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History Deaths on December 07


Michel Ney
Michel Ney, German-French general (b. 1769)

#Michel_Ney

Otto II, Holy Roman Emperor
Otto II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 955)

#Otto_II,_Holy_Roman_Emperor

Frank Wilson (politician)
Frank Wilson, English-Australian politician, 9th Premier of Western Australia (b. 1859)

#Frank_Wilson_(politician)

Gilbert de Clare, 7th Earl of Gloucester
Gilbert de Clare, 7th Earl of Gloucester, English officer (b. 1243)

#Gilbert_de_Clare,_7th_Earl_of_Gloucester

Peter Westbury
Peter Westbury, English race car driver (b. 1938)

#Peter_Westbury

Luigi Oreglia di Santo Stefano
Luigi Oreglia di Santo Stefano, Italian cardinal (b. 1828)

#Luigi_Oreglia_di_Santo_Stefano

Küçük Hüseyin Pasha
Küçük Hüseyin Pasha, Turkish admiral and politician (b. 1757)

#Küçük_Hüseyin_Pasha

Nicholas Murray Butler
Nicholas Murray Butler, American philosopher and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1862)

#Nicholas_Murray_Butler

Joan Bennett
Joan Bennett, American actress (b. 1910)

#Joan_Bennett

Rube Goldberg
Rube Goldberg, American cartoonist, sculptor, and author (b. 1883)

#Rube_Goldberg

William Bligh
William Bligh, English admiral and politician, 4th Governor of New South Wales (b. 1745)

#William_Bligh

Martin Rodbell
Martin Rodbell, American biochemist and endocrinologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1925)

#Martin_Rodbell

Tristan Bernard
Tristan Bernard, French author and playwright (b. 1866)

#Tristan_Bernard

Hans Hartung
Hans Hartung, French-German painter (b. 1904)

#Hans_Hartung

Potter Stewart
Potter Stewart, American soldier and jurist (b. 1915)

#Potter_Stewart

Azie Taylor Morton
Azie Taylor Morton, American educator and politician, 36th Treasurer of the United States (b. 1933)

#Azie_Taylor_Morton

Joseph Bara
Joseph Bara, French soldier and drummer (b. 1779)

#Joseph_Bara

Jón Sigurðsson
Jón Sigurðsson, Icelandic scholar and politician, 1st Speaker of the Parliament of Iceland (b. 1811)

#Jón_Sigurðsson

Constantin von Tischendorf
Constantin von Tischendorf, German theologian, scholar, and academic (b. 1815)

#Constantin_von_Tischendorf

Ralph Parr
Ralph Parr, American colonel and pilot (b. 1924)

#Ralph_Parr

Pope Innocent IV
Innocent IV, pope of the Catholic Church (b. 1195)

#Pope_Innocent_IV

Thornton Wilder
Thornton Wilder, American novelist and playwright (b. 1897)

#Thornton_Wilder

Édouard Molinaro
Édouard Molinaro, French actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1928)

#Édouard_Molinaro

Charles Garnier (missionary)
Charles Garnier, French missionary and saint (b. 1606)

#Charles_Garnier_(missionary)

Charles Saunders (Royal Navy officer)
Charles Saunders, English admiral and politician (b. 1715)

#Charles_Saunders_(Royal_Navy_officer)

Juan Luna
Juan Luna, Filipino painter and sculptor (b. 1857)

#Juan_Luna

Frederick Fennell
Frederick Fennell, American conductor and educator (b. 1914)

#Frederick_Fennell

Arthur Blyth
Arthur Blyth, English-Australian politician, 9th Premier of South Australia (b. 1823)

#Arthur_Blyth

Attack on Pearl Harbor
Attack on Pearl Harbor: Mervyn S. Bennion, American captain (b. 1887) Frederick Curtice Davis, American sailor (b. 1915) Julius Ellsberry, American sailor (b. 1921) John C. England, American sailor (b. 1920) Edwin J. Hill, American sailor (b. 1894) Ralph Hollis, American sailor (b. 1906) Herbert C. Jones, American sailor (b. 1918) Isaac C. Kidd, American admiral (b. 1884) Robert Lawrence Leopold, American sailor (b. 1916) Herbert Hugo Menges, American sailor (b. 1917) Thomas James Reeves, American sailor (b. 1895) Aloysius Schmitt, American priest and sailor (b. 1909) Robert R. Scott, American sailor (b. 1915) Peter Tomich, American sailor (b. 1893) Robert Uhlmann, American sailor (b. 1919) Franklin Van Valkenburgh, American captain (b. 1888) Eldon P. Wyman, American sailor (b. 1917)

#Attack_on_Pearl_Harbor

Ludwig Minkus
Ludwig Minkus, Austrian violinist and composer (b. 1826)

#Ludwig_Minkus

Abidin Dino
Abidin Dino, Turkish-French painter and illustrator (b. 1913)

#Abidin_Dino

Alexander Wetmore
Alexander Wetmore, American ornithologist and paleontologist (b. 1886)

#Alexander_Wetmore

Élie Ducommun
Élie Ducommun, Swiss journalist and educator, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1833)

#Élie_Ducommun

Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin
Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, English-American astronomer and astrophysicist (b. 1900)

#Cecilia_Payne-Gaposchkin

Félix Houphouët-Boigny
Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Ivoirian physician and politician, 1st President of Ivory Coast (b. 1905)

#Félix_Houphouët-Boigny

Kari Tapio
Kari Tapio, Finnish singer (b. 1945)

#Kari_Tapio

Ferdinand de Lesseps
Ferdinand de Lesseps, French businessman and diplomat, co-developed the Suez Canal (b. 1805)

#Ferdinand_de_Lesseps

Junaid Jamshed
Junaid Jamshed, Pakistani recording artist, television personality, fashion designer, occasional actor, singer-songwriter and preacher. (b. 1964)

#Junaid_Jamshed

Kirsten Flagstad
Kirsten Flagstad, Norwegian opera singer (b. 1895)

#Kirsten_Flagstad

Boles?aw V the Chaste
Boles?aw V, High Duke of Poland (b. 1226)

#Boles?aw_V_the_Chaste

Adrian Willaert
Adrian Willaert, Dutch-Italian composer and educator (b. 1490)

#Adrian_Willaert

Greg Lake
Greg Lake, English musician (b. 1947)

#Greg_Lake

Hardie Albright
Hardie Albright, American actor (b. 1903)

#Hardie_Albright

Bud Carson
Bud Carson, American football player and coach (b. 1931)

#Bud_Carson

Huntley Gordon
Huntley Gordon, Canadian-American actor (b. 1887)

#Huntley_Gordon

Wenceslaus I, Duke of Luxembourg
Wenceslaus I, duke of Luxembourg (b. 1337)

#Wenceslaus_I,_Duke_of_Luxembourg

Ioannis Demestichas
Ioannis Demestichas, Greek admiral and politician (b. 1882)

#Ioannis_Demestichas

Elizabeth Edwards
Elizabeth Edwards, American lawyer and author (b. 1949)

#Elizabeth_Edwards

Roelof Kruisinga
Roelof Kruisinga, Dutch physician and politician, Dutch Minister of Defence (b. 1922)

#Roelof_Kruisinga

Harry Morgan
Harry Morgan, American actor (b. 1915)

#Harry_Morgan

Billy Bremner
Billy Bremner, Scottish footballer and manager (b. 1942)

#Billy_Bremner

Richard J. Hughes
Richard J. Hughes, American politician, 45th Governor of New Jersey, and Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court (b. 1909)

#Richard_J._Hughes

Peter Lely
Peter Lely, Dutch-English painter (b. 1618)

#Peter_Lely

Algernon Sidney
Algernon Sidney, English philosopher and politician, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports (b. 1623)

#Algernon_Sidney

Jay Van Andel
Jay Van Andel, American businessman and philanthropist, co-founded Amway (b. 1924)

#Jay_Van_Andel

Jeane Kirkpatrick
Jeane Kirkpatrick, American academic and diplomat, 16th United States Ambassador to the United Nations (b. 1926)

#Jeane_Kirkpatrick

Alexander Hegius von Heek
Alexander Hegius von Heek, German poet (b. 1433)

#Alexander_Hegius_von_Heek

Robert Graves
Robert Graves, English poet, novelist, critic (b. 1895)

#Robert_Graves

Lefty O'Doul
Lefty O'Doul, American baseball player and manager (b. 1897)

#Lefty_O'Doul

Martín Sarmiento
Martín Sarmiento, Spanish monk, scholar, and author (b. 1695)

#Martín_Sarmiento

Cicero
Cicero, Roman philosopher, lawyer, and politician (b. 106 BC)

#Cicero

Thomas Nast
Thomas Nast, German-American cartoonist (b. 1840)

#Thomas_Nast

Rex Beach
Rex Beach, American author, playwright, and water polo player (b. 1877)

#Rex_Beach

Re?at Nuri Güntekin
Re?at Nuri Güntekin, Turkish author and playwright (b. 1889)

#Re?at_Nuri_Güntekin

Hyron Spinrad, American astronomer and academic (b. 1934)
Gerhard Lenski, American sociologist and academic (b. 1924)
Jesse C. Deen, American soldier and politician (b. 1922)
Mark Lewis, American author and educator (b. 1954)
Chick Willis, American singer and guitarist (b. 1934)
Saul Steinberg, American businessman and financier (b. 1939)
Marty Reisman, American table tennis player and author (b. 1930)
Herbert Hutner, American banker and lawyer (b. 1908)
Jerry Scoggins, American singer and guitarist (b. 1913)
Carl F. H. Henry American journalist and theologian (b. 1913)
John Addison, English-American composer and conductor (b. 1920)
Kathleen Harrison, English actress (b. 1892)
Jean Paul Lemieux, Canadian painter and educator (b. 1904)
Haystacks Calhoun, American wrestler and actor (b. 1934)
J. R. Eyerman, American photographer and journalist (b. 1906)
LeeRoy Yarbrough, American race car driver (b. 1938)
Georges Grignard, French race car driver (b. 1905)
Peter Carl Goldmark, Hungarian-American engineer (b. 1906)
Paul Gibb, English cricketer and umpire (b. 1913)
Paul Bragg, American nutritionist (b. 1895)
Eric Portman, English actor (b. 1903)
Thomas Hamilton, Scottish philosopher and author (b. 1789)
Robert Nicoll, Scottish poet (b.1814)
Florent Carton Dancourt, French actor and playwright (b. 1661)
Jan Santini Aichel, Czech architect, designed the Pilgrimage Church of Saint John of Nepomuk and Karlova Koruna Chateau (b. 1677)
Richard Bellingham, English-American lawyer and politician, 8th Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (b. 1592)
Anspert, archbishop of Milan
Eutychian, pope of the Catholic Church