Famous Deaths for 7th December 2023

1383 – Wenceslaus, Duke of Brabant, dies
1793 – Joseph Bara, French revolutionary (b. 1780)
1839 – Jan August Vitasek, Bohemian composer working in Prague, dies at 69
1938 – Harry Moses, cricketer (6 Tests for Australia 1887-95), dies
1979 – Mari Andriessen, Dutch sculptor (Dock Worker), dies at 82
1985 – Robert Graves, English writer and poet (King Jesus), dies at 90
1992 – Ruth Corbett Thom, dies after long illness at 78
2004 – Frederick Fennell, American conductor (Time and Winds), dies at 90
2018 – Belisario Betancur, Colombian politician, President of Colombia (1982-86), dies at 95
2020 – Chuck Yeager, American test pilot who was the 1st man to break the sound barrier, dies at 97

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