On This Day

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, executed. (b. 1634)