Famous Deaths on December 15, Who Died on December 15

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Date Name
1025 Basil II, Byzantine emperor (b. 958)
1072 Alp Arslan, Turkish sultan (b. 1029)
1161 Wanyan Liang, Chinese emperor (b. 1122)
1230 Ottokar I, duke of Bohemia (b. 1155)
1283 Philip I, Latin emperor (b. 1243)
1343 Hasan Kucek, Chopanid prince (b. c. 1319)
1467 Jöns Bengtsson Oxenstierna, archbishop and regent of Sweden (b. 1417)
1574 Selim II, Ottoman sultan (b. 1524)
1598 Philips of Marnix, Lord of Saint-Aldegonde, Dutch nobleman (b. 1540)
1673 Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, English noblewoman (b. 1623)
1675 Johannes Vermeer, Dutch painter and educator (b. 1632)
1683 Izaak Walton, English author (b. 1593)
1688 Gaspar Fagel, Dutch lawyer and politician (b. 1634)
1698 Louis Victor de Rochechouart de Mortemart, French nobleman (b. 1636)
1715 George Hickes, English minister and scholar (b. 1642)
1753 Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington, English architect and politician, designed Chiswick House (b. 1694)
1792 Joseph Martin Kraus, Swedish pianist, violinist, and composer (b. 1756)
1812 Shneur Zalman, Russian rabbi, author and founder of Chabad (b. 1745)
1817 Federigo Zuccari, astronomer, director of the Astronomical Observatory of Naples (b. 1783)
1819 Daniel Rutherford, Scottish chemist and physician (b. 1749)
1855 Jacques Charles François Sturm, French mathematician and academic (b. 1803)
1878 Alfred Bird, English chemist and businessman, invented baking powder (b. 1811)
1890 Sitting Bull, Hunkpapa Lakota tribal chief (b. 1831)
1943 Fats Waller, American singer-songwriter and pianist (b. 1904)
1944 Glenn Miller, American bandleader and composer (b. 1904)
1947 Arthur Machen, Welsh journalist and author (b. 1863)
1950 Vallabhbhai Patel, Indian lawyer and politician, 1st Deputy Prime Minister of India (b. 1875)
1958 Wolfgang Pauli, Austrian-Swiss physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1900)
1962 Charles Laughton, English-American actor, director, and producer (b. 1899)
1965 M. Balasundaram, Sri Lankan journalist, lawyer, and politician (b. 1903)
1966 Keith Arbuthnott, 15th Viscount of Arbuthnott, Indian-Scottish general and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Kincardineshire (b. 1897)
1968 Antonio Barrette, Canadian politician, 18th Premier of Quebec (b. 1899)
1969 Karl Theodor Bleek, German lawyer and politician, 12th Mayor of Marburg (b. 1898)
1971 Paul Lévy, French mathematician and theorist (b. 1886)
1974 Anatole Litvak, Russian-American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1902)
1977 Wilfred Kitching, English 7th General of The Salvation Army (b. 1893)
1978 Chill Wills, American actor (b. 1903)
1980 Peter Gregg, American race car driver (b. 1940)
1984 Jan Peerce, American tenor and actor (b. 1904)
1985 Seewoosagur Ramgoolam, Mauritian physician and politician, 1st Prime Minister of Mauritius (b. 1900)
1986 Serge Lifar, Russian-French ballet dancer and choreographer (b. 1905)
1989 Edward Underdown, English actor and jockey (b. 1908)
1991 Vasily Zaytsev, Russian captain (b. 1915)
1993 William Dale Phillips, American chemist and engineer (b. 1925)
2000 Haris Brkić, Bosnian-Serbian basketball player (b. 1974)
2003 Vincent Apap, Maltese sculptor (b. 1909)
2004 Vassal Gadoengin, Nauruan educator and politician, Speaker of the Nauru Parliament (b. 1943)
2005 Heinrich Gross, Austrian physician and psychiatrist (b. 1914)
2006 Clay Regazzoni, Swiss race car driver (b. 1939)
2007 Julia Carson, American lawyer and politician (b. 1938)
2008 León Febres Cordero, Ecuadorian engineer and politician, 46th President of Ecuador (b. 1931)
2009 Eliza Atkins Gleason, American librarian (b. 1909)
2010 Blake Edwards, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1922)
2011 Bob Brookmeyer, American trombone player and composer (b. 1929)
2012 Owoye Andrew Azazi, Nigerian general (b. 1952)
2013 Harold Camping, American evangelist, author, radio host (b. 1921)
2014 Donald Metcalf, Australian physiologist and immunologist (b. 1929)
2015 Harry Zvi Tabor, English-Israeli physicist and engineer (b. 1917)
2016 Craig Sager, American sports journalist (b. 1951)
2017 Heinz Wolff, scientist and TV presenter (b. 1928)
2018 Eryue He, Chinese historical fiction writer (b.1945)
2020 Saufatu Sopoanga, Tuvaluan politician, 8th Prime Minister of Tuvalu (b. 1952)
933 Li Siyuan, Chinese emperor (b. 867)