Died On December 27th

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Discover the most famous people who died on December 27. The list includes people like Carrie Fisher, Benazir Bhutto, Gustave Eiffel, Lester B. Pearson, Alan Bates. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, actors and sculptors and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
Carrie Fisher
(Famous for Playing Princess Leia in the 'Star Wars' Films)
Carrie Fisher
66
Birthdate: October 21, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States
Died: 2016
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 2 
Benazir Bhutto
(Former Prime Minister of Pakistan)
Benazir Bhutto
40
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 21, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Karachi
Died: 2007
 3 
Jack Swigert
(Astronaut)
Jack Swigert
16
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 30, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado
Died: 1982
 4 
Gustave Eiffel
(French Civil Engineer Known for His Contribution to Building the ‘Statue of Liberty’ and ‘Eiffel Tower’)
Gustave Eiffel
10
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: December 15, 1832
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dijon, France
Died: 1923
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 5 
Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.
(United States Army General)
Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 22, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2012
 6 
Hoagy Carmichael
(Pianist and singer who composed many classic songs, including "Star Dust" and "Heart and Soul.")
Hoagy Carmichael
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 22, 1899
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bloomington, Indiana, United States
Died: 1981
 7 
Stephen F. Austin
(4th Secretary of State of Texas (October 1836 - December 1836))
Stephen F. Austin
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 3, 1793
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Austinville, Virginia, United States
Died: 1836
 8 
Lester B. Pearson
(14th Prime Minister of Canada (1963 - 1968))
Lester B. Pearson
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 23, 1897
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newtonbrook, Toronto, Canada
Died: 1972
 9 
Alan Bates
(British Actor Best Known for His Films: 'The Fixer', 'Whistle Down the Wind' and 'A Kind of Loving')
Alan Bates
5
Birthdate: February 17, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Allestree, Derby, England
Died: 2003
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 10 
Charles Lamb
(English Essayist, Poet and Antiquarian Best Known for His Books: ‘Essays of Elia’ and ‘Tales from Shakespeare’)
Charles Lamb
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1775
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Inner Temple, London, England
Died: 1834
 11 
Meadowlark Lemon
(Basketball player)
Meadowlark Lemon
2
Birthdate: April 25, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 12 
Harry Carey Jr.
0
Birthdate: May 16, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saugus, Santa Clarita, California Saugus, Santa Clarita, California Santa Clarita, California, United States
Died: 2012
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 13 
Hafizullah Amin
(Former Foreign Minister of Afghanistan)
Hafizullah Amin
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 1, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paghman
Died: 1979
 14 
Hal Ashby
(Film director)
Hal Ashby
1
Birthdate: September 2, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ogden, Utah, United Statesamer
Died: 1988
 15 
Amy Beach
(Composer)
Amy Beach
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 5, 1867
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Henniker, New Hampshire, United States
Died: 1944
 16 
George Roy Hill
(Film Director)
George Roy Hill
0
Birthdate: December 20, 1921
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: 2002
 17 
Helen Frankenthaler
2
Birthdate: December 12, 1928
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 2011
 18 
Hank Garland
(Guitarist)
Hank Garland
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 11, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cowpens, South Carolina, United States
Died: 2004
 19 
Fanny Cradock
(Novelist)
Fanny Cradock
1
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: February 26, 1909
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Leytonstone
Died: 1994
 20 
Shanti Devi
(Indian Woman Who Claimed to Remember Her Previous Life)
Shanti Devi
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: 1987
 21 
Dave Henderson
(Baseball player)
Dave Henderson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 21, 1958
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Merced, California, United States
Died: 2015
 22 
Tab Thacker
(Wrestler)
Tab Thacker
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 10, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: North Carolina, United States
Died: 2007
 23 
Haskell Wexler
(Cinematographer, Film director, Screenwriter)
Haskell Wexler
1
Birthdate: February 6, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: 2015
 24 
William Armstrong, 1st Baron Armstrong
(English Engineer and Industrialist Who is Regarded as the Inventor of Modern Artillery)
William Armstrong, 1st Baron Armstrong
1
Birthdate: November 26, 1810
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Died: 1900
 25 
Houari Boumediene
(2nd President of Algeria (1976 - 1978))
Houari Boumediene
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 23, 1932
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Guelma, Algeria
Died: 1978
 26 
Max Beckmann
(German Expressionist Painter and Printmaker)
Max Beckmann
0
Birthdate: February 12, 1884
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: 1950
 27 
Charles Martin Hall
2
Birthdate: December 6, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Thompson Township, Ohio, United States
Died: 1914
 28 
Khin Kyi
(Burmese Diplomat and Politician)
Khin Kyi
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 16, 1912
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Myaungmya, Burma
Died: 1988
 29 
William G. Morgan
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 23, 1870
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lockport, New York, United States
Died: 1942
Amy Vanderbilt
1
Listed In:
Birthdate: July 22, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1974
 31 
Michael Dummett
(Philosopher)
Michael Dummett
0
Birthdate: June 27, 1925
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 2011
 32 
Annanias Mathe
0
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 1976 AD
Birthplace: Mozambique
Died: 2016
 33 
Jaan Kross
(The Most Popular and Most Translated Estonian Writer of All Time)
Jaan Kross
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 19, 1920
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tallinn, Estonia
Died: 2007
 34 
Kay Boyle
(Novelist)
Kay Boyle
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 19, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Died: 1992
 35 
Julian Tuwim
(Polish Poet and Co-Founder of 'Skamander', An Experimental Poetry Group)
Julian Tuwim
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 13, 1894
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Łódź, Poland
Died: 1953
 36 
Herve Guibert
(Journalist)
Herve Guibert
0
Birthdate: December 14, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint-Cloud, France
Died: 1991
Francis II of the Two Sicilies
0
Birthdate: January 16, 1836
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: 1894
 38 
Robert Graham
(sculptor, architect)
Robert Graham
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 19, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mexico City
Died: 2008
 39 
Jackie Gerlich
(Actor and circus entertainer most notable for his appearance in the 1939 American film The Wizard of Oz)
Jackie Gerlich
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 21, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1960
 40 
Ellsworth Kelly
(Sculptor, Painter, Artist)
Ellsworth Kelly
0
Birthdate: May 31, 1923
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Newburgh (city), New York
Died: 2015
 41 
Heinz Kiessling
(Musician)
Heinz Kiessling
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Nuremberg, Germany
Died: 2003
 42 
Olga Preobrajenska
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: February 2, 1871
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1962
 43 
Hans von Seeckt
(Politician, Officer)
Hans von Seeckt
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 22, 1866
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Schleswig
Died: 1936
 44 
Don Imus
(Radio Talk Show Host)
Don Imus
5
Birthdate: July 23, 1940
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Riverside
Died: 2019
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 45 
Delaney Bramlett
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States
Died: 2008
Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu
0
Birthdate: July 2, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 2010
 47 
Hugh Blair
(Scottish Minister of Religion, Author and Rhetorician Best Known for His Sermons)
Hugh Blair
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 7, 1718
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: 1800
 48 
Stevie Wright
(Australian Musician, Songwriter and Lead Singer of the Rock-and-Roll Band 'The Easybeats')
Stevie Wright
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 20, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Leeds, England
Died: 2015
 49 
Harry Allen
(Trans man)
Harry Allen
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 27, 1882
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Washington, United States
Died: 1922
 50 
Jean Mabillon
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 23, 1632
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint-Pierremont, France
Died: 1707