born 1912)
Famous deaths on May 12th for the celebrities who died in the years 1989 - 19801989
Composer dies at 89
At 81, the creator of hard taco shells dies.
At 53 years old, pianist/drummer dies.
Argentine politician, physician, pacifist, and human rights activist (Born in 1885).
A French primitive painter who painted full-time after 1942. His first paintings were displayed in 1944 and exhibited with a childlike quality that was reminiscent of Klee. He used more expressive surfaces in the late '40s, using asphalt, glue and plaster applied thickly, and then kneaded to create a paste effect. He shapes the earth colors into lava-like flows using …
French painter/sculptor, dies (born 1901).
England, United Kingdom -- Writer (20th Century counterpoint).
President of Singapore, Dies.
Actress (Animal Crackers and Alice Sweet Alice).
Famous deaths on May 12th for the celebrities who died in the years 1979 - 19701978
American actor (Born in 1924)
American writer who created the first westerns and silent movies. Later, she wrote sophisticated comedies like "Dinner at Eight." She wrote 325 screenplays, including "Stella Dallas" (which earned her an Oscar) and "Anna Christie," which won her an Oscar in 1930. Her most notable books were "Valley People" (heavy and tragic) and "Westward the Dream".
American racecar driver (Born 1927).
American baseball manager and player (d. 1971).
Polish military figure, General in Polish Army, and later in life, a politician with the Polish government in exile in London.
Jewish German playwright and poet Eli: Ein Mysterienspiel vom Leiden Israels (1950). Her experiences with the Nazis in World War II Europe made her a powerful spokesperson for the pain and longings of fellow Jews. Her best-known play is Eli: Ein Mysterienspiel vom Leiden Israels (1950); other works include the poems "Zeichen im Sand" (1962), "Verzauberung" (1970), and the collections …
German/Swedish Poet (Nobel 1966), Dies at 78
Famous deaths on May 12th for the celebrities who died in the years 1969 - 19601967
English writer who wrote over 100 works, including his autobiography "So Long To Learn" in 1952. In 1930, he was the 22nd poet laureate in England.
Composer dies at 64
German Heer and Waffen SS Officer (Born 1896).
German footballer and manager (d. 1963).
Composer dies at 69
Canadian runner (Born 1882)
At 67, Buck Rogers, co-author, dies
Composer dies at age 70
Famous deaths on May 12th for the celebrities who died in the years 1959 - 19501957
Spanish bobsledder (Born 1928).
Dutch Minister of Education, Dies at 87
Composer dies at 65
American actor and singer (d. 1956).
American politician (Representative-Democrat-Illinois), dies at age 80.
Famous deaths on May 12th for the celebrities who died in the years 1949 - 19401948
Komponist, who dies at 55
British writer/critic dies at the age of 80.
English writer (Born 1863).
American journalist and author (d. 444)
Composer dies at 48
Famous deaths on May 12th for the celebrities who died in the years 1939 - 19301935
Polish statesman. He was the Chief of State (1918aEUR”22), First Marshal (1920) and Leader (1926aEUR”35) of The Second Polish Republic. He was a key figure in the European political scene and had a significant influence on Poland's politics since mid-World War I. He was responsible for creating the Second Republic of Poland in 1918 after the country had been seized …
Polish statesman (Born in 1867).
Composer dies at 72
Belgian concert violinist, conductor, and professor in the Royal Conservatory of Brussels 1886-1898. Ysaye was a soloist and conductor on many European tours that were successful. He created a school for violin playing. He was on tour in the United States and, by 1898, had been appointed conductor of The Cincinnati Orchestra. This post he held until 1922.
Dutch SDAP leader dies at the age of 70
Famous deaths on May 12th for the celebrities who died in the years 1929 - 19201925
Composer dies at 82
American poet, author of over a dozen volumes and a poet. She was a leader in the advancement of American poetry. "A Dome of Many Colored Glass" is her most famous volume of poetry. She was heavyset and strong in structure. The Boston Brahmins raised eyebrows at her lesbian lifestyle. She was the recipient of numerous academic awards, and she …
British Governor (Cape Colony),/minister, dies aged 71.
Composer dies at 82
Famous deaths on May 12th for the celebrities who died in the years 1909 - 19001908
At the age of 69, he dies.
French novelist, originally of Dutch descent, who held a civil job at the French ministry for 30 years. He was a part of the Naturalism movement in literature from the beginning, but his publication of AEUR Rebours made him a part of the decadent movement. His writings expressed his deep pessimism that had lead him to the philosophy Arthur Schopenhauer. …
At the age of 59, she dies.