Died On December 3rd

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Discover the most famous people who died on December 3. The list includes people like Robert Louis Stevenson, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Francis Xavier, Dhyan Chand, Mary Baker Eddy. Famous personalities featured on this list, include poets, artists, spiritual & religious leaders and novelists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Russia & Spain and many more countries.
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 1 
Robert Louis Stevenson
(Author of Famous Novels: 'Treasure Island' and 'Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde')
Robert Louis Stevenson
17
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 13, 1850
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: 1894
 2 
Scott Weiland
(Lead Singer of The Band 'Stone Temple Pilots')
Scott Weiland
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 27, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 3 
Diocletian
(Roman Emperor)
Diocletian
4
Birthdate: December 22, 0244
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Salona (now Solin, Croatia)
Died: 0311
 4 
Oswald Mosley
(British Politician)
Oswald Mosley
13
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 16, 1896
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mayfair, London
Died: 1980
 5 
Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark
(Former Prince of Greece and Denmark)
Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark
11
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 2, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: 1944
 6 
Dhyan Chand
(One of the Greatest Field Hockey Players in History)
Dhyan Chand
24
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 29, 1905
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: 1979
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 7 
Francis Xavier
(Missionary)
Francis Xavier
4
Birthdate: April 7, 1506
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Javier, Spain
Died: 1552
 8 
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
(French Impressionist Painter)
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
8
Birthdate: February 25, 1841
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Limoges, France
Died: 1919
 9 
Scatman John
(Musician, Singer)
Scatman John
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 13, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Monte, California, United States
Died: 1999
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 10 
Glenn Quinn
2
Birthdate: May 28, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 2002
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 11 
David Hemmings
4
Birthdate: November 18, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Guildford, Surrey, England
Died: 2003
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 12 
Richard Todd
3
Birthdate: June 11, 1919
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 2009
 13 
Gwendolyn Brooks
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Topeka, Kansas
Died: 2000
Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 6, 1868
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Marlborough House, London, England
Died: 1935
Frederick VI of Denmark
2
Birthdate: January 28, 1768
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: 1839
 16 
John Archer
2
Birthdate: May 8, 1915
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Osceola, Nebraska, United States
Died: 1999
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 17 
Arul Pragasam
(Sri Lankan Tamil Activist and Revolutionary)
Arul Pragasam
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 13, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: affna, Sri Lanka
Died: 2019
 18 
Carl Zeiss
(Scientific instrument maker)
Carl Zeiss
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 11, 1816
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Weimar
Died: 1888
 19 
Babrak Karmal
(Afghan Politician, Revolutionary and General Secretary of the People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan)
Babrak Karmal
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 6, 1929
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kamari, Kabul Province, Afghanistan
Died: 1996
 20 
William Grant Still
(Composer who became the first black man to conduct a major orchestra)
William Grant Still
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 11, 1895
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Woodville, Mississippi, United States
Died: 1978
 21 
Giovanni Battista Belzoni
(Explorer, Antiquarian, Egyptologist, Archaeologist, Novelist, Travel writer)
Giovanni Battista Belzoni
0
Birthdate: November 5, 1778
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Padua
Died: 1823
 22 
Edmond Safra
(Lebanese-Brazilian Banker )
Edmond Safra
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 6, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon
Died: 1999
 23 
Shiing-Shen Chern
(One of the 20th Century's Greatest Mathematicians)
Shiing-Shen Chern
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 26, 1911
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Jiaxing
Died: 2004
 24 
Arthur Bell Nicholls
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 6, 1819
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Killead, County Antrim, Ireland
Died: 1906
 25 
Alexander Rodchenko
(Russian Artist and One of the Founders of 'Constructivism' and Russian Design)
Alexander Rodchenko
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 5, 1891
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1956
 26 
Geoffrey Elton
(Writer, Historian of the modern age, Historian, University teacher, Lawyer)
Geoffrey Elton
0
Birthdate: August 17, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tübingen
Died: 1994
 27 
Mary Gilmore
(Journalist, Poet, Writer)
Mary Gilmore
1
Birthdate: August 16, 1865
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Goulburn
Died: 1962
 28 
Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma
(Duke of Parma, Piacenza from 1586 to 1592)
Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 27, 1545
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 1592
 29 
Attila József
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 11, 1905
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: District IX., Budapest, Hungary
Died: 1937
 30 
Sergey Nechayev
(Revolutionary)
Sergey Nechayev
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 2, 1847
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ivanovo, Russia
Died: 1882
 31 
Susan Cummings
1
Birthdate: July 10, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bavaria, Germany
Died: 2016
 32 
John Carroll
(Catholic priest)
John Carroll
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 8, 1735
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Upper Marlboro, Maryland, United States
Died: 1815
 33 
Alexander Kaidanovsky
(Russian-Soviet Actor and Director Known for His Films: 'Stalker', 'The Bodyguard' and 'At Home Among Strangers')
Alexander Kaidanovsky
0
Birthdate: July 23, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rostov-on-Don, Russia
Died: 1995
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 34 
Zhang Guotao
(Political Leader)
Zhang Guotao
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 26, 1897
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pingxiang County, Xingtai, China
Died: 1979
 35 
Robert Zajonc
(Psychologist, University teacher)
Robert Zajonc
0
Birthdate: November 23, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Łódź
Died: 2008
 36 
Lewis Thomas
(Physician, Writer, Naturalist, Poet)
Lewis Thomas
0
Listed In:
Birthdate: November 25, 1913
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Flushing
Died: 1993
 37 
Charles Edward Ringling
(Former Circus showman who was one of seven original Ringling Brothers who owned the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus)
Charles Edward Ringling
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 2, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: McGregor, Iowa, United States
Died: 1926
 38 
Janet Smith
(Politician)
Janet Smith
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 1915 AD
Birthplace: Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa
Died: 1994
 39 
Pope Anastasius IV
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1073 AD
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 1154
 40 
Ian McLagan
(Autobiographer, Composer, Musician, Keyboardist, Songwriter)
Ian McLagan
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 12, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hounslow
Died: 2014
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 41 
Marv Marinovich
(American football player)
Marv Marinovich
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 6, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Watsonville, California, United States
Died: 2020
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 42 
Juan José Arreola
(Mexican Writer Best Known for His Innovation in the Short Story and Other Short Prose Forms)
Juan José Arreola
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 21, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ciudad Guzmán, Mexico
Died: 2001
 43 
Afanasy Fet
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 5, 1820
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mtsensk, Russia
Died: 1892
 44 
Archibald Campbell Tait
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 21, 1811
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: 1882
Levin August von Bennigsen
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 10, 1745
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Braunschweig, Germany
Died: 1826
 46 
Jan Hendrik Hofmeyr
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 20, 1894
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cape Town, South Africa
Died: 1948
 47 
William de Wiveleslie Abney
(British Astronomer, Chemist, and Photographer Known for His Development of a Photographic Emulsion)
William de Wiveleslie Abney
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 24, 1843
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Derby, England
Died: 1920
 48 
Vasili III of Russia
(Grand prince)
Vasili III of Russia
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 25, 1479
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 1533
 49 
Bill Bennett
(Politician)
Bill Bennett
0
Birthdate: April 14, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kelowna, Canada
Died: 2015
 50 
Honda Tadakatsu
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 17, 1548
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Okazaki
Died: 1610