Died On December 4th

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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

Vote for Your Favourite Died On December 4th

 1 

Frank Vincent Zappa
19
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 21, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: 1993

 2 
Thomas Hobbes
(Philosopher)

Thomas Hobbes
12
Birthdate: April 5, 1588
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Westport, Wiltshire, England
Died: 1679

 3 
Fred Hampton
(Activist)

Fred Hampton
21
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 30, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Summit, Illinois, United States
Died: 1969

 4 
Omar Khayyam
(Mathematician)

Omar Khayyam
15
Birthdate: May 18, 1048
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nishapur, Khorasan, Iran
Died: 1131

 5 

Robert Loggia
4
Birthdate: January 3, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Staten Island, New York, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 6 
Hannah Arendt
(Philosopher)

Hannah Arendt
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 14, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Linden - Mitte, Hanover, Germany
Died: 1975

 7 

Christine Keeler
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: February 22, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Uxbridge, Middlesex, England, UK
Died: 2017
You May Like

 8 
Benjamin Britten
(Composer, conductor and pianist)

Benjamin Britten
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 22, 1913
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lowestoft
Died: 1976

 9 
Bert Lahr
(Actor)

Bert Lahr
0
Birthdate: August 13, 1895
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 1967
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 10 
Pimp C
(Singer, Businessperson, Rapper, Record producer, Composer)

Pimp C
11
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 29, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Port Arthur
Died: 2007

 11 
Cardinal Richelieu
(Clergyman, Statesman)

Cardinal Richelieu
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 9, 1585
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1642

 12 
Tommy Bolin
(Guitarist who worked with Zephyr, Deep Purple, and The James Gang, as well as working as a solo artist)

Tommy Bolin
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 1, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sioux City, Iowa, United States
Died: 1976

 13 
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)

 14 
Luigi Galvani
(Anatomist, Physicist, Physician, University teacher)

Luigi Galvani
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 9, 1737
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bologna
Died: 1798

 15 
Thomas Hunt Morgan
(Geneticist)

Thomas Hunt Morgan
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 25, 1866
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lexington
Died: 1945

 16 
Karen Horney
(Psychoanalyst)

Karen Horney
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: September 16, 1885
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Blankenese, Hamburg, Germany
Died: 1952

 17 
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

 18 
John Gay
(Dramatist & Poet)

John Gay
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 30, 1685
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Barnstaple
Died: 1732

 19 
John Tyndall
(Physicist)

John Tyndall
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 2, 1820
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Leighlinbridge, Ireland
Died: 1893

 20 
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

 21 
Forrest J. Ackerman
(Magazine Editor)

Forrest J. Ackerman
0
Birthdate: November 24, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died: 2008

 22 

Pope John XXII
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1244 AD
Birthplace: Cahors, France
Died: 1334

 23 
Hubert Sumlin
(Musician)

Hubert Sumlin
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 16, 1931
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Greenwood, Mississippi, United States
Died: 2011

 24 

Norval Morrisseau
0
Birthdate: March 14, 1931
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Greenstone
Died: 2007

 25 
V. R. Krishna Iyer
(Former Judge who became a pioneer of judicial activism)

V. R. Krishna Iyer
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 15, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Palakkad, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: 2014

 26 
Charles Dow
(Journalist)

Charles Dow
1
Birthdate: November 6, 1851
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sterling, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1902

 27 
Angelo Ruggiero
(Gangster)

Angelo Ruggiero
2
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: July 29, 1940
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1989

 28 
Arnold Lobel
(Writer)

Arnold Lobel
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 22, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1987

 29 
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

 30 
Rouben Mamoulian
(Film director)

Rouben Mamoulian
1
Birthdate: October 8, 1897
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: 1987

 31 
William Sturgeon
(Physicist, Inventor)

William Sturgeon
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 22, 1783
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Whittington
Died: 1850

 32 

Vyacheslav Tikhonov
0
Birthdate: February 8, 1928
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pavlovsky Posad, Russia
Died: 2009
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 33 
Charles Richet
(Physiologist)

Charles Richet
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 25, 1850
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1935

 34 
Liam Clancy
(Musician)

Liam Clancy
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 2, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Carrick-on-Suir, Ireland
Died: 2009

 35 

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)

 36 
Rose Bird
(Chief Justice)

Rose Bird
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 2, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona, United States
Died: 1999

 37 
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

 38 
Gustav Meyrink
(Former Author most famous for his novel The Golem)

Gustav Meyrink
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 19, 1868
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1932

 39 

William the Lion
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1143 AD
Birthplace: Huntingdon
Died: 1214

 40 
Pierre Jeanneret
(Swiss architect)

Pierre Jeanneret
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: March 22, 1896
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Geneva
Died: 1967

 41 
Henck Arron
(Prime Minister)

Henck Arron
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 25, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paramaribo, Suriname
Died: 2000

Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 25, 1694
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Yorkshire, England
Died: 1753

Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 7, 1770
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1828

 44 
Maurice Barrès
(Novelist)

Maurice Barrès
0
Birthdate: August 19, 1862
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Charmes, France
Died: 1923

Charles I, Duke of Bourbon
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1401 AD
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: 1456

 46 
Johan Halvorsen
(Composer)

Johan Halvorsen
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 15, 1864
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Drammen, Norway
Died: 1935

 47 

Jonathan Luna
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 21, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mott Haven, New York, United States
Died: 2003

 48 

Julio Ramón Ribeyro
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 31, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lima, Peru
Died: 1994

 49 
Ivana Kobilca
(Painter)

Ivana Kobilca
0
Birthdate: December 20, 1861
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ljubljana, Slovenia
Died: 1926

 50 
Narinder Singh Kapany
(Former physicist best known for his work on fiber optics)

Narinder Singh Kapany
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 31, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moga, Punjab, India
Died: 2020