Died On December 28th

Discover the most famous people who died on December 28. The list includes people like Maurice Ravel, Susan Sontag, Mary II of England, Allan Dwan, A. J. Liebling. Famous personalities featured on this list, include journalists, drummers, poets and philosophers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France, Austria & Russia 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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Debbie Reynolds
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Birthdate: April 1, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, United States
Died: 2016
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 2 
John Madden
(American football coach)

John Madden
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Birthdate: April 10, 1936
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Austin, Minnesota, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 3 
Dennis Wilson
(musician)

Dennis Wilson
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 4, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Inglewood, California, United States
Died: 1983
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 4 
Mary II of England
(Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland (1689-1694))

Mary II of England
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Birthdate: April 30, 1662
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1694

 5 
Jerry Orbach
(Actor, Singer)

Jerry Orbach
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Birthdate: October 20, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: 2004
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 6 
Maurice Ravel
(One of the Leading Composers of Impressionist Music, Known for His Orchestral Work "Boléro,")

Maurice Ravel
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 7, 1875
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ciboure, France
Died: 1937
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 7 
Rose Marie
(Actress)

Rose Marie
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Birthdate: August 15, 1923
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 2017
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 8 
The Rev
(Musician, Drummer)

The Rev
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 9, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Huntington Beach, California, United States
Died: 2009
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 9 

Cassandra Harris
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Birthdate: December 15, 1948
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sydney
Died: 1991

 10 
Susan Sontag
(Writer and Filmmaker, Best Known for her Essay 'Notes on 'Camp')

Susan Sontag
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 16, 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2004

 11 
Lemmy
(Singer)

Lemmy
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 24, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, England
Died: 2015
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 12 
Clayton Moore
(American actor)

Clayton Moore
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Birthdate: September 14, 1914
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1999

 13 
Sam Peckinpah
(Film director)

Sam Peckinpah
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Birthdate: February 21, 1925
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fresno, California, United States
Died: 1984
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 14 

June Whitfield
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Birthdate: November 11, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Streatham, London, England, UK
Died: 2018
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 15 
Edith Wilson
(First Lady of the United States)

Edith Wilson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 15, 1872
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wytheville, Virginia, United States
Died: 1961

 16 

Theodore Dreiser
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 27, 1871
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Terre Haute
Died: 1945

 17 

Piero the Unfortunate
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 15, 1472
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 1503

 18 
Max Steiner
(Conductor, Composer, Musician, Screenwriter, Film score composer)

Max Steiner
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 10, 1888
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: 1971

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Francis de Sales
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 21, 1567
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Château de Sales, Thorens-Glières, France
Died: 1622

 20 

Victor Emmanuel III of Italy
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Birthdate: November 11, 1869
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: 1947
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 21 
Paul Hindemith
(Leading Trendsetter of Musical Modernism)

Paul Hindemith
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 16, 1895
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hanau, Germany
Died: 1963

 22 
Freddie King
(Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter)

Freddie King
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 3, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gilmer
Died: 1976

 23 

Kiel Martin
0
Birthdate: July 26, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1990
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 24 
Shehu Shagari
(6th President of Nigeria)

Shehu Shagari
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 25, 1925
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Shagari, Nigeria
Died: 2018

 25 
George Gissing
(Novelist)

George Gissing
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 22, 1857
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wakefield, England
Died: 1903

 26 
John Dann MacDonald
(Novelist, Short Story Writer)

John Dann MacDonald
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 24, 1916
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sharon, Pennysylvania
Died: 1986

 27 
Léon Bakst
(Painter)

Léon Bakst
1
Birthdate: January 27, 1866
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grodno, Belarus
Died: 1924

 28 
Ian Murdock
(Software engineer, known for being the founder of the Debian project and Progeny Linux Systems)

Ian Murdock
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: April 28, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Konstanz, Germany
Died: 2015

 29 
John Bradbury
(drummer)

John Bradbury
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 16, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Coventry
Died: 2015

 30 

Sergei Yesenin
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 3, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Konstantinovo, Russia
Died: 1925

 31 

Elizabeth Freeman
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1742 AD
Birthplace: Claverack
Died: 1829

 32 
Sumitranandan Pant
(Writer, Poet)

Sumitranandan Pant
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 20, 1900
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kausani
Died: 1977

 33 
Thomas Babington Macaulay
(British Secretary at War (1839 - 1841) )

Thomas Babington Macaulay
0
Birthdate: October 25, 1800
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Leicestershire, England
Died: 1859

 34 
Hermann Oberth
(Physicist)

Hermann Oberth
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 25, 1894
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sibiu, Romania
Died: 1989
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 35 
Sam Levene
(Actor, Comedian)

Sam Levene
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Birthdate: August 28, 1905
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Russian Empire
Died: 1980
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 36 
Eugenio Espejo
(Writer & Medical Pioneer)

Eugenio Espejo
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 21, 1747
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Quito, Spanish Empire
Died: 1795

 37 

Sarah Goodridge
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Birthdate: February 5, 1788
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Templeton, Massachusetts, United Stafes
Died: 1853

 38 

Justin Smith Morrill
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 14, 1810
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Strafford, Vermont, United States
Died: 1898

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James Wilkinson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 24, 1757
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Charles County, Maryland, United States
Died: 1825

 40 
Johannes Rydberg
(Physicist)

Johannes Rydberg
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 8, 1854
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Halmstad, Sweden
Died: 1919

 41 
Eduard Strauss
(Composer)

Eduard Strauss
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 14, 1835
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Austria
Died: 1916

 42 
George Henry White
(Politician, Lawyer)

George Henry White
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Listed In:
Birthdate: December 18, 1852
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rosindale, North Carolina
Died: 1918

 43 
Pierre Bayle
(Philosopher)

Pierre Bayle
0
Birthdate: November 18, 1647
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Carla-Bayle, France
Died: 1706

 44 

Nikolai Fyodorovich Fyodorov
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Birthdate: June 9, 1829
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Klyuchi, Russia
Died: 1903

 45 
Billy Taylor
(Jazz Pianist)

Billy Taylor
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 24, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Greenville, North Carolina, United States
Died: 2010

 46 

Pope Zosimus
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Mesoraca, Italy
Died: 0418

 47 
Chris Barnard
(Author and Movie Scriptwriter)

Chris Barnard
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 15, 1939
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nelspruit, South Africa
Died: 2015

 48 
A. J. Liebling
(Journalist)

A. J. Liebling
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Birthdate: October 18, 1904
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1963

 49 
Allan Dwan
(Director)

Allan Dwan
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Birthdate: April 3, 1885
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toronto
Died: 1981

Charles Habib Malik
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Listed In:
Birthdate: 1906 AD
Died: 1987