Died On December 23rd

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.

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 
Hideki Tojo
(27th Prime Minister of Japan)

Hideki Tojo
15
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
4
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
(Prime Minister of India (1991-96))

P. V. Narasimha Rao
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 28, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Karimnagar, India
Died: 2004

 4 
Jack Webb
(Actor)

Jack Webb
1
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
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Birthdate: February 13, 1766
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Surrey, England
Died: 1834

 6 
Noor Jehan
(Singer and Actress)

Noor Jehan
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Birthdate: September 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kasur
Died: 2000

 7 
Effie Gray
(Artist)

Effie Gray
4
Birthdate: May 7, 1828
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Perth, United Kingdom
Died: 1897
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 8 
Oscar Peterson
(Jazz Pianist)

Oscar Peterson
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 15, 1925
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montreal
Died: 2007

 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
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 26, 1898
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1979

 12 
Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax
(British Ambassador to the United States (1940-46))

Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 16, 1881
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Powderham Castle, Devon, England
Died: 1959
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 13 
Vito Rizzuto
(Criminal)

Vito Rizzuto
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: February 21, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cattolica Eraclea, Italy
Died: 2013

 14 
Wendell Scott
(Racecar driver)

Wendell Scott
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 29, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Danville
Died: 1990

 15 
Vesna Vulović
(Flight attendant)

Vesna Vulović
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 3, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia
Died: 2016

 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 
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

 18 

Frankie Randall
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 25, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Died: 2020
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 19 

Yusef Abdul Lateef
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 9, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Died: 2013

 20 
Susan Berman
(Memoirist of Easy Street, detailed her life as a mobster's daughter)

Susan Berman
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 18, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: 2000
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 21 

Henry I, Duke of Guise
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 31, 1550
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: France
Died: 1588

Charles-Michel de l'Épée
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 24, 1712
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Versailles, Yvelines, France
Died: 1789

 23 
Michael Kidd
(Choreographer, Ballet Dancer)

Michael Kidd
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: August 12, 1915
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 2007

 24 
K. Balachander
(Film director, Actor, Screenwriter)

K. Balachander
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Birthdate: July 9, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nannilam, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: 2014

 25 
Jeremy Lloyd
(Writer)

Jeremy Lloyd
0
Birthdate: July 22, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Danbury, England
Died: 2014

 26 
Walton Walker
(Army General)

Walton Walker
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 3, 1889
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Belton, Texas, United States
Died: 1950

Abraham Joshua Heschel
0
Birthdate: January 11, 1907
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Warsaw
Died: 1972

 28 
Charles Dana Gibson
(Illustrator)

Charles Dana Gibson
0
Birthdate: September 14, 1867
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1944

 29 
Emilia Plater
(Polish–Lithuanian Revolutionary and Noblewoman)

Emilia Plater
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 13, 1806
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vilnius, Lithuania
Died: 1831

 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 
Piers Sellers
(Astronaut, Scientist, Meteorologist)

Piers Sellers
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 11, 1955
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Crowborough
Died: 2016

 32 
Ronnie Scott
(Jazz Saxophonist)

Ronnie Scott
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 28, 1927
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Aldgate, England
Died: 1996

 33 
Jimmy Shand
(Musician)

Jimmy Shand
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 28, 1908
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: East Wemyss, Scotland
Died: 2000

 34 
Kay Purcell
(Actress)

Kay Purcell
0
Birthdate: December 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Leyland, Lancashire, England
Died: 2020

 35 
Henry Clinton
(Military officer)

Henry Clinton
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 16, 1730
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Newfoundland, Canada
Died: 1795

 36 
Miruts Yifter
(Long-distance runner)

Miruts Yifter
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 15, 1944
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Adigrat, Ethiopia
Died: 2016

 37 

Sasha Filippov
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 26, 1925
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Volgograd, Russia
Died: 1942

Berengaria of Navarre
0
Birthdate: 1165 AD
Birthplace: Pamplona, Spain
Died: 1230

 39 
Saint Naum
(Writer)

Saint Naum
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 0830 AD
Birthplace: Moesia, Bulgaria
Died: 0910

 40 
Kenji Doihara
(Army officer)

Kenji Doihara
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 8, 1883
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Okayama, Japan
Died: 1948

 41 
Elias M. Stein
(Mathematician Who Was a Leading Figure in the Field of Harmonic Analysis)

Elias M. Stein
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 13, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium
Died: 2018

 42 
Michael Drayton
(First to Write Odes in English in the Manner of Horace)

Michael Drayton
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1563 AD
Birthplace: Hartshill, England
Died: 1631

 43 
John Cotton
(Theologian & Preacher)

John Cotton
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 4, 1585
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Derbyshire, England
Died: 1652

 44 
Heitarō Kimura
(Military personnel)

Heitarō Kimura
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 28, 1888
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saitama, Japan
Died: 1948

 45 
Kōki Hirota
(Politician)

Kōki Hirota
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 14, 1878
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chuo Ward, Fukuoka, Japan
Died: 1948

 46 
George Catlin
(Painter)

George Catlin
0
Birthdate: July 26, 1796
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1872

 47 

Anatoly Rybakov
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 14, 1911
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chernihiv, Ukraine
Died: 1998

 48 
Pierre Janssen
(Astronomer)

Pierre Janssen
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 22, 1824
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1907

 49 

Jane Cunningham Croly
0
Birthdate: December 19, 1829
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Market Harborough, United Kingdom
Died: 1901

 50 
Robert Shields
(British Army)

Robert Shields
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1827 AD
Birthplace: Cardiff
Died: 1864