Deaths in History in December 2000

  • Dec 3 Gwendolyn Brooks, American poet (b. 1917)
  • Dec 4 H. C. Artmann, Austrian writer, dies at 79
  • Dec 7 Vladimir Gotovac, Croatian poet and politician (b. 1930)
  • Dec 11 Shaista Suhrawardy Ikramullah, Pakistani politician, diplomat and author (b. 1915)
  • Dec 18 Randolph Apperson Hearst, American newspaper publisher (Hearst Newspapers), dies at 85
  • Dec 19 John Lindsay, American politician (b. 1921)
  • Dec 20 Mirza Ghulam Hafiz, Bangladesh statesman, politician, and philanthropist (b. 1920)

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Dec 21 Alfred J. Gross, American inventor (invented the walkie-talkie), dies at 82

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  • Dec 24 John Cooper, English race car designer (b. 1923)
  • Dec 25 Willard Van Orman Quine, American philosopher (b. 1908)
  • Dec 31 Alan Cranston, American politician (b. 1914)