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
Albert CamusAlbert Camus
Algerian, French
Philosopher

Feroze GandhiFeroze Gandhi
Indian
Political Leader

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

Zora Neale HurstonZora Neale Hurston
American
Folklorist, Anthropologist

Boris PasternakBoris Pasternak
Russian, Russian
Poet & Writer
Prince Aly KhanPrince Aly Khan
Italian, Pakistani, British
Father of Aga Khan IV

Aneurin BevanAneurin Bevan
Welsh
Former Secretary of State for Health

Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of RussiaGrand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia
Russian
Grand Duchess of Russia

Oscar Hammerstein IIOscar Hammerstein II
American
Lyricist
Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of RussiaGrand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia
Canadian, Russian
Daughter of Emperor Alexander III of Russia

Margaret Brooke SullavanMargaret Sullavan
American
Actress
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

Ward BondWard Bond
American
Actor
Eddie CochranEddie Cochran
American
guitarist,singer, singer-songwriter, composer

John D. Rockefeller, Jr.John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
American
Business Person
Johnny HortonJohnny Horton
American
Musician, Singer, Songwriter

Albert KesselringAlbert Kesselring
German
German military commander

Melvin PurvisMelvin Purvis
American
FBI agent

Inejiro AsanumaInejiro Asanuma
Japanese
Politician
Erich RaederErich Raeder
German
Navy officer
Salvatore FerragamoSalvatore Ferragamo
Italian
Designer

Melanie KleinMelanie Klein
Austrian, British
Psychanalyst

J. L. AustinJ. L. Austin
British
Philosopher, Educationist, Linguist, University

Nevil ShuteNevil Shute
British
Novelist
Mack SennettMack Sennett
Canadian, American
Actor

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Fausto CoppiFausto Coppi
Italian
Italian cyclist

Igor KurchatovIgor Kurchatov
Russian
Nuclear physicist

Walther FunkWalther Funk
Bulgarian, German
Journalist, Banker, Economist, Politician

Caryl ChessmanCaryl Chessman
Criminal
Wilhelm PieckWilhelm Pieck
German
Politician

Emily PostEmily Post
American
Novelist
Sylvia PankhurstSylvia Pankhurst
British
Political Activist

Vera RencziVera Renczi
Romanian
serial killer

William E. FairbairnWilliam E. Fairbairn
British
Judoka
Victor KlempererVictor Klemperer
German
Linguist, Politician, Writer, Autobiographer,

Francis Parker YockeyFrancis Parker Yockey
American
Philosopher, Historian, Writer, Pianist, Lawyer,
Harold GilliesHarold Gillies
New Zealander
Physician, Plastic surgeon

Giles Gilbert ScottGiles Gilbert Scott
British
Architect

Jussi BjörlingJussi Björling
Swedish
opera singer, singer

Ernest HolmesErnest Holmes
American
Philosopher, Writer

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

James Montgomery FlaggJames Montgomery Flagg
American
Artist, Painter, Illustrator

Antonie PannekoekAntonie Pannekoek
Astronomer, Historian of science, Philosopher,

Norodom SuramaritNorodom Suramarit
Cambodian
 
Harry FergusonHarry Ferguson
British
Aerospace engineer, Engineer

Henri GuisanHenri Guisan
Swiss
Officer
Ida RubinsteinIda Rubinstein
French
dancer, choreographer, ballet dancer, stage actor

Fortunato DeperoFortunato Depero
Italian
Painter, Sculptor, Graphic designer, Writer

Frank LloydFrank Lloyd
British, American
American-British film director
John P. MarquandJohn P. Marquand
American
Author

Maud MentenMaud Menten
Canadian
Chemist, Physician, Biochemist
Eric Temple BellEric Temple Bell
British, American, Scottish
Mathematician, Historian of mathematics, Novelist,

Georges ClaudeGeorges Claude
French
Chemist, Physicist, Engineer, Inventor

Edwin FischerEdwin Fischer
Swiss
Swiss classical pianist
Kothainayaki AmmalKothainayaki Ammal
Indian
 

Oscar Hammerstein, IIOscar Hammerstein, II
American
Librettist and producer
Jackie GerlichJackie Gerlich
Austrian
 

H. Saint John PhilbyH. Saint John Philby
Sri Lankan, British
Explorer

Amānullāh KhānAmānullāh Khān
Afghan
Sovereign