Died On December 6th

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Discover the most famous people who died on December 6. The list includes people like B. R. Ambedkar, Roy Orbison, Jefferson Davis, Hyder Ali, Tunku Abdul Rahman. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, opera singers and priests and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Spain and many more countries.
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 1 
Roy Orbison
(Known as 'The Caruso of Rock' & Famous for Songs 'Only the Lonely' and 'Running Scared')
Roy Orbison
15
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 23, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vernon, Texas, United States
Died: 1988
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 2 
Jefferson Davis
(Former President of the Confederate States (1862 - 1865))
Jefferson Davis
46
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 3, 1808
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fairview, Kentucky, United States
Died: 1889
 3 
Saint Nicholas
(Former Bishop of Myra and Saint)
Saint Nicholas
12
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 15, 0270
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Patara, Turkey
Died: 0343
 4 
B. R. Ambedkar
(One of the Architects of the Indian Constitution)
B. R. Ambedkar
110
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 14, 1891
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Madhya Pradesh, India
Died: 1956
 5 
Frances Bavier
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Birthdate: December 14, 1902
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York
Died: 1989
 6 
Don Ameche
(Actor and Comedian Best Known for His Leading Man Roles in 1930's and 40's)
Don Ameche
2
Birthdate: May 31, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 1993
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 7 
Werner Klemperer
2
Birthdate: March 22, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: 2000
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 8 
Tunku Abdul Rahman
(1st Prime Minister of Malaysia)
Tunku Abdul Rahman
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 8, 1903
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Alor Setar, Malaysia
Died: 1990
 9 
Ron Leibman
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Martin Kazinsky’ in the TV Series ‘Kaz’)
Ron Leibman
3
Birthdate: October 11, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 10 
Lead Belly
(Folk and blues singer)
Lead Belly
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 23, 1888
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mooringsport, Louisiana, United States
Died: 1949
 11 
Consuelo Vanderbilt
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 2, 1877
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 1964
 12 
Honus Wagner
(Baseballer)
Honus Wagner
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 24, 1874
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chartiers, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 1955
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 13 
Peter Vaughan
3
Birthdate: April 4, 1923
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wem, Shropshire, England, UK
Died: 2016
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 14 
John Payne
(Actor)
John Payne
2
Birthdate: May 23, 1912
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Roanoke, Virginia
Died: 1989
 15 
Harry Harlow
(Psychologist)
Harry Harlow
1
Birthdate: October 31, 1905
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fairfield, Iowa, U.S.
Died: 1981
 16 
Pete Rozelle
(Business person)
Pete Rozelle
3
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 1, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: South Gate, California, United States
Died: 1996
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Anthony Trollope
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 24, 1815
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1882
 18 
Sunny von Bülow
(Socialite)
Sunny von Bülow
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 1, 1932
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manassas, Virginia, United States
Died: 2008
 19 
Hyder Ali
(Ruler of Mysore)
Hyder Ali
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Birthdate: 1721 AD
Birthplace: Budikote
Died: 1782
 20 
Barbara Orbison
(Record producer, Music publisher, Composer)
Barbara Orbison
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 10, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bielefeld
Died: 2011
 21 
Nicholas Smith
1
Birthdate: March 5, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Banstead, Surrey, England
Died: 2015
 22 
Mathilde Kschessinska
(Russian Ballerina and the First Russian Dancer to Master 32 Consecutive 'Fouettés en Tournant')
Mathilde Kschessinska
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 31, 1872
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ligovo, Russia
Died: 1971
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
Abigail Masham, Baroness Masham
0
Birthdate: 1670 AD
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: 1734
 24 
Ralph H. Baer
(German-American Inventor, Game Developer, and Engineer Best Known for Developing the First Video Game System)
Ralph H. Baer
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 8, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rodalben, Germany
Died: 2014
 25 
Percy Herbert
1
Birthdate: July 31, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London
Died: 1992
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 26 
Holly Woodlawn
(Puerto Rican Actor and Transgender Icon Known for Her Roles in Andy Warhol's Films)
Holly Woodlawn
2
Birthdate: October 26, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Juana Díaz, Puerto Rico
Died: 2015
 27 
Devan Nair
(3rd President of Singapore (1981 - 1985))
Devan Nair
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 5, 1923
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Malacca, Malaysia
Died: 2005
 28 
Paul Sarbanes
(Politician)
Paul Sarbanes
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 3, 1933
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Salisbury, Maryland, United States
Died: 2020
 29 
Werner von Siemens
2
Birthdate: December 13, 1816
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gehrden
Died: 1892
Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin
0
Birthdate: November 2, 1699
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1779
 31 
Joseph Black
(Chemist, Physicist, Scientist, University teacher)
Joseph Black
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 16, 1728
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bordeaux
Died: 1799
 32 
William H. Gass
(Novelist)
William H. Gass
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 30, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fargo, North Dakota, United States
Died: 2017
 33 
Philip Berrigan
(American Peace Activist and Catholic Priest)
Philip Berrigan
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 5, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Two Harbors, Minnesota, United States
Died: 2002
 34 
Pope Clement VI
(Former Head of the Catholic Church (1342 - 1352))
Pope Clement VI
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1291 AD
Birthplace: Rosiers-d'Égletons, France
Died: 1352
 35 
Luis Valbuena
(Baseball player)
Luis Valbuena
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 30, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Caja Seca, Venezuela
Died: 2018
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 36 
Džej Ramadanovski
(Serbian Folk Singer)
Džej Ramadanovski
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 29, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia
Died: 2020
 37 
Afonso I of Portugal
(King of Portugal (1139 - 1185))
Afonso I of Portugal
3
Birthdate: July 25, 1109
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Guimarães Castle, Guimaraes, Portugal
Died: 1185
 38 
Baltasar Gracian
(Spanish Jesuit and Baroque Prose Writer and Philosopher)
Baltasar Gracian
1
Birthdate: January 8, 1601
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Belmonte de Gracián, Spain
Died: 1658
 39 
João Goulart
(President of Brazil from 1961 to 1964)
João Goulart
1
Listed In:
Birthdate: March 1, 1918
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: São Borja
Died: 1976
 40 
Franzl Lang
(Singer, Musician)
Franzl Lang
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 28, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: 2015
 41 
Louis Blanc
(French Politician and Historian for His Theory of Worker-Controlled 'Social Workshops')
Louis Blanc
0
Birthdate: October 29, 1811
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: 1882
 42 
Tim Rossovich
(Actor, American Football Player)
Tim Rossovich
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 14, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Palo Alto, California, United States
Died: 2018
 43 
Gene Stratton-Porter
0
Birthdate: August 17, 1863
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lagro, Indiana, U.S
Died: 1924
 44 
Stella Young
(Australian Disability Activist, Comedian, and Journalist)
Stella Young
1
Birthdate: February 24, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stawell, Australia
Died: 2014
 45 
Viktor Shklovsky
0
Birthdate: January 24, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1984
 46 
Keith L. Moore
(Biologist)
Keith L. Moore
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 5, 1925
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brantford, Canada
Died: 2019
Amschel Mayer Rothschild
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 12, 1773
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt
Died: 1855
 48 
James Reston
(Journalist)
James Reston
0
Birthdate: November 3, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Clydebank, Scotland
Died: 1995
 49 
Sammy Fain
(Composer)
Sammy Fain
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 17, 1902
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1989
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Russell Conwell
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 15, 1843
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: South Worthington, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1925