Famous Deaths in December 1926

  • Dec 1 Hans Heinrich XIV Hochberg, composer, dies at 83
  • Dec 4 Ivana Kobilca, Slovenian-born painter (b. 1861)

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Dec 5 Claude Monet, French impressionist, dies at 86

Impressionist Painter Claude Monet
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Claude Monet
  • Dec 6 Claude [Oscar] Monet, French painter (impressionist), dies at 86
  • Dec 8 Jan Six, Dutch art historian/collector, dies
  • Dec 10 Nikola Pašić, Kingdom of Serbia and Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes prime minister (b. 1845)
  • Dec 12 Jean Richepin, French poet/writer (Contes sans morale), dies at 77
  • Dec 14 Theo van Rysselberghe, Belgian painter (pointillism), dies at 64
  • Dec 17 Alexandr Dmitriyevich Kastal'sky, composer, dies at 70
  • Dec 25 Yoshihito, 123rd Emperor of Japan (1912-26), dies at 47
  • Dec 29 Rainer M Rilke, Austrias songwriter/writer (Wise Queen), dies at 51