Famous Deaths on December 21, Who Died on December 21

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Date Name
0072 Thomas the Apostle, Roman martyr and saint (b. 1 AD)
1001 Hugh of Tuscany, Italian margrave (b. 950)
1308 Henry I, Landgrave of Hesse (b. 1244)
1338 Thomas Hemenhale, bishop of Worcester
1362 Constantine III, king of Armenia (b. 1313)
1375 Giovanni Boccaccio, Italian author and poet (b. 1313)
1504 Berthold von Henneberg, German archbishop (b. 1442)
1536 John Seymour, English courtier (b. 1474)
1549 Marguerite de Navarre, queen of Henry II of Navarre (b. 1492)
1581 Jean de la Cassière, 51st Grandmaster of the Knights Hospitaller (b. 1502)
1597 Peter Canisius, Dutch priest and saint (b. 1521)
1608 William Davison, secretary to Queen Elizabeth I of England (b. c. 1541)
1610 Catherine Vasa, Swedish princess (b. 1539)
1701 Sir Hugh Paterson, Baronet of Bannockburn (b. 1659)
1807 John Newton, English soldier and minister (b. 1725)
1824 James Parkinson, English physician and paleontologist (b. 1755)
1869 Friedrich Ernst Scheller, German jurist and politician (b. 1791)
1873 Francis Garnier, French admiral and explorer (b. 1839)
1889 Friedrich August von Quenstedt, German geologist and palaeontologist (b. 1809)
1920 Mohammed Abdullah Hassan, leader of the Dervish movement (b. 1856)
1929 I. L. Patterson, American politician, 18th Governor of Oregon (b. 1859)
1933 Knud Rasmussen, Greenlandic anthropologist and explorer (b. 1879)
1935 Ted Birnie, English footballer and manager (b. 1878)
1937 Violette Neatley Anderson, American judge (b. 1882)
1940 F. Scott Fitzgerald, American novelist and short story writer (b. 1896)
1945 George S. Patton, American general (b. 1885)
1948 Władysław Witwicki, Polish psychologist, philosopher, translator, historian (of philosophy and art) and artist (b. 1878)
1952 Kenneth Edwards, American golfer (b. 1886)
1953 Kaarlo Koskelo, Finnish-American wrestler and businessman (b. 1888)
1957 Eric Coates, English viola player and composer (b. 1886)
1958 H.B. Warner, English actor (b. 1875)
1959 Rosanjin, Japanese calligrapher, engraver, and painter (b. 1883)
1963 Jack Hobbs, English cricketer and journalist (b. 1882)
1964 Carl Van Vechten, American author and photographer (b. 1880)
1965 Claude Champagne, Canadian violinist, pianist, and composer (b. 1891)
1968 Vittorio Pozzo, Italian footballer, coach, and manager (b. 1886)
1974 Richard Long, American actor and director (b. 1927)
1982 Abu Al-Asar Hafeez Jullundhri, Pakistani poet and composer (b. 1900)
1983 Paul de Man, Belgian-born philosopher, literary critic and theorist (b. 1919)
1988 Nikolaas Tinbergen, Dutch-English ethologist and ornithologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1907)
1992 Stella Adler, American actress and educator (b. 1901)
1998 Ernst-Günther Schenck, German colonel and physician (b. 1904)
2004 Autar Singh Paintal, Indian physiologist and neurologist (b. 1925)
2006 Saparmurat Niyazov, Turkmen engineer and politician, 1st President of Turkmenistan (b. 1940)
2009 Edwin G. Krebs, American biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1918)
2010 Enzo Bearzot, Italian footballer and manager (b. 1927)
2013 Edgar Bronfman, Sr., Canadian-American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1929)
2014 Udo Jürgens, Austrian-Swiss singer-songwriter and pianist (b. 1934)
2017 Bruce McCandless II, US astronaut who conducted the first untethered spacewalk (b. 1937)
2019 Andrew Clennel Palmer, British engineer (b. 1938)
882 Hincmar, French archbishop and historian (b. 806)
956 Sun Sheng, Chinese chancellor