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

Zora Neale HurstonZora Neale Hurston
American
Folklorist, Anthropologist

Boris PasternakBoris Pasternak
Russian, Russian
Poet & Writer
Prince Aly KhanPrince Aly Khan
Italian, Pakistani, British
Father of Aga Khan IV

Aneurin BevanAneurin Bevan
Welsh
Former Secretary of State for Health

Margaret Brooke SullavanMargaret Sullavan
American
Actress

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

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

Ward BondWard Bond
American
Actor
Eddie CochranEddie Cochran
American
guitarist,singer, singer-songwriter, composer

John D. Rockefeller, Jr.John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
American
Business Person

Melvin PurvisMelvin Purvis
American
FBI agent

Johnny HortonJohnny Horton
American
Musician, Singer, Songwriter
Salvatore FerragamoSalvatore Ferragamo
Italian
Designer
Inejiro AsanumaInejiro Asanuma
Japanese
Politician

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

Melanie KleinMelanie Klein
Austrian, British
Psychanalyst

Wilhelm PieckWilhelm Pieck
German
Politician
Nevil ShuteNevil Shute
British
Novelist

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Mack SennettMack Sennett
Canadian, American
Actor

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

Fausto CoppiFausto Coppi
Italian
Italian cyclist

Igor KurchatovIgor Kurchatov
Russian
Nuclear physicist
Caryl ChessmanCaryl Chessman
Criminal

Emily PostEmily Post
American
Novelist
Jussi BjörlingJussi Björling
Swedish
opera singer, singer

Sylvia PankhurstSylvia Pankhurst
British
Political Activist

Victor KlempererVictor Klemperer
German
Linguist, Politician, Writer, Autobiographer,
Arthur MeighenArthur Meighen
Canadian
Politician, Lawyer, Diplomat

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

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

Harold GilliesHarold Gillies
New Zealander
Physician, Plastic surgeon

Giles Gilbert ScottGiles Gilbert Scott
British
Architect

Cedric GibbonsCedric Gibbons
Irish, American
Director
Ernest HolmesErnest Holmes
American
Philosopher, Writer

Victor SjöströmVictor Sjöström
Swedish
Film Director

James Montgomery FlaggJames Montgomery Flagg
American
Artist, Painter, Illustrator

Harry FergusonHarry Ferguson
British
Aerospace engineer, Engineer
Oskar von HindenburgOskar von Hindenburg
German
Military personnel

Antonie PannekoekAntonie Pannekoek
Astronomer, Historian of science, Philosopher,
Abdul Rahman of Negeri SembilanAbdul Rahman of Negeri Sembilan
Malaysian
King

Roy Chapman AndrewsRoy Chapman Andrews
American
Explorer

Norodom SuramaritNorodom Suramarit
Cambodian
 
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

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
 
Sir Leonard WoolleySir Leonard Woolley
British
Archaeologist
Oscar Hammerstein, IIOscar Hammerstein, II
American
Librettist and producer

Jackie GerlichJackie Gerlich
Austrian
 

H. Saint John PhilbyH. Saint John Philby
Sri Lankan, British
Explorer

Amānullāh KhānAmānullāh Khān
Afghan
Sovereign