Died On December 24th

Discover the most famous people who died on December 24. The list includes people like Vasco da Gama, John Muir, M. G. Ramachandran, Harold Pinter, Samuel P. Huntington. Famous personalities featured on this list, include actors, composers, novelists and political leaders and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France 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 Vasco da Gama

Vasco da Gama
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: 1469 AD
Birthplace: Sines, Portugal
Died: 1524

 2 John Muir

John Muir
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Naturalist
Birthdate: April 21, 1838
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dunbar
Died: 1914

 3 Peter Lawford

Peter Lawford
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 7, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1984
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 4 Jack Klugman

Jack Klugman
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 27, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2012
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 5 Karl Dönitz

Karl Dönitz
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of Germany (1945)
Birthdate: September 16, 1891
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Grünau, Berlin, Germany
Died: 1980

 6 Laci Peterson

Laci Peterson
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Birthdate: May 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Modesto
Died: 2002

 7 Bill Bowerman

Bill Bowerman
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Co-founder of Nike, Inc.
Birthdate: February 19, 1911
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, U.S.
Died: 1999
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 8 Toshiro Mifune

Toshiro Mifune
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 1, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Qingdao, China
Died: 1997
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 9 Charles Durning

Charles Durning
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 28, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Highland Falls, New York, United States
Died: 2012
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 10 Harold Pinter

Harold Pinter
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright, Screenwriter
Birthdate: October 10, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Metropolitan Borough of Hackney
Died: 2008

 11 Lee Israel

Lee Israel
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: December 3, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 2014

 12 William M. Branham

William M. Branham
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: American Christian minister
Birthdate: April 6, 1909
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cumberland County
Died: 1965

 13 Robert Todd Lincoln Beckwith

Robert Todd Lincoln Beckwith
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Last Descendant of Abraham Lincoln
Birthdate: July 19, 1904
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Riverside, Illinois, United States
Died: 1985

 14 Johns Hopkins

Johns Hopkins
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur & Philanthropist
Birthdate: May 19, 1795
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States
Died: 1873

 15 Heather Menzies

Heather Menzies
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 3, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: 2017

 16 Nick Massi

Nick Massi
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist, Bassist
Birthdate: September 19, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2000

 17 Rick Parfitt

Rick Parfitt
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter, Musician
Birthdate: October 12, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Woking
Died: 2016

 18 William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author & Novelist
Birthdate: July 18, 1811
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: 1863

 19 Dr. Norman Vincent Peale

Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Writer, Clergyman
Birthdate: May 31, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bowersville, Ohio, United States
Died: 1993

 20 Robert Leckie

Robert Leckie
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: journalist, historian, writer
Birthdate: December 18, 1920
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: 2001

 21 Charles Atlas

Charles Atlas
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: October 30, 1893
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Acri Acri, Cosenza, Italy
Died: 1972

 22 Bernard Herrmann

Bernard Herrmann
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Conductor, Film score composer
Birthdate: June 29, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1975

 23 Rossano Brazzi

Rossano Brazzi
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 18, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
Died: 1994
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 24 Samuel P. Huntington

Samuel P. Huntington
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 18, 1927
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 2008

 25 John Osborne

John Osborne
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Famous As: Actor, Playwright, Screenwriter, Writer
Birthdate: December 12, 1929
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London
Died: 1994

 26 Frederic Bastiat

Frederic Bastiat
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 30, 1801
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bayonne, France
Died: 1850

 27 Alban Berg

Alban Berg
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: February 9, 1885
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1935

 28 Edwin M. Stanton

Edwin M. Stanton
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: December 19, 1814
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Steubenville, Ohio, U.S.
Died: 1869

 29 Peyo

Peyo
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Famous As: Comics Writer and Artist
Birthdate: June 25, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Schaerbeek, Belgium
Died: 1992

 30 Empress Go-Sakuramachi

Empress Go-Sakuramachi
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Famous As: Monarch
Birthdate: September 23, 1740
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
Died: 1813

 31 Gerard Kuiper

Gerard Kuiper
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astronomer
Birthdate: December 7, 1905
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tuitjenhorn, Netherlands
Died: 1973

 32 Richard Adams

Richard Adams
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Author, Science fiction writer, Children's writer
Birthdate: May 9, 1920
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newbury
Died: 2016

 33 Adrienne de La Fayette

Adrienne de La Fayette
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Daughter of Jean de Noailles
Birthdate: November 2, 1759
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hôtel de Noailles, Paris, Kingdom of France
Died: 1807

 34 Jean Clemens

Jean Clemens
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Welfare worker
Birthdate: July 26, 1880
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Elmira, New York, United States
Died: 1909

 35 Gardner Fox

Gardner Fox
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Famous As: Comics artist, Writer, Novelist, Science fiction writer
Birthdate: May 20, 1911
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Died: 1986

 36 Eduardo Cansino

Eduardo Cansino
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: March 2, 1895
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Castilleja de la Cuesta, Andalusia, Spain
Died: 1968
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 37 Jake Thackray

Jake Thackray
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Poet
Birthdate: February 27, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Leeds
Died: 2002

 38 Louis Aragon

Louis Aragon
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Famous As: Former surrealist writer, co-founded with André Breton and Philippe Soupault the surrealist review Littérature
Birthdate: October 3, 1897
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1982
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 39 Samael Aun Weor

Samael Aun Weor
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Spiritual Teacher and Author
Birthdate: March 6, 1917
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bogotá, Colombia
Died: 1977

 40 Danny Hodge

Danny Hodge
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: May 13, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Perry, Oklahoma, United States
Died: 2020
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 41 Vladimir Bekhterev

Vladimir Bekhterev
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Famous As: Neurologist
Birthdate: February 1, 1857
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sorali, Russia
Died: 1927

 42 Rafael Caldera

Rafael Caldera
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of Venezuela
Birthdate: January 24, 1916
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Felipe, Venezuela
Died: 2009

 43 Ferdinand I of León

Ferdinand I of León
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 1015 AD
Died: 1065

 44 Juan Velasco Alvarado

Juan Velasco Alvarado
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Peruvian general who served as the 58th President of Peru
Birthdate: June 16, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Castilla District, Peru
Died: 1977

 45 Duarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza

Duarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza
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Birthdate: September 23, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Seebenstein
Died: 1976

 46 Clarence King

Clarence King
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Clarence Rivers King
Birthdate: January 6, 1842
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Died: 1901

 47 Ōkawa Shūmei

Ōkawa Shūmei
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: December 6, 1886
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Yamagata, Japan
Died: 1957

 48 Viper

Viper
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Pornographic actress
Birthdate: September 12, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States
Died: 2010

 49 Johannes Heesters

Johannes Heesters
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 5, 1903
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Amersfoort, Netherlands
Died: 2011

 50 Johnny Oates

Johnny Oates
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: January 21, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sylva, North Carolina, United States
Died: 2004