Famous People Who Died In 1960

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1960. This list includes people like Clark Gable, Albert Camus, John D. Rockefeller Jr., Zora Neale Hurston, Aneurin Bevan and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, philosophers, journalists and soldiers who died in 1960. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Clark Gable

Clark Gable
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 1, 1901
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cadiz, Ohio, United States
Died: August 16

 2 Albert Camus

Albert Camus
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Famous As: Philosopher & Novelist
Birthdate: November 7, 1913
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Drean, Algeria
Died: January 4

 3 Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston
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Famous As: Folklorist, Anthropologist
Birthdate: January 7, 1891
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Notasulga
Died: January 28

 4 Ward Bond

Ward Bond
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 9, 1903
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Benkelman, Nebraska, USA
Died: November 5
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 5 Feroze Gandhi

Feroze Gandhi
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political Leader
Birthdate: September 12, 1912
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mumbai
Died: September 8

 6 Eddie Cochran

Eddie Cochran
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: guitarist,singer, singer-songwriter, composer
Birthdate: October 3, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Albert Lea
Died: April 17

 7 Richard Wright

Richard Wright
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: September 4, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Roxie, Mississippi, United States
Died: November 28
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 8 John D. Rockefeller Jr.

John D. Rockefeller Jr.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Philanthropist & Businessman
Birthdate: January 29, 1874
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: May 11

 9 Margaret Sullavan

Margaret Sullavan
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 16, 1909
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.
Died: January 1

 10 Aneurin Bevan

Aneurin Bevan
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Secretary of State for Health
Birthdate: November 15, 1897
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tredegar, Wales
Died: July 6

 11 Johnny Horton

Johnny Horton
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician, Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: April 30, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles
Died: November 5

 12 Oscar Hammerstein II

Oscar Hammerstein II
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Famous As: Lyricist
Birthdate: July 12, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: August 23
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 13 Albert Kesselring

Albert Kesselring
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: War Criminal
Birthdate: November 30, 1885
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Marktsteft, Kingdom of Bavaria, Germany
Died: July 16

 14 Amānullāh Khān

Amānullāh Khān
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Sovereign
Birthdate: June 1, 1892
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paghman
Died: April 25

 15 Melvin Purvis

Melvin Purvis
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: FBI agent
Birthdate: October 24, 1903
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Timmonsville, South Carolina, USA
Died: February 29
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 16 Boris Pasternak

Boris Pasternak
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: February 10, 1890
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: May 30

 17 Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia

Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Daughter of Emperor Alexander III of Russia
Birthdate: June 13, 1882
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: November 24

 18 María Teresa Mirabal

María Teresa Mirabal
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Political activist
Birthdate: October 15, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Salcedo, Dominican Republic
Died: November 25

 19 María Argentina Minerva Mirabal Reyes

María Argentina Minerva Mirabal Reyes
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: March 12, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Salcedo, Dominican Republic
Died: November 25

 20 Salvatore Ferragamo

Salvatore Ferragamo
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Designer known as Founder of Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A.
Birthdate: June 5, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bonito, Italy
Died: August 7

 21 Herschel Grynszpan

Herschel Grynszpan
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: March 28, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hanover
Died: May 8

 22 Richard Cromwell

Richard Cromwell
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 8, 1910
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Died: October 11
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 23 Emily Post

Emily Post
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: October 27, 1872
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baltimore
Died: September 25

 24 Mack Sennett

Mack Sennett
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 17, 1880
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Richmond, Canada
Died: November 5

 25 Caryl Chessman

Caryl Chessman
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: May 27, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Joseph, Michigan, United States
Died: May 2
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 26 Vera Renczi

Vera Renczi
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: 1903 AD
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
Died: 1960 AD

 27 Igor Kurchatov

Igor Kurchatov
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Nuclear physicist
Birthdate: January 12, 1903
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sim, Russia
Died: February 7

 28 Giles Gilbert Scott

Giles Gilbert Scott
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: November 9, 1880
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hampstead, Middlesex, England
Died: February 8

 29 Erich Raeder

Erich Raeder
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Admiral
Birthdate: April 24, 1876
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wandsbek, Hamburg, Germany
Died: November 6

 30 Erich Neumann

Erich Neumann
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: January 23, 1905
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: November 5

 31 Ida Rubinstein

Ida Rubinstein
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Former ballet Russes dancer
Birthdate: October 3, 1883
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kharkiv, Ukraine
Died: September 20

 32 Antonie Pannekoek

Antonie Pannekoek
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astronomer, Historian of science, Philosopher, University teacher
Birthdate: January 2, 1873
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vaassen
Died: April 28

 33 Francis Parker Yockey

Francis Parker Yockey
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Famous As: Philosopher, Historian, Writer, Pianist, Lawyer, Journalist
Birthdate: September 18, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: June 16

 34 Joy Davidman

Joy Davidman
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author, her best known work, Smoke on the Mountain: An Interpretation of the Ten Commandments
Birthdate: April 18, 1915
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: July 13

 35 Clara Haskil

Clara Haskil
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Classical pianist
Birthdate: January 7, 1895
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
Died: December 7

 36 J. L. Austin

J. L. Austin
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: March 26, 1911
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lancaster, England
Died: February 8

 37 Jussi Björling

Jussi Björling
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Tenor
Birthdate: February 5, 1911
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Borlänge, Sweden
Died: September 9

 38 Roy Chapman Andrews

Roy Chapman Andrews
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: January 26, 1884
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Beloit, Wisconsin, United States
Died: March 11

 39 Victor Sjöström

Victor Sjöström
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Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: September 20, 1879
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Årjäng, Sweden
Died: January 3

 40 Alfred L. Kroeber

Alfred L. Kroeber
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Famous As: Cultural Anthropologist
Birthdate: June 11, 1876
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
Died: October 5

 41 Subroto Mukerjee

Subroto Mukerjee
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Indian military officer
Birthdate: March 5, 1911
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Died: November 8

 42 Oskar von Hindenburg

Oskar von Hindenburg
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: January 31, 1883
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Königsberg
Died: February 12

 43 Red Byron

Red Byron
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Race Car Driver
Birthdate: March 12, 1915
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Anniston, Alabama, United States
Died: November 11

 44 Ethel Voynich

Ethel Voynich
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: May 11, 1864
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ballintemple, Cork, Ireland
Died: July 27

 45 Tan Cheng Lock

Tan Cheng Lock
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 5, 1883
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Melaka, Malaysia
Died: December 13

 46 Dirk Jan de Geer

Dirk Jan de Geer
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 14, 1870
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Groningen, Netherlands
Died: November 27

 47 Arthur Meighen

Arthur Meighen
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Lawyer, Diplomat
Birthdate: June 16, 1874
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ontario
Died: August 5

 48 Hans Wilsdorf

Hans Wilsdorf
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: March 22, 1881
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kulmbach, Germany
Died: July 6

 49 Gilbert Harding

Gilbert Harding
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: June 5, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hereford, England
Died: November 16

 50 Victor Klemperer

Victor Klemperer
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Famous As: Scholar
Birthdate: October 9, 1881
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland
Died: February 11