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

Prince Aly KhanPrince Aly Khan
Italian, Pakistani, British
Father of Aga Khan IV

Zora Neale HurstonZora Neale Hurston
American
Folklorist, Anthropologist
Aneurin BevanAneurin Bevan
Welsh
Former Secretary of State for Health

Boris PasternakBoris Pasternak
Russian, Russian
Poet & Writer

Oscar Hammerstein IIOscar Hammerstein II
American
Lyricist
Albert KesselringAlbert Kesselring
German
War Criminal

Margaret Brooke SullavanMargaret Sullavan
American
Actress
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
Nevil ShuteNevil Shute
British
Novelist

Wilhelm PieckWilhelm Pieck
German
Politician

John B. Kelly Sr.John B. Kelly Sr.
American
Athlete
Melanie KleinMelanie Klein
Austrian, British
Psychanalyst

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Sylvia PankhurstSylvia Pankhurst
British
Political Activist
Caryl ChessmanCaryl Chessman
American
Criminal

Salvatore FerragamoSalvatore Ferragamo
Italian
Designer

Mack SennettMack Sennett
Canadian, American
Actor

Walther FunkWalther Funk
Bulgarian, German
Journalist, Banker, Economist, Politician
J. L. AustinJ. L. Austin
British
Philosopher
Victor KlempererVictor Klemperer
German
Linguist, Politician, Writer, Autobiographer,

Fausto CoppiFausto Coppi
Italian
Italian cyclist

Francis Parker YockeyFrancis Parker Yockey
American
Philosopher, Historian, Writer, Pianist, Lawyer,

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

Vera RencziVera Renczi
Romanian
serial killer

Cedric GibbonsCedric Gibbons
Irish, American
Director

Oskar von HindenburgOskar von Hindenburg
German
Military personnel

Harold GilliesHarold Gillies
New Zealander
Physician, Plastic surgeon
Arthur MeighenArthur Meighen
Canadian
Politician, Lawyer, Diplomat

Jussi BjörlingJussi Björling
Swedish
opera singer, singer
Giles Gilbert ScottGiles Gilbert Scott
British
Architect

Igor KurchatovIgor Kurchatov
Russian
Nuclear physicist

Harry FergusonHarry Ferguson
British, Northern Irish
Mechanic
Ernest HolmesErnest Holmes
American
Philosopher, Writer

Antonie PannekoekAntonie Pannekoek
Astronomer, Historian of science, Philosopher,
Victor SjöströmVictor Sjöström
Swedish
Film Director

Abdul Rahman of Negeri SembilanAbdul Rahman of Negeri Sembilan
Malaysian
King

Jonathan CapeJonathan Cape
British
Publisher

Roy Chapman AndrewsRoy Chapman Andrews
American
Explorer

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

Norodom SuramaritNorodom Suramarit
Cambodian
 

Ida RubinsteinIda Rubinstein
French
dancer, choreographer, ballet dancer, stage actor

Harry PollittHarry Pollitt
British
Politician
Henri GuisanHenri Guisan
Swiss
Officer

Frank LloydFrank Lloyd
British, American
American-British film director
Lawrence TibbettLawrence Tibbett
American
Opera singer

John P. MarquandJohn P. Marquand
American
Author

Luis Ángel FirpoLuis Ángel Firpo
Argentinian
Boxer
Fortunato DeperoFortunato Depero
Italian
Painter, Sculptor, Graphic designer, Writer

Carlos Ibáñez del CampoCarlos Ibáñez del Campo
Chilean
Army Officer
Toyohiko KagawaToyohiko Kagawa
Japanese
Peace Activist

Hashim al-AtassiHashim al-Atassi
Syrian
Politician

Oswald VeblenOswald Veblen
American
Mathematician
Vicki BaumVicki Baum
Austrian, American
Writer

Dimitri MitropoulosDimitri Mitropoulos
Greek
Conductor
Alexandre BenoisAlexandre Benois
Russian
Artist

Tan Cheng LockTan Cheng Lock
Malaysian
Politician

Gregory RatoffGregory Ratoff
American, Russian
Film Director

Red ByronRed Byron
American
Race Car Driver
Maud MentenMaud Menten
Canadian
Researcher
Eric Temple BellEric Temple Bell
British, American, Scottish
Mathematician, Historian of mathematics, Novelist,

Leonard WarrenLeonard Warren
American
Opera Singer

Eden PhillpottsEden Phillpotts
British
Writer

Dirk Jan de GeerDirk Jan de Geer
Dutch
Politician
Pierre ReverdyPierre Reverdy
French
Poet

Edith Nourse RogersEdith Nourse Rogers
American
Politician

John Rupert FirthJohn Rupert Firth
British
Linguist

Clyde KluckhohnClyde Kluckhohn
American
Anthropologist

Georges ClaudeGeorges Claude
French
Chemist, Physicist, Engineer, Inventor
Edwin FischerEdwin Fischer
Swiss
Swiss classical pianist

Walter Dorwin TeagueWalter Dorwin Teague
American
Industrial Designer
Alfred E. GreenAlfred E. Green
American
Movie Director

David B. SteinmanDavid B. Steinman
American
Civil Engineer
Amānullāh KhānAmānullāh Khān
Afghan
Sovereign
Frances CornfordFrances Cornford
British
Poet