Deaths in History in December 1957

  • Dec 2 Manfred Sakel, Polish psychiatrist (b. 1902)
  • Dec 3 Frank E Gannett, newspaper publisher, dies at 81
  • Dec 6 Robert Esnault-Pelterie, French Engineer and aviation pioneer, dies at 76
  • Dec 17 Dorothy Sayers, [Atherton Fleming], author (Whose body), dies at 64
  • Dec 19 John Van Druten, English playwright and theatre director, dies at 56
  • Dec 25 Frederick Law Olmsted Jr, US landscape architect and advocate for wildlife conservation, dies at 87