Died On December 26th

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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.
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Harry S. Truman
(33rd President of the United States)
Harry S. Truman
39
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
59
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
58
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 14, 1913
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: 2006
 4 
Dian Fossey
(Zoologist, Conservationist)
Dian Fossey
9
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 16, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 1985
 5 
Jason Robards
5
Birthdate: July 26, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2000
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 6 
Curtis Mayfield
(Singer, Guitarist)
Curtis Mayfield
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 3, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1999
 7 
Reggie White
(American Football Player)
Reggie White
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 19, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
Died: 2004
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 8 
Jack Benny
(One of the Leading Entertainers of the 20th Century)
Jack Benny
5
Birthdate: February 14, 1894
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1974
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 9 
Vincent Schiavelli
(Best Known for His Roles in the Films: ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest’ & ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’)
Vincent Schiavelli
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 11, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2005
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 10 
Babur
(Founder of Mughal Dyanasty)
Babur
38
Birthdate: February 14, 1483
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Andijan
Died: 1530
 11 
Elsa Lanchester
3
Birthdate: October 28, 1902
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lewisham, London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1986
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 12 
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)
 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
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 10, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
Died: 2021
 15 
Howard Hawks
(Director)
Howard Hawks
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Birthdate: May 30, 1896
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Goshen, Indiana, United States
Died: 1977
 16 
Savitri
(Indian Actress Known for Her Works Primarily in Telugu and Tamil Cinema)
Savitri
8
Birthdate: December 6, 1936
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Andhra Pradesh, India
Died: 1981
 17 
Nigel Hawthorne
5
Birthdate: April 5, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Coventry, England
Died: 2001
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 18 
Ricky Harris
0
Birthdate: October 5, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Died: 2016
 19 
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
 20 
Weegee
(Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist)
Weegee
1
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: June 12, 1899
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1968
 21 
Gerry Anderson
(Film producer)
Gerry Anderson
2
Birthdate: April 14, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bloomsbury, London, England
Died: 2012
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 22 
Heinrich Schliemann
(German Archaeologist and Excavator of Troy, Mycenae, and Tiryns)
Heinrich Schliemann
4
Birthdate: January 6, 1822
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Neubukow, Germany
Died: 1890
 23 
Preston Tucker
(Entrepreneur)
Preston Tucker
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 21, 1903
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Capac, Michigan, United States
Died: 1956
 24 
Frederic Remington
(Sculptor, Writer, Painter)
Frederic Remington
0
Birthdate: October 4, 1861
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York
Died: 1909
 25 
Johnny Bower
(Canadian Ice Hockey Player Who Played as a Goaltender)
Johnny Bower
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 8, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Prince Albert, Canada
Died: 2017
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 26 
Sylva Koscina
(Yugoslav-born Italian Actress Best Known for Her Portrayal of 'Iole' in the Movies 'Hercules' and 'Hercules Unchained')
Sylva Koscina
0
Birthdate: August 22, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia
Died: 1994
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 27 
Shankar Dayal Sharma
(Former President of India)
Shankar Dayal Sharma
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 19, 1918
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bhopal
Died: 1999
 28 
Joseph Fouché
(Statesman)
Joseph Fouché
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 21, 1759
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Le Pellerin, France
Died: 1820
 29 
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)
 30 
Joe Dolan
(Entertainer)
Joe Dolan
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 16, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mullingar, Ireland
Died: 2007
 31 
Sonia Greene
(Writer)
Sonia Greene
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 16, 1883
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ichnia
Died: 1972
 32 
Tito Rojas
(Puerto Rican Folk Singer )
Tito Rojas
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 14, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Humacao, Puerto Rico
Died: 2020
 33 
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
 34 
Henry Louis Vivian Derozio
(Indian Poet and Educator Who Disseminate Western Learning and Science Among the Young Men of Bengal)
Henry Louis Vivian Derozio
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 18, 1809
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Died: 1831
 35 
Liane de Pougy
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 2, 1869
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: La Flèche, France
Died: 1950
 36 
Hurd Hatfield
0
Birthdate: December 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1998
 37 
Lawrence Roberts
(Computer scientist)
Lawrence Roberts
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 21, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Westport, Connecticut
Died: 2018
 38 
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
 39 
Angus Ogilvy
(Entrepreneur, Art collector)
Angus Ogilvy
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 14, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London
Died: 2004
 40 
Tony Smith
(sculptor, painter, artist)
Tony Smith
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 23, 1912
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: South Orange
Died: 1980
 41 
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
 42 
John G. Kemeny
(Mathematician)
John G. Kemeny
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 31, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 1992
 43 
Yves Rocher
(Entrepreneur, Politician, Businessperson)
Yves Rocher
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 7, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: La Gacilly
Died: 2009
 44 
John Wilkes
(English journalist)
John Wilkes
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 17, 1725
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Clerkenwell, London
Died: 1797
Pedro Armendáriz Jr.
0
Birthdate: April 6, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico
Died: 2011
 46 
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
 47 
Poom Jensen
(Police officer)
Poom Jensen
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Died: 2004
 48 
Simone Duvalier
(Haitian first lady)
Simone Duvalier
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 19, 1913
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Léogâne Arrondissement, Haiti
Died: 1997
 49 
Publius Septimius Geta
(Roman emperor)
Publius Septimius Geta
1
Birthdate: March 7, 0189
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rome
Died: 0211
 50 
Dennis Brutus
0
Birthdate: November 28, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe
Died: 2009