Died On December 8th

Discover the most famous people who died on December 8. The list includes people like George Boole, John Lennon, Golda Meir, Herbert Spencer, Thomas De Quincey. Famous personalities featured on this list, include non-fiction writers, philosophers, composers and mathematicians and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Australia & Germany 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 
Juice WRLD
(Rapper)

Juice WRLD
165
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 2, 1998
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 2 
John Lennon
(Singer-songwriter)

John Lennon
83
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 9, 1940
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1980

 3 
John Glenn
(Tthe First American to Orbit the Earth)

John Glenn
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 18, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cambridge, Ohio, United States
Died: 2016
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 4 
Dimebag Darrell
(Guitarist, Composer, Musician)

Dimebag Darrell
9
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 20, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dallas
Died: 2004
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 5 
Golda Meir
(Prime Minister of Israel (1969-74))

Golda Meir
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 3, 1898
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: 1978

 6 
Marty Robbins
(Singer-songwriter)

Marty Robbins
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 26, 1925
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Glendale, Arizona, United States
Died: 1982

 7 
George Boole
(Mathematician, Philosopher, Logician)

George Boole
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 2, 1815
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England
Died: 1864
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 8 
Jack Churchill
(Military Leader)

Jack Churchill
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 16, 1906
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Died: 1996

 9 
Slim Pickens
(Actor & Rodeo Performer)

Slim Pickens
2
Birthdate: June 29, 1919
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kingsburg, California, United States
Died: 1983

 10 
Herbert Spencer
(Philosopher)

Herbert Spencer
5
Birthdate: April 27, 1820
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Derby, Derbyshire, England
Died: 1903

 11 

Howard Rollins
1
Birthdate: October 17, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: 1996
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 12 

Rene Auberjonois
3
Birthdate: June 1, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 13 

Robert Prosky
1
Birthdate: December 13, 1930
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 2008
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 14 
Caroll Spinney
(Puppeteer)

Caroll Spinney
1
Birthdate: December 26, 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 15 

William Henry Vanderbilt
3
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 8, 1821
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1885

 16 
Paul Volcker
(Former Chair of the Federal Reserve)

Paul Volcker
0
Birthdate: September 5, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cape May, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 17 
Antônio Carlos Jobim
(Composer, & Pianist)

Antônio Carlos Jobim
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 25, 1927
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: 1994

 18 
Claude Cahun
(Former surrealist photographer, sculptor best known as a writer and self-portraitist, who assumed a variety of performative personae)

Claude Cahun
2
Birthdate: October 25, 1894
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nantes, France
Died: 1954

 19 
Tris Speaker
(Baseball Player)

Tris Speaker
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 4, 1888
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hubbard, Texas, United States
Died: 1958

 20 
Hermann Klaus Hugo Weyl
(Mathematician and Theoretical Physicist)

Hermann Klaus Hugo Weyl
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 9, 1885
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Elmshorn, Germany
Died: 1955

 21 
Gladys George
(Actress)

Gladys George
1
Birthdate: September 13, 1904
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Patten, Maine, U.S.
Died: 1954

Elizabeth Charlotte, Madame Palatine
0
Birthdate: May 27, 1652
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Heidelberg Castle, Heidelberg, Electoral Palatinate, Holy Roman Empire
Died: 1722

 23 

John Cornforth
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: 2013
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 24 
Bobby Joe Hill
(Basketball Player)

Bobby Joe Hill
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 12, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Highland Park, Michigan, United States
Died: 2002
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 25 
Madame du Barry
(Mistress of Louis XV of France)

Madame du Barry
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 19, 1743
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vaucouleurs, France
Died: 1793

 26 
Henry Laurens
(Politician)

Henry Laurens
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 6, 1724
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, U.S
Died: 1792

Princess Marie Louise of Schleswig-Holstein
1
Birthdate: August 12, 1872
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cumberland Lodge, Old Windsor
Died: 1956

 28 
Duns Scotus
(Philosopher, Priest)

Duns Scotus
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1265 AD
Birthplace: Duns, Scotland
Died: 1308

Prince Eitel Friedrich of Prussia
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 7, 1883
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: 1942

 30 

Benjamin Constant
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 25, 1767
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lausanne, Switzerland
Died: 1830

 31 
Gertrude Jekyll
(Horticulturist, Painter, Gardener, Non-fiction writer, Botanist, Architect)

Gertrude Jekyll
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: November 29, 1843
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London
Died: 1932

 32 
Gerard Stokes
(Rugby league player)

Gerard Stokes
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 1955 AD
Birthplace: New Zealand
Died: 2020

 33 
Douglas Tompkins
(Entrepreneur)

Douglas Tompkins
3
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 20, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Conneaut, Ohio, United States
Died: 2015

 34 
James Hoban
(Architect, best known for designing the White House in Washington, D.C)

James Hoban
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: 1755 AD
Birthplace: Callan, County Kilkenny, Ireland
Died: 1831

 35 
Bob Bell
(Announcer)

Bob Bell
0
Birthdate: January 18, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Flint, Michigan, United States
Died: 1997

 36 
Oliver Postgate
(Animator)

Oliver Postgate
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 12, 1925
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hendon, Middlesex, England
Died: 2008

 37 
Betty Holberton
(Computer scientist, Programmer)

Betty Holberton
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: March 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: 2001

 38 
Maximilian von Spee
(Naval officer)

Maximilian von Spee
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 22, 1861
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: 1914

 39 
Rubén González
(Former Pianist who is said to have "forged the style of modern Cuban piano playing in the 1940s".)

Rubén González
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 26, 1919
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santa Clara, Cuba
Died: 2003

 40 

Albert Kahn (Architect)
1
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: March 21, 1869
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rhaunen, Germany
Died: 1942

 41 

Blanche Hoschede Monet
0
Birthdate: November 10, 1865
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1947

 42 
Martin Ritt
(Film Director)

Martin Ritt
0
Birthdate: March 2, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: 1990

 43 

Tadeusz Kantor
0
Birthdate: April 6, 1915
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wielopole Skrzyńskie, Austria-Hungary
Died: 1990

 44 
Pafnuty Chebyshev
(Considered to Be the Founding Father of Russian Mathematics)

Pafnuty Chebyshev
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 16, 1821
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Zhukovsky District, Russia
Died: 1894

 45 
Yamamoto Gonnohyōe
(Prime minister)

Yamamoto Gonnohyōe
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 26, 1852
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kagoshima, Japan
Died: 1933

 46 
Keith Holyoake
(Former Prime Minister)

Keith Holyoake
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 11, 1904
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pahiatua, Wairarapa, New Zealand
Died: 1983

 47 
Peg Leg Bates
(Entertainer)

Peg Leg Bates
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: October 11, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fountain Inn, South Carolina, United States
Died: 1998

 48 

Richard Baxter
0
Birthdate: November 12, 1615
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rowton, Shropshire, England
Died: 1691

 49 
Shehu Musa Yar'Adua
(Army Major General)

Shehu Musa Yar'Adua
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 5, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Katsina, Nigeria
Died: 1997

 50 
Lyudmila Alexeyeva
(Historian, Human rights activist)

Lyudmila Alexeyeva
0
Birthdate: July 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Yevpatoriya
Died: 2018