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Today's Famous Deaths          December 8th

December 8 Famous Deaths list :
       List of Famous celebrity people who died Today. Famous Deaths Today in the history. Know the famous celebrity who died on this day.
YearPeople / Celebrity NamePeople / Celebrity ProfessionCountry
0765Jafar al-SadiqArabian polymath United Arab Emirates(UAE)
0899Arnulf of CarinthiaCarolingian King of East Francia Italy
1521Christina of SaxonyQueen of Denmark and Norway Germany
1625Christina of Holstein-GottorpQueen-Consort of Sweden Sweden
1626John Davies (poet)English poet and lawyer United Kingdom(UK)
1632Philippe van LansbergeDutch astronomer Netherlands
1638Ivan GundulicCroatian poet Croatia
1643John PymEnglish parliamentarian United Kingdom(UK)
1649Noel ChabanelFrench Jesuit missionary France
1680Henry Pierrepont, 1st Marquess of DorchesterEnglish peer United Kingdom(UK)
1691Richard BaxterEnglish clergyman United Kingdom(UK)
1695Barthelemy d Herbelot de MolainvilleFrench orientalist France
1709Thomas CorneilleFrench dramatist France
1722Elizabeth Charlotte of the PalatinateElectress of Bavaria Germany
1744Marie Anne de MaillyFrench mistress of King Louis XV of France France
1745Etienne FourmontFrench orientalist France
1746Charles RadclyffeBritish politician United Kingdom(UK)
1755Jean-Baptiste StuckItalian-French composer and cellist of the Baroque Italy
1756William Stanhope, 1st Earl of HarringtonBritish statesman and diplomat United Kingdom(UK)
1768Jean Denis AttiretFrench Jesuit missionary and painter France
1779Nathan AlcockEnglish physician United Kingdom(UK)
1793Madame du BarryFrench courtesan France
1811Eliza PoeEnglish born American actress United States(USA)
1830Benjamin ConstantSwiss writer Switzerland
1850Georg SverdrupNorwegian philologist Norway
1859Thomas De QuinceyEnglish author United Kingdom(UK)
1864George BooleEnglish mathematician and philosopher United Kingdom(UK)
1869Narcisa de JesusRoman Catholic saint Ecuador
1870Thomas BrasseyEnglish civil engineering contractor United Kingdom(UK)
1885William Henry VanderbiltAmerican businessman and a member of the prominent United States Vanderbilt family United States(USA)
1894Pafnuty ChebyshevRussian mathematician Russia
1903Herbert SpencerEnglish philosopher United Kingdom(UK)
1907Oscar II of SwedenKing of Sweden and Norway Sweden
1908William Harvey CarneyAmerican Civil War officier United States(USA)
1914Maximilian von SpeeGerman admiral Germany
1917Mendele Moykher SforimJewish writer Belarus
1917Arthur Matthew Weld DowningBritish astronomer United Kingdom(UK)
1924Franz Xaver ScharwenkaPolish-German pianist and composer Poland
1937Pavel FlorenskyRussian mathematician Russia
1938Friedrich GlauserGerman-language Swiss writer Austria
1940George Exton LloydAnglican bishop and theologian United Kingdom(UK)
1948Matthew CharltonAustralian politician Australia
1952Charles LightollerSecond mate on board the RMS Titanic United Kingdom(UK)
1954Gladys GeorgeAmerican actress United States(USA)
1954Joseph B. KeenanUnited States political figure United States(USA)
1955Hermann Klaus Hugo WeylGerman mathematician Germany
1956Princess Marie LouisePrincess of Schleswig-Holstein United Kingdom(UK)
1957Reginald SheffieldBritish actor United Kingdom(UK)
1958Tris SpeakerAmerican baseball player United States(USA)
1963Sarit ThanaratThai career soldier Thailand
1971Eleni OuraniGreek writer Greece
1971Ernst KrenkelSoviet Arctic explorer, radio operator, doctor of geographical sciences and Hero of the Soviet Union Russia
1975Gary ThainRock bassist United Kingdom(UK)
1977Erno NagyHungarian fencer Hungary
1978Golda Meir4th Prime Minister of Israel Israel
1980John LennonEnglish singer, songwriter United Kingdom(UK)
1982Bram BehrSurinamese communist Suriname
1982Marty RobbinsAmerican singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist United States(USA)
1983Slim PickensAmerican actor United States(USA)
1983Keith Holyoake26th Prime Minister of New Zealand New Zealand
1984Luther AdlerAmerican stage actor United States(USA)
1984Nicholas DingleyThe drummer of Hanoi Rocks United Kingdom(UK)
1984Robert Jay MathewsThe leader of an American white nationalist group The Order United States(USA)
1986Henry ReedBritish poet, translator, radio dramatist and journalist United Kingdom(UK)
1990Martin RittAmerican director United States(USA)
1990Tadeusz KantorPolish painter, assemblage artist, set designer and theater director Poland
1991Buck ClaytonAmerican jazz trumpet player United States(USA)
1992William ShawnAmerican editor United States(USA)
1993Yevgeni MinaevFormer Russian weightlifter and Olympic champion Russia
1994Antonio Carlos JobimGrammy Award-winning Brazilian songwriter, composer, arranger, singer, pianist and guitarist Brazil
1996Marin SorescuRomanian poet, playwright, and novelist Romania
1996Howard Ellsworth Rollins, Jr.American television, film, and stage actor United States(USA)
1996Kashiwado TsuyoshiSumo wrestler Japan
1997Bob BellAmerican clown United States(USA)
1998Michael CrazeBritish actor United Kingdom(UK)
1999Kuczka PeterHungarian writer, poet and Science Fiction editor Hungary
2000Milic od MacveSerbian painter and artist Serbia
2001Don TennantAmerican advertising agency executive United States(USA)
2001Mirza DelibasicBosnian professional basketball player Bosnia and Herzegovina
2003Ruben GonzalezCuban pianist Cuba
2004Dimebag DarrellAmerican guitarist United States(USA)
2004Jackson Mac LowAmerican poet, performance artist, composer and playwright United States(USA)
2005Georgiy ZhzhonovRussian actor and writer Russia
2006Martha TiltonAmerican popular singer United States(USA)
2006Jose UribeDominican Major League Baseball shortstop Dominica
2007Gerardo Garcia PimentelMexican journalist and crime reporter Mexico
2008Robert ProskyAmerican actor United States(USA)
2008Bob SpiersDirector United Kingdom(UK)
2008Kerryn McCannAustralian athlete Australia
2008Oliver PostgateEnglish animator, puppeteer and writer United Kingdom(UK)
2009Luis Díaz PortorrealDominican Republican musician and composer Dominican Republic
2011Zelman Cowen19th Governor General of Australia Australia
2012Ambrose MadthaRoman Catholic archbishop of Naissus Italy
2012JagannathanIndian (Malayalam) actor India
2012Jerry BrownAmerican football linebacker United States(USA)
2012Arnold DeanAmerican radio sports host United States(USA)
2012Charles Bee MartinAmerican politician United States(USA)
2012Khan Sarwar MurshidBangladeshi educationist, diplomat, and intellectual India
2012William George Bill PrestAustralian politician Australia

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