Died On December 8th

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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.
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 1 
Juice WRLD
(Rapper)
Juice WRLD
251
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
(The Founder, Co-Songwriter, Co-Lead Vocalist & Rhythm Guitarist of 'The Beatles')
John Lennon
118
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
12
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
18
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 20, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dallas
Died: 2004
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 5 
Marty Robbins
(One of the Most Popular and Successful Country and Western Music Performers from the Late 1940s to the Early 1980s)
Marty Robbins
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 26, 1925
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Glendale, Arizona, United States
Died: 1982
 6 
Golda Meir
(Former Prime Minister of Israel (1969 - 1974))
Golda Meir
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 3, 1898
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: 1978
 7 
George Boole
(Mathematician, Philosopher, and Logician Best Known as the Author of ‘The Laws of Thought’)
George Boole
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 2, 1815
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England
Died: 1864
 8 
Slim Pickens
(Actor and Rodeo Performer)
Slim Pickens
5
Birthdate: June 29, 1919
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kingsburg, California, United States
Died: 1983
 9 
Rene Auberjonois
(Actor & Director Best Known for His Role of 'Odo' on 'Star Trek: Deep Space Nine')
Rene Auberjonois
5
Birthdate: June 1, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 10 
Herbert Spencer
(Philosopher and Sociologist Known for His Hypothesis of ‘Social Darwinism’ and the Expression 'Survival of the Fittest')
Herbert Spencer
8
Birthdate: April 27, 1820
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Derby, Derbyshire, England
Died: 1903
 11 
Howard Rollins
2
Birthdate: October 17, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: 1996
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 12 
Robert Prosky
1
Birthdate: December 13, 1930
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 2008
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 13 
Caroll Spinney
(Puppeteer)
Caroll Spinney
2
Birthdate: December 26, 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 14 
William Henry Vanderbilt
3
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 8, 1821
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1885
 15 
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
 16 
Claude Cahun
(French Photographer Known for Her Self-Portraits and Tableaux That Incorporated a Surrealist Style and Gender Fluidity)
Claude Cahun
2
Birthdate: October 25, 1894
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nantes, France
Died: 1954
 17 
Hermann Klaus Hugo Weyl
(One of the Most Famous and Skilled Mathematicians of the 20th Century)
Hermann Klaus Hugo Weyl
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 9, 1885
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Elmshorn, Germany
Died: 1955
 18 
Tris Speaker
(Baseball Player)
Tris Speaker
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 4, 1888
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hubbard, Texas, United States
Died: 1958
 19 
Anthony Veasna So
(Former American Writer known for short stories)
Anthony Veasna So
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 20, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stockton, California, United States
Died: 2020
 20 
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)
 21 
Duns Scotus
(Philosopher, Priest)
Duns Scotus
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1265 AD
Birthplace: Duns, Scotland
Died: 1308
 22 
Gladys George
(Actress)
Gladys George
1
Birthdate: September 13, 1904
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Patten, Maine, U.S.
Died: 1954
 23 
John Cornforth
(Australian–British Chemist and Winner of 1975 Nobel Prize in Chemistry)
John Cornforth
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 7, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: 2013
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 24 
Elizabeth Charlotte, Madame Palatine
(German Princess and Later Duchess of Orléans by Her Marriage to Philippe I, Duke of Orléans)
Elizabeth Charlotte, Madame Palatine
1
Birthdate: May 27, 1652
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Heidelberg Castle, Heidelberg, Electoral Palatinate, Holy Roman Empire
Died: 1722
 25 
Paul Volcker
(Former Chair of the Federal Reserve)
Paul Volcker
3
Birthdate: September 5, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cape May, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
Princess Marie Louise of Schleswig-Holstein
1
Birthdate: August 12, 1872
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cumberland Lodge, Old Windsor
Died: 1956
Prince Eitel Friedrich of Prussia
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 7, 1883
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: 1942
 28 
Benjamin Constant
(Swiss-French Statesmen, Political Thinker and Activist )
Benjamin Constant
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 25, 1767
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lausanne, Switzerland
Died: 1830
 29 
Gerard Stokes
(Rugby league player)
Gerard Stokes
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 1955 AD
Birthplace: New Zealand
Died: 2020
 30 
Henry Laurens
(Politician)
Henry Laurens
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 6, 1724
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, U.S
Died: 1792
 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 
Antônio Carlos Jobim
(One of the Greatest Exponents of Brazilian Music and Primary Creator of 'Bossa Nova' Style)
Antônio Carlos Jobim
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 25, 1927
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: 1994
 33 
Bob Bell
(Announcer)
Bob Bell
0
Birthdate: January 18, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Flint, Michigan, United States
Died: 1997
 34 
Oliver Postgate
(Animator)
Oliver Postgate
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 12, 1925
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hendon, Middlesex, England
Died: 2008
 35 
Douglas Tompkins
(Entrepreneur)
Douglas Tompkins
3
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 20, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Conneaut, Ohio, United States
Died: 2015
 36 
Betty Holberton
(Computer scientist, Programmer)
Betty Holberton
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: March 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: 2001
 37 
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
 38 
Richard Baxter
(British Puritan Church Leader, Poet, Hymnodist, Theologian, and Controversialist)
Richard Baxter
0
Birthdate: November 12, 1615
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rowton, Shropshire, England
Died: 1691
 39 
Thomas De Quincey
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 15, 1785
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Manchester
Died: 1859
 40 
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
 41 
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
 42 
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
 43 
Tadeusz Kantor
0
Birthdate: April 6, 1915
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wielopole Skrzyńskie, Austria-Hungary
Died: 1990
 44 
Lyudmila Alexeyeva
(Historian, Human rights activist)
Lyudmila Alexeyeva
0
Birthdate: July 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Yevpatoriya
Died: 2018
 45 
Blanche Hoschede Monet
0
Birthdate: November 10, 1865
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1947
 46 
Maximilian von Spee
(Naval officer)
Maximilian von Spee
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 22, 1861
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: 1914
 47 
Keith Holyoake
(26th Prime Minister of New Zealand (1960 - 1972))
Keith Holyoake
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 11, 1904
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mangamutu, New Zealand
Died: 1983
 48 
Albert Kahn (Architect)
2
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: March 21, 1869
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rhaunen, Germany
Died: 1942
 49 
Shehu Musa Yar'Adua
(Major General Who became Chief of Staff, Supreme Headquarters under Nigeria’s Head of State )
Shehu Musa Yar'Adua
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 5, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Katsina, Nigeria
Died: 1997
Charles, Grand Duke of Baden
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 8, 1786
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Died: 1818