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
Former First Lady of the United States

William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
American
Writer, Nobel Laureate

Niels BohrNiels Bohr
Danish
Nobel Prize Winning Physicist
Charles LaughtonCharles Laughton
British, American
Actor

Hermann HesseHermann Hesse
Swiss, German
Poet

Vasily StalinVasily Stalin
Russian
Joseph Stalin's Son
Wilhelmina of the NetherlandsWilhelmina of the Netherlands
Dutch
Queen of the Netherlands

M. VisvesvarayaM. Visvesvaraya
Indian
Civil Engineer
E. E. CummingsE. E. Cummings
American
Poet

Karen BlixenKaren Blixen
Danish
Writer

Ernie KovacsErnie Kovacs
American
Comedian

Ronald FisherRonald Fisher
British
Statistician

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

Stuart SutcliffeStuart Sutcliffe
British, Scottish
Painter

Vita Sackville-WestVita Sackville-West
British
Writer
Joe ProfaciJoe Profaci
American
Entrepreneur

Georges BatailleGeorges Bataille
French
Philosopher, Librarian, Poet, Novelist, Writer,
Yves KleinYves Klein
French
Painter

Virginia DareVirginia Dare
American
Actress

Louise BeaversLouise Beavers
American
Actress
C. Wright MillsC. Wright Mills
American
Sociologist

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Shunroku HataShunroku Hata
Japanese
Military personnel
A. K. Fazlul HuqA. K. Fazlul Huq
Indian
Politician

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

Fritz KreislerFritz Kreisler
Austrian, American
Composer, Violinist

Tod BrowningTod Browning
American
Director
Franz KlineFranz Kline
American
Painter, Artist, University teacher
Gianna Beretta MollaGianna Beretta Molla
Italian
Saint

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

Hu ShihHu Shih
Taiwanese
Diplomat, Professor, Journalist

Solomon LindaSolomon Linda
South African
singer, songwriter, composer
Natalia SedovaNatalia Sedova
Politician

Vilhjalmur StefanssonVilhjalmur Stefansson
Canadian
Explorer

Shaitan SinghShaitan Singh
Indian
 

Augusta SavageAugusta Savage
American
Sculptor

Michael DillonMichael Dillon
British
Physician
René CotyRené Coty
French
Politician, Lawyer

Hans LammersHans Lammers
German
Judge, Politician, Jurist
Natalia GoncharovaNatalia Goncharova
French, Russian
painter, choreographer

Benny ParetBenny Paret
Cuban
Boxer

Robinson JeffersRobinson Jeffers
American
Poet, Writer
Bruno WalterBruno Walter
German
Conductor, Pianist, Composer, Autobiographer,

Georgios PapanikolaouGeorgios Papanikolaou
Greek
Physician, Oncologist
Owen D. YoungOwen D. Young
American
Industrialist

Therese NeumannTherese Neumann
German
Stigmatic

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

John WillieJohn Willie
British
Photographer, Illustrator, Screenwriter

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

Enrico MatteiEnrico Mattei
Italian
Entrepreneur, Politician, Engineer, Businessperson

Juan BelmonteJuan Belmonte
Spanish
Bullfighter

Mary GilmoreMary Gilmore
Australian
Journalist, Poet, Writer
Frank HurleyFrank Hurley
Australian
Explorer, Photographer, War photographer,

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

Purushottam Das TandonPurushottam Das Tandon
Indian
Freedom Fighter

Richard AldingtonRichard Aldington
British
Writer
H. Richard NiebuhrH. Richard Niebuhr
American
Theologian

Norman Birkett, 1st Baron BirkettNorman Birkett, 1st Baron Birkett
British
Judge, Politician, Lawyer, Barrister
Emil ArtinEmil Artin
Austrian
Mathematician

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

Kirsten FlagstadKirsten Flagstad
Norwegian
Opera Singer
Eiji YoshikawaEiji Yoshikawa
Japanese
Novelist

Mabel Dodge LuhanMabel Dodge Luhan
American
Biographer
William BeebeWilliam Beebe
American
Ornithologist

Robert S. WoodworthRobert S. Woodworth
American
Psychologist

Hans von SalmuthHans von Salmuth
German
Military General

Morris LouisMorris Louis
American
Artist
Hans LutherHans Luther
German
Politician, Chancellor
Charles Galton DarwinCharles Galton Darwin
British
Physicist, University teacher

Albert SarrautAlbert Sarraut
French
Politician

André LhoteAndré Lhote
French
Painter

E. Franklin FrazierE. Franklin Frazier
American
American sociologist
Mouloud FeraounMouloud Feraoun
Algerian
Writer

Ding DarlingDing Darling
American
Cartoonist

Arthur Oncken LovejoyArthur Oncken Lovejoy
American
Philosopher

Eugène FreyssinetEugène Freyssinet
French
Structural engineer

Antoine PevsnerAntoine Pevsner
Belarusian, Russian
Sculptor
Herman HesseHerman Hesse
German
 

Elliott P. JoslinElliott P. Joslin
American
Physician
Conrad Emil Lambert HelfrichConrad Emil Lambert Helfrich
Dutch
Admiral

E.E. CummingsE.E. Cummings
Artist, Author, Poet, Playwright
John IrelandJohn Ireland
British
composer, music educator, film score composer
Gabriele MunterGabriele Munter
German
Painter