Famous Deaths on 3rd December

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450 - Petrus Chrysologus, 1st archbishop of Ravenna, dies
1137 - Lotharius III, of Supplinburg, Roman-Ger emperor (1133-37), dies at 67
1154 - Anastasius IV, Pope (1153-54), dies
1265 - Odofredus, Italian jurist
1463 - Louis Chalon, prince of Orange, dies
1469 - Piero de' Medici, ruler of Florence, dies at about 53
1491 - Thomas Basin, French historian/bishop of Lisieux, dies
1533 - Vasili III, great prince of Moscow (1505-33), dies at 54
1552 - St Francis Xavier, Jesuit missionary to the East (b. 1506)
1610 - Honda Tadakatsu, Japanese general (b. 1548)
1660 - Jacques Sarazin, French sculptor/painter, dies at about 70
1676 - Daniel Stalpaert, Amsterdams master builder, buried
1706 - Emilie Juliane of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, German countess and hymn writer (b. 1637)
1765 - Lord John Philip Sackville, British cricketer (b. 1713)
1789 - Claude-Joseph Vernet, French seascape painter, dies
1807 - Clara Reeve, English author (old English baron), dies
1815 - John Carroll (priest), first Roman Catholic archbishop in the U.S. (b. 1735)
1823 - Joseph Pouteau, composer, dies at 84
1839 - Frederik VI, king of Denmark (1808-39)/Norway (1803-14), dies at 71
1845 - Gregor MacGregor, Scottish con-man (b. 1786)
1857 - Christian D Rauch, German sculptor, dies at 80
1866 - Johann Wenzel Kalliwoda, composer, dies at 65
1876 - Hermann Goetz, composer, dies at 35
1882 - Archibald Campbell Tait, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1811)
1888 - Carl Zeiss, German lens maker (b. 1816)
1889 - Baltasar Saldoni, composer, dies at 82
1890 - Bill Midwinter, cricketer (8 Tests for Australia, 4 for England), dies
1892 - William Bonaparte, grandson of Lucien, dies
1892 - Afanasy Fet, Russian poet (b. 1820)
1894 - HM Jozef Schadde, Flem architect (Antwerp Stock exchange), dies at 76
Novelist Robert Louis StevensonNovelist Robert Louis Stevenson (1894) 1894 - Robert Louis Stevenson, Scottish novelist, dies at 45
1902 - Robert Lawson, New Zealand architect (b. 1833)
1910 - Mary Baker Eddy, founder (Christian Science (Monitor)), dies at 89
1912 - Prudente José de Morais Barros, President of Brazil (b. 1841)
1919 - Pierre A Renoir, French painter/sculptor, dies at 78
1933 - Richard Henry Warren, composer, dies at 74
1934 - Charles James O'Donnell, Irish politician (b. 1849)
1937 - Prosper Poullet, Belgian mayor, dies
1941 - Johann Christian August Sinding, composer, dies at 85
1941 - Pavel Filonov, Russian painter (b. 1883)
1942 - Wilhelm Peterson-Berger, composer, dies at 75
1944 - Delfien Vanhaute, Flemish pastor/poet (Ark of Noah), dies at 75
Painter & Sculptor Pierre Auguste RenoirPainter & Sculptor Pierre Auguste Renoir (1919) 1949 - Elin Pelin, writer, dies
1949 - Maria Ouspenskaya, actress (Spookies), dies at 62
1954 - Enrique Soro Barriga, composer, dies at 70
1955 - Cow Cow Davenport, American pianist (b. 1894)
1957 - Frank E Gannett, newspaper publisher, dies at 81
1960 - Hermann Stephani, composer, dies at 83
1961 - Jekabs Graubins, composer, dies at 75
1961 - Mary Charleson, actress (Upstairs & Downstairs), dies at 76
1964 - Ernst Ginsberg, writer, dies
1964 - George Brown, cricketer (7 Tests for England), dies
1967 - Annette Kolb, writer, dies at 92
1967 - Fred Engelen, Flemish actor/director (Kritisch Theater), dies at 54
1967 - Harry Wismer, American original owner of the New York Jets (b. 1913)
1969 - Ruth White, actress (Fugitive), dies of cancer at 55
1969 - Mathias Wieman, German actor (b. 1902)
1972 - Bill Johnson, American musician (b. 1872)
1973 - Michael O'Shea, actor (Denny- It's a Great Life), dies at 67
1973 - Emile Christian, American musician (b. 1895)
1975 - Hugh Thurlow, cricketer (one Test for Australia 1932), dies
1975 - Jacob Kruijt, Dutch sociologist, dies at 76
1976 - Mary Nash, actress (Phila Story, Till the Clouds Roll By), dies at 91
1978 - William Grant Still, composer, dies at 83
1979 - Dhyan Chand, Indian field hockey player (b. 1905)
1980 - Oswald Mosley, British politician (b. 1896)
1981 - Walter Knott, American farmer (b. 1889)
1984 - Virginia Lacy Jones, US librarian/presidents advisor, dies at 72
1984 - Vladimir Abramovich Rokhlin, Russian mathematician (b. 1919)
1985 - Sam Gillman, actor (Sam-Shane), dies at 70
1990 - Gavin Reed, actor (Body Beneath), dies at 59
1991 - Alex Graham, British cartoonstrip artist (Fred Basset), dies
1991 - Casey Walters, actor (True Story of Lynn Stuart), after a stroke at 75
1992 - Harry Ellerbe, actor (House of Usher, Magnetic Monster), dies at 91
1992 - Luis Alcoriza, actor/writer/director (Tiburoneros), dies of emphysema
1992 - Nureddin Al-Atassi, president of Syria (1966-70), dies
1993 - Lewis Thomas, biologist, dies of cancer at 80
1993 - Thomas Mogotlane, South African actor (Mapantsula), dies at 40
1994 - Dolf Verspoor, literary/translator (M Nijhoff prize 1958), dies at 77
1994 - Elizabeth Meyer, wife of Paul Michael Glaser, dies of AIDS at 47
1994 - Giorgi Chanturia, Pres of Georgia, assassinated
1994 - Lesley Peacock, jazz photogrpaher/author, dies
1994 - Said Mekbel, Algerian editor in chief (Le Matin), murdered at 57
1995 - Jimmy Jewel, comedian, dies at 82
1995 - Robertson Davies (author), dies at 82
1995 - Roxie Roker, actress (Claudine)/mother of Lenny Kravitz, dies at 66
1996 - Babrak Karmal, PM of Afghanistan (1980-81), dies
1996 - Det Glynn, teacher/anti-apartheid activist, dies at 84
1996 - George Duby, historian, dies at 77
1997 - Marian Kratochwil, artist, dies at 91
1997 - Steve Hamilton, pitcher (NY Yankees), dies of cancer at 63
1998 - Pierre Hétu, Quebec conductor and pianist (b. 1936)
1999 - Madeline Kahn, American actress (b. 1942)
1999 - Jarl Wahlström, 12th General of The Salvation Army (b. 1918)
1999 - Scatman John, American singer (b. 1942)
2000 - Gwendolyn Brooks, American poet (b. 1917)
2000 - Hoyt Curtin, American songwriter (b. 1922)
2002 - Glenn Quinn, Irish actor (b. 1970)
2003 - David Hemmings, English actor (b. 1941)
2004 - Shiing-Shen Chern, Chinese mathematician (b. 1911)
2005 - Herb Moford, American baseball player (b. 1928)
2006 - Logan Whitehurst, American musician (b. 1977)
2007 - James Kemsley, Australian cartoonist and actor (b. 1948)
2008 - Robert Zajonc, Polish-American social psychologist (b. 1923)
2009 - Richard Todd, Irish-born British actor (b. 1919)
2010 - Abdumalik Bahori, Tajik poet and fiction writer (b.1927)
2011 - Dev Anand, Indian actor (b. 1923)
2011 - Philip Burrell, influential Jamaican record producer, dies of a heart attack at 57

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