Deaths in History in December 1993

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Dec 2 Pablo Escobar, Colombian drug lord, shot to death by Colombian Police at 44

Colombian Drug Lord Pablo Escobar
Colombian Drug Lord
Pablo Escobar
  • Dec 3 Lewis Thomas, biologist, dies of cancer at 80
  • Dec 4 Frank Sturgis, watergate burglar, dies at 68
  • Dec 4 Hetty de Boer-Jongkind, Dutch medical astrologist, dies at 42
  • Dec 4 Margaret Landon, US author (Anna & the King of Siam), dies at 90
  • Dec 5 Alexandre Trauber, Hungarian/French set designer (Harem), dies at 87
  • Dec 5 Arthur Staal, Dutch architect (Shell Tower Amsterdam), dies at 86
  • Dec 6 Prof Wolfgang Paul, German physicist (Nobel 1989), dies at 80
  • Dec 6 Rouaz Lakhdar, Algerian supreme court justice, murdered
  • Dec 7 FĂ©lix Houphouet-Boigny, President of Ivory Coast (1960-93), dies at 88
  • Dec 8 Carlotta Monti, lover of WC Fields, dies at 86
  • Dec 9 Muhammad Reza Golpayegani, ayatollah of Iran, dies
  • Dec 11 Ales Gartner, Slavic ski trainer of Norway, dies at 45
  • Dec 12 Gerard "Ge" Nabrink, Dutch anarchist/NVSH-founder, dies at 90
  • Dec 12 Jozsef Antall, historian/premier of Hungary (1990-93), dies at 61
  • Dec 13 Charles JB Jonckheere, Flemish poet/writer: Ogentroost, dies at 87
  • Dec 15 Kakuei Tanaka, PM of Japan (1972-74), dies
  • Dec 16 Bentri Seddik, Algerian court judge, murdered at 46
  • Dec 16 Kakuei Tanaka, premier of Japan (1972-74), dies at 75
  • Dec 16 Ratu Penaia Ganilau, president of Fiji (1987-93), dies at 75
  • Dec 16 Richard AFM Auwerda, Dutch journalist/writer (Volkskrant), dies at 68
  • Dec 16 Charizma, American Hip-Hop MC (b. 1973)
  • Dec 19 Anthonius AM "Ton" Kors, writer (Time of Anton de Lange), dies at 47
  • Dec 19 Antoon Veerman, Dutch ARP asst sect of Education (1973-75), dies at 77
  • Dec 20 W Edwards Deming, US economist (helped Japan after WW II), dies at 93
  • Dec 21 Philip Christison, British general (Rangoon), dies at 100
  • Dec 22 Alexander Mackendrick, director (Whiskey Galore!), dies at 81
  • Dec 24 Alexander Mackendrick, British/US director (Lady Killers), dies at 81
  • Dec 24 Norman Vincent Peale, rev (Power of Positive Thinking), dies at 95
  • Dec 24 Yen Chia-kan, PM/President of Taiwan (1963-72, 75-78), dies
  • Dec 25 Pierre Victor Auger, French physicist (b. 1899)
  • Dec 27 Youssef Sebti, Algerian scholar/poet, murdered at 50
  • Dec 28 William L Shirer, writer (Rise & Fall of 3rd Reich), dies at 89
  • Dec 30 [Irving Paul] "Swifty" Lazar, superagent, dies of kidney failure at 86
  • Dec 31 Lambert Fokkema, founder Dutch Export Combination, dies at 80
  • Dec 31 Thomas J. Watson Jr., American businessman and politician (President of IBM, 1952-1971, US Ambassador to the Soviet Union, 1979-1981), dies of a stroke at 79
  • Dec 31 Zviad Gamsachurdia, President of Georgia SSR (1991-1993), suicide at 54
  • Dec 31 Brandon Teena, Transsexual, murdered (b. 1972)