Died On December 15th

Discover the most famous people who died on December 15. The list includes people like Walt Disney, Christopher Hitchens, Wolfgang Pauli, Sitting Bull, Johannes Vermeer. Famous personalities featured on this list, include actors, political leaders, journalists and military leaders and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India 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 Walt Disney

Walt Disney.
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Birthdate: December 5, 1901
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: 1966

 2 Christopher Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens.
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: April 13, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Portsmouth
Died: 2011

 3 Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Iron Man of India
Birthdate: October 31, 1875
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nadiad
Died: 1950

 4 Selim II

Selim II.
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Famous As: Sultan of the Ottoman Empire
Birthdate: May 28, 1524
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Topkapi Palace Museum, İstanbul, Turkey
Died: 1574

 5 Joan Fontaine

Joan Fontaine.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 22, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: 2013

 6 Sitting Bull

Sitting Bull.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Warrior
Birthdate: 1831 AD
Birthplace: Grand River
Died: 1890

 7 Charles Laughton

Charles Laughton.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 1, 1899
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Scarborough, North Yorkshire
Died: 1962
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 8 Vasily Zaytsev

Vasily Zaytsev.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Sniper
Birthdate: March 23, 1915
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Yeleninka, Russia
Died: 1991

 9 Blake Edwards

Blake Edwards
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Famous As: American filmmaker
Birthdate: July 26, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Died: 2010

 10 Johannes Vermeer

Johannes Vermeer.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: October 31, 1632
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Delft
Died: 1675

 11 Glenn Miller

Glenn Miller
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Trombonist
Birthdate: March 1, 1904
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Clarinda, Iowa, United States
Died: 1944

 12 Basil II

Basil II.
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Famous As: Byzantine Emperor
Birthdate: 0958 AD
Birthplace: Constantinople, Byzantine Empire
Died: 1025

 13 Fats Waller

Fats Waller.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Jazz Pianist
Birthdate: May 21, 1904
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1943
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 14 Oral Roberts

Oral Roberts.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Televangelist
Birthdate: January 24, 1918
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ada, Oklahoma, United States
Died: 2009

 15 Sandeep Acharya

Sandeep Acharya
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 4, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bikaner
Died: 2013

 16 Darlanne Fluegel

Darlanne Fluegel.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 25, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Died: 2017
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 17 Lennard Pearce

Lennard Pearce.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 9, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paddington, London
Died: 1984
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 18 Chill Wills

Chill Wills.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 18, 1902
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seagoville, Texas, United States
Died: 1978
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 19 Craig Sager

Craig Sager
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: June 29, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Batavia, Illinois, U.S.
Died: 2016

 20 Clay Regazzoni

Clay Regazzoni
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Swiss racing driver
Birthdate: September 5, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mendrisio
Died: 2006

 21 Bob Feller

Bob Feller
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: November 3, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Van Meter, Iowa, United States
Died: 2010
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 22 Wolfgang Pauli

Wolfgang Pauli.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Nobel Laureate in Physics
Birthdate: April 25, 1900
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1958

 23 Anthony Wayne

Anthony Wayne.
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 1, 1745
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Easttown Township, Pennsylvania
Died: 1796

 24 Claud Cockburn

Claud Cockburn
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: April 12, 1904
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Beijing
Died: 1981

 25 Kamehameha III

Kamehameha III
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: March 17, 1814
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Keauhou Bay, Kahaluu-Keauhou, Hawaii, United States
Died: 1854

 26 Jess Willard

Jess Willard
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: December 29, 1881
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pottawatomie County, Kansas
Died: 1968
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 27 Harold Camping

Harold Camping
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Radio personality, Civil engineer
Birthdate: July 19, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Boulder
Died: 2013

 28 Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine

Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: July 15, 1823
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany
Died: 1888

 29 Francisco Tárrega

Francisco Tárrega
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: November 21, 1852
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Villarreal, Spain
Died: 1909

 30 Arthur Machen

Arthur Machen
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: March 3, 1863
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Caerleon, Wales
Died: 1947

 31 Ferdinand II of Portugal

Ferdinand II of Portugal
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: October 29, 1816
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Palais Coburg, Vienna, Austria
Died: 1885

 32 Carlos P. Romulo

Carlos P. Romulo
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: January 14, 1899
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Intramuros, Manila, Philippines
Died: 1985

 33 Alfonso Bedoya

Alfonso Bedoya
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Famous As: Actor, Film actor
Birthdate: April 16, 1904
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sonora
Died: 1957

 34 George Cayley

George Cayley
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: December 27, 1773
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Scarborough, England
Died: 1857

 35 Chiang Fang-liang

Chiang Fang-liang
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: First Lady
Birthdate: May 15, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Orsha, Belarus
Died: 2004

 36 Izaak Walton

Izaak Walton
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 9, 1593
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stafford, England
Died: 1683

 37 William Proxmire

William Proxmire
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 11, 1915
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lake Forest, Illinois, U.S
Died: 2005

 38 Billy Hamilton

Billy Hamilton
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: February 16, 1866
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1940
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 39 Licio Gelli

Licio Gelli
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Famous As: Journalist, Banker, Politician
Birthdate: April 21, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pistoia
Died: 2015

 40 Anatole Litvak

Anatole Litvak.
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Famous As: Director, Screenwriter, Producer
Birthdate: May 21, 1902
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kiev, Russian Empire
Died: 1974

 41 Russ Haas

Russ Haas
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: March 11, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Edmond, Oklahoma, United States
Died: 2001
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 42 Lady Margaret Lucas Cavendish

Lady Margaret Lucas Cavendish
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Famous As: philosopher, scientist, poet, science fiction writer
Birthdate: 1623 AD
Birthplace: Colchester, England
Died: 1673

 43 Jean Rollin

Jean Rollin
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Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter, Writer
Birthdate: November 3, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine
Died: 2010

 44 Andy Bowen

Andy Bowen
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: May 3, 1867
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: 1894

 45 Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven

Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Sculptor, Writer, Painter, Model, Poet, Artist
Birthdate: July 12, 1874
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Świnoujście
Died: 1927

 46 Davy Graham

Davy Graham
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 26, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hinckley
Died: 2008

 47 Styllou Christofi

Styllou Christofi
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: 1900 AD
Birthplace: Cyprus
Died: 1954

 48 Ottokar I of Bohemia

Ottokar I of Bohemia
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Famous As: King of Bohemia
Birthdate: 1155 AD
Birthplace: Bohemia, Czechia
Died: 1230

 49 Robert A. Toombs

Robert A. Toombs
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 2, 1810
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wilkes, Georgia, United States
Died: 1885

 50 Maggie Lena Draper Walker

Maggie Lena Draper Walker
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: July 15, 1864
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, U.S.
Died: 1934