Died On December 16th

Discover the most famous people who died on December 16. The list includes people like Colonel Sanders, Camille Saint-Saëns, Alphonse Daudet, Asai Chu, William Maugham. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, playwrights, novelists and economists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Canada 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 Colonel Sanders

Colonel Sanders
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Founder of KFC
Birthdate: September 9, 1890
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Henryville, Indiana, United States
Died: 1980
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 2 Lee Van Cleef

Lee Van Cleef
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 9, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Somerville, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1989
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 3 Wu Zetian

Wu Zetian
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Famous As: Chinese Empress
Birthdate: February 17, 0624
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lizhou, Tang Dynasty
Died: 0705

 4 Camille Saint-Saëns

Camille Saint-Saëns
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Organist, Pianist
Birthdate: October 9, 1835
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1921

 5 Dan Fogelberg

Dan Fogelberg
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 13, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Peoria, Illinois, USA
Died: 2007

 6 Roy E. Disney

Roy E. Disney
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Famous As: Producer
Birthdate: January 10, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died: 2009

 7 John Spencer

John Spencer
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Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: December 20, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, U.S.
Died: 2005
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 8 Lillian Disney

Lillian Disney
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Wife of Walt Disnry
Birthdate: February 15, 1899
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Spalding, Idaho, United States
Died: 1997

 9 Carwood Lipton

Carwood Lipton
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: United States Army Officer
Birthdate: January 30, 1920
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Huntington, West Virginia
Died: 2001

 10 Yi Sun-sin

Yi Sun-sin
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Naval Commander
Birthdate: April 28, 1545
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hansung
Died: 1598

 11 Sylvester

Sylvester
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 6, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Watts, California, United States
Died: 1988

 12 Thelma Todd

Thelma Todd
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 29, 1906
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1935
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 13 Nicolette Larson

Nicolette Larson
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Best known for her work in the late 1970s
Birthdate: July 17, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Helena, Montana, United States
Died: 1997

 14 Laxmikant Berde

Laxmikant Berde
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 26, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ratnagiri, Bombay State, India
Died: 2004
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 15 Ray Price

Ray Price
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 12, 1926
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Perryville, Texas, United States
Died: 2013

 16 Moses Gunn

Moses Gunn
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 2, 1929
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: 1993

 17 Blue Demon

Blue Demon
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Famous As: Actor, Professional wrestler, Film actor
Birthdate: April 24, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rinconada
Died: 2000

 18 Madlyn Rhue

Madlyn Rhue
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 3, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: 2003

 19 Nicol Williamson

Nicol Williamson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 14, 1936
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hamilton, Scotland, UK
Died: 2011
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 20 Giovanni Agnelli

Giovanni Agnelli
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Entrepreneur, Engineer, Businessperson, Racecar driver
Birthdate: August 13, 1866
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Villar Perosa
Died: 1945

 21 Agnes Martin

Agnes Martin
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: March 22, 1912
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Macklin
Died: 2004

 22 Frank Gotch

Frank Gotch
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: April 27, 1877
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Humboldt, Iowa,United States
Died: 1917
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 23 Wilhelm Grimm

Wilhelm Grimm
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Lexicographer, Anthropologist, Librarian, Writer, Law librarian, Children's writer, Educationist, Linguist, Specialist in literature, Germanist, Jurist, University teacher, Poet lawyer, Mythographer
Birthdate: February 24, 1786
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hanau
Died: 1859

 24 Arun Khetarpal

Arun Khetarpal
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 14, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pune
Died: 1971

 25 Gary Stewart

Gary Stewart
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician, Singer
Birthdate: May 28, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Jenkins, Kentucky, United States
Died: 2003

 26 Thomas Bilotti

Thomas Bilotti
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: March 23, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1985

 27 Charles of Valois

Charles of Valois
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: March 12, 1270
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vincennes
Died: 1325

 28 Afonso de Albuquerque

Afonso de Albuquerque
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: 1453 AD
Birthplace: Vila Franca de Xira
Died: 1515

 29 Fumimaro Konoe

Fumimaro Konoe
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 12, 1891
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chiyoda-ku
Died: 1945

 30 François Quesnay

François Quesnay
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Famous As: Former economist known for publishing the "Tableau économique" (Economic Table) in 1758
Birthdate: June 4, 1694
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Méré, France
Died: 1774

 31 Lita Baron

Lita Baron
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 11, 1923
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Almería, Spain
Died: 2015
Height: 4'1" (124 cm)

 32 Silvana Mangano

Silvana Mangano
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 21, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 1989
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 33 Pope John VIII

Pope John VIII
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Bishop
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 0882

 34 Gabriel Narutowicz

Gabriel Narutowicz
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: First President of Poland
Birthdate: March 29, 1865
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Telšiai, Lithuania
Died: 1922

 35 William Petty

William Petty
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: May 26, 1623
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Romsey, Hampshire, England
Died: 1687

 36 William Gaddis

William Gaddis
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: December 29, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1998

 37 John II Casimir Vasa

John II Casimir Vasa
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: March 22, 1609
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kraków, Poland
Died: 1672

 38 Arturo Beltrán Leyva

Arturo Beltrán Leyva
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: June 21, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Monterrey, Mexico
Died: 2009
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 39 Jackie Mittoo

Jackie Mittoo
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Former keyboard player known for member of The Skatalites
Birthdate: March 3, 1948
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brown's Town, Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica
Died: 1990

 40 Pippin of Herstal

Pippin of Herstal
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman and military leader who de facto ruled Francia as the Mayor of the Palace from 680 until his death
Birthdate: 0635 AD
Birthplace: Belgian
Died: 0714

 41 Sam Bottoms

Sam Bottoms
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 17, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, United States
Died: 2008

 42 Gisella Perl

Gisella Perl
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Gynecologist
Birthdate: December 10, 1907
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sighetu Marmației, Romania
Died: 1988

 43 Richard Mulcahy

Richard Mulcahy
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 10, 1886
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Waterford, Ireland
Died: 1971

 44 Manto Tshabalala-Msimang

Manto Tshabalala-Msimang
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 9, 1940
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Durban, South Africa
Died: 2009

 45 Robert Stanfield

Robert Stanfield
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 11, 1914
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Truro, Canada
Died: 2003

 46 Roger Touhy

Roger Touhy
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Crime boss
Birthdate: September 18, 1898
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1959

 47 Shields Green

Shields Green
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Activist, Sailor
Birthdate: 1836 AD
Birthplace: South Carolina, United States
Died: 1859

 48 Emperor Go-Momozono

Emperor Go-Momozono
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Famous As: Emperor , Sovereign
Birthdate: August 5, 1758
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Japan
Died: 1779

 49 Kang Sheng

Kang Sheng
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Chinese leader
Birthdate: 1898 AD
Birthplace: Zhucheng, China
Died: 1975

 50 Pattimura

Pattimura
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: June 8, 1783
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Haria, Indonesia
Died: 1817