Died On December 10th

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Discover the most famous people who died on December 10. The list includes people like Augusto Pinochet, Thomas Merton, Alfred Nobel, Averroes, Karl Barth. Famous personalities featured on this list, include journalists, philosophers, composers and inventors and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Italy & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Richard Pryor
(Greatest Stand-Up Comedian of All-Time)
Richard Pryor
15
Birthdate: December 1, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Peoria, Illinois, United States
Died: 2005
 2 
Otis Redding
(Singer-songwriter)
Otis Redding
33
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 9, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dawson, Georgia, United States
Died: 1967
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 3 
Alfred Nobel
(Swedish Chemist, Engineer, and Inventor Who Invented Dynamite)
Alfred Nobel
21
Birthdate: October 21, 1833
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: 1896
 4 
Philip McKeon
(Child Actor and Radio Personality Best Known for His Role as ‘Tommy Hyatt’ in the TV Sitcom ‘Alice’)
Philip McKeon
4
Birthdate: November 11, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Westbury, New York, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 5 
Armand Hammer
(Business people)
Armand Hammer
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 21, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1990
 6 
Angry Grandpa
(YouTuber)
Angry Grandpa
12
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: October 16, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chatham County, Georgia
Died: 2017
 7 
Ed Wood
(Actor)
Ed Wood
0
Birthdate: October 10, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
Died: 1978
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 8 
Rick Danko
(Singer-Songwriter, Bassist and Founding Member of 'The Band')
Rick Danko
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 29, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Norfolk County, Canada
Died: 1999
 9 
Red Cloud
(One of the Most Important Leaders of the Oglala Lakota from 1868 to 1909)
Red Cloud
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 20, 1822
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
Died: 1909
 10 
Leopold I of Belgium
(First King of the Belgians (1831 - 1865))
Leopold I of Belgium
3
Birthdate: December 16, 1790
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Coburg, Germany
Died: 1865
 11 
Averroes
(Philosopher)
Averroes
4
Birthdate: April 14, 1126
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Córdoba, Spain
Died: 1198
 12 
Ashok Kumar
(Indian Actor and a Member of the Cinematic ‘Ganguly Family')
Ashok Kumar
5
Birthdate: October 13, 1911
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bhagalpur, Bihar, India
Died: 2001
 13 
Thomas Merton
(Writer & theologian was ordained to the Catholic priesthood and given the name "Father Louis".)
Thomas Merton
7
Birthdate: January 31, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Prades, France
Died: 1968
 14 
Shirley Hemphill
(Comedians)
Shirley Hemphill
2
Birthdate: July 1, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Asheville, North Carolina, United States
Died: 1999
 15 
Tom Lister Jr.
8
Birthdate: June 24, 1958
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Compton, California, United States
Died: 2020
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 16 
Walter Johnson
(Baseball player)
Walter Johnson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 6, 1887
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Humboldt, Kansas, United States
Died: 1946
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 17 
Sakamoto Ryōma
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 3, 1836
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kōchi, Tosa Province, Japan
Died: 1867
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 18 
Marie Windsor
(Actress)
Marie Windsor
2
Birthdate: December 11, 1919
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Marysvale, Utah, U.S.
Died: 2000
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 19 
Eugene McCarthy
(Politician)
Eugene McCarthy
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 29, 1916
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Watkins
Died: 2005
 20 
Faron Young
(Singer-songwriter)
Faron Young
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 25, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Died: 1996
Richard S. Castellano
1
Birthdate: September 4, 1933
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1988
 22 
Damon Runyon
(Writer)
Damon Runyon
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 4, 1880
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan, Kansas, United States
Died: 1946
 23 
Charles Rennie Mackintosh
1
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: June 7, 1868
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Townhead, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Died: 1928
 24 
Luigi Pirandello
(Italian Playwright and Novelist & Winner of 1934 Nobel Prize in Literature)
Luigi Pirandello
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 28, 1867
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Agrigento, Italy
Died: 1936
 25 
Ashleigh Aston Moore
(Child Actress)
Ashleigh Aston Moore
6
Birthdate: September 30, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sunnyvale, California, United States
Died: 2007
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 26 
Dolph Schayes
(Basketball player Power Forward, coach)
Dolph Schayes
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 19, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 27 
Ethel Roosevelt Derby
(American Nurse and Youngest Daughter of Theodore Roosevelt)
Ethel Roosevelt Derby
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 13, 1891
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oyster Bay (hamlet), New York
Died: 1977
 28 
Jascha Heifetz
(Former Violinist remembered for his performances at prestigious venues like Carnegie Hall)
Jascha Heifetz
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 2, 1901
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vilnius, Lithuania
Died: 1987
 29 
A. A. Gill
(Journalist)
A. A. Gill
0
Birthdate: June 28, 1954
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: 2016
 30 
Horace Elgin Dodge
(Industrialists)
Horace Elgin Dodge
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 17, 1868
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Niles, Michigan, United States
Died: 1920
 31 
Bob Munden
(Sport shooter)
Bob Munden
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 8, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Died: 2012
 32 
Henry Wells
(Businessman)
Henry Wells
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 12, 1805
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Thetford, Vermont, United States
Died: 1878
 33 
Ahmad Sirhindi
(Indian Scholar, Jurist and Philosopher)
Ahmad Sirhindi
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 26, 1564
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sirhind, Punjab, India
Died: 1624
 34 
Abdullah Yusuf Ali
(Translator)
Abdullah Yusuf Ali
0
Birthdate: April 14, 1872
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mumbai
Died: 1953
 35 
Paolo Uccello
(Florentine Painter and Mathematician Known for His Pioneering Work on Visual Perspective in Art)
Paolo Uccello
0
Birthdate: 1397 AD
Birthplace: Pratovecchio, Italy
Died: 1475
 36 
Jim Hall
(guitarist, composer, jazz musician, jazz guitarist)
Jim Hall
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 4, 1930
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Buffalo
Died: 2013
 37 
Kate Wolf
(Composer, Singer-songwriter)
Kate Wolf
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 27, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Francisco
Died: 1986
 38 
Joseph Safra
(Lebanese Brazilian Banker and Businessman Who Was the Chairman of All 'Safra' Companies)
Joseph Safra
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 1, 1938
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon
Died: 2020
 39 
Joseph Dalton Hooker
(British Botanist, Explorer and Founder of Geographical Botany)
Joseph Dalton Hooker
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 30, 1817
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Halesworth, Suffolk, England
Died: 1911
 40 
Arnold Peralta
(Footballer defensive midfielder)
Arnold Peralta
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 29, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: La Ceiba, Honduras
Died: 2015
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 41 
Nikola Pašić
(Former Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Serbia and the Kingdom of Yugoslavia)
Nikola Pašić
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 18, 1845
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Zaječar, Serbia
Died: 1926
 42 
Henry Cowell
(Composer, Musicologist, Music theorist, Pianist)
Henry Cowell
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 11, 1897
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Menlo Park
Died: 1965
 43 
Rossana Podestà
0
Birthdate: August 20, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tripoli, Libya
Died: 2013
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 44 
Boy Charlton
(Australian Competitive Swimmer Who Set Five World Records During the Course of His Career)
Boy Charlton
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 12, 1907
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: North Sydney Council
Died: 1975
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 45 
Mark Van Doren
(Poet, Autobiographer, Literary critic, University teacher, Professor, Writer, Journalist)
Mark Van Doren
1
Birthdate: June 13, 1894
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vermilion County
Died: 1972
 46 
K. M. Panikkar
(Indian Statesman and Diplomat)
K. M. Panikkar
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 3, 1895
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Travancore, Kerala, India
Died: 1963
 47 
Christina of Denmark
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1521
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nyborg, Denmark
Died: 1590
 48 
Joseph Smith, III
(Religious leader)
Joseph Smith, III
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 6, 1832
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kirtland, Ohio, United States
Died: 1914
 49 
Franjo Tuđman
(The First President of Croatia and the Founder of the Croatian Democratic Union)
Franjo Tuđman
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 14, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Veliko Trgovišće, Croatia
Died: 1999
 50 
Karl Drais
(Inventor, Forester)
Karl Drais
1
Birthdate: April 29, 1785
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Karlsruhe
Died: 1851