Deaths in History in December 1975

  • Dec 1 Anna E. Roosevelt, American radio personality (b. 1906)
  • Dec 3 Jacob Kruijt, Dutch sociologist, dies at 76

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Dec 4 Hannah Arendt, German/US political theorist and historian, dies at 69

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  • Dec 7 Thornton N Wilder, American writer (Bridge of San Luis Rey), dies at 78
  • Dec 9 William A Wellman, US director (Ox Bow Incident), dies at 79
  • Dec 13 Hendrik Kruls, Dutch gen/chief milt authority (1944-46), dies at 73
  • Dec 18 Theodosius Dobzhansky, Russian-American genetist, evolutionary biologist and author (Mankind Evolving), dies at 75
  • Dec 23 Richard S Welch, CIA station chief in Athens, shot dead
  • Dec 25 Gaston Gallimard, French publisher (Library Gallimard), dies at 94
  • Dec 29 Euell Gibbons, American outdoorsman and proponent of natural diets (b. 1911).