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Who died on 6 August?

Celebrities who died on 6 August

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Oldest

102 years, 1 month, 23 days

Youngest

11 years, 7 months, 10 days

Born first

6 February 1870

Died first

6 August 1938

Born last

2010

Died last

6 August 2022

Archie Battersbee case

2022
Dutch computer scientist Edsger W. Dijkstra

Edsger W. Dijkstra

Dutch computer scientist

2002
military leader of Cuba Fulgencio Batista

Fulgencio Batista

military leader of Cuba

1973
American musician, singer-songwriter Willy DeVille

Willy DeVille

American musician, singer-songwriter

2009
singer, songwriter, dancer, bandleader, record producer Rick James

Rick James

singer, songwriter, dancer, bandleader, record producer

2004
Indian politician  Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj

Indian politician

2019
9th & 17th United States National Security Advisor  Brent Scowcroft

Brent Scowcroft

9th & 17th United States National Security Advisor

2020
American politician Paul Laxalt

Paul Laxalt

American politician

2018
American composer and conductor Marvin Hamlisch

Marvin Hamlisch

American composer and conductor

2012
film director, screenwriter Preston Sturges

Preston Sturges

film director, screenwriter

1959
American chemical engineer Edward Wilson Merrill

Edward Wilson Merrill

American chemical engineer

2020
Pakistani actress Nadira

Nadira

Pakistani actress

1995
Israeli actress and director Orna Porat

Orna Porat

Israeli actress and director

2015
French chef Joël Robuchon

Joël Robuchon

French chef

2018
American baseball player and coach Tony Lazzeri

Tony Lazzeri

American baseball player and coach

1946
German countertenor Klaus Nomi

Klaus Nomi

German countertenor

1983
Polish actress Lidia Korsakówna

Lidia Korsakówna

Polish actress

2013
English actor Cedric Hardwicke

Cedric Hardwicke

English actor

1964
American politician Margaret Heckler

Margaret Heckler

American politician

2018
American baseball player Darren Daulton

Darren Daulton

American baseball player

2017
Swedish American actor Warner Oland

Warner Oland

Swedish American actor

1938
American actor Everett Sloane

Everett Sloane

American actor

1965
Brazilian writer Jorge Amado

Jorge Amado

Brazilian writer

2001
Game developer  Brian Green

Brian Green

Game developer

2020
American historian  Donald Kagan

Donald Kagan

American historian

2021
Italian singer-songwriter Domenico Modugno

Domenico Modugno

Italian singer-songwriter

1994
stage, film, and television actor Kurt Kasznar

Kurt Kasznar

stage, film, and television actor

1979
Indian politician S. K. Pottekkatt

S. K. Pottekkatt

Indian politician

1982
Indian scholar Mukund Lath

Mukund Lath

Indian scholar

2020
American politician Buddy Leach

Buddy Leach

American politician

2022
American sculptor of metal Elmer Petersen

Elmer Petersen

American sculptor of metal

2020
American harmonica player Larry Adler

Larry Adler

American harmonica player

2001
American football player and coach Herb Graver

Herb Graver

American football player and coach

1954
Soviet physicist  Yuri Trutnev

Yuri Trutnev

Soviet physicist

2021
Cuban musician Ibrahim Ferrer

Ibrahim Ferrer

Cuban musician

2005
Australian police officer Mick Miller

Mick Miller

Australian police officer

2019
Iranian entertainer Fereydoun Farrokhzad

Fereydoun Farrokhzad

Iranian entertainer

1992
American musician  David Muse

David Muse

American musician

2022
American interpreter Lottie Louise Riekehof

Lottie Louise Riekehof

American interpreter

2020
actress Nancy Carroll

Nancy Carroll

actress

1965
American Roman Catholic bishop John Yanta

John Yanta

American Roman Catholic bishop

2022
American football player Frederic L. Smith

Frederic L. Smith

American football player

1954
French musician Daniel Lévi

Daniel Lévi

French musician

2022

Krystyna Dańko

2019
Screenwriter, Film director Nikos Tsiforos

Nikos Tsiforos

Screenwriter, Film director

1970
American baseball player Tex Hughson

Tex Hughson

American baseball player

1993
American baseball player Curly Ogden

Curly Ogden

American baseball player

1964
American football player and coach Jerry Smith

Jerry Smith

American football player and coach

2011