Died On December 30th

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Discover the most famous people who died on December 30. The list includes people like Saddam Hussein, Grigori Rasputin, Jose Rizal, Robert Boyle, Richard Rodgers. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, philosophers, presidents and diplomats and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United Kingdom, United States, Germany & Belgium and many more countries.
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 1 
Jose Rizal
(Filipino Nationalist and Writer Who is Considered One of the Greatest Heroes of the Philippines)
Jose Rizal
31
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 19, 1861
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Calamba, Laguna
Died: 1896
 2 
Dawn Wells
(Actress)
Dawn Wells
11
Birthdate: October 18, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Reno, Nevada, United States
Died: 2020
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 3 
Sonny Liston
(American Professional Boxer)
Sonny Liston
20
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 8, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sand Slough, Arkansas, United States
Died: 1970
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 4 
Barbara Walters
(Pioneering U.S. Television Journalist)
Barbara Walters
15
Birthdate: September 25, 1929
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2022
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 5 
Grigori Rasputin
47
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 21, 1869
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pokrovskoe, Russia
Died: 1916
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 6 
Saddam Hussein
(5th President of Iraq (1979-2003))
Saddam Hussein
130
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 28, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Al Awja, Iraq
Died: 2006
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 7 
Bobby Farrell
(Member of the 1970s pop and disco group Boney M)
Bobby Farrell
6
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: October 6, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Nicolas, Aruba
Died: 2010
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 8 
Robert Boyle
(Founder of Modern Chemistry, Boyle's Law)
Robert Boyle
9
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 25, 1627
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ireland
Died: 1691
 9 
Artie Shaw
(Musician)
Artie Shaw
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 2004
 10 
Maureen Starkey Tigrett
(Singer, Actor, Model)
Maureen Starkey Tigrett
5
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 4, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Liverpool
Died: 1994
 11 
Vikram Sarabhai
(Scientist)
Vikram Sarabhai
8
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 12, 1919
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ahmedabad, India
Died: 1971
 12 
Richard Rodgers
(Composer – First Person To Win EGOT)
Richard Rodgers
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 28, 1902
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Arverne, New York, United States
Died: 1979
 13 
David Bale
(Entrepreneur)
David Bale
5
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: September 2, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: South Africa
Died: 2003
 14 
Jack Nance
(Actor)
Jack Nance
2
Birthdate: December 21, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 1996
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 15 
Luise Rainer
(The First Actress to Win Consecutive Academy Awards for Best Actress)
Luise Rainer
0
Birthdate: January 12, 1910
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany
Died: 2014
 16 
Anita Mui
(Legendary Hong Kong Cantopop Singer and Actor)
Anita Mui
2
Birthdate: October 10, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: British Hong Kong
Died: 2003
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 17 
Lew Ayres
(Actor)
Lew Ayres
5
Birthdate: December 28, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Died: 1996
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 18 
Isamu Noguchi
(American Landscape Architect and Artist Who Designed the Modern Piece of Furniture Known as the 'Noguchi Table')
Isamu Noguchi
1
Birthdate: November 17, 1904
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1988
 19 
Alfred North Whitehead
(Mathematician, Philosopher)
Alfred North Whitehead
1
Birthdate: February 15, 1861
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ramsgate, Kent, England
Died: 1947
 20 
Rita Levi-Montalcini
(Italian Neurologist Who Won the 1986 Nobel Prize in Medicine)
Rita Levi-Montalcini
3
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: April 22, 1909
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: 2012
 21 
Abdurrahman Wahid
(Former President of Indonesia)
Abdurrahman Wahid
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 7, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jombang Regency
Died: 2009
 22 
Josephine Butler
(Social Worker)
Josephine Butler
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 13, 1828
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Northumberland
Died: 1906
 23 
Jakob Fugger
(Entrepreneur, Banker)
Jakob Fugger
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 6, 1459
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Augsburg, Germany
Died: 1525
 24 
Günther Quandt
(German industrialist who founded an industrial empire that today includes BMW and Altana (chemicals))
Günther Quandt
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 28, 1881
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pritzwalk, Germany
Died: 1954
 25 
Doug Atkins
(Football Player)
Doug Atkins
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 8, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Humboldt, Tennessee, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 26 
Julius J. Epstein
(Screenwriter)
Julius J. Epstein
0
Listed In:
Birthdate: August 22, 1909
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 2000
 27 
Sarah Knauss
(Supercentenarian)
Sarah Knauss
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 24, 1880
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hollywood, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1999
 28 
Tyrus Wong
(Artist)
Tyrus Wong
0
Birthdate: October 25, 1910
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Taishan, Guangdong, Jiangmen, China
Died: 2016
 29 
John Gregory Dunne
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 25, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut
Died: 2003
 30 
Vincent Massey
(Diplomat)
Vincent Massey
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 20, 1887
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Toronto
Died: 1967
 31 
Gertrude Himmelfarb
1
Birthdate: August 8, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2019
 32 
Philip Coppens
(Belgian Author, Radio Host, TV Personality, and Commentator)
Philip Coppens
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
Died: 2012
 33 
Jan Baptista van Helmont
(Belgian Physician and Chemist Who First Identified Carbon Dioxide)
Jan Baptista van Helmont
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 12, 1580
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: 1644
 34 
Patricia Roc
(Actress)
Patricia Roc
0
Birthdate: June 7, 1915
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 2003
 35 
Judith Ortiz Cofer
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 24, 1952
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hormigueros, Puerto Rico
Died: 2016
 36 
Beate Sirota Gordon
(Austrian-Born American Women's Rights Advocate and Performing Arts Presenter)
Beate Sirota Gordon
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 25, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 2012
 37 
Gjergj Fishta
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 23, 1871
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fishtë, Albania
Died: 1940
Angela Burdett-Coutts, 1st Baroness Burdett-Coutts
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 21, 1814
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1906
 39 
John Needham
(British Naturalist, Biologist, and Clergyman Who Supported the 'Theory of Spontaneous Generation')
John Needham
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 10, 1713
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1781
 40 
Rowland S. Howard
(Australian Rock Musician Best Known for His Work With the Post-Punk Group ‘The Birthday Party')
Rowland S. Howard
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 24, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died: 2009
 41 
James Paget
(Founder of scientific medical pathology.)
James Paget
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: January 11, 1814
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Great Yarmouth, England
Died: 1899
 42 
Adam Kok III
(South African Politician)
Adam Kok III
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 16, 1811
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: South Africa
Died: 1875
 43 
Carl Woese
(American microbiologist)
Carl Woese
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 15, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York
Died: 2012
 44 
Amelia Bloomer
(American Women's Rights Advocate and Newspaper Editor)
Amelia Bloomer
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 27, 1818
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Homer, New York, United States
Died: 1894
 45 
El Lissitzky
(An Important Figure of the Russian Avant-garde Who Helped Develop the Art Movement 'Suprematism')
El Lissitzky
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: November 23, 1890
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pochinok, Russia
Died: 1941
 46 
Howard Davis Jr.
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 14, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Glen Cove, New York, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 47 
Huston Smith
(Philosopher)
Huston Smith
0
Birthdate: May 31, 1919
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Suzhou
Died: 2016
Maximilian III Joseph, Elector of Bavaria
0
Birthdate: March 28, 1727
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: 1777
Rufus Isaacs, 1st Marquess of Reading
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 10, 1860
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tower Hamlets, London, England
Died: 1935
 50 
Jiří Trnka
(Czech Filmmaker and Puppet-Maker Regarded as 'Walt Disney of Eastern Europe')
Jiří Trnka
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 24, 1912
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pilsen, Czechia
Died: 1969