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
(Actress)

01 June 1926

American

Otto Adolf EichmannAdolf Eichmann
(One of the Main Organizers of the Holocaust)

19 March 1906

German

Lucky LucianoLucky Luciano
(Gangster)

11 November 1897

American

Eleanor RooseveltEleanor Roosevelt
(Wife of American President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Activist and Promoter of New Deal)

11 October 1884

American

William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
(Writer, Nobel Laureate)

25 September 1897

American

Niels BohrNiels Bohr
(Nobel Prize Winning Physicist)

07 October 1885

Danish

Hermann HesseHermann Hesse
(Poet)

02 July 1877

Swiss,German

Vasily StalinVasily Stalin
(Joseph Stalin's Son)

21 March 1921

Russian

Charles LaughtonCharles Laughton
(Actor)

01 July 1899

British,American

E. E. CummingsE. E. Cummings
(Poet)

14 October 1894

American

M. VisvesvarayaM. Visvesvaraya
(Civil Engineer)

15 September 1860

Indian

Ernie KovacsErnie Kovacs
(Comedian)

23 January 1919

American

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Dhondo Keshav KarveDhondo Keshav Karve
(Social Reformer and Educator)

18 April 1858

Indian

Michael CurtizMichael Curtiz
(Film Director)

24 December 1886

American

Bidhan Chandra RoyBidhan Chandra Roy
(Political Leader, Physician)

01 July 1882

Indian

Arthur ComptonArthur Compton
(Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics)

10 September 1892

American

Frank BorzageFrank Borzage
(Film Director, Actor)

23 April 1894

American

Max FabianiMax Fabiani
(Architect)

29 April 1865

Italian

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Rosalie EdgeRosalie Edge
(Women’s Right Activist & Environmentalist)

03 November 1877

American

Ivan MeštrovićIvan Meštrović
(Sculptor)

15 August 1883

Croatian,American

Wilhelmina of the NetherlandsWilhelmina of the Netherlands
(Head of state, Judge)

31 August 1880

Dutch

Karen BlixenKaren Blixen
(Writer, Autobiographer)

17 April 1885

Danish

Ronald FisherRonald Fisher
(Mathematician, Geneticist, Statistician)

17 February 1890

British

Yves KleinYves Klein
(Painter, Sculptor, Photographer)

28 April 1928

French

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Georges BatailleGeorges Bataille
(Philosopher, Librarian, Poet, Novelist, Writer, Literary critic)

10 September 1897

French

Joe ProfaciJoe Profaci
(Entrepreneur)

02 October 1897

American

C. Wright MillsC. Wright Mills
(Sociologist)

28 August 1916

American

Fritz KreislerFritz Kreisler
(Composer, Violinist)

02 February 1875

Austrian,American

Natalia SedovaNatalia Sedova
(Politician)

05 April 1882

Gianna Beretta MollaGianna Beretta Molla
(Saint)

04 October 1922

Italian

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Auguste PiccardAuguste Piccard
(Physicist, Explorer, Balloonist, Privatdozent, University teacher)

28 January 1884

Swiss

A. K. Fazlul HuqA. K. Fazlul Huq
(Politician)

26 October 1873

Indian

Shaitan SinghShaitan Singh

01 December 1924

Indian

Shunroku HataShunroku Hata
(Military personnel)

26 July 1879

Japanese

Gaston BachelardGaston Bachelard
(Philosopher, Poet, Writer, University teacher)

27 June 1884

French

Benny ParetBenny Paret
(Boxer)

14 March 1937

Cuban

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Augusta SavageAugusta Savage
(Sculptor)

29 February 1892

American

Franz KlineFranz Kline
(Painter, Artist, University teacher)

23 May 1910

American

Solomon LindaSolomon Linda
(singer, songwriter, composer)

1909 AD

South African

Michael DillonMichael Dillon
(Physician)

01 May 1915

British

René CotyRené Coty
(Politician, Lawyer)

20 March 1882

French

Hu ShihHu Shih
(Diplomat, Professor, Journalist)

17 December 1891

Taiwanese

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Robinson JeffersRobinson Jeffers
(Poet, Writer)

10 January 1887

American

John WillieJohn Willie
(Photographer, Illustrator, Screenwriter)

09 December 1902

British

Bruno WalterBruno Walter
(Conductor, Pianist, Composer, Autobiographer, Music director)

15 September 1876

German

Vilhjalmur StefanssonVilhjalmur Stefansson
(Explorer)

03 November 1879

Canadian

Natalia GoncharovaNatalia Goncharova
(painter, choreographer)

03 June 1881

French,Russian

Hans LammersHans Lammers
(Judge, Politician, Jurist)

27 May 1879

German

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Georgios PapanikolaouGeorgios Papanikolaou
(Physician, Oncologist)

13 May 1883

Greek

Frank HurleyFrank Hurley
(Explorer, Photographer, War photographer, Photojournalist)

15 October 1885

Australian

Mary GilmoreMary Gilmore
(Journalist, Poet, Writer)

16 August 1865

Australian

Hanns EislerHanns Eisler
(Composer, Screenwriter, University teacher, Film score composer)

06 July 1898

Austrian

Hans-Jürgen von ArnimHans-Jürgen von Arnim
(Military personnel)

04 April 1889

German

Amenemhat IAmenemhat I
(politician)

1991 BC

Egyptian

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Jacques IbertJacques Ibert
(Conductor, Composer, Musician, Musicologist, Film score composer)

15 August 1890

French

Norman Birkett, 1st Baron BirkettNorman Birkett, 1st Baron Birkett
(Judge, Politician, Lawyer, Barrister)

06 September 1883

British

Enrico MatteiEnrico Mattei
(Entrepreneur, Politician, Engineer, Businessperson)

29 April 1906

Italian

Hans LutherHans Luther
(Politician, Chancellor)

10 March 1879

German

Isak DinesenIsak Dinesen

17 April 1885

Danish

Charles Galton DarwinCharles Galton Darwin
(Physicist, University teacher)

18 December 1887

British

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E. Franklin FrazierE. Franklin Frazier
(American sociologist)

24 September 1894

American

Herman HesseHerman Hesse

02 July 1877

German

Elliott P. JoslinElliott P. Joslin
(Physician)

06 June 1869

American

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

1894 AD

John IrelandJohn Ireland
(composer, music educator, film score composer)

13 August 1879

British

Niels Henrik David BohrNiels Henrik David Bohr

07 October 1885

Danish

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Ricardo RodríguezRicardo Rodríguez

14 February 1942

Mexican

George Coleman PoageGeorge Coleman Poage
(Educator, Track and Field Athlete)

1880 AD

Shih-chihShih-chih

17 December 1891

Chinese