The following is a list of notable world figures who died on August 19th.

  1. 14 - Augustus, Roman Emperor (b. 63 BC)
  2. 1186 - Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1158)
  3. 1245 - Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Provence (b. 1195)
  4. 1284 - Alphonso, Earl of Chester, son of Edward I of England (b. 1273)
  5. 1297 - Saint Louis of Toulouse, French Catholic bishop (b. 1274)
  6. 1493 - Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1415)
  7. 1580 - Andrea Palladio, Italian architect (b. 1508)
  8. 1646 - Alexander Henderson, Scottish theologian
  9. 1662 - Blaise Pascal, French mathematician, physicist, and philosopher (b. 1623)
  10. 1753 - Balthasar Neumann, German architect (b. 1687)
  11. 1819 - James Watt, Scottish inventor (b. 1736)
  12. 1822 - Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, French mathematician (b. 1749)
  13. 1889 - Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, French writer (b. 1838)
  14. 1895 - John Wesley Hardin, American gunfighter (b. 1853)
  15. 1900 - Jean-Baptiste Accolay, Belgian composer (b. 1833)
  16. 1914 - Franz Xavier Wernz, German Superior General of the Society of Jesus (b. 1844)
  17. 1923 - Vilfredo Pareto, Italian sociologist and economist (b. 1845)
  18. 1929 - Sergei Diaghilev, Russian ballet impresario (b. 1872)
  19. 1936 - Federico García Lorca, Spanish author (b. 1898)
  20. 1944 - Günther von Kluge, German field marshal (b. 1882)
  21. 1945 - Tomas Burgos, Chilean philanthropist (b.1875)
  22. 1950 - Giovanni Giorgi, Italian physicist (b. 1871)
  23. 1954 - Alcide De Gasperi, Prime Minister of Italy (b. 1881)
  24. 1957 - David Bomberg, English painter (b. 1890)
  25. 1957 - Carl-Gustaf Rossby, Swedish meteorologist (b. 1898)
  26. 1959 - Jacob Epstein, American-born sculptor (b. 1880)
  27. 1967 - Hugo Gernsback, Luxembourg-born editor and publisher (b. 1884)
  28. 1968 - George Gamow, Ukrainian-born physicist (b. 1904)
  29. 1969 - Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, German architect (b. 1886)
  30. 1970 - Pawel Jasienica, Polish historian (b. 1909)
  31. 1975 - Jim Londos, wrestler (b. 1897)
  32. 1976 - Alastair Sim, Scottish actor and rector of Edinburgh University (b. 1900)
  33. 1977 - Groucho Marx, American comedian and actor (b. 1890)
  34. 1980 - Otto Frank, Father of Anne Frank (b. 1889)
  35. 1982 - August Neo, Estonian wrestler (b. 1908)
  36. 1994 - Linus Pauling, American chemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry and Peace (b. 1901)
  37. 1995 - Pierre Schaeffer, French composer (b. 1910)
  38. 2000 - Antonio Pugliese, Italian professional wrestler (b. 1941)
  39. 2003 - Carlos Roberto Reina, President of Honduras (b. 1926)
  40. 2003 - Sérgio Vieira de Mello, Brazilian diplomat (b. 1948)
  41. 2005 - Bueno de Mesquita, Dutch comedian and actor (b. 1918)
  42. 2005 - Mo Mowlam, British politician (b. 1949)