Famous Deaths in December 1937

  • Dec 3 Prosper Poullet, Belgian mayor, dies
  • Dec 9 Nils Gustaf DalĂ©n, Swedish physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1869)
  • Dec 12 Alfred Abel, actor (Dr Mabuse, Metropolis), dies at 57
  • Dec 17 Gerard Vissering, banker/president of Dutch Bank, dies at 72
  • Dec 18 S S Schultz, cricketer (one Test England v Australia 1879), dies
  • Dec 20 Erich Ludendorff, German general (WW I), dies at 72

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 21 Frank Kellogg, US Secretary of State and Nobel laureate, dies at 80

US Secretary of State Frank Kellogg
US Secretary of State
Frank Kellogg
  • Dec 22 Daito Kokushi, Zen founder of Daitokuji, dies in Kyoto at 55
  • Dec 26 Ivor Gurney, English composer and poet, dies of tuberculosis at 47
  • Dec 28 Maurice J Ravel, Swiss/French composer (Bolero), dies in Paris at 62
  • Dec 29 Don Marquis, American author (b. 1878)