List of celebrities and famous people who died on May 26th
Famous deaths on May 26th for the celebrities who died in the years 2019 - 20102010
Canadian entertainer. He was a comedian and an ad-libber extraordinaire. In his 16 years of radio and television broadcasting, he spoke to over 30,000 people. His three shows "People Are Funny", "House Party" or "Life with Linkletter", were very popular. He has been an announcer since 1933 when he began talking impromptu and non-stop.
French singer-songwriter and composer of over 300 songs. Annie Cordy, Edith Piaf and Zizi Jeanmarie were some of the most well-known performers of his time singing his music.
American mixed martial artist and wrestler
Irish senator (Born 1949)
American football player. He played for the Miami Dolphins (1988-1993) and New York Giants (1994). After his Giants season, he retired and became a volunteer youth football coach.
Famous deaths on May 26th for the celebrities who died in the years 2009 - 20002009
Greek politician and educator (d. 2009).
Canadian soccer and ice hockey player (d. 2009).
British writer, designer, translator, and architect (Born 1925).
Lithuanian road cyclist (Born 1973).
Cartoonist and composer (Born 1942).
Michelin CEO (Born 1963).
Irish rugby player and doctor (d. 2006).
American pianist and educator (d. 2005).
American actor on stage since 1936. His first film, "Brother Rat," was his 1938 debut. He was nominated to the Oscar for "Roman Holiday" in 1954. He was a familiar face thanks to his TV series, "Green Acres", 1960-1970.
Russian astronomer (Born 1931).
Italian racing driver (Born 1937).
Born 1952, Defence Minister of Zimbabwe
American actress (Born 1934).
Famous deaths on May 26th for the celebrities who died in the years 1999 - 19901999
American engineer and chemist (d. 1999).
German scientist pioneer dies at the age of 90.
Musician dies at the age of 45
At age 76, a resistance fighter/politician dies.
cartoon director (Sylvester), dies at age 88 (born 1905).
Comedy star (Second City) dies at 65.
Jazz pianist dies at the age of 61.
At age 84, British Under Minister of Foreign Affairs dies.
American guitarist (Last Exit), (d. 1994).
US Free-Jazz Guitarist Dies at the Age of 53
Producer/child actor (Player), passes away at 90
pianist/conductor/composer (Vernissage), dies at age 78.
American playwright, lyricist and television writer.
News anchor (CNN) dies from AIDS at the age of 41.
Famous deaths on May 26th for the celebrities who died in the years 1989 - 19801989
British soccer player, who was a tactical and scientific analyst of the game during the 1950s. Later, he managed Leeds United and England.
Famous deaths on May 26th for the celebrities who died in the years 1979 - 19701979
Actor (Baby Face. Dark Victory. 42nd St), dies at the age of 75
Greek actress (Born 1887)
Chilean leader of MAPU, "disappeared"
Germany: Philosopher, University of Freiburg
Entertainer dies at 96
Swiss racing driver (Born 1941)
Actor (Man from Interpol), dies aged 70
Famous deaths on May 26th for the celebrities who died in the years 1969 - 19601969
Entertainer dies at 77 from a heart attack
Australian race car driver (d. 1969).
American aviation pioneer Lockheed Corporation (Born 1889).
American R&B singer (Fever) dies at the age of 30.
Belgian politician dies at the age of 60.
Actor (5 Star Finale, Front Page), died at 64
Actor (Only Women. You Belong To Me), dies at the age of 86
Actor (Motor Patrol and Born to Speed) dies at 47
American activist and author (Born in 1894)
Actress (Way Out West Big Broadcast), dies aged 53
Famous deaths on May 26th for the celebrities who died in the years 1959 - 19501959
Television host, Quiz Kids, dies at 57
American baseball player and coach (d.59)
Italian motor racer, world motor champion 1952-53. He was killed while driving his car in Monza, Italy, 26 May 1955.
Writer dies at 74
Canadian politician and football player (d. 1954).
Russian soprano (Bolshoi Theater), died.
Famous deaths on May 26th for the celebrities who died in the years 1949 - 19401948
Hitler's personal doctor (Born 1886).
The monarch of Waldeck dies.
German military, an SS Major, and head of the death camps organisation in Poland 1942-1943. Although he was killed while fighting Yugoslovakian militants in the streets on May 26, 1944, he could have been the victim a Jewish revenge squad that was organized to find Nazi mass murderers.
Swedish composer and organist (Born 1864).
Famous deaths on May 26th for the celebrities who died in the years 1939 - 19301939
The supreme Commander of the Navy (1910-18), Dies.
American physician (Mayo Clinic), (Born 1865).
American surgeon/cofounder (Mayo Clinic), died at the age of 74.
American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 33).
British politician and financier (Born in 1860).
Famous deaths on May 26th for the celebrities who died in the years 1929 - 19201926
Ukrainain Ataman assassinated By Shalom Schwarzbard
Irish composer, conductor and violinist, who is best known for his operettas.
Composer dies at 67
Famous deaths on May 26th for the celebrities who died in the years 1919 - 19101914
Danish-American journalist, photographer and social reformer (Born in 1849).
At the age of 61, he dies.
Famous deaths on May 26th for the celebrities who died in the years 1909 - 19001908
Born 1835, founder of the Ahmadiyya Islam movement (Born 1835).
American wife of William McKinley 25th first lady of the United States (d. 1907)
French banker, dies.
French neurologist (Born 1857)
American inventor (Born 1839).