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.

Vasco da GamaVasco da Gama
(Explorer)

1469 AD

Portuguese

Karl DönitzKarl Dönitz
(Naval Officer)

16 September 1891

German

M G RamachandranM. G. Ramachandran
(Actor, Politician)

17 January 1917

Indian

John MuirJohn Muir
(Naturalist)

21 April 1838

American,Scottish

Jack KlugmanJack Klugman
(Actor)

27 April 1922

American

Peter LawfordPeter Lawford
(Actor)

07 September 1923

British,American

Bill BowermanBill Bowerman
(Co-founder of Nike, Inc.)

19 February 1911

American

Harold PinterHarold Pinter
(Nobel Prize Winner in Literature)

10 October 1930

British

Robert Todd Lincoln BeckwithRobert Todd Lincoln Beckwith
(Last Descendant of Abraham Lincoln)

19 July 1904

American

William Makepeace ThackerayWilliam Makepeace Thackeray
(Author & Novelist)

18 July 1811

Indian,British

William M. BranhamWilliam M. Branham
(American Christian minister)

06 April 1909

American

Samuel P. HuntingtonSamuel P. Huntington

18 April 1927

American

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Nick MassiNick Massi
(Guitarist)

19 September 1927

American

Johns HopkinsJohns Hopkins
(Entrepreneur & Philanthropist)

19 May 1795

American

Alban BergAlban Berg
(Composer)

09 February 1885

Austrian

Charles DurningCharles Durning
(Actor)

28 February 1923

American

Toshiro MifuneToshiro Mifune
(Actor, Film producer, Film actor)

01 April 1920

Chinese,Japanese

Rick ParfittRick Parfitt
(Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter, Musician)

12 October 1948

British

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Bernard HerrmannBernard Herrmann
(Composer, Conductor, Film score composer)

29 June 1911

American

John OsborneJohn Osborne
(Actor, Playwright, Screenwriter, Writer)

12 December 1929

British

Rossano BrazziRossano Brazzi
(Actor, Film director, Singer)

18 September 1916

Italian

Empress Go-SakuramachiEmpress Go-Sakuramachi
(Monarch)

23 September 1740

Japanese

François DarlanFrançois Darlan
(Politician, Military personnel)

07 August 1881

French

Richard AdamsRichard Adams
(Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Author, Science fiction writer, Children's writer)

09 May 1920

British

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Rafael CalderaRafael Caldera
(President)

24 January 1916

Venezuelan

PeyoPeyo
(Comics artist, Screenwriter, Cartoonist)

25 June 1928

Belgian

Rudi DutschkeRudi Dutschke
(Sociologist, Politician)

07 March 1940

German

Ai IijimaAi Iijima
(Adult Film Star, AV idol, Seiyū, Tarento, Glamor model)

31 October 1972

Japanese

Louis AragonLouis Aragon
(Writer, Journalist, Politician, Poet, Novelist, Art critic)

03 October 1897

French

Samael Aun WeorSamael Aun Weor
(writer)

03 March 1917

Colombian

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Gardner FoxGardner Fox
(Comics artist, Writer, Novelist, Science fiction writer)

20 May 1911

American

Laci PetersonLaci Peterson

04 May 1975

American

Leo V the ArmenianLeo V the Armenian
(Emperor)

0775 AD

Turkish

Juan Velasco AlvaradoJuan Velasco Alvarado
(Politician, Officer)

16 June 1910

Peruvian

João FigueiredoJoão Figueiredo
(Politician, Officer)

15 January 1918

Brazilian

Jake ThackrayJake Thackray
(Singer-songwriter, Poet)

27 February 1938

British

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Ferdinand I of LeónFerdinand I of León
(King)

1015 AD

Spanish

Bruno TautBruno Taut
(Architect, Urban planner)

04 May 1880

German

Duarte Nuno, Duke of BraganzaDuarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza

23 September 1907

Austrian

William John Macquorn RankineWilliam John Macquorn Rankine
(Engineer, Physicist, Civil engineer, University teacher)

05 July 1820

British,Scottish

Johannes HeestersJohannes Heesters
(Singer, Television actor, Film actor, Actor)

05 December 1903

German,Dutch

Richard Rodney BennettRichard Rodney Bennett
(Composer, Music educator, Jazz musician, Pianist, Film score composer)

29 March 1936

British

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Pope Gregory VIIIPope Gregory VIII
(philosopher, Catholic priest)

1100 AD

Italian

John DunstapleJohn Dunstaple
(composer)

1390 AD

British

Edward GreenspanEdward Greenspan
(Lawyer)

28 February 1944

Canadian

Frederic BastiatFrederic Bastiat

30 June 1801

French

Robert LeckieRobert Leckie
(journalist, historian, writer)

18 December 1920

American

Albert BarnesAlbert Barnes
(Theologian)

01 December 1798

American

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João Baptista de Oliveira FigueiredoJoão Baptista de Oliveira Figueiredo
(Former President of Brazil)

15 January 1918

Brazilian

Dr. Norman Vincent PealeDr. Norman Vincent Peale

31 May 1898

American