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

Zora Neale HurstonZora Neale Hurston
American
Folklorist, Anthropologist

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

Prince Aly KhanPrince Aly Khan
Italian, Pakistani, British
Father of Aga Khan IV
Margaret Brooke SullavanMargaret Sullavan
American
Actress

Boris PasternakBoris Pasternak
Russian, Russian
Poet & Writer

Aneurin BevanAneurin Bevan
Welsh
Former Secretary of State for Health
Oscar Hammerstein IIOscar Hammerstein II
American
Lyricist

Albert KesselringAlbert Kesselring
German
War Criminal
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
Richard WrightRichard Wright
American
Author

Hans AlbersHans Albers
German
Actor

Alfred KroeberAlfred L. Kroeber
American
Cultural Anthropologist

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

Ward BondWard Bond
American
Actor
Melvin PurvisMelvin Purvis
American
FBI agent

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

Salvatore FerragamoSalvatore Ferragamo
Italian
Designer
Inejiro AsanumaInejiro Asanuma
Japanese
Politician

Mack SennettMack Sennett
Canadian, American
Actor

Nevil ShuteNevil Shute
British
Novelist
Melanie KleinMelanie Klein
Austrian, British
Psychanalyst

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J. L. AustinJ. L. Austin
British
Philosopher
Victor KlempererVictor Klemperer
German
Linguist, Politician, Writer, Autobiographer,

Wilhelm PieckWilhelm Pieck
German
Politician

Sylvia PankhurstSylvia Pankhurst
British
Political Activist

Fausto CoppiFausto Coppi
Italian
Italian cyclist
Igor KurchatovIgor Kurchatov
Russian
Nuclear physicist
Emily PostEmily Post
American
Novelist

Jussi BjörlingJussi Björling
Swedish
opera singer, singer

Caryl ChessmanCaryl Chessman
American
Criminal

Walther FunkWalther Funk
Bulgarian, German
Journalist, Banker, Economist, Politician
William E. FairbairnWilliam E. Fairbairn
British
Judoka

Vera RencziVera Renczi
Romanian
serial killer

Cedric GibbonsCedric Gibbons
Irish, American
Director

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

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

Ernest HolmesErnest Holmes
American
Philosopher, Writer
Giles Gilbert ScottGiles Gilbert Scott
British
Architect

Abdul Rahman of Negeri SembilanAbdul Rahman of Negeri Sembilan
Malaysian
King

Roy Chapman AndrewsRoy Chapman Andrews
American
Explorer
Victor SjöströmVictor Sjöström
Swedish
Film Director

James Montgomery FlaggJames Montgomery Flagg
American
Artist, Painter, Illustrator
Toyohiko KagawaToyohiko Kagawa
Japanese
Peace Activist

Oskar von HindenburgOskar von Hindenburg
German
Military personnel

Antonie PannekoekAntonie Pannekoek
Astronomer, Historian of science, Philosopher,

Norodom SuramaritNorodom Suramarit
Cambodian
 

Harry PollittHarry Pollitt
British
Politician
Harry FergusonHarry Ferguson
British
Aerospace engineer, Engineer

Subroto MukerjeeSubroto Mukerjee
Indian
Indian military officer

Henri GuisanHenri Guisan
Swiss
Officer

Ida RubinsteinIda Rubinstein
French
dancer, choreographer, ballet dancer, stage actor
Fortunato DeperoFortunato Depero
Italian
Painter, Sculptor, Graphic designer, Writer

Oswald VeblenOswald Veblen
American
Mathematician
Edith Nourse RogersEdith Nourse Rogers
American
Politician

Dimitri MitropoulosDimitri Mitropoulos
Greek
Conductor

Luis Ángel FirpoLuis Ángel Firpo
Argentinian
Boxer
David DiopDavid Diop
French
Poet

Tan Cheng LockTan Cheng Lock
Malaysian
Politician
Lawrence TibbettLawrence Tibbett
American
Opera singer

Maud MentenMaud Menten
Canadian
Chemist, Physician, Biochemist

Gregory RatoffGregory Ratoff
American, Russian
Film Director
Vicki BaumVicki Baum
Austrian, American
Writer

Frank LloydFrank Lloyd
British, American
American-British film director
Georges ClaudeGeorges Claude
French
Chemist, Physicist, Engineer, Inventor

John P. MarquandJohn P. Marquand
American
Author

Carlos Ibáñez del CampoCarlos Ibáñez del Campo
Chilean
Army Officer

Alexandre BenoisAlexandre Benois
Russian
Artist
Eric Temple BellEric Temple Bell
British, American, Scottish
Mathematician, Historian of mathematics, Novelist,
Pierre ReverdyPierre Reverdy
French
Poet

Dirk Jan de GeerDirk Jan de Geer
Dutch
Politician

John Rupert FirthJohn Rupert Firth
British
Linguist

David B. SteinmanDavid B. Steinman
American
Civil Engineer
Red ByronRed Byron
American
Race Car Driver

Leonard WarrenLeonard Warren
American
Opera Singer

Walter Dorwin TeagueWalter Dorwin Teague
American
Industrial Designer

Eden PhillpottsEden Phillpotts
British
Writer

Ernő DohnányiErnő Dohnányi
Hungarian
Composer
Edwin FischerEdwin Fischer
Swiss
Swiss classical pianist

Alfred E. GreenAlfred E. Green
American
Movie Director
Paul-Émile BorduasPaul-Émile Borduas
Canadian
Artist

Kothainayaki AmmalKothainayaki Ammal
Indian
 
Sir Leonard WoolleySir Leonard Woolley
British
Archaeologist
Oscar Hammerstein, IIOscar Hammerstein, II
American
Librettist and producer