Died On December 13th

Discover the most famous people who died on December 13. The list includes people like Wassily Kandinsky, Samuel Johnson, Donatello, Maimonides, Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor. Famous personalities featured on this list, include philosophers, actors, novelists and soldiers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United Kingdom, United States, Germany & France 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 
Alan Thicke
(Best Known for Playing Dr. Jason Seaver on the 1980s Sitcom 'Growing Pains')

Alan Thicke
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Birthdate: March 1, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada
Died: 2016

 2 
Wassily Kandinsky
(Russian Painter, Art Theorist and A Pioneer in Abstract Art)

Wassily Kandinsky
5
Birthdate: December 16, 1866
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 1944
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 3 
Donatello
(Sculptor of the Renaissance)

Donatello
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Birthdate: 1386 AD
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 1466

 4 
Irma Grese
(Nazi Guard)

Irma Grese
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: October 7, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Feldberger Seenlandschaft, Germany
Died: 1945

 5 

Samuel Johnson
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 18, 1709
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lichfield, England
Died: 1784

 6 
Lamar Hunt
(Businessman)

Lamar Hunt
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 2, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: El Dorado, Arkansas, United States
Died: 2006

 7 

Stanley Williams
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: December 29, 1953
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Died: 2005
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 8 

Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor
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Birthdate: December 26, 1194
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Iesi, Marche, Italy
Died: 1250

 9 
Gustav Schwarzenegger
(Father of Arnold Schwarzenegger.)

Gustav Schwarzenegger
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 17, 1907
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Austria-Hungary
Died: 1972

 10 

Smita Patil
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Birthdate: October 17, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pune
Died: 1986

 11 
Nancy Wilson
(Notable for Her Single ‘(You Don’t Know) How Glad I Am')

Nancy Wilson
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 20, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chillicothe, Ohio, United States
Died: 2018

 12 
Grandma Moses
(Painter, Illustrator)

Grandma Moses
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Birthdate: September 7, 1860
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York
Died: 1961

 13 
Samuel Gompers
(Labor leader, Cigar Maker)

Samuel Gompers
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 27, 1850
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1924

 14 

Chuck Schuldiner
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States
Died: 2001

 15 
Paul Samuelson
(Economist)

Paul Samuelson
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Birthdate: May 15, 1915
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States
Died: 2009

 16 
Ella Baker
(American activist)

Ella Baker
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: December 13, 1903
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Died: 1986

 17 
Gustave Le Bon
(Physician, Anthropologist, Archaeologist, Psychologist, Philosopher, Historian, Sociologist)

Gustave Le Bon
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Birthdate: May 7, 1841
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nogent-le-Rotrou
Died: 1931

 18 

Alexander Selkirk
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1676 AD
Birthplace: Lower Largo, United Kingdom
Died: 1721

 19 
Josef Kramer
(Military officer)

Josef Kramer
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 10, 1906
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: 1945

 20 

Richard Carlson
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 16, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Albert Lea, Minnesota, United States
Died: 2013
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 21 
Raymond A. Spruance
(Navy admiral during World War II)

Raymond A. Spruance
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 3, 1886
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: 1969

 22 

Grace Gifford
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Birthdate: March 4, 1888
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rathmines, Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1955

 23 

Nicholas Roerich
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Birthdate: October 9, 1874
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1947

 24 
António Egas Moniz
(Neurologist)

António Egas Moniz
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 29, 1874
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Avanca, Estarreja, Portugal
Died: 1955

 25 
Zalman Yanovsky
(Musician)

Zalman Yanovsky
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 19, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: 2002

 26 
Mary Renault
(Writer)

Mary Renault
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 4, 1905
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1983

 27 
Mahmud I
(Sultan)

Mahmud I
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 2, 1696
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Edirne
Died: 1754

 28 
Kathy Staff
(Actress)

Kathy Staff
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Birthdate: July 12, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dukinfield, Cheshire, England
Died: 2008
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 29 

John William Godward
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Birthdate: August 9, 1861
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wimbledon
Died: 1922

 30 
L.P. Hartley
(Novelist)

L.P. Hartley
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 30, 1895
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Whittlesey, England
Died: 1972

Jane Frances de Chantal
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 28, 1572
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dijon, Burgundy, France
Died: 1641

 32 
Bruce Gray
(Actor)

Bruce Gray
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Birthdate: September 7, 1936
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Died: 2017
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 33 

Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 20, 1899
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Roslyn, New York, United States
Died: 1992

 34 
Jack Doyle
(Boxer)

Jack Doyle
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 31, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cobh, Ireland
Died: 1978
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 35 
Elisabeth Volkenrath
(Supervisor at several Nazi concentration camps during World War II)

Elisabeth Volkenrath
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 5, 1919
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Świerzawa, Poland
Died: 1945

 36 
Eulace Peacock
(Sprinter)

Eulace Peacock
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 27, 1914
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dothan, Alabama, United States
Died: 1996

Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 18, 1890
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russian
Died: 1958

 38 

Horst Tappert
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Birthdate: May 26, 1923
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Elberfeld, Wuppertal, Germany
Died: 2008
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 39 
Thomas Schelling
(Economist)

Thomas Schelling
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Birthdate: April 14, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: 2016

 40 

Russell Hoban
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 4, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lansdale, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2011

 41 
Lew Grade
(Media proprietor)

Lew Grade
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 25, 1906
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tokmak, Ukraine
Died: 1998

 42 
Théophile Steinlen
(Former Art Nouveau painter and printmaker)

Théophile Steinlen
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Birthdate: November 10, 1859
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lausanne, Switzerland
Died: 1923

 43 
Johannes Trithemius
(Cryptographer)

Johannes Trithemius
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Birthdate: February 1, 1462
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Trittenheim, Germany
Died: 1516

 44 
Roy Urquhart
(Army officer who saw service during the Second World War and Malayan Emergency)

Roy Urquhart
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 28, 1901
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Shepperton, Middlesex, England
Died: 1988

 45 
Fritz Klein
(Military physician, War criminal)

Fritz Klein
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 24, 1888
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Codlea, Romania
Died: 1945

 46 
Frances Wright
(Writer, Philosopher)

Frances Wright
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 6, 1795
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dundee
Died: 1852

 47 
Charles Moore
(Former architect)

Charles Moore
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: October 31, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Benton Harbor, Michigan, United States
Died: 1993

 48 

Cyril Delevanti
1
Birthdate: February 23, 1889
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1975

 49 
Tan Cheng Lock
(Politician)

Tan Cheng Lock
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 5, 1883
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Melaka, Malaysia
Died: 1960

 50 
K. C. Irving
(Industrialist)

K. C. Irving
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 14, 1899
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Buchtouche, Canada
Died: 1992