Died On December 26th

Discover the most famous people who died on December 26. The list includes people like Gerald Ford, Harry S. Truman, Babur, Jack Benny, Howard Hawks. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, presidents, actors and composers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France, United Kingdom & Italy 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 
Harry S. Truman
(33rd President of the United States (1945 – 53))

Harry S. Truman
34
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 8, 1884
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lamar, Missouri, United States
Died: 1972
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 2 
Desmond Tutu
(First Black African Archbishop of Cape Town & Nobel Peace Prize Winner)

Desmond Tutu
37
Birthdate: October 7, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Klerksdorp, South Africa
Died: 2021
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 3 
Gerald Ford
(38th President of the United States (1974 - 1977))

Gerald Ford
46
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 14, 1913
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: 2006

 4 
Dian Fossey
(Zoologist, Conservationist)

Dian Fossey
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 16, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 1985

 5 
Babur
(Founder of Mughal Dyanasty)

Babur
18
Birthdate: February 14, 1483
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Andijan
Died: 1530

 6 
Reggie White
(American Football Player)

Reggie White
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 19, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
Died: 2004
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 7 
Curtis Mayfield
(Singer, Guitarist)

Curtis Mayfield
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 3, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1999
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 8 

Jason Robards
5
Birthdate: July 26, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2000
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 9 
Jack Benny
(Comedian, Vaudevillian)

Jack Benny
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 14, 1894
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1974

 10 

Vincent Schiavelli
2
Birthdate: November 11, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2005
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 11 
Sue Lyon
(Actress)

Sue Lyon
2
Birthdate: July 10, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Davenport, Iowa, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 12 

Elsa Lanchester
2
Birthdate: October 28, 1902
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lewisham, London, England
Died: 1986
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 13 
Teena Marie
(Singer-songwriter, Record producer)

Teena Marie
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 5, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Died: 2010
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 14 
E. O. Wilson
(Biologist)

E. O. Wilson
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 10, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
Died: 2021

 15 
Savitri
(Actress)

Savitri
7
Birthdate: December 6, 1936
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chirravuru, Guntur district, Madras Presidency
Died: 1981

 16 
Howard Hawks
(Director)

Howard Hawks
2
Birthdate: May 30, 1896
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Goshen, Indiana, United States
Died: 1977

 17 
Shankar Dayal Sharma
(Former President of India)

Shankar Dayal Sharma
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 19, 1918
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bhopal
Died: 1999

 18 

Ricky Harris
0
Birthdate: October 5, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Died: 2016

 19 

Nigel Hawthorne
3
Birthdate: April 5, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Coventry, England
Died: 2001
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 20 
Heinrich Schliemann
(Archaeologist)

Heinrich Schliemann
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 6, 1822
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Neubukow, Germany
Died: 1890

 21 
Gerry Anderson
(Film producer)

Gerry Anderson
1
Birthdate: April 14, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bloomsbury, London, England
Died: 2012
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

Henry Louis Vivian Derozio
8
Birthdate: April 18, 1809
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Died: 1831

 23 
Weegee
(Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist)

Weegee
1
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: June 12, 1899
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1968

 24 
Preston Tucker
(Entrepreneur)

Preston Tucker
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 21, 1903
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Capac, Michigan, United States
Died: 1956

 25 
John Wilkes
(English journalist)

John Wilkes
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 17, 1725
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Clerkenwell, London
Died: 1797

 26 
Johnny Bower
(Ice hockey player)

Johnny Bower
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 8, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Prince Albert, Canada
Died: 2017
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 27 
Frederic Remington
(Sculptor, Writer, Painter)

Frederic Remington
0
Birthdate: October 4, 1861
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York
Died: 1909

 28 
Joseph Fouché
(Statesman)

Joseph Fouché
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 21, 1759
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Le Pellerin, France
Died: 1820

 29 
Tito Rojas
(Singer-Songwriter)

Tito Rojas
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 14, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Humacao, Puerto Rico
Died: 2020

 30 
Poom Jensen
(Police officer)

Poom Jensen
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Died: 2004

 31 
Publius Septimius Geta
(Roman emperor)

Publius Septimius Geta
0
Birthdate: March 7, 0189
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rome
Died: 0211

 32 
Sylva Koscina
(Actress)

Sylva Koscina
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 22, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia
Died: 1994
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 33 
Lawrence Roberts
(Computer scientist)

Lawrence Roberts
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 21, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Westport, Connecticut
Died: 2018

 34 
Wong Jack-man
(Chinese martial artist and teacher)

Wong Jack-man
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 1941 AD
Birthplace: Hong Kong
Died: 2018

 35 
John G. Kemeny
(Mathematician)

John G. Kemeny
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 31, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 1992

 36 
Wong Jack Man
(Known for His Controversial Duel With Bruce Lee in 1964)

Wong Jack Man
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 1941 AD
Birthplace: Hong Kong
Died: 2018

 37 
George Carruthers
(Inventor, physicist, engineer and space scientist)

George Carruthers
0
Birthdate: October 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: 2020

 38 
Pope Dionysius
(Former Pope)

Pope Dionysius
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Greece
Died: 0268

 39 
Tony Smith
(sculptor, painter, artist)

Tony Smith
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 23, 1912
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: South Orange
Died: 1980

 40 
Percy Sutton
(21st Manhattan Borough President (1966-1977))

Percy Sutton
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: November 24, 1920
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Died: 2009

 41 
William Haines
(Actor, Interior designer)

William Haines
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 2, 1900
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Staunton, Virginia, United States
Died: 1973
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 42 
Simone Duvalier
(Haitian first lady)

Simone Duvalier
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 19, 1913
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Léogâne Arrondissement, Haiti
Died: 1997

 43 

Liane de Pougy
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 2, 1869
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: La Flèche, France
Died: 1950

 44 
Joe Dolan
(Entertainer)

Joe Dolan
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 16, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mullingar, Ireland
Died: 2007

 45 
Herb Ritts
(Black-and-white photographer known for his iconic images of celebrities such as George Clooney and Julia Roberts.)

Herb Ritts
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: August 13, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2002

 46 

Steven Geray
0
Birthdate: November 10, 1904
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Uzhhorod, Ukraine
Died: 1973
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 47 
Melvil Dewey
(Librarian, Resort developer, Reformer)

Melvil Dewey
0
Birthdate: December 10, 1851
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Adams Center
Died: 1931

 48 
James Gadsden
(Diplomat)

James Gadsden
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 15, 1788
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: 1858

 49 
Sam Rivers
(Bassist, Vocalist)

Sam Rivers
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 25, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: El Reno, Oklahoma, United States
Died: 2011

 50 
John Fothergill
(Physician)

John Fothergill
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 8, 1712
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Yorkshire, England
Died: 1780