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 & Novelist

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

Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of RussiaGrand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia
Russian
Grand Duchess of Russia
Prince Aly KhanPrince Aly Khan
Italian, Pakistani, British
Father of Aga Khan IV

Boris PasternakBoris Pasternak
Russian
Poet & Writer

Albert KesselringAlbert Kesselring
German
War Criminal
Richard WrightRichard Wright
American
Author

Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of RussiaGrand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia
Canadian, Russian
Daughter of Emperor Alexander III of Russia
Aneurin BevanAneurin Bevan
Welsh
Former Secretary of State for Health

Margaret Brooke SullavanMargaret Sullavan
American
Actress

Oscar Hammerstein IIOscar Hammerstein II
American
Lyricist

Erich RaederErich Raeder
German
Admiral

Herschel GrynszpanHerschel Grynszpan
German, Polish
Murderer
Max von Laue or Max bMax von Laue
German
Physicist

Alfred KroeberAlfred L. Kroeber
American
Cultural Anthropologist

Hans AlbersHans Albers
German
Actor

Franklin Pierce AdamsFranklin Pierce Adams
American
Journalist
Agnes ArberAgnes Arber
British
Botanist

Ward BondWard Bond
American
Actor
Gottfried, Prince of Hohenlohe-LangenburgGottfried, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
German
Prince

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

Johnny HortonJohnny Horton
American
Musician, Singer, Songwriter
María Argentina Minerva Mirabal ReyesMaría Argentina Minerva Mirabal Reyes
Dominican
Lawyer

María Teresa MirabalMaría Teresa Mirabal
Dominican
Political activist
Patria Mercedes Mirabal ReyesPatria Mercedes Mirabal Reyes
Dominican
Political Activists

Melvin PurvisMelvin Purvis
American
FBI agent

Alexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of CarisbrookeAlexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke
British
Royal Navy officer
John B. Kelly Sr.John B. Kelly Sr.
American
Athlete

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Amānullāh KhānAmānullāh Khān
Afghan
Sovereign
Wilhelm PieckWilhelm Pieck
German
Politician

Sylvia PankhurstSylvia Pankhurst
British
Political Activist

Inejiro AsanumaInejiro Asanuma
Japanese
Politician

Francis Parker YockeyFrancis Parker Yockey
American
Philosopher, Historian, Writer, Pianist, Lawyer,
Salvatore FerragamoSalvatore Ferragamo
Italian
Designer
Nevil ShuteNevil Shute
British
Novelist

Melanie KleinMelanie Klein
Austrian, British
Psychanalyst

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

Igor KurchatovIgor Kurchatov
Russian
Nuclear physicist
J. L. AustinJ. L. Austin
British
Philosopher

Mack SennettMack Sennett
Canadian, American
Actor

Caryl ChessmanCaryl Chessman
American
Criminal

Victor KlempererVictor Klemperer
German
Linguist, Politician, Writer, Autobiographer,

Vera RencziVera Renczi
Romanian
serial killer
William E. FairbairnWilliam E. Fairbairn
British
Judoka

Claro Mayo RectoClaro Mayo Recto
Filipino
Statesman
Ethel VoynichEthel Voynich
Irish
Novelist

Emily PostEmily Post
American
Novelist

H. Saint John PhilbyH. Saint John Philby
Sri Lankan, British
Explorer
Fausto CoppiFausto Coppi
Italian
Italian cyclist

Oskar von HindenburgOskar von Hindenburg
German
Military personnel
Marina Torlonia di Civitella-CesiMarina Torlonia di Civitella-Cesi
Italian
Aristocrat

Cedric GibbonsCedric Gibbons
Irish, American
Director

Harold GilliesHarold Gillies
New Zealander
Physician, Plastic surgeon

Arthur MeighenArthur Meighen
Canadian
Politician, Lawyer, Diplomat

Norodom SuramaritNorodom Suramarit
Cambodian
 
Abdul Rahman of Negeri SembilanAbdul Rahman of Negeri Sembilan
Malaysian
King

Jussi BjörlingJussi Björling
Swedish
opera singer, singer

Sir Leonard WoolleySir Leonard Woolley
British
Archaeologist

Victor SjöströmVictor Sjöström
Swedish
Film Director
Giles Gilbert ScottGiles Gilbert Scott
British
Architect

Harry FergusonHarry Ferguson
British, Northern Irish
Mechanic
Ana PaukerAna Pauker
Romanian
Politician

Ernest HolmesErnest Holmes
American
Philosopher, Writer

Alexandre LippmannAlexandre Lippmann
French
Fencer
Harry PollittHarry Pollitt
British
Politician

Vera ClouzotVera Clouzot
Brazilian, French
Actress
Roy Chapman AndrewsRoy Chapman Andrews
American
Explorer

Erich NeumannErich Neumann
German, Israeli
Psychologist

Subroto MukerjeeSubroto Mukerjee
Indian
Indian military officer
James Montgomery FlaggJames Montgomery Flagg
American
Artist, Painter, Illustrator

Ida RubinsteinIda Rubinstein
French
dancer, choreographer, ballet dancer, stage actor
Antonie PannekoekAntonie Pannekoek
Astronomer, Historian of science, Philosopher,

Prince Ferdinand Pius, Duke of CalabriaPrince Ferdinand Pius, Duke of Calabria
Italian
Prince

Archduchess Elisabeth Amalie of AustriaArchduchess Elisabeth Amalie of Austria
Austrian
Princess

Henri GuisanHenri Guisan
Swiss
Officer
Hashim al-AtassiHashim al-Atassi
Syrian
Politician
Lawrence TibbettLawrence Tibbett
American
Opera singer

Frank LloydFrank Lloyd
British, American
American-British film director

Maud MentenMaud Menten
Canadian
Researcher

Ernő DohnányiErnő Dohnányi
Hungarian
Composer
Tan Cheng LockTan Cheng Lock
Malaysian
Politician

Luis Ángel FirpoLuis Ángel Firpo
Argentinian
Boxer

Toyohiko KagawaToyohiko Kagawa
Japanese
Peace Activist

John P. MarquandJohn P. Marquand
American
Author

Carlos Ibáñez del CampoCarlos Ibáñez del Campo
Chilean
Army Officer
Hugo AlfvénHugo Alfvén
Swedish
Composer

Fortunato DeperoFortunato Depero
Italian
Painter, Sculptor, Graphic designer, Writer
David DiopDavid Diop
French
Poet

Charles Emmanuel GraceCharles Emmanuel Grace
American
Preacher
Oswald VeblenOswald Veblen
American
Mathematician
Dirk Jan de GeerDirk Jan de Geer
Dutch
Politician