Died On December 12th

Discover the most famous people who died on December 12. The list includes people like Anne Baxter, Robert Browning, Joseph Heller, Heydar Aliyev, Menelik II. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, emperors & kings, actors and poets and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & Denmark and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Charley Pride
(Country Singer and One of Three African-American Members of the 'Grand Ole Opr')

Charley Pride
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 18, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sledge, Mississippi, United States
Died: 2020
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 2 

Peter Boyle
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Birthdate: October 18, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2006
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 3 
Anne Baxter
(Actress)

Anne Baxter
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Birthdate: May 7, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Michigan City
Died: 1985

 4 
Vicente Fernández
(Singer, actor, and movie producer whose career has spanned more than fifty years and resulted in seven Latin Grammy Awards.)

Vicente Fernández
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Birthdate: February 17, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Died: 2021
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 5 

Jack Cassidy
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Birthdate: March 5, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Richmond Hill, New York, USA
Died: 1976
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 6 

Danny Aiello
2
Birthdate: June 20, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 7 

Van Johnson
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Birthdate: August 25, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Died: 2008
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 8 
Robert Browning
(Poet & Playwright)

Robert Browning
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 7, 1812
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Camberwell
Died: 1889

 9 

Tallulah Bankhead
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Birthdate: January 31, 1902
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Huntsville, Alabama, United States
Died: 1968
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 10 
Clementine Churchill
(Winston Churchill's wife)

Clementine Churchill
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 1, 1885
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mayfair, London, England
Died: 1977

 11 
Menelik II
(Emperor of Ethiopia (1889-1913))

Menelik II
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Birthdate: August 17, 1844
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Angolalla Tera
Died: 1913

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Tom Laughlin
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Birthdate: August 10, 1931
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Died: 2013

 13 

Douglas Fairbanks
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Birthdate: May 23, 1883
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
Died: 1939
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 14 

Anthony Provenzano
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lower East Side, New York, United States
Died: 1988

 15 
Joseph Heller
(Best Known for His Novel "Catch-22.")

Joseph Heller
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 1, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Coney Island, New York, United States
Died: 1999

 16 
George Montgomery
(Best Known for His Work in Western Films)

George Montgomery
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Birthdate: August 27, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brady, Montana, United States
Died: 2000
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 17 
Josef Bican
(Austrian-Czech Professional Footballer Who Played as a Forward)

Josef Bican
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 25, 1913
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 2001

 18 

Henrietta Swan Leavitt
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 4, 1868
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lancaster, Massachusetts
Died: 1921

 19 
William I of the Netherlands
(King of the Netherlands (1815-1840))

William I of the Netherlands
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Birthdate: August 24, 1772
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: 1843

 20 
Libertad Lamarque
(Award-winning actress and singer known for being "The Queen of Melodramas.")

Libertad Lamarque
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Birthdate: November 24, 1908
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina
Died: 2000

 21 
Ramanand Sagar
(Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Writer)

Ramanand Sagar
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Birthdate: December 29, 1917
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lahore
Died: 2005

 22 
Yasujiro Ozu
(Director)

Yasujiro Ozu
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Birthdate: December 12, 1903
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fukagawa district, Tokyo, Japan
Died: 1963

 23 
Milutin Milanković
(Mathematician)

Milutin Milanković
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 28, 1879
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dalj, Croatia
Died: 1958

 24 
Inga Arvad
(Journalist noted for being a guest of Adolf Hitler at the 1936 Summer Olympics)

Inga Arvad
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Birthdate: October 6, 1913
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: 1973

 25 
Daniel Carleton Gajdusek
(Former physician, medical researcher known for early discovery of prion disease)

Daniel Carleton Gajdusek
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Birthdate: September 9, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Yonkers, New York, United States
Died: 2008

 26 

Stephen Báthory
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Birthdate: September 27, 1533
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Șimleu Silvaniei, Romania
Died: 1586

 27 
Mo Udall
(Attorney)

Mo Udall
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: June 15, 1922
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint John’s, Arizona, United States
Died: 1998

 28 
Paul Arizin
(Basketball player)

Paul Arizin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 9, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: 2006
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 29 
Ndabaningi Sithole
(Politician)

Ndabaningi Sithole
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 31, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nyamandhlovu, Zimbabwe
Died: 2000

 30 
Jack Steinberger
(Physicist)

Jack Steinberger
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 25, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bad Kissingen, Germany
Died: 2020

 31 

Dorris Alexander Brown
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 29, 1908
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Louisiana, United States
Died: 2002

 32 

Andrew Taylor Still
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: August 6, 1828
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lee County
Died: 1917

 33 
Paul Cadmus
(Artist)

Paul Cadmus
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Birthdate: December 17, 1904
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Died: 1999

 34 
Norman Bridwell
(Author, Illustrator)

Norman Bridwell
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Birthdate: February 15, 1928
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kokomo, Indiana, United States
Died: 2014
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

Jean-Étienne-Dominique Esquirol
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: February 3, 1772
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toulouse, France
Died: 1840

 36 
Avery Dulles
(Theologian)

Avery Dulles
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Birthdate: August 24, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Auburn, New York, United States
Died: 2008

 37 
Clifton Chenier
(Musician)

Clifton Chenier
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 25, 1925
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Opelousas, Louisiana, United States
Died: 1987

 38 

Orlando Villas Bôas
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 12, 1914
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Botucatu, Brazil
Died: 2002

 39 
Ed McGivern
(Sport shooter)

Ed McGivern
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 20, 1874
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lewistown, Montana, United States
Died: 1957

 40 
Amza Pellea
(Film actor)

Amza Pellea
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Birthdate: April 7, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Băilești, Dolj County Dolj, Romania
Died: 1983

 41 

Antonio Cifariello
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Birthdate: May 19, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: 1968

 42 

Edwin Forrest
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Birthdate: March 9, 1806
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1872

 43 
James Kent
(Jurist)

James Kent
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 31, 1763
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dutchess County, New York, United States
Died: 1847

 44 

József Antall
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 8, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pestújhely, Budapest, Hungary
Died: 1993

 45 
Phil Karlson
(Director)

Phil Karlson
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Birthdate: July 2, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, United States
Died: 1985

 46 
Tassos Papadopoulos
(5th President of Cyprus)

Tassos Papadopoulos
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 7, 1934
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nicosia, Cyprus
Died: 2008

 47 

Shana Dowdeswell
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Birthdate: April 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe
Died: 2012
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 48 

Albrecht von Haller
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 16, 1708
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bern
Died: 1777

 49 
Denis Fonvizin
(Dramatist)

Denis Fonvizin
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 14, 1745
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 1792

 50 
Val Avery
(Actor)

Val Avery
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Birthdate: July 14, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2009