Died On December 25th

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Discover the most famous people who died on December 25. The list includes people like Charlie Chaplin, James Brown, Nicolae Ceau?escu, Anatoli Boukreev, Samuel de Champlain. Famous personalities featured on this list, include actors, composers, political leaders and explorers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France, India & United Kingdom and many more countries.
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 1 
Charlie Chaplin
(Actor, Comedian)
Charlie Chaplin
64
Birthdate: April 16, 1889
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Walworth, London, England
Died: 1977
 2 
George Michael
(Singer-Songwriter)
George Michael
55
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 25, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: East Finchley, London, England
Died: 2016
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 3 
James Brown
(Central Progenitor of Funk Music and Referred to as 'Godfather of Soul')
James Brown
31
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 3, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Barnwell, South Carolina, United States
Died: 2006
 4 
Dean Martin
(One of the Most Popular and Enduring American Entertainers of the Mid-20th Century)
Dean Martin
34
Birthdate: June 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Steubenville, Ohio, United States
Died: 1995
 5 
JonBenet Ramsey
(Daughter of Patsy & John Ramsey)
JonBenet Ramsey
20
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 6, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia
Died: 1996
 6 
Eartha Kitt
(Singer with a Distinctive Voice Known for her Hits "Let's Do It", and "C'est si bon")
Eartha Kitt
26
Birthdate: January 17, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: North, South Carolina, United States
Died: 2008
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 7 
Nicolae Ceaușescu
(Former President of Romania)
Nicolae Ceaușescu
22
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 26, 1918
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Scornicești
Died: 1989
 8 
Samuel de Champlain
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 13, 1574
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hiers-Brouage, Marennes-Hiers-Brouage, France
Died: 1635
 9 
Joan Miró
(Spanish Painter, Sculptor and Ceramicist Known for His work in ‘Surrealism’, ‘Fauvism’ and ‘Expressionism’)
Joan Miró
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 20, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: 1983
 10 
Joan Blondell
(American Actress Best Known for Her Film 'The Blue Veil')
Joan Blondell
2
Birthdate: August 30, 1906
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 1979
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 11 
C. Rajagopalachari
(Governor-General of India (1948-50))
C. Rajagopalachari
16
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 9, 1878
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Thorapalli, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: 1972
 12 
Denver Pyle
(Actor and Director Known for His TV Series ‘The Andy Griffith Show’ and ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’)
Denver Pyle
11
Birthdate: May 11, 1920
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bethune, Colorado, United States
Died: 1997
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 13 
W. C. Fields
4
Birthdate: January 29, 1880
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Darby, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1946
 14 
Billy Martin
(Baseball player)
Billy Martin
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States
Died: 1989
 15 
Anatoli Boukreev
(Mountaineer)
Anatoli Boukreev
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 16, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Korkino, Chelyabinsk Oblast
Died: 1997
 16 
Zail Singh
(President of India)
Zail Singh
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 5, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Faridkot, Punjab, India
Died: 1994
 17 
Emperor Taishō
(Emperor of Japan (1912-26))
Emperor Taishō
5
Birthdate: August 31, 1879
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japann
Died: 1926
 18 
Vera Rubin
(American Astronomer Known for Her Pioneering Work on Galaxy Rotation Rates)
Vera Rubin
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 23, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2016
 19 
Ari Behn
(Author)
Ari Behn
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 30, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Aarhus, Denmark
Died: 2019
 20 
Richard Marcinko
(Navy officer)
Richard Marcinko
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 21, 1940
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lansford, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 2021
 21 
Willard Van Orman Quine
(Mathematician, Analytic philosopher, Philosopher of language, Epistemologist, Philosopher of science, University teacher, Professor, Philosopher)
Willard Van Orman Quine
2
Birthdate: June 25, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Akron
Died: 2000
 22 
Young Tom Morris
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 20, 1851
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St. Andrews, Scotland
Died: 1875
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 23 
K. C. Jones
(Basketball player, Basketball coach)
K. C. Jones
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 25, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Taylor, Texas, United States
Died: 2020
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 24 
Tristan Tzara
(Romanian and French Avant-Garde Poet, essayist and performance artist)
Tristan Tzara
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 28, 1896
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Moinești, Romania
Died: 1963
 25 
Birgit Nilsson
(Swedish Singer Best Known for Her Performances in the Operas of ‘Richard Wagner’ and ‘Richard Strauss’)
Birgit Nilsson
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 17, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Västra Karup, Sweden
Died: 2005
 26 
Anil Nedumangad
1
Birthdate: May 30, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nedumangad, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Died: 2020
 27 
Emmanuel Levinas
(Philosopher most remembered for his work on subjects like Jewish philosophy and existentialism.)
Emmanuel Levinas
1
Birthdate: January 12, 1906
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kaunas, Lithuania
Died: 1995
 28 
Eugen Goldstein
(Physicist)
Eugen Goldstein
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 5, 1850
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gliwice, Poland
Died: 1930
 29 
Joe Gilliam
(American football player)
Joe Gilliam
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 29, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Charleston, West Virginia, United States
Died: 2000
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 30 
Carlos Andrés Pérez
(Former President of Venezuela (1989 - 1993))
Carlos Andrés Pérez
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 27, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rubio, Venezuela
Died: 2010
 31 
Robert Walser
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 15, 1878
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Biel/Bienne, Switzerland
Died: 1956
 32 
Pedro de Valdivia
(Spanish Conquistador Who Founded Santiago and Concepción and Became the 1st Royal Governor of Chile)
Pedro de Valdivia
0
Birthdate: April 17, 1497
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Castuera
Died: 1553
 33 
Pope Adrian I
0
Birthdate: 0700 AD
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 0795
 34 
Otto Loewi
(Former pharmacologist and psychobiologist who discovered the role of acetylcholine as an endogenous neurotransmitter)
Otto Loewi
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: June 3, 1873
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: 1961
 35 
Pat Kirkwood
(Actress)
Pat Kirkwood
0
Birthdate: February 24, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pendleton, Salford, Lancashire, England
Died: 2007
 36 
Rui de Noronha
(Poet and Journalist)
Rui de Noronha
0
Birthdate: October 28, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Maputo, Mozambique
Died: 1943
 37 
Henry III of Castile
1
Birthdate: October 4, 1379
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Burgos
Died: 1406
 38 
Sadhana Shivdasani
4
Birthdate: September 2, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Karachi
Died: 2015
William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 16, 1593
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Handsworth, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died: 1676
 40 
Gabriel Almond
(Political Scientist)
Gabriel Almond
0
Birthdate: January 12, 1911
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rock Island, Illinois, United States
Died: 2002
 41 
Han Yu
(Historian)
Han Yu
0
Birthdate: 0768 AD
Birthplace: Nanyang, China
Died: 0824
 42 
Oliver P. Smith
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 26, 1893
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Menard, Texas, United States
Died: 1977
 43 
Derek Bailey
(Musician)
Derek Bailey
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 29, 1930
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sheffield, England
Died: 2005
 44 
Valery Khalilov
(Conductor)
Valery Khalilov
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 30, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Termez, Uzbekistan
Died: 2016
 45 
İsmet İnönü
(President)
İsmet İnönü
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 24, 1884
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: İzmir
Died: 1973
 46 
Gabriel Voisin
(French Aviation Pioneer and the Creator of Europe’s First Manned, Engine-Powered, Heavier-Than-Air Aircraft)
Gabriel Voisin
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 5, 1880
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Belleville-sur-Saone, France
Died: 1973
 47 
Karel Čapek
(Czech Writer and Playwright Who is Best Known for His Science Fiction)
Karel Čapek
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 9, 1890
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Malé Svatoňovice, Czechia
Died: 1938
Philip III of Macedon
0
Birthdate: 0359 BC
Died: 0317
 49 
Giorgio Strehler
0
Birthdate: August 14, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Barcola, Italy
Died: 1997
 50 
Liberty Hyde Bailey
(American Botanist, Horticulturist and Co-Founder of 'American Society for Horticultural Science')
Liberty Hyde Bailey
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 15, 1858
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: South Haven, Michigan, United States
Died: 1954