Died On December 6th

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.

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

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 1 
B. R. Ambedkar
(One of the Architects of the Indian Constitution)

B. R. Ambedkar
93
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 14, 1891
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Madhya Pradesh, India
Died: 1956

 2 
Roy Orbison
(Known as 'The Caruso of Rock' & Famous for Songs 'Only the Lonely' and 'Running Scared')

Roy Orbison
14
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 23, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vernon, Texas, United States
Died: 1988
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 3 
Jefferson Davis
(Former President of the Confederate States of America)

Jefferson Davis
40
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 3, 1808
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fairview, Kentucky, United States
Died: 1889

 4 
Saint Nicholas
(Bishop of Myra)

Saint Nicholas
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 15, 0270
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Patara, Turkey
Died: 0343

 5 

Frances Bavier
18
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
1
Birthdate: March 22, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: 2000
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 8 
Tunku Abdul Rahman
(1st Prime Minister of Malaysia (1957-70))

Tunku Abdul Rahman
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 8, 1903
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Alor Setar, Malaysia
Died: 1990

 9 
Hyder Ali
(Ruler of Mysore)

Hyder Ali
13
Birthdate: 1721 AD
Birthplace: Budikote
Died: 1782

 10 

Ron Leibman
3
Birthdate: October 11, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 11 

Consuelo Vanderbilt
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 2, 1877
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 1964

 12 
Lead Belly
(Folk and blues singer)

Lead Belly
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 23, 1888
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mooringsport, Louisiana, United States
Died: 1949

 13 
Honus Wagner
(Baseballer)

Honus Wagner
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 24, 1874
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chartiers, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 1955
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 14 
Harry Harlow
(Psychologist)

Harry Harlow
0
Birthdate: October 31, 1905
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fairfield, Iowa, U.S.
Died: 1981

 15 
John Payne
(Actor)

John Payne
2
Birthdate: May 23, 1912
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Roanoke, Virginia
Died: 1989

 16 

Anthony Trollope
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 24, 1815
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1882

 17 
Pete Rozelle
(Business person)

Pete Rozelle
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 1, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: South Gate, California, United States
Died: 1996

 18 

Peter Vaughan
2
Birthdate: April 4, 1923
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wem, Shropshire, England, UK
Died: 2016
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 19 
Sunny von Bülow
(Socialite)

Sunny von Bülow
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 1, 1932
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manassas, Virginia, United States
Died: 2008

 20 
Carroll Cole
(Serial killer)

Carroll Cole
3
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 9, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sioux City, Iowa, United States
Died: 1985

 21 

Nicholas Smith
0
Birthdate: March 5, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Banstead, Surrey, England
Died: 2015

Abigail Masham, Baroness Masham
0
Birthdate: 1670 AD
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: 1734

 23 
Barbara Orbison
(Record producer, Music publisher, Composer)

Barbara Orbison
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 10, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bielefeld
Died: 2011

 24 
Devan Nair
(Former President of Singapore)

Devan Nair
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 5, 1923
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Malacca, Straits Settlements
Died: 2005

 25 

Werner von Siemens
1
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

 27 
Keith L. Moore
(Biologist)

Keith L. Moore
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 5, 1925
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brantford, Canada
Died: 2019

 28 

Pope Clement VI
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1290 AD
Birthplace: Rosiers-d'Égletons, Corrèze, France
Died: 1352

 29 
Ralph H. Baer
(Inventor)

Ralph H. Baer
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 8, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rodalben, Germany
Died: 2014

 30 

Džej Ramadanovski
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 29, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia
Died: 2020

 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 
Gian Maria Volontè
(Italian Actor Known for His Versatility as an Interpreter and His Fiery Temper)

Gian Maria Volontè
1
Birthdate: April 9, 1933
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: 1994
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 33 
Louis Blanc
(Former socialist who favored reforms, he called for the creation of cooperatives in order to guarantee employment for the urban poor)

Louis Blanc
0
Birthdate: October 29, 1811
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: 1882

 34 

Gene Stratton-Porter
0
Birthdate: August 17, 1863
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lagro, Indiana, U.S
Died: 1924

 35 
Philip Berrigan
(Peace activist)

Philip Berrigan
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 5, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Two Harbors, Minnesota, United States
Died: 2002

 36 
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

 37 
Stella Young
(Famous for her Melbourne International Comedy Festival award-winning show Tales from the Crip)

Stella Young
0
Birthdate: February 24, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stawell, Australia
Died: 2014

 38 

Percy Herbert
1
Birthdate: July 31, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London
Died: 1992
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 39 
Luis Valbuena
(Baseball player)

Luis Valbuena
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 30, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Caja Seca, Venezuela
Died: 2018
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 40 

Holly Woodlawn
2
Birthdate: October 26, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Juana Díaz, Puerto Rico
Died: 2015

 41 
Paul Sarbanes
(Politician)

Paul Sarbanes
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 3, 1933
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Salisbury, Maryland, United States
Died: 2020

 42 

Viktor Shklovsky
0
Birthdate: January 24, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1984

 43 
Baltasar Gracian
(Prose writer)

Baltasar Gracian
0
Birthdate: January 8, 1601
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Belmonte de Gracián, Spain
Died: 1658

Amschel Mayer Rothschild
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 12, 1773
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt
Died: 1855

 45 

Russell Conwell
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 15, 1843
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: South Worthington, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1925

 46 
Franzl Lang
(Singer, Musician)

Franzl Lang
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 28, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: 2015

 47 
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

 48 
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

 49 

Marian Hooper Adams
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 13, 1843
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1885

 50 
James Reston
(Journalist)

James Reston
0
Birthdate: November 3, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Clydebank, Scotland
Died: 1995