Died On December 31st

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Discover the most famous people who died on December 31. The list includes people like Commodus, Ricky Nelson, Wayne Rogers, Roberto Clemente, Miguel de Unamuno. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, artists and lawyers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Italy & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Betty White
(Referred the 'First Lady of Television', She Holds the Record for the ‘Longest TV Career by a Female’)
Betty White
95
Birthdate: January 17, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 2 
Commodus
(Roman Emperor)
Commodus
14
Birthdate: August 31, 0161
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lanuvium
Died: 0192
 3 
Roberto Clemente
(Puerto Rican Professional Baseball Right Fielder)
Roberto Clemente
21
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 18, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Carolina, Puerto Rico
Died: 1972
 4 
Ricky Nelson
(Musician)
Ricky Nelson
20
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 8, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Teaneck, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1985
 5 
Natalie Cole
(Singer)
Natalie Cole
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 6, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
Died: 2015
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 6 
Wayne Rogers
3
Birthdate: April 7, 1933
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 7 
Edward Herrmann
7
Birthdate: July 21, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: 2014
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 8 
James Avery
(Film actor)
James Avery
4
Birthdate: November 27, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Suffolk, Virginia, U.S.
Died: 2013
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 9 
William Christopher
(Actor & Comedian Known for His Role in TV Series ‘M*A*S*H’)
William Christopher
3
Birthdate: October 20, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States
Died: 2016
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 10 
Marshall McLuhan
(Canadian Philosopher Known for His Work in the Field of Media Theory)
Marshall McLuhan
3
Birthdate: July 21, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Edmonton, Canada
Died: 1980
 11 
Kader Khan
(Former actor who appeared in over 300 Bollywood films, prolific screenwriter for Bollywood films in the period 1970s to 1999 and wrote dialogues for 200 films)
Kader Khan
7
Birthdate: October 22, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pishin, Pakistan
Died: 2018
 12 
Beth Howland
(Actress)
Beth Howland
1
Birthdate: May 28, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 13 
John Wycliffe
(Philosopher, Theologian)
John Wycliffe
1
Birthdate: 1328 AD
Birthplace: Hipswell, United Kingdom
Died: 1384
 14 
Pete Duel
(Actor)
Pete Duel
4
Birthdate: February 24, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, USA
Died: 1971
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 15 
Woody Strode
(One of the First Black American Players in the National Football League in the Postwar Era)
Woody Strode
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 25, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1994
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 16 
Gustave Courbet
(French Painter and Leader of the 19th Century Realist Movement)
Gustave Courbet
1
Birthdate: June 10, 1819
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ornans, France
Died: 1877
 17 
Ray Sawyer
(Singer)
Ray Sawyer
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 1, 1937
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Alabama, USA
Died: 2018
 18 
Miguel de Unamuno
0
Birthdate: September 29, 1864
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bilbao
Died: 1936
Elliot Lee Richardson
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Birthdate: July 20, 1920
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: 1999
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Brad Sullivan
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Birthdate: November 18, 1931
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2008
 21 
Tommy Docherty
(Scottish Football Player and Manager of Manchester United Between 1972 and 1977)
Tommy Docherty
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 24, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: 2020
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 22 
Sam Spiegel
(Film producer)
Sam Spiegel
1
Birthdate: November 11, 1901
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Jarosław, Austrian Poland
Died: 1985
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 23 
Samuel Ajayi Crowther
(The First Ever African-Anglican Bishop of West Africa)
Samuel Ajayi Crowther
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1809 AD
Birthplace: Nigeria
Died: 1891
 24 
Floyd Cramer
(Pianist, Songwriter)
Floyd Cramer
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 27, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Died: 1997
 25 
Malcolm Campbell
(British Racer Who Achieved the World Speed Record on Both Water and Land on Multiple Occasions)
Malcolm Campbell
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 11, 1885
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London Borough of Bromley
Died: 1948
 26 
Ion Creanga
(Romanian Author Who Was a Prominent Member of the Junimea Literary Society)
Ion Creanga
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 1, 1837
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Târgu Neamț, Moldavia
Died: 1889
 27 
George M. Dallas
(Vice President of the United States (1845-49))
George M. Dallas
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 10, 1792
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1864
 28 
Robert Hossein
0
Birthdate: December 30, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 2020
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 29 
Karl Renner
(Politician, Librarian, Diplomat, Lawyer)
Karl Renner
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 14, 1870
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dolní Dunajovice
Died: 1950
 30 
Zviad Gamsakhurdia
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 31, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tbilisi
Died: 1993
Valerian Wellesley, 8th Duke of Wellington
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 2, 1915
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 2014
 32 
Francis Lewis
(Member of the United States House of Representatives)
Francis Lewis
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 21, 1713
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Llandaff
Died: 1802
 33 
Eileen Heckart
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Birthdate: March 29, 1919
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Died: 2001
 34 
Donald Edwin Westlake
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 12, 1933
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: 2008
 35 
Léon Gambetta
(Former republican politician who proclaimed the French Third Republic in 1870 and played a prominent role in its early government)
Léon Gambetta
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 2, 1838
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cahors, France
Died: 1882
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
Catherine of Braganza
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Birthdate: November 25, 1638
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Palace of Vila Viçosa, Vila Viçosa, Portugal
Died: 1705
 37 
Richard Montgomery
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 2, 1738
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Swords, Ireland
Died: 1775
 38 
Maxim Litvinov
(Russian Revolutionary and Former Soviet Ambassador to the United States (1941 - 1943))
Maxim Litvinov
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 17, 1876
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Białystok, Poland
Died: 1951
 39 
Felice Schragenheim
(Resistance fighter)
Felice Schragenheim
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1944
 40 
Giovanni Alfonso Borelli
(Physicist, Mathematician, Astronomer, Historian of mathematics, Entomologist)
Giovanni Alfonso Borelli
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 28, 1608
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Naples
Died: 1679
 41 
Tanaquil Le Clercq
(Ballet dancer)
Tanaquil Le Clercq
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: October 2, 1929
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 2000
 42 
Charles Galton Darwin
(Former physicist who served as director of the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) during the Second World War)
Charles Galton Darwin
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 18, 1887
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1962
 43 
Jock Lewes
(Military personnel)
Jock Lewes
0
Birthdate: December 21, 1913
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kolkata Calcutta, Bengal, British India
Died: 1941
 44 
Per Oscarsson
0
Birthdate: January 28, 1927
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: 2010
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 45 
George Lewis
(Clarinetist)
George Lewis
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 13, 1900
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: 1968
 46 
Aleksis Kivi
(Finnish Author Who Wrote the First Significant Novel in the Finnish Language)
Aleksis Kivi
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 10, 1834
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Palojoki, Finland
Died: 1872
 47 
Doreen Keogh
(Actress)
Doreen Keogh
0
Birthdate: April 10, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 2017
 48 
Fredrika Bremer
(Swedish Writer and Feminist Reformer)
Fredrika Bremer
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 17, 1801
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Turku, Finland
Died: 1865
 49 
Brandon Teena
(Trans Man Rape victim)
Brandon Teena
13
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 12, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Died: 1993
 50 
Jafar Jabbarly
(Azerbaijani Poet, Playwright, & Screenwriter)
Jafar Jabbarly
2
Birthdate: March 20, 1899
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Khizi, Azerbaijan
Died: 1934