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
18 July 1918, South African
Anti-Apartheid Activist, President of ANC and
Wolfgang Amadeus MozartWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
27 January 1756, Austrian
Composer

Francis II of FranceFrancis II of France
19 January 1544, French
King of France

Claude MonetClaude Monet
14 November 1840, French
Painter

Princess Alice of BattenbergPrincess Alice of Battenberg
25 February 1885, British
Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark

Alexandre DumasAlexandre Dumas
24 July 1802, French
 
Richard SpeckRichard Speck
06 December 1941, American
Murderer

Shoeless Joe JacksonShoeless Joe Jackson
16 July 1887, American
Baseball Player

Sri AurobindoSri Aurobindo
15 August 1872, Indian
Political and Spiritual Leader

Pedro II of BrazilPedro II of Brazil
02 December 1825, Brazilian, French
Former Emperor of Brazil
Phillis Wheatley Phillis Wheatley
08 May 1753, American
Poet

Karlheinz StockhausenKarlheinz Stockhausen
22 August 1928, German
Composer
Kato SvanidzeKato Svanidze
02 April 1885, Russian
Joseph Stalin's Wife

Ne WinNe Win
14 May 1911, Burmese
Burmese Politician

Sonia DelaunaySonia Delaunay
14 November 1885, French
Artist
Rashaan SalaamRashaan Salaam
08 October 1974, American
American Football Player

Joseph ErlangerJoseph Erlanger
05 January 1874, American
Physiologist
Pierre Gaultier de Varennes, sieur de La VérendryePierre Gaultier de Varennes, sieur de La Vérendrye
17 November 1685, Canadian, French
An explorer

Amrita ShergilAmrita Shergil
30 January 1913, Indian
Indian painter

Jim RohnJim Rohn
17 September 1930, American
Motivational speaker, Entrepreneur, Writer
Nina FochNina Foch
20 April 1924, American
Actress

Don MeredithDon Meredith
10 April 1938, American
American Football Player
Beverly GarlandBeverly Garland
17 October 1926, American
Actress

Amrita Sher-GilAmrita Sher-Gil
30 January 1913, Indian
Painter

Jochen RindtJochen Rindt
18 April 1942, Austrian
 

Oscar NiemeyerOscar Niemeyer
15 December 1907, Brazilian
Architect
Huseyn Shaheed SuhrawardyHuseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy
08 September 1892, Pakistani
Politician
Jorge NegreteJorge Negrete
30 November 1911, Mexican
Actor, Singer, Film actor

Edward L. MasryEdward L. Masry
29 July 1932, American
Lawyer, Politician

Robert AldrichRobert Aldrich
09 August 1918, American
Director

Günter MeisnerGünter Meisner
18 April 1926, German
Actor, Writer
Colin WilsonColin Wilson
26 June 1931, British
Writer

Continue Reading Below
Aleksandr VasilevskyAleksandr Vasilevsky
18 September 1895, Russian
Officer

Kalki KrishnamurthyKalki Krishnamurthy
09 September 1899, Indian
Screenwriter, Journalist, Writer

Tibor RubinTibor Rubin
18 June 1929, American
Military personnel

Queen Fabiola of BelgiumQueen Fabiola of Belgium
11 June 1928, Spanish
Nurse, Children's writer
Tancred, Prince of GalileeTancred, Prince of Galilee
1072 AD, Israeli
Political leader

Nicolas StenoNicolas Steno
11 January 1638, Danish
anatomist, paleontologist, priest, cleric,
Benjamin HoltBenjamin Holt
01 January 1849, American
Inventor

Foekje DillemaFoekje Dillema
18 September 1926, Dutch
athletics competitor

Matsudaira KatamoriMatsudaira Katamori
15 February 1836, Japanese
Poet
David K. E. BruceDavid K. E. Bruce
12 February 1898, American
Lawyer, Diplomat, Politician

Michael of RomaniaMichael of Romania
25 October 1921, Swiss
King
Patriarch Alexy II of MoscowPatriarch Alexy II of Moscow
23 February 1929, Estonian, Russian
Patriarch of Moscow and all Rus

Frits PhilipsFrits Philips
16 April 1905
Entrepreneur

Violetta VillasVioletta Villas
1938 AD, Belgian, Polish
Singer

W. I. ThomasW. I. Thomas
13 August 1863, American
Sociologist, Writer

Karl Amadeus HartmannKarl Amadeus Hartmann
02 August 1905, German
Composer
Bob RichardsonBob Richardson
03 January 1928, American
Photographer

Alexander DumasAlexander Dumas
24 July 1802, French
 

Nikolai Nikolaevich YudenichNikolai Nikolaevich Yudenich
30 July 1862, Russian, Russian
Military commander

Silvio ZavalaSilvio Zavala
07 February 1909, Mexican
diplomat, historian
Chuck WilliamsChuck Williams
02 October 1915, American
American author

Władysław Stanisław ReymontWładysław Stanisław Reymont
07 May 1867, Polish
 
Elisabeth Murdoch (Philanthropist)Elisabeth Murdoch (Philanthropist)
08 February 1909, Australian