Died On December 5th

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Discover the most famous people who died on December 5. The list includes people like Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Nelson Mandela, Claude Monet, Alexandre Dumas, Karlheinz Stockhausen. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, novelists, composers and poets and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France, India & Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
Nelson Mandela
( Anti-Apartheid Activist Who Served as the First President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999)
Nelson Mandela
57
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 18, 1918
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mvezo, South Africa
Died: 2013
 2 
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(One of the Greatest Composers in the History of Western Music)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
67
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 27, 1756
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Salzburg, Austria
Died: 1791
 3 
Claude Monet
(French Painter and Founder of 'Impressionism')
Claude Monet
16
Birthdate: November 14, 1840
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1926
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 4 
Francis II of France
(Former King of France (1559 - 1560))
Francis II of France
15
Birthdate: January 19, 1544
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fontainebleau, France
Died: 1560
 5 
Princess Alice of Battenberg
(Mother-in-law of Queen Elizabeth II)
Princess Alice of Battenberg
15
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 5, 1885
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Windsor Castle, Windsor, England
Died: 1969
 6 
Bob Dole
(United States Senator from Kansas from 1969 to 1996)
Bob Dole
15
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 22, 1923
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Russell, Kansas, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 7 
Shoeless Joe Jackson
(American Professional Baseball Player Who Plays as an Outfielder)
Shoeless Joe Jackson
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 16, 1887
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pickens County, South Carolina, United States
Died: 1951
 8 
August Ames
(Actress)
August Ames
20
Birthdate: August 23, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nova Scotia, Canada
Died: 2017
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 9 
Alexandre Dumas
(One of the Most Popular and Widely Read French Authors of the 19th Century)
Alexandre Dumas
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 24, 1802
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Villers-Cotterêts, France
Died: 1870
 10 
Richard Speck
(Murderer)
Richard Speck
12
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: December 6, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kirkwood, Illinois, United States
Died: 1991
 11 
Sri Aurobindo
(Philosopher, Spiritual Leader)
Sri Aurobindo
9
Birthdate: August 15, 1872
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: 1950
 12 
Phillis Wheatley
26
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 8, 1753
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: West Africa
Died: 1784
 13 
Michael of Romania
(The Last King of Romania (1927 - 1930))
Michael of Romania
5
Birthdate: October 25, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Peleș Castle, Sinaia, Romania
Died: 2017
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 14 
Amrita Shergil
(Greatest avant-garde women artists of the early 20th century)
Amrita Shergil
2
Birthdate: January 30, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 1941
 15 
Beverly Garland
0
Birthdate: October 17, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santa Cruz, California, USA
Died: 2008
 16 
Don Meredith
(American Football Player)
Don Meredith
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 10, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, Texas, USA
Died: 2010
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 17 
Nina Foch
(Actress)
Nina Foch
4
Birthdate: April 20, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Died: 2008
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 18 
Dynamite Kid
(Professional wrestler)
Dynamite Kid
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 5, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wigan, England
Died: 2018
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 19 
Rashaan Salaam
(American Football Player)
Rashaan Salaam
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 8, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Died: 2016
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 20 
Robert Aldrich
(Director)
Robert Aldrich
1
Birthdate: August 9, 1918
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cranston, Rhode Island, USA
Died: 1983
 21 
Pedro II of Brazil
(Former Emperor of Brazil (1831 - 1889))
Pedro II of Brazil
5
Birthdate: December 2, 1825
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: 1891
 22 
Karlheinz Stockhausen
(German Composer Best Known for His Compositional Series and Analytical Contributions to Music Theory)
Karlheinz Stockhausen
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 22, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mödrath, Kerpen, Germany
Died: 2007
 23 
Jim Rohn
(Motivational speaker, Entrepreneur, Writer)
Jim Rohn
1
Listed In:
Birthdate: September 17, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Yakima
Died: 2009
 24 
Edward L. Masry
(Former lawyer with the help of his legal assistant Erin Brockovich, Masry built a case against the Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) of California in 1993)
Edward L. Masry
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: July 29, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paterson, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2005
 25 
Johnny Hallyday
(One of the Best-Selling Artists in the World Credited for Bringing 'Rock and Roll' to France)
Johnny Hallyday
3
Birthdate: June 15, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cité Malesherbes, Paris, France
Died: 2017
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 26 
Sonia Delaunay
(Ukrainian-French Artist and Co-Founder of the ‘Orphism Art Movement’)
Sonia Delaunay
0
Birthdate: November 13, 1885
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hradyz'k, Ukraine
Died: 1979
 27 
Oscar Niemeyer
(Architect)
Oscar Niemeyer
1
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: December 15, 1907
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: 2012
 28 
Günter Meisner
2
Birthdate: April 18, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bremen, Germany
Died: 1994
 29 
Robert Watson-Watt
(British Pioneer of Radio Direction Finding and Radar Technology)
Robert Watson-Watt
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: April 13, 1892
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brechin, Scotland
Died: 1973
 30 
Jorge Negrete
(Actor, Singer, Film actor)
Jorge Negrete
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 30, 1911
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Guanajuato
Died: 1953
 31 
Roone Arledge
(Television producer)
Roone Arledge
1
Birthdate: July 8, 1931
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Died: 2002
 32 
Kalki Krishnamurthy
(Former Writer who founded a magazine, which was also named Kalki)
Kalki Krishnamurthy
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 9, 1899
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manalmedu, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: 1954
 33 
Cosmo Gordon Lang
(Archbishop)
Cosmo Gordon Lang
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 31, 1864
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Died: 1945
 34 
Ron Meyer
(Football Head coach)
Ron Meyer
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 17, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Died: 2017
Princess Augusta of Cambridge
0
Birthdate: July 19, 1822
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Palace of Montbrillant, Hanover
Died: 1916
Queen Fabiola of Belgium
1
Birthdate: June 11, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Zurbano Palace, Madrid, Spain
Died: 2014
 37 
Elisabeth Murdoch (Philanthropist)
(Philanthropist and matriarch of the Murdoch family)
Elisabeth Murdoch (Philanthropist)
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 8, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Died: 2012
 38 
Serge Monast
(Journalist)
Serge Monast
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1945 AD
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: 1996
 39 
Valentin Serov
0
Birthdate: January 19, 1865
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1911
 40 
Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow
(Patriarch of Moscow and all Rus)
Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 23, 1929
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tallinn, Estonia
Died: 2008
 41 
Glenn L. Martin
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 17, 1886
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Macksburg, Iowa, United States
Died: 1955
Cheung Tze-keung
2
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: April 7, 1955
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Yunan County, Yunfu, China
Died: 1998
 43 
Colin Wilson
(Writer)
Colin Wilson
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 26, 1931
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Leicester, Leicestershire, England
Died: 2013
 44 
Nikolai Yudenich
(Military commander)
Nikolai Yudenich
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 30, 1862
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 1933
 45 
Benjamin Holt
(Inventor)
Benjamin Holt
0
Birthdate: January 1, 1849
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Concord
Died: 1920
Matsudaira Katamori
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 15, 1836
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Edo
Died: 1893
 47 
David K. E. Bruce
(Lawyer, Diplomat, Politician)
David K. E. Bruce
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 12, 1898
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Baltimore
Died: 1977
 48 
Hashim al-Atassi
(Three-Time President of Syria Who Was Known for His Affinity to Constitutional Rule)
Hashim al-Atassi
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 11, 1875
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Homs, Syria
Died: 1960
 49 
Bob Richardson
(Former Fashion photographer)
Bob Richardson
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: January 3, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States
Died: 2005
Władysław Stanisław Reymont
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 7, 1867
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kobiele Wielkie, Poland
Died: 1925