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.

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 Britanny Murphy

Britanny Murphy
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 10, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: 2009
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 2 Carl Sagan

Carl Sagan
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astronomer, Astrophysicist
Birthdate: November 9, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1996

 3 John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: February 27, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Salinas, California, United States
Died: 1968

 4 Bobby Darin

Bobby Darin
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Pop vocalist who released the hits "Mack the Knife," "Dream Lover," and "Beyond the Sea."
Birthdate: May 14, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: East Harlem, New York, United States
Died: 1973
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 5 Roy O. Disney

Roy O. Disney
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Famous As: Co-Founder of Walt Disney Company
Birthdate: June 24, 1893
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1971

 6 Madge Sinclair

Madge Sinclair
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 28, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
Died: 1995
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 7 Erich Ludendorff

Erich Ludendorff
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General of German Army (1916-18)
Birthdate: April 9, 1865
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kruszewnia, Poland
Died: 1937
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 8 Kangxi Emperor

Kangxi Emperor
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Famous As: Emperor of China
Birthdate: May 4, 1654
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Beijing, China
Died: 1722

 9 Foster Brooks

Foster Brooks
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 11, 1912
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Died: 2001

 10 Steve Landesberg

Steve Landesberg
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 23, 1936
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: 2010
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 11 Elsa Einstein

Elsa Einstein
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Albert Einstein's Wife
Birthdate: January 18, 1876
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hechingen, Germany
Died: 1936

 12 Stanley Milgram

Stanley Milgram
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Famous As: Psychologist, University teacher, Sociologist
Birthdate: August 15, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1984

 13 Vitellius

Vitellius
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Famous As: Roman emperor
Birthdate: September 24, 0015
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 0069

 14 Hank Snow

Hank Snow
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician, Singer
Birthdate: May 9, 1914
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, Canada
Died: 1999

 15 Arthur Rubinstein

Arthur Rubinstein
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Pianist
Birthdate: January 28, 1887
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Łódź, Poland
Died: 1982

 16 Louis, Dauphin of France

Louis, Dauphin of France
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Famous As: Princes
Birthdate: September 4, 1729
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Palace of Versailles, Paris, France
Died: 1765

 17 Arnold Stang

Arnold Stang
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 28, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, USA
Died: 2009
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 18 Léopold Sédar Senghor

Léopold Sédar Senghor
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of Senegal (1960-80)
Birthdate: October 9, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Joal Fadiout, Senegal
Died: 2001

 19 Stefan Dušan

Stefan Dušan
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: July 26, 1308
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Serbia
Died: 1355

 20 Junior Johnson

Junior Johnson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Racing driver
Birthdate: June 28, 1931
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ronda, North Carolina, United States
Died: 2019

 21 Katharina von Bora

Katharina von Bora
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Martin Luther's wife
Birthdate: January 29, 1499
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lippendorf, Neukieritzsch, Germany
Died: 1552

 22 Max Robinson

Max Robinson
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Famous As: Broadcaster
Birthdate: May 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, U.S.
Died: 1988

 23 Fazle Hasan Abed

Fazle Hasan Abed
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Social Worker
Birthdate: April 27, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Baniachong, Bengal Presidency, British India
Died: 2019

 24 Henry Tandey

Henry Tandey
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: August 30, 1891
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Royal Leamington Spa
Died: 1977

 25 Robert Knox

Robert Knox
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Military physician
Birthdate: September 4, 1791
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: 1862

 26 Fritz Pfeffer

Fritz Pfeffer
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: April 30, 1889
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gießen
Died: 1944

 27 Robert Mulligan

Robert Mulligan
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: August 23, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2008

 28 Nalini

Nalini
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 22, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chennai
Died: 2010

 29 Michele Morgan

Michele Morgan
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 29, 1920
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Died: 2016
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 30 Juzo Itami

Juzo Itami
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 15, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kyoto, Japan
Died: 1997

 31 Max Brod

Max Brod
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Former prolific writer best remembered as the friend and biographer of writer Franz Kafka
Birthdate: May 27, 1884
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
Died: 1968

 32 Benigno Aquino, Sr.

Benigno Aquino, Sr.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 6th Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines
Birthdate: September 3, 1894
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tarlac City, Philippines
Died: 1947

 33 Ambroise Paré

Ambroise Paré
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Surgeon
Birthdate: 1510 AD
Birthplace: Laval, France
Died: 1590

 34 Moss Hart

Moss Hart
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Screenwriter, Playwright, Writer
Birthdate: October 24, 1904
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1961

 35 Simone Beck

Simone Beck
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: July 7, 1904
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Normandy, France
Died: 1991

 36 Pope Zephyrinus

Pope Zephyrinus
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Bishop
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Rome, Roman Empire
Died: 0217

 37 Princess Alexandrine of Baden

Princess Alexandrine of Baden
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: December 6, 1820
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Died: 1904

 38 James Hilton

James Hilton
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist best remembered for several best-sellers, including Lost Horizon and Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Birthdate: September 9, 1900
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Leigh, Lancashire, England
Died: 1954

 39 Dawn Steel

Dawn Steel
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Film producer
Birthdate: August 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York (state) New York, United States
Died: 1997

 40 Emil Artin

Emil Artin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: March 3, 1898
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1962

 41 Émile Loubet

Émile Loubet
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of France from 1899 to 1906, 45th Prime Minister of France
Birthdate: December 30, 1838
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Marsanne, France
Died: 1929

 42 Adrian Mitchell

Adrian Mitchell
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: October 24, 1932
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hampstead Heath
Died: 2008

 43 Denise Levertov

Denise Levertov
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: October 24, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ilford, England
Died: 1997

 44 Esther Peterson

Esther Peterson
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Women's advocate
Birthdate: December 9, 1906
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Provo, Utah, United States
Died: 1997

 45 Hussein-Ali Montazeri

Hussein-Ali Montazeri
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 22, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Iran
Died: 2009

 46 Dmitry Ustinov

Dmitry Ustinov
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 30, 1908
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Samara, Russia
Died: 1984

 47 Earle Page

Earle Page
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime minister of Australia
Birthdate: August 8, 1880
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Grafton, Australia
Died: 1961

 48 Mignon McLaughlin

Mignon McLaughlin
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Listed In:
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: June 6, 1913
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: 1983

 49 Prince Moulay Abdallah of Morocco

Prince Moulay Abdallah of Morocco
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Hassan II of Morocco's Brother
Birthdate: July 30, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rabat, Morocco
Died: 1983

 50 Lord Infamous

Lord Infamous
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: November 17, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: 2013