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

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

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

Zora Neale HurstonZora Neale Hurston
American
Folklorist, Anthropologist

Margaret Brooke SullavanMargaret Sullavan
American
Actress
Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of RussiaGrand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia
Canadian, Russian
Daughter of Emperor Alexander III of Russia

Boris PasternakBoris Pasternak
Russian, Russian
Poet & Writer

Aneurin BevanAneurin Bevan
Welsh
Former Secretary of State for Health

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

Feroze GandhiFeroze Gandhi
Indian
Politician, Journalist
Prince Aly KhanPrince Aly Khan
French, Pakistani
Diplomat, Jockey, Socialite

Ward BondWard Bond
American
Actor

Eddie CochranEddie Cochran
American
guitarist,singer, singer-songwriter, composer
Oscar Hammerstein IIOscar Hammerstein II
American
Songwriter, Librettist, Song book, Screenwriter,

Albert KesselringAlbert Kesselring
German
German military commander
Melvin PurvisMelvin Purvis
American
FBI agent

Johnny HortonJohnny Horton
American
Musician, Singer, Songwriter

Erich RaederErich Raeder
German
Navy officer

Salvatore FerragamoSalvatore Ferragamo
Italian
Designer
Inejiro AsanumaInejiro Asanuma
Japanese
Politician
Wilhelm PieckWilhelm Pieck
German
Politician

Fausto CoppiFausto Coppi
Italian
Italian cyclist

Melanie KleinMelanie Klein
Austrian, British
Psychanalyst

Igor KurchatovIgor Kurchatov
Russian
Nuclear physicist
Caryl ChessmanCaryl Chessman
Criminal

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Giles Gilbert ScottGiles Gilbert Scott
British
Architect

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

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

Emily PostEmily Post
American
Novelist
William E. FairbairnWilliam E. Fairbairn
British
Judoka

Vera RencziVera Renczi
Romanian
serial killer
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
Jussi BjörlingJussi Björling
Swedish
opera singer, singer

Arthur MeighenArthur Meighen
Canadian
Politician, Lawyer, Diplomat
James Montgomery FlaggJames Montgomery Flagg
American
Artist, Painter, Illustrator

Ernest HolmesErnest Holmes
American
Philosopher, Writer

Oskar von HindenburgOskar von Hindenburg
German
Military personnel

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
 
Jackie GerlichJackie Gerlich
Austrian
 

Amānullāh KhānAmānullāh Khān
Afghan
Sovereign