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.

Clark GableClark Gable
American
Actor
Feroze GandhiFeroze Gandhi
Indian
Political Leader

Albert CamusAlbert Camus
Algerian, French
Philosopher

John D. Rockefeller Jr.John D. Rockefeller Jr.
American
Philanthropist & Businessman

Zora Neale HurstonZora Neale Hurston
American
Folklorist, Anthropologist

Prince Aly KhanPrince Aly Khan
Italian, Pakistani, British
Father of Aga Khan IV
Albert KesselringAlbert Kesselring
German
War Criminal

Aneurin BevanAneurin Bevan
Welsh
Former Secretary of State for Health

Boris PasternakBoris Pasternak
Russian, Russian
Poet & Writer
Margaret Brooke SullavanMargaret Sullavan
American
Actress

Oscar Hammerstein IIOscar Hammerstein II
American
Lyricist
Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of RussiaGrand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia
Russian
Grand Duchess of Russia

Erich RaederErich Raeder
German
Admiral

Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of RussiaGrand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia
Canadian, Russian
Daughter of Emperor Alexander III of Russia

Herschel GrynszpanHerschel Grynszpan
German, Polish
Murderer

Max von Laue or Max bMax von Laue
German
Physicist
Hans AlbersHans Albers
German
Actor

Alfred KroeberAlfred L. Kroeber
American
Cultural Anthropologist

Franklin Pierce AdamsFranklin Pierce Adams
American
Journalist

Richard WrightRichard Wright
American
Author
Agnes ArberAgnes Arber
British
Botanist

Melvin PurvisMelvin Purvis
American
FBI agent
Ward BondWard Bond
American
Actor

Eddie CochranEddie Cochran
American
guitarist,singer, singer-songwriter, composer

Johnny HortonJohnny Horton
American
Musician, Singer, Songwriter
Paul KrugerPaul Kruger
American
Actor

Inejiro AsanumaInejiro Asanuma
Japanese
Politician
John B. Kelly Sr.John B. Kelly Sr.
American
Athlete

Nevil ShuteNevil Shute
British
Novelist

Francis Parker YockeyFrancis Parker Yockey
American
Philosopher, Historian, Writer, Pianist, Lawyer,
Sylvia PankhurstSylvia Pankhurst
British
Political Activist

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Mack SennettMack Sennett
Canadian, American
Actor
Salvatore FerragamoSalvatore Ferragamo
Italian
Designer

Wilhelm PieckWilhelm Pieck
German
Politician

Caryl ChessmanCaryl Chessman
American
Criminal

Melanie KleinMelanie Klein
Austrian, British
Psychanalyst
Walther FunkWalther Funk
Bulgarian, German
Journalist, Banker, Economist, Politician
Victor KlempererVictor Klemperer
German
Linguist, Politician, Writer, Autobiographer,

J. L. AustinJ. L. Austin
British
Philosopher

Fausto CoppiFausto Coppi
Italian
Italian cyclist

Emily PostEmily Post
American
Novelist
Cedric GibbonsCedric Gibbons
Irish, American
Director

William E. FairbairnWilliam E. Fairbairn
British
Judoka

Vera RencziVera Renczi
Romanian
serial killer

Jussi BjörlingJussi Björling
Swedish
opera singer, singer

Oskar von HindenburgOskar von Hindenburg
German
Military personnel
Arthur MeighenArthur Meighen
Canadian
Politician, Lawyer, Diplomat

Abdul Rahman of Negeri SembilanAbdul Rahman of Negeri Sembilan
Malaysian
King
Harold GilliesHarold Gillies
New Zealander
Physician, Plastic surgeon

Igor KurchatovIgor Kurchatov
Russian
Nuclear physicist

Giles Gilbert ScottGiles Gilbert Scott
British
Architect
Edwin FischerEdwin Fischer
Swiss
Swiss classical pianist

Antonie PannekoekAntonie Pannekoek
Astronomer, Historian of science, Philosopher,
Subroto MukerjeeSubroto Mukerjee
Indian
Indian military officer

Ernest HolmesErnest Holmes
American
Philosopher, Writer

Victor SjöströmVictor Sjöström
Swedish
Film Director

Jonathan CapeJonathan Cape
British
Publisher

Harry FergusonHarry Ferguson
British, Northern Irish
Mechanic
Norodom SuramaritNorodom Suramarit
Cambodian
 

Roy Chapman AndrewsRoy Chapman Andrews
American
Explorer

Henri GuisanHenri Guisan
Swiss
Officer

James Montgomery FlaggJames Montgomery Flagg
American
Artist, Painter, Illustrator
Harry PollittHarry Pollitt
British
Politician

Tan Cheng LockTan Cheng Lock
Malaysian
Politician
Ida RubinsteinIda Rubinstein
French
dancer, choreographer, ballet dancer, stage actor

John P. MarquandJohn P. Marquand
American
Author

Frank LloydFrank Lloyd
British, American
American-British film director
Oswald VeblenOswald Veblen
American
Mathematician

Carlos Ibáñez del CampoCarlos Ibáñez del Campo
Chilean
Army Officer
Vicki BaumVicki Baum
Austrian, American
Writer

Luis Ángel FirpoLuis Ángel Firpo
Argentinian
Boxer

Hashim al-AtassiHashim al-Atassi
Syrian
Politician
Eden PhillpottsEden Phillpotts
British
Writer

Toyohiko KagawaToyohiko Kagawa
Japanese
Peace Activist
Lawrence TibbettLawrence Tibbett
American
Opera singer

Dimitri MitropoulosDimitri Mitropoulos
Greek
Conductor

Edith Nourse RogersEdith Nourse Rogers
American
Politician

Fortunato DeperoFortunato Depero
Italian
Painter, Sculptor, Graphic designer, Writer
Red ByronRed Byron
American
Race Car Driver
Gregory RatoffGregory Ratoff
American, Russian
Film Director

Eric Temple BellEric Temple Bell
British, American, Scottish
Mathematician, Historian of mathematics, Novelist,

Pierre ReverdyPierre Reverdy
French
Poet

Maud MentenMaud Menten
Canadian
Researcher
Dirk Jan de GeerDirk Jan de Geer
Dutch
Politician

Georges ClaudeGeorges Claude
French
Chemist, Physicist, Engineer, Inventor

Alexandre BenoisAlexandre Benois
Russian
Artist

Leonard WarrenLeonard Warren
American
Opera Singer

John Rupert FirthJohn Rupert Firth
British
Linguist
Walter Dorwin TeagueWalter Dorwin Teague
American
Industrial Designer

Lewis NamierLewis Namier
British
Historian
Clyde KluckhohnClyde Kluckhohn
American
Anthropologist

David DiopDavid Diop
French
Poet
David B. SteinmanDavid B. Steinman
American
Civil Engineer
Amānullāh KhānAmānullāh Khān
Afghan
Sovereign