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
Lucky LucianoLucky Luciano
Italian, American
Gangster

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

Eleanor RooseveltEleanor Roosevelt
American
Former First Lady of the United States

William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
American
Writer, Nobel Laureate

Niels BohrNiels Bohr
Danish
Nobel Prize Winning Physicist
Hermann HesseHermann Hesse
Swiss, German
Poet

Vasily StalinVasily Stalin
Russian
Joseph Stalin's Son

Charles LaughtonCharles Laughton
British, American
Actor
E. E. CummingsE. E. Cummings
American
Poet

Karen BlixenKaren Blixen
Danish
Writer
Wilhelmina of the NetherlandsWilhelmina of the Netherlands
Dutch
Queen of the Netherlands

Bidhan Chandra RoyBidhan Chandra Roy
Indian
Political Leader, Physician

Ronald FisherRonald Fisher
British
Statistician

M. VisvesvarayaM. Visvesvaraya
Indian
Civil Engineer

Joe ProfaciJoe Profaci
Italian, American
Mafia Boss
Ernie KovacsErnie Kovacs
American
Comedian

Michael CurtizMichael Curtiz
American
Film Director

Georges BatailleGeorges Bataille
French
Philosopher

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

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
C. Wright MillsC. Wright Mills
American
Sociologist

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Shunroku HataShunroku Hata
Japanese
Military personnel
Yves KleinYves Klein
French
Painter

Louise BeaversLouise Beavers
American
Actress

Alfred CortotAlfred Cortot
Swiss, French
Pianist

Natalia SedovaNatalia Sedova
Politician
Fritz KreislerFritz Kreisler
Austrian, American
Composer, Violinist
Gaston BachelardGaston Bachelard
French
Philosopher, Poet, Writer, University teacher

Solomon LindaSolomon Linda
South African
singer, songwriter, composer

A. K. Fazlul HuqA. K. Fazlul Huq
Indian
Politician

Tod BrowningTod Browning
American
Director
Michael DillonMichael Dillon
British
Physician

Gianna Beretta MollaGianna Beretta Molla
Italian
Saint

Juan BelmonteJuan Belmonte
Spanish
Bullfighter

Hu ShihHu Shih
Taiwanese
Diplomat, Professor, Journalist

Franz KlineFranz Kline
American
Painter, Artist, University teacher
René CotyRené Coty
French
Politician, Lawyer

Robinson JeffersRobinson Jeffers
American
Poet, Writer
Benny ParetBenny Paret
Cuban
Boxer

Vilhjalmur StefanssonVilhjalmur Stefansson
Canadian
Explorer

Hans LammersHans Lammers
German
Judge, Politician, Jurist
Onn JaafarOnn Jaafar
Malaysian
Politician

Hans-Jürgen von ArnimHans-Jürgen von Arnim
German
Military personnel
Natalia GoncharovaNatalia Goncharova
French, Russian
painter, choreographer

Therese NeumannTherese Neumann
German
Stigmatic

Alan L. HartAlan L. Hart
American
Physician

Sylvia BeachSylvia Beach
American
Bookseller

John WillieJohn Willie
British
Photographer, Illustrator, Screenwriter
Amenemhat IAmenemhat I
Egyptian
Ruler

Augusta SavageAugusta Savage
American
Sculptor

Mickey CochraneMickey Cochrane
American
Baseball player

Bruno WalterBruno Walter
German
Conductor, Pianist, Composer, Autobiographer,
Hanns EislerHanns Eisler
Austrian
Composer, Screenwriter, University teacher, Film

Norman Birkett, 1st Baron BirkettNorman Birkett, 1st Baron Birkett
British
Judge, Politician, Lawyer, Barrister
Frank HurleyFrank Hurley
Australian
Explorer, Photographer, War photographer,

Georgios PapanikolaouGeorgios Papanikolaou
Greek
Physician, Oncologist

Enrico MatteiEnrico Mattei
Italian
Entrepreneur, Politician, Engineer, Businessperson
Eiji YoshikawaEiji Yoshikawa
Japanese
Novelist

Mary GilmoreMary Gilmore
Australian
Journalist, Poet, Writer
Purushottam Das TandonPurushottam Das Tandon
Indian
Freedom Fighter

William BeebeWilliam Beebe
American
Ornithologist

G. M. TrevelyanG. M. Trevelyan
British
Historian
Kirsten FlagstadKirsten Flagstad
Norwegian
Opera Singer

E. Franklin FrazierE. Franklin Frazier
American
American sociologist
Hans von SalmuthHans von Salmuth
German
Military General

Richard AldingtonRichard Aldington
British
Writer

Mabel Dodge LuhanMabel Dodge Luhan
American
Biographer

H. Richard NiebuhrH. Richard Niebuhr
American
Theologian
Emil ArtinEmil Artin
Austrian
Mathematician
Owen D. YoungOwen D. Young
American
Industrialist

Jacques IbertJacques Ibert
French
Conductor, Composer, Musician, Musicologist, Film

Hans LutherHans Luther
German
Politician

Charles Galton DarwinCharles Galton Darwin
British
Physicist, University teacher
André LhoteAndré Lhote
French
Painter

Robert S. WoodworthRobert S. Woodworth
American
Psychologist

Eugene Aynsley GoossensEugene Aynsley Goossens
British
Conductor

Morris LouisMorris Louis
American
Artist

Arthur Oncken LovejoyArthur Oncken Lovejoy
American
Philosopher
Albert SarrautAlbert Sarraut
French
Politician

Shaaban bin RobertShaaban bin Robert
Tanzanian
Poet
Wilfrid Wilson GibsonWilfrid Wilson Gibson
British
Poet

Eugène FreyssinetEugène Freyssinet
French
Structural engineer
Antoine PevsnerAntoine Pevsner
Belarusian, Russian
Sculptor
Erich von TschermakErich von Tschermak
Austrian
Agronomist