Died On December 4th

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Discover the most famous people who died on December 4. The list includes people like Thomas Hobbes, Cardinal Richelieu, Benjamin Britten, Irene Dunne, Thomas Hunt Morgan. Famous personalities featured on this list, include poets, philosophers, composers and guitarists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Frank Vincent Zappa
(One of the Most Innovative and Stylistically Diverse Musicians of His Generation)
Frank Vincent Zappa
20
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 21, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: 1993
 2 
Fred Hampton
(American Activist and Deputy Chairman of the National Black Panther Party)
Fred Hampton
27
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 30, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Died: 1969
 3 
Thomas Hobbes
(English Philosopher and One of the Founders of Modern Political Philosophy)
Thomas Hobbes
13
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 5, 1588
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Westport, Wiltshire, England
Died: 1679
 4 
Omar Khayyam
(Mathematician)
Omar Khayyam
18
Birthdate: May 18, 1048
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nishapur, Khorasan, Iran
Died: 1131
 5 
Robert Loggia
(Actor and Director)
Robert Loggia
6
Birthdate: January 3, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Staten Island, New York, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 6 
Benjamin Britten
(Composer, conductor and pianist)
Benjamin Britten
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 22, 1913
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lowestoft
Died: 1976
 7 
Hannah Arendt
(One of the Most Influential Political Theorists of the 20th Century)
Hannah Arendt
3
Birthdate: October 14, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Linden - Mitte, Hanover, Germany
Died: 1975
 8 
Christine Keeler
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: February 22, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Uxbridge, Middlesex, England, UK
Died: 2017
 9 
Bert Lahr
(Actor)
Bert Lahr
1
Birthdate: August 13, 1895
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 1967
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 10 
Cardinal Richelieu
(French Clergyman and First Minister of State (1624 - 1642))
Cardinal Richelieu
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 9, 1585
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1642
 11 
Eddie Fatu
(Former wrestler, best known for his time with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) under the ring name Umaga)
Eddie Fatu
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 28, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: American Samoa
Died: 2009
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 12 
Sócrates
(Football player)
Sócrates
5
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: February 19, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Belém, State of Pará, Brazil
Died: 2011
 13 
Tommy Bolin
(Guitarist who worked with Zephyr, Deep Purple, and The James Gang, as well as working as a solo artist)
Tommy Bolin
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 1, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sioux City, Iowa, United States
Died: 1976
 14 
Thomas Hunt Morgan
(Geneticist)
Thomas Hunt Morgan
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 25, 1866
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lexington
Died: 1945
 15 
Luigi Galvani
(Anatomist, Physicist, Physician, University teacher)
Luigi Galvani
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 9, 1737
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bologna
Died: 1798
 16 
Karen Horney
(German Psychoanalyst Best Known for Founding Feminist Psychology in Response to Freud’s Theory of Penis Envy)
Karen Horney
0
Birthdate: September 16, 1885
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Blankenese, Hamburg, Germany
Died: 1952
 17 
John Tyndall
(Irish Experimental Physicist Who Became Famous for His Study of Dimagnetism)
John Tyndall
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 2, 1820
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Leighlinbridge, Ireland
Died: 1893
 18 
John of Damascus
(Saint, Best Known for His Strong Defence of 'Icons')
John of Damascus
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0676 AD
Birthplace: Damascus, Syria
Died: 0749
 19 
John Gay
(Dramatist & Poet)
John Gay
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 30, 1685
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Barnstaple
Died: 1732
 20 
Angelo Ruggiero
(Gangster)
Angelo Ruggiero
2
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: July 29, 1940
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1989
 21 
Archibald Gracie IV
(Historian, Writer, Investor)
Archibald Gracie IV
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 15, 1858
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Died: 1912
 22 
Forrest J. Ackerman
(Magazine Editor)
Forrest J. Ackerman
2
Birthdate: November 24, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died: 2008
 23 
Pope John XXII
(Bishop of Rome)
Pope John XXII
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1244 AD
Birthplace: Cahors, France
Died: 1334
 24 
Hubert Sumlin
(Musician)
Hubert Sumlin
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 16, 1931
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Greenwood, Mississippi, United States
Died: 2011
 25 
Rouben Mamoulian
(Film director)
Rouben Mamoulian
1
Birthdate: October 8, 1897
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: 1987
 26 
Pimp C
(Singer, Businessperson, Rapper, Record producer, Composer)
Pimp C
15
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 29, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Port Arthur
Died: 2007
 27 
Norval Morrisseau
1
Birthdate: March 14, 1931
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Greenstone
Died: 2007
 28 
Stanislawa Walasiewicz
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 3, 1911
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wierzchownia, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland
Died: 1980
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 29 
Arnold Lobel
(Writer)
Arnold Lobel
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 22, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1987
 30 
V. R. Krishna Iyer
(Former Judge who became a pioneer of judicial activism)
V. R. Krishna Iyer
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 15, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Palakkad, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: 2014
 31 
Vyacheslav Tikhonov
(Best Remembered for His Role in the Popular Soviet Television Series 'Seventeen Moments of Spring')
Vyacheslav Tikhonov
0
Birthdate: February 8, 1928
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pavlovsky Posad, Russia
Died: 2009
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 32 
Rose Bird
(Chief Justice)
Rose Bird
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 2, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona, United States
Died: 1999
 33 
William Sturgeon
(Physicist, Inventor)
William Sturgeon
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 22, 1783
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Whittington
Died: 1850
 34 
Charles Dow
(Journalist)
Charles Dow
1
Birthdate: November 6, 1851
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sterling, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1902
 35 
Ali Abdullah Saleh
(President of Yemen (1990-2012))
Ali Abdullah Saleh
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 21, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sana'a, Yemen
Died: 2017
 36 
Maurice Barrès
(Novelist)
Maurice Barrès
0
Birthdate: August 19, 1862
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Charmes, France
Died: 1923
 37 
Colin Cowdrey
(Cricketer)
Colin Cowdrey
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 24, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ootacamund, Madras Presidency, British India
Died: 2000
 38 
Stefan George
(Former poet, translator, and editor whose best- known works include Algabal and Das neue Reich)
Stefan George
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 12, 1868
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Büdesheim, Germany
Died: 1933
 39 
Charles Richet
(Physiologist)
Charles Richet
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 25, 1850
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1935
 40 
Joseph Wolpe
(Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, Psychologist, University teacher)
Joseph Wolpe
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 20, 1915
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Johannesburg
Died: 1997
 41 
Gustav Meyrink
(Austrian Novelist Famous for His Novel 'The Golem')
Gustav Meyrink
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 19, 1868
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1932
 42 
Henck Arron
(Prime Minister)
Henck Arron
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 25, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paramaribo, Suriname
Died: 2000
 43 
Pierre Jeanneret
(Swiss architect)
Pierre Jeanneret
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: March 22, 1896
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Geneva
Died: 1967
 44 
Johan Halvorsen
(Composer)
Johan Halvorsen
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 15, 1864
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Drammen, Norway
Died: 1935
Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 7, 1770
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1828
 46 
William the Lion
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1143 AD
Birthplace: Huntingdon
Died: 1214
 47 
Liam Clancy
(Musician)
Liam Clancy
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 2, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Carrick-on-Suir, Ireland
Died: 2009
 48 
Ivana Kobilca
(Painter)
Ivana Kobilca
0
Birthdate: December 20, 1861
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ljubljana, Slovenia
Died: 1926
 49 
Narinder Singh Kapany
(Former physicist best known for his work on fiber optics)
Narinder Singh Kapany
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 31, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moga, Punjab, India
Died: 2020
 50 
Julio Ramón Ribeyro
(Peruvian Author Who Is Remembered for His Short Stories)
Julio Ramón Ribeyro
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 31, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lima, Peru
Died: 1994