Famous Deaths in December 1943

  • Dec 1 Damrong Rajanubhab, Thai prince, son of King Mongkut and brother of King Chulalongkorn and historian, dies at 81
  • Dec 2 Nordahl Grieg, Norwegian poet/dramatist/novelist (The Defeat), dies at 41
  • Dec 4 Carlo Mierendorff, German politician and anti-fascist, dies at 46
  • Dec 6 Firmin Baes, Flemish painter, dies at 69
  • Dec 6 Hermann Löhr, British composer, dies at 72

Person of interestFats Waller

Dec 15 Thomas W "Fats" Waller, jazz pianist (Hot Chocolate), dies at 39 in KC Missouri

Jazz Musician and Songwriter Fats Waller
Jazz Musician and Songwriter
Fats Waller

Person of interestBeatrix Potter

Dec 22 Beatrix Potter, English children's writer and illustrator (The Tale of Peter Rabbit,) dies aged 77

Children's Author Beatrix Potter
Children's Author
Beatrix Potter
  • Dec 23 Theo[dorus J] Thijssen, Dutch writer (Kees de Jongen), dies at 64
  • Dec 25 Ilona Durigo, Hungarian singer, dies at 62
  • Dec 25 Raymond Huntington Woodman, composer, dies at 82
  • Dec 28 Steve Evans, American baseball player (b. 1885)
  • Dec 29 William Henry Singer, American painter and collector (Singer Museum, Laren), dies at 75
  • Dec 30 Hobart Bosworth, American actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade), dies at 76