Died On December 5th

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.

Nelson MandelaNelson Mandela
(Anti-Apartheid Activist, President of ANC and Former President of South Africa)

18 July 1918

South African

Wolfgang Amadeus MozartWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(Composer)

27 January 1756

Austrian

Princess Alice of BattenbergPrincess Alice of Battenberg
(Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark)

25 February 1885

British

Francis II of FranceFrancis II of France
(King of France)

19 January 1544

French

Claude MonetClaude Monet
(Painter)

14 November 1840

French

Alexandre DumasAlexandre Dumas

24 July 1802

French

Richard SpeckRichard Speck
(Murderer)

06 December 1941

American

Shoeless Joe JacksonShoeless Joe Jackson
(Baseball Player)

16 July 1887

American

Sri AurobindoSri Aurobindo
(Political and Spiritual Leader)

15 August 1872

Indian

Karlheinz StockhausenKarlheinz Stockhausen
(Composer)

22 August 1928

German

Phillis Wheatley Phillis Wheatley
(Poet)

08 May 1753

American

Ne WinNe Win
(Burmese Politician)

14 May 1911

Burmese

Sonia DelaunaySonia Delaunay
(Artist)

14 November 1885

French

Rashaan SalaamRashaan Salaam
(American Football Player)

08 October 1974

American

Pierre Gaultier de Varennes, sieur de La VérendryePierre Gaultier de Varennes, sieur de La Vérendrye
(An explorer)

17 November 1685

Canadian,French

Amrita ShergilAmrita Shergil
(Indian painter)

30 January 1913

Indian

Joseph ErlangerJoseph Erlanger
(Physiologist)

05 January 1874

American

Jim RohnJim Rohn
(Motivational speaker, Entrepreneur, Writer)

17 September 1930

American

Amrita Sher-GilAmrita Sher-Gil
(Painter)

30 January 1913

Indian

Oscar NiemeyerOscar Niemeyer
(Architect)

15 December 1907

Brazilian

Jorge NegreteJorge Negrete
(Actor, Singer, Film actor)

30 November 1911

Mexican

Edward L. MasryEdward L. Masry
(Lawyer, Politician)

29 July 1932

American

Jochen RindtJochen Rindt

18 April 1942

Austrian

Huseyn Shaheed SuhrawardyHuseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy
(Politician)

08 September 1892

Pakistani

Aleksandr VasilevskyAleksandr Vasilevsky
(Officer)

18 September 1895

Russian

Tibor RubinTibor Rubin
(Military personnel)

18 June 1929

American

Queen Fabiola of BelgiumQueen Fabiola of Belgium
(Nurse, Children's writer)

11 June 1928

Spanish

Kalki KrishnamurthyKalki Krishnamurthy
(Screenwriter, Journalist, Writer)

09 September 1899

Indian

Günter MeisnerGünter Meisner
(Actor, Writer)

18 April 1926

German

Nicolas StenoNicolas Steno
(anatomist, paleontologist, priest, cleric, physician)

11 January 1638

Danish

Tancred, Prince of GalileeTancred, Prince of Galilee
(Political leader)

1072 AD

Israeli

Foekje DillemaFoekje Dillema
(athletics competitor)

18 September 1926

Dutch

Matsudaira KatamoriMatsudaira Katamori
(Poet)

15 February 1836

Japanese

Benjamin HoltBenjamin Holt
(Inventor)

01 January 1849

American

Patriarch Alexy II of MoscowPatriarch Alexy II of Moscow
(Patriarch of Moscow and all Rus)

23 February 1929

Estonian,Russian

Michael of RomaniaMichael of Romania
(King)

25 October 1921

Swiss

David K. E. BruceDavid K. E. Bruce
(Lawyer, Diplomat, Politician)

12 February 1898

American

Frits PhilipsFrits Philips
(Entrepreneur)

16 April 1905

Karl Amadeus HartmannKarl Amadeus Hartmann
(Composer)

02 August 1905

German

W. I. ThomasW. I. Thomas
(Sociologist, Writer)

13 August 1863

American

Violetta VillasVioletta Villas
(Singer)

1938 AD

Belgian,Polish

Alexander DumasAlexander Dumas

24 July 1802

French

Nikolai Nikolaevich YudenichNikolai Nikolaevich Yudenich
(Military commander)

30 July 1862

Russian,Russian

Bob RichardsonBob Richardson
(Photographer)

03 January 1928

American

Chuck WilliamsChuck Williams
(American author)

02 October 1915

American

Silvio ZavalaSilvio Zavala
(diplomat, historian)

07 February 1909

Mexican

Elisabeth Murdoch (Philanthropist)Elisabeth Murdoch (Philanthropist)

08 February 1909

Australian

Władysław Stanisław ReymontWładysław Stanisław Reymont

07 May 1867

Polish