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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Clark Gable

Clark Gable.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 1, 1901
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cadiz, Ohio, United States
Died: November 16
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 2 Feroze Gandhi

Feroze Gandhi.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political Leader
Birthdate: September 12, 1912
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mumbai
Died: September 8

 3 Albert Camus

Albert Camus.
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Famous As: Philosopher & Novelist
Birthdate: November 7, 1913
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Drean, Algeria
Died: January 4
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 4 Amānullāh Khān

Amānullāh Khān.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Sovereign
Birthdate: June 1, 1892
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paghman
Died: April 25

 5 John D. Rockefeller Jr.

John D. Rockefeller Jr..
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Philanthropist & Businessman
Birthdate: January 29, 1874
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio
Died: May 11

 6 Ward Bond

Ward Bond
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 9, 1903
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Benkelman, Nebraska, USA
Died: November 5
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 7 Eddie Cochran

Eddie Cochran
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: guitarist,singer, singer-songwriter, composer
Birthdate: October 3, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Albert Lea
Died: April 17
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 8 Albert Kesselring

Albert Kesselring.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: War Criminal
Birthdate: November 30, 1885
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Marktsteft, Kingdom of Bavaria, Germany
Died: July 16

 9 Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston.
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Famous As: Folklorist, Anthropologist
Birthdate: January 7, 1891
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Notasulga
Died: January 28

 10 Prince Aly Khan

Prince Aly Khan.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Father of Aga Khan IV
Birthdate: June 13, 1911
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: May 12

 11 Boris Pasternak

Boris Pasternak.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet & Writer
Birthdate: February 10, 1890
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow
Died: May 30

 12 Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia

Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia.
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Famous As: Grand Duchess of Russia
Birthdate: March 25, 1875
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg
Died: April 20

 13 Margaret Sullavan

Margaret Sullavan.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 16, 1909
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.
Died: January 1

 14 Johnny Horton

Johnny Horton
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician, Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: April 30, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles
Died: November 5

 15 Oscar Hammerstein II

Oscar Hammerstein II.
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Famous As: Lyricist
Birthdate: July 12, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: August 23
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 16 Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia

Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia.
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Famous As: Daughter of Emperor Alexander III of Russia
Birthdate: June 13, 1882
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Peterhof, Petergof, Russia
Died: November 24

 17 Richard Wright

Richard Wright.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: September 4, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Roxie, Mississippi, United States
Died: November 28

 18 Melvin Purvis

Melvin Purvis
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: FBI agent
Birthdate: October 24, 1903
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Timmonsville, South Carolina, USA
Died: February 29
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 19 Aneurin Bevan

Aneurin Bevan.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Secretary of State for Health
Birthdate: November 15, 1897
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tredegar, Wales
Died: July 6

 20 Erich Raeder

Erich Raeder.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Admiral
Birthdate: April 24, 1876
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wandsbek, Hamburg, Germany
Died: November 6

 21 María Teresa Mirabal

María Teresa Mirabal
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Political activist
Birthdate: October 15, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Salcedo, Dominican Republic
Died: November 25

 22 Patria Mercedes Mirabal Reyes

Patria Mercedes Mirabal Reyes
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Political Activists
Birthdate: February 27, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Salcedo, Dominican Republic
Died: November 25

 23 María Argentina Minerva Mirabal Reyes

María Argentina Minerva Mirabal Reyes
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: March 12, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Salcedo, Dominican Republic
Died: November 25

 24 John B. Kelly Sr.

John B. Kelly Sr.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: October 4, 1889
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 20

 25 Inejiro Asanuma

Inejiro Asanuma
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 27, 1898
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tokyo
Died: October 12

 26 Francis Parker Yockey

Francis Parker Yockey
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Famous As: Philosopher, Historian, Writer, Pianist, Lawyer, Journalist
Birthdate: September 18, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: June 16

 27 Nevil Shute

Nevil Shute
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Listed In: Novelists
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: January 17, 1899
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ealing, Middlesex , England
Died: January 12

 28 Herschel Grynszpan

Herschel Grynszpan.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: March 28, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hanover
Died: May 8

 29 Wilhelm Pieck

Wilhelm Pieck
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 3, 1876
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Guben, Germany
Died: September 7

 30 Salvatore Ferragamo

Salvatore Ferragamo
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Designer
Birthdate: June 5, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Naples
Died: August 7

 31 William E. Fairbairn

William E. Fairbairn
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Judoka
Birthdate: February 28, 1885
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rickmansworth
Died: June 20

 32 Alexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke

Alexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Royal Navy officer
Birthdate: November 23, 1886
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England
Died: February 23

 33 Sylvia Pankhurst

Sylvia Pankhurst
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Political Activist
Birthdate: May 5, 1882
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Old Trafford (district) Old Trafford, Manchester, England
Died: September 27

 34 Caryl Chessman

Caryl Chessman
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: May 27, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Joseph, Michigan, United States
Died: May 2
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 35 Abdul Rahman of Negeri Sembilan

Abdul Rahman of Negeri Sembilan
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: King
Birthdate: August 24, 1895
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sri Menanti, Malaysia
Died: April 1

 36 Vera Renczi

Vera Renczi
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: serial killer
Birthdate: 1903 AD
Birthplace: Bucharest
Died: 1960 AD

 37 Walther Funk

Walther Funk
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Journalist, Banker, Economist, Politician
Birthdate: August 18, 1890
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Yasnaya Polyana
Died: May 31

 38 Igor Kurchatov

Igor Kurchatov
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Nuclear physicist
Birthdate: January 12, 1903
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sim, Russia
Died: February 7

 39 Melanie Klein

Melanie Klein
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Famous As: Psychanalyst
Birthdate: March 30, 1882
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: September 22

 40 Mack Sennett

Mack Sennett
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 17, 1880
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Richmond, Canada
Died: November 5

 41 Fausto Coppi

Fausto Coppi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Italian cyclist
Birthdate: September 15, 1919
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Castellania, Piedmont
Died: January 2

 42 J. L. Austin

J. L. Austin
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: March 26, 1911
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lancaster, England
Died: February 8

 43 Oskar von Hindenburg

Oskar von Hindenburg
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: January 31, 1883
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Königsberg
Died: February 12

 44 Emily Post

Emily Post
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: October 27, 1872
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baltimore
Died: September 25

 45 Victor Klemperer

Victor Klemperer
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Famous As: Scholar
Birthdate: October 9, 1881
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland
Died: February 11

 46 Gottfried, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg

Gottfried, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: March 24, 1897
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Langenburg, Germany
Died: May 11

 47 Subroto Mukerjee

Subroto Mukerjee
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Indian military officer
Birthdate: March 5, 1911
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Died: November 8

 48 H. Saint John Philby

H. Saint John Philby
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: April 3, 1885
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Badulla, Sri Lanka
Died: September 30

 49 Arthur Meighen

Arthur Meighen
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Lawyer, Diplomat
Birthdate: June 16, 1874
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ontario
Died: August 5

 50 Harold Gillies

Harold Gillies
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician, Plastic surgeon
Birthdate: June 17, 1882
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dunedin
Died: September 10