Famous People Who Died in December 1683

  • Dec 7 John Oldham, English satirical poet, dies of smallpox at 30
  • Dec 15 Izaak Walton, English biographer and author (The Compleat Angler), dies at 90
  • Dec 25 Kara Mustafa Pasha Turkish grand-vizier (1676-83) and Ottoman general (siege of Vienna), executed by strangulation (b. 1634)