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.

John LennonJohn Lennon
(Co-founder of 'The Beatles')

09 October 1940

British

Golda MeirGolda Meir
(Former Prime Minister of Israel)

03 May 1898

Israeli,Ukrainian

Marty RobbinsMarty Robbins
(Country Singer)

26 September 1925

American

Herbert SpencerHerbert Spencer
(Philosopher)

27 April 1820

British

Slim PickensSlim Pickens
(Actor & Rodeo Performer)

29 June 1919

American

George BooleGeorge Boole
(Mathematician, Philosopher and Logician)

02 November 1815

British

Thomas De QuinceyThomas De Quincey
(Essayist)

15 August 1785

British

Gladys George Gladys George
(Actress)

13 September 1904

American

Martin RittMartin Ritt
(Film Director)

02 March 1914

American

John CornforthJohn Cornforth
(Nobel Prize Winner Chemist)

07 September 1917

Australian,British

Thomas BrasseyThomas Brassey
(Civil Engineer)

07 November 1805

British

Hermann Klaus Hugo WeylHermann Klaus Hugo Weyl
(Mathematician and Theoretical Physicist)

09 November 1885

German

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Dimebag DarrellDimebag Darrell
(Guitarist, Composer, Musician)

20 August 1966

American

Madame du BarryMadame du Barry
(chief mistress)

19 August 1743

French

Antônio Carlos JobimAntônio Carlos Jobim
(Composer, Singer, Pianist, Guitarist, Jazz musician, Jazz guitarist, Songwriter, Record producer)

25 January 1927

Brazilian

Oscar II of SwedenOscar II of Sweden
(King)

21 January 1829

Swedish

Douglas TompkinsDouglas Tompkins
(entrepreneur, environmentalist)

20 March 1943

American

Duns ScotusDuns Scotus
(philosopher, theologian, writer, cleric, university teacher, Catholic priest)

1265 AD

British,Scottish

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

29 November 1843

British

James HobanJames Hoban
(Architect)

1762 AD

Irish

Claude CahunClaude Cahun
(Artist, Photographer, Writer)

25 October 1894

French

Maximilian von SpeeMaximilian von Spee
(Navy officer)

22 June 1861

German

Betty HolbertonBetty Holberton
(Computer scientist, Programmer)

07 March 1917

American

William ShawnWilliam Shawn
(Journalist)

31 August 1907

American

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Stella YoungStella Young
(journalist)

24 February 1982

Australian

Gerard ter BorchGerard ter Borch
(painter)

30 November 1617

Dutch

Rubén GonzálezRubén González
(Pianist)

26 May 1919

Cuban

Sydney HarrisSydney Harris

14 September 1917

British,American

Albert Kahn (Architect)Albert Kahn (Architect)

21 March 1869

American

Elmārs ZemgalisElmārs Zemgalis
(Chess player, Non-fiction writer)

09 September 1923

Latvian