Died On December 2nd

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Discover the most famous people who died on December 2. The list includes people like Pablo Escobar, Hernán Cortés, Yip Man, Desi Arnaz, Philip Larkin. Famous personalities featured on this list, include poets, playwrights, actors and novelists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France, Germany & United Kingdom and many more countries.
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 1 
Pablo Escobar
(Colombian Drug Lord)
Pablo Escobar
207
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: December 1, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rionegro
Died: 1993
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 2 
Desi Arnaz
(Actor, Producer and Bandleader Best Known for His TV Sitcom ‘I Love Lucy’)
Desi Arnaz
23
Birthdate: March 2, 1917
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Died: 1986
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 3 
John Brown
(Abolitionist)
John Brown
27
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 9, 1800
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Torrington, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1859
 4 
Yip Man
(Martial Artist and a Grandmaster of the Martial Art 'Wing Chun')
Yip Man
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 1, 1893
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Foshan, China
Died: 1972
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 5 
Hernán Cortés
( Spanish Conquistador Who Led an Expedition that Caused the Fall of the Aztec Empire)
Hernán Cortés
13
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1485 AD
Birthplace: Medellín, Spain
Died: 1547
 6 
Roxie Roker
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Helen Willis’ in the TV Series ‘The Jeffersons’)
Roxie Roker
9
Birthdate: August 28, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Died: 1995
 7 
Marquis de Sade
(French Writer Whose Perverse Sexual Preferences and Erotic Writings gave Rise to the Term 'Sadism')
Marquis de Sade
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 2, 1740
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1814
 8 
Marty Feldman
(Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Poet)
Marty Feldman
2
Birthdate: July 8, 1934
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London
Died: 1982
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 9 
Aaron Copland
(Composer, Teacher)
Aaron Copland
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 14, 1900
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1990
 10 
Philip Larkin
21
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Radford, Coventry, United Kingdom
Died: 1985
 11 
Jay Gould
(Businessman)
Jay Gould
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 27, 1836
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Roxbury, New York
Died: 1892
 12 
Aniello Dellacroce
(Underboss of the Gambino crime family)
Aniello Dellacroce
1
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: March 15, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1985
Christopher Evan Welch
2
Birthdate: September 28, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fort Belvoir, Virginia, USA
Died: 2013
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 14 
Valéry Giscard d'Estaing
(President of France (1974 - 1981))
Valéry Giscard d'Estaing
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 2, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Koblenz, Germany
Died: 2020
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 15 
Philippe II, Duke of Orléans
(French Royal, Statesman and Regent of France (1715 - 1723))
Philippe II, Duke of Orléans
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 2, 1674
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint-Cloud, France
Died: 1723
 16 
Henry Molaison
(Memory Disorder Patient)
Henry Molaison
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 26, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manchester Memorial Hospital - Emergency Department, Manchester, Connecticut, United States
Died: 2008
 17 
Romain Gary
(French Diplomat & Novelist)
Romain Gary
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 21, 1914
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vilnius, Republic Of Lithuania
Died: 1980
 18 
Mariska Veres
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 1, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: 2006
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 19 
Henry Clay Frick
(Industrialist)
Henry Clay Frick
3
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 19, 1849
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: West Overton, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1919
 20 
Gerardus Mercator
(Geographer, Cosmographer and Cartographer Known for Creating the 1569 World Map Based on a New Projection)
Gerardus Mercator
1
Birthdate: March 5, 1512
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rupelmonde, Kruibeke, Belgium
Died: 1594
 21 
Ron Santo
(Baseball player)
Ron Santo
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 25, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Died: 2010
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 22 
Jean Béliveau
(Former Ice hockey Centre)
Jean Béliveau
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 31, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Trois-Rivières, Canada
Died: 2014
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 23 
Rafer Johnson
(Former athlete and actor, who won a gold medal in the decathlon at the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome)
Rafer Johnson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 18, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hillsboro, Texas, United States
Died: 2020
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 24 
Bobby Keys
(Musician)
Bobby Keys
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 18, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Slaton, Texas, United States
Died: 2014
 25 
Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen
(Former Queen Consort of the United Kingdom and Hanover (1830 - 1837))
Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 13, 1792
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Meiningen, Germany
Died: 1849
 26 
Ivan Illich
(Roman Catholic Priest and Author of 'Deschooling Society' which Criticises Modern Society's Educational Approach)
Ivan Illich
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 4, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 2002
 27 
Edward Rydz-Śmigły
(Commander-In-Chief and Inspector General of the Polish Armed Forces (1935 - 1939))
Edward Rydz-Śmigły
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 11, 1886
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berezhany, Ukraine
Died: 1941
 28 
Filippo Tommaso Marinetti
(Italian Poet, Founder of the 'Futurist Movement' and Author of the First 'Futurist Manifesto')
Filippo Tommaso Marinetti
0
Birthdate: December 22, 1876
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: 1944
 29 
Donn F. Eisele
(USAF Officer and NASA Astronaut Who Piloted the Apollo Program’s First Manned Flight)
Donn F. Eisele
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 23, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Columbus
Died: 1987
 30 
Robertson Davies
(One of the Most Popular Canadian Authors of All Time)
Robertson Davies
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 28, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Thamesville
Died: 1995
 31 
Michael Hedges
(Guitarist, Musician)
Michael Hedges
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 31, 1953
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sacramento
Died: 1997
 32 
Paul Sherwen
(Former racing cyclist)
Paul Sherwen
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 7, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Widnes, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Died: 2018
 33 
Jenny von Westphalen
(Karl Marx's wife)
Jenny von Westphalen
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 12, 1814
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Salzwedel, Germany
Died: 1881
 34 
Charlie Byrd
(Musician)
Charlie Byrd
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 16, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Suffolk, Virginia, United States
Died: 1999
 35 
Luis Federico Leloir
(Biochemist, Physician)
Luis Federico Leloir
5
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: September 6, 1906
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1987
 36 
Jane Pierce
(First lady)
Jane Pierce
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 12, 1806
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hampton, New Hampshire, United States
Died: 1863
 37 
Sergio Corbucci
(film director, screenwriter, film producer)
Sergio Corbucci
0
Birthdate: December 6, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rome
Died: 1990
 38 
Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba
(officer, military personnel)
Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 1, 1453
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montilla
Died: 1515
 39 
Edward James
(Poet known for his patronage of the surrealist art movement)
Edward James
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 16, 1907
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Dean House, West Dean, Sussex, England
Died: 1984
 40 
Gabriele Ferzetti
1
Birthdate: March 17, 1925
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 2015
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 41 
Maddalena de' Medici
(Lorenzo de' Medici's daughter)
Maddalena de' Medici
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 25, 1473
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 1528
 42 
George Atkinson III
(American football player)
George Atkinson III
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 29, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 43 
Alicia Markova
(One of the Greatest Classical Ballet Dancers of the 20th Century)
Alicia Markova
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: December 1, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Finsbury Park, London, England
Died: 2004
 44 
Bai Chongxi
(First defense minister of the Republic of China from 1946 to 1948)
Bai Chongxi
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 18, 1893
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Guilin, China
Died: 1966
 45 
Franz Xaver Schwarz
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 27, 1875
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Günzburg
Died: 1947
 46 
Ted Rogers
(Businessman)
Ted Rogers
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 27, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: 2008
 47 
John Ringling
(Business Leader)
John Ringling
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 31, 1866
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: McGregor, Iowa, United States
Died: 1936
 48 
Namık Kemal
(Turkish Author, Poet, and Social Reformer)
Namık Kemal
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 21, 1840
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tekirdağ, Turkey
Died: 1888
 49 
Myrta Silva
(Singer)
Myrta Silva
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 11, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Arecibo, Puerto Rico
Died: 1987
 50 
James Henry Breasted
(Archaeologist)
James Henry Breasted
1
Birthdate: August 27, 1865
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rockford, Illinois, United States
Died: 1935