Famous People Who Died in December 1907

  • Dec 3 Allen Thomas, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 76
  • Dec 8 Oscar II Frederick, King of Sweden (1987-1907), King of Norway (1872-1905), dies at 78

William Thomson (1824-1907)

Dec 17 1st Baron Kelvin, Irish-Scottish mathematical physicist (Kelvin Scale) and engineer (transatlantic telegraph), dies of a chill at 83

  • Dec 21 Oskar Lassar, German dermatologist (electrophysical therapy, advocated for public bath houses), dies at 58
  • Dec 23 Pierre Janssen, French astronomer, discovered helium, dies at 83
  • Dec 24 Isidor Feinstein "Izzy" Stone, journalist (IF Stone's Weekly), dies
  • Dec 31 Jules de Trooz, Belgium politician and Prime Minister of Belgium (1907), dies in office at 50