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The following is a list of notable deaths in December 2005.

Entries for each day are listed alphabetically by surname. A typical entry lists information in the following sequence:

  • Name, age, country of citizenship at birth, subsequent country of citizenship (if applicable), reason for notability, cause of death (if known), and reference.

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  1. ^ Sullivan, Patricia (December 25, 2005). "CIA Agent Gust L. Avrakotos Dies at Age 67". The Washington Post. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  2. ^ Barker, Dennis (December 5, 2005). "Mary Hayley Bell". The Guardian. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  3. ^ Schudel, Matt (December 3, 2005). "Reagan Photographer Michael Evans, 61". The Washington Post. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  4. ^ "Press Release, 1 December 2005". Old Flying Machine Company. Archived from the original on December 12, 2005. Retrieved January 1, 2006.
  5. ^ "US carries out 1,000th execution". BBC News. December 2, 2005. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  6. ^ Darby, William (December 17, 2005). "Lillian Browse". The Independent. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  7. ^ Thomas, Pete (December 4, 2005). "Grieving in Wake of Fatality at Pipeline". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  8. ^ Bernstein, Adam (December 5, 2005). "William P. Lawrence Dies; Navy Admiral". The Washington Post. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  9. ^ Plater, Alan (January 11, 2006). "Obituary: Leonard Lewis". The Guardian. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  10. ^ Cubby, Ben (December 3, 2005). "Beef baron dies as plane crashes in storm". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  11. ^ "Australian executed in Singapore". BBC News. December 2, 2005. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  12. ^ "China dissident Liu 'dies in US'". BBC News. December 5, 2005. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  13. ^ "Family, friends pay tribute to Big Kev". The Sydney Morning Herald. AAP. December 6, 2005. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  14. ^ Markoff, John (December 29, 2005). "Richard Grimsdale, 76; Pioneer in Transistorized Computers". The New York Times. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  15. ^ "Former Singapore President Devan Nair dies at age 82". Channel NewsAsia. December 7, 2005. Archived from the original on December 10, 2005. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  16. ^ "UK's 'oldest' man dies, aged 111". BBC News. December 10, 2005. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  17. ^ "Most senior citizen dies aged 113". BBC News. December 9, 2005. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  18. ^ Morton, James (December 12, 2005). "Dame Rose Heilbron". The Guardian. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  19. ^ Hayman, Ronald (December 30, 2005). "George Painter". The Guardian. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  20. ^ "Leo Cardinal Scheffczyk". leo-cardinal-scheffczyk.org (in German). Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  21. ^ Martin, Douglas (December 10, 2005). "Roger Shattuck, Scholar, Is Dead at 82". The New York Times. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  22. ^ Lavietes, Stuart (December 24, 2005). "David Patterson, 83, Scholar of European Jewish Culture, Dies". The New York Times. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  23. ^ "Clark G. Reynolds Obituary". H-Net. December 23, 2005. Archived from the original on August 31, 2006. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  24. ^ Hurowitz, Avigdor; Tigay, Jeffrey H. (December 15, 2005). "Hayim Tadmor, 1923-2005". Archived from the original on September 27, 2011. Retrieved September 9, 2011.
  25. ^ Pearce, Jeremy (December 26, 2005). "Eliot Freidson, 82, Dies; Studied Structure of Professions". The New York Times. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  26. ^ "William "Duke" Procter (August 18, 1899 - December 14, 2005)". Cindy Procter-King.com. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  27. ^ "Heinrich Gross, 90, Psychiatrist At Nazi Death Clinic in Austria". The New York Times. Associated Press. December 23, 2005. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  28. ^ "Author of Roswell 'flying saucer' news release dies; Walter Haut, co-founder of UFO museum, was 83". CNN. December 19, 2005. Archived from the original on December 30, 2005. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  29. ^ "Golf giant Stan Leonard dies". The London Free Press. December 20, 2005. Archived from the original on September 29, 2007. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  30. ^ "Very Rev Prof John McIntyre". The Daily Telegraph. December 22, 2005. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  31. ^ Litsky, Frank (December 22, 2005). "Jim Ostendarp, 82, Coach And Standard-Bearer at Amherst". The New York Times. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  32. ^ Adrian, Jack (December 20, 2005). "Ken Bulmer". The Independent. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  33. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang (December 22, 2005). "Joseph L. Owades Dies at 86; Developed Recipe for Light Beer". The New York Times. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  34. ^ "Enzo Stuarti - Tenor and Actor, 86". The New York Times. Associated Press. January 1, 2006. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  35. ^ "Jack Anderson, corrupt politicians' nemesis, dies". CNN. Associated Press. December 17, 2005. Archived from the original on December 20, 2005. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  36. ^ Hands, David (December 19, 2005). "Fouroux, the defining figure of a generation, dies at 58". The Times. Archived from the original on March 10, 2007. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  37. ^ "Keith Duckworth". The Daily Telegraph. December 22, 2005. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  38. ^ "Lady Fisher of Rednal". The Daily Telegraph. December 21, 2005. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  39. ^ Goldstein, Richard (December 20, 2005). "Barry Halper, 66; Once Owned Many Historic Baseball Items". The New York Times. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  40. ^ "Belita". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  41. ^ "India's Power Minister P.M. Sayeed Dies at Age of 64". Bloomberg.com. Archived from the original on September 30, 2007. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  42. ^ Fox, Margalit (January 1, 2006). "Alan M. Voorhees Is Dead at 83; Designed Transportation Systems". The New York Times. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  43. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang (December 31, 2005). "Marjorie Kellogg, 83, Writer Of 'Junie Moon' and Movies". The New York Times. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  44. ^ Pearce, Jeremy (January 8, 2006). "Raoul Bott, an Innovator in Mathematics, Dies at 82". The New York Times. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  45. ^ Pearce, Jeremy (January 15, 2006). "Bradford Cannon, 98, Surgeon Who Improved Burn Treatment, Dies". The New York Times. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  46. ^ "William W. Howells; Anthropologist Advanced Studies of Humans". The Washington Post. December 29, 2005. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  47. ^ "Billy E. Hughes". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  48. ^ "Myron Daniel Healey (1923-2005)". Surfnetinc.com. Archived from the original on May 8, 2006. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  49. ^ "Elrod Hendricks". Seattle Post-Intelligencer.[dead link]
  50. ^ Martin, Nicole; Suchet, Richard (December 23, 2005). "Tennyson's gay great-grandson, 85, is found dead with knife in his neck". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  51. ^ "Hungary mourns Baróti". UEFA.com. December 24, 2005. Archived from the original on September 10, 2006. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  52. ^ Anderson, Jack (December 26, 2005). "Selma Jeanne Cohen, 85, a Critic and Historian of Dance". The New York Times. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  53. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang (March 17, 2018). "G. Blakemore Evans, 93, Shakespeare Scholar, Dies". The New York Times. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  54. ^ Goldstein, Richard (March 17, 2018). "Truman Gibson, Who Fought Army Segregation, Is Dead at 93". The New York Times. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  55. ^ "More Louisiana News". NOLA.com. Archived from the original on September 30, 2007. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  56. ^ "Former Auburn Football Player Harold Hallman Passes Away: Three-year letterwinner and 1985 All-SEC selection was 43". CSTV.com. December 28, 2005. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  57. ^ Schwartz, John (March 17, 2018). "Emmett Leith, 78, a Pioneer in the Development of Holography, Dies". The New York Times. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  58. ^ "Famed explorer Norman Vaughan dies at age 100". CNN. Associated Press. December 23, 2005. Archived from the original on January 3, 2006. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  59. ^ "Adventurer Norman Vaughan". The Washington Post. Associated Press. December 25, 2005. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  60. ^ Barboza, David (January 7, 2006). "Yao Wenyuan, 74, Member of Gang of Four, Is Dead". The New York Times. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  61. ^ "Veteran actress Banumathi passes away". The Hindu. December 25, 2005. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  62. ^ "Kjennskap til Georg Johannesen". Helge Rykkja (in Norwegian). February 17, 2006. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  63. ^ Anderson, Martin (February 3, 2006). "Constance Keene: Pianist praised by Rubinstein". The Independent. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  64. ^ "Professor Harold W. Lawton". The Times. December 26, 2005. Archived from the original on January 6, 2006. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  65. ^ "Michael Vale (1922-2005)". Find a Grave. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  66. ^ "Taiwan party leaders express condolence over Wang's death". China Daily. Xinhua News Agency. December 25, 2005. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  67. ^ Ratliff, Ben (December 30, 2005). "Derek Bailey, 75, Guitarist and Master of Improvisation". The New York Times. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  68. ^ "Robert Barbers". ABS-CBN News.[permanent dead link]
  69. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang (December 29, 2005). "Donald Dawson, 97, Dies; Master of Truman Whistle-Stop". The New York Times. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  70. ^ Butlin, Martin (January 12, 2006). "John Hayes". The Guardian. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  71. ^ "Campus News: Flags to Be At Half-Mast Monday in Memory of Horticulturist, Student". University of Guelph. January 5, 2006. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  72. ^ Holland, Bernard (January 12, 2006). "Birgit Nilsson, Soprano Legend Who Tamed Wagner, Dies at 87". The New York Times. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  73. ^ "Sri Lankan politician shot at Mass". CNN. December 25, 2005. Archived from the original on January 5, 2006. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  74. ^ Sarat Chandra Sinha dead
  75. ^ "Roy Stuart, R.I.P." News From Me. December 27, 2005. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  76. ^ "Julian Blake, 87, Comic Strip Artist". The New York Times. Associated Press. December 30, 2005. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  77. ^ Midgette, Anne (March 17, 2018). "Muriel Costa-Greenspon, City Opera Mezzo for 30 Years, Is Dead at 68". The New York Times. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  78. ^ Bayot, Jennifer (December 27, 2005). "John Diebold, 79, a Visionary of the Computer Age, Dies". The New York Times. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  79. ^ "Spurs mourning death of Ditchburn". BBC News. December 28, 2005. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  80. ^ Aguirre, Sergio (December 26, 2005). "Murió Ernesto Leal, un político decente y un hombre de bien". El Nuevo Diario (in Spanish). Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  81. ^ "Media mogul lived life to the full". CNN. Associated Press. December 27, 2005. Archived from the original on January 6, 2006. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  82. ^ "Vincent Schiavelli". The Daily Telegraph. December 29, 2005. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  83. ^ "John Miles Taylor". The Encyclopedia of CFL History. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  84. ^ Helgason, Guðmundur. "U-boat Commanders: Fregattenkapitän Erich Topp". Uboat.net. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  85. ^ "Giancarlo Primo". FIBA Hall of Fame. Archived from the original on September 27, 2007. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  86. ^ "Franco Galliano". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  87. ^ "Actor, Comic Richard De Angelis". The Washington Post. January 1, 2006. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  88. ^ "Deaths: Bartos, Armand Phillip". The New York Times. January 1, 2006. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  89. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang (January 8, 2006). "Abuna Yesehaq Mandefro, Ethiopian Archbishop, 72". The New York Times. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  90. ^ "Brigadier Eileen Nolan". The Daily Telegraph. February 24, 2006. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  91. ^ "In Memoriam: Elizabeth Parcells 1951-2005". elizabethparcells.com. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  92. ^ Yapp, M. E. (January 19, 2006). "Professor Sir Cyril Philips". The Independent. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  93. ^ Mason, Andrew (December 29, 2005). "Former WR Sampson Dies at 44". Denver Broncos. Archived from the original on July 9, 2011. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  94. ^ "Professor Sir Eric Stroud". The Daily Telegraph. January 12, 2006. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  95. ^ "Eddie Barlow dies aged 65". Cricinfo. December 30, 2005. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  96. ^ Holley, Joe (January 4, 2006). "Texas Stripper Candy Barr Dies; Had Dalliance With Vegas Mobster". The Washington Post. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  97. ^ "Chef who mixed music with 'mangia' dies". CBC Arts. January 2, 2006. Archived from the original on March 12, 2007. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  98. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang (January 3, 2006). "Tory Dent, Poet Who Wrote of Living With H.I.V., Dies at 47". The New York Times. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  99. ^ Owens, Mitchell (December 31, 2005). "Rona Jaffe, Author of Popular Novels, Is Dead at 74". The New York Times. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  100. ^ "Bobby Stevens, 98, Former Phillies Shortstop". Google Groups. January 3, 2006. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  101. ^ Woo, Elaine (January 21, 2006). "Sanora Babb, 98; novelist's masterpiece rivaled Steinbeck's". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 18, 2018 – via Boston.com.
  102. ^ Midgette, Anne (January 6, 2006). "Enrico Di Giuseppe, 73, Tenor At City and Metropolitan Operas, Dies". The New York Times. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  103. ^ "Perishers comic strip writer dies". BBC News. January 1, 2006. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  104. ^ "Sir John Peel". The Daily Telegraph. January 2, 2006. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  105. ^ "Maclovia Ruiz, 95, Ballet Star of the 30's, Is Dead". The New York Times. Associated Press. January 29, 2006. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  106. ^ "Lord Silsoe: Leading counsel in public inquiries". The Independent. January 10, 2006. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  107. ^ "Labour MEP and ex-journalist dies". BBC News. January 1, 2006. Retrieved March 18, 2018.