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

Lucky LucianoLucky Luciano
American
Gangster

Eleanor RooseveltEleanor Roosevelt
American
Wife of American President Franklin Delano

Niels BohrNiels Bohr
Danish
Nobel Prize Winning Physicist

William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
American
Writer, Nobel Laureate
Hermann HesseHermann Hesse
Swiss, German
Poet

Charles LaughtonCharles Laughton
British, American
Actor

Vasily StalinVasily Stalin
Russian
Joseph Stalin's Son

M. VisvesvarayaM. Visvesvaraya
Indian
Civil Engineer
Wilhelmina of the NetherlandsWilhelmina of the Netherlands
Dutch
Queen of the Netherlands

E. E. CummingsE. E. Cummings
American
Poet
Ronald FisherRonald Fisher
British
Statistician

Ernie KovacsErnie Kovacs
American
Comedian

Michael CurtizMichael Curtiz
American
Film Director
Bidhan Chandra RoyBidhan Chandra Roy
Indian
Political Leader, Physician

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
Vita Sackville-WestVita Sackville-West
British
Writer

Karen BlixenKaren Blixen
Danish
Writer, Autobiographer

Joe ProfaciJoe Profaci
American
Entrepreneur

Virginia DareVirginia Dare
American
Actress
Georges BatailleGeorges Bataille
French
Philosopher, Librarian, Poet, Novelist, Writer,
Yves KleinYves Klein
French
Painter, Sculptor, Photographer

C. Wright MillsC. Wright Mills
American
Sociologist

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

Shunroku HataShunroku Hata
Japanese
Military personnel
Fritz KreislerFritz Kreisler
Austrian, American
Composer, Violinist

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Gianna Beretta MollaGianna Beretta Molla
Italian
Saint

Tod BrowningTod Browning
American
Director

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

Hu ShihHu Shih
Taiwanese
Diplomat, Professor, Journalist
Auguste PiccardAuguste Piccard
Swiss
Physicist, Explorer, Balloonist, Privatdozent,

Vilhjalmur StefanssonVilhjalmur Stefansson
Canadian
Explorer
Natalia SedovaNatalia Sedova
Politician

Franz KlineFranz Kline
American
Painter, Artist, University teacher

Solomon LindaSolomon Linda
South African
singer, songwriter, composer
René CotyRené Coty
French
Politician, Lawyer

Natalia GoncharovaNatalia Goncharova
French, Russian
painter, choreographer
Michael DillonMichael Dillon
British
Physician

Benny ParetBenny Paret
Cuban
Boxer

Louise BeaversLouise Beavers
American
Actress

Shaitan SinghShaitan Singh
Indian
 

Bruno WalterBruno Walter
German
Conductor, Pianist, Composer, Autobiographer,
Mary GilmoreMary Gilmore
Australian
Journalist, Poet, Writer

Robinson JeffersRobinson Jeffers
American
Poet, Writer

Georgios PapanikolaouGeorgios Papanikolaou
Greek
Physician, Oncologist

Hanns EislerHanns Eisler
Austrian
Composer, Screenwriter, University teacher, Film
Sylvia BeachSylvia Beach
American
Bookseller

Therese NeumannTherese Neumann
German
Stigmatic
John WillieJohn Willie
British
Photographer, Illustrator, Screenwriter

Hans LammersHans Lammers
German
Judge, Politician, Jurist

Purushottam Das TandonPurushottam Das Tandon
Indian
Freedom Fighter
Juan BelmonteJuan Belmonte
Spanish
Bullfighter

Hans-Jürgen von ArnimHans-Jürgen von Arnim
German
Military personnel
Emil ArtinEmil Artin
Austrian
Mathematician

Kirsten FlagstadKirsten Flagstad
Norwegian
Opera Singer

G. M. TrevelyanG. M. Trevelyan
British
Historian
Amenemhat IAmenemhat I
Egyptian
politician

Frank HurleyFrank Hurley
Australian
Explorer, Photographer, War photographer,
Augusta SavageAugusta Savage
American
Sculptor

Mabel Dodge LuhanMabel Dodge Luhan
American
Biographer

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

Eiji YoshikawaEiji Yoshikawa
Japanese
Novelist
Norman Birkett, 1st Baron BirkettNorman Birkett, 1st Baron Birkett
British
Judge, Politician, Lawyer, Barrister
Enrico MatteiEnrico Mattei
Italian
Entrepreneur, Politician, Engineer, Businessperson

Charles Galton DarwinCharles Galton Darwin
British
Physicist, University teacher

Hans LutherHans Luther
German
Politician, Chancellor

E. Franklin FrazierE. Franklin Frazier
American
American sociologist
Herman HesseHerman Hesse
German
 

Elliott P. JoslinElliott P. Joslin
American
Physician

E.E. CummingsE.E. Cummings
Artist, Author, Poet, Playwright

John IrelandJohn Ireland
British
composer, music educator, film score composer

Gabriele MunterGabriele Munter
German
Painter
Richard Henry TawneyRichard Henry Tawney
British
Economist

Ricardo RodríguezRicardo Rodríguez
Mexican
 
George Coleman PoageGeorge Poage
American
Athlete