Famous People Who Died In 1962

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1962. This list includes people like Marilyn Monroe, Adolf Eichmann, Lucky Luciano, Eleanor Roosevelt, William Faulkner and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, composers and artists who died in 1962. This list includes people from United States, Germany, France & United Kingdom and many more countries.

Marilyn MonroeMarilyn Monroe
American
Actress
Eleanor RooseveltEleanor Roosevelt
American
Former First Lady of the United States

Otto Adolf EichmannAdolf Eichmann
German
One of the Main Organizers of the Holocaust

Lucky LucianoLucky Luciano
American
Gangster

William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
American
Writer, Nobel Laureate

Vasily StalinVasily Stalin
Russian
Joseph Stalin's Son
Niels BohrNiels Bohr
Danish
Nobel Prize Winning Physicist

Hermann HesseHermann Hesse
Swiss, German
Poet

Charles LaughtonCharles Laughton
British, American
Actor
Wilhelmina of the NetherlandsWilhelmina of the Netherlands
Dutch
Queen of the Netherlands

Karen BlixenKaren Blixen
Danish
Writer
E. E. CummingsE. E. Cummings
American
Poet

Michael CurtizMichael Curtiz
American
Film Director

Ronald FisherRonald Fisher
British
Statistician

M. VisvesvarayaM. Visvesvaraya
Indian
Civil Engineer

Ernie KovacsErnie Kovacs
American
Comedian
Georges BatailleGeorges Bataille
French
Philosopher

Joe ProfaciJoe Profaci
Italian, American
Mafia Boss

Bidhan Chandra RoyBidhan Chandra Roy
Indian
Political Leader, Physician

Arthur ComptonArthur Compton
American
Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics
Dhondo Keshav KarveDhondo Keshav Karve
Indian
Social Reformer and Educator

Ivan MeštrovićIvan Meštrović
Croatian, American
Sculptor
Frank BorzageFrank Borzage
American
Film Director, Actor

Rosalie EdgeRosalie Edge
American
Women’s Right Activist & Environmentalist

Max FabianiMax Fabiani
Italian
Architect
Stuart SutcliffeStuart Sutcliffe
British, Scottish
Painter

Vita Sackville-WestVita Sackville-West
British
Writer
Richard BlumenthalRichard Blumenthal
French
Producer

Shaitan SinghShaitan Singh
Indian
 

Virginia DareVirginia Dare
American
Actress
Yves KleinYves Klein
French
Painter

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C. Wright MillsC. Wright Mills
American
Sociologist
Shunroku HataShunroku Hata
Japanese
Military personnel

Fritz KreislerFritz Kreisler
Austrian, American
Composer, Violinist

Gianna Beretta MollaGianna Beretta Molla
Italian
Saint

Alan L. HartAlan L. Hart
American
Physician
A. K. Fazlul HuqA. K. Fazlul Huq
Indian
Politician
Solomon LindaSolomon Linda
South African
singer, songwriter, composer

Franz KlineFranz Kline
American
Painter, Artist, University teacher

Auguste PiccardAuguste Piccard
Swiss
Physicist, Explorer, Balloonist, Privatdozent,

Tod BrowningTod Browning
American
Director
Natalia SedovaNatalia Sedova
Politician

Louise BeaversLouise Beavers
American
Actress

Hu ShihHu Shih
Taiwanese
Diplomat, Professor, Journalist

Gaston BachelardGaston Bachelard
French
Philosopher, Poet, Writer, University teacher

Michael DillonMichael Dillon
British
Physician
Benny ParetBenny Paret
Cuban
Boxer

René CotyRené Coty
French
Politician, Lawyer
Hans LammersHans Lammers
German
Judge, Politician, Jurist

Hans-Jürgen von ArnimHans-Jürgen von Arnim
German
Military personnel

Vilhjalmur StefanssonVilhjalmur Stefansson
Canadian
Explorer
Therese NeumannTherese Neumann
German
Stigmatic

Natalia GoncharovaNatalia Goncharova
French, Russian
painter, choreographer
John WillieJohn Willie
British
Photographer, Illustrator, Screenwriter

Amenemhat IAmenemhat I
Egyptian
politician

Sylvia BeachSylvia Beach
American
Bookseller

Robinson JeffersRobinson Jeffers
American
Poet, Writer

Juan BelmonteJuan Belmonte
Spanish
Bullfighter
Bruno WalterBruno Walter
German
Conductor, Pianist, Composer, Autobiographer,

Owen D. YoungOwen D. Young
American
Industrialist

Georgios PapanikolaouGeorgios Papanikolaou
Greek
Physician, Oncologist

Norman Birkett, 1st Baron BirkettNorman Birkett, 1st Baron Birkett
British
Judge, Politician, Lawyer, Barrister
Hanns EislerHanns Eisler
Austrian
Composer, Screenwriter, University teacher, Film

Enrico MatteiEnrico Mattei
Italian
Entrepreneur, Politician, Engineer, Businessperson
Augusta SavageAugusta Savage
American
Sculptor

Frank HurleyFrank Hurley
Australian
Explorer, Photographer, War photographer,

Mary GilmoreMary Gilmore
Australian
Journalist, Poet, Writer
Alfred CortotAlfred Cortot
Swiss, French
Pianist

Eiji YoshikawaEiji Yoshikawa
Japanese
Novelist
Richard AldingtonRichard Aldington
British
Writer

Kirsten FlagstadKirsten Flagstad
Norwegian
Opera Singer

H. Richard NiebuhrH. Richard Niebuhr
American
Theologian
Mabel Dodge LuhanMabel Dodge Luhan
American
Biographer

G. M. TrevelyanG. M. Trevelyan
British
Historian
Emil ArtinEmil Artin
Austrian
Mathematician

Purushottam Das TandonPurushottam Das Tandon
Indian
Freedom Fighter

William BeebeWilliam Beebe
American
Ornithologist

Eugene Aynsley GoossensEugene Aynsley Goossens
British
Conductor
Hans von SalmuthHans von Salmuth
German
Military General
Jacques IbertJacques Ibert
French
Conductor, Composer, Musician, Musicologist, Film

E. Franklin FrazierE. Franklin Frazier
American
American sociologist

Hans LutherHans Luther
German
Politician, Chancellor

Morris LouisMorris Louis
American
Artist
Robert S. WoodworthRobert S. Woodworth
American
Psychologist

Charles Galton DarwinCharles Galton Darwin
British
Physicist, University teacher

André LhoteAndré Lhote
French
Painter

Arthur Oncken LovejoyArthur Oncken Lovejoy
American
Philosopher

Albert SarrautAlbert Sarraut
French
Politician
Thomas Milton RiversThomas Milton Rivers
American
Bacteriologist

Ding DarlingDing Darling
American
Cartoonist
Eugène FreyssinetEugène Freyssinet
French
Structural engineer

Wilfrid Wilson GibsonWilfrid Wilson Gibson
British
Poet
Shaaban bin RobertShaaban bin Robert
Tanzanian
Poet
Antoine PevsnerAntoine Pevsner
Belarusian, Russian
Sculptor