Died On December 31st

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.

CommodusCommodus
Ancient Roman
Roman Emperor
Ricky NelsonRicky Nelson
American
Musician

Edward HerrmannEdward Herrmann
American
Actor

Natalie ColeNatalie Cole
American
Singer

Wayne RogersWayne Rogers
American
Actor

Brandon TeenaBrandon Teena
American
Young American Trans Man
Roberto ClementeRoberto Clemente
Puerto Rican
 

Marshall McLuhanMarshall McLuhan
Canadian
Philosopher

John WycliffeJohn Wycliffe
British
Philosopher, Theologian
Beth HowlandBeth Howland
American
Actress

Gustave CourbetGustave Courbet
French
Painter
Miguel de UnamunoMiguel de Unamuno
Spanish
Writer

Eileen HeckartEileen Heckart
American
Actress

Alan CranstonAlan Cranston
American
Former United States Senator

George M. DallasGeorge M. Dallas
American
11th Vice President of the U.S.A

Francis LewisFrancis Lewis
American
Member of the United States House of
Alexandre Auguste Ledru-RollinAlexandre Auguste Ledru-Rollin
French
French Politician

Jafar JabbarlyJafar Jabbarly
Azerbaijani
Playwright

Gerard DebreuGerard Debreu
French, American
Economist

James AveryJames Avery
American
Film actor
Michael LeMoyne KennedyMichael LeMoyne Kennedy
American
Lawyer

Harshad MehtaHarshad Mehta
Indian
stockbroker
Pete DuelPete Duel
American
Actor

Gerhard Fritz Kurt SchröderGerhard Schröder
German
Politician

Woody StrodeWoody Strode
American
American athlete
Catherine of BraganzaCatherine of Braganza
Portuguese
Queen

Ray SawyerRay Sawyer
American
Singer
Leigh BoweryLeigh Bowery
Australian
Dancer, Entrepreneur, Actor, Model

Sam SpiegelSam Spiegel
Austrian, Polish, American
Film producer

Ettore SottsassEttore Sottsass
Austrian, Italian
Architect, Designer, Painter
Samuel Ajayi CrowtherSamuel Ajayi Crowther
Nigerian
translator, Bible translator

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Karl RennerKarl Renner
Austrian, Czech
Politician, Librarian, Diplomat, Lawyer
Thomas Watson Jr.Thomas Watson Jr.
American
Businessman

Zviad GamsakhurdiaZviad Gamsakhurdia
Georgian
President

Otto HofmannOtto Hofmann
German
Military personnel

Malcolm CampbellMalcolm Campbell
British
Journalist, Racecar driver
Alfonso BialettiAlfonso Bialetti
Italian
inventor, entrepreneur, engineer
Léon GambettaLéon Gambetta
French
Politician, Lawyer

Seymour Martin LipsetSeymour Martin Lipset
American
Sociologist, Political scientist, University

Samson Raphael HirschSamson Raphael Hirsch
German
Rabbi, Translator

John FlamsteedJohn Flamsteed
British
Astronomer
Henry Maitland WilsonHenry Maitland Wilson
British
Field marshal

Charles Galton DarwinCharles Galton Darwin
British
Physicist, University teacher

Charles KoechlinCharles Koechlin
French
Composer

Aleksis KiviAleksis Kivi
Finnish
Finnish author

Ruth Hanna McCormickRuth Hanna McCormick
American
Politician
Giovanni Alfonso BorelliGiovanni Alfonso Borelli
Italian
Physicist, Mathematician, Astronomer, Historian of

Tanaquil Le ClercqTanaquil Le Clercq
French
Ballet dancer
José GrecoJosé Greco
Italian, American
Dancer

Tomioka TessaiTomioka Tessai
Japanese
Painter

Jean-François MarmontelJean-François Marmontel
French
Historian
Thomas ErastusThomas Erastus
Swiss
Physician

Fredrika BremerFredrika Bremer
Finnish, Swedish
Writer
Boies PenroseBoies Penrose
American
Politician

Lilly DachéLilly Daché
French, American
Milliner

Cahal DalyCahal Daly
Irish
Philosopher

Armand Louis de GontautArmand Louis de Gontaut
French
Soldier

James David ForbesJames David Forbes
Scottish
Physicist
Pieter GeylPieter Geyl
Dutch
Historian

Cyril GarbettCyril Garbett
British
Author

Kenneth Lee PikeKenneth Lee Pike
American
Linguist

Susan Fenimore CooperSusan Fenimore Cooper
American
Writer
Ólafur ThorsÓlafur Thors
Icelander
Politician

Georges PouletGeorges Poulet
Belgian
Literary Critic
Hamilton Wright MabieHamilton Wright Mabie
American
Essayist

William GiffordWilliam Gifford
British
Critic

Hector LefuelHector Lefuel
French
Architect
Hōjō TokiyoriHōjō Tokiyori
Japanese
samurai

George AllenGeorge Allen
American
Football Coach
Cornelia ClappCornelia Clapp
American
Zoologist

Philipp ClüverPhilipp Clüver
German, Polish
Geographer

Francisco José TenreiroFrancisco José Tenreiro
Sao Tomean
Geographer
Sverre PetterssenSverre Petterssen
Norwegian, American
Meteorologist

Seth Carlo ChandlerSeth Carlo Chandler
American
Astronomer
Enrico Di GiuseppeEnrico Di Giuseppe
American
Operatic tenor

F. S. MalanF. S. Malan
South African
Politician

Fannie Hardy EckstormFannie Hardy Eckstorm
American
Writer

Mărgărita Miller-VerghyMărgărita Miller-Verghy
Romanian
Nurse, Linguist, Writer, Literary historian,
Pierino BelliPierino Belli
Italian
Soldier
Pope Silvester IPope Silvester I
Italian
Pope

Frank BensonFrank Benson
British
Actor

D.J. EnrightD.J. Enright
British
Poet

Gottfried HermannGottfried Hermann
German
Scholar
Thomas Jan StieltjesThomas Jan Stieltjes
French, Dutch
Mathematician

Harold Edward HoltHarold Edward Holt
Australian
Politician

George Allen, Sr.George Allen, Sr.
American
 

Maksim LitvinovMaksim Litvinov
Polish, Russian
Revolutionary

Elliot Lee RichardsonElliot Lee Richardson
American
 
Cyril Meir ScottCyril Meir Scott
British
Composer

Donald Edwin WestlakeDonald Edwin Westlake
American
Writer
Marie Van ZandtMarie Van Zandt
American
Soprano

Oliver Saint JohnOliver Saint John
British
Politician
Alberto Julio Rayneri AlonsoAlberto Julio Rayneri Alonso
Cuban
Dancer
Takashi IshiharaTakashi Ishihara
Japanese
Business executive