Died On December 20th

Discover the most famous people who died on December 20. The list includes people like Debbie Reynolds, Carl Sagan, John Steinbeck, Léopold Sédar Senghor, Alan Lloyd Hodgkin. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, novelists, journalists and soldiers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Spain and many more countries.

Debbie ReynoldsDebbie Reynolds
American
Actress
Carl SaganCarl Sagan
American
Astronomer, Astrophysicist, Writer

John SteinbeckJohn Steinbeck
American
Author

Roy O. DisneyRoy O. Disney
American
Co-Founder of Walt Disney Company

Erich LudendorffErich Ludendorff
German
General of German Army

Kangxi EmperorKangxi Emperor
Chinese
Emperor
Madge SinclairMadge Sinclair
Jamaican, American
Actress

Elsa EinsteinElsa Einstein
German
Albert Einstein's Wife

Léopold Sédar SenghorLéopold Sédar Senghor
Senegalese
Senegalese Politician
Steve LandesbergSteve Landesberg
American
Actor

Alan Lloyd HodgkinAlan Lloyd Hodgkin
British
Biophysicist & Physiologist
Adrian MitchellAdrian Mitchell
British
Poet

W. Edwards DemingWilliam Edwards Deming
American
Statistician, Electrical Engineer

Britanny MurphyBritanny Murphy
American
Actress

Brittany MurphyBrittany Murphy
American
Film Actress

Bobby DarinBobby Darin
American
Singer, Actor, Jazz musician, Songwriter
W. Edwards DemingW. Edwards Deming
American
Engineer

Foster BrooksFoster Brooks
American
Actor

Richard J. DaleyRichard J. Daley
American
Former Mayor of Chicago

Stanley MilgramStanley Milgram
American
Psychologist, University teacher, Sociologist
Hank SnowHank Snow
Canadian, American
Musician

Albert GöringAlbert Göring
Austrian, German
Mechanical engineer
Henry TandeyHenry Tandey
British
Soldier

Dean RuskDean Rusk
American
Politician

Ambroise ParéAmbroise Paré
French
Surgeon
Stefan DušanStefan Dušan
Serbian
King

Moss HartMoss Hart
American
Screenwriter, Playwright, Writer
Robert MulliganRobert Mulligan
American
Director

Fritz PfefferFritz Pfeffer
German
Physician

Robert KnoxRobert Knox
British
Military physician
Raoul BottRaoul Bott
Hungarian, American
Mathematician

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Max RobinsonMax Robinson
American
Broadcaster
Juzo ItamiJuzo Itami
Japanese
Actor

Max BrodMax Brod
Czech, Israeli
Linguist, Composer, Pianist, Novelist, Translator,

Pope ZephyrinusPope Zephyrinus
Ancient Roman
Bishop

Dawn SteelDawn Steel
American
Film producer
Dmitry UstinovDmitry Ustinov
Russian
Politician
Dmitriy UstinovDmitriy Ustinov
Russian
 

Denise LevertovDenise Levertov
British, American
Poet

Hussein-Ali MontazeriHussein-Ali Montazeri
Iranian
Writer

Esther PetersonEsther Peterson
American
Women's advocate
Emil ArtinEmil Artin
Austrian
Mathematician

Émile LoubetÉmile Loubet
French
Prime Minister, Politician

Earle PageEarle Page
Australian
Prime minister of Australia

Bill BrandtBill Brandt
British
Photographer, war photographer, photojournalist,

Lydia MendozaLydia Mendoza
American
Guitarist
Mignon McLaughlinMignon McLaughlin
American
Journalist

Per-Ingvar BrånemarkPer-Ingvar Brånemark
Swedish
Physician
Antonio SolerAntonio Soler
Spanish
Composer, Organist, Musicologist, Music theorist,

Roy Oliver DisneyRoy Oliver Disney
American
 

Irving RapperIrving Rapper
British, American
Film Director
André JolivetAndré Jolivet
French
Composer

Grote ReberGrote Reber
American
Amateur Astronomer
MsiriMsiri
Congolese
Ruler

Walter PageWalter Page
American
Bassist

Roland MatthesRoland Matthes
German
Swimmer

Thomas LinacreThomas Linacre
British
Physician

Amata KabuaAmata Kabua
Marshallese
President
Larry L. KingLarry L. King
American
Playwright

Benigno Aquino, Sr.Benigno Aquino, Sr.
Filipino
 

Heinrich Daniel RuhmkorffHeinrich Daniel Ruhmkorff
German
Inventor

Nicholas MarrNicholas Marr
Russian
Historian
William MillerWilliam Miller
American
theologian

Alfonso III of LeónAlfonso III of León
Spanish
King
Yoshimitsu MoritaYoshimitsu Morita
Japanese
Film Director

William W. HowellsWilliam W. Howells
American
Professor

Edvard BrandesEdvard Brandes
Danish
Politician
Jane ManderJane Mander
New Zealander
Novelist

Bangalore Venkata RamanBangalore Venkata Raman
Indian
Astrologer
Feodor GladkovFeodor Gladkov
Russian
Writer

Imre BródyImre Bródy
Hungarian
Scientist

Henry Horatio DixonHenry Horatio Dixon
Irish
Professor
Maurycy MochnackiMaurycy Mochnacki
Polish
Author

James HiltonJames Hilton
British
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist, Science fiction
Mary Cutler FairchildMary Cutler Fairchild
American
Librarian

Luis Carrero-Blanco, 1st Duke of Carrero-BlancoLuis Carrero-Blanco, 1st Duke of Carrero-Blanco
Spanish
 

Olga LepeshinskayaOlga Lepeshinskaya
Russian
Ballerina