Died On December 23rd

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Discover the most famous people who died on December 23. The list includes people like Thomas Robert Malthus, Noor Jehan, P. V. Narasimha Rao, Oscar Peterson, Victor Borge. Famous personalities featured on this list, include soldiers, political leaders, actors and military leaders and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Japan & India and many more countries.
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 1 
Hideki Tojo
(27th Prime Minister of Japan)
Hideki Tojo
22
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 30, 1884
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kōjimachi, Tokyo, Japan
Died: 1948
Height: 4'9" (145 cm)
 2 
Mikhail Kalashnikov
(Inventor of 'AK-47' Assault Rifle, PK Machine Gun and 'RPK Light Machine Gun')
Mikhail Kalashnikov
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 10, 1919
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kur'ya, Russia
Died: 2013
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 3 
P. V. Narasimha Rao
(Indian Politician Who Served as the 9th Prime Minister of India from 1991 to 1996)
P. V. Narasimha Rao
20
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 28, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Karimnagar, India
Died: 2004
 4 
Jack Webb
(Actor)
Jack Webb
3
Birthdate: April 2, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, USA
Died: 1982
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 5 
Thomas Robert Malthus
(Political Economist)
Thomas Robert Malthus
4
Birthdate: February 13, 1766
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Surrey, England
Died: 1834
 6 
Noor Jehan
(Singer and Actress)
Noor Jehan
33
Birthdate: September 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kasur
Died: 2000
 7 
Oscar Peterson
(Jazz Pianist)
Oscar Peterson
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 15, 1925
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montreal
Died: 2007
 8 
Effie Gray
(Artist)
Effie Gray
8
Birthdate: May 7, 1828
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Perth, United Kingdom
Died: 1897
 9 
Victor Borge
(Pianist and Comedian Known for His Popular Radio and TV Performances in Europe and the US)
Victor Borge
8
Birthdate: January 3, 1909
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: 2000
 10 
Billy Barty
0
Birthdate: October 25, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Millsboro, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 2000
Height: 3'9" (114 cm)
 11 
Peggy Guggenheim
(Art Collector)
Peggy Guggenheim
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 26, 1898
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1979
 12 
Capital Steez
(He was a founder of the Brooklyn-based rap collective Pro Era)
Capital Steez
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 7, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2012
 13 
Vesna Vulović
(Flight attendant)
Vesna Vulović
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 3, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia
Died: 2016
 14 
Vito Rizzuto
(Criminal)
Vito Rizzuto
9
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: February 21, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cattolica Eraclea, Italy
Died: 2013
 15 
Wendell Scott
(Racecar driver)
Wendell Scott
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 29, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Danville
Died: 1990
 16 
Jean Harris
(Author)
Jean Harris
1
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: April 27, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2012
 17 
Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax
(British Ambassador to the United States (1940-46))
Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 16, 1881
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Powderham Castle, Devon, England
Died: 1959
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 18 
Susan Berman
(Memoirist of Easy Street, detailed her life as a mobster's daughter)
Susan Berman
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 18, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: 2000
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 19 
Anthony Fokker
(Aviation Entrepreneur & Aircraft Designer Who Pproduced Fighter Aircraft in Germany During WW I)
Anthony Fokker
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 6, 1890
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Blitar, Indonesia
Died: 1939
 20 
Frankie Randall
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 25, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Died: 2020
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 21 
Yusef Abdul Lateef
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 9, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Died: 2013
 22 
Michael Kidd
(Choreographer, Ballet Dancer)
Michael Kidd
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: August 12, 1915
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 2007
 23 
Henry I, Duke of Guise
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 31, 1550
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: France
Died: 1588
 24 
Jeremy Lloyd
(Writer)
Jeremy Lloyd
0
Birthdate: July 22, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Danbury, England
Died: 2014
 25 
Gerard Kuiper
(Dutch Astronomer, Planetary Scientist, Selenographer, Author and Professor)
Gerard Kuiper
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 7, 1905
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tuitjenhorn, Netherlands
Died: 1973
 26 
Piers Sellers
(British-American Astronaut and Meteorologist)
Piers Sellers
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 11, 1955
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Crowborough
Died: 2016
Charles-Michel de l'Épée
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 24, 1712
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Versailles, Yvelines, France
Died: 1789
Abraham Joshua Heschel
0
Birthdate: January 11, 1907
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Warsaw
Died: 1972
 29 
Walton Walker
(Army General)
Walton Walker
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 3, 1889
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Belton, Texas, United States
Died: 1950
 30 
Rick Cassidy
(Pornographic actor, Model)
Rick Cassidy
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 22, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2013
 31 
George Catlin
(Painter)
George Catlin
0
Birthdate: July 26, 1796
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1872
 32 
Emilia Plater
(Polish-Lithuanian Revolutionary and Noblewoman)
Emilia Plater
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 13, 1806
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vilnius, Lithuania
Died: 1831
 33 
Akira Mutō
(Military personnel)
Akira Mutō
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 15, 1892
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Minamiaso, Kumamoto, Japan
Died: 1948
 34 
Miruts Yifter
(Ethiopian Long-Distance Runner)
Miruts Yifter
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 15, 1944
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Adigrat, Ethiopia
Died: 2016
 35 
Jimmy Shand
(Musician)
Jimmy Shand
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 28, 1908
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: East Wemyss, Scotland
Died: 2000
 36 
Kay Purcell
(Actress)
Kay Purcell
0
Birthdate: December 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Leyland, Lancashire, England
Died: 2020
 37 
Charles Dana Gibson
(Illustrator)
Charles Dana Gibson
0
Birthdate: September 14, 1867
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1944
 38 
Eddie Hazel
(Guitarist, Songwriter)
Eddie Hazel
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 10, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1992
 39 
Sasha Filippov
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 26, 1925
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Volgograd, Russia
Died: 1942
 40 
Denise Darcel
(Actress)
Denise Darcel
0
Birthdate: September 8, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 2011
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 41 
Saint Naum
(Bulgarian Writer, Enlightener and One of the Seven Apostles of the First Bulgarian Empire)
Saint Naum
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 0830 AD
Birthplace: Moesia, Bulgaria
Died: 0910
 42 
Heitarō Kimura
(Military personnel)
Heitarō Kimura
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 28, 1888
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saitama, Japan
Died: 1948
 43 
Huneric
(King)
Huneric
0
Birthdate: 0415 AD
Birthplace: Algeria
Died: 0484
 44 
Pierre Janssen
(Astronomer)
Pierre Janssen
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 22, 1824
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1907
 45 
Dagobert II
0
Birthdate: 0650 AD
Birthplace: Austrasia
Died: 0679
 46 
Robert Shields
(British Army)
Robert Shields
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1827 AD
Birthplace: Cardiff
Died: 1864
 47 
Alfred G. Gilman
(Pharmacologist, Biochemist)
Alfred G. Gilman
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 1, 1941
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut
Died: 2015
 48 
Jane Cunningham Croly
0
Birthdate: December 19, 1829
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Market Harborough, United Kingdom
Died: 1901
Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans
0
Birthdate: September 13, 1676
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Château de Saint-Cloud, Saint-Cloud, France
Died: 1744
 50 
Yao Wenyuan
(Chinese Politician and a Member of the 'Gang of Four' During 'China’s Cultural Revolution')
Yao Wenyuan
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 12, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Zhuji, Shaoxing, China
Died: 2005