Died On December 25th

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.

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 
Charlie Chaplin
(Actor, Comedian)

Charlie Chaplin
53
Birthdate: April 16, 1889
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Walworth, London, England
Died: 1977

 2 
George Michael
(Singer-Songwriter)

George Michael
46
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
23
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
24
Birthdate: June 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Steubenville, Ohio, United States
Died: 1995

 5 
JonBenet Ramsey
(Daughter of Patsy & John Ramsey)

JonBenet Ramsey
15
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
24
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
18
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 26, 1918
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Scornicești
Died: 1989
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 8 

Samuel de Champlain
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 13, 1574
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hiers-Brouage, Marennes-Hiers-Brouage, France
Died: 1635

 9 
Joan Miró
(Painter)

Joan Miró
7
Birthdate: April 20, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: 1983

 10 
C. Rajagopalachari
(Governor-General of India (1948-50))

C. Rajagopalachari
14
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 9, 1878
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Thorapalli, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: 1972

 11 
Joan Blondell
(Actress)

Joan Blondell
2
Birthdate: August 30, 1906
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 1979
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 12 

Denver Pyle
10
Birthdate: May 11, 1920
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bethune, Colorado, United States
Died: 1997
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 13 

W. C. Fields
0
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 
Emperor Taishō
(Emperor of Japan (1912-26))

Emperor Taishō
2
Birthdate: August 31, 1879
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japann
Died: 1926

 16 
Ari Behn
(Author)

Ari Behn
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 30, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Aarhus, Denmark
Died: 2019

 17 
Zail Singh
(President of India)

Zail Singh
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 5, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Faridkot, Punjab, India
Died: 1994

 18 
Vera Rubin
(Astronomer)

Vera Rubin
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 23, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: 2016

 19 
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

 20 

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)

 21 
Richard Marcinko
(Navy officer)

Richard Marcinko
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 21, 1940
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lansford, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 2021

 22 
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)

 23 
Emmanuel Levinas
(Philosopher most remembered for his work on subjects like Jewish philosophy and existentialism.)

Emmanuel Levinas
0
Birthdate: January 12, 1906
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kaunas, Lithuania
Died: 1995

 24 
Anatoli Boukreev
(Mountaineer)

Anatoli Boukreev
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 16, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Korkino, Chelyabinsk Oblast
Died: 1997

 25 
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

 26 

Birgit Nilsson
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 17, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Västra Karup, Sweden
Died: 2005

 27 

Anil Nedumangad
1
Birthdate: May 30, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nedumangad, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Died: 2020

 28 
Eugen Goldstein
(Physicist)

Eugen Goldstein
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 5, 1850
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gliwice, Poland
Died: 1930

 29 

Robert Walser
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 15, 1878
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Biel/Bienne, Switzerland
Died: 1956

 30 
Pedro de Valdivia
(Explorer, Military personnel)

Pedro de Valdivia
0
Birthdate: April 17, 1497
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Castuera
Died: 1553

 31 
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)

 32 

Pope Adrian I
0
Birthdate: 0700 AD
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 0795

 33 
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

 34 

Carlos Andrés Pérez
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 27, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rubio, Venezuela
Died: 2010

 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 
G.P. Sippy
(Film producer)

G.P. Sippy
0
Birthdate: September 14, 1914
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hyderabad, Pakistan
Died: 2007

 38 

Oliver P. Smith
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 26, 1893
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Menard, Texas, United States
Died: 1977

 39 
Derek Bailey
(Musician)

Derek Bailey
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 29, 1930
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sheffield, England
Died: 2005

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

 41 
Valery Khalilov
(Conductor)

Valery Khalilov
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 30, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Termez, Uzbekistan
Died: 2016

 42 

Henry III of Castile
1
Birthdate: October 4, 1379
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Burgos
Died: 1406

 43 
Gabriel Almond
(Political Scientist)

Gabriel Almond
0
Birthdate: January 12, 1911
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rock Island, Illinois, United States
Died: 2002

 44 
Han Yu
(Historian)

Han Yu
0
Birthdate: 0768 AD
Birthplace: Nanyang, China
Died: 0824

 45 
Curt Bois
(Actor)

Curt Bois
0
Birthdate: April 5, 1901
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1991

 46 

Knut Magne Haugland
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 23, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Norway
Died: 2009

 47 
Eadric Streona
(Noblemen)

Eadric Streona
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: 1017

 48 
Charles Pathé
(Pioneer of the French film and recording industries. As the founder of Pathé Frères.)

Charles Pathé
0
Birthdate: December 26, 1863
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chevry-Cossigny, France
Died: 1957

 49 
Gabriel Voisin
(Engineer)

Gabriel Voisin
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 5, 1880
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Belleville-sur-Saone, France
Died: 1973

 50 

Peter the Venerable
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1092 AD
Birthplace: France
Died: 1156